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Nick Ferguson Quotes

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I expected to get drafted.
I knew that I wouldn't get drafted on that first day
due to the fact that not a lot of people had the opportunity to see me play much.
- Nick Ferguson

It's always great when a defense is able to create turnovers and score.
That's something we missed last year.
We'd get some turnovers, but we never scored points.
- Nick Ferguson

As a kid, there are some things you looked forward to.
You looked forward to Charlie Brown during Halloween
and you looked forward to Monday Night Football.
- Nick Ferguson

Be a yardstick of quality.
Some people aren't used to an environment
where excellence is expected.
- Steve Jobs

 

Buddhism has the characteristics of what would be expected
in a cosmic religion for the future:
It transcends a personal God, avoids dogmas and theology;
it covers both the natural and the spiritual,
and it is based on a religious sense
aspiring from the experience of all things,
natural and spiritual, as a meaningful unity.
- Albert Einstein

I never expected to see the day when girls would get
sunburned in the places they now do.
- Will Rogers

I think we have to act like stars because it is expected of us.
So we drive our big cars and live in our smart houses.
- Maurice Gibb

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Daddy was real gentle with kids.
That's why I expected so much out of marriage,
figuring that all men should be steady and pleasant.
- Loretta Lynn

Also, my mom and family are very important to me and
I know that this is not expected.
- Christina Milian

Teachers are expected to reach unattainable goals with inadequate tools.
The miracle is that at times they accomplish this impossible task.
- Haim G. Ginott

Designs of purely arbitrary nature cannot be expected to last long.
- Kenzo Tange

Slaves are generally expected to sing as well as to work.
- Frederick Douglass

Fashion should not be expected to serve in the stead of courage or character.
- Loretta Young

The greatest value of a picture is when it forces us
to notice what we never expected to see.
- John Tuley

The Capitol was an occasion where you arrive at a sign
in the road that says you have arrived at a place you
may not have expected to be,
but you know how you got here: Next!
- Peter Garrett

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

We've got a bit of growth a bit earlier than expected.
- Stuart Rose

Smears are not only to be expected but fought.
Honor is to be earned, not bought.
- Margaret Chase Smith

Of course you have to support the troops.
They're just kids.
They're doing for their country what's expected of them.
- Neil Young

The musicians I respected were much older than me.
I expected them to cut my head, and they did.
- Wynton Marsalis

In the olden days, everybody sang.
You were expected to sing as well as talk.
It was a mark of the cultured man to sing.
- Leonard Bernstein

Some years ago I became president of Columbia University
and learned within 24 hours to be ready
to speak at the drop of a hat,
and I learned something more, the trustees were expected
to be ready to speak at the passing of the hat.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Where much is expected from an individual,
he may rise to the level of events and make the dream come true.
- Elbert Hubbard

A round man cannot be expected to fit in a square hole right away.
He must have time to modify his shape.
- Mark Twain

In 1979, Alien came out and Sigourney was in it with a bunch a guys.
Nobody at that time expected the woman to be the hero,
so that was a tradition that started.
- Sanaa Lathan

I've been playing sexually aware women most of my life.
At this point I expected to be playing moms and wives.
It's exciting to play a femme fatale.
- Kim Cattrall

Even as we ought to accept that each country would
progress with a different method and speed toward that goal,
the standard for the expected end-state should not be lowered.
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan

The reporter is the daily prisoner of clocked facts.
On all working days, he is expected to do his best
in one swift swipe at each story.
- Jim Bishop

Watching a person lose their dignity used to be uncomfortable,
and now it's an expected part of the program that we're
becoming comfortable with.
- Lisa Kudrow

I have been vain since birth.
I expected other people to like what I did,
although my vanity has definitely diminished over the years.
- Wallace Shawn

I am a genius.
Then it amused me to keep saying so,
but now it does not.
I expected to be happy sometime.
Now I know I shall never be.
- Mary MacLane

I wouldn't have expected an audience of ours to burn down our equipment.
- Paul Kantner

I never expected that.
I didn't aim for that.
All I wanted was to get some nice pictures of trains at night.
- O. Winston Link

I had casually rented an apartment that cost $75 a
month because I expected my writing to pay my way.
- A. E. van Vogt

My parents had very high expectations.
They expected me to get straight A's from the time I was in kindergarten.
- Amy Tan

We expected to have a good time with Clive Davis 'cause I've always liked him,
his shows.
I've sort of followed his career a bit 'cause he had
a lot of that on PBS over here.
- Maurice Gibb

If women are expected to do the same work as men,
we must teach them the same things.
- Saul Bellow

I didn't fear failure.
I expected failure.
- Amy Tan

Since when have we Americans been expected to bow submissively
to authority and speak with awe and reverence to those who represent us?
- William O. Douglas

Home court changes everything.
If you have home court, you're expected to win.
- Eddie Jones

The most essential thing for us was to get the business model right,
then put the world-class technology under it to support it.
At Merrill, that meant not doing what people expected.
- John McKinley

When we see a natural style, we are astonished and charmed;
for we expected to see an author,
and we find a person.
- Blaise Pascal

All living things are gnarly, in that they inevitably
do things that are much more complex than one might have expected.
- Rudy Rucker

There was a time when we expected nothing of our children but obedience,
as opposed to the present, when we expect everything of them but obedience.
- Anatole Broyard

I fully expected that, by the end of the century,
we would have achieved substantially more than we actually did.
- Neil Armstrong

Lennon was very helpful.
What he taught me seems completely obvious:
he expected people to treat each other well.
- Annie Leibovitz

I never expected I would be connected to the Alpha
male as some kind of ancillary object,
and to this day it mystifies me.
- Courtney Love

I was sent to a nice Church of England girls' school and at that time,
after university, a woman was expected to become a teacher,
a nurse or a missionary - prior to marriage.
- Kate Adie

This limited theatrical release was a nice little bonus that I never expected.
- Rob Corddry

Among the expected glories of the Constitution,
next to the abolition of Slavery was that of Rum.
- George Clymer

The last thing I would have ever expected to happen
to me in my life would be that,
in fact, I would be accused of doing something wrong
and maybe even something criminal.
- Kenneth Lay

The revolution came so suddenly, and in a way so utterly
different from what we expected.
- Herman Gorter

I don't get very involved in the L.A.
scene.
When you do get invited out, you are expected to be on all the time.
It's just wearying.
- Tracey Ullman

Always render more and better service than is expected of you,
no matter what your task may be.
- Og Mandino

In these days, it is doubtful that any child may reasonably
be expected to succeed in life if he is denied the
opportunity of an education.
- Earl Warren

By creating useful job descriptions and making clear
what qualifications should be expected,
the Department aims to help improve schools' ability
to recruit the right people.
- Estelle Morris

Not the first half you might have expected,
even though the score might suggest that it was.
- John Motson

One expected growth, change; without it,
the world was less, the well of inspiration dried up,
the muses fled.
- Charles de Lint

We never expected the show to be this great.
We think it is successful because kids can identify.
- Thuy Trang

When may a revival be expected? When the wickedness
of the wicked grieves and distresses the Christian.
- Billy Sunday

In the studio system, things are expected of a film.
By the first, second, third act, there's a generic
language that comes out of the more commercial system.
- Ralph Fiennes

My mother was a phoenix who always expected to rise
from the ashes of her latest disaster.
She loved being Judy Garland.
- Lorna Luft

I never hoped that both my children would become actors.
I expected them to do something else.
- Catherine Deneuve

I grew up in conservative rural Kansas in the 1950s
when it was expected that girls would not have a life outside the home,
so educating them was a waste of time.
- Sara Paretsky

There were some situations where I was giving up everything
I had for the band and I just expected everybody else to feel the same way.
I realized I was just kidding myself.
- Jerry Only

Many possessions, if they do not make a man better,
are at least expected to make his children happier;
and this pathetic hope is behind many exertions.
- George Santayana

Good is not good when better is expected.
- Vin Scully

I've always tried to go a step past wherever people expected me to end up.
- Beverly Sills

One should expect that the expected can be prevented,
but the unexpected should have been expected.
- Norman Ralph Augustine

From an early age I was told that I was expected to
do more than continue to run a small business.
Education was important and seen as a way of moving forward.
- John Pople

Democracy can only spring from practising it early,
and democratic action was not to expected from young
people brought up under a close authoritarian system.
- Dora Russell


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