quote by Shirley Chisholm

You don't make progress by standing on the sidelines, whimpering and complaining. You make progress by implementing ideas.

— Shirley Chisholm

Most Powerful Sidelines quotations

Sidelines quote Life gives us choices. You either grab on with both hands and just go for it, or
Life gives us choices. You either grab on with both hands and just go for it, or you sit on the sidelines.
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People look at me and see a calm, cool guy on the sidelines and I want them to know that my Christian faith affects my coaching and everything I do.

I have a 16 year-old son, so I'm now a soccer mom.

I stand on the sidelines and I hear the things parents are saying, so I want them to understand what it is their kids are feeling in any sports environment.

While some sit on the sidelines and fail to offer any practical solutions to address high gas prices now, the House is once again taking action to meet the energy needs of the American people.

I was very emotional. I cried when I got into the locker room. I didn’t want to show that stuff on the sideline.

It's easier to stand on the sidelines, criticize, and say why you shouldn't do something. The sidelines are crowded. Get in the game.

Life gives us choices. You either grab on with both hands and just go for it, or you sit on the sidelines.

The future will not belong to those who sit on the sidelines.

The future will not belong to the cynics. The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.

Obviously in the world of sports, you go through different ups and downs than in normal life. You might be on top of the world playing or you're sidelined with an injury.

The sidelines may be safer but life is played on the field

It is not the critic who counts...The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena.

Never forget that turning a blind eye to oppression and watching from the sidelines is itself opression

So that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who knew neither victory nor defeat.

Children's books are looked on as a sideline of literature.

A special smile. They are usually thought to be associated with women. I was determined not to have this label of sentimentality put on me so I signed by my intials, hoping people wouldn't bother to wonder if the books were written by a man, woman or kangaroo.

There is a point in every contest when sitting on the sidelines is not an option.

We can either watch life from the sidelines, or actively participate.

.. Either we let self-doubt and feelings of inadequacy prevent us from realising our potential, or embrace the fact that when we turn our attention away from ourselves, our potential is limitless.

Anyone can love peace, but Jesus didn't say, "Blessed are the peace-lovers.

" He says �peacemakers.� He is referring to a life vocation, not a hobby on the sidelines of life.

You can't outwit fate by standing on the sidelines placing little sidebets about the outcome of life. either you wade in and risk everything you have to play the game or you don't play at all. and if u don't play u can't win.

A boss who micromanages is like a coach who wants to get in the game.

Leaders guide and support and then sit back to cheer from the sidelines.

My body could stand the crutches but my mind couldn't stand the sideline.

Footwork is definitely key for a linebacker.

We make our money playing laterally. You've got to be able to move side to side and play sideline to sideline. So doing quick feet drills like ladders and keeping your footwork right is important.

To discover your mission and put it into action - instead of worrying on the sidelines - is to find peace of mind and a heart full of love.

People keep pushing me to be the center of attention.

.. I would prefer to be on the sidelines, because that's where you see more.

When we turn our attention away from ourselves, our potential is limitless.

I like the South because it is so much warmer on the sidelines than it is up North.

People ask me what Nick (Saban) says to me on the sidelines.

It is just, 'I love you so much. Can we just run some.'

I don't want to sit on the sidelines and not value the gift of being here.

Instead of the idea of time ticking away, the grains of sand running out, I try to think of time as giving me another grain of sand, another gift. So time passing is an accumulation, rather than a diminishing.

Rather than sitting on the sidelines & hurling judgment & advice, we must dare to show up & let ourselves be seen. This is vulnerability. This is daring greatly.

The press and free speech landscape has totally changed.

There is far less news reporting today. Instead, we have this endless stream of - largely meaningless and speculative - analysis by sideline commentators and self-proclaimed "experts."

In the Sacramento of the 1950s, it was as though White simply hadn't had time enough to figure Brown out. It was a busy white time. Brown was like the skinny or fat kids left over after the team captains chose sides. You take the rest — my cue to wander away to the sidelines, to wander away.

Germany is too big to sit on the sidelines on world issues.

Military force is not the ultima ratio it used to be, but it can be used, with care.

Sometimes, I feel like one who is on the sidelines, who has missed life itself.

When I was playing, they said soccer was a man's world and women should remain on the sidelines, all I can say is I'm glad I never had to go up against Mia Hamm

I always want to win because I never want to sit out on the sidelines outside.

Knowledge is being applied to knowledge itself.

It is now fast becoming the one factor in production, sidelining both capital and labour.