100+ Best Promise Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational promise quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

Famous Promise Quotes

The most important person to keep your promises to, is yourself.

Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. A. A. Milne

Promise yourself, no matter how hard it gets, you’ll never give up on your dreams.

Never promise more than you can perform. Publilius Syrus

Personal promise: Each day I have to make a new promise to myself. To be braver than my past. To be stronger than my struggle. So that I may find a bigger adventure regardless of the risks.  Chrissie Pinney

Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep. Denis Waitley

Promise me you’ll always remember you’re braver than you believe, you are stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.  Winnie the Pooh

A promise made is a debt unpaid. Robert W. Service

I promise to plant kisses like seeds on your body, so in time you will grow to love yourself as I love you.

Undertake not what you cannot perform, but be careful to keep your promise. George Washington

People with good intentions make promises. But people with good character keep them.

It makes my heart sick when I remember all the good words and the broken promises. Chief Joseph

Promises are the uniquely human way of ordering the future, making it predictable and reliable to the extent that this is humanly possible. Hannah Arendt

If you wish to be a success in the world, promise everything, deliver nothing. Napoleon Bonaparte

I don’t have much to offer, but I promise you can have the best of me.

The future is as bright as the promise of God. William Carey

There is no WiFi in the forest, but I promise you will find a better connection.

If you break little promises, you’ll break big ones. Cormac McCarthy

I promise if you keep searching for everything beautiful in this world, you will eventually become it. Tyler Kent White

I can promise you that women working together, linked, informed and educated can bring peace and prosperity to this forsaken planet. Isabel Allende

You don’t have to promise me the moon and stars. Just promise me that you will stand under them with me forever.

Drink moderately, for drunkenness neither keeps a secret nor observes a promise. Miguel de Cervantes

Promise yourself to stress less and smile more. To have courage and strength to venture outside of your comfort zone. To leave your past behind you and appreciate this moment. Most importantly, promise yourself to always live a life you truly want to live.

Wisdom is the abstract of the past, but beauty is the promise of the future. Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

I promise you, these storms are only trying to wash you clean. Jessica Katoff

Promise, large promise, is the soul of an advertisement. Samuel Johnson

It’s not what a person tells you that matters. It’s how they treat you that reveals their true feelings. Their character is revealed not by the promises they make, but by the promises they keep.

The patriot who feels himself in the service of God, who acknowledges Him in all his ways, has the promise of Almighty direction, and will find His Word in his greatest darkness. Francis Scott Key

There is no greater fraud than a promise not kept.  Gaelic Proverb

We must not promise what we ought not, lest we be called on to perform what we cannot. Abraham Lincoln

Don’t make promises you don’t intend to keep.

Illness is the most heeded of doctors: to goodness and wisdom we only make promises; pain we obey. Marcel Proust

God’s promises are like the stars; the darker the night the brighter they shine. David Nicholas

The only fruitful promise of which the life of any individual or any nation can be possessed is a promise determined by an ideal. Herbert Croly

Promises may fit the friends, but non- performance will turn them into enemies. Benjamin Franklin

Essentially this promise before curse, this superiority of God’s love in Christ, must come from the Bible. Walter Lang

Promise a lot and give even more. Anthony J D’Angelo

For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self sacrifice, no paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service. John Burroughs

A promise is always easier to make than keep, it takes commitment.

You cannot live on other people’s promises, but if you promise others enough, you can live on your own. Mark Cane

An acre of performance is worth a whole world of promise. William Dean Howells

Deliver more than you promise. Patricia Ryan

One must have a good memory to be able to keep the promises that one makes. Friedrich Nietzsche

I believe keeping our promises should be our highest priority and that means saving Social Security and Medicare while preserving the American dream for our children and grandchildren. Tom Coburn

Promises are only as strong as the person who gives them. Stephen Richards

Love is free; to promise for ever to love the same woman is not less absurd than to promise to believe the same creed; such a vow in both cases excludes us from all inquiry. Percy Bysshe Shelley

For every promise, there is a price to pay. Jim Rohn

Some promises aren’t worth keeping. Holly Black

Everyone’s a millionaire where promises are concerned. Ovid

Like other important immigrant communities, the Jewish experience in the United States represents the ideal of freedom and the promise and opportunity of America. Jan Schakowsky

Rarely promise, but, if lawful, constantly perform. William Penn

It was both Abraham’s and the Jews’ privilege also that they should have this promise to all generations. Thomas Goodwin

An ounce of performance is worth pounds of promises. Mae West

If a politician found he had cannibals among his constituents, he would promise them missionaries for dinner. H. L. Mencken

The future is as bright as the promises of God. William Carey

If we got one tenth of what was promised to us in these acceptance speeches there wouldn’t be any inducement to go to heaven. Will Rogers

The President has kept all of the promises he intended to keep. George Stephanopoulos

In the frank expression of conflicting opinions lies the greatest promise of wisdom in governmental action. Louis D. Brandeis

Implementation of promises is as important as making them. Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy

Promise is a big word. It either makes something, or it breaks something.

You cannot live on other people’s promises, but if you promise others enough, you can live on your own. Mark Caine

I don’t want to beg or promise you things I can’t give you. There isn’t much of me to give, but what I have is yours. This is all up to you, Sadie. If you want me, I’m yours. If you can’t do this, then I’ll walk away and leave you alone. I swear.

Abbi Glines

Hope is trust in God’s promises, faith that if we act now, the desired blessings will be fulfilled in the future. James E. Faust

It is essential for me to become involved in another search, and ‘search’ is the proper word to use because it promises discovery along with the risk. Abe Ajay

Some people still make promises and keep those they make. When they do, they help make life around them more stably human. Lewis B. Smedes

There is something so ludicrous in promises of good or threats of evil a great way off as to render the whole subject with which they are connected easily turned into ridicule. Abraham Lincoln

Never promise more than you can perform. Publilius Syrus

After believing in promises made and never fulfilled by Labor, people have become increasingly disenchanted with the process assuming that all politicians will say anything to gain power, and then never follow through. Adam Rickitt

Promise is a big word. It either makes something or it breaks everything.

There is no promise God cannot keep, no prayer God will not answer, and no problem too hard for Him to solve. Adrian Rogers

A person often loses his thanks to anyone who makes promises and delays.

Real faith never disappoints because it is in God, grounded on His character, promises, covenant and oath. Aiden Wilson Tozer

Broken promises are the worst. Better not to promise anything. Bill Lishman

Today I divide my day between being actor, producer and distributor, and the monotony is broken. Ajay Devgan

Broken promises, like broken glass, are hard to replace. Wille Mae Gaskin

The difference between promises and memories is that we break promises, and memories break us.

Part of the middle class promise is that, after a lifetime of hard work, you’ll be able to retire and enjoy the fruits of that labor. Medicare was established to secure that promise. Al Franken

Promises are just like a full moon. If they are not kept all at once, they will slowly diminish day by day.

If we are to fulfill the promise of this great Nation that everybody in our society has equal access to the law, obviously having the resources to have access to the law is extremely important. Alan Mollohan

Promises are worse than lies. Cause you make others hope, hope for something that you’re not sure you can give.

To be able to keep the promise I made to God, I think that keeps me going. No matter how much the money had been, I would have always fulfilled my promise, as that’s the way I am. Albert Gubay

The excuses and the broken promises along with the shattered dream. She left it all in a pile for him to shift through.

The problem with Prosperity Theology is not that it promises too much, but that it aims for so little. What God promises us in Christ is far above anything that can be measured in earthly wealth  and believers are not promised earthly wealth nor the gift of health. Albert Mohler

Even if the whole world falls apart, I will be right by your side and it is a promise. I love you.

A promise kept is trust coming to life. A promise kept is more powerful than a good intention, a thought or any material comfort. A promise kept tells the other person they are valued, respected and loved. Alex Blackwell

If at any time life is like a candle in the wind, then I’ll put my hands around you so that all burns are mine and all light is yours. It’s a promise.

Promise is one thing. Fulfilling that promise is quite another. Alex Ferguson

Spending a lifetime with you is my goal and I promise to keep you happy throughout our journey. Thank you for being mine. I love you very much, babe.

Come seeking to know Him, and I promise you will find Him and see Him in His true character as the risen, redeeming Savior of the world. Alexander B. Morrison

I promise to always love you, promise you, my love, promise you my life, promise to always trust you.

Don’t promise me forever, just love me day by day. Alexander Rybak

I promise to continue doing the things I did to win your heart, well after you’re mine.

Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires courage. Ralph Waldo Emerson

My promise of love always stands. I will never to lie to you.

Thou ought to be nice, even to superstition, in keeping thy promises, and therefore equally cautious in making them. Thomas Fuller

Speaking without egos, loving without intentions, caring without expectations, I promise you that you will be mine always.

Thomas FullerBetter break your word than do worse in keeping it. Thomas Fuller

I promise I will fight for you and when I say I’m committed, you won’t have to worry about whether or not I mean it. I will make it important to earn and keep your trust.

There is no greater fraud than a promise not kept. Gaelic Proverb

I promise to listen when you speak to me, even if I’ve heard it before, disagree with what is being said or find it hard to hear.

There are no traffic jams along the extra mile. Roger Staubach

You bring out the best in me so I promise you, I will never let go of your hand, darling. Love you so much.

The chains of habit are generally too small to be felt until they are too strong to be broken. Samuel Johnson

You’re my lottery to happiness. Thank God I’ve won it. I promise to love you and take care of you as long as I’m alive!

It makes my heart sick when I remember all the good words and the broken promises. Chief Joseph

I was directionless before I met you. You gave my life a new meaning, a new promise that I aim to keep for the rest of my life.

Broken vows are like broken mirrors. They leave those who held to them bleeding and staring at fractured images of themselves. Richard Paul Evans

Home isn’t a home without you. My life would be incomplete and meaningless if you were not my wife. Happy promise day my love!

The reason so many promises are not kept is the same as the reason they are made in the first place. Robert Grudin

Promise me you’ll survive. That you won’t give up, no matter what happens, no matter how hopeless.

The most important person to keep your promises to, is yourself.