Keeping Your Word Quotes by Osborn Elliott, John F. Kennedy, Demetri Martin, Derrick Bell, Harry S. Truman, Bob Ehrlich and many others.
Always keep your words soft and sweet. You never know when you’ll have to eat them. Always remember, as you go out to seek your fortune, your fame, your fulfillment, always remember that it’s not who you know in this world, it’s whom.
I would rather be accused of breaking precedents than breaking promises.
I am a man of my wordвЂ¦ and that word is вЂњunreliable.
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.
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.
We discussed politics, but we also talked about the importance of hard work, personal responsibility, living within your means, keeping your word. Those lessons stay with you throughout your life.
Keep your values positive, because your values become your destiny.
You should always keep your word. All the setbacks in life come only because you don’t keep your word.
always keep your words soft and sweet, just in case you’ll have to eat them, you can swallow it well.
Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.
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.
Keep your words. This pain is no life.” “You only feel pain because you’re alive, boy!” the keeper thundered. “This is the mystery of it. Life is lived on the ragged edge of the cliff. Fall off and you might die, but run from it and you are already dead!
How do I know you’ll keep your word?” asked Coraline. “I swear it,” said the other mother. “I swear it on my own mother’s grave.” “Does she have a grave?” asked Coraline. “Oh yes,” said the other mother. “I put her in there myself. And when I found her trying to crawl out, I put her back.
Better break your word than do worse in keeping it.
What builds character? It’s a commitment to integrity, hard work, honor and keeping your word. All of that comes straight out of the Sigma Nu Creed. The guy who wrote that meant it. The whole idea is to think about those words and make them a part of who you are.
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.
The value of a promise is the cost to you of keeping your word.
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