Words matter. These are the best Swinging Quotes from famous people such as Andre Agassi, Roger Stone, Matthew Macfadyen, Rex Ryan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
I’m going to go down swinging… I’m sure as heck not going to go home and say I had a bad tournament.
I like the new, cool, swinging Justin Timberlake.
There’s always a concern as an actor that you’ll be boring unless your character is swinging from a chandelier.
I love that mentality: ‘Hey – you know what? – you may beat us, but by God we’re going to beat the hell out of you.’ I’d rather go down that way, with people that will go down swinging than, ‘OK, let’s accept losing.’
Almost every bowler bowls a slower ball, but not many can be deceptive. A slower ball can only be deceptive if it is different, if it is floating, swinging.
People always ask me how I can hit the ball so far, and I say, ‘I just swing.’ It’s the coaches who first told me I had good bat speed. I was just swinging, and I guess it was fast. I’m pretty fast at everything.
I love the idea of the Swinging Sixties in London.
You get into a situation where your back’s up against the wall and you don’t have any option but to go out swinging, so you might as well go for it.
I enjoy just the raw human visceral reaction of jumping into the arena and just swinging the hammer and seeing what is left over afterwards. Twitter is just modern-day gladiatorial combat.
Some guys talk about swinging through the ball, but I think about impact like hammering a nail. My dad actually had me hammer nails to understand the concept.
I think there’s a lot of trust in being selectively aggressive I guess. Looking for your pitch you can drive, but not swinging if it’s not there and not worrying about, ‘Oh no, I’m down 0-2.’ I feel as comfortable as I do at 0-0. I don’t know.
It takes a lot of dedication to quit smoking, and whether you give up for good on your first try or have to give it a couple of tries – just keep swinging at it and you will succeed.
I come from a long line of lumberjacks. My family has a proud heritage of swinging the ax. I’ve always been quick to take on a big piece of timber, and I’m just as ready to topple the big spending in Washington.
I’m comfortable swinging the ball at the top of the key.
Swinging a gold club is sort of a throwing action, and even as a kid, I could throw things far and fast.
The big thing is, it’s about learning which off-speed pitches to swing at. A lot of people say, ‘Oh, this guy can’t hit a curveball; this guy can’t hit an off-speed pitch.’ But it’s about swinging at the right one. Swing at the hangers. Swing at the ones you can handle.
I’ve always swung the same way. The difference is when I swing and miss, people say, ‘He’s swinging for the fences.’ But when I swing and make contact people say, ‘That’s a nice swing.’ But there’s no difference, it’s the same swing.
I was 2 years old and already swinging bats and throwing balls.
I write to please me, and I’ve been very lucky. It’s like playing baseball. You just keep swinging, and eventually you get a hit.
I’ve been swinging the same way since I was born. It’s always worked.
I’ve never been able to understand how risk-averse my mum is. She hated conkers, pea shooters, and anything that could have someone’s eye out: skipping, swinging on your chair, talking with your mouth full.
Some people get into this business and they’re so afraid to lose anything. They try to protect their position like clinging to a beachhead. These actors end up making really safe choices. I never wanted to go that route. If I go down, I’m going down swinging.
We always had so many kids in our family, running around the yard, sweaty little kids jumping in and out of the pool, the front door and back doors swinging open and shut, all of the parents getting pissed off telling us to stay outside.
If you look at a record under a microscope, the high frequencies are short jagged edges… and the low frequencies are long swinging ones are deep bass sounds. When it cut it at half speed, you’re getting more of those on the record.
I am more valuable to my team hitting .330 then swinging for home runs.
Growing up on Franklin Road in Nashville, I had everyone from Johnny Cash to Fats Domino swinging by my house to talk with my mom about my dad. So I had some pretty diverse influences, and I think that shows in my music.
If you come in like a typical modern drummer who is used to playing only with tricks and double kick and, like, big, big, big, fast rolls, but you can’t play a swinging shuffle, then you can’t play in Ghost whatsoever.
I got the nickname T-Rex when I was 11 years old. Back when I was younger, I was very skinny and I had short arms, but I used to always be swinging.
Your best ideas, those eureka moments that turn the world upside down, seldom come when you’re juggling emails, rushing to meet the 5 P.M. deadline or straining to make your voice heard in a high-stress meeting. They come when you’re walking the dog, soaking in the bath or swinging in a hammock.
I won’t be happy until we have every boy in America between the ages of six and sixteen wearing a glove and swinging a bat.
I missed so much of the Swinging Sixties by working. From 1961 to 1969, I got up at 4.30 A.M., a car came for me at 5.30 A.M., and I was taken to our studio at Teddington or Elstree, and we filmed until I got home at 9.30 P.M., five days a week.
When I was a kid, we played a jump rope game called double Dutch – where you had to jump over two ropes swinging in opposite directions. Picking just the right moment to jump in was a practiced art form.
In our film profession you may have Gable’s looks, Tracy’s art, Marlene’s legs or Liz’s violet eyes, but they don’t mean a thing without that swinging thing called courage.
Once you play County cricket, you get strong in the mind and get used to different methods… If it’s swinging or seaming in overcast conditions, it’s all about how positive you are mentally and if your body movement is in the right direction… You can then always bat better.
I’m a sort of nuts-and-bolts guy. I’m into turning wrenches and swinging a hammer and wrenching on cars.
I’ve not been an admirer of contemporary music since punk rock went off the boil in 1977, but once a year I’ll listen to ‘Spiral Scratch’ by the Buzzcocks, or ‘Hippy Hippy Shake’ by the Swinging Blue Jeans. Otherwise, I can put up with Chopin or shakuhachi flute in the background.
The outward man is the swinging door; the inner man is the still hinge.
I made a point to have ‘mini-adventures’ on the road. In Tucson, that meant swinging by a massive airplane graveyard. A quick detour through the Grand Tetons was a Wyoming highlight. We stopped for cheese in Wisconsin and barbecue in South Carolina.
I did ‘Kidulthood’ and ‘Adulthood,’ and that’s what people wanted and expect me to always do. They want me to do ‘hood films and be the guy swinging baseball bats and saying ‘Yo Blood’ and beating up others in the street.
Back when I was helping put the swing into the swinging ’60s, I used to hang out with Cathy McGowan. We’d be doing ‘Ready Steady Go!’ on T.V., and Biba used to make our dresses. We’d be in the flat in Cromwell Road on Friday night, just before the live show, and they’d still be sewing.
It’s a big part of me still, as is being athletic – although these days I find myself playing tennis, hiking, and doing yoga and Pilates rather than swinging a bat.
Few players hit the swinging forehand volley as often, or as well, as Maria Sharapova.
Action is at bottom a swinging and flailing of the arms to regain one’s balance and keep afloat.
I like to make music that feels good, that I can listen to with my mom and dad. I don’t think you’ll see me swinging on a wrecking ball any time soon! But if I do, that will be a day! My dad might have a heart attack.
In the first Spider-Man, at the end of the movie, Peter Parker had to deny himself a relationship with a girl that he’s in love with. The very next thing that happens is that he’s swinging through the city.
There’s nothing I can really do but keep going out there and swinging.
My style is schizophrenic! One minute I’ll be wearing bright girly dresses, and the next I’ll be swinging towards more structured masculine things.
The window in which it’s acceptable to listen to Ella Fitzgerald’s 1960 record ‘Ella Wishes You a Swinging Christmas’ is short, so I keep it in heavy rotation throughout the festive season.
We have to change my habits, so that when the worst case scenario happens, I don’t start just swinging for the fences. I still stay composed, I pick technique over power and I push the pace that way.
The blues is like a planet. It’s an enormous topic. You can’t ignore the impact that it has had and continues to have on the whole musical culture. It’s a tree that everyone is swinging from. Without it, I don’t know where I would be. It’s indelible and indispensable.
While I’m very into fitness, I’m much more used to swinging kettlebells around than my actual body.
I do about 90 percent of my own stunts, and the things I can’t do for insurance reasons, like swinging out of a flying helicopter, I wouldn’t want to do anyway.
I very much admired Lancaster. George Clooney reminds me of him today. Not all the macho, swinging around that Burt used to do, but the courage. You know where you stand with men like that.
Most players are like golfers. You don’t want them swinging while they’re thinking.
Golf has always been a part of my life. My parents have footage of me in a walker swinging a plastic club. If I didn’t play golf, I would have been a baseball player. I could sit and watch baseball all day.