We have collected the best Knock Quotes by famous authors including Quinton Jackson, Deontay Wilder, Bob Baffert, Katherine Kelly, Jan Blachowicz and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.
I’ve always been a defensive wrestler, but when I go in there in the fights, I get so caught up in trying to knock people’s heads off that wrestling goes out the window when you’re throwing punches and kicks and stuff.
I like to have fun in the ring, but I knock them out.
We need our own people in this business to stop knocking each other. All they do is knock, when we should be trying to sell.
I couldn’t knock on people’s door; if they answered the door and said, ‘I don’t want to speak to you,’ I’d be like, ‘Oh, OK then – I wouldn’t either, to be honest.’
If UFC sends me the contract and I fight Jon Jones, me and my team will find a way to beat him. Of course, I would try and knock him out, but I think it would be a similar fight to mine with Israel.
I just tried to go out there and play with attitude, doing what I was supposed to do and knowing my role on the team. Doing what my team expected me to do every night, not just once a week. It was all about work and I was just a tough guy who would knock somebody down.
We have to be more courageous and braver and sometimes take a knock. You can’t just be a pretty boy, you have to get your body or something on it. When it is a one-on-one situation you have to carry out that duty.
I don’t believe in make-or-break moments in your life. If you screw something up, it can knock you down, but that only means you’ll be better when you get back to where you were before.
I’ve never experienced complete terror, knock on wood, or running for my life or any of that.
Building walls isn’t going to work in the long run. Some people are happy with the wall in Israel, but somebody will get a weapon someday and knock it over or something. Walls aren’t the answer between countries, though.
In the old days, if you topped the bill one evening, you’d do 22 minutes maximum, and if you overstepped and did 27 one night, you’d get a knock on the door telling you it wasn’t acceptable.
One thing about these storms, we know how disruptive things can be when we depend on the system to keep working. What would happen if the terrorists do it? Knock down the power, destroy bridges, cut the water supply?
Part of the problem is that many directors treat female characters too often as precious. Or they want to live in a fantasy world where they just do spinning hook kicks and knock out guys who are six foot four, and that doesn’t work either.
I was a good sight reader and I could sing two or three of these jingles a day. An orchestra would come in for half an hour, and then the singers would come in and knock ’em out, and go on to the next one. I was the voice of Budweiser and Almond Joy.
Before I drop in, I tend to knock on my snowboard. You know how when you jinx yourself, they’re like, ‘Knock on wood.’ My snowboard’s wood, so in case I jinxed myself sometime in the past, I just knock on my board. It just makes me feel a lot more comfortable.
I have to work really hard, eight shows a week, to get a nice check as an actor. But when I write a play, and it’s a – knock wood – hit, the checks come in for many years.
Everyone has their own mission in life and what they’ve got to do. You can’t knock them for it. There’s always a lot going in people’s lives.
I’ve never felt like I needed to change. I’ve always thought, ‘If you want somebody different, pick somebody else.’ But sure, criticism can sometimes still get to me. Some things are so malicious, they knock the wind out of you.
Why would I stand there and trade punches and try to knock out George Foreman?
Why should we strive, with cynic frown, to knock their fairy castles down?
Great teaching – just plain old knock ’em dead, get it right, make ’em laugh, make ’em wonder instruction – is always going to be rare. Good teachers abound. Great ones are special.
Almost without exception, President Obama begins serious policy discussions by explaining why everyone else is wrong. After he assigns straw men to your views, he enthusiastically attempts to knock them down with a theatrically earnest re-litigation of what you’ve missed about his brilliance.
The fight will last as long as I allow it to last, and then I will knock him out.
I like to think of myself as Prince Charles’s friend. He’s a great fellow. There are always people trying to knock him, but The Prince’s Trust is one of the biggest supporters of young people in Britain.
Mr. Obama said that he personally told Mr. Putin to knock it off and vows to retaliate. But the Obama presidency is coming to an end, and his successor still won’t accept that Russia is guilty of tampering with U.S. elections.
Hackathons are an amazing way to engage the team, foster collaboration, and knock out great work.
I feel like I can submit Khabib, but feel like I’m going to stop him. I don’t know how it’s going to happen, but I’m either going to knock him out or I’m going to submit him. I’m going to finish Khabib Nurmagomedov.
People shouldn’t knock the synthesizer. It’s an aid, and it depends on how you use it, just like any other instrument.
Every night of our lives, we dream, and our brain concocts visions which are, at least until we wake up, highly convincing. Most of us have had experiences which are verging on hallucination. It shows the power of the brain to knock up illusions.
So I say to you, Ask and it will be given to you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you.
Yes… I miss that everyone in Ireland tries to knock some humour out of every situation. I don’t think I appreciated that. It’s unique to Ireland.
I’d love to knock an audience cold with one note, but what do you do for the rest of the evening?
Every sport has its dangers. I’ve been pretty lucky, knock on wood. But I’ve had really confident, brave and smart horses growing up, which I think is important when you’re young. You are working with massive animals over big fences, and especially at this top level, there is really no room for error.
If it were my decision, I’d knock the Superdome down. If I couldn’t knock it down, I’d just open the roof and gut the whole inside – totally modernize it. If you just dust it off and paint a little bit but don’t reimage it, the legacy will be horrible.
Once the opportunities knock on your door, you’ve got to try and go get them. If it doesn’t happen, it doesn’t happen. But at the same time, you’ve got to keep going.
They will find somebody younger, somebody funnier, somebody more engaged. As long as the court genre is viable, people are going to be looking for someone to knock me off of my perch.
This idea of holding the Defense Department hostage to the tax debate makes me sick to my stomach. Knock it off.
The more people that learn about you, even if you’re an underdog, then you can come under fire a lot and the more attention you get and the more threatening or dangerous you appear to people. And the more people try to knock you down.
I don’t have any doubt in my mind: I could knock out any man in the heavyweight division.
Don’t knock the weather; nine-tenths of the people couldn’t start a conversation if it didn’t change once in a while.
The first time I went to Abbey Road and put those headphones on, I discovered I had two voices. I no longer had to shout in the studio, but I can’t knock the Cavern or the other clubs because they gave me my strong voice.
Life is mortal. There are all these rewards and consequences. Sometimes you embrace them, and sometimes they knock you over.
You let a guy take care of business. You leave him in a space. You don’t want to run up to him and say, Yo, man, you can do this. You can knock this free throw down.’ You just let a guy do what he does.
Americans knock themselves out, especially since 9/11, praising the military.
H. W. Brands
Even on one leg, I thought I could knock Tony Bellew out. I was gutted when Shane McGuigan threw the towel in.
I live to knock the ball into the back of the net.
Remember: when you knock on the door of Opportunity, it is Work who answers!
I’m the farthest thing from a hater if any of the former guys do the post UFC commentary shows. I would never knock anybody for doing them.
I’ve fought at such a high level I couldn’t have people look at me and say, ‘well, he’s just fought someone to knock them over.’
You can put 10 Dominick Cruz’s in front of me, I’ll knock them all out. 10 out of 10.
Not only did I not like officiating his games, I was afraid at times he was going to knock my block off… there was nothing you could do to get the guy on your side… with saying that, I’ve talked to Rasheed Wallace in the last couple of years and he’s nothing but a complete gentleman off the floor.
I seem to – knock on wood – land on my feet and work, but you can never get too comfortable, and that’s kind of a good thing.
I’m trying to knock the medical profession into accepting its responsibilities, and those responsibilities include assisting their patients with death.
If I hit Khan, he’s going down. If the punch is in the right place, he won’t get up. I can knock him out with one right hand.
When I go back to NFL functions today, I feel a bit on the outside looking in. I played 13 years in the NFL, and I loved it – made a Pro Bowl and went to the playoffs – but I always felt like I was having to knock the door down to get in.
One thing for sure is that I am not going to attempt to knock Barrera out. My boxing ability and my speed are the attributes that will get me the win.
I’m hoping to knock down the walls and broaden the lane a little bit more for music that’s pop music at the heart of it.
If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.
I read one article that called me the ‘latest pretender to the Led Zeppelin throne.’… If I saw the guy I’d knock him out. Because that’s not true – I’m not pretending anything. If my records sell, it’s because of me.
If I want to knock a story off the front page, I just change my hairstyle.
Before I go on stage, I knock three times. Three is my lucky number; I once went into an audition and was number 333 and got the best part ever.
Jessica Brown Findlay
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.
I’d knock people over and bruise their pride, but I never went out to hurt people. That is not acceptable, and I don’t want to see it in my team.
My love of maple syrup. I’ve been known to knock back a can over a couple days: A swig here, a swig there, and next thing you know it’s gone. It’s a habit I have to stave off. I don’t want to lose all my teeth.
How strange that nature does not knock, and yet does not intrude!
Don’t put yourself on a pedestal. Because it’s very easy for someone to knock you off.
That’s my style, that’s how I like to fight. I like to please the fans. Go out, knock somebody out, choke them out, break an arm. Something.
I don’t mind being criticised, because I am not that easy to knock down, and no-one can destroy me. But I am bothered by the stupid people who call me dirty, brainless, and an idiot. You don’t say words like these to someone who you know nothing about.
Because actually it’s really hard to get things made. It takes years. To fight the fights you inevitably have to fight, even when you’ve produced Harry Potter, you’d better have the commitment and the passion to knock down walls, not take no for an answer.
It’s a shame about California, and particularly about L.A., where they’ve demolished so many landmarks. It’s a bit of a disease there, where if anything is over 30 years old, they sort of knock it down and replace it. It’s a strange town, it’s this sprawling suburb, and then there’s a city, the old town.
I’m trying to keep the face of my opponent more or less not damaged but eventually to execute the plan and knock him out.
I grew up thinking it was wonderful to be big and strong and to be able to knock down other children in the playground if I needed to. But I never felt the need.
When you knock people out, it’s sometimes a very scary situation – but I always hoped that no one got seriously hurt. Now when I see them get knocked out, I laugh. When you finish the game, it’s funny. And when I look at film of myself, I think, ‘I wouldn’t fight that guy.’
A lot of people don’t believe in me. They think I’m too small for heavyweight. Just like a lot of people told me long ago that I shouldn’t box. That I wasn’t going to make it. I just knock my head and say I’m capable. I can do it.
As a songwriter, you always look for guys that you can write good with. Show up, have an idea, knock it out of the park.
It’s a very slippery slope when you have a world champion boxer fighting an MMA guy for the sake of money, and he can’t knock him out in the first round. He has to make sure he carries him a little bit.
I believe opportunity doesn’t knock twice!
The Babe was a great ballplayer, sure, but Cobb was even greater. Babe could knock your brains out, but Cobb would drive you crazy.
You don’t want to be ball chasing or really forcing the issue because that looks bad. You’ve got to just take what they give you and have an opportunity to knock down some shots.
O. J. Mayo
The racism, the sexism, I never let it be my problem. It’s their problem. If I see a door comin’ my way, I’m knockin’ it down. And if I can’t knock down the door, I’m sliding through the window. I’ll never let it stop me from what I wanna do.
Stories come from other shows at other studios where only 2,000 rounds were actually used and the money for the other 3,000 went right into the studio pockets. Corners were cut and that production suffered. Knock wood, that hasn’t happened to us.
It’s a pretty cool feeling to be the person to knock down a barrier – just like the Williams sisters did in tennis or Tiger Woods in golf.
The only way to play football is with reckless abandon, or they’ll knock your beard off. And with acting, you have to pull all the stops to make it work.
Do I have to use my feet? Can I knock the window out with my head?
Wendy O. Williams
For me, I feel like God is intuition and an inner knowing. I think it’s difficult to be successful without that because that’s where you have to come from if you’re really going to knock it out of the park. For me, it’s more a sort of a universal energy.
The impact of the downturn is starting to feel very real. House prices and the housing market have been taking the knock for some time and that’s affecting people.
I never know when somebody’s going to knock on the door of my own unconscious in a way that I wouldn’t have anticipated.
Anna Deavere Smith
Even professional, paid carers aren’t always models of saintly behaviour – and they know they can knock off at the end of their shift to go home, take an uninterrupted shower, and have a normal conversation with someone.
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
I want to knock people out.
Where most kids play stickball and hockey, I’d walk down the streets with two sets of boxing gloves and knock on my friend’s door and see if he wanted to box. There were boxing gyms on every corner.
The name of the game is ‘kill the quarterback.’ Every football team tries to knock the guy out of the game that’s handling the ball.
I just calorie count and knock the booze on the head and then watch the scales to see the weight come off. Now I’ve been very healthy.
My mum sent me to ballet from the age of five, not because I was that into it but because I had really knock knees.
It’s funny to me because everyone says I’m injury prone. That’s hilarious to me because I’ve never blown a hammy or a shoulder or anything like that, knock on wood.
Religion was quite a thing in our house – we were Baptists. Some Sundays I went to church three times. If there was a talk on missionary work in the afternoon, I could be there all bloody day. But religion took its first big knock after Dad died.
I made a deliberate choice to write something people would enjoy, not knock people out with ‘Boy, he can really put a clause together!’
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.
I can’t never stop nobody, can’t knock nobody hustle.
The Notorious B.I.G.
If you can actually get someone to sit on the edge of their seat and feel nervous if there’s a knock at the door, then you’ve done something pretty terrific as a writer.
My dad was a quiet assassin. He was really charming and smiley and softly spoken, but he could knock you out in a second.
I’ll knock down the open jumper when it’s there, but I want to get after it on the defensive end.
You have to knock doors, make calls, and build a relationship with voters long before Election Day.
I am a survivor and not a victim. Life isn’t perfect. When you get a knock, you have to get up, dust yourself down and get on with it.
Well I knew JD could go out there and knock the guy out because in training I told JD all the time that he has height, reach and size and he has the power. JD has such a right hand, his right hand is like wow, oh man it is bad.
The simplest way to win in the National Football League is to knock out the starting quarterback. You know, throughout the years, history has proven if your number one quarterback goes down, your chances for success become very limited.
You could knock my teeth out and break my nose, and there’d be something funny about it to me.
My legs have become accustomed to the treadmill. And in L.A., running on the street is asking for a distracted texting driver to knock you over.
I put a lot of work in. I watch film. I study. People may knock it, but I think it’s what makes me great.
Hollywood people want to build you up and make you famous only to knock you off you’re the pedestal they built for you.
In all seriousness, people think that it’s the ideas that are important. Well, everyone has ideas, all the time. I tend to write mine down and remember them, but at some point you have to apply the bum to the seat and knock out about sixty five thousand words – that’s how long a novel is.
I haven’t knocked all the doors I need to knock down, but I can see it happening more and more. It will just take more perseverance and work.
With food, you’re the artist; you put the colour in it, you present it to the table and it has the ability to knock out the senses. It can look fabulous, be beautifully presented and smell great and taste good as well.
Perseverance is a great element of success. If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I definitely don’t look at myself as a 3-point shooter, but when we’re playing three big guys, I find myself on the perimeter a lot, and they leave me alone. I’ve got to knock it down or do something with it.
My nickname, T-Wood, came from football because I was so small, but I used knock people’s helmets off. All I wanted to do was hit. I didn’t care about interceptions or touchdowns.
Knock on wood, but I think we hit the gestational carrier lottery!
I’ve had hundreds of challenges at Traveller gatherings. They get a few beers in them, and they start thinking they are Tyson or Ali: throwing punches, swearing, and jumping around with their big fat bellies. I’d love to knock a few of them out.
Gas is almost a give-away in the U.S. at the moment. They’ve gone for fracking in a big way. This is what makes me very cross with the greens for trying to knock it… Let’s be pragmatic and sensible and get Britain to switch everything to methane. We should be going mad on it.
Every movie that I’ve had to really knock down the door for has been an enormous success for me. Not just like a financial success but a real personal success.
I believe success is preparation, because opportunity is going to knock on your door sooner or later but are you prepared to answer that?
Sometimes I felt as a writer I was purging, and it almost hurt to purge to that level. Now it doesn’t feel that way, maybe because I’m older. Maybe life has given me some punches, but it didn’t knock me down.
You know, I remember watching Morgan Freeman when he did the two Alex Cross movies, and he’s so confident that he’s going to knock the scene dead. And I’m really confident that I can tell a good story now, so I just don’t worry about things.
A lot of people ask me, when I mention I’m from Australia, that I must have been on ‘Home And Away,’ and I tell them was one of the few who didn’t take that route. That’s because I auditioned for ‘Home And Away,’ and I didn’t get booked, so you’d call that a knock back.
I’ve been extremely lucky in terms on injury. Very few injuries over the course of, this is the beginning of my 16th year. I know a lot of guys that have had a lot shorter careers and a lot more injuries, so I knock on wood every day.
On any given day, I know on any given day I can beat anyone else and knock out anyone else out.
That’s my goal, I want to become the first undisputed super middleweight champion of all-time and whoever is in the way of that, it doesn’t matter. You line them up and I’ll knock them down.
I knew that no matter what door you knock on in a Cretan village, it will be opened for you. A meal will be served in your honor, and you will sleep between the best sheets in the house. In Crete, the stranger is still the unknown god. Before him, all doors and all hearts are opened.
I have a saying – ‘You treat me good, I’ll treat you better. You treat me bad, I’ll treat you worse. And when in doubt, knock ’em out.’
I really believe in my hands and my power to knock people out, and I will try to keep looking for that, for knockouts.
Junior dos Santos
However much you knock at nature’s door, she will never answer you in comprehensible words.
It’s unusual for me to be in front of an audience without somebody trying to knock my teeth out.
I just kind of go by the theory of, ‘Don’t knock it until you try it.’
I don’t feel like I’m the type of performer who’s going to knock your socks off. I’m trying to get over my nerves.
Tobias Jesso, Jr.
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.
Knock on wood, my groupies tend to be very artistic, creative people – sometimes way more creative than I am.
I have one way of fighting: I’m going to come after you, put hands on you, and knock you out.
Have you ever seen me knock somebody out and make a big scene? Hell no.
I saw a clown knock the head off another clown and I thought it was the real thing. It scared me so much, I made my mother take me home and I’ve dodged circuses ever since.
People would downplay how good I was, or my athleticism would be the knock, and that added fuel to the fire.
One of my friends, Bruno Andrade, was so quick, he just used to knock the ball past whoever he was playing against, and I thought, ‘Why can’t I do that?’ Until then, I would try to dribble and maybe try a stepover, but Andre would just knock it then – beep, beep – and he was so fast, he would get there first.
I have a self-deprecating sense of humor, so I knock myself.
I can’t knock gay rap, or retarded rap – whatever. Do what you do; I don’t really listen to it. I don’t really pay that no attention. Like I said, it’s not my cup of tea – to each his own. At the end of the day, we all people.
I have a man cave somewhere in California – a totally undisclosed location where manly things occur. There are motorcycles, there are secret doors and passageways. Women are welcome, but they must knock.
The sad truth is that opportunity doesn’t knock twice.
The bigger your platform gets – it kind of feels like being Godzilla sometimes. You make a slight move and you can accidentally knock over a building. It’s a tough thing to navigate.
You can’t knock on opportunity’s door and not be ready.
I want everyone to live to their full potential without having to fear someone will try to knock them down or discriminate against them.
I don’t knock anyone’s hustle, but I didn’t want to slap my name on anything that wasn’t authentic to me.
I think the knock TNA had is they seemed to worry too much about what WWE was doing instead of focusing on their own.
With such riches as I have in life, you’re always nervous. Being Irish, you’re waiting for something to knock it sideways.
I’d like to get more bit-acting roles. I don’t know if my talent would allow for a long dialogue, but I could definitely knock out three lines. I’d kill it.
I didn’t knock on any producers’ doors for work.
I have no ego investment in being on the air. I don’t knock others for whom that kind of attention is like oxygen, but I don’t miss anything about it.
If your body is working correctly, and then you get a cold or something, that cold probably won’t knock you out as hard as it would have if you weren’t healthy.
I don’t go into a situation trying to knock somebody over. It’s just the way I play: physical.
With age, you get to a place where you don’t want to knock people out. You just want to give people a hug.
I seem to be landing really great locations on a lot of my work. I hope that continues, knock on wood.
I’ve had fans come and knock on my door. I’m usually polite, but I’m usually very direct and say, ‘It’s not cool that you come here uninvited.’
I think we have a culture that creates heroes and then needs to knock them down, and then you have to see what the third act brings.
O.K., if the desire to knock America off its pedestal, to redistribute American income to other countries, to shrink America’s footprint in the world, makes you anti-American, then Obama is in fact anti-American.
I love Scott Coker and I love Bellator and I love what we have built together and it’s a little uneasy to think that I will no longer be under contract with Bellator after I knock out Benson Henderson and get my hand raised.
I think my comedy’s probably the same as my art, which is kind of abstract, impressionist, emotional. You create an emotion and then you knock it down. You take something the way people are expecting it to go, and then give it a different conclusion.
The best way to take a punch is to look at it. Honestly. Someone could hit you with the hardest punch that they have, but as long as you see it, it’s not going to knock you out. It’s the punches that you don’t see that knock you out. So you could get tapped with a small punch, but if you don’t see it, you’re out.
You are not always going to be able to knock it and run. You are going to have to use the other foot, mix things up, use the brain.
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
You can knock me down, but I get up twice as strong.
There are people who I still knock around with from the Primrose Hill set, but they have found sobriety, too, and are doing their own things.
When they take away some of our main guys, I just find myself open sometimes and knock down shots.
Lyoto makes it very difficult to knock him out, he escapes well and moves very well.
Just getting from the airport straight to the gym is gonna be your best bet to knock off that rust and wake yourself up and get that blood flowing. You sit in a car or a plane cramped up, you lose a lot of blood flow and get that swelling in your legs. There are all kinds of dangers in sitting still too long.
I can walk into a restaurant and knock five guys out, become 5-0 real quick. It’s about the quality of opponent. You have to beat the right guys to call yourself the No. 1 contender.
I don’t knock material rappers, but let me hear it in a different way. How many songs do I have to hear about rims on a car? It’s ridiculous. There’s no substance. It’s a hollow shell.
Brock Lesnar’s stand-up sucks. He doesn’t have a chin. Brock has got to take him to the ground, because Mark Hunt will knock him back to pro wrestling if he hits him.
In the Children’s Zoo, Enrichment meant presenting the goats with a trash can smeared with peanut butter or dangling keys at the end of a broomstick in front of the cow. The goats would knock their heads around the inside of the can and emerge giddy, peanut butter drunk.
I have so many wonderful people in my life. I’ve never had any major physical problems or an accident or anything like that. I’m a very, very lucky person, thus far, knock on wood.
I do always want to be creating something; I can’t help it. I don’t know why that is, but I’m certainly not gonna knock it now, at the age of 36. It seems to be working.
That was the best part of the Pride guys – they’d go out and entertain. They’d either get knocked out or knock somebody out; they were always trying to finish the fight.
One way to bring down crime in the state of California and every state in the union is to have an enforceable border. That means let’s build that border fence. When people want to come into this country, let’s ask them to knock on the front door.
You need to impress me, outwit me, compete with me? Go ahead, knock yourself out, I have no problem with that at all.
Just knock hell out of it with your right hand.
Arcade Fire has kept their indie cred. They will sell out stadiums yet still have underdog status. But when you’re a band like Coldplay, people are waiting to knock you down.
The Internet is for haters. Everyone wants to knock somebody down, but it’s cool.
There’s a stigma about being vegan. Some people say it doesn’t taste great. Don’t knock it until you try it!
Deep down, I’m a small-town girl who has it drilled in her DNA to grow up, marry, have kids, settle down. Maybe I will knock the same theory in my kids’ heads, too. I’m also liberal, a political enthusiast, a bookworm, and the least bit ambitious to pull off a soap drama queen act.
I want to knock out both Wladimir and Vitali Klitschko, and I don’t care what order they fall in.
Hey, don’t knock Judy Blume. Without her, my younger self would never have been able to decode the random acts of madness perpetrated by the fascinating creature known as the teenage girl.
I wanted to take up music, so my father bought me a blunt instrument. He told me to knock myself out.
I’m not just a guy who can knock people out.
When I was at my peak, I would go into streaks where I felt like it was almost magic, that I could knock down the pin from anywhere with my irons.
It always ended up that they said, ‘Tony, are Frosted Flakes good?’ And he would laugh and say, ‘Good? Why, they’re great.’ And I said, ‘Well, we’ve gotta do something with the word ‘great’ to make It explode. It has to really knock the packages off the shelves.’
Once I knock Szpilka out, I want all the Polish fans to come on the ‘Bronze Bomber’ train as I bring the heavyweight division back to the top.
I’m not actively seeking stardom. I just go to auditions, and I knock on wood.
Sri Lanka’s interpretation of western cuisine is pretty diabolical. Sri Lankan food itself is ace, however, and they bloody love a buffet. Even if you go to a basic-looking cafe, they can knock up four or five different curries for you very quickly.
In an ideal world, you knock the runs off and win the game.
You can knock me all you want, but professional basketball players are an elite group and I’ve been doing it 12 years.
My knock with filmmaking is the whole bureaucracy around it, so in some ways, staying outside of it is easier for me.
On the feet, I realized that it will be hard for anyone to knock me out, I have a solid chin and everything will be alright.
You don’t knock Ray Mercer out with one or two shots. You have to make him quit.
Life is designed to knock you down. It will knock you down time and time again, but it doesn’t matter how many times you fall – it matters how many times you get back up.
If an opportunity comes to knock out my opponent, I’m going to take it.
Sure, best seller. I’d love to knock Stephen King off the top of the list. I know I won’t, but, after all, I spend my life inventing a different reality.
Why waltz with a guy for 10 rounds if you can knock him out in one?
I love Arizona. I was raised right. Somebody has to go to Washington and knock the hell out of the place.
I’m a small dog guy. I don’t want to be pattin’ with the big Rottweiler or Great Dane. I like those little guys that jump on your lap and don’t knock you over when they do.
We all press buttons in relationships, in our dealings with people, without thinking what it really means. We all knock along without questioning what kind of situation we’re in. We may often be in a very good one, but we don’t even appreciate the good situations. We’re lazy. Or we’re scared. Or we just don’t notice.
GGG is known for his knockouts. I knock out people, too, but I’m a better boxer than him.
I left the Labour Party because I consider it a racist endeavour. I could no longer, in good faith, knock on doors and say vote for me, and by extension get Jeremy Corbyn as Prime Minister.
I’m a great believer that if you knock on enough doors and stay at the level maybe an opportunity comes.
My goal is not getting hit and to knock the other guy out. Some people might complain because they want to see boxers beat up on each other, but you cannot last long in professional boxing if you take a lot of punches.
I don’t believe in models that say you just knock on this door, you just go to this community, and you’ll get elected. I think you go everywhere, and you listen to everybody. Everybody’s got ideas.
Not many of my friends I had from college are playing in this league. Everybody knows it’s a privilege, so you definitely don’t knock it because you never know where you may end up.
As mayor, I would support law enforcement, not knock it down.
I would never let myself knock out a journalist.
The University of Memphis didn’t have the flashy profile or the national exposure. It’s a great university. I love the offense. I love the atmosphere, the big city. They have everything I want. The only knock against them is they are not a great team.
I’ve always been into older homes, even if I have to refurbish or remodel or raise roof lines or knock out walls.
A word is an arbitrary label – that’s the foundation of linguistics. But many people think otherwise. They believe in word magic: that uttering a spell, incantation, curse, or prayer can change the world. Don’t snicker: Would you ever say, ‘Nothing has gone wrong yet’ without looking for wood to knock?
I like rugby – I watch it from time to time. It’s basically football without pads but probably a little bit more dangerous than football. You’ve got to be a lot tougher in that sport – but I definitely like watching rugby and watching those guys knock each other around. It looks like a fun sport.
If I want to be a basketball player and you don’t draft me, what am I going to do, quit, or keep going? Knock on the next door, knock on the next door, if one of those open I’m going to go in and display my talent.
Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him, and he with me.
Every man has a right to utter what he thinks truth, and every other man has a right to knock him down for it. Martyrdom is the test.
Basically I try not to knock other comedians.
If you lock me in the room with a piano teacher for a year I might be able to knock out a rendition of ‘Roll Out The Barrel,’ but will I ever be a concert pianist? No.
I’ve been in crisis situations, I’ve been down, I’ve been hurt, I’ve been behind on the scorecards, and I’ve had to pull that shot out to knock somebody out. I’ve been in all kinds of situations and still come out on top.
People don’t understand that all presidents, the minute they become president, get a knock at the door. And there’s a man there saying, ‘Let’s talk about your funeral.’ At the time I thought, God, that’s a terrible thing. Later on, I thought it was pretty wise.
There will always be a few people who just want to knock you down or are jealous or just want to be horrible for the sake of it. I don’t know what drives someone to be nasty.
I wanted to start in boxing, but you have to train a little harder to be a boxer. A lot of those guys can take punches. MMA, you only have to hit someone so hard to knock them out.
If you are successful, then it is only human that you are sometimes a bit saturated. You might also lose that hunger which means that others who are more ambitious will knock you off your pedestal.
Dominick Cruz can’t knock anybody out. He’s got grapes for hands.
I’ve been in that situation many times before – where I’m losing and I have to knock a guy out.
We need to let the referee’s sole thing be to protect the quarterback and get those late hits out of there. They even have a stat on television that says ‘knockdowns.’ Knockdowns means that you knock him down after he throws the ball. The assumption is, if it’s legal, we’ll make excuses for them.
I never had a rivalry with Madonna. You don’t knock another sister, ever. There’s room for everybody on this planet; you don’t have to be like anyone else.
I want to be one of those point guards who knock down shots you have to get over the top.
I started boxing aged 15 when a local man, Ricardo Linari, opened a boxing club in Margarita. I just seemed to be able to knock people out, and that power has stayed with me.
Anybody in the UFC has a chance to knock you out.
The more we pour the big machines, the fuel, the pesticides, the herbicides, the fertilizer and chemicals into farming, the more we knock out the mechanism that made it all work in the first place.
David R. Brower
Just because I haven’t yet had any project surgery, I’m not going to knock it, because I think women have the right to do whatever they want to their bodies that make them feel good about themselves.
I’m not out to knock anybody out, even though knockouts are cool.
People were trying to write songs to knock Lil Nas X off his perch; I didn’t try to do that.
Tones and I
I won’t date a guy who doesn’t own a toolbox. I’m not saying you need to be able to knock down a wall or build a house or anything like that. But I’ve been out with a couple of guys who didn’t own toolboxes, and they couldn’t even change a light bulb.
I’ve got a right to knock down anybody holding a bat.
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