66+ Best Stairs Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Stairs are set of steps that lead from one level to another, esp. in a building. Profoundly inspirational stairs quotes will get you through anything when the going gets tough and help you succeed in every aspect of life.

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Famous Stairs Quotes

Never look backwards or you’ll fall down the stairs. – Rudyard Kipling

All rising to great places is by a winding stair. – Gautama Buddha

You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

The world is made of stairs, and there are those who go up and those who go down. – Ed McBain

Life tells you to take the elevator, but love tells you to take the stairs. – David Levithan

They say faith is taking the first step when you can’t see the whole staircase. Actually, wisdom is seeing the elevator behind it that would have taken you to the top floor. – Shannon L. Alder

Faith goes up the stairs that love has built and looks out the windows which hope has opened. – Charles Spurgeon

Never look backwards or you’ll fall down the stairs. – Rudyard Kipling

You need mountains, long staircases don’t make good hikers. – Amit Kalantri

The elevator to success is out of order, but the stairs are always open. – Zig Ziglar

Failures are the stairs we climb to reach success. – Roy T. Bennett

When you take risks you learn that there will be times when you succeed and there will be times when you fail, and both are equally important. It’s hard to understand failure when you’re going through it, but in the grand scheme of things it’s good to fall down – not because you’re drunk and not near stairs. – Ellen DeGeneres

You will never feel alone, if you run down the stairs of loneliness; as every solitary step becomes your companion. – Munia Khan

Start climbing the stairs without thinking how steep are the stairs or how many stairs are there! – Mehmet Murat Ildan

You can’t move up in the staircase of leadership unless you are emotionally intelligent. – Amit Ray

Many people have the right aim in life, they just never get around to pulling the trigger. The vision must be followed by the venture. It is not enough to stare up the steps — we must step up the stairs. – Vance Havner

Our actions in the present build the staircase to the future. The question is whether that staircase is going up or down. – Craig D. Lounsbrough

Every lesson you take from your past immediately turns into a stairs to the light! – Mehmet Murat Ildan

I took the stairs and felt like my childhood took the elevator. – Drew Barrymore

There is no elevator to success, you have to take the stairs. – Zig Ziglar

Success is not an accident. It is sheer hard work. There is no short-cuts. You have to take the stairs and you have to start from the bottom. – Rita Zahara

For a stairs to be safe, every step on that stairs has to be safe! – Mehmet Murat ildan

The elevator to success is broken, take the stairs. – Jenifer Lewis

Halfway down the stairs, is a stair, where I sit. There isn’t any, other stair, quite like, it. I’m not at the bottom, I’m not at the top; So this is the stair, where, I always, stop. Halfway up the stairs, isn’t up, and isn’t down. It isn’t in the nursery, it isn’t in the town. And all sorts of funny thoughts, run round my head: It isn’t really anywhere! It’s somewhere else instead! – A. A. Milne

Stairs elevate you; ethics elevates you; goodness elevates you; awareness elevates you; wisdom elevates you. – Mehmet Murat Ildan

Two things are bad for the heart – running up stairs and running down people. – Bernard Baruch

Somewhere up the stairs, / Into the fire / May your strength give us strength / May your faith give us faith. – Bruce Springsteen

The stairway is not a thing of gleaming strands a radiant evanescence for angels’ feet that only glance in their tread, and need not touch the stone. – Denise Levertov

We are all on the stairs, my friend; some of us are going down, some us are going up! – Mehmet Murat Ildan

A stair not worn hollow by footsteps is, regarded from its own point of view, only a boring something made of wood. – Franz Kafka

You can’t break a bad habit by throwing it out the window. You’ve got to walk it slowly down the stairs. – Mark Twain

Life for me ain’t been no crystal stair. – Langston Hughes

I summon to the winding ancient stair;
Set all your mind upon the steep ascent. – William Butler Yeats

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

The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs… one step at a time. – Joe Girard

A habit cannot be tossed out the window; it must be coaxed down the stairs a step at a time. – Mark Twain

Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase. – Martin Luther King

An escalator can never break: it can only become stairs. You should never see an Escalator Temporarily Out Of Order sign, just Escalator Temporarily Stairs. Sorry for the convenience. – Mitch Hedberg

Life is a journey up a spiral staircase; as we grow older we cover the ground covered we have covered before, only higher up; as we look down the winding stair below us we measure our progress by the number of places where we were but no longer are. The journey is both repetitious and progressive; we go both round and upward. – William Butler Yeats

The world is like a grand staircase, some are going up and some are going down. – Samuel Johnson

The best time of love, is when one goes up the stairs. – Georges Clemenceau

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. – Jeanne Moreau

It is not enough to stare up the steps, we must step up the stairs. – Vaclav Havel

When you reach for a star, only angels are there. And it’s not very far, just a step on a stair. – Kate Bush

To me, a staircase looks like a series of dark and light horizontal stripes, which is exactly how you’d draw a staircase. So I know how the image is going to look on the page. – G. Willow Wilson

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

My soul can find no staircase to Heaven unless it be through Earth’s loveliness. – Michelangelo Buonarroti

No amount of smiling at a flight of stairs has ever made it turn into a ramp. – Stella Young

Those stairs won’t know which way they’re going… take drastic steps, kick it to the curb. – William Steig

In matters of climbing long staircases, how many stairs there are is not as important as how strong a will you have! – Mehmet Murat Ildan

In the haunted house of life, art is the only stair that doesn’t creak. – Tom Robbins

We walk through the world, we walk / Up the stairs to the landing. – John Michael Stipe

I like to run, to go down the stairs, I’m one of those kind of people. – Jill Clayburgh

Without water drops, there can be no oceans; without steps, there can be no stairs; without little things, there can be no big things! – Mehmet Murat Ildan

And all my cares are laid by / I’ll lay down my soul, my battles are won / I’ll walk dem golden stairs when I die when I die. – Elvis Presley

A man falls down a flight of stairs and somebody rushes over to him and asks, Did you miss a step? No, he answers, I hit every one of them! – Milton Berle

If you want to buy my wares
Follow me and climb the stairs…
Love for sale. – Cole Porter

From time to time, in singles, pairs, / By hand or post went up those stairs! – Edwin James Brady

History is only the pattern of silken slippers descending the stairs to the thunder of hobnailed boots climbing upward from below. – Voltaire

I declare this tower is my symbol; I declare / This winding, gyring, spiring treadmill of a stair is my ancestral stair. – William Butler Yeats

Now is the dramatic moment of fate, Watson, when you hear a step upon the stair which is walking into your life, and you know not whether for good or ill. – Arthur Conan Doyle

Story to story / Building to building / Street to street / We pass each other on the stairs. – Michael Hutchence

Those are his footprints, right there / Elvis has just left the building / To climb up that heavenly stair. – Frank Vincent Zappa

I’m on my way to God don’t know or even care / My brain’s the weak heart, and my heart’s the long stairs / My heart’s the long stairs, my heart’s the long stairs. – Eric Judy

You have a choice. Live or die. Every breath is a choice. Every minute is a choice. Every time you don’t throw yourself down the stairs, that’s a choice. Every time you don’t crash your car, you re-enlist. – Chuck Palahniuk

She said the lift doesn’t work / Run up the stairs and come. – Paul Donald Love