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Sit Quotes and Sayings
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The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

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Is today a day to gather strength from the storm -
a day to to learn life lessons for the next battle?
Or is today a day to sit by the fire
and watch the storm rage outside?
Either way, the storm is just life.
Give thanks for all of Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself,
than be crowded on a velvet cushion.
- Henry David Thoreau

When you get the choice to sit it out or dance,
I hope you dance.
- Lee Ann Womack

 

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

Even if you're on the right track,
you'll get run over if you just sit there.
- Will Rogers

All you have to do is look straight and see the road,
and when you see it, don't sit looking at it - walk.
- Ayn Rand

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Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute and it
seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour
and it seems like a minute. That's relativity.
- Albert Einstein

Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued,
is always just beyond your grasp,
but which, if you will sit down quietly,
may alight upon you.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne

Love is what makes two people
sit in the middle of a park bench
when there is plenty of room at both ends.
- Anonymous

From the solemn gloom of the temple
children run out to sit in the dust,
God watches them play and forgets the priest.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Do you have a plan for your life?
If not, allocate some time today to sit quietly
with pen and paper to begin writing your life plan -
what you want to accomplish with your life,
and what projects will support your goals.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love doesn't just sit there like a stone;
it has to be made,like bread,
remade all the time, made new.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

We listen. We listen. We move.
We sit. It rains. The sun comes out.
(there stands a friend)
We listen. We laugh. We share.
We sit. We dance. It rains.
There stands a friend.
We listen. We share. We sit. We dance.
The sun comes up.
There. I stand, a friend.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak;
courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
- Winston Churchill

If you want to conquer fear, don't sit home and think about it.
Go out and get busy.
- Dale Carnegie

How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child's board.
It is like an aged man reclining under the shadow of
an oak which he has planted.
- Voltaire

A man has made at least a start on discovering the
meaning of human life when he plants shade trees under
which he knows full well he will never sit.
- D. Elton Trueblood

I hate vacations.
If you can build buildings, why sit on the beach?
- Philip Johnson

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

I sit on my duff, smoke cigarettes and watch TV.
I'm not exactly a poster girl for healthy living.
- Lexa Doig

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

No one should ever sit in this office over 70 years old,
and that I know.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

To sit in the shade on a fine day and look upon verdure
is the most perfect refreshment.
- Jane Austen

He used to sit on my lap.
I was sort of ambivalent about that.
He was surviving any way he could.
- Marion Zimmer Bradley

Oh, to me not drinking is like being dead,
almost.
I sit here taking endless journeys down memory lane.
It gets boring.
- Jeffrey Bernard

I'm going to sit back, light up, and hope I don't chew the cigarette to pieces.
- Vin Scully

I'm super serious about that stuff.
I mean, it's rare that I sit down at a drum set when I'm not touring,
because we tour so much.
- Travis Barker

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.
- C. Day Lewis

How vain it is to sit down to write
when you have not stood up to live.
- Henry David Thoreau

Sit down before fact as a little child,
be prepared to give up every conceived notion,
follow humbly wherever and whatever abysses nature leads,
or you will learn nothing.
- Thomas Huxley

We use a Native American tradition of the talking stick.
You sit and pass it around and whoever has the stick has to talk.
Some people just hold it.
Others really share.
- Lisa Bonet

All we did was to sit around, collect some ideas,
wait and see what's going to happen.
That was it.
- Mark McGrath

Very often when I go in to meet for movies or pilots,
I'm put on videotape.
I hate the notion that that tape is going to sit on
a shelf and never get better.
- David Ogden Stiers

I don't have a plan for a story when I sit down to write.
I would get quite bored carrying it out.
- Michael Ondaatje

I slide my arm from under the sleeper's head and it is numb,
full of swarming pins, on the tip of each,
waiting to be counted, the fallen angels sit.
- Wislawa Szymborska

I played Othello, but I didn't sit around thinking
how Laurence Olivier did it when he played it.
That wouldn't do me any good.
- Denzel Washington

The creative act is like writing a letter.
A letter is a project; you don't sit down to write
a letter unless you know what you want to say and to whom you want to say it.
- Lukas Foss

But I don't sit down at dinner and have clever ideas.
- Mark Rylance

The outline is 95 percent of the book.
Then I sit down and write, and that's the easy part.
- Jeffery Deaver

I'm just one of those people that if I sit down to watch a horror film,
I put my hands over my face and I cry a lot and I don't
see half of the film because I'm too upset.
- Neve Campbell

Every company, every boardroom in which I sit,
has a plan, and they have objectives,
goals, and a process.
And to make it work, the pressure and incentive have to come from the top.
- Vernon Jordan

It's a shame because we experienced probably the greatest thing -
in art,
in pop - we'll ever do.
And it would be good to sit around and talk about it.
- Gary Kemp

Well, I'm not going to sit here and pretend that I
haven't been a rogue most of my life.
- Jack Nicholson

I can't sit back and swallow stuff.
I live in a time and place, and in a country on earth
where you're not supposed to swallow it.
People just gave up.
- Gary Coleman

The code of the road is, if there is anything to eat,
eat; if there is a place to sit, sit;
if there is a restroom,
go.
- Jessica Savitch

I don't believe that old cliche that good things come to those who wait.
I think good things come to those who want something
so bad they can't sit still.
- Ashton Kutcher

After a fellow gets famous it doesn't take long for
someone to bob up that used to sit by him in school.
- Kin Hubbard

I don't sit around and study the pages of a script over and over again.
- Genevieve Bujold

An extraordinary diva would never sit by herself.
- John Lone

A diplomat these days in nothing, but a head waiter
who is allowed to sit down occasionally.
- Peter Ustinov

There's no hope of me becoming completely relaxed on stage.
If I did, I'd sit down and doze off.
- Robert Smith

I am invariably of the politics of the people at whose table I sit,
or beneath whose roof I sleep.
- George Borrow

I'm more of a guy's girl.
I like having a beer in a bar, and I don't bicker or
sit down and do my nails.
But I have two sisters and a mother,
and we're Latin,
so we gossip.
- Zoe Saldana

Honest honey, I feel like crying every time I sit down to write you a letter...
I am so unlucky.
- Eddie Slovik

As the only woman, I was able to sit with the officers in front,
with a glass of vodka in one hand and a cucumber in the other.
That's how I went to my first war.
- Asne Seierstad

You can build a throne with bayonets,
but you can't sit on it for long.
- Boris Yeltsin

Politics is about winning.
If you don't win, you don't get to put your principles into practice.
Therefore, find a way to win, or sit the battle out.
- David Horowitz

Americans are big boys.
You can talk them into almost anything.
Just sit with them for half an hour over a bottle of
whiskey and be a nice guy.
- Nguyen Cao Ky

I'm going to go away on vacation, I'm going to try
to get away from the phone,
away from scripts.
I think it's important to sit back and think about what you want.
- Parker Stevenson

Strangers used to gather together at the cinema and
sit together in the dark,
like Ancient Greeks participating in the mysteries,
dreaming the same dream in unison.
- Angela Carter

One falls to the ground in trying to sit on two stools.
- Francois Rabelais

In life you are given two ends;
one to think with and the other to sit on.
Your success in life depends on which end you use most.
Heads you win, tails you lose.
- Conrad Burns

I'm not financially insecure anymore either so I don't
have to sit there and get on the latest Poison tour just to make money,
which is what a lot of them are doing.
- Kip Winger

Back in the Rat Pack days, we'd take Frank's plane and sit dead center,
because of Nancy.
We'd watch the Rat Pack in the center ring and you
couldn't ask for a better thing.
- James Darren

I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia,
the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave
owners will be able to sit together at the table of brotherhood.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The most important thing is that Milosevic agreed to
sit at the negotiating table with the Kosovo Albanians.
- Boris Yeltsin

I don't sit there and speculate.
I'm not that sort of person.
It wastes time, actually.
- Kate Adie

As filmmakers, we can show where a person's mind goes,
as opposed to theater, which is more to sit back and watch it.
- Darren Aronofsky

I'm the guy who will eat something that looks nice when I'm out,
but when I take it home in a doggie bag,
it'll sit in the back of my refrigerator until it starts to move.
- Dustin Diamond

I want them to listen to me for what I am saying.
And I think the best way to do that is to sniff my armpits,
and like, sit and burp every now and then.
- Michelle Rodriguez


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