Top 33 Pounding Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Pounding Quotes from famous people such as Le’Veon Bell, Thom Mayne, Heidi Hayes Jacobs, Al Michaels, Hideaki Itsuno, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

When I carry the ball, I don't just take a direct hit.

When I carry the ball, I don’t just take a direct hit. I get out of bounds when I can, get to the ground, try to avoid taking a pounding on my shoulders and legs. If I do that, I think I’ll be fine.
Le’Veon Bell
I’ve learned that in order to achieve what I wanted, it made more sense to negotiate than to defend the autonomy of my work by pounding my fist on the table.
Thom Mayne
Feeling pummeled by the outside pounding of tests and standards, a teacher can easily hide and simply turn to the immediacy of the classroom. It is not surprising that many teachers burrow in their rooms with all that they know about their students. There is no place to take the information.
Heidi Hayes Jacobs
Any time a running back reaches the age of 31 or 32, he has to lose a step. No one is a freak of nature. No one is going to be able to take the pounding a running back has to take over a 10- or 12-year career and not lose a step.
Al Michaels
There are a lot of games out there these days that you either know how to play it or don’t, or if you spend enough time pounding away at it, you’re going to beat it eventually.
Hideaki Itsuno
In fact I have nightmares about having children. I want to carry a baby and feel the life within me and in my dream, I do. But every time after it’s born, there’s this incredible fear, this pounding pulse of fear. It’s a real bad nightmare.
Sharon Gless
Officials in the George W. Bush administration later criticized the cruise missile strikes that were ordered by President Bill Clinton in Afghanistan in 1998 as only ‘pounding sand.’
Peter Bergen
Yes, you do need to be doing cardio to shed fat but no, you don’t need to be going for hour long runs pounding pavement or hitting the treadmill every day.
Chloe Madeley
I love the sounds and the power of pounding water, whether it is the waves or a waterfall.
Mike May
Gym sessions will always consist of 40 minutes to one-hour cardio. I try to stay off the treadmill because of the pounding, so it’s the rower or the cross-trainer.
Adebayo Akinfenwa
When I walk down the street in New York, I swear to God, the building constructor, the guy pounding cement and what not, will yell, ‘Hey, you hockey puck!’
Don Rickles
There are two proper ways to use garlic: pounding and blooming. Neither involves a press, which is little more than a torture device for a beloved ingredient, smushing it up into watery squiggles of inconsistent size that will never cook evenly or vanish into a vinaigrette. If you have one, throw it away!
Samin Nosrat
You just have to believe in yourself when you’ve got something, and just keep pounding on the door, because if you pound long enough, somebody is going to open it.
Cynthia Weil
Stand up comedy can be a tough world to break into. It can take years of painful soul searching, disappointing performances, and pounding the pavement day in and day out with very little reward.
Sarah Cooper
It was really difficult to sing; nobody showed me how to do it. I remember early Screaming Trees shows in the ’80s when I’d walk away with a pounding headache from trying to sing way out of my range.
Mark Lanegan
When you fall into a black hole, everything that falls in after you over millions of years, as seen by you inside the black hole, comes pounding down on you in a fraction of a second, because of the enormous differences of time flow.
Kip Thorne
I like it when my heart’s pounding and I’m sweating and I’m nervous.
Jessica Mendoza
Technically, a Ghost song could just be piano and vocals, but it could also be full, pounding, heavy-thrashing hard rock.
Tobias Forge
Greer is Missouri’s second-largest spring. It is a place of pounding, frothing waters and of greeny-cool moss-covered rock, a place of fern and cliffy splendor.
Sue Hubbell
Richard Lloyd of Television is one of my favorite guitarists. His mentor was Jimi Hendrix when he was just 14. Jimi was always pounding everything he knew into that kid.
Tina Weymouth
A lot of basketball players have tendinitis. It’s known as jumper’s knee, and it just comes from all the pounding our knees take.
Luol Deng
Only a crazy person wouldn’t fear approaching a car with tinted windows during a late-night car stop, or pounding up a flight of stairs to execute a search warrant, or fast-roping from a helicopter down into hostile fire. Real agents, like real people, feel that fear in the pit of their stomachs.
James Comey
I have accepted fear as a part of life – specifically the fear of change… I have gone ahead despite the pounding in the heart that says: turn back.
Erica Jong
I did not grow up with people, you know, pounding in my head, ‘This is what you’ve got to do, this is what you’re going to do.’
Lindsay Davenport
I never have my CNN off, it’s on the whole day. I don’t want to be out of range of television. I’m constantly bombarded by information – Somalia one second, Haiti the next – I need that constant pounding. I couldn’t write without television. I need to have the world in my room.
Bharati Mukherjee
Marathons are hard because of the physical pain, the pounding on the muscles, joints, tendons.
Lance Armstrong
When you think about Boston, Harvard and M.I.T. are the brains of the city, and its soul might be Faneuil Hall or the State House or the Old Church. But I think the pulsing, pounding heart of Boston is Fenway Park.
John Williams
Looking back now, thinking about that moment in the lights, with my heart pounding, Oscar in my hand, all I can say is I am grateful and humbled – still to this day. Next to marrying my husband and the birth of my children, it is one of the best days ever.
Marlee Matlin
Coming down the 18th, your heart’s pounding, and the hair is sticking straight up on your arms – there’s no feeling like it.
John Daly
I just did an interview where I was asked whether I drink beer or whisky, and I was sad to reveal that I’m pounding spring water.
Brad Delson
Tap was against everything I had learned to do. I was pulled up as a ballet dancer, and I wasn’t used to pounding the floor with bent knees.
Cyd Charisse
Software-industry battles are fought by highly paid and

Software-industry battles are fought by highly paid and out-of-shape nerds furiously pounding computer keyboards while they guzzle diet Coke. The stakes aren’t very dramatic. Life? Liberty? The pursuit of happiness? Nope, it’s about stock options.
Nathan Myhrvold
If anything is good for pounding humility into you permanently, it’s the restaurant business.
Anthony Bourdain