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I never faced a pitcher with better stuff than Nolan Ryan. ...
by Robin Yount

I never faced a pitcher with better stuff than Nolan Ryan.
- Robin Yount

You know over 20 years I played for a number of managers and dozens of coaches.
I don't know any of them that I didn't learn something
from to help make me a better player.
- Robin Yount

My high school coach was Ray O'Conner.
He has coached a lot of players that have signed professional contracts,
and many of those have gone on to play in the major leagues.
- Robin Yount

I had dreams of catching the ball for the final out
in the World Series and being mobbed by my teammates.
Well, I guess all my dreams didn't come true.
- Robin Yount

 

And George Brett.
I think most people know that George and I have become
pretty good friends over the years.
- Robin Yount

You know raising a family in the lifestyle of a professional
athlete can be very difficult.
- Robin Yount

But what I'd really like to tell you is I never dreamed
of being in the Hall of Fame.
Standing here with all these great players was beyond any of my dreams.
- Robin Yount

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You know, when I was a young boy I used to play baseball
in my back yard or in the street with my brothers or the neighborhood kids.
We used broken bats and plastic golf balls and played for hours and hours.
- Robin Yount

I was also lucky to play for an owner,
Bud Selig, who truly cared about his players.
He'd call me into his office once in a while when he
knew things weren't going so well.
And it's funny.
Every time I left there I always felt like something
good was about to happen.
- Robin Yount

I was also very lucky to be a teammate of two of the
greatest players to have ever played the game.
I learned very early on by playing for Frank Robinson
and with Henry Aaron that even the greatest players
in the game were just one of the guys.
- Robin Yount

You know no one ever accomplishes something like this
without a lot of help from good people along the way.
And this is certainly true in my case,
and I would like to thank some of those people.
- Robin Yount

My brother Larry.
He taught me how hard work and dedication to the game
was the only way to make it.
He's taken care of all my business activities for me
and my family for many years,
and I thank him for that.
- Robin Yount

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

Hate is never conquered by hate,
Hate is only conquered by love.
- The Buddha

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more.
If you concentrate on what you don't have,
you will never, ever have enough.
- Oprah Winfrey

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.
For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
- Margaret Mead

There are two kinds of failures:
those who thought and never did,
and those who did and never thought.
- Laurence J. Peter

You cannot do a kindness too soon,
for you never know how soon it will be too late.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle,
and the life of the candle will not be shortened.
Happiness never decreases by being shared.
- The Buddha

If you love something, set it free;
if it comes back it's yours,
if it doesn't, it never was.
- Richard Bach

Our greatest glory is not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Confucius

Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.
- Babe Ruth

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn't be done.
- Amelia Earhart

Our Joy comes from living our own lives simply -
never from demanding that others live simply -
or from ever making any demands whatsoever upon others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You never really understand a person
until you consider things from his point of view.
- Harper Lee

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

Two things a man should never be angry at:
what he can help,
and what he cannot help.
- Thomas Fuller

You are important. You are the star -
the only star - of your own life show.
Everyone else is a bit player in the great drama of your life.
Be of service to humanity, but never be anyone's doormat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I never accepted the idea
that I had to be guided by
some pattern or blueprint.
- Little Richard

Stay Happy, never let anyone get your goat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's never too late -
never too late to start over,
never too late to be happy.
- Jane Fonda

You are Never Too Old to Give or Get Gold Stars.
Show Your Honest Appreciation - Today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Truth never damages a cause that is just.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

When I look back on all these worries,
I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed
that he had had a lot of trouble in his life,
most of which had never happened.
- Winston Churchill

When we do the best that we can,
we never know what miracle is wrought in our life,
or in the life of another.
- Helen Keller

You will never do anything in this world without courage.
It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
- James Allen

The sum of wisdom is that
time is never lost that is devoted to work.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Nelson Mandela

You can never solve a problem on the level
on which it was created.
- Albert Einstein

We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.
- Mother Teresa

Choose a job you love,
and you will never have to work a day in your life.
- Confucius

Every man and woman is born into the world
to do something unique and something distinctive;
and if he or she does not do it,
it will never be done.
- Benjamin E. Mays

I never considered a difference of opinion
in politics, in religion, in philosophy,
as cause for withdrawing from a friend.
- Thomas Jefferson

Never "for the sake of peace and quiet"
deny your own experience or convictions.
- Dag Hammarskjold

Life is like a ten speed bicycle.
Most of us have gears we never use.
- Charles M. Schulz

It is never too late to give up our prejudices.
- Henry David Thoreau

Cowards die many times before their deaths;
The valiant never taste of death but once.
- William Shakespeare

Humanitarianism consists in never sacrificing
a human being to a purpose.
- Albert Schweitzer

In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves.
The process never ends until we die.
And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Never quit.
- Anonymous

May we so love as never to have occasion
to repent of our love!
- Henry David Thoreau

Hot heads and cold hearts never solved anything.
- Billy Graham

We never see what we are not ready to see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm,
you'll never enjoy the sunshine.
- Morris West

When I am working on a problem,
I never think about beauty,
but when I have finished,
if the solution is not beautiful,
I know it is wrong.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

We are formed and molded by our thoughts.
Those whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts
give joy when they speak or act.
Joy follows them like a shadow that never leaves them.
- The Buddha

May you never forget what is worth remembering,
or remember what is best forgotten.
- Anonymous

You can give without loving,
but you can never love without giving.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

Work Hard. Do your best. Keep your word.
Never get too big for your britches.
Trust in God. Have no fear;
and Never forget a friend.
- Harry S. Truman

Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow,
it only saps today of its joy.
- Leo Buscaglia

There is so much we can never know.
Breathe deeply and relax into the not-knowing.
There is much that we do not have to know
in order to live joyfully.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly.
It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.
- Henry Ford

There are those that look at things
the way they are, and ask "Why?"
I dream of things that never were, and ask "Why not?"
- Robert F. Kennedy paraphrase of George Bernard Shaw

Blessed is he who expects nothing,
for he shall never be disappointed.
- Alexander Pope

Determine never to be idle.
No person will have occasion to complain
of the want of time who never loses any.
It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
- Thomas Jefferson


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