Clumsy Quotes

We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Clumsy Quotes from Brea Grant, Tom Stoppard, Alexander Haig, Mary Pilon, Karen Gillan. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.

I need poise. I'm just so clumsy that it would kind of

I need poise. I’m just so clumsy that it would kind of save me a lot.
Brea Grant
You should not translate for more than two hours at a time. After that, you lose your edge, the language becomes clumsy, rigid.
Tom Stoppard
As I look back at the span of the Cold War in those early days, in the ’50s, for example, there was a great deal of Soviet propaganda here in the United States, but it was clumsy, and it was anchored to a lot of ideological support in certain circles in America itself.
Alexander Haig
Increasingly, football fans are arguing that the game is bloated with too much down time. The officiating is clumsy.
Mary Pilon
I suppose I am one of life’s naturally clumsy people; I don’t drop stuff all the time, or break things, but I’m just generally a bit flustered.
Karen Gillan
I would say that I’m opinionated and clumsy and I am definitely led by my heart over my head.
Kate Nash
I’ve always been clumsy, the one who knocks glasses over.
Rachel Riley
I wish I could blame it on the choreography, but it’s not a musical. I just had a clumsy moment.
Delta Burke
If you ask me to describe my relationship, I mean – words are too clumsy to accurately describe how I feel in that regard, particularly in an interview. It’s a strange thing.
Ryan Reynolds
A book is a fragile creature, it suffers the wear of time, it fears rodents, the elements and clumsy hands. so the librarian protects the books not only against mankind but also against nature and devotes his life to this war with the forces of oblivion.
Umberto Eco
It’s hard to pin Beto down on what he really stands for. Between the clumsy apologies and vacant platitudes, he doesn’t seem to have a set of philosophical priorities other than using his goofy ears to do a lot of listening so he doesn’t have to make any truly bold policy declarations.
Lisa Kennedy Montgomery
I’m a great salesman when I believe in a product that somebody else is producing, but I always feel very awkward and clumsy asking for money for my work.
Mark Waid
When I was little, I wasn’t so little. I had a big old round belly and I was really clumsy, but I was super confident.
Natalie Coughlin
Flowers are an easy, eloquent expression of love at a time when words can seem clumsy and inadequate.
Lynn Coady
I now make my living by being impolite. I am clumsy at it.
Kurt Vonnegut
I have my own experience in Indonesia, of course. Sometimes in these transition situations, the new governments are still clumsy and awkward in responding to this new environment in which they operate. The only thing in their DNA is the old regime.
Sri Mulyani Indrawati
In order to have an enemy, one must be somebody. One must be a force before he can be resisted by another force. A malicious enemy is better than a clumsy friend.
Sophie Swetchine
I grew up a clumsy kid with bad hand-eye coordination. Yet here on El Cap, I felt as though I had stumbled into a world where I thrived. Being up on those steep walls demanded the right amount of climbing skill, pain tolerance, and sheer bull-headedness that came naturally to me.
Tommy Caldwell
Patients know in a heartbeat if they’re getting a clumsy exam.
Abraham Verghese
I’m not a purist – I like films that are narrated and films that aren’t, films that are beautiful and films that are clumsy but heartfelt. Mostly, I just like a good story and good characters.
Marshall Curry
I’m very clumsy, so I learned to walk very slowly wearing heels every day.
Becca Kufrin
I think space will be conquered through the mind rather than the clumsy medium of space travel.
Patrick Troughton
In ‘Finding Dory,’ I play a whale shark named Destiny who can’t swim very well. We’re both extremely clumsy!
Kaitlin Olson
I had a Super Grover doll growing up. Super Grover was very clumsy, he wasn’t very good-looking. But in his own way he’d always save the day.
Dave Grohl
I’m very clumsy, so there’s been a lot of times I’ve tripped in front of girls I’m in love with or spilled food all over myself.
Prince Royce
Believe it or not, I’m a bit clumsy with technology. It’s probably why I’m so excited about the touchscreen – even an idiot can use it!
Sympathy relies on a common experience. If you’re clumsy, you might have sympathy for others who tend to bump into things. Empathy, on the other hand, is the ability to understand another person’s feelings even if you’ve never experienced them yourself.
Joe Gebbia
When I’m not focused, I’m quite possibly one of the more clumsy people on the planet. I’ll walk into doorways and coffee tables.
Zoe Bell
I am clumsy, a late and nervous driver, and despise all sports except a little gentle dancing or yoga.
Emma Donoghue
The underlying crime in Watergate was a clumsy, third-rate burglary in an election campaign that turned out to be a landslide.
George T. Conway III
The human soul is heavy, clumsy, held in the mud of the flesh. Its perceptions are still coarse and brutish. It can divine nothing clearly, nothing with certainty.
Nikos Kazantzakis
I reached my full height at age 11, and I was clumsy as all get-out – all elbows and knees, couldn’t get up a flight of stairs without falling down. I wanted to be a cute, petite blonde, but I’m a big ol’ strapping thing, so I just accept it.
Jeannette Walls
What a book a devil’s chaplain might write on the clumsy, wasteful, blundering, low, and horribly cruel work of nature!
Charles Darwin
A career path is rarely a path at all. A more interesting life is usual a more crooked, winding path of missteps, luck and vigorous work. It is almost always a clumsy balance between the things you try to make happen and the things that happen to you.
Tom Freston
The content I create reflects my personality: goofy, fun, positive, a bit clumsy, family-friendly, educational and helpful.
Rosanna Pansino
This idea that clumsy, stumbling people are real bright is ridiculous, because intelligence is related to neurologic function, and really intelligent people are very well-coordinated.
Robert Jarvik
The traditional mathematician recognizes and appreciates mathematical elegance when he sees it. I propose to go one step further, and to consider elegance an essential ingredient of mathematics: if it is clumsy, it is not mathematics.
Edsger Dijkstra
The Lux girl is every girl as far as I’m concerned. She can be shy, confident, boisterous, elegant, or clumsy.
Mahira Khan
There have been times when I reread – or at least leafed through – something because I’d sent a copy to a friend, and what usually happened was that I noticed dozens and dozens of clumsy phrases I wished I could rewrite.
Peter Straub
I was a very clumsy Jewish kid.
William Klein
I was playing baseball, and I tripped over first base – I’m very clumsy – and I fell and broke my wrist. That was pretty painful.
Christopher Mintz-Plasse
I’m not clumsy, I’m accident-prone!
Daniel Radcliffe
Maori get pigeonholed into the idea they’re spiritual and telling stories like ‘Whale Rider’ and ‘Once Were Warriors,’ quite serious stuff, but we’re pretty funny people, and we never really have had an opportunity to show that side of ourselves, the clumsy, nerdy side of ourselves, which is something I am.
Taika Waititi
One of the hardest aspects of this protracted public persona is not knowing others as well as they feel they know me. It’s a rather clumsy feeling actually; to not know someone who acts as though you’re old friends.
Christopher Knight
I’d like to make it very clear that getting bitten by a venomous snake is dumb, clumsy and nothing to be proud of.
Romulus Whitaker
If I loved all the world as I do you, I shouldn’t write books to it: I should only write letters to it, and that would be only a clumsy stage on the way to entire telepathy.
Laurence Housman
I use a ball pen because fountain pens are clumsy, and I get ink all over my fingers by the time I finish with it.
Ruskin Bond
Each season, my balance gets worse, and sometimes I fall. I no longer cook for myself but microwave widower food, mostly Stouffer’s. My fingers are clumsy and slow with buttons.
Donald Hall
At 15 I was very clumsy, big feet and my footwork wasn’t great. I was definitely not quick.
Alex de Minaur
Water’s never clumsy.
Matthew McConaughey