We have collected the best Tunnel Quotes by famous authors including Kurt Warner, Gilbert Arenas, Michael Essien, Billy Howle, Jens Lekman and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.
The great ones have the ability to focus and tune everything else out and see more than the others. Average quarterbacks have tunnel vision. They see what’s in front of them. The better you get, the more that tunnel expands, and the more guys on the field you see.
For me and Washington, it was like I was in a dark tunnel, and the light was really far away.
I loved playing at Anfield, but it could be quite intimidating because you come out of the tunnel and see their fans singing ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’, and it gives you goosebumps.
If I could bring ‘The Tunnel’ to life, I’d like to do it like that.
When you’re writing about difficult things and darker issues, it’s nice to offer some sort of light at the end of the tunnel. Some sense of hope. Sometimes, the best way to do that is by offering it in the music, so that you can dance your way out of the darkness.
There’s a children’s book by Anthony Browne called ‘The Tunnel’ that I’ve always loved.
After several trillion dollars of stimulation by the Obama Administration and the Fed, one might think the economy would be chugging along at a pretty good clip. But, it just isn’t so, and the light at the end of the tunnel is pretty dim. Just ask a small business owner.
My father was a builder. During my high school years, I worked for him. One summer, I was working with a guy who had just come back from Vietnam and had been a tunnel rat. He wouldn’t talk about the experience, but it sounded really scary to me.
She had a penetrating sort of laugh. Rather like a train going into a tunnel.
P. G. Wodehouse
It gets better: there’s a light at the end of the tunnel. It may take one day, it may take ten years. But one day, you will find happiness if you manifest it. Put that energy out, and it’ll come back.
We are eager to tunnel under the Atlantic and bring the Old World some weeks nearer to the New, but perchance the first news that will leak through into the broad, flapping American ear will be that the Princess Adelaide has the whooping cough.
Henry David Thoreau
‘Mandie and the Secret Tunnel’ – the book and now the movie – pits a very young woman against forces she cannot control and events she cannot possibly know about. She’s in way over her head, and you’re pulling for her from the opening scene.
The magic of Disneyland, walking through the tunnel underneath the train station to Main Street, it just transports you to other places and other times.
As you approach the finish line, you go through a tunnel of people, all of them cheering and encouraging you. Then I heard the speaker say, ‘Alessandro Zanardi, you are an Ironman!’ It was something phenomenal, something amazing… I got very emotional at that point.
I can’t tell you how scary it can be for an artist to be in a space where they don’t know where the light is at the end of the tunnel.
I think it’s true that people seemed to have had a kind of tunnel vision in my regard, and that has been something that I’ve been having to fight against for a long time.
If you had told me in 1997 that even 5 people would be waiting online for me to sign my new book in 2009, I would have jumped around like Joe Carter in the 1993 World Series. I love it. I can’t imagine why anyone wouldn’t like it. The only thing I worry about is carpal tunnel syndrome – my last tour almost caused it.
I want to show people no matter what they go through there’s a light at the end of the tunnel.
On a job, there’s so much commitment you have to give, in regards to time, research… I like the tunnel vision of it that prevents anything else from getting in. The creativity and collaboration required there is very rewarding.
There is a light at the end of the tunnel… hopefully its not a freight train!
To be a tennis champion, you have to be inflexible. You have to be stubborn. You have to be arrogant. You have to be selfish and self-absorbed. Kind of tunnel vision almost.
Sometimes that light at the end of the tunnel is a train.
No matter how much you’ve done before, you wonder if there will be a light at the end of this particular tunnel. It’s the nature of the beast, and it’s a part of what compels us. Every movie is a new lesson you learn making your way through it.
R. J. Cutler
I always looked across the tunnel in Old Firm games and fancied our chances but there’s a big difference between that and knowing you’re going to win. There’s so many things can happen in an Old Firm game.
When you train outside of camp, it’s fun, I’m playing around, I’m working hard but I’m having fun. When I get into that camp it’s 10 weeks of tunnel vision on that opponent, you’re trying to work on your strengths and weaknesses, really trying to get better in different areas before the fight.
People who get trapped in the tunnel vision of making money think that is all there is to life.
I went to a lot of Chicago Wolves games when I was growing up… They would come out of the tunnel, the pyramid would be there, and the fire would come out of the pyramid. I thought it was the coolest thing.
I remember when we were in Egypt as refugees. It was tough, but there was always hope – hope that there’s light at the end of the tunnel.
You’re talking to somebody who two years ago couldn’t figure out how to use e-mail and who now has carpal tunnel. It has totally changed in that these films would not be getting out to people the way they’re getting out without the Internet.
The book begins and ends with the visits to give the impression of a tunnel into their ancestors and family history. I believe in going backwards into the past – I felt I was digging a tunnel back to the past.
It’s tricky to ask a filmmaker to explain his own work; usually we’re the least qualified to make sense of what we’ve done, unfortunately, because of the tunnel vision required to create anything over four years.
I’m going to miss the wind tunnel between Buildings 3 and 4. The ways in which the parking situation forced me to get ‘creative.’ Bob Ley and his snide comments. Trey Wingo and his snarky comments. Meeting so many people who I respect the hell out of. And the bizarre if not dysfunctional ‘SportsNation’ family.
When I put my nose in a glass, it’s like tunnel vision. I move into another world, where everything around me is just gone, and every bit of mental energy is focused on that wine.
Robert M. Parker, Jr.
If you go down through the horizon of a black hole, at the center you don’t find a tunnel that leads you to some other place in the universe.
At a certain point, I became a kind of musician that has tunnel vision about jazz. I only listened to jazz and classical music.
I see artists bored by light-without-heat, irked at gigantic galleries’ pushing out art-as-product, leaving behind the over determined for the undetermined, guided by interior voices and bringing us out of a long tunnel to new blueness.
Retiring for good wasn’t difficult. I knew at the time it was right. I was no longer capable of achieving the standards I’d set myself and there was no light at the end of the tunnel.
If we see light at the end of the tunnel, it the light of the oncoming train.
If you do not have an absolutely clear vision of something, where you can follow the light to the end of the tunnel, then it doesn’t matter whether you’re bold or cowardly, or whether you’re stupid or intelligent. Doesn’t get you anywhere.
I tend to have a kind of tunnel vision when I’m looking at an individual piece.
It was like I was in a tunnel. Not only the tunnel under the hotel but the whole circuit was a tunnel. I was just going and going, more and more and more and more. I was way over the limit but still able to find even more.
We love, you know, children love the ingredients of poetry. And then they go into this tunnel that we call adolescence, and when they come out of it, they hate poetry.
I announce the resignation of the government, perhaps as the only way for Lebanon’s main political blocs to assume their responsibilities and come together to pull Lebanon out of an unknown tunnel.
The thing about a hero, is even when it doesn’t look like there’s a light at the end of the tunnel, he’s going to keep digging, he’s going to keep trying to do right and make up for what’s gone before, just because that’s who he is.
Even when I haven’t played in a while, I can sit down and start with a chord, and just drop into it. It’s like this tunnel I go into. The zone is where I want to live.
I liked to watch the expression in the fighter’s face change when you connected with him. You know when you connect in the right spot. It’s like a tunnel vision.
You cut off the capacity for grief in your life, and you cut off the joy at the same time. They both come up through the same tunnel. You don’t have one without the other.
When a train goes through a tunnel and it gets dark, you don’t throw away the ticket and jump off. You sit still and trust the engineer.
Corrie Ten Boom
I wanted to put my present joy in the context of all the past pain, to show that there really is light at the end of the tunnel.
America to me is so varied and exciting. I always feel nostalgia for the place I’m not in, and then I get there and find myself in a traffic jam going into the Lincoln Tunnel, and I think, ‘God, why was I romanticizing this part of the country?’ I think it has to do with the romantic, unrealistic temperament.
Future forecasting is all about testing strategies – it’s like a wind tunnel.
Stress makes us prone to tunnel vision, less likely to take in the information we need. Anxiety makes us more risk-averse than we would be regularly and more deferential.
It’s that one thing that you’re passionate about, that you end up developing tunnel vision for and everything else tends to fall by the wayside. Passion is appealing and universal.
I miss walking out of the tunnel, the 90 minutes and the adrenalin rush that I’ll never, ever replace.
Panic causes tunnel vision. Calm acceptance of danger allows us to more easily assess the situation and see the options.
The magic’s back and we’re in a time tunnel, feeling like when we were in our 20s back in the 1970s.
The only way to find out anything about what kinds of lives people led in any given period is to tunnel into their records and to let them speak for themselves.
John Dos Passos
Running out the tunnel and hearing my name called out for the first time, stepping out before the game. I just had a different type of feeling, it was amazing, like I actually made it to the NBA.
When there’s no light at the end of the tunnel, it’s hard to keep things going.
I have tunnel vision. I go out and try to get better each and every day.
I have a fear of tubes and tunnels. Going through any tunnel causes me great anxiety.
If you were going to protect Buckingham Palace, you wouldn’t put a tunnel in halfway down the Mall. If you wanted to protected Wembley Stadium, you wouldn’t put a tunnel halfway up Wembley Way.
You kind of wake up in the morning, and you don’t see anybody but these actors until you go home at night and pass out and do it again. So it’s structured a lot like the process when you’re making a film. You just kind of get in that tunnel vision. I like that. I like when the rest of the world kind of quiets.
The light at the end of the tunnel is just the light of an oncoming train.
My tunnel vision work ethic is very hard to come by, I believe. I have had an unwavering faith in myself and my career for as long as I can remember.
My earliest memories are when my father was the attorney general at the height of the Civil Rights Movement. We would go to visit him at the Justice Department and take the tunnel over to the FBI building and watch the sharpshooters at practice.
Learning is a tunnel experience that makes us think more broadly.
Anna Deavere Smith
I remember going down the tunnel into the Olympic Stadium and getting a glimpse of all the people and hearing all the noise, all the people shouting for us. I’d seen Usain Bolt on the warm-up track, and then, as I walked into the stadium, I sort of realised how big it was!
If you don’t care about the lapel or the buttons or the fit, then you are doing a disservice to the consumer. We’re all inside the tunnel, speaking the language of business, but we need to speak the language of customers.
The claim that Israel seeks to annihilate the Palestinians is simply a lie. Israel seeks to stop rocket attacks and tunnel invasions, and as long as Hamas is dedicated to those actions, they can expect a forceful Israeli reaction.
James Howard Kunstler
I read every book about Buster Keaton and Chaplin to see how they worked – it’s all about dedication, tunnel vision, pursuit of perfection, getting the gag right.
A lot of times when I ran, to be honest, I didn’t know where I was in the race. So I always was looking up at the scoreboard to say, ‘Just call my name to see where I am,’ because I tried to have such tunnel vision not to distract myself.
Some infrastructure projects clearly require massive, coordinated investment – interstate highways or a new trans-Hudson tunnel, for instance. Others don’t have to. We should be unafraid of pilot projects and learning.
You have to have tunnel vision as a dancer to get to where you’re going. But once you get there, you have to save yourself by spreading your horizons. It’s the paradox of this profession. The very thing that makes you very good will destroy you.
As a race car driver, I don’t think I will drive forever, because it is not so much a question of being competitive, but of seeing the light at the end of the tunnel.
I can’t imagine something worse than scripts being written into a tunnel, thinking, ‘I don’t know when this ends. I don’t know.’ It usually ends when people get sick of it, but I think it’s great when it gets to end on its own terms.
Every time I’m shooting a movie I want to kill myself. Because I don’t see the light in the end of the tunnel.
Also the wonderful thing about film, you can see light at the end of the tunnel. You did realise that it is going to come to an end at some stage.
Unhappiness in a child accumulates because he sees no end to the dark tunnel. The thirteen weeks of a term might just as well be thirteen years.
Wherever my story takes me, however dark and difficult the theme, there is always some hope and redemption, not because readers like happy endings, but because I am an optimist at heart. I know the sun will rise in the morning, that there is a light at the end of every tunnel.
I had prostate cancer that, for me, was debilitating. I didn’t touch a guitar for two years, but when I realized I was seeing the light at the end of the recovery tunnel and was going to live pain-free, I realized again that it was a fun little instrument to play.
If I truly believe everything that’s in that book, God is in control. He is in control. He’s working for my good. Doesn’t mean everything’s going to be smooth, but that’s all I needed to know. There is a light at the end of the tunnel.
I always believe in just have as much fun as you can so that when you’re in the part that you hate, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel, that you’re close to finished.
Research has shown that time pressure leads to tunnel vision and that people think more creatively when they are calm, unhurried and free from stress and distractions. We all know this from experience.
No matter what you’re going through, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel and it may seem hard to get to it but you can do it and just keep working towards it and you’ll find the positive side of things.
When your child is sick, you have tunnel vision.
One part puzzle mixed with one part racer with just a dash of art and music just to blend everything together, ‘Dyad’ takes you on a fast-paced trip down a tunnel filled with lights and a shifting list of rules to keep your neurons nimble.
As a novelist, you have to pick your battles. You are tired. You have begun to experience the first ominous tinglings of carpal tunnel syndrome. You wake up in the middle of the night with both hands lying across your chest like a couple of plucked bird carcasses, dead of all sensation.
When I was playing Marius in the inaugural production of ‘Les Mis,’ I contracted glandular fever which developed into a post-viral depression. I was 23 and I couldn’t see any light at the end of the tunnel.
I just block everything out. It’s not even something that I do. When the ball’s in the air, everything goes quiet. That’s how it is. I don’t really think about it much. That’s how I play. Tunnel vision.