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Frank Robinson Quotes and Sayings
Quotes by Frank Robinson

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All in all, I wouldn't call it a bad outing.
It was a short outing.
- Frank Robinson

But I'm not going to walk Barry Bonds,
like some teams do, in the first inning with nobody on.
- Frank Robinson

I always tried to do the best.
I knew I couldn't always be the best,
but I tried to be.
- Frank Robinson

Managers don't have as much leverage as they used to have.
We can't really be the boss.
- Frank Robinson

 

At least when it's in French, I won't know what the heck they're saying.
- Frank Robinson

The fan is the one who suffers.
He cheers a guy to a .350 season then watches that
player sign with another team.
When you destroy fan loyalties, you destroy everything.
- Frank Robinson

I know a lot of people on the field -
players,
coaches, managers - are glad that I'm gone.
- Frank Robinson

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You have to have a short memory as a closer.
- Frank Robinson

No, I don't think my presence will cause an increase
in black attendance at Cleveland.
- Frank Robinson

I just didn't have anything to say, so I said nothing.
- Frank Robinson

The way we're going...
if I called up another pitcher, he'd just hang up the phone on me.
- Frank Robinson

If the guys on the bench were as good as the guys you have out there,
they'd be out there in first place.
- Frank Robinson

Close don't count in baseball.
Close only counts in horseshoes and grenades.
- Frank Robinson

It's nice to come into a town and be referred to as
the manager of the Cleveland Indians instead of as the first black manager.
- Frank Robinson

If he can hit, he can hit.
I don't care if he came from Class Z league.
- Frank Robinson

Pitchers did me a favor when they knocked me down.
It made me more determined.
I wouldn't let that pitcher get me out.
They say you can't hit if you're on your back,
but I didn't hit on my back.
I got up.
- Frank Robinson

No.
1, these guys out here on this field.
They keep my energy level up.
They try hard, they don't complain about things -
and I'd just like to be with them when things are good,
and hopefully we can win a pennant together.
- Frank Robinson

People come out to see the players.
When do you see a manager anyway? When he's out on
the field arguing with the umpires,
making a fool of himself and you know you can't win,
and when he brings out the line-up card.
- Frank Robinson

I haven't seen a player in this game,
as long as I've been in it, that can't be pitched to...
Barry is an outstanding ballplayer.
I respect him an awful lot.
I also have confidence in my pitchers that they can
pitch to Barry Bonds and get him out.
- Frank Robinson

It is the friends you can call up at 4 A.M. that matter.
- Marlene Dietrich PHOTO

When we find someone whose weirdness
is compatible with ours,
we join up with them and fall into
mutually satisfying weirdness -
and call it love - true love.
- Robert Fulghum.

You may call God love, you may call God goodness.
But the best name for God is compassion.
- Meister Eckhart PHOTO

Best friends are the ones who can be the farthest away
but there the fastest when you call.
- Anonymous

Until you make the unconscious conscious,
it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
- Carl Jung

Even the rich are hungry for love,
for being cared for, for being wanted,
for having someone to call their own.
- Mother Teresa

Call a plant beautiful, and it becomes a flower.
Call it ugly, and it becomes a weed.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The way to happiness is what I call Zero-Based Gratitude.
Each day be happy and grateful for what you have,
independent of yesterday and of other people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Lord, grant comfort, joy and health
to those I call friend,
to those I call enemy,
and to those I have cursed by my indifference.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It ain't what they call you, it's what you answer to.
- W. C. Fields

How many legs does a dog have
if you call the tail a leg? Four.
Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.
- Abraham Lincoln

What we call human nature in actuality is human habit.
- Jewel

My bold life awaits me. I answer the call.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

From far beyond this life,
I hear the call.
From place beyond all place,
I feel the call.
From time before all time,
I know the call.
From one before all ones,
I am the call.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When I want to be bold about my movement ...
I for sure do not call it exercise!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I am the call.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sense the life force -
what the Chinese call "Qi" -
radiating powerfully.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What we call the beginning is often the end.
And to make an end is to make a beginning.
The end is where we start from.
- T. S. Eliot

I accept everything that ever has been,
with no regrets, no resentments, and no call for vengeance.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I can see, and that is why I can be happy,
in what you call the dark, but which to me is golden.
I can see a God-made world, not a manmade world.
- Helen Keller

The power of the Wizard lives within me.
I call upon its magic at will - transforming Fear into Love.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The beginning of wisdom is to
call things by their right names.
- Chinese proverb

The highest patriotism is not a blind acceptance of official policy,
but a love of one's country deep enough to call her to a higher plain.
- George McGovern

When I see a bird that walks like a duck and swims
like a duck and quacks like a duck,
I call that bird a duck.
- James Whitcomb Riley

What some call health, if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet,
isn't much better than tedious disease.
- Alexander Pope

I think there is one higher office than president and
I would call that patriot.
- Gary Hart

The cost of a thing is the amount
of what I will call life
which is required to be exchanged for it,
immediately or in the long run.
- Henry David Thoreau

I read Shakespeare and the Bible, and I can shoot dice.
That's what I call a liberal education.
- Tallulah Bankhead

I'd lose my mind if I heard my kid call the nanny Mommy.
- Toni Braxton

The weeds keep multiplying in our garden,
which is our mind ruled by fear.
Rip them out and call them by name.
- Sylvia Browne

One of the greatest titles we can have is "old friend."
We never appreciate how important old friends are until we are older.
The problem is we need to start our old friendships when we are young.
We then have to nurture and grow those friendships over our middle age
when a busy life and changing geographies
can cause us to neglect those friends.
Today is the day to invest in those people
we hope will call us "old friend" in the years to come.
- Grant Fairley

If I'm making a movie and get hungry,
I call time-out and eat some crackers.
- Carol Alt

They don't call them DEADlines for nothing - keep breathing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Call no man happy till he is dead.
- Aeschylus

What's in a name? That which we call a rose
by any other name would smell as sweet
- William Shakespeare

When a man wantonly destroys one of the works of man we call him a vandal.
When he destroys one of the works of god we call him a sportsman.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

God is the great mysterious motivator of what we call nature,
and it has often been said by philosophers,
that nature is the will of God.
And I prefer to say that nature
is the only body of God that we shall ever see.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

The more I want to get something done,
the less I call it work.
- Richard Bach

Thank you for joining me on this journey we call Life,
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No matter how old we become, we can still call them
'Holy Mother' and 'Father' and put a child-like trust in them.
- Desmond Morris

Art is an invention of aesthetics, which in turn is
an invention of philosophers...
What we call art is a game.
- Octavio Paz

If you call a tail a leg, how many legs has a dog?
Five? No, calling a tail a leg don't make it a leg.
- Abraham Lincoln

I believe in God, but not as one thing,
not as an old man in the sky.
I believe that what people call God
is something in all of us.
I believe that what Jesus and Mohammed and Buddha
and all the rest said was right.
It's just that the translations have gone wrong.
- John Lennon

If you do something once,
people will call it an accident.
If you do it twice, t
hey call it a coincidence.
But do it a third time, and
you've just proven a natural law.
- Grace Hopper

The Internet is the most important single development
in the history of human communication since the invention of call waiting.
- Dave Barry

Pray in your family daily, that yours may be in the
number of the families who call upon God.
- Christopher Love

All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart,
will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired.
- Martin Luther

Do not call for black power or green power.
Call for brain power.
- Barbara Jordan

Nothing makes one feel so strong as a call for help.
- Pope Paul VI

You know what they call the fellow who finishes last
in his medical school graduating class? They call him 'Doctor.'
- Abe Lemons

How could they call him wacko? He's sold more records than anybody in history.
- Joseph Jackson

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


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