Knack Quotes

Knack Quotes by Skylar Grey, Tilman J. Fertitta, Cody Rhodes, Jonathan Raymond, Charles Lamb, Reggie Jackson and many others.

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Alex [Da Kid] does have diversity, not just in what he produces, but what he hears. He has this knack for finding talented people.
Skylar Grey
I can’t draw a stick person. I can’t play a musical instrument. But I’ve always had a knack for making money.
Tilman J. Fertitta
I don’t have the same knack for the business end that my old man did. Recruiting people has been tough. I don’t envy anyone in that spot, especially some of the great non-WWE promoters like ‘Evolves’ Gabe Sapolsky, Beyond Wrestling’s Drew Cordeiro, or Markus Mac at All Pro Wrestling.
Cody Rhodes
I have a feeling the writers who find screenwriting difficult are usually just not lazy enough for the job. They don’t know how to stop before the task is done. I’ve always had a knack for leaving things unfinished, which makes screenwriting easier for me than most.
Jonathan Raymond
Some people have a knack of putting upon you gifts of no real value, to engage you to substantial gratitude. We thank them for nothing.
Charles Lamb
The greatest manager has a knack for making ballplayers think they are better than they think they are.
Reggie Jackson
I can’t go to a party and just smile at people and walk away. There are big actors, directors who come to a party and stay for not more than 20 minutes. They have a knack for making a quick exit but I have not been successful in doing that. So I try to avoid such gatherings.
Rajesh Roshan
She was a lucky woman who had established a happy knack of writing what quite a lot of people wanted to read.
Agatha Christie
Satish Kaushik has a knack of coming up with very good remakes.
Himesh Reshammiya
I think because both of my parents were essentially salespeople, and Italian-Americans, I always seemed to get along with people; I had a knack of finding something to talk about.
Bob Colacello
Creation is a knack which is empowered by practice, and like almost any skill, it is lost if you don’t practice it.
Wallace Stegner
In retrospect, I’m really shocked at how far I put my heart out there on the line with ‘Prima Donna’. I seem to have this knack for being able to accomplish that.
Rufus Wainwright
We are all human beings with our own little knick-knacks and ways of doing things.
Bernhard Langer
The knack is to find your own inspiration and take it on a journey to create work that is personal and revealing.
Martin Parr
The streets would have chewed me up and spit me out and I knew that, but I found my own ways and different knacks for getting in trouble and being reckless with my life. And I’ve overcome a lot of personal demons and to be alive is really my greatest achievement.
Michael K. Williams
Man has the supreme knack of deceiving himself; the Englishman is supremest among men.
Mahatma Gandhi
Sports is just something I have a knack to figure out how to play.
Mookie Betts
Among the multitude of scholars and authors, we feel no hallowing presence; we are sensible of a knack and skill rather than of inspiration; they have a light, and know not whence it comes, and call it their own; their talent is some exaggerated faculty, some overgrown member, so that their strength is a disease.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
How do people go to sleep? I’m afraid I’ve lost the knack. I might try busting myself smartly over the temple with the night-light. I might repeat to myself, slowly and soothingly, a list of quotations beautiful from minds profound; if I can remember any of the damn things.
Dorothy Parker
I don’t think anyone enjoys raising money, but for some reason I seem to have a knack.
Louis Susman
I don’t think I think things through like regular people would. I could be a real hateful person, and I also don’t really care about my own well-being, I guess. I just kind of have that knack about me. I just don’t care.
Bray Wyatt
She still cared for me, and the best way I could make amends to her was to be happy. I do have a knack for finding great women.
Craig Ferguson
Writers have to have a knack for listening. I need to be able to hear what is being said to me by the voices I create.
Jeanette Winterson
I seem to have a knack for picking movies that go on to be cult favorites.
Kurt Russell
It looks as if I were meant to be alone, and that any hope of happiness is not meant. Am I too old to acquire the knack for happiness?
May Sarton
When I was in college, at Wheaton-I inadvertently got cast in a play, and I had a really great time doing it. I didnt know I had any knack for it, but I really enjoyed myself. It was a complete surprise.
Catherine Keener
I developed a knack for storytelling early on around the kitchen table with my family. I just happen to be a funny guy.
Sebastian Maniscalco
I didn’t know if I still had it in me to be really dangerous, but I thought so. It’s like knocking someone off a bike with a baseball bat; you never really lose the knack.
Simon R. Green
I’ve maintained old friendships, like with people I knew in the nineteen-seventies, but have lost the knack for meeting new people. This has a lot to do with my writing schedule. I don’t want to be disturbed, and the willingness to be disturbed is, I think, part of being a good friend.
David Sedaris
Flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Douglas Adams
I sang ‘American Pie’ a lot in my stage set. It had a knack of uniting an audience in a sing-along. It’s a clever song about American history but wrapped in a fantastic tune.
Johnny Vegas
I was in high school. A couple of my friends and I decided we had to be in a class together where we could fool around, and drama was it because we’d do improvs, beating each other up. They left a year later, and I stayed in and got a knack for it, and enjoyed the whole process.
Adam Beach
I’m certainly no Cleopatra. I have legs like a schoolgirl and I don’t know how I acquired the knack of attracting producers with very attractive offers for very attractive film roles.
Rita Tushingham
Life and business are rather simple after all-to make a success of either, you’ve got to hang on to the knack of putting yourself into the other person’s place.
William Wrigley, Jr.
I have some kind of knack for getting to know or becoming very close with people I’ve long admired.
Robert B. Weide
Netflix has such a knack for giving a new life to those B-movies that you thought and hoped no one would ever see. Especially when you have a new project coming out and they’re looking to mine some of your lesser-known films.
Spencer Grammer
The way Gansey saw it was this: if you had a special knack for finding things, it meant you owed the world to look.
Maggie Stiefvater
I’m very interested in music, but I was not born musical. I honestly do think some people have the knack. I can’t play an instrument. I’m a terrible singer. I’m not about to launch my album!
Georgia May Jagger
I used to collect knick-knacks, like wizards, trolls and little buddhas, and arrange them like precious things on a shelf.
Ben Whishaw
If I had the knack I’d sing like Cherry flakes falling
Matsuo Basho
We were always in church, and always singing, so once I realized that music was something that I had a knack for, I sort of latched onto it, and it helped give me an identity and figure out who I was as a person. It informed my way into theater, which informed my way into television.
Tituss Burgess
I would feel dead if I didn’t have the ability periodically to put my world in order with a poem. I think to be inarticulate is a great suffering, and is especially so to anyone who has a certain knack for poetry.
Richard Wilbur
A lot is gained through experience, but experience teaches some and not others. Effectiveness and excellence, whether or not they were attained by simply having the knack or through the school of hard knocks, is really what you want to reward.
Caterina Fake
Stupidity has a knack of getting its way.
Albert Camus
Ultra-aggressive players have a knack of making otherwise sound players commit huge stacks of chips with relatively weak hands, like A-Q.
Phil Hellmuth
I didn’t really discover that I had a knack for comedy until I landed ‘Married w/ Children.’
David Faustino
You wonder how they do it and you look to see the knack You watch the foot in action, or the shoulder or the back, But when you spot the answer where the higher glamours lurk You’ll find in moving higher up the laurel covered spire That most of it is practice and the rest of it is work.
Grantland Rice
A knick-knack is a thing that sits on top of a whatnot.
Oliver Hardy
Brook’s always had a knack for putting the ball in the bucket, and I would have to go out there and try to stop him. That would be my thing.
Robin Lopez
I’ve always had that knack for staying pretty even keel and the more the situation gets tense the more I see things clearly and I think that’s just a knack that I’ve always had.
Tiger Woods
I signed with Big Yellow Dog and have been with them for years. The president of the company is a woman named Carla Wallace, who is an amazing publisher who just has a knack for female artists.
Jessie James Decker
Killing is like riding, you see. One never really loses the knack.
Susan Kay
Technology is the knack of so arranging the world that we don’t have to experience it.
Max Frisch
I love Cate Blanchett. She’s extremely classy and has this knack for taking on roles and being very, very strong, but also embedding vulnerability. She has this relatable quality. I like the path she chose.
Ashley Greene
I’ve sung my whole life. I did a lot of musical theater growing up, I sing in the shower, sing in the car, sing everywhere really, on set at Chuck, all the time. I like it, and I’ve always felt like I’ve had a knack for it, or a talent for it, on some level, I don’t know.
Zachary Levi
I always had a knack for putting the peanut butter on the bread. My brother Kevin knew how to spread the jelly around real good. When we found out Joe could cut off the crusts, well, that’s when we knew we had something special.
Nick Jonas
I want no men around me who have not the knack of making friends.
Frank A. Vanderlip
When I started designing in school, I discovered that I had a knack for it. I fell completely in love with architecture, and I remain in love with it.
Cesar Pelli
The reason I was drawn to the Band Perry was because they have a knack for doing rollicking country music that can sound a little rock and a little pop.
Phoebe Robinson
I have a knack for getting the ball and it’s something I take pride in.
Kevon Looney
It’s just always been a knack for me to play defense.
Edwin Jackson
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
Josh Billings
When I was a kid, I could make music out of anything, whether it be a rubber band, a tin can. Whatever it was I made music out of it and so that was my knack.
Jose Feliciano
There may be dead ground in between; and I may not have got The knack of judging a distance; I will only venture A guess that perhaps between me and the apparent lovers, (Who, incidentally, appear by now to have finished,) At seven o’clock from the houses, is roughly a distance Of about one year and a half.
Henry Reed
Innumerable are the illusions and legerdemain-tricks of custom: but of all of these, perhaps the cleverest is her knack of persuading us that the miraculous, by simple repetition, ceases to be miraculous.
Thomas Carlyle
I haven’t the knack of being colorful.
Fred MacMurray
Charisma is a fancy name given to the knack of giving people your full attention.
Robert Breault
Soberity makes me write dull songs about reorganizing the knick knacks in my house.
Devin Townsend
I don’t think anyone enjoys raising money, but for some reason I seem to have a knack…
Louis Susman
He whose genius appears deepest and truest excels his fellows in nothing save the knack of expression; he throws out occasionally a lucky hint at truths of which every human soul is profoundly though unutterably conscious.
Nathaniel Hawthorne
School, I never truly got the knack of. I could never focus on things I didn’t want to learn.
Leonardo DiCaprio
When a war breaks out, people say: “It’s too stupid; it can’t last long.” But though a war may well be “too stupid,” that doesn’t prevent its lasting. Stupidity has a knack of getting its way; as we should see if we were not always so much wrapped up in ourselves.
Albert Camus
I just always had a knack for handling and passing the rock and making things happen.
Shaun Livingston
Empowerment is constantly challenging oneself with something difficult that tests his power of nerve, knack, skill, aptitude, attitude and wisdom to do things diligently, delightfully but differently.
I am eternally grateful for my knack of finding in great books, some of them very funny books, reason enough to feel honored to be alive, no matter what else might be going on.
Kurt Vonnegut
I’ve always loved movies, and enjoyed theater and stand-up comedy and I had a knack for writing and performing.
Paul Walter Hauser
He just has the knack, the ability, to do something special and crucial. This is Messi.
Lothar Matthaus
I have a discipline that has served me very well in my career and in my personal life… and that’s gotten stronger as I’ve gotten older. I’ve always felt if I don’t just have a natural knack for it, I will just out-discipline the competition if I have to — work harder than anybody else.
Ryan Reynolds
every Jack
He must study the knack
If he wants to make sure of his Jill!
W. S. Gilbert
I’m the type of guy, I get mad if I see you keep dribbling in front of me. I’m going to try to get it eventually. I just got a knack for the ball, I guess.
Dion Waiters
Alex Dumas was a consummate warrior and a man of great conviction and moral courage. He was renowned for his strength, his swordsmanship, his bravery, and his knack for pulling victory out of the toughest situations. But he was known, too, for his profane back talk and his problems with authority.
Tom Reiss
I have a knack for choosing the wrong people.
Kangana Ran
I have a knack for always ending up in L.A. whenever I have some days off, because I really like going there… and I really like hanging out on the beach and all the hiking and opportunities and things you can do outside.
Stella Maxwell
We’re no good at holidays, the wife and I. We just don’t have the knack. We had one good one, early on, but that was a fluke. Everything since then has been a nightmare.
Graham Linehan
To me, the most important thing was to treat people the way you want to be treated. Some people say that I’m a mean person. Well, you know what? The person that’s saying that is probably a dipshit and I put them in their place! I have a knack for doing that.
Dave Mustaine
I have a discipline that has served me very well in my career and in my personal life… and that’s gotten stronger as I’ve gotten older. I’ve always felt if I don’t just have a natural knack for it, I will just out-discipline the competition if I have to – work harder than anybody else.
Ryan Reynolds
I always had a pretty good knack for raising hell.
Brandon Lee
I think that if you have a knack for storytelling, and you work really hard at it, you’ll have a chance to tap into something deep. But the fact remains that good sentences are hard won. Any writer worth a lick knows constructing a sentence, a paragraph, or a chapter is hard work.
Adam Ross
Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.
Isaac Newton
I’m a mother myself, and sometimes mothers get a bad rap just because they’ve tried to do their job. Some people have more of a knack for it than others do, but almost all of it falls to, ‘My mother’s suffocating me.’ Whatever.
Annie Potts
I would love to do a comedy, and I think physical comedy is something I probably have a knack on.
Zoe Bell
From my first days in training, I had a knack for the nuts and bolts of my profession.
Gina Haspel
As I grew older I found that I really had a knack for rhyming and I pursued that. So by thirteen I got serious about using my writing and rhyming skills. I did it everywhere I could.
You see, where I’m from, fighting is simply not a ‘girl’s thing.’ In Umuarama, I grew up playing football, which to my family was also not a girl’s thing, to be honest. Playing football was my biggest passion. I wanted to be on TV, to be just like Marta. I even had a knack for it.
Jessica Andrade
The knack is to find your own inspiration, and take it on a journey to create work that is personal and revealing.
Martin Parr
The Knack were a very, very powerful band, and you got to understand, when they came in, all the punk stuff was still going on. There was an amazing conflict within the scenes.
Jon Taffer
Actually, I do have a knack of pulling things off with a straight face, guess it runs in my family.
Riya Sen
There are some pop songs I hate but I can’t get them out of my head. Our songs also have the standard pop format: Verse, chorus, verse, chorus, solo, bad solo. All in all, I think we sound like The Knack and the Bay City Rollers being molested by Black Flag and Black Sabbath.
Kurt Cobain
You know, every country needs another country to mock, and Australians seem to be pretty good at impersonating American people. Maybe it’s because all the movies and music and TV you see there is from America, so we just have the knack for it.
Callan McAuliffe
I have a knack of making villainous people a little bit sympathetic, a bit of fun on screen.
Michael Caine
When I write, I disturb. When I show a film, I disturb. When I exhibit my painting, I disturb, and I disturb if I don’t. I have a knack for disturbing.
Jean Cocteau
The first ingredient to being wrong is to claim that you are right. Geniuses have a knack for raising new questions. Hence by the public they are either admired for their creativity or, even more commonly so, detested for disturbing the daily peace of mind.
Criss Jami
I think I’m a good passer and can make plays, but there’s definitely a knack to putting the puck in the net.
Connor McDavid
A championship contender in the early twentieth century needed charisma and a knack for cultivating sponsorship, and Rubinstein was the epitome of the shy and unsocial chess player. Now matter how great his chess skills, he lacked the people skills to be a self-promoter and fund-raiser.
Garry Kasparov
If you’re an American reader, you can love short stories the way other Americans love baseball; this is our game, people! We have more than two hundred years of know-how and knack, of creativity.
Amy Bloom
My dad’s a scratch golfer and I’ve got the knack of seeing something and then replicating it. I saw my dad swing a club and I worked out how to do the same thing. My backswing and follow-through have been basically the same since I was two.
Rory McIlroy
Comedy is just to me, maybe it’s a natural knack, if I can see where the joke is in the writing and I can see where the setup is and I can tell this is the way to make it.
Matt LeBlanc
Common sense is seeing things as they are; and doing things as they ought to be.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
I don’t actually have a lot of discipline. I’ve worked hard at music. But I feel like you know, I felt like kind of natural at it. I always had a knack for it.
Norah Jones
From about the age of 15 or 16 I’d had the notion that I wanted to write fiction, and I’d done enough in college to satisfy myself that I had a knack for it – I wouldn’t call it “talent” – though I wondered if I’d ever have the guts to actually commit to it.
Ben Fountain
Even though novels were the love of my life, I started off writing poetry. I think because I had a knack for image and lyricism, even though I didn’t really have anything to write about, or I didn’t know what to write about. I could just couple words together that pleased me and so poetry seemed sort of natural.
Melissa Febos
I have a knack of hoping, which is as good as an estate.
George Eliot
stupidity has a knack of getting its way; as we should see if we were not always so much wrapped up in ourselves
Albert Camus