99+ Best Jump Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational jump quotes will get you through anything when the going gets tough and help you succeed in every aspect of life.

Famous Jump Quotes

We’re going to have to play three complete periods (today). We’ll see a better team (today), a team that will capitalize on your mistakes and jump all over you. — Mark Wagner

We’re hoping that Brad can handle this and give us a jump start. — Mike Milbury

We’re going to bring them in and have them lean on him and lean on him and we’re not going to let him just back them in. And then he’s going to have to take 100 jump hooks and 100 turnaround jumpers. — Pat Riley

We still see limited penetration into the rest of the economy. It’s too early to say you’re seeing pricing power to pass on the energy cost increases just because you saw just a jump in the core PPI number. The world has changed. In the old traditional world, whenever you had mature expansion, you had pricing power. Today with globalization, that’s no longer the case. — Anthony Chan

We know what we have with Boucher, and we know Curtis is a tremendous goalie and got a year off to get healthy, … We expect it to be a competitive battle between both of them. . . . I’d like to see one of them jump up and grab that starting position. — Wayne Gretzky

I don’t like to change things too much. I think pretty hard about things before I jump in, and once I do, I feel, ‘All right, I don’t want to waste the energy of buying, selling this, going on Consumer Reports, test driving, buying, selling a house.’ I feel life is to be lived. — Greg Fitzsimmons

Discipline is knowing what you’re supposed to do and doing it as best you can… On third down and short yardage, the Raiders don’t jump offside. That’s discipline – not a coat and tie, not a clean shave. — John Madden

I lived in Dallas, and it’s a big city, but you can jump on any freeway and drive in any direction for about 30 minutes and you are in the country – open space, wide open, very open, nothin’ around. — Stark Sands

What makes anyone jump to the conclusion that he is going anyplace? We have people calling all the time, every week wanting to talk with our coaches. If you have good people, that happens. — Bob Bowlsby

If you think about it, you can have the best CGI, but you can always tell that it is CGI. Your brain can spot that is not real even though you think it looks cool. Your brain knows the truth, so you don’t jump and you don’t scream. It was very important for me to expose the audience to real elements. — Fede Alvarez

We’re still hoping someone says, ‘We’ll jump in and help you out,’ — Scott Lewis

I grew up in a culture of motorbikes. So I like racing just fine. Quite a lot, actually. That was when I was a boy in Australia. And I never really made the jump to cars after that. — Chris Hemsworth

Yemen is definitely the concern. It’s been a haven for terrorist activity. You don’t want to jump to conclusions. It’s just in this day and age of connecting the dots, there’s a few dots that need to be connected here. — Rick Smith

When we are at home and the crowd is going, we run just a little bit faster, jump a little bit higher. This crowd was so electrifying, it gives you goose bumps at times and as a young team, we feed off that. — Rasual Butler

We’ve all heard the question. Why didn’t these people just leave when they had the chance? But now we realize that not everybody can just jump into their SUVs and drive to a nice hotel. These people depend on public transportation and these people can’t afford a nice hotel, because some of them work there. Now it’s your chance to help them. — Chris Rock

When we were released I was sure I could jump right back into ordinary life and that’s what I wanted the most, but I’m afraid no such luck. When I can get through an ordinary day without shaking legs and a pounding heart, I think that will be a sign that I can start to tell my story. — James Loney

We stopped being aggressive and taking the ball to the basket. We settled for a lot of jump shots. We missed ours and they made theirs. — John Salmons

Being able to walk out of the studio after a week of intense recording and jump into a cold sea and sit in a hot spring and soak for a few hours completely resets the whole system. Really refreshing. For me, it’s all about stepping out of the ordinary. Even psychically. — Damien Rice

I want the people of New Jersey to jump off a cliff like Kurt Vonnegut so I can show them how to fly. This way, nobody needs to grow any wings, which would be impossible anyway because we’re humans and not some kind of bird. — Richie Sambora

Really, even in this whole Obama initiative, and everything that’s going on with the economy, the only way to jump start it is we have to give each other opportunity. That’s the only way to make it work. — Doug E. Fresh

My favorite off-camera memory of Jon Stewart is watching him jump from the second level of a tuna tower into the waters off Grand Cayman. — Stephen Colbert

I sang in English my whole life; I just happened to decide that I had a passion for Latin music, and I wanted to jump into Latin music first. — Prince Royce

We would run him to the low post, and if he had a shot he has a great right hand or left hand jump hook. But he’s more of a finesse player. If he didn’t have a shot right away down low, we would run him to the 3-point line and let him shoot it. — Jay Harrington

I quickly realised that it is difficult to get started when writing a novel. You have this dream of what you want to create, but it is like walking around a swimming pool and hesitating to jump in because the water is too cold. — Patrick Modiano

I’m definitely happy with the progression of my career. I’m glad I didn’t jump to stardom immediately, because I get to enjoy the ride and the chase. Because nothing came easy, I really appreciate it when I book roles. — Brittany Curran

I don’t want to be in a position that could make me vomit, like air travel. I’ve purloined airsick bags and stuffed them everywhere, just in case I ever feel the need to throw up. I haven’t vomited since 1977, but I think about it all the time. I recognize that it’s irrational, but I’d rather jump out of a window than vomit. — Scott Stossel

To play like that in front of so many people who have made the program what it is, you just want to go jump in a hole. — Ann Strother

I was always very active as a kid. I would climb on roofs and jump off using my parents’ bed sheet, hoping it would open like a parachute. I was always getting hurt, breaking a leg, you know, bruising, cracking my head open. — Cathy Rigby

I think 30 is a big jump from your 20s, but 40 holds no fear for me. — Rachel Hunter

With this new book, we expect an even bigger jump in sales and revenue. We’ve sold eight-and-a-half-million copies already of the new book. That’s an enormous number, and we expect to hit over $100 million in sales. — Ray Manchuk

We knew we were going to jump back into the Big Ten. It was tough taking that loss but you can’t think about it. That’s one of the things we’ve been doing so good as a team. We’ve been able to recover and bounce back really well. — Alando Tucker

When I was younger, I did not have the strength to jump well enough, but over the years I have gained that, worked on it. But the sensibility you simply have to have. — Simon Ammann

Anne Boleyn isn’t a sympathetic character, but I like that she isn’t a people pleaser. She’s ambitious and manipulative, but she’s honest. I’m biased, but I don’t think a woman who has said ‘no’ to the King of England for six years would jump into bed with four of his best friends. She was a slick political mind. — Lydia Leonard

I travel often, which can make maintaining a workout schedule a little difficult, but I try to make time for it whenever I can. Sometimes I wake up extra early so I can fit in a run or a bike ride, and other days I’ll just blast music and jump around or watch a 30-minute exercise video. — Bethany Mota

The great thing about this is, and not to pump my own tires, but I feel like I’m not maximized yet. I feel like I can still run faster, jump higher, which I think makes it special. Hopefully, going to London, I’ll be welcomed into the decathlon community. — Ashton Eaton

Every weekend, I’m on the highway to Antwerp. I need to be there, to have the calm. It’s a whole different life: I jump on my bike, and it’s so small, I can be anywhere in a minute. I like to be at home when there’s free time because when you’re at a big company, you’re constantly surrounded by 30 people. — Raf Simons

‘I Got a Feeling’ by the Black Eyed Peas – Reminds me of happy, fun times with my friends and makes me want to jump around. — Summer Sanders

If falling into desperation worked to make things better, then I would say, ‘Let’s all jump into despair.’ But it doesn’t help. The only way to truly find meaning and fulfillment is to look at the disaster, the pain, the difficulty, and know with complete certainty that good can come from this. — Yehuda Berg

We knew they played that overtime game. We didn’t play that many minutes last night. So the key for us was just to get out quickly, make some stuff happen. It seemed like they had slow feet from the start of the game, which allowed us to jump on them early. — Tayshaun Prince

When I originally came from ‘Cheetah Girls,’ I was making music that was real to me but not believable. I think there was a disconnect there. I am a grown woman, and I’ve been through a lot. The most important thing about my music is that we don’t jump the gun and throw anything out there. — Adrienne Bailon

I definitely try to live my life in a very fearless manner, but there are no other sports that you jump from a three-story building and land on your hands! Diving is a lot like life. You just have to trust in what you know and allow it to happen. — Keshia Knight Pulliam

Being able to jump off a swing is actually a useful and meaningful thing for a child to do… those are the tests that help us understand the limits of our body. That’s a positive learning experience that we deny children on a regular basis. — Gever Tulley

I’m on this eternal quest to get the best guitar sound in the world, but my vision of what is ‘the best’ changes every time I go into the studio. Sometimes my goal is to make my guitar jump out, and sometimes I want it to lay back. — James Hetfield

You can’t say you’re going to jump the Grand Canyon and then jump some other canyon. — Evel Knievel

Producing words isn’t a problem for me. And I usually write two books at a time. When one horse gets winded, you jump on the other. — Don Winslow

We’re just trying to teach them (the juniors) that, when you make that jump up to the varsity, everything is faster. We kind of beat ourselves but I was glad we battled back at the end. — Chris Neitzel

I’m lazy but generally task oriented so having a hoop to jump through means eventually I’ll make the effort. — Thomas Lynch

We knew they were very athletic, but they weren’t hitting their jump shots in the first half. — Spencer Roecker

I think it would be over-exaggeration to think that there are millions of viruses ready to jump on us and bring us back to the 14th century. That would be looking over a ledge that isn’t there. — Anthony Fauci

This sudden jump turned her driving experience upside down and her whole world upside down. She lost the most precious thing there was to her. Her intoxication had nothing to do with that. — Elbert Hatchett

When we do our pre-game talk, we talk about certain people not liking pressure. But it seems like none of their players likes pressure. We tried to jump on that, totally, because that got our defense going. And we knew that if we kept pounding them and pounding them ? not just stealing the ball but just getting stops ? that would frustrate them. — Lisa Willis

We spent the next three years working up a nice, sweet society band and then realized that although we had plenty of class appeal, we had little or no mass appeal. So we started all over again and reorganized to get some jump and rhythm. But through it all we’ve tried to play the type of music that fits in with soft lights and sweet whispers. — Vaughn Monroe

I want my music to jump off the stage and out of the speakers. When we do ‘Rain Is A Good Thing’ paired back to back with ‘Country Girl,’ it just feels like the roof is fixin’ to come off the place. — Luke Bryan

I am trying different styles, and while you can’t climb a tree or jump on a crocodile in a dress, it is nice to get dressed up every now and then and kind of walk away from the khaki for a moment. — Bindi Irwin

Acting very quickly became a dream of mine, but the acting game privileges youth. It takes a while to build credits and, because of that, it’s not the kind of career you can jump into in your 40s or 50s. The ship sets sail by then. — Pete Ploszek

I’m just looking for good work. I just really love acting, and I’d like to jump on something that’s really exciting for me. — Noel Fisher

You only get one chance at your life so why not jump cars? — Dax Shepard

To do anything in this world worth doing, we must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger, but jump in, and scramble through as well as we can. — Sydney Smith

We believe we’re in a renewed growth cycle that could last three-to-five years. If you’re waiting to jump in, you’re going to miss the boat. — Brian Belski

When we get our first big win, other cities will jump on the bandwagon. It will be a big domino effect. — Renee Martin

We’d like to come out and win the first quarter. Both games, they’ve given us a body blow right off the jump and we just haven’t been ready enough. — Scott Skiles

As far as superhero stories, what’s appealing is of course that aspect of wish fulfillment. I mean, you start out reading them as a kid, and a couple things jump out at you – there are heroes out there, and you wish you could run into a phone booth and change your life, or be like Peter Parker and put on a mask and become a hero. — John Ridley

We’re not going to settle for jump shots because they say they are going to stop it. They still have to stop it. We’re going to run our offense. — Will Blalock

The whole fame question is one that is constantly intriguing to me. I think that fame is something that other people create about you. Whether you jump into that or not is up to you – and whether you have the talents for jumping into it or not. — Campbell Scott

I have so many miles and I’ve been flying for so long that every time I fly, it’s first class. It’s one of those things that, if I needed to jump on a plane, and fly to Spain tomorrow, I know I could get it done. Just like that. — Lupe Fiasco

A lot of my music that I like puts energy in your body or makes you want to dance or break something or just go mosh or jump around. — Blake Anderson

I get a much more extreme reaction when I have my hair really short. I look thuggish when I shave my head and wear big boots. I walk into a newsagent and people think I’m going to jump the counter. It’s a much more extreme reaction. — Robert Smith

I wasn’t sold on 3-D until it was in my own home. The images jump out at you, even more so than in the theater, because you’re in tighter quarters and you’re closer to the TV, so it feels like the depth is very dramatic. — Katie Leclerc

Working on a movie like ‘Prince of Persia’ was awesome. It was great fun to be an action hero and to jump around, running off walls and fighting and having great quippy lines. — Jake Gyllenhaal

I had to jump around in the arts for a while just to survive. I earned a little money here and there, playing the guitar at union meetings, functions. I sold some science-fiction stories. I knew there was absolutely no question of me not being connected with the arts, but I couldn’t find any acting jobs. — Alan Arkin

When you’re young, you want to live fast, but you definitely don’t want to die young. At the same time, you want to do things in slow, progressive manner that will benefit you in the future. Don’t jump into things. — Harbhajan Singh

With the shortened arm path, the ball seems to jump a little better, — Brad Ausmus

I love the water. Everything about it. Smelling the humidity in the air, seeing the mist rise in the morning, feeling the dew-wet grass on my bare feet. I love watching the fish jump and the geese land. We even have an eagle here that circles every so often. — Lori Foster

Every trial lawyer knows what it is like to sit patiently while the other side puts on its case. Inevitably they make a few points that appeal to the jury, and waiting for the opportunity to respond can be painful. The desire to jump up immediately – to point out the flaws in logic or the factual distortions – is often overpowering. — Eliot Spitzer

We bonded from jump really. The first time I saw him – new kid, not really used to the environment. We took him in, my family. He’s like my little brother. — Xavier Perkins

I’ve seen so many people – loved ones and colleagues – who jump from one diet to the next, one exercise regimen to the next . I was trying to figure out what were some of the basic things that each of us can build into a lifestyle for good, instead of bouncing from one thing to the next. — Tom Rath

We’re going to do some testing. It’s the prudent thing for the company to do. We’re looking at every possible innovation and concept. It’s more in the speculative mode right now. It would be unfair to jump to conclusions. — Walt Riker

The actress they’d hired had refused to appear naked in front of the camera. I didn’t like to appear naked either, but the first thing I did was take off my clothes and jump into the pool completely naked. — Victoria Abril

I always gravitate towards the independent side of things, just because those are the stories I always fall in love with, but you don’t really get paid, and living in Los Angeles is expensive, and I have a mortgage to pay. So it’s good to jump onto a studio film and then in all my other time do small passion projects. — Aaron Paul

Until the psychology starts to shift or interest rates jump up, the market will probably stay strong, … So far we haven’t seen that. We’ve had a lot of stories on housing bubbles lately. Maybe that will affect the psychology. — Dean Baker

We’re ready to play when we come up from the locker room. We jump on teams and sustain it. — Lenny Jefferson

She’s not happy about the life she is living but to jump through the hoop would mean to succumb to death. — Kit Williams

The Perfect Dog is an enticing fantasy pooch. It’s the dog that instantly learns to pee outdoors, never menaces or frightens children, plays gently with other dogs, won’t jump on the UPS guy, never rolls in gross things, eats only the appropriate food at the right time, and never chews anything not meant for him. This dog does not exist. — Jon Katz

Walker is continuing to eat up Peach County and he’s gonna eat up some more – all the way up to (Interstate) 75. And if he can jump over there, he can do that too. — Walter Smith

There is something revolting about the way girls’ minds often jump to marriage long before they jump to love. And most of those minds are shut to what marriage really means. — Dodie Smith

I like to listen to my iPod and also play music. I’ve been doing percussion since I was eight or nine. Rhythm is crucial in long jump but also in life. — Bob Beamon

John Gilbert was perfectly willing to jump into talkies. He had as good a voice as Clark Gable. There was such a divide between the silent and talkies. There was no logic to who survived and who didn’t. — Eve Golden

Until we know for sure all that’s out there, we’re just not going to jump the gun, and we have to be a little bit more patient and make sure we know what players are out there. — Jerry Angelo

We knew they were ready to jump on us after that brawl with Santiago. We weren’t wrestling as well as I thought we could, so I was concerned. They were ready to jump on us. — Jeff Hickok

We’re going to have to get our bats alive like we did against UNLV. We’ve got to have the same kind of attitude we did in that game and jump on (Sacramento State) early. — Diane Ninemire

Yes, because it helps stabilize you in the air. You’re going so fast and it’s not like a freestyle jump where you are trying to create style, you’re trying to create stability. — Lindsey Jacobellis

Vegas is where all our customers go. But you can’t just jump on a plane to Vegas every time you want to place a bet. — Alex Czajkowski

If your husband asks what you think, tell him. If you have a preference, voice it. If you have a question, ask it. If you want to cry, bawl. If you need help, raise your hand and jump up and down. — Kristin Armstrong

Don’t jump on a man unless he is down. — Finley Dunne

We got up in a hurry, but it seemed like we kind of went to sleep a little bit. Any time you can jump up by two touchdowns, you’ll certainly take it. But I knew Alton was going to come alive. — Tim Dougherty

What’s Santa’s Little Helper doing to that dog? Looks like he’s trying to jump over, but he can’t quite make it. — Nancy Cartwright

We knew they were vulnerable, they had a tough loss the other night and we knew they had a new goalie. And with a team like that, you’ve got to jump on them early and that’s what we did. We got the first goal and we just kept going from there. — Tom Poti

There’s no reason for anybody to jump out of bushes to take pictures of me. I’m not doing anything exciting. — Sarah McLachlan

When you act for a living, you are lucky enough to get to say things you really want to say. You get lines that you look forward to, lines that jump out like a jack-in-the-box; you’re thinking: ‘Wait till you hear this.’ — Kenneth Cranham