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The other day they asked me about mandatory drug testing.
by Bill Lee

The other day they asked me about mandatory drug testing.
I said I believed in drug testing a long time ago.
All through the sixties I tested everything.
- Bill Lee

The more self-centered and egotistical a guy is,
the better ballplayer he's going to be.
- Bill Lee

Most of the managers are lifetime .220 hitters.
For years pitchers have been getting these managers
out 75% of the time and that's why they don't like us.
- Bill Lee

The only rule I got is if you slide,
get up.
- Bill Lee

 

People are too hung up on winning.
I can get off on a really good helmet throw.
- Bill Lee

I'm mad at Hank Aaron for deciding to play one more season.
I threw him his last home run and thought I'd be remembered forever.
Now, I'll have to throw him another.
- Bill Lee

You should enter a ballpark the way you enter a church.
- Bill Lee

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Kids don't learn the fundamentals of baseball at the games anymore.
- Bill Lee

I would change policy, bring back natural grass and nickel beer.
Baseball is the belly-button of our society.
Straighten out baseball, and you straighten out the rest of the world.
- Bill Lee

When cerebral processes enter into sports,
you start screwing up.
It's like the Constitution, which says separate church and state.
You have to separate mind and body.
- Bill Lee

That was real baseball.
We weren't playing for money.
They gave us Mickey Mouse watches that ran backwards.
- Bill Lee

I think about the cosmic snowball theory.
A few million years from now the sun will burn out
and lose its gravitational pull.
The earth will turn into a giant snowball and be hurled through space.
When that happens it won't matter if I get this guy out.
- Bill Lee

You have two hemispheres in your brain -
a left and a right side.
The left side controls the right side of your body
and right controls the left half.
It's a fact.
Therefore, left-handers are the only people in their right minds.
- Bill Lee

If we have no peace,
it is because we have forgotten
that we belong to each other.
- Mother Teresa

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein

Love is when the other person's happiness
is more important than your own.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

When written in Chinese, the word "crisis"
is composed of two characters.
One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
- John F. Kennedy

If (s)he's an apple and you're an orange,
celebrate your differences -
make a great fruit salad.
Love isn't about being the same -
it's about being sweet with each other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue,
but the parent of all other virtues.
- Cicero

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

Knowing your own darkness is the best method
for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
- Carl Jung

Do you feel stuck?
Whether in a project, a job, a relationship,
or some other situation,
there is a time for perseverance,
and a time for letting go and moving on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Excellence is the result of
caring more than others think wise,
risking more than other's think safe,
dreaming more than others think practical,
and expecting more than others think possible.
- Anonymous

Could a greater miracle take place
than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant?
- Henry David Thoreau

Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
- John Lennon

When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop,
striped and dotted with continents and islands,
flying through space with other stars
all singing and shining together as one,
the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.
- John Muir

Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect
and the absence of ego.
Love yourself.
Love everyone around you.
Love everyone in the whole world.
Know that your own life is of infinite importance,
as is every other life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
- John F. Kennedy

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed
is more important than any other one thing.
- Abraham Lincoln

A hero may or may not lead other people,
but all heroes lead themselves.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Courage is the ladder on which all other virtues mount.
- Clare Boothe Luce

Love does not consist in gazing at each other,
but in looking outward together in the same direction.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

There is a higher court than courts of justice
and that is the court of conscience.
It supersedes all other courts.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

You can't base your life on other people's expectations.
- Stevie Wonder

Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of other's opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
- Steve Jobs

Without deep reflection,
one knows from daily life
that one exists for other people.
- Albert Einstein

Lovers embrace that which is between them
rather than each other.
- Khalil Gibran

Where love reigns, there is no will to power;
and where the will to power is paramount, love is lacking.
The one is but the shadow of the other.
- Carl Jung

You can choose to be peaceful right here and now ...
it has nothing to do with what other people do or think.
- Gerald Jampolsky

The man who goes alone can start today;
but he who travels with another
must wait till that other is ready.
- Henry David Thoreau

There are other measures of self-respect for a man,
than the number of clean shirts he puts on every day.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Many people excuse their own faults
but judge other persons harshly.
We should reverse this attitude
by excusing others' shortcomings
and by harshly examining our own.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

The first step in the evolution of ethics
is a sense of solidarity with other human beings.
- Albert Schweitzer

As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands.
One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
- Audrey Hepburn

To carry each other is not a burden at all
but a kind of privilege.
- Bono

Decide questions without regard for tradition -
one way or the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A hero is someone who has given his life to
something bigger than himself
or something other than himself.
- Joseph Campbell

As we let our light shine,
we unconsciously give other people
permission to do the same.
As we are liberated from our own fear,
our presence actually liberates others.
- Marianne Williamson

You can have anything you want in life if you
just help enough other people get what they want.
- Zig Ziglar

There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything.
And that is by making the other person want to do it.
- Dale Carnegie

Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of others' opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
And most important, have the courage
to follow your heart and intuition.
They somehow already know what you truly want to become.
Everything else is secondary.
- Steve Jobs

We win justice quickest by rendering
justice to the other party.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

What do we live for, if it is not
to make life less difficult for each other?
- George Eliot

The best relationship is one in which
your love for each other
exceeds your need for each other.
- Anonymous

The greatest lovers are like twin blooms,
each reflecting the passion and the glory of the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Real love is accepting other people the way they are
without trying to change them.
- don Miguel Ruiz

The way to happiness is what I call Zero-Based Gratitude.
Each day be happy and grateful for what you have,
independent of yesterday and of other people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Behind an able man there are always other able men.
- Chinese proverb

When you make the sacrifice in marriage,
you're sacrificing not to each other
but to unity in a relationship.
- Joseph Campbell

Reputation is what other people know about you.
Honor is what you know about yourself.
- Lois McMaster Bujold

"Pride" is such a double-edged sword -
Self-Worth on one edge and Ego on the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Ultimately we know deeply that the other side
of every fear is a freedom.
- Marilyn Ferguson

We travel, some of us forever, to seek
other states, other lives, other souls.
- Anais Nin

I have found that among its other benefits,
giving liberates the soul of the giver.
- Maya Angelou

Many people allow their need
for other people's approval to control their lives.
They spend their lives worrying about what others think of them.
- Rick Warren

We must respect the other fellow's religion,
but only in the sense and to the extent
that we respect his theory that
his wife is beautiful and his children smart.
- H. L. Mencken

There are two lasting bequests we can give our children
One is roots, the other is wings.
- Hodding Carter

I think we dream so we don't have to be apart for so long.
If we're in each other's dreams, we can be together all the time.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

You cannot hate other people without hating yourself.
- Oprah Winfrey


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