Quotes by hanging

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  • O. Henry
    O. Henry
    American short story writer, pen name of William S. Porter 1862-1910
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    You can't appreciate home till you've left it, money till it's spent, your wife till she's joined a woman's club, nor Old Glory till you see it hanging on a broomstick on the shanty of a consul in a foreign town.
  • Jean Genet
    Jean Genet
    French Playwright, Novelist 1910-1986
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    What I did not yet know so intensely was the hatred of the white American for the black, a hatred so deep that I wonder if every white man in this country, when he plants a tree, doesn't see Negroes hanging from its branches.
  • Karl Kraus
    Karl Kraus
    Austrian writer and journalist 1874-1936
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    Adults who still derive childlike pleasure from hanging gifts of a ready-made education on the Christmas tree of a child waiting outside the door to life do not realize how unreceptive they are making the children to everything that constitutes the true surprise of life.
  • Billy Bragg
    Billy Bragg
    English singer-songwriter 1957-
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    All musicians start out with ideals but hanging on to them in the face of media scrutiny takes real integrity. Tougher still is to live up to the ideals of your dedicated fans.
  • Frank Lloyd Wright
    Frank Lloyd Wright
    American architect 1869-1959
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    Consider everything in the nature of a hanging fixture a weakness, and naked radiators an abomination
  • Marquis de Sade
    Marquis de Sade
    French nobleman, revolutionary and writer 1740-1814
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    Do not breed. Nothing gives less pleasure than childbearing. Pregnancies are damaging to health, spoil the figure, wither the charms, and it's the cloud of uncertainty forever hanging over these events that darkens a husband's mood.
  • Robert Frost
    Robert Frost
    American poet 1874-1963
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    Education is hanging around until you've caught on.
  • Bonnie Jo Campbell
    Bonnie Jo Campbell
    American writer
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    For 'King Cole's American Salvage,' I rode around in the wrecker with a local driver and watched him deal with customers and hook up the cars. I watched the guy who tore apart the cars in the junkyard. I also wrote poems about those guys. I loved hanging around the yard.
  • Fred Allen
    Fred Allen
    American comedian 1894-1956
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    Hanging is too good for a man who makes puns; he should be drawn and quoted.
  • John Bunyan
    John Bunyan
    British writer 1628-1688
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    Hanging is too good for him said Mr. Cruelty.
  • Bono
    Bono
    Irish singer, songwriter, philanthropist, activist and businessman 1960-
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    Hanging out with politicians and corporations is very unhip work. But I think that the U2 audience have turned out to be incredibly subtle in their understanding.
  • Carole King
    Carole King
    American singer-songwriter 1942-
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    He moved with some uncertainty, as if he didn't know
    Just what he was there for, or where he ought to go
    Once he reached for something golden hanging from a tree
    And his hand come down empty...
    Source: Tapestry (1971)
  • Bruce Parry
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    I could be accused of being a wannabe tribesman, of wanting to be a tribal dude, but that is not how I see it. I see it as me doing what they wanted me to do, showing them respect and hanging out with them.
    Source: As quoted in Do you really want to be in our tribe? in The Telegraph (1 March 2005)
  • Adriana Lima
    Adriana Lima
    Brazilian model and actress 1981-
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    I missed out on everything. Sometimes on the street I see teenagers hanging out and going to the movies, going to concerts, and I get so jealous.
  • Beck
    Beck
    American musician, singer and songwriter 1970-
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    I'm not good at the protocols of dating. I'm not really experienced in that. My girlfriend is my second or third girlfriend. I think in the past none of us really knew when we were dating-we were just hanging out and doing things. I didn't go to high school so I missed the prom.
    Source: Jane magazine, April 2000
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