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Quotes of swiftly

  1. So the only way we're going to improve fuel economy or appliance efficiency swiftly and to the maximum extent practicable is if the government requires it. – Sherwood Boehlert
  2. Fear not; and the God of mercies grant a full gale and a fair entry into His kingdom, which may carry sweetly and swiftly over the bar, that you find not the rub of death. – Donald Cargill
  3. Beauty, like ice, our footing does betray; Who can tread sure on the smooth, slippery way: Pleased with the surface, we glide swiftly on, And see the dangers that we cannot shun. – John Dryden
  4. Genius goes around the world in its youth incessantly apologizing for having large feet. What wonder that later in life it should be inclined to raise those feet too swiftly to fools and bores. – F. Scott Fitzgerald
  5. Mortals grow swiftly in misfortune. – Hesiod
  6. Oh, how swiftly the glory of the world passes away! – Thomas a Kempis
  7. We must act swiftly in order to halt the rate of decay our planet faces. – Henry W. Kendall
  8. And I am also here to say that if something were to happen, we are prepared to respond swiftly to respond effectively, and to respond strongly. That is our tradition as a country. And that is a tradition that we will uphold, regardless of any circumstance because this nation is one that is very, very strong and, indeed, extraordinarily resilient. – Janet Napolitano
  9. High achievers spot rich opportunities swiftly make big decisions quickly and move into action immediately. Follow these principles and you can make your dreams come true. – Robert H. Schuller
  10. It's now up to the full Senate to move swiftly to confirm John Roberts so he can assume his duties and responsibilities as chief justice when the Supreme Court begins its new term in a matter of weeks. We call on the Senate to confirm John Roberts without delay. – Jay Alan Sekulow
  11. Even of if a certain backlash is unavoidable, we must make the most of the momentous chance with which history has presented us so swiftly and so unexpectedly. – Moshe Sharett

Usage examples for swiftly

  1. At this answer, the Pigeon flew swiftly down to the earth. – The Adventures of Pinocchio by C. Collodi--Pseudonym of Carlo Lorenzini
  2. And he rode swiftly on. – Hereward, The Last of the English by Charles Kingsley
  3. The answer came swiftly – Vendetta A Story of One Forgotten by Marie Corelli
  4. For hours his feet moved swiftly and mechanically under him. – The Eternal Maiden by T. Everett Harré
  5. He turned swiftly and clasped her hand. – The Cattle-Baron's Daughter by Harold Bindloss
  6. I'll show them- A private ran swiftly to the rear. – Last Words by Stephen Crane
  7. He walked swiftly on, leaving her alone. – The New Tenant by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  8. She was still for a moment, then knelt very swiftly before him and held out her arms. – Marriage by H. G. Wells
  9. Then swiftly the terrible face of the moon was upon us. – Kari the Elephant by Dhan Gopal Mukerji
  10. Swiftly and still more swiftly his footsteps came up behind her. – Cord and Creese by James de Mille
  11. Mrs. Farquhar glanced at him in half- amused impatience, but his manner swiftly changed. – A Prairie Courtship by Harold Bindloss
  12. Then swiftly I've got to- I've got to." – The Power and the Glory by Grace MacGowan Cooke
  13. He did not stop to speak with him, but rode swiftly home. – The Measure of a Man by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  14. And then as swiftly came the knowledge that he had not really set her free. – The Knave of Diamonds by Ethel May Dell
  15. Fenger came swiftly around the desk, and over to her. – Fanny Herself by Edna Ferber
  16. He then remembered having seen Longcluse- and his was the only eye that observed him- pass swiftly from the passage leading to the smoking- room at the beginning of the game. – Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  17. Mrs. Murray's' mind, like her husband's, moved swiftly – The Major by Ralph Connor
  18. Olga turned swiftly with outflung arms. – The Keeper of the Door by Ethel M. Dell
  19. She even saw him crossing swiftly to where her mother and father sat. – Gigolo by Edna Ferber
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