Best Quotes About Porch

I'm not going to sit on the porch of the old anchorman's home with a drool cup. -Tom Brokaw

It's much easier for me to make major life, multi-million dollar decisions, than it is to decide on a carpet for my front porch. That's the truth. -Oprah Winfrey

I'm not the type to sit on the porch and watch life go by. -Sally Rand

I wanted to be that cranky old guy that stands on his porch and yells at the neighborhood kids. -Robert Lansing

When I was a junior, boys were allowed to come visit me at the house. We could sit on the porch until about 8 o'clock at night; that's when it started getting dark. That was it. -Daisy Fuentes

When I was about 3, my grandfather used to give me and my sister a nickel to sit out on the front porch with him and sing songs. -Tommy Shaw

The first time I met Ray, I was going to school around the corner from his house. One day, he was playing the piano. I eased up on the porch to listen to him. -Billy Preston

The night I announced I was getting married, Daddy paced for hours on the porch. -Loretta Lynn

My joking answer to this question is that I leave a bowl of milk out on the back porch every night for the Idea Fairy. In the morning, the milk is gone and there's a brand-new shiny idea by the bowl. -Sarah Zettel

One day, my youngest uncle – the other one who was first to go to college, Randy – and I were sitting out on the front porch. And he was brilliant. He ended up – he just retired from Boeing Aircraft in Wichita, Kansas. -James Earl Jones

With Jackson there was quiet solitude. Just to sit and look at the landscape. An inner quietness. After dinner, to sit on the back porch and look at the light. No need for talking. For any kind of communication. -Lee Krasner

I'm an old-fashioned guy… I want to be an old man with a beer belly sitting on a porch, looking at a lake or something. -Johnny Depp

I actually do my own renovations. I designed and built a 100-foot split-cedar rail fence to enclose my property. It was one of the hardest things I've ever done. Don't recommend doing it alone. I also built a 100-square-foot back porch. Again, don't recommend doing it alone. -Jeffrey Donovan

I live in New York and it's the greatest city, but sometimes I want to move to the place with the porch and the lemonade and the farm. -Leelee Sobieski

A British porch is a musty, forbidding non-room in which to fling a sodden umbrella or a muddy pair of boots; a guard against the elements and strangers. By contrast the good ol' American front porch seems to stand for positivity and openness; a platform from which to welcome or wave farewell; a place where things of significance could happen. -Dan Stevens

I have a screened in porch, and it's nice to curl up with a book outside when it's raining, especially an old battered classic like 'Pride & Prejudice & Zombies.' -Amanda Hocking

My favorite scene in all of movies is Gregory Peck in 'To Kill A Mockingbird': You see him where he's on the porch, and his face is almost completely obscured. I don't want to see his face. -Mary-Louise Parker

A wild and crazy weekend involves sitting on the front porch, smoking a cigar, reading a book. -Robert M. Gates

My family lived off the land and summer evening meals featured baked stuffed tomatoes, potato salad, corn on the cob, fresh shelled peas and homemade ice cream with strawberries from our garden. With no air conditioning in those days, the cool porch was the center of our universe after the scorching days. -David Mixner

The happiest moments of my childhood were spent on my grandmother's front porch in Durham, N.C., or at her sister's farmhouse in Orange County, where chickens paraded outside the kitchen's screen door and hams were cured in the smokehouse. -Andre Leon Talley

When I do entertain, in the summer, which is rare, I receive my guests on the front porch, set up wicker trays found at Pottery Barn, and serve iced beverages. Anytime I do welcome friends, it's always a tray of canapes or Planters peanuts, jellied candy from Paris, and a good bottle of Sancerre. -Andre Leon Talley

True luxury is being able to own your time – to be able to take a walk, sit on your porch, read the paper, not take the call, not be compelled by obligation. -Ashton Kutcher

My dad loved to 'arrange things' to take us kids to that scared the crap out of us on Halloween. He'd take us to the old 'Hermit's House' at the edge of town. He'd park the car 100 yards down the street and say, 'Go back there and get something off the front porch!' -Bill Moseley

Dad played with me a great deal, as dads should do, and our chief sport was baseball. He bought me a hardball when I was three years old, and he used to sit in a rocker on the front porch while I sat on the grass in the yard, and we'd play catch by the hour. -Mordecai Brown

We lived near a playground that had four baseball diamonds on it, and when I got to be 11, 12 years old, I was always over at the ballpark practicing or playing or doing something pertaining to baseball. And when I wasn't doing that, I was bouncing a rubber ball off the steps of my front porch at home. -Bobby Doerr

All of the courses that run through real streets are very demanding. There is no room for error, no shoulders to lean on. If you go off the road, you're into somebody's shop-window or front porch. -Mario Andretti

I was at our beautiful home in Martha's Vineyard, near Boston, sitting on the porch looking at the ocean when I got a phone called and was asked, 'Would I like to do 'CSI'?' A week later, I'm at a coroner's office in Las Vegas, participating in a quadruple autopsy. -Ted Danson

I think of my parents as a single unit, and it's interesting because they shared so much, and they were totally opposite. My mother, a Martha Graham dancer, had a classical background; my father had a back-porch background. -Arlo Guthrie

A seventeenth-century house can be recognized by its steep roof, massive central chimney and utter porchlessness. Some of those houses have a second-story overhang, emphasizing their medieval look. -John Updike

My ideal summer day was reading on the porch. -Harold E. Varmus

I had a great childhood. Even though I never had my own room – I shared the porch with my grandfather and kept my belongings in one drawer of a dresser that was jammed next to the piano – I never went hungry and was always supported by my family. -Clint Hill

Yeah, I could go rock on the back porch and do crossword puzzles – but I've got six kids, ages 9 to 16, and someone in the family should work. That's me. -David Duffield

I'm happy to feed the squirrels – tree rats with the agility of point guards – but in fair weather, they frighten my finches. They leap from snowbank to porch to feeder and stuff their cheek pouches with chickadee feed. -Donald Hall

I write longhand; I make changes longhand, and I have an assistant who types it up. She lives 70 yards away. Every afternoon, I have a case I leave out on the porch, and she brings it back the next morning. -Donald Hall

I remember where I was when I first heard 'Boyz N The Hood' – 126th Street and Normandy, South Central, Los Angeles. I remember that I was on my porch. What they described in that song was so vivid and so clear to me because it was the kind of life I was used to witnessing and partly experiencing in my neighborhood. -F. Gary Gray

Every vice president since Mondale has lived up on this hill, on the twelve-acre campus of the Naval Observatory in Northwest Washington. It's a pretty house with a wraparound porch and a white turret. -Jeanne Marie Laskas

There's a roots nature to Appalachia – the origins of folk and bluegrass. I know guys there who are some of the best players I've ever heard but are playing on their porch tonight because they've never chased success. There's simplicity to how they live and what they care about. -Eric Church

I was always feisty, always that kid that would be on the porch with a hairbrush singing or rapping. -Missy Elliott

I remember myself, age five, sitting on a porch overlooking a very muddy road. The day was rainy. I was wearing rubber boots, yellow – no, not yellow, green – and for all I know, I'm still there. -Joseph Brodsky

I'm very square and proud of it. The flag stays on the porch here. -Garth Brooks

I devised the Bert Lance Toe Test then – you go out on the front porch of the house, turn 'The Washington Post' over with your big toe, and if your name's above the fold, you know you're not going to have a good day. -Bert Lance

Eating cold tuna fish out of a tin on a porch while two people are in love across a lake – I think that's desperately lonely. -Rupert Friend

'The First Time' is a song that I wrote by myself on my front porch, in real-time, as that situation was happening to me. -Kelsea Ballerini

To wake up when the sun comes up and enjoy that and then, when the sun goes down, to have a nice property or house where I could watch it on my porch when I'm older. It would be peaceful. -Zack Greinke

One of the very few things that I actually read about myself on blogs that got to me was people saying, 'Ne-Yo doesn't do R&B music anymore.' Just because I stepped off the porch to explore doesn't mean I don't live in that house anymore. -Ne-Yo

In my college years, I would retreat to our summer house for two weeks in June to read a novel a day. How exciting it was, after pouring my coffee and making myself comfortable on the porch, to open the next book on the roster, read the first sentences, and find myself on the platform of a train station. -Amor Towles

We had an argument, and he told me to be home at midnight, and I said no. And so when I did come home, the door was locked. And I had gotten a set of luggage for graduation that day, and it was on the front porch, packed. He thought that he was going to prove a point and I was going to say, 'Oh, I'm sorry, Daddy, I'm sorry'. -Delilah

I don't want to be the guy who sits on a front porch with a mint julep in his hand and rocks his life away. -Bobby Riggs

Growing up, I didn't have many comics, but I grew to love these characters through their film and television universes. I've been geeking out about these superheroes ever since I could tie a towel around my neck like a cape and jump off my grandmother's porch. -Ray Fisher

One of the happiest times of my life, I lived in a tent on a porch on Hawaii. -Diane Greene

As a child in South Carolina, I spent summers like so many children – sitting on my grandparents' back porch with my siblings, spitting watermelon seeds into the garden or, even worse, swallowing them and trembling as my older brother and sister spoke of the vine that was probably already growing in my belly. -Jacqueline Woodson

I've lived so much life as a young man. New Orleans, we got terms, and one's like, 'He jumped off the porch early.' That's kind of what happened to me. I had to grow up really quick. -Jason Mitchell

I'm not a gun nut, but go out on my porch. Look around – what's there? Zero, nothing. If I had a problem out here, well, the police would arrive just in time to draw the chalk outline on my floor. -Art Bell

For me Louisiana was mostly family when I was there. We hardly left; there was no need to… We hardly left the front porch. You would just sit, and folks would come by, and it was really old school in that way. -Kevin Young

We had a cabin in the mountains – and I remember, one year around this time, a moose came down the river, and one night he came to our cabin and hung out on the back porch for hours. They're really, really, really big animals. And dangerous, especially if they're a momma. -Annaleigh Ashford

I didn't start writing music until I was a sophomore in college. I would steal my roommate's guitar and sit on the front porch and kind of blend this weird spoken word and these little melodies over simple chords; that really started my whole journey as a musician. -Mat Kearney

My grandmother told me a long time ago, 'I don't care if you're sweeping a porch for a living.' She said, 'You need to do your best.' So I've lived by that every single day. -Tori Bowie

In 1949, when I was 2, my family moved from Yonkers, NY, to a development of brick houses in Elmont, a Long Island suburb of New York City. What I remember most about the house was the glider on our porch. I used to sit there evenings close to my father, Victor, as he talked about the moon and the stars. He taught me to dream big. -Susan Lucci

Ultimately, my goal is to inspire little brown girls that look like me, that are sitting on the porch wearing cornrows. -Nafessa Williams

I was only in second grade when the Russian Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first man in space. The night of his launch – April 12, 1961 – I went out onto the front porch and stared up at the stars, trying to see his capsule passing overhead. Like millions of others, I was enthralled by the idea of space exploration and have been ever since. -Paul Allen

Everybody used to be busy writing songs – great songs – that became hits. Now everybody's writing hits. Everybody's desperately writing a hit because they know they can't survive if they don't have a hit. Where in the past, we were writing a song like 'More Than Words' on a porch, not really believing it was gonna be a hit. -Nuno Bettencourt

I don't know if Rush Limbaugh knows the difference between a screen porch and a screen play. -Shannon Sharpe

Where I grew up in St. Louis, Saturday was country music day on television. We'd watch the Bill Anderson show, the Willie Nelson show, the Dolly Parton and Porter Wagoner show, and always the Grand Ole Opry. My parents were fans of that music, and my friend's parents would pull the TV out and watch those shows on the porch. -Michael McDonald

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