PROVERBS WITH THE TITLE : "promise"
A bad compromise is better than a good lawsuit.
it means that:
All promises are either broken or kept.
Better deny at once than promise long.
An Englishman's word is his bond
Promises, like piecrust, are made to be
Good words and no deeds.
Many words will not fill a bushel.
One of these days is none of these days.
used to mean that:
Promise is a debt.
said to mean that:
Promise little, but do much.
Agree, for the law is costly.
Promises are like pie crust,
Jam tomorrow and jam yesterday, but never jam today.
Put your money where your mouth is,
used to say: