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Pee Wee Reese Quotes and Sayings

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Brooklyn was the most wonderful city a man could play in,
and the fans there were the most loyal there were.
- Pee Wee Reese

If you rush in and out of the clubhouse,
you rush in and out of baseball.
- Pee Wee Reese

Being Captain of the Dodgers meant representing an
organization committed to winning and trying to keep it going.
We could have won every year if the breaks had gone right.
- Pee Wee Reese

If I had my career to play over, one thing I'd do differently is swing more.
Those 1,200 walks I got, nobody remembers them.
- Pee Wee Reese

 

Why did they do it? Beats the hell out of me.
I was just a scared kid from Kentucky,
and these guys had been up in the majors for a while.
I guess it was because I was just such a helluva nice kid -
if you'll accept that.
- Pee Wee Reese

I used to tell Jackie (Robinson) sometimes when they were throwing at him,
'Jackie, they aren't throwing at you because you are black.
They are throwing at you because they don't like you.
- Pee Wee Reese

I had only played five games in my senior year in high school.
I was not large enough.
Hell, when I graduated, I was about five foot four and weighed 120 pounds.
I didn't go with the Dodgers until spring training
of 1940 and I weighed all of 155 pounds soaking wet.
- Pee Wee Reese

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It's a nice neighborhood, like the one I left.
My home borough is Brooklyn and Queens.
- Anthony Weiner

Gleason used to rack balls for me when he was a kid
in Brooklyn and in Long Island.
- Minnesota Fats

If I wasn't bound to Brooklyn, due to my own personal
reasons like taking care of my mother and the fact
that this is where the band is based,
I would probably move to Iceland.
- Peter Steele

Brooklyn is not the easiest place to grow up in,
although I wouldn't change that experience for anything.
- Neil Diamond

My youngest son, who is now the drummer in my band,
lives in Brooklyn.
My oldest son is about to move out to California,
and my daughters are both out of town.
- Herbie Mann

I was unaware of the dispute in Brooklyn.
I would never knowingly wear any clothes or support
any company who produced clothing with alleged wage and labor violations.
- Shakira

I've lived most of my life in Manhattan,
but as close as Brooklyn is to Manhattan,
there are people who live there who have been to Manhattan maybe once or twice.
- Ellen Burstyn

I'm a Brooklyn boy.
I was born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised there,
and spent most of my childhood there.
- Robert Jay Lifton

My childhood here...
was very limited.
So it was a long, long time before I actually went out to Brooklyn.
- Frank McCourt

I grew up to the sound of live music in our Brooklyn household.
- Tony Visconti

I was a prosecutor in Brooklyn in the homicide division
and then as a senior assistant district attorney.
- Star Jones

I'm just a simple kid from Brooklyn who landed into
the most enchanted lifestyle imaginable.
- Michael Musto

I'm from Brooklyn.
I grew up very poor- seven people, four rooms.
My dad had no education.
- Peter Criss

When I went to Brooklyn in 1948 Jackie Robinson was
at the height of his brilliant career.
- Ernie Harwell

I was raised in Brooklyn, and I lived there for 59 years.
- Herbie Mann

After a subsequent interview at Brooklyn Poly,
I was hired, and life as a fully independent researcher began.
- Rudolph A. Marcus

My uncle and my grandfather both worked in the Brooklyn Navy Yard.
- Dave Van Ronk

What I love about Brooklyn is there are more wonderful
little joints than anywhere.
- Arthur Schwartz

Scientists are people who build the Brooklyn Bridge and then buy it.
- William F. Buckley, Jr.

The Brooklyn Dodgers had a no hitter last night.
- Bob Dole

I am from Brooklyn, NY, so we could not have many pets,
but I always had at least two dogs.
- Connie Stevens

By then I was in Brooklyn and drank my way through that summer.
I stopped when I got sick of that and got a job at the Strand bookstore,
which was a little better than the tax job.
- Robert Quine

Even though I grew up as a Sephardic Jew in Brooklyn
where we ate Syrian food and went to temple,
it was still America.
- Isaac Mizrahi

You do not send me to Brooklyn to get a cheesecake
and then I come back and you're gone.
- Brandy Norwood

I have made all my films for my children with the exception
of my first film because my oldest daughter wasn't
born when I was making the film about the Brooklyn Bridge.
- Ken Burns

I had taken on the color of the climate around me and
had driven back all the emotion that rose from the
Brooklyn streets so that I could belong to the exclusive club of Congress.
- Emanuel Celler

Also, I preached to gangs on the streets of Manhattan,
Brooklyn and the Bronx - and miracles began to happen.
- David Wilkerson

I grew up in Brooklyn.
- Johnny Kelly

I was raised by a single mother who made a way for me.
She used to scrub floors as a domestic worker,
put a cleaning rag in her pocketbook and ride the subways
in Brooklyn so I would have food on the table.
But she taught me as I walked her to the subway that
life is about not where you start,
but where you're going.
That's family values.
- Al Sharpton

I went to Brooklyn College and met this beautiful Jewish girl named Merle,
with dark hair, exotic looking and brilliant.
So we got married and had three children.
- Dominic Chianese

I have some Russian friends.
But probably only 10 percent.
I don't hang out usually in the big Russian communities
in Brooklyn and New Jersey.
- Mikhail Baryshnikov

I think that my interpretation of Italian was a lot
more southern than what my husband cooks.
You know, I grew up in Queens and in Brooklyn,
and we - really, it's more southern.
It's Naples and Sicily.
It's heavier.
It's over-spiced.
And like most Americans, I thought spaghetti and meatballs was genius.
- Debi Mazar

And when we used to play and fight in the streets in
Brooklyn and I would get hurt or something,
my mother would always come out and save me.
So that sort of postponed the inevitable about getting a good beating,
without having somebody to come and save you.
- Sanford I. Weill

In Manhattan, and its true on some level till this day;
its a whole different mentality from the Bronx,
Brooklyn and Queens, which I didn't know at the time -
because you basically just know your neighborhood.
- Kool Moe Dee

The job at Brooklyn is interesting because Brooklyn
reflects what happened to university art departments everywhere.
It might be the worst department now,
and yet at one point it was the best in the country.
- Ad Reinhardt

He came to the States in 1963, I think with a view
to making up with my mother,
but that didn't work.
He came for three weeks, and drank his way all over Brooklyn.
And went back...
I went to his funeral in Belfast.
- Frank McCourt

Well when I was young, when I was very young,
when I was a little boy I don't remember the music I heard,
but there was an article in the Brooklyn Daily written
by my Aunt about how I could choose phonograph records.
- Elliott Carter

I'm shooting in Brooklyn, we've got all kinds of crap going on,
and I'm all alone now in a big hotel suite that you
can't believe the size of it and a thing sticks in
my foot and I just think it's the funniest thing that's ever happened to me.
- Danny DeVito

Able Danger was a top-secret military planning operation,
established in '99 by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs
of Staff to identify cells of al-Qaida worldwide and
to take out al Qaida terrorists.
They identified five cells worldwide,
one of them in Brooklyn.
- Curt Weldon

Lacey didn't like it, even though he was born here,
I understand.
I mean, he was born in Brooklyn.
He told the staff that they better prepare themselves
to say goodbye to some of their friends.
- Sydney Schanberg

When it was over, I was so happy, I felt like crying.
I wanted to win this one for Casey.
After what I did in Brooklyn, he could have forgotten
about me and who would blame him? But he gave me another chance and I'm grateful.
- Don Larsen

I went to an art school in Brooklyn and painted Fine Art,
if that's what you'd call it for eight years in New York,
until I saw the first underground comics in the East Village Other.
- Bill Griffith

And so there I was living in California from Brooklyn,
New York, and it was this whole new world for me and
I was meeting vegetarians.
I thought, let me try this vegetarian thing.
I got really into that.
- Warren Cuccurullo

I've chosen not to live in Hollywood,
and instead I live in Brooklyn, New York.
It's how I like to live.
I'd rather hang out with my kids and family when I'm not working.
Going to premieres is not my idea of a fun night out.
- Jennifer Connelly

I learned a great deal doing Brooklyn Bridge.
I was able to take a giant step into the terrible reality that was then.
We saw the cattle cars that took folks away.
Just knowing it was real, it would be impossible not to feel.
- Marion Ross

It is better to lead from behind
and to put others in front,
especially when you celebrate victory
when nice things occur.
You take the front line when there is danger.
Then people will appreciate your leadership.
- Nelson Mandela

It is sad to grow old but nice to ripen.
- Brigitte Bardot

A person who is nice to you,
but rude to the waiter,
is not a nice person.
- Dave Barry

I cried on my 18th birthday.
I thought 17 was such a nice age.
You're young enough to get away with things,
but you're old enough, too.
- Liv Tyler

When you are courting a nice girl
an hour seems like a second.
When you sit on a red-hot cinder
a second seems like an hour.
That's relativity.
- Albert Einstein

What feeling is so nice as a child's hand in yours? So small,
so soft and warm, like a kitten huddling in the shelter of your clasp.
- Marjorie Holmes

Diplomacy is the art of saying "Nice doggie"
until you can find a rock.
- Will Rogers

When I was little I thought, isn't it nice that everybody
celebrates on my birthday? Because it's July 4th.
- Gloria Stuart

It's nice to win.
- Bess Truman

What is nice about country music today is that most
artists are not trying to do something everybody else is doing.
They really are trying to develop their own uniqueness.
- Bryan White

The Royal Festival Hall in London is nice;
people hang out there.
I think this inviting, non-exclusive character is very important.
- Esa-Pekka Salonen

But I like being nasty.
I like being cranky.
Especially if it's a cold day in Chicago,
it's nice to just take it out on Kyle,
because he's so easy to scream at, you know?
- Fisher Stevens

Nonviolent action does not have to get others to be nice.
It can in effect force them to consult their consciences.
- Barbara Deming

His faith perhaps in some nice tenets might be wrong;
his life,
I'm sure, was always in the right.
- Abraham Cowley

It's quite nice to see that I didn't have to change
who I was to reach two very different types of people.
- Marc Jacobs

Of course there are moments that you wonder how long
you should be doing it because there are other aspects which are not nice,
of this lifestyle.
But I just love winning.
- Ayrton Senna

Shiva danced the world into existence...
that's a very nice thought.
- Michael Tippett

I no longer say nice things about yoga.
I was doing yoga so long before everybody else.
- Jill Clayburgh

A nice, easy place for freedom of speech to be eroded is comics,
because comics are a natural target whenever an election comes up.
- Neil Gaiman


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