quote by Lewis Grizzard

I finally figured it out, I finally figured out how to find some peace and happiness. I sure would hate for the man upstairs to take me now. But at least I did figure it out.

— Lewis Grizzard

Uplifting Upstairs quotations

Only those who attempt the absurd will achieve the impossible. I think it's in my basement... let me go upstairs and check.

It makes me feel kind of weird, but obviously the Man Upstairs gave me something and it touches people, and I'm just so blessed.

Life itself, she thought, as she went upstairs to dress for dinner, was stranger than dreams and far, far more disordered.

His lordship may compel us to be equal upstairs, but there will never be equality in the servants' hall.

Sometimes I thank God for unanswered prayers.

Remember when you're talkin' to the man upstairs; that just because he doesn't answer doesn't mean he don't care. Some of God's greatest gifts are unanswered prayers

I spend a lot of time working as a painter and in my studio I go from upstairs where I paint to downstairs where I play and record, so I get this thing crossing over.

I am a product of long corridors, empty sunlit rooms, upstairs indoor silences, attics explored in solitude, distant noises of gurgling cisterns and pipes, and the noise of wind under the tiles. Also, of endless books.

I was born imagining myself with an apron on, with pies cooling on the window sill and babies crying upstairs. I thought that all that stuff would somehow anchor me to the planet, that it was the weight I needed to keep from just flying off into space.

President Bartlet: There's a delegation of cardiologists having their pictures taken in the Blue Room. You wouldn't think you could find a group of people more arrogant than the fifteen of us, but there they are, right upstairs in the Blue Room.

I don’t have a photograph, but you can have my footprints. They’re upstairs in my socks.

When an elevator brings u upstairs, you better send it back down in order to bring others up!

It is not surprising that prayer malfunctions when we try to make it a domestic intercom to call upstairs for more comforts in the den.

We all live in a house on fire, no fire department to call;

no way out, just the upstairs window to look out of while the fire burns the house down with us trapped, locked in it.

The music is the message, the message is the music.

So that's my little ministry that the Big Man upstairs gave to me - a little ministry called love and happiness.

We do two shows a night for five weeks.

A lotta times we'll go upstairs and sing until daylight - gospel songs. We grew up with it...It more or less puts your mind at ease. It does mine.

We all live in a house on fire, no fire department to call;

no way out, just the upstairs window to look out of while the fire burns the house down with us trapped, locked in it.

I was never bitter because I believed in the man upstairs.

I continue to do my best. I let someone else be bitter. If I was bitter, I was only hurting me. I prefer to remember Bill Veeck and and Jim Hegan and Joe Gordon, the good guys. There is no point in talking about the others.

Don't leave me, Rainbow Girl." Rainbow Girl. Was that who I was? It seemed so long ago. I smiled faintly. "Remember the skirt I wore to Mallucé's the night you told me to dress Goth?" "It's upstairs in your closet. Never throw it away. It looked like a wet dream on you.

I have not watched WAGs World, I have not watched the BBC's Upstairs, Downstairs, either. It would be Downton Abbey, I think.

One gets tired of the role critics are supposed to have in this culture: It's like being the piano player in a whorehouse; you don't have any control over the action going on upstairs.

I might be in the basement. I'll go upstairs and check.

All right I think we've been down here in the dark long enough.

There's a whole other world upstairs. Take my hand Constant Reader and I'll be happy to lead you back into the sunshine. I'm happy to go there because I believe most people are essentially good. I know that I am. It's you I'm not entirely sure of.

Talking is a hydrant in the yard and writing is a faucet upstairs in the house.

Opening the first takes the pressure off the second.

The worship of God....should be free at table, in private rooms, downstairs, upstairs, at home, abroad, in all places, by all peoples, at all times

The smoke alarm went off in the hallway upstairs, either to let us know the battery had just died or because the house was on fire.

My wife's dying upstairs and I can't do anything about it.

I look in her face and I see the memories there. I see how I hurt her and how I said the wrong things and how I got angry and how I wasn't the man she hoped I'd be. I see that in her face and I see she's going to die with that. You think I'm not preoccupied?

I always performed when I was a child.

My parents got very annoyed, because my brother and I had our little bedrooms upstairs, and I would plaster the house with posters with arrows pointing upstairs.

Death is like an old whore in a bar--I'll buy her a drink but I won't go upstairs with her

I terminated the interview when I didn't know what he was talking about and went upstairs to lunch.

Go to bed, you fool," Calcifer said sleepily.

"You're drunk." "Who, me?" said Howl. "I assure you, my friends, I am cone sold stober." He got up and stalked upstairs, feeling for the wall as if he thought it might escape him unless he kept in touch with it. His bedroom door did escape him.

Maybe since I was 35 years old it was time to go upstairs.

As a young designer explained to me bluntly: "Everyone upstairs is dumb," referring to the floor above the engineering lair at the 156 University office where customer support, administrators and salespeople sat. My first impulse was to laugh at his ridiculous, blithe dismissiveness, until I realized that it wasn't very funny.

The man upstairs is pushing the buttons, and if your name happens to be on that button, well, thank you.

I thought the only way you can get into things is.

.. through the basement... exactly where my studio was ... I could creep upstairs and snatch at things, and bring them down with me... where I could munch away at them.

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