Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.— Winston Churchill
Jittery Standing Down quotations
Be not afraid of going slowly, Be afraid of standing still.
Life will knock us down, but we can choose whether or not to stand back up.
The nail that stands out will be hammered down.
Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choice.
I've worked too hard and too long to let anything stand in the way of my goals.
I will not let my teammates down and I will not let myself down.
A mother's love for her child is like nothing else in the world.
It knows no law, no pity, it dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path.
Lighthouses don’t go running all over an island looking for boats to save;
they just stand there shining.
A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others.
If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.
If we want to do more than just end mass incarceration—if we want to put an end to the history of racial caste in America—we must lay down our racial bribes, join hands with people of all colors who are not content to wait for change to trickle down, and say to those who would stand in our way: Accept all of us or none.
The Universal Law is impartial. It will give you anything you believe. It will throw you garbage or roses depending on the energy you put in. You are the one in charge, and you must accept that and stand alone. If you think God is coming down to fix things for you, forget it. God is out playing golf.
If you want light to come into your life, you need to stand where it is shining.
I ask you: turn a deaf ear to the special interests.
Let politics stand down for a while. don't waste anytime thinking about future elections until we've done our jobs here.
I can't imagine being a woman in the world of acting, like where you age starts to weigh you down - you go from being attractive to where they [directors] decided you're out... I feel like with stand-up comedy, it doesn't matter if I've gotten fatter.
Someday when peace has returned to this odd world I want to come to London again and stand on a certain balcony on a moonlit night and look down upon the peaceful silver curve of the Thames with its dark bridges.
Be not afraid of going slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
Do not be surprised that you fall every day;
do not give up, but stand your ground courageously. And assuredly, the angel who guards you will honour your patience.
If you can go out there and stand up for what it is you believe in no matter how many times you are knocked down, in the end the swinging of your own blows will exhaust them.
Let me explain something you already know.
I'm from Texas and we understand the nature of a border. From what I've seen, vigilant Texans are being ordered to stand down and allow criminals to pass. Mr. President, prepare to see Texans ignoring those orders.
Be strong enough to stand alone, be yourself enough to stand apart, but be wise enough to stand together when the time comes.
When you move the camera, or you do a shot like the crane down (in Shawshank) with them standing on the edge of the roof, then it's got to mean something. You've got to know why you're doing it; it's got to be for a reason within the story, and to further the story.
Life is a rush into the unknown. You can duck down & hope nothing hits you, Or stand as tall as you can, show it your teeth & say: "Dish it up, baby, and don't be stingy with the jalapenos." - must be female ;-)
Pour some water into a tub and stir it up.
Now try as hard as you can to calm the water with your hands; you will succeed in agitating it further. Let it stand undisturbed a while, and it will calm down by itself. The human brain works much the same way.
Why fit in when you we born to stand out?
There comes a time when you have to stand up and be counted.
I just miss you, in a quite simple desperate human way.
Oh my dear, I can’t be clever and stand-offish with you: I love you too much for that. Too truly.You have no idea how stand-offish I can be with people I don’t love. I have brought it to a fine art. But you have broken down my defences. And I don’t really resent it.
We have not all had the good fortune to be ladies.
We have not all been generals, or poets, or statesmen; but when the toast works down to the babies, we stand on common ground.
It's easy to stand with the crowd. It takes courage to stand alone.
The game against the Vikings back in my second year stands out.
It was kind of a turnaround for us. It allowed us to make a run at the playoffs for the first time in quite a while. The memories are so many it's hard to pin one down.
Anyone can support a team that is winning - it takes no courage.
But to stand behind a team to defend a team when it is down and really needs you, that takes a lot of courage.
I am Envy, begotten of a chimney-sweeper and an oyster-wife.
I cannot read, and therefore wish all books were burnt; I am lean with seeing others eat - O that there would come a famine through all the world, that all might die, and I live alone; then thou should'st see how fat I would be! But must thou sit and I stand? Come down, with a vengeance!
A child can teach an adult three things: To be happy for no reason, to always be curious, to fight tirelessly for something.
Mr Churchill, to what do you attribute your success in life? Conservation of energy. Never stand up when you can sit down. And never sit down when you can lie down.
Whenever a female takes a strong stand for herself, the majority of the time they have to really, really narrow it down to being feminine and wearing dresses and just being lipstick chic.
The 60s passed and faded and I grew older, and in 1987 bought a house in upstate New York, and it turned out that John Brown was buried down the road from my house and that he had lived there longer than anywhere else and his house was still standing.
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be only afraid of standing still.
When you take a stand out of deep conviction, people know.
They may not even agree, but they ask, 'Do I want someone who is willing to take a hard stand and someone I can trust to do that when the chips are down?' They want that.
When I think about what makes Canada great, fresh water is right at the top of the list. We have over two million lakes in this country and more than enough people who are willing to mess with them. My Canada includes weird scientists who are devoted to keeping our water clean. When we stand up and we sing O Canada, we pledge to stand on guard for thee. If that doesn't include our water, we might as well sit down and give up.
When we stand up and we sing O Canada, we pledge to stand on guard for thee.
If that doesn't include our water, we might as well sit down and give up.
People will hate you, rate you, shake you, and break you. But how strong you stand is what makes you.
An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.
If Rosa Parks had taken a poll before she sat down in the bus in Montgomery, she'd still be standing.
For there is no friend like a sister in calm or stormy weather;
To cheer one on the tedious way, to fetch one if one goes astray, to lift one if one totters down, to strengthen whilst one stands.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous;
you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Gonna be a twister to blow everything down That ain't got the faith to stand its ground Blow away the dreams that tear you apart Blow away the dreams that break your heart Blow away the lies that leave you nothing but lost and brokenhearted.