Earl Weaver Quotes
The job of arguing with the umpire belongs to the manager, because it won't hurt the team if he gets thrown out of the game.
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I have great stories. I am going to write a book.
I had a thick accent, and people didn't understand me, and I was ashamed, and I fumbled. I radiated an uncertain energy; sometimes baristas sensed this and wouldn't try to talk to me, and then an insecure voice in my head would cry, 'He's racist!'
He who indulges in falsehood will find the paths of paradise shut to him.
I would probably say that being a commissioner in sports is one of the hardest jobs in the world.
When I look back at that freedom of childhood, which is in a way infinite, and at all the joy and the intense happiness, now lost, I sometimes think that childhood is where the real meaning of life is located, and that we, adults, are its servants - that that's our purpose.
Karl Ove Knausgaard
The more love I craved, the more distant and abusive he grew. The role I longed to play was never written into Ryan's script: daughter.
The way I work is I like to immerse myself in the world of the film and in the character's lives, and then from that, I get a lot of ideas of how the film could be made, how it could be told.
Rag paper, containing hemp fiber, is the highest quality and longest lasting paper ever made. It can be torn when wet, but returns to its full strength when dry.
A film of my life would never happen!
Men are like mascara, they run at the slightest display of emotion.
You can't have modern states based on ideas which have been out of date for a thousand years.
I think plays have nothing to do with one's own personal life. Not in my experience, anyway. The stuff of drama has to do, not with your subject matter, anyway, but with how you treat it. Drama includes pain, loss, regret - that's what drama is about!
A man is truly free, even here in this embodied state, if he knows that God is the true agent and he by himself is powerless to do anything.
There was a sadness over me, a melancholy. That's always been a part of me - those are some of the things that lead you to the arts.
You can spend your whole life planning. But once you're ready, get out there and start doing it.
I'm not the first to admit that raising a child in Park Slope, Brooklyn, can bear an embarrassing resemblance to the TV show 'Portlandia.' My wife and I try to have some ironic distance from the culture of organic, chemical-free parenting, but we're often participants.
I don't do the whole, 'Put my name on it, make me famous' thing.
Nobody reads the disclosures that roll down your computer screen. You click 'I agree' but you don't know what you're agreeing to.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb