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You should protest about the views of people you disagree with over major moral issues, and argue them down, but you should not try to silence them, however repugnant you find them. That is the bitter pill free speech requires us to swallow.
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.
When I saw corruption, I was forced to find truth on my own. I couldn't swallow the hypocrisy.
On more than one occasion, the camera has cut to me after a break as I'm still trying to swallow the last bite of cookie. Those of you who have thought to yourselves, 'That guy talks like he has marbles in his mouth,' should know that they are not marbles, but oatmeal cookies.
Flattery is like chewing gum. Enjoy it but don't swallow it.
The design of the Mac wasn't what it looked like, although that was part of it. Primarily, it was how it worked. To design something really well, you have to get it. You have to really grok what it's all about. It takes a passionate commitment to really thoroughly understand something, chew it up, not just quickly swallow it.
In business, the competition will bite you if you keep running, if you stand still, they will swallow you.
We women continue to swallow this line that it's unladylike or even proof of being a lesbian if you wear flat shoes like Doc Martens. I'm prepared to put up with that accusation, because at least my feet aren't killing me and I don't look like a bandy ostrich.
I never think it's right to chew gum in front of other people, but a lot of times I'll come in for a meeting chewing gum and I'll forget I'm chewing it. Then you don't want to swallow it because it stays in your system for seven years or something, so I've asked to throw it away. I've started to wonder if that's why I didn't get certain movies.
If you're going to have to swallow a frog, you don't want to have to look at that sucker too long!
We swallow greedily any lie that flatters us, but we sip only little by little at a truth we find bitter.
Many men swallow the being cheated, but no man can ever endure to chew it.
I used to say in the cabinet room, 'confidence is not like a can of Popeye spinach - you can't take the top off and swallow it down.' You know, confidence has to be earned.
One swallow does not make a summer, but one skein of geese, cleaving the murk of March thaw, is the Spring.
One of my big goals as a human being is to continue to write what's really happening to me, even if it's a tough pill to swallow for people around me... I do fear that if I ever were to have someone in my life who mattered, I would second-guess every one of my lyrics.
A man must now swallow more belief than he can digest.
Publicity is like poison; it doesn't hurt unless you swallow it.
A man must not swallow more beliefs than he can digest.
If somebody in the crowd spits at you, you've got to swallow it.
Swallow a toad in the morning and you will encounter nothing more disgusting the rest of the day.
I admit I was drinking a Guinness... but I did not swallow.
To swallow and follow, whether old doctrine or new propaganda, is a weakness still dominating the human mind.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
I admit to drinking it, but I did not swallow.
You recognize the truth because sometimes it's hard to swallow, but if you hold it in your mouth, refusing to eat it, you are going to choke.
There's a period of life when we swallow a knowledge of ourselves and it becomes either good or sour inside.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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