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Wise Quotes about Sit

May you find great value in these Sit quotes and sayings.

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

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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

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

 

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'm the type who'd be happy not going anywhere as long
as I was sure I knew exactly what was happening at
the places I wasn't going to.
I'm the type who'd like to sit home and watch every
party that I'm invited to on a monitor in my bedroom.
- Andy Warhol

Work is love made visible.
And if you cannot work with love but only with distaste,
it is better that you should leave your work and sit
at the gate of the temple and take alms of those who work with joy.
- Khalil Gibran

I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia,
the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave
owners will be able to sit together at the table of brotherhood.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

If you've got a big gut and you start doing sit-ups,
you are going to get bigger because you build up the muscle.
You've got to get rid of that fat!
How do you get rid of fat? By changing your diet.
- Jack LaLanne

I'm super serious about that stuff.
I mean, it's rare that I sit down at a drum set when I'm not touring,
because we tour so much.
- Travis Barker

After all is said and done, sit down.
- Bill Copeland

I'm just a lazy boy.
I'd rather sit in my recliner and act.
- John Goodman

My playground was the theatre.
I'd sit and watch my mother pretend for a living.
As a young girl, that's pretty seductive.
- Gwyneth Paltrow

I'm shy and can't for the life of me barge around and slap people on the back.
I sit in a corner by myself and am tickled to death
when someone comes over to talk to me.
- Alan Ladd

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

What I absolutely can't do is just sit around,
that drives me crazy.
I go nuts!
I'm far too nervous, too high strung to sit around.
It's not my thing; I can't deal with it!
- Jonathan Davis

From where I sit now, I like the looks of tomorrow.
- Johnny Olson

I never sit down to write.
When I'm moved, I do it.
I just wait for it to come.
You just hear it.
I can't really describe writing.
It's in my head.
- Lenny Kravitz

We do not sit as a superlegislature to weigh the wisdom of legislation.
- William O. Douglas

I never sit down and write.
I just sorta let things form in my brain.
- Mose Allison

When you sit down and watch something alone,
you're going to watch it for what it is.
- John Turturro

I think I'm the first man to sit on top of the world.
- Matthew Henson

It's wonderful to be able to sit down and write a play.
- Edward Bond

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

I just sit at a typewriter and curse a bit.
- P. G. Wodehouse

What an occupation!
To sit and flay your fellow men and then offer their
skins for sale and expect them to buy them.
- August Strindberg

I can't sit on grass without a blanket.
- Tia Carrere

Everybody thinks I'm, like, a bad boy.
I've had my day, but I just sit at home and play the blues mostly.
- Brad Renfro

I think everyone should sit down and write a book.
It's a lot like therapy but a lot less expensive.
- Norma McCorvey

We were playing popular music, but we were doing our
own arrangements because we were too lazy to sit down
and figure out the originals.
- Tommy Shaw

Honest honey, I feel like crying every time I sit down to write you a letter...
I am so unlucky.
- Eddie Slovik

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

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

With twins, reading aloud to them was the only chance I could get to sit down.
I read them picture books until they were reading on their own.
- Beverly Cleary

I wanna sit behind the scenes and see nothin' but the greens.
- Method Man

If I don't have a project going, I sit down and begin to write something -
a character sketch,
a monologue, a description of some sight,
or even just a list of ideas.
- Thomas Perry

But the ultimate lesson is just sit down and write.
That's all.
- Wole Soyinka

The creative act is like writing a letter.
A letter is a project; you don't sit down to write
a letter unless you know what you want to say and to whom you want to say it.
- Lukas Foss

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

We're not going to baby sit a civil war.
- Barack Obama

I've never been one to sit back and go,
'I'd better do what the audience wants me to do,
because I don't want to lose them.'
- Jim Carrey

Before marriage, many couples are very much like people
rushing to catch an airplane;
once aboard,
they turn into passengers.
They just sit there.
- Paul Getty

I like to sit in my backyard.
I go out on the hammock and sit in silence and kind of meditate.
Nature is calming, and it's nice to go out there and clear my head.
- Devon Werkheiser

In my last band, Soundgarden, I had a couple of different
drummers sit in on some stuff and it was fun for me
to kind of take a break and watch the band.
- Matt Cameron

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

I'm going to sit back, light up, and hope I don't chew the cigarette to pieces.
- Vin Scully

It's a remarkable exercise to sit and look at your own work over the years.
- Vera Wang

There's no hope of me becoming completely relaxed on stage.
If I did, I'd sit down and doze off.
- Robert Smith

Back in the Rat Pack days, we'd take Frank's plane and sit dead center,
because of Nancy.
We'd watch the Rat Pack in the center ring and you
couldn't ask for a better thing.
- James Darren

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 like work; it fascinates me.
I can sit and look at it for hours.
- Jerome K. Jerome

Politics is about winning.
If you don't win, you don't get to put your principles into practice.
Therefore, find a way to win, or sit the battle out.
- David Horowitz

It'd be stupid for me to sit here and say that there
aren't kids who look up to me,
but my responsibility is not to them.
I'm not a baby sitter.
- Eminem

It's easy to sit in relative luxury and peace and pontificate
on the subject of the Third World debts.
- Roger Moore

There's nothing worse than putting two similar shows back-to-back.
Viewers don't want to watch one show and then sit through
another half-hour of almost the same thing.
- David Hyde Pierce

It isn't false modesty when I say this,
but although I am supposed to be a famous person it
doesn't mean anything to me.
I just sit at home and work.
- Gyorgy Legeti


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