You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.
— Rabindranath Tagore

You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. Don't let yourself indulge in vain wishes.
Rabindranath Tagore staring quote

I like intelligent women. When you go out, it shouldn't be a staring contest.
— Frank Sinatra

What no wife of a writer can ever understand is that a writer is working when he's staring out of the window.
— Burton Rascoe

You feel a sense of urgency, especially at my advanced age, when you're staring into the grave.
— Frank McCourt