The 70 Broken Promises Quotes

As they say, it is better to break your word than to do worse in keeping it.
Below, you will find a list of broken promises sayings and quotes that are not only inspirational but humorous as well.
If someone broke a promise he or she has given you, then you can send him or her any of these quotes.

Broken vows are just the same with broken mirrors. They will leave those who made them bleed and then end up staring at a fractured image of themselves.


Oaths, just like eggs, can get broken so easily.


Half of the promises that people make are never kept and were not made in the first place.


Piecrusts and promises were made to be broken.


It’s unfortunate to know that some people make promises for the sole intention of breaking them.


Liars are said to make the best promises.


There are some promises that are actually better left unsaid.


Promises are just like babies crying in theatre. They must be carried outside all at once.


Sometimes, all of your pledges will end up to be part of your problems.


Promises that were made based on ignorance will always prove to be disappointing.



Promises may mean everything. Yet, after they are broken, sorry will mean nothing.


Oaths are just words and words are but wind.


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


Promises made are like a debt that’s unpaid.


For every promise made, there is often a price to be paid.


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


One should have a good memory in order to keep all the promises he or she has made.


It is better to break your word than do worse by keeping it.



The promise given should be considered a necessity of the past, while the word that’s broken is often considered necessary for the present.


If a man will keep on repeating a promise over and over again, then he intends to fail you.


It will be useless to hold a person for anything that he says while he is drunk, running for office and in love.


Promises might fit the friends, however, non-performance will make them to become enemies.


A promise that has not been kept is greater than any fraud ever recorded.


Breach of promise is like a base surrender of the truth.

The best way that you can keep one’s word is to never give it.


Promises will result in debts and debts will make promises.


We should not promise what we ought not make, or we will be called in to do something that we are not even capable of doing.


If a man will take an oath, he is actually holding his own self into his own hands, just like water. And if he will open his fingers then, he should not need to find himself over again.


All promises will outrun a performance.


A broken promise is better than no promises at all.


It always makes my heart get sick every time I remember all of the good words as well as the broken promises.


I hate it when someone will tell me that they care, however, their actions show that they don’t.


There are three things that one must not break – promises, trust and someone’s heart.


Never ever make any promises that you have no intention of keeping.


If something is important to you, you will for sure find a way. If it is not, then you will look for excuses.


If someone has been consistent with being inconsistent, and all their actions will not match up with the things they say, then it is time that you let them go.


Promises are actually worse than lies. For when you make a promise, you make people home for something that you know you cannot even give.


One broken promise could ruin a thousand truths.


If you really matter to someone, he or she will surely make time for you. There will be no lies, no excuses and no broken promises.


Avoid making so many promises if you cannot keep even just one of these.


Broken promises and empty words are actually the only memories that I have left of you.


Lies are better than broken promises. Remember that when you make a promise, you do not just make people believe, you also give them hope. Yet in the end, such promise is never in existent.


I know I was just another promise you made, which you cannot even keep.


Promises are just like babies. They are easy to make, yet, hard to deliver.


Promises are human’s unique way of ordering the future, making the future appear reliable and predictable to the point that it is humanly possible.


We make promises according to our hopes and then do them in accordance to our fears.


Those who make a promise by the cartload will generally pay through a spadesful.


To make a promise to do something is the best way to make a body want to go out and do that specific thing.


It’s not the oath, which makes one to believe another human being, but it is the man that made the oath.


A great way to keep one’s promise is to never give it.


If a man will take an oath, he is like holding his own self into his own hands.


Do not ever make a solemn oath because people will think that you really mean it, just like a broken promise.


All promises will outrun a performance.


Although I ought to be nice, even on superstition, in keeping such promises, and therefore one must be equally cautious in making these promises.


He who loses his thanks and makes promises as well as delays.


A promise will be most given when the least will be said.


Nothing actually weighs lighter than a promise made.


A promise made is like a debt that has been left unpaid.


An acre of performance is equivalent to an entire world of promises.


Losers tend to make promises that they often break, while winners make commitment that they always keep.


We must never promise what we ought not, or we be called on to perform things that we cannot even do.


For every promise made, there is always a price to be paid.


The promises made yesterday are the taxes that we have today.


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


One should have a good memory in order to be able to keep the promise he or she makes.


You might as well break your words than do worse by keeping it.


Some people make promises just for the pleasure of breaking them.


The promise that was given is a necessity of the past. The word broken will be a necessity of the present.


Hypocrisy can become magnificent in its promises, for not intending to go way beyond its promise, and it costs nothing.


Oaths are considered the fossils of a piety.


Always choose the man who make promises the least. He will be the least disappointing.


Promises can make debt, while debt makes promises.


Let God’s promises shine light on your problems.


A promise is like a comfort of a fool.


He was never precise when it comes to keeping promises.


A promise is like a cloud, while fulfillment is the rain.


I thought he was a man of promise. However, it seems that he was a man full of broken promises.


As a humans as we are, the best eulogy that I can only hope for is that He has made his promise sincerely and then breaks them regretfully.


May those juggling friends no more believed, and palter with us in double senses, and keep the promise into our ear then break it into our hope.


Try to promise only a little, but work hard to do so much.


Promise only what you are capable of delivering. Then deliver more than what you have promised.


The first ever convention of the space age is when a candidate promise the moon and then means it.


The man who promises everything will surely fulfill nothing and everyone who promises a lot will be in danger of using the evil means in order to carry out all of his promises.


A prince will not lack legitimate reasons to have his promises broken.


Nothing is as easy to make than a promise this winter to do something for the next summer. This is how the commencement speakers are caught.


Life did not make a promise for it to be wonderful.


Rarely promised, however, if its lawful, will constantly perform.


A breach of promise will be a base surrender of the truth.


Promises made should be considered a debt.


A liar is often filled with oaths.


Everyone is a millionaire when promises are concerned.


In the middle of a great joy, never promise anyone something. In the middle of a great anger, never answer anyone’s letter.


People who are slow in making promises are actually the most faithful when it comes to the performance of it.


Between tomorrow and today or graves and in between promising and fulfillment are chasms.


No pillow is so soft as what God has promised.


One will make so many promises in order to avoid giving a little.


You should go for it now because the future is never promised to anyone.


God’s promises are just like the stars. The darker the night will become, the brighter they will shine.


Unless a commitment is made, there are only hopes and promises, but not any concrete plans.


Oft expectation will fail and most oft where most of it will promise, and oft it hits where hope will be coldest.


Every morning, I will gaze towards the eastern horizon and if the sun will keep its promise, I will also keep mine.


Promises might fit the friends, however, non-performance will make them become enemies.


For anything worth having, one should pay the price. The price will always work, love, patience and self-sacrifice. No promises to pay and no paper currency, however the gold of the real service.

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