Quotation Explorer - 'Swift'

The race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong. - Bible
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-Frédéric Amiel
Death is never swift... No matter how those left behind would like to comfort themselves with the thought. -Before Ever After - Samantha Sotto
The race may not always be to the swift nor the victory to the strong, but that's how you bet.
It may not be that the race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong - but that is the way to bet.
Evil deeds do not prosper; the slow man catches up with the swift. - Homer
Delay not; swift the flight of fortune's greatest favours. - Seneca
Like swift water an active mind never stagnates.
As I string, a swift rhythm is played out with my hands, a cadence known only to those who have strung tobacco. To many of the poor workers, the meter and rhythm of stringing tobacco is the only poetry they’ve ever known. - Brenda Sutton Rose
Who upholds the gorsedd if not You? Who counts the ages of the world if not You? Who commands the Wheel of Heaven if not You? Who quickens life in the womb if not You? Therefore, God of All Virtue and Power, sain us and shield us with Your Swift Sure Hand. - Stephen R. Lawhead
A little politeness might smooth the way ahead. Knowing it was his turn to be dispatched, the best he could hope for was as swift a death as the one Massetti had so thanklessly received. - Victoria Lamb
War educates the senses, calls into action the will, perfects the physical constitution, brings men into such swift and close collision in critical moments that man measures man. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
If the point is sharp, and the arrow is swift, it can pierce through the dust no matter how thick. - Bob Dylan
At that time my virtue slumbered; my evil, kept awake by ambition, was alert and swift to seize the occasion. - Robert Louis Stevenson
True hope is swift, and flies with swallow's wings. - William Shakespeare
Life changes therefore think of change when change is a must. Change such things which you have to change when you have to change things for the longer you think of changing things, the more things keep changing. The best tomorrow is today! Be swift and think of change! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Time is too swift for those who fear, too long for those who wait, too short for those who finally find peace, but for those who love, time is eternal. For nothing is ever lost that God wants you to find. - Shannon L. Alder
Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds. - Herodotus
Oh God, Oh God! that it were possibleTo undo things done; to call back yesterday!That time could turn up her swift and sandy glass,To untell days, and to redeem these hours. - Thomas D. Heywood
It's ONLY with a NEW MINDSET and a SWIFT Action that you can span the gap between WHO and WHERE you are, and WHO and WHERE/WHAT you want to BE, DO and HAVE - Tony Dovale
It's ONLY with a NEW MINDSET and SWIFT Action that you can span the gap between WHO and WHERE you are, and WHO and WHERE/WHAT you want to BE, DO and HAVE - Tony Dovale
Opportunity is swift of flight but slow to return. - Ali R.A
Swift waters parted by the jagged rocks are joined at river's end. / 瀬をはやみ 岩にせかるる 滝川の われても末に あはむとぞ思ふ - Emperor Sutoku
The process of falling in love at first sight is as final as it is swift in such a case, but the growth of true friendship may be a lifelong affair. - Sarah Orne Jewett
terrorism is adamant. Fight against requires endurance, specific Counter-terrorism, Intelligence and swift operation - Michael Harris
True hope is swift, and flies with swallow's wings; Kings it makes gods, and meaner creatures kings. - William Shakespeare
In the defense of our nation, a president must be a clear-eyed realist. There are limits to the smiles and scowls of diplomacy. Armies and missiles are not stopped by stiff notes of condemnation. They are held in check by strength and purpose and the promise of swift punishment. - George W. Bush
The phrase "action speaks louder than words," is most easily proven by a swift kick to the genitals. - Devin J. Monroe
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
Usenet isn't a right. It's a right, a left, and a swift uppercut to the jaw. - Anonymous
Time is: Too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear. - Henry van Dyke
The race is not [always] to the swift, nor the battle to the strong.
As for those who disbelieve, their deeds are like a mirage in a desert. The thirsty one thinks it to be water, until he comes up to it, he finds it to be nothing, but he finds Allah with him, Who will pay him his due (Hell). And Allah is Swift in taking account. - Anonymous
...because of the foulness of her mother's emotional river, a current which ran swift, changing its path without warning... - Tamara Rose Blodgett
When Loughner himself speaks and we find out his real influences are Spiderman, 'Gnome Chomsky,' Taylor Swift, and Dr. Bronner, then what? - Walter Kirn
Those swift to think are not always secure. - Sophocles
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