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

My goal involves a hammock, a vegetable patch, and a solar-powered house. And I hope to eventually get there.     

Miranda Kerr

We don't want to turn the safety net into a hammock that lulls able-bodied people into complacency and dependence.     

Paul Ryan

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

There are many terms that have been used to describe me: man, comedian, disappointment, hammock enthusiast.     

Joe Lycett

I’m lucky to have a great support system in my friends and some of my family. If you have those people that you trust, go ahead and fall back into them and let them be your hammock and cocoon and let them embrace you     

JoJo

Suddenly, the wind got hold of the hammock. Leaves murmured. It was cold and the sun had gone down.     

Marcus Speh

I don't care who you are, the pressure is on to go to the next task immediately. What happened to the days of hanging out in the hammock all afternoon?     

James Brolin

Your best ideas, those eureka moments that turn the world upside down, seldom come when you're juggling emails, rushing to meet the 5 P.M. deadline or straining to make your voice heard in a high-stress meeting. They come when you're walking the dog, soaking in the bath or swinging in a hammock.     

Carl Honore

A hammock is the best place to spend a midsummer afternoon. When you climb into a hammock, you are linked to reality only by the narrowest of cords. Suspended in time and space, you shed any sense of weight or corporal substance. As you sway with the gentle rhythm of the breeze, you drift and dream between heaven and Earth, glimpsing the blue truth of sky beyond the wagging treetops.Then suddenly the spell is broken by a dog’s snout poking you, a rumble of thunder or a child’s cry, and you are brought back to a world you temporarily left behind. But the hammock’s solace is not forgotten. Its gentle crescent lingers.     

Robert S. Kyff in Hartford

The word hammockable (describing two trees that are the perfect distance apart between which a hammock can be hung) is not in the dictionary, but it should be. [Of lying in hammocks]     

Dan Kieran

If you could weave, you could make me a hammock. I never had a hammock made of fifty dollar bills.     

Morton S. Fine

Romero's gonna split his banana hammock when he sees this!     

Nathan Oliver

Holy Ibiza, Monaco and Saint-Tropez. That is some banana hammock.     

Bryan Fuller

You guys are crazy if you think we're going in these... BANANA hammocks.     

Buddy Valastro

Overall, I'd rather lay in a hammock with a couple of girls than be dead.     

Alan Alda

It's like letting your best friend sleep in a silk hammock. They're breezy. They don't bind. And they give you just enough swing.     

Jeff Lowell

Well when I think of home, I... I think of something specific. I think of my, my hammock in the backyard or my wife pruning the rosebushes in a pair of my old work gloves.     

Robert Rodat

A banana hammock. Not everybody has one of those.     

Bob Dolman

I'll take you to your house and swing you on the hammock.     

Maritta M. Wolff

They're on a special happy farm, where they make buttermilk. They romp and play. There's a hammock made of dreams.     

Rich Blomquist

But I just moved into a bigger crib / Spot gotta calmly balance to it / I should go throw a hammock in it.     

Carlito SF

Everyday brings new lessons / In my hammock ain't no stressing.     

Carlito SF

I got that deer in the headlight look / She read my face like the cover of a book / And said: 'Don't expect me to believe all that static, 'cause just last week, I threw that hammock in the attic.     

C. Alex Hawkins

Cause love remembers / The smell of a summer day / Lying in a hammock over fresh cut grass / And the promise of forever.     

Craig Morgan

I've got a hammock for two, and it's got me and you / Written all over it / Swaying peacefully, in the warm ocean breeze / I hope this day never ends     

Greg Dillard

Ah, the apple trees / Sunlit memories / Where the hammock swung / On our backs we'd lie / Looking at the sky.     

Michel Philippe-Gerard

All day long just taking it easy / Laying in a hammock where it's nice and breezy / And sleeping off the night before / Cause when the sun goes down we'll be back for more     

Brett James

Squalls out on the gulf stream / Big storm comming soon / Passed out in my hammock / God, I slept till way past noon.     

Jimmy Buffett

There are relics from Apollo trips / When the earthmen came to play / And a hammock from a distant star / Out in the Milky Way.     

Jimmy Buffett

Man, I could use a Pina Colada / Little bit of sun on my skin / A hammock, a book / Never gonna look back     

Dean Dillon

Hammocking is one of my favorite pastimes while camping, especially if I'm on Mommy's lap.     

Sy Brandon

While there are many places to stretch out and relax, I like the hammock.     

Marga Odahowski

The relaxing hammock practice of stillness is perfect, as it nestles you in nature surrounded by beauty and connects you to that quiet source of inner wisdom.     

Marga Odahowski

Let your hammock practice guide you to the quiet magnificence within you.     

Marga Odahowski

Time in the hammock allows for insights and allows you to rest in the images of you resolution.     

Marga Odahowski

The king of porch relaxation is the hammock .     

Megan Fulweiler

Similar to the way you can hold a conch to your ear and hear the ocean , you can lie down on a hammock and feel the gentle rocking of waves .     

Megan Fulweiler

Relax in a hammock or lawn chair on a summer evening and watch the fireflies.     

Lorraine Bodger

Lose yourself-staring at the flames, gazing at the waves, listening to music, kneading bread, swinging in a hammock.     

Lorraine Bodger

Sleeping outside in the colorful hammocks was more fun than lying on the pool lounge chairs or being inside the tent.      

Ana Jaye