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Sparky Quotes

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And you just gotta remember, Sparky -
no matter what they tell you - you can NEVER have too much sugar.
- the movie Michael (1996)

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My idea of managing is giving the ball to Tom Seaver
and sitting down and watching him work.
- Sparky Anderson

A baseball manager is a necessary evil.
- Sparky Anderson

Baseball is a simple game.
If you have good players and if you keep them in the
right frame of mind then the manager is a success.
- Sparky Anderson

 

It's a terrible thing to have to tell your fans,
who have waited like Detroit's have,
that their team won't win it this year.
But it's better than lying to them.
- Sparky Anderson

If I ever find a pitcher who has heat,
a good curve, and a slider, I might seriously consider marrying him,
or at least proposing.
- Sparky Anderson

Success is the person who year after year reaches the
highest limits in his field.
- Sparky Anderson

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I don't want to embarrass any other catcher by comparing him to Johnny Bench.
- Sparky Anderson

Good seasons start with good beginnings.
- Sparky Anderson

Casey knew his baseball.
He only made it look like he was fooling around.
He knew every move that was ever invented and some
that we haven't even caught on to yet.
- Sparky Anderson

You give us the pitching some of these clubs have and no one could touch us,
but God has a way of not arranging that,
because it's not as much fun.
- Sparky Anderson

The great thing about baseball is when you're done,
you'll only tell your grandchildren the good things.
If they ask me about 1989, I'll tell them I had amnesia.
- Sparky Anderson

Me carrying a briefcase is like a hotdog wearing earrings.
- Sparky Anderson

Just give me 25 guys on the last year of their contracts;
I'll win a pennant every year.
- Sparky Anderson

The only thing I believe is this: A player does not
have to like a manager and he does not have to respect a manager.
All he has to do is obey the rules.
- Sparky Anderson

We're the best team in baseball, but not by much.
- Sparky Anderson

The only reason I'm coming out here tomorrow is the schedule says I have to.
- Sparky Anderson

I understand people who boo us.
It's like going to Broadway show, you pay for your
tickets and expect to be entertained.
When you're not, you have a right to complain.
- Sparky Anderson

The players make the manager, it's never the other way.
- Sparky Anderson

I only had a high school education and believe me,
I had to cheat to get that.
- Sparky Anderson

People who live in the past generally are afraid to compete in the present.
I've got my faults, but living in the past is not one of them.
There's no future in it.
- Sparky Anderson

I don't believe a manager ever won a pennant.
Casey Stengel won all those pennants with the Yankees.
How many did he win with the Boston Braves and Mets?
- Sparky Anderson

Players have two things to do.
Play and keep their mouths shut.
- Sparky Anderson

They say the first World Series is the one you remember most.
No, no no.
I guarantee you don't remember that one because the
fantasy world you always dreamed about is suddenly real.
- Sparky Anderson

Ritual is the way you carry the presence of the sacred.
Ritual is the spark that must not go out.
- Christina Baldwin

The spark of the mind - the sparkle of the soul.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

At times our own light goes out
and is rekindled by a spark from another person.
Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude
of those who have lighted the flame within us.
- Albert Schweitzer

Nature teaches more than she preaches.
There are no sermons in stones.
It is easier to get a spark out of a stone than a moral.
- John Burroughs

The work of the individual still remains the spark
that moves mankind ahead even more than teamwork.
- Igor Sikorsky

Computers are magnificent tools for the realization of our dreams,
but no machine can replace the human spark of spirit,
compassion, love, and understanding.
- Louis Gerstner

When a noble life has prepared old age,
it is not decline that it reveals, but the first days of immortality.
- Muriel Spark

I had been offered a Hollywood contract before my 18th birthday.
It gave me the spark I needed.
- Gene Tierney

The spirit or life spark which animates this manifestation could be called God.
- Arthur Young

Waiting for the spark from heaven to fall.
- Matthew Arnold

From a little spark may burst a flame.
- Dante Alighieri

I always need a couple of highlights to really spark
the passion for a project.
- Lasse Hallstrom

I would rather be ashes than dust!
I would rather that my spark should burn out in a brilliant blaze
than it should be stifled by dry rot.
I would rather be a superb meteor,
every atom of me in magnificent glow,
than a sleepy and permanent planet.
The proper function of man is to live, not to exist.
I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them.
I shall use my time.
- Jack London

As a young child, I played the violin.
I think that that started the spark.
- Peggy Fleming

Yes, love indeed is light from heaven;
A spark of that immortal fire with angels shared,
by Allah given to lift from earth our low desire.
- Lord Byron

Actually, no, because awards don't spark sales as much as you'd think.
- Chantal Kreviazuk

You're only given a little spark of madness.
You mustn't lose it.
- Robin Williams

As she passed among the hungry and the dejected,
delivering the rations and water,
she chanted in a low whisper,
"the spark of the mind - the sparkle of the soul" ...
"the spark of the mind - the sparkle of the soul" ...
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The spark divine dwells in thee: let it grow.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

If you're an actor in your heart, no matter how much money they shove at you,
it doesn't matter if the work doesn't provide that creative spark.
You want out.
- Chris Noth

My novels aren't really generated by a single conceptual spark;
it's more a process of many different elements that
come together unexpectedly over a long period of time.
- Donna Tartt

The spread of civilisation may be likened to a fire;
first,
a feeble spark, next a flickering flame,
then a mighty blaze, ever increasing in speed and power.
- Nikola Tesla

I stopped working a few years ago because I just lost
a spark that I'd had before.
I thought I'd just try writing, and maybe start directing,
but I did it very quietly.
- Dustin Hoffman

A mighty flame followeth a tiny spark.
- Dante Alighieri

Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire,
called conscience.
- George Washington

I was much involved in the development of the spark
chamber as a practical research tool.
- James Cronin

Youth is, after all, just a moment, but it is the moment,
the spark that you always carry in your heart.
- Raisa Gorbachyova

They have to be able to spark my interest so I want to pursue it,
and they have to have an awesome personality,
really laid-back.
All those things are sexy to me.
- Laura Prepon

I'm just so honored that the universe chose me to be
the spark that has set off a raging inferno.
- Cindy Sheehan

The artist must create a spark before he can make a
fire and before art is born,
the artist must be ready to be consumed by the fire of his own creation.
- Auguste Rodin

Without passion man is a mere latent force and possibility,
like the flint which awaits the shock of the iron before
it can give forth its spark.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

You can give some kind of spark of life to a comic
that a photograph doesn't really have.
A photograph, even if it's connecting with you,
it seems very dead on the page sometimes.
- Daniel Clowes

Now I'm kind of different.
I'm not saying I lost my spark - I still have it -
but I don't chase the goal as much as I used to.
I'm playing for the team and I still know I can score,
but it's different than two or three years back.
- Peter Bondra

Of course, violence will not end with our combat mission.
Extremists will continue to set off bombs,
attack Iraqi civilians and try to spark sectarian strife.
But ultimately, these terrorists will fail to achieve their goals.
- Barack Obama

It's fun having songs about parties and gigolos,
but I really wanted to use my music as a form of art.
Art is supposed to spark conversation and make people think,
and I wanted to do that with this song.
- Nick Cannon

The postdoc explained to me how to distinguish different
sorts of particles on the basis of the amounts of energy
they deposited in various sorts of detectors,
spark chambers, calorimeters, what have you.
- Eric Allin Cornell

The thing I wonder about is where does Brian's creative
spark come from? Not his subjects or anything,
but his spark.
What makes it so great for me is that I really don't know.
There's a mystery behind Brian, even to me.
- Dennis Wilson

The more you achieve, the more interest it should spark to go further,
because there's so much - and I don't mean monetarily
and I don't mean in society.
This whole experience of living is so rich!
- Susan Powter

To me education is a leading out of what is already
there in the pupil's soul.
To Miss Mackay it is a putting in of something that is not there,
and that is not what I call education.
I call it intrusion.
- Muriel Spark

The work completed during the special session was just the beginning.
During those six days we lit a spark that will positively
impact the lives of our children and grandchildren,
but the full fire is yet to come.
- Joe Manchin III

And so our mothers and grandmothers have,
more often than not anonymously, handed on the creative spark,
the seed of the flower they themselves never hoped to see -
or like a sealed letter they could not plainly read.
- Alice Walker

I used to think it a pity that her mother rather than
she had not thought of birth control.
- Muriel Spark

The divine spark leaps from the finger of God to the finger of Adam,
whether it takes ultimate shape in a law of physics or a law of the land,
a poem or a policy, a sonata or a mechanical computer.
- Alfred Whitney Griswold

One should only see a psychiatrist out of boredom.
- Muriel Spark

I love romantic comedies.
I like to watch them and I like to be in them.
It's something that's increasingly difficult to find
that spark of originality that makes if different than
the ones that come before.
- Julia Roberts

All my pupils are the creme de la creme.
Give me a girl of an impressionable age,
and she is mine for life.
- Muriel Spark

If you're going to do a thing, you should do it thoroughly.
If you're going to be a Christian, you may as well be a Catholic.
- Muriel Spark


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