Sofa Quotes by Michael McIntyre, Mitt Romney, Neil Etheridge, Robert Kiyosaki, Maggie Q, Carolyn Kizer and many others.
People have their special room for Christmas. One year my mum left her present on the arm of the sofa and it was still there the following Christmas!
The soles of Neil Armstrong’s boots on the moon made permanent impressions on our souls and in our national psyche. Ann and I watched those steps together on her parent’s sofa. Like all Americans we went to bed that night knowing we lived in the greatest country in the history of the world. God bless Neil Armstrong.
If you’d told me five years ago, when I was on my sofa with no professional contract, not a lot going for me and the dream fading, that I’d be going back to the Cottage playing for the opposition in a Premier League game against Fulham, who are already down, then no, I wouldn’t have believed you.
When I was a kid, there were no credit cards. Instead, retailers offered layaway plans. My mom would go to a store, such as a furniture outlet, choose the sofa she wanted, and put it on layaway. That meant she put a little money down to hold the sofa, and every payday she’d pay a little toward the purchase.
I’m just totally into being strong. There’s something about wanting to get a jar or whatever out of a high cupboard, or moving a sofa over because my dog’s bone rolled under it, and not having to call anyone for help. There’s comfort in that.
I began writing poems when I was about eight, with a heavy assist from my mother. She read me Arthur Waley’s translations and Whitman and Robinson Jeffers, who have been lifelong influences on me. My father read Keats to me, and then he read more Keats while I was lying on the sofa struggling with asthma.
I’m not the sort of person who would want to just lie on the sofa watching TV.
So many people condemn me for risk taking, but I find it sort of hypocritical because everybody takes risks. Even the absence of activity could be viewed as a risk. If you sit on the sofa for your entire life, you’re running a higher risk of getting heart disease and cancer.
When I’m interviewing on the sofa for ‘This Morning’ it just feels like an intimate chat. Yes, there can be a producer talking through your earpiece but it all becomes second nature after a while.
People think, ‘Oh, I’m loving myself by sitting on this sofa for four hours.’ Love yourself enough to get up!
The curious defiled past him, after squeezing the Presidential fingers into the room, and settled either on the sofa or chairs or remained standing for protracted observations.
Being home alone at night makes me a bit nervous. If I’m at home alone, I have to sleep on the sofa – I can’t face going to bed. I’m there with the TV on and all the lights on. I’m not very brave about anything in life. In tennis, yes. In everything else, not very.
We bought a sofa with the money I made from ‘Thunderbirds,’ and I’ve still got it, and we call it Thunderbird 1. That’s literally all I got out of the job.
We must examine then the concerns of the Government of Japan about the language of the treaty itself – of SOFA – and of the interim and further arrangements that have been made since 1995, and see whether or not we need to make any changes. Those are decisions I cannot make.
I think people are so immersed in the anti-Scientology mindset by consuming tabloid media and stories about space aliens. It’s baffling. When I say I want to see a more positive side of the church, all I’m saying is I want to get past these headlines that talk about aliens and Tom Cruise jumping on a sofa.
‘Doctor Who’ began as family television: a show that kids and their parents and grandparents can all watch, maybe even together, on the sofa.
Adding throws or blankets that have great texture over the back of a sofa adds some interesting personality really quickly and will visually change the room.
I’ve never been to a festival. I’m a creature of habit, mashed-potato comfort, I like rugs. Our sofa’s squishy. Maybe too squishy – it’s hard to get up sometimes.
I don’t want everybody to see exactly where I live, what my sofa or my fireplace looks like.
After heart surgery you can go two ways, you can kind of get scared, shrink on to your sofa and keep yourself safe, or you can engage with life again. I probably was in danger of taking the first option.
I honestly don’t diet or work out regularly. I’m just always running around – you’ll never catch me having a day on the sofa.
I was working with the fire service in a job that should have been a job for life, with career progression, with a pension and promotion, and within a year I was sleeping on a sofa under a section 21 notice being evicted from my home and not eating or four days.
I remember watching William Hartnell as the first ‘Doctor.’ Black and white made it very scary for a youngster like myself. I was petrified, but even though I’d watch most of it from behind the sofa through my fingers, I became a fan.
‘Tree Fu Tom’ is a truly interactive programme because it is designed to help children get up off the sofa and physically move, which is a very important part of children’s development.
Beware of addictive medicines. Everything in moderation. This applies particularly to the Internet and your sofa. The physical world is ultimately the source of all inspiration. Which is to say, if all else fails: take a bike ride.
Normally I’ve been burning lots of calories by dancing, going to shows and generally being active. But since we went into the first lockdown I’ve mainly sat on the sofa.
Some of us have tough lives and find chocolate is a comfort and a friend. And some of us prefer a night on the sofa with Ant & Dec to hitting the gym. But whatever your excuse – and there is always an excuse – we are a nation of fatties.
I don’t think about tennis 24/7. I enjoy time on the lake at my Florida home and just being lazy on the sofa.
I always say: ‘If I’m lucky enough to be given the opportunity to work again, that’s it, I’m being wheeled on, sitting on a sofa, and someone’s going to feed me grapes, and I’m not getting up.’
I know people who have been without a home for ages, and lots of my friends are sofa surfing because they are in between jobs or saving for degrees and other studies – paying ВЈ500 rent every month is just not feasible for them.
I found out how I missed tennis through the period I didn’t play. It was a difficult time to watch girls playing on the TV, me sitting on the sofa with the hand in a splint. I find out then how I love this sport.
Anglo-Saxons have a view that history is ordered and chronological, and I think that fed into the development of the realist middle-class novel. You know, the ones you read on your sofa with a nice cup of tea.
I have a beautiful sofa, which is my writing corner, on which I sit every day and look outside the window.
I prefer watching movies on the sofa rather than sitting next to Bob Geldof at a premiere and wanting to kill yourself.
Friends think your life is so glamorous, and it is. But there are times when, instead of going to a glamorous party, I would rather just come home from work, pop in a DVD and eat some microwave popcorn with a cutie on the sofa.
I know that there are coaches who do end up sleeping on the sofa in their office.
A friend told me about the casting notice for ‘Queer Eye.’ I was in Chicago and I had a contract with ‘Esquire’ magazine, so had been coming to New York City regularly and thought I’d catch a cheap flight, crash on a friend’s sofa and do this hilarious audition that I had no chance of winning.
I love to watch Sarabhai Vs Sarabhai.’ The comic timing of the actors is amazing. It makes me laugh endlessly sitting on my sofa.
Most evenings I’ll light a few candles, get snuggled on the sofa, and read a magazine.
A journalist also needs to be disciplined, and so do I. I am, essentially, lazy. Without discipline I’d be just a mass of gummy bears on the sofa instead of on book tour with my eighth novel.
I want to encourage young people to get up off the sofa and get out there – as long as you want something hard enough, you can do it.
Anticipating a boomerang child seems the odds-on thing to do. Think about furnishing – hello, sleeper sofa – with this in mind.
Retirement isn’t so bad. Give me a tall drink, a plush sofa and a rerun of ‘Matlock,’ and you can have the rest. Matlock is my hero. He never loses.
People like their handbag more than their sofa, and I hate it.
I miss the BBC when I’m away. I’m away so much that it’s a pleasure just walking back through the door and sitting on the sofa to watch some rubbish TV.
I get to sit at home with the dogs on the sofa, record in a closet in the office, send them off and, if I’m lucky, make a million dollars.
I’m a big fan of Edouard Vuillard, so I’d like anything by him – particularly a painting called ‘Madame Hessel on the Sofa.’ His work is realistic without being literal: I can really imagine what Madame Hessel is thinking.
I didn’t want to be the aunt where you come over and can’t sit on the sofa.
Then as the years went on and my listening became more deliberate, I would climb up on an arm of our big sofa to get my ear closer to the wireless speaker.
The best I can say is that it’s better for me to write about despair and darkness than to be incapable of getting off the sofa. It’s better to write about suicide than to contemplate it too heavily.
As an actor, the joy lies in being able to play roles that you are not. If I get a chance to play a sofa or alien, I would love it.
I don’t want food all over the place, down the sides of the sofa… When I shared a flat before I got married, we would always eat around the telly, but not now!
When I first became involved with PETA, it was on an ‘issue-by-issue’ basis – they interviewed me in my old apartment about animal abuse in the circus as I sat on a leather sofa.
I sit down on my sofa and I turn on ‘Judge Judy.’ That’s my guilty pleasure. I could do a whole day of that.
I always write back to people who are kind enough to write to me. Actually, I don’t write – I recline on my red velvet sofa with my feet on the coffee table and dictate the letters to my eldest son.
To unwind after training, I love to have a long hot soak in the bath, then veg out on the sofa with a box set. I’m a box-set junkie! I absolutely love ‘Grey’s Anatomy.’
Show-running is a very difficult job that includes so many responsibilities; I’m working with the actors, working with directors, writing, making decisions like, ‘What fabric is that sofa gonna be?’
Someone sits at a table or lies on a sofa while staring motionless at a wall or ceiling. Once in a while this person writes down seven lines, only to cross out one of them 15 minutes later, and then another hour passes, during which nothing happens. Who could stand to watch this kind of thing?
I have this one room – it has a TV, a sofa, some candles. I close the door, sit down and lose myself.
Ideology has shaped the very sofa on which I sit.
Conflict photographers grapple with two worlds that are themselves often in conflict – the one where bombs fall and bullets fly, where adrenaline runs high, and the other, back home, which is comparatively secure, and where the big event of the day may involve selecting swatches of fabric for a new sofa.
Everyone who sits on a sofa watching ‘Match of the Day’ is a top soccer expert, as you know. So if you start to worry about such people reading your story and saying, ‘That’d never happen’ you’re going to freeze up. You’re writing fiction, and your characters can do whatever you need them to do.
The champagne tastes the same if you’re sitting bolt upright or sunk back into a sofa, so you might as well be upright, because you look better.
It couldn’t interest me less, the idea of putting a living room on stage. I just think, what’s the point of walking into a theater to see a living room? A sofa in a forest? Now you’re talking.
I think that’s the great thing about interiors is that they can be treated like a great wardrobe. Choose a sofa and chairs that are staples in clean shapes that will keep for the next couple of years or decade. Then an easy way to bump up your entire room or your interiors is accessories.
When it comes to politics, I sit down on a sofa and grab some popcorn – or sometimes I crouch down in order not to get shot.
I have regular peels and Botox. It’s something I’ll always do. People redecorate their homes every few years, and I see this as no different. Changing my face is like buying a new sofa.
The sofa is a really important investment for anybody, and I don’t mean financially. You need to find a really great sofa that can transition with you, and you can build from there.
I like riding for five or six hours, then sitting on the sofa staring at the TV. It’s my normal.
In most people’s vocabularies, design means veneer. It’s interior decorating. It’s the fabric of the curtains and the sofa. But to me, nothing could be further from the meaning of design.