Hanging Quotes

Quotes tagged as "hanging" (showing 1-22 of 22)
Ernest Hemingway
“If my Valentine you won't be,
I'll hang myself on your Christmas tree.”
Ernest Hemingway, 88 Poems

Benjamin Franklin
“It's better to swim in the sea below
Than to swing in the air and feed the crow,
Says jolly Ned Teach of Bristol.”
Benjamin Franklin

Carrie Ryan
“Is that all we have left? Is that all we are? Lights on a map that are slowly dying, hanging on for nothing?”
Carrie Ryan, The Dead-Tossed Waves

Ilona Andrews
“Doode," George said.
He'd practiced all morning but still didn't get it quite right. "Nope, more u, less oo. Duuude."
"Dude."
"Dude."
"Okay, dude." George nodded.
"How's it hanging?" Jack asked.
"How am I supposed to answer that?" George looked at him.
"I don't think Kaldar said anything about that. I guess 'good'? I don't get it. What's hanging anyway?"
George shook his head. "Your stuff, you nimwit."
His stuff...Oh. Ha! "In that case, it's hanging long!" Jack dissolved in giggles. "Long, get it?”
Ilona Andrews, Fate's Edge

Samuel Johnson
“Depend upon it, sir, when a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully.”
Samuel Johnson, The Life of Samuel Johnson LL.D. Vol 3

Anthony Horowitz
“I think my reputation will look after itself," Holmes said. "If they hang me, Watson, I shall leave it to you to persuade your readers that the whole thing was a misunderstanding.”
Anthony Horowitz, The House of Silk

Karen Cushman
“I am near fourteen and have never yet seen a hanging. My life is barren.”
Karen Cushman, Catherine, Called Birdy

Lynette Mather
“Once Kimmy and Bobby walked in Taco Bell they saw their two friends already sitting at the table, and Kimmy and Bobby ordered their food before they joined them.
“What’s up?” Manning asked.
“Not much, just hanging out,” Bobby answered.
“And of course the two of you are always hanging out,” Dave said, nodding toward Kimmy.
Kimmy smiled. “Of course we are always hanging out. That’s what you do when you’ve got a best friend, Dave. You’ll learn that maybe one day when you have a best friend.”
Lynette Mather, Unspoken Secrets

Rocky Flintstone
“pomegranates”
Rocky Flintstone, Belinda Blinked 1

Johnny Rich
“He thought of hanging himself, to pass the time.”
Johnny Rich, The Human Script

“He would have been half-hanged, taken down alive, castrated, his genitals stuffed in his mouth, his stomach slit open, and his intestines taken out and burnt, and his carcase chopped into four quarters.”
John Broadbent, John Milton: Introductions

Anthony Liccione
“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

Victoria Lamb
“I'm looking forward to the noose. Nothing better than a good hanging.”
Victoria Lamb

Amit Kalantri
“Power does not pardon, power punishes.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Eddie Whitlock
“A hanging, though, was something different. I got to thinking. We hadn’t never been to nothing just to have a good time. A hanging was special and we was all getting to go.”
Eddie Whitlock, Evil Is Always Human

Sharyn McCrumb
“I wonder which is worse-the death, not knowing what comes after, or the wedding, when you think you know, but you're wrong.”
Sharyn McCrumb, The Ballad of Frankie Silver

M.F. Moonzajer
“Cutting heads, burning alive and hanging are not punishments, they are only barbarism.”
M.F. Moonzajer, LOVE, HATRED AND MADNESS

“I would hear them say on the radio, that we need to hang them once they have been convicted for murder. I don’t think that some of them should have ever reached that stage. If we had prevented them from going on death row, it would not be a discussion about hanging them. Supt. Allerdyce Strachan, the first female officer to rise to the rank of superintendent on the Royal Bahamas Police Force.”
Drexel Deal, The Fight of My Life is Wrapped Up in My Father

“I would hear them say on the radio, that we need to hang them once they have been convicted for murder. I don’t think that some of them should have ever reached that stage. If we had prevented them from going on death row, it would not be a discussion about hanging them. Supt. Allerdyce Strachan, the first female officer to rise to the rank of superintendent on the Royal Bahamas Police Force.

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I would hear them say on the radio, that we need to hang them once they have been convicted for murder. I don’t think that some of them should have ever reached that stage. If we had prevented them from going on death row, it would not be a discussion about hanging them. Supt. Allerdyce Strachan, the first female officer to rise to the rank of superintendent on the Royal Bahamas Police Force.”
Drexel Deal, The Fight of My Life is Wrapped Up in My Father

Stephen Richards
“The last person to be hanged in Glasgow at the age of 31 was a beast by the name of Peter Thomas Anthony Manuel, he swung from the gallows in Barlinnie Prison on 11 July 1958.”
Stephen Richards, Scottish Hard Bastards

M.F. Moonzajer
“Why we are hanging around with inequality concept every day, it is like comparing water with the bread.”
M.F. Moonzajer, LOVE, HATRED AND MADNESS

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