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Grantland Rice Quotes and Sayings

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Eighteen holes of match play will teach you more about
your foe than 18 years of dealing with him across a desk.
- Grantland Rice

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A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man
follows the public opinion.
- Grantland Rice

All wars are planned by old men in council rooms apart.
- Grantland Rice

Does the road wind up-hill all the way? Yes,
to the very end.
Will the day's journey take the whole long day? From morn to night,
my friend.
- Grantland Rice

 

You are meant to play the ball as it lies,
a fact that may help to touch on your own objective approach to life.
- Grantland Rice

Kindness in ourselves is the honey that blunts the
sting of unkindness in another.
- Grantland Rice

Depend upon yourself.
Make your judgement trustworthy by trusting it.
You can develop good judgement as you do the muscles of your body -
by judicious,
daily exercise.
To be known as a man of sound judgement will be much in your favor.
- Grantland Rice

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Few learn golf in a lifetime.
- Grantland Rice

Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
- Albert Einstein

Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare.
They are consumed in twelve minutes.
Half-times take twelve minutes.
This is not coincidence.
- Erma Bombeck

Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born
at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen.
- Mark Twain

The time not to become a father is eighteen years before a war.
- E. B. White

I have the body of an eighteen year old.
I keep it in the fridge.
- Spike Milligan

By means of steam one can go from California to Japan in eighteen days.
- Townsend Harris

My father was a pedant and a bully who cared about nobody,
and I was not to see him until I was eighteen.
- George Weinberg

It's my feeling that God lends you your children until
they're about eighteen years old.
If you haven't made your points with them by then,
it's too late.
- Betty Ford

Men reach their sexual peak at eighteen.
Women reach theirs at thirty-five.
Do you get the feeling that God is playing a practical joke?
- Rita Rudner

It's always been my feeling that God lends you your
children until they're about eighteen years old.
If you haven't made your points with them by then,
it's too late.
- Betty Ford

When I was rising eighteen I persuaded my parents to
let me return to Australia and at least see whether
I could adapt myself to life on the land before going up to Cambridge.
- Patrick White

Science has done more for the development of western
civilization in one hundred years than Christianity
did in eighteen hundred years.
- John Burroughs

Eighteen years ago, the Holy Spirit led me to establish
a church in the heart of Times Square.
- David Wilkerson

Captain Clarke who had gone out yesterday with eighteen
men to bring in the meat we had killed the day before,
and to continue the hunt, came in at twelve o'clock.
- Meriwether Lewis

I'm eighteen years behind in my ironing.
- Phyllis Diller

I don't know how we had about eighteen international stars in it,
all playing James Bond.
- Val Guest

I seldom think of politics more than eighteen hours a day.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

Some of my ancestors were religious dissenters who
came to America over three hundred years ago.
Others were abolitionists in New England in the eighteen forties and fifties.
- Pete Seeger

In the land of my birth I cannot vote,
whereas a young person of eighteen can vote.
And why? Because he or she possesses that wonderful biological attribute -
a white skin.
- Desmond Tutu

My divorce came to me as a complete surprise.
That's what happens when you haven't been home in eighteen years.
- Lee Trevino

Anyone that has come to America past the age of eighteen
will be able to understand when I say that you can never shake your accent.
- Martin Yan

After a year or so I really thought I was Howard Hughes.
Here I was at eighteen years old, getting all these checks.
- Michael J. Fox

Mom and Pop were just a couple of kids when they got married.
He was eighteen, she was sixteen and I was three.
- Billie Holiday

I have eighteen titles in the German language.
I had a number one song in 1965.
- Wanda Jackson

I've just had eighteen straight whiskies.
I think that's the record.
- Dylan Thomas

A doctor must work eighteen hours a day and seven days a week.
If you cannot console yourself to this,
get out of the profession.
- Martin H. Fischer

At eighteen our convictions are hills from which we look;
at forty-five they are caves in which we hide.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

I spent eighteen months as a graduate student in physics at Columbia University,
waiting unhappily for an opportunity to work in a laboratory
and wondering if I should continue in physics.
- Sidney Altman

In 1938, when I had decided that the only way to see
the country was in a trailer,
and I built the trailer which I still have and lived
in it for eighteen months,
and learned America from San Diego to the Canadian border,
from Miami to New Jersey, and east to west in between.
- Leslie Charteris

I come from a generation that suffered school lessons
in portacabins and crumbling hospitals.
I tell you one thing, for the eighteen years they were
in power the Tories did nothing to fix the roof when the sun was shining.
- Ed Miliband

I think when you've lost an election by 179,
there's going to be a period of time after eighteen
years in government when you can't do anything right,
and people just kick you for the sake of it,
will never admit they voted Conservative.
- Jeffrey Archer

In fact I have a full page warning, right in the front of the book,
that no one under the age of eighteen should read this
book and no one should even turn the pages if they
are sexually conservative or erotically deprived.
- Burt Ward

Well, we know that eighteen years after that solemn
declaration it was disregarded,
and the Irish Parliament, which lasted for five hundred years,
was destroyed by the Act of Union.
Gentlemen, the Act of Union was carried by force and fraud,
by treachery and falsehood.
- John Edward Redmond

I mean, Eighteen years old is the age of consent in
Europe and you can go anywhere and do anything you like.
In America, it is dumb.
At eighteen you should be able to do anything that you like,
except get married.
- John Entwistle

In less than eighteen months, it prepared a first draft
which it submitted to the General Assembly and which,
at the end of one hundred sessions of elevated,
often impassioned discussion, was adopted in the form
of thirty articles on December 10,
1948.
- Rene Cassin

When I began writing science fiction in the middle '60s,
it seemed very easy to find ideas that took decades
to percolate into the cultural consciousness;
now the lead time seems more like eighteen months.
- Vernor Vinge

I've made seventeen or eighteen films now,
only two of which have been original screenplays,
all the others have been based on short stories or novels,
and I find the long short story ideal for adaptation.
- Satyajit Ray

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

The invariable mark of wisdom is to
see the miraculous in the common.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

When you can do the common things of life in an uncommon way,
you will command the attention of the world.
- George Washington Carver

Learn to do common things uncommonly well;
we must always keep in mind that anything
that helps fill the dinner pail is valuable.
- George Washington Carver

Diversity is the one true thing we all have in common.
Celebrate it every day.
- Anonymous

Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The most common way people give up their power
is by thinking they don't have any.
- Alice Walker

The future has nothing in common with the past -
except natural laws and human nature.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If one advances confidently
in the direction of his dreams,
and endeavors to live
the life which he has imagined,
he will meet with success
unexpected in common hours.
- Henry David Thoreau

A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing.
- William James

The common denominator for success is work.
- John D. Rockefeller

Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are,
and doing things as they ought to be done.
- Josh Billings

There are old heads in the world
who cannot help me by their example or advice
to live worthily and satisfactorily to myself;
but I believe that it is in my power
to elevate myself this very hour
above the common level of my life.
- Henry David Thoreau

Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence.
Talent will not;
nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent.
Genius will not;
unrewarded genius is almost a proverb.
Education will not;
the world is full of educated derelicts.
Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
- Calvin Coolidge

I have learned, that if one advances confidently
in the direction of his dreams,
and endeavors to live the life he has imagined,
he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
- Henry David Thoreau

The common denominator of our heroes
is that each set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams
and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined,
you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
- Henry David Thoreau

If you fear making anyone mad,
then you ultimately probe for
the lowest common denominator of human achievement.
- Jimmy Carter

Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet.
We all breathe the same air.
We all cherish our children's future.
And we are all mortal.
- John F. Kennedy

Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision.
The ability to direct individual accomplishments
toward organizational objectives.
It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.
- Andrew Carnegie

Nothing is so common-place as to wish to be remarkable.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Society is always taken by surprise
at any new example of common sense.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Common looking people are the best in the world:
that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
- Abraham Lincoln

Like music and art, love of nature is a common language
that can transcend political or social boundaries.
- Jimmy Carter


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