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Curt Flood Quotes and Sayings

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I lost money, coaching jobs, a shot at the Hall of Fame.
- Curt Flood

It was so difficult for the fans to understand my problems with baseball.
- Curt Flood

Baseball regards us as sheep.
- Curt Flood

I'm a human being I'm not a piece of property.
I am not a consignment of goods.
- Curt Flood

 

Whatever I contributed to the unique morale of the
Cardinals was part of this growth,
and so, of course, was my decision to have it out in
public with the owners of organized baseball.
- Curt Flood

Baseball was socially relevant, and so was my rebellion against it.
- Curt Flood

And I'd be lying if I told you that as a black man
in baseball I hadn't gone through worse times than my teammates.
- Curt Flood

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If you destroyed the underpinnings of this great American sport,
you are a hated, ugly, detestable person.
- Curt Flood

Customary though it may be to write about that institutionalized
pastime as though it existed apart from the general environment,
my story does not lend itself to such treatment.
- Curt Flood

But I want you to know that what I'm doing here I'm doing as a ballplayer,
a major league ballplayer.
- Curt Flood

I was leaving probably one of the greatest organizations
in hte world at that time for what was probably one of the least like,
and, by God, this is America.
- Curt Flood

I'd often wondered what would I do if I were ever traded,
because it happened many, many times.
- Curt Flood

I'll also say, yes, I think the change in black consciuosness
in recent years has made me more sensitive to injustice
in every area of my life.
- Curt Flood

People try to make a Greek tragedy of my life,
and they can't do it.
I'm too happy.
- Curt Flood

The baseball establishment is permissive about revelry.
- Curt Flood

All the grand work was laid for people who came after me.
The Supreme Court decided not to give it to me,
so they gave it to two white guys.
I think that's what they were waiting for.
- Curt Flood

I'm a child of the sixties, I'm a man of the sixties.
During that period of time this country was coming apart at the seams.
We were in Southeast Asia.
Good men were dying for America and for the Constitution.
- Curt Flood

I was told by the general manager that a white player
had received a higher raise than me.
Because white people required more money to live than black people.
That is why I wasn't going to get a raise.
- Curt Flood

Remember when I told you about the American dream?
That if you worked hard enough and tried hard enough
and kicked yourself in the butt,
you'd succeed? Well, I think I did, I think I did.
- Curt Flood

The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost.
- Gilbert (G. K.) Chesterton

He who hesitates is lost.
- Proverb

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

For want of a nail the shoe was lost;
for want of a shoe the horse was lost;
and for want of a horse the rider was lost.
- Benjamin Franklin

The sum of wisdom is that
time is never lost that is devoted to work.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is never lost. If not reciprocated,
it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
- Washington Irving

If you have built castles in the air,
your work need not be lost;
that is where they should be.
Now put foundations under them.
- Henry David Thoreau

If we open a quarrel between past and present,
we shall find that we have lost the future.
- Winston Churchill

Knowledge is soon changed, then lost in the mist, an echo half-heard.
- Gene Wolfe

Innocence isn't ever lost completely;
we just need to maintain our goodness to regain it.
- Jewel

The final delusion is the belief
that one has lost all delusions.
- Maurice Chapelain

The more we know about how we lost
our spontaneous wonder and creativity,
the more we can find ways to get them back.
- John Bradshaw

While it is natural to feel some degree of
need for the approval of others, be careful.
If you find yourself unwilling to
take actions that others disapprove of,
you have lost control of your own life
and have given your destiny to others.
An excessive need-for-approval
is a sign of low self-esteem,
and in severe cases, a condition termed co-dependency.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness.
Just because they're not on your road
doesn't mean they've gotten lost.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

A child miseducated is a child lost.
- John F. Kennedy

What usually happens in the educational process is
that the faculties are dulled, overloaded, stuffed
and paralyzed so that by the time most people are mature
they have lost their innate capabilities.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Never in any case say I have lost such a thing, but I have returned it.
Is your child dead? It is a return. Is your wife dead? It is a return.
Are you deprived of your estate? Is not this also a return?
- Epictetus

As long as any adult thinks that he,
like the parents and teachers of old,
can become introspective,
invoking his own youth to understand
the youth before him,
he is lost.
- Margaret Mead

Not until we are lost
do we begin to understand ourselves.
- Henry David Thoreau

You can learn how to let go of the past.
Whether you have experienced a break up
with someone you cared for deeply,
whether death has taken a loved one,
whether you have had a feud with a friend or family member,
whether you have lost a job.
Move on and let go.
Life can be joyful and rewarding again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing is more valuable than your self respect.
When you lose respect for yourself, you have lost everything.
Whatever it takes, and whoever you upset,
do what you know - deep inside - is the right thing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When virtue is lost, benevolence appears,
when benevolence is lost right conduct appears,
when right conduct is lost, expedience appears.
Expediency is the mere shadow of right and truth;
it is the beginning of disorder.
- Lao Tzu

People say conversation is a lost art;
how often I have wished it were.
- Edward R. Murrow

It is better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

I have lost my seven best friends,
which is to say that God has had mercy on me
seven times without realizing it.
He lent a friendship, took it from me, and sent me another.
- Jean Cocteau

Man has lost the capacity to foresee and to forestall.
He will end by destroying the earth.
- Albert Schweitzer

Life cannot be lived fully or joyfully if
our thoughts are focused on regretting the past,
preoccupied with anticipating the future,
or lost in the mind-fog of unconscious habitual behavior.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

True friendship is like sound health;
the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.
- Charles Caleb Colton

There is a time to cry for those we have lost,
and there is a time to wipe the tears and smile again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Though lovers be lost love shall not.
- Dylan Thomas

Until you've lost your reputation,
you never realize what a burden it was.
- Margaret Mitchell

Anyone who has lost track of time when using a computer
knows the propensity to dream,
the urge to make dreams come true and the tendency to miss lunch.
- Tim Berners-Lee

Poetry is what gets lost in translation.
- Robert Frost

Forgiveness is the remission of sins.
For it is by this that what has been lost,
and was found, is saved from being lost again.
- Saint Augustine

Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.
- Betty Friedan

I have lost friends, some by death ...
others by sheer inability to cross the street.
- Virginia Woolf

If you can not answer a man's argument,
all is not lost; you can still call him vile names.
- Elbert Hubbard

I have not lost faith in God.
I have moments of anger and protest.
Sometimes I've been closer to him for that reason.
- Elie Wiesel

Experience comprises illusions lost,
rather than wisdom gained.
- Joseph Roux

When faith is lost, when honor dies,
the man is dead.
- John Greenleaf Whittier

Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less
of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.
- Thornton Wilder

Inanimate objects can be classified scientifically
into three major categories;
those that don't work,
those that break down and those that get lost.
- Russell Baker

The very idea of true patriotism is lost,
and the term has been prostituted to the very worst of purposes.
A patriot, sir!
Why, patriots spring up like mushrooms!
- Robert Walpole

I've been on a diet for two weeks and all I've lost is two weeks.
- Totie Fields

Remote villages and communities have lost their identity,
and their peace and charm have been sacrificed to that worst of abominations,
the automobile.
- James Norman Hall

The civilized man has built a coach,
but has lost the use of his feet.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Most ball games are lost, not won.
- Casey Stengel

Smoking kills.
If you're killed, you've lost a very important part of your life.
- Brooke Shields

Waste your money and you're only out of money,
but waste your time and you've lost a part of your life.
- Michael LeBoeuf

Are you feeling stressed and upset?
If so, you are worrying about tomorrow.
Events that have already occurred may cause you regret,
but they only appear to cause worry.
If you just lost your job, you are not worrying about losing your job -
that already happened.
You are worrying about paying your bills and finding a new job.
Those are worries about tomorrow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The scientific theory I like best is that the rings
of Saturn are composed entirely of lost airline luggage.
- Mark Russell

Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone,
and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost.
- John Quincy Adams


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