Top 70 Knocks Quotes

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 went to the school of hard knocks.
Debbie Reynolds
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.
Kemar Roofe
The games I enjoy most are the ones I finish exhausted, and with knocks, but having played.
Thiago Alcantara
When Captain America knocks at your door, you answer.
Kari Skogland
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.
Enrico Colantoni
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.
Robert M. Pirsig
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.
Les Brown
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.
Roscoe Mitchell
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.
Stone Cold Steve Austin
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.
Henry Ward Beecher
Opportunity knocks, but doesn’t always answer to its name.
Mason Cooley
I’m not doing contemporary songs unless something comes along that really knocks my socks off.
Frankie Valli
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.
Srikumar Rao
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.
George Lois
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.
Eddie the Eagle
All the kids looked up to my father because he was known to be that dude who knocks people out.
John Singleton
Eric Church knocks down doors everywhere he goes.
Ashley McBryde
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.
Kate Dickie
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.
Nina Easton
Fortune knocks but once, but misfortune has much more patience.
Laurence J. Peter
It seems at times fate knocks on people’s door, and they are too afraid to pursue it.
Jillian Michaels
The physio side probably stemmed from the knocks I got as a player.
Bob Paisley
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.
Ken Shamrock
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.
Travis Browne
I’ve always been clumsy, the one who knocks glasses over.
Rachel Riley
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.
Jermell Charlo
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.
Steve Jurvetson
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.
William O’Neill
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.
Charles M. Schwab
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.
Mark Gatiss
When life knocks you down, try to land on your back. Be

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.
Les Brown
Life gives you enough hard knocks so it’s unlikely you’ll stay that sure of yourself.
Jeanette Winterson
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.
Michio Kaku
Opportunity knocks for every man, but you have to give a woman a ring.
Mae West
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.
Don King
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.
Saquon Barkley
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.
Annaleigh Ashford
Genius knocks on the door and gets no answer but its own echo.
Gutzon Borglum
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.
Diana Rigg
Opportunity knocks only once. You never know if you’ll get another opportunity.
Leon Spinks
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.
Amy Chua
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.
Katherine Dunn
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.
Bob Seger
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.
Chieh Huang
If Jimmy McGovern knocks and you are offered a part, you don’t say, ‘can I ease myself into it?’
John Bishop
We’re not isolated from the world. The world knocks on our door.
Emmanuel Macron
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.
Chris Eubank Jr.
I have played incredible knocks with the lightest of bats.
AB de Villiers
‘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.
Steve Rushin
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.
Muhammad Ali
Diana Krall knocks me out. I like jazz and I like her simple approach.
Merle Haggard
America is a large friendly dog in a small room. Every time it wags its tail it knocks over a chair.
Arnold J. Toynbee
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.
George Blanda
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.
Quinton Jackson
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?
Ethel Barrymore
The truth knocks on the door and you say, go away, I’m looking for the truth, and it goes away. Puzzling.
Robert M. Pirsig
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.
Mikel Arteta
I come here not as a polished politician but as a woman who has had her fair share of life’s knocks.
Pauline Hanson
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.
Chinua Achebe
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.
Julie Andrews
Do not allow to slip away from you freedoms the people who came before you won with such hard knocks.
D. H. Lawrence