Hammock Sayings and Quotes

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


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

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

A hammock is like a steady drip of morphine, without the danger of renal failure.     

Dale Gribble

A hammock. It’s like a giant net for catching lazy people .     

Jim Gaffigan

I have two hammocks, one Mayan and one Guatemalan, both family size because I like to lie in them perpendicular. When I'm working on a character, I lie in them and daydream. They're the best tools for working that I have.     

Mark Ruffalo

Tropical nights are hammocks for lovers.     

Anais Nin

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

Allen West

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

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

Karen Walker

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

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

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

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'd rather lie in a hammock with you -- with nothing but happiness surrounding us -- and be ambushed than run away.     

Anne Greenwood Brown