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Fists Quotes

We’ve collected the best Fists Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Jimmy Fallon, Jim Crace, Neal Boortz, John Wayne, Dan Hill. Use them as an inspiration.

I don’t shoot guns. I don’t know how to do that. I grew Upstate New York, so I fought with my fists.
My tongue is what I used instead of my fists because I was a small and cowardly young man. Amusing people with stories and being bizarre with words was my way of getting out of fixes.
If you walk through life in a fighting pose with your fists balled up and ready to strike, someone, someday, somewhere, is going to want to test your mettle.
All the screen cowboys behaved like real gentlemen. They didn’t drink, they didn’t smoke. When they knocked the bad guy down, they always stood with their fists up, waiting for the heavy to get back on his feet. I decided I was going to drag the bad guy to his feet and keep hitting him.
In Don Mills in the Sixties, nothing comes close to the humiliation of losing an argument. In our weird little creative circle, no one cares who has faster fists, but to lose an argument suggests inferior intelligence.
Somebody has to wear the black hat and give the audience someone to shake their fists at. They want someone to hate. And if that’s what you want to pay me to do, I’m happy to do it!
Jane Elliot
I think most people, when they think about the Black Panther Party, they think in very abstract, caricatured terms. They think about black fists in the air, but they don’t think about the actual people, and the families, and the relationships.
We know we cannot plant seeds with closed fists. To sow, we must open our hands.
Adolfo Perez Esquivel
When I was a child, my father taught me to put up my fists like a boy and to be prepared to defend myself at all times.
Courage and conviction are powerful weapons against an enemy who depends only on fists or guns. Animals know when you are afraid; a coward knows when you are not.
David Seabury
Listen, Bruce Lee fought out of anger. That’s why they call it the ‘Fists of Fury.’ Michael Jackson danced with fury. I do stand up out of fury. I’m not mad at anybody. I’m not mad at any human being because I’m a human being.
In order to overcome the spirit that creates war, mothers must begin in the tender years of childhood to teach children that right must be the foundation of all might, that authority can be exercised without the help of fists.
I have very vivid dreamsalmost always action-adventure. I’m often on the run. I’ve always had dreams. When I was little, I’d go to sleep with my head on my hands, which were in fists like I was looking through a camera. I felt like sleep was the moviesjust drifting off to the movies.
I teach kids that want to be tough that their fists are not the way.
I wanted to demonstrate that Deathstroke does not need to solve every problem with his fists.
The way I miss my daughter Esme is to worry about her. It is not a pleasurable longing. It contorts my body and scrambles my brain, makes me stop breathing, clench my jaw and my fists, it makes me frown, and makes me blind and deaf, in fact entirely without sensory perception.
Olivia Williams
I’m not a trash talker, I like to do all my talking with my fists in the ring.
Seriously, I faced a lot of anti-Semitism playing hockey as a kid. It motivated me to play well and to punch everyone who was anti-Semitic. I was taunted and called names. I’d either beat them with a goal or with my fists.
The characters I’ve played, especially Bret Maverick and Jim Rockford, almost never use a gun, and they always try to use their wits instead of their fists.
You’re telling me Beyonce is a revolutionary? Thirty years ago, you had those guys who raised their fists at the Olympic games, and they paid 30 years of their lives because of that gesture. And you’re telling me a superstar who put one fist in the air is a revolutionary? But that’s the superficiality of this time.
I got into lots of fights at school: I’d get racially abused, then lash out. One day, this kid said something and instead of putting my fists up, I said something back: people laughed, and he walked away.
When people would ask me what do you do, I’d say I make music for cartoons. I could see the compassion in their eyes. I gotta tell you, there was no room for compassion: I was making money hand over fists.
I’ve definitely had my fair share at shaking my fists at the gods of Hollywood, but I’m learning that I cannot think that way or I will go crazy.
I have defeated this earthworm with my words. Imagine what I would have done with my fire breathing fists.
For me, I skate as masculine as I can. I’m not a big strong guy. I’m not interested in fighting or throwing punches or balling my hands in fists all day. I’m not interested in guns, I’m not interested in football or stereotypically masculine things, so I’m going to skate in a fashion that is manly for Johnny Weir.
She just kept hitting me in the head with her fists, over, and over and over.
David Gest
Sometimes my heart hurts so much, I beat it with my fists. I try to run. But you cannot run from this. It waits for you. Even when you think you have escaped it, it is there.
It’s much easier to wear a Chairman Mao button and shake your fists in the air and all that, then to actually read the Communist manifesto and things like that and actually become involved in politics.
My teachers used to point to the jail across the street and say that’s where my fists would land me.
A lot of people tell me I have to trash-talk more, but I got here with my fists, fighting, not with my mouth.
To be political means to speak out, to risk being called ‘catty‘, or worse. I don’t hear men worrying about whether they may be right or not. They enjoy the fight, whether it is with words or fists. Women still tend to shy away from controversy, to be uncomfortable with competition.
I can do back fists, spinning kicks. I have more options, and I can show the better striking.
I love punching the ceiling with my fists when I’m lost or I can’t find a parking space.
Laura Kightlinger
We found that just by the way we stood, affected women dramatically, and if you look at our show, you’ll see that we always stood with our legs open our fists on hips and our bat bulges forward, which had a profound effect on women!
Burt Ward
I came into this world the way every person on the planet does – with clenched fists.
In order to drill into young men the need to stay alert and stay alive, I used to punish offenders with my fists, boots and rifle butt, and with stockade time.
David Hackworth
No man can think clearly when his fists are clenched.
It is a characteristic of potentates that they don’t succumb to peaceful retirement. Instead, they hold power in their hoary fists as judgment and grip weaken, destroying any successors except family members.
You have to fight the green monster with your mind, not your fists.
The Bar Association can do so much in teaching people how to resolve conflicts without knives and guns and fists.