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It's a pretty sure thing that the player's bat is what
by Brooks Robinson

It's a pretty sure thing that the player's bat is what
speaks loudest when it's contract time,
but there are moments when the glove has the last word.
- Brooks Robinson

Pocahontas was the reason the Virginia colony didn't disappear,
unlike some earlier attempts.
- Brooks Robinson

If your not practicing, somebody else is,
somewhere, and he'll be ready to take your job.
- Brooks Robinson

Fifty years from now I'll be just three inches of type in a record book.
- Brooks Robinson

 

I'll play out the string and leave baseball without a tear.
A man can't play games his whole life.
- Brooks Robinson

I've always said when I broke in I was an average player.
I had an average arm, average speed and definitely an average bat.
I am still average in all of those.
- Brooks Robinson

Whether you want to or not, you do serve as a role model.
People will always put more faith in baseball players than anyone else.
- Brooks Robinson

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I'm a guy who just wanted to see his name in the lineup everyday.
To me, baseball was a passion to the point of obsession.
- Brooks Robinson

This day I see that pretty much all
my correspondences are love letters.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A sense of humor... is needed armor.
Joy in one's heart and some laughter on one's lips
is a sign that the person down deep
has a pretty good grasp of life.
- Hugh Sidey

A sloth lives a pretty good life, s-l-o-w-l-y.
Maybe we have something to learn from him.
Some days, being sloth-like may be just what you need
to avoid being consumed by urgency.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Friends love misery, in fact.
Sometimes, especially if we are too lucky
or too successful or too pretty,
our misery is the only thing that endears us to our friends.
- Erica Jong

Life is pretty simple:
You do some stuff.
Most fails. Some works.
You do more of what works.
- Leonardo da Vinci

When you see someone putting on his Big Boots,
you can be pretty sure that an Adventure is going to happen.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl
is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves.
- Albert Einstein

Life should not be a journey to the grave
with the intention of arriving safely
in a pretty and well preserved body,
but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke,
thoroughly used up, totally worn out,
and loudly proclaiming, "Wow! What a Ride!"
- Hunter S. Thompson

Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute and it
seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour
and it seems like a minute. That's relativity.
- Albert Einstein

People are pretty forgiving when it comes to other people's families.
The only family that ever horrifies you is your own.
- Doug Coupland

People are pretty much alike.
It's only that our differences are more susceptible
to definition than our similarities.
- Linda Ellerbee

Time scoots along pretty fast when you grow up.
- Alan Ladd

Information's pretty thin stuff unless mixed with experience.
- Clarence Day

I get pretty much all the exercise I need walking down
airport concourses carrying bags.
- Guy Clark

When I was 18, I thought my father was pretty dumb.
After a while when I got to be 21, I was amazed to
find out how much he'd learned in three years.
- Frank Butler

Where it is a duty to worship the sun it is pretty
sure to be a crime to examine the laws of heat.
- John Morley

I have always had a sense that we are all pretty much alone in life,
particularly in adolescence.
- Robert Cormier

You can always tell when a man's well informed.
His views are pretty much like your own.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Web users ultimately want to get at data quickly and easily.
They don't care as much about attractive sites and pretty design.
- Tim Berners-Lee

Life is magnificent - just as it comes.
Life has no need for fancy clothes, or lipstick.
Life is no pig.
Our life is the greatest gift of all creation.
When we are unhappy with life -
when we are shocked by the stock market,
or dismayed by our choice of political candidates,
let us not lash out in anger.
But also, let us not try to pretty up life
with some lipstick and some party clothes.
See life clearly - no rose colored glasses -
and then CHOOSE to love life.
CHOOSE to be happy, be joyful, be grateful,
be forgiving of everyone and of every act
we believe has hurt us.
Life just "IS."
We get to CHOOSE our relationship with life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A billion here, a billion there, and pretty soon you're
talking about real money.
- Everett Dirksen

I feel pretty good.
My body actually looks like an old banana,
but it's fine.
- Mike Piazza

Cagey trial lawyers have figured out there's a pretty
good likelihood their case -
no matter what its merit -
will literally get its day in court because of favorable judges.
- Dennis Hastert

I've got a pretty good appetite right now.
- Tracey Gold

For over a year I continued to submit mss,
and have them rejected - the last few with rejection
letters indicated the story was pretty good,
but I was American.
- Nora Roberts

I've heard some tunes in recent years that were pretty close to that same idea.
The idea was you turn on the radio and you want to
hear some music and up comes a commercial.
- Mose Allison

It was delightful but, of course, it was pretty insulting
to my professional reputation.
- Anthony Holden

I have pretty thick skin, and I think if you're going to be in this business,
if you're going to be an actor or a writer,
you better have a thick skin.
- John Irving

I don't think I'll have to kill her.
Just slap that pretty face into hamburger meat,
that's all.
- Sterling Hayden

It's been a pretty fun ride, to tell you the truth.
- R. Lee Ermey

It's pretty sad when you have to choose between the lesser of two evils.
- Meg White

I generally write a first draft that's pretty lean.
Just get the story down.
- Nora Roberts

I was not an outstanding student.
I did a reasonable amount of work.
I got generally good - pretty good grades,
but I was not that passionate about getting straight A's.
- Steve Case

It's pretty hard to be efficient without being obnoxious.
- Elbert Hubbard

We learned pretty early on in this band that you can't have snobbery in music.
- Mike Shinoda

I felt pretty comfortable with Westerns,
apart from the fact I couldn't ride.
- Richard Widmark

It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness;
poverty and wealth have both failed.
- Kin Hubbard

In school I was pretty quiet.
Kinda shy until my junior year.
But at home I was a freak.
- Dane Cook

My wife being a trainer helps, because when I'm at home,
everything we keep at the house is pretty healthy.
- James Denton

I used to be pretty reckless.
When I was a runner for a production company,
I drove a massive 16 seater van.
I was only 18.
I mean I look young now, but then I looked about 12.
- Gail Porter

Heather and I decided we were going to be pretty low-key at the convention.
- Mary Cheney

I am pretty self-indulgent.
- Francesca Annis

In the Chili Peppers I'm a part of that world in a
pretty big world and that's just the way it is.
- John Frusciante

For the past couple of years I've been pretty bored with music in general...
just bored with it.
- Les Claypool

I had to actually purchase a book to learn the API and write the client.
It was pretty frustrating trying to learn the API and
develop a product quickly.
- Shawn Fanning

As you get older you learn some balance and mediation in your life -
that's where I am right now.
I feel pretty comfortable about things.
- Christian Slater

I did pretty well at the Sydney Olympics,
but those were my first Games.
- Marion Jones

The fact that I'm going to be unsuccessful at times
is pretty well-balanced by the fact that I'm going
to be successful at others.
- Rod Taylor

It was more freeing, mainly because he's so free anyway.
He just is in his performance.
So to mimic someone doing a free performance,
well, that's pretty freeing within itself.
- Michael Welch

I think I'd make a pretty good girlfriend.
- Vanessa Hudgens

I think we're all pretty odd.
- Michael Tippett

I've always stayed pretty fit.
I felt I needed to give myself energy by exercising and things like that.
- Caroline Corr

Even though we're not the most punk rock band,
the way we've done things is pretty punk rock.
Just kinda say it with a big middle finger to the record
labels and do it ourselves.
- Brandon Thomas

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

Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate,
after all.
- Johnny Depp

It is easier to be a lover than a husband for the simple
reason that it is more difficult to be witty every
day than to say pretty things from time to time.
- Honore de Balzac

Our profile was pretty low, deliberately so.
Our constituents were a relatively small audience.
- Hilary Rosen

Over the years, I have developed a pretty good Rolodex.
- John Sculley

We have a president for whom English is a second language.
He's like 'We have to get rid of dictators,'
but he's pretty much one himself.
- Robin Williams

Harrison Ford was pretty content as a carpenter who
thought it would be nice to work on TV and ended up
being the biggest film star in the history of cinema.
- Dirk Benedict

At the rate we're going, the 21st century looks pretty clear.
It's going to be pretty violent.
- Edward James Olmos

Americans can pretty much sing anything,
whereas foreign singers are often limited in style,
language, even composer.
- Marilyn Horne

When it came to the music that we produced,
I am pretty happy with what we did.
- Dave Blood


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