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Backing Down Quotes


"Democrats have a history of backing away, backing down." - Michael Moore

"backing down can become a way of life" - Oliver James

"I am not backing down on medical marijuana; I am doubling down." - Sanjay Gupta

"I'm not a star. I'm just backing up the cats." - Jaco Pastorius

"I'm backing down now. I really do love you. That's why I'm doing this." - Richelle Mead

"We're on record. We're part of the crusade. We're not backing down." - Julian Fantino

"The Kochs are very much involved in this election, not backing [Donald] Trump but backing everything down the ballot from him. They're pouring money into capturing the Senate and the House of Representatives, and state Houses across the country." - Jane Mayer

"Nothing can so alienate a voter from the political system as backing a winning candidate." - Mark B. Cohen

"Standing up for what you believe in comes at a price but backing down exacts a toll that your soul never stops paying" - Lee Goldberg

"In the wiretapping, despite all the momentum for a more assertive Congress, you're seeing Congress backing down, because there are many Republicans and even Democrats who are afraid of being seen as preventing the president from protecting the nation." - Bill Vaughan

"I hear people saying we don't need this war, I say there's some things worth fighting for. What about our freedom and this piece of ground, we didn't get to keep them by backing down." - Darryl Worley

"I want to play a real man in all my films, and I define manhood simply: men should be tough, fair, and courageous, never petty, never looking for a fight, but never backing down from one either." - John Wayne

"At this club, all I see is great backing all the way down for me and I will be judged on results like the next man. (on being Manchester City manager)" - Stuart Pearce

"People are demanding their rights and not backing down and I hope that change is on the horizon and change will come to Ethiopia soon, so I don't have even go that far to seek a U.S. citizenship." - Feyisa Lilesa

"The one thing the blues don't get is the backing and pushing of TV and radio like a lot of this garbage you hears. They choke stuff down people's throat so they got no choice but to listen to it." - John Lee Hooker

"Taking 1,000 meetings attempting to get backing to do clothing..." - Kanye West

"I always go backwards when I am backing up." - Charles Portis

"Afraid? I can dodge folly without backing into fear." - Rex Stout

"I've got a crush on my backing singer." - Amy Winehouse

"You're right, Halt,' she said, and he nodded acklowledgement of her backing down. 'Nice to hear someone else saying that for a change,' Will said cheerfully. 'Seems like I've said those words an awful lot in my time.' Halt turned a bleak gaze on him. 'And you've always been right." - John Flanagan

"Donald Trump's not backing down. Yesterday he said he doesn't need to be lectured by the other Republican candidates, who he says have no business running for president. Not to be confused with Donald Trump, who ran for president and now has no business." - Jimmy Fallon

"There's people who do things and people who never do-who say they will someday, but they just don't. I want to go on a quest. I've always wanted to go on a quest. And now that I have one, I'm not backing down from it. I'm not going home until it's complete." - Holly Black

"You know, before we all started having health care, in the olden days our grandparents, they would bring a chicken to the doctor, they would say I'll paint your house. I mean, that's the old days of what people would do to get health care with your doctors. Doctors are very sympathetic people. I'm not backing down from that system." - Sue Lowden

"I'll be firm," I promised Patch, adopting a no-nonsense expression. "No backing down." By now Patch was full-on grinning. He kissed me again, and I felt my mouth soften its resolve. "You look cute when you're trying to be tough," he said." - Becca Fitzpatrick

"Remarkable visions and genuine insight are always met with resistance. And when you start to make progress, your efforts are met with even more resistance. Products, services, career paths... whatever it is, the forces for mediocrity will align to stop you, forgiving no errors and never backing down until it's over" - Seth Godin

"You know, before we all started having health care, in the olden days our grandparents, they would bring a chicken to the doctor, they would say I'll paint your house. I mean, that's the old days of what people would do to get health care with your doctors. Doctors are very sympathetic people. I'm not backing down from that system." - Sue Lowden

"There's people who do things and people who never do-who say they will someday, but they just do'. I want to go on a quest. I"ve always wanted to go on a quest. And now that I have one, I'm not backing down from it. I'm not going home until it's complete." - Holly Black

"Call you that backing of friends? A plague upon such backing! Give me them that will face me." - William Shakespeare

"Stay down, David. Stay down." - CM Punk

"Violet heard the coughing and came running back. She sank down on the bench beside Rose, putting her arm around the older girl and holding a handkerchief to Rose's lips. "What happened?" she asked Galen, her tone just shy of being accusatory. "I am so sorry, Your Highness," Galen said, backing away. "I made her laugh, and-" "You made her laugh?" Violet's eyes widened. "She hasn't laughed in weeks!" She smiled at Galen and gave Rose's shoulders a little squeeze." - Jessica Day George

"I'm drawn to a lot of first-time directors. One of the great common denominators in these small independent films is that there's a person, or two people, who have an absolutely monomaniacal passion to get these films made. That's what makes them happen. Sometimes, it takes years and years to finally get it done, but by never backing down, by never giving up, they get these films to the screen by hook or by crook." - William H Macy

"If the United States marches into Iraq without the backing of the United Nations, that will be done entirely without the backing of the American people." - Richard Gere

"It's a problem that we [USA] think the Iranians are backing Hezbollah; the Iranians are backing terrorist activity in many parts of that region." - Joe Biden

"Don't Stop ...down, ...Down there ...down where ...monsters, ...Run!" - Ellen Hopkins

"Down goes Frazier! Down goes Frazier! Down goes Frazier!" - Howard Cosell

"Down goes Cena! Down goes Cena! Down goes Cena!" - Edge

"Sometimes you can only find Heaven by slowly backing away from Hell." - Carrie Fisher

"Death is the dark backing a mirror needs if we are to see anything" - Saul Bellow

"Death is the black backing on the mirror that allows us to see anything at all." - Saul Bellow

"If I practice Cherokee along with backing tracks would it be Chereoke?" - Rob Schwimmer

"I'm backing David Cameron's campaign out of pure, cynical self-interest." - Boris Johnson

"He [T. E. Lawrence] had a genius for backing into the limelight." - Lowell Thomas

"People are always backing up when I'm just going to shake their hands." - James Caan

"I believe in backing players and helping them out with their game." - Gautam Gambhir

"I had no support, no opportunity, no sponsors backing me for most of my career." - Mary Kom

"Smut, if it's really smut, there's nothing backing it up. It's the easy way out." - Sandra Bernhard

"Woah! Calm down, Curly!" - Louis Tomlinson

"Life NEVER slows down." - Lauren Holly

"Feeling down? Saddle up." - Anonymous

"A lot of people enjoy being dead. But they are not dead, really. They're just backing away from life." - Ruth Gordon

"Personal experience, therefore, is everything in Zen. No ideas are intelligible to those who have no backing of experience." - D.T. Suzuki

"I am confident, with the leadership and the backing of the American people, President Obama will turn this country around," - John Mccain

"I've had pretty good success with Stan (Musial) by throwing him my best pitch and backing up third." - Carl Erskine

"storming, enjoying, planning, loving, cautioning, Backing and filling, appearing and disappearing, I tread day and night such roads." - Walt Whitman

"I'm the best at talking trash I'm also the best at going out there and backing it up." - Floyd Mayweather Jr

"Making a choice is like backing a horse - in a hundred years, they may decide you picked wrongly." - Edward Carpenter

"Making a film, I've learned, can be an exhausting process, due to the need for backing, distribution, etc." - Anne Rice

"When I'm with you, bells go off in my head like a moving truck that's backing up." - Jodi Picoult

"History has spurts and then is steady, and then maybe even backing up a step, and then forward again." - Alan Bean

"We want peace and development in all 10 states of South Sudan - we don't want military backing." - Ger Duany

"It's a particular skill, I think , doing backing vocals. You're blending the vocals between the gaps, between the music." - Lisa Hannigan

"I don't use backing tapes when I am singing and dancing on stage. I can do cartwheels and sing." - Beyonce Knowles

"To be successful in coaching you have to treat your team like a family. The leader needs backing from everyone." - Morgan Wootten

"Failure is not falling down but staying down." - Harvey Mackay

"Failure is not the falling down but the staying down." - Mary Pickford

"If your gonna go down, go down swinging!" - Fred Astaire

"I don't shout people down. I argue people down, perhaps." - Richard Dawkins

"(Falls down in a drunken stupor): Let's sit down." - Tom Stoppard

"Down Goes Ellis! Down Goes Ellis! He is beaten!" - Howard Cosell

"Flow down and down in always widening rings of being." - Rumi

"lay down. lay down like an animal and wait." - Charles Bukowski

"Memory is imagination pinned down." - Mason Cooley

"Wear down to be renewed." - Laozi

"Brass, stay down all summer." - Eugene Ormandy

"Look not down but up!" - Robert Browning

"Dreams never wear you down." - Amy Poehler

"There's also a down side." - Hunter S Thompson

"Oh, doubters, let's go down..." - Aaron Weiss

"[Popeye speaking:] Blow me down!" - E. C. Segar

"My 'down-there' is angry!" - Kerry Jackson

"Everything comes down to Dollars" - Justin Sane

"We all float down here!" - Stephen King

"Junk food drags you down." - Miranda Lambert

"I will not calm down!" - J K Rowling

"I loved to fall down." - Dick Van Dyke

"Ask yourself to slow down." - Mary Anne Radmacher

"Down with Dukes of Hazzard!" - Alec Baldwin

"Silence was never written down." - Proverbs

"When you've been battered down and battered down and battered down, your spirit gets broken." - Suze Orman

"When we feel stuck, going nowhere-even starting to slip backward-we may actually be backing up to get a running start." - Dan Millman

"If you ahve ever unloaded your pickup by backing up really fast and slamming on the brakes, you might be a redneck." - Jeff Foxworthy

"I think I will just use guitar as backing. I'm not doing a traditional folk thing, but a contemporary thing-my own version of folk, if you like." - Cat Stevens

"Incompetency begets incompetency. The last thing a guy who isn't sure of himself wants is a guy backing him up who is sure of himself." - Lee Iacocca

"He (Bill Terry) once hit a ball between my legs so hard that my center-fielder caught it on the fly backing up against the wall." - Dizzy Dean

"If, when you talk to people, they keep backing away from you, it's because you're TOO CLOSE, alright? SO DON'T KEEP ADVANCING ON THEM LIKE A HUMAN GLACIER." - Dave Barry

"There is only one proved method of assisting the advancement of pure science-that of picking men of genius, backing them heavily, and leaving them to direct themselves." - James Bryant Conant

"All of Dad's relationships ended exactly the same: subpoena, beep of a moving van backing up the driveway, pile of his clothes burning on the front lawn." - Christopher Titus

"Mackie is an electronics recording company backing me, and they're willing to invest giving equipment to schools that I choose, and they've already started doing that." - Meredith Brooks

"You need your mom and dad to protect you. It means they love you so much. It was awesome she was backing me up and defending me." - Gabby Douglas

"I don't have any pressure on myself. I don't have a big record label backing me. I'm doing it all myself." - Melanie Brown

"I always sit in the tail end of a plane, always. You never hear of an plane backing into a mountain." - Tommy Cooper

"Bangladesh is largely a river delta, and the rising sea level means that when storms come in, the human sanitation is backing up, the ability to farm." - Bill Gates

"I can't believe this is happening I can't believe all these people are sniffing each other & backing away teeth grinning hair raised, growling, here in the slaughtered wind" - Jim Morrison

"I am backing Remain for a very simple reason: it is the best way of protecting jobs, wages and rights for working people." - Sadiq Khan

"I didn't think I was the right person to do that job but I do think Michael Gove is and that's why I'm backing him." - Nicky Morgan

"In a general way, a major goal of the propagandist is to seek some kind of authoritative backing for the belief he or she is propagating." - Randal Marlin

"I have seen journals with good financial backing and editorial support die because they looked so bad nobody wanted to publish them." - Denis Dutton

"Around 1967 I began backing away from dogmatic Leninism, not so much because I thought it was false, I just decided there was nothing utopian about it." - Henry Flynt

"I was the worst hitter ever. I never even broke a bat until last year when I was backing out of the garage." - Lefty Gomez

"My personal influence in the Revolutionary Governing Council is such that the dictatorship of the proletariat is firmly established, since the masses are backing me." - Bela Kun

"At the end of the day, if you've got the great idea, and someone judges you've got the managerial capability, you'll probably get the backing for it." - John Caudwell

"In bad weather, I spent hours drawing action figures on paper, coloring them, backing them on cardboard, then cutting them out and creating whole stories around their lives." - Terry Brooks

"Conservation of energy. Never stand up when you can sit down, and never sit down when you can lie down." - Paul Johnson

"I sit down religiously every morning, I sit down for eight hours every day - and the sitting down is all." - Joseph Conrad

"red rain is coming down red rain red rain is pouring down pouring down all over me" - Peter Gabriel

"Practice means cutting down chance and risk." - Donnie Burns

"Maybe tone it down with the explosions" - Michael Bay

"I don't back down for anybody." - Shawn Michaels

"Change is uncomfortable. Write that down." - Justin Bieber

"The world is a clock winding down." - Rick Yancey

"Calm down, Think different, Find your way ..." - Arash

"I hate patience. Slows everything down." - Nora Roberts

"Cinderella!" Dov cried. "Let down your hair!" - Rachel Cohn

"Deep down we are all still runners" - Bernd Heinrich

"Slow down, simplify and be kind." - Naomi Judd

"Men do not settle down. Men surrender." - Chris Rock

"To toughen up, is to calm down." - Doug Melvin

"I will never let Israel down...." - William J Clinton

"I put my head down and charge." - Muriel Siebert

"I hope you're getting this down." - Woody Allen

"Sometimes even the imagination lets one down." - Mary Balogh

"Up and down, up and down I will lead them up and down I am feared in field in town Goblin, lead them up and down" - William Shakespeare

"There's no way up but down." - Robert Barron

"Don't let misery bring you down." - Angelique Kidjo

"That the wall is coming down." - Cassandra Clare

"One sits down first; one thinks afterwards." - Jean Cocteau

"A torchlight procession marching down your throat." - John L. O"Sullivan

"Patience is counting down without blasting off" - Anonymous

"I'm down with just the Backstreet Boys." - Howard Stern

"You're either down or you're up." - Shaun White

"Deep down, everyone wants the truth." - Keith Ablow

"Slow down, sugar, because im a diabetic." - Nick Jonas

"Don't let the man bring you down." - Maya Angelou

"Everything ultimately comes down to trust." - Jay Baer

"'Tis pride that pulls the country down." - William Shakespeare

"Write it down in your own handwriting." - Eugene Ormandy

"Let the enemies of life step down." - Saul Bellow

"I'm Chris Martin with down syndrome" - Thom Yorke

"Lie down so I can recognise you" - Willie Pep

"Literally, these [heels] slow you down." - Kristen Stewart



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