Staircase Quotes

There was an incident in 1912 which 'gave me a turn ' so to speak: when I brought the 'Nude Descending a Staircase' to the Independants and they asked me to withdraw it before the opening.

My soul can find no staircase to Heaven unless it be through Earth's loveliness.

The world is like a grand staircase some are going up and some are going down.

In a crime story the details become tremendously important - where the staircase was in relation to the bed for example.

To be ashamed of one's immorality: that is a step on the staircase at whose end one is also ashamed of one's morality.

It's like climbing a staircase. I'm on the top of the staircase I look behind me and I see the steps. That's where I was.

Words cannot express quite a lot of feelings whereas a noise or tone or drone or sound an accordion falling down a staircase can somehow capture an emotion much better.

I watched 'Holiday' in college and that was when I had my first fantasy of being Katharine Hepburn standing at the top of the staircase in a huge Hollywood mansion.

Take care these Italians full of failings are neither you nor me; they are your neighbors the ones you meet on the staircase and whom you do not like to greet.

I've always had this in a kind of worst-case dark imagination. I want to know what the dark form in the window is. I want to know what the noise under the staircase is.

I would always fall down the big main staircase in our house. My favorite thing in the world was to pretend to be horribly killed at the top of it and to fall dramatically down to the bottom of it.

The most solitary I ever felt was when I was living in New York. I used to live in Enrico Caruso's old apartment and I had a special staircase that took me up to the roof. There was nobody up there.

Grief is a circular staircase.

Books are a staircase to unknown worlds.

Success is a staircase not a doorway.

What is a staircase but a corridor improved by elevation?

A tune's like a staircase - walk up on it.

The way up is a staircase. The way down is a cliff.

You don't have to see the whole staircase just take the first step.

British films are all "room with a view and a staircase and a pond.

Often what seems an impossible climb is just a staircase without the steps drawn in.

There is no logical staircase running from the physics of 10-28 cm. to the physics of 1028 light-years.

Reality is a staircase going neither up nor down we don't move; today is today always is today.

Remember: once you have ascertained that you are dealing with hostile intruders the staircase becomes a free-fire zone.

The mother is not dying exactly but has reached a point in life where death is a familiar on the staircase.

Driving most supercars is like trying to manhandle a cow up a back staircase but this is like smearing honey onto Keira Knightley.

At the top of the iron staircase leading to the stage the good dry dusty warmth wraps me round like a comfortable dirty cloak.

That was the idea behind glam clubs like Seven and The New Eve. You could eat and dance to live music. To enter you had to descend a grand staircase.

Adversity is a call to action and your freedom lies in taking the first step. Don't worry about the entire staircase just take one step and then tomorrow take another.

It is a mark of wisdom not to kick away the very step from which we have risen higher. The removal of one step from a staircase brings down the whole of it.

Is there a design in the events of our lives? Or do things just happen much like a junk yard falling down a staircase? If it's the latter how do you deal with it?

I carry my own church about under my own hat " said I. "Bricks and mortar won't make a staircase to heaven. I believe with your Master that the human heart is the best temple.