Clingy Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old clingy quotes, clingy sayings, and clingy proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

We cling nervously to the melody, but we don't handle it freely, we don't really make anything new out of it, we merely overload it.     

Johannes Brahms

Don't cling to fame. You're just borrowing it. It's like money. You're going to die, and somebody else is going to get it.     

Sonny Bono

We cling to our own point of view, as though everything depended on it. Yet our opinions have no permanence; like autumn and winter, they gradually pass away.     


Some men tend to cling to old intellectual excitements, just as some belles, when they are old ladies, still cling to the fashions and coiffures of their exciting youth.     

Jane Jacobs