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Ernie Banks Quotes and Sayings

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The only way to prove that you're a good sport is to lose.
- Ernie Banks

Related topics: Sports

The Cubs are due in sixty-two.
- Ernie Banks

It's a beautiful day for a ballgame...
Let's play two!
- Ernie Banks

I own stock, and I also insure my car with Geico.
- Ernie Banks

 

It's a kind of philosophy of my own life,
to create the energy enough to keep on going.
- Ernie Banks

Work? I never worked a day in my life.
I always loved what I was doing, had a passion for it.
- Ernie Banks

I learned from Mr. Wrigley, early in my career, that
loyalty wins and it creates friendships.
I saw it work for him in his business.
- Ernie Banks

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When I wake up in the morning, I feel like a billionaire without paying taxes.
- Ernie Banks

But it all comes down to friendship,
treating people right.
- Ernie Banks

Did you hear that? I didn't hear anything.
Put that question another way.
- Ernie Banks

Loyalty and friendship, which is to me the same,
created all the wealth that I've ever thought I'd have.
- Ernie Banks

Awards mean a lot, but they don't say it all.
The people in baseball mean more to me than statistics.
- Ernie Banks

The riches of the game are in the thrills,
not the money.
- Ernie Banks

You must try to generate happiness within yourself.
If you aren't happy in one place, chances are you won't be happy anyplace.
- Ernie Banks

People ask me a lot about the values I got from playing
for the Cubs for so many years.
The value I got out of it was patience.
A lot of people these days are not very patient.
- Ernie Banks

The Cubs are gonna shine in sixty-nine.
- Ernie Banks

No, I think the pitching today has more depth.
- Ernie Banks

I like my players to be married and in debt.
That's the way you motivate them.
- Ernie Banks

Another friend hired me to open doors for him in the
moving and relocation business.
I did that for 10 years, am still doing it.
And I do some work for the Cubs, in community relations.
- Ernie Banks

It's a great day for a ball game; let's play two!
- Ernie Banks

Mr. Wrigley believed in this: Put all your eggs in
one basket and watch the basket.
They don't do that today.
This is the old-fashioned way I'm talking about.
He carried it on to his business.
Do one thing and stay with it.
- Ernie Banks

It would be a lot different for me because there is
a lot of information that you need to know about as a player.
How pitchers are pitching you, how defenses are playing,
certain situations about certain pitchers.
- Ernie Banks

During my time, there might have been one pitcher or
two that were top pitchers on a team.
Teams that won maybe had three, but today they have a lot of depth.
They have a lot of long relievers, short relievers,
and the strategy is different.
- Ernie Banks

Hate is never conquered by hate,
Hate is only conquered by love.
- The Buddha PHOTO

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche PHOTO

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke PHOTO

Life is an adventure.
I can only wonder what treasure
awaits at the top of the path.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

Darkness cannot drive out darkness;
only light can do that.
Hate cannot drive out hate;
only love can do that.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was,
Thank you, that would suffice.
- Meister Eckhart

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

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

Nothing in life is to be feared.
It is only to be understood.
- Marie Curie

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather

We can only be said to be truly alive in those moments
when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.
- Thornton Wilder

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue,
but the parent of all other virtues.
- Cicero

Universal compassion is the only guarantee of morality.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray

Don't hurry. Don't worry.
You're only here for a short visit.
So don't forget to stop and smell the roses.
- Walter Hagen

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
- Robert F. Kennedy

Minds are like parachutes.
They only function when they are open.
- James Dewar

Move out of your comfort zone. You can only
grow if you are willing to feel awkward and
uncomfortable when you try something new.
- Brian Tracy

Life only
appears to be
rushing toward us
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Friendship is born at that moment
when one person says to another,
"What! You too? I thought I was the only one."
- C. S. Lewis

Just stop it. Seriously.
Whatever it is. Just stop it.
If only for an hour, a day, a week.
Stop doing it long enough to get a glimpse
of what the change would actually look like.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Miracles are the natural way of the Universe -
our only job is to move our doubting minds aside
and let the miracles flow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Find your balance and stand with it.
Find your song and sing it out.
Find your cadence and let it appear like a dance.
Find the questions that only you know how to ask and
The answers that you are content to not know.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Feeling sorry for yourself, and your present condition,
is not only a waste of energy
but the worst habit you could possibly have.
- Dale Carnegie

For some of us, the world appears to provide
only a fixed quantity of each resource -
a limited amount of food, of money,
of love, of success, of appreciation.
For others, life is unlimited.
Their world expands with the generosity, compassion,
inventiveness, and service that they contribute.
In this world-view, money that is spent
or given away returns multiplied.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You are important. You are the star -
the only star - of your own life show.
Everyone else is a bit player in the great drama of your life.
Be of service to humanity, but never be anyone's doormat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The essence of all religions is one.
Only their approaches are different.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Mind what people do, not only what they say,
for deeds will betray a lie.
- Terry Goodkind

Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood.
Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
- Marie Curie

Remember, there are no mistakes, only lessons.
Love yourself, trust your choices, and everything is possible.
- Cherie-Carter Scotts

The only fool bigger than the person who knows it all
is the person who argues with him.
- Stanislaw Jerszy Lec

You only live once, and once is enough
if you play your cards right.
- the movie Interiors (1978)

The only limits in our life are those we impose on ourselves.
- Bob Proctor

I can only have peace of mind when I forgive rather than judge.
- Gerald Jampolsky

Courage is the art of being the only one
who knows you're scared to death.
- Earl Wilson

We should not pretend to understand the world
only by the intellect.
The judgment of the intellect
is only part of the truth.
- Carl Jung

One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles
possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
- Albert Schweitzer

A dream you dream alone is only a dream.
A dream you dream together becomes reality.
- John Lennon

We really have to understand the person we want to love.
If our love is only a will to possess, it is not love.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
- Soren Kierkegaard


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