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Francis X. Clines Quotes and Sayings

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He sits at the kitchen table, which is the only authentic
way to touch down at home in Queens.
- Francis X. Clines

The resultant tales from life are stirring reader interest,
survivor passions and unease among Britons.
- Francis X. Clines

Walking is Zen, sitting is Zen.
Then what will be the quality?
Watchfully alert, joyously unmotivated,
centered, loving, flowing, one walks.
And the walking is sauntering.
Loving, alert, watchful, one sits, unmotivated -
not sitting for anything in particular,
just enjoying how beautiful
just sitting doing nothing is,
how relaxing, how restful.
- Osho

When you have a good mother and no father,
God kind of sits in.
It's not enough, but it helps.
- Dick Gregory

 

A conservative is a man who just sits and thinks,
mostly sits.
- Woodrow Wilson

THE fog comes
on little cat feet.
It sits looking
over harbor and city
on silent haunches
and then moves on.
- Carl Sandburg

The darkest hour in any man's life is when he sits
down to plan how to get money without earning it.
- Horace Greeley

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Trotsky rises to give me his hand, then sits at his desk,
gently allowing his regard to light on my person.
- Georges Simenon

This magnificent butterfly finds a little heap of dirt and sits still on it;
but man will never on his heap of mud keep still.
- Joseph Conrad

When a reporter sits down at the typewriter,
he's nobody's friend.
- Theodore White

The jam is moving toward the Capitol where Congress
sits in judgment on all the administrative agencies of Government.
- Grace Abbott

I didn't want my last chapter to be the guy who sits
at the piano and sings love songs.
- Richard Marx

Sooner or later everyone sits down to a banquet of consequences.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

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

Behind the ostensible government sits enthroned an
invisible government owing no allegiance and acknowledging
no responsibility to the people.
- Theodore Roosevelt

Everybody, soon or late, sits down to a banquet of consequences.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

The fact is, we are a nine-member court that sits on cases.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

Haven't you felt a peculiar sort of worry about the
chair in your living room that no one sits in?
- Nicholson Baker

Each has his own tree of ancestors, but at the top
of all sits Probably Arboreal.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

We dance round in a ring and suppose,
but the secret sits in the middle and knows.
- Robert Frost

In person, George W. Bush is extremely forceful.
He has a restless energy when he sits in a chair,
and nearly leaps out of it when making certain points.
- Rich Lowry

Possibly he knew, as he wrote this, that he was mad -
because inside every madman sits a little sane man saying 'You're mad,
you're mad.'
- Graham Swift

Truth sits upon the lips of dying men.
- Matthew Arnold

I think anybody with any intelligence sits down and
sees Star Trek not a kids' show.
- Nichelle Nichols

One sits the whole day at the desk and appetite is standing next to me.
"Away with you," I say.
But Comrade Appetite does not budge from the spot.
- Leonid I. Brezhnev

A man sits in his car at the traffic lights,
waiting for them to go green.
- Michael Frayn

On the outskirts of every agony sits some observant fellow who points.
- Virginia Woolf

A celibate, like the fly in the heart of an apple,
dwells in a perpetual sweetness, but sits alone,
and is confined and dies in singularity.
- Jeremy Taylor

But there's a little guy who sits astride my brain with a whip,
and if I'm away from the machine for more than a couple of hours during the day,
this little guy's lashing away.
- Brian Lumley

Shaw is like a train.
One just speaks the words and sits in one's place.
But Shakespeare is like bathing in the sea -
one swims where one wants.
- Vivien Leigh

Oh, the summer night, Has a smile of light,
And she sits on a sapphire throne.
- Barry Cornwall

A poet is a nightingale, who sits in darkness and sings
to cheer its own solitude with sweet sounds.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

If your working television sits on top of your non-working television,
you might be a redneck.
- Jeff Foxworthy

The person who runs away exposes himself to that very
danger more than a person who sits quietly.
- Jawaharlal Nehru

Genius without religion is only a lamp on the outer gate of a palace;
it may serve to cast a gleam of light on those that are without,
while the inhabitant sits in darkness.
- Hannah More

The once all-powerful ruler of Iraq was found in a hole,
and now sits in a prison cell.
- George W. Bush

When a pianist sits down and does a virtuoso performance
he is in a technical sense transmitting more information
to a machine than any other human activity involving machinery allows.
- Robert Moog

I'd better be on the road, or I'll be going nuts.
I'm not the kind of guy who sits around with a pipe
and slippers watching soap operas.
- Tommy Shaw

Love is a deception and a trap.
Love is as big a myth that God sits with his flowing
white beard in a throne and looks at us.
- Al Goldstein

The true traveler is he who goes on foot,
and even then, he sits down a lot of the time.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

And then, all of a sudden, you're like,
all that's great and fun, but Arthur Miller's in my dressing room.
This is the third night he's been here and he sits
in my dressing room for an hour after each show,
and talks to me for an hour.
So I'm pretty spoiled right now.
- Peter Krause

The manager sits down with me; I sit down with the board.
We assess the success of the year.
The manager assesses whose coming through the academy system.
His job is to look at what is happening in European and world football.
- David Gill

To my three sons, Peter, Scott, and Alexander who pulled
me from the 18th Century and back into the present
on a regular basis and therefore made me a better person,
thank you.
And to my wife, who sits at the table there.
Who is right about almost everything.
- Joseph J. Ellis

But to the slave mother New Year's day comes laden with peculiar sorrows.
She sits on her cold cabin floor, watching the children
who may all be torn from her the next morning;
and often does she wish that she and they might die before the day dawns.
- Harriet Ann Jacobs

Webster and I are very aloof.
The two of us go and sit there by ourselves.
I sit by myself in the corner with my book and the newspaper.
He kind of runs around a little bit,
and then he goes and sits on top of the picnic table.
He never plays with other little dogs.
- Calista Flockhart

Bond is part of the system.
He's an imperialist and a misogynist,
and he laughs at killing people, and he sits there slugging martinis.
It'll never be the same thing as this,
because Bourne is a guy who is against the establishment,
who is paranoid and on the run.
I just think fundamentally they're just very different things.
- Matt Damon

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

Travelers, there is no path.
Paths are made by walking.
- Antonio Machado

There's a difference between knowing the path and walking the path.
- the character Morpheus in the movie The Matrix

My father considered a walk among the mountains
as the equivalent of churchgoing.
- Aldous Huxley

Walking with a friend in the dark is better
than walking alone in the light.
- Helen Keller

It is no use walking anywhere to preach
unless our walking is our preaching.
- St. Francis of Assisi

All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

I always like walking in the rain,
so no one can see me crying.
- Charlie Chaplin

If you are walking to seek, ye shall find.
- Sommeil Liberosensa

Walking takes longer...
than any other known form of locomotion except crawling.
Thus it stretches time and prolongs life.
Life is already too short to waste on speed.
- Edward Abbey

Walking is good for solving problems -
it's like the feet are little psychiatrists.
- Pepper Giardino

Walking is the best possible exercise.
Habituate yourself to walk very fast.
- Thomas Jefferson

Thirty was so strange for me.
I've really had to come to terms with the fact that
I am now a walking and talking adult.
- C. S. Lewis

Today, walking the beach, I was reminded of the bounty
of the earth in the form of wild blackberries -
a free feast, with no one else bothering to partake.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I get pretty much all the exercise I need walking down
airport concourses carrying bags.
- Guy Clark

Adolescence is just one big walking pimple.
- Carol Burnett

Everywhere is within walking distance if you have the time.
- Steven Wright

My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty.
She's ninety-seven now, and we don't know where the hell she is.
- Ellen DeGeneres

Since the day of my birth, my death began its walk.
It is walking toward me, without hurrying.
- Jean Cocteau

My biggest dream is that my words will inspire heart,
hope and personal responsibility in people around the globe
long after my feet in these shoes aren't walking the planet.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Crazy is walking down the street
with half a cantaloupe on your head,
muttering; "I'm a hamster, I'm a hamster."
- the movie Spy Hard (1996)

It was so cold today that I saw a dog chasing a cat,
and the dog was walking.
- Mickey Rivers

I was a dog in a past life.
Really.
I'll be walking down the street and dogs will do a sort of double take.
Like, Hey, I know him.
- William H. Macy

For me optimism is two lovers walking into the sunset arm in arm.
Or maybe into the sunrise - whatever appeals to you.
- Krzysztof Kieslowski

I think Walking Dead is more of a stretch for me because
I'm a light hearted superhero kind of guy.
- Robert Kirkman


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