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Backwards Quotes


"Revolutions never go backwards." - Wendell Phillips

"Always forwards, never backwards." - Erich Honecker

"Kangoroos can't hop backwards." - Daniel Tosh

"I walk slowly, but never backwards." - Abraham Lincoln

"Going backwards is never an option." - Melissa Marr

"One should look forward rather than backwards." - Anna Wintour

"Life can only be understood backwards." - Mackenzie Astin

"History is a game played backwards only." - Marge Piercy

"Life is lived forwards, but understood backwards." - Soren Kierkegaard

"Don't go backwards - you've already been there." - Ray Charles

"Just remember, golf is flog spelled backwards." - Milton Berle

"History is written backwards but lived forwards." - Madeleine Albright

"Whose yesterdays look backwards with a smile." - Edward Young

"A reactionary is a somnambulist walking backwards." - Franklin D Roosevelt

"Infinity is just zero spelled backwards." - Derek R. Audette

"I did everything he did but backwards & in high heels." - Ginger Rogers

"If we wish not to go backwards, we must run." - Pelagius

"To stand still today is to go backwards...and quickly...!" - Richard Branson

"Learn to see things backwards, inside out, and upside down." - John Heider

"Around here, however, we don't look backwards for very long" - Walt Disney

"History is an angel being blown backwards into the future" - Laurie Anderson

"I think backwards. "This was beautiful." Instead of forward." - Alice Herz-Sommer

"The sky is falling. No, I'm tipping over backwards." - Steven Wright

"If you walk backwards, you will never stub your toe." - Harvey Mackay

"'Dammit I'm mad' is 'Dammit I'm mad' spelled backwards." - Demetri Martin

"I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards." - Abraham Lincoln

"Love, when spelled backwards and read phonetically, reads evil" - Eminem

"A historian is often only a journalist facing backwards." - Karl Kraus

"... commutative algebra is a lot like topology, only backwards." - John C. Baez

"Love is evil, spell it backwards, I'll show ya." - Eminem

"The grand thing is to be able to reason backwards." - Arthur Conan Doyle

"Some providences, like Hebrew letters, must be read backwards." - John Flavel

"Only a fool walks into the future backwards." - Terry Goodkind

"Life, after all, should go forwards, not backwards." - David Lodge

"Determine what your customers need, and work backwards." - Jeff Bezos

"Strap On spelled backwards is No Parts. Just sayin'." - Dana Gould

"Love is evil, spell it backwards, I"ll show ya." - Eminem

"Around here, however, we do' look backwards for very long" - Walt Disney

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

"You have to envision your life, and then go backwards." - Bruno Mars

"I have no rancor. I look forward, not backwards." - John Mccain

"Stressed spelled backwards is desserts. Coincidence? I think not!" - Anonymous

"If I see an ending. I can work backwards." - Arthur Miller

"I never felt my career was going backwards." - Charlie Adam

"Never look backwards or you'll fall down the stairs." - Rudyard Kipling

"It's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards." - Lewis Carroll

"Have you ever noticed what golf spells backwards?" - Al Boliska

"Around here, however, we don't look backwards for very long" - Walt Disney

"If you keep looking backwards, you don't go anywhere." - Jeff Ross

"Oil-painting is a developed technique. Why go backwards?" - Edvard Munch

"I'm looking forward, that's all, I'm not looking backwards." - Robbie Lawler

"Through searching out origins, one becomes a crab. The historian looks backwards, and finally he also believes backwards." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"I learned to run backwards from Muhammad Ali. He told me about running backwards because you try to imitate everything you do in the ring, so sometimes you back up. So you have to train your legs to go backwards." - Sugar Ray Leonard

"The idea of let's all share the pain equally, or let's freeze salaries altogether - it's ass-backwards. It's absolutely ass-backwards." - Jack Welch

"Both of us don't go backwards and I think that is the key to the fight. Whoever ends up going backwards is going to lose." - Ricky Hatton

"The word "no" denotes a shutting of the door. It means failure, defeat, delay. But spell in backwards and take new hope, for backwards it spells "on."" - Norman Vincent Peale

"Baseball is the only major sport that appears backwards in a mirror." - George Carlin

"Standing still is the fastest way of moving backwards in a rapidly changing world." - Lauren Bacall

"I'm just always looking forwards. I spend very little time, looking backwards." - Gary Vaynerchuk

"Grief moves us like love. Grief is love, I suppose. Love as a backwards glance." - Helen Humphreys

"Never job backwards. What might have been was a waste of time." - Ian Fleming

"Heaven, once attained, will work backwards and turn even agony into a glory" - C S Lewis

"We are going backwards in a field that's supposed to be all about moving forward" - Hillary Clinton

"Lying's wrong, but when the world spins backwards, a small wrong may be a big right." - David Mitchell

"Girls can do everything men can do...just backwards and in heels" - Ginger Rogers

"There is a period in life when we go backwards as we advance." - Jean-Jacques Rousseau

"You know Alou's name spelled backwards is Uola? That sounds like a first name, Uola." - Harry Caray

"With my eyes turned to the past, I walk backwards into the future." - Yohji Yamamoto

"I did the first backwards guitar solo on 'I'm Only Sleeping'" - Dhani Harrison

"At the end of your days, be leaning forwards, not falling backwards." - H Jackson Brown Jr

"In all the useful arts the world is either standing still or going backwards." - George Orwell

"I always [or "often"] walk slowly, but I never walk backwards." - Abraham Lincoln

"A reactionary revolution is nothing but a high-speed evolution backwards!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"history ... a sort of immortality turned upside down. Her life stretched backwards through ten centuries." - Marthe Bibesco

"We are going backwards in a field that's supposed to be all about moving forward" - Hillary Clinton

"The Providence of God is like Hebrew words-it can be read only backwards." - John Flavel

"& love is an evil word. Turn it backwards/see, see what I mean? An evol word." - Amiri Baraka

"Keep out of the suction caused by those who drift backwards." - E. K. Piper

"If we look backwards to antiquity it should be as those that are winning a race." - Charles Caleb Colton

"To the rationally minded the mental processes of the intuitive appear to work backwards" - Frances G. Wickes

"It will be a great thing for the human soul when it finally stops worshipping backwards." - Charlotte Perkins Gilman

"The word devil is very beautiful, if you read it backwards it becomes lived." - Rajneesh

"Backwards understood be only can but, forwards lived be must life." - Soren Kierkegaard

"Going back to a simpler life is not a step backwards." - Yvon Chouinard

"Smacked her so hard I knocked her clothes backwards like Kris Kross." - Eminem

"New York State is upside down and backwards; high taxes and low performance." - Andrew Cuomo

"We all get distracted, the question is, would you bounce back or bounce backwards?" - Kendrick Lamar

"I do everything the man does, only backwards and in high heels!" - Ginger Rogers

"The weeks go by so slow I almost think time passin backwards." - Winston Groom

"Walk out backwards if you must go, but please don't wave good-bye." - Sara Evans

"the trouble with therapy is that it makes life go backwards ..." - Anne Sexton

"The world is a funny paper read backwards. And that way it isn't so funny." - Tennessee Williams

"It is as hard to see one's self as to look backwards without turning around." - Henry David Thoreau

"Nursing is a progressive art such that to stand still is to go backwards." - Florence Nightingale

"Modern civilization has no understanding of sacred matters. Everything is backwards." - Thomas Yellowtail

"Progression is going forwards. Going backwards is regression. Going sideways is just gression." - Noel Gallagher

"Did you know that..........'embargo' spelled backwards is 'o grab me" - Colin Mochrie

"It is not possible to go backwards. We must go forward. Always forward." - Pope Francis

"We're not competitor obsessed, we're customer obsessed. We start with the customer and we work backwards." - Jeff Bezos

"We look at the present through a rear view mirror. We march backwards into the future." - Marshall Mcluhan

"The best thing about skiing backwards is you can see where you've been." - Warren Miller

"Change is non-linear and can go backwards, forwards and sideways" - Alvin Toffler

"In the spiritual life, he who does not advance goes backwards." - Pio of Pietrelcina

"The world is so ass-backwards it almost makes you wish you were dyslexic." - Dennis Miller

"We all get distracted, the question is, would you bounce back or bounce backwards?" - Kendrick Lamar

"I did the first backwards guitar solo on "I'm Only Sleeping"" - Dhani Harrison

"I never told anybody I wanted to write, I kind of fell into it backwards." - Max Lucado

"Efforts to bring about democracy have hit a wall and are going backwards." - John Mccain

"It doesn't mater if you're a slow walker, so long as you don't walk backwards." - Abraham Lincoln

""Diiiie men." If you play any Broad City episode backwards, that's all we're saying." - Ilana Glazer

"Remember, Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did, but backwards and in high heels." - Bob Thaves

"If we look backwards to antiquity, it should be as those that are winning a race." - Charles Caleb Colton

"The weeks go by so slow I almost think time passing backwards." - Winston Groom

"In football, if you are standing still, you're going backwards fast." - Jack Gibson

"My heart is drawn backwards and forwards between the spinning wheel and books." - Mahatma Gandhi

"I had the cab driver drive me here backwards, and the dude owed me $27.50." - Mitch Hedberg

"If you think success will make you happy, you have it backwards." - Oliver

"Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forward." - Soren Kierkegaard

"Most horses don't walk backwards voluntarily, because what they can't see doesn't exist." - Terry Pratchett

"A sail boat that sails backwards can never see the sun rise." - Bill Cosby

"Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards." - Aldous Huxley

"Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards." - Soren Kierkegaard

"When I go forwards, you go backwards And somewhere we will meet" - Thom Yorke

"IF is a very long word in Formula One; in fact, IF is F1 spelled backwards." - Murray Walker

"I always wear my hat backwards. That way, people can see my face." - Rickie Fowler

"Intimacies between women often go backwards, beginning in revelations and ending in small talk." - Elizabeth Bowen

"Reactionary: a man walking backwards with his face to the future." - Aneurin Bevan

"Me? I'm going to grow backwards and be a kid again." - Guy Laliberte

"I know and all the world knows, that revolutions never go backwards." - William H Seward

"You can't connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards." - Steve Jobs

"We cannot stand still or slip backwards. We must go forward now together." - Gerald R Ford

"If you stand still there is only one way to go, and that's backwards." - Peter Shilton

"I never look backwards. I have always been an athlete. I boxed before I acted." - Mickey Rourke

"The Bishop moves diagonally forwards or backwards, to the extent of the Board." - Howard Staunton

"The best way to be future-friendly is to be backwards compatible." - Jeremy Keith

"We can slide it Rapidly backwards and forwards: we call this Easing the spring. And rapidly backwards and forwards The early bees are assaulting and fumbling the flowers: They call it easing the Spring." - Henry Reed

"The first movie I saw - and I don't know if it influenced me - was Ben Hur. We watched it outside in a corn field, and it ran backwards, so the first movie I ever saw was Ben Hur backwards." - Roberto Benigni

"It caused more problems as a young kid, because the simple process of perceiving words on a piece of paper was hard for me. Many people think dyslexic people see things backwards. They don't see things backwards." - Caitlyn Jenner

"It caused more problems as a young kid, because the simple process of perceiving words on a piece of paper was hard for me. Many people think dyslexic people see things backwards. They don't see things backwards." - Bruce Jenner

"Every evil is some good spelt backwards, and in it the wise know how to read Wisdom." - Coventry Patmore

"Always, our eyes look backwards with the conviction that then, and not now, was the golden age." - Esther Meynell

"Sometimes your friends take you ten steps backwards for every step you take forward. Sometimes misplaced loyalty ruins your destiny." - Keshia Chante

"This society believed it was looking towards a new future, yet we consistently find ourselves being dragged backwards." - David Ervine

"A historian is not always a prophet facing backwards, but a journalist is always someone who afterwards knew everything beforehand." - Karl Kraus

"Our lives can only be lived forward and understood backwards. Living a life and understanding it occupy different dimensions." - Hanif Kureishi

"In my next life I want to live backwards. Start out dead and finish off as an orgasm." - Woody Allen

"Maybe you could go backwards and forwards at the same time, but it wasn't easy. You had to want to." - Sarah Dessen

"I have no regrets. If you regret things, you're sort of stepping backwards. I'm a believer in going forwards." - Kate Winslet

"Every profound new movement makes a great swing also backwards to some older, half-forgotten way of consciousness." - D H Lawrence

"Security wins many battles but loses the security war. We are definitely going backwards in computer security." - Adi Shamir



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