Baptists never make love standing up. They're afraid someone might see them and think they're dancing.— Lewis Grizzard
Promising Stand Up quotations
What my campaign is about is a political revolution - millions of people standing up and saying, enough is enough. Our government belongs to all of us, and not just the hand full of billionaires.
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
Learning to stand in somebody else's shoes, to see through their eyes, that's how peace begins. And it's up to you to make that happen. Empathy is a quality of character that can change the world.
When you trip over love, it is easy to get up.
But when you fall in love, it is impossible to stand again.
Develop enough courage so that you can stand up for yourself and then stand up for somebody else.
One of the most calming and powerful actions you can do to intervene in a stormy world is to stand up and show your soul. Struggling souls catch light from other souls who are fully lit and willing to show it.
When the people stand up, imperialism trembles.
I still believe that standing up for the truth of God is the greatest thing in the world. This is the end (purpose) of life. The end of life is not to be happy. The end of life is not to achieve pleasure and avoid pain. The end of life is to do the will of God, come what may.
There's a misconception about teamwork.
Teamwork is the ability to have different thoughts about things; it's the ability to argue and stand up and say loud and strong what you feel. But in the end, it's also the ability to adjust to what is the best for the team.
Stand up like a mountain; have faith like a rock; love like an avalanche
Life will knock us down, but we can choose whether or not to stand back up.
Oppression costs the oppressor too much if the oppressed stands up and protests.
The protest need not be merely physical-the throwing of stones and bullets-if it is mental, spiritual; if it expresses itself in silent, persistent dissatisfaction, the cost to the oppressor is terrific.
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.
As women, we must stand up for ourselves.
We must stand up for each other. We must stand up for justice for all.
If you live, live free or die like the trees, standing up.
When God moves, everybody will be blessed.
If something is of the flesh, everybody will have a sick feeling. And if something is of the devil, it seems like the hair will stand up on your neck. That's a simple way everyone can judge, whether they've got any spiritual discernment or not.
May you grow up to be righteous, may you grow up to be true.
May you always know the truth and see the lights surrounding you. May you always be courageous, stand upright and be strong. May you stay forever young.
True strength is not always shown through victory.
Stand up, try again and display strength of heart.
Love the earth and sun and animals, Despise riches, give alms to everyone that asks, Stand up for the stupid and crazy, Devote your income and labor to others... And your very flesh shall be a great poem.
I have read and re-read the Arusha Declaration and found nothing wrong with it except perhaps replacing a few commas here and there... it was clear for some of us that it would only be a mad man who would stand up and defend the Arusha Declaration.
Fall seven times, stand up eight.
We contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle.
Socialist ideology, like so many others, has two main dangers.
One stems from confused and incomplete readings of foreign texts, and the other from the arrogance and hidden rage of those who, in order to climb up in the world, pretend to be frantic defenders of the helpless so as to have shoulders on which to stand.
It's the notion that there is no perfection - that there is a broken world and we live with broken hearts and broken lives but still there is no alibi for anything. On the contrary, you have to stand up and say hallelujah under those circumstances.
Every time you stand up for an ideal, you send forth a tiny ripple of hope.
Do not grieve over the temptations you suffer.
When the Lord intends to bestow a particular virtue on us, He often permits us first to be tempted by the opposite vice. Therefore, look upon every temptation as an invitation to grow in a particular virtue and a promise by God that you will be successful, if only you stand fast.
The world is not the most pleasant place.
Eventually, your parents leave you and nobody is going to go out of their way to protect you unconditionally. You need to learn to stand up for yourself and what you believe and sometimes, pardon my language, kick some ass.
Income and wealth inequality have reached obscene levels, the threat of climate change is more frightening than ever, and the billionaire class is now allowed to spend unlimited amounts of money to buy the candidate they want. And it is up to us to stand up and fight back. If we stand together, there is no limit to what we can accomplish.
Being a hero doesn’t mean you’re invincible.
It just means that you’re brave enough to stand up and do what’s needed.
The corporate-powered parties are not gonna do it for us, not the greater or the lesser evil. We have to do it for ourselves. And the minute we stand up and stand together, we are unstoppable.
Capture a shadow, dance with the wind, stand in a rainbow, begin at the end.
The practice of assertiveness: being authentic in our dealings with others;
treating our values and persons with decent respect in social contexts; refusing to fake the reality of who we are or what we esteem in order to avoid disapproval; the willingness to stand up for ourselves and our ideas in appropriate ways in appropriate contexts.
Prayer cleanses from sin, drives away temptations, stamps out persecutions, comforts the fainthearted, gives new strength to the courageous, brings travellers safely home, calms the waves, confounds robbers, feeds the poor, overrules the rich, lifts up the fallen, supports those who are falling, sustains those who stand firm.
Growing up I wasn't the richest, but I had a rich family in spirit.
Standing here with 19 championships is something I never thought would happen. I went on a court just with a ball and a racket and with a hope.