You know you're getting old when you stoop to tie your shoelaces and wonder what else you could do while you're down there.
My mother sent me to speech classes, but the other kids still teased me. I was shy. I stooped. Instead of talking, I kept journals. That's where my love of words comes from. I majored in journalism.
My earliest experience was reading Edward Albee's 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?' at 8, you know, with a bunch of kids on my steps - on the stoops - and knowing that I wanted to direct them saying the lines. I don't really know how to articulate that 'cause there wasn't someone to show me.
When lovely woman stoops to folly, and finds too late that men betray, what charm can soothe her melancholy, what art can wash her guilt away?
To keep your character intact you cannot stoop to filthy acts. It makes it easier to stoop the next time.
The high-spirited man may indeed die, but he will not stoop to meanness. Fire, though it may be quenched, will not become cool.
Wisdom is oftentimes nearer when we stoop than when we soar.
As we say in the hood, I'm a stoop kid.
When people are lonely they stoop to any companionship.
I was a stoopball fan. I played stoopball all the time.
No one sits on the stoop when she's a kid and thinks, 'I want to be a biographer when I grow up.'
When I was a kid, Halloween was strictly a starchy-vegetable-only holiday, with pumpkins and Indian corn on the front stoop; there was nothing electric, nothing inflatable, nothing with latex membranes or strobes.
Remember, you can always stoop and pick up nothing.
Be wise; soar not too high to fall; but stoop to rise.
He who could have been a torch and stoops to being a pair of jaws is a deserter.
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