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Letter "N" » necks
«A lot of Christians wear crosses around their necks. You think when Jesus comes back he ever wants to see a fucking cross? It's like going up to Jackie Onassis wearing a rifle pendant.»
Author: Bill Hicks
«If Jesus had been killed twenty years ago, Catholic school children would be wearing little electric chairs around their necks instead of crosses.»
Author: Lenny Bruce
, Catholic school
, electric chair
, school year
«I ask no favors for my sex... All I ask of our brethren is that they will take their feet from off our necks.»
«All men live enveloped in whale-lines. All are born with halters round their necks; but it is only when caught in the swift, sudden turn of death, that mortals realize the silent, subtle, ever present perils of life.»
Author: Herman Melville
, sudden death
«And thou, son of man, prophesy and say, Thus saith the Lord GOD concerning the Ammonites, and concerning their reproach; even say thou, The sword, the sword is drawn: for the slaughter it is furbished, to consume because of the glittering: / Whiles they see vanity unto thee, whiles they divine a lie unto thee, to bring thee upon the necks of them that are slain, of the wicked, whose day is come, when their iniquity shall have an end.»
«And it came to pass, when they brought out those kings unto Joshua, that Joshua called for all the men of Israel, and said unto the captains of the men of war which went with him, Come near, put your feet upon the necks of these kings. And they came near, and put their feet upon the necks of them.»
«Greet Priscilla and Aquila my helpers in Christ Jesus: / Who have for my life laid down their own necks: unto whom not only I give thanks, but also all the churches of the Gentiles.»
«And the weight of the golden earrings that he requested was a thousand and seven hundred shekels of gold; beside ornaments, and collars, and purple raiment that was on the kings of Midian, and beside the chains that were about their camels' necks.»
, golden chain
, seven hundred
«But they and our fathers dealt proudly, and hardened their necks, and hearkened not to thy commandments, / And refused to obey, neither were mindful of thy wonders that thou didst among them; but hardened their necks, and in their rebellion appointed a captain to return to their bondage: but thou art a God ready to pardon, gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and forsookest them not.»
«In the love of duality, the foolish people have forgotten the Lord's Name; they shall receive their punishment. They never think of the One who gave them body and soul, who provides sustenance to all. The noose of death shall not be cut away from their necks; they shall come and go in reincarnation over and over again.»