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Jason Giambi Quotes and Sayings

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I can't get into specifics.
Someday, hopefully, I'll be able to.
- Jason Giambi

Avoid context and specifics; generalize and keep repeating the generalization.
- Jack Schwartz

We were succeeding.
When you looked at specifics, this became a war of attrition.
We were winning.
- William Westmoreland

The specifics of Cathy?s and my life are different now,
but the basic life challenges are exactly the same.
- Cathy Guisewite

 

As I've said, I've been advised not to get into the specifics out there.
Is there some truth out there? Yes.
Is there a lot of falsehood out there? Absolutely.
- Jeff Gannon

The truth of good economic doctoring is to know the general principles,
and to really know the specifics.
To understand the context, and also,
to understand that an economy may need some tender loving care,
not just the so-called hard truths, if it's going to get by.
- Jeffrey Sachs

Sometimes in my class I have people come in and do
monologues inspired by people they know and I always
find that to be useful to do specifics about somebody
and then you're actually doing a character and not
doing some random old lady or something.
- Amy Poehler

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So without getting into the specifics,
I can tell you that to the extent that investigation
is a relatively important investigation and meaningful,
the president would have been periodically briefed.
- Robert Mueller

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz PHOTO

A "No" uttered from deepest conviction
is better and greater than a "Yes" merely uttered to please,
or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

My greatest Power and my greatest Inner Peace come
when I Intend my future, and when I avoid Expecting it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is best to avoid the beginnings of evil.
- Henry David Thoreau

Merely to avoid harming others is not enough.
Earn your place in this world by doing good.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.
- Elbert Hubbard

The higher the sun rises, the less shadow it casts;
even so, the greater is the goodness, the less it covets praise;
yet cannot avoid its rewards in honors.
- Lao Tzu

It is idle to dread what you cannot avoid.
- Publilius Syrus

Be Impeccable With Your Word.
Speak with integrity.
Say only what you mean.
Avoid using your word to speak against yourself
or to gossip about others.
Use the power of your word
in the direction of truth and love.
- don Miguel Ruiz

A sloth lives a pretty good life, s-l-o-w-l-y.
Maybe we have something to learn from him.
Some days, being sloth-like may be just what you need
to avoid being consumed by urgency.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have three precious things which I hold fast and prize.
The first is gentleness;
the second is frugality;
the third is humility, which keeps me from putting myself before others.
Be gentle and you can be bold;
be frugal and you can be generous;
avoid putting yourself before others
and you can become a leader among men.
- Lao Tzu

People will do anything, no matter how absurd,
to avoid facing their own souls.
- Carl Jung

The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
- Dale Carnegie

Do you not know that there comes a midnight hour
when every one has to throw off his mask?
Do you believe that life will always let itself be mocked?
Do you think you can slip away a little before midnight
in order to avoid this? Or are you not terrified by it?
I have seen men in real life who so long deceived others
that at last their true nature could not reveal itself;...
In every man there is something which to a certain degree
prevents him from becoming perfectly transparent to himself;
and this may be the case in so high a degree,
he may be so inexplicably woven into relationships of life
which extend far beyond himself that he almost cannot reveal himself.
But he who cannot reveal himself cannot love,
and he who cannot love is the most unhappy man of all.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Important ideas can come from unexpected places.
We tend to label people - Genius, Idiot,
Socialist, Regressive, Wingnut, Revolutionary, Terrorist.
But it is helpful to remind ourselves to be open
to good ideas - whatever their source.
It is equally important to avoid accepting any idea
merely because we respect that person's
other ideas or accomplishments.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Fitness needs to be perceived as fun and games or we subconsciously avoid it.
- Alan Thicke

I always avoid prophesying beforehand,
because it is a much better policy to prophesy
after the event has already taken place.
- Winston Churchill

No one can avoid aging, but aging productively is something else.
- Katharine Graham

You can't operate a company by fear,
because the way to eliminate fear is to avoid criticism.
And the way to avoid criticism is to do nothing.
- Steve Ross

Avoid popularity if you would have peace.
- Abraham Lincoln

If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks
that precede cannon shots.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

Avoid lawsuits beyond all things; they pervert your conscience,
impair your health, and dissipate your property.
- Jean de la Bruyere

It is now quite lawful for a Catholic woman to avoid
pregnancy by a resort to mathematics,
though she is still forbidden to resort to physics or chemistry.
- H. L. Mencken

It is wrong to try to avoid the struggle against imperialism
under the pretext that independence and revolution are important,
but that peace is still more precious.
- Kim Il Sung

The very first law in advertising is to avoid the concrete
promise and cultivate the delightfully vague.
- Stuart Chase

Always be ready to speak your mind, and a base man will avoid you.
- William Blake

I've tried to avoid labels, but they always find you.
- Poppy Z. Brite

A big part of finding the right resources is knowing
what to look for and what to avoid.
- Matthew Lesko

Bath twice a day to be really clean,
once a day to be passably clean,
once a week to avoid being a public menace.
- Anthony Burgess

I don't try to sound like anyone but me anymore.
If something is out of my element, I try to avoid it.
- Norah Jones

Well, acting was just in me and I tried to avoid it.
I didn't want to do what my parents did,
you know?
- Corbin Bernsen

Man should not try to avoid stress any more than he would shun food,
love or exercise.
- Hans Selye

Yeah, I don't deal with current events or pop culture,
and I avoid politics like the plague.
- Max Cannon

Lightning is something which, again,
we would rather avoid.
- Richard Branson

Do not rely on unplanned music; it comes out as though it were planned,
but planned by someone you cross the street to avoid.
- Robert Ashley

Avoid inquisitive persons, for they are sure to be gossips,
their ears are open to hear, but they will not keep
what is entrusted to them.
- Horace

Judges need to restrict themselves to the proper resolution of the case before them.
They need to avoid the temptation to set broad policy.
- Mike DeWine

Avoid having your ego so close to your position that
when your position falls,
your ego goes with it.
- Colin Powell

Not only did I avoid speaking of Salinger;
I resisted thinking about him.
I did not reread his letters to me.
The experience had been too painful.
- Joyce Maynard

Contention is inseparable from creating knowledge.
It is not contention we should try to avoid,
but discourses that attempt to suppress contention.
- Joyce Appleby

I also tried to avoid doing obvious dance records.
- Boy George

People do not wish to appear foolish;
to avoid the appearance of foolishness,
they are willing to remain actually fools.
- Alice Walker

I always anticipated difficulties in order to avoid scenes.
- Gloria Swanson

Never Have Your Dog Stuffed is really advice to myself,
a reminder to myself not to avoid change or uncertainty,
but to go with it, to surf into change.
- Alan Alda

Full, saturated colours have an emotional significance I want to avoid.
- Lucian Freud

Injuries are part of the game, but sometimes we can
avoid them by just practicing our techniques.
- Troy Vincent

City government can and must help San Franciscans prepare
for emergencies in order to avoid tragedy where possible
and minimize loss of life and property when emergencies occur.
- Gavin Newsom

I'm full of fears and I do my best to avoid difficulties
and any kind of complications.
I like everything around me to be clear as crystal and completely calm.
- Alfred Hitchcock

I think it would be stupid for us to try and tell people
who are dancing in a discotheque about the problems of the world.
That is the very thing they have come away to avoid.
- Giorgio Moroder

It is a clear gain to sacrifice pleasure in order to avoid pain.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

Life is inherently risky.
There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs,
and that is the risk of doing nothing.
- Denis Waitley

The prompt assimilation of that intelligence will be
essential if we are to avoid another September 11th.
- Adam Schiff

I don't have any respect at all for the scum-bags who
went to Canada to avoid the draft or to avoid doing their fair share.
- R. Lee Ermey

The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure,
but to avoid pain.
- Aristotle

Avoid the world, it's just a lot of dust and drag and
means nothing in the end.
- Jack Kerouac

The only way to avoid being unhappy is to close yourself
up in Art and to count for nothing all the rest.
- Gustave Flaubert

I've always done everything at my disposal to avoid labeling what I do,
or to avoid being labeled myself.
- Boyd Rice

There is no expedient to which a man will not go to
avoid the labor of thinking.
- Thomas A. Edison

If you see swarms of guys coming around you,
you have to try and avoid being stuck on the kerb.
- Michael East

I've had to relearn how I work with people so that
if and when I do avoid different things I don't send
any messages in doing so.
- Jock Sturges

Enough people have now mentioned Bill Nye the Science
Guy to me that I now desperately avoid it all costs.
- Alton Brown

Historically, the claim of consensus has been the first refuge of scoundrels;
it is a way to avoid debate by claiming that the matter is already settled.
- Michael Crichton

The ABC of our profession is to avoid these large abstract
terms in order to try to discover behind them the only concrete realities,
which are human beings.
- Marc Bloch


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