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Bowie Kuhn Quotes and Sayings

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Salary arbitration is probably in place -
was put in place then and probably is in place now -
because I supported it.
- Bowie Kuhn

So it's been a slow process and it's taken some patience.
That's why patients are called patients I think -
patience is required.
- Bowie Kuhn

I had a lot of self-confidence.
- Bowie Kuhn

It's not your salary that makes you rich,
it's your spending habits.
- Charles A. Jaffe

 

After I won the Oscar, my salary doubled,
my friends tripled, my children became more popular at school,
my butcher made a pass at me, and my maid hit me up for a raise.
- Shirley Jones

We can not wait until we have enough trained people
willing to work at a teacher's salary and under conditions
imposed upon teachers in order to improve what happens in the classroom.
- Major Owens

A church debt is the devil's salary.
- Henry Ward Beecher

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My agent tells me I am drawing the largest salary ever
paid in the halls of England.
Wonderful, isn't it? for a quiet, rural gardener like myself.
- Lillie Langtry

If you were my agent and I was making $10 million a
movie and made four movies a year,
that means you have a salary of $4 million.
- Peter Stormare

At that time I was making the largest salary known
on television and I didn't want to see it die because
those were the years paying off when I wasn't making anything.
- Larry Hagman

I came into the game when I broke into the major leagues,
the minimum salary was seven thousand dollars,
and I'd have to go home in the wintertime and get a job.
- Nolan Ryan

For the first few years we paid all the bills first
and divided what was left as salary.
Sometimes that was $50 a week.
- Pink

Managers, regardless of salary, should not be allowed
to earn or use comp time.
They are expected to work as many hours as needed to get the job done -
especially at these salary levels.
- Jodi Rell

The players wanted more money, higher salary caps and
they didn't have that family relationship we felt with the players.
Mentally, the players were more businesslike.
- Guy Lafleur

There is a species of person called a 'Modern Churchman'
who draws the full salary of a beneficed clergyman
and need not commit himself to any religious belief.
- Evelyn Waugh

The more they applaud, the bigger your salary will be.
- Anna Held

TV is sort of the only way to go for an actress my
age to make a decent salary;
with independent films,
you just can't.
- Jessica Lange

It is my belief that one's salary is between an individual and the IRS.
- Jessica Savitch

I never refused my help to any person black or white;
and I liked the office nonetheless because there were
neither fees nor salary connected with it.
- Salmon P. Chase

I was editing Canadian Literature.
I didn't want to let Canadian Literature go,
so they reached a nice compromise by which I received
half a professor's salary.
- George Woodcock

My high salary for one season was forty-six thousand dollars and a Cadillac.
- Duke Snider

Democrats' definition of "rich" - always seems to be
set just above whatever the salary happens to be for a member of Congress.
Perhaps that says it all.
- Steve Steckler

In '38, this time I did a job for Mr. Stryker.
I went on his payroll at about half the salary I was getting before,
to cover what he called Harvest in Ohio.
- Ben Shahn

TV that people will never see, that giant international
corporations will never touch,
will never pay your salary.
- Norman Lear

In the main it will be found that a power over a man's
support (salary) is a power over his will.
- Alexander Hamilton

I didn't decide I was crazy until 1952.
That's when I began making a steady salary and could afford to be crazy.
- Allan Sherman

I was going to live on my salary or go down swinging.
- Gene Tierney

The salary of a member of Congress ends the day that he of she leaves office.
- Virgil Goode

Whenever a critic mentions the salary of an actor,
I'm thinking, He's not talking about the movie.
- Harold Ramis

In some cases, managers and employees have secured
pensions beyond their original base salary.
It is wrong, the people doing it know it's wrong,
and we have to put an end to it.
- Jerry Brown

There's no way I can justify my salary level,
but I'm learning to live with it.
- Drew Carey

When an actor comes to me and wants to discuss his character,
I say, 'It's in the script.' If he says,
'But what's my motivation?, ' I say,
'Your salary.'
- Alfred Hitchcock

My craziest ambition is to take John Madden's job and salary.
- Michael Strahan

It wouldn't be the worst thing in the world if we didn't have a salary cap.
- Jerry Jones

Asking what I considered an impossible salary when
I didn't want to work for someone has boosted my pay again and again.
- Ethel Waters

It is difficult to get a man to understand something
when his salary depends upon his not understanding it.
- Upton Sinclair

I'm the first to admit this whole salary thing is getting out of control.
In the final analysis, it's still about the work.
- Jim Carrey

I'd play for half my salary if I could hit in this dump all the time.
- George Herman

The Oscar changed everything.
Better salary, working with better people,
better projects, more exposure, less privacy.
- Kathy Bates

You want to balance the budget in this country? We
change the salary structure for Congress and the President.
Every year they don't balance the budget,
we don't pay them.
- Daniel Keys Moran

I don't talk about my salary.
- Howard Stern

I began to realize how simple life could be if one
had a regular routine to follow with fixed hours,
a fixed salary, and very little original thinking to do.
- Roald Dahl

Salary stories are intrusive.
Do you ask your neighbour what they earn for their job?
- Nicole Kidman

For Oakley, I'm basically a media vehicle for them to promote the product.
For me, it's both, I get a salary from them,
but I also get great products so it just kind of works,
continues on.
- Craig Kelly

When a big company lays you off, they often give you
a year's salary to 'go pursue a dream.'
If you're stupid,
you panic and get another job.
If you're smart, you take the money and use the time
to figure out what you want to do next.
- Bruce Scheneier

I wouldn't mind taking a rest for three or four months,
but I have to keep on making films for the sake of my crew,
who just wait for the next film because they're not on a fixed salary.
- Satyajit Ray

Those from whose pocket the salary is drawn,
and by whose appointment the officer was made,
have always a right to discuss the merits of their officers,
and their modes of exercising the duties they are paid to perform.
- Charles Babbage

There's no question that any of us who are doing an
honest job in government could do a lot better in private industry.
During the years I was practicing law as an individual,
my salary was a great deal more than it is now.
- Bill Scott

The salary of the chief executive of a large corporation
is not a market award for achievement.
It is frequently in the nature of a warm personal gesture
by the individual to himself.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

Appraisals are where you get together with your team
leader and agree what an outstanding member of the team you are,
how much your contribution has been valued,
what massive potential you have and,
in recognition of all this,
would you mind having your salary halved.
- Theodore Roosevelt

I'm famous for being nicer to my fans than anyone on
the face of the Earth because I figure a) They pay my salary,
and b) It's probably like a big moment in your life
to meet somebody so I would say,
just come on up.
- James Woods

When we took on the name The Drifters,
we became the new Drifters, and signed a contract to be put on salary,
which I think was like a hundred dollars a week,
a piece, five hundred dollars for all five of us.
- Ben E. King

I won twenty-eight games in thirty-five and I couldn't
believe my eyes when the Cards sent me a contract with a cut in salary.
Mr Rickey said I deserved a cut because I didn't win thirty games.
- Dizzy Dean

The courts cannot garnish a father's salary,
nor freeze his account, nor seize his property on behalf of his children,
in our society.
Apparently this is because a kid is not a car or a couch or a boat.
- June Jordan

I was offered a choice of a flat salary up front or
a percentage of the film's future earnings.
I took the up front money.
Nobody could have figured what Halloween would ultimately become.
- Donald Pleasence

But in the meantime I became accustomed to the writing
life and it would be hard to change now -
partly because of the salary cut if I went to my other love,
teaching; and partly because I still have stories to tell,
even though it isn't all that fun doing the work anymore.
- Orson Scott Card

Twenty games is the magic figure for pitchers -
.300 is the magic figures for batters.
It pays off in salary and reputation.
And those are the two things that keep a ballplayer in business.
- Warren Spahn

Both class and race survive education,
and neither should.
What is education then? If it doesn't help a human
being to recognize that humanity is humanity,
what is it for? So you can make a bigger salary than other people?
- Beah Richards

Everything has beauty,
but not everyone sees it.
- Confucius

Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran

The beauty does not live out there;
the beauty's in my eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
- Lao Tzu

Lord, grant that I might not so much
seek to be loved as to love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

The mind is not a vessel to be filled
but a fire to be kindled.
- Plutarch

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell


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