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Motivational Swift Quotes

May these quotes about Swift inspire and motivate you.

I was taught that the way of progress
is neither swift nor easy.
- Marie Curie

Related topics: Motivational Deep Change

May you live all the days of your life.
- Jonathan Swift

Time is too slow for those who wait,
too swift for those who fear,
too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice,
but for those who love, time is eternity.
- Henry Van Dyke

Wanted: a needle swift enough to sew this poem into a blanket.
- Charles Simic


 

It is not what we learn in conversation that enriches us.
It is the elation that comes of swift contact with
tingling currents of thought.
- Agnes Repplier

For in reason, all government without the consent of
the governed is the very definition of slavery.
- Jonathan Swift

My first public impression was my French teacher,
Derek Swift.
- Rory Bremner


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The race is not always to the swift,
nor the battle to the strong,
but that's the way to bet.
- Damon Runyon

Swift speedy time, feathered with flying hours,
Dissolves the beauty of the fairest brow.
- Lord Chesterfield

Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.
- Jonathan Swift

On wrongs swift vengeance waits.
- Alexander Pope

The beast for me is greed.
Whether you read Dante, Swift, or any of these guys,
it always boils down to the same thing:
the corruption of the soul.
- Ben Nicholson

The race may not always be to the swift nor the victory to the strong,
but that's how you bet.
- Damon Runyon

Swift justice demands more than just swiftness.
- Potter Stewart

It is useless for us to attempt to reason a man
out of a thing he has never been reasoned into.
- Jonathan Swift

People may say that what I do is very clever,
but it's not really at all.
It's not Swift.
- Rory Bremner

A wise man should have money in his head,
but not in his heart.
- Jonathan Swift

Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening
the hearts of those who are travelling the dark journey with us.
Oh be swift to love, make haste to be kind.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

The reporter is the daily prisoner of clocked facts.
On all working days, he is expected to do his best
in one swift swipe at each story.
- Jim Bishop

The swift wind of compromise is a lot more devastating
than the sudden jolt of misfortune.
- Charles R. Swindoll

Every day has been so short, every hour so fleeting,
every minute so filled with the life I love that time
for me has fled on too swift a wing.
- Aga Khan III

Be more dedicated to making solid achievements than
in running after swift but synthetic happiness.
- Abdul Kalam

He was a bold man that first eat an oyster.
- Jonathan Swift

Love grows more tremendously full, swift,
poignant, as the years multiply.
- Zane Grey

Old age realizes the dreams of youth:
look at Dean Swift;
in his youth he built an asylum for the insane,
in his old age he was himself an inmate.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Nothing is so hard for those who abound in riches
as to conceive how others can be in want.
- Jonathan Swift

Wherefore the race being not to the swift,
etc.
but time and chance happening to all men,
I leave the Judgement of the whole to the Candid,
of whose correction I shall never be impatient.
- William Petty

Love always ends differently and it always begins differently -
especially with me.
- Taylor Swift

The stoical scheme of supplying our wants by lopping off our desires,
is like cutting off our feet when we want shoes.
- Jonathan Swift

Observation is an old man's memory.
- Jonathan Swift

Modern science, then, so far from being an enemy of romance,
is seen on every hand to be its sympathetic and resourceful friend,
its swift and irresistible helper in its serious need,
and an indulgent minister to its lighter fancies.
- Richard Le Gallienne

Human brutes, like other beasts, find snares and poison
in the provision of life,
and are allured by their appetites to their destruction.
- Jonathan Swift

For the first time in human evolution,
the individual life is long enough, and the cultural
transformation swift enough,
that the individual mind is now a constituent player
in the global transformation of human culture.
- William Irwin Thompson

I get really restless when I haven't worked for a day and a half.
I have a recurring dream that people are lined up next to my bed,
waiting for autographs and taking pictures of me!
- Taylor Swift

Under this window in stormy weather I marry this man and woman together;
Let none but Him who rules the thunder Put this man and woman asunder.
- Jonathan Swift

Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age.
- Jonathan Swift

Books, the children of the brain.
- Jonathan Swift

The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet,
Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
- Jonathan Swift

Every man desires to live long, but no man wishes to be old.
- Jonathan Swift

Good manners is the art of making those people easy with whom we converse.
Whoever makes the fewest people uneasy is the best bred in the room.
- Jonathan Swift

Vanity is a mark of humility rather than of pride.
- Jonathan Swift

I never knew a man come to greatness or eminence who
lay abed late in the morning.
- Jonathan Swift

A lie does not consist in the indirect position of words,
but in the desire and intention, by false speaking,
to deceive and injure your neighbour.
- Jonathan Swift

The latter part of a wise person's life is occupied with curing the follies,
prejudices and false opinions they contracted earlier.
- Jonathan Swift

To go back and read Swift and Defoe and Samuel Johnson and Smollett and Pope -
all those people we had to read in college English courses -
to read them now is to have one of the infinite pleasures in life.
- David McCullough

Poor nations are hungry, and rich nations are proud;
and pride and hunger will ever be at variance.
- Jonathan Swift

Words are but wind; and learning is nothing but words;
ergo,
learning is nothing but wind.
- Jonathan Swift

I wonder what fool it was that first invented kissing.
- Jonathan Swift

Promises and pie-crust are made to be broken.
- Jonathan Swift

All nature's creatures join to express nature's purpose.
Somewhere in their mounting and mating,
rutting and butting is the very secret of nature itself.
- Graham Swift

A tavern is a place where madness is sold by the bottle.
- Jonathan Swift

Interest is the spur of the people, but glory that of great souls.
Invention is the talent of youth, and judgment of age.
- Jonathan Swift

Once kick the world, and the world and you will live
together at a reasonably good understanding.
- Jonathan Swift

I'm not the girl who always has a boyfriend.
I'm the girl who rarely has a boyfriend.
- Taylor Swift

Men are happy to be laughed at for their humor,
but not for their folly.
- Jonathan Swift

Thought is subversive and revolutionary,
destructive and terrible, Thought is merciless to privilege,
established institutions, and comfortable habit.
Thought is great and swift and free.
- Bertrand Russell

I'm intimidated by the fear of being average.
- Taylor Swift

There are few, very few, that will own themselves in a mistake.
- Jonathan Swift

No wise man ever wished to be younger.
- Jonathan Swift

Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally
discover everybody's face but their own.
- Jonathan Swift

We have enough religion to make us hate,
but not enough to make us love one another.
- Jonathan Swift

The power of fortune is confessed only by the miserable,
for the happy impute all their success to prudence or merit.
- Jonathan Swift

As blushing will sometimes make a whore pass for a virtuous woman,
so modesty may make a fool seem a man of sense.
- Jonathan Swift

A man should never be ashamed to own that he has been in the wrong,
which is but saying...
that he is wiser today than yesterday.
- Jonathan Swift

Where I am not understood, it shall be concluded that
something very useful and profound is couched underneath.
- Jonathan Swift

It is in men as in soils where sometimes there is a
vein of gold which the owner knows not.
- Jonathan Swift

He was a fiddler, and consequently a rogue.
- Jonathan Swift

If Heaven had looked upon riches to be a valuable thing,
it would not have given them to such a scoundrel.
- Jonathan Swift

There is nothing constant in this world but inconsistency.
- Jonathan Swift

I approach love differently now that I know it's hard for it to work out.
- Taylor Swift

If you cry over a guy, then your friends can't date him.
It can't even be considered.
- Taylor Swift


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