I came from abject poverty. There was nowhere to go but up.— Kirk Douglas
Bumbling Nowhere To Go But Up quotations
You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.
I'm in a wonderful position: I'm unknown, I'm underrated, and there's nowhere to go but up.
It's so freeing, it's beautiful in a way, to have a great failure, there's nowhere to go but up.
I knew when I met you an adventure is going to happen.
When you hit rock bottom, you have nowhere to go but up.
Attitude determines your altitude, if you have a bad attitude, even if you are way up there, you will come crashing down, and if you are still trying to take off, a bad attitude, will keep you on the ground, revving your engines but going nowhere.
When we finally give up the struggle to find fulfillment "out there," we have nowhere to go but within. It is at this moment of total surrender that a new light begins to dawn.
Be not afraid of going slowly, Be afraid of standing still.
Keep in mind, when you hit rock bottom, there ain't nowhere to go but up, baby.
We are dealing with the best-educated generation in history.
But they've got a brain dressed up with nowhere to go.
My view is that you should always remake failures because then you've got nowhere to go but up.
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.
People abhor boxing, and I agree, but I admire men and women who can stand in a ring like that, nowhere to hide. I've only been to a couple of boxing matches, and they're different from any other event. I'm not there to see blood; I'm there for the heart of someone being able to get up and keep going. And for the respect that's often there in the end.
I'd spent five hours that morning trying to write a song that was meaningful and good, and I finally gave up and lay down. Then, "Nowhere Man" came, words and music, the whole damn thing, as I lay down...Song writing is about getting the demon out of me. It's like being possessed. You try to go to sleep, but the song won't let you. So you have to get up and make it into something, and then you're allowed sleep.
In a narrow market, when prices are not getting anywhere to speak of but move within a narrow range, there is no sense in trying to anticipate what the next big movement is going to be. The thing to do is to watch the market, read the tape to determine the limits of the get nowhere prices, and make up your mind that you will not take an interest until the prices breaks through the limit in either direction.
Everything that you are going through is preparing you for what you asked for.
It's creepy, but here we are, the Pilgrims, the crackpots of our time, trying to establish our own alternate reality. To build a world out of rocks and chaos. What it's going to be, I don't know. Even after all that rushing around, where we've ended up is the middle of nowhere in the middle of the night. And maybe knowing isn't the point. Where we're standing right now, in the ruins in the dark, what we build could be anything.