As I approach the final Home Stretch, I leave you with some more
random quotes that I have collected over the years:
There's one thing that separates us from animals. We aren't
afraid of vacuum cleaners.
The man who invented the eraser had the human race pretty
well sized up.
I haven't committed a crime. What I did was fail to comply with the law.
-- David Dinkins, New York City Mayor, answering accusations that he failed to pay his taxes.
If we don't succeed, we run the risk of failure.
-- Dan Quayle
We don't necessarily discriminate. We simply exclude certain types of people.
-- Colonel Gerald Wellman, ROTC Instructor
The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents, and
the second half by our children.
If people really liked to work, we'd still be plowing the
land with sticks and transporting goods on our backs.
Life is just one damned thing after another.
Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils.
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to
bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.
-- Bob Dylan
Do not regret growing older. It is a privilege denied to many.
Conciousness: that annoying time between naps.
And don't you just love these sports folk?
Any time Detroit scores more than 100 points and holds the
other team below 100 points they almost always win.
-- Doug Collins, basketball commentator
The only reason we're 7-0 is because we've won all seven of
-- David Garcia, baseball team manager
All of the Mets' road wins against Los Angeles this year
have been at Dodger Stadium.
-- Ralph Kiner, NY Sportscaster
Congratulations on breaking my record. I always thought the
record would stand until it was broken.
-- Yogi Berra, to Johnny Bench
The Minutemen are not tall in terms of height.
-- Dan Bonner, CBS sportscaster, during a UMass basketball game
We're going to turn this team around 360 degrees.
-- Jason Kidd, upon his drafting to the Dallas Mavericks
Our strength is that we don't have any weaknesses. Our
weakness is that we don't have any real strengths.
-- Frank Broyles, college football coach
It is beyond my apprehension.
-- Danny Ozark, baseball team manager, regarding his team's losing streak
The team has come along slow but fast.
-- Casey Stengel, baseball player, Mets manager
People think we make $3 million and $4 million a year. They
don't realize that most of us only make $500,000.
-- Pete Incaviglia, baseball player, 1990
Half this game is ninety percent mental.
-- Philadelphia Phillies manager Danny Ozark
I think that the team that wins game five will win the series.
Unless we lose game five.
-- Charles Barkley, making NBA playoff predictions, 1994
My initial response was to sue her for defamation of
character, but then I realized that I had no character.
-- Charles Barkley, on hearing Tonya Harding proclaim
herself "the Charles Barkley of figure skating", 1994
I can't really remember the names of the clubs that we went to.
-- Shaquille O'Neal on whether he had visited the Parthenon
during his visit to Greece
Not only is he ambidextrous, but he can throw with either hand.
-- Duffy Daugherty, football coach and sports analyst
Peace be with you.