Battered Quotes

We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Battered Quotes from Goldie Hawn, Roger Kahn, Dick Cavett, Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, Bunker Roy. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.

I'm not a proponent of staying together and being miser

I’m not a proponent of staying together and being miserable and damaged and coming through actually a more battered person.
Goldie Hawn
Boxing is smoky halls and kidneys battered until they bleed.
Roger Kahn
Coming up through the ranks of any calling can be rough, but that battered soul who survives the early years of courting the comic muse comes close to knowing what only the soldier knows: What combat is like.
Dick Cavett
I am buying the most unpopular, most battered stocks, but then who knows?
Rakesh Jhunjhunwala
You come for the money, you don’t come to Barefoot College. You come for the work and the challenge, you’ll come to the Barefoot College. That is where we want you to try crazy ideas. Whatever idea you have, come and try it. It doesn’t matter if you fail. Battered, bruised, you start again.
Bunker Roy
This bloody past suggests to us that enemies cease hostilities only when they are battered enough to acknowledge that there is no hope in victory – and thus that further resistance means only useless sacrifice.
Victor Davis Hanson
It is tragic that some Christians have been so battered with stories of a prideful, vindictive God that they have fled from Jesus’ fold.
Frederica Mathewes-Green
I don’t know about you, but I certainly feel so battered by seeing people wearing masks. It’s all we hear, all we talk about, so that actually when you watch TV, the last thing you want to see all the time is people wearing masks.
Lesley Sharp
I will never change. In years to come, I’ll still be that Geordie lass walking round South Shields with a battered Mars Bar!
Perrie Edwards
Saunders didn’t beat me. I wasn’t battered or shown-up. I made the mistake of not pressing him early, pacing myself too much because it was my first 12-round fight.
Chris Eubank Jr.
I have radios everywhere around the house, very old battered ones that I’ve had for years and years. None of them are digital.
Tim Rice
The Musharraf government has declared martial law to settle scores with lawyers and judges. Hundreds of innocent Pakistanis have been rounded up. Human rights activists, including women and senior citizens, have been beaten by police. Judges have been arrested and lawyers battered in their offices and the streets.
Asma Jahangir
Sin is, somehow, at the root of all human misery. Sin is what keeps us from God and from life. It is in the face of every battered woman, the cry of every neglected child, the despair of every addict, the death of every victim of every war.
John Ortberg
False stories can be promulgated more easily when the people trying to tell true stories have been discredited – or when they are battered by rubber bullets.
Anne Applebaum
Sometimes I’ve been more emotionally disturbed by the experience of shooting a comedy than a drama. After ‘We’re the Millers’, I think playing this battered loser who’s confidence was at zero for 90 percent of the movie, I did genuinely feel that way.
Will Poulter
The Celts were harder than anyone else, tougher, and rugged. We battered everybody.
I prefer the rather old and battered, things with character, to the brand new.
Rick Allen
Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life.
Jack Kerouac
Human experience resembles the battered moon that tracks us in cycles of light and darkness, of life and death, now seeking out and now stealing away from the sun that gives it light and symbolizes eternity.
Eugene Kennedy
Me and my momma getting together on this foundation for battered women.
One likes people much better when they’re battered down by a prodigious siege of misfortune than when they triumph.
Virginia Woolf
I am aware that I have come to the end of my martial times, but training with pain I want no longer. My body is battered by countless trainings. I collected nine operations; the body has become prone to injury.
Mirko Cro Cop
Israel’s behavior when it comes to Egypt is that of a battered wife. Nothing but apologies.
Avigdor Lieberman
If you like being battered, the work of Savion Glover – one-time child prodigy – should be up your alley. I don’t, and it isn’t up mine.
Robert Gottlieb
There’s always a part of my brain saying: ‘Stop getting comfortable. Don’t relax.’ Because I find it difficult to write when I’m happy. I have to go out there and get battered up and bruised to write anything. I have to feel something.
Tom Odell
Our job… as we take forward this mantle of leadership as a new generation is to ensure that we not only bring our party back together, which has been bruised and battered this week, but that… we bring the parliament back together.
Scott Morrison
Every time people try and define me, it gets battered around. I like to keep people guessing.
Jade Bird
I’ll be in Los Angeles for two weeks and I’ll have a laugh, get battered and have a buzz, but at the end of the day, I’ll go home. It’s just me earning a few more stories to tell everyone at home and all.
Colin Farrell
Margaret Thatcher, growing up in a bombed and battered Britain, derived a distrust which has grown with the years not just of Germany but of all continental Europe.
Douglas Hurd
When I speak to a victim or their family, people who were left bruised and battered by someone, and can give them some small relief, I know I’m winning in some small way, and I’m part of a process that sometimes works.
Loretta Lynch
Britain’s unions were broken and battered by Thatcherism and never recovered.
Owen Jones
Whether being battered by the surf or swimming through the gentle undulating surface of lakes, I find inspiration in the movement of water. Sometimes I think about the journey the water has traveled, reconnecting me to the larger cycles of nature.
Janet Echelman
I’m one of those girls that, day-to-day, I’m in trainers or Converse. I have about 50 pairs of trainers, so when I get the chance to dress up, I will definitely be in heels. 100 percent. I might take some battered Converse in my bag to wear at the after-party when my feet are tired.
Bel Powley