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A rusty nail placed near a faithful compass,
will sway it from the truth, and wreck the argosy.
- Walter Scott

How many McDonald's gift certificates would it take
to sway a lot of Americans to pledge to never publicly criticize the U.S,
President?
- James Bovard

Whether one eats a cat or not is a personal choice,
and I don't want to sway anyone one way or another.
But if you do, there is one obvious cooking tip:
Always remember to remove the bell from the cat's collar before cooking.
- Mike Royko

Playing baseball was my dream, and no amount of money could sway my opinion.
- Willie Stargell

 

The fact is that you're never gonna believe any of the reviews,
because the movie is to you what it is to you.
No one's ever gonna sway you from what you feel about it.
- Campbell Scott

Leaders do not sway with the polls.
Instead, they sway the polls through their own words and actions.
- Robert.
L.
Ehrlich

You can sway an audience if you win the women over.
The gentlemen will follow 'cause they can be so foolish like that at times,
they are easily led.
- Johnny Vegas

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Beliefs and values that have held sway for thousands
of years will be questioned as never before.
- Carol P. Christ

Until a friend or relative has applied a particular
proverb to your own life,
or until you've watched him apply the proverb to his own life,
it has no power to sway you.
- Nicholson Baker

I praise the Lord, the Sovereign of the royal realm,
Who has extended his sway over the tract of the world.
- Taliesin

It is the eve of St.
George's Day.
Do you not know that tonight, when the clock strikes midnight,
all the evil things in the world will have full sway?
- Bram Stoker

Trees love to toss and sway; they make such happy noises.
- Emily Carr

Fantastic tyrant of the amorous heart.
How hard thy yoke, how cruel thy dart.
Those escape your anger who refuse your sway,
and those are punished most, who most obey.
- Matthew Prior

So every day I'm mindful as I watch the Bush crowd
extend their sway into policies of every imaginable variety,
and over almost every square foot of earth,
that the control of the American state is a matter of urgency.
- Todd Gitlin

Don't let the opinions of the average man sway you.
Dream, and he thinks you're crazy.
Succeed, and he thinks you're lucky.
Acquire wealth, and he thinks you're greedy.
Pay no attention.
He simply doesn't understand.
- Robert G. Allen

The sway of alcohol over mankind is unquestionably
due to its power to stimulate the mystical faculties of human nature,
usually crushed to earth by the cold facts and dry
criticisms of the sober hour.
- William James

Thus lynch law held sway in the far West until civilization
spread into the Territories and the orderly processes of law took its place.
The emergency no longer existing, lynching gradually
disappeared from the West.
- Ida B. Wells

Life has loveliness to sell, all beautiful and splendid things,
blue waves whitened on a cliff, soaring fire that sways and sings,
and children's faces looking up, holding wonder like a cup.
- Sara Teasdale

You may choose your words like a connoisseur,
And polish it up with art, But the word that sways,
and stirs, and stays, Is the word that comes from the heart.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Nothing sways the stupid more than arguments they can't understand.
- Cardinal De Retz

Resilience is about believing in yourself,
and trusting your own wisdom rather than
being swayed by the opinions of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Believe in yourself, and trust your own wisdom
rather than being swayed by the opinions of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My affections are easily swayed and I can be very unfaithful.
- Dusty Springfield

Men are swayed more by fear than by reverence.
- Aristotle

Writing became an obsessive compulsive habit but I
had almost no money so I thought about being an urban
firefighter and having lots of free time in which to
write or becoming an English teacher and thinking about
books and writers on a daily basis.
That swayed me.
- David Guterson

But Eddie does not make all the decisions.
Eddie can listen to reason; Eddie can be swayed or
talked in or out of certain things.
Eddie allows other people to lead in this band and
to have certain roles that are very fundamental to
the decision-making process.
- Stone Gossard

The generality of men are naturally apt to be swayed
by fear rather than reverence,
and to refrain from evil rather because of the punishment
that it brings than because of its own foulness.
- Aristotle

An actress who has the gift of swaying the emotions of an audience,
of compelling tribute of tears, or of moving the public to joyous merriment,
cannot always be satisfied to set aside her whole career,
in the work that she loves, simply because she is married.
- Billie Burke

I was in two episodes playing Christopher Reeve's character's emissary.
They wanted to have my character announce Dr Swan's death,
which I thought was exploitative.
- Margot Kidder

I therefore named this isolated and remarkable feature Swan Hill.
- Thomas Mitchell

Sometimes I feel my arm is like a swan's neck -
so weak.
- Maria Sharapova

I've developed into quite a swan.
I'm one of those people that will probably look better
and better as I get older -
until I drop dead of beauty.
- Rufus Wainwright

I think it requires a bit of honesty,
Swan Lake.
- Graeme Murphy

The Teutons have been singing the swan song ever since
they entered the ranks of history.
They have always confounded truth with death.
- Henry Miller

Being born in a duck yard does not matter,
if only you are hatched from a swan's egg.
- Hans Christian Anderson

We were the best team in the world: European champions in 1984,
we qualified without a hitch and 86 was to be the swan
song for a very experienced side.
- Michel Patini

The silver swan, who, living had no note,
When death approached unlocked her silent throat.
- Orlando Gibbons

I have had so many great moments, but I would have
to say that dancing the Swan in 'Swan Lake' was such
a unique and passionate experience for me.
It was such bloody hard work, even at that very early age,
that I would not want to try to replicate it again now.
- William Kempe

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein

When written in Chinese, the word "crisis"
is composed of two characters.
One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
- John F. Kennedy

There are two kinds of failures:
those who thought and never did,
and those who did and never thought.
- Laurence J. Peter

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather

Every tomorrow has two handles.
We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety
or the handle of faith.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Two things a man should never be angry at:
what he can help,
and what he cannot help.
- Thomas Fuller

Unity can only be manifested by the Binary.
Unity itself and the idea of Unity are already two.
- The Buddha

There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth;
not going all the way, and not starting.
- The Buddha

The Two Great Lessons of Life: Choose Love & Trust God.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
- old proverb often attributed to David Lloyd George

I had three chairs in my house;
one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society.
- Henry David Thoreau

There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth
- not going all the way and not starting.
- The Buddha

Winners must have two things:
definite goals and a burning desire to achieve them.
- Anonymous

When I am getting ready to reason with a man,
I spend one-third of my time thinking about myself
and what I am going to say
and two-thirds about him and what he is going to say.
- Abraham Lincoln

There are two lasting bequests we can give our children
One is roots, the other is wings.
- Hodding Carter

Pride comes in two flavors -
choose honor, not ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To live a satisfying life requires two steps...
1. Plan your life goals.
2. Act on your plan - every day.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands.
One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
- Audrey Hepburn

Cause and effect are two sides of one fact.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

People generally complain about only two things:
when they have less than yesterday,
and when they have less than their neighbor.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A wise man hears one word and understands two.
- Yiddish Proverb

We have two ears and one mouth so that
we can listen twice as much as we speak.
- Epictetus

Pride comes in two flavors -
be careful which you choose -
choose honor, not ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are two things to aim at in life:
first, to get what you want,
and after that to to enjoy it.
- Logan Pearsall Smith

Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated;
you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
- David Lloyd George

Two little words that can make the difference: START NOW.
- Mary C. Crowley

Friendship is one mind in two bodies.
- Mencius

Love allows your beloved the freedom to be unlike you.
Attachment asks for conformity to your needs and desires.
Love imposes no demands.
Attachment expresses an overwhelming demand - "Make me feel whole."
Love expands beyond the limits of two people.
Attachment tries to exclude everything but two people.
- Deepak Chopra in The Path to Love

Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
- Aristotle

Power is of two kinds. One is obtained by the fear of punishment
and the other by acts of love. Power based on love
is a thousand times more effective and permanent
then the one derived from fear of punishment.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Understanding is a two-way street.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

"I can forgive, but I cannot forget,"
is only another way of saying, I will not forgive.
Forgiveness ought to be like a canceled note -
torn in two, and burned up,
so that it never can be shown against one.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Prejudice is a two-edged sword.
Like the steel sort of sword, it's very sharp, very useful,
and very dangerous if not properly mastered.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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