We have collected the best Sway Quotes by famous authors including Denise Dresser, Roxane Gay, Leigh Bardugo, Bram Stoker, Kathy Najimy and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.
Ignoring party leaders in order to sway public opinion may work in countries where elected representatives are responsive to their constituencies. But in Mexico, members of the legislature cannot be reelected, so their destinies depend less on the will of the people than on party bosses.
We cannot sway extremists with rational thought or with our ideas of right and wrong.
Teenage girls have so much sway over culture, yet people sneer at the things that women and girls love, and are contemptuous of the creators of that content, particularly if they are women.
It is the eve of St. George’s Day. Do you not know that tonight, when the clock strikes midnight, all the evil things in the world will have full sway?
I believe that we all have the potential to love any human being, and that genetics, upbringing, choice, social conditioning and environment play a major part in which way we sway.
I appreciate people who sway to the beat of their own tambourine, like Iris Apfel and Helena Bonham Carter.
‘Six Feet Under’ was about repressing our deepest, most primal impulses, and ‘True Blood’ is about giving full sway to them all the time. In a way they are like yin and yang.
Music is a very, very powerful tool that filmmakers use to sway people into emotions that they intend you to feel.
Under the leaden sway of Alexander III’s government, the silence of the graveyard prevailed. Russian society, equally discouraged by the collapse of all hopes for peaceful reforms and by the apparent ineffectiveness of the revolutionary movement, was in the grip of a mood of depression and resignation.
I think the reason composers aren’t valued is because many act as servants rather than music directors. Instead of taking a stand based on their convictions, they sway to the opinions of others.
There’s going to be people that try to sway you to do things that you shouldn’t do.
Beliefs and values that have held sway for thousands of years will be questioned as never before.
Carol P. Christ
A classic is a work which persists as a background noise even when a present that is totally incompatible with it holds sway.
The IP standards advanced countries favour typically are designed not to maximise innovation and scientific progress, but to maximise the profits of big pharmaceutical companies and others able to sway trade negotiations.
Artists like Justin Bieber or Lady Gaga have more sway over popular minds than a politician.
I’ve been on so many movies. Generally, I haven’t gotten to be on the ground level. As of two years ago, in ‘Dear John,’ I got to really be on the ground floor. I wasn’t a producer. I felt like I put the work in, and I did have a lot of sway on what got fixed, reshoots, so on and so forth. It felt really good.
People much prefer to feel part of something and that they’re appreciated and wanted, that their voice actually holds some sway, rather than just having someone barking orders at them.
The fossil fuel industry commands outsize sway over U.S. politics, markets, and democracy. I knew these companies were formidable, but when I served on the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling, I got a close up view of how the industry disregards government safeguards.
When fear rushed in, I learned how to hear my heart racing but refused to allow my feelings to sway me. That resilience came from my family. It flowed through our bloodline.
Coretta Scott King
Instead of candidates hiring people, like yours truly, to create campaign media that works on both conscious and subconscious levels to sway the voting public, what if all TV ads were, by law, only allowed to feature the candidate, with, say, the American flag as the backdrop, alone, speaking directly to the camera?
Whether one eats a cat or not is a personal choice, and I don’t want to sway anyone one way or another. But if you do, there is one obvious cooking tip: Always remember to remove the bell from the cat’s collar before cooking.
From the sons of Ith, the first of the Gael to get his death in Ireland, there came in the after time Fathadh Canaan, that got the sway over the whole world from the rising to the setting sun, and that took hostages of the streams and the birds and the languages.
The sway of alcohol over mankind is unquestionably due to its power to stimulate the mystical faculties of human nature, usually crushed to earth by the cold facts and dry criticisms of the sober hour.
It would be awesome to be so impressive that we could sway people to our way of thinking just by declaiming our thoughts, but probably most of us lack such gravitas. Luckily, there’s something even better: evidence, logic, and argument.
I can sway the series with outstanding play, but we’re all going to have to play over our heads.
Bappi Lahiri has a voice that alone is loud and musical enough to sway people.
I was not the young heroic model for ‘Hamlet.’ I tended to play those characters that orbited around them: the rogues and the rat bags and the idiots and the fools and the clowns that sway the plot somehow from a tangent.
You can sway an audience if you win the women over. The gentlemen will follow ’cause they can be so foolish like that at times, they are easily led.
‘Singin’ in the Rain’ was the one for me. Yeah. I mean, Gene Kelly could just sway and never fall. He’d just sway and sway as he danced.
When you’re thirteen and listening to punk, the aggressive nature of music can sway you to the dark side.