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Quotes On Keeping Your Word

“If you say something and back it up with your actions, you will provide the ‘proof’ for people who are listening to you, and they will much more willingly follow your lead.”
Jim Rohn

“Right, of course. But you keep the promise anyway. That’s what love is. Love is keeping the promise anyway.” 
― John Green,

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

“No matter what has happened to you in the past or what is going on in your life right now, it has no power to keep you from having an amazingly good future if you will walk by faith in God. God loves you! He wants you to live with victory over sin so you can possess His promises for your life today!”
Joyce Meyer

“Nothing so needs reforming as other people’s habits.”
– Mark Twain

“Your word is your honor. If you say you’re going to do something, then you need to do it.”
Joyce Meyer

“As soon as one promises not to do something, it becomes the one thing above all others that one most wishes to do.” 
― Georgette Heyer

“Promises are the uniquely human way of ordering the future, making it predictable and reliable to the extent that this is humanly possible.”
Hannah Arendt

“I must learn to love the fool in me – the one who feels too much, talks too much, takes too many chances, wins sometimes and loses often, lacks self-control, loves and hates, hurts and gets hurt, promises and breaks promises, laughs and cries.”
Theodore Isaac Rubin

The essence of immorality is the tendency to make an exception of myself.
– Jane Addams

“I would rather be accused of breaking precedents than breaking promises.”
John F. Kennedy

“Sometimes people don’t understand the promises they’re making when they make them.” 
― John Green

“You can’t trust a promise someone makes while they’re drunk, in love, hungry, or running for office.”
Joe Moore

“Keep a good attitude and do the right thing even when it’s hard. When you do that you are passing the test. And God promises you your marked moments are on their way.”
Joel Osteen

“The chains of habit are generally too small to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.”
– Samuel Johnson

“Integrity is the most valuable and respected quality of leadership. Always keep your word.”
Brian Tracy

“I am stuffing your mouth with your
promises and watching 
you vomit them out upon my face.” 
― Anne Sexton

“You cannot live on other people’s promises, but if you promise others enough, you can live on your own.”
 Mark Caine

“Life is too short to worry about anything. You had better enjoy it because the next day promises nothing.”
Eric Davis

“A leader leads by example whether he intends to or not.”

“Keep your thoughts positive because your thoughts become your words. Keep your words positive because your words become your behavior. Keep your behavior positive because your behavior becomes your habits. Keep your habits positive because your habits become your values. Keep your values positive because your values become your destiny.”
Mahatma Gandhi

“I know it is a bad thing to break a promise, but I think now that it is a worse thing to let a promise break you.” 
― Jennifer Donnelly

“Some people break promises for the pleasure of breaking them.”
William Hazlitt

“It is easy to make promises – it is hard work to keep them.”
Boris Johnson

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.”
– Jim Ryun

“You should always keep your word. All the setbacks in life come only because you don’t keep your word.”
Sivananda

“Go for it, while you can. I know you have it in you. And I can’t promise you’ll get everything you want, but I can promise nothing will change if you don’t try.” 
― J.M. Darhowe

“If being recalled is the price for keeping one’s promises, then so be it.”
  Russell Pearce

“No matter how devastating our struggles, disappointments, and troubles are, they are only temporary. No matter what happens to you, no matter the depth of tragedy or pain you face, no matter how death stalks you and your loved ones, the Resurrection promises you a future of immeasurable good.”
Josh McDowell

“Live truth instead of professing it.”
– Elbert Hubbard

“Work Hard. Do your best. Keep your word. Never get too big for your britches. Trust in God. Have no fear, and Never forget a friend.”
Harry S. Truman

“Liars make the best promises.” 
― Pierce Brown,

“You can’t substitute promise after promise with known violators of prior promises at the expense of protecting ourselves or setting an example.”
Fred Thompson

“Keep every promise you make and only make promises you can keep.” Anthony Hitt

“If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins.
– Benjamin Franklin

“You can’t be a successful leader or mentor until you have served. You can’t serve until you have stepped out of your comfort zone. And you can’t step out of your comfort zone unless you have character and keep your word.”
Bill Courtney

“In a world where vows are worthless. Where making a pledge means nothing. Where promises are made to be broken, it would be nice to see words come back into power.” 
― Chuck Palahniuk

“Some people still make promises and keep those they make. When they do, they help make life around them more stable human.”
Lewis B. Smedes

“The man who promises everything is sure to fulfill nothing, and everyone who promises too much is in danger of using evil means in order to carry out his promises, and is already on the road to perdition.” Carl Jung

“You can accept reality, or you can persist in your purpose until reality accepts you.”
– Robert Brault

“Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.”Zig Ziglar

“The stars are brilliant at this time of night and I wonder these streets like a ritual I don’t dare to break for darling, the times are quite glorious.”

“Few promises are more sacred than the ones we make to older Americans.”
 Tom Rooney

“I had three points I wanted to make: That not everybody in Hollywood is on the left, that Obama has broken a lot of the promises he made when he took office, and that the people should feel free to get rid of any politician who’s not doing a good job. But I didn’t make up my mind exactly what I was going to say until I said it.”
Clint Eastwood

“Mama was a stickler on keeping your word. That’s helped me to make the right decisions in so many situations. Because of that, I also think really hard before I make a decision because I know I’m going to have to see it through.”
Reba McEntire

“Never break a promise to an animal. They’re like babies—they won’t understand.” 
― Tamora Pierce

“There are certain promises you make that are more sacred than anything that happens in a court of law, I don’t care how many Bibles you put your hand on.”
 Paul Castellano

“Magic trick: to make people disappear, ask them to fulfill their promises.”
Mason Cooley

“Relationship is an art. The dream that two people create is more difficult to master than one.
– Don Miguel Ruiz

“Always keep your words soft and sweet, just in case you’ll have to eat them, you can swallow it well.”
Oprah Winfrey

“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

“If you make the customer a promise… make sure you deliver it. “
    Merv Griffin

“In the same way the sun never grows weary of shining, nor a stream of flowing, it is God’s nature to keep His promises. Therefore, go immediately to His throne and say, ‘Do as You promised.”
Charles Spurgeon

“It makes my heart sick when I remember all the good words and broken promises.”
– Chief Joseph

“Self-esteem is like a difficult-to-cultivate flower. It requires frequent nurturing that occurs when you keep your word and follow through on your promises.”
Derrick Bell

“You promised you would protect her Nico said.
He might as well have stabbed me with a rusty dagger. It would’ve hurt less than reminding me of my promise.” 
― Rick Riordan

“Promise, large promise, is the soul of an advertisement.”
  Samuel Johnson