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We talk about freedoms for African-Americans but unless
by Lynn Swann

We talk about freedoms for African-Americans but unless
you have more than one option politically,
how free are you?
- Lynn Swann

Professional sports is a business.
- Lynn Swann

And historically the owners have used loyalty to a
team or a city to hold players as opposed to always paying their worth.
- Lynn Swann

I enjoy playing the game.
It's hard for me to just watch it, even while broadcasting.
- Lynn Swann

 

If a player demonstrated that he is the best,
and a team decides, even so, we don't want to pay him,
as in any other business, he should be able to play elsewhere.
- Lynn Swann

I was not a very good football player when I started out.
- Lynn Swann

I feel like there should be more black head coaches.
- Lynn Swann

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Take the time to discover how African-Americans have
had a great impact on this country.
In science, education, literature, art,
and politics.
- Lynn Swann

Now, I'm not here because I was that good.
I'm here because of the people around me made me that good.
- Lynn Swann

Sports and entertainment have always been windows of
opportunity for African Americans,
when other doors were closed.
- Lynn Swann

I think that most minorities have experienced some form of racial abuse.
- Lynn Swann

When I was in college there was a girls' flag football league.
The girls were extremely aggressive.
- Lynn Swann

Players today are concerned about the money,
but the large dollars only go to those players who are the best.
- Lynn Swann

Very often we see coaches who have not been successful being recycled,
instead of looking to a new face or a new name who
has demonstrated the ability to handle the job.
- Lynn Swann

Some people play very, very well just so they won't get embarrassed.
- Lynn Swann

I believe that today's players who are Christians feel
that it's important and their responsibility to acknowledge their faith.
- Lynn Swann

I took several years of dance lessons that included ballet,
tap and jazz.
They helped a great deal with body control,
balance, a sense of rhythm, and timing.
- Lynn Swann

Talk not of the river or lake
To those who have looked on the sea.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

It isn't enough to talk about peace.
One must believe in it.
And it isn't enough to believe in it.
One must work at it.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

If you talk to a man in a language he understands,
that goes to his head.
If you talk to him in his language,
that goes to his heart.
- Nelson Mandela

Talk not of wasted affection;
affection never was wasted.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece.
I challenge you to join the ranks of those people
who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
- Tony Robbins

If you love it enough, anything will talk with you.
- George Washington Carver

I hear many people talk about their longing for a balanced life.
What I think they are really expressing
is a desire for a life with less pressure.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Anything will give up its secrets if you love it enough.
Not only have I found that when I talk to the little flower
or to the little peanut they will give up their secrets,
but I have found that when I silently commune with people
they give up their secrets also - if you love them enough.
- George Washington Carver

Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense,
and have her nonsense respected.
- Charles Lamb

It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words
but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?"
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Children are educated by what the grown-up is
and not by his talk.
- Carl Jung

Don't talk about what you have done
or what you are going to do.
- Thomas Jefferson

Little do men perceive what solitude is,
and how far it extendeth.
For a crowd is not company,
and faces are but a gallery of pictures,
and talk but a tinkling cymbal,
where there is no love.
- Francis Bacon

Talk doesn't cook rice.
- Chinese Proverb

The best morale exist when you never hear the word mentioned.
When you hear a lot of talk about it, it's usually lousy.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Life is far too important a thing
ever to talk seriously about.
- Oscar Wilde

"The time has come," the walrus said, "to talk of many things:
of shoes and ships - and sealing wax - of cabbages and kings."
- Lewis Carroll

Might I perhaps win my wings?
I've been waiting for over 200 years now, sir,
and people ARE beginning to talk.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

Have a talk with your mind
(it really is something separate from yourself).
Lay down the law.
"My life begins TODAY.
I am like a newborn.
I have what I have today;
I have my fingers, my toes,
some people in my life,
some material and financial state.
Yesterday is only a dream -
perhaps a nightmare,
perhaps a cherished memory,
but only a dream - nothing more.
I will make all decisions and actions based solely
on what I have today as a starting point."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Children, cartoon animals, comedians,
and space aliens can get away with saying
what the rest of us are afraid is true,
but are embarrassed to talk about.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I'm afraid I talk a lot, too much, perhaps.
I should have been a lawyer or a college professor or a windy politician,
though I'm glad I am not any of these.
- Tom Glazer

It is madness for sheep to talk peace with a wolf.
- Thomas Fuller

I cannot sing, dance or act; what else would I be but a talk show host.
- David Letterman

Relentless, repetitive self talk is what changes our self-image.
- Denis Waitley

The reason I talk to myself is because
I'm the only one whose answers I accept.
- George Carlin

There are things that you cannot talk to your mother and father about,
there are things that you cannot talk to your children about.
- Shirley Knight

Patriots always talk of dying for their country and
never of killing for their country.
- Bertrand Russell

The less food, the more time to talk,
the more to talk about.
- Damon Wayans

You talk about German technocracy and you get automobiles.
- Gordon Sinclair

All this talk about equality.
The only thing people really have in common is that
they are all going to die.
- Bob Dylan

I'm very girly.
I love to talk about diets, exercise,
kids, make-up.
- Rachel Hunter

Who's a boy gonna talk to if not his mother?
- Donald E. Westlake

Everyone should have at least two friends -
one to talk to and one to talk about.
- Anonymous

The left dismisses talk about the collapse of family
life and talks instead about the emergence of the growing
new diversity of family types.
- Christopher Lasch

Men talk of killing time, while time quietly kills them.
- Dion Boucicault

I could talk food all day.
I love good food.
- Tom Brady

Talk is cheap - except when Congress does it.
- Cullen Hightower

Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening
when you'd have preferred to talk.
- Doug Larson

To hear some men talk of the government,
you would suppose that Congress was the law of gravitation,
and kept the planets in their places.
- Wendell Phillips

I sometimes talk about the making of a poem within the poem.
- Howard Nemerov

There's three things men always talk about -
women,
sports, and cars.
- Mario Lopez

I would talk in iambic pentameter if it were easier.
- Howard Nemerov

Writers write.
Dreamers talk about it.
- Jerry B. Jenkins

Sometimes it's a form of love just to talk to somebody
that you have nothing in common with and still be fascinated by their presence.
- David Byrne

You know what? Maybe there's a good reason
donkeys shouldn't talk.
- the movie Shrek (2001)

If American men are obsessed with money,
American women are obsessed with weight.
The men talk of gain, the women talk of loss,
and I do not know which talk is the more boring.
- Marya Mannes

If I talk about Charles Dance I am talking about something else,
something I operate and wind up and have to make an
impression with and use to transmit someone else's screenplay.
- Charles Dance

I definitely wanted this win today and I don't want
anybody to talk about my nerves anymore.
- Amelie Mauresmo

When you have a child, as anyone knows who has them,
that's basically all you want to talk about.
- Philip Seymour Hoffman

I've had so many interviews where the last question is,
Are you gay? I had to find very creative ways to say that I was gay,
but that I wasn't going to talk about it.
- Portia de Rossi

Let's not talk punishment.
- George Steinbrenner

The best thing about animals is that they don't talk much.
- Thornton Wilder

It is but a poor eloquence which only shows that the orator can talk.
- Joshua Reynolds

When the stock market crashed, Franklin Roosevelt got
on the television and didn't just talk about the princes of greed.
He said, 'Look, here's what happened.'
- Joe Biden


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