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Standing Quotes

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

Standing in the inspiring vision of my future,
I boldly take every step - large and small -
with courage and intent.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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I Act with Bold Courage:
Standing in the inspiring vision of my future,
I boldly take every step -
large and small - with courage and intent.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can't cross the sea merely by
standing and staring at the water.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Be not afraid of growing slowly,
be afraid only of standing still.
- Chinese Proverb

 

Most of the shadows of life are caused
by standing in our own sunshine.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

And you, Sonja, you look more beautiful
standing here than you do in person.
- the movie Love and Death (1975)

You're standing on the threshold of success.
Don't look down, it'll make you dizzy.
- the character Timothy Q. Mouse in the Walt Disney movie Dumbo

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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies.
- Thomas Jefferson

Humor is merely tragedy standing on its head with its pants torn.
- Irvin S. Cobb

The battle for the individual rights of women is one of long standing
and none of us should countenance anything which undermines it.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

We cannot banish dangers, but we can banish fears.
We must not demean life by standing in awe of death.
- David Sarnoff

The basic fact about human existence is not that it is a tragedy,
but that it is a bore.
It is not so much a war as an endless standing in line.
- H. L. Mencken

If I have seen further, it is
by standing on the shoulders of giants.
- Isaac Newton

Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
- Edward Everett

One does not need buildings, money, power,
or status to practice the Art of Peace.
Heaven is right where you are standing,
and that is the place to train.
- Morihei Ueshiba

Passion and standing up for things can help create a sense of unity.
But you still have to act a certain way.
- Arthur Blank

Is there an equality of power between America and Iraq? Definitely not;
however,
the Iraqi people are standing fast and are defending their land courageously.
- Bashar al-Assad

My father was in the civil service.
I can remember standing in a bus shelter in the pouring rain,
and that we were allowed candy floss at the end of
the holiday if we had behaved.
- Honor Blackman

If Rosa Parks had taken a poll before she sat down
in the bus in Montgomery,
she'd still be standing.
- Mary Frances Berry

Nothing ever sounds quite the way it does when you're
standing right in the middle of it.
- Michael Davis

A singer for me is more like someone who is standing
alone with a microphone like Scott Walker,
rather than someone who is bashing a plank and is spitting all over a microphone.
- Graham Coxon

To be still standing 20 years in this business is a great feeling,
I can't even tell you.
- Blair Underwood

Real elation is when you feel you could touch a star
without standing on tiptoe.
- Doug Larson

The treble parade would have been the most perfect
moment of my footballing life,
but for the two people standing behind me,
clearly already plotting their next move.
- Robbie Fowler

Do not be very upright in your dealings for you would
see by going to the forest that straight trees are
cut down while crooked ones are left standing.
- Chanakya

Some guy refuses to fight and we call that the sin,
but he's standing up for what he believes in and that
seems pretty damned American to me.
- Iris Dement

It is a great pity but tis certain from every day's observation of man,
that he may be set on fire like a candle,
at either end provided there is a sufficient wick standing out.
- Laurence Sterne

I define fear as standing across the ring from Joe
Louis and knowing he wants to go home early.
- Max Baer

Fathering makes a man, whatever his standing in the eyes of the world,
feel strong and good and important, just as he makes
his child feel loved and valued.
- Frank Pittman

I walk into rooms and I don't know why I'm there.
I'm like, 'Why am I standing in front of the toilet now?'
- Matthew Broderick

To win this war, we need a commander in chief,
not a professor of law standing at the lectern.
- Sarah Palin

If bin Laden is in fact publicly killed,
then the US military will find itself standing around
with its hands in its pockets,
wondering what's supposed to come next.
- Bruce Sterling

You are, at this moment, standing, right in the middle
of your own "acres of diamonds."
- Earl Nightingale

Character is long-standing habit.
- Plutarch

Still bent to make some port he knows not where,
still standing for some false impossible shore.
- Matthew Arnold

Man goes far away or near but God never goes far-off;
he is always standing close at hand,
and even if he cannot stay within he goes no further than the door.
- Meister Eckhart

We looked at each other standing on the podium,
and I think we all were tearing up.
But we had to keep it cool.
I think we did.
Then we let out a breath.
- Michael Irvin

I like parties, but I'm shy, and I often find myself standing around,
feeling awkward.
- Michael Bergin

I knew nothing of the real life of a musician,
but I seemed to see myself standing in front of great crowds of people,
playing my accordion.
- Lawrence Welk

There is no standing still because time is moving forward.
- Greg Lake

The heart of standing is you cannot fly.
- William Empson

I think I am the oldest member and have been in good
standing longer than any other member of this church.
- John Harvey Kellogg

And Americans realized that native people are still here,
that they have a moral standing, a legal standing.
- Dennis Banks

The 90's are the 60's standing on their head.
- Wavy Gravy

There are two reasons why I'm in show business,
and I'm standing on both of them.
- Betty Grable

It's not enough to hit the notes.
There is no point in the singers just standing there
and sounding wonderful if they're not connecting with
the characters they are portraying.
- Bruce Beresford

A Conservative is a fellow who is standing athwart history yelling 'Stop!'
- William F. Buckley, Jr.

Men and women of high professional standing have been
reduced to the status of vagrants.
- Elmer Rice

A lot of actors in my age bracket look at being still standing as pretty good.
- Gary Cole

I have vertigo.
Vertigo makes it feel like the floor is pitching up and down.
Things seem to be spinning.
It's like standing on the deck of a ship in really high seas.
- Laura Hillenbrand

I've always admired President Chavez for standing up
to imperialism and the meddling of the American government in South America.
- Cindy Sheehan

I'm standing up thinking.
Anybody who wants to listen is welcome.
If not, I'm happy to see them go.
- David Antin

Age becomes reality when you hear someone refer to
that attractive young woman standing next to the woman in the green dress,
and you find that you're the one in the green dress.
- Lois Wyse

With freedom comes responsibility, and I can think
of no responsibility greater than putting on a U.S
military uniform and standing in the gap between an
enemy threat and civilian life.
- Zack Wamp

I say that I played a doorstop in Dune because I remember standing around a lot.
I was down there for months.
- Jack Nance

I almost bumped into Alec Baldwin and then turned around
and Paris Hilton was standing there.
And I was like, 'Look, it's stupid spoiled whore.'
- Trey Parker

It is better to be defeated standing for a high principle
than to run by committing subterfuge.
- Grover Cleveland

I am a member of the rabble in good standing.
- Westbrook Pegler

But what I'd really like to tell you is I never dreamed
of being in the Hall of Fame.
Standing here with all these great players was beyond any of my dreams.
- Robin Yount

The Wall will be standing in 50 and even in 100 years,
if the reasons for it are not removed.
- Erich Honecker

Education is the silver bullet to improve this Nation's standing worldwide...
and our teachers know that.
- Solomon Ortiz

Do you think I am standing here, making this up as
I go? I am sorry to disillusion you.
I am not Robin Williams.
I am the king of the pen.
- Mitch Hedberg

A poet is a man who manages, in a lifetime of standing out in thunderstorms,
to be struck by lightning five or six times.
- Randall Jarrell

We will strengthen our security by building missile defense,
restoring our military might, and standing by and strengthening
our intelligence officers.
- Mitt Romney

What people say behind your back is your standing in the community.
- Edward W. Howe

The Blair government has lowered the standing of politics
and politicians in our country.
- Kenneth Clarke

But the problem is that when I go around and speak on campuses,
I still don't get young men standing up and saying,
'How can I combine career and family?'
- Gertrude Stein

None but an armed nation can dispense with a standing army.
To keep ours armed and disciplined is therefore at all times important.
- Thomas Jefferson

I very much prefer the balance in a scene to standing
out and so you have to make a decision.
- William Hurt

Eternity: a moment standing still for ever.
- James Montgomery

There's too much insecurity on studio sets,
with all the people standing around,
whispering.
- Illeana Douglas


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