Search my Quotes DataBase - Enter one or two keywords and/or author last name.

Hint: keep it simple, like life twain




Facebook share   Tweet This   Email this

Daily Inspiration - Quotes to Live By
Inspiration  |  Motivational Articles  |  Being Strong  |  Being Positive  |  Links  |  About
Topics:   A-   B-   Ca-   Co-   D-   E-   F-   G-   H-    I-    J-K-L   M-   N-O   Pa-   Pr-   Q-R   Sa-   Sk-   T-   U-V-W-X-Y-Z

Managing can be more discouraging than playing,
by Al Lopez

Managing can be more discouraging than playing,
especially when you're losing because when you're a player,
there are at least individual goals you can shoot for.
When you're a manager all the worries of the team become your worries.
- Al Lopez

I'm delighted.
I don't know of anybody who had a statue built of them while they were living.
It's a great feeling.
- Al Lopez

They say anything can happen in a short series.
I just didn't expect it to be that short.
- Al Lopez

I usually stick out my hand and hope he puts the ball in it.
Except the one time I went out to take Early Wynn out.
I stuck out my hand and he hit me right in the stomach with the ball.
- Al Lopez

 

Everybody says we hated the Yankees.
We didn't hate the Yankees.
We just hated the way they beat us.
- Al Lopez

The manager is by himself.
He can't mingle with his players.
I enjoyed my players, but I could not socialize with
them so I spent a lot of time alone in my hotel room.
Those four walls kind of close in on you.
- Al Lopez

Do what you love to do and give it your very best.
Whether it's business or baseball, or the theater,
or any field.
If you don't love what you're doing and you can't give it your best,
get out of it.
Life is too short.
You'll be an old man before you know it.
- Al Lopez

Please sign-up for my Free Inspirational Daily Email on the form below.

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.


Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy.
- Lao Tzu

Some people asked me if I would be interested in managing the A's.
I said a definite no thank you.
At night, that place is a graveyard with lights.
- Whitey Herzog

Every citizen who stops smoking, or loses a few pounds,
or starts managing his chronic disease with real diligence,
is caulking a crack for the benefit of us all.
- Mitch Daniels

My feeling is that when you're managing a baseball team,
you have to pick the right people to play and then pray a lot.
- Robin Roberts

And if we make the process political,
if we start to make it personal, we're actually going
to frustrate good public policy,
in terms of managing this money.
- Michael Chertoff

People have to be confident about their sites.
We're confident, number one, because under my administration
we're managing our airports better than we've ever done before.
- Richard M. Daley

Micro managing anything is not a great role for government.
- William Weld

The writers keep managing to turn the show in on itself,
coming up with something that's well thought-out and miraculous.
- Kiefer Sutherland

My idea of managing is giving the ball to Tom Seaver
and sitting down and watching him work.
- Sparky Anderson

The older you get the more capable you get at managing life.
- Rachel Weisz

Not managing your time and making excuses are two bad habits.
Don't put them both together by claiming you "don't have the time".
- Bo Bennett

I'm having a good time.
Managing my things takes a lot of time.
- Gabriela Sabatini

Managing is getting paid for home runs that someone else hits.
- Casey Stengel

There are three secrets to managing.
The first secret is have patience.
The second is be patient.
And the third most important secret is patience.
- Chuck Tanner

Our entire team is focused on managing this company for value -
fixing or eliminating those operations that lessen
value and expanding or adding those that enhance value.
- Phil Condit

In playing or managing, the game of ball is only fun
for me when I'm out in front and winning.
I don't give a hill of beans for the rest of the game.
- John McGraw

If the Court were to extend its reach to the base,
judges could begin managing conditions of confinement,
interrogation methods, and the use of information.
- John Yoo

There is not much less vexation in the government of
a private family than in the managing of an entire state.
- Michel de Montaigne

I think management is about just that -
managing people via man-to-man skills.
- Stuart Pearce

Managing bottom-up change is its own art.
- Kevin Kelly

Deep Throat was a very unfortunate name given to the
source by the managing editor of The Washington Post.
- Bob Woodward

Managing people's sex lives is something that I don't
think is a good role for government.
- William Weld

If you're playing baseball and thinking about managing,
you're crazy.
You'd be better off thinking about being an owner.
- Casey Stengel

Apparently, the most difficult feat for a Cambridge
male is to accept a woman not merely as feeling,
not merely as thinking, but as managing a complex,
vital interweaving of both.
- Sylvia Plath

The secret of successful managing is to keep the five
guys who hate you away from the four guys who haven't made up their minds.
- Casey Stengel

I believe managing is like holding a dove in your hand.
If you hold it too tightly you kill it,
but if you hold it too loosely, you lose it.
- Tommy Lasorda

Then l learned to play guitar and l started writing
songs and my mother formed for me a publishing business,
so we started publishing and managing artists.
- Tommy Rettig

Managing is like holding a dove in your hand.
Squeeze too hard and you kill it, not hard enough and it flies away.
- Tommy Lasorda

I wasn't the one managing my career back then,
that was the problem - I was 14 years old.
- Leif Garrett

I started on the use of the Internet for scientific communication.
Our research group was one of the very first to make
really systematic use of it as a way of managing research projects.
- Joshua Lederberg

I'm not an education expert, and frankly I don't want
to make education decisions for our state.
But I am experienced at successfully managing organizations,
and putting people on a path where they can succeed.
- Linda Lingle

I think in national security, the war in Iraq is troublesome
and a difficult challenge,
but our troops and the military leaders we have are managing that situation,
although it continues to be very risky and very dangerous.
- Thad Cochran

Well, it's a nice quiet time for Iron Maiden,
and I'll be releasing a new solo album next year,
so this is a really good time for the managing out my solo career,
which is quite well.
- Bruce Dickinson

Many people worry so much about managing their careers,
but rarely spend half that much energy managing their LIVES.
I want to make my life, not just my job,
the best it can be.
The rest will work itself out.
- Reese Witherspoon

Since I'm a mother and a wife, I have to have passion
or the frustration would win out.
But I love managing people.
The product is second to managing the people.
And marketing to consumers is so challenging because
it is evolving constantly.
- Andrea Jung

It is imperative that we make consumers more aware
of the long-term effects of their financial decisions,
particularly in managing their credit card debt,
so that they can avoid financial pitfalls that may lead to bankruptcy.
- Daniel Akaka

What I find very interesting about the mutual funds
managers is that here are people who are the new masters of the universe.
They're managing billions, yet they're subject to this
quiet daily tyranny of numbers.
- Ron Chernow

We need to start looking at having a way of managing the whole ecosystem,
because you can't pick away at it piece by piece,
you have to truly start being coordinated and managing
our resources as a system.
We haven't gotten to that point yet.
- Ted Danson

I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me.
With God in charge, I believe everything will work
out for the best in the end.
So what is there to worry about.
- Henry Ford

If you look to lead, invest at least 40% of your time managing yourself -
your ethics,
character, principles, purpose, motivation,
and conduct.
Invest at least 30% managing those with authority over you,
and 15% managing your peers.
- Dee Hock

There is a kind of thinking in the Church that wants
to reduce the priest to a mere functionary,
a managing director, where administration rather than
doctrine and worship are to determine the form of the Church.
- Arthur Middleton

Jessica Simpson is the youth ambassador for Operation Smile,
and an episode of The Apprentice featured a team managing
a charity concert she put on.
Donald Trump came on stage and pledged a donation.
- Roma Downey

If you're in charge of managing domain name space you
should treat everybody who asks for a registration the same.
Whatever that is - whether it's nice or ugly or whatever -
just be fair,
treat them all the same.
- Jon Postel

Most awards, you know, they don't give you unless you go and get them -
did you know that? Terribly discouraging.
- Barbra Streisand

I don't know which is more discouraging,
literature or chickens.
- E. B. White

If you're trying to invent something new,
you're going to reach a lot of discouraging points,
and most people give up.
- Steve Lacy

Sometimes I think of life as a process where everybody
is discouraging and taking everybody else down a peg or two.
- Brenda Ueland

It's always discouraging when you don't have things go your way.
They are frustrated just like the rest of us.
- Ed Belfour

The meme for blind faith secures its own perpetuation
by the simple unconscious expedient of discouraging rational inquiry.
- Richard Dawkins

It's discouraging to think how many people are shocked
by honesty and how few by deceit.
- Noel Coward

It's discouraging for me to come out there and watch
the lack of fan support for a good team.
- Jerry West

At the very top state institutions, like UCLA,
Berkeley and the University of Texas,
however, the trend of downward minority enrollment
remains persistent and discouraging.
- Adam Schiff

It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
- Noel Coward

You cannot bring about prosperity without discouraging thrift.
- Paul Getty

It would be very discouraging if somewhere down the
line you could ask a computer if the Riemann hypothesis is correct and it said,
'Yes, it is true, but you won't be able to understand the proof.'
- Ronald Graham

It's really difficult for me.
Language, I am sorry that I haven't.
I think I just always expected that you learn a word
in place of a word and when I discovered how difficult
the grammar was and learning that was very discouraging for me.
- Bo Derek

The old welfare system was hurting people by discouraging work and marriage.
Welfare reform, and now this legislation,
will build on the understanding that work and strong
families are the foundation upon which we build our future.
- James Talent

We don't stop playing because we grow old;
we grow old because we stop playing.
- George Bernard Shaw

There is no passion to be found playing small -
in settling for a life that is less
than the one you are capable of living.
- Nelson Mandela

Some days are simply meant for playing.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.
We ask ourselves,
Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?
Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God.
Your playing small does not serve the world.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking
so that other people won't feel insecure around you.
We are all meant to shine, as children do.
We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us.
It is not just in some of us; it is in everyone.
And as we let our own light shine,
we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.
As we are liberated from our own fear,
our presence automatically liberates others.
- Marianne Williamson

Life is a game - a game you can never win.
You already know the final score: Life 1, You 0.
Doesn't mean you can't have fun playing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You are a child of God.
Your playing small does not serve the world.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking
so that other people won't feel insecure about you.
We were born to manifest the glory of God that is within us.
- Marianne Williamson

The greatest battle of all is simply... Life.
This is no child's game. This is the big one -
the Super Bowl - the Game of all games.
The rules of Life are unwritten and unknown.
Perhaps, one could say that there are no rules.
The Judge has ultimate power.
She can call the game at any time - for any reason.
The penalties in the Game are completely arbitrary -
in both timing and severity.
Penalty for what, we ask?
The Judge is silent.
How can I win the Game?
"You can never win," comes the answer,
"So just take pleasure in playing the Game."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


Quotes and Sayings

---------


Thank you for visiting: Managing can be more discouraging than playing, by Al Lopez.

Please sign up on the form below to receive
my Free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes email.

You can also search my large collection of Quotes and Sayings.

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 


Sign-up to receive Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes
free via email

Daily inspirational quotes and motivational messages of self-worth, choice,
positive attitude, happiness, forgiveness, and gratitude.
Inspiring motivational sayings plus Jonathan's insights into life,
relationships, and joyful living.

Enter Your E-Mail Address:
Enter Your Name (what you want to be called):
To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.
Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

Or Subscribe to the Feedburner feed for Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes.



All materials & writings are copyright ©. You may read about our disclaimer, our privacy policy, our copyright policy, terms of use, participation in affiliate programs, and the list of all our websites.