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A person without a sense of humor
is like a wagon without springs.
It's jolted by every pebble on the road.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Related topics: Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology Inspirational Live-By

The remarks about my reaching the age of Social Security
and coming to the end of the road,
they jolted me.
And that was good.
Because I sure as hell had no intention of just sitting
around for the rest of my life.
So I'd whip out the paints and really go to it.
- Norman Rockwell

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

Well, there are certain foods that I prefer not to
eat because they're just such a jolt to the system.
- Mary Tyler Moore

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Swift justice demands more than just swiftness.
- Potter Stewart

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

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

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

On wrongs swift vengeance waits.
- Alexander Pope

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

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

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

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

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

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

The proper words in the proper places are the true definition of style.
- Jonathan Swift

Censure is the tax a man pays to the public for being eminent.
- Jonathan Swift

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

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

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

Power is no blessing in itself, except when it is used to protect the innocent.
- Jonathan Swift

Although I wasn't able to get a visa for Vietnam,
I was able to talk with swift boat veterans to get
a feel for the time and place,
and I visited a tropical prison in the Philippines
to get a sense of what a Vietnamese prison might have been like.
- Tony Hillerman

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

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

Don't set your wit against a child.
- Jonathan Swift

When a true genius appears, you can know him by this sign:
that all the dunces are in a confederacy against him.
- Jonathan Swift

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

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

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

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

I wish all teenagers can filter through songs instead
of turning to drugs and alcohol.
- Taylor Swift

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

I am an over-achiever, and I want to be known for the good things in my life.
- Taylor Swift

A far greater factor than abolishing poverty is the
deterrent effect of swift and certain consequences:
swift arrest,
prompt trial, certain penalty and - at some point -
finality of judgment.
- Warren E. Burger

There is nothing constant in this world but inconsistency.
- 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

It is impossible that anything so natural,
so necessary, and so universal as death,
should ever have been designed by providence as an evil to mankind.
- Jonathan Swift

Books, the children of the brain.
- Jonathan Swift

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

The mare set off for home with the speed of a swallow,
and going as smoothly and silently.
I never had dreamed of such a motion,
fluent and graceful, and ambient, soft as the breeze
flitting over the flowers,
but swift as the summer lightening.
- Richard Blackmore

Where there are large powers with little ambition...
nature may be said to have fallen short of her purposes.
- Jonathan Swift

When you're singing you can hear the echo of people
in the audience singing every single word with you,
and that was that big dream that I had for myself.
It's happening.
- Taylor Swift

I haven't had that one great love, which is good.
I don't want that to be in the past -
I want it to be in the future.
- Taylor Swift

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

At issue was the question whether this man's faith
could prevail against a man whose equal faith it was
that this society is sick beyond saving,
and that mercy itself pleads for its swift extinction
and replacement by another.
- Whittaker Chambers

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

Possibly he knew, as he wrote this, that he was mad -
because inside every madman sits a little sane man saying 'You're mad,
you're mad.'
- Graham 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

I know my flaws before other people point them out to me.
- Taylor Swift

All you need to do to be my friend is like 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

A wise person should have money in their head,
but not in their heart.
- Jonathan Swift

I never wonder to see men wicked, but I often wonder to see them not ashamed.
- Jonathan Swift


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