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

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

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.
— Andy Summers

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.
— Robert Frost

I do have one slightly crooked wheel upstairs, but everything else is ticking along just four-o, thank you very much.
— upstairs quotation by Stephen King