Promises and pie crusts are made to be broken.
Each morning I gaze at the eastern horizon, and if the sun keeps its promise, I keep mine.
William Dean Howells
An acre of performance is worth a whole world of promise.
Go for it now. The future is promised to no one.
He is poor indeed that can promise nothing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
All promise outruns performance.
Study the situation thoroughly, go over in your imagination the various courses of action possible to you and the consequences which can and may follow from each course. Pick out the course which gives the most promise and go ahead.
Jean Jacques Rousseau
The person who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so shall you become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
The most glorious moments in your life are not the so-called days of success, but rather those days when out of dejection and despair you feel rise in you a challenge to life, and the promise of future accomplishments.
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