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.


Everyone is screwed up, broken, clingy, and scared, even the people who seem to have it more or less together.     

Anne Lamott

That I would be loved even when I numb myself. That I would be good even when I am overwhelmed. That I would be loved even when I was fuming. That I would be good even if I was clingy.     

Alanis Morissette

For a female to write about her feelings, and then be portrayed as some clingy, insane, desperate girlfriend in need of making you marry her and have kids with her, I think that's taking something that potentially should be celebrated, a woman writing about her feelings in a confessional way. That's taking it and turning it and twisting it into something that is frankly a little sexist.     

Taylor Swift

This is making me crazy. I hate relying on other people to save me, I hate being clingy, I hate it, and every time you show up, I lean on you.     

Jennifer Crusie

Feminism has become a catch-all vegetable drawer where bunches of clingy sob sisters can store their moldy neuroses.     

Camille Paglia

Every year, feminists provide more and more evidence for the old charge that women can neither think nor write.     

Camille Paglia

Normally, Edward would have found intrusive, clingy behavior of this sort very annoying, but there was something about Sarah Ruth. He wanted to take care of her. He wanted to protect her. He wanted to do more for her.     

Kate Dicamillo

Because introverts are typically good listeners and, at least, have the appearance of calmness, we are attractive to emotionally needy people.     

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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.     

Zhuangzi

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