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Larry Doby Quotes and Sayings

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I knew being accepted was going to be hard,
but I knew I was involved in a situation that was going
to bring opportunities to other blacks.
- Larry Doby

Kids are our future, and we hope baseball has given
them some idea of what it is to live together and how we can get along,
whether you be black or white.
- Larry Doby

Die when I may, I want it said by those who knew me best
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?
- Robert H. Schuller

 

I want it said of me by those who knew me best,
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

We are now at a point where we must educate our children
in what no one knew yesterday,
and prepare our schools for what no one knows yet.
- Margaret Mead

When we hate our enemies, we are
giving them power over us:
power over our sleep, our appetites,
our blood pressure, our health, and our happiness.
Our enemies would dance with joy if only
they knew how they were worrying us,
lacerating us, and getting even with us!
Our hate is not hurting them at all,
but our hate is turning our own days
and nights into a hellish turmoil.
- Dale Carnegie

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When I saw you I fell in love,
and you smiled because you knew.
- commonly but falsely attributed to William Shakespeare

I breathed a song into the air,
It fell to earth, I knew not where;
For who has sight so keen and strong,
That it can follow the flight of song -
The song from beginning to end,
I found again in the heart of a friend.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The more he became truly wise,
the more he distrusted everything he knew.
- Voltaire

I wanted to escape so badly.
But of course I knew I couldn't just give up and leave school.
It was only when I heard my mom's voice that I came out of my hiding place.
- Zhang Ziyi

So my father was a person who never lied to me.
If I had a question, he answered it.
I knew a lot of things at a young age because I was intrigued.
- Nick Cannon

Peace hath higher tests of manhood, than battle ever knew.
- John Greenleaf Whittier

A person is smart. People are dumb,
panicky dangerous animals and you know it.
Fifteen hundred years ago everybody knew
the Earth was the center of the universe.
Five hundred years ago,
everybody knew the Earth was flat,
and fifteen minutes ago,
you knew that humans were alone on this planet.
Imagine what you'll know tomorrow.
- the movie Men in Black

Without music, life would be a mistake...
I would only believe in a God who knew how to dance.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

I knew I was an unwanted baby when I saw that my bath
toys were a toaster and a radio.
- Joan Rivers

I wasn't anything special as a father.
But I loved them and they knew it.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
- Henry Ward Beecher

If I knew for a certainty that a man was coming to my house
with the conscious design of doing me good,
I should run for my life.
- Henry David Thoreau

My family knew, but most of the sporting world did
not realize that my right hand been some 75% paralyzed.
- Bill Toomey

All my life I knew that there was all the money you could want out there.
All you have to do is go after it.
- Curtis Carlson

The world is a country which nobody ever yet knew by description;
one must travel through it one's self to be acquainted with it.
- Lord Chesterfield

My father? I never knew him.
Never even seen a picture of him.
- Eminem

If we knew what it was we were doing,
it would not be called research, would it?
- Albert Einstein

What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?
- Robert H. Schuller

I wanted to be a forest ranger or a coal man.
At a very early age, I knew I didn't want to do what my dad did,
which was work in an office.
- Harrison Ford

John Candy knew he was going to die.
He told me on his 40th birthday.
He said, well, Maureen, I'm on borrowed time.
- Maureen O'Hara

I always knew that food and wine were vital,
with my mother being Italian and a good cook.
- Robert Mondavi

I planned my success.
I knew it was going to happen.
- Erykah Badu

The society Shakespeare knew was heading for tremendous change,
and he seems to have recognized that and written about it in a coded way.
I understand those codes, I think.
- Vanessa Redgrave

My parents didn't have a lot of money,
but we never knew that.
They really did the best they could.
- Dorothy Hamill

Money? How did I lose it? I never did lose it.
I just never knew where it went.
- Edith Piaf

It was when I found out I could make mistakes that
I knew I was on to something.
- Ornette Coleman

As far as I knew white women were never lonely,
except in books.
White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.
- Maya Angelou

Everyone in my family is in the film business;
I knew I wanted to be creative and it was important
in my family to be artistic.
- Sofia Coppola

I can say that I never knew what joy was like until
I gave up pursuing happiness,
or cared to live until I chose to die.
For these two discoveries I am beholden to Jesus.
- Malcolm Muggeridge

I knew I couldn't live in America and I wasn't ready
to move to Europe so I moved to an island off the coast of America -
New York City .
- Spalding Gray

I was hot and I knew it and it went to my head.
- Janice Dickinson

I knew from an early age exactly what I wanted to do.
I wanted to be a musician and that was it.
It made life a lot easier knowing what I was aiming for.
- Dan Hawkins

I knew it was going to be enormous because of the number
of people who bought the books,
but, to be honest, I never thought it would be bigger than Bond.
Never in a million years.
- Robbie Coltrane

I bet I made close to 20 tackles because nobody on
either side knew what they were doing.
- Merlin Olsen

I knew there was something special about the theater
for me something beyond the regular reality,
something that I could get into and transcend and become
something other than myself.
- Raul Julia

It took me 45 minutes to get in all of the suits and
putting all the dosimeters on me so that they knew
how much radiation I got and the protective boots and everything.
- William Scranton

I was overlooked long before anyone knew who I was.
- Paul Desmond

The cast called her Lucy, but everyone else called her Mrs.
Ball.
She was honest with people.
If she liked you, you knew it.
If she didn't, you knew it, also.
- Keith Thibodeaux

I liked playing in Chicago, and I gave them everything I had,
but I knew in my heart I was a Red Wing.
- Ted Lindsay

There's this unspoken club where you say to each other:
Oh God,
if they only knew how ordinary I was,
they wouldn't be interested.
That includes movie stars and politicians.
- Margot Kidder

Knowing that Gene and Morgan were playing those roles
made it much easier to put the script together-we knew
who we were writing it for.
It took some mystery away.
- Stephen Hopkins

It wasn't that I ever knew I'd be at the Met for 20 years,
or 30 years, or 40 years, or anything like that.
- James Levine

I knew nothing of the real life of a musician,
but I seemed to see myself standing in front of great crowds of people,
playing my accordion.
- Lawrence Welk

Up to that point I never really knew what my character would be expected to do,
and prior to accepting the job I had actually turned
down the role three times before finally giving in.
- Gil Gerard

Only Socrates knew, after a lifetime of unceasing labor,
that he was ignorant.
Now every high-school student knows that.
How did it become so easy?
- Allan Bloom

The other thing that has made playing live for me more
enjoyable is the audience.
I never knew I had such heartfelt, loving fans.
- Michael Schenker

I knew I always wanted to sing.
- David Ruffin

I knew that Jamaica Inn was going to make me a star.
- Maureen O'Hara

Once we destroyed the Saddam regime,
we knew there was going to be a civil war.
- William Odom

If men knew how women pass the time when they are alone,
they'd never marry.
- O. Henry

I grew up with Al Jarreau.
We had a band together and worked these places for
three years when neither one of us knew we could make a living doing music.
- George Duke

I couldn't imagine what Fox thought they were doing,
contemplating such a jagged protagonist for a prime-time drama.
I only knew that I wanted the role very much.
- Hugh Laurie

I have always been a writer of letters,
and of long ones; so, when I first thought of writing
a book in the form of letters,
I knew that I could do it quickly and easily.
- Laurence Housman

People who were close to me - family and friends -
they knew about my sexuality.
- Greg Louganis

Since an early age I was taught to be very politically
aware and knew from childhood that the process was
something I wanted to contribute towards if I could.
- Adam Rickitt

Bobby and I went through some old questionnaires about
customer requirements for languages,
then we compiled a new one and sent it out to a few dozen people we knew.
- James Frank

I never felt a feeling that I knew or could know to
be unlike the feelings of other people.
I never consciously thought, except after patterns
that the world or my fellows set for me.
- Josiah Royce

The worst tragedy that could have befallen me was my success.
I knew right away that I was through -
cast out.
- Jonas Salk

I knew that if I concentrated on AdBrite,
I could probably make a big company out of it.
- Philip J. Kaplan

It was essential to do this job, hateful though it was,
because we knew the Germans were hot on the trail.
- Mark Oliphant

Marlo taught me things I thought I knew.
- Phil Donahue

But with the Berlin, I was able to allow him to get near,
but not quite near enough, and I knew where to draw
the line with the fortresses I had set up.
- Vladimir Kramnik

If people knew how hard I worked to get my mastery,
it wouldn't seem so wonderful at all.
- Michelangelo

Aside from my son, no person has ever shown for me
the gentle concern I knew from Governor Adlai Stevenson.
- Mercedes McCambridge


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