Search my Quotes DataBase - Enter one or two keywords and/or author last name.

Hint: keep it simple, like life twain




Facebook share   Tweet This   Email this

Daily Inspiration - Quotes to Live By
Inspiration  |  Motivational Articles  |  Being Strong  |  Being Positive  |  Links  |  About
Topics:   A-   B-   Ca-   Co-   D-   E-   F-   G-   H-    I-    J-K-L   M-   N-O   Pa-   Pr-   Q-R   Sa-   Sk-   T-   U-V-W-X-Y-Z

For kids it's natural to be competitive. ...
by Daley Thompson

For kids it's natural to be competitive.
- Daley Thompson

Being a decathlete is like having ten girlfriends.
You have to love them all, and you can't afford losing one.
- Daley Thompson

We live in the best place on earth but at times the worst.
- Daley Thompson

If you're not in it you can't win it.
- Daley Thompson

 

Most people doing the decathlon these days are quite boring,
so people don't relate to them.
- Daley Thompson

But if kids take up things like hockey and football they will go back to it.
- Daley Thompson

When I lost my decathlon world record I took it like a man.
I only cried for ten hours.
- Daley Thompson

Please sign-up for my Free Inspirational Daily Email on the form below.

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.


Sport fosters many things that are good;
teamwork and leadership.
- Daley Thompson

Even though your kids will consistently do the exact
opposite of what you're telling them to do,
you have to keep loving them just as much.
- Bill Cosby

No matter how calmly you try to referee,
parenting will eventually produce bizarre behavior,
and I'm not talking about the kids.
Their behavior is always normal.
- Bill Cosby

Sex education may be a good idea in the schools,
but I don't believe the kids should be given homework.
- Bill Cosby

What do we want our kids to do? Sweep up around Japanese computers?
- Walter F. Mondale

Every cliche about kids is true; they grow up so quickly,
you blink and they're gone, and you have to spend the time with them now.
But that's a joy.
- Liam Neeson

Even in the developing parts of the world,
kids take to computers like fish to water.
- Nicholas Negroponte

Even as kids reach adolescence, they need more than
ever for us to watch over them.
Adolescence is not about letting go.
It's about hanging on during a very bumpy ride.
- Ron Taffel

I'm very girly.
I love to talk about diets, exercise,
kids, make-up.
- Rachel Hunter

Perhaps people, and kids especially,
are spoiled today,
because all the kids today have cars,
it seems.
When I was young you were lucky to have a bike.
- James Cagney

Trouble is, kids feel they have to shock their elders
and each generation grows up into something harder to shock.
- Ben Lindsey

Daddy was real gentle with kids.
That's why I expected so much out of marriage,
figuring that all men should be steady and pleasant.
- Loretta Lynn

Once I got married and had kids, I moved away from romantic roles,
because it seemed wrong to have my 3-year-old wondering
why Daddy was kissing someone else.
- Chevy Chase

If you're asking your kids to exercise,
then you better do it, too.
Practice what you preach.
- Bruce Jenner

I regret not having had more time with my kids when they were growing up.
- Tina Turner

I think growing up is difficult and it's a process
that I'm always interested in,
with kids and adults, they are often on two different universes.
- Alice Hoffman

I'm not much of a family man.
I'm just not that into it.
I love kids, I adore them, but I don't want to live my life for them.
- Sting

The one thing that kept our family together was the music.
The only thing that our family would share emotionally
was to have our dad cry over something the kids did with music.
- Dennis Wilson

Home life's great, man.
The kids are great, happy and healthy.
I've reached this sort of wonderful precipice.
- Ryan Phillippe

Parents should not smoke in order to discourage their kids from smoking.
A child is more likely to smoke when they have been
raised in the environment of a smoker.
- Christy Turlington

In our society leaving baby with Daddy is just one
step above leaving the kids to be raised by wolves or apes.
- Al Roker

My kids idea of a hard life is to live in a house with only one phone.
- George Foreman

I grew up in a big family with a lot of kids around,
and I definitely want to have children as well.
- Heidi Klum

We'll sort of get over the marriage first and then maybe look at the kids.
But obviously we want a family so we'll have to start thinking about that.
- Prince William

I used to be good with kids, but as I get older,
I'm grumpy and terrible with them.
As for doing a gig at a 6-year old's birthday party,
you couldn't pay me enough.
- Johnny Vegas

Mom and Dad would stay in bed on Sunday morning,
but the kids would have to go to church.
- Lynn Johnston

We've had bad luck with our kids - they've all grown up.
- Christopher Morley

What do you mean you have my children at the police
station? Why are my kids at the police station?
- O. J. Simpson

Yeah, I definitely wanted to do a kids' movie because I have a kid.
I want to do things that my daughter can see soon -
when she is old enough to know what a movie is.
- David Arquette

When I make a film I'm away from home for two to three months.
So I want my kids to look at my films one day and say,
I love his movies, I love his choices-because he loved them.
- Kevin Costner

Kids: they dance before they learn there is anything that isn't music.
- William Stafford

Don't tell your kids you had an easy birth or they won't respect you.
For years I used to wake up my daughter and say,
'Melissa you ripped me to shreds.
Now go back to sleep.'.
- Joan Rivers

I had always wanted to write a song called,
The Vicious Circle.
I always thought it was like, the kids are born there,
they grow up there, they die there.
- Mac Davis

There is another thing about a kid, if we all remember,
that you have an attraction to evil.
Evil is exciting and evil is interesting,
and plenty of kids have a fascination for it.
- Thomas Foran

The party now is having my kids laugh and my wife laugh and my teammates.
I want them to see me have fun and put it in a different way.
- Brett Favre

I grew up on cricket and I think Australian kids are getting so Americanized,
you know?
- Rachel Griffiths

We have been in Victoria for 3 years now after moving here from Vancouver.
Victoria is a great place to live and we plan on staying
especially as the kids are now in school.
- Jonathan Brown

I'm never going to let nobody take those kids.
They Michael's kids.
They have no right to try to take those kids.
It's going to be a big mess over that.
- Joseph Jackson

Kids need to be equipped for that.
They need to learn to use that technology to keep the new economy going.
- Dennis Moore

The matinee audiences are different because they're mostly kids,
a great percentage kids.
So they respond to everything differently,
but I understand what they do respond to.
- Rue McClanahan

We're going to have more kids playing,
and we're going to have a better chance of finding
those players Minor sports in a community is for fun and recreation.
For everyone.
- Bobby Orr

I worshipped money so much that it ruined my life.
Money is not my god.
I just want to manage His money for Him,
for the poor people, the lost kids.
I just love everybody.
- Brian Welch

I came from a small town and at school in one class there was me,
a member from Depeche Mode and someone who went on to join The Cure.
That was all in one class of 30 kids.
- Alison Moyet

I think Little League is wonderful.
It keeps the kids out of the house.
- Yogi Berra

My kids are more precious to me than anything.
I'm with them all day, and I write all night.
- Danielle Steel

Our educational results lag behind other states,
and other nations, but worse still, behind the potential
of the kids and the devoted teachers in our classrooms.
- Mitch Daniels

We have a problem now with parents stealing their kids' CDs,
so the roles have been reversed.
- Jerry Only

We are shaping young kids to be leaders in their communities
and also to be healthier.
- Brandi Chastain

Kids are our future, and we hope baseball has given
them some idea of what it is to live together and how we can get along,
whether you be black or white.
- Larry Doby

It seems like the older bands are bigger than ever.
We get a mixed crowd where you have kids and old blokes like me.
- Geezer Butler

I think these shows with the young kids doing these jumps,
doing these fantastic back flips, I think they're absolutely great.
They did what I never did.
- Evel Knievel

Kids today don't want to get married.
Too many of their friends have been married and divorced already.
They just don't believe in it.
- Wally Schirra

My dark side, my shadow, my lower companion is now
in the back room blowing up balloons for kids' parties.
- Gary Busey

I could be, you know, the person that shows little
kids that giving up isn't something that you should do.
- Jessica Lynch

In Finland, getting a university degree is the first
thing that you expect your kids to do.
- Renny Harlin

Kids are capable of handling a lot more than you think
if you are willing to commit some time.
- David Hartman

We started with that, basically to help kids,
and then we created a pole vault school,
which is part of the club and exists to this day.
The club and school exist.
- Sergei Bubka

So Harry Potter came in and it is nice that I have kids of the right age.
I took them to London and they walked around the set
and met Harry Potter and that is thrilling.
- Gary Oldman

I'm just passionately in love with my kids.
- Sheena Easton

Most women put off entertaining until the kids are grown.
- Erma Bombeck

The Internet is a great information tool,
and can be a place where kids learn,
but we must remember that when kids are online,
they are in public.
- Mark Kennedy

So we were doing this scene, and the kids get 20 minutes a day,
um, so, all I had to do was pick him up out of the
incubator and take him out,
and that was the whole shot.
- Steve Burton

Birth control that really works - every night before
we go to bed we spend an hour with our kids.
- Roseanne Barr Arnold

Kids in general make things fresh and alive and they
have this great appreciation for,
Holy mackerel, we're making a movie!
- James L. Brooks


Quotes and Sayings

---------


Thank you for visiting: For kids it's natural to be competitive. ... by Daley Thompson.

Please sign up on the form below to receive
my Free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes email.

You can also search my large collection of Quotes and Sayings.

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 


Sign-up to receive Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes
free via email

Daily inspirational quotes and motivational messages of self-worth, choice,
positive attitude, happiness, forgiveness, and gratitude.
Inspiring motivational sayings plus Jonathan's insights into life,
relationships, and joyful living.

Enter Your E-Mail Address:
Enter Your Name (what you want to be called):
To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.
Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

Or Subscribe to the Feedburner feed for Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes.



All materials & writings are copyright ©. You may read about our disclaimer, our privacy policy, our copyright policy, terms of use, participation in affiliate programs, and the list of all our websites.