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

Tommy Smith Quotes and Sayings

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

I knew nothing about the people who ran the game in those days.
- Tommy Smith

In those days reputation was a big thing.
If you could win a game before you went out,
win it.
That could mean winning it in the papers by saying
certain things or by not saying certain things.
You got very crafty at the game.
- Tommy Smith

What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?
- Robert H. Schuller

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

 

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

We are now at a point where we must educate our children
in what no one knew yesterday,
and prepare our schools for what no one knows yet.
- Margaret Mead

When we hate our enemies, we are
giving them power over us:
power over our sleep, our appetites,
our blood pressure, our health, and our happiness.
Our enemies would dance with joy if only
they knew how they were worrying us,
lacerating us, and getting even with us!
Our hate is not hurting them at all,
but our hate is turning our own days
and nights into a hellish turmoil.
- Dale Carnegie

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 breathed a song into the air,
It fell to earth, I knew not where;
For who has sight so keen and strong,
That it can follow the flight of song -
The song from beginning to end,
I found again in the heart of a friend.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

When I saw you I fell in love,
and you smiled because you knew.
- commonly but falsely attributed to William Shakespeare

I always knew that food and wine were vital,
with my mother being Italian and a good cook.
- Robert Mondavi

John Candy knew he was going to die.
He told me on his 40th birthday.
He said, well, Maureen, I'm on borrowed time.
- Maureen O'Hara

A person is smart. People are dumb,
panicky dangerous animals and you know it.
Fifteen hundred years ago everybody knew
the Earth was the center of the universe.
Five hundred years ago,
everybody knew the Earth was flat,
and fifteen minutes ago,
you knew that humans were alone on this planet.
Imagine what you'll know tomorrow.
- the movie Men in Black

All my life I knew that there was all the money you could want out there.
All you have to do is go after it.
- Curtis Carlson

Peace hath higher tests of manhood, than battle ever knew.
- John Greenleaf Whittier

I wanted to be a forest ranger or a coal man.
At a very early age, I knew I didn't want to do what my dad did,
which was work in an office.
- Harrison Ford

Without music, life would be a mistake...
I would only believe in a God who knew how to dance.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

I knew I was an unwanted baby when I saw that my bath
toys were a toaster and a radio.
- Joan Rivers

My family knew, but most of the sporting world did
not realize that my right hand been some 75% paralyzed.
- Bill Toomey

So my father was a person who never lied to me.
If I had a question, he answered it.
I knew a lot of things at a young age because I was intrigued.
- Nick Cannon

The world is a country which nobody ever yet knew by description;
one must travel through it one's self to be acquainted with it.
- Lord Chesterfield

I wasn't anything special as a father.
But I loved them and they knew it.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
- Henry Ward Beecher

If we knew what it was we were doing,
it would not be called research, would it?
- Albert Einstein

The more he became truly wise,
the more he distrusted everything he knew.
- Voltaire

I wanted to escape so badly.
But of course I knew I couldn't just give up and leave school.
It was only when I heard my mom's voice that I came out of my hiding place.
- Zhang Ziyi

If I knew for a certainty that a man was coming to my house
with the conscious design of doing me good,
I should run for my life.
- Henry David Thoreau

What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?
- Robert H. Schuller

My father? I never knew him.
Never even seen a picture of him.
- Eminem

I knew de Kooning and I went to his studio so I knew about de Kooning's work.
But only a little handful knew about it,
you know.
Maybe there were ten people that knew about it.
- Lee Krasner

If all men knew what others say of them,
there would not be four friends in the world.
- Blaise Pascal

Most of the auditions I went on, I passed up the projects
because I just wasn't interested.
When I read A Knight's Tale, that was that.
I knew I wanted to do this movie.
- Shannyn Sossamon

Jeff knew full well what he was walking away from.
Again, he needed to deal with this right away.
- Kenneth Lay

That and the fact that I knew that nobody was going
to publish my work at Dark Horse or DC or anywhere.
- Rob Walton

Once I decided to write, to be published,
I knew it would happen.
- Augusten Burroughs

I never knew what a reporter looked like.
- Dwayne Andreas

It was a scene in the sense that we were all close
and we all knew each other before the different bands had really formed.
We used to rehearse in the same place.
- Arto Lindsay

Whatever character you play, it gives you the chance
to expose another side of yourself that maybe you've
never felt comfortable with,
or never knew about.
- Laura Dern

When I first started teaching at Berkeley in 1958,
I could not announce that I was gay to anybody,
though probably quite a few of my fellow teachers knew.
- Thom Gunn

I only knew basic western trail riding.
Nothing fancy.
- Julie Benz

I knew that Jamaica Inn was going to make me a star.
- Maureen O'Hara

A fanatic is a man that does what he thinks the Lord
would do if He knew the facts of the case.
- Finley Peter Dunne

I had been on tour with people like Roy Orbison.
I knew Bobby Darin, Sam Cooke.
So many great performers.
- Bobby Vinton

When I went back to modeling, nobody knew how to deal
with a 46-year-old model!
- Lauren Hutton

And everything stopped quite rapidly because I knew
that nobody in Europe was able to go to space.
It was the privilege of being either American or Russian.
- Philippe Perrin

Going from Flip to Kev, obviously you don't want to
see someone ever lose their job.
For me it's probably a little more difficult,
because other than Bill Blair, Flip is all I knew.
- Kevin Garnett

Sylvia Plath was just a month and a half older than I,
and when she committed suicide I was only 30 -
and very shocked and sorry.
I never knew her personally.
- Anne Stevenson

When I first started playing music in 1955,
there was just a small body of people that knew it.
It was a very esoteric type of thing.
- Steve Lacy

I knew right away that it was a gorgeous idea.
- Lila Acheson Wallace

I knew by heart all the dialogue of James Dean's films;
I could watch Rebel Without a Cause a hundred times over.
- Elvis Presley

I knew that when I resigned from the University of
Texas that I would never coach again.
- Darrell Royal

The Framers of the Constitution knew that free speech
is the friend of change and revolution.
But they also knew that it is always the deadliest enemy of tyranny.
- Hugo Black

I slept like a baby the night before,
because I knew that I'd win the next day.
- Bernard Hinault

I knew whatever I did, it was going to be big.
- Scott Caan

He knew everything about literature except how to enjoy it.
- Joseph Heller

If we knew the meaning to everything that is happening to us,
then there would be no meaning.
- Idi Amin

We always knew when we took on the issue of violence
against women that somehow our opposition would come after us.
- Patricia Ireland

If I knew I was going to live this long,
I'd have taken better care of myself.
- Mickey Mantle

Since an early age I was taught to be very politically
aware and knew from childhood that the process was
something I wanted to contribute towards if I could.
- Adam Rickitt

Soon I learned that the worse the puns and jokes,
the funnier they could be, if you knew how to deliver them.
- John Lasseter

I never knew any painter worthy of the name who paid
the smallest attention to what a critic says,
even in conversation.
- Robert Baldwin Ross

My parents were absolutely delighted that I knew what I wanted to do.
- Vivien Leigh

We knew we were talking about spies.
I knew he knew I knew.
I was digging my own grave.
- Christine Keeler

Contemporary Britain seems an endlessly fascinating place to me -
but if I knew a little bit more about other places,
and other times, maybe it wouldn't.
- Jonathan Coe

And for well over a hundred years our politicians,
statesmen, and people remembered that this was a republic,
not a democracy, and knew what they meant when they made that distinction.
- Robert Welch

I never knew motherhood could be so truly gratifying until I had Natasha.
- Natalie Wood

But the truth is, growing up in California,
we knew nothing about hockey.
- Leigh Steinberg

People never knew we were poor, but out of that poverty
came the most incredible inventions -
board games,
recipes...
we never stopped inventing.
- Lynn Johnston

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

Name any name and then remember everybody you ever knew who bore that name.
Are they all alike.
I think so.
- Gertrude Stein

I knew that we were clicking when mimics started kidding my voice,
I'll know that I'm on the way out when they stop doing their imitations.
- Vaughn Monroe

I have never started a poem yet whose end I knew.
Writing a poem is discovering.
- Robert Frost


Quotes and Sayings

---------


Thank you for visiting: Tommy Smith 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.