Worrying is like a rocking chair, it gives you something to do, but it gets you nowhere.— Glenn Turner
Unbelievable Rocking Chairs quotations
Only the guy who isn't rowing has time to rock the boat.
I'm going to be singing Dreams and Rhiannon when I'm 75 - and that's just fine with me. I just hope my chiffon doesn't get tangled in my rocking chair.
I've got too many of my friends that retired and went home and got on a rocking chair, and about a year and a half later, I'm always going to the cemetery.
Worry is like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do, but get you nowhere.
I used to think that elder love, if it even existed, was confined to rocking chairs or golf carts, that it had to be a dull business because of the physical limitations of age.
My life isn't over and I'm not going to sit in a rocking chair and take money from the government.
Looking at the past is like lolling in a rocking chair.
It is so relaxing and you can rock back and forth on the porch, and never go forward.
Excuses are the rocks where our dreams are crushed.
Adventure is where you find it, any place, every place, except at home in the rocking chair.
When I'm 80 and sitting in a rocking chair listening to the Rolling Stones, there is absolutely no way I'm going to feel old or forget my younger days.
I expect to play golf until I am 90-even longer if anybody figures out a way to swing a club from a rocking chair.
Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.
There is a peacefulness, an air of reflection, about a rocking-chair that attaches to no other moving object.
Hell, I'm an old man. I'm 70 years old. I'm supposed to be sitting on a rocking chair watching the sunset.
Now, I know you expected me to say that, well, I just kick back in the rocking chair, fished a little bit, listened to Willie Nelson tapes and watched old baseball games on the Classic Sports network. And, tell you the truth, I have done that for maybe about five total minutes.
A river cuts through a rock not because of its power, but its persistence
I would never sit back in a rocking chair, waiting for someone to help me.
Ah, I'm a woman that's been clear around the world in my rocking chair, and I tell you we all get surprises now and then.
There are rainy days in autumn and stormy days in winter when the rocking chair in front of the fire simply demands an accompanying book.
Civilization began the first time an angry person cast a word instead of a rock.
I'm the kind of person who would rather rock in my rocking chair when I'm old and regret a few things that I did than to sit there and regret that I never tried.
One of these days I will be an old man in a rocking chair on a porch.
Wouldn't it be nice to have my whole life there to read and kind of re-live it.
As much as Metallica rocked, they always had these song names.
.. 'The Thing That Shouldn't Be'. 'The Chair That Wasn't There', you know?
Worrying is like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do, but doesn't get you anywhere.
[On her 101-year-old sister and herself, at 103:] We have a lot to do .
.. People don't understand this. They think we're sitting around in rocking chairs, which isn't at all true. Why, we don't even own a rocking chair.
When I sit back in my rocking chair someday, I want to be able to say I've done it all.
The forest of Compiegne. Look at it. Like a kind grandmother dozing in her rocking chair. Old trees practicing curtsies in the wind because they still think Louis XIV is king.
In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
Worry is like rocking in a rocking chair all day, because it keeps you busy but gets you nowhere.
Use crazy glue and nails to turn a rocking chair into just a chair that looks like a rocking chair.
Worry is like a rocking chair; it keeps you in motion but gets you nowhere
Excuses are rocks where our dreams are crushed.
When I go to the old folks' home, I'm gonna be sitting in a rocking chair, telling everybody how I worked with Jack [Lemmon] and Walter [Matthau].
I don't like to dwell on the past. I'm interested in Fischerandom now, I am working on a new clock, I'm trying to make chess a more exciting game today. I am not interested in sitting in my rocking chair thinking what I did 10, 20 or 30 years ago.
If he was silent I could be silent too.
Indeed, I could very well do with a little rest in this subdued, frightened-to-death rocking chair, before I drove to wherever the beast's lair was - and then pulled the pistol's foreskin back, and then enjoyed the orgasm of the crushed trigger.
A river cuts through a rock not because of its power but its persistence.
I'm not drunk onstage, although I've done that a couple of times when I was younger. It's partly just the way I talk - I talk like somebody in a rocking chair. I'm your 150-year-old grandmother.
I took up knitting from time to time as a relaxation, but I always put it down again before going out to buy a rocking chair.
All that's behind us. But now they want to know how it feels not to have that question asked. Now they can go along and bug Terry Labonte and Rusty Wallace and some of these other guys who haven't won it. It's definitely special to win the Daytona 500. Now when Darrell (Waltrip) and me are sitting in a rocking chair on the front porch when we're both about 70, he can't say, 'I won it and you didn't'.
Some people just need a high-five.In the face.With a chair.
Worry is like a rocking chair. always in motion, but not going anywhere!
We dont propose to sit here in our rocking chair with our hands folded and let the Communists set up any government in the Western Hemisphere.
When you look at facing retirement in your mid-30s, and all of a sudden the outlet for that passion and work ethic goes away, you can't just sit back in a rocking chair and be retired at 35. I'm not a good enough golfer to play golf every day.
The sun is high and I’m surrounded by sand.
For as far as my eyes can see I’m strapped into a rocking chair With a blanket over my knees I am a stranger to myself And nobody knows I’m here When I looked into my face It wasn’t myself I’d seen But who I’ve tried to be. I’m thinking of things I’d hoped to forget. I’m choking to death in a sun that never sets. I clugged up my mind with perpetual grief And turned all my friends into enemies And now that past has returned to haunt me. I’M SCARED OF GOD AND SCARED OF HELL AND I’M CAVING IN UPON MYSELF HOW CAN ANYONE KNOW ME WHEN I DON’T EVEN KNOW MYSELF
What does he mean, I asked, the humanistic values implicit in the physical sciences? You ask him, my father said. Maybe he knows. Maybe down deep in the atom there's a little man sitting in a rocking chair reading the evening paper.