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David Pleat Quotes and Sayings

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A game is not won until it is lost.
- David Pleat

We are now in the middle of the centre of the first half.
- David Pleat

Life is a song - sing it.
Life is a game - play it.
Life is a challenge - meet it.
Life is a dream - realize it.
Life is a sacrifice - offer it.
Life is love - enjoy it.
- Sai Baba

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 PHOTO

 

Most people give up just when
they're about to achieve success.
They quit on the one yard line.
They give up at the last minute of the game,
one foot from a winning touch down.
- Ross Perot

Confidence is the most important single factor in this game,
and no matter how great your natural talent,
there is only one way to obtain and sustain it: work.
- Jack Nicklaus

You have to learn the rules of the game.
And then you have to play better than anyone else.
- Albert Einstein

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How you respond to the challenge in the second half
will determine what you become after the game,
whether you are a winner or a loser.
- Lou Holtz

Play the game for more than you can afford to lose...
only then will you learn the game.
- Winston Churchill

That's what learning is, after all;
not whether we lose the game,
but how we lose and h
ow we've changed because of it
and what we take away from it
that we never had before,
to apply to other games.
Losing, in a curious way, is winning.
- Richard Bach

It's all a game anyway, so just change the rules.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Choose to adopt the attitude toward failure that sports teams do.
In each game, one team succeeds and one fails.
Then the next week they both get out and play again.
Life is also a game - with some successes and some failures.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a game - a game you can never win.
You already know the final score: Life 1, You 0.
Doesn't mean you can't have fun playing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life's a game, all you have to do is know how to play it.
- Anonymous

Life is all a game anyway, so just change the rules.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a game.
Keep it light and playful.
Tease life, taunt life,
never attack life head-on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The greatest battle of all is simply... Life.
This is no child's game. This is the big one -
the Super Bowl - the Game of all games.
The rules of Life are unwritten and unknown.
Perhaps, one could say that there are no rules.
The Judge has ultimate power.
She can call the game at any time - for any reason.
The penalties in the Game are completely arbitrary -
in both timing and severity.
Penalty for what, we ask?
The Judge is silent.
How can I win the Game?
"You can never win," comes the answer,
"So just take pleasure in playing the Game."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love is a game that two can play and both win.
- Eva Gabor

Football is an incredible game.
Sometimes it's so incredible, it's unbelievable.
- Tom Landry

Art is an invention of aesthetics, which in turn is
an invention of philosophers...
What we call art is a game.
- Octavio Paz

You don't play against opponents, you play against the game of basketball.
- Bobby Knight

The game of golf would lose a great deal if croquet
mallets and billiard cues were allowed on the putting green.
- Ernest Hemingway

Money was never a big motivation for me,
except as a way to keep score.
The real excitement is playing the game.
- Donald Trump

If you got the game, you got the game.
That's why Tiger Woods is out there playing golf with Greg Norman.
- Shaquille O'Neal

The Bible looks like it started out as a game of Mad Libs.
- Bill Maher

Baseball happens to be a game of cumulative tension but football,
basketball and hockey are played with hand grenades and machine guns.
- John Leonard

If you watch a game, it's fun.
If you play it, it's recreation.
If you work at it, it's golf.
- Bob Hope

Approach the game with no preset agendas and you'll
probably come away surprised at your overall efforts.
- Phil Jackson

We fear the unknown,
perhaps more than we fear anything else,
and yet we are, at heart, adventurers.
We seek to expand our realm of knowledge and dominion.
Perhaps we are attempting to overcome and crush the unknown,
but our duel with the unknown is such a one-sided clash
that we must know in our hearts
that our adventure is no more than a child's game.
Perhaps we hope that the unknown
is like the darkness of a cave
and that the brief light of our adventurer's candle
can illuminate the entire cave.
Nonetheless, the path of the adventurer
is a path of joy, while the way of fear is one of suffering.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you aren't playing well, the game isn't as much fun.
When that happens I tell myself just to go out and
play as I did when I was a kid.
- Thomas J. Watson

After a certain point, money is meaningless.
It ceases to be the goal.
The game is what counts.
- Aristotle Onassis

I went to a fight the other night, and a hockey game broke out.
- Rodney Dangerfield

Give your time and efforts freely or not at all.
When you are tempted to say,
"Oh, if I have to, I'll skip my golf game
and watch my daughter play soccer," don't do it.
Either generate the heart-felt emotion
to make the free-will gift,
"I'd love to watch your game today, Sandy,"
or the honesty to decline the request gracefully.
Martyrdom doesn't create happiness
for any of the parties involved.
An honest, "No" is preferable to a coerced "Yes."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do not speak to me of rules.
This is war! This is not a game of cricket!
- from the movie The Bridge On The River Kwai

Architecture is the learned game, correct and magnificent,
of forms assembled in the light.
- Le Corbusier

Mammograms are really sort of a gift.
You can either catch something early or count your
lucky stars because nothing was discovered.
Either way, you're ahead of the game.
- Charlotte Ross

I'm tired of hearing about money, money,
money, money, money.
I just want to play the game, drink Pepsi,
wear Reebok.
- Shaquille O'Neal

I see great things in baseball.
It's our game - the American game.
- Walt Whitman

Golf is a game in which you yell "fore,"
shoot six,
and write down five.
- Paul Harvey

Tennis just a game, family is forever.
- Serena Williams

He's got an overall flair for the game.
It looks to me like he really loves what he does and
he can't wait to get up in the morning,
go hit some balls and go play.
- Gary McCord

You can make a lot of money in this game.
Just ask my ex-wives.
Both of them are so rich that neither of their husbands work.
- Lee Trevino

The integrity of the game is everything.
- Peter Ueberroth

My parents and my grandfather on my mom's side would travel the earth.
They went to Australia and China, and they went to
probably every soccer game I ever played.
- Brandi Chastain

From the way most people live,
one would never guess that humans are beings of free will.
Repetition can be a choice, but often it isn't.
The athlete or pianist who practices the same routine
day after day, year after year, has their eye on a goal.
The unending repetition is a conscious choice
in the pursuit of a life dream.
But what about the sameness of most lives?
Observe the morning commute, the after-work drink,
the Sunday football game or religious service -
how many of those people are consciously following their dream,
training their mind, body, and spirit through that daily repetition?
And how many are mindlessly slogging through each day
out of habit and boredom?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play.
- Mike Singletary

Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool,
a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor.
- Sholom Aleichem

Golf is a game in which one endeavors to control a
ball with implements ill adapted for the purpose.
- Woodrow Wilson

Just play.
Have fun.
Enjoy the game.
- Michael Jordan

I'm very impatient.
I am.
That's the bane of my game.
I don't think about what I'm going to do -
I just go hit it,
I don't stop to wait and think.
Costs me two shots a round.
- Brett Hull

I don't do game shows.
- Trisha Goddard

Football is a game played with arms,
legs and shoulders but mostly from the neck up.
- Knute Rockne

In L.A., we had a game room with a new sensation called Pac-Man.
- Mary Lou Retton

Creating the fictional background for a game world
isn't significantly different from creating a background for fiction.
- John M. Ford

Gotham Games called me, and I could not be more thrilled.
I've been waiting to be in a video game forever,
so when they called there was no hesitation.
- Cindy Margolis

I didn't cost the Series.
I cost a game in the regular season.
- Keith Hernandez

The only real game - I think - in the world is baseball.
- George Herman

Pete Rozelle used television to get the game to the
American public by creating the Super Bowl and making
it the biggest sporting event in the world.
- Will McDonough

It was a fun ride.
I've enjoyed my time on the ice and I've enjoyed more
and more people getting interested in the game of hockey.
- Ron Francis

Players like to know that they've discovered things
that even the designers didn't know were in the game.
- Will Wright

The only thing bad about winning the pennant is that
you have to manage the All-Star Game the next year.
I'd rather go fishing for three years.
- Whitey Herzog

The only real happiness a ballplayer has is when he
is playing a ball game and accomplishes something he
didn't think he could do.
- Ring Lardner

There's about 260 rooms in the new castle which you go through,
but it's all about the game play.
- Don Bluth

I have nothing but sympathy for the people who are forced to work with me.
I'm better now at picking out those that want to play that game with me,
and those that don't.
- Alton Brown

A buoyant, positive approach to the game is as basic as a sound swing.
- Tony Lema

I attribute my success to my mental approach to the game.
I have always been a serious student of umpiring.
I enjoy studying rules, situations, and positioning.
- Jim Evans

Normally, if you go through a game without attracting attention,
you are doing a hell of a job.
- Jerry Kramer

Darren McCarty is a big video game guy,
and he brings his systems with him on the road.
- Steve Yzerman

Golf is the most useless outdoor game ever devised
to waste the time and try the spirit of man.
- Westbrook Pegler

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

The game has basically not changed since I ended my career.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar


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