Pendulum Quotes

Pendulum Quotes by Henry Rollins, Mo Rocca, Francis X. Suarez, Arthur Schopenhauer, Jon Stewart, Dante Basco and many others.

In many ways, America is on the receiving end of a pend

In many ways, America is on the receiving end of a pendulum that has been swung with great force, and for a long time, outward into the world. The impact is a wake-up call on every level.
Henry Rollins
No, no, no separate but equal… never the twain shall meet. And the pendulum kept swinging and it came to rest in the bastard hybrid known as the Daily Show.
Mo Rocca
Politics is a pendulum that swings constantly. It’s really hard to say what’s going to happen in four years or in two years or in one year.
Francis X. Suarez
Opinion is like a pendulum and obeys the same law. If it goes past the centre of gravity on one side, it must go a like distance on the other; and it is only after a certain time that it finds the true point at which it can remain at rest.
Arthur Schopenhauer
Our culture is just a series of checks and balances. The whole idea that we’re in a battle between tyranny and freedom – it’s a series of pendulum swings.
Jon Stewart
Depictions of race have changed so much since, like, the ’50s, where white people just played every race. But the pendulum swings both ways: I’m Filipino-American. If I had to wait for a Filipino role to come out to get work, I couldn’t eat. There are barely any roles out there.
Dante Basco
Every new industry has exuberance in advance of reality. The techies get carried away. There is a period of despair. Then the pendulum swings the other way, and people see the long term potential. It’s like when the Internet bubble crashed.
Steve Jurvetson
The pendulum of the mind alternates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Carl Jung
When things get better, there’s a swing to the pendulum where things get worse for others.
Rupi Kaur
The country has come a long way in race relations, but the pendulum swings so far back. Everyone wants to be so sensitive.
Clint Eastwood
Now if this electron is displaced from its equilibrium position, a force that is directly proportional to the displacement restores it like a pendulum to its position of rest.
Pieter Zeeman
I look fashionable every day. And the pendulum swings between more, or less, edgy when I’m with bankers.
Karen Katz
I think that the pendulum will swing back to the other side one day.
Susan Anton
I certainly like to swing the pendulum and try new things and to do things that are different from the last thing that I did.
Chris Sullivan
Since I was a kid, I always wanted to figure out how to make a bass line that was a pendulum – like, gravity would control it, and then you could make it play different notes.
I have problems with this very extreme form of capitalism where the pendulum has swung so far in one direction, where the focus is completely on the short term, and no one is thinking about the consequences.
Noreena Hertz
Perhaps America works like this: Presidencies swing, as reactions to each other, like a pendulum. My optimistic belief is it is how we keep our country in balance.
Andy Dunn
I think I have let ego get in the way sometimes – the pendulum swung pretty strongly. I was maybe a little overconfident at one point in my time, and then I went way the other way and thought I wasn’t capable of anything.
Stephanie McMahon
We’re waiting for the pendulum to swing back again, which I am absolutely confident it will.
Don Bluth
History has always been a series of pendulum swings, but the individual doesn’t have to get caught in that.
Robert Johnson
Politics swings like a pendulum.
Ed Gillespie
I’m trying to mix the cool, independent stuff with the big stuff, but it’s been difficult finding the right roles. It’s been an interesting ride as far as my career pendulum is concerned.
Orlando Bloom
I was this little blond girl with a guitar case bigger than me – it was pink and sparkly at the time. But I always took myself seriously, and I think that people took that seriously. I would tell them about my goal list, and they listened. I was like, ‘I want to be the one that swings the pendulum.’
Kelsea Ballerini