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Rogers Hornsby Quotes and Sayings

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People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball.
I'll tell you what I do.
I stare out the window and wait for spring.
- Rogers Hornsby

Related topics: Sports

I don't want to play golf.
When I hit a ball, I want someone else to go chase it.
- Rogers Hornsby

I've never been a yes man.
- Rogers Hornsby

I don't like to sound egotistical, but every time I
stepped up to the plate with a bat in my hands,
I couldn't help but feel sorry for the pitcher.
- Rogers Hornsby

 

It don't make no difference where I go or what happens,
so long as I can play the full nine.
- Rogers Hornsby

Now the advantage is all with the hitters.
- Rogers Hornsby

To be a good hitter you've got to do one thing -
get a good ball to hit.
- Rogers Hornsby

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I always tried to hit the ball back through the box
because that is the largest unprotected area.
- Rogers Hornsby

Any ballplayer that don't sign autographs for little kids ain't an American.
He's a communist.
- Rogers Hornsby

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

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

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White PHOTO

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

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

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran PHOTO

People that seem so glorious are all show;
underneath they are like everyone else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe PHOTO

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.
For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
- Margaret Mead

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa PHOTO

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- 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

Whenever you're in conflict with someone,
there is one factor that can make the difference
between damaging your relationship and deepening it.
That factor is attitude.
- William James

You can't stop the music, nobody can stop the music.
- Village People

Knowing your own darkness is the best method
for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
- Carl Jung

A common denominator of all religions is that
they have the power to bring out the best and the worst in people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The enlightened give thanks
for what most people take for granted.
- Michael Beckwith

When dealing with people, remember you are
not dealing with creatures of logic,
but creatures of emotion.
- Dale Carnegie

The most common way people give up their power
is by thinking they don't have any.
- Alice Walker

Conventional people are roused to fury
by departure from convention,
largely because they regard such departure
as a criticism of themselves.
- Bertrand Russell

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize
how close they were to success when they gave up.
- Thomas Edison

You can't base your life on other people's expectations.
- Stevie Wonder

Some people care too much. I think it's called love.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Do not quit!
Hundreds of times I have watched people throw in the
towel at the one-yard line while someone else comes
along and makes a fortune by just going that extra yard.
- E. Joseph Cossman

I look to a day when people will not be judged
by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

If you look for the bad in people
expecting to find it, you surely will.
- Abraham Lincoln

The wicked leader is he who the people despise.
The good leader is he who the people revere.
The great leader is he who the people say, "We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

Many people excuse their own faults
but judge other persons harshly.
We should reverse this attitude
by excusing others' shortcomings
and by harshly examining our own.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
- Mother Teresa

People often say that motivation doesn't last.
Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
- Zig Ziglar

Go to the people
Live among them
Learn from them
Love them
Serve them
Plan with them
Start with what they know
Build on what they have.
- Jimmy Yen (Y. C. James Yen)

Reputation is what other people know about you.
Honor is what you know about yourself.
- Lois McMaster Bujold

You manage things, you lead people.
- Grace Hopper

Small is the number of people who
see with their eyes
and think with their minds.
- Albert Einstein

"Go to the people and live among them
in order to know them and learn from them.
- Jimmy Yen

By not caring too much about what people think,
I'm able to think for myself
and propagate ideas which are very often unpopular.
And I succeed.
- Albert Ellis

As we let our light shine,
we unconsciously give other people
permission to do the same.
As we are liberated from our own fear,
our presence actually liberates others.
- Marianne Williamson

People rarely succeed unless they
have fun in what they are doing.
- Dale Carnegie

You can choose to be peaceful right here and now ...
it has nothing to do with what other people do or think.
- Gerald Jampolsky

Envy comes from people's ignorance of,
or lack of belief in, their own gifts.
- Jean Vanier

You can have anything you want in life if you
just help enough other people get what they want.
- Zig Ziglar

Know that all people are your brothers and sisters.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic.
Different people, different beliefs,
different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.
- Jimmy Carter

That you may retain your self-respect, it is better
to displease the people by doing what you know is right,
than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong.
- William J. H. Boetcker

Anyone who proposes to do good
must not expect people to roll stones out of his way,
but must accept his lot calmly,
even if they roll a few stones upon it.
- Albert Schweitzer

Success seems to be connected with action.
Successful people keep moving.
They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
- Conrad Hilton

The meeting of two personalities is
like the contact of two chemical substances:
if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
- Carl Jung

I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles;
but today it means getting along with people.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work,
so most people don't recognize them.
- Ann Landers

Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart.
- Anne Frank

Don't ask yourself what the world needs;
ask yourself what makes you come alive.
And then go and do that.
Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
- Howard Thurman

When the best leader's work is done the people say,
"We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

What people say, what people do,
and what they say they do
are entirely different things.
- Margaret Mead

The most successful people in life
are generally those who have the best information.
- Benjamin Disraeli

People love chopping wood.
In this activity one immediately sees results.
- Albert Einstein

The great pleasure in life is doing
what people say you cannot do.
- Walter Bagehot

Be a yardstick of quality.
Some people aren't used to an environment
where excellence is expected.
- Steve Jobs


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