Top 77 Tick Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Tick Quotes from famous people such as Gisele Bundchen, Jamie Dornan, Cornelia Parker, Michael Waltrip, Chase Elliott, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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I think it’s great for my boys to have a girl in the house, just to understand at least a little bit about what makes a woman tick – not that I can certainly figure that out, because I can’t.
Gisele Bundchen
I don’t think if you looked up all the main points of feminism I would tick every one essentially myself.
Jamie Dornan
To make large, site-specific work as an artist is usually quite tortuous; there are so many boxes you have to tick.
Cornelia Parker
I always thought if you run a Marathon in less than 4 hours, there is a tick of athletic accomplishment in that. Anything over that is just an old guy with a hard head who isn’t going to stop until he’s done.
Michael Waltrip
There are certain people you listen to who might be a tick better than someone else.
Chase Elliott
The music I make and the process of acting, for me, are both about trying to understand people and get inside what makes us tick. That’s the main thing that excites me. Our sense of who we really are and what drives us.
Riz Ahmed
Passion is something that’s hard to discover purely through introspection. You have to have experiences – you have to learn real-time and through experiences what makes you tick.
Ivanka Trump
I still picture myself as a student of the music. I’m always trying to learn new things. Music is just what makes me tick.
Big Boi
I think you have to see the high highs and the low lows to get to the core of what makes us tick as people.
Bonnie Hunt
I guess I did get to tick a big one off the bucket list, though, and that was being on a giant billboard smack-bang in the hub of Hollywood Boulevard. That was… well, pretty Hollywood.
Jay Ryan
We all have insecurities. It takes maintenance and constant practice to first identify what they are so we can have an understanding of how we tick and, second, to put forth the action to deal with them.
Tara Stiles
I’ve never felt entirely comfortable in high society. I’m more comfortable talking to the bar staff than the super-rich. I don’t really get what makes them tick.
Rory Bremner
For me its a struggle because I don’t have a visible disability and a lot of companies want to tick a box to say they’ve got a partnership with a disabled athlete. But if the rest of the world can’t see that they’re disabled then they don’t think it’s worth it.
Kadeena Cox
I think, when you are writing non-fiction, you feel there’s an obligation to get it absolutely right, so all your factual details have to be, have, you know, to go through a long list of them and tick them. I’m not saying that’s not important in fiction, but I think you have a bit more leeway; you can suit yourself.
Ronald Frame
Of course I love the action. I absolutely love doing action movies; it’s what makes me tick, but I think my dream role is a movie that Will Smith’s company has called ‘Paper Wings.’
Katee Sackhoff
I’ve always loved reading diaries and memoirs and just getting a sense of different personalities and what made them tick as individuals.
Margaret MacMillan
Forty is better than 30. I have a better understanding of who I am, what makes me tick, what’s okay and not okay.
Brooke Burke
There’s nothing quite like being able to get into the minds of other people, and figure out how they work, and what makes other people tick. And going against your own grain sometimes, to push yourself into places you wouldn’t go emotionally.
Mark Bonnar
There is actually no such thing as an Artist type. ‘Artist’ is just an economic designation, a box you tick on a form. We are all people, and we are all creative.
Russell Smith
People are nice enough, but you can hear the giant tick of the second hand. People are so harried.
David Ogden Stiers
I grew up Baptist and still go to church. I myself have explored other religions, because I want to know what it is that makes other people tick. I find we’re all talking about the same thing, really – it’s all God.
Dennis Quaid
Ever since I can remember I was telling stories and had a huge interest in other people and what made them tick.
Candace Bushnell
The notion of being on a cop show was appealing, just because it’s one of those tick boxes in a career.
Dallas Roberts
We all have those friends that tick to their drum, and you don’t want them to tick to anybody else’s drum.
Shaun Livingston
For as long as I can remember, I have been fascinated by things large and small. I wanted to know what made my watch tick, my radio play, and my house stand. I wanted to know who invented the bottle cap and who designed the bridge. I guess from early on I wanted to be an engineer.
Henry Petroski
It takes time to know what makes an individual player tick.
Freddie Ljungberg
The most fascinating part is how fashion just attracts all these social rejects, if you will, from around the world, encourages individuality. They’re the people who make the industry tick.
Imran Amed
I don’t think I’m a chameleon. I can feel where people are coming from, what makes them tick, where they are vulnerable, what makes them feel good about themselves. I get just as much out of it as they do. I love connecting.
Theo Epstein
Because it is my second season with the team, no time has been wasted in getting to know the people I’m working with. I am aware of what the team is capable of and how the organisation works, and they are familiar with what makes me tick.
Damon Hill
What a piece of garbage this smart car is. There’s a commercial – the smart car has zero percent interest for six years. Well, good, I got zero percent in six years in buying this smart car. I’ll tell you that much. I mean, it’s ridiculous. My buddy has a smart car, totaled it. He hit a deer tick.
Larry the Cable Guy
Each of us should think of the future. Every puff on a cigarette is another tick closer to a time bomb of terrible consequences. Christopher Hitchens didn’t care about the consequences of smoking cigarettes. Tragically, he died of throat cancer in December 2011.
Ray Comfort
You need to get female talent which is good enough to c

You need to get female talent which is good enough to compete at the right level because no team is going to compromise on on-track performance just to tick a gender box.
Susie Wolff
You can hear songs that are technically great, songs that tick all the boxes. But for a song to be felt, you need something else.
Max Martin
I suddenly had this really mad desire to have an affair with a woman. I was divorced. I was childless. I figured there’s got to be one more way to really tick off my mom.
Carol Leifer
Doing comedy around the world is a way of finding out how people tick.
Bill Bailey
As a producer, I always want to know what makes the kids tick.
Wyclef Jean
If we are to develop profound theory to solve the intractable problems in our societally-critical domains… we must learn to crawl into the life of what makes people tick.
Clayton M. Christensen
I’ve been quite lucky in that I’ve managed to tick off a few of my dream roles, really. Beyond that, you wait for the next script to come in that will have the dream role that you don’t know exists yet, I suppose.
David Tennant
I always hated watching bands: the guy would break a string or be out of tune, and I have perfect pitch, so it would always tick me off when a guy is up there, and he’d break a string.
Rick Nielsen
The pull, the attraction of history, is in our human nature. What makes us tick? Why do we do what we do? How much is luck the deciding factor?
David McCullough
I got to be in a western, which was the best fun ever. It’s one of those boxes you tick. I’ve wanted to be in a western since I was seven and suddenly I got to go out there and be a sheriff, ride a horse and have the badge, firing a Smith & Wesson.
Douglas Henshall
I’m a good old Yorkshire girl in that I don’t like to talk about things that are on tick. As my nana always said, ‘Until you’ve bought it, it’s not yours,’ so until it’s signed on the dotted line, I don’t like to talk about it.
Katherine Kelly
Modern-day coaching is about relationships, so I need to know every little thing that will make my players tick. How am I going to get more out of our best players, from Fran Kirby, Lucy Bronze? Lucy wants to be challenged. If you tell her she can’t do something, she’ll try it.
Phil Neville
I love people that are question marks. I love people that don’t have answers and are just trying to cope with it. I love people that just don’t tick boxes. There is a grace in them I can’t really find elsewhere.
Christine and the Queens
Every character thinks differently, and every character has a different energy and way that they tick. But to find a character like Kai, who is so far that he doesn’t even feel things, he is so different from me. That is the most exciting part.
Chris Wood
Tick is a cartoon character, I don’t know if you’re familiar with him. This is the third step in his evolution. Comic book to cartoon to, now, live-action.
Patrick Warburton
There is one thing you must know about Marko Arnautovic if you want to understand what makes him tick: he believes he’s the best player in the world.
Peter Crouch
I want to know about what makes an athlete tick.
Lisa Guerrero
Going into a new environment with new coaches posed the question as to how well I actually know my own game. To have these big names asking what I want from them, and what makes me tick, showed me how selfish you have to be with your practice.
Jos Buttler
Acting is a growing tick muscle. I really believe that it’s similar to being a musician in that the more you practice it in any capacity, as much as you practice doing it every day, the better you get.
Katie Lowes
If left untreated, Lyme disease can be crippling, yet it is a difficult illness to contract: a tick needs to attach itself to your body for at least twenty-four hours. Even then, two weeks worth of commonly prescribed antibiotics will kill the bacterium.
Michael Specter
I’m not interested in playing characters who see the world through my prism; I think the journey of understanding any character is to see how they tick and how they differ from you.
Cate Blanchett