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Bob Cousy Quotes and Sayings

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That seemed to be the case with most of the teams based in the smaller towns -
the fans were more rabid,
and they wanted to literally kill the opposition.
- Bob Cousy

Race wasn't an issue.
My family was French, but Yorkville was a melting pot of races and cultures.
- Bob Cousy

My biggest win was getting the meal money bumped from $5 to $7.
- Bob Cousy

We had a strong relationship with Walter Brown,
and felt that he was the best owner in the league.
- Bob Cousy

 

I was the original socially depraved shy ghetto kid.
- Bob Cousy

There were riots in just about every game we played with Syracuse.
- Bob Cousy

But as a coach I wanted to keep things from being too complicated.
- Bob Cousy

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The NBA wasn't a big deal at that time,
so it wasn't really in my career plans.
- Bob Cousy

French was my first language.
- Bob Cousy

People have been killing because of racial differences
since the time of Adam and Eve,
but in this country racism has been primarily aimed at African Americans.
- Bob Cousy

Do your best when no one is looking.
If you do that, then you can be successful in anything
that you put your mind to.
- Bob Cousy

I grew up in the heart of the Depression.
- Bob Cousy

We hung out on the streets, played stickball,
and did all of the things that other kids did.
- Bob Cousy

I won the city scoring championship as a senior.
- Bob Cousy

The MVP award was very satisfying in terms of personal accomplishments,
but the championship was the most important thing of all.
- Bob Cousy

Russell joined the team in December,
1956,
following the Olympics.
- Bob Cousy

You have to remember that coaching wasn't sophisticated back then -
you didn't have the camps,
clinics and all the technical advances that are available today -
so from that standpoint,
playing with a cast on my arm was a fortunate event in my life.
- Bob Cousy

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

A little more persistence,
a little more effort, and
what seemed hopeless failure
may turn to glorious success.
- Elbert Hubbard

Ever had a bad hair day -
a day when everything seemed to be going wrong?
Perhaps today is a day to soothe your ruffled feathers,
take a deep breath, and reaffirm that
the weight of the world is really not on your shoulders,
unless you choose to assume that burden.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I guess the real reason that my wife and I had children
is the same reason that Napoleon had for invading Russia:
it seemed like a good idea at the time.
- Bill Cosby

Society has always seemed to demand a little more from
human beings than it will get in practice.
- George Orwell

Once I got married and had kids, I moved away from romantic roles,
because it seemed wrong to have my 3-year-old wondering
why Daddy was kissing someone else.
- Chevy Chase

Why has it seemed that the only way to protect the
environment is with heavy-handed government regulation?
- Gale Norton

In some mysterious way woods have never seemed to me to be static things.
In physical terms, I move through them;
yet in metaphysical ones,
they seem to move through me.
- John Fowles

I've become impossible, holding on to when everything seemed to matter more.
- Trent Reznor

It just seemed the timing of it was a little bit of
pandering to the public at a time of an election.
- Matt Gonzalez

One globe seemed all too small for the youthful Alexander.
- Juvenal

I didn't train to make the Olympic team until 1968.
I simply trained for the moment.
I never even imagined I would be an Olympic athlete.
It always seemed to evolve.
- Dick Fosbury

I seemed to belong to three countries:
I had an apartment in Paris,
a house in Hollywood, and when I married British theater director Peter Hall,
I moved to London.
- Leslie Caron

The stability and peace which seemed to be so firmly
established by the brilliant monarchy of Francis I
vanished with the terrible outbreak of the Wars of Religion.
- Lytton Strachey

We were all flying around up and down the coast near
Dunkirk looking for enemy aircraft which seemed also
to be milling around with no particular cohesion.
- Douglas Bader

I have been driven many times to my knees
by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere to go.
My own wisdom, and that of all about me,
seemed insufficient for the day.
- Abraham Lincoln

Christianity has always seemed to fight a losing battle against race.
- Charles Hamilton Houston

About every two minutes a new wave of planes would be over.
The motors seemed to grind rather than roar,
and to have an angry pulsation like a bee buzzing in blind fury.
- Ernie Pyle

The role seemed to demand that I keep myself worked up to fever pitch,
so I took on the actual attributes of the horrible vampire,
Dracula.
- Bela Lugosi

The point here is that physics followed the data where it seemed to lead,
even though some thought the model gave aid and comfort to religion.
- Michael Behe

When I went back to England after a year away,
the country seemed stuck, dozing in a fairy tale,
stifled by the weight of tradition.
- Brian Eno

Seemed to me that drumming was the best way to get close to God.
- Lionel Hampton

For years all I seemed to be doing was lobbying politicians
and others to persuade them that European culture needed movies,
and that we had to protect it.
- Wim Wenders

I think that I recall the nostalgic '50s:
the start of early television and rock-and-roll,
and I think everything seemed to get very generic.
Not much has changed.
- Rick Moranis

But the idea of a man making his living by writing seemed,
in that hardy environment, so fantastic that even today
I am sometimes myself assailed by a feeling of unreality.
- Robert E. Howard

The sky was clear - remarkably clear -
and the twinkling of all the stars seemed to be but throbs of one body,
timed by a common pulse.
- Thomas Hardy

Once I'd chosen the songs, it seemed like it would
just be a question then of recording them.
But it's a case of trying to re-invent the songs;
taking them in different directions.
- Martin Gore

Everyone seems to be playing well within the boundaries of his usual rule set.
I have yet to hear anyone say something that seemed
likely to mitigate the idiocy of this age.
- John Perry Barlow

I went for an outrageous form of expressing myself.
It seemed to be a way that I could make my name and
show that I was somebody.
- Dee Snider

In spite of the Depression, or maybe because of it,
folks were hungry for a good time, and an evening of
dancing seemed a good way to have it.
- Lawrence Welk

Kubrick's vision seemed to be that humans are doomed,
whereas Clarke's is that humans are moving on to a
better stage of evolution.
- Marvin Minsky

All who have accomplished great things have had a great aim,
have fixed their gaze on a goal which was high,
one which sometimes seemed impossible.
- Orison Swett Marden

Hot water is my native element.
I was in it as a baby, and I have never seemed to get out of it ever since.
- Edith Sitwell

In matters large and small, many people seemed concerned about churlishness,
an ugliness in our relationships that appears to be
increasing rather than decreasing.
- Nick Clooney

I came into music just because I wanted the bread.
It's true.
I looked around and this seemed like the only way I
was going to get the kind of bread I wanted.
- Mick Jagger

The poor monkey, quietly seated on the ground,
seemed to be in sore trouble at this display of anger.
- Henry Walter Bates

My sister and my brother, of whom I have not spoken before,
were considerably older than I; it seemed almost as
if we belonged to different generations.
- Pierre Loti

Everyone seemed to want a piece of Ronald Reagan.
It was maddening.
- Michael Reagan

Well, I was passionately curious about what my body was doing,
and when I got the lessons on how to meditate,
it seemed really solid to me.
It seemed real.
- Mariel Hemingway

I mean, Emily Harris was his wife.
And she seemed to resent his leadership,
but on the other hand, she felt like a good soldier,
that he had to be the leader.
- Patty Hearst

Growing up in Hollywood it seemed like every kid was the child of some star.
- Liza Minelli

You realize that the first Bryan Ferry album was pretty
good although at the time it seemed a bit cheesy.
- Robyn Hitchcock

There seemed to be endless obstacles...
it seemed that the root cause of them all was fear.
- Marion Milner

The word actress has always seemed less a job description to me than a title.
- Gene Tierney

But it seemed to me that the American way of doing
things was to obliterate a complete area,
without really knowing exactly what was there and where they were.
- Peter Scott

The Cold War was waged in a particularly brutal and cynical way in Africa,
and Africa seemed powerless to do anything to stop it.
- Ryszard Kapuscinski

Setting my mind on a musical instrument was like falling in love.
All the world seemed bright and changed.
- William Christopher Handy

Boulez seemed to me to be a guy who wrote laws.
Like a company lawyer.
- Luc Ferrari

In a way I guess I'd be a bad judge of what it was
like because it just seemed perfectly normal to me.
- Susan Olsen

England was incredibly dull and everything exciting seemed to be in America.
- Gerald Scarfe

When I did get home this last time, we had all these plans to go out.
And then we hardly stepped outside because the time
together seemed too precious.
- Emily Watson

Yogi seemed to be doing everything wrong,
yet everything came out right.
- Mel Ott

It would be naive to think that the problems plaguing
mankind today can be solved with means and methods
which were applied or seemed to work in the past.
- Mikhail Gorbachev

It seemed the world was divided into good and bad people.
The good ones slept better while the bad ones seemed
to enjoy the waking hours much more.
- Woody Allen


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