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Don Baylor Quotes and Sayings

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I'm a fair manager, put it that way.
I like to be fair with the players, but there's a time for discipline.
- Don Baylor

My bones are as hard as a rock.
Every time I have a biopsy, the doctors are doing hand exercises a week,
ten days out.
- Don Baylor

Playing for Yogi is like playing for your father;
playing for Billy is like playing for your father-in-law.
- Don Baylor

Texas has arguably the most extreme separation between
the well off and everyday people in the United States.
- Don Baylor

 

It's what you've been a part of for so long.
I don't think I can watch a game without an interest in who wins.
- Don Baylor

I know what I have to do and I plan to do it.
It's a good time to get it done and get it behind me.
It's treatable, so why not treat it now? My family
will give me comfort but I have to do this alone.
- Don Baylor

I'm going to try to enjoy the All-Star break,
hope my players reflect on what happened the first half of the season,
come back with a different attitude,
try to find our solution on how to win it.
- Don Baylor

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You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

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

Life is not supposed to be fair.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

There is a secret wisdom-of-the-ages
that holds the key to breaking
our cycle of self-imposed suffering.
The secret wisdom is,
"Life is not supposed to be fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is not fair to ask of others
what you are not willing to do yourself.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Every man should have a fair-sized cemetery
in which to bury the faults of his friends.
- Henry Brooks Adams

In dwelling, live close to the ground.
In thinking, keep to the simple.
In conflict, be fair and generous.
In governing, don't try to control.
In work, do what you enjoy.
In family life, be completely present.
- Lao Tzu

Get over it - Life isn't Supposed to be fair.
You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
Get over yourself, and be of service to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"Fair" is not a useful concept.
Life is not "fair."
You can't make life "fair."
You can get angry.
You can complain about life not being "fair."
You can attempt revenge - perhaps violently.
You can inflict great suffering upon yourself
in the name of life being "unfair."
And Life is still not "fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is a secret wisdom-of-the-ages
that holds the key to breaking our
cycle of self-imposed suffering.
The secret wisdom is, "Life is not supposed to be fair."
This is not sad news. This is GLORIOUS news!
Life is not broken. Nothing is wrong.
God has not failed, died, or gone on vacation.
The world is working perfectly. We just misunderstood.
Somewhere along the way, someone got the idea that
life was "supposed" to be "fair,"
and all the trouble started -
expectation, disappointment, resentment, anger -
a whole cycle of suffering that began
with the belief that life is "supposed" to be "fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is never fair, and perhaps it is a good thing
for most of us that it is not.
- Oscar Wilde

In fair weather prepare for foul.
- Thomas Fuller

But what a cruel thing is war
to separate and destroy families and friends,
and mar the purest joys and happiness
God has granted us in this world,
to fill our hearts with hatred
instead of love for our neighbors,
and to devastate the fair face of this beautiful world!
- Robert E. Lee

Fair peace becomes men; ferocious anger belongs to beasts.
- Ovid

Microsoft is engaging in unlawful predatory practices
that go well beyond the scope of fair competition.
- Orrin Hatch

We will create a civilization of the Mind in Cyberspace.
May it be more humane and fair than the world your
governments have made before.
- John Perry Barlow

It is better to have a fair intellect that is well
used than a powerful one that is idle.
- Bryant H. McGill

I think we Southerners have talked a fair amount of
malarkey about the mystique of being Southern.
- Reynolds Price

A lot of things happened when I left there,
and to be fair they treated me really bad,
and now I have to play against them so I don't have
any feelings for them at all.
- Frank Lampard

To be fair is not enough any more.
We must be ferociously fair.
- John Hay Whitney

They said this is Vanity Fair, and I said,
Oh, I already take the magazine.
They said Annie Leibovitz wants to take your picture and I thought,
How nice!
- Shirley Knight

That it is logical, fair and reasonable to maintain
the purchasing power of an hour's work in terms of
goods and services the employee must purchase in his daily living.
- Charles E. Wilson

Be a terror to the butchers, that they may be fair in their weight;
and keep hucksters and fraudulent dealers in awe,
for the same reason.
- Miguel de Cervantes

Our purpose, as we face these challenges,
remains clear - fair and orderly markets that allow
for efficient capital formation,
while protecting the interests of investors.
- Arthur Levitt

What is not fair now is that corporations pay less and less tax,
which means that you and I pay more because we're rooted somewhere,
they've got our address, right?
- Susan George

Before you contradict an old man, my fair friend,
you should endeavor to understand him.
- George Santayana

I look at Liv Tyler and think 'It's not fair',
because I can't find a flaw on her.
And on top of that she seems nice, so it's really not fair.
- Tori Spelling

Be fair with others, but then keep after them until they're fair with you.
- Alan Alda

He never wants anything but what's right and fair;
only when you come to settle what's right and fair,
it's everything that he wants and nothing that you want.
- Thomas Hughes

Likewise, free trade does not, as evidenced in CAFTA,
mean fair trade.
- Stephen F. Lynch

We are taking close to $10 a CD the way we are doing it,
and I think that is a fair amount to split up between five guys.
Each of us makes like two bucks a record.
- Neil Schon

I felt that K wasn't getting a fair shake anyway.
- Nicholas Lea

It would not be fair to the critics of Rotary,
who include some of the most brilliant of the British and American writers,
to charge them with prejudice.
- Paul Harris

And hail their queen, fair regent of the night.
- Erasmus Darwin

I admire people who are, by nature, kind and fair to others.
- Sidney Sheldon

Follow thy fair sun, unhappy shadow.
- Thomas Campion

At the time, the only options were playing the local county fair.
Now with American Idol and younger recording artists that have come out,
there is more of an opportunity.
- Marla Sokoloff

I have been a victim of stereotypes.
I come from Latin America and to some countries,
we are considered 'losers,' drug traffickers,
and that is not fair because that is generalizing.
- Ricky Martin

A narrow compass!
and yet there Dwelt all that 's good,
and all that 's fair; Give me but what this riband bound,
Take all the rest the sun goes round.
- Edmund Waller

If nations could only depend upon fair and impartial
judgments in a world court of law,
they would abandon the senseless, savage practice of war.
- Belva Lockwood

How do you make things fair?
- Al Sharpton

Time's stern tide, with cold Oblivion's wave,
Shall soon dissolve each fair, each fading charm.
- Anna Seward

China's idea of fair trade is government subsidies
of its textile and apparel exports to the United States,
currency manipulation, and forgiveness of loans by its government banks.
- Virginia Foxx

That does not mean that we must forego just and fair criticism,
or refrain from opposition to policies which are debatable
or which do not command our approval.
- Bainbridge Colby

We will never be authentically angry or authentically
fair while we are trying to be both at once.
- Ray Blanton

So, Mr. President, what is wrong with the fair employment practice bill?
- Dennis Chavez

A full and fair discussion is essential to democracy.
- George Soros

The lily and the rose in her fair face striving for precedence.
- Nathaniel Parker Willis

The first duty of a newspaper is to be accurate.
If it be accurate, it follows that it is fair.
- Herbert Bayard Swope

I'm not going to get into the writer's skills or what
he was trying to portray because that's not fair.
I can only say what I felt was trying to be portrayed there.
- Taylor Dane

Sure, we've had our fair share of ups and downs,
but I don't know if we've had more than any other rock band...
we just have a way of getting ourselves into hot water.
- Carl Wilson

If I am treated fairly, I like to do things in a fair manner.
That is the way I have been all my career.
I haven't tried to do things in an underhanded way.
- Damon Hill

Fear not; and the God of mercies grant a full gale
and a fair entry into His kingdom,
which may carry sweetly and swiftly over the bar,
that you find not the rub of death.
- Donald Cargill

Like stones rolling down hills, fair ideas reach their
objectives despite all obstacles and barriers.
It may be possible to speed or hinder them,
but impossible to stop them.
- Jose Marti

This generation should entertain this generation.
It's only fair.
When I was a kid, I mowed the lawn.
Now, somebody else's kid can mow the lawn.
- Tom T. Hall

Spectators often express disfavor of fair decisions.
- Helen Wills Moody

Life isn't fair.
It's just fairer than death, that's all.
- William Goldman

I won all the blue ribbons for canning at the state fair.
- Loretta Lynn

Brass shines as fair to the ignorant as gold to the goldsmiths.
- Elizabeth I

I kind of like the position of being the fair-haired savior of my mother.
- Patty Duke

Diplomats are useful only in fair weather.
As soon as it rains they drown in every drop.
- Charles de Gaulle

I think it's fair to say I've always been a boxing fan.
- Walter Hill

Most learned of the fair, most fair of the learned.
- Jacopo Sannazaro

The regime is afraid of the people because it knows
that free and fair elections will bring about its end.
- Viktor Yushchenko


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