Quotation Explorer - 'Neck'

ACEPHALOUS, adj. In the surprising condition of the Crusader who absently pulled at his forelock some hours after a Saracen scimitar had, unconsciously to him, passed through his neck, as related by de Joinville. - Ambrose Bierce
You got to think a musical instrument is human or, anyway, alive....You take a fiddle now, we say it has a neck, and in the human neck what do you find? Vocal cords like strings, where the sound comes from. - Annie Proulx
He who believes in the fate accepts the collar in his neck! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around his or her neck that says, "Make me feel important." Not only will you succeed in sales, you will succeed in life. - Mary Kay Ash
Spinnin' a rope is fun if your neck ain't in it. - Will Rogers
Don’t break a neck looking up for God. Try looking down at inspiring human deeds. - Gloria D. Gonsalves
Broken Neck! Oh no! - Kye Alfred Hillig
I've just been bitten on the neck by a vampire... mosquito. Does that mean that when the night comes I will rise and be annoying? - Vera Nazarian
You have something on your neck. What Looks like a bite mark, what were you doing out all night, anyway? Nothing. I went walking in the park. Tried to clear my head. And ran into a vampire What? No! I fell. On your neck? - Cassandra Clare
Today I asked Chloe to be my girlfriend,and she agreed. I sank my teeth into her neck and drank from her jugular in the library at lunchtime. She's agreed to join me as a vampire and she's moving in next week.April Fool! - Tim Collins
Nudge threw her arms around my neck. 'I love you Max! I love all of us too!'Yeah, me too,' Said the Gasman. 'I don't care if we have our house, or a cliff ledge, or a cardboard box. Home is wherever we all are, together. - James Patterson
I'd rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck. - Emma Goldman
In my mind, Martha, you are buried in cement right up to your neck. No… right up to your nose… that’s much quieter. - Edward Albee
Her hands crept around his neck, tangling in his hair to keep him closer, even though she knew that beautiful boys with expiration dates couldn't be held, only borrowed for a time. - Martina Boone
That thing ruined my favorite T-shirt," complains Mario."Whatever." It’s Marianne’s voice. "You were just looking for a reason to get your shirt off." I try to look around for her, but my neck refuses. - Bill Blais
You might pass by those who're stuck in the bottle neck while you are swimming in your whiskey, be kind ! - Farid F. Ibrahim
Substitute the word gay for straight and she's the exact same pain in the neck kid sister she was before she told us. - Amy Kaufman Burk
The seven deadly sins ... Food, clothing, firing, rent, taxes, respectability and children. Nothing can lift those seven milestones from man's neck but money; and the spirit cannot soar until the milestones are lifted. - George Bernard Shaw
But then he combs his fingers through my hair, starting at the base of my neck, and I shiver with uncontrollable, unexpected pleasure. - Primula Bond
Putting his head down on the dog's neck, he vowed to himself fervently that he would always have some money on hand, no matter what became of him, so that he would be able to protect all that was truly valuable from the practical people in the world. - Morley Callaghan
From out there on the moon, international politics looks so petty. You want to grab a politician by the scruff of the neck, drag him a quarter of a million miles out, and say, 'Look at that, you son of a bitch. - Ed Mitchell
It were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he cast into the sea. - Bible
You want my advice? Put down your phone. Hug her from behind and kiss the back of her neck. Entwine your fingers with hers…. You’re welcome. - Steve Maraboli
Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out. - James Bryant Conant
Kelly took a deep breath. "And I'm sorry I ignored you last week." She scratched her neck. "And you know what? If you think you're a girl..."George braced for Kelly's next words."Then I think you're a girl too! - Alex Gino
I wrapped my arms around my body, pushing away my doubts and indecision for just a moment, and looked out toward the cemetery. Whatever it takes, I vowed. And as I said the words, I felt a chill run across my neck and a ghostly touch slide down my cheek - Catrina Burgess
Sometimes, it is necessary for me to step back from my emotions and my life. I need to be the outsider looking in, sitting in the objective chair, as a witness. As opposed to being so entangled in my feelings, that they become a noose around my neck. - Jaeda DeWalt
Everyone realized that Computervision stock was the golden goose. But one grabbed the leg, another grabbed a wing, another got the neck, all pulling hard, and they realize now they could kill the goose if they keep this up.
I think it's cool to wear roadkill. If I died and somebody wanted to wear my teeth around their neck to VMAs, I'd feel honored. - Ke$ha
He’d thought it would be the right thing to say, but she scoffed a little… and that, more than anything—more than the prospect of having his ribs crushed in or his face pulled off or his neck stretched on a rope—scared him out of his wits. - V.S. Carnes
I found out that when you get married the man becomes the head of the house. And the woman becomes the neck, and she turns the head any way she wants to.
As Ummon and the other Masters teach, it explains why the giraffe evolved a long neck but never why the other animals did not. It explains why humankind evolved to intelligence, but not why the tree near the front gate refused to. - Dan Simmons
thighs made of hymns, I read 'em like I'm reading runes. Now tell me where my future lies...your neck, can I Savion on it? - Brandi L. Bates
Those who kow-towed to the prosecution and denounced the Nazi regime got it in the neck just the same. It serves them right. - Herman Goering
One day, Kaname's lips will lightly touch this neck of yours, and slowly, Kaname's teeth will sink in... If you hear the sound of Kaname drinking your own blood, Yuki-chan, then, for sure, you'll feel ecstasy. - Matsuri Hino
Grant kissed my neck that I offered up like a willing victim in True Blood. Take me... Bite me. Lick me. Oh this was madness! Glorious, wonderful madness!" -JulieFrom: A New Addiction - Valerie Alexander
If you don't understand how a woman could both love her sister dearly and want to wring her neck at the same time, then you were probably an only child. - Linda Sunshine
The past is far behind. If you still want to look at it, you will painfully stretch your neck muscles. Don't live in the past, leave the past, but learn from it. - Israelmore Ayivor
Lollypop...the passion contained merely kissesplaced upon lips, neck and cheekthese young lovers of the castleof which our fairytale speaks... - Muse
Why don't I just give you a pair of my panties to hang around your neck? Then whenever you feel jealous, you can wave them at whoever's pissing you off. - Jeaniene Frost
I just tripped over a pair of shoes and almost fell down and broke my neck and no I wasn't wearing them. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
My husband gave me a necklace. It's fake. I requested fake. Maybe I'm paranoid, but in this day and age, I don't want something around my neck that's worth more than my head. - Rita Rudner
If you put a chain around the neck of a slave, the other end fastens itself around you own.
Soft on the neck of either dove love's hands let slip the reins: and while we look for light of love, love's twilight wanes... - Oksana Rus
Would that the Roman people had a single neck [to cut off their head]. - Caligula (Gaius Caesar)
You might pass by those who're stuck in the neck bottle while you are swiming in your whiskey, be kind ! - Farid F. Ibrahim
...and said with the softness of repressed violence, 'I am not one to stick his neck out; it is a bit of a reach. I was waiting for the smallest sign that you could love me... I never got it.' --Laertes, Count of Samothrace - Rebecca Ashe
Look here, said Will. When a man comes to me for advice about an idea, I know he doesn’twant advice. He wants me to agree with him. And if I want to keep his friendship I tell him his idea isfine and go ahead. But I like you and you’re a friend of my family, so I’m going to stick my neck out. - John Steinbeck
Having the critics praise you is like having the hangman say you've got a pretty neck.
It does. This is how it should have been anyway.' I caught my breath as he kissed my neck, teeth grating my skin. 'And I'll take back what's mine. - Richelle Mead
The man may be the head of the household. But the woman is the neck, and she can turn the head whichever way she pleases. - Nia Vardalos
A happy childhood can't be cured. Mine'll hang around my neck like a rainbow, that's all, instead of a noose. - Hortense Calisher
If you kiss someone on the back of the neck, it spreads. - H. Jackson Brown Jr.
Your head sits on a neck that turns to let you see where you’ve been. But, your eyes point the same direction as your feet for a reason; keep moving forward. - D. Denise Dianaty
I wish you all had one neck and that I had my hands on it. - Carl Panzram
Destiny has got the rope round my neck and I feel it. - Wilkie Collins
I would rather be an opportunist and float than go to the bottom with my principles around my neck. - Stanley Baldwin
I will meet you on the nape of your neck one day, on the surface of intention, word becoming act.We will breathe into each other the high mountain tales, where the snows come from, where the waters begin.-In the yellow time of pollen - Luke Davies
No book dropped from "up there". If it did, you say, then something is screwed up somewhere between your neck, and the top of your head. - Fakeer Ishavardas
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