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Quotes about Sword

Let these Sword quotes help you to let go of your troubles and move on to a joyful and inspiring life.

Drop the sword - for there is but one flesh to wound,
and it is the one flesh of all humankind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Inspirational Wisdom Spiritual Live-By Unity Oneness

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

Those who play with the devil's toys
will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Never give a sword to a man who can't dance.
- Confucius

 

Non-violence is a powerful and just weapon which cuts without wounding
and ennobles the man who wields it. It is a sword that heals.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Pride" is such a double-edged sword -
Self-Worth on one edge and Ego on the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Beauty is power; a smile is its sword.
- John Ray


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"Pride" is one of those really crazy words,
and such a double-edged sword -
Self-Worth on one edge, and Ego on the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt.
Doubt separates people.
It is a poison that disintegrates
friendships and breaks up pleasant relations.
It is a thorn that irritates and hurts;
it is a sword that kills.
- The Buddha

Without a sign, his sword the brave man draws,
and asks no omen, but his country's cause.
- Homer

The longest sword, the strongest lungs,
the most voices, are false measures of truth.
- Benjamin Whichcote

Whoso pulleth out this sword of this stone and anvil
is rightwise king born of all England.
- Thomas Malory

The world may end up under a Sword of Damocles on a
tightrope over the abyss.
- Andrei A. Gromyko

I wear my Pen as others do their Sword.
- John Oldham

Working on the Samurai sword is very different because
your body position has to be very still.
It's a much quieter was of fighting.
- Lucy Liu

With a pen in my hand I have successfully stormed bulwarks
from which others armed with sword and excommunication have been repulsed.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

When love beckons to you, follow him,
Though his ways are hard and steep.
And when his wings enfold you yield to him,
Though the sword hidden among his pinions may wound you.
- Khalil Gibran

One sword keeps another in the sheath.
- George Herbert

So many tangles in life are ultimately hopeless that
we have no appropriate sword other than laughter.
- Gordon W. Allport

A blow with a word strikes deeper than a blow with a sword.
- Robert Burton

The pen is mightier than the sword if the sword is very short,
and the pen is very sharp.
- Terry Pratchett

I loved playing Go Go, because the character's so extreme.
And she's pretty close to my real character.
Especially the fact that she liked her sword with a lot of accessories.
- Chiaki Kuriyama

There never was a time when, in my opinion,
some way could not be found to prevent the drawing of the sword.
- Ulysses S. Grant

I have been in Sorrow's kitchen and licked out all the pots.
Then I have stood on the peaky mountain wrapped in rainbows,
with a harp and sword in my hands.
- Zora Neale Hurston

Women who wear kimonos, when the fight,
they have to keep their knees together,
and when they use a sword, they have to move the sleeves
otherwise it gets caught.
- Lucy Liu

Bigotry and intolerance, silenced by argument,
endeavors to silence by persecution,
in old days by fire and sword,
in modern days by the tongue.
- Charles Simmons

Disarm, disarm.
The sword of murder is not the balance of justice.
Blood does not wipe out dishonor, nor violence indicate possession.
- Julia Ward Howe

At all events, arbitration is more rational,
just, and humane than the resort to the sword.
- Richard Cobden

I read H.P.
Lovecraft.
I also like Sword and Sorcery stuff,
Arthurian legend.
- Bruce Boxleitner

The sword is very handsome.
I am too old and infirm, as you see,
to ever use a sword again,
but I am glad that my old mother state has not entirely forgotten me.
- George Rogers Clark

Even after Sword was published, I was still only thinking about the next book,
Elfstones.
- Terry Brooks

The sword the body wounds, sharp words the mind.
- Menander

Shows can come and go.
They can be a hit and then in three years,
gone.
There's some comfort in having the stability of a job and having children.
It's a double-edged sword.
- Calista Flockhart

King Arthur was one of my heroes - I played with a
trash can lid for a knightly shield and my uncle's
cane for the sword Excalibur.
- Lloyd Alexander

Unlike Christianity, which preached a peace that it never achieved,
Islam unashamedly came with a sword.
- Steven Runciman

In politics, as in religion, it is equally absurd to
aim at making proselytes by fire and sword.
Heresies in either can rarely be cured by persecution.
- Alexander Hamilton

Understanding is a three-edged sword.
Your side, my side, and the truth.
- J. Michael Straczynski

The oil can is mightier than the sword.
- Everett Dirksen

I am not afraid of the pen, or the scaffold,
or the sword.
I will tell the truth wherever I please.
- Mother Jones

In this game of baseball, you live by the sword and die by it.
You hit and get hit.
Remember that.
- Alvin Dark

The sword was a very elegant weapon in the days of the samurai.
You had honor and chivalry much like the knights,
and yet it was a gruesome and horrific weapon.
- Dustin Diamond

The censor's sword pierces deeply into the heart of free expression.
- Earl Warren

I don't do a film unless it has a sword in it.
And if it doesn't have a sword in it,
I insist that they have one in the same room to keep me comfortable.
- Orlando Bloom

When the sword is once drawn, the passions of men observe no bounds of moderation.
- Alexander Hamilton

What is our vision on this earth - war to the end of
all generations and life by the sword?
- Moshe Sharett

While I write this letter, I have a pistol in one hand
and a sword in the other.
- Boyle Roche

I've looked at photographs of myself during concerts
and it sometimes looks as if I'm in a fencing move,
with a guitar in my hands instead of a sword.
- Neil Diamond

I gave 'em a sword.
And they stuck it in, and they twisted it with relish.
And I guess if I had been in their position,
I'd have done the same thing.
- Richard M. Nixon

So we're living by that sword, and we're going to cut
every now and then from it's backlash.
- Vince McMahon

The pen is mightier than the sword.
- Robert Bulwer-Lytton

Without the Empire we should be tossed like a cork
in the cross current of world politics.
It is at once our sword and our shield.
- William Morris Hughes

Poetry, the genre of purest beauty, was born of a truncated woman:
her head severed from her body with a sword,
a symbolic penis.
- Andrea Dworkin

My sword I give to him that shall succeed me in my pilgrimage,
and my courage and skill to him that can get it.
- John Bunyan

He steps on stage and draws the sword of rhetoric,
and when he is through, someone is lying wounded and
thousands of others are either angry or consoled.
- Pete Hamill

Nonviolence is a powerful and just weapon.
which cuts without wounding and ennobles the man who wields it.
It is a sword that heals.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

And each man stands with his face in the light.
Of his own drawn sword, ready to do what a hero can.
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Wit in women is apt to have bad consequences;
like a sword without a scabbard,
it wounds the wearer and provokes assailants.
- Elizabeth Montagu

Don't leave home without your sword -
your intellect.
- Alan Moore

It's been a long time since I've written old-fashioned sword and sorcery;
I'm hoping it's like riding a bicycle.
- Lynn Abbey

The most mysterious feminine factor,
the existence that we men,
we don't know.
It's woman.
It's feminine.
That's what the sword is about.
That's the symbolic meaning of the sword.
- Ang Lee

Bring back dueling, I say.
Drive-by sword fight.
- Tim Roth

Logic is like the sword - those who appeal to it,
shall perish by it.
- Samuel Butler

Beneath the rule of men entirely great,
the pen is mightier than the sword.
- Robert Bulwer-Lytton

Caesar had perished from the world of men,
had not his sword been rescued by his pen.
- Henry Vaughan

There is, hidden or flaunted, a sword between the sexes
till an entire marriage reconciles them.
- C. S. Lewis

A sword never kills anybody; it is a tool in the killer's hand.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

The strokes of the pen need deliberation as much as
the sword needs swiftness.
- Julia Ward Howe

Give me a sword fight any day.
- Joseph Fiennes

There are only two forces in the world,
the sword and the spirit.
In the long run the sword will always be conquered by the spirit.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

No one need think that the world can be ruled without blood.
The civil sword shall and must be red and bloody.
- Andrew Jackson

A sword, a spade, and a thought should never be allowed to rust.
- James Stephens


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