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When I was a kid, I used to imagine animals running under my bed.
by Lou Brock

When I was a kid, I used to imagine animals running under my bed.
I told my dad, and he solved the problem quickly.
He cut the legs off the bed.
- Lou Brock

Related topics: Dad

Jim Crow was king...
and I heard a game in which Jackie Robinson was playing,
and I felt pride in being alive.
- Lou Brock

The stiffer the penalty, the greater the message is sent.
- Lou Brock

We have to make some radical move to get the attention of everyone.
Cheaters can't win and steroids has put us in the position that it's OK to cheat.
- Lou Brock

 

If you're successful in what you do over a period of time,
you'll start approaching records, but that's not what you're playing for.
You're playing to challenge and be challenged.
- Lou Brock

Your bat is your life.
It's your weapon.
You don't want to go into battle with anything that feels less than perfect.
- Lou Brock

You can't be afraid to make errors!
You can't be afraid to be naked before the crowd,
because no one can ever master the game of baseball,
or conquer it.
You can only challenge it.
- Lou Brock

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The baseball held was my fantasy of what life offered.
- Lou Brock

Show me a guy who's afraid to look bad,
and I'll show you a guy you can beat every time.
- Lou Brock

I don't think about goals and records.
Competition is what keeps me playing.
- Lou Brock

Ah, not everything is as seems...
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

For man with no forgiveness in heart,
life worse punishment than death.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid 2

Never put passion before principle.
Even if win, you lose.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid 2

You remember lesson about balance?
Lesson not just karate only. Lesson for whole life.
Whole life have a balance. Everything be better. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

Problem: attitude.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

Fighting not good. But if must fight... win.
- Miyagi: character in the movie The Next Karate Kid

Walk on road, hmmm?
Walk left side, safe. Walk right side, safe.
Walk middle, sooner or later get squish just like grape.
Here, karate, same thing.
Either you karate do "yes" or karate do "no."
You karate do "guess so," squish just like grape. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

Better learn balance. Balance is key.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

Better learn balance. Balance is key.
Balance good, karate good. Everything good.
Balance bad, better pack up, go home. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

Okay, here's your first lesson: how to take a FALL!
- the movie Karate Kid

I started playing ball when I was a kid.
My dad was a pro ball player and he passed on his knowledge to me.
- Kurt Russell

I'm a father.
It isn't just my life any more.
I don't want my kid finding bottles in the house or
seeing his father completely smashed.
- Billie Joe Armstrong

So many people try to grow up too fast,
and it's not fun!
You should stay a kid as long as possible!
- Vanessa Hudgens

First, wash all car. Then wax. Wax on...
Wax on, right hand. Wax off, left hand. Wax on, wax off.
Breathe in through nose, out the mouth. Wax on, wax off.
Don't forget to breathe, very important.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

We approach people the same way we approach our cars.
We take the poor kid to a doctor and ask,
What's wrong with him, how much will it cost,
and when can I pick him up?
- James Hillman

We went to church every Sunday.
When I was a kid, the only time I sang was around my family.
- Darius Rucker

When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle.
Then I realised that the Lord doesn't work that way
so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me.
- Emo Philips

Never trust spiritual leader who doesn't dance.
- Miyagi: character in the movie The Next Karate Kid

I was the kid next door's imaginary friend.
- Emo Phillips

If you aren't playing well, the game isn't as much fun.
When that happens I tell myself just to go out and
play as I did when I was a kid.
- Thomas J. Watson

I'd lose my mind if I heard my kid call the nanny Mommy.
- Toni Braxton

Ever since I was a little kid, whenever my parents would have company over,
I would put on shows, whether they would be magic shows,
singing shows, dancing shows, little skits.
- Ellen Muth

I'm probably one of the worst people with numbers you've ever met.
My brothers always kid that they think I'm counting cards in Vegas,
but I'm just trying to add things up.
- Luke Wilson

Yeah, I definitely wanted to do a kids' movie because I have a kid.
I want to do things that my daughter can see soon -
when she is old enough to know what a movie is.
- David Arquette

We're just into toys, whether it's motorcycles or race cars or computers.
I've got the Palm Pilot right here with me,
I've got the world's smallest phone.
Maybe it's just because I'm still a big little kid and I just love toys,
you know?
- Catherine Bell

I've cut down on a lot of stuff this summer,
just so I can hang out and be a normal kid for a while.
- Ryan Sheckler

I applaud anything that can take a kid away from a
PlayStation or a Gameboy -
that is a miracle in itself.
- Gary Oldman

Every little kid has always wanted to be a race car driver.
This gets some of that out.
- David Alan Grier

I basically was a precocious little kid.
- Michael Ironside

Initially with The Butcher Boy, there was this kid
growing up in this strange,
weird environment that I remember from when I was a kid.
And Patrick's vision was so complete there.
- Neil Jordan

My mom was at every single game I played as a kid,
rain or shine.
- Ryne Sandberg

I'm still a kid.
I'm like six years old.
But it's just a matter of wanting to get up,
it's just a big journey.
I felt like when I left home that I was on a journey,
and I still am.
- Heath Ledger

I had the benefit of experiencing a hundred times more than the average kid.
I don't look back with regret at all.
It was the best life ever.
- Corin Nemec

I had a pretty sexual imagination for a kid.
- Janet Jackson

Well I had my kids so young that I kind of feel that
I'm a kid too and am growing up with them.
The things they're interested in tend to really influence me.
- Reese Witherspoon

I'm just this kid from Toronto who got his start.
- Hayden Christensen

I hadn't been free from adult responsibilities since I was 12,
and I needed to experience that.
I really needed to just be a kid again.
- Claire Danes

But unfortunately, when you have a kid,
you sometimes eat everything they leave behind.
So far today I've had some of her leftover pancakes with peanut butter.
- Joely Fisher

I did.
I did see Bigfoot when I was a kid and I still believe it to this day.
I saw a big furry man outside my window.
It's not funny!
It was real.
- Barry Watson

I'm awkward at these things.
Just being nominated for an Academy Award for Best
Supporting Actor for Karate Kid was a real surprise
and I was a little uncomfortable.
- Pat Morita

When I was a kid, I remember playing hockey outside and whenever you did,
you thought about playing for Finland vs.
Sweden.
That's just the way it was.
- Teemu Selanne

I was never a Boy Scout, but oh, I wanted to be one
when I was a kid about ten or eleven years old.
But there wasn't anyplace where I could ever join the Boy Scouts.
- Carl Barks

It's the first time it's happened to me and maybe the last.
It's a strange sensation, not normal for me.
I can't remember scoring three goals,
even when I was a kid.
- Zinedine Zidane

He's a great kid.
He hates the same way I do.
- Joseph P. Kennedy

I was always a show-off - as a kid I was never afraid
to make a fool of myself,
and I guess that's still true.
- Ann Robinson

My first film goes into production in October.
It's called White Boy Shuffle and it's based on a novel
about a young black kid and it's sort of reminiscent of Catcher in the Rye.
- Ryan Phillippe

Well I was always a hustler...
I ran numbers; I wasn't a stick up kid,
but I was a fence for them.
I used to sell weed; and was kicked out of Music and Art for that.
- Kurtis Blow

I have known lots of adults who enjoyed similar enthusiasms
as a kid and weren't encouraged and then didn't go
anywhere with it and so they're unhappy in their jobs as adults.
- William Joyce

I was a TV junkie as a kid.
I am the Sesame Street generation.
- Darren Aronofsky

I'm enjoying the money, the big house,
the cars; what ghetto kid wouldn't?
- O. J. Simpson

Every book is a children's book if the kid can read!
- Mitch Hedberg

I did movie star impressions as a kid in high school.
Somehow they just got out of hand.
- Don Adams

I played piano for about two years when I was a kid.
I didn't play long enough to be really great.
- Joanna Newsom

Since I was a kid, he's told me to learn from his mistakes.
- Scott Caan

I worked on a film short with Frank Sinatra when I was a kid.
- Dwayne Hickman

I like someone who's not afraid to be a kid!
- Vanessa Hudgens

And in 'Frisco Kid' and in 'The Woman in Red' I had to ride badly.
Then you have to really ride well in order to ride badly.
- Gene Wilder

I never met anybody who said when they were a kid,
I wanna grow up and be a critic.
- Richard Pryor

To be a successful father...
there's one absolute rule: when you have a kid,
don't look at it for the first two years.
- Ernest Hemingway

I was probably the first kid in my high school to go to Yale.
I applied almost as a lark.
Then, when I got there, I was the dumbest person in your class.
- Maya Lin

From the time I was a kid, I always knew something
was going to happen to me.
Didn't know exactly what.
- Elvis Presley


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