65 Neck Quotes On Success In Life

These neck quotes will inspire you. Neck, the part of the body between the head and the shoulders.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging neck quotes, neck sayings, and neck proverbs.

Best Neck Quotes

  1. “If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.” ~ Robert Fulghum
  2. “I’d rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.” ~ Emma Goldman
  3. “Yesterday we obeyed kings and bent our necks before emperors. But today we kneel only to truth, follow only beauty, and obey only love.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  4. “I stick my neck out for *nobody*!” ~ Humphrey Bogart

  5. “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
  6. “Living the past is a dull and lonely business; looking back strains the neck muscles, causing you to bump into people not going your way.” ~ Edna Ferber
  7. “Take eloquence and wring its neck.” ~ Paul Verlaine
  8. “The first feminine feature that goes, with advancing age, is the neck.” ~ Gloria Swanson

  9. “A hole is nothing at all, but you can break your neck in it.” ~ Austin O’Malley
  10. “Well as giraffes say, you don’t get no leaves unless you stick your neck out.” ~ Sid Waddell
  11. “Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, ‘Make me feel important.’ Never forget this message when working with people.” ~ Mary Kay Ash
  12. “It seems that every time I stick my neck out, I get my foot into something else.” ~ Patsy Cline

  13. “I have an orthopedic pillow that’s made out of a sponge material. I have a plate in my throat, and I have to be careful or I could end up with a bad neck in the morning. That pillow is a must everywhere I go.” ~ Lee Trevino
  14. “All the white meat is gone. There’s nothin’ but necks on the platter.” ~ Darrell Royal
  15. “You break her heart, I’ll break your neck.” ~ Vin Diesel
  16. “Forty pictures I was in, and all I remember is ‘What kind of bra will you be wearing today, honey?’ That was always the area of big decision – from the neck to the navel.” ~ Donna Reed
  17. “I even have a Harmony Rocket and a Stratocaster with a scalloped neck back in Florida.” ~ Scott Putesky

  18. “About the only other thing I’d want would be a wider neck. My fingers are so fat that sometimes I deaden the string next to the one I’m fretting.” ~ Terry Kath
  19. “As though there were a tie And obligation to posterity. We get them, bear them, breed, and nurse: What has posterity done for us. That we, lest they their rights should lose, Should trust our necks to gripe of noose?” ~ John Trumbull
  20. “The drink? Yes, I’ve had tough times in my life, especially the last year, regarding my ex-wife, my kids, I nearly broke my neck, I was on death row with pneumonia.” ~ Paul Gascoigne
  21. “ER was one of my favorites. I played a car accident victim who has leukemia. I got to wear a neck brace and nose tubes for the two days I worked.” ~ Dakota Fanning

  22. “I wasn’t always such a great fan of Shakespeare, mind you. I can guess we all at one time had it rammed down our necks at school, which tends to take the edge off it.” ~ Christopher Eccleston
  23. “That’s about the 1000th and tenth time (I’ve been asked about my neck). It’s OK. I’m been doing a little stuff. I got some stuff from UT, weights to build you back up.” ~ Sterling Marlin
  24. “The horse’s neck is between the two reins of the bridle, which both meet in the rider’s hand.” ~ William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Newcastle
  25. “We Latin women are liberated from the neck up, not the neck down.” ~ Cristina Saralegui

  26. “I have eyes like a bullfrog, a neck like an ostrich and long, limp hair. You just have to be good to survive with that equipment.” ~ Bette Davis
  27. “I’ve tried several varieties of sex. The conventional position makes me claustrophobic, and the others either give me a stiff neck or lockjaw.” ~ Tallulah Bankhead
  28. “A lesser complaint: hair extensions. There are moments on ‘All My Children’ when half the women actors, young and old, seem to be afflicted by android Barbie creep. All those thick swatches of lifeless strands clustering lankly round ladies’ necks! Like orange tanning spray, this is a fashion fad that should be put out of its misery.” ~ Camille Paglia
  29. “If you put a chain around the neck of a slave, the other end fastens itself around your own.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

  30. “When I warned them [the French] that Britain would fight on alone whatever they did, their generals told their Prime Minister and his divided Cabinet, In three weeks England will have her neck wrung like a chicken. Some chicken! Some neck!” ~ Winston Churchill
  31. “On recovering my senses, I hastened to quit a place where I hoped there was nothing further to detain me. I first filled my pockets with gold, then fastened the strings of the purse round my neck, and concealed it in my bosom.” ~ Adelbert von Chamisso
  32. “I think most people, even if they say they hate horror movies, there’s that feeling you get inside that you love. I mean, I love it. I love to have the hairs on the back of my neck stand up or get that chill up my spine.” ~ Barry Watson
  33. “In three weeks Britain will have her neck wrung like a chicken.” ~ Maxime Weygand

  34. “I have to concentrate more intently when people speak. I always have to position myself on their right side so that I can hear out of my left ear. I sometimes get a crick in my neck from listening. But I don’t there’s too much else.” ~ Stephanie Beacham
  35. “Everyone goes to the ‘Grands-Boulevards’ (in Paris, ed.) and let himself loose… …Do not picture these in costume, they are not for the most part… …perhaps a clown with a big nose, or two girls with bare necks and short skirts… …the parade of the queens of the halls (markets) is also one of the events… …Some are pretty but look awkward in their silk dresses and crowns, particularly as the broad sun displays their defects – perhaps a neck too thin or a painted face which shows ghastley white in the sunlight.” ~ Edward Hopper
  36. “It was blazing sunshine and I went on in a turquoise neck muff, glamorous dress and muddy boots and just had the best gig, really emotional. I’ve had emails from people saying that they cried. They promised it wasn’t the drugs.” ~ KT Tunstall
  37. “Watch the turtle. He only moves forward by sticking his neck out.” ~ Lou Gerstner

  38. “There is not a more disgusting spectacle under the sun than our subserviency to British criticism. It is disgusting, first, because it is truckling, servile, pusillanimous–secondly, because of its gross irrationality. We know the British to bear us little but ill will–we know that, in no case do they utter unbiased opinions of American books . . . we know all this, and yet, day after day, submit our necks to the degrading yoke of the crudest opinion that emanates from the fatherland.” ~ Edgar Allan Poe
  39. “The neck is kind of what’s sexy in Japan, so you have to have the kimono a little bit back. It was just a whole different way of appealing to what was sexy.” ~ Lucy Liu
  40. “I like a woman with a head on her shoulders. I hate necks.” ~ Steve Martin
  41. “Having the critics praise you is like having the hangman say you’ve got a pretty neck.” ~ Eli Wallach

  42. “After all, it is not where one washes one’s neck that counts but where one moistens one’s throat.” ~ Djuna Barnes
  43. “If we should have to fight, we should be prepared to do so from the neck up instead of from the neck down.” ~ Jimmy Doolittle
  44. “I ask no favors for my sex, I surrender not our claim to equality. All I ask of our brethren is that they will take their feet from off our necks, and permit us to stand upright on the ground which God has designed us to occupy.” ~ Sarah Moore Grimke
  45. “I put a bullet into the back of the crocodiles neck just behind the head, thus killing it. If a crocodile is hit in any other part of its anatomy it disappears into the water and is irrecoverable.” ~ Louis Leakey
  46. “A monarch’s neck should always have a noose around it. It keeps him upright.” ~ Robert A. Heinlein

  47. “Nothing goes out of fashion sooner than a long dress with a very low neck.” ~ Coco Chanel
  48. “With women, I’ve got a long bamboo pole with a leather loop on the end. I slip the loop around their necks so they can’t get away or come too close. Like catching snakes.” ~ Marlon Brando
  49. “Girls blush, sometimes, because they are alive, half wishing they were dead to save the shame. The sudden blush devours them, neck and brow; They have drawn too near the fire of life, like gnats, and flare up bodily, wings and all. What then? Who’s sorry for a gnat or girl?” ~ Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  50. “Prends l’e  loquence et tords-lui son cou! Take eloquence and break its neck!” ~ Paul Verlaine

  51. “When people ask me if Dean Martin drank, let me put it this way. If Dracula bit Dean in the neck, he’d get a Bloody Mary.” ~ Red Buttons
  52. “You gotta stick your neck out and put out a record that isn’t safe… that’s the Green Day way!” ~ Tre Cool
  53. “I like when my face tingles when the hair on the back of my neck stands up.” ~ Kevin Costner
  54. “I can wrap my legs around my neck.” ~ Janice Dickinson
  55. “I may be paralyzed from the waist down, but unlike Gray Davis, I’m not paralyzed from the neck up.” ~ Larry Flynt

  56. “You call to a dog and a dog will break its neck to get to you. Dogs just want to please. Call to a cat and its attitude is, ‘What’s in it for me?'” ~ Lewis Grizzard
  57. “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
  58. “Oh that I were seated as high as my ambition, I’d place my naked foot on the necks of monarchs.” ~ Horace Walpole
  59. “Football is a game played with arms, legs, and shoulders but mostly from the neck up.” ~ Knute Rockne

  60. “I’m an expert at kissing girls necks, they love it. Girls say I’m quite sensitive, but I’m hyperactive too.” ~ Lee Ryan
  61. “The history of the white man in India really jumped up and bit me in the neck.” ~ Roland Joffe
  62. “I contend that Bush would be a lot more moderate if there weren’t some fundamentalists breathing down his neck every time he wants to establish the state of Israel, every time he wants to do justice for the Palestinian people.” ~ Tony Campolo
  63. “He loves his bonds who, when the first are broke, Submits his neck into a second yoke.” ~ Robert Herrick

  64. “Yes, sir. I’m a real Southern boy. I got a red neck, white socks, and Blue Ribbon beer.” ~ Billy Carter
  65. “If Jesus had been killed twenty years ago, Catholic school children would be wearing little electric chairs around their necks instead of crosses.” ~ Lenny Bruce

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