Swift Quotes

"We have just enough religion to make...

"We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another." (Johnathan Swift, 1700s AD)
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"Every man desires to li...

"Every man desires to live long, but no man wishes to be old." - Jonathan Swift
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Swift fly the years, and rise the e...

Swift fly the years, and rise the expected morn! O, spring to light, auspicious Babe, be born! ~ Alexander Pope
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 14
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In life and in love, you lea...

In life and in love, you learn that there comes a time to let go and move on. - Taylor Swift
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 26
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"If other animals can ea...

"If other animals can eat their own babies, why can't we?" Jonathan Swift, 1729
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 24
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β€œTime is too slow for those who wait; too swift for those who...

β€œTime 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
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 16
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I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the b...

I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all.
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"Good manners is the art of making those people easy ...

"Good manners is the art of making those people easy with whom we converse. Whoever makes the fewest persons uneasy is the best bred in the company." --Jonathan Swift
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"No wise man ever...

"No wise man ever wished to be younger." β€” Jonathan Swift
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You've got that James D...

You've got that James Dean daydream look in your eyes - Taylor Swift "Style"
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 02
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I was taught that the wa...

I was taught that the way of progress was neither swift nor easy - Marie Curie
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"So you must match time’s swiftness with your speed in ...

"So you must match time’s swiftness with your speed in using it, and you must drink quickly as though from a rapid stream that will not always flow." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 03
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"When a true genius appears in this world, yo...

"When a true genius appears in this world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him." β€” Jonathan Swift
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"The phrase "action speaks louder than...

"The phrase "action speaks louder than words," is most easily proven by a swift kick to the genitals." β€” Devin J. Monroe
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 28
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"If Heaven had looked upon riches to be ...

"If Heaven had looked upon riches to be a valuable thing, it would not have given them to such a scoundrel." -- Jonathan Swift"
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 06
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Evening Gatha at Zen Mountain Monastery "Let me respectfully remind you, Life and d...

Evening Gatha at Zen Mountain Monastery "Let me respectfully remind you, Life and death are of supreme importance. Time swiftly passes by and opportunity is lost. Each of us should strive to awaken. . . . . . awaken, Take heed. Do not squander your life."
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"Let me respectfully remind you: Life and Death are of supreme importance. Time swiftly pa...

"Let me respectfully remind you: Life and Death are of supreme importance. Time swiftly passes by and opportunity is lost. On this night, the days of our life are decreased by one. Each of us should strive to awaken. Awaken! Take heed! Do not squander your life." Evening Gatha
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I was taught the way ...

I was taught the way of progress is neither swift nor easy. Marie Curie
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"Discovery consists of seeing what e...

"Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody else has thought." - Jonathan Swift
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"When a true genius appears in the world, you...

"When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him." - Jonathan Swift
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β€œI do not love the bright sword for its sharpness, nor the ...

β€œI do not love the bright sword for its sharpness, nor the arrow for its swiftness, nor the warrior for his glory. I love only that which they defend.” - J.R.R. Tolkien, The Two Towers
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 08
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The race is not always to the swif...

The race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, but that's the way to bet. - Damon Runyon
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 08
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"Reasoning will never make a man co...

"Reasoning will never make a man correct an ill opinion, which by reasoning he never acquired." - Jonathan Swift
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 15
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Red is such an interesting color to correlate with emotion, because it's on both ends of the spec...

Red is such an interesting color to correlate with emotion, because it's on both ends of the spectrum. On one end you have happiness, falling in love, infatuation with someone, passion, all that. On the other end, you've got obsession, jealousy, danger, fear, anger and frustration. By Taylor Swift
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 26
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β€œEvery industry today has to fight complacency, prepare to...

β€œEvery industry today has to fight complacency, prepare to see the disruption coming and then be flexible enough to adapt swiftly.” - Lakshmi Mittal, the Largest Steelmaker on Earth.
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β€œIt is the moral factor which decides the fate of nations: man's spirit can prove greater t...

β€œIt is the moral factor which decides the fate of nations: man's spirit can prove greater than the power of leviathan. A nation is swiftly overcome if its spirit is weak; but with unyielding determination it can vanquish powers that appear to be utterly invincibleβ€œ - Gwynfor Evans
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"I do not love the bright sword for its sharpness, nor the arr...

"I do not love the bright sword for its sharpness, nor the arrow for its swiftness, nor the warrior for his glory. I love only that which they defend." - Faramir (J.R.R. Tolkien, The Two Towers)
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"Reasoning will never make a Man co...

"Reasoning will never make a Man correct an ill opinion, which by reasoning he never acquired." -Jonathan Swift
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"The race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet ...

"The race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all." Ecclesiastes 9:11
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 12
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"War educates the senses, calls into action the will, perfects the...

"War educates the senses, calls into action the will, perfects the physical constitution and brings men into such swift and close collision, in critical moments, that man measures man." -Ralph Waldo Emerson
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"Life is short, and we do not have much time ...

"Life is short, and we do not have much time to gladden the hearts of those who travel with us, so be swift to love and make haste to be kind."
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 04
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β€œI suffer from girlnextdooriti...

β€œI suffer from girlnextdooritis where the guy is friends with you and that's it.” ― Taylor Swift
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"Vision is the art ...

"Vision is the art of seeing things invisible." β€” Jonathan Swift
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Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fe...

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. (Author: Henry Van Dyke)
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"We don't need to share the sa...

"We don't need to share the same opinions as others, but we need to be respectful."-Taylor Swift
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 31
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We don't need to share the sa...

We don't need to share the same opinions as others, but we need to be respectful. Taylor Swift
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 29
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"Someday when you get where you’re going… ...

"Someday when you get where you’re going… you’ll know that it was you and the people who love you that put you there." ~Taylor Swift
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"Laws are like cobwebs, which may c...

"Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break through." β€” Jonathan Swift
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"No wise man ever...

"No wise man ever wished to be younger." - Jonathan Swift
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"When a true genius appears in the world you ...

"When a true genius appears in the world you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him." - Jonathan Swift
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"I'm intimidated b...

"I'm intimidated by the fear of being average." -Taylor Swift
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"Haven't you heard ...

"Haven't you heard what becomes of curious minds?" -Taylor Swift
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"Although men are accused of not knowing their own weakness, yet perh...

"Although men are accused of not knowing their own weakness, yet perhaps few know their own strength. It is in men as in soils, where sometimes there is a vein of gold which the owner knows not of." - Jonathan Swift
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 20
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"Pity me that the heart is slow t...

"Pity me that the heart is slow to learn what the swift mind beholds at every turn" Edna St. Vincent Millay
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 06
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Actually i kinda l...

Actually i kinda like this one (from the Hitler/Swift thread).
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 31
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