I, AB , do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter. So help me God.
Look here, sir, tell menomoreunnecessary lies. Suchlies as your attorneyadvised you are necessary for the presentation of your fraudulent case I will listen to though I shall decide against you whatever you swear, Addison but if you tell me another unnecessary lie, I'll put you in the dock.Judge Richard Adams
A sudden thought strikes me,—let us swear an eternal friendship.john hookham frere
Belief is with them mechanical, voluntary: they believe what they are paid for — they swear to that which turns to account. Do you suppose, that after years spent in this manner, they have any feeling left answering to the difference between truth and falsehood?william hazlitt
I swear I have never told a player to attack another player. In fact, I have told my players if they ever hear me saying something like this, they can break a stick over my skull. I ask only that they play aggressively.fred shero
Madam, I have been looking for a person who disliked gravy all my life; let us swear eternal friendship.sydney smith
You should not take a fellow eight years old And make him swear to never kiss the girls.Robert Browning
When civil fury first grew high, And men fell out, they knew not why; When hard words, jealousies, and fears, Set folks together by the ears, And made them fight, like mad or drunk, For Dame Religion, as for punk; Whose honesty they all durst swear for, Though not a man of them knew wherefore: When Gospel-Trumpeter, surrounded With long-ear'd rout, to battle sounded, And pulpit, drum ecclesiastick, Was beat with fist, instead of a stick; Then did Sir Knight abandon dwelling, And out he rode a colonelling.
I must remember my own origins. Once I was as ignorant as you; I swear, though, I can’t remember when.samuel r. delany
And swear No where Lives a woman true and fair. If thou find'st one, let me know, Such a pilgrimage were sweet; Yet do not, I would not go, Though at next door we might meet, Though she were true, when you met her, And last, till you write your letter, Yet she Will be False, ere I come, to two, or three.john donne
O, swear not by the moon, the inconstant moon, That monthly changes in her circled orb, Lest that thy love prove likewise variable.william shakespeare
And in that moment, I swear we were infinite.
Earth and fire and water and air We solemnly promise, we solemnly swear Not a word, not a hint, not a sound to declare Earth and fire and water and air!
You may batter your way through the thick of the fray, You may sweat, you may swear, you may grunt; You may be a jack-fool, if you must, but this rule Should ever be kept at the front; Don't fight with your pillow, but lay down your head And kick every worriment out of the bed.
When a gentleman is disposed to swear, it is not for any standers-by to curtail his oaths.william shakespeare
Do not swear at all; Or, if thou wilt, swear by thy gracious self, Which is the god of my idolatry, And I'll believe thee.william shakespeare
You never bade me hope, 'tis true; I asked you not to swear: But I looked in those eyes of blue, And read a promise there.gerald griffin
It is great sin to swear unto a sin, But greater sin to keep a sinful oath.william shakespeare
"As a Greek I swear eternal friendship with the Serb people."
You mustn't hurt me in any way, Mr. Fletcher, I am the only one who can guarantee your safe conduct from here, and I swear I will on my solemn oath, but you must not hurt me.
I swear to me that I am the Great God Om, greatest of gods!
Senator, when you took your oath of office, you placed your hand on the Bible and swore to uphold the Constitution. You did not place your hand on the Constitution and swear to uphold the Bible.
I swear by the most holy Essence of God exalted and glorified be He that in the Day of the appearance of Him Whom God shall make manifest a thousand perusals of the Bayán cannot equal the perusal of a single verse to be revealed by Him Whom God shall make manifest.
Standing on a beach somewhere
Looking for something to see
As the beach rolls in, I swear
It's bringing something to me