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Eric Williams Quotes and Sayings
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I played baseball, and that's pretty much it.
Basketball came late, this was, basketball was the
sport that I tried to master,
I kind of mastered baseball, so basketball was one
of those things where I wanted to master this game,
so that's why I probably play it the way I do.
- Eric Williams

Some things you'll never know, and some things you'll wish you never knew.
- Eric Williams

My mental approach is totally different.
My coach predicated everything on defense.
He always talked about defense, defense,
defense.
I took it to heart that if you play defense,
you can take the heart from an offensive player.
- Eric Williams

Once I grew from 6'1" to about 6'6",
by that time I was going into 12th grade,
and that's when I started wanting to play basketball,
because, pretty much basketball players always got the girl.
- Eric Williams

 

The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing.
The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I give thanks for everything that has occurred
to bring me to this moment in time.
Every event that has ever occurred in my life
has played a crucial role in delivering me to this instant.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

War is a game that is played with a smile.
If you can't smile, grin.
If you can't grin, keep out of the way till you can.
- Winston Churchill

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The Wedding March always reminds me of the music
played when soldiers go into battle.
- Heinrich Heine

Golf is played by twenty million mature American men
whose wives think they are out having fun.
- Jim Bishop

I Forgive Myself and All Others with Compassion -
I forgive everyone, especially myself,
for all actions and all inactions throughout my entire life.
I accept that no one else has ever been to blame
for either my joy or my suffering.
The entire cause of all my joys and all my sufferings
is my own emotional response to the events of my life,
and I am committed to consistently distinguishing
between my feelings about events
and the physical occurrence of those events.
I declare that everyone who has ever played any role
in any of the events of my life is entirely without fault.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Tennis and golf are best played, not watched.
- Roger Kahn

I have gratitude for EVERYTHING that has ever occurred
to bring me to this moment.
I accept that no one else is ever to blame
for either my joy or my suffering.
The entire cause of all my joys and all my sufferings
is my own emotional response to the events of my life,
and I am committed to consistently distinguishing
between my feelings about events
and the physical occurrences of those events.
I declare that everyone who has ever played
any role in any of the events of my life
is entirely without fault.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Baseball happens to be a game of cumulative tension but football,
basketball and hockey are played with hand grenades and machine guns.
- John Leonard

My parents and my grandfather on my mom's side would travel the earth.
They went to Australia and China, and they went to
probably every soccer game I ever played.
- Brandi Chastain

Of all the roles I've played, none has been as fulfilling as being a mother.
- Annette Funicello

And much as Wine has played the Infidel,
And robbed me of my Robe of Honor Well,
I often wonder what the Vintners buy One half so precious as the stuff they sell.
- Edward Fitzgerald

I thought I would reflect here on a theme most scientists enjoy recalling:
the part luck played in their accomplishments.
- Edmond H. Fischer

This war is being played in the realm of public opinion
and has dire consequences for our soldiers in Iraq,
the future of our country, and freedom around the world.
- John Doolittle

When Buddy played, he played all out,
all the time.
It was a wonder he didn't keel over and die before he did.
- Al Hirt

To me it was never about what I accomplished on the football field,
it was about the way I played the game.
- Jerry Rice

They try to say this era was a tainted era.
But so many great players played in the last 15 to 20 years.
This is going to be the best era in the history of the game in my opinion.
- Rafael Palmeiro

I mean we all played as kids.
You play games, you take on different characters,
you imitate; the fun and the love of play has never left me.
- Kevin Spacey

Mary Gauthier's great.
Yeah, we've played a lot of gigs together.
She's really wonderful.
- Guy Clark

In tennis, you can make a couple of mistakes and still win.
Not in golf.
I played three rounds in that Tahoe event,
and I was drained.
Mentally, not physically.
- Pete Sampras

It was really fun.
Well, Bobby was just basically a folk singer.
He didn't play with any bands or anything,
like all the rest of us.
Just played his guitar and sang his songs.
- Barry McGuire

My role 14 years ago in Richard III -
that was the first time I played a bad guy and learned a lot about it -
they have all the fun!
- Denzel Washington

Hee Haw was probably my biggest exposure to live music at a young age,
because there wasn't any live music around my town
and no one in my family played instruments.
- Alan Jackson

I loved the game.
We played because we loved it.
- Jim Brown

I don't think I've ever played the Olympia before,
but I'm not totally sure.
- Bryan Ferry

I liked Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer,
and that is the kind of character that I would like to have played.
That would have been more in tune with who I really was.
- Keith Thibodeaux

George wrote Taxman, and I played guitar on it.
He wrote it in anger at finding out what the taxman did.
He had never known before then what could happen to your money.
- Paul McCartney

I played Baby New Year.
When everybody started hollering and throwing confetti,
I thought it was for me.
- Frederick Kelly

I played with the Birmingham Black Barons.
I was making 500 at 14.
That was a lot of money in those days.
- Willie Mays

I played by the rules of politics as I found them.
- Richard M. Nixon

I played cello in my high school orchestra.
- Eberhard Weber

The music that is played on the radio all the time
or written about in magazines has nothing to do with musicianship.
- Dweezil Zappa

I've played piano and guitar when I was younger.
- Debra Wilson

Sport must be amateur or it is not sport.
Sports played professionally are entertainment.
- Avery Brundage

Speech is an arrangement of notes that will never be played again.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

We hung out on the streets, played stickball,
and did all of the things that other kids did.
- Bob Cousy

When I played, I had a natural ability to jump and run,
and I just wanted to get bigger and heavier.
- Brady Anderson

The first time we all played as a band,
I think it was in January 1998, in Jonny's bedroom.
- Will Champion

The current prohibition laws are forcing drug disputes
to be played out with guns in our streets.
We need to put a stop to this criminal drug element in our country.
- Gary Johnson

I am a lefty, though I bat right-handed...
When I was a kid I pitched, played first,
outfield and shortstop as well.
Now it's mainly softball with some friends.
- Josh Charles

Without question, no hesitation, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
was the best player I ever played against.
- Bill Walton

When we started off it was all nervous energy and we
probably played everything twice as fast as we do now.
- Dan Hawkins

I played the trumpet a bit like a porker,
I think.
- Boris Vian

I played Big Band jazz music.
I wasn't into rock and roll.
I was just there because it was a living.
I surprised everyone.
I'm still surprising people.
- Bobby Vinton

I've played three presidents, three saints and two geniuses -
and that's probably enough for any man.
- Charlton Heston

The first role I ever did...
I played a Nazi skinhead.
- Tim Roth

My father was always anxious to give pleasure to his children.
Accordingly, he took me one day, as a special treat,
to the top of the grand old tower, to see the chimes played.
- James Nasmyth

Well, I wanted to play twenty years in the major leagues.
I never made it twenty though.
I played nineteen.
- Bert Campaneris

My grandmother played the piano, and I used to toddle
over there and pick out little things that sounded good to me.
- Billy Strayhorn

The audience that surprised us the most was definitely Paris,
when we played there last.
They were just incredibly into us and we weren't expecting it at all.
- Jon Crosby

There are a couple of roles I haven't played that I want to.
I would love to play Shiloh.
- David Ogden Stiers

In early 1993, a hostile observer might have had grounds
for thinking that the Unix story was almost played out,
and with it the fortunes of the hacker tribe.
- Eric S. Raymond

I never played the right roles, or very rarely got the right roles offered,
except on stage.
- Maximilian Schell

It seems so long ago that I played the part of the Doctor.
- Patrick Troughton

I look in the mirror and say to myself,
Can it be you once played Romeo?
- Bela Lugosi

At the first screening, there were a lot of areas that
we went around and around about.
Then we had our second screening.
It played better.
It's almost a reasonable length film now!
- Terry Gilliam

I have three daughters and I find as a result I played
King Lear almost without rehearsal.
- Peter Ustinov

Today I join the greatest players that played the game.
It is a great feeling being here.
- Eddie Murray

And I played in jazz band as well during all three years in school.
- Travis Barker

I don't think I'm like any of the characters I've played -
they're all really far from who I am.
- Christian Bale

I had to choose between American and British actors,
and it didn't take me more than a second to decide:
Russians are Europeans and should be played by other Europeans.
- Jean-Jacques Annaud

You go back to those films of the '40s and '50s and hear the dialogue,
the way the people played off each other,
the wordplay.
I think we've really lost that in movies.
- Clive Owen

Surrender had played out for good with me.
- Jesse James

I have a high regard for Native languages and the pivotal
role they have played in our nation's history.
- Rick Renzi

Both of us played basketball, and I played tennis and my knees are done.
Now if you ask us head-to-head who wins at golf,
I'm asking for a couple of strokes.
- Michael Wilbon

We played in Texas about a year ago,
at Emo's,
the famous country and western club in Austin.
And I figured, well, if I'm finally gonna die onstage,
that's where it's going to be!
- Alan Vega

Now, I was the Summer Concert guy.
I played every Summer concert there was.
- John Sebastian


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