Games Quotes, Sayings & Quotations - Page 2
Baseball hasn’t forgotten me. I go to a lot of old-timers games and I haven’t lost a thing. I sit in the bullpen and let people throw things at me. Just like old times.
Whatever games are played with us, we must play no games with ourselves, but deal in our privacy with the last honesty and truth.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When you know your own strengths and weaknesses, you are better able to know those of others. Once you do, managing people becomes an optimization game, where everyone wins.
Take a look at your natural river. What are you? Stop playing games with yourself. Where’s your river going? Are you riding with it? Or are you rowing against it? Don’t you see that there is no effort if you’re riding with your river?
Frederick (Carl) Frieseke
Don’t listen to anyone who tells you that you can’t do this or that. That’s nonsense. Make up your mind, you’ll never use crutches or a stick, then have a go at everything. Go to school, join in all the games you can. Go anywhere you want to. But never, never let them persuade you that things are too difficult or impossible.
The difference between winning nineteen games and winning twenty for a pitcher is bigger than anyone out of baseball realizes. It’s the same for hitters – someone who hits .300 looks back on the guy who batted .295 and says ‘tough luck buddy.
They are playing a game they are playing at not playing a game, if I show them that I see they are, I shall break the rules and they will punish me Therefore I must play the game of not seeing that I see the game.
A manager’s job is simple. For one hundred sixty-two games you try not to screw up all that smart stuff your organization did last December.
You’re gonna lose some ball games and you’re gonna win some ball games and that’s about it.
Your opponent, in the end, is never really the player on the other side of the net, or the swimmer in the next lane, or the team on the other side of the field, or even the bar you must high-jump. Your opponent is yourself, your negative internal voices, your level of determination.
The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not winning but taking part; the essential thing in life is not conquering but fighting well.
Pierre de Coubertin
Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
Once the game is over, the King and the pawn go back in the same box.
No one man is superior to the game.
A. Bartlett Giamatti
Golf, more than most games, has a number of cliches, often successfully disguised as “tips”
In Louisiana we don’t bet on football games, We bet on whether a politician is going to be indicted or not.
If past history was all there was to the game, the richest people would be librarians.
Democrats will play the old Washington game of calling reductions in the rate of growth of spending for any program a ‘cut’.
The person determined to achieve maximum success learns the principle that progress is made one step at a time. A house is built one brick at a time. Football games are won a play at a time. A department store grows bigger one customer at a time. Every big accomplishment is a series of little accomplishments.
David Joseph Schwartz
The triple is the most exciting play in baseball. Home runs win a lot of games, but I never understood why fans are so obsessed with them.
The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation. What is called resignation is confirmed desperation . . . A stereotyped but unconscious despair is concealed even under what are called the games and amusements of mankind.
Henry David Thoreau
It is a noteworthy fact that kicking and beating have played so considerable a part in the habits which necessity has imposed on mankind in past ages that the only way of preventing civilized men from beating and kicking their wives is to organize games in which they can kick and beat balls.
George Bernard Shaw
They never say to you, ‘What does his voice sound like? What games does he love best? Does he collect butterflies?’ Instead, they demand ‘How old is he? How many brothers has he? How much does he weigh? How much money does his father make?’ Only from.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery