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Andy Van Slyke Quotes

Please enjoy these encouraging quotes by Andy Van Slyke.

They wanted me to play third like Brooks so I did play like Brooks -
Mel Brooks.
- Andy Van Slyke

It seems like Satan has thrown the DH into our game.
- Andy Van Slyke

Every season has its peaks and valleys.
What you have to try to do is eliminate the Grand Canyon.
- Andy Van Slyke

Last year we had so many people coming in and out they
didn't bother to sew their names on the backs of the uniforms.
They just put them there with Velcro.
- Andy Van Slyke

 

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

Sometimes you get the results you wanted,
sometimes you don't.
What matters is that you did your best.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A somebody was once a nobody who wanted to and did.
- John Burroughs

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In all our contacts, it is probably the sense
of being really needed and wanted
which gives us the greatest satisfaction
and creates the most lasting bond.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

My boyfriend and I broke up.
He wanted to get married and I didn't want him to.
- Rita Rudner

I wanted to see exotic Vietnam, the jewel of Southeast Asia.
I, uh, I wanted to meet interesting
and stimulating people of an ancient culture,
and kill them.
- the movie Full Metal Jacket

If God wanted us to fly, He would have given us tickets.
- Mel Brooks

I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I
should have been more specific.
- Lily Tomlin

Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. "Pooh?" he whispered.
"Yes, Piglet?"
"Nothing," said Piglet, taking Pooh's hand.
"I just wanted to be sure of you."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

I have often wanted to drown my troubles,
but I can't get my wife to go swimming.
- Anonymous

If God wanted us to bend over he'd put diamonds on the floor.
- Joan Rivers

After fifteen minutes I wanted to marry her,
and after half an hour
I completely gave up the idea of stealing her purse.
- the movie Take the Money and Run (1969)

I drank some boiling water because I wanted to whistle.
- Mitch Hedberg

I wanted to know the name of every stone
and flower and insect and bird and beast.
I wanted to know where it got its color, where it got its life -
but there was no one to tell me.
- George Washington Carver

Today is the right day to do
what you have long wanted to do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My love of fine art increased - the more of it I saw,
the more of it I wanted to see.
- Paul Getty

Both my mother and father were very supportive of any
career move any of us wanted to make.
- James Gandolfini

Making duplicate copies and computer printouts of things
no one wanted even one of in the first place is giving
America a new sense of purpose.
- Andy Rooney

Some people wanted champagne and caviar
when they should have had beer and hot dogs.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

I wanted to marry a girl just like my mom.
- Michael Bergin

I wanted to escape so badly.
But of course I knew I couldn't just give up and leave school.
It was only when I heard my mom's voice that I came out of my hiding place.
- Zhang Ziyi

I decided I wanted to be a lawyer when I was 11 years of age.
- Johnnie Cochran

Wanted: a needle swift enough to sew this poem into a blanket.
- Charles Simic

My mother asked me what I wanted for my birthday,
so I said I wanted to read poetry with her.
- Guy Johnson

There's sometimes a weird benefit to having an alcoholic,
violent father.
He really motivated me in that I never wanted to be anything like him.
- Dean Koontz

I wanted to buy a candle holder, but the store didn't have one.
So I got a cake.
- Mitch Hedberg

Secretly, I wanted to look like Jimi Hendrix,
but I could never quite pull it off.
- Bryan Ferry

Designers are very fickle.
I never wanted to be a victim of that.
You're in one minute, out the next.
- Tyra Banks

In my prayers I never said I needed a home.
I said I wanted a sanctuary.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I would never have done what I'd done if I'd considered
my father as somebody I wanted to please.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

I wanted to be a forest ranger or a coal man.
At a very early age, I knew I didn't want to do what my dad did,
which was work in an office.
- Harrison Ford

I wish my mother had left me something about how she felt growing up.
I wish my grandmother had done the same.
I wanted my girls to know me.
- Carol Burnett

I wanted to take up music, so my father bought me a blunt instrument.
He told me to knock myself out.
- Jay London

Growing up, I wanted desperately to please,
to be a good girl.
- Claire Danes

I always imagined I could be what I wanted to be.
- Chris Brown

This is a wonderful way to celebrate an 80th birthday...
I wanted to be 65 again, but they wouldn't let me -
Homeland Security.
- Art Buchwald

I realized my family was funny, because nobody ever
wanted to leave our house.
- Anthony Anderson

Love cannot endure indifference.
It needs to be wanted.
Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart,
or its flame burns low.
- Henry Ward Beecher

I wanted to be with the kind of people I'd grown up with,
but you can't go back to them and be one of them again,
no matter how hard you try.
- Ethel Waters

Earth Day 1970 was irrefutable evidence that the American
people understood the environmental threat and wanted action to resolve it.
- Barry Commoner

Is Walt turning over in his grave? A man named Joe
Roth runs Disney right now-he gave me the go-ahead
and total freedom to do whatever I wanted to do.
- Tim Robbins

I wanted to write stories for myself.
At first it was purely an aesthetic thing about craft.
I just wanted to become good at the art of something.
And writing was very private.
- Amy Tan

I never really wanted to be an actor.
And that was the beginning of it, I began to write
things down and eventually became a writer on a television show.
- Barry Levinson

But then I always wanted to play for Rangers.
Man United is a great club and Alex Ferguson is a legend.
- Paul Gascoigne

I didn't want to kill a man.
I'm not capable of killing a man.
I wanted to kill a tyrant.
- Oriana Fallaci

The production team's first meeting took place at my house.
I had ideas and a color scheme in mind,
how I wanted the movie to look, because that has to be a real collaboration.
- Debbie Allen

Yeah, what happened was Universal wanted one of the
characters to be nice so they chose me so there was
a scene where the girl was tied to the bed and I let her go.
- Matthew McGrory

I wanted to do everything.
I wanted to be a pilot.
I wanted to be a secret agent.
I wanted to be a fireman and a doctor,
all that.
So I related that through movies and stuff.
- Josh Holloway

I wanted to get out of Mississippi in the worst way.
Go back? What I want to go back for?
- Muddy Waters

People have always thought that I wasn't ambitious.
They judged by appearances and were fooled.
I was competitive.
I wanted success and was willing to work for it.
- Perry Como

For as long as I can really remember,
I wanted to be a doctor.
- Debi Thomas

I always wanted to do something completely different.
- Gary Wright

I was thinking about what I wanted to write next,
after my first novel, and had decided that I wanted
to write a story with a lot of strong female characters in it.
- Joan D. Vinge

We wanted the language to feel fresh,
fun, and rock solid.
- James Frank

I always wanted to be a rock star.
That was my childhood dream.
That's what I told everybody I was going to be when I grew up.
- Chester Bennington

I wanted to become a model and an actress.
- Anna Nicole Smith

In those days, when you got boxed, that was it.
A lot of old people were there because somebody wanted the farm.
It was about property.
People are treated like property.
- Kate Millett

I majored in fashion design in school,
and I have always wanted to design my own line of clothing,
jewelry, and stuff like that; so this was just a step
for me in that direction.
- Diana Ross

I wanted to do an episode about Chuck having a gambling problem.
I wanted to portray my addiction on the show.
But I think it's a little edgy for Saturday night.
- Fisher Stevens

With me being form the South, I wanted to make this album like a G Unit.
- Young Buck

It wasn't always easy getting up at 5 o'clock in the
morning to go to the rink.
Sometimes I wanted to just go back to sleep.
- Nancy Kerrigan

I used to get some ego thing out of saying I wasn't a star,
just an actress.
Forget it.
I'm a star.
I wanted it.
I worked for it.
I got it.
- Valerie Harper

Part of me wanted something bloody and really fun.
- Nicole Sullivan

Asked why they wanted to fight, the young women said they enjoyed it,
just as some men and boys do.
- Katherine Dunn

I'm an immigrant and I've always wanted to write something about America.
- Peter Jennings

When I see the Ten Most Wanted Lists...
I always have this thought: If we'd made them feel wanted earlier,
they wouldn't be wanted now.
- Eddie Cantor

I just wanted to act.
I didn't want to do anything else.
- Nicholas Lea


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