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Ernie Banks Quotes

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The only way to prove that you're a good sport is to lose.
- Ernie Banks

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No, I think the pitching today has more depth.
- Ernie Banks

When I wake up in the morning, I feel like a billionaire without paying taxes.
- Ernie Banks

Loyalty and friendship, which is to me the same,
created all the wealth that I've ever thought I'd have.
- Ernie Banks

 

Another friend hired me to open doors for him in the
moving and relocation business.
I did that for 10 years, am still doing it.
And I do some work for the Cubs, in community relations.
- Ernie Banks

You must try to generate happiness within yourself.
If you aren't happy in one place, chances are you won't be happy anyplace.
- Ernie Banks

It's a great day for a ball game; let's play two!
- Ernie Banks

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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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It's a beautiful day for a ballgame...
Let's play two!
- Ernie Banks

I learned from Mr. Wrigley, early in my career, that
loyalty wins and it creates friendships.
I saw it work for him in his business.
- Ernie Banks

I like my players to be married and in debt.
That's the way you motivate them.
- Ernie Banks

Awards mean a lot, but they don't say it all.
The people in baseball mean more to me than statistics.
- Ernie Banks

It's a kind of philosophy of my own life,
to create the energy enough to keep on going.
- Ernie Banks

The Cubs are gonna shine in sixty-nine.
- Ernie Banks

Did you hear that? I didn't hear anything.
Put that question another way.
- Ernie Banks

People ask me a lot about the values I got from playing
for the Cubs for so many years.
The value I got out of it was patience.
A lot of people these days are not very patient.
- Ernie Banks

Work? I never worked a day in my life.
I always loved what I was doing, had a passion for it.
- Ernie Banks

But it all comes down to friendship,
treating people right.
- Ernie Banks

The Cubs are due in sixty-two.
- Ernie Banks

I own stock, and I also insure my car with Geico.
- Ernie Banks

The riches of the game are in the thrills,
not the money.
- Ernie Banks

It would be a lot different for me because there is
a lot of information that you need to know about as a player.
How pitchers are pitching you, how defenses are playing,
certain situations about certain pitchers.
- Ernie Banks

During my time, there might have been one pitcher or
two that were top pitchers on a team.
Teams that won maybe had three, but today they have a lot of depth.
They have a lot of long relievers, short relievers,
and the strategy is different.
- Ernie Banks

Mr. Wrigley believed in this: Put all your eggs in
one basket and watch the basket.
They don't do that today.
This is the old-fashioned way I'm talking about.
He carried it on to his business.
Do one thing and stay with it.
- Ernie Banks

Life is an adventure.
I can only wonder what treasure
awaits at the top of the path.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Hate is never conquered by hate,
Hate is only conquered by love.
- The Buddha

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

Play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was,
Thank you, that would suffice.
- Meister Eckhart

Darkness cannot drive out darkness;
only light can do that.
Hate cannot drive out hate;
only love can do that.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

Nothing in life is to be feared.
It is only to be understood.
- Marie Curie

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Don't hurry. Don't worry.
You're only here for a short visit.
So don't forget to stop and smell the roses.
- Walter Hagen

We can only be said to be truly alive in those moments
when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.
- Thornton Wilder

Miracles are the natural way of the Universe -
our only job is to move our doubting minds aside
and let the miracles flow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Goodness is the only investment that never fails.
- Henry David Thoreau

Love is the only reality and it is not a mere sentiment.
It is the ultimate truth that lies at the heart of creation.
- Rabindranath Tagore

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue,
but the parent of all other virtues.
- Cicero

Move out of your comfort zone. You can only
grow if you are willing to feel awkward and
uncomfortable when you try something new.
- Brian Tracy

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly;
what is essential is invisible to the eye.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
- Rumi

For some of us, the world appears to provide
only a fixed quantity of each resource -
a limited amount of food, of money,
of love, of success, of appreciation.
For others, life is unlimited.
Their world expands with the generosity, compassion,
inventiveness, and service that they contribute.
In this world-view, money that is spent
or given away returns multiplied.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I can only have peace of mind when I forgive rather than judge.
- Gerald Jampolsky

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
- Robert F. Kennedy

An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Friendship is born at that moment
when one person says to another,
"What! You too? I thought I was the only one."
- C. S. Lewis

Love is the only force capable of
transforming an enemy into friend.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Feeling sorry for yourself, and your present condition,
is not only a waste of energy
but the worst habit you could possibly have.
- Dale Carnegie

Hate is only conquered by love.
- The Buddha

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather

Find your balance and stand with it.
Find your song and sing it out.
Find your cadence and let it appear like a dance.
Find the questions that only you know how to ask and
The answers that you are content to not know.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Life only
appears to be
rushing toward us
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

God doesn't require us to succeed;
He only requires that you try.
- Mother Teresa

Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow,
it only saps today of its joy.
- Leo Buscaglia

Inner peace can be reached
only when we practice forgiveness ...
letting go of the past,
and correcting our misperceptions.
- Gerald Jampolsky

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

We are each of us angels with only one wing,
and we can only fly by embracing one another.
- Lucretius

Know that miracles are the natural way of the Universe
Your only job is to move your doubting mind out of the way.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I teach one thing and one only:
that is, suffering and the end of suffering.
- The Buddha

We are rich only through what we give,
and poor only through what we refuse.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

My only reason for not experiencing bliss at this very moment
is thinking about what I don't have.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray

Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow...
but only empties today of its strength.
- C. H. Spurgeon

Universal compassion is the only guarantee of morality.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

Forgiveness is the only way to heal
- don Miguel Ruiz

Lend your voices only to sounds of freedom,
no longer lend your strength to that
which you wish to be free from.
Fill your life with love and bravery,
and you shall live a life uncommon.
- Jewel


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