Top 135 Yard Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Yard Quotes from famous people such as David Goggins, Dave Grohl, Jim Parsons, Garrett McNamara, E. Joseph Cossman, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

I lived a sloppy life. So I took very small increments

I lived a sloppy life. So I took very small increments in my life. I started making my bed. I started cleaning my room. There were dishes in the sink. It started off with doing small house chores. I saw that the yard needed to be mowed. So instead of being told it needed to be mowed, I would mow it.
David Goggins
There are times when I feel like I’m a traveling minister. I’m trying to go out and get kids to pick-up yard sale instruments and change the world.
Dave Grohl
Apparently, all I do is walk my dogs. In L.A., I have more of a yard existence, and so I enjoy walking my two little dogs in New York – one’s a Maltese and the other’s a Shih Tzu.
Jim Parsons
We didn’t have much money and my mom scrounged up $15 and bought us a surf board at a yard sale.
Garrett McNamara
Do not quit! Hundreds of times I have watched people throw in the towel at the one-yard line while someone else comes along and makes a fortune by just going that extra yard.
E. Joseph Cossman
I Knew why I felt at home. The spirit of freedom was hovering over that play yard as it did all over France at that time. A country was free again.
Audie Murphy
But first, the news: The House of Commons was sealed off today after police chased an escaped lunatic through the front door during Prime Minister’s question time. A spokesman at Scotland Yard said it was like looking for a needle in a haystack.
Ronnie Barker
There are a lot of ‘chicken Christians.’ Chickens are generally afraid of life, and they seldom fly or reach their potential in life. And when a storm comes, all they seem to do is flap around the chicken yard, stirring up dirt and running to the chicken house.
Joyce Meyer
When I was still at school, I’d help Dad at the concrete yard he had prior to the garden centre. I was doing things there, like driving the tractors and forklifts, that most kids my age couldn’t.
Rick Astley
I wasn’t one of those kids who stole Richard Pryor records. I wasn’t a comedy-nerd kid. I had no concept of stand-up. Actually, the only inkling of stand-up I had was I read one of Paul Reiser’s books when I was, like, 12. I found it at a yard sale, and I carried it around with me for six years.
Whitney Cummings
Exercise, from a public health perspective, is an unmitigated failure. The world’s longest-lived people live in environments that nudge them into more movement. They don’t use power tools, they do their own yard work, they grow a garden.
Dan Buettner
My grandmother was content to sit in the back yard wearing her old, wide-brimmed summer hat and occasionally getting up to feed herself raspberries from the seemingly inexhaustible bushes.
Keith Gessen
A ‘For Sale’ sign in your yard during the holidays is like a ‘kick me’ sign. You are telling buyers you are a distressed seller.
Ray Brown
Your neighbors will be envious of your 3D printer – and if they’re not, just print new neighbors. Design them so they’ll like to bring you pies, maybe, or want to do your yard work for you.
W. Bruce Cameron
‘Stomp the Yard’ was a great film. It was a great film, great opportunity. It’s the reason I live in Atlanta to this day, that film. But as far as acting goes, it wasn’t very challenging. I played me.
I’m healthy enough to still skate, so I gotta go because growing up I didn’t have – I mean, I grew up in Montana so… there was kind of a little half-pipe in my yard, and that was the extent of the skate terrain in Montana. So I’ve got to go out and make up for lost time.
Jeff Ament
We actually say in ‘Nightbreed,’ ‘God is an astronaut, Oz is over the rainbow, and Midian is where the monsters go.’ There’s a lovely sense in which there’s a simple thesis being played out here. These are things you understand as a child out on the play yard.
Clive Barker
In L.A., I have more of a yard existence, and so I enjoy walking my two little dogs in New York – one’s a Maltese and the other’s a Shih Tzu.
Jim Parsons
There will be plays where you’ve got to just lower your shoulder and get 1 yard.
Saquon Barkley
Every role you play is literally – and I’ve said this before – every single role that you play, the only way you can connect to that character is because that was a piece of you that was scattered around that yard, almost like we got caught up in some whirlwind.
Terrence Howard
The fishes are also employed for the same purpose on any yard, which happens to be sprung or fractured. Thus their form, application, and utility are exactly like those of the splinters applied to a broken limb in surgery.
William Falconer
I mowed yards with my grandpa at $10 a pop for awhile. I painted numbers on curbs. I cleaned swimming pools. I usually did all of that over the summer, and then I’d continue to do the yard part during the year as I went to school.
Kevin Harvick
I have to say I love Dempsey’s Brew Pub & Restaurant. It’s gorgeous with that Camden Yard brick surrounding it, and it just screams Baltimore. I love the Black and Orange Burger that is topped with fresh orange bell peppers, caramelized onions and sharp cheddar cheese.
Johnathon Schaech
You can go back into equestrianism any time – we’ve got a yard back home in Sheffield, and the horses are still there. They’re just on hold for the moment. I can’t ride and play football; it’s too much of a risk.
Millie Bright
Grissom comes from a place where we know he had a deaf mother, he was raised in a silent household, on some level, had a father who potentially was not around and he learned what he knew by himself in the back yard, with bugs and animals. He’s not comfortable being a supervisor and that’s his problem.
William Petersen
If people go out and start protests for everything, then entire Tamil Nadu will become a grave yard!
I do get freaked out sometimes. I have kids hop my fence, get into my back yard, and just start screaming at me.
A factory that can turn carbon nanotubes into a sheet a yard wide and long enough to stretch one-fourth of the way to the moon is not something you’ll find at your local industrial park. That’s the show-stopper for the space elevator. The ribbon.
Seth Shostak
One of the most humbling gigs I’ve ever had was I was paid by a neighbor to go get a dead bird out of her house. She was kind of a high up in the music business, and she knew that I needed cash, and I used to do some yard work for her.
Walker Hayes
Nobody sees the obvious, nobody observes the ordinary. There are more miracles in a square yard of earth than in all the fables of the Church.
Robert Anton Wilson
I was the kid who always liked to take the ball down to the school even in my free time, kick it against the wall, juggle it in the front yard and so it was kind of a perpetual state of playing soccer for me.
Brandi Chastain
Our father got us into skating and built us many ramps

Our father got us into skating and built us many ramps around our yard.
Nyjah Huston
Buy, buy, says the sign in the shop window; Why, why, says the junk in the yard.
Paul McCartney
My dad used to do it when we were little, and I tried it when we played around in the back yard. Eventually, I got a bat and a real ball and played around to see if I could hit left-handed.
Ben Zobrist
I had a very nice life. I was a very good kid. I had nice friends. I played in the school yard. I was nice to my parents; they were nice to me. They were loving parents – they were always there.
Ralph Lauren
My own back yard, and my mom and dad’s back yard, is where I learned about tomatoes and weeds and daily maintenance.
John Bytheway
When I began, I was more of a swing bowler with little pace, but I realized it will be difficult to sustain without the pace, so my fitness has now allowed me maybe an extra yard of pace. That has been the secret of my success.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar
I grew up playing with boys in the yard and my brother in the backyard and boys in the schoolyard.
Jill Ellis
You know, punk bands now sell with one record – their first or second record – sell 10 times the amount of records than the Ramones did throughout their career with 20-something records. That’s why I go over to Johnny Ramone’s house and do yard work three times a week, just to absolve some of the guilt.
Eddie Vedder
If you live in a yard sale kind of neighborhood – in good weather, most neighborhoods are crawling with them on weekends – do a sweep to see what the competition is charging. No one is going to buy your $7 book if they can get it down the block for $1.
Jean Chatzky
I’ve got a statue of St. Francis in my front yard, and I’m not even a practicing Catholic.
Michael Keaton
Even with all of the things that are so awful, if you walk into your yard and stay there looking at almost anything for five minutes, you will be stunned by how marvelous life is and how incredibly lucky we are to have it.
Alice Walker
The understanding that the political and intellectual class of the United States has of Mexico is a country whose position is that of a back yard.
Adolfo Aguilar Zinser
I buried a lot of my ironing in the back yard.
Phyllis Diller
I was mischievous. I wasn’t bad. I stole food so we could eat. My mother didn’t know. I used to tell her some man gave me $10 to sweep out the yard. I was like Robin Hood. I took from the rich and gave to the poor. Me.
Mr. T
I don’t visit my parents often because Delta Airlines won’t wait in the yard while I run in.
Margaret Smith
My uncle and my grandfather both worked in the Brooklyn Navy Yard.
Dave Van Ronk
Leave part of the yard rough. Don’t manicure everything. Small children in particular love to turn over rocks and find bugs, and give them some space to do that. Take your child fishing. Take your child on hikes.
Richard Louv
Every time my children see the police come in and sweep our home and yard looking for bombs, it disturbs them.
Anita Bryant
‘Senior Citizen’ and ‘Silver Surfer’ are the new euphemisms. Unless you’re a female presenter on TV, in which case you’re ready for the knacker’s yard at 35.
Terry Wogan