Quotation Explorer - 'Sit'

In some of our life projects we just never sit down to ask ourselves where we need to be going with it and so our 'ship of the project' wanders at the dictates of the waves rather than directed by the motor of our purpose - Gbenga APAMPA
We spend the first year of a child's life teaching it to walk and talk and the rest of its life to shut up and sit down. There's something wrong there. - Neil deGrasse Tyson
Results for "A man is like a cat; chase him and he'll run; sit still and ignore him and he'll come purring at your feet - Helen Rowland
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed. - Ernest Hemingway
Never go out to meet trouble. If you will just sit still, nine cases out of ten someone will intercept it before it reaches you. - Calvin Coolidge
We spend most of our time and energy in a kind of horizontal thinking. We move along the surface of things [but] there are times when we stop. We sit still. We lose ourselves in a pile of leaves or its memory. We listen and breezes from a whole other world begin to whisper. - James Carroll
It's rather disconcerting to sit around a table in a critique of someone else's work, only to realize that the antagonist in the story is none other than yourself, and no one present thinks you're a very likable character. - Michelle Richmond
In this world where I sit at my desk writing these words, people die, they pass on, people are mortal. In the cyber world we inhabit they do not. - Aysha Taryam
With acting, you gotta wait until someone gives you a role in a play or movie. With writing, you're not dependent on others, you don't have to wait. You can sit down and just create. - Donal Logue
It’s hard to be present whenyour attention is sufferinginformation overload.Switch off and just sit still. - Domonique Bertolucci
Time has become quiet flexible inside the library. (This is true of most places with interesting books. Sit down to read for twenty minutes, and suddenly it's dark, with no clue as to where the hours have gone.) - Ellen Klages
It takes a lot of time to be a genius. You have to sit around so much, doing nothing, really doing nothing. - Gertrude Stein
Everyone is their own, though they are so alone. They all sit on their imagined thrones, made only of their own bones. Ego and pride make exquisite delusional cushions. - Hubert Martin
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live. - Henry David Thoreau
I hate often and easily. I hate, for example, people who sit with their legs splayed. People who claim to give 110 percent. People who call themselves "comfortable" when what they mean is decadently rich. You're so judgmental, my shrink tells me, and I cry all the way home, thinking of it. - Jenny Offill
Every heart has a story to tell. Some dreams have wings, some are torn at the seams and just sit there on the shelf. If you were to walk in my shoes, you would see that we are all the same. So find the love inside yourself because every heart has a story to tell. - Sara Haze
Never write a book and let it sit on a shelf - Marvela Dawnay
If I had lost everything and was out on the streets with no money I would go sit in the library and read and meditate for weeks at a time. - Matthew Donnelly
I sit next to you and the world stands still; eternity has become a timless unit of time. - Kristian Goldmund Aumann
File under "Hard Truths": the creative muse is fiction. If you sit around waiting for the right moment to create, you will die waiting. - Antony Johnston
Sometimes I sit down to dinner with people and I realize there is a massive military machine surrounding us, trying to kill the people I'm having dinner with. - Rachel Corrie
You have to recognize when the right place and the right time fuse and take advantage of that opportunity. There are plenty of opportunities out there. You can't sit back and wait. - Ellen Metcalf
Sit down before fact as a little child, be prepared to give up every preconceived notion... or you shall learn nothing. - Thomas H. Huxley
Whatever the problem, be part of the solution. Don't just sit around raising questions and pointing out obstacles. We've all worked with that person. That person is a drag. - Tina Fey
I am for an art that is political-erotical-mystical, that does something more than sit on its ass in a museum. - Claes Oldenburg
If you give them enough of yourself, they might realize that you're bleeding out from the pieces of you you keep giving them, and maybe give you something back. But then they don't. So you sit there. Less than you were. - Danielle Jordan
Keep busy with survival. Imitate the trees. Learn to lose in order to recover, and remember nothing stays the same for long, not even pain. Sit it out. Let it all pass. Let it go. - May Sarton
Silently sit on the beach, close your eyes, now see the flowing blue sky, feel the dance of waves, and hear the whispering love song of the southern breeze. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
Even if you are on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there. - Will Rogers
We cannot afford merely to sit down and deplore the evils of city life as inevitable, when cities are constantly growing, both absolutely and relatively. We must set ourselves vigorously about the task of improving them; and this task is now well begun. - Theodore Roosevelt
Very often we sit back thinking good things will happen, knowing that good things take time and hoping that someone else will do it. The world needs us! - Sharad Vivek Sagar
Who made you Queen of Literacy? Go sit in your car! - Jackson Pearce
The things that are essential to salvation are so exceedingly simple that no child need sit down in despair of understanding the things which make for his peace. Christ crucified is not a riddle for sages, but a plain truth for plain people. True it is meat for men, but it is also milk for babes. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
It is only on the basis of the probable and the apparent that men bereft of a sixth sense are able to sit in judgment over other men. - Petrus Borel
You are what you read because your mind is the sit of your knowledge acquried - The Shepherds'Muster
A society grows great when old men plant trees in whose shade they know they shall never sit. - Greek proverb
I can sit here and say I've survived heart break and all those nights I thought I couldn't bare to live without you, yeah I just want to thank them, because I did & now I couldn't imagine a life with you. - Nikki Rowe
If you are a dreamer come inIf you are a dreamer a wisher a liarA hoper a pray-er a magic-bean-buyerIf youre a pretender com sit by my fireFor we have some flax golden tales to spinCome in! Come in! - Shel Silverstein
Governments stand because people sit; if people stand, governments will sit! - Mehmet Murat ildan
It is better to sit alone than in company with the bad; and it is, better still to sit with the good than alone. It is better to speak to a seeker of knowledge than to remain silent; but silence is better than idle words.
I feign fullness, but in reality I am achingly empty. And it is because I too often sit at the table of the world instead of the feet of God. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
When I get real bored, I like to drive downtown and get a great parking spot, then sit in my car and count how many people ask if I'm leaving. - Steven Wright
Nothing is so lovely as a quietly snoring dog and some evening Brahms, as you sit in a comfortably overstuffed chair with your feet on the footstool. - Ann Beattie
One of the fears of having too much work is not having time to observe. And once you get recognised, there is nowhere for you to look any more. You can't sit on a night bus and watch it all happen. - Benedict Cumberbatch
Elections belong to the people. It's their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire and burn their behinds, then they will just have to sit on their blisters. - Abraham Lincoln
Too lazy to be ambitious,I let the world take care of itself.Ten days' worth of rice in my bag;a bundle of twigs by the fireplace.Why chatter about delusion and enlightenment?Listening to the night rain on my roof,I sit comfortably, with both legs stretched out. - Ryokan
If I could kick the person in the tail that causes me the most problems I could not sit down for a week. - Will Rogers
If your headlight is broken, stop travelling in the darkness! Either you travel with the light or sit tight wherever you are! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Sometimes I sit alone under the stars and think of the galaxies inside my heart and truly wonder if anyone will ever want to make sense of all that I am - Christopher Poindexter
When I sit down to write I actually ask myself, 'Who do you want to be today?' - Richelle E. Goodrich
I am a happy camper so I guess I’m doing something right. Happiness is like a butterfly; the more you chase it, the more it will elude you, but if you turn your attention to other things, it will come and sit softly on your shoulder. - J. Richard Lessor
When you sit tranquilly, you set a great example to the people who rush around in panic and thus you show the crazy waves the beauty of being a calm lake! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Life is like an overlong drama through which we sit being nagged by the vague memories of having read the reviews. - John Updike
We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it and stop there lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot stove lid. She will never sit down on a hot stove lid again and that is well but also she will never sit down on a cold one anymore. - Mark Twain
Murderers! Stop murdering. Everyone will die eventually. Just sit down and be patient. - Russell Brand
Authentic leaders are often accused of being "controlling" by those who idly sit by and do nothing - John Paul Warren
...still, I’m lucky: I feast on solitude, I will never miss the crowd. I could read the great books but the great books don’t interest me. I sit in bed and wait for the whole thing to go one way or the other. just like everybody else. - Charles Bukowski
There must be those among whom we can sit down and weep and still be counted as warriors. - Adrienne Rich
If a cat sits on a hot stove, that cat won't sit on a hot stove again. That cat won't sit on a cold stove either. That cat just don't like stoves. - Mark Twain
When dreams become more important than reality, you give up travel, building, creating; you even forget how to repair the machines left behind by your ancestors. You just sit living and reliving other lives left behind in the thought records.-- Vina, "The Menagerie" ("The Cage"), Star Trek, 1966 - Gene Roddenberry
Never be content to sit back and watch as others' rights are trampled upon. Your rights could be next. - DaShanne Stokes
People who spend their lives like to go to parties and cinemas, sit at home and watch movies, TV Series, TV dramas, etc.They think this is life. But it is spending life not living life. - Sunday Adelaja
It’s not wasting time when you sit and look upon the roses, they remind you, every rose has a thorn! - F.J. Namini
When you have wings of love to fly,why do you sit in a prison and cry? - Debasish Mridha
As I sit down each day and think through how much my parents had to sacrifice in order to send me to school, it leaves me to ask myself at the end of each day what have I done for them today. - Abdulazeez Henry Musa
Revolution is a spectators sport. The majority will sit in the stands and watch the factions fight. At the end they will choose side with the team that is winning. - George Lincoln Rockwell
Writing fiction takes me out of time. I sit down and the clock will not exist for me for a few hours. That’s probably as close to immortal as we’ll ever get. - David Foster Wallace
Work is love made visible. And if you can't work with love, but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work and sit at the gate of the temple and take alms of the people who work with joy - Kahlil Gibran
Sit down, have a nice cup of coffee read a book in another language - the fountain of youth! - Stephen D. Krashen
You sit right next to me.Still you don't seem close to me. - Shillpi S Banerrji
When I sit down to write a book, I do not say to myself, ‘I am going to produce a work of art.’ I write it because there is some lie that I want to expose, some fact to which I want to draw attention, and my initial concern is to get a hearing. - George Orwell
I insist on a lot of time being spent, almost every day, to just sit and think. That is very uncommon in American business. I read and think. So I do more reading and thinking, and make less impulse decisions than most people in business. I do it because I like this kind of life. - Warren Buffett
I'd rather sit alone on a pumpkin and have it all to myself than be crowded on a velvet cushion. - Henry David Thoreau
There are times when we stop, we sit still. We listen and breezes from a whole other world begin to whisper. - James Carroll
You must sit down to speak this language,It is so heavy you can't be polite or chatter in it.For once you have begun a sentence, the whole course of your life is laid out before you"-quoted in "The Geography of Bliss - Bill Holm
When I sit down and write, I do it to relieve myself of the madness that burdens me so that new words can wrap me in newer, better, madness. - George Ivanovic
I think that if you have a horse, pegasus, qilin, or unicorn, you should sit on it! You should stroke its hair, whisper in its ear, be one with it! And you shouldn't feel sorry if other people don't have one. - C. JoyBell C.
The wise man knows that it is better to sit on the banks of a remote mountain stream than to be emperor of the whole world. - Zhuangzi
Happiness is like a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you. - Nathaniel Hawthorne
There are very few professions in which people just sit down and think hard for five or six hours a day all by themselves. Of course it's why you want to become a writer because you have the liberty to do that, but once you have the liberty you also have the obligation to do it. - Tobias Wolff
Whoever has no house now, will never have one. Whoever is alone will stay alone, will sit, read, write long letters through the evening, and wander on the boulevards, up and down, restlessly, while dry leaves are blowing. - Rainer Maria Rilke
If you go to anybody and ask them, what is your dream life? They would say I want to sit by the TV all day. I want to play with my friends all day and they think that is the best way to spend their lives. They do not know that what they have just listed is not living life but wasting life. - Sunday Adelaja
If you can look at one of these waves and you don't believe that there's something greater than we are, then you've got some serious analyzing to do and you should go sit under a tree for a very long time. - Laird Hamilton
It doesn't do any good to sit up and take notice if you keep on sitting.
I’m good when I’m alone. I’m comfortable when I’m alone. I can sit and do lots of things all by myself. Sex included. - Johnny Weir
If you are a dreamer, come in,If you are a dreamer, a wisher, a liar,A hope-er, a pray-er, a magic bean buyer...If you're a pretender, come sit by my fireFor we have some flax-golden tales to spin. Come in!Come in! - Shel Silverstein
I didn't born to sit in the corner to cry on my luck , i was born to make the impossible possible..لم أولد لأجلس في الزاوية وأبكي على حظي ، لقد ولدت لأجعل من المستحيل ممكنا - Hicham LM Kamelionaire
No nation is fit to sit in judgement upon any other nation. - Woodrow Wilson
Why hasn't someone lassoed a few teenagers and had them sit down and write out all the supposed answers they have so we can solve the world's problems already? - Richelle E. Goodrich
From ashes I cameTo ashes, I'll return.But tonight I'm contentTo sit here and burn. - C.B. Roberts
It is not that I object to the work, mind you; I like work: it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours. I love to keep it by me: the idea of getting rid of it nearly breaks my heart. - Jerome K. Jerome
I would rather sit on a pumpkin, and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion. - Henry David Thoreau
I knowThat I can't sit hereAnd expect my silenceTo evoke changeWithout reason. - Jordan Hoechlin
All children are born rebels and explorers until they're taught to sit still and obey. - Marty Rubin
Books should go where they will be most appreciated, and not sit unread, gathering dust on a forgotten shelf, don't you agree? - Christopher Paolini
For excellent health and a good skin color, I recommend that people sit next to a shady ultraviolet transmitting window when indoors. - Steven Magee
Secrets, silent, stony sit in the dark palaces of both our hearts: secrets weary of their tyranny: tyrants willing to be dethroned. - James Joyce
True compassion does not sit on the laps of renovation; it dives with an approach to reconstruction. Don't throw a coin at a begger. Rather, destroy his source of poverty. - Israelmore Ayivor
If you can't say anything good about someone, sit right here by me. - Alice Roosevelt Longworth
[M]y grandmother and I sit across from each other at the Gryphon Tea Room, on the grandest section of Bull Street. - Katie Crouch and Grady Hendrix, The White Glove War
Each time we allow our interest to take a back sit in favor of others, which is a form of death. - Sunday Adelaja
When I write, it feels like there are two little creatures that sit on each of my shoulders. One whispers, "You can do this. You've got what it takes." The other sounds like my mother-in-law. - Carla H. Krueger
The most potent recreational activity is when we sit back and exercise our minds with great and exciting books. - Michael Bassey Johnson
For passion, like crime does not sit well with the sure order and even course of everyday life. It welcomes every loosening of the social fabric, every confusion and affliction visited upon the world, for passion sees in such a disorder a vague hope of finding advantage for itself. - Thomas Mann
we have faith to sit in a chair, and continue to believe in its foundation that holds us up. If we have faith in God, the foundation will hold us both up, so its our decision to take the seat and trust him. - Trae R. Miller
Get books, sit yourself down anywhere, and go to reading them yourself. - Abraham Lincoln
It is easy to sit up & notice. What is difficult is getting up & taking action. - Al Batt
Dogs are our link to paradise. They don't know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring--it was peace. - Milan Kundera
We spend the first 12 months of our children's lives teaching them to walk and talk and the next 12 months teaching them to sit down and shut up. - Phyllis Diller
If you are a dreamer, come sit by my fire. For we have some flax-golden tales to spin; come in! Come in! - Shel Silverstein
There are joys which long to be ours. God sends ten thousands truths, which come about us like birds seeking inlet; but we are shut up to them, and so they bring us nothing, but sit and sing awhile upon the roof, and then fly away. - Henry Ward Beecher
No one can discover you until you do. Exploit your talents, skills and strengths and make the world sit up and take notice. - Rob Liano
as i sit here looking at the window, i feel broken and empty. - darwin araman ergina
That's typically what writers do; we just sit around complaining most of the time. And the better things are going, the more they complain. - Markus Zusak
To sit back hoping that someday, someway, someone will make things right is to go on feeding the crocodile, hoping he will eat you last--but eat you he will. - Ronald Reagan
If we didn't have shadow we'd just sit around loving the light, likely doing nothing with it. - S. Kelley Harrell
For those who sit on the stairs, a good quote is a strong invitation to stand up and to go up the stairs! - Mehmet Murat ildan
If bad things are happening in your country, remember, the first responsible person is your stupid government! But if you have supported that government, now, you are the first responsible person! So sit down and shut up! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Asthmatic spewer of filth gasps, but clean air does not sufficeTo fuel fires fueled by thoughts got rottenLest we all be forgotten thingsThat sit like dust upon the mantel of her mind - Neil Leckman
Love doesn't sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread: remade all the time, made new. - Og Mandino
When God closes a door He does not always open a window. Sometimes He wants you to sit in the quiet darkness while He transforms your fear into trust. How long that takes, is often up to you! - William Branks
One of my chief regrets during my recent years in the theater is that I couldn't sit in the audience and watch me. - John Barrymore
Everything that happens to you is your teacher. The secret is to learn to sit at the feet of your own life and be taught by it. Polly B. Berends - Polly Berrien Berends
I don't care where I sit, as long as I get fed. - Calvin Trillin
There's a race of men that don't fit in, A race that can't sit still;So they break the hearts of kith and kin, And they roam the world at will.They range the field and rove the flood, And they climb the mountain's crest; Their's is the curse of the gypsy blood, And they don't know how to rest. - Robert W. Service
When the last dime is gone, I'll sit on the curb outside with a pencil and a ten cent notebook and start the whole thing over again. - Preston Sturges
How can the thoughts be stopped? Tell the thoughts, ‘You take care of your own issues; I am not on your side.’ That way you will sit on God’s side. - Dada Bhagwan
On Thanksgiving Day all over America, families sit down to dinner at the same moment - halftime. - Unknown
Never sit back and wait for a opportunity to find you, get up and search for one, it exists find it! - Victoria Addino
If it be the chief point of friendship to comply with a friend's notions and inclinations he possesses this is an eminent degree; he lies down when I sit, and walks when I walk, which is more that many good friends can pretend to do. - Alexander Pope
All men's miseries derive from not being able to sit quiet in a room alone. - Blaise Pascal
To sit alone with my conscience will be judgment enough for me.
Ah! Let the soul dance with joyLet us sit in dark deep silencenow feel, see and enjoy! - Debasish Mridha
You will know you are in love when it doesn't matter if you sit in heaven or hell with that special someone just as long as they can make you laugh, while you put out the fires. - Shannon L. Alder
there is a silent beauty hidden amongst pain, if you sit in it you may never find it; if you grow through it, You'll find the treasure. - Nikki Rowe
Sometimes you need to sit lonely on the floor in a quiet room in order to hear your own voice and not let it drown in the noise of others. - Charlotte Eriksson
"Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak, Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen." - Sir Winston Churchill
Why, that dog is practically a Phi Beta Kappa. She can sit up and beg, and she can give her paw -- I don't say she will but she can. - Dorothy Parker
Life sure gives us serious lessons, but I refuse to sit down and take notes. I can pretty well do that walking! - Marie Abanga
Do you ever just sit there and cry, and you say Wow I had no idea I had this many feelings suppressed? - Ayat Ibrahim
This whole life is an art of knowing when to sit and when to stand up! - Mehmet Murat ildan
They sit there shouting "Don't do it." Someone told them revolution looked like the Cosby Show. A slight tug with a good lesson. Revolution is a tough struggle between what was and what needs to be. - Darnell Lamont Walker
My gramps is a lot like you. No sense of adventure. All he does is sit in his urn... - Cleo Peitsche
The thought of never crossing your path again is to enormous to bare, so for now I'll make dreams in my heart and remind myself to go and sit & remember them every once in a while. - Nikki Rowe
Before embarking on important undertakings, sit quietly, calm your senses and thoughts, and meditate deeply. You will then be guided by the great creative power of Spirit. After that you should utilize all necessary material means to achieve your goal. - Paramahansa Yogananda
To many people fall short of their goals because they mistakenly believe that losing is just another comfortable place to sit. - Johnnie Dent Jr.
What then am I? In the end, all we have is simply what we find, and what we can usefully say to each other about what we find is all that needs to be said. And perhaps, in the end, it's best just to sit quietly and let go of that thought too. - Murray Shanahan
I don’t want to sit there and be like, ‘Oh, I don’t care what the audience thinks.’ It does matter to me. I just want them to think, to be honest. - Donald Glover
Somebody said to me, 'But the Beatles were anti-materialistic.' That's a huge myth. John and I literally used to sit down and say, 'Now, let's write a swimming pool. - Paul McCartney
Don’t sit! Stand up and jump on the reality! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Let wisdom take a sit before you, otherwise, remain standing. - Gaberiel, Oris Smith
I was very strange back then. I could see I had problems. I would sit in a closet a lot of the time and not come out, or I would sit up on top of my desk, or under my desk, or do weird things like get my wisdom teeth out and bleed all over the hallways.
Sit and quiet yourself. Luxuriate in a certain memory and the details will come. Let the images flow. You'll be amazed at what will come out on paper. I'm still learning what it is about the past that I want to write. I don't worry about it. It will emerge. It will insist on being told. - Frank McCourt
And there you sit, gloating over what you have done, as if you were a martyr or a public benefactor -- as complacent and smug and misunderstood as a princess from the moon forced to herd goats! - Hope Mirrlees
We did musical chairs to sit with our partner. Glasses were refilled and heads bent in pairs. Looking over the table, I was suffused with affection for my friends. If you could bottle this warm feeling and turn it into words, I thought, that would be the perfect toast. - Kerry Reichs
I know I won't live long. So I'm going to stand strong and not sit down in disbelief, hold my head up high and not waste my time wondering why my life has to be so rough and unfair. I'm going to strive and live everyday for the better until that day arrives. - Jonathan Anthony Burkett
A person who can think differently and truly on his feet will always find it difficult to sit and fit as an employee in a workplace, for his attitude & approach towards the work will often hit the ego of most co-workers who can’t compete with him on his level of wisdom and wit. - Anuj Somany
Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy. - Dale Carnegie
It takes a lot of time to be a genius, you have to sit around so much doing nothing, really doing nothing. - Gertrude Stein
The passage is free for those who think you are not good enough for them: at your level, I think the best option is to sit back, relax and listen to a cool music, while watching them pack out of your life, and that's when you feel the intense release from the pit of hell. - Michael Bassey Johnson
I exist as I am, that is enough,If no other in the world be aware I sit content,And if each and all be aware I sit content.One world is aware, and by the far the largest to me, and that is myself. - Walt Whitman
The novel we sit down to write, and the one we end up writing may be very different, just as the Jesus we grasp and the Jesus who grasps us may also differ. - Madeleine L'Engle
Would you please shut up and sit down! - George Bush
Violence is avoided, when we sit down with others, and discuss issues, and work together for solutions. - Ellen J. Barrier
Apathetic people sit back and wait for things to get better before they move. Radical people make things get better, by how they move. - Shannon L. Alder
If you ever find yourself in a jam, just take a moment to sit and think; calculate things, look at every angle, and then wonder where all that jam came from. - Melanie Kay Taylor
No man can sit down and withhold his hands from the warfare against wrong and get peace from his acquiescence. - Woodrow Wilson
The gallery in which the reporters sit has become the fourth estate of the realm. - Lord McCauley
Get going. Move forward. Aim High. Plan a takeoff. Don't just sit on the runway and hope someone will come along and push the airplane. It simply won't happen. Change your attitude and gain some altitude. Believe me, you'll love it up here. - Donald J. Trump
For almost 18 years you’re taught to sit down, shut up, and raise your hand. Then you have to decide what you’re going to do for the rest of your life. - Lavon Curtis
We are, perhaps uniquely among the earth’s creatures, the worrying animal. We worry away our lives, fearing the future, discontent with the present, unable to take the idea of dying, unable to sit still. - Lewis Thomas
Sometimes you just have to turn off the lights, sit in the dark, and see what happens inside of you. - Adam Oakley
The process of becoming is not of doing but simply an act of observing. The internal process has been designed in such a way that it seems impossible for you to sit quietly even for some time at one place. - Roshan Sharma
I really can't stress this enough. If you want to make an impact, don't simply sit idly by and 'hope' for courage. Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the decision made in determining what is more important than fear. - M.B. Dallocchio
When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That's relativity. - Albert Einstein
We can't all be heroes because somebody has to sit on the curb and clap as they go by. - Will Rogers
Train up a fig tree in the way it should go, and when you are old sit under the shade of it. - Charles Dickens
Those who wish to sit, shut their eyes,and meditate to know if the world's true or lies,may do so. It's their choice. But I meanwhilewith hungry eyes that can't be satisfiedshall take a look at the world in broad daylight. - Rabindranath Tagore
A persons character is shown through their actions in life NOT where they sit on Sunday. - Navonne Johns
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there. - Will Rogers
To sit in the shade on a fine day, and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment. - Jane Austen
No one invites you to the top - you have to claw your way up. When you get there, you will sit with the others who were also uninvited - giggling. - Staness Jonekos
People say that they want to kill me. All I say is "I'm sorry but your appointment doesn't start until another hour, please sit in the waiting room. - BlackStar103
Come, lovers.Come join us.Bring your empty cupsand sit by the fire.Let Khayyam and Hafezreveal to you what you feel.Rumi will pour the wine and I will listen. - Kamand Kojouri
To grow is not to timidly sit on some safe shore at water’s edge and clumsily grab whatever happens to float by me. Rather, it is to deliberately step into waters both calm and turbulent in order to wrestle great things to shore. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I don't like a kind of workshop that is about editing--I don't want to sit there and be an editor. I don't want to tell someone how to "fix" a poem. - Natasha Trethewey
I just sit at my typewriter and curse a bit. - P.G. Wodehouse
When a caterpillar bursts from its cocoon and discovers it has wings, it does not sit idly, hoping to one day turn back. It flies. - Kelseyleigh Reber
orandum est ut sit mens sana in corpore sano. - Juvenal
Happiness is as a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but which if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you. - Nathaniel Hawthorne
People should never sit alone for too long when they're crying. - Dalai Lama XIV
If you haven't got anything nice to say about anybody come sit next to me. - Alice Roosevelt Longworth
love.love isn't having butterflies all the time, i think love is calm. love is comfortable. i could sit in silence with you for the rest of our lives and it would mean more than a thousand words with anyone else. - Instagram
I'm not a big fan of inspiration. I'm too old to sit and wait for the muse to give me a little kiss... I write a lot, and I'm not afraid to make mistakes or to write badly. I can alsways fix something weak and dull. But I can't fix a blank page. - Ron Koertge
God beckons me to exhilarating adventures that are without number, beyond all conceivable boundaries, and effortlessly eclipse the furthest reaches of my imagination, all while I sit languishing in stifling adventures of my own limited creation. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
If you have a dream, don’t just sit there. Gather courage to believe that you can succeed and leave no stone unturned to make it a reality. - Roopleen
Life is indeed a storm and while there are times you can sit and watch from the safety of a window pane there are moments you need to grit your teeth and take on the wind and the rain. - Ken Scott
Even a child cannot sit here without support. Some support will be necessary. No one can live without the support from the material world. After getting the support from one’s own Soul, one doesn’t need the support from the material world. ‘He’ will then become independent [support-free]. - Dada Bhagwan
Income, that is the thing. I wish an income that will keep flowing into my purse whether I sit upon the wall or travel to far lands. - George S. Clason
And when Peace here does house He comes with work to do, he does not come to coo,He comes to brood and sit. - Gerard Manley Hopkins
Question me now about all other matters, but do not ask who I am, for fear you may increase in my heart it's burden of sorrow as I think back; I am very full of grief, and I should not sit in the house of somebody else with my lamentation and wailing. It is not good to go on mourning forever. - Homer
To be knowledgeable, sit before scholars; to be wise, sit before life. - Matshona Dhliwayo
They are so damn 'intellectual' and rotten that I can't stand them anymore....I [would] rather sit on the floor in the market of Toluca and sell tortillas, than have anything to do with those 'artistic' bitches of Paris. - Frida Kahlo
I’m 30, it’s Christmas, and I’m a writer without a job. I sit hereengulfed in a furious fit of frustration. My future unknown. Mynuts so small you could fit them in a gnat’s navel and have roomleft over for my brain. - Josh Mitchell
I don't analyze beautiful. I sit in its presence and love the wholeness of it--the sweet and sad and raw and bright together.Poetry is that, the weaving of light-shadow. Making words from the unwordable. - Jacob Nordby
This is how you do it: you sit down at the keyboard and you put one word after another until its done. It's that easy, and that hard. - Neil Gaiman
Aw... don’t be so upset. Come here and sit on my face. - Dr Susan Block
We are all born to fly. Instead, we sit on the branches afraid of the leap into the unknown. But the unknown is where enlightenment lives. Our true nature is the unknown. - Enza Vita
Books are the best companions as they make you sit near wisdom. - Rajesh Nanoo
So many sit around, waiting for superman, when in fact, Wonder Woman lies within. - Kristina Canady
We need more men to sit at the table... at the kitchen table. - Sheryl Sandberg
Sometimes you have to sit alone and enjoy the nature and try to see in the sky transparent faces. - Sher E Yazdan
How we walk with the broken speaks louder than how we sit with the great. - Anonymous
When you sit down to write, write. Don't do anything else except go to the bathroom, and only do that if it absolutely cannot be put off. - Stephen King
There is nothing to writing, all you have to do is, sit on the computer and bleed your thoughts. - Santosh Kalwar
It seems to me that people have vast potential. Most people can do extraordinary things if they have the confidence or take the risks. Yet most people don't. They sit in front of the telly and treat life as if it goes on forever. - Philip Adams
This country has been strip-mined by rich and powerful interests. If you dont like what they're doing, don't just sit there. Vote them out. - Ralph Nader
Love doesn't just sit there, like a stone; it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new. - Ursula K. LeGuin
There are persons who always find a hair in their plate or soup for the simple reason that, when they sit down before it, they shake their heads until one falls in. - Christian Friedrich Hebbel
When you sit alone and think out your thoughts then that is your loudest cry! - Stephen Richards
I like work: it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours. - Jerome K. Jerome
I furnished the body that was needed to sit in the defendant's chair.[Explaining his role in the Scopes Monkey Trial.] - John T. Scopes
Fall open. Break open. Sit with others' openness. Let love be your medicine. - Vironika Tugaleva
What happiness to sit in intimate conversation with someone of like mind, warmed by candid discussion of the amusing and fleeting ways of this world ... but such a friend is hard to find, and instead you sit there doing your best to fit in with whatever the other is saying, feeling deeply alone. - Kenkō Hōshi (Yoshida Kenkō)
I don't like to sit around and judge others as I don't like to be judged myself. - Britney Spears
It is better, I think, to grab at the stars than to sit flustered because you know you cannot reach them... At least he who reaches will get a good stretch, a good view, and perhaps even a low-hanging apple for his efforts.
Few of us are aware that the act of eating can be a powerful statement of commitment to our own well-being, and at the same time the creation of a healthier habitat. Your health, happiness, and the future of life on earth are rarely so much in your own hands as when you sit down to eat. - John Robbins
Even when you are lazy and don't have the effort to learn something sit somewhere in public and try to observe the stupid people around you, that would be more than enough learning for the day. - Neymat Khan
If you sit by the river long enough, you will see the body of your enemy float by. - Japanese Proverb
The least I can do is speak out for the hundreds of chimpanzees who, right now, sit hunched, miserable and without hope, staring out with dead eyes from their metal prisons. They cannot speak for themselves. - Jane Goodall
My philosophy of life: Don’t just sit around doing nothing and wasting your time—get off your butt and start doing something and wasting your time. - Clifford Cohen
Don't think of retiring from the world until the world will be sorry that you retire. I hate a fellow whom pride or cowardice or laziness drives into a corner, and who does nothing when he is there but sit and growl. Let him come out as I do, and bark. - Samuel Johnson
Sit here, so I may writeyou into a poem and make you eternal. - Kamand Kojouri
You know you possess the soul of an artist when, each time you sit down to create, the whole universe lays itself at your feet. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If youwant to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy. - Dale Carnegia
People feel sorry for you if you sit down on a bench in the evening. - Emmanuel Bove
I’ll take a shower.Want company?Enough, Blake. Ayden stood and backhanded the big guy’s chest.Just trying to do my Hexy Knight duty. How about we carpool tomorrow, babe? You could sit on my lap. I make a great seat belt.Shut up, Blake, Ayden and I said in unison. - A&E Kirk
I like the smell of my Grandma's soap - I used to sit in the bath and eat it. - Carl Barât
A boy would sit with you all night, and count the stars. However, a real man would toil under the sun and build you a little universe. The difference - one builds a fantasy, other fulfills it. And, lucky are those who get both these qualities in one person. They get to experience the magic of love. - Saru Singhal
Pensive they sit, and roll their languid eyes. - John Keats
First, I do not sit down at my desk to put into verse something that is already clear in my mind. If it were clear in my mind, I should have no incentive or need to write about it. We do not write in order to be understood; we write in order to understand. - Cecil Day-Lewis
Pessimistic thoughts will only yield trees unwilling to bear edible fruit. Optimistic thinking will always feed those who are willing to sit at your table". - Michaelson Williams
When there is no one to teach you life will show you. All you have to do is pay attention.People unfortunately rarely take the time to sit back and evaluate. Their too busy being busy. - Therone Shellman
My Favourite hobby is to sit still and convert oxygen into Carbon Dioxide. Love to Live. - Brahmananda Patra
Writing is a lot like making soup. My subconscious cooks the idea, but I have to sit down at the computer to pour it out. - Robin Wells
I have discovered that all human evil comes from this, man's being unable to sit still in a room. - Blaise Pascal
Hence it is clear how much more cruel the pen is than the sword. (Hinc Gham Sit Calmus Saevior Ense Patet) - Robert Burton
Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there. - Will Rogers
The day you left, it felt like I lost a diary in which I had been writing for so long. Now all that memories flashes in bits and pieces inside my head always and makes me wish that I could sit back and read it all over again. - Akshay Vasu
Silence is pure and holy. It draws people together because only those who are comfortable with each other can sit without speaking. - Nichols Parks
We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it--and stop there; lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot stove lid. She will never sit on a hot stove lid again--and that is well; but also she will never sit down on a cold one anymore. - Mark Twain
But they shall sit every man under his vine and under his fig tree. - Bible
Persistence is a unique mental strength; a strength that is essential to combat the fierce power of the repeated rejections and numerous other obstacles that sit in waiting and are all part of winning in a fast-moving, ever-changing world. - Bob Proctor
She was no longer wresting with the grief, but could sit down with it as a lasting companion and make it a sharer in her thoughts. - George Eliot
Do not smoke without asking permission or sit so near (as in a train) that the smoke might annoy. - Amy Vanderbilt
It is better to sit alone than in company with the bad; and it is better still to sit with the good than alone. It is better to speak to a seeker of knowledge than to remain silent; but silence is better than idle words - Anonymous
We sit to express our true nature - Shunryu Suzuki
It always does seem to me that I am doing more work than I should do. It is not that I object to the work, mind you; I like work; it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours. I love to keep it by me; the idea of getting rid of it nearly breaks my heart. - Jerome K. Jerome
Funny enough, I sit on my porch all day, wave and smile at everyone. Some of them aren't sure, some smiles right back, some come back later and say; "This morning you made my day, had the best day all week, thank you for that!" Smile and wave, that's all it takes :) - Martin R. Lemieux
Seals do not sit about and tell, the way people do, and their lives are not eventful in the way people's are, lines of story combed again and again, in the hope that they will yield more sense with every stroke. - Margo Lanagan
Now we sit through Shakespeare in order to recognize the quotations. - Orson Welles
The one thing a creator can bring to the table when everybody else has all the money and power is centeredness and the ability to walk away. Never sit at a table you can't walk away from. - Joss Whedon
Take a moment and sit with yourself. You may find what you are looking for. - Steven Cuoco
Oh, how terribly backwards, and yet sadly common, it is to sit scowling at family all the day long and then quickly put on a smile for strangers who drop by. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Into your darkest corner, you are safe in my love, you are protected. I am the openess you seek, I am your doorway. Come sit in the circular temple of my heart, & let yourself be calm. - Agapi Stassinopoulos
If you want to be a writer-stop talking about it and sit down and write! - Jackie Collins
Because I know if I sit down and start to write out how it feels…. it all becomes too real… the pain becomes too much. But that's the weird part because I feel so empty, like there no longer is a heart living where there used to be one, so why am I feeling pain? - Chriselle Ravadilla
Deadlines help me, but my muse hates them. My muse functions in fits and starts, and tends to take very long vacations. Deadlines are like a hot poker to his ass. They force us both to sit down and write, which is what it takes to do this. - Alistair Cross
Regrets never sit well, with those that never forget. - Anthony Liccione
I can think of nothing more boring for the American people than to have to sit in their living rooms for a whole half hour looking at my face on their television screens. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
Like when you sit in front of a fire in winter you are just there in front of the fire. You don't have to be smart or anything. The fire warms you. - Desmond Tutu
I went to sit in the bus station and think this over. I ate another apple pie and ice cream; that’spractically all I ate all the way across the country, I knew it was nutritious and it was delicious, ofcourse. - Jack Kerouac
Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way. And don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray when the sun shines. - Satchel Paige
The universe seems wondrous to me, with or without God. It has powerful lines and uncompromising ways. Patience and time sit like sages on the planets, strong and impersonal. There is a stark beauty to all of this. - Gordon Atkinson
One may have a blazing hearth in one's soul and yet no one ever come to sit by it. Passersby see only a wisp of smoke from the chimney and continue on the way. - Vincent Van Gogh
Where you stand depends on where you sit. - Nelson Mandela
I ain’t the only old woman looking. I’m just the only one honest enough to admit it. The others just hire the boy to cut their grass so they can sit at the window and drool. - Abbi Glines
Don't sit around depressed and discouraged. Get a new vision for your life. - Joel Osteen
Even if you are on the right track, but just sit there, you will still get run over. - Will Rogers
I always say to people who want to write: Live life! Don't stand on the rim, don't sit on the sidelines. Make mistakes, make a mess, get it wrong. Read everything, and get out and be in life. - Jeanette Winterson
I didn't do anything but sit quietly and pay attention to the fact that my hollow chest was still beating. I was still alive and could see that the new normal wasn't so bad. - Dee Williams
Don't bother to ring a bell in the ear that doesn't listen. Move to another ear, and if he doesn't listen to your bell, sit back and listen to his nemesis. - Michael Bassey Johnson
There's nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and open a vein. - Ernest Hemingway
Privilege is when you can afford to sit back and watch as others' rights are trampled upon. - DaShanne Stokes
As I sit under the moonlit tree, your heart adorns me with the twinkle of stars. - Debasish Mridha
I'm gonna sit around here, stay away from there I'm gonna make pretend I just don't care. I could get up, go get her back or maybe I'll just let her go.Something beyond Love...lines from Love Vs Destiny... - Atul Purohit
When you're confident in what you bring to the table, you don't have to chase and beg anyone to sit down and eat. - Stephan Labossiere
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