Self-will so ardent and active that it will break a world to pieces to make a stool to sit on.
— Richard Cecil

Most of us who turn to any subject we love remember some morning or evening hour when we got on a high stool to reach down an untried volume, or sat with parted lips listening to a new talker, or for very lack of books began to listen to the voices within, as the first traceable beginning of our love.
George Eliot stool quote

The trial of a case is a three-legged stool - a judge and two advocates.
— Warren E. Burger

I go from stool to stool in singles bars hoping to get lucky, but there's never any gum under any of them.
— Emo Philips

When suffering knocks at your door and you say there is no seat for him, he tells you not to worry because he has brought his own stool.
— Chinua Achebe