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Motivational Standing Quotes

May these quotes about Standing inspire and motivate you.

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

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

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

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


 

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

We will strengthen our security by building missile defense,
restoring our military might, and standing by and strengthening
our intelligence officers.
- Mitt Romney

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

A poet is a man who manages, in a lifetime of standing out in thunderstorms,
to be struck by lightning five or six times.
- Randall Jarrell

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

For a while, I thought a lot about lineage.
Where do I belong? Who am I standing next to?
- Jim Hodges

I'm one of the boys, no better than the last second violinist.
I'm just the lucky one to be standing in the center,
telling them how to play.
- Eugene Ormandy

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

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

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

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 knew nothing of the real life of a musician,
but I seemed to see myself standing in front of great crowds of people,
playing my accordion.
- Lawrence Welk

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

I think the Democratic Party has the chronic problem of appearing to be weak,
of not standing and fighting for what it believes in,
not fighting for its own.
- James Carville

I define fear as standing across the ring from Joe
Louis and knowing he wants to go home early.
- Max Baer

Man goes far away or near but God never goes far-off;
he is always standing close at hand,
and even if he cannot stay within he goes no further than the door.
- Meister Eckhart

The story about me, apocryphal or not,
is that I could sing before I spoke.
My parents went into bedroom one day and there I was
standing in the crib singing God Bless America.
- Linda Lavin

One sits the whole day at the desk and appetite is standing next to me.
"Away with you," I say.
But Comrade Appetite does not budge from the spot.
- Leonid I. Brezhnev

The right way is not always the popular and easy way.
Standing for right when it is unpopular is a true test of moral character.
- Margaret Chase Smith

Just standing around looking beautiful is so boring.
- Michelle Pfeiffer

I like parties, but I'm shy, and I often find myself standing around,
feeling awkward.
- Michael Bergin

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

The camera does not like acting.
The camera is only interested in filming behaviour.
So you damn well learn your lines until you know them inside out,
while standing on your head!
- Ben Kingsley

My father was in the civil service.
I can remember standing in a bus shelter in the pouring rain,
and that we were allowed candy floss at the end of
the holiday if we had behaved.
- Honor Blackman

You don't make progress by standing on the sidelines,
whimpering and complaining.
You make progress by implementing ideas.
- Shirley Chisholm

I say that I played a doorstop in Dune because I remember standing around a lot.
I was down there for months.
- Jack Nance

Do you realize the responsibility I carry? I'm the
only person standing between Richard Nixon and the White House.
- John F. Kennedy

There are two reasons why I'm in show business,
and I'm standing on both of them.
- Betty Grable

And I said, yes, if you think that I avoid bloodshed by standing aside,
then I will stand aside.
- Kamisese Mara

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

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

I had not yet gotten into the world of light.
But I felt as one who, standing outside,
could knock against the wall and hear an answering knock from within.
- Simon Newcomb

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

The noise resembles the roar of heavy,
distant surf.
Standing on the stirring ice one can imagine it is
disturbed by the breathing and tossing of a mighty giant below.
- Ernest Shackleton

The average man is a conformist, accepting miseries
and disasters with the stoicism of a cow standing in the rain.
- Colin Wilson

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

The Establishment Clause prohibits government from
making adherence to a religion relevant in any way
to a person's standing in the political community.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

I don't care about my character here on earth.I don't
care about what other people think or say about me,
all I care about is my standing before the Lord.
- Brigham Young

I once tried standing up on my toes to see far out in the distance,
but I found that I could see much farther by climbing to a high place.
- Xun Zi

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

My idea of a real treat is Magic Mountain without standing in line.
- Alan Rickman

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

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

Age becomes reality when you hear someone refer to
that attractive young woman standing next to the woman in the green dress,
and you find that you're the one in the green dress.
- Lois Wyse

I feel that racial profiling may be a very complicated
and long-standing problem.
It will take a long time even to make tiny progress.
- Wen Ho Lee

Standing ovations have become far too commonplace.
What we need are ovations where the audience members
all punch and kick one another.
- George Carlin

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

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

It's not enough to hit the notes.
There is no point in the singers just standing there
and sounding wonderful if they're not connecting with
the characters they are portraying.
- Bruce Beresford

Eternity: a moment standing still for ever.
- James Montgomery

Education is the silver bullet to improve this Nation's standing worldwide...
and our teachers know that.
- Solomon Ortiz

And you can't make a mistake when you are reading the Torah,
so you have men standing around who will correct you
if you are reading it incorrectly.
- Jami Gertz

There are a hell of a lot of jobs that are scarier than live comedy.
Like standing in the operating room when a guy's heart stops,
and you're the one who has to fix it!
- Jon Stewart

Standing near the door, we dipped our fingers in the holy water,
crossed and blessed ourselves, and proceeded up to the sleeping-room,
in the usual order, two by two.
- Maria Monk

You have to respect your audience.
Without them, you're essentially standing alone,
singing to yourself.
- K. D. Lang

There is no standing still because time is moving forward.
- Greg Lake


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