Search my Quotes DataBase - Enter one or two keywords and/or author last name.

Hint: keep it simple, like life twain




Facebook share   Tweet This   Email this

Daily Inspiration - Quotes to Live By
Inspiration  |  Motivational Articles  |  Being Strong  |  Being Positive  |  Links  |  About
Topics:   A-   B-   Ca-   Co-   D-   E-   F-   G-   H-    I-    J-K-L   M-   N-O   Pa-   Pr-   Q-R   Sa-   Sk-   T-   U-V-W-X-Y-Z

Pete Rozelle Quotes and Sayings

I hope you find great value in these Quotes by Pete Rozelle from my large collection of motivational and inspirational quotes and sayings.

Every franchise of both leagues will remain in its present location.
- Pete Rozelle

In fact, an awful lot of N.F.L.
club owners have practically no influence on their players at all,
simply because they're not full-time working owners.
- Pete Rozelle

There are a lot more TV sets in use on Monday night
than on Sunday afternoon.
- Pete Rozelle

Rather than saying that the commissioner is hired by
the owners and therefore is subservient to them,
you have to look at whether or not the players are getting a fair shake.
- Pete Rozelle

 

But I haven't met a player or a coach whose goal isn't to win the Super Bowl.
- Pete Rozelle

The most difficult owner for me was the late George Marshall of Washington.
- Pete Rozelle

At least I'm going into the job with clean hands.
- Pete Rozelle

Please sign-up for my Free Inspirational Daily Email on the form below.

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.


I don't know if 1300 players could really participate
in the selection of a commissioner,
and I've never given it a great deal of thought.
I think it's a logical point they could make,
but it's only an academic one.
- Pete Rozelle

I'm not saying that the press is wrong to report any
internal differences we have,
but at the same time, I think it's our job to keep
them from becoming public issues,
for anything that detracts from the purely athletic
aspects of the sport is bad for us.
- Pete Rozelle

People are interested in pro football because it provides
them with an emotional oasis;
they don't want football to get involved in the same types of court cases,
racial problems and legislative issues they encounter
in the rest of American life.
- Pete Rozelle

Squabbling in public will eventually ruin football;
there's no doubt it's hurting us already.
Polls taken by Louis Harris - polls as valid as any political polls -
indicate that very clearly.
- Pete Rozelle

Considering what Americans have been confronted with in the last ten years,
domestically and internationally, it's clear that we need emotional outlets;
we have to have some peace from our problems.
- Pete Rozelle

Pro football was taking off when I became commissioner,
and when a sport's successful and you're its chief executive officer,
much of the credit flows to you and you develop a good track record.
- Pete Rozelle

I think the big thing I've had going for me in that
regard has been the success of the league.
I don't have quite as much control over things as people believe,
so I frequently receive more credit than I deserve,
and occasionally more criticism as well.
- Pete Rozelle

I'm not claiming that football is the nation's salvation in this area,
but it's one of them, one little thing that apparently
has captured the imagination of a large sector of our society.
But when football can't be a relatively pure outlet,
a fun thing, then it hurts itself.
- Pete Rozelle

At last, someone came to tell me I'd been selected as commissioner,
which gave rise to the line that I took the job with clean hands.
I was then taken downstairs to a press conference,
and the reporters were as surprised as I was.
- Pete Rozelle

I have said consistently both in my papers and in my speeches -
which you heard in the primary campaign -
that I will continue to phase out the Capital Stock and Franchise tax.
- Ed Rendell

The franchise itself gives no real power,
unless accompanied by the right on the part of all
the possessors of it to elect something like an equal
number of representatives.
- John Bright

Nobody has a franchise on what is good.
- Ron Silver

It's been a great honor for me to be a player for the Detroit Red Wings,
to play for an Original Six franchise.
I know I'm far from perfect, but I learned a lot.
- Steve Yzerman

Clearly romantic comedy is my franchise genre,
I don't mind saying that, it's true.
I love doing them and hopefully always will do them.
- Meg Ryan

I hope that no American will waste his franchise
and throw away his vote
by voting either for me or against me solely
on account of my religious affiliation. It is not relevant.
- John F. Kennedy

I don't think there is any franchise more powerful
than ours around securing the consumer experience and
we will not concede that to anyone including Microsoft.
- John W. Thompson

We are creating a fabulous franchise with an incredible female action hero.
- Jan de Bont

The Jets seem to be a franchise in freefall.
- Ron Jaworski

Liberals believe they own the franchise on minorities
and can't stand any Hispanic or black who breaks rank.
- Linda Chavez

Any union that can't accept workers choosing their
own representatives through universal franchise is finished.
- Jacques Delors

I love playing Jim.
I love working with this cast and the opportunity to
come back and work with them again was just way too appealing for me.
Also, I think this is a great way to wrap up the franchise.
- Jason Biggs

I definitely felt that I was put at a very high place
to be able to be a part of such a wonderful franchise in cinema history,
so I was definitely very driven at doing a great job
and having my body look the way it should and just
being a part of the creative process.
- Kristanna Loken

It took the United States until 1920 to give women
the franchise and another 40 or 50 years to start utilizing women's potential.
How many women of incredible potential did we fail
and what achievements were lost to all because we never tapped that potential?
- James E. Rogers

They fired director Richard Donner because they didn't want to pay him,
and he's the reason the franchise became so successful in the first place.
There's a big part of Superman II that he did that no one has ever seen.
- Margot Kidder

They say I was a bad Batman, that it was my fault,
that I buried the franchise.
But the truth is, it was a big project.
I was pretty intimidated in that world.
I did the best I could in the situation I was given.
- George Clooney

A State which has universal suffrage and a wide extension of the jury franchise,
must qualify the people by education to rightly exercise
the great powers with which they are invested.
- Edmund Barton

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou PHOTO

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

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was,
Thank you, that would suffice.
- Meister Eckhart

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

We can only be said to be truly alive in those moments
when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.
- Thornton Wilder

Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn't be done.
- Amelia Earhart

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44

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

Well done is better than well said.
- Benjamin Franklin

"Good morning!" he said at last.
"We don't want any adventures here, thank you!
You might try over The Hill or across The Water."
- J. R. R. Tolkien

There is no subject so old that something new cannot be said about it.
- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Courage is fear that has said its prayers.
- Karl Barth

"Begin at the beginning," the King said, very gravely,
"and go on till you come to the end: then stop."
- Lewis Carroll

Never say or do anything you wouldn't want
to be the last thing you ever said or did.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Examine what is said, not him who speaks.
- Arabian Proverb

When I look back on all these worries,
I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed
that he had had a lot of trouble in his life,
most of which had never happened.
- Winston Churchill

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

One day Alice came to a fork in the road
and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree.
"Which road do I take?" she asked.
His responses was a question: "Where do you want to go?"
"I don't know," Alice answered.
"Then," said the cat, "it doesn't matter."
- Lewis Carroll

"Sometimes," said Pooh, "the smallest things take up the most room in your heart."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

My Mama always said you've got to put the past behind you
before you can move on.
- the movie Forrest Gump

A wise one said, "We are most like God when we forgive."
It is easy for us to blame, but hard for us to forgive.
Yet that is what we are called upon to do -
to forgive everyone for everything.
And the reward?
In this life, the reward for forgiveness
is your own happiness.
Unconditional universal forgiveness is
the key to your own happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When a man you like switches from what
he said a year ago, or four years ago,
he is a broad-minded person who has courage enough
to change his mind with changing conditions.
When a man you don't like does it,
he is a liar who has broken his promise.
- Franklin Pierce Adams

When all is said and done,
the one sole condition that makes
spiritual happiness and preserves it
is the absence of doubt.
- Mark Twain

What if it were only an illusion?
Perhaps life is not as threatening as it appears.
Perhaps the greatest threat to our serenity
is our fear of the future -
our fear of the unknown.
Perhaps, as Franklin D. Roosevelt said,
"The Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I unconditionally forgive myself for everything
that I have ever done, said, or thought
that has caused me harm or suffering.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. "Pooh?" he whispered.
"Yes, Piglet?"
"Nothing," said Piglet, taking Pooh's hand.
"I just wanted to be sure of you."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Overflowing Cup of Tea:
The Zen Master poured his visitor's teacup full, and then kept pouring.
The visitor watched until he could no longer restrain himself.
"It is overfull. No more will go in!"
"Like this cup," the Zen Master said,
"you are full of your own opinions and assumptions.
How can you learn truth until you first empty your cup?"
- Traditional Zen Koan

"But I don't want to go among mad people," said Alice.
"Oh, you can't help that," said the cat. "We're all mad here."
- Lewis Carroll

It is my desire, in the office of a Christian minister,
to do nothing which I cannot do with my whole heart.
Having said this, I have said all.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"When I use a word," Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone,
"it means just what I choose it to mean - neither more nor less."
- Lewis Carroll

How true Daddy's words were when he said:
all children must look after their own upbringing.
Parents can only give good advice
or put them on the right paths,
but the final forming of a person's character
lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

I believe in God, but not as one thing,
not as an old man in the sky.
I believe that what people call God
is something in all of us.
I believe that what Jesus and Mohammed and Buddha
and all the rest said was right.
It's just that the translations have gone wrong.
- John Lennon

(Jesus on Love)
You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies
and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44

Momma always said dyin' was a part of life.
I sure wish it wasn't.
- the movie Forrest Gump

I don't see much sense in that," said Rabbit.
"No," said Pooh humbly, "there isn't.
But there was going to be when I began it.
It's just that something happened to it along the way."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

I unconditionally forgive everyone for all hurt
that I have ever experienced in the presence of their actions.
I unconditionally forgive myself for everything that I have ever done,
said, or thought that has caused me harm or suffering.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


Quotes and Sayings

---------


Thank you for visiting: Pete Rozelle Quotes and Sayings.

Please sign up on the form below to receive
my Free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes email.

You can also search my large collection of Quotes and Sayings.

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 


Sign-up to receive Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes
free via email

Daily inspirational quotes and motivational messages of self-worth, choice,
positive attitude, happiness, forgiveness, and gratitude.
Inspiring motivational sayings plus Jonathan's insights into life,
relationships, and joyful living.

Enter Your E-Mail Address:
Enter Your Name (what you want to be called):
To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.
Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

Or Subscribe to the Feedburner feed for Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes.



All materials & writings are copyright ©. You may read about our disclaimer, our privacy policy, our copyright policy, terms of use, participation in affiliate programs, and the list of all our websites.