Stall Quotes

Stall Quotes by Saffron Aldridge, Jenny Holzer, Dave Eggers, Brian Schatz, Jean Paul, M.I.A. and many others.

I was working in Camden Lock market from the age of 13

I was working in Camden Lock market from the age of 13 to 16, and people often suggested that I should be a model. I knew a girl working on a stall who was with Take Two model agency, so I decided to go along, and they took me on.
Saffron Aldridge
I get up about four times a night and go back to sleep, or not. Then I swill tea around 8 a.m. I answer e-mail, while I stall thinking about whatever scares me.
Jenny Holzer
But you know, there’s something about the kids finishing their homework in a given day, working one-on-one, getting all this attention – they go home, they’re finished. They don’t stall, they don’t do their homework in front of the TV.
Dave Eggers
While some members of Congress have attempted to stall progress on climate change, their actions amount to little more than political theater. We will not abandon our responsibility to our children and grandchildren, nor will we cede global leadership on the defining issue of our time.
Brian Schatz
Whenever, at a party, I have been in the mood to study fools, I have always looked for a great beauty: they always gather round her like flies around a fruit stall.
Jean Paul
My uncle was the first brown person to have a market stall on Petticoat Lane in the 1960s. He worked his way up from the street. He was homeless, but eventually he got a car so he could sell from the boot. And by the 1980s, he was a millionaire wholesaling to companies like Topshop. So in a way, fashion put me in England.
M.I.A.
We’ve observed that people who stall in their personal growth work often have counterproductive soft addictions that stand in their way of growth and having the life they say they want. It can be a simple thing, such as watching TV instead of finishing a project.
Judith Wright
Attending party political conferences is an expensive business. Simply purchasing a charity rate visitor pass, spending a night or two in a budget hotel and getting an advance rail ticket will cost hundreds of pounds. If you want organise a fringe meeting or book at exhibition stall it will set you back thousands.
Wes Streeting
My siblings and I had to earn our own pocket money so from the age of about 10 I had a job. I did a paper round, helped with the farmer’s delivery at the weekend, cut hedges for neighbours and worked on a market stall. Then I’d go and buy a record with my hard-won money.
Limahl
When I play, maybe ‘Back o’ Town Blues,’ I’m thinking about one of the old, low-down moments – when maybe your woman didn’t treat you right. That’s a hell of a moment when a woman tell you, ‘I got another mule in my stall.’
Louis Armstrong
The first thing I do whenever I go to Thailand is seek out the closest restaurant or stall selling mango-and-sticky rice: it’s a little hillock of glutinous rice drenched in lashings of coconut milk and served with fresh mango.
Hanya Yanagihara
I don’t ever leave my garage stall during practice. I don’t want to know what other people are doing. I don’t look at the scoreboard.
Kevin Harvick
We have seen a tendency for cars running the f-duct to use higher downforce levels than normal, because they can stall the rear wing and still generate good top speed.
Robert Kubica
A risk for a poet-novelist is imbalance: The poems can flatten into prose or lose their intensity of focus; the novels can stall amid lofty writing or literary preciousness and ignore the engine of plot and character.
Floyd Skloot
The Fed’s job is not to stall growth or to prevent economic ‘overheating.’ It is to keep prices stable and the dollar a strong and reliable currency.
Stephen Moore
For a long time I had a vintage stall, where I sold men’s vintage clothing, and my girlfriend was convinced it was just to do with a problem I had where I just couldn’t stop buying senseless clothes, even if they didn’t fit me.
James Norton
I adhere to my exercise program, which is about 20 minutes a day. I do it seven days a week. I have a little stall in the breezeway of our garage where I have a walking machine, a stair climber, and I do 15 pound weights, and I watch television. Because I hate exercise.
Dick Clark
We need to recognize our agreements and disagreements with whomever is chosen as president, but we can’t continue to just stall out in Washington just because it’s not who I voted for. We have still an obligation and duty to challenge and to work through.
Matt Mead
Using a public bathroom is an incredibly embarrassing experience. I enter the stall but can’t reach the lock on the door.
Sinead Burke
We have to address impediments that stall implementation of projects and streamline the process to ensure smooth execution going forward. We need to address the leverage levels among corporates to restart investment cycle.
Chanda Kochhar
I’ve been in a serious conversation with one of my children, and a fan has come up. I’ve been in a public bathroom and had the hand come under the stall with a paper and pen. That sort of thing anybody can live without.
Helen Reddy
I remember relishing the aloo pakodas at a stall near Dover Lane back in my younger days.
Mimi Chakraborty
My grandmother worked on a fruit and vegetable market stall.
Petra Stunt
We all dream about winning the Premier League. We all set our stall out to qualify and we worry about positions afterwards.
Rob Cross
After I graduated, I carried on with my academic work, via grants but I often had a market stall on Camden Market selling hand-painted silk to make some cash.
Bettany Hughes
As a group of players, and as a set-up, you need to set your stall out as to what is acceptable and what is not.
Andrew Strauss
A ‘farm’ today means 100,000 chickens in a space the size of a Motel 6 shower stall.
P. J. O’Rourke
I had my first flower stall when I was seven, at the end of the drive in Minehead, Somerset. Nobody was stopping so I moved it to my neighbour’s drive, because I thought: ‘Location, location, location.’ It worked.
Deborah Meaden
You know how some people complain about the way carriage horses are treated? That they are in a small stall? That is mistreatment. In a holding cell, you get very bored. You have no newspapers, you have no anything.
Bernhard Goetz
I was at MSNBC; I was constantly saying to them during Bridgegate, ‘You’ve convicted Governor Christie without one iota of fact attaching him to the decision to stall the traffic on the bridge. Why don’t we wait until the federal government or the state government… completes its investigation.’
Tom Brokaw
I used to help my dad with a stall selling eggs when I was about 12. People were so hard up they would ask for one egg. But mostly no one came by at all. It was very demoralising.
Lynne Truss
Leaving your old record label doesn’t have to be a stall in your career. It’s like new life being breathed into it.
Lari White
I personally couldn’t care less who’s in the stall next to me as long as I don’t have to see what you’re doing in there.
Jedediah Bila