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Tris Speaker Quotes and Sayings

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If you put a baseball and other toys in front of a baby,
he'll pick up a baseball in preference to the others.
- Tris Speaker

The Babe was a great ballplayer, sure,
but Cobb was even greater.
Babe could knock your brains out, but Cobb would drive you crazy.
- Tris Speaker

It would be useless for any player to attempt to explain successful batting.
- Tris Speaker

The American boy starts swinging the bat about as soon as he can lift one.
- Tris Speaker

 

Luck is the great stabilizer in baseball.
- Tris Speaker

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

Faith is taking the first step,
even when you don't see the whole staircase.
- Martin Luther King, Jr. PHOTO

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The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton PHOTO

How do you want to be remembered?
Live life full out - Begin today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson 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

Powerful Dreams Inspire Powerful Action.
When you can taste, smell, and touch your dreams,
you can enroll the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous PHOTO

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 PHOTO

Footprints in the sands of time...
Where have you been?
Where are you going?
Why are you going there?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis PHOTO

Whatever you do, do with kindness.
Whatever you say, say with kindness.
Wherever you go, radiate kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz) PHOTO

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha PHOTO

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.
- Joseph Campbell 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

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

You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Change what you see,
by changing how you see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

A well-developed sense of humor
is the pole that adds balance to your steps,
as you walk the tightrope of life.
- William Arthur Ward

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

If you aren't in the moment,
you are either looking forward to uncertainty,
or back to pain and regret.
- Jim Carrey

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll
(Alice in Wonderland)

You will not be punished for your anger,
you will be punished by your anger.
- The Buddha

Choose the World You See,
and See the World You Choose.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Take time to play!
Ask for what you want.
Laugh.
Live loudly.
Be avid.
Learn a new thing.
Be Yourself!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

A friend is someone who knows all about you,
and loves you just the same.
- Elbert Hubbard

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed
by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do.
So throw off the bowlines.
Sail away from the safe harbor.
Catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore. Dream. Discover.
- widely misattributed to Mark Twain

May your life always be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
May you delight in Dancing Lightly With Life.
May you soar on eagle wings, high above the madness of the world.
May you always sing Melody in the Symphony of Your Life.
May you taste, smell, and touch your dreams of a beautiful tomorrow.
May your sun always shine, and your sky be forever blue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May flowers always line your path and sunshine light your day.
May songbirds serenade you every step along the way.
May a rainbow run beside you in a sky that's always blue.
And may happiness fill your heart each day your whole life through.
- Irish Blessing

Whatever you do, you need courage.
Whatever course you decide upon,
there is always someone to tell you
that you are wrong.
There are always difficulties arising
that tempt you to believe your critics are right.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Live with intention.
Walk to the edge.
Listen hard.
Practice wellness.
Play with abandon.
Laugh.
Choose with no regret.
Appreciate your friends.
Continue to learn.
Do what you love.
Live as if this is all there is.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

It is the friends you can call up at 4 A.M. that matter.
- Marlene Dietrich

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer

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

Sometimes the things you really want
sneak in the back door.
Notice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde

It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are,
or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy.
It is what you think about.
- Dale Carnegie

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

I have found that if you love life,
life will love you back.
- Arthur Rubinstein

Success is getting what you want;
happiness is wanting what you get.
- Dale Carnegie

Dare to dream of your great success.
Become intimate with those things
which deeply motivate you
and regularly work toward
the realization of that mission.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Do not let Sunday be taken from you.
If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
- Albert Schweitzer

Curiosity takes courage.
The most important promises are the ones you make to yourself.
Pay Attention.
Appreciate. Listen. Imagine.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Life is not about how fast you run
or how high you climb
but how well you bounce.
- Vivian Komori

Nothing you do for a child is ever wasted.
- Garrison Keillor

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it.
- Bill Cosby

You are a magnificent gift to the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

May You Always Dance Lightly With Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You do not need anyone's permission to be your true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You cannot do a kindness too soon,
for you never know how soon it will be too late.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you wait for opportunities to occur,
you will be one of the crowd.
- Edward de Bono

If you want to make peace with your enemy,
you have to work with your enemy.
Then he becomes your partner.
- Nelson Mandela

You can't cross the sea merely by
standing and staring at the water.
- Rabindranath Tagore

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

You Create Your Own Reality.
- Anonymous

Stand often in the company of dreamers.
They believe you can achieve impossible things.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Find a time and place of solitude.
Look into the distance, and into the future.
Visualize the tomorrow you are going to build -
and begin to build that tomorrow, today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Treat the earth well.
It was not given to you by your parents,
it was loaned to you by your children.
We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors,
we borrow it from our Children.
- Native American traditional


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