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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Never go out to meet trouble.
If you just sit still, nine cases out of ten,
someone will intercept it before it reaches you.
- Calvin Coolidge

My great love is my home county of Cornwall,
I love to sit and watch people enjoying themselves
on the beaches and in the harbour towns of Cornwall.
- John Dyer

I was born an only child in Vienna, Austria.
My father found hours to sit by me by the library fire and tell fairy stories.
- Hedy Lamarr

If I was sad or afraid, I would sit in a corner and sing.
If I was happy I would jump into the middle of the room and sing.
It was how I expressed my emotions.
- Nana Mouskouri

I'm thinking of going to programming school.
Learn how to sit down at any computer and learn to do anything on it.
That's all I have left and have interest in.
- Marc Wallice

A lot of times when I sit down with the other comics and try to talk theory,
they say I'm being too serious.
- Joel Hodgson

Day after day, I spent long afternoons in the talent pool,
being told how to walk, how to talk,
how to sit.
- Gene Tierney

I love Sufism as I love beautiful poetry,
but it is not the answer.
Sufism is like a mirage in the desert.
It says to you, come and sit, relax and enjoy yourself for a while.
- Naguib Mahfouz

That's a big deal for kids, when they come into the
kitchen and the teacher is drinking coffee with mom.
They react differently on the next day when you say:
'Sit down and shut-up!'
- Ed O'Neill

And sometimes I sit down to write, because that is
what I like to do more and more in the future.
- Jonathan Brandis

Four-fifths of all our troubles would disappear,
if we would only sit down and keep still.
- Calvin Coolidge

I love argument, I love debate.
I don't expect anyone just to sit there and agree with me,
that's not their job.
- Margaret Thatcher

When you are dealing with a child, keep all your wits about you,
and sit on the floor.
- Austin O'Malley

I love it.
When they stop imitating me then I'll start wondering where I'm going wrong.
Every day when I sit down to play, I learn something new.
- Erroll Garner

The film world is a crazy place to be.
You sit around all day waiting for the phone to ring.
Are people talking about you or aren't they?
- Kyle MacLachlan

McEnroe has got to sit down and work out where he stands.
- Fred Perry

The Lord gave us two ends - one to sit on and the other to think with.
Success depends on which one we use the most.
- Ann Landers

There is nothing you can do about it but sit back and watch.
- Jimmy Haynes

When I start playing I'm just a rollercoaster of sound.
I don't know what's coming next, I never do,
and I sit and sign and talk to the people afterwards.
- Dick Dale

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

Usually, I don't want to sit down and listen to the
director gas on about his movie.
I just can't actually imagine myself sitting down and having that much to say.
- Joel Coen

They come together like the Coroner's Inquest,
to sit upon the murdered reputations of the week.
- William Congreve

Black jurors sit on juries every day and convict black people every day.
- Johnnie Cochran

It didn't rain today, so I didn't have to work.
Why don't you have to sit around and wait until it rains?
- Linda Fiorentino

Always rise from the table with an appetite,
and you will never sit down without one.
- Horace Greeley

We were lounging around in this beautiful house in LA,
and I'm coming from NY, so sometimes when we weren't
working I would just sit on those folding chairs.
- Maggie Gyllenhaal

I find it very hard to sit down and create an idea
or especially a new character on command.
Usually my characters evolve by accident out of some story context.
- John Kricfalusi

You know this old style of American family series? Well,
I sit there and cry.
- Graham Kennedy

Sit in reverie and watch the changing color of the
waves that break upon the idle seashore of the mind.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

You've got to work.
You've got to want an audience to sit forward in their chairs sometimes,
rather than sit back and be bombarded with images.
- Sam Mendes

My friends tend to be writers.
I think writers and painters are really all the same-we just sit in our rooms.
- Howard Hodgkin

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

I don't know of any other creature on earth other than
man that will sit in a corner and cry because of some
painful experience in the past.
- Pat Morita

People should be angry about a lot of things
and the peace-and-love thing
doesn't sit comfortably with me at all.
- Bono

I can't sit around having coffee.
I have all these appointments, and a lot of my friends
sit around having coffee talking about the jobs they didn't get.
- Eva Marie Saint

And the woman who could win the respect of man was
often the woman who could knock him down with her bare
fists and sit on him until he yelled for help.
- Agnes Smedley

I'm not going to sit on the porch of the old anchorman's home with a drool cup.
- Tom Brokaw

I don't sit around thinking that I'd like to have another husband;
only another man would make me think that way.
- Lauren Bacall

Writers are not just people who sit down and write.
They hazard themselves.
Every time you compose a book your composition of yourself is at stake.
- E. L. Doctorow

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

If you haven't got anything nice to say about anybody,
come sit next to me.
- Alice Roosevelt Longworth

I do a so-called trip into myself: I sit down at the
piano and the melody might start to evolve from my
playing or then I might start to sing it.
- Enya

It makes me feel good that I can now sit there and go,
I've worked with Jack Nicholson, Al Pacino,
all the great actors that I've worked with...
Sir Ben Kingsley.
- Aaron Eckhart

You get on TV and you become more of a star and it
makes it real hard to go back to school and sit in a classroom,
put your hand up if you have a question or something.
- Owen Hart

The planned sit-down reception is an artificial forum
where one is presented with a limited number of persons
with whom he can hold a conversation.
- Jerzy Kosinski

To sit back hoping that someday, some way,
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

I suppose I would still prefer to sit under a tree
with a picnic basket rather than under a gas pump,
but signs and comic strips are interesting as subject matter.
- Roy Lichtenstein


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