All promise outruns performance.
America is like an unfaithful lover who promised us more than we got.
Girls we love for what they are; young men for what they promise to be.
Go for it now. The future is promised to no one.
He who is most slow in making a promise is the most faithful in performance of it.
I thought he was a young man of promise; but it appears he was a young man of promises.
If you wish to be a sucess in the world, promise everything, deliver nothing.
Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build bridges even when there are no rivers.
Promise me you'll never forget me because if I thought you would I'd never leave.
Promises are the uniquely human way of ordering the future, making it predictable and reliable to the extent that this is humanly possible.
The very first law in advertising is to avoid the concrete promise and cultivate the delightfully vague.
This is the first convention of the space age - where a candidate can promise the moon and mean it.
You cannot live on other people's promises, but if you promise others enough, you can live on your own.