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I don't care who you are. When you sit down to write the first page of your screenplay, in your head, you're also writing your Oscar acceptance speech.
I'm not crazy about arenas just because I can sell them out. It doesn't do anything for my ego at all. I want to play places where people don't have to sit in the nosebleed seats and wonder what the hell is going on.
I used to sit on the other end of Pennsylvania Avenue and wonder why the Senate was always going into recess, until in my first year I realized how intense the pressure was.
How well I have learned that there is no fence to sit on between heaven and hell. There is a deep, wide gulf, a chasm, and in that chasm is no place for any man.
As much as I would love to be a person that goes to parties and has a couple of drinks and has a nice time, that doesn't work for me. I'd just rather sit at home and read, or go out to dinner with someone, or talk to someone I love, or talk to somebody that makes me laugh.
I have discovered that all human evil comes from this, man's being unable to sit still in a room.
I can think of nothing more boring for the American people than to have to sit in their living rooms for a whole half hour looking at my face on their television screens.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Do you mind if I sit back a little? Because your breath is very bad.
To sit in the shade on a fine day and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.
No one should ever sit in this office over 70 years old, and that I know.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
I've been drunk for about a week now, and I thought it might sober me up to sit in a library.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
After great pain, a formal feeling comes. The Nerves sit ceremonious, like tombs.
Now we sit through Shakespeare in order to recognize the quotations.
If you have a secret, people will sit a little bit closer.
I don't like looking back. I'm always constantly looking forward. I'm not the one to sort of sit and cry over spilt milk. I'm too busy looking for the next cow.
If I don't feel confident about my body, I'm not going to sit at home and feel sorry for myself and not do something about it. It's all about taking action and not being lazy. So you do the work, whether it's fitness or whatever. It's about getting up, motivating yourself and just doing it.
So what do we do? Anything. Something. So long as we just don't sit there. If we screw it up, start over. Try something else. If we wait until we've satisfied all the uncertainties, it may be too late.
Four-fifths of all our troubles would disappear, if we would only sit down and keep still.
Sit down before fact as a little child, be prepared to give up every conceived notion, follow humbly wherever and whatever abysses nature leads, or you will learn nothing.
We're in a giant car heading towards a brick wall and everyone's arguing over where they're going to sit.
Somebody said to me, 'But the Beatles were anti-materialistic.' That's a huge myth. John and I literally used to sit down and say, 'Now, let's write a swimming pool.'
I would never talk just to be social. Now, to sit down with a bunch of engineers and talk about the latest concrete forming systems, that's really interesting. Talking with animal behaviorists or with someone who likes to sail, that's interesting. Information is interesting to me. But talking for the sake of talking, I find that quite boring.
I've never been one to sit back and go, 'I'd better do what the audience wants me to do, because I don't want to lose them.'
Sit in reverie and watch the changing color of the waves that break upon the idle seashore of the mind.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Never go out to meet trouble. If you just sit still, nine cases out of ten, someone will intercept it before it reaches you.
The Lord gave us two ends - one to sit on and the other to think with. Success depends on which one we use the most.
I like work; it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours.
Jerome K. Jerome
A lot of people think international relations is like a game of chess. But it's not a game of chess, where people sit quietly, thinking out their strategy, taking their time between moves. It's more like a game of billiards, with a bunch of balls clustered together.
Love doesn't just sit there, like a stone; it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.
Ursula K. Le Guin
You can't just sit there and wait for people to give you that golden dream. You've got to get out there and make it happen for yourself.
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