47 Quotes About Promises That Are Broken


We transition through many periods of life where we can reach an opportunity to make a change. These quotes about promises that are broken remind us that change is not always a bad thing.

“A broken promise is better than no promises at all.”

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

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

“All promises will outrun a performance.”

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

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

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

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

“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.”

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

“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.”

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

“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.”

“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.”

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

“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.”

“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.”

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

“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.”

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

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

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

“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.”

“Liars make the best promises.”

“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.”

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

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

“One broken promise could ruin a thousand truths.”

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

“Piecrusts and promises were made to be broken.”

“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.”

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

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

“Promises made are like a debt that’s unpaid.”

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

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

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

“Promises will result in debts and debts will make promises.”

“Some things you don’t have to promise. You just do.”

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

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

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

“There are some promises that are actually better left unsaid.”

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

“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.”

Some of our biggest disappointments in life are when people fail to follow through with what they promise or commit to do.

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