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Sitting Quotes

I hope you find value in these encouraging quotes about Sitting.

Anyone who thinks sitting in church
can make you a Christian must also think
that sitting in a garage can make you a car.
- Garrison Keillor

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I was thrown out of N.Y.U. my freshman year
for cheating on my metaphysics final ...
I looked within the soul of the boy sitting next to me.
- the Woody Allen movie Annie Hall

A friend is someone who will bail you out of jail.
A best friend is the one sitting next
to you saying "boy was that fun."
- The Maugles

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

 

Gardens are not made by singing 'Oh,
how beautiful,' and sitting in the shade.
- Rudyard Kipling

Going to work for a large company is like getting on a train.
Are you going sixty miles an hour or is the train going
sixty miles an hour and you're just sitting still?
- J. Paul Getty

There's a lot of music that sounds like it's literally computer-generated,
totally divorced from a guy sitting down at an instrument.
- Aimee Mann

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There is no chance and anarchy in the universe.
All is system and gradation.
Every god is there sitting in his sphere.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone
planted a tree a long time ago.
- Les Brown

Sitting down to a meal with an Indian family is different
from sitting down to a meal with a British family.
- Roland Joffe

As mayor, I'm in the frying pan.
I'm just sitting here on the griddle now,
and I've got to really think, you know,
do I want to stay here on the griddle?
- Anthony A. Williams

As much preparation as I had made for the old man Salieri,
gestures and so on, the fact is after sitting for hours,
your movements are kind of slow.
- F. Murray Abraham

I like to play blackjack.
I'm not addicted to gambling.
I'm addicted to sitting in a semi-circle.
- Mitch Hedberg

I like to walk around my apartment naked.
I like sitting around in the nude watching sports,
actually.
- Kylie Bax

In a chemistry class there was a guy sitting in front
of me doing what looked like a jigsaw puzzle or some
really weird kind of thing.
He told me he was writing a computer program.
- Jon Postel

I do most of my work sitting down; that's where I shine.
- Robert Benchley

Age is not different from earlier life as long as you're sitting down.
- Malcolm Cowley

A man's mind is wont to tell him more than seven watchmen sitting in a tower.
- Rudyard Kipling

I'm an old-fashioned guy...
I want to be an old man with a beer belly sitting on a porch,
looking at a lake or something.
- Johnny Depp

I'm not one for walking the beaches humming a melody.
I love the discipline of sitting in the studio,
writing and listening.
That is my domain.
- Enya

My room for books and study or for sitting and thinking
about nothing in particular to see what would happen
was at the end of a hall.
- Carl Sandburg

There's nothing more fun than sitting in a circle playing
with people who are really into it.
- Kathy Mattea

Everywhere I have sought rest and not found it,
except sitting in a corner by myself with a little book.
- Arthur Helps

I'm a history buff, and right now we're sitting on
one of the most dramatic historical shifts that this
planet has ever seen and we have a front row seat for it.
- James Daly

For me, writing is 75 percent procrastinating and 25
percent actually sitting down and working.
- Zooey Deschanel

I've got to do something to make up for all those self-absorbed
and selfish years when I just,
you know, was taking drugs, sitting in my room,
doing bad things, whatever.
- Elton John

I was totally involved in Bobby's World from the time
we started the idea to sitting with the artists on how he would look,
to the script meetings, the music, the lyrics,
the songs.
- Howie Mandel

You can get help from teachers, but you are going to
have to learn a lot by yourself,
sitting alone in a room.
- Dr. Seuss

After forty a woman has to choose between losing her figure or her face.
My advice is to keep your face, and stay sitting down.
- Barbara Cartland

I don't like sitting around in my dressing room very much.
It feels a lot like theater.
- Jill Clayburgh

For the first time ever I was taking the family on the road.
We stayed with my in-laws, which on life's list of
experiences ranks right below sitting in a tub full of scissors.
- Jeff Foxworthy

The worst thing about war was the sitting around and
wondering what you were doing morally.
- Paul Fussell

People who work sitting down get paid more than people who work standing up.
- Ogden Nash

That's the funniest thing about portraying certain things on screen,
sitting next to your parents and they get to see this
glimpse of me kissing another guy.
- Kate Bosworth

Middle age is when you're sitting at home on a Saturday
night and the telephone rings and you hope it isn't for you.
- Ogden Nash

My mother-in-law was with me during all four of my
births and when she was sitting next to me holding
my hand during the cesareans,
well, I craved that.
- Patricia Heaton

It all depends on which side of the desk you're sitting on.
- Len Wein

But I can also write in crappy motel rooms,
while standing in line, or sitting in the dentist's chair.
- Augusten Burroughs

If you lived the doubles, as I did, which was very stressful,
you are sitting down in a chair experiencing a match
without being able to hold a racquet in your hands.
- Guy Forget

They claim this mother of ours, the Earth,
for their own use, and fence their neighbors away from her,
and deface her with their buildings and their refuse.
- Sitting Bull

But in a tournament, you can be said in for all your
money at any point so you can't make any mistakes so you have to,
it's all about where you're sitting at the table.
- Al Alvarez

It is our people who are sitting in the dark because
of these cowardly and treacherous attacks,
not our occupiers.
- Iyad Allawi

Singing songs like 'The Man I Love' or 'Porgy' is no
more work than sitting down and eating Chinese roast duck,
and I love roast duck.
- Billie Holiday

She could only write with him at night and she was
wasting her days just sitting around.
So he thought I could write with her during the day.
And that was Carole King.
- Cynthia Weil

I like the fact you can spend two hours setting up
a scene that will only last a couple of seconds.
And I like just sitting around and dozing between scenes!
- Mackenzie Crook

Everybody is sitting around saying, 'Well,
jeez, we need somebody to solve this problem of bias.'
That somebody is us.
We all have to try to figure out a better way to get along.
- Wilma Mankiller

If I had never ventured beyond being a stand-up comic,
then I would be sitting in my house today working on
my Leonardo DiCaprio impression.
- Jim Carrey

If people don't sit at Chaplin's feet,
he goes out and stands where they are sitting.
- Herman J. Mankiewicz

What an elder sees sitting; the young can't see standing.
- Gustave Flaubert

What good is sitting all alone in your room?
- Liza Minnelli

I consider the process of gestation just as important
as when you're actually sitting down putting words to the paper.
- Wole Soyinka

We're not going to take this sitting down.
We are fighting back.
- Gray Davis

Why can't we build orphanages next to homes for the
elderly? If someone were sitting in a rocker,
it wouldn't be long before a kid will be in his lap.
- Cloris Leachman

I saw the booster, not Sputnik, flying by,
and I said, maybe this is the way we should be going,
not just sitting back waiting for something to happen.
- Wally Schirra

Sitting at the table during Color Purple and looking
up and suddenly realizing I was acting in front of Steven Spielberg,
was pretty cool.
It was pretty good.
- Whoopi Goldberg

All I really want to do is entertain people out there
sitting in the dark and for them to believe it.
- Kelly Lynch

I couldn't sleep one night and I was sitting in my
office and I realized that I was an independent filmmaker.
- Darren Aronofsky

Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something,
perhaps when you are least expecting it.
I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
- Charles Kettering

This was in '79.
I got pretty restless there, sitting around with a
lot of people sitting around smoking cigarettes and talking about films,
but nobody really doing anything.
- Renny Harlin

We're way overdue on a woman sitting in one of those Big Three chairs.
- Elizabeth Vargas

My idea of managing is giving the ball to Tom Seaver
and sitting down and watching him work.
- Sparky Anderson

I have no philosophy, my favourite thing is sitting in the studio.
- Arne Jacobsen

Cinema should make you forget you are sitting in a theater.
- Roman Polanski

The nice thing about New York is that you're finally
able to wear those winter clothes that have been sitting
in your closet in mothballs.
- Kyle MacLachlan

Many times I've gone on tours with Paul Anka.
He would have someone sitting behind him to keep people
from even talking to him.
You were almost in a little restricted area there.
- Ben E. King

Does anybody think these people were just sitting around drinking tea?
- Condoleezza Rice

I've never been one for sitting on beaches.
- Piper Perabo

I am an old scholar, better-looking now than when I was young.
That's what sitting on your ass does to your face.
- Leonard Cohen

What pisses me off is when I've got seven or eight
record company fat pig men sitting there telling me what to wear.
- Sinead O'Connor

Being in a floodplain is like sitting down in a bathtub.
- Robert Hunter

Everywhere I go, I still have time to meditate.
People think meditating is sitting there,
nobody bothering you, but you can even talk and still meditate.
- Jet Li


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