65 Knee Quotes On Success In Life

These knee quotes will inspire you. Knee the joint between the thigh and the lower leg in humans.

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

Best Knee Quotes

  1. “I have been driven many times upon my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere else to go. My own wisdom and that of all about me seemed insufficient for that day.” ~ Abraham Lincoln
  2. “When the world pushes you to your knees, you’re in the perfect position to pray.” ~ Rumi
  3. “The healthy and strong individual is the one who asks for help when he needs it. Whether he’s got an abscess on his knee or in his soul.” ~ Rona Barrett
  4. “The real glory is being knocked to your knees and then coming back. That’s real glory. That’s the essence of it.” ~ Vince Lombardi

  5. “Better to die on your feet than live on your knees.” ~ Aeschylus
  6. “Fight all your battles on your knees and you win every time.” ~ Charles Stanley
  7. “When life knocks you to your knees, and it will, why, get up! If it knocks you to your knees again, as it will, well, isn’t that the best position from which to pray?” ~ Ethel Barrymore
  8. “Satan trembles when he sees the weakest saint upon their knees.” ~ William Cowper

  9. “I’d rather die standing than live on my knees.” ~ Shania Twain
  10. “With Alexander’s cancer, I was definitely brought to my knees for the first time because of the fear factor.” ~ Cathy Freeman
  11. “Picture you upon my knee, just tea for two and two for tea.” ~ Irving Caesar
  12. “I bet some of you feel sorry for me. Well don’t. Having an artificial leg has its advantages. I’ve broken my right knee many times and it doesn’t hurt a bit.” ~ Terry Fox

  13. “The pious ones of Plymouth who, reaching the Rock, first fell upon their own knees and then upon the aborigines.” ~ William M. Evarts
  14. “If we pulled out of Iraq tomorrow, Islamic jihadism is on the rise. And they continue, as we see in Lebanon, to seek to destroy the State of Israel and seek to drive America back and bring us to our knees. We must stand tall and straight.” ~ Zach Wamp
  15. “Knee replacement is serious stuff. And it actually could have made me worse” ~ Lee Majors
  16. “You should have seen me in my Catholic school girl skirt with my knees knocking together.” ~ Jodi Lyn O’Keefe

  17. “When I started really singing I was 17, 18 years old. I used to go around trying to be a singer in the Bronx. My knees would shake but I learned by doing.” ~ Dominic Chianese
  18. “My knee is as strong as it was before, if not stronger, and it’s a matter of getting my leg strong. I lost six years of strength in about six month’s time, so it’s going to take another year or two to get that leg back up to full strength, but I’m good to go so far.” ~ Picabo Street
  19. “Deep down, I’m a Texas girl looking for that big romance every girl dreams about. Biologically, I look forward to being a cornerstone of a family. I’ll be in my glory when I have a child on my knee.” ~ Renee Zellweger
  20. “I retired because I had a knee injury, my cartilage was wearing out, it was painful and I couldn’t put in the four hours of practice each day that I needed to.” ~ Guy Forget

  21. “Radical Islamic fundamentalists harbor contempt for our democratic way of life and, given the opportunity, will stop at nothing to accomplish their goal of bringing our country to its knees.” ~ Paul Weyrich
  22. “If I stayed a football player, my career would have been over 20 years ago. As it is, my knees are shot. I found I got the same good feeling in acting that I had in sports, but I found I could have a more profound impact on people.” ~ William Petersen
  23. “Why must we be eternally on our knees before the Kants and Hugos?” ~ Jose Clemente Orozco
  24. “Should it happen tomorrow, I would fall to my knees to give thanks to God for such a career.” ~ Placido Domingo

  25. “I have osteoarthritis, which especially affects my knees.” ~ Reverend Malcolm Boyd
  26. “I will go on my knees and ask the Liberian people to participate in bringing peace and stability to our country.” ~ George Weah
  27. “If I could change on thing about myself, I would: Have better knees. Mine are shot because of injuries. You’re only as good as your legs, whether you’re an athlete or an actor.” ~ William Petersen
  28. “I need to get up and walk around and keep my knees from getting bad, which is what’s happening.” ~ Marian McPartland

  29. “Me, I’m spiritually retarded, I need to be knee-deep in water with a fly rod in my hands, that’s about as close to God as I get.” ~ Steve Earle
  30. “We were doing the dance routine and I dislocated my knee. I’ve been doing stunts for a long time and it’s kind of weird that I’d dislocate my knee just dancing.” ~ Verne Troyer
  31. “We go on our hands and knees and crawl our way towards the truth” ~ Ian Mcewan
  32. “Pull the hair on my head the wrong way, and I would be on my knees begging for mercy. I have very sensitive follicles.” ~ Benedict Cumberbatch

  33. “Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees.” ~ Victor Hugo
  34. “Failures are like skinned knees, painful but superficial.” ~ Ross Perot
  35. “A woman is as young as her knees.” ~ Mary Quant
  36. “Having a normal knee would make life a lot easier.” ~ Andy Murray

  37. “Practical prayer is harder on the soles of your shoes than on the knees of your trousers.” ~ Austin O’Malley
  38. “I cannot follow you Christians; for you try to crawl through your life upon your knees, while I stride through mine on my feet.” ~ Charles Bradlaugh
  39. “On many counts, taking a boy like Rudy Steiner was robbery–so much life, so much to live for–yet somehow, I’m certain he would have loved to see the frightening rubble and the swelling of the sky on the night he passed away. He’d have cried and turned and smiled if only he could have seen the book thief on her hands and knees, next to his decimated body. He’d have been glad to witness her kissing his dusty, bomb-hit lips. Yes, I know it. In the darkness of my dark-beating heart, I know. He’d have loved it all right. You see? Even death has a heart.” ~ Markus Zusak
  40. “I would rather die on my feet than live on my knees.” ~ Euripides

  41. “Mind you, I’ve always been musical… Mother used to sit me on her knee and I’d whisper, ‘Mummy, Mummy, sing me a lullaby do,’ and she’d say: ‘Certainly my angel, my wee bundle of happiness, hold my beer while I fetch me banjo.'” ~ Les Dawson
  42. “All right.” He straightened up and seemed to be true to his promise to let it go. “I will be a man about this.” That lasted until he saw the scratches on the hood from the mountain lion and the front fender, Where Abigail had dragged it off the driveway. Wailing, he went to it and sank to his knees. He sprawled over the hood and laid his head on the damaged fender. “I’m so sorry, Bets. I should of hidden the keys. Booted your tires. Something. I had know idea anyone would hurt you so, baby. I swear I’ll never let anyone hurt you again. Ayyy, how could they do this to you? How? Oh the humanity!” ~ Sherrilyn Kenyon
  43. “If your knees aren’t green by the end of the day, you ought to seriously re-examine your life.” ~ Bill Watterson
  44. “When they have their hands on their knees, that’s when they’re tired.” ~ Eric Dickerson

  45. “I have a list a mile long of faults that sometimes bring me to my knees in self-hatred.” ~ Frank Langella
  46. “My parents kept us sheltered from this world of Hollywood. I don’t have any great memories of bouncing on Cary Grant’s knee or something like that” ~ Tony Goldwyn
  47. “Have you noticed that whatever sport you’re trying to learn, some earnest person is always telling you to keep your knees bent?” ~ Dave Barry
  48. “I seated ugliness on my knee, and almost immediately grew tired of it.” ~ Salvador Dali

  49. “God had brought me to my knees and made me acknowledge my own nothingness, and out of that knowledge I had been reborn. I was no longer the center of my life and therefore I could see God in everything.” ~ Bede Griffiths
  50. “The only difference between the Republican and Democratic parties is the velocities with which their knees hit the floor when corporations knock on their door. That’s the only difference.” ~ Ralph Nader
  51. “I drive with my knees. Otherwise, how can I put on my lipstick and talk on my phone?” ~ Sharon Stone
  52. “No time is so well spent in every day as that which we spend upon our knees.” ~ J. C. Ryle

  53. “I just don’t want to end up on something that bores the hell out of me. Otherwise, I’ll fake a knee injury and get out of there.” ~ Sasha Alexander
  54. “I screwed my knee up once because I fell off the stage.” ~ Zakk Wylde
  55. “Youth is not a time of life; it is a state of mind; it is not a matter of rosy cheeks, red lips and supple knees; it is a matter of the will, quality of the imagination, a vigor of the emotions, it is the freshness of the deep springs of life.” ~ Samuel Ullman
  56. “When I get down on my knees, it is not to pray.” ~ Madonna Ciccone

  57. “I would rather die standing than live kneeling” ~ Charb
  58. “Education commences at the mother’s knee, and every word spoken within hearsay of little children tends toward the formation of character.” ~ Hosea Ballou
  59. “Some people are cool with the fact that their bodies bear witness to this great thing they produced, their children, and I understand that. But on a personal level, it makes me feel better that my breasts are not down to my knees when I’m undressed in front of my husband.” ~ Patricia Heaton
  60. “You may get skinned knees and elbows, but it’s worth it if you score a spectacular goal.” ~ Mia Hamm

  61. “The great are only great because we are on our knees. Let us rise!” ~ Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
  62. “Come over here and sit on my knee and finish your orange juice.” ~ Sonny Liston
  63. “Dad sometimes patted me on the knee and called me his Little Schmuck.” ~ Michael Reagan

  64. “At my age, you need to verify that everything is fine. I put a lot of pressure on my body, and I feel sometimes pain in my back and in my knees, so I have to be sure that I can keep on training hard before going on.” ~ Hermann Maier
  65. “I had to do a tango with Raft and I learned to dance in ballet shoes with my knees bent.” ~ Marie Windsor

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