Quotation Explorer - 'Hanging'

Peter Pastmaster and the absurdly youthful colonel of the new force were drawing up a list of suitable officers in Bratts Club. 'Most of war seems to consist of hanging about,' he said. 'Let's at least hang about with our own friends. - Evelyn Waugh
Hanging with people who make you feel unappreciated, for the mere sake of appearing to be popular, is the loneliest place to be. - Ellen J. Barrier
The pain in a person’s life is bound to rise on becoming increasingly wise as nice; for then s/he could easily recognize the truth and lies of the people, hanging around her/him, better than others. - Anuj Somany
Come ye viewless ministers of this dread hour! Come from the fenny lake, the hanging rock, and the midnight cave! The moon is red the stars are out the sky is burning and all nature stands aghast at what we do! - William Mudford
Man is a natural polygamist: he always has one woman leading him by the nose, and another hanging on to his coattails. - H. L. Mencken
You can't move forward if you're still hanging on. - Sue Fitzmaurice
My education was the liberty I had to read indiscriminately and all the time, with my eyes hanging out. - Dylan Thomas
There were no fear of death in children’s eyes because they had seen hanging, stoning to death and chopping heads in playgrounds and parks. - M.F. Moonzajer
Hanging is too good for a man who makes puns; he should be drawn and quoted. - Fred Allen
If the desire to kill and the opportunity to kill always came together, who would escape hanging? - Mark Twain
At the end of the day the only thing that stays are your words. They linger while you disappear. Hanging in the air like they're on a clothesline, oh how I wish I could let them go. - Jasmine Sandozz
I don't want any gay people hanging around me while I'm killing kids. I just don't want to see it. - Bill Hicks
I prize my downtime, count on it as a writer, a parent, a person. Sometimes I think of Woody Allen's remark about masturbation, that it is sex with someone he loves. I feel as though being alone is hanging out with someone I like. - Anna Quindlen
Americans are a race of convicts and ought to be thankful for anything we allow them short of hanging. - Samuel Johnson
The ancient saying is no heresy, hanging and wiving goes by destiny. - William Shakespeare
He walks the soft grass, wet with fresh rain, jeans slung low on his hips and shirt hanging open, still dripping from the fevered maelstrom that set fire to the night sky. Fury in his step and passion furrowing his brow...He is my perfect storm... - Virginia Alison
So now you're on the run,' Warrick said wistfully. 'Travelling the Dark Highway, a lone wolf. With your friend, who is another wolf. Two lone wolves. Two wolves, really. Not really alone. Two wolves in a car. Travelling. One of them naked and bloody. The other with her ass hanging out. - Derek Landy
I'm looking forward to the noose. Nothing better than a good hanging. - Victoria Lamb
Let me tell you about gays in the military. I don't want any gay people hanging around me while I'm killing kids. I just don't want to see it. - Bill Hicks
I would choose to live a century in a dark room instead of hanging out with fake friends. - Sher E Yazdan
I wonder, with all the flowers in the garden, how many of them ever think of hanging themselves with the garden hose, if ever they can. - Anthony Liccione
Pushing forty? She's hanging on for dear life.
Well I was out in my four door With the top down. And I looked up and there they were: Millions of tiny teardrops Just sort of hanging there And I didn't know whether to laugh or cry And I said to myself: What next big sky? - Laurie Anderson
The first rule about the low hanging fruit principle is to always watch out for low hanging branches, they’re the ones to take it away from you. - Stephen Richards
Some people believe holding on and hanging in there are signs of great strength. However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know when to let go and then do it. - Ann Landers
If you have a rifle, hanging on the wall in the first act, it should fire in the last act. - Konstantin Stanislavski
If you dedicate your attention to discipline in your life you become smarter while you are writing than while you are hanging out with your pals or in any other line of work. - Russell Banks
There is no satisfaction in hanging a man who does not object to it
Success seems to be largely a matterof hanging on after others have let go. - William Feather
A person is known by his own action, but even better by the deeds of the people often hanging around him on the physical ground than merely with his sweet words or sound. - Anuj Somany
The only real battle in life is between hanging on and letting go. - Shannon L. Alder
Walk tall but don't bang your head on low hanging branches. - Peter James West
Every little trifle, for some reason, does seem incalculably important today, and when you say of a thing that 'nothing hangs on it,' it sounds like blasphemy. There's never any knowing - (how am I to put it?) - which of our actions, which of our idlenesses won't have things hanging on it for ever. - E.M. Forster
I hadn't been hanging around a knight errant for three years without learning that impossible things can happen, if you're willing to throw common sense in the air and try. - Hilari Bell
When kids hit 1 year old, it's like hanging out with a miniature drunk. You have to hold onto them. They bump into things. They laugh and cry. They urinate. They vomit. - Johnny Depp
Hanging out is good historical methodology. - Jean Pfaelzer
If you're still hanging onto a dead dream of yesterday, laying flowers on its grave by the hour, you cannot be planting the seeds for a new dream to grow today - Joyce Chapman
Silence hung around the corners, draped like spider webs across all surfaces and hanging like smog in the air. - Jennifer Perry
I thought of him as a beautiful deer in the forest that made this world a better place simply by existing; I didn't need it in my living room hanging off the wall. - Christine Duan (Kissing Is The Easy Part)
What I hate is the thought of being under a man's thumb," I had told Doctor Nolan. "A man doesn't have a worry in the world, while I've got a baby hanging over my head like a big stick, to keep me in line. - Sylvia Plath
Hanging around people you’re smarter than is good for your ego. Hanging around people who are smarter than you is good for your intellect. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go. - William Feather
You'll get a fair trial followed by a first class hanging.
It hurts, doesn't it? Giving someone everything you can think of. The wings to fly and roots to stay and yet watch them choose none of those, leaving you hanging in the middle of void and nothingness. - Akshay Vasu
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