He'll swear the devil out of hell. [ Proverb ]
Lie for me, and I'll swear for you. [ Proverb ]
Lie for him and he'll swear for you. [ Proverb ]
It is a great sin to swear unto a sin.
But greater sin to keep a sinful oath. [ William Shakespeare ]
To swear is neither brave, polite, nor wise. [ Pope ]
Love bade me swear and Love bids me forswear.
O, sweet suggesting Love! [ William Shakespeare, Two Gentlemen of Verona. Act II. Sc. 6 ]
Obey thy parents; keep thy word justly; swear not. [ William Shakespeare ]
Sure there is none but fears a future state;
And when the most obdurate swear they do not.
Their trembling hearts belie their boasting tongues. [ Dryden ]
A sudden thought strikes me, let us swear eternal friendship. [ Canning ]
When a gentleman is disposed to swear it is not for any standers-by to curtail his oaths. [ William Shakespeare ]
To swear to love always is to affirm that two beings essentially changeable will never change.
There must be hearts which know the depths of our being, and swear by us, even when the whole world forsakes us. [ Gutzkow ]
Nay, but weigh well what you presume to swear. Oaths are of dreadful weight! and, if they are false. Draw down damnation. [ Sir Thomas Overbury ]
From a common custom of swearing men easily slide into perjury; therefore, if thou wouldst not be perjured, do not use thyself to swear. [ Hierocles ]
Verily, I swear, it is better to be lowly born, and range with humble livers in content than to be perked up in a glistering grief, and wear a golden sorrow. [ Shakespeare ]
They fix attention, heedless of your pain, With oaths like rivets forced into the brain; And e'en when sober truth prevails throughout, They swear it, till affirmance breeds a doubt. [ Cowper ]
Obey thy parents, keep thy word justly; swear not; commit not with man's sworn spouse; set not thy sweet heart on proud array. Keep thy foot out of brothels, thy pen from lenders' books. [ William Shakespeare ]