Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Foul Quotes from famous authors such as Thomas Fuller, Jackie Robinson, Zhuangzi, Warren Moon, Arthur Hailey. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
In fair weather prepare for foul.
When I am playing baseball, I give it all that I have on the ball field. When the ball game is over, I certainly don’t take it home. My little girl who is sitting out there wouldn’t know the difference between a third strike and a foul ball. We don’t talk about baseball at home.
All existing things are really one. We regard those that are beautiful and rare as valuable, and those that are ugly as foul and rotten The foul and rotten may come to be transformed into what is rare and valuable, and the rare and valuable into what is foul and rotten.
Basketball players want contact to get a foul called. Slaps on the wrist and bumps on the shoulder are big time to them, and they don’t like that. In football, you get that all the time. The whole mental makeup is different.
The president of General Motors was in a foul humor.
I am here to change anything. I’m here to adapt. The critieria between a yellow and red card. What is a foul and what is not.
I get lots of fouls on me, but it is no foul because I am physical. Because I don’t go down, that is the problem as well. But I will keep playing my game. Why would I change? It’s my game.
I don’t like rats, but there’s not much else I don’t like. The problem with rats is they have no fear of human beings, they’re loaded with foul diseases, they would run the place given half the chance, and I’ve had them leap out of a lavatory while I’ve been sitting on it.
I’m not any good at foul language or anything like that.
People do not use foul language in the House of Commons chamber. They just don’t do it, and I don’t, either.
Ian Rankin’s Rebus is the king of modern British crime fiction. He is dour, determined, and constantly falls foul of his seniors. For all this, we root for him. He is eminently loveable, a quixotic hero moving through the darker half of a Jekyll and Hyde Edinburgh.
Golf is the only game I know where you call a foul on yourself.
The ‘Lost’ pilot was wide enough and included enough things so that when Season Five came, and we spent half of the year in 1973, nobody cried foul. It felt like it was already a part of the DNA.
I couldn’t feel good about myself hanging out in Armani clothes when my girlfriend can’t even pay her heating bill. I’d feel foul and I’d be embarrassed.
I don’t think I had one personal foul in my career. Now, that being said, no one can ever say I never brought it.
I’ve seen elbows that broke eye sockets. I’ve seen a German goalkeeper just level a French guy. His teammates thought he was dead lying on the ground. This was in 1982 at my first World Cup. But a bite is outside any kind of contact collision: dirty foul play. A bite is a bite.
That’s something to be proud of – to have people say that you’re the kind of guy who doesn’t know how to quit. Try to be that man the next time you foul up: You’ll enjoy more success than you ever would by cursing the guys living the charmed lives.
I know my game is about trying to get past players and I know that if a bad tackle is coming my way, I have to jump or push my body out in front, but this is football. If they try to foul and target me, then I’m doing something good.
My view is that you show Messi one side or the other, and if he goes past you, he goes past you. But if he slips it through your legs, then you have to obstruct him and take the foul. Just don’t ever let yourself be nutmegged.
Trouble is, we call politics a game, but it isn’t one. There is no referee, and the teams make up the rules as they go along. You can’t cry foul or offside in politics. Almost anything goes.
If the opponent makes a foul close to their own goal, it’s a chance for us. I take it like this.
Usually male directors have to use foul language to get the job done. But I never came down to that level as being a women I wanted to keep my respectability intact.
That’s how you get better on defense; not just ‘oh, man, my guy beat me,’ but you have to think about, ‘okay, my man beat me, so I either have to pick up the next man, or I’m going to give somebody a foul.
In the deregulated realm of US banking and finance, crime does occasionally pay for its foul deeds, not in prison time but by making modest rebates to the victims.
Sometimes people think that if you’re always helping people up and never hit someone with a hard foul, you’re automatically a good sport. I don’t believe that.
I’m just really just continuing to work on back-to-the-basket stuff and working on getting better from the foul line.
I always say the Premier League is the best in the world, and I still feel it is an honour to be playing here, but I think English football suits my game. Football is more physical here; the ref is not whistling every foul.
Every team deals with obstacles throughout the course of the season, and it’s as a unit that they need to be worked through. Injuries are part of the game, just like facing tough teams on the road or having one of your best players get into foul trouble.
People say I use foul language. I learnt swear words only from my father and YGP.
When I foul, I’m gonna make sure you know I’m fouling.
When you first come in the league as a big man, they tell you to be physical down there. No layups, all that kind of stuff. So you have to buy into it, because you think it’s going to get you more playing time. But it really just gets you more foul trouble.
For at least another hundred years we must pretend to ourselves and to every one that fair is foul and foul is fair; for foul is useful and fair is not. Avarice and usury and precaution must be our gods for a little longer still.
So foul and fair a day I have not seen.
Never use curse words, foul language, or racial slurs, or say anything about a person’s appearance. Just work with being smart-mouthed.
First of all, you want umpires to call what they see. In the case of fair or foul, the smartest thing is to call the ball fair. Because if it’s called foul and ruled fair, where do we put the runners?
Tragedy is restful: and the reason is that hope, that foul, deceitful thing, has no part in it.
There’s no doubt that there is star treatment. It’s discussed in the meetings. Obviously, people don’t pay an enormous amount of money to sit in those courtside seats to see players like Kobe, LeBron, Shaq – all the greats – sit on the bench and be in foul trouble.
You fouled a guy who needs to be fouled. If he’s going to the basket, you don’t give a knick-knack foul and then argue with the ref. You foul him so he knows, so the next guy coming behind him knows, so his team knows you can’t go in the lane.
I’d go to Starbucks and order a frappuccino and blueberry muffin and that was me for the day. Not only would I beat myself up internally if I consumed anything else, I’d be in a foul mood if we were working somewhere there was no Starbucks. It was an obsession – and a deeply unhealthy one.
Mom cooked a lot of turkey when I was growing up. Turkey meatloaf, turkey burgers, ground turkey shepherd’s pie – my childhood was the Bubba Gump of turkey. You’d think I would be sick of it, but when I find gems like Gwyneth Paltrow’s turkey meatball recipe, it’s as though the fowl is no longer foul to me.
My mother, who grew up in Pennsylvania, literally washed my mouth out with soap once for saying, ‘Shut up!’ to my sister. She would have washed my mouth out with gasoline if she knew how foul my mouth was racially when she wasn’t around.
In the 19th century, smallpox was widely considered a disease of filth, which meant that it was largely understood to be a disease of the poor. According to filth theory, any number of contagious diseases were caused by bad air that had been made foul by excrement or rot.
There’s something so relentless and foul about Hitler and his people, and the way things progressed from year to year. It just got to me in the strangest way.
Empty-brained triflers who have never tried to think, who take their creed as they take their fashions, speak of atheism as the outcome of foul life and vicious desires.
If you foul up, tell the President and correct it fast. Delay only compounds mistakes.
Life on a factory farm is well-nigh unbearable for the animals or birds, and it is often foul for the women and men who process the meat that results – especially in factories for chicken parts. But do not sentimentalize. Do not imagine barnyard life is a bowl of cherries.
I have heard what has been said, but most of the time, I recover the ball without making a foul.
Would I – or any defender – tell the referee to give a penalty if I made a foul in the box but it was deemed a fair tackle? No chance.
It boggles my mind that the same people who cry ‘foul’ about rationing an instant later argue to reduce health care benefits for the needy, to defund crucial programs of care and prevention, and to shift thousands of dollars of annual costs to people – elders, the poor, the disabled – who are least able to bear them.
The good thing about ‘Have I Got News For You’ is it’s a compact show but it still gives everyone space to breathe, and everyone always gets a chance to say something if they want to. It’s a very difficult show to dominate, and guests who come on and dominate always fall foul.
I knew it was gonna go out. It was just a question of it being fair or foul. The wind must have carried it 15 feet toward the foul pole. I just stood there and watched. I didn’t want to miss seeing it go out.
When I set picks and rolled to the basket early in my career, either I’d dunk or it’d be an offensive foul where I run the guy over.
He that has light within his own clear breast May sit in the centre, and enjoy bright day: But he that hides a dark soul and foul thoughts Benighted walks under the mid-day sun; Himself his own dungeon.
Football’s the big cheese, if you like. It’s easy to have a swipe. There’s a lot of footballers, and when they fall foul, they become big news.
He’s so ugly. When you walked by him, your pants wrinkle. He made fly balls curve foul.
I have always thought if there is a game, and there have been a lot of fouls on me, then I have been playing well for the team, so that means we’re having a good match. You can win a free-kick when there’s a foul, and that’s a chance to score a goal.
Sometimes, the best way to handle all the nasty comments is to send a snappy reply to one particularly foul one. Trolls need to know that if they are rude, they may be made an example of.
Not all players want to play defense. You get in foul trouble, you’re going to be on the bench.
But I now entered on my fifteenth year – a sad epoch in the life of a slave girl. My master began to whisper foul words in my ear. Young as I was, I could not remain ignorant of their import.
The abolition of the double sanction for a foul in the box is a welcome change. There are times that you cannot help but stop your opponent in the box, with your momentum forcing you to make a challenge. Fouls can’t be avoided in that situation but your intention was fair.
I am unable to watch the Olympics due to the blustering jingoism that drenches the event. Has England ever been quite so foul with patriotism? The ‘dazzling royals’ have, quite naturally, hi-jacked the Olympics for their own empirical needs, and no oppositional voice is allowed in the free press.
At the end of the day, guys don’t want to foul, especially guys in the starting unit.
Those who call Bharat Mata as ‘dayan,’ who does not acknowledge Kashmir as part of India and use foul language against our PM Modi and CM Yogi Adityanath, stands exposed before people. Their anger is visible when I meet them and they share their views.
In the Premier League, they don’t give a foul even when it is a foul. We can’t dive or pretend things.
It’s an offensive foul if you go into the defender’s body, but if I fade and a guy runs into my leg, it’s a foul.
At Michigan, my defense was kind of up and down because I played a lot of minutes and I was kind of scared to foul.
I never complain when I foul, ever.
WWE is a PG and a family product. Everybody can watch and enjoy WWE, whereas in the past, the parents were worried about what their kids were watching because of the blood, foul language, etc.
I’m very concerned for the future of the earth and its amazing creatures. We’ve got to be careful and make sure we don’t foul our own nest.
I just can’t take anyone who tries to justify a comment using foul language.