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Joe Adcock Quotes and Sayings

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Trying to sneak a fastball past Hank Aaron is like
trying to sneak the sunrise past a rooster.
- Joe Adcock

Related topics: Sports

Instead of worrying about what people say of you,
why not spend time trying to accomplish
something they will admire.
- Dale Carnegie

Most of the important things in the world
have been accomplished by people
who have kept on trying
when there seemed to be no hope at all.
- Dale Carnegie

Real love is accepting other people the way they are
without trying to change them.
- don Miguel Ruiz

 

Spend time every day listening to what your muse is trying to tell you.
- Saint Bartholomew

To be yourself in a world that
is constantly trying to make you something else
is the greatest accomplishment.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you begin to understand what you are
without trying to change it,
then what you are undergoes a transformation.
- J. Krishnamurti

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You can make more friends in two months
by becoming interested in other people
than you can in two years by trying
to get other people interested in you.
- Dale Carnegie

How could youths better learn to live
than by at once trying the experiment of living?
- Henry David Thoreau

The greatest roadblock to a great relationship
is trying to force a partner to change through bribes or threats.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Meddling:
Everything that happens in the world, or doesn't happen,
is NOT my responsibility.
There are more than enough things that are my responsibility.
I am responsible for my thoughts, my beliefs, and my actions -
and that is enough.
It does not serve me to mind anyone else's business.
I can only make myself unhappy by trying to second guess
what anyone else thinks or does.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed,
but nature does not depend on us.
We are not the only experiment.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

The trouble with having an open mind, of course,
is that people will insist on coming along
and trying to put things in it.
- Terry Pratchett

When you have got an elephant by the hind legs
and he is trying to run away, it's best to let him run.
- Abraham Lincoln

You can close more business in two months
by becoming interested in other people
than you can in two years by trying
to get people interested in you.
- Dale Carnegie

Spirit is always waiting to rush into us,
but we are too full of worldly things.
It is like trying to pour fine wine into a cup filled with mud -
the wine is waiting, but the mud must be removed first.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

How far you can go without destroying from within
what you are trying to defend from without?
- Dwight D. Eisenhower PHOTO

The fastest way to destroy love
is to make a goal out of it,
because people who are trying to be loved
come from a place that they're not loved.
- Werner Erhard

Children and lunatics cut the Gordian knot which the
poet spends his life patiently trying to untie.
- Jean Cocteau

Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that
must be followed to become an expert in anything.
- W. Clement Stone

Adolescents are not monsters.
They are just people trying to learn how to make it
among the adults in the world,
who are probably not so sure themselves.
- Virginia Satir

There is no use whatsoever trying to help
people who do not help themselves.
You cannot push anyone up a ladder
unless he is willing to climb himself.
- Andrew Carnegie

I intend to live forever, or die trying.
- Groucho Marx

The church is always trying to get other people to reform;
it might not be a bad idea to reform itself a little,
by way of example.
- Mark Twain

Hubert Humphrey talks so fast that listening to him
is like trying to read Playboy magazine with your wife turning the pages.
- Barry Goldwater

O man you are busy working for the world,
and the world is busy trying to turn you out.
- Abu Bakr

Mama and Daddy King represent the best in manhood and womanhood,
the best in a marriage, the kind of people we are trying to become.
- Coretta Scott King

Doing linear scans over an associative array is like
trying to club someone to death with a loaded Uzi.
- Larry Wall

The trouble with always trying to preserve the health
of the body is that it is so difficult to do without
destroying the health of the mind.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan
trying to play the violin.
- Honore de Balzac

I'm exhausted trying to stay healthy.
- Steve Yzerman

What is a scientist after all? It is a curious man
looking through a keyhole,
the keyhole of nature, trying to know what's going on.
- Jacques Yves Cousteau

You don't help people in your poems.
I've been trying to help people all my life -
that's my trouble.
- Charles Olson

All water has a perfect memory and is forever trying
to get back to where it was.
- Toni Morrison

Trying to force creativity is never good.
- Sarah McLachlan

If a composer could say what he had to say in words
he would not bother trying to say it in music.
- Gustav Mahler

It's a never ending battle of making your cars better
and also trying to be better yourself.
- Dale Earnhardt

There is a fine line between perseverance and insanity.
At what point have you tried your best,
and it's time to do something different?
It's a balance - a paradox.
If you get in the habit of giving up
as soon as something gets difficult,
your life won't work,
but if you keep tilting at windmills -
madly trying the same thing again and again,
your life also won't work.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The mistakes made by Congress wouldn't be so bad if
the next Congress didn't keep trying to correct them.
- Cullen Hightower

What is the use of physicians like myself trying to
help parents to bring up children healthy and happy,
to have them killed in such numbers for a cause that is ignoble?
- Benjamin Spock

Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.
- Thomas A. Edison

I was trying to perform as best as possible.
I was a boy at the time, but worked well with the sickle.
- Mikhail Kalashnikov

I was trying to be very at ease in this arrogant person,
and very worldly, but something human came into the part.
I hate to say that.
I wanted to be totally worldly.
- Leslie Caron

We're all just trying to fit in and find ourselves,
particularly when we're growing up.
- Geri Halliwell

We are in this period now where we all are trying to
be in shape physically and deny ourselves any pleasure.
- Carly Simon

Marketers are out there trying to figure out how to
get your money out of your child.
- Maggie Gallagher

The Democratic party has gone so far to the left that
people just can't relate to it anymore and the Republican
party is trying to go totally to the right.
- Glenn Danzig

Pointing fingers, trying to catch each other in scandal
does not bring honor to this House.
- Mark Foley

I've spent a lot of time and money trying to keep my anger in control.
- Yancy Butler

So my idea of neurotic is spending too much time trying to correct a wrong.
When I feel that I'm doing that, then I snap out of it.
- Gene Wilder

If God, as some now say, is dead, He no doubt died
of trying to find an equitable solution to the Arab-Jewish problem.
- I. F. Stone

Every day I am trying to improve my life.
- Alicia Machado

The point I'm trying to make is, I'm really quite neutral.
I have not been conditioned.
- John Lone

And thought struggles against the results,
trying to avoid those unpleasant results while keeping
on with that way of thinking.
That is what I call 'sustained incoherence.
- David Bohm

Now that I'm being very successful, publishers are trying to mainstream me,
but I'm unabashedly genre.
It's what I like to read, what I like to write.
- Laurell K. Hamilton

I must have been 3 years old or less,
and I remember paging through these comics,
trying to figure out the stories.
I couldn't read the words, so I made up my own stories.
- Daniel Clowes

If all you're trying to do is essentially the same thing as your rivals,
then it's unlikely that you'll be very successful.
- Michael Porter

It has been my policy not to respond to each of the
many canards which have been part of the campaign to
discredit my investigation,
nor to waste time trying to prove negatives.
- Jim Garrison

When you write songs, you can't really point out the
exact thing you're inspired by.
It's more a state or a mood or an atmosphere that you're
trying to put into words.
- Keren Ann

I became a good pitcher when I stopped trying to make
them miss the ball and started trying to make them hit it.
- Sandy Koufax

I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them.
- Ian Fleming

A novel, in the end, is a container,
a shape which you are trying to pour your story into.
- Helen Dunmore

Trying to be Supermom is as futile as trying to be Perfect Mom.
Not going to happen.
- Arianna Huffington

What makes a person sexy is when he's not trying to be sexy.
- Juliette Binoche

Trying to determine what is going on in the world by
reading newspapers is like trying to tell the time
by watching the second hand of a clock.
- Ben Hecht

Some movie I was in, I forget which one,
some awful little movie, a reviewer said,
What is Jessica Walter doing in this movie? And I said,
Hello? Trying to make a living?
- Jessica Walter

The public, more often than not, will forgive mistakes,
but it will not forgive trying to wriggle and weasel out of one.
- Lewis Grizzard

I'm trying to put more elements of the essay into my writing.
- Ryszard Kapuscinski

They are representations of many shared hours of collaboration between us all.
That's the real nature of the relationship the orchestra
and I are trying to build.
- Michael Tilson Thomas

It's no longer just reporting the headlines of the day,
but trying to put the headlines into some context and
to add some perspective into what they mean.
- Bob Schieffer

When you're a little kid, you don't see color,
and the fact that my friends were black never crossed my mind.
It never became an issue until I was a teenager and started trying to rap.
- Eminem


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