Quotes by hangs

Quotes 1 till 15 of 15.

1
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
    - +
     0
    'Tis but an hour ago since it was nine, and after one hour more twill be eleven. And so from hour to hour we ripe and ripe, and then from hour to hour we rot and rot. and thereby hangs a tale.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
    Thomas Carlyle
    - +
     0
    Action hangs, as it were, ''dissolved'' in speech, in thoughts whereof speech is the shadow; and precipitates itself therefrom. The kind of speech in a man betokens the kind of action you will get from him.
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
    Francis Bacon
    - +
     0
    God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires.
  • Robert Burns
    Robert Burns
    Scottish Poet 1759-1796
    Robert Burns
    - +
     0
    How wretched is the person who hangs on by the favors of the powerful.
  • Arthur Henderson
    Arthur Henderson
    British Labour politician
    Arthur Henderson
    - +
     0
    It is because I believe that it is in the power of such nations to lead the world back into the paths of peace that I propose to devote myself to explaining what, in my opinion, can and should be done to banish the fear of war that hangs so heavily over the world.
  • John Dewey
    John Dewey
    American philosopher 1859-1952
    John Dewey
    - +
     0
    Man is not logical and his intellectual history is a record of mental reserves and compromises. He hangs on to what he can in his old beliefs even when he is compelled to surrender their logical basis.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    - +
     0
    Man... cannot learn to forget, but hangs on the past: however far or fast he runs, that chain runs with him.
  • Adam Mickiewicz
    Adam Mickiewicz
    - +
     0
    Monsters merge and welter through the water's mounting
    Din. All hands, stand fast! A sailor sprints aloft,
    Hangs, swelling spider-like, among invisible nets,
    Surveys his slowly undulating snares, and waits.
    Source: Crimean Sonnets
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
    - +
     0
    O how wretched is that poor man that hangs on princes favors! There is betwixt that smile we would aspire to, that sweet aspect of princes, and their ruin, more pangs and fears than wars or women have, and when he falls, he falls like Lucifer, never to hope again.
  • Archibald MacLeish
    Archibald MacLeish
    American poet 1892-1982
    Archibald MacLeish
    - +
     0
    Spring has many American faces. There are cities where it will come and go in a day and counties where it hangs around and never quite gets there. Summer is drawn blinds in Louisiana, long winds in Wyoming, shade of elms and maples in New England.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
    Thomas Carlyle
    - +
     0
    The old cathedrals are good, but the great blue dome that hangs over everything is better.
  • H.G. Wells
    H.G. Wells
    British-born American author 1866-1946
    H.G. Wells
    - +
     0
    The science hangs like a gathering fog in a valley, a fog which begins nowhere and goes nowhere, an incidental, unmeaning inconvenience to passers-by.
  • Robert Louis Stevenson
    Robert Louis Stevenson
    Scottish writer and poet 1850-1895
    Robert Louis Stevenson
    - +
     0
    What hangs people is the unfortunate circumstance of guilt.
  • Willa Cather
    Willa Cather
    American author 1876-1947
    Willa Cather
    - +
     0
    Winter lies too long in country towns; hangs on until it is stale and shabby, old and sullen.
  • Helen Rowland
    Helen Rowland
    American journalist 1875-1950
    Helen Rowland
    - +
     0
    Woman! The peg on which the wit hangs his jest, the preacher his text, the cynic his grouch, and the sinner his justification!
1
All hangs famous quotes and sayings you will always find on greatest-quotations.com 15 found