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Quotes of sticking

  1. I tried to commit suicide by sticking my head in the oven, but there was a cake in it. – Lesley Boone
  2. No nose hair. Ever. You'd be surprised at all the little twigs sticking out. I just can't get it. How can you see that and not just want to hack it off? – Kyan Douglas
  3. Being a good songwriter means paying attention and sticking your hand out the window to catch the song on the way to someone else's house! – Nanci Griffith
  4. Memory is a net: one that finds it full of fish when he takes it from the brook, but a dozen miles of water have run through it without sticking – Oliver Wendell Holmes
  5. If I could stomach the awful part of being a veterinarian, which involves sticking your hand up animals' behinds, I would be a vet. – Allison Janney
  6. His unit is in charge of 5, 000 homes, and they've only been able to search about 2 percent of them. People are standing on roofs or sticking their hands out of air vents so they can get rescued. – Allen Johnson
  7. Americans appreciate the way our friends around the world are sticking by us, and we all hope for their continued support in what's going to be some very trying times. – Joe Lando
  8. If you look at the various strategies available for dealing with a new technology, sticking your head in the sand is not the most plausible strategy. – Ralph Merkle
  9. Sticking feathers up your butt does not make you a chicken. – Chuck Palahniuk
  10. The courage in journalism is sticking up for the unpopular, not the popular. – Geraldo Rivera
  11. As for sticking strictly to presently known science, I will simply point out that we have already experienced at least two major revolutions in science in this century alone. – Stanley Schmidt
  12. Human language... prevents us from sticking to the matter at hand. – Lewis Thomas
  13. Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make. – Donald Trump
  14. For a while we had trouble trying to get the sound of a champagne cork exploding out of the bottle. I solved the problem by sticking my finger in my mouth and popping it out. – Lawrence Welk

Usage examples for sticking

  1. Sticking swords through old wives feather beds is safer work than sticking them through rebels. – The Northern Iron 1907 by George A. Birmingham
  2. I see the butt of it sticking out. – Revenge! by by Robert Barr
  3. We'll gain nothing by sticking to it now and we'll run a chance of losing everything. – The Lost Valley by J. M. Walsh
  4. Davy had never been there before, and great was his surprise when he saw a huge thing standing on dry land, with great pieces of wood of all shapes sticking round it, like the skeleton of a whale; but greater still was his surprise when the fisherman said, " There, lad, that's the ship." – The Life of a Ship by R.M. Ballantyne
  5. " When once roused, Fatima was more resolute than I. " 'Of course we'll go, ' said she; 'what's the use of having written out all our good rules and sticking at this? – Mrs. Overtheway's Remembrances by Juliana Horatia Ewing
  6. I s'pose you think that by sticking away off yonder where the grass is long nobody will suspicion you. – The Heart of the Range by William Patterson White
  7. I mean, no sticking that kris of yours into a fellow on the sly. – Middy and Ensign by G. Manville Fenn
  8. How foolish of Uncle Garrett to try and be funny at a time like that, and what a pity it was that his tie was sticking out at one end so much farther than at the other. – The Wooden Horse by Hugh Walpole
  9. But the pole was sticking out- and no canoe was attached to it. – Gold Seekers of '49 by Edwin L. Sabin
  10. It's something else entirely to go sticking my nose into other people's business. – Life Blood by Thomas Hoover
  11. Anyway, I took the electric motor and mounted it on a wooden box with its shaft sticking up. – The-Life-of-Me-an-autobiography by Johnson, Clarence Edgar
  12. Don't make a damned fool of yourself by sticking to the bridge. – The Iron Trail by Rex Beach
  13. Three arrows aimed, not at the king but at Mena himself, were sticking in the charioteer's shield, and by chance he saw written on the shaft of one of them the words " Death to Mena." – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  14. It means sticking at nothing, in your service. – Blind Love by Wilkie Collins
  15. You don't catch me sticking to this camp by my lonely. – The Boy Scouts with the Motion Picture Players by Robert Shaler
  16. " I wouldn't like to live in a little bit of a house sticking out on the 'pike like that," said aunt Corinne to her nephew. – Old Caravan Days by Mary Hartwell Catherwood
  17. " I suppose they'll all be sticking me for alterations and repairs now I've come back," he said. – The Vision of Desire by Margaret Pedler
  18. Just the same, he reflected, this will teach him a lesson, maybe, and it may lead to his sticking more closely to regulations and the training table. – Bert Wilson's Fadeaway Ball by J. W. Duffield
  19. This steady sticking to the material side of things, I think, has given our race its dominion over matter; the want of it has caused the African to be notably behind us in this, and far behind those Asiatic races who regard matter and spirit as separate in essence, a thing that is not in the mind either of the Englishman or the African. – West African studies by Mary Henrietta Kingsley
  20. At that moment Ontario was sitting up at a high desk behind the ledger which he hated, and was sticking to business as well as he knew how to stick to it. – Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope

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