Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Knees Quotes from famous authors such as Joe Rogan, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Roger Moore, Kenneth Copeland, Julian Baggini. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
On my left knee I have a long scar from an ACL operation. I’ve had both knees reconstructed.
Motherhood brings you to your knees in a way that doesn’t leave room for you to judge others. It makes you see that there’s no ideal – a constant struggle, constantly compromising, but ultimate love.
The wonderful thing about age is that your knees don’t work as well, you can’t run down steps quite as easily and obviously you can’t lift heavy weights. But your mind doesn’t feel any different.
Husbands and fathers, get on your knees before God and accept your place as head of your household. You are the prophet from God to your family. This is not a lightweight thing; it takes a commitment on your part to fulfill your responsibilities. Get yourself straight before God, then see to your children.
The truly humble feel the ground beneath their feet every day and do not only become aware of it when held aloft or pushed down to their knees.
My knees are ticklish.
I have a business in North Carolina but am open to coaching or broadcasting as well. I’ve got four years on my contract and want to play as long as I can with my knees, but I’ll let God take care of that.
Before WeWork, I had a baby clothing company. When I started out, I had no real contacts in the garment business and no mentor to guide me on how things worked. I just had an idea to put pads on the baby clothes on to protect the baby’s knees.
I remember talking to Magic the day I announced I had HIV. He was preaching, ‘Do what your doctor tells you.’ Well, I didn’t have a doctor then, so I got down on my knees, and I prayed.
I try to look for tempo in my run-up to make sure my knees are lifting up instead of going long. That brings an energy to my run-up, try and make myself feel as tall as I can.
Definitely practice in the mirror before you attempt it. You have to use your body in the upright position, you can use your knees for support and that’s the only way you can twerk.
At my wedding, I was dancing so furiously that I fell hard on my kneecaps. The next morning, my knees were so swollen that I had to get a wheelchair at the airport to go on my honeymoon.
Anderson knees people in the face from the clinch. That guy is a world class Muay Thai fighter.
Once you apologize, then the press wants you to get down on your knees and say you’re sorry. They are not appeasable.
I often find myself on my knees praying to something or someone to not be in control.
I have an armchair interest in gardening, but I don’t like to get my knees dirty. I don’t have a garden.
We will not have Americans telling us what to do… We cannot be brought to our knees.
I guess I’ve never really been aggressive, although almost everybody else in show business fights and gouges and knees to get where they want to be.
I went into dancing but damaged my knees so decided to become an actress instead.
I cannot follow you Christians; for you try to crawl through your life upon your knees, while I stride through mine on my feet.
We were starting to get old before our time. I’m 10 years older than Kingy, but we’d both begun to shuffle, the knees were sore.
A woman is as young as her knees.
The golf swing is a violent swing. You twist, and your spine is under continual stress when you’re making a golf swing. Your neck, your spine, your hands, your knees, everything.
For me, it’s a great opportunity on a public platform to get on your knees and humble myself and thank the Lord for all the blessings he’s put in my life.
If your knees aren’t green by the end of the day, you ought to seriously re-examine your life.
I have judo throws, punches, kicks, knees.
There’s always a risk that something goes wrong, like a structural failure. But you have confidence in the whole system and the measures that have gone into place to minimize the risk. Sometimes you land when your knees are clanking together and you say you’re lucky to be alive. But you are – and you move on.
My mother’s death brought me to my knees. She was my hero, my role model, my very best friend. I spoke to her every single day of my life. I really tried hard when I grew up to make her proud of me.
I don’t mind getting old except for the pain. I have two new knees, so going downstairs is not perfect. Nobody tells you about the pain.
Few parents are aware of the difficulties that beset the minds of the little philosophers and theologians who sit upon their knees or play at their feet; and many a parent could not comprehend the disturbance, if he were aware of it.
If you’ve ever hauled a 28-pound two-year-old around New York, you’ll find that men fold at the knees a lot quicker than women.
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.
I’ve had a lot of problems with my arms, with my knees.
I had pain in both knees my whole career. Not many athletes play pain-free. Mine was just more than normal.
I’ve got two artificial knees, I have an artificial shoulder, and I’m reasonably healthy given the damage I’ve done to myself. Everything hurts.
I have a list a mile long of faults that sometimes bring me to my knees in self-hatred.
With the half-guard and guard, if you have a belly it’s hard to pull your knees up.
With Alexander’s cancer, I was definitely brought to my knees for the first time because of the fear factor.
In our family business, the Edelman children must earn their way – there were and will be no promises without performance and leadership. That may lead to some skinned knees, but it is certainly the best way to learn life lessons.
The only memory I have of playing the saxophone was in a school play. We put on ‘Grease,’ which is still one of my favorite movies. I played Danny, and I slid out on my knees and played a really out-of-tune ‘Blue Moon.’
I’ve had my elbows operated on, both my knees are shot, I’ve got stitches everywhere.
I haven’t seen kids in years who have holes in the knees of their jeans. Now you go buy jeans with holes in them.
At my age, you need to verify that everything is fine. I put a lot of pressure on my body, and I feel sometimes pain in my back and in my knees, so I have to be sure that I can keep on training hard before going on.
I used to dream about taking the ball ’round the keeper, stopping it on the line, and then getting on my hands and knees and heading it into the net. When I scored against Benfica in the 1968 European Cup final, I nearly did it. I left the keeper for dead, but then I chickened out.
Other than my memory being a bit woolly and my knees being a bit creaky, I don’t really think there’s anything I can’t do.
I had this maroon ‘Lion King’ tracksuit that my mum couldn’t take off me. I wore it until the sleeves ended at my elbows and the trousers ended at my knees.
A lot of fitness is about contractions – you’re doing squats, or you’re on a bike and your knees are bending but never stretching all the way, so your muscles get strengthened but look short and thick.
Just ask anybody who is getting old – everything starts hurting. For me, it’s my shoulders, thumbs, knees and feet.
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.
I like to drive with my knees. Otherwise, how can I put on my lipstick and talk on the phone?
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.
The Rolling Stones set the bar to where I look to as a band. But I don’t envision myself touring in the way they do. My knees won’t hold out.
Should it happen tomorrow, I would fall to my knees to give thanks to God for such a career.
We need a government that does not give in to a globalist agenda, an agenda I am now convinced seeks to bring American as a sovereign nation and the middle class to their knees.
Real twerkers can use their knees for support.
We all have a natural instinct to protect children from harm. It’s never fun to see a child hurt, even if it’s just a scraped knee. But on the other hand, children need to take on physical challenges to learn and grow, and scraped knees and other bumps and bruises teach them valuable lessons about their own limits.
Down on your knees, and thank heaven, fasting, for a good man’s love.
I’ve seen my mom confined to a wheelchair in the last three years of her life. Both her knees had given way, and there was no way she could undergo surgery at her age. Even though I was concerned for her, I didn’t know at that time what she had to go through.
I only have so much ring time that my body can endure. I’ve had four surgeries on my knees, arthritis in my neck, separated my shoulders, broken my nose. I’m just gonna hope that science advances faster than I can deteriorate. Because what am I gonna do? Put a perfect body into the ground? What’s the point of that?
I think jogging is bad for your health. All that pressure on the knees and back cannot be good for you.
Playing the running back position, your legs, that’s your living, that’s how you make your living. You have to have great thighs, knees, everything.
Things happen for a reason, and the only thing you can do is at night time get on your knees and ask God for forgiveness for anything that you did that you didn’t feel was right.
We are not going to surrender nor dishonor ourselves nor get on our knees whatever price we have to pay.
At nineteen I was pretty sure I was going to be a professional soccer player. At that time I played for one of the Norwegian premier leagues. But I tore ligaments in both knees, so I started studying business administration and economics and became a financial analyst, and I worked at a brokerage firm as a stockbroker.
You should have seen me in my Catholic school girl skirt with my knees knocking together.
I still haven’t found the humor in getting hit by a cement truck. My knees still hurt when I think about it, so no jokes about that yet.
I started sailing because I had to stop playing tennis so much, as I had bad knees.
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.
I use fast curves, pitched overhand and sidearm, fastballs, high and inside, and an underhand fade away pitch with the hand almost down to the level of the knees.
I had scabby knees with long socks up to my knees. I was scrumping for conkers with everyone else. I was out on my bike. I used to do the 100m sprint. We always wanted to be out playing.
Cher hated ‘If I Could Turn Back Time.’ I had to beg her, literally, on my knees, just to try it. Happens all the time.
I have osteoarthritis, which especially affects my knees.
I’ve talked to a number of actors who have gained weight for roles, and just the sheer physical toll it puts on one’s knees and shoulders – no one wants to do it again. I’m 57 and I don’t think I’m going to take on any job or go on vacation again and see to it that I can gain 30 pounds.
I’ve never owned an actual trail-running shoe myself, but maybe I should. My favorite paths are fraught with peril, much of it skulking at shoelace level. A rock, a root, an errant pine cone. Wham, and you’re down, choking in dust and picking pebbles from wounds in your forearms and knees.
I sit down in a chair, and I take off my two heavy little prosthetic legs and I crawl on my knees to the edge of the pool and I just jumped in, and I just instantly loved it.
We need to hold Wall Street accountable for issuing the kinds of deceptive loans that nearly brought our economy to its knees in 2008.
Surely if God had meant us to do yoga, he would have put our heads behind our knees.
I don’t like my thighs, the back of my legs or my chubby knees. I wear clothes that show off my legs in pictures and videos but not often when I’m appearing live.
I exercise in the gym about three times a week. I vary the workout every time, but I’ll always do some type of circuit work with weights. It gets my heart rate up without putting too much stress on my knees, which for some reason seem to be older than the rest of my body.
Everything I had been taught to regard as a vice – and I still regard them as vices – under Thatcherism was in fact a virtue: Greed, selfishness, no care for the weaker, sharp elbows, sharp knees.
Your Heavenly Father will help you find the right path as you seek His guidance. Remember though, after you pray you must get off your knees and start doing something positive; head in the right direction! He will send people along the way who will assist you, but you must be doing your part as well.
Running is bad for your knees, and I like to do things I actually enjoy, like going for a swim.
To feel love is the most incredible feeling in the world. To lose it will nearly end you and take you to your knees, but there’s always more.
You’ve got to be careful of guys trying to chop-block you. You know, running backs, the receivers. You’ve got to just hope that your knees are fine and you can avoid those chop blocks.
The first thing I do when I start my day is, I get down on my hands and knees and give thanks to God. Whenever I go outside of my house, the first thing I do is stop at the church.
Having casual conversations with the likes of Lena Dunham and Kim Kardashian makes me weak in the knees. I have so much respect and admiration for Lena that it doesn’t matter how many times I talk to her – I get starstruck.
My relationship with Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin is very clear: respect. We met a couple of times; once I received a medal from him. I respect hugely how he brought Russia back from its knees.
I needed a concept of God that worked for me, and I wound up giving my life to Jesus Christ. I thought I was always going to have to wear skirts over my knees, not be able to listen to music, and have no personality. Fortunately, it’s so completely opposite.
We didn’t do training in grappling for Chiesa; I was about to put the hands on him, put the elbows on him, put the knees on him, put the hurt on him the way I’d trained for.
I used to play a lot of tennis and then, next thing you know, same thing with tennis. That banging on the knees, the jarring, twisting motion – I couldn’t do it. All of a sudden, every time I played, my knee would swell up.
I remember power-sliding on my knees the first time I got a job.
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.
I don’t swing with my knees. I swing with my hands.
It’s mainly about working hard and proving to people you’re serious about it, and stretching yourself and learning. The mistake a lot of actors make, particularly young ones, is allowing themselves to feel that they’re the finished articles, the bee’s knees, and it’s not true.
How do you tackle Rob Gronkowski? You gotta hit him low, man – hit him in his knees. That’s the best chance you have of hitting him.
I never had a serious injury that kept me out of a big competition. Now everyone has injuries – to their feet or their knees or their backs.
I started my career as an actor, then morphed into a playwright who accidentally became a novelist with my first book ‘Fall On Your Knees.’
Obviously your knees are real big when shooting.
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.
I had broken my nose while practicing. Also I got a fracture on my shoulders, knees.
When we started in the late 70s, I don’t think it’s unfair to say Glasgow was on its knees. It was the end of the industrial age and it really was looking to find itself. It had to reinvent itself. And Simple Minds have had to constantly reinvent themselves. So has Glasgow.
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.
If you want to squat below your knees, go for it. It’s going to work the hamstrings, glutes and lower back more, and tighten up that booty.
More women have come out of the changing rooms slagging off their knees than any other body part. I recently developed a complex about my own knees, so I totally get it.
Lincoln said you cannot be President without spending some item on your knees. I have repeated that and a bunch of Atheists got all over me. Wait a minute. Does that mean that you cannot be President if you are an Atheist? I say yea that does mean that.
I’m a firm believer in the connection between the body and the mind: feed one, feed both. I like to run, but only short distances, and fast. I’m no good at long distance. More than six miles, and the knees start to go.
If you have beautiful knees, show your knees. I’m not a puritan. I love skin.
Youth is not a time of life; it is a state of mind; it is not a matter of rosy cheeks, red lips and supple knees; it is a matter of the will, quality of the imagination, a vigor of the emotions; it is the freshness of the deep springs of life.
Well, being my type of fighter and my type of guy, you know I throw a lot of barrage of punches, kicks, knees and elbows.
Summer in Seoul is full of thick heat that clings to your neck, the back of your knees.
The best thanks we could offer those who went before and raised the Irish working class from their knees was to press forward with determination and enthusiasm towards the ultimate goal of their efforts, a Co-operative Commonwealth for Ireland.
Working in the shop has taught me how utterly ridiculous the female fear of knees is. It’s a bloody knee. It’s bone. We can’t control our knees, our knees are not our fault. We cannot let this continue, we have to abandon this ridiculous new obsession and set the knee free.
How do you know someone is a grandparent? They’ve got milk stains on every shirt from burping babies. Their pants are worn out at the knees from crawling around giving pony rides. They have 2,842 pictures of the grandkids on their smart phone and not one photo of their spouse.
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.
I knew all of the childhood prayers I uttered on my knees at the side of my bed. Many years of Sunday-school attendance had etched certain Psalms and rote prayers into the fibers of my brain. However, somewhere deep inside of me, I had the secret belief that I did not know how to pray, and that frightened me.
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.
My mum taught me that bodies are bodies, and they come in all shapes and sizes – we should be free about that. My legs are a bit dangly, and my knees point inwards. Everyone has insecurities, but I try not to focus on them. It’s important to be confident with what you’ve got.
I have a photograph at home of Fred Astaire from the knees down with his feet crossed. It’s kind of inspiring because it reminds me his feet were bleeding at the end of rehearsals. Yet when you watch him, all you see is freedom. It’s a reminder of what the job is about in general, not just being in musicals.
I learned more of how to appreciate what I had then – my family, my kids, the talent that God gives you – because He can take it away at any time. He took it away from Brian through death. He took it away from me through my knees.
Old age is a wonderful time of life. At least, that’s what everyone tells you. But let me tell you: it is not true. What’s true is that your hips, knees and ankles gradually give up on you – everything is quite dreadful, really. And it was a terrible thing to have told us because we believed it.
I’ve had 36 orthopedic operations, have two fused ankles, my knees, hands and wrists don’t work, I now have a fused spine, other than that, everything is great.
When you get to that point where you don’t want to live, and you don’t want to die, it’s a desperate, horrible place to be. And I just hit my knees. And I had to use ‘The Passion of the Christ’ to heal my wounds.
I thank Him every chance I get – on my knees praying.
There are thoughts which are prayers. There are moments when, whatever the posture of the body, the soul is on its knees.
I am that prodigal son who wasted all the portion entrusted to me by my father. But I have not yet fallen at my father’s knees. I have not yet begun to put away from me the enticements of my former riotous living.
A conversation does not have to be scintillating in order to be memorable. I once met a president of the United States, and his second sentence to me was about knees.
I have self-doubt. I have insecurity. I have fear of failure. I have nights when I show up at the arena and I’m like, ‘My back hurts, my feet hurt, my knees hurt. I don’t have it. I just want to chill.’ We all have self-doubt. You don’t deny it, but you also don’t capitulate to it. You embrace it.
I feel my knees changing – like, why do I have this pain when I’m running on the treadmill? What’s going on with my lower back when I wake up in the morning? I just feel changes. And I’m definitely fearful in a very vain manner about my body ageing.
Ankles are nearly always neat and good-looking, but knees are nearly always not.
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.
I don’t worry about whether I’m making a masterpiece, because I know that if you get just one of those in a lifetime, you should get down on your knees and say ‘Thank you!’
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.
I love writing novels, but I’m very fearful about writing something from absolute scratch. I kind of don’t have the time to write something from scratch. I think when my knees completely give out, and I can’t make films anymore, I would try to write novels from scratch.
I invented this wonderful death scene for Javert of going down on my knees and then leaning back like a limbo dancer to make it look as if I was falling off a bridge. I did it eight times a week for nearly a year and I’ve had trouble with my knees ever since – they don’t even allow me to jog these days.
Have you noticed that whatever sport you’re trying to learn, some earnest person is always telling you to keep your knees bent?
I’m not saying I’m the bee’s knees. But I am a legitimate musician.
As a lad I missed five months of sporting activity to OSD. It used to wake me up at night with pain in my knees.
Twerking is just limited to a certain, specific dance where it’s hand on the knees and you’re busting open. With bounce music, we do a whole lot more and everyone is so unique in the way that they move and their personality.
I was very skinny. You know when your knees don’t even look like they’re attached to your body? Kids at school called me ‘Snap,’ like my legs were about to snap because they were so thin.
I tend to curve my back or pop my hip on the side. I always like to turn a little bit profile, and if you put one of your knees in, it also gives the illusion of more curves. There are a lot of tricks – you learn on the job sometimes.
Some people have knees, ankles. It’s always been my back. That’s been one thing I’ve always had to be conscious about strengthening and being in rehab. Pretty much I’ve always rehabbed it.
I remember the moment I first became aware of aging. I was 30. I looked down at my knees, and the skin above them had become a little loose. And I thought, ‘And so it begins!’
President Obama was never going repeal Obamacare – he was not going to be brought to his knees with the threat of a government shutdown.
I blew one of my knees. I’ve torn ligaments and tendons, ankles, both shoulders, both wrists.
Let’s get on our knees and pray. I don’t know to whom. Is there a patron saint of ballistics gel?
Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees.
The first time I kissed Brad my knees went weak – I literally lost my breath!
Take a trip to the forest and experience the greatness of getting on your knees and picking your own food and going home… and eating it.
But thanks to my invention, my capitalist friends and I were able to bring the government to its knees.
It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees.
I train until I fall on my knees. If I don’t do that, I don’t feel good.
I had been skating basically since I could walk. I started on my knees and would cruise around the local skatepark until I got comfortable enough to stand up. As soon as I went down my first ramp, I was addicted.
Regarding the Panama Canal Treaty negotiations, they will find us standing up or dead, but never on our knees; NEVER!
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.
There are a lot of farmers and ranchers who are struggling. I get on my knees every day. If I had a rain prayer or a rain dance I could do, I would do it.
I’m glad I brought this course, this monster, to its knees.
We’re constantly told that running will ruin our knees and outrage our hearts, but for nearly all of human existence, it was associated with freedom, vitality, and eternal youth.
Even if you can’t do a full real push-up, I’d rather have you do them with a limited range of motion and work up to the perfect pushup then do them on your knees, where you probably won’t progress at the rate that you could.
The decision to retire was quite an easy one for me because by that stage my knees were so badly gone. If I had been like Martina Navratilova and my body had let me I would have carried on playing a lot longer.
It’s really important as a quarterback to have stability in all your joints but especially in the lower body, like the ankles, knees, and hips.
As our knees and hips and eyesight deteriorate, we become more dependable, less impulsive, kinder, and less moody. Psychologists call this the maturity principle. My own life experience fits this principle to a T.
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?
I enjoyed dressing in Indian clothes. I loved those long, single-piece garments that come down to the knees and the white pyjamas you wear underneath.
If I get tickled in a certain way, I actually lose the ability to stand. I don’t mean to, but something happens to my knees, and I fall on the ground.
I would not kill my enemies, but I will make them get down on their knees. I will, I can, I must.
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.
Over the last 15 years or so, Manchester has undergone huge transformation – from a city in decline and on its knees to one that is growing, vibrant and confident.
I am not too keen on my nose, I don’t like my knees, I hate my ankles, I am unsure about my behind, I don’t like my legs at all. I am not too sure about my chin, my forehead is a bit dodgy. But, overall, I can live with it.
‘Fall on Your Knees’ is really a story about secrets and family, and the idea that there are some stories or truths that need to be expressed.
No more flying knees against Fedor Emelianenko, no more getting back with my hands down like how it was against Rogers. I just can’t do that anymore.
I’ve been really, really fortunate to have a mother that has spent many, many long hours on her knees praying for me. And I guarantee you, I would almost bet everything I have that that has saved me more often than not. So it sustains me.
My big mission in life is to get guys out of those big, baggy board shorts down to their knees. It always looks like they’re trying to hide something, like skinny legs.
When people spot Fallon in public, they do not shriek or drool or go wobbly in the knees. It’s a different look entirely. A tilt of the head, mouth agape, eyebrows rolled like you do when you see a puppy.
I played soccer my whole life. I’m kind of a heavier person, and whenever you kick and punt, no matter how limited an activity it is, my brain and shoulders are going to be OK because I didn’t play a tough guy position, but my knees took a lot of wear and tear from the kicking.
I have a stationary bike that I do twice a week, but I’m not really serious about it. I just do it until I get tired. And then I have a step thing that I really hate. It’s hard on your knees. I have a treadmill that keeps getting stuck. It’s nice to have equipment around, though, because you can sit on it anytime.
There’s a photograph of me in the transplant unit where I have a vomit bucket under one arm, I have my laptop on my knees, and I’m crying, not because, you know, I’m about to have a bone marrow transplant, but because I’ve missed a deadline!
They all in general had putrid gums, the spots and lassitude, with weakness of their knees.
Financial globalisation and Islamist globalisation are helping each other out. Those two ideologies want to bring France to its knees.
I bounce my knees, but I do not have restless leg syndrome. I did an interview, I don’t even know who it was with, and they said I told them I have restless leg syndrome and it distracts me from my work. I do not have any syndrome.
I don’t want to sound like a Hallmark card, but to be able to wake up each day with food and shelter, that alone is good. Forget aging and the fact that my butt is becoming a little more familiar with my knees than my tailbone. If you are six feet above ground it’s a good day. So, give me more!
We’re defenseless, I know we play defense, but we’re defenseless when we’re not looking at the guy who’s blocking us or when the guy’s come out and cut out our knees from underneath us.
I remember walking down the aisle, and I got down on my knees as a person who is so selfish, but when I rose back up the Lord had become the Master of my life.
You may get skinned knees and elbows, but it’s worth it if you score a spectacular goal.
I had to do a tango with Raft and I learned to dance in ballet shoes with my knees bent.
It used to be that one poet in each generation performed poems in public. In the twenties, it was Vachel Lindsay, who sometimes dropped to his knees in the middle of a poem. Then Robert Frost took over, and made his living largely on the road.
Dancers, you know, they have pain everywhere: ankles in the morning, or back or neck or ribs or knees or the muscles. You are never free of pain, you know.
It was terrible. 2012, no voice. I would fall to my knees and look up at God and say, ‘Oh, man, this is tough. I don’t know how to be a person.’ And finally, I would sing some shows where the voice crapped out. There were people in the audience. I did my best. I saw that there was lots of love and support.
I used to jump out of airplanes. I was a member of the 101st Airborne Division. When parachuting, you never look down at the ground. You feel for it with your legs. Your knees are your shock absorbers – you cannot tighten them. Same as skiing.
First time I walked out on the Opry stage, Vince Gill was there. He kind of ‘daddied’ me through the whole thing. My knees were knocking. I walked out there, and I was literally shaking. They say it’s the spirits or the ghosts. And out of respect for that whole establishment, I was really really nervous.
I am the world’s most appalling martial artist. I am so bad. I’ve studied jujitsu, kickboxing, t’ai chi. Once, I was sparring with someone, made a mistake, and managed to knock them down. I was so shocked that I dropped to my knees to see if they were all right, and then they knocked me out cold. From the floor.
Traveling is difficult when you go for long stretches at a time, but you always come back refreshed, feeling that you’ve accomplished something. I’m on my knees before I go anywhere in this world.
Basically, I wear sandals, like Jesus. When it gets cold in Chicago, the snow way up to my knees, I still wear my sandals. But that’s me.
I don’t know about everyone else, but I felt like the day I turned 40, I could no longer read the dinner menu without glasses, my knees started to betray me, and I can gain 10 pounds just by driving past a McDonalds!
The Tory party is like a rugby union match in which all 30 players are wearing the same strip. They’re not sure who they are grabbing round the knees, but they’re having a lot of fun doing it.
I went down to the prison in Menard, thinking we were the vanguard, but down there, I got down on my knees and listened and learned from the people.
I have to bend my knees now when I pick my son. No more bending from the waist.
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.
I hit my knees and I went to him with that and I said God I want to do what you want. I don’t want sports to be an idol in my life.
Instant gratification is bringing this planet to its knees.
When I was 15 my great Aunt Nancy gave me a book of Alan Bennett plays, and I thought he was the bees knees.
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.
The reason I quit fashion was that I had had enough of spending my time always being on my knees, making other people look amazing and fabulous.
I like knees to the head on the ground, kicks to the head on the ground, headbutts. I think those are all really good tools for human body weapons. I think those are important.
You cannot put Russia down on its knees and hold it there because Russia will ultimately pull out.
I’ve stood around bogs wearing half a million dollars’ worth of jewelry, up to my knees in the rot, thinking how much more or less the place smelled like a sewer than it did the day before.
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.
I will go on my knees and ask the Liberian people to participate in bringing peace and stability to our country.
If you shoot with mechanics where you’ve got your knees bending in all the way, you’re not using your hips properly, you get all of this tendinitis and knee pain.
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.
I reached my full height at age 11, and I was clumsy as all get-out – all elbows and knees, couldn’t get up a flight of stairs without falling down. I wanted to be a cute, petite blonde, but I’m a big ol’ strapping thing, so I just accept it.
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 am not crazy about my knees.
To be honest, it was slavery. Nobody should have any romantic ideas about working underground. It’s very, very dangerous. You always knew you were living in danger. You were on your hands and knees half the day.
Even when I’m back home, I find the flat parts of the course tougher. Because it’s flat, I feel it more in my knees.
I don’t jog anymore ‘cuz my knees hurt and stuff like that. I walk a lot and I am really slowing down walking.
Number one, from a tackling standpoint, we teach strike zone hits, and we want to hit absolutely as hard as we can in that strike zone, and that’s absolutely what we call a batter in the batters box from the chest all the way down to the knees.
A lot of basketball players have tendinitis. It’s known as jumper’s knee, and it just comes from all the pounding our knees take.
They have a clinic in Kansas where they work with stem cells. What they do is they remove some cells from fat out of your back and then inject them in your joints. I did it on my elbows, my hips and knees, it stimulates cartilage growth.
Intercessory prayer might be defined as loving our neighbour on our knees.
I got Osgood-Schlatter disease in my knees because my bones were growing quicker than my muscles, and it’s hard to get out on the training pitch; then, afterwards, you’re in agony every single time you play football.
Religion’s in the heart, not in the knees.
Cancer didn’t bring me to my knees, it brought me to my feet.
Ice, to me, is a magical healer. At night, watching ‘Ray Donovan,’ I’ll put bags of ice on my shoulders, knees, and back. It’s a miracle cure.
Tap was against everything I had learned to do. I was pulled up as a ballet dancer, and I wasn’t used to pounding the floor with bent knees.
On any play where there’s a scramble of 22 men, blindside hits and unprotected hits on knees occur.