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Al Kaline Quotes and Sayings

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Switching to the outfield was the best break I ever got.
- Al Kaline

You've got to get good habits of working hard so that
when that play comes up during the regular season that
you're able to complete it and do it the right way.
- Al Kaline

I was very, very shocked about Cooperstown.
I thought my chances were fairly good,
but I tried to stay low key about it,
not too high and not too low.
That was the way I played, too.
- Al Kaline

What gets me upset about with the newer players is their lack of intensity.
They tend to go through the motions a little bit.
They don't understand that you've got to practice the way you play.
- Al Kaline

 

All of a sudden I'm in the major leagues and we're
traveling from town to town.
I see the other players dressing different every day.
I've got only one suit and I keep wearing it over and over.
I'm really embarrassed.
- Al Kaline

I'll never forget that first night with the team.
Going to the ballpark on the bus was the hardest 30 minutes of my life.
I had to walk down that aisle between all the players.
I really didn't know too much about the Detroit Tigers at that time.
- Al Kaline

As the days went on, I didn't mind the games.
In fact, I looked forward to them.
That was the easiest part of all.
I couldn't wait to get to the ballpark I'd be the first
one there and I was willing to do anything.
I think that's why the veterans liked me.
- Al Kaline

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It hurt me a great deal.
It put a lot of pressure on me because I was at a young
age and the writers around here and throughout the
league starting comparing me to Cobb.
It put a lot of pressure on me.
- Al Kaline

I started in for the ball but I just couldn't get it.
I should have caught it because I was used to catching
everything on the sandlots.
But they hit the ball a lot harder in the major leagues
and I just couldn't reach the ball this time.
- Al Kaline

I didn't know who was on the team, but I saw every
eye as I walked down the aisle.
It looked like a thousand eyes were staring right at me saying,
'Who is this young punk?' I just kept my eyes straight ahead.
- Al Kaline

That's part of the policy: To keep switching gears.
- Ridley Scott

The best thing about switching from being an actor
to being a director is that you don't have to shave
or hold your stomach in anymore.
- Dick Powell

This business switching styles can't be done honestly by one man.
As soon as he can play his instrument well,
he can express himself, and all his life he has only one self.
- Jimmy Rushing

Getting into the habit of switching a timer on will,
I promise, save you from any number of kitchen disasters.
- Delia Smith

I stepped back from being out front to playing bass.
So we started switching: I'd play bass on one song,
we'd switch on the next song; I'd play piano...
we'd play mandolin.
- Bob Livingston

I'm terrified of switching the computer on because there are so many poems.
- Roger McGough

When a woman gives birth to a child,
the child needs to be able to digest the mother's milk;
but when this child is old enough to begin to eat other foods,
there is some switching off of this ability to consume milk.
- Marvin Harris

I've always been switching around the show to accommodate the audience,
and you know it really makes it a lot more fun for
me and keeps it fresh so that I'm not complacent with
the same show every night and with every audience.
- Deborah Cox

Pay attention to rainbows, and snowflakes,
butterflies and the songs of birds,
the crash of storm-driven waves
and the mirror-surface of a quiet pond.
Let the depths of nature become a part of your innermost being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

The hardest part is what to leave behind, ... It's time to let go!
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Choose to See Beauty and Joy:
Much in life can be seen as ugly or beautiful - it's our choice.
Why would we choose to see any part of life as ugly?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I love you because I love you.
You are a part of me, and
I need no reasons to love you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We should not pretend to understand the world
only by the intellect.
The judgment of the intellect
is only part of the truth.
- Carl Jung

Much in life can be seen as ugly or beautiful - it's our choice.
Why would we choose to see any part of life as ugly?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have accepted fear as a part of life -
specifically the fear of change...
I have gone ahead despite the pounding
in the heart that says: turn back.
- Erica Jong

We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal,
and then leap in the dark to our success.
- Henry David Thoreau

Being part of the natural world reminds me
that innocence isn't ever lost completely;
we just need to maintain our goodness to regain it.
- Jewel

Non-violence is not a garment to be put on and off at will.
Its seat is in the heart,
and it must be an inseparable part of our being.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If a man loses his reverence for any part of life,
he will lose his reverence for all of life.
- Albert Schweitzer

What we have once enjoyed we can never lose.
All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.
- Helen Keller

A big part of letting go is recognizing
when it is time to stay in a situation
and when it is time to move on.
- Darren L. Johnson PHOTO

A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
- Joseph Joubert

The greater part of our happiness or misery
depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances.
- Martha Washington

The truth of the matter is that
you always know the right thing to do.
The hard part is doing it.
- Norman Schwarzkoff

A contradiction can not exist in reality.
Not in part, nor in whole.
- Terry Goodkind

The part can never be well unless the whole is well.
- Plato

A part of you has grown in me.
And so you see, it's you and me
together forever and never apart,
maybe in distance, but never in heart.
- Anonymous

Property is intended to serve life,
and no matter how much we surround it with rights and respect,
it has no personal being.
It is part of the earth man walks on.
It is not man.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Inside most people there's a feeling of being separate,
separated from everything ... And they're not.
They're part of absolutely everyone, and everything.
- the movie Powder

When you part from your friend, you grieve not;
For that which you love most in him may be
clearer in his absence,
as the mountain to the climber
is clearer from the plain.
- Khalil Gibran

For as long as I can remember, I've been searching for something,
some reason why we're here. What are we doing here? Who are we?
If this is a chance to find out
even just a little part of that answer...
I don't know, I think it's worth a human life. Don't you?
- the Jodie Foster movie Contact (1997)

I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true.
I am not bound to succeed,
but I am bound to live by the light that I have.
I must stand with anybody that stands right,
and stand with him while he is right,
and part with him when he goes wrong.
- Abraham Lincoln

Stand with anybody that stands right,
stand with him while he is right
and part with him when he goes wrong.
- Abraham Lincoln

Don't part with your illusions.
When they are gone you may still exist,
but you have ceased to live.
- Mark Twain

Just as the wave cannot exist for itself,
but is ever a part of the heaving surface of the ocean,
so must I never live my life for itself,
but always in the experience which is going on around me.
- Albert Schweitzer

I love you not only for what you are,
but for what I am when I am with you.
I love you not only for what you have made of yourself,
but for what you are making of me.
I love you for that part of me you bring out.
- Roy Croft

I am determined to be cheerful and happy
in whatever situation I may find myself.
For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness
is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition.
- Martha Washington

Discretion is the better part of valor.
(originally "The better part of valor is discretion")
- William Shakespeare

Where am I? Who am I? How did I come to be here?
What is this thing called the world?
How did I come into the world?
Why was I not consulted?
And If I am compelled to take part in it,
Where is the director? I want to see him.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The freedom we are looking for
is the freedom to be ourselves,
to express ourselves. But if we look at our lives
we will see that most of the time
we do things just to please others ...
The worst part is that most of us
are not even aware that we are not free.
-Don Miguel Ruiz

All major religious traditions
carry basically the same message,
that is love, compassion and forgiveness.
The important thing is they should
be part of our daily lives.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Momma always said dyin' was a part of life.
I sure wish it wasn't.
- the movie Forrest Gump

Each of us shares a unity with Spirit and all life,
and simultaneously each of us is an individual with free will.
There is a duality to us as separate and as part of the whole.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No partner in a love relationship...
should feel that he has to give up
an essential part of himself to make it viable.
- May Sarton

If you get frustrated by some of your family,
focus on the good aspects of your relationship
and attempt to overlook the irritations.
Then give thanks for everyone who plays a part in your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The mind exists in time, in fact the mind is time;
it exists in the past and the future.
And remember, time consists of only two tenses,
the past and the future.
The present is not part of time,
the present is part of eternity.
- Osho

You know you love someone when you know
you want them to be happy,
even if their happiness means
that you are not a part of it.
- Anonymous

Always question WHY you are doing something.
Is it a free-will gift or an obligation?
That which is done out of a feeling of obligation
is unworkable as a substitute for a gift.
Obligation creates a feeling of resentment on your part,
and evokes resentment rather than gratitude
on the part of the recipient.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Part of our essential humanity is paying respect to what God gave us
and what will be here a long time after we're gone.
- William J. Clinton

Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness.
- Sophocles

Part of your heritage in this society is the opportunity
to become financially independent.
- Jim Rohn

Art consists of limitation.
The most beautiful part of every picture is the frame.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Food is an important part of a balanced diet.
- Fran Lebowitz

I was motivated to be different in part because I was different.
- Donna Brazile

People who lean on logic and philosophy and rational
exposition end by starving the best part of the mind.
- William Butler Yeats

Part of me suspects that I'm a loser,
and the other part of me thinks I'm God Almighty.
- John Lennon

Personally, I have fond memories of playing
on slippery rocks on the banks of a rushing river
as a child and hitchhiking in college.
To those who say, "But times are different now,"
I reply that statistically life is much safer now
than in the 1950s, with regard to both crime and accidents.
What has changed is our attitudes.
In those years, a broken leg from falling off a swing
or the back of a tractor was just part of childhood -
an excuse for gathering autographs.
Today that broken leg would be a source
of outrage and probably lawsuits.
I long for a simpler time when life was taken less seriously.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Part of the inhumanity of the computer is that,
once it is competently programmed and working smoothly,
it is completely honest.
- Isaac Asimov

As athletes, we're used to reacting quickly.
Here, it's 'come, stop, come, stop.' There's a lot of downtime.
That's the toughest part of the day.
- Michael Jordan

Home, nowadays, is a place where part of the family
waits till the rest of the family brings the car back.
- Earl Wilson

Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education;
in the elder,
a part of experience.
- Francis Bacon


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