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One swallow does not make a summer.


One swallow does not make a summer, neither does one fine day; similarly one day or brief time of happiness does not make a person entirely happy.


Swallow your pride, you will not die, it's not poison.

Bob Dylan

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

Joe Paterno

We did a lot of good things. That's why it's so hard to swallow. We did enough good things to win.

Larry Kupczyk

Society, my dear, is like salt water, good to swim in but hard to swallow.

Arthur Stringer

By giving the larger size, you can monitor your dog while it chews and then take away the smaller pieces before your dog has a chance to swallow the Greenie.

Dr. Diane Levitan

I made efforts to swallow tears and to protect the species of the Japanese nation.


These are tough ones to swallow. It shouldn't take us to get down a couple goals to get everybody going.

Patrick Marleau

This is a period when we've just got to take the medicine and swallow it.

George Pipas

Every schoolmaster after the age of forty-nine, is inclined to flatulence is apt to swallow frequently and to puff.

Harold Nicolson

Some things can swallow other things whole, but this is a chew-up-and-swallow meal.

Stephen Simpson

My mind-set is I'd rather go back out than them tell me I'm done. You can't get better if you don't pitch. It was a tough outing to swallow, but you've got to put it behind you.

Jake Woods

That was definitely a tough one to swallow after coming back so strong [from a 5-2 deficit]. But you can't really sit back and dwell on it. It was over, so we had to move on, and we came out and played well.

Nigel Dawes

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

Ye blind guides! which strain at a gnat, and swallow a camel.


He works so hard. It's even hard to swallow because he keeps himself in such good shape.

Gregory Campbell

It's a hard pill to swallow, ... Someone is questioning whether I'm highly qualified when I'm getting a student loan bill for my master's in the mailbox every month.

Wendy Walker

It's a tough one to swallow. It's their decision. I did this enough times last year.

Randy Messenger

For that to happen on the biggest game, on the biggest stage is tough to swallow.

Jarrett Jack