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62 Inspirational Bowling Quotes & Sayings (STRIKE)

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In bowling and in life, if a person made the spares, the strikes would take care of themselves. - Stephen King
In bowling and in life, if a person made the spares, the strikes would take care of themselves. – Stephen King
Bowling is a game of mistakes. Generally, whoever makes the fewest comes out the best. - Earl Anthony
Bowling is a game of mistakes. Generally, whoever makes the fewest comes out the best. – Earl Anthony
I love hitting the pocket. There is a great sense of satisfaction when I see the ball roll into the pocket. It lets me know that I'm consistently hitting my spot.
I love hitting the pocket. There is a great sense of satisfaction when I see the ball roll into the pocket. It lets me know that I’m consistently hitting my spot.
I look to improve every time I play, whether batting or bowling. - Vijay Shankar
I look to improve every time I play, whether batting or bowling. – Vijay Shankar
It's not how you bowl. It's how you roll.
It’s not how you bowl. It’s how you roll.
Bowling makes me happy like eating infinite bowls of rice! - Yôsuke Kuroda
Bowling makes me happy like eating infinite bowls of rice! – Yôsuke Kuroda
I'm a bowling pin, even when I fall I'll always stand back up. - Jay Park
I’m a bowling pin, even when I fall I’ll always stand back up. – Jay Park
Having children is like having a bowling alley installed in your brain. - Martin Mull
Having children is like having a bowling alley installed in your brain. – Martin Mull
I was a little, skinny, runt kid, and I decided that bowling was what I was going to do in life. - Don Johnson
I was a little, skinny, runt kid, and I decided that bowling was what I was going to do in life. – Don Johnson
You want perfection, go to a bowling alley! - John Calipari
You want perfection, go to a bowling alley! – John Calipari

7 Encouraging Bowling Quotes That Will Help You Leave No Pin Standing

“I saw this college team bowling championship. Each team had their own coach. What kind of strategy advice is a bowling coach giving? ‘You know what? This time Timmy, I want you to knock down all the pins.’ ‘You sure?’ ‘Trust me. Just do it, son!”

Jim Gaffigan
The most important thing is to keep our basics strong in both batting and bowling. - Shikhar Dhawan
The most important thing is to keep our basics strong in both batting and bowling. – Shikhar Dhawan

“As to adding variations to my white ball bowling, ever since I started playing IPL, I realized you need variations. You can’t survive on line and length. You need coaches around you who can guide you to get there. I have been lucky that I have had seniors and coaches who have helped me get there.”

Bhuvneshwar Kumar
We are all bowlers trying to reach our goals, but once we've hit the correct pin, the rest will come tumbling down.
We are all bowlers trying to reach our goals, but once we’ve hit the correct pin, the rest will come tumbling down.
The speed of the ball defines the strength of the bowler.
The speed of the ball defines the strength of the bowler.

“Put yourself into every situation in training and against every style of bowling, and do that for hours and hours and hours. Then when you get to a match, it’s almost instinctive the way you play because you’ve done it so often in training.”

Ellyse Perry
It's not bragging if you can back it up. - Muhammad Ali
It’s not bragging if you can back it up. – Muhammad Ali

6 Inspirational Quotes About Bowling

“I would say think about the thing that makes you happiest, and do that. If it’s drawing or dancing or listening to music or bowling, whatever it is that makes you happy, I would focus on that, and you’ll definitely gain some confidence.”

Ad-Rock
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra. - Jimmy Johnson
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra. – Jimmy Johnson

Preparation is not just about batting and bowling. You have to consider lots of things – the travel, the weather, the heat, the light, the sounds. You have to be comfortable with everything.”

Jonathan Agnew

“If you continually watch yourself do something well, it has a positive effect. If you sat down and watched yourself bowling, batting or fielding badly, it will probably have the equal effect.”

Glenn McGrath

“I can’t tell you how many life lessons I’ve learned through bowling. Time management, finding balance in life, how to lose, how to win, how to bowl as a team and deal with people. How to do something I love to do and inspire other people.”

Diandra Asbaty

“People get stuck a lot because they’re afraid to act; in the worst case,…we get so attached to some end result that we can’t function. We need help just to move on, only life doesn’t wait.”

Bernie Glassman

2 Bowling Quotes About Success & Life

Life is like a bowling ball. If you shoot it carefully, you might get a strike. - Philippos
Life is like a bowling ball. If you shoot it carefully, you might get a strike. – Philippos
Bowlers with goals succeed because they know where they're going.
Bowlers with goals succeed because they know where they’re going.

3 Bowling Quotes for Couples

“I think dates considered super corny and cheesy – whether it’s going bowling or miniature golf or something where you can be competitive and just have fun with each other – those always make the most memorable dates!”

Aimee Teegarden
Bowling is like dating, a smooth approach, and a great follow through produce great rewards.
Bowling is like dating, a smooth approach, and a great follow through produce great rewards.
We're going bowling for love. - Just Water
We’re going bowling for love. – Just Water

2 Bowling Quotes with Friends

Partnerships are not just about bowling in tandem all the time. It all is about helping the other guy get in the right frame of mind. - James Anderson
Partnerships are not just about bowling in tandem all the time. It all is about helping the other guy get in the right frame of mind. – James Anderson
Some people have their own bowling ball and their own bowling shoes, and no friends. - Jim Gaffigan
Some people have their own bowling ball and their own bowling shoes, and no friends. – Jim Gaffigan

4 Bowling Quotes to Inspire Good Physical and Mental Health

“There’s kind of a Zen aspect to bowling. The pins are either staying up or down before you even throw your arm back. It’s kind of a mind-set. You want to be in this perfect mind-set before you released the ball.”

Jeff Bridges
Why should I give up bowling It's my only relaxation. Besides, the exercise is good for me to keep my weight down. - Hobson Arthur
Why should I give up bowling? It’s my only relaxation. Besides, the exercise is good for me to keep my weight down. – Hobson Arthur
Bowling is my favorite meditation. It is personal, private - the ball, the pins, and me. - Lori Carruthers
Bowling is my favorite meditation. It is personal, private – the ball, the pins, and me. – Lori Carruthers

“My physical preparation for a series starts at least 10, 15 days before it begins, but mentally around a month before I start visualizing things as to which bowling attack I will be facing, the conditions I will encounter and other things.”

Ajinkya Rahane

14 Funny Quotes About Bowling

“Bowling is a great way to see how people interact with one another. If you can laugh at yourself as you go flying down the alley with the ball, it is a sign you have great self-esteem.”

Marie Duncan
All bowling balls look like they've just received shocking news.
All bowling balls look like they’ve just received shocking news.
I am an avid drinker with a serious bowling problem. - Uncle Kracker
I am an avid drinker with a serious bowling problem. – Uncle Kracker
That's the first thing they teach you in bowling, by the way. Don't press the ball against your nose. The other one is don't lick the pins. - David Letterman
That’s the first thing they teach you in bowling, by the way. Don’t press the ball against your nose. The other one is don’t lick the pins. – David Letterman
I bowled for two years in college, because I was drunk and needed shoes. - Kathleen Madigan
I bowled for two years in college, because I was drunk and needed shoes. – Kathleen Madigan
There’s more to life than bowling, but not much.
There’s more to life than bowling, but not much.
I can’t believe I’ve missed this sport. It’s all about fingering holes and caressing balls. - K.A. Mitchell
I can’t believe I’ve missed this sport. It’s all about fingering holes and caressing balls. – K.A. Mitchell
I performed in a bowling alley before while people were still bowling. Cut the check, and I will perform anywhere. - Kevin Hart
I performed in a bowling alley before while people were still bowling. Cut the check, and I will perform anywhere. – Kevin Hart
Bowling would be more interesting if it were slightly uphill. - Demetri Martin
Bowling would be more interesting if it were slightly uphill. – Demetri Martin
If I had been on ‘Bowling for Dollars’, I’d wind up owing them money. - Ricki Lake
If I had been on ‘Bowling for Dollars’, I’d wind up owing them money. – Ricki Lake
Bowling is not a sport because you have to rent the shoes. - George Carlin
Bowling is not a sport because you have to rent the shoes. – George Carlin
One of the advantages bowling has over golf is that you seldom lose a bowling ball. - Don carter
One of the advantages bowling has over golf is that you seldom lose a bowling ball. – Don carter
You can never find the right bowling ball. This one's too heavy. This one's good, but it's pink! - Jim Gaffigan
You can never find the right bowling ball. This one’s too heavy. This one’s good, but it’s pink! – Jim Gaffigan
If you could see the insides of bowling ball holes, nobody would ever bowl again.
If you could see the insides of bowling ball holes, nobody would ever bowl again.

14 Bowling Quotes that Will Make You Think

“Drew’s a funny guy. Because anything he gets into, he gets in 100%. Even when we were doing ‘The Drew Carey Show,’ he got into bowling, and suddenly he’s phoning up pros for tips and carrying around 3 balls. It’s just how he does it.”

Ryan Stiles
The bowling alley is the poor man’s country club. - Sanford Hansell
The bowling alley is the poor man’s country club. – Sanford Hansell
Every bowling center should have a house pro. - Don Johnson
Every bowling center should have a house pro. – Don Johnson

“Bowling is all physics and energy distribution. It’s F = ma. So it is actually one of the most science-y sports, because it literally is just a ball and a surface and objects to knock down.”

Chris Hardwick
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity. - Seneca the Younger
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity. – Seneca the Younger
We're goin bowling. If we don't come back, avenge our deaths. - Homer
We’re goin bowling. If we don’t come back, avenge our deaths. – Homer

“After tea it’s back to painting – a large poplar at dusk with a gathering storm. From time to time instead of this evening painting session I go bowling in one of the neighboring villages, but not very often.”

Gustav Klimt
I haven't had s in eight months. To be honest, I now prefer to go bowling. - Lil' Kim
I haven’t had s** in eight months. To be honest, I now prefer to go bowling. – Lil’ Kim
Building a mechanical device for its appearance is like putting lace on a bowling ball. - Andrew Vachss
Building a mechanical device for its appearance is like putting lace on a bowling ball. – Andrew Vachss

“I bowled in tandem with Brett Lee, who produced some fast, fiery spells. When you’ve got someone bowling up above 90mph, it has a fear factor that not many people really enjoy.”

Glenn McGrath
It would be difficult to convince me that leaning has no effect whatsoever on the outcome of my bowling. - Amy Krouse Rosenthal
It would be difficult to convince me that leaning has no effect whatsoever on the outcome of my bowling. – Amy Krouse Rosenthal
Part of the art of bowling spin is to make the batsman think something special is happening when it isn't. - Shane Warne
Part of the art of bowling spin is to make the batsman think something special is happening when it isn’t. – Shane Warne
I have always hated bowling, and I don't mind admitting it. - Hunter S. Thompson
I have always hated bowling, and I don’t mind admitting it. – Hunter S. Thompson
Bowling is the process of allowing energy to move through the body, through the arm, off the fingertips, and into the ball. - Dean R. Hintz
Bowling is the process of allowing energy to move through the body, through the arm, off the fingertips, and into the ball. – Dean R. Hintz

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