Quotes containing word "behind"

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Sell also: arse, ass, backside, bottom, bum, buns, butt, buttocks, derriere, Fanny, fundament, posterior, prat, rear, rump, seat, slow, stern, tail

Definitions and meanings of word "behind"

• Noun: the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; examples: "he deserves a good kick in the butt", "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"

• Adj: having the lower score or lagging position in a contest; examples: "behind by two points", "the 8th inning found the home team trailing"

• Adv: in or to or toward the rear; examples: "he followed behind", "seen from behind, the house is more imposing than it is from the front", "the final runners were far behind"

• Adv: remaining in a place or condition that has been left or departed from; examples: "when he died he left much unfinished work behind", "left a large family behind", "the children left their books behind", "he took off with a squeal of tires and left the other cars far behind"

• Adv: of timepieces; examples: "the clock is almost an hour slow", "my watch is running behind"

• Adv: in or into an inferior position; examples: "fell behind in his studies", "their business was lagging behind in the competition for customers"

• Adv: in debt; examples: "he fell behind with his mortgage payments", "a month behind in the rent", "a company that has been run behindhand for years", "in arrears with their utility bills"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "behind"

Jerry B. Jenkins
5 quotes about behind
American Novelist, Author
Born Friday 23 September 1949
Ernie Pyle
3 quotes about behind
American Journalist
Friday 3 August 1900 - Wednesday 18 April 1945
Mitch Landrieu
2 quotes about behind
American Politician
Born Tuesday 16 August 1960
Nik Wallenda
3 quotes about behind
American Artist, Entertainer
Born Wednesday 24 January 1979
Damon Albarn
3 quotes about behind
English Writer, Musician, Producer, Songwriter
Born Saturday 23 March 1968
Walt Whitman
2 quotes about behind
American Poet, Journalist
Monday 31 May 1819 - Saturday 26 March 1892
Christian Lous Lange
2 quotes about behind
Norwegian Historian, Politician, Scientist
Friday 17 September 1869 - Sunday 11 December 1938
Ruben Hinojosa
3 quotes about behind
American Politician
Born Tuesday 20 August 1940
Stefan Edberg
2 quotes about behind
Swedish Athlete
Born Wednesday 19 January 1966
Groucho Marx
one quote about behind
American Comedian
Wednesday 2 October 1895 - Friday 19 August 1977
Mitch Daniels
one quote about behind
American Politician
Born Thursday 7 April 1949
Agnetha Faltskog
2 quotes about behind
Swedish Musician
Born Wednesday 5 April 1950

You can't hide behind race any more. You can't hide behind class structure any more. You can't hide behind family. You need to produce.

Mitch Landrieu

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Earlier ages fortified themselves behind the sovereign state, behind protectionism and militarism.

Christian Lous Lange

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The Liberal State is a mask behind which there is no face; it is a scaffolding behind which there is no building.

Benito Mussolini

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I think behind closed doors people behave differently no matter what period we're looking at, because people have to stand up straight in public but can slouch behind closed doors - can you imagine wearing those corsets?

Brenda Blethyn

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Let's see if we can't get this war behind us now. Certainly, the man in the street, the common person there, wants to have this war behind him. I think a lot of the soldiers are very war-weary too.

Warren Christopher

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We have 1.8 million Americans behind bars today at Local, State and Federal level. In the federal system, which has doubled in the last ten years, over 110,000 people behind bars in the Federal system, probably two-thirds are there for drug related reason.

Barry McCaffrey

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The epic poet has behind him a tradition of matter and a tradition of style; and that is what every other poet has behind him too; only, for the epic poet, tradition is rather narrower, rather more strictly compelling.

Lascelles Abercrombie

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Our educational results lag behind other states, and other nations, but worse still, behind the potential of the kids and the devoted teachers in our classrooms.

Mitch Daniels

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Behind the man is the Tree of Life, bearing twelve fruits, and the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil is behind the woman; the serpent is twining round it.

Arthur E. Waite

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Let that which stood in front go behind, let that which was behind advance to the front, let bigots, fools, unclean persons, offer new propositions, let the old propositions be postponed.

Walt Whitman

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Behind every successful man is a woman, behind her is his wife.

Groucho Marx

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I wanted to understand the secrets behind my chemical experiments and behind the processes in nature.

Richard Ernst

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Truly what the Emmys are about are the machine behind them, and Oscars are the same way, where if you have a big enough machine behind you, you get nominated, because truly how many of the best performances actually win...not many.

Christopher Judge

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On the battlefield, the military pledges to leave no soldier behind. As a nation, let it be our pledge that when they return home, we leave no veteran behind.

Dan Lipinski

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If words don't have vibration behind them, and a real feeling behind them, then they're just words.

Charlotte Rampling

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For behind all imperialism is ultimately the imperialistic individual, just as behind all peace is ultimately the peaceful individual.

Irving Babbitt

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The dark shadow we seem to see in the distance is not really a mountain ahead, but the shadow of the mountain behind - a shadow from the past thrown forward into our future. It is a dark sludge of historical sectarianism. We can leave it behind us if we wish.

David Trimble

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White Americans today don't know what in the world to do because when they put us behind them, that's where they made their mistake... they put us behind them, and we watched every move they made.

Fannie Lou Hamer

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The unique thing about our country is that we don't get behind politicians, politicians get behind us.

Rick Santelli

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I preferred not to be laden down with a big instrument. If you're behind a guitar, you get used to being behind a guitar, and you don't really perform because you can't. I wanted to be able to just hold on to the mike and sing.

Stevie Nicks

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