Swing Sayings and Quotes

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


Swing is extreme coordination. It's a maintaining balance, equilibrium. It's about executing very difficult rhythms with a panache and a feeling in the context of very strict time. So, everything about the swing is about some guideline and some grid and the elegant way that you negotiate your way through that grid.     

Wynton Marsalis

Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.

Arthur Schopenhauer

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

A golf swing is a collection of corrected mistakes.

Carol Mann

Swing will never sound as good as it did in the 40s.

Trey Anastasio

When you are on a down swing, do not feel bad. Know the swing will change and things will get better.There are good times coming.     

Bob Proctor

The doorway to success swings outward not inward.

Robin Sharma

Swing hard, in case they throw the ball where you're swinging.

Duke Snider

Swing is so much more than a dance, it’s a way of life. The music gets stuck in your mind and the dance is in your heart and the whole scene is engraved on your soul. You can fly.

Nicholas Hope

Swing a bigger brush you don't know what you're missing.

Charles Webster Hawthorne

The swing of art is circular, from form to formalism, from formalism to formlessness, from formlessness to form again.     

Austin O'Malley

You swing your best when you have the fewest things to think about.

Bobby Jones