The world isn't going backward, if you can just stay young enough to remember what it was really like when you were really young.
I hope to stand firm enough to not go backward, and yet not go forward fast enough to wreck the country's cause.
During 'Saturday Night Fever' at the end of the first act dance number I tried to perform a split-jump, only I can't do them so I ended up on my ass followed by the most unsightly backward roll out of it, followed by the cast falling over in laughter and a good portion of the audience too.
Can anything good come of a backward way of thinking like judging someone based on skin color? No way.
I believe the people of Compton are ready for change. They've spoken. Their voice has clearly been heard that they don't want to go backward. They want to go forward.
Have you ever noticed what golf spells backwards?
Nowadays, anyone who cannot speak English and is incapable of using the Internet is regarded as backward.
I was downright obnoxious. In second grade, we had some program where we kept a public list of all the books we read. I think it even included the number of pages. In my nerdy mind, having the longest and most impressive list was somehow going to make up for the fact that I couldn't climb a rope or do a backwards summersault in PE.
I had to be a grown-up when I should have been a little boy, and now that I'm a grown-up my little-boyness has exploded out of me. I've lived my life backwards.
I'm not some little soft touch. I will never take a backward step when batting, but I want to be respected as a nice guy, too.