65 Swing Quotes : Swings Sayings On Success In Life

These Swing quotes will inspire you. A swing is a seat, often found at playgrounds for children, at a circus for acrobats, or on a porch for relaxing, although they may also be items of indoor furniture, such as the Latin American hammock or the Indian oonjal.

Below you will find a collection of inspiring, enlightened, and humorous old swing quotes, swing sayings, and swing proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Best Swing Quotes

  1. “It don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing.” ~ Duke Ellington
  2. “You swing your best when you have the fewest things to think about.” ~ Bobby Jones
  3. “Your luck goes up and down like swings and roundabouts” ~ James Hunt
  4. “Remember: life is a rhythm between day and night, summer and winter. It is a continuous rhythm. Never stop anywhere! Be moving! And the bigger the swing, the deeper your experience will be.” ~ Rajneesh
  5. “I swing big, with everything I’ve got. I hit big or I miss big. I like to live as big as I can.” ~ Babe Ruth

  6. “Cling, swing, Spring, sing, Swing up into the apple tree.” ~ T. S. Eliot
  7. “The empty swing set reminds us of this–
    that bad won’t be bad forever,
    and what is good can sometimes last
    a long, long time.” ~ Jacqueline Woodson
  8. “Enthusiasm is the sparkle in your eyes, the swing in your gait.” ~ Henry Ford
  9. “A three-year-old child is a being who gets almost as much fun out of a fifty-six dollar set of swings as it does out of finding a small green worm.” ~ Bill Vaughan, Swing quotes childhood
  10. “Friendship is a tree to take shelter from the storm, to find shade from the blazing sun, to climb its bratches to get a better view, and to swing from when we’re happy.” ~ Sir David Baird, 1st Baronet
  11. “If it comes to a swinging, swing all, say I.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson

  12. “Swing your swing. Not some idea of a swing. Not a swing you saw on TV. Not that swing you wish you had. No, swing your swing. Capable of greatness. Prized only by you. Perfect in it’s imperfection. Swing your swing. I know, I did.” ~ Arnold Palmer
  13. “Maybe love is like a pendulum. It swings back and forth, slowly, steadily, and sometimes you don’t know where it will come to rest.” ~ Tracey Garvis-Graves, Swing quotes love
  14. “I’m not afraid to take a swing and miss.” ~ Frederick W. Smith
  15. “To fear is one thing. To let fear grab you by the tail and swing you around is another.” ~ Katherine Paterson
  16. “It’s the fire in my eyes, And the flash of my teeth, The swing in my waist, And the joy in my feet. I’m a woman Phenomenally.” ~ Maya Angelou
  17. “The doorway to success swings outward not inward.” ~ Robin Sharma

  18. “My motto was always to keep swinging. Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off the field, the only thing to do was keep swinging.” ~ Hank Aaron
  19. “If I have a swing, I have a shot.” ~ Bubba Watson
  20. “Practice your swing until it becomes a habit of mind and muscle.” ~ Sam Snead
  21. “Politics is a pendulum whose swings between anarchy and tyranny are fueled by perennially rejuvenated illusions.” ~ Albert Einstein
  22. “A true man never frets about his place in the world, but just slides into it by the gravitation of his nature, and swings there as easily as a star.” ~ Edwin Hubbel Chapin
  23. “What You Lose on the Swings You Make Up on the Merry-Go-Round.” ~ George V. Higgins

  24. “Men get tired of everything, of heaven no less than of hell; and that all history is nothing but a record of the oscillations of the world between these two extremes. An epoch is but a swing of the pendulum; and each generation thinks the world is progressing because it is always moving.” ~ George Bernard Shaw
  25. “You have to concentrate on the swing.” ~ Miguel Cabrera
  26. “I think that gravity sets into everything, including careers, but pendulums do swing and mountains do become valleys after a while… if you keep on walking.” ~ Sylvester Stallone
  27. “Swing your swing. I know, I did.” ~ Arnold Palmer

  28. “I’ve learned over the years that people are human and have mood swings, regardless of how talented they are. Today, I’m looking at life from a realistic point of view instead of the way I would want things to be.” ~ Otis Williams, Swing quotes childhood
  29. “Is there such a thing as a technically perfect swing? If there is, I have yet to see it.” ~ David Leadbetter
  30. “Swing hard, in case they throw the ball where you’re swinging.” ~ Duke Snider
  31. “George of the Jungle is a cartoon. He’s a guy who swings around on a vine all day. Are you not buying that?” ~ Brendan Fraser
  32. “I once showed Pat Bradley my swing and said, ‘What do I do next?’ Pat replied, ‘Wait till the pain dies down.'” ~ Bob Hope

  33. “Yes, I think I have the best swing on the Tour. Why have scores come down in the last ten years? Partly because they are imitating me.” ~ Lee Trevino
  34. “Get into the habit of dealing with God about everything. Unless in the first waking moment of the day you learn to fling the door wide back and let God in, you will work on a wrong level all day; but swing the door wide open and pray to your Father in secret, and every public thing will be stamped with the presence of God.” ~ Oswald Chambers
  35. “I learned to swing on monkey bars over asphalt. I learned that if you fall, it hurts, so you try not to fall. But it’s still worth swinging.” ~ Tim Cordes
  36. “The reason you take antidepressants is to feel calm. And romantic love is not calm -it’s elation, it’s mood swings, and you’re killing all that when you take the drug.” ~ Helen Fisher
  37. “The great thing about taking big chances when you’re younger is you have less to lose, and you don’t know as much. So you take big swings.” ~ Amy Poehler
  38. “Swing easy and hit hard.” ~ Julius Boros

  39. “Little hinges swing big doors.” ~ W. Clement Stone
  40. “The doors of opportunity swing on the hinges of opposition!” ~ Adrian Rogers
  41. “Swing at the strikes.” ~ Yogi Berra
  42. “I have a type of bipolar that swings up and down all day long. There are significant mood swings within a day, within a week, within a month. I go through at least four major episodes a year. That’s really the definition of bipolar rapid cycle. But I have ultra-rapid, so I have tiny little episodes all day long.” ~ Marya Hornbacher, Swing quotes mood swings
  43. “You don’t have to swing hard to hit a home run. If you got the timing, it’ll go.” ~ Yogi Berra
  44. “The gates made of light swing open. You see in.” ~ Rumi

  45. “My father would take me to the playground, and put me on mood swings” ~ Jay London
  46. “Everything that falls upon the eye is apparition, a sheet dropped over the world’s true workings. The nerves and the brain are tricked, and one is left with dreams that these specters loose their hands from ours and walk away, the curve of the back and the swing of the coat so familiar as to imply that they should be permanent fixtures of the world, when in fact nothing is more perishable.” ~ Marilynne Robinson
  47. “The golf swing is like a suitcase into which we are trying to pack one too many things.” ~ John Updike
  48. “‘Cause I’m just – I want to go to Amsterdam, and I want him to tell me what happens after the book is over, and I just don’t want my particular life, and also the sky is depressing me, and there is this old swing set out here that my dad made for me when I was a kid.’ ‘I must see this old swing set of tears immediately,’ he said. ‘I’ll be over in twenty minutes.'” ~ John Green
  49. “You don’t swing at any pitch. You swing at the ones you can hit.” ~ Barry Lyga

  50. “Certain music, jazz in particular, has the ability to make you a better citizen of the world. It helps you expand your world view and gives you more confidence in your cultural achievements. Improvisational jazz teaches you about yourself while the swing in jazz teaches you how to work with others” ~ Wynton Marsalis
  51. “I have believed the best of every man. And find that to believe is enough to make a bad man show him at his best, or even a good man swings his lantern higher.” ~ William Butler Yeats
  52. “Consider this: all the ants on the planet, taken together, have a biomass greater than that of humans. Ants have been incredibly industrious for millions of years. Yet their productiveness nourishes plants, animals, and soil. Human industry has been in full swing for little over a century, yet it has brought about a decline in almost every ecosystem on the planet. Nature doesn’t have a design problem. People do.” ~ William McDonough
  53. “My recovery from manic depression has been an evolution, not a sudden miracle.” ~ Patty Duke

  54. “People thought it was asinine for me to change my swing after I won the Masters by 12 shots. … Why would you want to change that? Well, I thought I could become better. If I play my best, I’m pretty tough to beat. I’d like to play my best more frequently, and that’s the whole idea. That’s why you make changes. I thought I could become more consistent.” ~ Tiger Woods
  55. “My favorite shots are the practice swing and the conceded putt. The rest can never be mastered.” ~ George Robertson, Baron Robertson of Port Ellen
  56. “Research has shown that even small amounts of processed food alter the chemical balance in our brain and cause negative mood swings along with noticeable dips ill energy.” ~ Marilu Henner
  57. “Politics swings like a pendulum.” ~ Ed Gillespie

  58. “When a batter swings and I see his knees move, I can tell just what his weaknesses are then I just put the ball where I know he can’t hit it.” ~ Satchel Paige
  59. “We found out tonight how important and how crucial momentum swings can be. I thought we were playing very well. We were doing a lot of positive things but then we lost the puck two times in our zone and things swung their way. You can’t afford to give teams momentum.” ~ Saku Koivu, Swing quotes time
  60. “How to hit home runs: I swing as hard as I can, and I try to swing right through the ball… The harder you grip the bat, the more you can swing it through the ball, and the farther the ball will go. I swing big, with everything I’ve got. I hit big or I miss big. I like to live as big as I can.” ~ Babe Ruth
  61. “A golf swing is a collection of corrected mistakes.” ~ Carol Mann

  62. “…Ned always said that the man who passes the sentence should swing the blade, though he never took any joy in the duty. But I would, oh, yes.” ~ George R. R. Martin
  63. “Since it is seldom clear whether intellectual activity denotes a superior mode of being or a vital deficiency, opinion swings between considering intellect a privilege and seeing it as a handicap” ~ Jacques Barzun
  64. “The ultimate judge of your swing is the flight of the ball.” ~ Ben Hogan
  65. “And I have asked to be
    Where no storms come,
    Where the green swell is in the havens dumb,
    And out of the swing of the sea.” ~ Gerard Manley Hopkins

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