Life is like any other contact sport; you’re gonna get your knocks. But it’s not the knocks that count, it’s how you handle them. If you handle them with anger, distrust, jealousy, hate, this in return is what you’re going to get. But if you handle these knocks with love and understanding, they don’t mean much. They just dissipate.— Sydney Banks
Irresistibly Contact Sports quotations
The real workout starts when you want to stop.
Writing is like a contact sport, like football. You can get hurt, but you enjoy it.
Ballroom dancing is a contact sport. Rugby is a collision sport.
Your body will be around a lot longer than that expensive handbag. Invest in yourself.
Life is like any other contact sport.
You may encounter hardships of one sort or another. Wise people find happiness not in the absence of such hardships, but in their ability to understand them when they occur.
Sex is a body-contact sport. It is safe to watch but more fun to play.
The indoor game is much more of a team game, having to work effectively with a group of 15 to 20 people, striving to improve every day, every drill, even every contact. The beach game is much more of an individual game within a team sport, much less about organized practices with coaches and much more about just playing the game.
Our bodies are capable of anything. It's our mind we have to convince.
Shopping is a woman thing. It's a contact sport like football. Women enjoy the scrimmage, the noisy crowds, the danger of being trampled to death, and the ecstasy of the purchase.
Football isn't a contact sport, it's a collision sport. Dancing is a contact sport.
Writing is like a contact sport, like football.
Why do kids play football? They can get hurt on any play, can't they? Yet they can't wait until Saturday comes around so they can play on the high school team, or the college team, and get smashed around. Writing is like that. You can get hurt, but you enjoy it!
Champions aren't made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a vision, a dream.
Football isn't a contact sport; it's a collision sport. Dancing is a contact sport.
People see it [boxing] as a physical contact sport, but it's not.
It's really a spiritual one of will against will. Who wants it the most? How much is he willing to take - and dish out - to get it? It's like fighting is 10 percent physical and 90 percent emotional.
The job now is to institutionalize all of that [Vatican finances], and I wouldn't bet against Cardinal [George] Pell, who hasn't shied away from contact sports since his days as an Australian-rules football star.
Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.
Football is not a contact sport. Its a collision sport
Rock and roll is a contact sport. I enjoy playing the tunes that really get the people going.
At the base of it was the urge, if you wanted to play football, to knock someone down, that was what the sport was all about, the will to win closely linked with contact.
If youre not failing once in a while, it probably means youre not stretching yourself.
Design truly is a contact sport. It demands that we bring all of our senses to the task, and that we apply the very best of our thinking, our feeling and our doing to the challenge that we have at hand.
Technique is everything and we play a contact sport.
Politics is a contact sport.
My failure gave me strength, my pain was my motivation.
Everybody knows politics is a contact sport.
They say that golf isn't a contact sport. Not the way that we play it
Football is a contact sport and there's a lot that goes into it.
But I have committed myself for a long time to doing it, and because I love doing it so much I want to make that commitment.
Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.
That's pretty hot," he said. "Punching me in the eye?" "Well, no. Of course not. I meant the idea of getting rough with you is hot. I'm a big fan of full-contact sports." "I'm sure you are.
If I had to name the number one asset you could have for any sport I'd say speed. In baseball, all a guy with speed has to do is make contact.
Democracy is not a spectator sport. It is a difficult, hard, full-contact, participatory endeavor.
Sport doesn't build character, it reveals it.
I learned a hell of a lot from my co-star, Kurt Russell.
He's one of my closest friends and was one of my best teachers. He was the pro. He approached it like a baseball player. Acting is a contact sport to him.
One comment by a female lobbyist really shocked me.
She said, "Washington is a contact sport." I asked, "What do you mean by that?" And she just said, "Well, it's all men - and they're very contact-y. They touch a lot." Women say that's just part of the game.
In every sport there comes a moment when a spell of bitter weeping seems like a fair recess from whatever tough work is going on. It's only the steeliest among us who can fight the urge to turn negative-who instead will make contact and redouble her efforts. Call it grace under pressure. Call it grit....call it excellence.
The only way to prove you are a good sport is to lose.
If no-eye contact sex were a sport, I'm not saying I'd make it to the Olympics, but I like my chances.
The waves get high, they get low. It's been a wonderful journey, every bit of it, and that's from every praise to every criticism... To be able to able to hang around athletics for a lifetime and to meet all these wonderful people I've come in contact with, to have been around as many big events as I have, I can't imagine a day when I did not have something to make me happy about sports.
Just because we are in wheelchairs doesn't mean we can't play a fast-paced, full-contact sport.
On being a champion Theres no avoiding persistence.
You've got to be dedicated to train as hard as you can, for as long as you can, because in any sport, and especially this environment, there's a lot of contact. It's all about conditioning and good preparation to keep your body in the best condition possible to play games.
I've always been interested in the sport even as a young kid.
I liked the sport of martial arts because I loved anything that involved contact, conflict or collision.
I think few people of education enter politics because it seems like a contact blood sport.
Politics is a contact sport - a question of accepting an elbow or two.
The more violent the body contact of the sports you watch, the lower the class.