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Knees Quotes

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In case you failed to notice,
in case you failed to see,
this is my heart,
bleeding before you,
this is me down on my knees.
- Jewel

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With Alexander's cancer, I was definitely brought to
my knees for the first time because of the fear factor.
- Cathy Freeman

A woman is as young as her knees.
- Mary Quant

But thanks to my invention, my capitalist friends and
I were able to bring the government to its knees.
- Erno Rubik

 

Why must we be eternally on our knees before the Kants and Hugos?
- Jose C. Orozco

Ankles are nearly always neat and good-looking,
but knees are nearly always not.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Men are much oftener thrown on their knees by the melancholy
than by the agreeable passions.
- David Hume

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The real glory is being knocked to your knees and then coming back.
That's real glory.
That's the essence of it.
- Vince Lombardi

I have a list a mile long of faults that sometimes
bring me to my knees in self-hatred.
- Frank Langella

We were equals once when we lay new-born babes on our nurse's knees.
We will be equal again when they tie up our jaws for the last sleep.
- Olive Schreiner

The first time I kissed Brad my knees went weak -
I literally lost my breath!
- Jennifer Aniston

I have osteoarthritis, which especially affects my knees.
- Malcolm Boyd

Have you noticed that whatever sport you're trying to learn,
some earnest person is always telling you to keep your knees bent?
- Dave Barry

I would not kill my enemies, but I will make them get down on their knees.
I will, I can, I must.
- Maria Callas

When life knocks you to your knees, and it will,
why, get up!
If it knocks you to your knees again,
as it will, well, isn't that the best position from which to pray?
- Ethel Barrymore

It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees.
- Dolores Ibarruri

Raft told me how to walk with him in a scene:
We'd start off in a long shot normal,
and about the time we got together in a close-up,
I'd be bending my knees so I'd be shorter.
- Marie Windsor

The great are only great because we are on our knees.
Let us rise!
- Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

Failures are like skinned knees, painful but superficial.
- Ross Perot

When a batter swings and I see his knees move,
I can tell just what his weaknesses are then I just
put the ball where I know he can't hit it.
- Satchel Paige

Both of us played basketball, and I played tennis and my knees are done.
Now if you ask us head-to-head who wins at golf,
I'm asking for a couple of strokes.
- Michael Wilbon

Should it happen tomorrow, I would fall to my knees
to give thanks to God for such a career.
- Placido Domingo

You may get skinned knees and elbows,
but it's worth it if you score a spectacular goal.
- Mia Hamm

He put a ring in the toe of a stocking.
On Christmas Eve, we opened our stockings and it was
there at the bottom of the toe.
Then he got down on his knees and he was shaking.
- Kyra Sedgwick

You should have seen me in my Catholic school girl
skirt with my knees knocking together.
- Jodi Lyn O'Keefe

I'm glad I brought this course, this monster,
to its knees.
- Ben Hogan

The pious ones of Plymouth who, reaching the Rock,
first fell upon their own knees and then upon the aborigines.
- William M. Evarts

Better to die on one's feet than to live on one's knees.
- Dolores Ibarruri

Satan trembles when he sees the weakest saint upon their knees.
- William Cowper

The violence betwen women is unbelievable.
Women try to make each other crawl so that their knees are bleeding.
- Tori Amos

Let architects sing of aesthetics that bring Rich clients
in hordes to their knees;
Just give me a home,
in a great circle dome Where stresses and strains are at ease.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

You cannot be President of the United States if you don't have faith.
Remember Lincoln, going to his knees in times of trial
in the Civil War and all that stuff.
- George H. W. Bush

I have been driven many times to my knees
by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere to go.
My own wisdom, and that of all about me,
seemed insufficient for the day.
- Abraham Lincoln

I drive with my knees.
Otherwise, how can I put on my lipstick and talk on my phone?
- Sharon Stone

My knees are ticklish.
- Juliana Hatfield

They say that every snowflake is different.
If that were true, how could the world go on? How could
we ever get up off our knees? How could we ever recover from the wonder of it?
- Jeanette Winterson

I need to get up and walk around and keep my knees from getting bad,
which is what's happening.
- Marian McPartland

When they have their hands on their knees,
that's when they're tired.
- Eric Dickerson

Down on your knees, and thank heaven,
fasting, for a good man's love.
- Euripides

Let's get on our knees and pray.
I don't know to whom.
Is there a patron saint of ballistics gel?
- Adam Savage

If I could change on thing about myself,
I would: Have better knees.
Mine are shot because of injuries.
You're only as good as your legs, whether you're an athlete or an actor.
- William Petersen

Never be too proud to get down on your knees and pray.
- Paul Bryant

Now I can say loudly and openly what I have been saying to myself on my knees.
- Duke Ellington

If your knees aren't green by the end of the day,
you ought to seriously re-examine your life.
- Bill Watterson

I had to do a tango with Raft and I learned to dance
in ballet shoes with my knees bent.
- Marie Windsor

I will go on my knees and ask the Liberian people to
participate in bringing peace and stability to our country.
- George Weah

Regarding the Panama Canal Treaty negotiations,
they will find us standing up or dead,
but never on our knees; NEVER!
- Omar Torrijos Herrera

Yes, hard is good.
When I was in high school, I spent a lot of time on
my knees playing with balls.
I guess it was only natural that I became a catcher.
- Mike Piazza

Immortality: A toy which people cry for,
And on their knees apply for, Dispute,
contend and lie for, And if allowed Would be right
proud Eternally to die for.
- Ambrose Bierce

Practical prayer is harder on the soles of your shoes
than on the knees of your trousers.
- Austin O'Malley

When I started really singing I was 17,
18 years old.
I used to go around trying to be a singer in the Bronx.
My knees would shake but I learned by doing.
- Dominic Chianese

I cannot follow you Christians; for you try to crawl
through your life upon your knees,
while I stride through mine on my feet.
- Charles Bradlaugh

Intercessory prayer might be defined as loving our neighbour on our knees.
- Charles Bent

Women who wear kimonos, when the fight,
they have to keep their knees together,
and when they use a sword, they have to move the sleeves
otherwise it gets caught.
- Lucy Liu

There was one where Gomez was on a Trapeze hanging by the legs upside down.
I remember how much the backs of my knees would hurt until I got used to it.
It was hard.
- John Astin

They all in general had putrid gums,
the spots and lassitude,
with weakness of their knees.
- James Lind

Religion's in the heart, not in the knees.
- Douglas William Jerrold

The men who have guided the destiny of the United States
have found the strength for their tasks by going to their knees.
This private unity of public men and their God is an
enduring source of reassurance for the people of America.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

The Master teaches that the way of qigong cannot be hurried.
Wuji refers to the time before the creation -
when everything was formless.
Standing in the wuji position, my feet are parallel
to each other, shoulder-width apart.
My knees are slightly bent,
and the tip of my tongue touches the roof of my mouth.
My arms are held in front of me with my elbows bent
and my palms parallel to each other - about four inches apart.
At first I focus on my breathing, and only my breathing.
Later, I visualize the energy or "Qi" between my palms.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If I stayed a football player, my career would have been over 20 years ago.
As it is, my knees are shot.
I found I got the same good feeling in acting that I had in sports,
but I found I could have a more profound impact on people.
- William Petersen

You see, I have in my teaching - I always say I've
done it for a hundred years and have had thousands of students -
I have always spoken against just falling onto your
knees for so-called accidents,
I mean a result you are not responsible for.
- Josef Albers

Some people are cool with the fact that their bodies
bear witness to this great thing they produced,
their children, and I understand that.
But on a personal level, it makes me feel better that
my breasts are not down to my knees when I'm undressed in front of my husband.
- Patricia Heaton

Now when I came to go up to operations,
I went down to this patient's room and got down on
my knees at the foot of the bed and earnestly asked
the Lord to help us and to help me.
- John Harvey Kellogg

I saw Ellen and my knees were weak.
It was amazing.
And it was very hard for me to get her out of my mind after that.
Then when I saw her that night, we started talking,
and that's that.
- Portia de Rossi

Christmas in Bethlehem.
The ancient dream: a cold, clear night made brilliant by a glorious star,
the smell of incense, shepherds and wise men falling
to their knees in adoration of the sweet baby,
the incarnation of perfect love.
- Lucinda Franks

Back then, a half-a-century ago, the situation was totally different.
Economically, we were practically on our knees,
and politically, we were still excluded from the community of nations.
Today, in this respect, we have a totally different
and much more stable basis.
- Franz Beckenbauer

Every country we conquer feeds us.
And these are just a few of the good things we'll have when this war is over.
Slaves working for us everywhere while we sit back
with a fork in our hands and a whip on our knees.
- Curt Siodmak

I ride horseback - arthritic knees permitting -
or listen to opera.
Sometimes I cook.
I used to do needlework, but it's hard on my hands now,
so I only do it occasionally, but I like it.
And, of course, I read.
- Chelsea Quinn Yarbro

Radical Islamic fundamentalists harbor contempt for
our democratic way of life and,
given the opportunity, will stop at nothing to accomplish
their goal of bringing our country to its knees.
- Paul Weyrich

If we pulled out of Iraq tomorrow, Islamic jihadism is on the rise.
And they continue, as we see in Lebanon,
to seek to destroy the State of Israel and seek to
drive America back and bring us to our knees.
We must stand tall and straight.
- Zach Wamp

The only difference between the Republican and Democratic
parties is the velocities with which their knees hit
the floor when corporations knock on their door.
That's the only difference.
- Ralph Nader


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