43 Quotes About Broken Promises and Lies


Experiencing a broken promise can impact your life dramatically. These quotes about broken promises and lies show the effects that can happen in one’s life.

“A promise made is a debt unpaid.”

“All promise outruns performance.”

“And they can’t understand, what hurts more— Missing the other person, or pretending not to.”

“Better a broken promise than none at all.”

“Better break your word than do worse in keeping it.”

“Breach of promise is a base surrender of truth.”

“Broken vows are like broken mirrors. They leave those who held to them bleeding and staring at fractured images of themselves. ”

“But promises based on ignorance always prove disappointing.”

“Don’t make any promises that you can’t keep.”

“Eggs and oaths are easily broken.”

“For every promise, there is price to pay.”

“God she hated the dance. A blow to the cheek one minute and discussing a romantic getaway the next. It was the one step forward, two steps back waltz. ”

“Half the promises people say were never kept, were never made.”

“He loses his thanks who promises and delays.”

“He spoke again as if he hadn’t just shattered his promise and her security. Her house of glass now lay in a pile of shards.”

“It’s useless to hold a person to anything he says while he’s in love, drunk, or running for office.”

“Liars make the best promises.”

“Oaths are but words, and words but wind.”

“One can talk good and shower down roses, but it’s the receiver that has to walk through the thorns, and all its false expectations.”

“One must have a good memory to be able to keep the promises one makes.”

“Pain and misery are two different words, which both hurt.”

“Promises and pie crusts are made to be broken.”

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

“Promises are like the full moon, if they are not kept at once they diminish day by day.”

“Promises are only as strong as the person who gives them.”

“Promises make debt, and debt makes promises.”

“Promises may fit the friends, but non-performance will turn them into enemies.”

“Promises mean everything, but after they are broken, sorry means nothing.”

“Promises were like laws; smart men knew when to break both.”

“Secrets had an immense attraction to him, because he never could keep one, and he enjoyed the sort of unhallowed thrill he experienced when he went and told another animal, after having faithfully promised not to.”

“So long there are women around, a cheater will cheat against his promise.”

“Some people will leave you soon no matter how, but it’s not the ending of your story, it’s just the ending of their role in your story. cause life goes on, and you should just expect damage from others.”

“Some persons make promises for the pleasure of breaking them.”

“Some promises are better left unsaid.”

“Sometimes your pledges become your problems.”

“The best way to keep one’s word is not to give it.”

“The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.”

“There is no greater fraud than a promise not kept.”

“Trust, is the stone thrown into the sea, sinking deep in all its murkiness, unable to see what it once lived and believed to be a promise.”

“We must not promise what we ought not, lest we be called on to perform what we cannot.”

“When a man repeats a promise again and again, he means to fail you.”

“When a man takes an oath… he’s holding his own self in his own hands. Like water. And if he opens his fingers then – he needn’t hope to find himself again.”

“When we have no reason to be happy we often think to end ourselves, We often think we have no one in this world, it happens when our loved ones leave us and make us alone in this vast universe.”

When trust is broken, it can be a long and difficult road to find a place of healing.

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