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Talent without discipline is like an octopus on roller skates. There's plenty of movement, but you never know if it's going to be forward, backwards, or sideways.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
You see a hockey player, you'd never know he's a professional athlete. But you put the skates on him, and he becomes a beast.
I was nine-years-old when I first put on skates.
I generally like white skates.
You can't play hockey with a bald spot, so I'm hanging up the skates.
I'd ice-skated before, because I'm Canadian and that's what you do as a kid, but I'd never, ever been on quad skates.
Before turning pro, I would never have just left my skates sitting in the locker room unattended.
And I'm not very coordinated, either. Only on ice skates, not in real life.
I actually had a Bobby Orr action figure. You could put the pads on him and skates and all that. I was 7, and he was still playing.
I took group lessons at a rink near my home. We first had to learn how to stand up on the ice wearing skates. Eventually we learned to move forward, but soon found out that it was not that easy to stop! So that was our next important lesson.
My parents put skates on me at age 2, the way it should be if you're serious, and I've always liked it.
I always thought after 2002 that I'd hang up my skates and turn professional and just go on tour and do shows. But I don't know when it is enough. I mean, I still enjoy it. I'm the luckiest girl alive that I get to perform in front of thousands of people, do what I love doing.
I don't really remember a time younger than 5 years old that I didn't have skates on because all I can remember is every day, tying up my skates and a big smile on my face, excited to go on the ice.
The Orioles' Dick Hall comes off the mound like a drunk kangaroo on roller skates.
I love playing someone who just skates by and does anything she wants.
I laugh at absurdity hardest, then stories, then observations, then bearded men on roller skates.
T. J. Miller
He really is terribly heavy going. Like running up hill in roller skates.
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