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What gets me upset about with the newer players ...
by Al Kaline

What gets me upset about with the newer players is their lack of intensity.
They tend to go through the motions a little bit.
They don't understand that you've got to practice the way you play.
- Al Kaline

I was very, very shocked about Cooperstown.
I thought my chances were fairly good,
but I tried to stay low key about it,
not too high and not too low.
That was the way I played, too.
- Al Kaline

You've got to get good habits of working hard so that
when that play comes up during the regular season that
you're able to complete it and do it the right way.
- Al Kaline

Switching to the outfield was the best break I ever got.
- Al Kaline

 

As the days went on, I didn't mind the games.
In fact, I looked forward to them.
That was the easiest part of all.
I couldn't wait to get to the ballpark I'd be the first
one there and I was willing to do anything.
I think that's why the veterans liked me.
- Al Kaline

I started in for the ball but I just couldn't get it.
I should have caught it because I was used to catching
everything on the sandlots.
But they hit the ball a lot harder in the major leagues
and I just couldn't reach the ball this time.
- Al Kaline

It hurt me a great deal.
It put a lot of pressure on me because I was at a young
age and the writers around here and throughout the
league starting comparing me to Cobb.
It put a lot of pressure on me.
- Al Kaline

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I'll never forget that first night with the team.
Going to the ballpark on the bus was the hardest 30 minutes of my life.
I had to walk down that aisle between all the players.
I really didn't know too much about the Detroit Tigers at that time.
- Al Kaline

I didn't know who was on the team, but I saw every
eye as I walked down the aisle.
It looked like a thousand eyes were staring right at me saying,
'Who is this young punk?' I just kept my eyes straight ahead.
- Al Kaline

All of a sudden I'm in the major leagues and we're
traveling from town to town.
I see the other players dressing different every day.
I've got only one suit and I keep wearing it over and over.
I'm really embarrassed.
- Al Kaline

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

By letting it go it all gets done.
The world is won by those who let it go.
But when you try and try.
The world is beyond the winning.
- Lao Tzu

It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble.
It's what you know for sure that just ain't so.
- Mark Twain (attributed)

There is a crack in everything,
that's how the light gets in.
- Leonard Cohen

The Master acts without doing, and everything gets done.
- Lao Tzu

A great secret of success is to go through life
as a man who never gets used up.
- Albert Schweitzer

There is no limit to what a man can do
or where he can go,
if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
- Robert Woodruff

Worrying is like a rocking chair,
it gives you something to do,
but it gets you nowhere.
- Glenn Turner

An optimist is one who makes the best
of what he gets the worst of.
- Anonymous

A man is a success if he gets up in
the morning and gets to bed at night,
and in between he does what he wants to do.
- Bob Dylan

It is amazing how much you can accomplish
when it doesn't matter who gets the credit.
- Anonymous

I believe that anyone can conquer fear
by doing the things he fears to do,
provided he keeps doing them until he gets
a record of successful experience behind him.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

When the going gets tough, the tough get going.
- Joseph P. Kennedy

Keep moving. Don't stop. But don't rush.
Don't race around.
Sure and steady gets you there every time.
- Neale Donald Walsch

A true friend never gets in your way
unless you happen to be going down.
- Arnold H. Glasgow

The youth gets together his materials
to build a bridge to the moon,
or, perchance, a palace or temple on the earth,
and, at length, the middle-aged man
concludes to build a woodshed with them.
- Henry David Thoreau

Faced with the choice between changing one's mind
and proving that there is no need to do so,
almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

When one gets angry, it is always angry AT someone -
perhaps a friend or spouse, perhaps a stranger,
perhaps the nameless "they" - "those people at the bank wronged me,"
perhaps God, or perhaps oneself.
In any case, when one gets angry,
they want to find someone to be "responsible" for what happened.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When life gets you down -
just put on your big girl panties and deal with it.
- Anonymous humor

The early bird gets the worm,
but the second mouse gets the cheese.
- Anonymous

A kitten is chiefly remarkable for rushing about like mad at nothing whatever,
and generally stopping before it gets there.
- Agnes Repplier

Don't let your ego get too close to your position,
so that if your position gets shot down,
your ego doesn't go with it.
- Colin Powell

When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.
- Hunter S. Thompson

Put your trust in the Lord and go ahead.
Worry gets you no place.
- Roy Acuff

The way to get things done is not to mind who gets
the credit for doing them.
- Benjamin Jowett

The average, healthy, well-adjusted adult gets up at
seven-thirty in the morning feeling just plain terrible.
- Jean Kerr

Motherhood has a very humanizing effect.
Everything gets reduced to essentials.
- Meryl Streep

My father-in-law gets up at 5 o'clock in the morning
and watches the Discovery Channel.
I don't know why there's this big rush to do this.
- Jeff Foxworthy

The wheel that squeaks the loudest is the one that gets the grease.
- Josh Billings

A real patriot is the fellow who gets a parking ticket
and rejoices that the system works.
- Bill Vaughan

Everyone who's ever taken a shower has an idea.
It's the person who gets out of the shower,
dries off and does something about it who makes a difference.
- Nolan Bushnell

Credit is a system whereby a person who can't pay
gets another person who can't pay
to guarantee that he can pay.
- Charles Dickens

A friend never defends a husband who gets his wife
an electric skillet for her birthday.
- Erma Bombeck

Everybody gets so much information all day long that
they lose their common sense.
- Gertrude Stein

I would love a family.
I'm at the age where the wish for a child gets stronger.
But who knows.
- Cameron Diaz

Everything that gets born dies.
- Morrie Schwartz

The first man gets the oyster, the second man gets the shell.
- Andrew Carnegie

The employer generally gets the employees he deserves.
- J. Paul Getty

This country has come to feel the same when Congress
is in session as when the baby gets hold of a hammer.
- Will Rogers

Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten.
- David Ogden Stiers

Business is never so healthy as when,
like a chicken, it must do a certain amount of scratching around for what it gets.
- Henry Ford

Nobody ever gets to see what could have been.
- the 2010 movie Charlie St. Cloud

Poetry is what gets lost in translation.
- Robert Frost

For me, singing sad songs often has a way of healing a situation.
It gets the hurt out in the open into the light,
out of the darkness.
- Reba McEntire

Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
- Albert Einstein

It's cookies, he smells like cookies,
and the smell gets stronger when he's in heat.
- the movie Michael

A group or an artist shouldn't get his money until his boss gets his.
- Bobby Darin

There is a fine line between perseverance and insanity.
At what point have you tried your best,
and it's time to do something different?
It's a balance - a paradox.
If you get in the habit of giving up
as soon as something gets difficult,
your life won't work,
but if you keep tilting at windmills -
madly trying the same thing again and again,
your life also won't work.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never argue at the dinner table, for the one who is not hungry
always gets the best of the argument.
- Voltaire

Religion often gets in the way of God.
- Bono

When the traveler goes alone he gets acquainted with himself.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

My mother gets all mad at me if I stay in a hotel.
I'm 31-years-old, and I don't want to sleep on a sleeping
bag down in the basement.
It's humiliating.
- Ben Affleck

Science is wonderfully equipped to answer the question
"How?" but it gets terribly confused when you ask the question "Why?"
- Erwin Chargaff

It's a funny thing that when a man hasn't anything on earth to worry about,
he goes off and gets married.
- Robert Frost

An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have.
The older she gets the more interested he is in her.
- Agatha Christie

Wisdom not only gets, but once got, retains.
- Francis Quarles

I think it gets boring (for the audience) for the lead
singer to have a guitar hanging on them all the time.
- Lita Ford

Everyone gets frustrated and aggressive,
and I'd sooner take my aggression out on a guitar than on a person.
- Paul Weller

Do you think God gets stoned? I think so...
look at the platypus.
- Robin Williams

That was the beginning of modern acting for me.
You don't have to tell a camera everything.
It gets bored if you do and wants to look elsewhere.
- Stephen Rea

I think that my script, if it gets used,
would be great.
But if it doesn't, I think it inspired them.
- Rae Dawn Chong


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