Tackled quotes:

  • There are some subjects that can only be tackled in fiction. -- John le Carre
  • I was one man and I tackled a big railroad. I did the best I could. -- O. Winston Link
  • If I'm compelled to do something, I don't shy away from it simply because I haven't tackled it before. -- Vikram Seth
  • My guess is many top athletes, distance runners included, use performance-enhancing drugs, enough so that the problem must be tackled. -- Bill Rodgers
  • Childhood obesity is best tackled at home through improved parental involvement, increased physical exercise, better diet and restraint from eating. -- Bob Filner
  • I went into a Whole Foods to buy chewable vitamin C and got tackled by, like, 15 girls who watch 'Empire.' -- Jussie Smollett
  • I had to have help getting up these stairs because I've been tackled by so many lions and tigers. Really. I'm like an old football player. -- Tippi Hedren
  • Sea Hunt was the first time anyone tackled a show that took place underwater. The stories were sort of exciting for kids, like cops and robbers underwater. -- Lloyd Bridges
  • I've followed Notre Dame football since 1946, when I listened on the radio and Johnny Lujack tackled Doc Blanchard in the open field to preserve a 0-0 tie. -- Lou Holtz
  • I got tackled once in a movie theater. I was with my mom and brother, and then suddenly I got hit from behind and sort of sprawled out on the candy counter. -- Scott Wolf
  • Outside of the chair, the teapot is the most ubiquitous and important design element in the domestic environment and almost everyone who has tackled the world of design has ended up designing one. -- David McFadden
  • Our talks in Paris tackled economic, democratic, security and political issues; we talked on means for combating terrorism, in addition to latest regional and international developments of mutual interest, especially those in region. -- Ali Abdullah Saleh
  • As much as I can and am able to, with the projects that are presented to me, I try to just really choose things that are challenging and are something I haven't tackled before. -- Michelle Monaghan
  • TaskRabbit is really my first baby. So balancing the second child is something I've tackled, but I'm really passionate about what I do, and then I'm passionate about coming home and putting my baby to bed. -- Leah Busque
  • Modern scientific knowledge appeared piecemeal. Historians wrote about human history; physicists tackled the material world; and biologists studied the world of living organisms. But there were few links between these disciplines, as researchers focused on getting the details right. -- David Christian
  • I don't think I could have tackled 'The Pura Principle' until now. It takes me about twenty years to come to term with any difficult period in my life, to get enough of a grasp on it to fictionalize it. -- Junot Diaz
  • We need the UN, to deal with the threats to our common security from nuclear, chemical and biological weapons, not only in the case of Iraq. They must be tackled by the international community together, by strengthening conventions, treaties and agreements. -- Anna Lindh
  • The problems that the world faces - from nuclear proliferation to climate change - can't be tackled by the West alone. They need a coalition of not just West and East, but they need a coalition of Christian and Jew and Muslim. -- David Miliband
  • I started writing short stories. I tried writing horror, mystery, science fiction. I joined a little critique group here in town and ran my stories past them. After about three years, I tackled my first novel, Subterranean. It took me 11 months to write. -- James Rollins
  • Countries have largely been left alone to handle or ignore their educational problems as they see fit. In part, this was because we assumed that the contexts and challenges were so different from nation to nation that education could not be tackled at the international level. -- Wendy Kopp
  • Global poverty is a complex web of interlinked problems. There is no one 'silver bullet' that will solve global inequality. Multiple contributing factors must be tackled in parallel. Yes, education alone is unlikely to lead to employment without economic reform to address the demand side in much of the developing world. -- Adam Braun
  • The best game plan in the world never blocked or tackled anybody. -- Vince Lombardi
  • An obstacle is nothing but a temporary obstruction waiting to be tackled. -- Edmond Mbiaka
  • He would have scored a touchdown if he hadn't been tackled right there. -- John Madden
  • Challenges are something that can only be tackled in the present moment and require action. -- Eckhart Tolle
  • Failure at a task may be the result of having tackled it at the wrong time. -- Brendan Behan
  • He started to sing as he tackled the thing. That couldn't be done, and he did it. -- Edgar Guest
  • I'm motivated by solving new and challenging problems, especially ones that people say can't or shouldn't be tackled. -- Ryan Holmes
  • Any goal, no matter what size, can be achieved if it is tackled with courage, initiative, perseverance, and integrity. -- Angie Morgan
  • Only those who are in-charge are tackled and criticized by others so criticism is something desirable and should not be resented. -- Emmanuel Moore Abolo
  • I think just about everything has been tackled, but it may be that things will be done again, only better and differently. -- Jacques-Henri Lartigue
  • In the tabernacle of grace, all your obstacles will be tackled. Wake up to see it happen live. You are victorious in all things! -- Israelmore Ayivor
  • Action learning particularly obliges subjects to become aware of their own value systems, by demanding that the real problems tackled carry some risk of personal failure. -- Reg Revans
  • There ain't nothing more to write about and I'm rotten glad of it, because if I'd know'd what trouble it was to make a book, I wouldn't a tackled it. -- Mark Twain
  • Dear Skeezie, Today I ran after a boy as he was trying to get away. I tackled him and we both landed in the mud. Do you think I appeared desperate?-Joe Bunch -- James Howe
  • ..if a special geometry has to be invented in order to account for a falling apple, even Newton might be appalled at the complications which would ensue when really difficult problems are tackled. -- Oliver Lodge