Words matter. These are the best Knocks Quotes from famous people such as Debbie Reynolds, Kemar Roofe, Thiago Alcantara, Kari Skogland, Enrico Colantoni, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
I went to the school of hard knocks.
I kept going because I just love football. But you get to the point where you’re not getting the rewards or seeing any progression and that knocks your enthusiasm. That’s why I decided to come to Oxford.
The games I enjoy most are the ones I finish exhausted, and with knocks, but having played.
When Captain America knocks at your door, you answer.
I really appreciate an actor who has paid their dues and who has learned hard knocks and has been rewarded in the end. I don’t understand young actors who get off the turnip truck and land in Hollywood and get a great job. They do not realize how fortunate they are.
It is a puzzling thing. The truth knocks on the door and you say, ‘Go away, I’m looking for the truth,’ and so it goes away. Puzzling.
Where do we enroll in Life 101? Where are the classes dealing with the loss of a job, the death of a loved one, the failure of a relationship? Unfortunately, those lessons are mostly learned through trial by fire and the school of hard knocks.
I’m the kind of guy that if I go to a concert and hear something that knocks me out, I don’t want to be left out of that. I’m going to try to get into that, and I’m running back home to practice.
I want to be careful when I’m breaking down matches because I don’t want to offend anybody or knock anybody’s work. It took me a long time to get where I was at, so I know how it feels when someone knocks on you.
I pray on the principle that wine knocks the cork out of a bottle. There is an inward fermentation, and there must be a vent.
Opportunity knocks, but doesn’t always answer to its name.
I’m not doing contemporary songs unless something comes along that really knocks my socks off.
I have exercises that lead participants to discover for themselves that their deepest fulfillment comes when what they’re doing is of benefit to larger society in some way. This really knocks some for a loop – especially those schooled in the ‘take no prisoners’ approach.
With the way I worked, a client can give me everything they know about something, and then I go away and come back with advertising that knocks them out of their chair. They finally understand what kind of a company they are.
You’ve got to think life can give you some bad knocks; no matter how hard you’re knocked, you’ve got to get up.
All the kids looked up to my father because he was known to be that dude who knocks people out.
Eric Church knocks down doors everywhere he goes.
There are always reasons for people’s behaviour, and it’s easy just to dismiss them and assume that we already know their story, especially if they’re no good at showing their emotions. Life gives you all these knocks, it’s so easy to form a shell to protect yourself. I’ve done it myself.
Your company is probably going to get hacked. The velocity and complexity of hacking attempts has skyrocketed, with companies routinely facing millions of knocks on the vault door.
Fortune knocks but once, but misfortune has much more patience.
It seems at times fate knocks on people’s door, and they are too afraid to pursue it.
The physio side probably stemmed from the knocks I got as a player.
In MMA, I believe that when a fighter knocks someone down, you have to finish him. It’s not boxing, where you have a ten count; you have to finish him.
The general public may not have an understanding about me and what I do, how I feel about my children, how I feel about my family, how protective I am over my family and children. They just see a big guy in a cage that fights, that knocks people out or this and that.
I’ve always been clumsy, the one who knocks glasses over.
You know, violence, I think, knocks on everyone’s door.
I want that fight with Jarrett Hurd and I want to be the one that knocks Jarrett Hurd out and takes his belts.
IT is permeating more industries. Moore’s Law knocks down simulation capabilities. We don’t need wind tunnels anymore, for example. You can run experiments more quickly.
I’ve had the school of hard knocks, and I’ve worked my way up to be the governor of this great state of Connecticut.
There is no royal road to a successful life, as there is no royal road to learning. It has got to be hard knocks, morning, noon, and night, and fixity of purpose.
Fear is an underrated emotion. And that’s why I think it’s very dangerous to try and cosset children from it. A healthy scare is as good as as a healthy laugh. In fact, they’re two sides of the same coin. There is a desire to shield from the knocks and bumps of reality.
When life knocks you down, try to land on your back. Because if you can look up, you can get up. Let your reason get you back up.
Life gives you enough hard knocks so it’s unlikely you’ll stay that sure of yourself.
The energy necessary to create a wormhole or to wrap time into nuts is incredible. It’s not for us. It’s maybe for our descendants who have mastered the energy of this technology. So if one day, somebody knocks on your door and claims to be your great great great great granddaughter, don’t slam the door.
Opportunity knocks for every man, but you have to give a woman a ring.
It ain’t about if he knocks a guy out. It’s about how he knocks a guy out. It’s the style, the improvisation.
The first hit in a game is the thing that knocks everything out; whether you’re nervous, you’re over-thinking stuff, it definitely helps.
I think part of becoming a wonderful actor and part of defining your craft is defining yourself and being confident in yourself, so when the hard knocks come, and you don’t get a job for five years, and your ego is being kicked around, you can pull yourself out of it.
Genius knocks on the door and gets no answer but its own echo.
I have always thought of myself as rather a happy person. Apart from a few knocks along the way, I consider myself to have been extremely lucky.
Opportunity knocks only once. You never know if you’ll get another opportunity.
You can’t invent Google, Facebook or the iPod unless you’ve mastered the basics, are willing to put in long hours and can pick yourself up from the floor when life knocks you down the first 10 times.
In boxing, they say it’s the punch you don’t see coming that knocks you out. In the wider world, the reality we ignore or deny is the one that weakens our most impassioned efforts toward improvement.
I’m listing to music all the time. I have favorite artists. Kid Rock loves the Civil Wars’ song ‘Barton Hollow.’ We both said that’s our favorite country song of the year. That knocks me out.
Email knocks me off my game. It’s just for the morning commute and end of the day. Some might think I’m slow to respond, but those who need to reach me know to send me a text during those hours.
If Jimmy McGovern knocks and you are offered a part, you don’t say, ‘can I ease myself into it?’
We’re not isolated from the world. The world knocks on our door.
As an amateur, I trained in some real hard schools of knocks. In Cuba, they would have judges on three sides of the ring just for sparring sessions. They train under exactly the same conditions as they fight, and it was a great experience.
I have played incredible knocks with the lightest of bats.
‘Hard Knocks’ seems to have done for the self-serious NFL what the witch did for Rapunzel: persuaded it, somehow, to let its hair down.
Ali’s got a left, Ali’s got a right – when he knocks you down, you’ll sleep for the night; and when you lie on the floor and the ref counts to ten, hope and pray that you never meet me again.
Diana Krall knocks me out. I like jazz and I like her simple approach.
America is a large friendly dog in a small room. Every time it wags its tail it knocks over a chair.
People watch TV and think a two-foot putt is the greatest thing in the world when a guy knocks it in. But nobody is rushing you. You don’t have a center, you don’t have a holder. You don’t have 100,000 people screaming at you.
I have this creative mind where I can create a lot of different things, but a lot of people never really gave me the chance and opportunity to do that because when they see me, they just see this dumb fighter that fights in the cage and howls like a wolf and knocks people out.
When life knocks you to your knees, and it will, why, get up! If it knocks you to your knees again, as it will, well, isn’t that the best position from which to pray?
The truth knocks on the door and you say, go away, I’m looking for the truth, and it goes away. Puzzling.
When Arsenal knocks on any door, it’s difficult to say no. When it knocks on my door, this is my house and it makes it very difficult.
I come here not as a polished politician but as a woman who has had her fair share of life’s knocks.
When suffering knocks at your door and you say there is no seat for him, he tells you not to worry because he has brought his own stool.
You just don’t know in life. Life knocks you about and pushes you over boundaries. But be ready. Do your homework; that’s all I can say.
Do not allow to slip away from you freedoms the people who came before you won with such hard knocks.