Top 70 Sofa Quotes

In this post, you will find great Sofa Quotes from famous people, such as Jerry Spinelli, Declan Donnelly, Russell Howard, Bobby Berk, Bradley Walsh. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.

When people hear I have six kids and 16 grandkids, they

When people hear I have six kids and 16 grandkids, they think, ‘Oh, boy, you must get a lot of stories from them.’ I don’t. It’s not like I’m behind the sofa in the living room taking notes while the grandkids carry on.
Northern Ireland isn’t actually part of Great Britain, but we still want it to be part of ‘Sofa Watch.’
Sometimes improv doesn’t work on TV because the audience had heard the thing that was shouted and they’re very much alive, the audience in the room – they’re alive in that moment. Whereas the audience sat at home on the sofa, it feels like it’s part of a party that they haven‘t been invited to.
The biggest cost in making a sofa is the labor/time, thus why recovering one cost almost just as much as a new one.
I remember watching William Hartnell as the first ‘Doctor.’ Black and white made it very scary for a youngster like myself. I was petrified, but even though I’d watch most of it from behind the sofa through my fingers, I became a fan.
I didn’t expect to enjoy my work as much as I do and when you enjoy something it’s hard to say no. But I could sit on the sofa and do nothing for weeks. I’d watch telly, I’d eat, I’d go online, I’d be so happy!
Conflict photographers grapple with two worlds that are themselves often in conflict – the one where bombs fall and bullets fly, where adrenaline runs high, and the other, back home, which is comparatively secure, and where the big event of the day may involve selecting swatches of fabric for a new sofa.
I began writing poems when I was about eight, with a heavy assist from my mother. She read me Arthur Waley’s translations and Whitman and Robinson Jeffers, who have been lifelong influences on me. My father read Keats to me, and then he read more Keats while I was lying on the sofa struggling with asthma.
Carolyn Kizer
I get to sit at home with the dogs on the sofa, record in a closet in the office, send them off and, if I’m lucky, make a million dollars.
We come from a very humble background. A lot of my paycheck from ‘Skins‘ went to paying the bills and getting us a new sofa.
There have been days where I’ve had two writersrooms or three writers’ rooms going, and you walk back and forth. And then you sort of throw yourself on the sofa, and you go, ‘Just talk at me for, like, 20 minutes,’ and my brain will catch up with this particular story. But I find that exciting.
When you’re away from home for a fight camp it’s the simple things that you miss the most. For me, that’s laying on the sofa with my daughters and spending quality family time and small things like that.
When I was a kid, there were no credit cards. Instead, retailers offered layaway plans. My mom would go to a store, such as a furniture outlet, choose the sofa she wanted, and put it on layaway. That meant she put a little money down to hold the sofa, and every payday she’d pay a little toward the purchase.
When I was 21 years old, I had a job playing Santa Claus in a shopping centre in Sacramento. I was rail thin, so it’s not like I was a traditional Santa Claus even then. I had a square stomach; that was the shape of the sofa cushion that I had stuffed into my pants.
I like riding for five or six hours, then sitting on the sofa staring at the TV. It’s my normal.
Everyone who sits on a sofa watching ‘Match of the Day’ is a top soccer expert, as you know. So if you start to worry about such people reading your story and saying, ‘That’d never happen‘ you’re going to freeze up. You’re writing fiction, and your characters can do whatever you need them to do.
People have their special room for Christmas. One year my mum left her present on the arm of the sofa and it was still there the following Christmas!
I’m laid-back. Sometimes, I think being laid-back will be my downfall; I’m a little too good at sitting on the sofa and doing nothing. But what can I say? It’s who I am, how I am, how I’ve always been.
Retirement isn’t so bad. Give me a tall drink, a plush sofa and a rerun of ‘Matlock,’ and you can have the rest. Matlock is my hero. He never loses.
Ken Venturi
Doctor Who‘ began as family television: a show that kids and their parents and grandparents can all watch, maybe even together, on the sofa.
We bought a sofa with the money I made from ‘Thunderbirds,’ and I’ve still got it, and we call it Thunderbird 1. That’s literally all I got out of the job.
Tree Fu Tom’ is a truly interactive programme because it is designed to help children get up off the sofa and physically move, which is a very important part of children’s development.
Sophie Aldred
It couldn’t interest me less, the idea of putting a living room on stage. I just think, what’s the point of walking into a theater to see a living room? A sofa in a forest? Now you’re talking.
I didn’t want to be the aunt where you come over and can’t sit on the sofa.
Adding throws or blankets that have great texture over the back of a sofa adds some interesting personality really quickly and will visually change the room.
Ideology has shaped the very sofa on which I sit.
I don’t have one favourite spot – I love writing anywhere that I feel inspired. I have to admit that I do love getting cosy in bed or under blankets on the sofa and writing from there.
When you buy things that are expensive, like a sofa or something that really feels like an investment, you need to keep it as plain as possible, as simple as possible. Make sure that it’s a clean design that will work with whatever style you want it to.
After heart surgery you can go two ways, you can kind of get scared, shrink on to your sofa and keep yourself safe, or you can engage with life again. I probably was in danger of taking the first option.
I try not to set myself up as different or as a celebrity or special. I have a husband that can get on my nerves. I have kids that test my patience. I’ve got a cat I can’t keep off the sofa. It’s real. On a bad day, I’m reading ‘Acts of Faith.’
I’ve been asking my partner for a dog for a while and she kept saying no. She was obviously keeping it for a birthday surprise, and when I came home from Rotherham, Hugo was sat on the sofa waiting for me. It was a really nice surprise.
Most evenings I'll light a few candles, get snuggled on

Most evenings I’ll light a few candles, get snuggled on the sofa, and read a magazine.
I’m not the sort of person who would want to just lie on the sofa watching TV.
I want to encourage young people to get up off the sofa and get out there – as long as you want something hard enough, you can do it.
When it comes to politics, I sit down on a sofa and grab some popcorn – or sometimes I crouch down in order not to get shot.
Sergey Galitsky
My mother says my first television experience was hiding behind the sofa watching John Pertwee’s ‘Doctor Who.’ I loved that show.
Beware of addictive medicines. Everything in moderation. This applies particularly to the Internet and your sofa. The physical world is ultimately the source of all inspiration. Which is to say, if all else fails: take a bike ride.
A friend told me about the casting notice for ‘Queer Eye.’ I was in Chicago and I had a contract with ‘Esquire’ magazine, so had been coming to New York City regularly and thought I’d catch a cheap flight, crash on a friend’s sofa and do this hilarious audition that I had no chance of winning.
I got offered a short-term contract at Oldham, to sit on the bench. I was living on my mate‘s sofa while I was there. But that’s what you’ve got to do to get by.
Neil Etheridge
I sit down on my sofa and I turn on ‘Judge Judy.’ That’s my guilty pleasure. I could do a whole day of that.
I honestly don’t diet or work out regularly. I’m just always running around – you’ll never catch me having a day on the sofa.
If you’d told me five years ago, when I was on my sofa with no professional contract, not a lot going for me and the dream fading, that I’d be going back to the Cottage playing for the opposition in a Premier League game against Fulham, who are already down, then no, I wouldn’t have believed you.
Neil Etheridge
So many people condemn me for risk taking, but I find it sort of hypocritical because everybody takes risks. Even the absence of activity could be viewed as a risk. If you sit on the sofa for your entire life, you’re running a higher risk of getting heart disease and cancer.
The curious defiled past him, after squeezing the Presidential fingers into the room, and settled either on the sofa or chairs or remained standing for protracted observations.
Henry Villard
The champagne tastes the same if you’re sitting bolt upright or sunk back into a sofa, so you might as well be upright, because you look better.
I’ve never been to a festival. I’m a creature of habit, mashed-potato comfort, I like rugs. Our sofa’s squishy. Maybe too squishy – it’s hard to get up sometimes.
A soulmate is someone who you could spend a great deal of time with just sitting on a sofa and feel happy. You don’t need fanfare. You don’t need to go out to expensive restaurants.
I don’t think about tennis 24/7. I enjoy time on the lake at my Florida home and just being lazy on the sofa.
I lived in sheds, I kipped under bushes, sofa surfing – I went through the whole array of it.
I could come home, and I would spend the rest of the night just lying on the floor or the sofa listening to albums. It was like a movie to me. I still do, really, and doing the radio show ensures that I’ll be sitting there listening.
Anglo-Saxons have a view that history is ordered and chronological, and I think that fed into the development of the realist middle-class novel. You know, the ones you read on your sofa with a nice cup of tea.
Someone sits at a table or lies on a sofa while staring motionless at a wall or ceiling. Once in a while this person writes down seven lines, only to cross out one of them 15 minutes later, and then another hour passes, during which nothing happens. Who could stand to watch this kind of thing?
You can change the feel of your sofa by adding a thick, cozy throw and playing a couple of classic pillows off a more Moroccan-inspired one.
I was working with the fire service in a job that should have been a job for life, with career progression, with a pension and promotion, and within a year I was sleeping on a sofa under a section 21 notice being evicted from my home and not eating or four days.
As an actor, the joy lies in being able to play roles that you are not. If I get a chance to play a sofa or alien, I would love it.
We must examine then the concerns of the Government of Japan about the language of the treaty itself – of SOFA – and of the interim and further arrangements that have been made since 1995, and see whether or not we need to make any changes. Those are decisions I cannot make.
Howard Baker
I think people are so immersed in the anti-Scientology mindset by consuming tabloid media and stories about space aliens. It’s baffling. When I say I want to see a more positive side of the church, all I’m saying is I want to get past these headlines that talk about aliens and Tom Cruise jumping on a sofa.
When I’m interviewing on the sofa for ‘This Morning‘ it just feels like an intimate chat. Yes, there can be a producer talking through your earpiece but it all becomes second nature after a while.
Anticipating a boomerang child seems the odds-on thing to do. Think about furnishing – hello, sleeper sofa – with this in mind.
I write in my pajamas on my sofa surrounded by my cats. It’s a bit isolating.
Things can be funny when people are uneasy. It softens them up and stops them falling asleep on the sofa. I like those moments where people half-smile and half-wince.
In most people’s vocabularies, design means veneer. It’s interior decorating. It’s the fabric of the curtains and the sofa. But to me, nothing could be further from the meaning of design.
The thing with playing live is, most of the audience is

The thing with playing live is, most of the audience is in their 20s and 30s. If you’re older than that, you don’t tend to go out to shows anymore. So it’s good if you can attract a younger audience because they’ve got the energy to get up off the sofa and go out.
I prefer watching movies on the sofa rather than sitting next to Bob Geldof at a premiere and wanting to kill yourself.
A journalist also needs to be disciplined, and so do I. I am, essentially, lazy. Without discipline I’d be just a mass of gummy bears on the sofa instead of on book tour with my eighth novel.
Louise Penny
I’m a big fan of Edouard Vuillard, so I’d like anything by him – particularly a painting called ‘Madame Hessel on the Sofa.’ His work is realistic without being literal: I can really imagine what Madame Hessel is thinking.
I’m just totally into being strong. There’s something about wanting to get a jar or whatever out of a high cupboard, or moving a sofa over because my dog’s bone rolled under it, and not having to call anyone for help. There’s comfort in that.
I have regular peels and Botox. It’s something I’ll always do. People redecorate their homes every few years, and I see this as no different. Changing my face is like buying a new sofa.
I know that there are coaches who do end up sleeping on the sofa in their office.
Chuck Pagano
If I’m working on a poem, it’s at the forefront of my mind; I’m working on it when I’m cooking dinner or stretched out on the sofa. But if I don’t really have it by the 10th draft, I know it just isn’t going to jell.
Maxine Kumin