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A prince never lacks legitimate reasons to break his promise.
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Niccolo Machiavelli

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

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All promise outruns performance.
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Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

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

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Eggs and oaths are easily broken.
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Danish Proverb

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Everyone's a millionaire where promises are concerned.
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Ovid

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God never made a promise that was too good to be true.
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Dwight L. Moody

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Half the promises people say were never kept, were never made.
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Edgar Watson Howe

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He is poor indeed that can promise nothing.
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Thomas Fuller

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He loses his thanks who promises and delays.
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Proverb

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

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It is not the oath that makes us believe the man, but the man the oath.
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Aeschylus

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Never take a solemn oath. People think you mean it.
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Norman Douglas

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No pillows so soft as God's Promise.
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Saying

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Nothing weights lighter than a promise.
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German Proverb

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One promises much, to avoid giving little.
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Marquis De Vauvenargues

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Promise is most given when the least is said.
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George Chapman

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Promises and pie crusts are made to be broken.
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Jonathan Swift

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Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
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Norman Vincent Peale

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Some persons make promises for the pleasure of breaking them.
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William Hazlitt

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The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
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Napoleon Bonaparte

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The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
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Niccolo Machiavelli

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The rule is, jam tomorrow and jam yesterday --but never jam today.
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Lewis Carroll

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