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Ted Lindsay Quotes and Sayings

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Some nights, I was so good that I could have become an egotist.
- Ted Lindsay

I watch a lot of hockey.
There are some good hockey players and there are some
awfully stupid hockey players.
- Ted Lindsay

At 39, I was back in a Red Wings uniform and loving it.
- Ted Lindsay

After three years in Chicago, I decided to call it a career.
- Ted Lindsay

 

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

But a funny thing happened four years later.
I was invited to play for an alumni team against the Red Wings.
- Ted Lindsay

The owners and managers were too stupid to realize we had brains.
- Ted Lindsay

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They thought we were going to hurt the game,
but we just wanted to help ourselves,
because the players needed to get together to protect their interests.
- Ted Lindsay

By 1946, I knew Detroit was the best hockey city in the Original Six.
- Ted Lindsay

I love people and I love to be around people.
- Ted Lindsay

I had the idea that I should beat up every player I
tangled with and nothing ever convinced me it wasn't a good idea.
- Ted Lindsay

I had that flying wheel tattooed on my forehead and on my butt.
- Ted Lindsay

Starting that union was something I believed in very strongly.
- Ted Lindsay

My penalty for rocking the boat was being traded.
- Ted Lindsay

What you had at the time was a dictatorship with the team owners.
- Ted Lindsay

Through the years, I have so many wonderful memories
of playing with the Red Wings:
winning four Stanley Cups,
scoring big goals, going into battle every night side
by side with my teammates,
playing with every ounce of effort I could muster.
- Ted Lindsay

When it was my turn, I just skated out and heard this huge cheer.
It was very touching considering the bad circumstances
under which I had left the team and that I had been away for four years.
- Ted Lindsay

With me serving as the president, we filed a $3-million
lawsuit against the league and its member clubs in
an attempt to win increased pension benefits and a
larger share Of television revenue.
- Ted Lindsay

A series of rumors about my attitude,
as well as derogatory remarks about myself and my family
showed me that the personal resentment of the Detroit
general manager toward me would make it impossible
for me to continue playing hockey in Detroit.
- Ted Lindsay

Through humor, you can soften some
of the worst blows that life delivers.
And once you find laughter,
no matter how painful your situation might be,
you can survive it.
- Bill Cosby

Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked,
in which you can walk with love and reverence.
- Henry David Thoreau PHOTO

I never accepted the idea
that I had to be guided by
some pattern or blueprint.
- Little Richard PHOTO

Do you feel stuck?
Whether in a project, a job, a relationship,
or some other situation,
there is a time for perseverance,
and a time for letting go and moving on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Some days are simply meant for playing.
- Mary Anne Radmacher PHOTO

For some of us, the world appears to provide
only a fixed quantity of each resource -
a limited amount of food, of money,
of love, of success, of appreciation.
For others, life is unlimited.
Their world expands with the generosity, compassion,
inventiveness, and service that they contribute.
In this world-view, money that is spent
or given away returns multiplied.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

All this worldly wisdom was once
the unamiable heresy of some wise man.
- Henry David Thoreau

We travel, some of us forever, to seek
other states, other lives, other souls.
- Anais Nin

Every man I meet is in some way my superior.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Since it is not granted to us to live long,
let us transmit to posterity some memorial that we have at least lived.
- E. Joseph Cossman

A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting
on his past actions and their motives -
of approving of some and disapproving of others.
- Charles Darwin

There is a good ear, in some men,
that draws supplies to virtue
out of very indifferent nutriment.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Some things will never seem adequate
no matter how hard we try.
- from the movie White Man's Burden

That some achieve great success,
is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.
- Abraham Lincoln

A sense of humor... is needed armor.
Joy in one's heart and some laughter on one's lips
is a sign that the person down deep
has a pretty good grasp of life.
- Hugh Sidey

Our grandchildren's grandchildren will shake their heads in shame
at some of the beliefs that we hold most dear today -
the question is, which ones?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

He who is not everyday conquering some fear
has not learned the secret of life.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every time you hear a bell ring,
it means that some angel's just got his wings.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

No love, no friendship can cross the path of our destiny
without leaving some mark on it forever.
- Francois Muriac

Age does not protect you from love.
But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
- Anais Nin

Some people dream of success
while others wake up and work hard at it.
- Anonymous

You need to make a commitment,
and once you make it,
then life will give you some answers.
- Les Brown

It is nearly a certainty that some
of your expectations will not be met today -
choose Joy anyway.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Why, I'd like nothing better than to achieve
some bold adventure, worthy of our trip.
- Aristophanes

It is only in adventure that some people
succeed in knowing themselves -
in finding themselves.
- Andre Gide

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.
We ask ourselves,
Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?
Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God.
Your playing small does not serve the world.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking
so that other people won't feel insecure around you.
We are all meant to shine, as children do.
We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us.
It is not just in some of us; it is in everyone.
And as we let our own light shine,
we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.
As we are liberated from our own fear,
our presence automatically liberates others.
- Marianne Williamson

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

Spend some time alone every day.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Put some distance between yourself
and whatever is concerning you.
Distance in space or time
always creates a new perspective.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

I have always held firmly to the thought
that each one of us can do a little
to bring some portion of misery to an end.
- Albert Schweitzer

We're constantly striving for success, fame and comfort
when all we really need to be happy
is someone or some thing to be enthusiastic about.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Some people come into our lives and quickly go.
Some people stay for awhile,
and move our souls to dance.
They awaken us to a new understanding,
leave footprints on our hearts,
and we are never, ever the same.
- Flavia Weedn

You can fool all the people some of the time,
and some of the people all the time,
but you cannot fool all the people all the time.
- Abraham Lincoln (sometimes attributed to P. T. Barnum)

There are some things you learn best in calm,
and some in storm.
- Willa Cather

We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive.
He who is devoid of the power to forgive
is devoid of the power to love.
There is some good in the worst of us
and some evil in the best of us.
When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Weariness comes, on some days, from lack of service to self.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

When someone has a strong intuitive connection,
Buddhism suggests that it's because of karma,
some past connection.
- Richard Gere

When friends stop being frank and useful to each other,
the whole world loses some of its radiance.
- Anatole Broyard

There is some good in the worst of us
and some evil in the best of us.
When we discover this,
we are less prone to hate our enemies.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Take some time in a quiet place to contemplate
the balance between being of service -
both to this generation and to generations yet unborn -
and renewing your vitality with play and celebration.
Without play, one becomes old and dry.
Without service, life becomes meaningless.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do you have a plan for your life?
If not, allocate some time today to sit quietly
with pen and paper to begin writing your life plan -
what you want to accomplish with your life,
and what projects will support your goals.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you once forfeit the confidence of your fellow citizens,
you can never regain their respect and esteem.
It is true that you may fool all of the people some of the time;
you can even fool some of the people all of the time;
but you can't fool all of the people all of the time.
- Abraham Lincoln

Rarely do we find men who willingly engage in hard, solid thinking.
There is an almost universal quest
for easy answers and half-baked solutions.
Nothing pains some people more than having to think.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Choose to adopt the attitude toward failure that sports teams do.
In each game, one team succeeds and one fails.
Then the next week they both get out and play again.
Life is also a game - with some successes and some failures.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Miracles are a retelling in small letters
of the very same story
which is written across the whole world
in letters too large for some of us to see.
- C. S. Lewis

For as long as I can remember, I've been searching for something,
some reason why we're here. What are we doing here? Who are we?
If this is a chance to find out
even just a little part of that answer...
I don't know, I think it's worth a human life. Don't you?
- the Jodie Foster movie Contact (1997)

Finish each day and be done with it.
You have done what you could;
some blunders and absurdities have crept in;
forget them as soon as you can.
Tomorrow is a new day;
you shall begin it serenely
and with too high a spirit
to be encumbered with your old nonsense.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

God gives some more than others
because some accept more than others.
- Ernest Holmes

A sloth lives a pretty good life, s-l-o-w-l-y.
Maybe we have something to learn from him.
Some days, being sloth-like may be just what you need
to avoid being consumed by urgency.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

While it is natural to feel some degree of
need for the approval of others, be careful.
If you find yourself unwilling to
take actions that others disapprove of,
you have lost control of your own life
and have given your destiny to others.
An excessive need-for-approval
is a sign of low self-esteem,
and in severe cases, a condition termed co-dependency.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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