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Some smart man once said that on the most exalted throne in the world, we are seated on nothing but our own arse.
Be sincere; be brief; be seated.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
For the poison of hatred seated near the heart doubles the burden for the one who suffers the disease; he is burdened with his own sorrow, and groans on seeing another's happiness.
I seated ugliness on my knee, and almost immediately grew tired of it.
At a formal dinner party, the person nearest death should always be seated closest to the bathroom.
It used to happen in villages and towns in China that they would have - I guess you'd call them beauty contests - where all of the women of a particular village or town would be seated behind these screens or curtains with only their feet showing.
You will be pleased to know I stand obediently for the national anthem, though of course I would defend your right to remain seated should you so decide.
It makes no difference how deeply seated may be the trouble, how hopeless the outlook how muddled the tangle, how great the mistake. A sufficient realization of love will dissolve it all.
I hate homework. I hate it more now than I did when I was the one lugging textbooks and binders back and forth from school. The hour my children are seated at the kitchen table, their books spread out before them, the crumbs of their after-school snack littering the table, is without a doubt the worst hour of my day.
'The Story of Us' is about running into someone I had been in a relationship with at an awards show, and we were seated a few seats away from each other. I just wanted to say to him, 'Is this killing you? Because it's killing me.' But I didn't. Because I couldn't. Because we both had these silent shields up.
The seated lotus postures are an amazing way to go into meditation, or simply just to take a moment to ground oneself.
He who is firmly seated in authority soon learns to think security, and not progress, the highest lesson in statecraft.
James Russell Lowell
Oh that I were seated as high as my ambition, I'd place my naked foot on the necks of monarchs.
An Englishmen thinks seated; a Frenchmen standing; an American pacing, an Irishman, afterwards.
How deeply seated in the human heart is the liking for gardens and gardening.
Like Odysseus, the President looked wiser when he was seated.
John Maynard Keynes
A beautiful city is Richmond, seated on the hills that overlook the James River. The dwellings have a pleasant appearance, often standing by themselves in the midst of gardens. In front of several, I saw large magnolias, their dark, glazed leaves glittering in the March sunshine.
William Cullen Bryant
Through travel, you discover a new aspect to your personality. You discover things which you wouldn't seated in the confines of your home.
The poor monkey, quietly seated on the ground, seemed to be in sore trouble at this display of anger.
Henry Walter Bates
But I feel convinced, and I venture even to prophesy in this regard, that the time will come when there will also be a minister of peace in the cabinet, seated beside the ministers of war.
I would have thought it possible to choose delegates for these larger conferences who, even if they could not speak the principal languages, could at least understand them or could have friends seated beside them who could keep them informed on essential points.
Ladies be seated, the party has only begun.
The organizing principle, which according to an eternal law creates the different essential organs of the body, and animates them, is not itself seated in one particular organ.
Johannes P. Muller
Seated one day at the organ, I was weary and ill at ease, and my fingers wandered idly over the noisy keys. It seemed the harmonious echo from our discordant life.
Adelaide Anne Procter
For many in the modern world, carving out time for both traditional seated meditation and exercise has become close to impossible.
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