Quotations on Stairs

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You shall find out how salt is the taste of another man's bread, and how hard is the way up and down another man's stairs.
- Dante Alighieri
(Keywords: Man, Stairs, Taste)

When I first came down stairs, for two or three minutes I went down cellar to the water closet.
- Lizzie Andrew Borden
(Keywords: First, Stairs, Water)

I live myself with my cat Pebbles. She isn't enjoying the attention as much as me - she ran off up the stairs as soon as the film crew for the show came into the house. She didn't come down for hours. But I have the support of all my brothers and sisters and my neighbours and friends - everyone thinks it's just great.
- Susan Boyle
(Keywords: Attention, Brothers, Film, Friends, Sisters, Stairs, Support)

My father, though, could run very much faster. It was impossible to compete with him on the grass. But it was astonishing how slow old people were. Some of them could not run up a hill and called it trying to climb stairs.
- Georg Brandes
(Keywords: Father, People, Old, Stairs, Trying)

I do have a blurred memory of sitting on the stairs and trying over and over again to tie one of my shoelaces, but that is all that comes back to me of school itself.
- Roald Dahl
(Keywords: Memory, School, Stairs, Trying)

If you want to make an audience laugh, you dress a man up like an old lady and push her down the stairs. If you want to make comedy writers laugh, you push an actual old lady down the stairs.
- Tina Fey
(Keywords: Comedy, Dress, Lady, Man, Old, Stairs, Want, Writers)

The Queen is the only person who can put on a tiara with one hand, while walking down stairs.
- Princess Margaret
(Keywords: Queen, Stairs, Walking)

Man, unlike anything organic or inorganic in the universe, grows beyond his work, walks up the stairs of his concepts, emerges ahead of his accomplishments.
- John Steinbeck
(Keywords: Work, Accomplishments, Man, Stairs, Universe)

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