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Carl Yastrzemski Quotes and Sayings

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I was a lousy hitter in May doing the same things that
made me a great hitter in June.
- Carl Yastrzemski

I think about baseball when I wake up in the morning.
I think about it all day and I dream about it at night.
The only time I don't think about it is when I'm playing it.
- Carl Yastrzemski

I was lucky enough to have the talent to play baseball.
That's how I treated my career.
I didn't think I was anybody special,
anybody different.
- Carl Yastrzemski

This is a strange game.
- Carl Yastrzemski

 

And if I have my choice between a pennant and a triple crown,
I'll take the pennant every time.
- Carl Yastrzemski

You don't always make an out.
Sometimes the pitcher gets you out.
- Carl Yastrzemski

The three-thousand hitting thing was the first time
I let individual pressure get to me.
I was uptight about it.
When I saw the hit going through, I had a sigh of relief more than anything.
- Carl Yastrzemski

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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

They died hard, those savage men - like wounded wolves at bay.
They were filthy, and they were lousy,
and they stunk.
And I loved them.
- Douglas MacArthur

Ninety eight percent of the adults in this country are decent,
hardworking, honest Americans.
It's the other lousy two percent that get all the publicity.
But then, we elected them.
- Lily Tomlin

Success is a lousy teacher.
It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
- Bill Gates

I'm a lousy journalist.
- Judith Rossner

But it's just that the whole country is making generally
lousy films these days and has been for quite a while.
That's the big problem that we all have to think about.
- Alexander Payne

I'm a lousy reader.
- Broderick Crawford

I was about to get a degree in economics when I accepted
that I'd be a lousy businessman,
and if I didn't give acting a try I'd regret it for the rest of my life.
- Peter Gallagher

I made more lousy pictures than any actor in history.
- Humphrey Bogart

I have an editor in my head, that's why I can't read Harry Potter,
because Rowling is such a lousy writer.
- Colleen McCullough

It's well known that actors are lousy writers.
- Richard Grant

I know a lot of people in the business recommend the
many Story Structure seminars being offered here,
but I point to them as the single biggest contributor to lousy scripts.
- Douglas Wood

No more pronouncements on lousy verse.
No more hidden competition.
No more struggling not to be a square.
- Louise Bogan

I hate tests.
It's a really lousy way to judge a person's ability.
- Bill Paxton

I would have made a lousy stripper.
I'm just not very comfortable exposing myself.
- Robin Wright Penn

Vegetarian - that's an old Indian word meaning lousy hunter.
- Andy Rooney

I decided law was the exact opposite of sex;
even when it was good,
it was lousy.
- Mortimer Zuckerman

Show me a great actor and I'll show you a lousy husband.
Show me a great actress, and you've seen the devil.
- W. C. Fields

A good newspaper is never nearly good enough but a
lousy newspaper is a joy forever.
- Garrison Keillor

Take motherhood: nobody ever thought of putting it
on a moral pedestal until some brash feminists pointed out,
about a century ago, that the pay is lousy and the
career ladder nonexistent.
- Barbara Ehrenreich

I started out as a lousy actress and have remained one.
- Brigitte Bardot

Well, yes, I've fired a lot of people.
Generally I like other people to fire,
because it's always a lousy task.
But I have fired many people.
- Donald Trump

I had a lousy marriage and I drank too much.
- Pat Travers

Don't think.
Thinking is the enemy of creativity.
It's self-conscious, and anything self-conscious is lousy.
You can't try to do things.
You simply must do things.
- Ray Bradbury

Reagan's dead, and he was a lousy President.
- Keith Olbermann

Let's look at people as artists and try to support them;
just because Picasso painted a couple of bad paintings,
that's no reason to say he's a lousy painter.
- Steve Guttenberg

There are some good rules and there are some lousy rules.
- Harold Pinter

I was a lousy waiter, dealing with people and having
people in your face like that.
- Judge Reinhold

Show me an orchestra that likes its conductor and I'll
show you a lousy conductor.
- Goddard Lieberson

Politics are for foreigners with their endless wrongs and paltry rights.
Politics are a lousy way to get things done.
Politics are, like God's infinite mercy,
a last resort.
- P. J. O'Rourke

I consider your conduct unethical and lousy.
- Peter Arno

Then I went through a whole bunch of crap with my lousy movies and pop records.
I had people behind me kind of steering me in that direction,
but it wasn't really my bag.
- Pia Zadora

They put me on the shift where they thought I could do the least harm,
midnight to eight in the morning.
Although the hours were lousy, they were perfect for an apprentice reporter.
- Andrea Mitchell

I can't begin to describe the amount of crap I've taken
for being a lousy free-throw shooter.
- Dennis Rodman

My best efforts were some modern things that looked
like very lousy Matisses.
Thank God I had the sense to realize they were lousy,
and leave Paris.
- Norman Rockwell

I know only two words of American slang,
'swell' and 'lousy'.
I think 'swell' is lousy, but 'lousy' is swell.
- J. B. Priestley

I sometimes feel that more lousy dishes are presented
under the banner of pate than any other.
- Kingsley Amis

I'm going from doing all of the work to having to delegate the work -
which is almost harder for me than doing the work myself.
I'm a lousy delegator, but I'm learning.
- Alton Brown

I started playing piano with a little band in high school.
I was terrible.
I thought I had absolutely no talent.
I couldn't keep time.
I only got into McGill, which was a lousy music school,
because they were taking American music students.
- Burt Bacharach

I think one of the great problems we have in the Republican
Party is that we don't encourage you to be nasty.
We encourage you to be neat, obedient,
loyal and faithful and all those Boy Scout words,
which would be great around a campfire but are lousy in politics.
- Newt Gingrich

I've really been sick with this cold,
but I think I might have kept the columns going anyhow
except I was just so low in spirit,
I didn't have the will to struggle against them when
my deadline was so close and I felt so lousy.
- Ernie Pyle

To many, Homer may appear lazy and a loser,
but he's just much misguided.
He's boorish, sure, but well meaning and,
I guess, the one thing we have in common is the pursuit of lousy diets.
- Dan Castellaneta

The world is lousy with Arab princes.
And if we could have got Osama bin Laden,
and saved at some point down the road 3,000 American lives,
a few less Arab princes would have been OK in my book.
- Michael Scheuer

You know, the way art history is taught,
often there's nothing that tells you why the painting is great.
The description of a lousy painting and the description
of a great painting will very much sound the same.
- Chuck Close

I would suggest maintaining a life and a career outside the Industry.
This is a fickle business and a lousy one to make a steady living in,
so it's important to have a good family,
friends, job and education to fall back on.
- Fred Savage

Some major writers have a huge impact,
like Ayn Rand, who to my mind is a lousy fiction writer
because her writing has no compassion and virtually no humor.
She has a philosophical and economical message that
she is passing off as fiction,
but it really isn't fiction at all.
- Theodore Sturgeon

We were working with this lousy print and it just wasn't going to be good enough.
I said that we should get the original negative and do it from that.
Well, a couple guys pointed out that the negative was
locked up over at Deluxe.
- David Fincher

Your mind, while blessed with permanent memory,
is cursed with lousy recall.
Written goals provide clarity.
By documenting your dreams, you must think about the
process of achieving them.
- Gary Ryan Blair

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

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Tolerance is the first principle of community;
it is the spirit which conserves
the best that all men think.
- Helen Keller

The best cure for our own self-inflicted suffering
is often service to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best way to cheer yourself
is to try to cheer someone else up.
- Mark Twain

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is best when I wish neither to hurry the future nor to slow it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best and most beautiful things in the world
cannot be seen or even touched.
They must be felt with the heart.
- Helen Keller

You may call God love, you may call God goodness.
But the best name for God is compassion.
- Meister Eckhart

May love and laughter light your days,
and warm your heart and home.
May good and faithful friends be yours,
wherever you may roam.
May peace and plenty bless your world
with joy that long endures.
May all life's passing seasons
bring the best to you and yours.
- Irish Blessing

Best Friends: we're a parade - even by ourselves!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Knowing your own darkness is the best method
for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
- Carl Jung

A common denominator of all religions is that
they have the power to bring out the best and the worst in people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If a man does his best, what else is there?
- George S. Patton

I want it said of me by those who knew me best,
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

I never had a policy;
I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
- Abraham Lincoln


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