Quotation Explorer - 'Sits'

There is no happiness for him who does not travel, Rohita!Thus we have heard. Living in the society of men, the best man becomes a sinner… therefore, wander!… The fortune of him who is sitting, sits; it rises when he rises; it sleeps when he sleeps; it moves when he moves. Therefore, wander! - Aitareya Brahmanan in the Rigveda
I have walked myself into my best thoughts and I know of no thought so burdensome that one cannot walk away from it...but by sitting still, and the more one sits still, the closer one comes to feeling ill. - Søren Kierkegaard
Your head sits on a neck that turns to let you see where you’ve been. But, your eyes point the same direction as your feet for a reason; keep moving forward. - D. Denise Dianaty
A non-doer is very often a critic-that is, someone who sits back and watches doers, and then waxes philosophically about how the doers are doing. It's easy to be a critic, but being a doer requires effort, risk, and change. - Wayne W. Dyer
Truth sits upon the lips of dying men. - Matthew Arnold
In the shade of words sits life itself. - Aisha Mirza
The higher one sits, the greater the fear of fall. - Dada Bhagwan
And yonder sits a maiden, The fairest of the fair, With gold in her garment glittering, And she combs her golden hair. - Heinrich Heine
Genius without religion is only a lamp on the outer gate of a palace; it may serve to cast a gleam on those that are without while the inhabitant sits in darkness. - Hannah More
Rather do what is nothing in the purpose than to be idle, that the devil may find thee doing. The bird that sits is easily shot when the fliers escape the fowler. Idleness is the Dead Sea that swallows all the virtues, and is the self-made sepulcher of a living man. - Francis Quarles
The appreciative smile, the chuckle, the soundless mirth, so important to the success of comedy, cannot be understood unless one sits among the audience and feels the warmth created by the quality of laughter that the audience takes home with it. - James Thurber
It is an empty room, that afterwards, a soledad, and it sits there at the center of a person's life and waits to be filled. - Daisy Hernandez
Just how difficult it is to write biography can be reckoned by anybody who sits down and considers just how many people know the real truth about his or her love affairs. - Rebecca West
The true traveler is he who goes on foot, and even then, he sits down a lot of the time. - Colette
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
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
God endlessly fails to extend his blessings. That is because he no longer sits on the throne. - Lionel Suggs
Some of you say, 'Joy is greater thar sorrow,' and others say, 'Nay, sorrow is the greater.'But I say unto you, they are inseparable.Together they come, and when one sits, alone with you at your board, remember that the other is asleep upon your bed. - Kahlil Gibran
It is the still, yellow kind of afternoon when one is apt to get stuck in a dream if one sits very quiet - Dodie Smith
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
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits. - Woodrow Wilson
Oft expectation fails, and most oft where most it promises; and oft it hits where hope is coldest; and despair most sits. - William Shakespeare
We dance in a circle and suppose, while the secret sits in the middle and knows. - Robert Frost
My Muse sits forlornShe wishes she had not been bornShe sits in the coldNo word she says is ever told. - Stevie Smith
One's need for loneliness is not satisfied if one sits at a table alone. There must be empty chairs as well. - Karl Kraus
Poverty is like a crumb that sits at a table, and starves itself to death. - Anthony Liccione
...since the order of the world is shaped by death, mightn't it be better for God if we refuse to believe in Him and struggle with all our might against death, without raising our eyes towards the heaven where He sits in silence? - Albert Camus
I sprayed my dog with off and he still sits in my favorite chair!! - Neil Leckman
He sits and he waits,Feeling broken and hollow.Hands held close to his face.Screaming, "Why do I bother?"They'll just tear me down,Rip me apart, cast aside like a sinnerWith no words from the wise - Of Mice & Men
Mere sorrow, which weeps and sits still, is not repentance. Repentance is sorrow converted into action; into a movement toward a new and better life.
The fog comes on little cat feet. It sits looking over harbor and city on silent haunches and then moves on. - Carl Sandburg
The greater a man's - or boy's - ignorance of the world, the more certain he is that he sits in the center of that world. - Avi
Thus is the nature of love: that you must use it! A love unused is not love! If it is something that sits on the shelf that you don't know what to do with, it is not true to the nature of love! Use love! - C. JoyBell C.
Oh, the summer night / HAS A SMILE OF LIGHT / And she sits on a sapphire throne. - Barry Cornwall
Sometimes I sits and thinks, and sometimes I just sits... - A.A. Milne
It is better to stay single and wait for the one that makes sense then to marry someone that makes absolutely no sense. The moment you settle is when the one person that makes all the sense in the world shows up and Satan sits back and enjoys your spiritual meltdown. - Shannon L. Alder
He sits, strong and blunt as a Celtic cross, Clearly used to silence and an armchair: Tonight the wife and children will be quiet At slammed door and smoker's cough in the hall. - Seamus Heaney
A Christian sits in his or her well and thinks that the whole world is his or her well. The Jew sits in his or her little well and thinks that it is the whole world. A Muslim sits cooped up in his or her tiny well and believes it to be the whole universe. The same goes for a Hindu and all others. - Abhijit Naskar
People thank God when God no longer sits on the throne. The angels descend down to deliver miracles because they are trying to maintain the face of God. In the end, you must place your hopes and prayers with the angels. It has become quite sad in Heaven without its puppet master. - Lionel Suggs
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