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Knocks Quotes

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He who wants to do good knocks at the gate:
he who loves finds the door open.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Related topics: Love

Mostly, it is human to dislike surprises -
often with great intensity.
Be open to new ways;
sometimes newness just knocks on our door;
welcome it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Real beauty knocks you a little bit off kilter.
- David Byrne

I'm not doing contemporary songs unless something comes
along that really knocks my socks off.
- Frankie Valli

 

It ain't about if he knocks a guy out.
It's about how he knocks a guy out.
It's the style, the improvisation.
- Don King

When a guy knocks ya down, never get up unless he's gonna kill ya.
- Gennaro Angiulo

Do not allow to slip away from you freedoms the people
who came before you won with such hard knocks.
- David Herbert Lawrence

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It is a puzzling thing.
The truth knocks on the door and you say,
"Go away, I'm looking for the truth,"
and so it goes away.
Puzzling.
- Robert M. Pirsig

Fortune knocks but once, but misfortune has much more patience.
- Laurence J. Peter

Opportunity knocks for every man, but you have to give a woman a ring.
- Mae West

Someone knocks at the door of an apartment to borrow salt or sugar,
people run into each other in the elevator,
and in this way become inscribed in the spectator's memory.
- Krzysztof Kieslowski

I come here not as a polished politician but as a woman
who has had her fair share of life's knocks.
- Pauline Hanson

When I listen to these women, it makes what I thought
were my hard knocks feel like little nudges.
- Whoopi Goldberg

Sometimes opportunity knocks, but most of the time
it sneaks up and then quietly steals away.
- Doug Larson

Every real thought on every real subject knocks the
wind out of somebody or other.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

America is a large friendly dog in a small room.
Every time it wags its tail it knocks over a chair.
- Arnold J. Toynbee

When suffering knocks at your door and you say there is no seat for him,
he tells you not to worry because he has brought his own stool.
- Chinua Achebe

You learn the most from life's hardest knocks.
- Conway Twitty

I'm proud of our court.
It knocks back a lot of the propaganda the Communists
put out about the way America treats her Negroes.
- Nat King Cole

Of a very religious linebacker: He knocks the hell out of people,
but in a Christian way.
- Sammy Baugh

The only truly anonymous donor is the guy who knocks up your daughter.
- Lenny Bruce

Life gives you enough hard knocks so it's unlikely
you'll stay that sure of yourself.
- Jeanette Winterson

Pale death, with impartial step, knocks at the hut
of the poor and the towers of kings.
- Horace

The physio side probably stemmed from the knocks I got as a player.
- Bob Paisley

Diana Krall knocks me out.
I like jazz and I like her simple approach.
- Merle Haggard

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

Too often, the opportunity knocks, but by the time you push back the chain,
push back the bolt, unhook the two locks and shut off the burglar alarm,
it's too late.
- Rita Coolidge

I pray on the principle that wine knocks the cork out of a bottle.
There is an inward fermentation, and there must be a vent.
- Henry Ward Beecher

The truth knocks on the door and you say,
go away, I'm looking for the truth, and it goes away.
Puzzling.
- Robert M. Pirsig

When life knocks you down, try to land on your back.
Because if you can look up, you can get up.
Let your reason get you back up.
- Les Brown

O, once in each man's life, at least,
Good luck knocks at his door; And wit to seize the
flitting guest Need never hunger more.
But while the loitering idler waits Good luck beside his fire,
The bold heart storms at fortune's gates,
And conquers its desire.
- Lewis J. Bates

I never answer if someone knocks on my door and only
the band and my manager have my phone number.
In any case my phone doesn't ring so I never notice it.
I occasionally just walk past and pick it up to see if anyone's there.
- Robert Smith

Imagine this guy hits Mike Hammer over the head with
a wooden coathanger and knocks him out.
You hit Mike Hammer over the head with a wooden coathanger,
he'll beat the crap out of you.
- Mickey Spillane

If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.
- Milton Berle

Ask and it will be given to you;
seek and you will find;
knock and the door will be opened to you.
- Matthew 7:7

I wanted to take up music, so my father bought me a blunt instrument.
He told me to knock myself out.
- Jay London

Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door.
- Kyle Chandler

Don't knock the weather; nine-tenths of the people
couldn't start a conversation if it didn't change once in a while.
- Kin Hubbard

How strange that nature does not knock,
and yet does not intrude!
- Emily Dickinson

Since we have to speak well of the dead,
let's knock them while they're alive.
- John French Sloan

Should doubt knock at your doorway, just say to those skeptical,
disturbing, rebellious thoughts, I propose to stay with my faith,
with the faith of my people.
- Thomas S. Monson

To my sick little pal.
I will try to knock you another homer,
maybe two today.
- George Herman

To knock a thing down, especially if it is cocked at an arrogant angle,
is a deep delight of the blood.
- George Santayana

Why do you knock yourself out? Take it easy.
- David O. Selznick

It was lovely to do The Knock because I haven't done
anything really significant since Doctor Who.
- Colin Baker

I'm not the greatest; I'm the double greatest.
Not only do I knock 'em out, I pick the round.
- Muhammad Ali

And the woman who could win the respect of man was
often the woman who could knock him down with her bare
fists and sit on him until he yelled for help.
- Agnes Smedley

As a result of my philosophy, I wasn't even upset about Hitler.
I was willing to go to war to knock him off,
but I didn't hate him.
I hated what he was doing.
- Albert Ellis

If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate,
you are sure to wake up somebody.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Above all things, I must not get angry.
If I do get angry I knock all the teeth out of the
mouth of the poor wretch who has angered me.
- Franz Schubert

Hollywood people want to build you up and make you
famous only to knock you off you're the pedestal they built for you.
- Morgan Brittany

The sad truth is that opportunity doesn't knock twice.
- Gloria Estefan

Do I have to use my feet? Can I knock the window out with my head?
- Wendy O. Williams

Marriage hasn't been my thing.
But gay people, knock yourselves out!
- Ben Affleck

Truth is a demure lady, much too ladylike to knock
you on your head and drag you to her cave.
She is there, but people must want her,
and seek her out.
- William F. Buckley, Jr.

In a way, certain sections of the media always wanted
to knock me because I had captained my country and
been skipper at Old Trafford.
It was all a bit odd really.
- Bryan Robson

I had not yet gotten into the world of light.
But I felt as one who, standing outside,
could knock against the wall and hear an answering knock from within.
- Simon Newcomb

A knock-down argument; 'tis but a word and a blow.
- John Dryden

I think you can have moderate success by copying something else,
but if you really want to knock it out of the park,
you have to do something different and take chances.
- Lee Ann Womack

Every two or three years I knock off for a while.
That way I'm constantly the new girl in the whorehouse.
- Robert Mitchum

We will not go.
The only way to get us there is to come in here with
clubs and knock us on the head,
and drag us out and take us down there dead.
- Morning Star

Well I guess I like variety pretty much,
but I do enjoy this work very much.
Particularly with Buddy on the gig, we get a chance
to knock each other out It'just wonderful.
- Gene Krupa

You have a row of dominoes set up;
you knock over the first one,
and what will happen to the last one
is that it will go over very quickly.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Why waltz with a guy for 10 rounds if you can knock him out in one?
- Rocky Marciano

If I want to knock a story off the front page,
I just change my hairstyle.
- Hillary Clinton

There is nothing in the world more stubborn than a corpse:
you can hit it,
you can knock it to pieces, but you cannot convince it.
- Alexander Herzen

The fight will last as long as I allow it to last,
and then I will knock him out.
- Lennox Lewis

Why should we strive, with cynic frown,
to knock their fairy castles down?
- Eliza Cook

I would never let myself knock out a journalist.
- Gerard Depardieu

Superstition is foolish, childish, primitive and irrational -
but how much does it cost you to knock on wood?
- Judith Viorst

The Babe was a great ballplayer, sure,
but Cobb was even greater.
Babe could knock your brains out, but Cobb would drive you crazy.
- Tris Speaker


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