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  • Don Delillo
    Don Delillo
    American Author 1926-
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    Don't you realize that as long as you have to sit down to pee, you'll never be a dominant force in the world? You'll never be a convincing technocrat or middle manager. Because people will know. She's in there sitting down.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    Facts are ventriloquists dummies. Sitting on a wise man's knee they may be made to utter words of wisdom; elsewhere, they say nothing, or talk nonsense, or indulge in sheer diabolism.
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
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    Even on the most exalted throne in the world we are only sitting on our own bottom.
  • Warren Buffett
    Warren Buffett
    American investment entrepreneur 1930-
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    Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
  • Quentin Crisp
    Quentin Crisp
    English writer and actor 1908-1999
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    A gentleman doesn't pounce he glides. If a woman sits on a piece of furniture which permits your sitting beside her, you are free to regard this as an invitation, though not an unequivocal one.
  • John Cheever
    John Cheever
    American writer 1912-1982
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    A lonely man is a lonesome thing, a stone, a bone, a stick, a receptacle for Gilbey's gin, a stooped figure sitting at the edge of a hotel bed, heaving copious sighs like the autumn wind.
  • Bertolt Brecht
    Bertolt Brecht
    German - Austrian writer 1898-1956
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    A man who strains himself on the stage is bound, if he is any good, to strain all the people sitting in the stalls.
  • Joseph Rudyard Kipling
    Joseph Rudyard Kipling
    English writer 1865-1936
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    A man's mind is wont to tell him more than seven watchmen sitting in a tower.
  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
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    A woman of the world is anxious to exhibit her form and shape, whether walking, standing, sitting, or sleeping. Even when represented as a picture, she desires to captivate with the charms of her beauty and, thus, to rob men of their steadfast heart.
  • Barbara Cartland
    Barbara Cartland
    English author of romance novels 1901-2000
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    After forty a woman has to choose between losing her figure or her face. My advice is to keep your face, and stay sitting down.
  • An artist is born kneeling; he fights to stand. A critic, by nature of the judgment seat, is born sitting.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    An hour sitting with a pretty girl passes like a minute, but a minute sitting on a hot stove seems like an hour. That's relativity.
  • Augusten Burroughs
    Augusten Burroughs
    American writer 1965-
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    But I can also write in crappy motel rooms, while standing in line, or sitting in the dentist's chair.
  • Bethany McLean
    Bethany McLean
    American journalist 1970-
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    Capital isn't this pile of money sitting somewhere; it's an accounting construct.
  • Roman Polanski
    Roman Polanski
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    Cinema should make you forget you are sitting in a theater.
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