Sat Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old sat quotes, sat sayings, and sat proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The greatest evils of society are goods that have refused to go on, but have sat down on the highway, saying to the world, "We stop here; do you stop also." Julia Ward Howe
We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in itand stop there; lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot stove-lid. She will never sit down on a hot stove-lid againand that is well; but also she will never sit down on a cold one anymore. Mark Twain
Facts are ventriloquist's dummies. Sitting on a wise man's knee they may be made to utter words of wisdom; elsewhere, they say nothing, or talk nonsense. Aldous Huxley
The whole universe sat there, open to the man who could make the right decisions. Frank Herbert
Who has not sat, afraid, before his own heart's curtain? Rainer Maria Rilke
A politician is an arse upon which everyone has sat except a man. E. E. Cummings
He who feared that he would not succeed sat still. Horace
If people sat outside and looked at the stars each night, I'll bet they'd live a lot differently. Bill Watterson
No man who has not sat in the assemblies of men can know the light, odd and uncertain ways in which decisions are often arrived at. Arthur Helps
Many kings have sat down upon the ground; and one that was never thought of hath worn the crown. Anonymous
The greatest gift of all time is that you can make creation infectious because people spend less time being negative... If you log all the time with negativity in the while world, I wonder how much better the world would be if people sat down and did something positive. It spirals. Skrillex
People sitting on top of the world, usually arrived there standing up. Source Unknown
But maybe the best thing I learnt was this: that we cannot know a person's soul and nature until we've sat beside them, and talked. Susan Fletcher
Procrastination is illogical from every viewpoint. It is like the man who wanted to cross the stream, so he sat on the bank to wait for all the water to run by. Vernon Howard
There's a kinship among men who have sat by a dying fire and measured the worth of their life by it. William Golding
Prior to the internet, the last technology that had any real effect on the way people sat down and talked together was the table. Clay Shirky
Let those who sit know that this world is not a waiting room; it is an arena to struggle, an arena for action! Let the inactive remember that we were born to act, not to sit! Mehmet Murat ildan
The only thing that ever sat its way to success was a hen. Sarah Brown
Talent on its own sat gracefully only on the very young. After a certain age it was what you did with it that counted. Liza Cody
When the vain speaker has sat down, and the people say 'what a good speech,' it still takes an ounce to balance an ounce. Ralph Waldo Emerson
On the plains of hesitation bleach the bones of countless millions who, at the dawn of decision, sat down to wait, and waiting died. Sam Ewing
When a man sits with a pretty girl for an hour, it seems like a minute. But let him sit on a hot stove for a minute — and it's longer than any hour. That's relativity. Albert Einstein
Life is like a movie, if you've sat through more than half of it and it's sucked every second so far, it probably isn't going to get great right at the end and make it all worthwhile. None should blame you for walking out early. Doug Stanhope
Be sincere; be brief; be seated. Franklin D. Roosevelt
Don't sit on the fence; break it and move out! Don't be confined to the little things you do; the sky should be below your limit! Israelmore Ayivor
If everyone in the world sat quietly at the same time, closed their eyes and concentrated as hard as they could on peace and goodwill, all the killing and cruelty in the world would continue. And probably increase. George Carlin
Sometimes two people stay together for the sake of the kids - two kids who sat under a full moon and pledged to be forever true. Robert Breault