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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.
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.
I cannot swallow whole the view of Lincoln as the Great Emancipator.
We swallow greedily any lie that flatters us, but we sip only little by little at a truth we find bitter.
Publicity is like poison; it doesn't hurt unless you swallow it.
One swallow does not make a summer, but one skein of geese, cleaving the murk of March thaw, is the Spring.
A man must not swallow more beliefs than he can digest.
Swallow a toad in the morning and you will encounter nothing more disgusting the rest of the day.
Flattery is like chewing gum. Enjoy it but don't swallow it.
To swallow and follow, whether old doctrine or new propaganda, is a weakness still dominating the human mind.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
In business, the competition will bite you if you keep running, if you stand still, they will swallow you.
I admit to drinking it, but I did not swallow.
I admit I was drinking a Guinness... but I did not swallow.
Many men swallow the being cheated, but no man can ever endure to chew it.
A man must now swallow more belief than he can digest.
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.
When I saw corruption, I was forced to find truth on my own. I couldn't swallow the hypocrisy.
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.
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.
There's a period of life when we swallow a knowledge of ourselves and it becomes either good or sour inside.
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.
Little islands are all large prisons: one cannot look at the sea without wishing for the wings of a swallow.
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!
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.
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
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.
If somebody in the crowd spits at you, you've got to swallow it.
So you wound up with Apollo. If he's sometimes hard to swallow. Use this.
We didn't really swallow much of the Jesus thing, but we got the vocab.
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.
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