Swearing Sayings and Quotes

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

Vulgarity is like a fine wine: it should only be uncorked on a special occasion, and then only shared with the right group of people. James Rozoff
I hate it when people say swearing isn't necessary. Things not being necessary is what makes life interesting, the little extras in life. Stephen Fry
Apparently profanity had a way of making men listen. Megan Shepherd
In general, there are usually two reasons to swear--to get someone's attention and because it's fun. Aaron Burch
Swearing is a currency the countryside spends well. Michelle Franklin
Swearing relieves the feelings - that is what swearing does. I explained this to my aunt on one occasion, but it didn't answer with her. She said I had no business to have such feelings. Jerome K. Jerome
Swearing was invented as a compromise between running away and fighting. Finley Peter Dunne
If you want to get rid of the perceived meaning of curse words, you’ll have to get rid of the feelings which bring their use, and that’s not going to happen. Orlando Winters
The foolish and wicked practice of profane cursing and swearing is a vice so mean and low that every person of sense and character detests and despises it. George Washington
Swearing's my release. It's the one weapon I have to defend myself against destiny when it elects to strike without pity. Andrea Pirlo
Using profanity in public. I can't recall the fine for that. Oh well, lets call it a night in jail. Stephen J. Cannell
You mean the profanity? That's simply the way they talk here. Nobody pays attention to you unless you swear every other word. You'll find it in all the literature of the period. Gene Roddenberry
I'm gonna resist the urge to express my anger by using profanity and I hope you appreciate that. Dennis Klein
Profanity is a brutal vice. He who uses it, is not a gentleman. Michael Andrews
Profanity is for the feeble-minded. William Brent Bell
He worked in profanity the way other artists might work in oils or clay. It was his true medium; a master. Jean Shepherd
I don't believe that profanity has anything to do with Christianity, thank you. Jay Martel
Profanity is an expression of loss of control. Not very reassuring for a team leader. Mark Ellis
You're cursing, that's what you're doing. The road to Hell is paved with profanity users! Susan Harris
You know, one of these days you're going to run out of fake profanity and start using real profanity, and you don't want to do that, because let's face it, I'm from New York and we pretty much invented it. Greg Berlanti
Profanity is the last refuge of the ignorant, the insensitive, and the illiterate Wendell B. Harris Jr.
I happen to have a healthy respect for profanity. They're just not happy words and they don't make me happy to hear them. To use something over and over until it has no meaning. Andrew Witham
The scattered profanity honored and written in stone / Conducted by vanity leading us more than you know Saga
Swearing is an art form. You can express yourself much more exactly, much more succinctly, with properly used curse words. Coleman Young
Must swear off from swearing. Bad habit. Rutherford B. Hayes
Swearing can be fun, but doing it all the time causes a lot of problems. Kyle
The agony of love destroyed often leaves us swearing never to love again. Ruben Papian
Swearing is industry language. For as long as we're alive it's not going to change. You've got to be boisterous to get results. Gordon Ramsay
Profane swearing never did any man any good. No man in the richer or wiser or happier for it. Robert Lowth
Swearing makes an excellent relief mechanism. David Crystal