Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.— Winston Churchill
Delighting porch sitting quotes that are about babysitting
We spend the first twelve months of our children's lives teaching them to walk and talk and the next twelve telling them to sit down and shut up.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
I had to make my own living and my own opportunity.
But I made it! Don't sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them.
I don’t count my sit-ups; I only start counting when it starts hurting because they’re the only ones that count.
Reality is, after all, too big for our frail understanding to fully comprehend.
Nevertheless, we have to build our life on the theory which contains the maximum truth.We cannot sit still because we cannot, or do not , know the Absolute Truth.
Patience is not sitting and waiting, it is foreseeing.
It is looking at the thorn and seeing rose, looking at the night and seeing the day. Lovers are patient and know that the moon needs time to become full.
We been on the road for 18 hours... I need a bath, some chow... and then you and me sit down, and we talk about who dies,eh?
Elections belong to the people. It's their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire and burn their behinds, then they will just have to sit on their blisters.
They can crack jokes. They can sit back and analyze and criticize and make all the fun they want. But I'm living my life, I'm doing it. What are you doing?
Don't sit and wait. Get out there, feel life. Touch the sun, and immerse in the sea.
Nothing good ever comes from worrying or sitting there feeling sorry for yourself... Keep positive and keep pushing on and things will turn good.
Being negative only makes a difficult journey more difficult.
You may be given a cactus, but you don't have to sit on it.
Give me a flagon of red wine, a book of verses, a loaf of bread, and a little idleness. If with such store I might sit by thy dear side in some lonely place, I should deem myself happier than a king in his kingdom.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
Just sitting in silence is one of the best things a man can do.
I'll be dammed if I sit around another year, Dreamin' dreams hopin' somehow that they just appear.
O YOU whom I often and silently come where you are, that I may be with you;
As I walk by your side, or sit near, or remain in the same room with you, Little you know the subtle electric fire that for your sake is playing within me.
Sit and be still until in the time of no rain you hear beneath the dry wind's commotion in the trees the sound of flowing water among the rocks, a stream unheard before, and you are where breathing is prayer.
If you sit back & spend too much time feeling good about what you did in the past, you're going to come up short next time
The most successful people in this world recognize that taking chances to get what they want is much more productive than sitting around being too scared to take a shot.
How well I have learned that there is no fence to sit on between heaven and hell. There is a deep, wide gulf, a chasm, and in that chasm is no place for any man.
I sit before flowers hoping they will train me in the art of opening up I stand on mountain tops believing that avalanches will teach me to let go I know nothing but I am here to learn.
I am a happy camper so I guess I’m doing something right.
Happiness is like a butterfly; the more you chase it, the more it will elude you, but if you turn your attention to other things, it will come and sit softly on your shoulder.
No one has a right to sit down and feel hopeless. There's too much work to do.
Dress suitably in short skirts and sitting boots, leave your jewels and gold wands in the bank, and buy a revolver.
It is indeed a radical act of love just to sit down and be quiet for a time by yourself.
My dream is for people around the world to look up and to see Canada like a little jewel sitting at the top of the continent.
So unless we come together as a people and stop our foolish beefing among each other, sit down like intelligent men and women and settle the things that divide us from each other, then come together like a solid wall and we could make something happen.
People try to look for deep meanings in my work.
I want to say, 'They're just cartoons, folks. You laugh or you don't.' Gee, I sound shallow. But I don't react to current events or other stimuli. I don't read or watch TV to get ideas. My work is basically sitting down at the drawing table and getting silly.
Sitting with the poor and less fortunate people removes the ego and pride from your heart.
You can't just sit there and wait for people to give you that golden dream.
You've got to get out there and make it happen for yourself.
The one who plants trees, knowing that he will never sit in their shade, has at least started to understand the meaning of life.
I have carefully examined the evidences of the Christian religion, and if I was sitting as a juror upon its authenticity I would unhesitatingly give my verdict in its favor. I can prove its truth as clearly as any proposition ever submitted to the mind of man.
It is easy to sit up and take notice, What is difficult is getting up and taking action.