Squash quotes

  • They are scared that the BBC or CNN may call them radicals, so they remain soft instead. The problem lies there, with the Muslim leaders, not the Muslim masses.
    -- Abu Bakar Bashir

    #Lying #Squash #Cnn

  • Gambling in the mark has been the great indoor sport of the capitalists for months, and consequently food has increased by 25 to 100 per cent.
    -- Agnes Smedley

    #Sports #Gambling #Squash

  • I was looking at the history of the sport and I couldn't understand why there have been so many good South American drivers, especially Brazilians.
    -- Alain Prost

    #Sports #Squash #Drivers

  • If you think squash is a competitive activity, try flower arranging.
    -- Alan Bennett

    #Flower #Thinking #Squash

  • Do not be too hard, lest you be broken; do not be too soft, lest you be squeezed.
    -- Ali ibn Abi Talib

    #Squash #Broken #Broken Promises

  • God has a brown voice, as soft and full as beer.
    -- Anne Sexton

    #Beer #Voice #Squash

  • More and more Americans are asking about the price that we have to pay when Wal-Mart comes into a community, treats workers poorly, violates immigration laws and squashes small businesses.
    -- Anthony Weiner

    #Squash #Law #Community

  • My definition of winning at squash is playing and surviving, and I've never lost a match.
    -- Arlen Specter

    #Winning #Squash #Definitions

  • Once you have selected a sport or a creative activity, the rules are pretty much the same.
    -- Bill Toomey

    #Sports #Squash #Creative

  • I love to promote our sport. I love grass-roots tennis. I love coaching. I love all parts of the sport. I love the business side.
    -- Billie Jean King

    #Sports #Squash #Roots

  • I think I'm a living embodiment of, 'Don't try to push me around or squash me,' whether its how I talk to a record label or in my relationships.
    -- Bonnie Raitt

    #Thinking #Squash #Trying

  • Tennis is a psychological sport, you have to keep a clear head. That is why I stopped playing.
    -- Boris Becker

    #Sports #Squash #Tennis

  • We've been trained since kindergarten: Be nice, be kind, share, put on a smile. So we're conditioned to squash our natural selfish instincts, and that's the right thing for society.
    -- Bryan Cranston

    #Selfish #Nice #Squash

  • I like a little bit of revolution. I think it's a very good hobby for a young woman. Better than squash.
    -- Caitlin Moran

    #Thinking #Squash #Hobbies

  • I took all my wax studies and threw them in the fire that's the way it is when something unpleasant happens to me. I take my hammer and I squash a figure.
    -- Camille Claudel

    #Squash #Fire #Way

  • The word 'vegetable' has no precise botanical meaning in reference to food plants, and we find that almost all parts of plants have been employed as vegetables - roots (carrot and beet), stems (Irish potato and asparagus), leaves (spinach and lettuce), leaf stalk (celery and Swiss chard), bracts (globe artichoke), flower stalks and buds (broccoli and cauliflower), fruits (tomato and squash), seeds (beans), and even the petals (Yucca and pumpkin).
    -- Charles Heiser

    #Flower #Vegetables #Squash

  • Cards are war, in disguise of a sport.
    -- Charles Lamb

    #Sports #War #Squash

  • If you destroyed the underpinnings of this great American sport, you are a hated, ugly, detestable person.
    -- Curt Flood

    #Sports #Squash #Ugly

  • Big government squashes the human spirit
    -- Dennis Prager

    #Government #Squash #Spirit

  • We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
    -- Desmond Tutu

    #God #Squash #People

  • In fifty years of covering the sport, of course Muhammad Ali is by far the dominant figure.
    -- Dick Schaap

    #Sports #Squash #Years

  • Be soft, even if you stand to get squashed.
    -- E. M. Forster

    #Squash #Literature

  • Always looked up to Brian and his skating, I loved his skating and what he had done for the sport. And the triple axel, that was the thing, and I wanted a triple axel.
    -- Elvis Stojko

    #Sports #Squash #Skating

  • Women: You can't live with them, and you can't get them to dress up in a skimpy little Nazi costume and beat you with a warm squash or something.
    -- Emo Philips

    #Squash #Dresses #Littles

  • I had the drive to pursue speedskating and I found a sport that I was good at. If I'd got into cycling, I would just be another has been.
    -- Eric Heiden

    #Sports #Cycling #Squash

  • To the revolutionary mind the American vista must have been almost as incredible as Genghis Khan's first view of China - so rich, so soft, so unaware.
    -- Garet Garrett

    #Views #Squash #Mind

  • Anyway, there is one thing I have learned and that is not to dress uncomfortably, in styles which hurt: winklepicker shoes that cripple your feet and tight pants that squash your balls. Indian clothes are better.
    -- George Harrison

    #Hurt #Shoes #Squash

  • Serious sport is war minus the shooting.
    -- George Orwell

    #Sports #War #Squash

  • They are the follies inherent to youth; I make sport of them, and, if you are kind, you will not yourself refuse them a good-natured smile.
    -- Giacomo Casanova

    #Sports #Squash #Youth

  • As the arteries grow hard, the heart grows soft.
    -- H. L. Mencken

    #Love #Heart #Squash

  • To me, it doesn't matter how good you are. Sport is all about playing and competing. Whatever you do in cricket and in sport, enjoy it, be positive and try to win.
    -- Ian Botham

    #Sports #Winning #Squash

  • A nice pickle they were all in now: all neatly tied up in sacks, with three angry trolls (and two with burns and bashes to remember) sitting by them, arguing whether they should roast them slowly, or mince them fine and boil them, or just sit on them one by one and squash them into jelly.
    -- J. R. R. Tolkien

    #Nice #Two #Squash

  • Squash was my livelihood and as in business, I had to stay on top.
    -- Jahangir


  • Everything is changing in squash. Lots of television coverage and the game has become very professional.
    -- Jahangir

    #Games #Squash #Television

  • Squash has been my life and I owe a lot to the sport.
    -- Jahangir Khan

    #Sports #Squash #Stewardship

  • Squash has the credentials to become an olympic event and our goal is to see the sport in the 2008 Beijing Olympics. We are working towards this and will keep trying even if our bid is not successful.
    -- Jahangir Khan

    #Sports #Successful #Squash

  • I used to play a lot of racket sports, tennis and squash.
    -- Jason Statham

    #Sports #Play #Squash

  • Dive on them and squash them if you must.
    -- Jeremy Taylor


  • There's something about soft, unstructured arms that's very beautiful.
    -- Jill Clayburgh

    #Beautiful #Squash #Arms

  • People don't seem to understand that it's a damn war out there. Maybe my methods aren't socially acceptable to some, but it's what I have to do to survive. I don't go out there to love my enemy. I go out there to squash him.
    -- Jimmy Connors

    #War #Squash #People

  • I don't go out there to love my enemy. I go out there to squash him.
    -- Jimmy Connors

    #Squash #Tennis #Enemy

  • Fight piracy; don't squash innovation.
    -- Joe Kraus

    #Fighting #Squash #Innovation

  • Everybody in America is soft, and hates conflict. The cure for this, both in politics and social life, is the same - hardihood. Give them raw truth.
    -- John Jay Chapman

    #Hate #Squash #America

  • It is not all bad, this getting old, ripening. After the fruit has got its growth it should juice up and mellow. God forbid I should live long enough to ferment and rot and fall to the ground in a squash.
    -- Josh Billings

    #Fall #Squash #Long

  • The weird thing was that Soft Cell was supposed to have come and gone before I started the album.
    -- Marc Almond

    #Cells #Squash #Albums

  • You know, when you get your first asparagus, or your first acorn squash, or your first really good tomato of the season, those are the moments that define the cook's year. I get more excited by that than anything else.
    -- Mario Batali

    #Summer #Years #Squash

  • Such Roots as are soft, your best way is to dry in the Sun, or else hang them up in the Chimney corner upon a string; as for such as are hard you may dry them any where.
    -- Nicholas Culpeper

    #Squash #Roots #May

  • I'd come from the bottom of the barrel. Just Owen Hart getting out of the shadow of Bret Hart's little brother. Everyone figured, this is a joke, Owen's going to get squashed.
    -- Owen Hart

    #Brother #Squash #Shadow

  • Why am I so soft in the middle when the rest of my life is so hard?
    -- Paul Simon

    #Squash #Life Is Hard #Hard Life

  • There's a lot of smoke being blown at you, but this is no new sport to me; I've been doing it a long time, I'm used to it and I see it coming immediately the minute it gets into our realm.
    -- Peter Criss

    #Sports #Squash #Long

  • I'm used to the golf course playing soft, so tomorrow I'm going to have to pay attention a little bit more.
    -- Ray Floyd

    #Golf #Squash #Attention

  • I do a lot of running. Bit of squash, bit of tennis. I don't like feeling out of shape.
    -- Richard Coyle

    #Running #Squash #Tennis

  • Tomatoes and squash never fail to reach maturity. You can spray them with acid, beat them with sticks and burn them; they love it.
    -- S. J. Perelman

    #Maturity #Squash #Tomatoes

  • trying to squash a rumor is like trying to unring a bell.
    -- Shana Alexander

    #Squash #Gossip #Trying

  • The voice of the intellect is a soft one, but it does not rest until it has gained a hearing.
    -- Sigmund Freud

    #Voice #Squash #Doe

  • You have to know when to be arrogant. You have to when to be humble. You have to know when to be hard and you have to know when to be soft.
    -- Talib Kweli

    #Humble #Squash #Arrogant

  • Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft.
    -- Theodore Roosevelt

    #Strength #Peace #Squash

  • Virtually every magazine, newspaper, TV station and cable channel is owned by a big corporation, and they've squashed stories that they don't want the public to know about.
    -- Tom Scholz

    #Squash #Magazines #Want

  • Hatred is the greatest cancer that we must squash.
    -- Traci Lords

    #Cancer #Squash #Hatred

  • There is no great sport in having bullets flying about one in every direction, but I find they have less horror when among them than when in anticipation.
    -- Umberto Eco

    #Sports #Squash #Flying

  • If you are bitter you are like a dry leaf that you can squash and you can blow away by the wind. There is much more wisdom in forgiveness.
    -- Vusi Mahlasela

    #Blow #Wind #Squash

  • You need to work very hard, you have to spend a lot of time practicing your sport - six to seven hours daily.
    -- Sergei Bubka

    #Sports #Squash #Needs