Quotes of Bench

“ It feels like a barbell. ”

- Marisa Tomei

“ To rule is not so much a question of the heavy hand as the firm seat. ”

- Jose Ortega y Gasset

“ I shan't be pulling the levers there but I shall be a very good back-seat driver. ”

- Margaret Thatcher

“ For the first half of geological time our ancestors were bacteria. Most creatures still are bacteria, and each one of our trillions of cells is a colony of bacteria. ”

- Richard Dawkins

“ I would rather lie on a sofa than sweep beneath it. ”

- Shirley Conran

“ She was a perfect lady — just sat in her seat and stared. ”

- Eudora Welty

“ Jesus went into the temple... overthrew the tables of the money changers, and the seats of them that sold doves. ”

- Bible

“ On furnishing her new house: I saw these plastic horses - we'll have them instead of chairs. People will climb in the saddle to sit. ”

- Angelina Jolie

“ He who placed me in this seat will keep me here. ”

- Elizabeth I

“ Although this evidence was evaluated by the jury and appellate courts, new technology is available for testing gunpowder residue. ”

- Rick Perry

“ If it happens, short term, it will mean a loss of seats. Then, it's a matter of how quickly the other airlines could replace those seats. ”

- Frank Miller

“ In 1994 the U.S. Court of Appeals decided in the case of Oliver North to permit the release of grand jury evidence, because it had already been so thoroughly leaked. ”

- Donella Meadows

“ There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience. It supercedes all other courts. ”

- Mahatma Gandhi

“ And he drave them from the judgment seat. ”

- Bible

“ I hope to die in the saddle seat. ”

- Albert Ellis

“ When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair. ”

- Brian Clough

“ The president has made his choice,... Now the Senate will do its job of deciding whether to confirm John Roberts to a lifetime seat on the Supreme Court. ”

- Harry Reid

“ Judges pretty much act independently once they get on the bench so I'm not really sure why Harper's concerned that the court is currently being stacked with a lot of Liberal appointments. ”

- Alan Young

“ The most important thing is to bring perpetrators to justice. That can either be done by courts in Indonesia or in East Timor. Or if it is necessary it can be done by an international tribunal. ”

- Mary Robinson

“ He's sitting in the catbird seat. ”

- Red Barber

“ While armchair travelers dream of going places, traveling armchairs dream of staying put. ”

- Anne Tyler

“ If we had more hell in the pulpit, we would have less hell in the pew. ”

- Billy Graham

“ When you go into court you are putting your fate into the hands of twelve people who weren't smart enough to get out of jury duty. ”

- Norm Crosby

“ After an instrument has been assembled, extra components will be found on the bench. ”

- Unknown

“ A throne is only a bench covered with velvet. ”

- Napoleon Bonaparte

“ I just take my three swings and go sit on the bench. I don't ever want to mess up my swing. ”

- Dick Allen

“ The hard necessity of bringing the judge on the bench down into the dock has been the peculiar responsibility of the writer in all ages of man. ”

- Nelson Algren

“ You can't get rich sitting on the bench. ”

- Phil Linz

“ I'll do whatever it takes to win games, whether it's sitting on a bench waving a towel, handing a cup of water to a teammate, or hitting the game-winning shot. ”

- Kobe Bryant

“ I confess that the magistrate upon his bench is that to the law which a gunner upon his platform is to his cannon. ”

- James Harrington
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