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Keeping Promises Quotes


"Am I keeping my promises?" - Robert Breault

"Some promises aren't worth keeping." - Holly Black

"Some promises are' worth keeping." - Holly Black

"Promises are empty words if you're not keeping them." - Mike Ditka

"Most of us are pretty good at keeping promises to others and pretty bad at keeping promises to ourselves." - Lawrence LeShan

"We don't need any more promises. We need to start keeping the promises we already made." - Kofi Annan

"Turn your love into promises, that when you doubt your love, you may simply ask, "Am I keeping my promises?"" - Robert Breault

"In each of [my] actions, I'm keeping my promises to the American people. These are campaign promises." - Donald Trump

"Making promises and keeping them is a great way to build a brand." - Seth Godin

"Integrity is conforming reality to our words - in other words, keeping promises and fulfilling expectations." - Stephen Covey

"Marketers need to spend less time making promises and more time keeping them." - Seth

"If being recalled is the price for keeping one's promises, then so be it." - Russell Pearce

"Every organization of men, be it social or political, ultimately relies on man's capacity for making promises and keeping them." - Hannah Arendt

"Part of Washington keeping its promises is a focus on directing more dollars into our local classrooms." - Mark Kennedy

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

"The secret to keeping moving is keeping moving." - Dick Van Dyke

"Promises are not to be kept, if the keeping of them would prove harmful to those to whom you have made them." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Thou oughtest to be nice, even to superstition, in keeping thy promises; and therefore thou shouldst be equally cautious in making them." - Thomas Fuller

"Promises are not to be kept, if the keeping of them would prove harmful to those to whom you have made them." - Cicero

"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

"What's important is promising something to the people, not actually keeping those promises. The people have always lived on hope alone." - Hermann Broch

"I've been keeping diaries for 27 years." - David Sedaris

"Making promises to myself, in my personal writing practice, has been important to me all my life. In practical application it is so much easier for me to make promises to others, and keep them, than it is to make promises to myself. "Why is that?" and the answer I gave myself is that in making promises to others I create a model of accountability and reinforcement. I duplicate that in my writing and have grown increasingly better at making and keeping promises to myself." - Mary Anne Radmacher

"Some people don't understand the promises they're making when they make them," I said. "Right, of course. But you keep the promise anyway. That's what love is. Love is keeping the promise anyway." - John Green

"Donald Trump trying to do to the American voter what he did to the people that signed up for this course: He's making promises he has no intention of keeping." - Mitt Romney

"The 'Inside-Out' approach to personal and interpersonal effectiveness means to start first with self; even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self, with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves recedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves." - Stephen Covey

"Promises. I was drowning in promises." - Richelle Mead

"Promises make debt, and debt makes promises." - Proverbs

"The first rule in keeping secrets is nothing on paper." - Thomas Powers

"Your mind will never lose anything forever that's worth keeping." - Laura Whitcomb

"Anticipation is making me late, it's keeping me waiting." - Carly Simon

"Pathetic attitudes are not in keeping with greatness." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Straightforwardness and simplicity are in keeping with goodness." - Seneca the Younger

"Six senses keeping Five around a sense of self" - Dave Matthews

"Light has a way of keeping people honest." - Michelle Singletary

"Keeping Crooked Hillary Clinton out of the White House!" - Donald Trump

"I never have trouble keeping fact and invention straight." - Kathleen Rooney

"Painting is just another way of keeping a diary." - Pablo Picasso

"Keeping a feminine approach is vital - men hate bossy females." - Ida Lupino

"Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday." - Don Marquis

"Games are a compromise between intimacy and keeping intimacy away." - Eric Berne

"Keeping in touch with the people that matter is important." - Geazy

"Success - keeping your mind awake and your desire asleep." - Walter Scott

"I don't make promises." - Maria Rodale

"I kept my promises." - Scott Walker

"You know, to address crowds and make promises does not require very much brains." - Eduard Shevardnadze

"Keep every promise you make and only make promises you can keep." - Anthony Hitt

"You cannot make promises because you never know what your next project will be." - Denis Villeneuve

"Luck plays no role in art world success. It's your own responsibility to create your success, which is a result of making thousands of constant decisions - focused, professional tenacity - day after day of keeping commitments to yourself and to those you make promises to. If you fail, it's all your fault. If you succeed, you deserve all the credit." - Mark Kostabi

"As we make and keep commitments, even small commitments, we begin to establish an inner integrity that gives us the awareness of self-control and the courage and strength to accept more of the responsibility for our own lives. By making and keeping promises to ourselves and others, little by little, our honor becomes greater than our moods." - Stephen Covey

"If we are faithful in keeping the commandments of God His promises will be fulfilled to the very letter. . . . The trouble is, the adversary of men's souls blinds their minds. He throws dust, so to speak, in their eyes, and they are blinded with the things of this world." - Heber J Grant

"I feel keeping a promise to yourself is a direct reflection of the love you have for yourself. I used to make promises to myself and find them easy to break. Today, I love myself enough to not only make a promise to myself, but I love myself enough to keep that promise" - Steve Maraboli

"Big meetings and big talk are not enough in a world that is hungry for change. Big action - world leaders keeping their promises, and developing countries committing resources while listening ardently to the voice of the small farmer - is needed to bring big results and prosperity to the world's poor." - Sylvia Mathews Burwell

"If politics were a musical, it would be "Promises, Promises"." - Ronald Reagan

"If you give voters a choice between a Democrat who promises to do nothing and a Republican who promises to do nothing, they're generally going to side with the Republican, because they're better at that than we are." - Martin O'Malley

"Both marriage and death ought to be welcome: the one promises happiness, doubtless the other assures it." - Mark Twain

"Government can't completely take care of people by making a bunch of promises and programs. Organize your communities" - Neil Young

"Promises retain men better than services; for hope is to them a chain, and gratitude a thread." - John Petit-Senn

"God never breaks His promises." - Francis Chan

"I wanted proof, not promises." - Ann Aguirre

"But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep, and miles to go before I sleep." - Robert Frost

"My work throughout my life is always representative of the time we live in. It's all about keeping it in order and keeping it in gear." - Chuck D

"I like the feeling of keeping people off-balance and having the audience not knowing where I'm coming from or keeping that mysterious." - Hiro Murai

"I think you are the best you can be when you feel free, when you feel open. So I think keeping that mentality, keeping positive, is key." - Nick Jonas

"I have this view that losing weight is easy, keeping it off is hard because keeping it off is the discipline." - Barry Ofarrell

"The ground of mercy is love, and the working of mercy is our keeping in love." - Julian of Norwich

"I tried to keep us together, you were busy keeping secrets" - Drake

"Well, while I live I'll fear no other thing So sore as keeping safe Nerissa's ring." - William Shakespeare

"Theres nothing better than keeping fit. It gives me energy and helps me think more clearly." - Trevor Donovan

"No woman should give her happiness into the keeping of a man without fixed principles..." - Louisa May Alcott

"Keeping fit is really important as playing football is all I've ever wanted to do." - David Beckham

"Keeping a journal will change your life in ways that you'd never imagine." - Oprah Winfrey

"The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping." - Dale Carnegie

"Infinite possibilities exist by keeping focus on what you really want to create your bliss." - Steve Redhead

"Keeping people neurotic and depressed and ignorant and self-doubting is oppressive." - Susie Bright

"Half of seeming clever is keeping your mouth shut at the right times." - Patrick Rothfuss

"Thank you for keeping it a secret. There aren't many of those in this tribe." - Kristen Ashley

"You have to be vigilant about keeping your own fire alive." - Tift Merritt

"Keep on keeping on!!!" - Joel Osteen

"They started something here, and the kids are keeping the ball rolling." - Babe Ruth

"the only thing i knew how to do was to keep on keeping on" - Bob Dylan

"It's hard keeping everything the same when the same things look and feel so different" - Simone Elkeles

"You are keeping the possibility [of peace] open. No wise leader would do anything less" - Patrick Ness

"I don't know why we aren't scoring as we're keeping clean sheets." - Edwin van der Sar

"A special skill, like speaking several languages, or keeping your mouth shut in one." - Evan Esar

"Keeping the mind happy makes work effortless. This is the skill for productivity!" - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

"When a lady condescends to apologise, there is no keeping one's anger." - Anne Bronte

"You can't get to second base keeping one foot on first." - Hannah Whitall Smith

"That's the secret to a movie career - just keeping an open mind." - Clint Eastwood

"People who know Clinton knew the guy has a real problem keeping his hands off women." - Monica Lewinsky

"My professional persona never loosens its grip, keeping an eye on me at all times." - Agnetha Faltskog

"The work part of a relationship is keeping it where you want it." - Eva Longoria

"Nothing improves your writing, I think, as much as your keeping writing." - Nikki Giovanni

"The people I know who would support [Donald] Trump are keeping their mouths shut." - Junot Diaz

"Russia hasn't paid any attention to ISIS. They're interested in keeping Assad in power." - Hillary Clinton

"I've been keeping my own naughty and nice list for Washington." - Barack Obama

"Talking is always a good idea. There's no harm in keeping lines of communication open." - Brian Reynolds Myers

"I'm keeping an open mind as always, because that's what you have to do." - Amber Heard

"My wife is very happy about me keeping all my music in my pocket." - Craig Finn

"Singers are experts at keeping things from dripping on their throats. Believe me, they're experts." - Dolora Zajick

"Sir, your wife, under pretence of keeping a bawdy-house, is a receiver of stolen goods." - Samuel Johnson

"Weetzie wished she could shake blue glitter around all of them - keeping them sparkling and safe." - Francesca Lia Block

"I learned a lot about humility and patience, keeping my mouth shut." - Madonna Ciccone

"The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping ." - Dale Carnegie

"What makes me happy is just keeping my brain challenged and stimulated and on its toes." - Seth Macfarlane

"It is done... the precious portrait placed in the hands of the gentlemen for safe keeping." - Dolley Madison

"Only the middle-aged have all their five senses in the keeping of their wits." - Hervey Allen

"Keeping young people away from Shakespeare is like removing a link to their humanness." - Tim Crouch

"Concealing an illness is like keeping a beach ball under water." - Karen Duffy

"I don't work on longevity, I work on keeping people healthy." - Aubrey De Grey

"Jealousy, that dragon which slays love under the pretence of keeping it alive." - Havelock Ellis

"Running has been great for keeping me fit throughout my acting career." - Jason Flemyng

"O Polly, you might have toyed and kissed, by keeping men off, you keep them on." - John Gay

"When women participate in peace-making and peace-keeping, we are all safer and more secure." - Hillary Clinton

"I get pregnant pretty easily, but I have a hard time keeping them." - Courteney Cox

"I think there's a lot to be said for keeping your own counsel." - Daniel Craig

"There's something very Nixonian about the idea of keeping an enemy's list." - Nancy Gibbs

"Any idiot can make money. Keeping money, very few can do." - John Mcafee

"I feel most comfortable keeping versatile when it comes to music genres." - Thia Megia

"North Korea is going to get away with keeping its nuclear weapons." - John Bolton

"When you get older, keeping the private stuff private seems less important." - Lawrence Block

"I accredit animals for keeping me going when times were bad." - Kelly Bishop

"Anyone can make an article longer; the skill is keeping it tight and lean." - Barry Ritholtz

"Keeping the balance of fast-growing and smooth-growing is always important. It's almost an art." - Guo Guangchang

"In and of itself, keeping the country safe for business is not a bad thing." - Peter Schuyler

"Oh I love gadgets and I pride myself on keeping at the cutting edge of technology." - Alexander Mccall Smith

"Let's just say I haven't been keeping up the Gary Barlow persona; I've let loose." - Liam Payne

"I didn't use to think anything was worth keeping private. Now I do." - Christina Ricci

"Keeping busy: This is a problem that you're glad to have." - Michael Winslow

"The worst kind of lying I've ever done is keeping things from people." - Elijah Wood

"Time is nature's way of keeping everything from happening at once." - Woody Allen

"Japan has really great fans for all kinds of music. I think they're keeping metal alive." - P J Soles

"I'm not keeping track, but the record is there for someone to break." - Sammy Sosa

"Keeping your feelings in is like walking around with a pebble in your shoe" - Faisal Khokhar

"I'm convinced that we can write and live our own scripts more than most people will acknowledge. I also know the price that must be paid. It's a real struggle to do it. It requires visualization and affirmation. It involves living a life of integrity, starting with making and keeping promises, until the whole human personality the senses, the thinking, the feeling, and the intuition are ultimately integrated and harmonized." - Stephen Covey

"Always' was a promise! How can you just break the promise?" "Sometimes people don't always understand the promises they're making when they make them," I said. Isaac shot me a look. "Right, of course. But you keep the promise anyway. That's what love is. Love is keeping the promise anyway. Don't you believe in true love?" I didn't answer. I didn't have an answer. But I thought that if true love did exist, that was a pretty good definition of it." - John Green

"SELF-DISCIPLINE, more than any other personal quality I can think of, is the one thing that separates successful people from the unsuccessful. Think of all it encompasses: honoring commitments, promises and deadlines, keeping your life on schedule, being willing to go the extra mile... Self-discipline is essential to success. The alternative is a life ruled by emotions, and none of us can afford that if we're going to fulfill our purpose and realize our potential." - John C Maxwell

"Anyone can be rich in promises." - Ovid

"Enemies' promises were made to be broken." - Aesop

"Magnificent promises are always to be suspected." - Theodore Parker

"Dystopian, by definition, promises a darker story." - Lauren Destefano

"It's scary how easy promises were broken." - Jenny Han

"Death promises nothing-not even oblivion." - Mason Cooley

"God's path always delivers what He promises." - Billy Graham

"The transcendental promises a vacation from history." - Mason Cooley

"Sound intelligence promises victory in every battle." - Zhuangzi

"God never promises to remove us from our struggles. He does promise, however, to change the way we look at them." - Max Lucado

"No amount of promises can guarantee love" - Hanif Kureishi

"Bad promises are better broken than kept." - Abraham Lincoln

"...Promises are more dangerous then secrets." - Aimee Friedman



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