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Fastball Quotes

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Trying to sneak a fastball past Hank Aaron is like
trying to sneak the sunrise past a rooster.
- Joe Adcock

Related topics: Sports

The final release point for the fastball is the tips of your fingers.
- Steve Carlton

I thought I had to show all my stuff and I almost tore
the boards of the grandstand with my fastball.
- Cy Young

No baseball pitcher would be worth a darn without a
catcher who could handle the hot fastball.
- Casey Stengel

 

You have to hit the fastball to play in the big leagues.
- Ted Williams

I looked for the same pitch my whole career,
a breaking ball.
All of the time.
I never worried about the fastball.
They couldn't throw it past me, none of them.
- Hank Aaron

The reason I think I'm a good pitcher is I locate my
fastball and I change speeds.
Period.
That's what you do to pitch.
That's what pitchers have to do to win games.
- Greg Maddux

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Later, I could take something off my slider and I could make my fastball sink,
so I really had four pitches.
- Dennis Eckersley

The good rising fastball is the best pitch in baseball.
- Tom Seaver

Spend time every day listening to what your muse is trying to tell you.
- Saint Bartholomew

Most of the important things in the world
have been accomplished by people
who have kept on trying
when there seemed to be no hope at all.
- Dale Carnegie

If you begin to understand what you are
without trying to change it,
then what you are undergoes a transformation.
- J. Krishnamurti

Instead of worrying about what people say of you,
why not spend time trying to accomplish
something they will admire.
- Dale Carnegie

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

To be yourself in a world that
is constantly trying to make you something else
is the greatest accomplishment.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

You can make more friends in two months
by becoming interested in other people
than you can in two years by trying
to get other people interested in you.
- Dale Carnegie

How could youths better learn to live
than by at once trying the experiment of living?
- Henry David Thoreau

When you have got an elephant by the hind legs
and he is trying to run away, it's best to let him run.
- Abraham Lincoln

Spirit is always waiting to rush into us,
but we are too full of worldly things.
It is like trying to pour fine wine into a cup filled with mud -
the wine is waiting, but the mud must be removed first.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can close more business in two months
by becoming interested in other people
than you can in two years by trying
to get people interested in you.
- Dale Carnegie

Meddling:
Everything that happens in the world, or doesn't happen,
is NOT my responsibility.
There are more than enough things that are my responsibility.
I am responsible for my thoughts, my beliefs, and my actions -
and that is enough.
It does not serve me to mind anyone else's business.
I can only make myself unhappy by trying to second guess
what anyone else thinks or does.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The fastest way to destroy love
is to make a goal out of it,
because people who are trying to be loved
come from a place that they're not loved.
- Werner Erhard

The greatest roadblock to a great relationship
is trying to force a partner to change through bribes or threats.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The trouble with having an open mind, of course,
is that people will insist on coming along
and trying to put things in it.
- Terry Pratchett

Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed,
but nature does not depend on us.
We are not the only experiment.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

How far you can go without destroying from within
what you are trying to defend from without?
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

If a composer could say what he had to say in words
he would not bother trying to say it in music.
- Gustav Mahler

Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that
must be followed to become an expert in anything.
- W. Clement Stone

The trouble with always trying to preserve the health
of the body is that it is so difficult to do without
destroying the health of the mind.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Trying to force creativity is never good.
- Sarah McLachlan

I'm exhausted trying to stay healthy.
- Steve Yzerman

The mistakes made by Congress wouldn't be so bad if
the next Congress didn't keep trying to correct them.
- Cullen Hightower

It's a never ending battle of making your cars better
and also trying to be better yourself.
- Dale Earnhardt

O man you are busy working for the world,
and the world is busy trying to turn you out.
- Abu Bakr

The church is always trying to get other people to reform;
it might not be a bad idea to reform itself a little,
by way of example.
- Mark Twain

All water has a perfect memory and is forever trying
to get back to where it was.
- Toni Morrison

There is a fine line between perseverance and insanity.
At what point have you tried your best,
and it's time to do something different?
It's a balance - a paradox.
If you get in the habit of giving up
as soon as something gets difficult,
your life won't work,
but if you keep tilting at windmills -
madly trying the same thing again and again,
your life also won't work.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Hubert Humphrey talks so fast that listening to him
is like trying to read Playboy magazine with your wife turning the pages.
- Barry Goldwater

You don't help people in your poems.
I've been trying to help people all my life -
that's my trouble.
- Charles Olson

Children and lunatics cut the Gordian knot which the
poet spends his life patiently trying to untie.
- Jean Cocteau

What is a scientist after all? It is a curious man
looking through a keyhole,
the keyhole of nature, trying to know what's going on.
- Jacques Yves Cousteau

Doing linear scans over an associative array is like
trying to club someone to death with a loaded Uzi.
- Larry Wall

The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan
trying to play the violin.
- Honore de Balzac

There is no use whatsoever trying to help
people who do not help themselves.
You cannot push anyone up a ladder
unless he is willing to climb himself.
- Andrew Carnegie

Adolescents are not monsters.
They are just people trying to learn how to make it
among the adults in the world,
who are probably not so sure themselves.
- Virginia Satir

I intend to live forever, or die trying.
- Groucho Marx

What is the use of physicians like myself trying to
help parents to bring up children healthy and happy,
to have them killed in such numbers for a cause that is ignoble?
- Benjamin Spock

Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.
- Thomas A. Edison

Mama and Daddy King represent the best in manhood and womanhood,
the best in a marriage, the kind of people we are trying to become.
- Coretta Scott King

I became a good pitcher when I stopped trying to make
them miss the ball and started trying to make them hit it.
- Sandy Koufax

It's no secret that in my books I'm trying to make
the comic and the serious rub up against each other
just as closely and uncomfortably as I can.
- Richard Russo

So to me it's very similar in terms of trying to distill within the image,
those elements that are gonna form, hopefully,
a compelling visual statement.
- John Sexton

There just isn't any pleasing some people.
The trick is to stop trying.
- Robert Mitchum

All I was doing was trying to get home from work.
- Rosa Parks

But my kids, my brothers' kids - they think about trying to top what we did.
- Damon Wayans

I am not trying to give an image of a fairytale,
perfect, everything else, I am just being myself.
- Rebecca Loos

It is very lonely sometimes, trying to play God.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

I've always taken 'The Wizard of Oz' very seriously,
you know.
I believe in the idea of the rainbow.
And I've spent my entire life trying to get over it.
- Judy Garland

At times I experience hardship in trying to find the
proper point of balance between traditional things and my own personality.
- Princess Masako

If you're dealing with a musical in which you're trying to tell a story,
it's got to sound like speech.
At the same time it's got to be a song.
- Stephen Sondheim

I am trying to show the world that we are all human
beings and that color is not important.
What is important is the quality of our work.
- Alvin Ailey

You know, I'm the 1st black solo MC from Detroit.
I didn't do the 50 Cent sales but hey...
I got a long career, I'm still young and I'm trying
to bring really good music.
- Obie Trice

The best way to avoid a bad action is by doing a good one,
for there is no difficulty in the world like that of trying to do nothing.
- John Clare

Novelists have always had complete freedom to pretty
much tell their story any way they saw fit.
And that's what I'm trying to do.
- Quentin Tarantino

I'm trying to keep a level head.
You have to be careful out in the world.
It's so easy to get turned.
- Elvis Presley

I saw that Meryl Streep said, I just want to do my job well.
And really, that's all I'm ever trying to do.
- Paul McCartney

I spent my time trying to understand grand jury procedure -
a topic about which I never before had the slightest interest.
- Donella Meadows

Give yourself an even greater challenge than the one
you are trying to master and you will develop the powers
necessary to overcome the original difficulty.
- William Bennett

I could never be a country person, sitting around trees trying to write a song.
I would rather be in the middle of society,
whether it's growing or crumbling.
- Ric Ocasek

Instead of getting hard ourselves and trying to compete,
women should try and give their best qualities to men -
bring them softness,
teach them how to cry.
- Joan Baez

I'm not someone who's led my life trying to get publicity;
I'd rather do my work and go home.
- Kevin Spacey


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