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Randy Johnson Quotes and Sayings

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I've refined my mechanics, refined my pitches.
I've gotten more confidence, and I've gotten more determination.
I've got a better idea what I'm doing out there.
- Randy Johnson

I'm tired of people questioning me because of my age.
If you looked at my numbers and watched me throw and covered my birthdate,
would age be an issue?
- Randy Johnson

I learned a lot from not having success,
and realizing when you do have success,
how hard it is to maintain it, and what you have to do to maintain it.
- Randy Johnson

I threw a lot of balls and walked a lot of batters.
Not something I'm proud of, but something I learned from.
- Randy Johnson

 

When you win, you want more of it.
You can't win enough.
- Randy Johnson

I expect to win.
I've never been content with anything I've ever done.
- Randy Johnson

The word 'potential' used to hang over me like a cloud.
- Randy Johnson

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When you can throw 97 miles an hour and put the ball
over the plate anytime you want,
it's fun.
- Randy Johnson

I had a long conversation with Steve Carlton.
He told me that on the days he pitched,
he felt it was his responsibility to make everyone around him better,
to lift his teammates.
That's what I try to do.
- Randy Johnson

Maybe I've lost a little, but I think everyone does over time.
People have been writing that I'm getting old every year,
and eventually they're going to be right.
There's nobody in this game that's doing the same things
they once did in the peak years of their career.
- Randy Johnson

There are only Epicureans, either crude or refined;
Christ was the most refined.
- Georg Buchner

It seems unpleasantly refined to put things off till someone knows.
- William Empson

A contemporary artist can use the findings of all epochs and all styles,
from the most primitive literary expressions up to
the most refined products of the baroque.
- Juan Goytisolo

He has only half learned the art of reading who has
not added to it the more refined art of skipping and skimming.
- Arthur Balfour

One always has the idea of a stupid man as perfectly healthy and ordinary,
and of illness as making one refined and clever and unusual.
- Thomas Mann

Only the brave know how to forgive; it is the most
refined and generous pitch of virtue human nature can arrive at.
- Laurence Stern

It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to
the mechanism of friendship.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Over the course of those 12 episodes we discarded what
didn't work and kept what did and that refined it.
- Dave Rowntree

This Englishwoman is so refined, She has no bosom and no behind.
- Stevie Smith

We developed already, before the first servicing mission,
this has been further developed on the second servicing
mission and we refined it this time,
all the terminology.
- Claude Nicollier

Contentment is, after all, simply refined indolence.
- Thomas Chandler Haliburton

The refined punishments of the spiritual mode are usually
much more indecent and dangerous than a good smack.
- David Herbert Lawrence

The artist, like the God of the creation,
remains within or behind or beyond or above his handiwork,
invisible, refined out of existence,
indifferent,
paring his fingernails.
- James Joyce

Certainly I was relatively a refined person.
No way a tramp.
- Beatrice Wood

The more refined one is, the more unhappy.
- Anton Chekhov

The eye is the most refined of our senses,
the one which communicates most directly with our mind,
our consciousness.
- Robert Delaunay

Men...
are bettered and improved by trial, and refined out
of broken hopes and blighted expectations.
- Frederick William Robertson

The more refined and subtle our minds,
the more vulnerable they are.
- Paul Tournier

You see, I was born in the slums, that was before the ghetto.
The ghetto was kind of refined; the slums was right there on the ground.
- Della Reese

So what this is is us, our personalities refined down
on to a stage performance.
In other words, the way we play is the end product of the way we live -
we live in the cities,
you see.
- Alice Cooper

Ideas are refined and multiplied in the commerce of minds.
In their splendor, images effect a very simple communion of souls.
- Gaston Bachelard

I had no books at home.
I started to frequent a public library in Lisbon.
It was there, with no help except curiosity and the will to learn,
that my taste for reading developed and was refined.
- Jose Saramago

Everyone has a spirit that can be refined,
a body that can be trained in some manner,
a suitable path to follow.
You are here to realize your inner divinity and manifest
your innate enlightenment.
- Morihei Ueshiba

People understand we have a dependence upon foreign oil.
What they do not understand and find incredibly ridiculous
is that we import refined product just making us more
dependent on the industry.
- John Shimkus

And it's sad because it's like a surprise to people -
almost an anomaly -
when artists are actually refined and trained on an instrument.
That's the last thing people think about.
- Vanessa Carlton

The old interests of aristocracy - the romance of action,
the exalted passions of chivalry and war -
faded into the background,
and their place was taken by the refined and intimate
pursuits of peace and civilization.
- Lytton Strachey

We are ashamed to seem evasive in the presence of a straightforward man,
cowardly in the presence of a brave one,
gross in the eyes of a refined one, and so on.
We always imagine, and in imagining share,
the judgments of the other mind.
- Charles Horton Cooley

There are many men - such as those often to be found among the Indians -
who are refined until they have qualities often attributed to the female sex.
Yet they are men, and strong ones.
- Agnes Smedley

I cannot be much pleased without an appearance of truth;
at least of possibility I wish the history to be natural
though the sentiments are refined;
and the characters to be probable,
though their behaviour is excelling.
- Frances Burney

His daughter returned from her boarding school,
improved in fashionable airs and expert in manufacturing fashionable toys;
but,
in her conversation, he sought in vain for that refined
and fertile mind which he had fondly expected.
- Emma Willard

Our demand for meat, dairy and refined carbohydrates -
the world consumes one billion cans or bottles of Coke a day -
our demand for these things,
not our need, our want - drives us to consume way more
calories than are good for us.
- Mark Bittman

Genius is nothing more than common faculties refined to a greater intensity.
There are no astonishing ways of doing astonishing things.
All astonishing things are done by ordinary materials.
- Benjamin Haydon

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke

Darkness cannot drive out darkness;
only light can do that.
Hate cannot drive out hate;
only love can do that.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Life is an adventure.
I can only wonder what treasure
awaits at the top of the path.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Hate is never conquered by hate,
Hate is only conquered by love.
- The Buddha

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

Play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue,
but the parent of all other virtues.
- Cicero

Don't hurry. Don't worry.
You're only here for a short visit.
So don't forget to stop and smell the roses.
- Walter Hagen

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
- Robert F. Kennedy

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Minds are like parachutes.
They only function when they are open.
- James Dewar

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather

Move out of your comfort zone. You can only
grow if you are willing to feel awkward and
uncomfortable when you try something new.
- Brian Tracy

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

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

Universal compassion is the only guarantee of morality.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

Nothing in life is to be feared.
It is only to be understood.
- Marie Curie

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

Life only
appears to be
rushing toward us
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You are important. You are the star -
the only star - of your own life show.
Everyone else is a bit player in the great drama of your life.
Be of service to humanity, but never be anyone's doormat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Find your balance and stand with it.
Find your song and sing it out.
Find your cadence and let it appear like a dance.
Find the questions that only you know how to ask and
The answers that you are content to not know.
- Mary Anne Radmacher


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