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Dunks Quotes

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I want to do for rebounds what Michael Jordan did for dunks.
- Dennis Rodman

Didn't the other guys tell you? Nobody dunks on Manute B-O-L!
- Manute Bol

If I weren't earning $3 million a year to dunk a basketball,
most people on the street would run in the other direction if they saw me coming.
- Charles Barkley

You see what happens in college and high school games today -
a three-point shot or a dunk.
I think that's the reason that you see a lot of that in the pros today.
- Oscar Robertson

 

I'm not a big sports fan, but I love it when they "slam dunk."
That's sexy.
- Emma Bunton

To see a player dunk in women's college basketball is just amazing.
It's great to see that the game has reached that level now.
- Holly Johnson

I'm not a role model...
Just because I dunk a basketball doesn't mean I should raise your kids.
- Charles Barkley

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My first dunk was actually in sixth grade.
- Vince Carter

Boys have a tendency to jump around a lot more than girls.
Boys have that desire to want to dunk way more than girls do.
It just never seemed like something we could truly fathom and do.
- Lisa Leslie

You look at today, it's a different situation.
You have a game that has been transformed into a game
where almost every shot is either an outside shot -
a three-point shot -
or a dunk.
- Oscar Robertson

It's like all guys want to do is make a dunk,
grab their shirt and yell out and scream -
they could be down 30 points but that's what they do.
Okay, so you made a dunk.
Get back down the floor on defense!
- Oscar Robertson

In the history of the treatment of depression,
there was the dunking stool, purging of the bowels of black bile,
hoses, attempts to shock the patient.
All of these represent hatred or aggression towards
what depression represents in the patient.
- James Hillman

Obviously dunking on Horace Grant and Michael,
in those circumstances, is just an incredible thing to happen.
I'm happy I was able to make that play,
and I'm fortunate I was in that position where I could
make that happen for my team.
- John Starks

Live out of your imagination, not your history.
- Stephen Covey

Who has fully realized that history
is not contained in thick books
but lives in our very blood?
- Carl Jung

Well-behaved women seldom make history.
- Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

A small body of determined spirits
fired by an unquenchable faith
in their mission
can alter the course of history.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Yesterday is history,
tomorrow is a mystery.
Today is a gift.
That is why it is called Present.
- Anonymous

Never doubt that you can change history.
You already have.
- Marge Piercy

History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes,
follies, and misfortunes of mankind.
- Edward Gibbon

History is a cyclic poem written by time upon the memories of man.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

History is a pack of lies about events that never happened
told by people who weren't there.
- George Santayana

People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them.
- James A. Baldwin

History is a tool used by politicians to justify their intentions.
- Ted Koppel

It's a very good historical book about history.
- Dan Quayle

The past actually happened but history is only what someone wrote down.
- A. Whitney Brown

You have to look at history as an evolution of society.
- Jean Chretien

History never looks like history when you are living through it.
- John W. Gardner

Everything we believe is a matter of evolution and history.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It takes an endless amount of history to make even a little tradition.
- Henry James

People that are really very weird can get into sensitive
positions and have a tremendous impact on history.
- Dan Quayle

France is delighted at this new opportunity to show
the world that when one has the will one can succeed
in joining peoples who have been brought close by history.
- Francois Mitterrand

History is more or less bunk.
- Henry Ford

History is a vision of God's creation on the move.
- Arnold J. Toynbee

In the long history of humankind (and animal-kind, too)
those who learned to collaborate and
improvise most effectively have prevailed.
- Charles Darwin

We will not be driven by fear into an age of unreason
if we dig deep in our history and remember
that we are not descended from fearful men,
not from men who feared to write, to speak,
to associate and to defend causes
which were for the moment unpopular.
- Edward R. Murrow

History is an account, mostly false,
of events,
mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers,
mostly knaves, and soldiers, mostly fools.
- Ambrose Bierce

History is a gallery of pictures in which there are
few originals and many copies.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

History is the sum total of things that could have been avoided.
- Konrad Adenauer

Naturally, every age thinks that all ages before it were prejudiced,
and today we think this more than ever, and are just as wrong
as all previous ages that thought so.
How often have we not seen the truth condemned!
It is sad but unfortunately true that man learns nothing from history.
- Carl Jung

Pick up a stone that feels good to you
and is small enough to hold in one hand.
Consider how long that stone has been around
and what enormous pressure it has experienced.
Draw strength from its long history.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

That great dust-heap called 'history'.
- Augustine Birrell

The importance of history is in it's
educational value for our lives today,
not in regret, resentment, or revenge.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

History is a vast early warning system.
- Norman Cousins

It is the soothing thing about history that it does repeat itself.
- Gertrude Stein

For the very first time the young are
seeing history being made
before it is censored by their elders.
- Margaret Mead

Everything we say, do, think, and feel
is a product of our personal history
and the collective history of humankind.
Our name for these histories is "prejudice."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Human history becomes more and more a race between
education and catastrophe.
- H. G. Wells

Tell the FBI that the kidnappers should pick out a
judge that Nixon wants back.
- William O. Douglas

There are no extraordinary men...
just extraordinary circumstances that ordinary men are forced to deal with.
- William Halsey

Following the light of the sun, we left the Old World.
- Christopher Columbus

One cannot have wisdom without perspective,
but once gaining perspective, one attains wisdom.
Wisdom is the ability to view every situation
as each person who is in any way affected
by that situation might view it.
Wisdom benefits from having a knowledge of history,
and therefore a historical perspective,
as well from as having the perspective of imagination -
the realm of the what-might-be
inhabited by futurists and science-fiction writers.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I can see clearly now...
that I was wrong in not acting more decisively and
more forthrightly in dealing with Watergate.
- Richard M. Nixon

Being president is like being a jackass in a hailstorm.
There's nothing to do but to stand there and take it.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

In the long term we can hope that religion will change
the nature of man and reduce conflict.
But history is not encouraging in this respect.
The bloodiest wars in history have been religious wars.
- Richard M. Nixon

They were afraid, never having learned what I taught myself:
Defeat the fear of death and welcome the death of fear.
- G. Gordon Liddy

Failure is impossible.
- Susan B. Anthony

Seek freedom and become captive of your desires.
Seek discipline and find your liberty.
- Frank Herbert

90 percent of my time is spent on 10 percent of the world.
- Colin Powell

Could I have but a line a century hence crediting a
contribution to the advance of peace,
I would yield every honor which has been accorded by war.
- Douglas MacArthur

Libraries are not made, they grow.
- Augustine Birrell

I'm the only person of distinction who has ever had
a depression named for him.
- Herbert Hoover

To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan;
you should wear it inside,
where it functions best.
- Margaret Thatcher

The lessons of the past provide the path to the future.
- Anonymous

I come into the peace of wild things who do not tax
their lives with forethought of grief...
For a time I rest in the grace of the world,
and am free.
- Wendell Berry

The deliberate and deadly attacks which were carried
out yesterday against our country were more than acts of terror.
They were acts of war.
- George W. Bush

The past is malleable and flexible, changing as our
recollection interprets and re-explains what has happened.
- Peter Berger

The more bombers, the less room for doves of peace.
- Nikita Khrushchev

Time is my greatest enemy.
- Evita Peron

The future has a way of arriving unannounced.
- George Will

Beware of endeavoring to become a great man in a hurry.
One such attempt in ten thousand may succeed.
These are fearful odds.
- Benjamin Disraeli


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