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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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Being a songwriter does not rely on an audience or
other band members or a camera.
I can just sit in a room and write songs.
- Rick Springfield

I tell people retirement isn't what you think.
You are going to sit around and waste your life,
you can only golf so much.
To stay young, you have to stay in the mix.
- Ron Rice


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