Quotation Explorer - 'Swallow'

Despite the enormous quantity of books, how few people read! And if one reads profitably, one would realize how much stupid stuff the vulgar herd is content to swallow every day. - Voltaire
A strong and well-constituted man digests his experiences (deeds and misdeeds all included) just as he digests his meats, even when he has some tough morsels to swallow. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Where can we find a worshiper who envy a sparrow or a swallow just because of their uninterrupted access to God's altar (Psalm 84:3). Our Genuineness in worship is not revealed by our physical presence in the church but by our desire of being in His Presence always and behold Him (Psalm 84:10). - Santosh Thankachan
Mind's acres are forever green: Oh, IShall keep perpetual summer here; I shallRefuse to let one startled swallow die,Or, from the copper beeches, one leaf fall. - Stanley Kunitz
How can you tell whether the ego is there or not? You will know when someone insults you. If someone insults you, swallow (accept) it with understanding. - Dada Bhagwan
be careful with words you utter you might not swallow your own words, but you might bite your tongue as well.. - Jinnul Jr.
Big fish eats small fish; oceans need revolution! Big man beats little man; world needs revolution! Big galaxies swallow little galaxies; universe needs revolution! Anything which is not ethical needs a strong revolution! - Mehmet Murat ildan
When you swallow that pride, Eve, take care you don't choke on it. - Nora Roberts
Let me, O let me bathe my soul in colours; let me swallow the sunset and drink the rainbow. - Kahlil Gibran
One swallow does not make a summer, neither does one fine day; similarly one day or brief time of happiness does not make a person entirely happy. - Aristotle
The fear of what might happen stops people but the trauma process is so beautiful and transformational. There is nothing to fear in our emotions, they will not swallow you whole - they will speak to you in profound ways. - Adele Theron
A question wells up inside me, a question so big it blocks my throat and makes it hard to breathe. Somehow I swallow it back, finally choosing another. "Are memories such an important thing?""It depends," she replies, and closes her eyes. "In some cases, they're the most important thing there is. - Haruki Murakami
Who am I? I'm just a writer. I write things down. I walk through your dreams and invent the future. Sure, I sink the boat of love, but that comes later. And yes, I swallow glass, but that comes later. - Richard Siken
It was an earthquake, tearing at the sons of America, trying to swallow them up. Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful sons, that women had reared, had kissed and screamed at, and that fathers had stared intently in their cots, to see themselves in the wondrous mirrors of their babies. - Sebastian Barry
The most chronic heart disease is caused by having greediness in your heart. Go for check ups regularly and learn how to swallow those lumpy pills of generousity. Be kind and be healthy - Israelmore Ayivor
Life will test you, hurt you, betray you, break you, swallow you, shatter you... but as long as it doesn't leave you, you still have a shot. - Manoj Vaz
Society, my dear, is like salt water, good to swim in but hard to swallow. - Arthur Stringer
Great! I’m addressing the King of Altoln…about who knows what, but I’m at the centre of it and everyone’s looking at me now, oh for all the gods’ sake Falchion, swallow it down and say something damn you. - J.P.Ashman
If your mind can move mountainsand swallow gods,Why does it worry with helpless yesterdays and unborn tomorrows?If it can vomit starsand walk on split hairs,Why must it follow the samepath to despair?Everyone will tell you:'An orgasm here is just as good. - Kamand Kojouri
Don’t swallow your moral code in tablet form. - Christopher Hitchens
Life is a cake and love is the icing on top of it. Without 'love', it becomes difficult to swallow 'life'... - Mehek Bassi
My ability to tolerate shame, to compartmentalize it, to swallow it, increased right along with my belt size. it came with the territory of being heavy. Obese people have a lifetime of experience with shame. - Edward Ugel
You see, the world is as big as an elephant or small as a grain of sand, depending on you. You can let it stomp you, gore you, swallow you up. Or you can let it slip into your shell and turn into a pearl. -- Benjamin East - Jonathan Freedman
Ye blind guides! which strain at a gnat, and swallow a camel. - Bible
Swallow your pride, you will not die, it's not poison. - Bob Dylan
It is better to believe an obvious lie, than to swallow a deceitful truth. - Dennis E. Adonis
Eat as much as you like - just don't swallow it.
[Men] are incomprehensible animals... They walk about boasting of their wisdom, strength, and sovereignty, while they have not sense so much as to swallow an apple with the aid of an Eve to put it down their throats. - Frances Wright
Water wrestles great opponents,but has no hands,and tramples great rivals,but has no feet.It slips through our fingers,but can swallow entire towns.Wind also slips through our fingers,but can swallow entire cities. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Guts are important. Your guts are what digest things. But it is your brains that tell you which things to swallow and which not to swallow. - Austin Dacey
When someone hurts you time and time again, accept the fact that they don't care about you. Its a tough pill to swallow, but its necessary medicine. - Melchor Lim
Life is like a medicine forced down your throat... You can spit it out all you want but ultimately you realize you have to swallow it to get better - Tahira Abrar
Chew before you swallow. - George W. Bush
Art suffers the moment other people start paying for it. The more you need the money, the more people will tell you what to do. The less control you will have. The more bullshit you will have to swallow. The less joy it will bring. Know this and plan accordingly. - Hugh Macleod
The dark sky seemed to swallow the moon, as Samantha stood alone on the deserted highway. - Grace Willows
I have never understood why people who can swallow the enormous improbability of a personal God boggle at a personal Devil. - Graham Greene
My own brother calling me a brickhead. Sneering faeries insulting me. Women punching me in the face. How much more am I to swallow in one bloody day? - Nora Roberts
One swallow does not make a summer. - Aristotle
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