quote by Phyllis Diller

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.

— Phyllis Diller

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Sitting down quote You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that

You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that is said to you. True power is sitting back and observing everything with logic. If words control your that means everyone can control you. Breathe and allow things to pass.

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.

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

Sitting down quote When you can't look on the bright side I will sit with you in the dark.

When you can't look on the bright side I will sit with you in the dark.

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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?

No one has a right to sit down and feel hopeless. There's too much work to do.

It is indeed a radical act of love just to sit down and be quiet for a time by yourself.

Sitting down quote When you can't look on the bright side i will sit with you in the dark.

When you can't look on the bright side i will sit with you in the dark.

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.

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.

Sitting down quote Different is good. So don't fit in, don't sit still, don't ever try to be less t

Different is good. So don't fit in, don't sit still, don't ever try to be less than what you are.

I have always loved the desert. One sits down on a desert sand dune, sees nothing, hears nothing. Yet through the silence something throbs, and gleams.

Madam, you ask me how I compose. I compose sitting down.

People say, what is the sense of our small effort? They cannot see that we must lay one brick at a time, take one step at a time. A pebble cast into a pond causes ripples that spread in all directions. Each one of our thoughts, words and deeds is like that. No one has a right to sit down and feel hopeless. There is too much work to do.

Sitting down quote It's easy to sit up and take notice. What is difficult is getting up and taking

It's easy to sit up and take notice. What is difficult is getting up and taking action.

There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.

Sooner or later everyone sits down to a banquet of consequences.

Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way. And don't pray when it rains if you don't pray when the sun shines.

Sitting down quote How we walk with the broken speaks louder than how we sit with the great.

How we walk with the broken speaks louder than how we sit with the great.

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I sit down and watch videos. I take notes. That's when that inspiration comes - the moment that makes sense of my profession. The instant I know, for sure, that I've got it. I know how to win. It's the moment that my job becomes truly meaningful.

When you sit down to design something, it can be anything, a car, a toaster, a house, a tall building or a shoe, what you draw or what you design is really a culmination of everything that you've seen and done in your life previous to that point.

People who soar are those who refuse to sit back, sigh and wish things would change. They neither complain of their lot nor passively dream of some distant ship coming in. Rather, they visualize in their minds that they are not quitters; they will not allow life's circumstances to push them down and hold them under.

Sitting down quote If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble,

If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.

When it comes time to sit down and write the next book, you're deathly afraid that you're not up to the task. That was certainly the case with me after Snow Falling on Cedars.

Not thinking about anything is Zen. Once you know this, walking, sitting, or lying down, everything you do is Zen.

The door might not be opened to a woman again for a long, long time, and I had a kind of duty to other women to walk in and sit down on the chair that was offered, and so establish the right of others long hence and far distant in geography to sit in the high seats.

Sitting down quote Love is when you sit beside someone doing nothing, yet you feel perfectly happy

Love is when you sit beside someone doing nothing, yet you feel perfectly happy

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Sit down and read. Educate yourself for the coming conflicts.

Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way.

Retain a calm heart, sit like a turtle, walk swiftly like a pigeon, and sleep like a dog

Sitting down quote Never be afraid to sit awhile and think.

Never be afraid to sit awhile and think.

First, I do not sit down at my desk to put into verse something that is already clear in my mind. If it were clear in my mind, I should have no incentive or need to write about it. We do not write in order to be understood; we write in order to understand.

First, I do not sit down at my desk to put into verse something that is already clear in my mind. If it were clear in my mind, I should have no incentive or need to write about it. We do not write in order to be understood; we write in order to understand.

Many think, because your skins are tinged with a sable hue, that you are an inferior race of beings; but God does not consider you as such. ... he hath made all men free and equal. Then why should one worm say to another, 'Keep you down there, while I sit up yonder; for I am better than thou?

Sitting down quote Even if you are on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.

Even if you are on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.

Everybody, soon or late, sits down to a banquet of consequences.

Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.

For your information, a good novel can change the world.

Keep that in mind before you attempt to sit down at a typewriter. Never waste time on something you don't believe in yourself.

Sitting down quote How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.

How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.

Any time women come together with a collective intention, it's a powerful thing.

Whether it's sitting down making a quilt, in a kitchen preparing a meal, in a club reading the same book, or around the table playing cards, or planning a birthday party, when women come together with a collective intention, magic happens.

The darkest hour in any man's life is when he sits down to plan how to get money without earning it.

To be seventy years old is like climbing the Alps.

You reach a snow-crowned summit, and see behind you the deep valley stretching miles and miles away, and before you other summits higher and whiter, which you may have strength to climb, or may not. Then you sit down and meditate and wonder which it will be.

My public life is before you; and I know you will believe me when I say, that when I sit down in solitude to the labours of my profession, the only questions I ask myself are, What is right? What is just? What is for the public good?

When you sit down and think about what rock 'n' roll music really is, then you have to change that question. Played up-tempo, you call it rock 'n' roll; at a regular tempo, you call it rhythm and blues.

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