Quotation Explorer - 'Promises'

When life seems chaotic, you don't need people giving you easy answers or cheap promises. There might not be any answers to your problems. What you need is a safe place where you can bounce with people who have taken some bad hops of their own. - Gordon Atkinson
The only group large enough to handle," the world's biggest, "problems is the network of millions of local churches around the world. We have the widest distribution, largest group of volunteers, local credibility, the promises of God, the power of the Holy Spirit, and the inevitability of history. - Rick Warren
God’s promises are like the stars; the darker the night the brighter they shine. - David Nicholas
No, I do not want to be loved unconditionally. I want to be shown when I am treating you less than you deserve. I want you to leave if I ever start making you promises I do not see through. Love me for my flaws, yes, but don’t you dare ever allow them to hurt you. - Beau Taplin
Torah is not merely a collection of prohibitions, rigid strictures and boring observances. Rather, it is a narrative of the blessings and promises of God initially offered to one person and family, but through which the whole world will ultimately be blessed. - Walter C. Kaiser Jr.
God is on top of His own league and he doesn't need anyone's vote to fulfill His promises. - Euginia Herlihy
Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes... but no plans. - Peter Drucker
God performs His promises. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Have you noticed ... that he actually hadn't made any promises to you? - Janie Chang
Promises are lies wrapped in pretty ribbons -Cinnamon - V.C. Andrews
It is a curious thing ... that every creed promises a paradise which will be absolutely uninhabitable for anyone of civilized taste. - Evelyn Waugh
Oft expectations fails, and most oft there Where most it promises; and oft it hits Where hope is coldest, and despair most fits. - William Shakespeare
The promises of God hold up long after the promises of the world have blown up. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Hope doesn't disappoint. God is FAITHFUL to His promises. Being delayed is a part of God's plan for our lives. So don't lose hope everything will come forth at the appointed time. - Prophetess Dina Rolle
Insurance business is about promises and trust. It is about delivering to the customer in times of need and if this cannot be imbibed in a professional neither him nor the industry will succeed. - Tapan Singhel
Don’t underestimate your tears. They have the power to strengthen your commitment to your life’s purpose and to direct you towards your goal. So, when you cry because of the people who mock or taunt you, be positive and make promises with yourself that you will prove them wrong. - Saad Salman
Jesus promises a life in which we increasingly have to stretch out our hands and be led into places where we would rather not go. - Henri J.M. Nouwen
Gambling promises the poor what property performs for the rich--something for nothing. - George Bernard Shaw
Vote for the man who promises least; he'll be the least disappointing. - Bernard M. Baruch
Even when the odds are overwhelming, you can believe in God and His promises. - Jim George
Do not make promises when you are happy, either way never make decisions when you are angry. Stay calm. - David Esabwa
Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises; for never intending to go beyond promises; it costs nothing. - Edmund Burke
No, I don't have a heart of gold. It's normal - the one that gets hurt by rude words and broken promises. - Saru Singhal
People lie. Promises are broken. A - Rick Riordan
One of my professors in college used to say As the wise man said, Do or do not, there is no try, but the advice columns generally say the opposite. If someone promises to try, and you're happy with that, don't push. It can backfire. You can get yourself in a lot of trouble asking for too much. - Jael McHenry
When you have a dream and someone makes promises they keep breaking, it is hard to recover. You lose hope. - Yasmine El Rashidi
But to a Vietnamese peasant whose home means a lifetime of back-breaking labor, it will take more than presidential promises to convince him that we are on his side. - Morley Safer
A Thousand's of Promises made by us, but need one reason to Forget all...! - Nikhil Karke
Purple Mike promises to be an intriguing read that will teach anyone who wants to know about the highs and lows of drug addiction. Purple Mike is a legal, natural high. Enjoy reading. - Sin Mils
To require God to prove that He is able and willing to fulfill His promises would be proof positive that one does not trust Him. - Charles R. Swindoll
Fools put trust in promises; The wise in action. - A. Spencer
And I hope above all you give your heart to someone again no matter how many broken promises you have recieved. - Nikki Rowe
People who live up to their words shouldn't make blind promises. - Amit Kalantri
Love is not about making promises but it's about believing, no matter how far you are or how frequently you talk, you know you both are made for each other - Anamika Mishra
As prayer without faith is but a beating of the air, so trust without prayer [is] but a presumptuous bravado. He that promises to give, and bids us trust His promises, commands us to pray, and expects obedience to his commands. He will give, but not without our asking. - Thomas Lye
At any moment we can demonstrate our faith by taking action that shows our belief in God's promises! - Alisa Hope Wagner
Faith looks to God, hopes in God, and believes in His promises, regardless of our actual circumstances. - Wendy Blight
Sex does not thrive on monotony. Without feeling, inventions, moods,no surprises in bed. Sex must be mixed with tears, laughter, words, promises, scenes, jealousy, envy, all the spices of fear, foreign travel, new faces, novels, stories, dreams, fantasies, music, dancing, opium, wine. - Anaïs Nin
God promises neither good life nor good health but live your life the way it is planned by you and fate. - Bashir F. Biodun
If we are to have real faith, we must study the Word of God and discover what is promised. Then, we must simply believe the promises of God. Trying to believe something that you want to believe is not faith. Believing what God says in His Word is faith. - R.A. Torrey
God is trustworthy—He always keeps His promises. - Jim George
Your promise is someone's hope. Keep your promises. - Tarang Sinha
Your promise is someone's hope. It hurts when hope shatters. Keep your promises. - Tarang Sinha
Life makes two promises, one, it promises to be good, and two, it promises to be bad. Cherish the good and be strong during the bad. - Meena Sarine
Magnificent promises are always to be suspected. - Theodore Parker
Thou ought to be nice, even to superstition, in keeping thy promises, and therefore equally cautious in making them. - Thomas Fuller
You can put off your dreams, your desires, your careers, your farms. You can avoid your responsibilities, obligations, promises, and sovereign rights. But any person who wants to make music, and doesn't, is a goddamned fool. - Jenna Woginrich
If you value your words, people will not ask you to make any promises. - Amit Kalantri
Promises hold no real value, What matters the most is not to loose yourself while fulfilling promises for others. - Alamvusha
Your false promises are dark enough to submerge even the sun. - Jawwad Zafar
God always keeps His promises. - Jim George
Keep your promises and be consistent. Be the kind of person others can trust. - Roy T. Bennett
Christ’s Atonement provides more than an opportunity to live a happy life later; it promises and provides for a remarkable life now. - Toni Sorenson
You can live each day in the confidence of God’s promises. - Elizabeth George
Illusion close to reality was your love, you certainly are quintessential with your licks and promises. - Na
I know we are supposed to welcome anyone who vows to protect the kingdom, but really, anyone will do anything for a copper these days, and where pride and promises are saleable, expendable men come very cheap indeed. - Michelle Franklin
Consumers today have become a cynical mob of buyers who believe the reviews and ratings of complete strangers much more readily than your brand's promises and distinctions. - David Brier
Passive perception promotes pessimism; Persistent perseverance promises prosperity - Yatin Patel
Money promises more than it delivers; love delivers more than it promises. - Matshona Dhliwayo
And truths, these days, are spokenThe same way promises are made,With gritted teeth and crossed fingers. - Sanhita Baruah
Don't let the lies of yesterday hamper the promises of tomorrow - Ricky Yousuf
Results speak for themselves while intentions often fall short of promises. - Mika Lo, wHow contributor
When you break the promises, you loose the credibility. When you loose the credibility, you loose the trust. So, keep your promises, because trust is the foundation of soulfully inspired life. - Vishwas Chavan
I can cross the boundless ocean just to save you, I cannot eat or sleep without you, I can take you on a journey to heaven and show you to the angels. All these are fake and absurd promises; Be sincere, walk up to your lover and say, honestly, darling, i can only do the best i can for you. - Michael Bassey Johnson
No wonder Americans hate politics when, year in and year out, they hear politicians make promises that won't come true because they don't even mean them - campaign fantasies that win elections but don't get nations moving again. - Bill Clinton
We believe more readily in the abstract application of God's promises than we do in their application to us personally. - Matt Chandler
You will come across people who always affirm by everything you say, but at the hour of need, they simply disappear! Stay away from such people or simply don't fall for their promises. - K. Hari Kumar
Often times we allow ourselves to become impatient, by viewing God’s promises based on our human knowledge. Our thoughts and ways are irrelevant in his judgment to grant any of our requests. We need to have patience and trust in God for answers to our requests. - Ellen J. Barrier
After a while you learn the difference between holding a hand and falling in love.. You begin to learn that kisses don't always mean something, Promises can be broken just as quickly as they are made, and goodbyes sometime really are forever! - Atul Purohit
The best promises forever seem to be made by amnesiacs. - Chris Gould
Fate never promises to tell you everything up front. You aren't always shown the path in life you're supposed to take. But if there was one thing she'd learned in the past few weeks, it was that sometimes, when you're really lucky, you meet someone with a map. - Sarah Addison Allen
Some promises are better left unsaid
He that promises most will perform least. - Gaelic Proverb
The woods are lovely, dark, and deep, But I have promises to keep, And miles to go before I sleep, And miles to go before I sleep. - Robert Frost
Consistency is the true foundation of trust. Either keep your promises or do not make them. - Roy T. Bennett
Reading is accumulating knowledge. But not only that. Reading offers us every day what religion promises us for a posthumous and improbable future: the possibility of living beyond what our lifetime allows us to. - Camilo Gomes Jr.
My heart is broken; my spirit’s gone,I broke my lover’s heart, I made promises, I broke them all.The end was near, I’ve crossed to the other side,My heart is broken, my spirit’s gone,I made promises, I broke them all. - Quetzal
He's the kind of guy who might not have an expiration date. Who I could fall for so completely that I might as well put my heart in a blender right now because it would hurt less. Who I could want with the kind of passion that makes you forget important things like the promises you make to yourself. - Rachael Allen
One must have a good memory to be able to keep the promises one makes. - Friedrich Nietzsche
gimme thousands of choices of joy and glory. gimme dreaming promises that lift up my intention.I won't take one of them at all cos I've chosen my own and it's you - neo wasiman
Promises are priceless, and a kiss is a kind of promise, too. - Rick Yancey
Trust is the residue of promises fulfilled. - Frank Navran
One should always be wary of anyone who promises that their love will last longer than a weekend. - Quentin Crisp
surprise it's better than promises - kayser U
Something, somewhere, knows what’s best for me and promises to keep sending me people and experiences to light my way as long as I live in gratitude and keep paying attention to the signs. - Jennifer Elisabeth
Saying of the Prophet.Lies, promises, trustHe is not of mine who lies, breaks a promise or fails in his trust. - Idries Shah
It is a curious thing... that every creed promises a paradise which will be absolutely uninhabitable for anyone of civilized taste. - Evelyn Waugh
Do you Believe? Do you Fade like a Dream?Let me hear you BREATHELet me watch as you sleepThe Sparrow's Eyes... Promises shift into judgmentsI cannot deny that you were designed for my punishments - Slipknot
Doubt births negative confessions; it hinders God’s promises and it spurs thedevil into action! Don’t give the devil any propelling force against your life!God is able in all situations; only when you believe! - Ayobola Olusegun-Emmanuel
No terms, no conditions, no promises, no commitment, and no institution—but only another example of what happens when law and politics attempt to regulate a religious institution. - H. Kirk Rainer
She lies there in waitAnd feeling so hollow.Can't find love in this place,Left alone with her sorrow.All the promises you madeWhen you stood by her side were so brokenWhen you threw it away - Of Mice & Men
I would rather be accused of breaking precedents than breaking promises. - John F. Kennedy
People are going to break promises, and they will have every right to till the point you realize that you don't change plans based on someone else's words. - Sanhita Baruah
Love is not about making promises but it is about believing - Anamika Mishra
And because when all the words of promises and memories fade, these words that are written are the only one that remain. People may change and things may happen when we least expect it to but all these written words are what will keep it all alive. Over and over again. It remains. - Diana Rose Morcilla
Why would we want fame, when God promises us glory? Why would we be seeking the wealth of the world when the wealth of heaven is ours? Why would we run for a crown that will perish with time, when we're called to win a crown that is imperishable? - Paul David Washer
Men promise freedom while establishing laws; God promises laws while establishing freedom. - Criss Jami
Promise me no promises, So will I not promise you: Keep we both our liberties, Never false and never true: Let us hold the die uncast, Free to come as free to go: For I cannot know your past, And of mine what can you know? - Christina Rossetti
Money can't buy true love. Those promises. A real person who loves you, loves you from the heart. - Auliq Ice
A year ago, you fell into my arms and I felt some crazy connection to you. I'm sure as hell not good enough for you, and I'm sure as hell not making any promises, but I'm damn sure you were worth waiting for. - Victoria James
Oft expectation fails, and most oft where most it promises; and oft it hits where hope is coldest; and despair most sits. - William Shakespeare
You can make those promises with just as much passion the second time around. Such is the regenerative power of the human heart. - Marion Wink
Magic is the only honest profession. A magician promises to deceive you and he does. - Karl Germain
Where do dreams come from?...they slink out of books, they lurk in the stacks of libraries. Out of pages turned they rise like the scent of peonies and infect the brain with their promises. - Marge Piercy
Promises that you make to yourself are often like the Japanese plum tree - they bear no fruit. - Francis Marion
We all have had our share of broken promises.. Learn from those who do not honor their words and put your focus on "Being Honorable" ~bns - Bluenscottish
He who promises more than he is able to perform, is false to himself; and he who does not perform what he has promised, is a traitor to his friend. - George Shelley
God Provides by divine Power through knowledge of His Promises so that we Participate in divine nature in godliness. - Corey M.K. Hughes
This Bible of Mine? It is the breath of God spoken into my weary bones. It is the armor I need to walk the roads He has chosen for me, and it's the confirmation of promises that withstand the test of hours and adversity. It's a love letter, and it has my name on it. It has your name on it. - Angie Smith
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