Breaking one’s word is telling a lie, and one who does could be an inveterate liar or a congenital liar. Breaking one’s word does breed mistrust and incivility in future discourse.
HOW PERVASIVE IS DISHONESTY?
Leadership devoutly to be desired ~ ~ A leader is best when people barely know he exists, not so good when people obey and acclaim him, worse when they despise him. But of a good leader who talks little when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: We did it ourselves. ~ Lao-Tzu ***** I must follow the people. Am I not their leader? ~ Benjamin Disraeli