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Every man must define his identity against his mother.
If he does not, he just falls back into her and is swallowed up.
- Camille Paglia

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Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed,
and some few to be chewed and digested.
- Francis Bacon

Since fame is an illusion and death is in our future
all we have is the next moment before we are swallowed into oblivion.
- Al Goldstein

If the Bible had said that Jonah swallowed the whale,
I would believe it.
- William Jennings Bryan

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Sure, I could of done it different...
put my clown in a closet and dressed up in straight clothing.
I could of compromised my essence, and swallowed my soul.
- Wavy Gravy

Don't let your special character and values,
the secret that you know and no one else does,
the truth - don't let that get swallowed up by the
great chewing complacency.
- Aesop

Fiction was invented the day Jonas arrived home and
told his wife that he was three days late because he
had been swallowed by a whale.
- Gabriel Garcia Marquez


 

That's what the cat said to the canary when he swallowed him -
'You'll be all right.'
- Alvah Bessie

But to me the actual sound of the words is all important;
I feel always that the words complete the music and
must never be swallowed up in it.
- Lotte Lehmann

Outside the walls, among others, is the Soviet Empire.
It is malevolent, destructive and expanding.
It has swallowed up over half a dozen countries since World War II.
- Barbara Amiel

Somebody told me I should put a pebble in my mouth to cure my stuttering.
Well, I tried it, and during a scene I swallowed the pebble.
That was the end of that.
- Jean Rostand

Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt,
not swallowed.
- Josh Billings

Must not all things at the last be swallowed up in death?
- Plato

The state of Israel must, from time to time,
prove clearly that it is strong, and able and willing to use force,
in a devastating and highly effective way.
If it does not prove this, it will be swallowed up,
and perhaps wiped off the face of the earth.
- Moshe Sharett

A house must be built on solid foundations if it is to last.
The same principle applies to man, otherwise he too
will sink back into the soft ground and becomes swallowed
up by the world of illusion.
- Sai Baba

The first time I was in his office was when they called
me in to tell me they had changed my name.
I had a feeling that if I'd gone along with the name they'd chosen,
I'd never be seen again.
I'd be swallowed up by that name, because it was a false name:
Kit Marlowe.
- Kim Novak

I'd move to Los Angeles if New Zealand and Australia
were swallowed up by a tidal wave,
if there was a bubonic plague in England and if the
continent of Africa disappeared from some Martian attack.
- Russell Crowe

Flattery is like chewing gum.
Enjoy it but don't swallow it.
- Hank Ketcham

I was at that time like a fledgling swallow living
high up in a niche in the eaves,
who from time to time peeps out over the top of its
nest with its little bright eyes.
- Pierre Loti

Eat as much as you like - just don't swallow it.
- Steve Burns

My tears will keep no channel, know no laws to guide their streams,
but like the waves, their cause, run with disturbance
till they swallow me as a description of his misery.
- John Cleveland

I admit I was drinking a Guinness...
but I did not swallow.
- Kinky Friedman

A man must now swallow more belief than he can digest.
- Henry Brooks Adams

So you wound up with Apollo.
If he's sometimes hard to swallow.
Use this.
- Paul Newman

A man must not swallow more beliefs than he can digest.
- Henry Ellis

To swallow and follow, whether old doctrine or new propaganda,
is a weakness still dominating the human mind.
- Charlotte Perkins Gilman

If somebody in the crowd spits at you,
you've got to swallow it.
- Gary Lineker

The Muslim leaders swallow the advice of the Western
powers and bodies like the IMF and World Bank,
even when it is bad for their countries and they know this.
- Abu Bakar Bashir

Many men swallow the being cheated, but no man can ever endure to chew it.
- George Savile

In business, the competition will bite you if you keep running,
if you stand still, they will swallow you.
- Victor Kiam

Little islands are all large prisons:
one cannot look at the sea without wishing for the wings of a swallow.
- Richard Burton

Gradually I came to realize that people will more readily swallow lies than truth,
as if the taste of lies was homey, appetizing:
a habit.
- Martha Gellhorn

Swallow a toad in the morning and you will encounter
nothing more disgusting the rest of the day.
- Nicolas de Chamfort

For one swallow does not make a summer,
nor does one day; and so too one day,
or a short time, does not make a man blessed and happy.
- Aristotle

Publicity is like poison; it doesn't hurt unless you swallow it.
- Joe Paterno

We didn't really swallow much of the Jesus thing,
but we got the vocab.
- Kristin Hersh

I admit to drinking it, but I did not swallow.
- Kinky Friedman

I can't sit back and swallow stuff.
I live in a time and place, and in a country on earth
where you're not supposed to swallow it.
People just gave up.
- Gary Coleman

Even if you have a bad game, you have to swallow your pride and sign.
It takes a little time, but it makes the kids happy.
And it makes you feel good, too.
- Lorrie Fair

We swallow greedily any lie that flatters us,
but we sip only little by little at a truth we find bitter.
- Denis Diderot

I cannot swallow whole the view of Lincoln as the Great Emancipator.
- Barack Obama

I am tolerably ignorant about Judaism,
and much of what I do know about it seems hard to swallow,
because it is so grounded in legalism,
and adherence to rituals.
- Fred Melamed

When I saw corruption, I was forced to find truth on my own.
I couldn't swallow the hypocrisy.
- Barry White

There's a period of life when we swallow a knowledge
of ourselves and it becomes either good or sour inside.
- Pearl Bailey

The film director, in many instances,
has to swallow somebody else's decision about the final form of something.
It's so hard as to be intolerable.
- Trevor Nunn

If you keep your feathers well oiled the water of criticism
will run off as from a duck's back.
- Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards

I don't meditate before I play or compose,
but I see playing and composing as meditative acts.
- Steve Swallow

Subject the material world to the higher ends by understanding
it in all its relations to daily life and action.
- Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards

I prefer surveying for a week to spending a week in
fashionable society even of the best class.
- Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards

There's loads of things you can do to make things easy for your throat,
you can drink a bit of lemon and hot water couple of spoons of honey,
you can gargle with port, I've done it a couple of times myself -
but don't swallow it!
- Cliff Richard

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

You know, I think that allowing somebody,
one mere person to believe that he or she is like,
the vessel you know, like the font and the essence
and the source of all divine,
creative, unknowable, eternal mystery is just a smidge
too much responsibility to put on one fragile,
human psyche.
It's like asking somebody to swallow the sun.
- Elizabeth Gilbert

I just asked myself, what piece of that man's soul
did he just chew off and swallow to get next week's assignment? You know,
just to live, just to work as an artist,
or to feed the family?
- Paul Haggis

Work is a sovereign remedy for all ills,
and a man who loves to work will never be unhappy.
- Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards

New England is the home of all that is good and noble
with all her sternness and uncompromising opinions.
- Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards

I found it liberating of necessity to devise my own
style and my own tactics and to look for a voice on
the instrument because there weren't really any that impacted strongly on me.
- Steve Swallow

We never can tell how our lives may work to the account of the general good,
and we are not wise enough to know if we have fulfilled our mission or not.
- Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards

You cannot make women contented with cooking and cleaning and you need not try.
- Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards

My mother begged doctors to end her life.
She was beyond the physical ability to swallow enough
of the weak morphine pills she had around her.
When she knew she was dying I promised to make sure
she could go at a time of her choosing,
but it was impossible.
I couldn't help.
- Polly Toynbee

Occasionally, when I run into a great bass backstage
at a festival I'll play a few notes on the low E string,
just to feel the instrument vibrate against my belly.
- Steve Swallow

If it is a relief to take your clothes off at night,
be sure that something is wrong.
Clothes should not be a burden.
They should be a comfort and a protection.
- Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards

The only trouble here is they won't let us study enough.
They are so afraid we shall break down and you know
the reputation of the College is at stake,
for the question is, can girls get a college degree
without ruining their health?
- Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards

Bats drink on the wing, like swallows,
by sipping the surface, as they play over pools and streams.
- Gilbert White

Through space the universe encompasses and swallows me up like an atom;
through thought I comprehend the world.
- Blaise Pascal

Anger is the enemy of non-violence
and pride is a monster that swallows it up.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

In my third novel there is an actual black hole that
swallows everything you love.
- Jonathan Lethem

The true harbinger of spring is not crocuses or swallows returning to Capistrano,
but the sound of the bat on the ball.
- Bill Veeck

All political parties die at last of swallowing their own lies.
- John Arbuthnot

I love eating in it, brushing my teeth and swallowing the toothpaste in it.
I love punching the ceiling with my fists when I'm
lost or I can't find a parking space.
- Laura Kightlinger

So far as the colleges go, the sideshows are swallowing up the circus.
- Woodrow Wilson

I've pent up all my aggression, kept swallowing it and swallowing it.
- Mark David Chapman


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