Motivational Board Quotes : Board Sayings In Life

These board quotes will inspire you. Board is a long, thin, flat piece of wood or other hard material, used for floors or other building purposes.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging board quotes, board sayings, and board proverbs.

Best Board Quotes

  1. “What does it mean to pre-board? Do you get on before you get on?” ~ George Carlin
  2. “Coaches who can outline plays on a blackboard are a dime a dozen. The ones who win get inside their player and motivate.” ~ Vince Lombardi
  3. “If you board the wrong train, it is no use running along the corridor in the other direction.” ~ Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  4. “An architect’s most useful tools are an eraser at the drafting board, and a wrecking bar at the site.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  5. “In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards.” ~ Mark Twain

  6. “Hey, any time you’re throwing bodies overboard it is to save yourself.” ~ Lawrence Tierney
  7. “I love writers all across the board, but one who influenced me very directly at the beginning was Mary Renault.” ~ Tanith Lee
  8. “Showtime has given new, young filmmakers – black, white, across the board – an opportunity to make films, as well as actors who want to cross over into directing.” ~ Morris Chestnut
  9. “I have just joined the Board of the Population Institute because I am convinced that early stabilization of the world’s population is important for the attainment of this objective.” ~ Walter Kohn
  10. “Across the board, people are looking at the problem, but simply not changing anywhere near fast enough.” ~ Trevor Phillips

  11. “It is impossible to imagine the universe run by a wise, just and omnipotent God, but it is quite easy to imagine it run by a board of gods.” ~ H. L. Mencken
  12. “And God said, ‘Let there be light’ and there was light, but the Electricity Board said He would have to wait until Thursday to be connected.” ~ Spike Milligan
  13. “We must develop a deeper interest and greater understanding of the people we meet here or abroad. Like us, they are passengers on board that mysterious ship called life.” ~ Ella Maillart
  14. “The ship of Democracy, which has weathered all storms, may sink through the mutiny of those aboard.” ~ Grover Cleveland
  15. “If you’re going to play at all, you’re out to win. Baseball, board games, playing Jeopardy, I hate to lose.” ~ Derek Jeter

  16. “So be encouraged and dedicate yourself to your dream and if your dream should come my way one day then we will dance upon the boards of life.” ~ Ben Vereen
  17. “I am fooling only myself when I say that my mother exists now only in the photographs on my bulletin board or in the outline of my hand or in the armful of memories I still hold tight. She lives on beneath everything I do. Her presence influenced who I was and her absence influences who I am. Our lives are shaped as much by those who leave us as they are by those who stay. Loss is our legacy. Insight is our gift. Memory is our guide.” ~ Hope Edelman
  18. “There must be a union between the spirit in wood and the spirit in man. The grain of the wood must relate closely to its function. The abutment of the edge of one board to an adjoining board can mean the success or failure of a piece. () Gradually a form evolves, much as nature produces the tree in the first place. The object created can live forever. The tree lives on in its new form. The object cannot follow a transitory “style”, here for a moment, discarded the next. Its appeal must be universal. Cordial and receptive, it should invite a meeting with man” ~ George Nakashima
  19. “I am a huge bull on this country. We will not have a double-dip recession at all. I see our businesses coming back almost across the board.” ~ Warren Buffett
  20. “This high official, all allow, is grossly overpaid; there wasn’t any Board, and now there isn’t any Trade.” ~ A. P. Herbert

  21. “The chess-board is the world, the pieces are the phenomena of the universe, the rules of the game are what we call the laws of Nature. The player on the other side is hidden from us.” ~ Thomas Huxley
  22. “He who loves practice without theory is like the sailor who boards ship without a rudder and compass and never knows where he may cast.” ~ Leonardo da Vinci
  23. “Getting plenty of sleep is always great. It really is. I have a girlfriend who’s sending me a slant board.” ~ Bernadette Peters
  24. “You can’t build a strong corporation with a lot of committees and a board that has to be consulted every turn. You have to be able to make decisions on your own.” ~ Rupert Murdoch
  25. “The average American’s day planner has fewer holes in it than Ray Charles’s dartboard.” ~ Dennis Miller

  26. “The educational resources provided by a child’s fellow students are more important for his achievement than are the resources provided by the school board.” ~ James S. Coleman
  27. “Killing Intel, I, I just had to resign from the Apple Board.” ~ Arthur Rock
  28. “Every week Rangers have different former players come out at half-time. Spurs should have a couple a former players on the board, who know what the supporters want.” ~ Graham Roberts
  29. “Get inside information from the president and you will probably lose half of your money. If you get it from the chairman of the board, you will lose all of it.” ~ Jim Rogers
  30. “I joined the board of the Santa Fe Institute.” ~ Esther Dyson

  31. “The automobile is technologically more sophisticated than the bundling board, but the human motives in their uses are sometimes the same.” ~ Charles Mengel Allen
  32. “It all begins with the initial tone coming from the cabinet, but EQ at the board is very important.” ~ Scott Putesky
  33. “These ivy league students are in the upper echelon of the college boards and had great opportunity in front of them regardless of where they go to college. Its in their very nature and it is something they expect.” ~ Michael N. Castle
  34. “I work with The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University. I sit proudly as one of only two recovering addicts on their board.” ~ Jamie Lee Curtis
  35. “I didn’t fight to get women out from behind vacuum cleaners to get them onto the board of Hoover.” ~ Germaine Greer

  36. “I learned that fighting on the chessboard could also have an impact on the political climate in the country.” ~ Garry Kasparov
  37. “I buy records from all across the board. I get kind of a hybrid of influences in my own music.” ~ Jason Mraz
  38. “Washington has got to, across the board, lower taxes for small businesses so that our mom and pops can reinvest and hire people, so that our businesses can thrive.” ~ Sarah Palin
  39. “I ran spotlight. Swept up. Did box office. Ran the lighting board. But acting was the most fun.” ~ Tim Robbins
  40. “I have always wanted to be on Broadway, whether on ice or on the boards.” ~ Robin Cousins

  41. “I don’t like to show my emotions at the board, not because they might give something away to an opponent, but because that’s my style: I like to keep it to myself.” ~ Vladimir Kramnik
  42. “Yes, across the board, these gentlemen understand they have the power to make a difference and even educate people to injustices that are occurring in their worlds.” ~ Alexis Arguello
  43. “I should mention that I am a member of the board of directors of Dimensional Fund Advisors.” ~ Merton Miller
  44. “I started to get very well recognized in the early seventies as the only man in the United States who had been elected three times to the board of NOW in New York City.” ~ Warren Farrell
  45. “The Bishop moves diagonally forwards or backwards, to the extent of the Board.” ~ Howard Staunton

  46. “We have been restraining the growth of the cost of education that is, tuition, room and board to be within approximately one and a half percentage points of the consumer price index.” ~ Charles M. Vest
  47. “I am both proud and honored to be on the Board of Directors for the Texas Ballet Theater.” ~ Janine Turner
  48. “Be kind to your mother-in-law, but pay for her board at some good hotel.” ~ Josh Billings
  49. “Among the weeds choking out growth and good government are the hundreds of boards, commissions, and advisory committees that have sprouted over the years. They devour time, money, and energy far beyond any real contribution they make.” ~ Mitch Daniels
  50. “Ships at a distance have every man’s wish on board.” ~ Zora Neale Hurston

  51. “I was just ice skating. I had no concept of that. In those days you couldn’t see the judges. I was this little person on the ice and they were just people that would stand around the boards.” ~ Dorothy Hamill
  52. “I don’t know if we’d have been as dominant as we were last season. The new things, the new ideas the manager brought in everyone took them on board so well. He is special.” ~ Frank Lampard
  53. “The chess player who develops the ability to play two dozen boards at a time will benefit from learning to compress his or her analysis into less time.” ~ Marilyn vos Savant
  54. “I thought we were aggressive across the board defensively, and you could just see it grow. As the game went along, you could see the confidence grow. It showed in the fourth quarter.” ~ Bill Laimbeer
  55. “God made the Idiot for practice, and then He made the School Board.” ~ Mark Twain

  56. “I was on the San Diego school board for 4 years, where I watched children successfully matriculate into elementary schools from Head Start programs from all around our city.” ~ Bob Filner
  57. “So for my studio purposes, I know that I’m in my studio with technicians who’ve done amazing things to my board and to my power amps and I know what I can deliver out of my studio.” ~ Billy Sherwood
  58. “Let me be very honest and just say that if any airline would let me take the violin and the laptop on board I would fly that airline all the time.” ~ Lara St. John
  59. “I am formally accountable to the steering board of the PIC, and I meet with nine ambassadors from the PIC every week. I have to have the capitals’ broad agreement with what I do.” ~ Paddy Ashdown
  60. “I board with a poor Scotchman: his wife can talk scarce any English.” ~ David Brainerd

  61. “I could have gone on to be an engineer full time, except that there was more demand for my playing. But the love of working for the board never leaves you.” ~ Steve Cropper
  62. “I pick out young people and teach them in less time than it would take me to alter the methods of people from the boards, and I get actors who look the parts they have to fill.” ~ D. W. Griffith
  63. “The Chess-board must be placed with a white square at the right-hand corner.” ~ Howard Staunton

  64. “Business chief executive officers and their boards succumb to the pressures of the financial markets and their fears of takeovers and pour out their energies to produce quarterly earnings – at the expense of building their companies for the long term.” ~ J. Irwin Miller
  65. “Basically what I had to do was do a 7-minute board and pitch it to a room of big wigs from the network and based on that they determined if I would get a short or not.” ~ Craig McCracken

Board the group of people who are responsible for controlling and organizing a company or organization.

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