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Bobby Thomson Quotes

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I went into the Air Corps from 1943 through 1945.
- Bobby Thomson

I'd get 3-4 cheap home runs every year.
You know, little 'wood shots' down either line.
They would be pop flies in any other park.
But, goodness me, they didn't count the number of long outs!
- Bobby Thomson

There are no war stories.
I ended up a bombardier, but I never got overseas.
And it wasn't because I was playing baseball either.
It was just a series of things that went on.
- Bobby Thomson

It was a pretty fierce rivalry.
I'm just speaking for myself, but I think it was general through the clubs.
We didn't like them, and they didn't like us.
- Bobby Thomson

 

In New York, after that famous home run,
they expected me to be up there every year.
That homer raised me to a high level,
with the top guys in the game.
- Bobby Thomson

When he asked if I would like to try second base,
I thought, Hey, get me in the lineup.
- Bobby Thomson

It had long since come to my attention
that people of accomplishment
rarely sat back and let things happen to them.
They went out and happened to things.
- Leonardo da Vinci

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I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately,
to front only the essential facts of life,
and see if I could not learn what it had to teach,
and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.
- Henry David Thoreau

My father, he was like the rock, the guy you went to with every problem.
- Gwyneth Paltrow

I regret to this day that I never went to college.
I feel I should have been a doctor.
- Ty Cobb

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

Minimal art went nowhere.
- Sol LeWitt

I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
- Jonathan Winters

I was always shocked when I went to the doctor's office
and they did my X-ray and didn't find that I had eight
more ribs than I should have or that my blood was the color green.
- Nicolas Cage

I got up with my wife, I sat down at the computer when she went to work,
and I didn't stop until she got home.
- George Stephen

Smartness runs in my family.
When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was
in my class for five years.
- Gracie Allen

We went to church every Sunday.
When I was a kid, the only time I sang was around my family.
- Darius Rucker

I went through baseball as "a player to be named later."
- Joe Garagiola

I'm a fun father, but not a good father.
The hard decisions always went to my wife.
- John Lithgow

Who would ever think that so much went on
in the soul of a young girl?
- Anne Frank

I went to a fight the other night, and a hockey game broke out.
- Rodney Dangerfield

Jesus said: "A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho,
when he fell into the hands of robbers.
They stripped him of his clothes, beat him
and went away, leaving him half dead.
A priest happened to be going down the same road,
and when he saw the man, he passed by on the other side.
So too, a Levite [religious leader],
when he came to the place and saw him,
passed by on the other side.
But a Samaritan [Samaritans and Jews generally disliked
and were suspicious of each other] came where the man was;
and when he saw him, he took pity on him.
He went to him and bandaged his wounds ... and ...
took him to an inn and took care of him. ...
Jesus [said] "Go and do likewise."
- Luke 10:25-37 (The Parable of the Good Samaritan)

A little girl at the wedding afterwards asked her mother
why the bride changed her mind.
What do you mean? responded her mother.
Well, she went down the aisle with one man,
and came back with another.
- Anonymous

I should prefer to have a politician who regularly
went to a massage parlour than one who promised a laptop
computer for every teacher.
- A. N. Wilson

In my opinion, most of the great men of the past were
only there for the beer -
the wealth,
prestige and grandeur that went with the power.
- A. J. P. Taylor

To think that the new economy is over is like somebody
in London in 1830 saying the entire industrial revolution
is over because some textile manufacturers in Manchester went broke.
- Alvin Toffler

My experiences have taught me a lot and I'm happy with my learnings,
if not with what I went through to learn.
- Ally Sheedy

I went to the doctor and he said I had acute appendicitis,
and I said compared to who?
- Jay London

I was raised Catholic, but my father's people were Methodist,
so we went to both churches.
- Aaron Neville

Nobody ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public.
- H. L. Mencken

Another day, another dollar, another war, another tower
Went up where the homeless had their home.
- Jewel

Ask five economists and you'll get five different answers -
six if one went to Harvard.
- Edgar R. Fiedler

We emigrated to South Africa and later to Canada so
I went to school in several places.
- J. Philippe Rushton

Anyway, when I was a kid, I dutifully went to the Sydney
Technical and Fine Arts College.
- Rod Taylor

Frank liked me because I went nuts on the piano using feet,
head, whatever I could find to bang on the piano.
- George Duke

When I went to college, I wasn't interested in fashion anymore -
I was interested in art.
- Stephen Sprouse

I went to the Performing Arts School and studied classical ballet.
That attitude is something that's put into your head.
You are never thin enough.
- Carmen Electra

Judy Garland's father was gay.
That seems to be the consensus.
They left Minnesota and went to California because
he got caught with some boy backstage.
- Judy Davis

I had already done Rainbow in Curved Air and had a big record on CBS.
I was launched to have a long career and then I just
dropped out and went to India.
- Terry Riley

As the only woman, I was able to sit with the officers in front,
with a glass of vodka in one hand and a cucumber in the other.
That's how I went to my first war.
- Asne Seierstad

They said I couldn't play anything but an English boy.
I knew I could.
So I went to New York.
- Roddy McDowall

I notice that teams are now more interested in Japanese
players than when I first went to Europe.
- Hidetoshi Nakata

I came here in 1974 to do a play, and then I went to L.A.
I really like living in America.
I feel more at home here than anywhere else.
- Anthony Hopkins

It used to be that a fellow went on the police force
when everything else failed,
but today he goes in the advertising game.
- Kin Hubbard

But what really excited me was the idea that humans
had a tremendous pre-history that went back millions of years.
I wanted to go to Africa to find some of these creatures.
- Donald Johanson

I was just restless with being in school;
so I went out to Los Angeles.
- Beth Henley

I wanted to do that again but, when I went to look for chants,
I didn't want to do it in the exact same way.
- Jon Crosby

Books were my pass to personal freedom.
I learned to read at age three, and soon discovered
there was a whole world to conquer that went beyond our farm in Mississippi.
- Oprah Winfrey

Country radio went through a time where they were trying to pigeonhole everybody,
and trying to make the gap really narrow,
and I think that they've opened that up a little bit.
- Tim McGraw

Yeah, I went to ACT for a while.
It was great.
- Gedde Watanabe

I was hot and I knew it and it went to my head.
- Janice Dickinson

I went to school, but they didn't give you too much
schooling because just as soon as you was big enough,
you get to working in the fields.
I guess I was a big boy for my age.
- Muddy Waters

You know, after filming the movie the book was still just as big.
I think it was actually bigger.
I think Stephen King went back and wrote extra pages.
He's fantastic.
- Timothy Olyphant

Making sure that when my child went to school people
were enlightened enough not to torture them,
you know?
- Jennifer Beals

History is full of people who went to prison or were
burned at the stake for proclaiming their ideas.
Society has always defended itself.
- Naguib Mahfouz

I walked out of class one day and I never went back.
- Burt Lancaster

I went up a straight crooked lane and,
I said 'No thanks, yes if yer please.
- Jack Finney

In Yugoslavia, I'd asked for additional forces too.
I even went to meet the French prime minister,
and I proposed additional forces...
Nobody wanted to send troops.
- Boutros Boutros-Ghali

I started graduate school in 1971, I started working
at the Smithsonian in the festival in 1972.
I went full-time at the Smithsonian in 1974.
And I got my doctorate in 1975.
- Bernice Johnson Reagon

Then I went through a whole bunch of crap with my lousy movies and pop records.
I had people behind me kind of steering me in that direction,
but it wasn't really my bag.
- Pia Zadora

If it went on the ballot in Colorado,
I would vote to lower the drinking age.
- Pete Coors

After Bruno Walter, my career went in leaps and bounds.
I have had 35 years of a career that is just incredible,
and a wonderful time all over the world.
- Maureen Forrester

I got space from Travis Air Force Base,
went back to the Philippine Islands and made it a point
to meet the only American casting director in the Philippines.
I was off and running.
- R. Lee Ermey

I've taken my knickers off.
My friends told me my panty line was visible,
so I went without.
- Helena Christensen

I wasn't eating.
I wasn't sleeping.
All I was doing was cocaine.
I stayed awake for about two weeks, locked in my bedroom.
I went down from a 142 pounds to 110 pounds.
- Andy Gibb

I went overseas hoping to prove that all our POWs were home.
I came back convinced that they were still alive.
- Bo Gritz

When you drive by Radio City and you see your name
up there and it's only 'your' name.
I just went 'ooh'.
I thought this is really like looking at another person.
- Diana Krall

The Ramones went through a couple different line-up changes,
and Johnny and Joey held through the whole thing.
So right now I'm the only one hanging in there.
- Jerry Only

Dick Gregory was a great comedian who went and got arrested,
did hunger strikes, protests.
It never hurt his career to be outspoken.
- Joe Rogan

I went to the London Academy Of Music and Dramatic
Art and returned to New York where I started my career.
- David Naughton

I believe that political correctness can be a form of linguistic fascism,
and it sends shivers down the spine of my generation
who went to war against fascism.
- P. D. James


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