We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Splits Quotes from Steve Rushin, Bobby Riggs, Tyrus, Mike Portnoy, Tim Vine. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
In golf, a wedge issue means just that: You can’t hit your sand wedge, or your lob wedge needs to be regrooved. In politics, a wedge issue is more serious still: It’s one that splits the electorate, dividing voters along ideological fault lines.
The best poker game is seven-card stud, high-low splits. I mean, it’s the best if you don’t have to declare high or low, and can win it all with a low straight.
I think if I was like Fred Astaire out there or like break dance fighting and doing crazy splits and stuff like that I think people would be like, ‘ehhhh, I’m just going to watch him,’ but the fact that they’re like, ‘I can do that,’ it’s fun and I think they lose themselves.
Every band goes through breakups or splits.
So I said to the gym instructor: ‘Can you teach me to do the splits?’ He said: ‘How flexible are you?’ I said: I can’t make Tuesdays.’
I understand the plays, the depth, the routes, the splits and everything. I just feel good that I can make some plays. Definitely, the game’s slowed down for me.
We mostly feel fearful because we feel powerless. We feel powerless, I contend, because of a style of thinking that splits information in two poles that makes us lose all the operative information we need to solve the problem.
The great disadvantage of our present electoral system is that it freezes the pattern of politics, and holds together the incompatible because everyone assumes that if a party splits it will be electorally slaughtered.
I just tend to do things to myself that I don’t realize I’m doing. Sometimes I bite my lip so that it splits and hurts, and yet I can’t stop. And sometimes I’d play shows on the last run, I’d scratch my neck while I was singing, and I’d horrified to see these red streaks of blood after.
Upon the union of the male germ cell with the female egg cell, a new cell is created which almost immediately splits into two parts. One of these grows rapidly, creating the human body of the individual with all its organs, and dies only with the individual.
We cannot shun our values as an immigrant nation. This is a wrong path. And while possibly it is a short-term political victory based on division and based on creating a wedge issue that splits people in this country, it is a long-term defeat for this Nation.
I want each and every entire brushstroke to be seen. I want the marks made by the tip of the brush to carry as much meaning as the marks made by the dragging tail end, the part that splits open as the paint pulls away, thins and dries.
Over the last decade, economists seemed to share a broad consensus about economic policy, with the old splits between monetarists and Keynesians apparently being settled by events. But the Great Recession of the last two years has changed everything.
I can sing, I can act, my physical comedy is on point. I can do the splits.
When I stopped my work in films and took over the management of the house, sometime after marriage, my new avatar was replicated hilariously by Dilip Sahab a few times having me and my mother in splits.
A family is very special. So when a family splits up, it’s not good, it’s never good.
Family quarrels are bitter things. They don’t go according to any rules. They’re not like aches or wounds, they’re more like splits in the skin that won’t heal because there’s not enough material.
Keep on doing things that I do – ‘Beat It’ dances, splits, excitement, keeping the smile going. That’s what I got to do to keep up with that ‘Outlandish’ nickname, because I am outlandish, after all.
A stage play is basically a form of uber-schizophrenia. You split yourself into two minds – one being the protagonist and the other being the antagonist. The playwright also splits himself into two other minds: the mind of the writer and the mind of the audience.
Anyone who can do the splits and come back up on the backbeat, as James Brown and Prince can, has my eternal respect. Prince, who is a genius of the highest order, can come back up while singing and playing the guitar.
Growing up in Dallas, my first influences on the guitar were T-Bone Walker and Les Paul. T-Bone taught me how to play lead guitar behind my head and do the splits in 1951 when I was nine.
Why can I do the splits? That’s weird. I’m uncomfortable with myself.
Privatisation splits hospital services into increasingly small packages.
The great thing about irony is that it splits things apart, gets up above them so we can see the flaws and hypocrisies and duplicates.
I blow up fireworks all the time, and I love making milkshakes and banana splits.