Sitting In A Chair Quotes by Philip Yancey, Albert Einstein, Anne Bishop, Alain de Botton, Vasily Rozanov, Graeme Obree and many others.
The people who related to God best–Abraham, Moses, David, Isaiah, Jeremiah–treated him with startling familiarity. They talked to God as if he were sitting in a chair beside them, as one might talk to a counselor, a boss, a parent, or a lover. They treated him like a person.
I was sitting in a chair in the patent office at Bern when all of a sudden a thought occurred to me: “If a person falls freely he will not feel his own weight.” I was startled. This simple thought made a deep impression on me. It impelled me toward a theory of gravitation.
A woman with an education may be able to spend more time sitting in a chair instead of lying on her back. A sound advantage, I should think.
Our disrespect for thinking: someone sitting in a chair, gazing out of a window blankly, always described as ‘doing nothing’.
All religions will pass but this will remain: simply sitting in a chair and looking into the distance.
My biggest fear isn’t crashing this bike at 85mph and losing my skin – it’s sitting in a chair at 90 and thinking ‘I wish I’d done more’
I know it sounds silly, but disrespecting a dead writer by sitting in a chair that probably never belonged to him still felt like a risk to me. So I chickened out.
Most of my painting is done sitting in a chair with a book. I’d say it’s 80 per cent sitting and reading, 10 per cent eating and ten per cent painting.
Some people never get their feet on the ground, They’re either sitting in a chair or theyre laying down.
I’m onstage for an hour.I do an hour of stand-up. Actually, I do 10 minutes standing up and 50 minutes sitting in a chair. Oh, occasionally, I stand up again to do a dance or put over a song. But mostly I sit down. A great invention, sitting down.
Worrying is like a rocking chair, it gives you something to do, but it gets you nowhere.