Top 55 Swallow Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Swallow Quotes from famous people such as George Lopez, Lizzie Velasquez, Alain de Botton, Kristin Hersh, Denis Diderot, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

The first night was awful because I was so afraid, and

The first night was awful because I was so afraid, and I was never more afraid because it was going out of my character to be outgoing and to be vulnerable and to be out there and onstage. My hands were sweaty and I couldn’t swallow, and I drank a bottle of wine to calm my nerves.
George Lopez
As I got older, I knew my syndrome wasn’t going away. It was a hard pill to swallow. I wanted to look like everyone else and blend in, and I couldn’t find a way to make that happen. I couldn’t blame the doctors or my parents, so I blamed myself.
Lizzie Velasquez
I went to church and couldn’t swallow it. The music was nice but I don’t belong there.
Alain de Botton
We didn’t really swallow much of the Jesus thing, but we got the vocab.
Kristin Hersh
We swallow greedily any lie that flatters us, but we sip only little by little at a truth we find bitter.
Denis Diderot
The truth is sometimes a hard pill to swallow. It sometimes causes us difficulties at home and abroad. It is sometimes used by our enemies in attempts to hurt us. But the American people are entitled to it, nonetheless.
John McCain
If there’s a problem, I prefer to have to swallow that myself than force a team-mate to do so. I think about them because in my position that is what your job consists of.
Sergio Busquets
You’re going to have to swallow Vitor Belfort. I’m going to reinvent myself and come back different every time.
Vitor Belfort
In business, the competition will bite you if you keep running, if you stand still, they will swallow you.
Victor Kiam
For me, writing a novel goes on for years, and the solitude goes on, too. It tends to swallow me at times. I know it’s a problem when my husband sends the dog in to retrieve me.
Sue Monk Kidd
I think I learned most from editing, both editing myself and having someone else edit me. It’s not always easy to have someone criticize your work, your baby. But if you can swallow your ego, you can really learn from the editing.
Christopher Paolini
Many men swallow the being cheated, but no man can ever endure to chew it.
George Savile
I just have to accept that I won’t ever be Al Green, which is a hard pill to swallow.
Mac Miller
What’s hardest for me to swallow is when there is a love story, say, with a really high-profile male star and there’s no reason I can’t play the part. They say, ‘Oh, we love Halle, we just don’t want to go black with this part.’
Halle Berry
I admit to drinking it, but I did not swallow.
Kinky Friedman
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
It’s a tough pill to swallow, when you come so close to winning and you fall short.
Eddy Alvarez
I really have had to swallow my own prejudice at times.
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.
Monica Johnson
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
Pathology by Daesh is distinctively to swallow its opponents, to frighten the population. In that regard, the threat is very real.
Ashraf Ghani
Truth is the most bitter to accept, swallow and digest it. The moment you speak truth, you lose your popularity. But I don’t care.
Bikram Choudhury
The real lover of cats is one who demands a clearer adjustment to the universe than ordinary household platitudes provide; one who refuses to swallow the sentimental notion that all good people love dogs, children, and horses while all bad people dislike and are disliked by such.
H. P. Lovecraft
My aunt in Texas, when she did the hazing things, they had girls swallow oysters. They’d wrap an oyster in dental floss, swallow them, and then pull them back up.
Parker Posey
I realize that sometimes I get bothered when I see the world acting like the world. Did you hear what I said? The world is supposed to act like the world, and God tells us that every generation gets more wicked, so why the surprise? Maybe we have some word to swallow ourselves.
Monica Johnson
If they say they don’t like the way I play Beethoven, then I can swallow that, and maybe they’re right. But if they don’t like what I’ve written, then it’s about me.
Stephen Hough
There’s not just playing on a Saturday and you receiving your money at the end of the month. There’s so, so much more to football than what people see. My agent told me when I was 15, 16, ‘you can have all the ability in the world but if you’re not mentally strong enough football will swallow you up.’
Danny Rose
Every new rule, mandate, and regulatory edict is one more obstacle that small business owners, entrepreneurs, and job creators have to swallow.
Marsha Blackburn
We know we have a method of reaching people, but we have never wanted to preach. We like to make our views palatable, music that is easy to swallow, and I think we’ve done that.
Curt Smith
Films and television and even comic books are churning out vast quantities of fictional narratives, and the public continues to swallow them up with great passion. That is because human beings need stories.
Paul Auster
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
Swallow your pride and admit that we all need help at t

Swallow your pride and admit that we all need help at times.
Huston Smith
Chemotherapy takes its toll; the more you keep doing it, you lose your energy, and it gets more difficult to swallow.
Michael Douglas
Homeopathy – an invention of the Father of Lies! I have tried it and found it wanting. I would swallow their whole doles’ medicine chest for sixpence, and be sure of finding myself neither better nor worse for it.
Jane Welsh Carlyle
Losses are always hard to swallow, and every sportsperson has the same feeling.
Imran Tahir
Eat as much as you like – just don’t swallow it.
Steve Burns
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.
Jo Brand
A man must not swallow more beliefs than he can digest.
Havelock Ellis
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.
Julian Baggini
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
While television is a good servant, it’s a bad master. It can swallow up huge quantities of our lives without much happiness bang for the buck.
Gretchen Rubin
Chomsky’s characterization of the United States as a ‘propaganda’ state like all the rest – distinguishable only by its more effective and seductive salesmanship – is particularly hard to swallow.
Antony Blinken
I had a very good babyface run, but establishing a monster heel – which I think I would have excelled at – and a poor WrestleMania track record is a hard pill to swallow.
Little islands are all large prisons: one cannot look at the sea without wishing for the wings of a swallow.
Richard Burton
When I put magic into a book – whether it’s a wizard or a crusty old werewolf – I’m asking a reader to swallow a huge leap that is counter to everything he or she knows. An extra big helping of reality makes that leap go down a lot easier.
Patricia Briggs
This is a hard enough sport when you’re giving 100 percent. If you’re giving anything less than that, it’ll swallow you up.
Adam Vinatieri
Swallow a toad in the morning and you will encounter nothing more disgusting the rest of the day.
Nicolas Chamfort
Yes, I don’t think I shall ever become Prime Minister. Hard as that is to swallow, I tell you one person who is very happy always to see me say that, and that’s my wife.
Alexander Downer
My dad and sister are vegetarian and I was brought up as one, but I ate a bit of fish and meat. After the attack my oesophagus melted and I had to have plastic stents put into my throat to rebuild it, so I couldn’t swallow and I was fed via a high-calorie drip through my stomach.
Katie Piper
Climate change has the potential to swallow up all other issues of development.
Rohini Nilekani
If you are a journalist, check and double-check your sources. Don’t just swallow what politicians tell you.
Katharine Gun
If people are offering you help, swallow your pride and accept it because people who care about you want to help you.
Scott Hall
They say you don’t want to know how sausage is made. Book coverage is like sausage in that way: better not to know exactly how the gatekeepers of mainstream media choose which books to crown as must-reads each season – just swallow it down with a cold beer and call it a night.
Camille Perri
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