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Funny Standing Quotes
Funny Quotes about Standing

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I Act with Bold Courage:
Standing in the inspiring vision of my future,
I boldly take every step -
large and small - with courage and intent.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

And you, Sonja, you look more beautiful
standing here than you do in person.
- the movie Love and Death (1975)

You can't cross the sea merely by
standing and staring at the water.
- Rabindranath Tagore PHOTO

Standing in the inspiring vision of my future,
I boldly take every step - large and small -
with courage and intent.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


 

The battle for the individual rights of women is one of long standing
and none of us should countenance anything which undermines it.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

You're standing on the threshold of success.
Don't look down, it'll make you dizzy.
- the character Timothy Q. Mouse in the Walt Disney movie Dumbo

Humor is merely tragedy standing on its head with its pants torn.
- Irvin S. Cobb


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The basic fact about human existence is not that it is a tragedy,
but that it is a bore.
It is not so much a war as an endless standing in line.
- H. L. Mencken

Be not afraid of growing slowly,
be afraid only of standing still.
- Chinese Proverb

One does not need buildings, money, power,
or status to practice the Art of Peace.
Heaven is right where you are standing,
and that is the place to train.
- Morihei Ueshiba

If I have seen further, it is
by standing on the shoulders of giants.
- Isaac Newton

Most of the shadows of life are caused
by standing in our own sunshine.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We cannot banish dangers, but we can banish fears.
We must not demean life by standing in awe of death.
- David Sarnoff

Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
- Edward Everett

Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies.
- Thomas Jefferson

I've always said that one night, I'm going to find
myself in some field somewhere,
I'm standing on grass, and it's raining,
and I'm with the person I love, and I know I'm at the
very point I've been dreaming of getting to.
- Drew Barrymore

I sincerely believe that banking establishments
are more dangerous than standing armies,
and that the principle of spending money
to be paid by posterity, under the name of funding,
is but swindling futurity on a large scale.
- Thomas Jefferson

It was mind-blowing.
It was a small place with 2,000 standing-up tickets.
It's great to have your band back and working and playing again,
people have been so generous.
- Andy Taylor

I was standing on the deck of the USS Blue,
a destroyer.
We were all alone out there at this buoy,
tied up.
- Barney Ross

To be still standing 20 years in this business is a great feeling,
I can't even tell you.
- Blair Underwood

But what I'd really like to tell you is I never dreamed
of being in the Hall of Fame.
Standing here with all these great players was beyond any of my dreams.
- Robin Yount

You are, at this moment, standing, right in the middle
of your own "acres of diamonds."
- Earl Nightingale

I'm officially middle-aged.
I don't need drugs anymore, thank God.
I can get the same effect just by standing up real fast.
- Jonathan Katz

I can't tell you if one day I'll be standing up there
with an Oscar or directing,
but I am going to be the best human being I possibly can.
- Terrence Howard

Most stuff you can do standing on your head.
- Tom Wilkinson

Say you were standing with one foot in the oven and
one foot in an ice bucket.
According to the percentage people, you would be perfectly comfortable.
- Bobby Bragan

It sounds mercenary and it smacks of rats leaving the sinking ship.
But get real, when everyone is bailing out,
you don't want to be the last man standing.
- Robbie Fowler

Fathering makes a man, whatever his standing in the eyes of the world,
feel strong and good and important, just as he makes
his child feel loved and valued.
- Frank Pittman

You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.
Don't let yourself indulge in vain wishes.
- Laurence J. Peter

A singer for me is more like someone who is standing
alone with a microphone like Scott Walker,
rather than someone who is bashing a plank and is spitting all over a microphone.
- Graham Coxon

What people say behind your back is your standing in the community.
- Edward W. Howe

The treble parade would have been the most perfect
moment of my footballing life,
but for the two people standing behind me,
clearly already plotting their next move.
- Robbie Fowler

The Blair government has lowered the standing of politics
and politicians in our country.
- Kenneth Clarke

Still bent to make some port he knows not where,
still standing for some false impossible shore.
- Matthew Arnold

Isn't that the ultimate homeland security,
standing up and defending marriage?
- Rick Santorum

I am a member of the rabble in good standing.
- Westbrook Pegler

Do you think I am standing here, making this up as
I go? I am sorry to disillusion you.
I am not Robin Williams.
I am the king of the pen.
- Mitch Hedberg

I've only been making records since 1991.
When you look at the long-standing careers of people like Joni,
it's not very long!
- Sheryl Crow

Do not be very upright in your dealings for you would
see by going to the forest that straight trees are
cut down while crooked ones are left standing.
- Chanakya

There's too much insecurity on studio sets,
with all the people standing around,
whispering.
- Illeana Douglas

If you are a gay couple living in Alabama,
you know one thing: your family has no standing under the law;
and it can and will be violated by strangers.
- Andrew Sullivan

There's a fine line between fishing and just standing
on the shore like an idiot.
- Steven Wright

A lot of actors in my age bracket look at being still standing as pretty good.
- Gary Cole

You know what I would like to do: make a film with
actors standing in empty space so that the spectator
would have to imagine the background of the characters.
- Michelangelo Antonioni

Television is more interesting than people.
If it were not we should have people standing in the corner of our room.
- Alan Coren

The fellow who says he'll meet you halfway usually
thinks he's standing on the dividing line.
- Orlando A. Battista

My daughter is in the lawsuit because you need that for standing.
- Michael Newdow

People who cannot invent and reinvent themselves must
be content with borrowed postures,
secondhand ideas, fitting in instead of standing out.
- Warren G. Bennis

I was ordained one of the standing High Council in Zion,
under the hands of President Joseph Smith.
- Orson Pratt

Very good coaches for ski jumpers stand at the top
of the slope and watch the jumpers prepare,
rather than standing at the bottom and watching them land.
- Roland Joffe

I think I am the oldest member and have been in good
standing longer than any other member of this church.
- John Harvey Kellogg

The curious defiled past him, after squeezing the Presidential fingers into the room,
and settled either on the sofa or chairs or remained
standing for protracted observations.
- Henry Villard

Those nations of artists, finding their own individualism,
and kind of standing against the world:
to me that's the ultimate nightmare.
I want to get lost and diffused in the world.
- Robert Wyatt

Passion and standing up for things can help create a sense of unity.
But you still have to act a certain way.
- Arthur Blank

Nothing ever sounds quite the way it does when you're
standing right in the middle of it.
- Michael Davis

Regarding the Panama Canal Treaty negotiations,
they will find us standing up or dead,
but never on our knees; NEVER!
- Omar Torrijos Herrera

They told me I had been sick twelve days,
lying like dead all the while, and that Whirlwind Chaser,
who was Standing Bear's uncle and a medicine man,
had brought me back to life.
- Black Elk

Is there an equality of power between America and Iraq? Definitely not;
however,
the Iraqi people are standing fast and are defending their land courageously.
- Bashar al-Assad

The despotism of custom is everywhere the standing
hindrance to human advancement.
- John Stuart Mill

There are many ways of going forward,
but only one way of standing still.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

I came down to the living room one day and my wife
was standing in the living room.
It wasn't an illusion.
I saw her out of the corner of my eye.
The moment I saw her, she vanished.
- Hugh Leonard

An Englishmen thinks seated; a Frenchmen standing;
an American pacing,
an Irishman, afterwards.
- Austin O'Malley

With freedom comes responsibility, and I can think
of no responsibility greater than putting on a U.S
military uniform and standing in the gap between an
enemy threat and civilian life.
- Zack Wamp

But I can also write in crappy motel rooms,
while standing in line, or sitting in the dentist's chair.
- Augusten Burroughs

I was terrified of being a teacher.
To stand in front of a classroom, the responsibility is boggling.
Imagine!
Standing in front of people!
- John Glover

Your goal is to achieve the best results by following their wishes.
If they want you to build a house upside down standing on its chimney,
it's up to you to do it.
- Richard M. Hunt

People who work sitting down get paid more than people who work standing up.
- Ogden Nash

And Americans realized that native people are still here,
that they have a moral standing, a legal standing.
- Dennis Banks

I am now standing in a mixture of cooling fluid,
gasoline, and cola.
- Adam Savage

Some guy refuses to fight and we call that the sin,
but he's standing up for what he believes in and that
seems pretty damned American to me.
- Iris Dement

It is better to be defeated standing for a high principle
than to run by committing subterfuge.
- Grover Cleveland


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