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Baseball means Spring's Here. Football means Winter's Coming.


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More than any other American sport, baseball creates the magnetic, addictive illusion that it can almost be understood.

More than any other American sport, baseball creates the magnetic, addictive illusion that it can almost be understood.



All baseball fans can be divided into two groups: those who come to batting practice and the others. Only those in the first category have much chance of amounting to anything.

All baseball fans can be divided into two groups: those who come to batting practice and the others. Only those in the first category have much chance of amounting to anything.



There is no substitute for excellence. Not even success.

There is no substitute for excellence. Not even success.



Baseball is really two sports -- the summer game and the autumn game. One is the leisurely pastime of our national mythology. The other is not so gentle.

Baseball is really two sports -- the summer game and the autumn game. One is the leisurely pastime of our national mythology. The other is not so gentle.



Decades after a person has stopped collecting bubble gum cards, he can still discover himself collecting ballparks... their smells, their special seasons, their moods.

Decades after a person has stopped collecting bubble gum cards, he can still discover himself collecting ballparks... their smells, their special seasons, their moods.



Any person claiming to be a baseball fan who does not also claim to have invented the quickest, simplest and most complete method of keeping score probably is a fraud.

Any person claiming to be a baseball fan who does not also claim to have invented the quickest, simplest and most complete method of keeping score probably is a fraud.



I may be the only golfer never to have broken a single putter, if you don't count the one I twisted into a loop and threw into a bush.

I may be the only golfer never to have broken a single putter, if you don't count the one I twisted into a loop and threw into a bush.



Baseball is religion without the mischief.

Baseball is religion without the mischief.



Football is played best full of adrenaline and anger. Moderation seldom finds a place. Almost every act of baseball is a blending of effort and control; too much of either is fatal.

Football is played best full of adrenaline and anger. Moderation seldom finds a place. Almost every act of baseball is a blending of effort and control; too much of either is fatal.



Baseball is to our everyday experience what poetry often is to common speech — a slightly elevated and concentrated form.

Baseball is to our everyday experience what poetry often is to common speech — a slightly elevated and concentrated form.





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Don't allow your old self to distract you from a better version of you that you could become.

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Social media inflames our already inflated view of self.



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I am thankful I can see much to admire in all religions.



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A battle goes on in the stock market and the tape is your telescope. You can depend upon it seven out of ten cases.



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Technology is a many-headed monster and perhaps it would be better to regress to a safer past and avoid technological change; it is tempting to think like that.



Do everything possible so that liberty is victorious over oppression, justice over injustice, love over hate.

Do everything possible so that liberty is victorious over oppression, justice over injustice, love over hate.



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If you want to see God laugh, make a plan.



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Somebody like me wouldn't have gone on to the Trisha show because I already had a public profile.



Without dreams we would be cows in a field, and I don't want to live like that. I live my life or I end my life with this project.

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