Rope Sayings and Quotes

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


We learn the rope of life by untying its knots.     

Jean Toomer

Whatever happens, do not lose hold of the two main ropes of life - hope and faith.     

Zig Ziglar

Weave me a rope that will pull me through these impossible times.     

Tim Finn

The rope that pulls you from the flood can become a noose around your neck.     

Khaled Hosseini

There are two sides of the Velvet Rope. Those who want to be on the other side and those who are on the other side.     

Janet Jackson

The end of the rope stops in the palm of God.     

Dillon Burroughs

As a piece of rope, when burnt, retains its form, but cannot serve to bind, so is the ego which is burnt by the fire of supreme Knowledge.     

Ramakrishna

When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.     

Franklin D. Roosevelt

ROPE, n. An obsolescent appliance for reminding assassins that they too are mortal. It is put about the neck and remains in place one's whole life long.      

Ambrose Bierce

If you're at the end of your rope . . . untie the knot in your heart.      

Cooper Edens

What a rope of sand we are without a leader ...     

Marjorie Bowen

The cord breaketh at last by the weakest pull.     

Francis Bacon

No cord or cable can draw so forcibly, or bind so fast, as love can do with a single thread.     

Robert Burton

The higher the rope, the more thrilling it is to climb.     

Michelle Gibson

You cannot put a rope around the neck of an idea: you can not put an idea up against a barracks-square wall and riddle it with bullets: you cannot confine it in the strongest prison cell that your slaves could ever build.     

Sean O'Casey

If you don't break your ropes while you're alive, do you think ghosts will do it after?     

Kabir

We cannot swing up a rope which is attached only to our own belt.     

William Ernest Hocking

Without a rope there is no fear beacuse to fall is unthinkable.     

Catherine Destivelle

The rope by which the great blocks of taxes are attached to any citizenry is simple loyalty.     

Stephen King

When you're at the end of your rope, all you have to do is make one foot move out in front of the other. Just take the next step. That's all there is to it     

Samuel Fuller

Spinnin' a rope is fun if your neck ain't in it     

Will Rogers

Sometimes the rope seems the only option when at the bottom of the pit. Climb it to safety.     

Bangambiki Habyarimana

If you are in a deep dark well with no rope to climb, hold on to the hope, because it is also a strong rope!     

Mehmet Murat ildan