Top 39 Swifter Quotes

#1. Our life is what we make it. An insignificant game or a noble trial; a dream or a reality; a play of the senses worn out in selfish use, and flying "swifter than a weaver's shuttle," or an ascension of the soul, by daily duties and unfaltering faith, to more spiritual relations and to loftier toils.

Edwin Hubbel Chapin

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#2. Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The human mind is our fundamental resource.

John F. Kennedy

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#3. By and large, I seem to have made more mistakes than any others of whom I know, but have learned thereby to make ever swifter acknowledgment of the errors and thereafter immediately set about to deal more effectively with the truths disclosed by the acknowledgment of erroneous assumptions.

R. Buckminster Fuller

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#4. When he changed his mind, very suddenly, expressing increasingly grave reservations into a series of hotel phones, I found myself adrift, stunned by the swift arrival and even swifter departure of everything I thought I lacked.

Olivia Laing

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#5. True love gallops, it flies, it is the swiftest of all modes of thought, swifter even than hate and fear.

Iris Murdoch

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#6. Thought can wing its way
Swifter than lightning-flashes or the beam
That hastens on the pinions of the morn.

James Gates Percival

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#7. The older we get, the swifter time seems to pass and the quicker memories seem to fade.

Brian Sibley

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#8. Know this, that troubles come swifter than the things we desire.


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#9. Nothing is swifter than our years.


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#10. Policies are useful tools. Instead of prescribing highly specific behaviors, they supply us with broad guidelines that should make everyday decision making easier and swifter.

Michael Pollan

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#11. The greater our innocence, the greater our strength and the swifter our victory

Mahatma Gandhi

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#12. First of all there will appear to you, swifter than lightning, the luminous splendor of the colorless light of Emptiness, and that will surround you on all sides ... Try to submerge yourself in that light, giving up all belief in a separate self, all attachment to your illusory ego.

Gautama Buddha

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#13. Be sure, either that thou art stronger than thine enemy, or that thou hast a swifter pair of heels.


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#14. I go, I go, look how I go, swifter than an arrow from a bow

William Shakespeare

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#15. I think that there's something extremely beautiful about the Olympic ideal and its motto - 'Swifter, higher, stronger' - it's such a beautiful motto, and it celebrates everything which is the antithesis of death and dissolution and entropy.

Chris Cleave

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#16. The swifter hand doth the swift words outrun: Before the tongue hath spoke the hand hath done.


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#17. With hope or without hope we will follow the trail of our enemies. And woe to them, if we prove the swifter!

J.R.R. Tolkien

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#18. Though fear should lend him pinions like the wind, yet swifter fate will seize him from behind.

Jonathan Swift

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#19. Our progress as a nation can be not swifter than our progress in education.

John F. Kennedy

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#20. Debatable how long the seduction took. The smarter the girl, the swifter these things go. Physical forwardness as intellectual high-wire act: the pleasure not of pleasure but of performance and revenge against the retainer, the flute, the stack of expectations.

Lauren Groff

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#21. Command by instinct is swifter, subtler, deeper, more accurate, more in touch with reality than command by conscious mind. The discovery takes one's breath away.

Michael Novak

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#22. COURSER My soul, living is like a courser of the night; the swifter its flight, the nearer the dawn. WM-ST-69

Kahlil Gibran

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#23. Nothing is swifter than rumor.


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#24. Fear kills swifter than bullets.

Elizabeth Norris

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#25. Burning fevers flee no swifter from your body if you toss under figured counterpanes and coverlets of crimson than if you must lie in rude homespun.

Titus Lucretius Carus

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#26. There is no swifter route to the corruption of thought than through the corruption of language

George Orwell

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#27. There is no such thing as living alone, for all living is relationship; but to live without direct relationship demands high intelligence, a swifter and greater awareness for self-discovery.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

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#28. A lot of people wonder how you can tell if you're really in love. Just ask yourself this question: 'Would I mind being financially destroyed by this person?'

Ronnie Shakes

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#29. Well, I'm not going to be singing about lollipops because I no longer relate to lollipops.

Hilary Duff

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#30. I was just school class clown and that was it. Someday I'll get a job as a cab driver or whatever.

John Leguizamo

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#31. The legion was raised by Mark Antony. He filled the ranks with men from Cleopatra's army. When Antony was defeated by Octavian, the Twenty-Second was integrated into the rest of the army and has been stationed on the Nile since then. They're a mix of Greeks and Egyptians from the Nile cities.

Simon Scarrow

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#32. Life never goes according to plan. That's okay, because often our plans are much smaller than life intends. Probably EASIER, but smaller.

Stacey T. Hunt

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#33. Just like sweeping the streets, sweep the unnecessary things from your mind too; keep your mind clean!

Mehmet Murat Ildan

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#34. If women cut back on their ambitions en masse, institutional change will never happen and the glass ceiling will lower. We need to be there to demand equal pay, mandatory maternity leave, more human hours. Leaving the "dirty work" of working to the men is a way of muffling our own voices.

Emily Matchar

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#35. I hope you outlive me so I never have to know what life is like without you.

C.J. English

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#36. Life... is a paradise to what we fear of death.

William Shakespeare

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#37. 'Smart power' is the use of American power in ways that would help prevent and resolve conflict - not just send our military in.

Hillary Clinton

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#38. Never think oldish thoughts. It's oldish thoughts that make a person old.

James Farley

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#39. My advice to graduates is to stay positive. Life is short, and you'll be dead soon.

Greg Giraldo

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