Standing Proverbs

By | March 8, 2017

Sayings about Standing

It’s good to watch the rain from a dry standpoint. ~ Dutch Proverbs

He who wants to tell the truth will always stand before closed doors. ~ Danish Proverb

Never stand in front of a judge or behind a donkey. ~ Indian Proverbs

If you don’t stand for something, you will fall for something. ~ Traditional Proverb

Fall seven times, stand up eight.~ Japanese Proverb

Who stands by the door of his house is not yet gone away. ~ Finnish Proverbs

Anyone who is satisfied to stand still should not complain when others pass him. ~ Traditional Proverb

A man grows most tired while standing still. ~ Chinese Proverb

Be not afraid of going slowly; be only afraid of standing still. ~ Chinese Proverb

Never do anything standing that you can do sitting, or anything sitting that you can do lying down. ~ Chinese Proverb

He who really wants to die will not complain if he is buried standing up. ~ Mexican Proverbs

One can stand still in a flowing stream, but not in a world of men. ~ Japanese Proverb

In a small house God has His corner, in a big house He has to stand in the hall. ~ Swedish Proverbs

Act in the valley so that you need not fear those who stand on the hill. ~ Danish Proverb

One foot cannot stand on two boats. ~ Chinese Proverb

If your enemy is up to his waist in water, give him your hand; if the water reaches his shoulders, stand on his head. ~ Spanish Proverbs

If you stand straight, do not fear a crooked shadow. ~ Chinese Proverb

By crawling, a child learns to stand. ~ West African Proverb

The lazy one stands up between one armchair and another. ~ Japanese Proverb

Where the cattle stand together, the lion lies down hungry. ~ African Proverb

Do not stand in a place of danger trusting in miracles. ~ Saudi Arabian Proverb

You have to bow a few times before you can stand upright.~ Japanese Proverbs

They must stand high who would see their own destiny. ~ Danish Proverb

He who stands still in the mud sticks in it. ~ Chinese Proverb

A person must stand very tall to see their own fate. ~ Danish Proverbs

The sun will shine on those who stand before it shines on those who kneel under them. ~ African Proverb

Quotations about Standing

Saying about standing

Sometimes just a smile on our face can help to make this world a better place. Stand up for the things that are right. Try to talk things out instead of fight. Lend a hand when you can, get involved this is good. You can help to make a difference in your neighborhood.~ Robert Alan

Stand up to crises. Don’t let them throw you! Fight to stay calm… even surmount the crisis completely and turn it into an opportunity. ~ Maxwell Maltz

If you stand up to be counted, someone will take your seat.~ Author Unknown

Leadership is the special quality which enables people to stand up and pull the rest of us over the horizon.~ James L. Fishier

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

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

Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven’t half the strength you think they have.~ Norman Vincent Peale

When you go to your knees, God will help you stand up to anything. ~ Author Unknown

Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.~ Author Unknown

If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants. ~ Isaac Newton

Stand upright, speak thy thoughts, declare the truth thou hast, that all may share; Be bold, proclaim it everywhere: They only live who dare. ~ Lewis Morris

You must have courage, whatever the test, however many times you fall, stand up just once more. ~ Author Unknown

If you are to stand up for your Government you must be able to stand up to your Government.~ Lord Harold Caccia

Why is it that only girls stand on the sides of their feet? As if they’re afraid to plant themselves? ~ Barbara Kingsolver

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