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Those that are most slow in making a promise are the most faithful in the performance of it.

Author: Jean Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778)

Profession: Swiss Political Philosopher, Educationist, Essayist

Between today and tomorrow are graves, and between promising and fulfilling are chasms.

Author: Ruckett


No pillows so soft as God's Promise.

Author: Saying


A promise made is a debt unpaid.

Author: Robert W. Service (1874-1958)

Profession: British Poet

Promises and pie crusts are made to be broken.

Author: Jonathan Swift (1667-1745)

Profession: Anglo-Irish Satirist

One promises much, to avoid giving little.

Author: Marquis De Vauvenargues (1715-1747)

Profession: French Moralist

Where there is an unknowable, there is a promise.

Author: Thornton Wilder (1897-1975)

Profession: American Novelist, Playwright