We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Swap Quotes from Charley Boorman, Cherie Lunghi, Gary Busey, Andrea Leadsom, Mario Kempes. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
On the Internet you can swap GPS details and use tools like Google Maps. It’s amazing.
The advantage of age is that you swap youth for wisdom. You’re so full of insecurities when you’re young. ‘Who am I? What do I have to do for people to like me?’ You get caught up in things. You get very emotional about things.
I don’t know how I got involved in ‘Celebrity Wife Swap.’ It came from my agent Hugh. He got the opportunity for me.
I would like to pilot a government-led scheme, alongside Help to Buy, to offer a loan to young people on a reasonable income to be able to pay the deposit on a new home and then swap their high rents for a mortgage and actually have a place of their own.
I’d love to work in Argentina but there aren’t any possibilities to manage there. The managers always remain the same. They just swap clubs once in a while.
When I was designing, I had in mind Jimi Hendrix, and I could hardly find skinny indie black kids to wear my clothes. I remember one telling me he had to swap his skinny jeans for baggy ones in the subway before going home, so he wouldn’t get in trouble in his neighborhood.
Credit default swap is basically just an agreement that I have with you, where I sell you insurance on some bond you own. If the bond goes belly up, I promise to pay you. And as long as the bond doesn’t go belly up, you pay me for selling you insurance.
I wouldn’t swap the era I competed in for anything, not a day of it. I started out as an amateur, and people like myself, Seb Coe, Steve Ovett, Steve Cram, Tessa Sanderson and the rest did it for the glory of winning medals for our country.
I was talking to my good friend Kid Rock a while ago, and he told me if I’d send him a helmet, he’d send me an autographed platinum record. I thought that was a pretty sweet swap.
There are good players in Europe and all the way around the world, but better than Torres – no. I would not want to swap Fernando with anyone else in the world, because he is my player, and I’m very pleased with him.
I wish I could swap closets with Diana Vreeland, but I think only my left thigh would fit into her clothing.
The people who did the collateralized mortgage obligations, sold them to pension funds, then sold them short, then bought credit default swap insurance on them, are just amazing. They are a law unto themselves.
I’ve never had a particularly sweet tooth. In fact, during the war, I used to swap my sweet ration coupons with my father – and he’d give me his clothing coupons in return. Looking good was more important to me than scoffing sweets.
Pakistan is the first South Asian country to sign a free trade agreement and currency swap agreement with China.
Fashion will take on added stature one day, but try not to be stifled by it. You will learn, as you mature, to swap heels for Stan Smith trainers, minidresses for crisp white shirts. And you will never be one of those people who just roll out of bed.
One of my favorites has always been ‘Swap Meet.’ One of the reasons why I like that is it’s a song that’s in a drop-D tuning, and of course, also being a guitar player, it’s one of the songs that I really like the riff on it.
If you swap it about, do television, theatre, film, you can go on surprising yourself. The problem is you get employed to do something you’ve already done. They want something from that sheep pen of performances they’ve seen you do.
Racing may be a minority sport, but I wouldn’t swap it for all the money in the world.
If you look back at my marathons and ask whether I would swap one of them for my one balls-up, of course I would. But you can’t choose. You have to make the best of it on the day.
There are a lot of famous people who started out with us and became stars and I wouldn’t swap my life with theirs for one second.
In an ideal world, we would be able to just swap characters’ genders around because I don’t ever wake up in the morning and think to myself, ‘Oh I am such a woman today,’ because that is just so ridiculous.
I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world.
If I have time to dash home before an event, I love to swap workwear for something a bit more whimsical.
I was so proud when I wore the international strip for the first time – I couldn’t swap that feeling with anything.
It’s unusual when you get scripts not wanting to change things – I’m one of those actors who writers must hate as I’m always wanting to rewrite or swap bits about.
I’ll always be Chinese first. It probably isn’t politically correct to say or something that the majority understands; I can change my shoes, I can swap my passport, but, I’ll always have this face.
One of the things I’ve come to appreciate about the brain is the importance of location. It’s not just a set of interchangeable parts that you can swap in and out.
Would I swap what I have achieved as a cook if I could have been as successful as a footballer? Definitely.
The thing about telescopes is that the mirror is the main component. Once that’s built, you don’t need to build new ones; you just need to swap out the instruments. There’s nothing wrong with Hubble’s mirror.
I now have a home recording studio, which I can operate entirely on my own, as well as a portable version of the same which allows me to record anywhere I like and simply swap out the hard drives for use in the home studio.
The National is about however long it takes to run that race – eight minutes of fame – but champion jockey is about racing 365 days a year. I actually wouldn’t swap any of my winners for the National.
People say to me, Would you like to swap your life with me for 24 hours? Your life must be very strange. But of course I have not experienced any other life. It’s not strange to me.
I love engaging in conversation with other moms because we can relate to one another, and we swap valuable insight and information.
Not long after watching ‘The Passenger,’ I wrote the first lines of ‘The Isle of Youth,’ which concerns twin sisters who swap identities and become ensnared in the Miami underworld.
Credit-default swaps remedied the problem of open-ended risk for me. If I bought a credit-default swap, my downside was defined and certain, and the upside was many multiples of it.
The Church has always been willing to swap off treasures in heaven for cash down.
I have a very basic leg. But it has a silicon cover on it. I have a flat foot leg, a high heel leg and then I have a leg which, in the winter, I have to ski in and in the summer I swap it into my roller blades.
I love to simplify and edit the contents of just about anything, but women’s closets hold particular appeal to me. I edit mine about four times a year and hold a yearly ‘clothing swap’ to encourage my girlfriends to do the same.
It was at a big swap meet that I discovered you could buy other people’s old discarded family photos and vacation pictures for pretty cheap – a quarter, 50 cents, five bucks for a really nice one.
I discovered at age 13 that if a spoon had ‘Sterling’ on the back, it was worth money. I’d run around a swap meet and find 20 in a day, make 75 to 100 bucks by finding silver spoons.
Don’t swap horses in crossing a stream.
Net-neutrality proponents howled when Comcast started throttling traffic from BitTorrent, a bandwidth-hogging program people use to swap video files. The Federal Communications Commission sided with the open-Internet folks, ruling that Comcast could not selectively choke off traffic.
Records are there to be broken. Lots of people would love to swap their world record for an Olympic medal, but for me, my medals are there forever and ever, and that’s what does it for me.
We have such an energetic live show. We have so much fun onstage. We swap instruments. We might possibly be the sweatiest band in the business.