Quotation Explorer - 'Table'

Every game is winnable if you change your mind about what the prize should be and your perspective about the players at the table. - Shannon L. Alder
Il (Georges Perros) arrivait le mardi matin, ébouriffé de vent et de froid sur sa moto bleue et rouillée. Voûté, dans un caban marine, la pipe à la bouche ou dans sa main. Il vidait une sacoche de livres sur la table. Et c’était la vie. - Jean-Marie Gibbal
Do not speak of repulsive matters at table. - Amy Vanderbilt
i like to have a martini, two at the very most - at three i'm under the table, at four, i'm under the host! - Dorothy Parker
Evil is unspectacular and always human, And shares our bed and eats at our own table. - W. H. Auden
The table next to the sink is for flashcards. I saw a Monty Python skit called, "every sperm is sacred," and it gave me the idea that, "every piss is sacred." Meaning, WHY NOT LOOK AT FLASHCARDS WHILE VOIDING? - Peter Rogers
America's leaders should be examples of integrity and high moral standards. When their behavior evokes shame rather than pride and becomes something that we don't want to discuss in front of the children at the kitchen table, we should consider impeachment. - Ben Carson, M.D.
Flambé - done beside a table covered in crisp starched linen in a French restaurant: a method to burn food and money simultaneously. - Scott Archer Jones
Opinions alter, manners change, creeds rise and fall, but the moral laws are written on the table of eternity. - Lord Acton
I don’t want to re-write the same old book with the same tired techniques. I’d rather bring something new to the table that’s true to me and that people will have a genuine reaction to. That’s the whole point, isn’t it? - Veronika Carnaby
One day, I shall explode like an artillery shell and all my bits will be found on the writing table. - Gustave Flaubert
This sheaf of paper with gaudy cover glued to the spine is not the book. The book is not an object on the table, it is an event in the readers mind.... The book, therefore is only finished when someone reads it. - Lois McMaster Bujold
The best fame is a writer's fame. It's enough to get a table at a good restaurant, but not enough to get you interrupted when you eat. - Fran Lebowitz
The art of civil conversation begins at birth. Then goes from the dinner table to the schoolroom, to interaction among friends, to the work place, and on to other places where all manner of social interactions are required. - Cindy Ann Peterson
Poverty is like a crumb that sits at a table, and starves itself to death. - Anthony Liccione
When you're full and done with your meal, you can leave the table but clean up your mess before you walk away. - Aireen C. Pontillo
True luck consists not in holding the best of the cards at the table; luckiest is he who knows just when to rise and go home. - John Hay
She was a woman who, between courses, could be graceful with her elbows on the table. - Henry James
The only thing a closed book is good for is a table that wobbles. Be an open book. - A.D. Posey
And his words fell upon the table like a blessing. - Wendell Berry
Do your best, then put your feet on the table, and to God leave the rest. - Fakeer Ishavardas
When you have more than you need, make your table longer, not your fence higher. - Jose Pratdesaba
I’m not going, he said. He held up the Third key like a weapon. Sensing his mood, it grew longer and sharper, till he was holding a trident as long as he was tall... And anyone who tries to make me is going to suffer. Twice, added the voice under the table. - Garth Nix
You save an old man and you save a unit; but save a boy, and you save a multiplication table.
There are times when wisdom cannot be found in the chambers of parliament or the halls of academia but at the unpretentious setting of the kitchen table. - E.A. Bucchianeri
I shall keep my book on the table here, and read a little every morning as soon as I wake, for I know it will do me good, and help me through the day. - Louisa May Alcott
Traveling is all very well if you can get home at night. I would be willing to go around the world if I could be back in time to light the candles and set the table for dinner. . - Gladys Taber
Now, go, wirte it before them in a table and note it in a book, that it may be fore the time to come for ever and ever. Isiah 30:8 - Isiah from the bible
In this so called high-society there is value of a dress but not of a person.So give me less food but give me on a big table. - Vikram Singh Slathia
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights. - Desmond Tutu
Rakitin was dishonest and was decidedly unaware of it; that, on the contrary, knowing that he wouldn't steal money from the table, he ultimately considered himself a man of the highest integrity. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Yet the dogs eat of the crumbs which fall from their masters' table. - Bible
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
Stripped of its arrogance, its desire to make off with half of the patrimony and never be seen again, history belongs at the family table. If theology, the older brother, pretends not to need or notice him it will be a sign that he has forgotten, after all, who his father is. - N.T. Wright
Is the church really demonstrating the new life in Christ if there is no discipline, if there is no fencing in of the Lord's table, no demand for purity of life? - Michael Sattler
The house fills with the particular atmosphere that accompanies peacefully sleeping children: a rich narcotic silence that creeps down the stairs and twines itself around the table legs. - Harriet Lane
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
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth. I sat at a table where were rich food and wine in abundance, and obsequious attendance, but sincerity and truth were not; and I went away hungry from the inhospitable board. - Henry David Thoreau
Higher emotions are what separate us from the lower orders of life... Higher emotions, and table manners.
Why, you may take the most gallant sailor, the most intrepid airman or the most audacious soldier, put them at a table together- what do you get? The sum of all fears.
I am single because I am allergic for cursing words and bad table manners - Hiroko Sakai
I appreciate my my sleep In sleep my conversation is witty My home is dusted My office work is up to date The dog is even well behaved And food is on the table on timeBut then when I'm asleep I don't have you to clutter and confuseMy hungry heart - Nikki Giovanni
Evil is unspectacular and always human, and shores our bed and eats at our own table. - Herman Melville
I want to put on the table, not why 85% of the members of the National Academy of Sciences reject God, I want to know why 15% of the National Academy don’t. - Neil deGrasse Tyson
If they don't give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair. - Shirley Chisholm
An argument that is the loudest and gets the last word is not always the strongest. Know when to leave your argument on the table. If it’s a strong argument, - Suleika Jaouad
We are not at the bargaining table in agreement to end abuse to our world. We are on the battlefield deciding everyday if we will let this world die or live, by how we contribute to its treatment. - Shannon L. Alder
Who hurt you?" she asked, slicing through the two other conversations going on at the table. "He's dead," said Charles, his hand sliding up Anna's back reassuringly. "I killed him. If I could, I would bring him back to life so I could kill him again. - Patricia Briggs
At the banquet table of nature, there are no reserved seats. You get what you can take, and you keep what you can hold. If you can't take anything, you won't get anything, and if you can't hold anything, you won't keep anything. And you can't take anything without organization. - A. Philip Randolph
Over seven billion people exist and not one has your set of fingerprints. That sets you apart from anyone who has or ever will walk the face of this earth. You bring something to the table of life that no one else can, so bring it! - DeWayne Owens
Sitting at the old patio table she’d cleared of leaves, she smiled and leaned back. The stars looked twisted in the limbs of the trees, like Christmas lights. She felt like part of the hollow around her was filling. She’d come here with too many expectations. - Sarah Addison Allen
Sometimes it's like you're a big pie settin' on the table, and everybody runs up and gets their piece of you. When it's over, the plate's empty.
If someone doesn't like what you bring to the table in a relationship, let them eat alone. - Karen Salmansohn
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
You need not leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. You need not even listen, simply wait, just learn to become quiet, still, and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked. It has no choice; it will roll in ecstasy at your feet. - Franz Kafka
Bring to the table what you want to take away from the table! - Stan The Man SA
Live your life in a way, that there is more left after you than an Excel table. - Strýco Mange
She resents the chipped paint of the table and the dingy closet they call a dressing room. (Dark City Lights) - Annette Meyers
I have on my table a violin string. It is free to move in any direction I like. If I twist one end, it responds; it is free.But it is not free to sing. So I take it and fix it into my violin. I bind it and when it is bound, it is free for the first time to sing. - Rabindranath Tagore
Remember the generational battles twenty years ago? Remember all the screaming at the dinner table about haircuts, getting jobs and the American dream? Well, our parents won. They're out living the American dream on some damned golf course in Vero Beach, and we're stuck with the jobs and haircuts. - P. J. O'Rourke
How to win a case in court: If the law is on your side, pound on the law; if the facts are on your side, pound on the facts; if neither is on your side, pound on the table. - Unknown
Why you may take the most gallant sailor, the most intrepid airman, and th most audacious soldier, put them at a table together-and what do you get? The sum of their fears.
The sick in soul insist that it is humanity that is sick, and they are the surgeons to operate on it. They want to turn the world into a sickroom. And once they get humanity strapped to the operating table, they operate on it with an ax. - Eric Hoffer
She walks to a tableShe walk to table She is walking to a tableShe walk to table now What difference does it makeWhat difference it make In Nature, no completenessNo sentence really complete thought Language, like woman,Look best when free, undressed. - Wang Ping
Women are not just waiting to be filled up with resources-they're waiting to put their resources on the table to be able to lead towards a different world - Kavita Ramdya
I'd rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck. - Emma Goldman
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
Failure Is Not Permanent, So Is The Success. So, Don't Look Down Upon People Who Are Failed While You're Succeeded. Table Can Turn Anytime. Be Gentle To Every Creation, It Ain't Cost A Thing.... - Muhammad Imran Hasan
The Spice Girl Victoria Beckham has just published the story of her life. I confess that it is not in my reading table. - Mick Jagger
It’s the well-behaved children that make the most formidable revolutionaries. They don’t say a word, they don’t hide under the table, they eat only one piece of chocolate at a time. But later on, they make society pay dearly. - Jean-Paul Sartre
Oh dear Sunday, I am so happy that I want your entire wisdom at my dinner table. - Santosh Kalwar
All great change in America begins at the dinner table. - Ronald Reagan
We have to have the money to do the work we want to do, as well as to keep a roof over our heads and food on the table. Fat commissions are good, but not always easy to come by, and each new painting takes its time. So we need to find every way possible to earn extra income from our work. - Elizabeth Aston
Children don't understand, when things aren't given. The single parent struggling to provide; how they sacrifice themselves, by sweeping their dreams and goals under the table, just to bring bread and beans on the table. - Anthony Liccione
Arianne had her feet up on the table, wearing a striped conductor's cap.Arriane was fixated on the game. A chocolate cigar bobbed between her lips as she contemplated her next move. Roland was giving Arianne the hawk eye."Checkmate, bitch," Arianne said triumphantly, knocking over Roland's king. - Lauren Kate
It seems to me that anyone whose library consists of a Kindle lying on a table is some sort of bloodless nerd. - Penelope Lively
Even the best bluffers must eventually lay their cards on the table. - Marty Rubin
Food is part of God's creating. A right relationship with food points us toward Him.... The table is not only a place where we can become present to God. The table is also a place where He becomes present to us. - Lauren F. Winner
If it's not on the table, don't eat it off the floor. - Melody Carstairs
Wonder is the heaviest element on the periodic table. Even a tiny fleck of it stops time. - Diane Ackerman
...better a live bird in the jungle of the body than two stuffed birds on the library table. - Nathanael West
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
Sitting at the table doesn't make you a diner, unless you eat some of what's on that plate. Being here in America doesn't make you an American. Being born here in America doesn't make you an American. - Malcolm X
You do not need to leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. Do not even listen, simply wait, be quiet, still and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked, it has no choice, it will roll in ecstasy at your feet. - Franz Kafka
One's need for loneliness is not satisfied if one sits at a table alone. There must be empty chairs as well. - Karl Kraus
I lurched away from the table after a few hours feeling like Elvis in Vegas - fat, drugged, and completely out of it. - Anthony Bourdain
We need more men to sit at the table... at the kitchen table. - Sheryl Sandberg
Death is nature’s way of saying, ‘Your table is ready. - Robin Williams
Interviewer: 'So Frank, you have long hair. Does that make you a woman?': 'You have a wooden leg. Does that make you a table? - Frank Zappa
Once men sang together round a table in chorus; now one man sings alone, for the absurd reason that he can sing better. If our civilization goes on like this, only one man will laugh, because he can laugh better than the rest. - G.K. Chesterton
Let books be your dining table, / And you shall be full of delights. / Let them be your mattress,/And you shall sleep restful nights - Ephrem the Syrian
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