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Positive Quotes about Standing

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Acting is standing up naked and turning around very slowly.
- Rosalind Russell

There is nothing more distressing or tiresome than
a writer standing in front of an audience and reading his work.
- William Gaddis

The fellow who says he'll meet you halfway usually
thinks he's standing on the dividing line.
- Orlando A. Battista

Your goal is to achieve the best results by following their wishes.
If they want you to build a house upside down standing on its chimney,
it's up to you to do it.
- Richard M. Hunt

A dwarf standing on the shoulders of a giant may see
farther than a giant himself.
- Robert Burton

You have to respect your audience.
Without them, you're essentially standing alone,
singing to yourself.
- K. D. Lang

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

Standing near the door, we dipped our fingers in the holy water,
crossed and blessed ourselves, and proceeded up to the sleeping-room,
in the usual order, two by two.
- Maria Monk

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

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

Television is more interesting than people.
If it were not we should have people standing in the corner of our room.
- Alan Coren

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

You know what I would like to do: make a film with
actors standing in empty space so that the spectator
would have to imagine the background of the characters.
- Michelangelo Antonioni

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

It was mind-blowing.
It was a small place with 2,000 standing-up tickets.
It's great to have your band back and working and playing again,
people have been so generous.
- Andy Taylor

You've got to get out and pray to the sky to appreciate the sunshine;
otherwise you're just a lizard standing there with the sun shining on you.
- Ken Kesey

The camera does not like acting.
The camera is only interested in filming behaviour.
So you damn well learn your lines until you know them inside out,
while standing on your head!
- Ben Kingsley

I was standing on the deck of the USS Blue,
a destroyer.
We were all alone out there at this buoy,
tied up.
- Barney Ross

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

I'm one of the boys, no better than the last second violinist.
I'm just the lucky one to be standing in the center,
telling them how to play.
- Eugene Ormandy

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

If you wait for inspiration you'll be standing on the
corner after the parade is a mile down the street.
- Ben Nicholas

I once tried standing up on my toes to see far out in the distance,
but I found that I could see much farther by climbing to a high place.
- Xun Zi

Good critical writing is measured by the perception
and evaluation of the subject;
bad critical writing by the necessity of maintaining
the professional standing of the critic.
- Raymond Chandler

In TV, you always feel you are standing on the tracks of an oncoming train.
- Tina Brown

Isn't that the ultimate homeland security,
standing up and defending marriage?
- Rick Santorum

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

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

The Establishment Clause prohibits government from
making adherence to a religion relevant in any way
to a person's standing in the political community.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.
Don't let yourself indulge in vain wishes.
- Laurence J. Peter

I don't care about my character here on earth.I don't
care about what other people think or say about me,
all I care about is my standing before the Lord.
- Brigham Young

My daughter is in the lawsuit because you need that for standing.
- Michael Newdow

I came down to the living room one day and my wife
was standing in the living room.
It wasn't an illusion.
I saw her out of the corner of my eye.
The moment I saw her, she vanished.
- Hugh Leonard

You don't make progress by standing on the sidelines,
whimpering and complaining.
You make progress by implementing ideas.
- Shirley Chisholm

I had not yet gotten into the world of light.
But I felt as one who, standing outside,
could knock against the wall and hear an answering knock from within.
- Simon Newcomb

I cut the emergency switch just in time to keep 'Winnie
Mae' from making an exhibition of herself by standing on her nose.
That would have been fatal to our hopes.
- Wiley Post

The curtains would open and it would be just her standing in some ludicrous pose,
like Aphrodite.
- Lesley-Anne Down

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

The average man is a conformist, accepting miseries
and disasters with the stoicism of a cow standing in the rain.
- Colin Wilson

An Englishmen thinks seated; a Frenchmen standing;
an American pacing,
an Irishman, afterwards.
- Austin O'Malley

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

Very good coaches for ski jumpers stand at the top
of the slope and watch the jumpers prepare,
rather than standing at the bottom and watching them land.
- Roland Joffe

I've always said that one night, I'm going to find
myself in some field somewhere,
I'm standing on grass, and it's raining,
and I'm with the person I love, and I know I'm at the
very point I've been dreaming of getting to.
- Drew Barrymore

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

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

What can the Church do? If she stands by her moral teaching,
then she will be seen as standing in judgement over
a vast percentage of Europeans.
- Timothy Radcliffe

There are a hell of a lot of jobs that are scarier than live comedy.
Like standing in the operating room when a guy's heart stops,
and you're the one who has to fix it!
- Jon Stewart

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

I was just standing around and suddenly I was cast as an extra.
I hated it because I was so shy.
- Dwayne Hickman

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

Character is long-standing habit.
- Plutarch

Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous;
you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
- Margaret Thatcher

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

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


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