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"Acceptance is the spiritual hammock." - Tim Berners-Lee

"Don't put Banana and Hammock in the same sentence" - Tony Horton

"The past should be a springboard, not a hammock." - Ivern Ball

"An optimist is a man who plants two acorns and buys a hammock." - Jean de Lattre de Tassigny

"Lying in a Hammock at William Duffy's Farm in Pine Island, Minnesota" - James Wright

"We shouldn't turn the safety net into a hammock. It should actually be a safety net." - Steve King

"Stardom is like making love in a hammock - a happy experience but one of uncertain duration." - David Niven

"I would start a revolution, but I just bought a hammock." - Zach Galifianakis

"For years I've nursed a secret desire to spend the Fourth of July in a double hammock with a swingin' redheaded broad. But I could never find me a double hammock" - Frank Sinatra

"For years I've nursed a secret desire to spend the Fourth of July in a double hammock with a swingin' redheaded broad. But I could never find me a double hammock" - Frank Sinatra

"For years I've nursed a secret desire to spend the Fourth of July in a double hammock with a swingin' redheaded broad... but I could never find me a double hammock." - Frank Sinatra

"Kept falling in and out of it [sleep] like out of a boat or a tipping hammock." - Rose Tremain

"Floating in a lake, lying in a hammock, playing a bit of Scrabble...that's what I'm in need of." - Karen Walker

"Between the two poles of whole-truth and half-truth is slung the chancy hammock in which we all rock." - Shana Alexander

"The censorious said she slept in a hammock and understood Yeats's poems, but her family denied both stories." - Hector Hugh Munro

"We don't want to turn the safety net into a hammock that lulls able-bodied people into complacency and dependence." - Paul Ryan

"Of course we have compassion. We just don't believe the safety net should be used as a hammock." - Allen West

"My goal involves a hammock, a vegetable patch, and a solar-powered house. And I hope to eventually get there." - Miranda Kerr

"Personally, I believe a rocking hammock, a good cigar, and a tall gin-and-tonic is the way to save the planet." - P. J. O'Rourke

"A hermitage in the forest is the refuge of the narrow-minded misanthrope; a hammock on the ocean is the asylum for the generous distressed." - Herman Melville

"While sleeping in a hammock, with the touch of a warm wind we remember why we are in love with the life!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"I fell out of the hammock while I was sleeping. (Arik) On your head? (Geary) Apparently. Good thing it's hard, huh? (Arik)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"I fell out of the hammock while I was sleeping. (Arik) On your head? (Geary) Apparently. Good thing it's hard, huh? (Arik)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Naps are nature's way of reminding you that life is nice, like a beautiful swinging hammock strung between birth and infinity." - Peggy Noonan

"People who work hard often work too hard. ... May we learn to honor the hammock, the siesta, the nap and the pause in all its forms." - Alice Walker

"You know you knit too much when ... Before you buy anything, such as a hammock or curtains, you seriously wonder whether you could knit it." - Stephanie Pearl-McPhee

"Kissing Simon was pleasant. It was a gentle sort of pleasant, like lying in a hammock on a summer day with a book and a glass of lemonade" - Cassandra Clare

"If Spiderman was real, and I was a criminal, and he shot me with his web, I would say, "Dude, thanks for the hammock."" - Mitch Hedberg

"Reading is a joy for my kids, and to swing in a hammock on a lazy summer day reading a good book just goes with summer." - Marcia Gay Harden

"I do a lot of work in travel and tourism, and I think this story is in the book. This woman is in a hammock, and she's got the beach below her and the sky above her, and the ocean beyond her. She's relaxing. She's got a drink in her hand and a book. Every woman sees this picture and says, I want to be in that hammock. Every guy sees the picture and says, I want to be in that hammock with that woman. It works for everybody." - Frank Luntz

"The idiot greens the meadow with his eyes, The meadow creeps implacable and still; A dog barks, the hammock swings, he lies. One two three the cows bulge on the hill." - Allen Tate

"History is a string full of knots, the best you can do is admire it, and maybe tie it up a bit more. History is a hammock for swinging and a game for playing." - Jeanette Winterson

"The word hammockable (describing two trees that are the perfect distance apart between which a hammock can be hung) is not in the dictionary, but it should be. [Of lying in hammocks]" - Dan Kieran

"The world of the future will be an even more demanding struggle against the limitations of our intelligence, not a comfortable hammock in which we can lie down to be waited upon by our robot slaves." - Norbert Wiener

"For Drake is no longer in his hammock, children, nor is Arthur somewhere sleeping, and you may not lie idly expecting the second coming of anybody now, because the world is yours and it is up to you." - Susan Cooper

"Drake, he's in his hammock till the great Armadas come, (Captain, art tha sleepin' there below?) Slung atween the roundshot, list'ning for the drum, And dreamin' arl the time o' Plymouth Hoe." - Henry Newbolt

"Every man wonders about the size of their penis. Laying in bed alone at night, or in a hammock with a parrot. You start thinking, Do I have a small penis or just gigantic balls?" - Dave Attell

"It makes Faith think of a hammock in their yard, a web of rope that she thought would unravel the first time she leaned back on it, but that managed to support her all the same." - Jodi Picoult

"I like to sit in my backyard. I go out on the hammock and sit in silence and kind of meditate. Nature is calming, and it's nice to go out there and clear my head." - Devon Werkheiser

"I was studying my 'Bold and Beautiful' script the other day, lying in a hammock, when one of my Siberian tigers walked up and grabbed it out of my hand - she wanted to play. See - teeth marks!" - Tippi Hedren

"I don't care who you are, the pressure is on to go to the next task immediately. What happened to the days of hanging out in the hammock all afternoon?" - James Brolin

"They are a doomed race. Wars, smallpox, gross immorality, a change from old ways to new ways their fate is the common fate of the American, whether he sails the sea in the North, gallops over the plain in the West, or sleeps in his hammock in the forests of Brazil." - George Amos Dorsey

"I'm lucky to have a great support system in my friends and some of my family. If you have those people that you trust, go ahead and fall back into them and let them be your hammock and cocoon and let them embrace you." - Joanna Noelle Levesque

"I have now and again tried to imagine the perfect environment, the ideal conditions for reading: A worn leather armchair on a rainy night? A hammock in a freshly mown backyard? A verandah overlooking the summer sea? Good choices, every one. But I have no doubt that they are all merely displacements, sentimental attempts to replicate the warmth and snugness of my mother's lap." - Michael Dirda

"But me they'll lash me in hammock, drop me deep. Fathoms down, fathoms down, how I'll dream fast asleep. I feel it stealing now. Sentry, are you there? Just ease this darbies at the wrist, and roll me over fair, I am sleepy, and the oozy weeds about me twist." - Herman Melville

"But me they'll lash in hammock, drop me deep. Fathoms down, fathoms down, how I'll dream fast asleep. I feel it stealing now. Sentry, are you there? Just ease these darbies at the wrist, And roll me over fair! I am sleepy, and the oozy weeds about me twist." - Herman Melville

"My perfect day is constantly changing. Right now, it would be to lie around in a hammock reading with a portable phone and a table of food next to it. I would spend all day there. And that's all that I can possibly come up with on the spur of the moment." - Eric Stoltz

"It takes a while to master the art of hammock-lounging. At first I could only manage five minutes or so before I thought I ought to get out and go and help a child learn how to swim or something. But after observing the Mexicans' capability for staring into space for hours on end, I decided to put in some proper practice." - Tom Hodgkinson

"I've never understood activity holidays since we seem to have far too much activity in our daily lives as it is. Find a culture where loafing is the order of the day and where they don't understand our need to be constantly doing things. Find somewhere you can have a hammock holiday." - Tom Hodgkinson

"Your best ideas, those eureka moments that turn the world upside down, seldom come when you're juggling emails, rushing to meet the 5 P.M. deadline or straining to make your voice heard in a high-stress meeting. They come when you're walking the dog, soaking in the bath or swinging in a hammock." - Carl Honore

"I'm lucky to have a great support system in my friends and some of my family. If you have those people that you trust, go ahead and fall back into them and let them be your hammock and cocoon and let them embrace you." - Jojo

"Some sins have no season. We are as likely to be angry in November as to lose our rag in March ... There is, though, something autumnal about greed, apple-cheeked and wheat-crowned, purpled knee-high in grapes; something summery in sloth, as the hammock creaks in the fly-drowsy heat; and more than a tickle of spring in lust, as birds pair and the sap rises. Among these, ingratitude is winter, the worst of seasons." - Ann Wroe

"What is the average type of a counterfeit church? A hammock, attached on one side to the cross, and, on the other, held and swung to and fro by the forefinger of Mammon; its freight of nominal Christians elegantly moaning meanwhile over the evils of the times, and not at ease unless fanned by eloquence and music, and sprinkled by social adulations into perfumed, unheroic slumber." - Joseph Cook

"Room of Requirement, of course! Surpassed itself, hasn't it? the Carrows were chasing me, and I knew I had just one chance for a hideout: I managed to get through the door and this is what I found! Well, it wasn't exactly like this when I arrived, it was a load smaller, there was only one hammock and just Gryffindor hangings. But it's expanded as more and more of the D.A. have arrived." - J K Rowling

"Yes?" she asked, eyeing me guardedly. I struck out a hand and said "Shake." Arra stared at the hand, then into my unfocused eyes. "One good fight doesn't make you a warrior," she said. "Shake!" I repeated angrily. "And if I don't?" she asked. "I'll get back up on the bars and fight you till you do," I growled. Arra studied me at length, then nodded and took my hand. "Power to you, Darren Shan," she said gruffly. "Power," I repeated weakly, then fainted into her arms and knew no more till I came to in my hammock the next night." - Darren Shan

"You was talkin' out of yer head last night, too," chortles Davy. "No one's gonna fancy me. I'm gonna be ugly and no on'es gonna fancyme!" he mimics, mincing about the hammock. "You are such a rum cove, Jacky, for thinkin' such things when yer just about beat t' death! Fancy me? Fancy me? Jacky, no one's gonna fancy us, we're all gonna end up lookin' like Snag!" "Which is how a salty dog sailor's supposed to look," says Willy with a firm nod. "And you're halfway there, Jack-o!" crows Tink. Ah, the sweet comfort of friends." - L.A. Meyer

"I really enjoy touring period! I had another band called Killing Machine, we went out on tour which was only fifteen shows & we went out in a really old motor home. That had to be the most fun. I didn't have to do radio at nine in the morning everyday. It was me & a bunch of friends. The singer was my tattoo artist. My girlfriend would fly in & we would sleep in a hammock above the bed the band were sleeping in [laughs]. I like that stuff that's really fun, I like the camping experience." - Tracii Guns

"What we definitely agree with Walter on is that filmmaking is teamwork. It's one of the only arts that is truly based in the work of a team. Anyway, Werner he told us a lot of practical things. How to hang a hammock. He'd circle a map and give us a notebook with directions to get to certain places that were out of the way. He told us to drink the river water and not use purifications tactics that only "New Age assholes" used. He said that if we saw piranhas, we should jump in and swim with them. We did all of this. We took his word as gospel." - Sam Pressman



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