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Daemon
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A promise must never be broken.

Alexander Hamilton (1755-1804)
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Maybe, maybe... What a quote...
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At best, a promise is a human guess, intention; and at worst - no, baby, you don't wanna know...
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A promise must never be broken...

..and by implication, should never be given.

All good ideas arrive by chance- Max Ernst
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"A promise must never be broken."

This is a fragment from a letter to his son dated 5 December 1791; it hardly seems distinctive enough to be quoted. The text reads "You remember that I engaged to send for you next Saturday, and I will do it unless you request me to put it off; for a promise must never be broken, and I never will make you one which I will not fill as far as I am able; but it has occurred to me that the Christmas holidays are near at hand, and I suppose your school will then break up for a few days and give you an opportunity of coming to stay with us for a longer time than if you should come on Saturday."

https://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Talk:Alexander_Hamilton
Robert Imgrat
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The response of a promisee may depend upon the circumstances, when, and where promise were made. If promisor acted with hidden intent to the detriment of a promisee, then, why not? Pacta sunt servanta is well established principle in certain law cultures, but there are exceptions. Those exceptions might work well to the benefit of a promisee willing to deny the rights due to promisor, who acted with malicious intent. Especially, if promisor have acted with knowledge hidden from promisee. Or, if promisor behaved during the time, when promisee were due to fulfil his/her obligation, in such a way as to intently and/or deliberately have prevented him/her from fulfilling his/her duty.
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Never make a promise if you cant't keep it! If so, then the notion of opposites doesn't exist! Keep your word - broke your word. Keep the promise - broke the promise. Anyway, this quote suits wise thinking people, is very important to keep the promises but due to circumstances - invented or existing no matter, is so difficult to apply...! Fooling others people, will always exist! Shame on you

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