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Billy Koch Quotes and Sayings

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I kept giving up runs.
It was, for sure, a rough road and a very rocky one.
I enjoyed my time there, but not as much as I could
have if I would have pitched well.
- Billy Koch

With a fresh start, I hope it'll work out good.
I know the whole Fox story and how he came over here
and had a great year for them.
I'm hoping that's what it'll be - fresh start,
new faces, new team, new city.
I'm looking forward to getting out there.
- Billy Koch

I thought Paulie could jump.
I know he's not fleet of foot, but at least have some hops.
I guess we know who is not going to win a gold glove.
I was trying to become a spokesperson for the U.S.
Postal Service.
- Billy Koch

You can ask anybody in the room.
My numbers are the worst in here but I'm still a jerk to everybody,
yelling at everybody, getting them going.
Once I get it back, then I'll be even worse to the guys.
- Billy Koch

 

Great leadership is not the visit of an unexpected fate
but rather a flame which is kept burning
in spite of the winds of risk and opposition.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

To know what you prefer
instead of humbly saying Amen
to what the world tells you you ought to prefer,
is to have kept your soul alive.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

Peace cannot be kept by force;
it can only be achieved by understanding.
- Albert Einstein

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People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered; ...
Forgive them anyway.
- Kent Keith
(often attributed to Mother Teresa, who kept a copy
on the wall of her orphanage)

Most of the important things in the world
have been accomplished by people
who have kept on trying
when there seemed to be no hope at all.
- Dale Carnegie

Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
- Samuel Butler

While the laughter of joy is in
full harmony with our deeper life,
the laughter of amusement
should be kept apart from it.
The danger is too great of thus learning
to look at solemn things in a spirit of mockery,
and to seek in them opportunities for exercising wit.
- Lewis Carroll

Life was meant to be lived,
and curiosity must be kept alive.
One must never, for whatever reason,
turn his back on life.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Overflowing Cup of Tea:
The Zen Master poured his visitor's teacup full, and then kept pouring.
The visitor watched until he could no longer restrain himself.
"It is overfull. No more will go in!"
"Like this cup," the Zen Master said,
"you are full of your own opinions and assumptions.
How can you learn truth until you first empty your cup?"
- Traditional Zen Koan

"Mother Teresa Prayer"
People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered;
... Forgive them anyway.
If you are kind, people may accuse you
of selfish, ulterior motives;
... Be kind anyway.
If you are successful, you will win some
false friends and some true enemies;
... Succeed anyway.
If you are honest and frank, people may cheat you;
... Be honest and frank anyway.
What you spend years building, someone could destroy overnight;
... Build anyway.
If you find serenity and happiness, they may be jealous;
... Be happy anyway.
The good you do today, people will often forget tomorrow;
... Do good anyway.
Give the world the best you have, and it may never be enough;
... Give the world the best you've got anyway.
You see, in the final analysis, it is between you and God;
It was never between you and them anyway.
We can do no great things - only small things with great love.
- although commonly attributed to Mother Teresa,
who kept a copy of this prayer on
the wall of her Calcutta orphanage,
this prayer was actually written by Kent Keith.

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

Dad kept us out of school, but school comes and goes.
Family is forever.
- Charlie Sheen

If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has,
we would all be driving $25 cars that got 1000 MPG.
- Bill Gates

A taste for irony has kept more hearts from breaking than a sense of humor,
for it takes irony to appreciate the joke which is on oneself.
- Jessamyn West

The one thing that kept our family together was the music.
The only thing that our family would share emotionally
was to have our dad cry over something the kids did with music.
- Dennis Wilson

I used to jog but the ice cubes kept falling out of my glass.
- David Lee Roth

Whenever a doctor cannot do good, he must be kept from doing harm.
- Hippocrates

I kept my babies fed.
I could have dumped them, but I didn't.
I decided that whatever trip I was on,
they were going with me.
You're looking at a real daddy.
- Barry White

It was a black and white only computer at the time,
but it kept me fascinated.
- Buffy Sainte-Marie

I have been able to play a lot of guys and they have kept me working.
- Donald Sutherland

On the one hand, I've had such a normal upbringing with my mum,
who has kept me grounded, but on the other,
the wild experiences through my dad.
- Julian Lennon

At first I wanted to be a jockey.
I rode horses in Cleveland but I kept falling off and I was afraid of horses.
So there wasn't much of a future in it.
- Tim Conway

I had an art teacher who's the reason I got there in
high school who encouraged me to go to Alabama.
That's where she had gone and kept raving over their art department.
- Sela Ward

Dr. Flint had sworn that he would make me suffer,
to my last day, for this new crime against him,
as he called it; and as long as he had me in his power he kept his word.
- Harriet Ann Jacobs

Similarly, the Marquis is presented in this film as
someone who would disturb the status quo and therefore must be kept imprisoned.
- Philip Kaufman

We are cutting things kids like-music,
art, and gym classes; stuff that kept me in school.
This country can't survive without you kids.
It's all about you kids.
- Tony Danza

The film kept me from working as a secretary.
It was a real stroke of luck.
A miracle.
- Victoria Abril

Children know from a remarkably early age that things
are being kept from them,
that grown-ups participate in a world of mysteries.
- Anthony Hecht

For years I've kept a list of dream projects.
- Michael Bolton

I had a very wise mother.
She always kept books that were my grade level in our house.
- Beverly Cleary

What treaty that the whites have kept has the red man broken? Not one.
- Sitting Bull

I kept bugging them about making it more upscale,
because I felt Abby, through her cleverness and business sense,
was a character who would move up.
And that's what she did.
- Donna Mills

We were kept at work, and permitted to speak with each
other only on such subjects as related to the Convent,
and all in the hearing of the old nuns who sat by us.
- Maria Monk

If hard work were such a wonderful thing,
surely the rich would have kept it all to themselves.
- Joseph Kirkland

Golf has probably kept more people sane than psychiatrists have.
- Harvey Penick

When they kept you out it was because you were black;
when they let you in,
it is because you are black.
That's progress?
- Marilyn French

George Washington understood that the Bible is the
place where God's records of right and wrong are kept.
- Randall Terry

I am not very good at keeping secrets at all!
If you want your secret kept do not tell me!
- Miley Cyrus

I kept an open mind on the question of whether a hominid
had been present in Europe in the early Pleistocene.
- Louis Leakey

I kept going to different colleges, but dropped out.
- Spencer Dryden

Memory is the treasure house of the mind wherein the
monuments thereof are kept and preserved.
- Thomas Fuller

Television is like the invention of indoor plumbing.
It didn't change people's habits.
It just kept them inside the house.
- Alfred Hitchcock

It irritated me that my fans kept wanting me to retread old ground.
- Dario Argento

I cannot, if I am in the field of glory,
be kept out of sight: wherever there is anything to be done,
there Providence is sure to direct my steps.
- Horatio Nelson

I mean, The New York Times actually had an interesting
case recently where they described a detainee who was afraid of the dark,
and so he was purposely kept very much in the dark.
- Jane Mayer

I fed them every day.
So it was a papa that kept food on the table for them.
I did that.
I did my part.
- Joseph Jackson

She just kept hitting me in the head with her fists,
over, and over and over.
- David Gest

I never kept a diary, but I wrote detailed notes of my travels.
- David Rockefeller

We promised new benefits to seniors like preventive
screening and diabetes testing.
We kept that promise.
- Mike Rogers

That's what I liked about hitch-hiking.
If a crowd wasn't big enough, I kept walkin.'
- Brownie McGhee

The meals were served in a large hall,
in which Moctezuma was accustomed to eat,
and the dishes quite filled the room,
which was covered with mats and kept very clean.
- Hernando Cortes

The Nixon administration kept a nasty eye on our show...
Cops would come by - often just in time to see the act they wanted to see.
- Dick Cavett

When people tell me I've kept them up all night,
I feel like I've succeeded.
- Sidney Sheldon

I've pent up all my aggression, kept swallowing it and swallowing it.
- Mark David Chapman

The usual way - through a long series of rejections,
revising my manuscripts, and kept trying again and again.
Finally I was fortunate enough to find a good agent.
- Danielle Steel

My mother was kept very busy with her sewing;
sometimes she would have another woman helping her.
- James Weldon Johnson

I have kept a part of Catalina Productions going,
through which I develop a few projects just for me.
- Gregory Harrison

The bow kept taut will quickly break,
kept loosely strung, it will serve you when you need it.
- Phaedrus

I had mice that I kept as pets when I was very young,
and I've always liked the way they look.
Even rats.
I'm not scared of them.
- Catherine Deneuve

Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman came to see our show,
We all had a drink before they set off on their travels,
and we kept in touch.
- Kelly Jones

Let your literary compositions be kept from the public
eye for nine years at least.
- Horace

And eventually as I kept writing it,
something emerged that was not quite me but a version of me.
- Larry David

The Indians kept increasing in numbers until it was
estimated that we were fighting from 800 to 1,000 of them.
- Buffalo Bill

We stuck the record head so it kept on recording over
and over on top of itself and played keyboard notes
into it to create this ghost repetition melody.
- Colin Greenwood

I once was interviewed and got so exasperated that I said,
'What do you want, a shopping list?' They kept asking,
'What's in this picture?'
- Howard Hodgkin

When I played in the sandbox, the cat kept covering me up.
- Rodney Dangerfield

Those who kept their sanity and humanity intact in
the face of awful adversity.
Heroes named and unnamed, some known only to God.
- Silvia Cartwright


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