65 Squash Quotes On Success In Life

These squash quotes will inspire you. Squash is a racket and ball sport played by two players in a four-walled court with a small, hollow rubber ball.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging squash quotes, squash sayings, and squash proverbs.

Best Squash Quotes

  1. “You know, when you get your first asparagus, or your first acorn squash, or your first really good tomato of the season, those are the moments that define the cook’s year. I get more excited by that than anything else.” ~ Mario Batali
  2. “Squash – that’s not exercise, it’s flagellation.” ~ Noel Coward
  3. “Trying to squash a rumor is like trying to unring a bell.” ~ Shana Alexander
  4. “Squash has been my life and I owe a lot to the sport.” ~ Jahangir Khan , Squash quotes sports
  5. “Dive on them and squash them if you must.” ~ Jeremy Taylor

  6. “The direction we’re heading is more important than individual results.” ~ Tony Robbins
  7. “If you think squash is a competitive activity, try flower arranging.” ~ Alan Bennett
  8. “I love sport because I love life, and sport is one of the basic joys of life.” ~ Yevgeny Yevtushenko
  9. “Don’t hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting, but never hit soft.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt
  10. “Squash was my livelihood and as in business, I had to stay on top.” ~ Jahangir

  11. “Every pitcher can beat you, it doesn’t matter how good you are.” ~ Barry Bonds
  12. “I find that vegetables like butternut squash, which I feel unexcited about as a side dish, I’m thrilled to eat in a soup.” ~ Cynthia Nixon
  13. “More and more Americans are asking about the price that we have to pay when Wal-Mart comes into a community, treats workers poorly, violates immigration laws and squashes small businesses.” ~ Anthony Weiner
  14. “Women: You can’t live with them, and you can’t get them to dress up in a skimpy little Nazi costume and beat you with a warm squash or something.” ~ Emo Philips
  15. “I don’t wear small shoes, or tight pants that squash your balls.” ~ George Harrison

  16. “It is not all bad, this getting old, ripening. After the fruit has got its growth it should juice up and mellow. God forbid I should live long enough to ferment and rot and fall to the ground in a squash.” ~ Josh Billings
  17. “I took all my wax studies and threw them in the fire that’s the way it is when something unpleasant happens to me. I take my hammer and I squash a figure.” ~ Camille Claudel
  18. “I used to play a lot of racket sports, tennis and squash.” ~ Jason Statham
  19. “Squash has the credentials to become an olympic event and our goal is to see the sport in the 2008 Beijing Olympics. We are working towards this and will keep trying even if our bid is not successful.” ~ Jahangir Khan
  20. “I have a real soft spot in my heart for librarians and people who care about books.” ~ Ann Richards

  21. “There is no great sport in having bullets flying about one in every direction, but I find they have less horror when among them than when in anticipation.” ~ Umberto Eco
  22. “Serious sport is war minus the shooting.” ~ George Orwell
  23. “It is a violent sport that we choose as men, and that we as parents allow our children to play.” ~ Troy Vincent
  24. “I try to play squash but I keep running into the walls.” ~ Matthew Bellamy
  25. “Tomatoes and squash never fail to reach maturity. You can spray them with acid, beat them with sticks, and burn them; they love it.” ~ S. J. Perelman

  26. “If ‘heartache’ sounds exaggerated then surely you have never gone to your garden one rare morning in June to find that the frost, without any perceptible motive, any hope of personal gain, has quietly killed your strawberry blossoms, tomatoes, lima, and green beans, corn, squash, cucumbers. A brilliant sun is now smiling at this disaster with an insensitive cheerfulness as out of place as a funny story would be if someone you loved had just died.” ~ Ruth Stout
  27. “Anyway, there is one thing I have learned and that is not to dress uncomfortably, in styles which hurt: winklepicker shoes that cripple your feet and tight pants that squash your balls. Indian clothes are better.” ~ George Harrison
  28. “Cards are war, in disguise of a sport.” ~ Charles Lamb
  29. “I always go to the lowest common denominator for that ingredient. So if I think squash, I try to think what it means to me — and if it doesn’t mean anything to me, I’m not gonna do well when I cook it. So [squash] means to me: fall, maple syrup, cinnamon, and things just come into your head so you can narrow the vortex and make it a bit smaller and you go with something because there’s no time.” ~ Geoffrey Zakarian
  30. “Professional golf is the only sport where, if you win 20% of the time, you’re the best.” ~ Jack Nicklaus

  31. “Toby smiled and started to speak, but Josh adjusted his hold on Tank and reached back, covering Toby’s mouth. “Wait,” Grace said. “I think he was going to actually use words.” “Yeah, but trust me, you don’t want to hear them.” Toby pulled Josh’s hand away. “Are you my new mommy?” Grace’s mouth fell open in shock, and Toby giggled at the sight. “Okay, Tiger,” Josh said. “You know I love the sound of your laugh, probably more than any sound in the world, but I will squash you like a grape if you say that to one more woman today.” ~ Jill Shalvis
  32. “Wake up now, look alive, for here is a day off work just to praise Creation: the turkey, the squash, and the corn, these things that ate and drank sunshine, grass, mud, and rain, and then in the shortening days laid down their lives for our welfare and onward resolve. There’s the miracle for you, the absolute sacrifice that still holds back seed: a germ of promise to do the whole thing again, another time. . . Thanksgiving is Creation’s birthday party. Praise harvest, a pause and sigh on the breath of immortality.” ~ Barbara Kingsolver
  33. “A nice pickle they were all in now: all neatly tied up in sacks, with three angry trolls (and two with burns and bashes to remember) sitting by them, arguing whether they should roast them slowly, or mince them fine and boil them, or just sit on them one by one and squash them into jelly.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  34. “Once you have selected a sport or a creative activity, the rules are pretty much the same.” ~ Bill Toomey
  35. “I love to promote our sport. I love grass-roots tennis. I love coaching. I love all parts of the sport. I love the business side.” ~ Billie Jean King

  36. “There is no object so soft but it makes a hub for the wheeled universe.” ~ Walt Whitman
  37. “Dance is certainly a sport, and they are phenomenal athletes, and they’re also artists.” ~ Neve Campbell
  38. “Be soft, even if you stand to get squashed.” ~ E. M. Forster
  39. “Why am I so soft in the middle when the rest of my life is so hard?” ~ Paul Simon
  40. “My definition of winning at squash is playing and surviving, and I’ve never lost a match.” ~ Arlen Specter

  41. “Do not be too hard, lest you be broken; do not be too soft, lest you be squeezed.” ~ Ali ibn Abi Talib
  42. “I like a little bit of revolution. I think it’s a very good hobby for a young woman. Better than squash.” ~ Caitlin Moran
  43. “I think I’m a living embodiment of, ‘Don’t try to push me around or squash me,’ whether its how I talk to a record label or in my relationships.” ~ Bonnie Raitt
  44. “In fifty years of covering the sport, of course, Muhammad Ali is by far the dominant figure.” ~ Dick Schaap
  45. “I think of football as a sport the way ducks think of hunting as a sport.” ~ Bill Watterson

  46. “To the people out there, baseball is a simple sport. But it is complex. It is never easy.” ~ Dave Winfield
  47. “I was so happy when I went to Rome and I saw that the Romans eat them too, the squash blossoms. […] No wonder I like the Italians!” ~ Sandra Cisneros
  48. “Use what you have, use what the world gives you. Use the first day of fall: bright flame before winter’s deadness; harvest; orange, gold, amber; cool nights, and the smell of fire. Our tree-lined streets are set ablaze, our kitchens filled with the smells of nostalgia: apples bubbling into sauce, roasting squash, cinnamon, nutmeg, cider, warmth itself. The leaves as they spark into wild color just before they die are the world’s oldest performance art, and everything we see is celebrating one last violently hued hurrah before the black and white silence of winter.” ~ Shauna Niequist
  49. “If you destroyed the underpinnings of this great American sport, you are a hated, ugly, detestable person.” ~ Curt Flood
  50. “I had the drive to pursue speedskating and I found a sport that I was good at. If I’d got into cycling, I would just be another has been.” ~ Eric Heiden

  51. “They are the follies inherent to youth; I make sport of them, and, if you are kind, you will not yourself refuse them a good-natured smile.” ~ Giacomo Casanova
  52. “When you’re driving, the helmet squashes your hair, so you don’t really have a hairstyle. When you get out, you’re sweating and your hair is a mess.” ~ Lewis Hamilton
  53. “Gambling in the mark has been the great indoor sport of the capitalists for months, and consequently food has increased by 25 to 100 percent.” ~ Agnes Smedley
  54. “I eat green ants often enough. They are wonderful. The trick is to squash them before you eat them, otherwise, they bite your tongue and it ruins the experience.” ~ Tim Winton
  55. “Always looked up to Brian and his skating, I loved his skating and what he had done for the sport. And the triple axel, that was the thing, and I wanted a triple axel.” ~ Elvis Stojko

  56. “I was looking at the history of the sport and I couldn’t understand why there have been so many good South American drivers, especially Brazilians.” ~ Alain Prost
  57. “I think it was W.H. Auden who said he was lucky that his first favorite poet was Thomas Hardy, who was a good but not a great poet because if you are exposed to the greats too soon it can just squash you as a writer.” ~ David Duchovny
  58. “For ’tis the sport to have the engineer hoist with his own petard.” ~ William Shakespeare
  59. “I’d come from the bottom of the barrel. Just Owen Hart getting out of the shadow of Bret Hart’s little brother. Everyone figured, this is a joke, Owen’s going to get squashed.” ~ Owen Hart
  60. “You need to work very hard, you have to spend a lot of time practicing your sport – six to seven hours daily.” ~ Sergei Bubka

  61. “I like games where you can use stealth and guile. As you get older, it’s like the difference between playing squash and racketball. Squash is an older man’s game because if you’re stealthy and wily, you can beat a better-co-ordinated and stronger, younger person.” ~ Nolan Bushnell
  62. “I hate not understanding the words, because it kind of squashes the song. It shrinks the visual landscape that you’ve made for the sounds. And, all of a sudden, the content eclipses things.” ~ Ariel Pink
  63. “I do a lot of running. Bit of squash, bit of tennis. I don’t like feeling out of shape.” ~ Richard Coyle

  64. “July is hollyhocks and hammocks, fireworks and vacations, hot and steamy weather, cool and refreshing swims, beach picnics, and vegetables all out of the garden – first sweet corn on the cob dripping with butter, first tomatoes dead ripe and sun warm, string beans, squash, crisp cucumbers. July can also be hard and shiny, brassy and sharp. Some days are like copper pennies in the sunlight.” ~ Jean Hersey
  65. “Some kids are fine, but often I don’t like what I see in child actors. My kids are young and they are already showing an interest, so I have to try to discourage them, squash that in them.” ~ John Leguizamo

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