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Ernie Harwell Quotes

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A tall, thin old man waving a scorecard from the corner of his dugout.
That's baseball.
- Ernie Harwell

Baseball is a lot like life.
It's a day-to-day existence, full of ups and downs.
You make the most of your opportunities in baseball as you do in life.
- Ernie Harwell

With the Giants I broadcast the debut of Hall of Famer Willie Mays.
- Ernie Harwell

I'd like to be remembered as someone who showed up for the job.
I consider myself a worker.
- Ernie Harwell

 

When I went to Brooklyn in 1948 Jackie Robinson was
at the height of his brilliant career.
- Ernie Harwell

God blessed me by putting me here for thirty-one years
at Michigan and Trumbull.
- Ernie Harwell

I love what I do.
If I had my time over again, I'd probably do it for nothing.
- Ernie Harwell

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Also I'm a part of the people that I've worked with
in baseball that have been so great to me,
Mr. Earl Mann of Atlanta, who gave me my first baseball broadcasting job.
- Ernie Harwell

I've been lucky to broadcast some great events and
to broadcast the exploits of some great players.
- Ernie Harwell

Baseball just a came as simple as a ball and bat.
Yet, as complex as the American spirit it symbolizes.
A sport, a business and sometimes almost even a religion.
- Ernie Harwell

I praise the Lord here today.
I know that all my talent and all my ability comes from him,
and without him I'm nothing and I thank him for his great blessing.
- Ernie Harwell

That other saying, I'm a part of all that I have met,
I think that would have to begin with my wonderful
parents back in Atlanta when I was a youngster five
years old I was tongue tied.
- Ernie Harwell

But most of all, I'm a part of you people out there who have listened to me,
because especially you people in Michigan,
you Tiger fans, you've given me so much warmth,
so much affection and so much love.
- Ernie Harwell

If I walked back into the booth in the year 2025,
I don't think it would have changed much.
I think baseball would be played and managed pretty
much the same as it is today.
It's a great survivor.
- Ernie Harwell

I think I owe thanks to the people who have listened to me over the years,
who tuned in on the radio.
They have given me a warmth and loyalty that I've never been able to repay.
The way they have reached out to me has certainly been
the highlight of my life.
- Ernie Harwell

Stand Tall, Stand Proud.
Know that you are unique and magnificent.
You do not need the approval of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that you do not need the approval of others.
You are unique and magnificent. Stand tall, stand proud.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Stand Tall, Breathe Deep, Be Unstoppable.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You have to do your own growing
no matter how tall your grandfather was.
- Abraham Lincoln

Consciously adopt the mindset of a young child,
to whom all of life is a grand adventure.
Life is your playground.
Fashion grand castles and sweeping boulevards,
defeat fire-breathing dragons,
leap tall buildings in a single bound.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love thy neighbor -
and if he happens to be tall,
debonair and devastating,
it will be that much easier.
- Mae West

Through the small tall bathroom window the December
yard is gray and scratchy,
the tree calligraphic.
- Dave Eggers

I'm too tall to be a girl.
I'm between a chick and a broad.
- Julia Roberts

In the nineteenth century, slavery was the greatest wrong,
and government never stood so tall as when it was redressing that wrong.
- William Weld

My dream date is a tall, dark, handsome,
blue eyed man with a bubble butt who will whisk me
away to Paris in a hot air balloon to wine me,
dine me and.
- Karen McDougal

Within, stood a tall old man, clean shaven save for a long white moustache,
and clad in black from head to foot,
without a single speck of colour about him anywhere.
- Bram Stoker

But there is so much more to do for the city we love...
a Dallas with roads as strong as our businesses,
parks as beautiful as our children, a downtown as tall as our imagination.
- Laura Miller

I was always a mean and lean athlete -
not tall -
not large.
- Edwin Moses

My fondest hope is that 'Roots' may start black,
white, brown, red, yellow people digging back for their own roots.
Man, that would make me feel 90 feet tall.
- Alex Haley

Usually, I get hired because I'm tall.
- Peter Falk

My sister and I are opposites in many ways.
She is six feet tall, while I'm five feet four.
- Tracy Austin

Well, I'm about as tall as a shotgun,
and just as noisy.
- Truman Capote

I had had an extroverted personality with a lot of friends,
but when I lost the weight and grew so tall,
I withdrew within myself.
- Tyra Banks

Tall men come down to my height when I hit 'em in the body.
- Jack Dempsey

I'm really not an avowed heterosexual.
I'm no more proud of it than of being white or tall.
- George Weinberg

I was not particularly bright, I wasn't very athletic,
I was a little too tall, odd, funny looking,
I was just really weird as a kid.
- Uma Thurman

I am, uh...
a 6 foot tall woman, I feel like I'm a healthy size,
I'm not anorexic; and I feel that people who aren't anorexic are punished...
for not being anorexic.
- Kristen Johnston

My father described this tall lady who stands in the
middle of the New York harbor,
holding high a torch to welcome people seeking freedom in America.
I instantly fell in love.
- Yakov Smirnoff

He's got everything.
He' not a great player yet because he hasn't won any major championships,
but it's a matter of time.
He's an outstanding talent.
I didn't realize how tall he is.
- Nick Price

I think laughter may be a form of courage.
As humans we sometimes stand tall and look into the sun and laugh,
and I think we are never more brave than when we do that.
- Linda Ellerbee

A Crow is known wherever he is met by his beautiful white dress,
and his tall and elegant figure; the greater part of
the men being six feet high.
- George Catlin

When I sing I don't feel like it's me.
I feel I am fabulous, like I'm 10 feet tall.
I am the greatest.
I am the strongest.
I am Samson.
I'm whoever I want to be.
- Cyndi Lauper

I believe if I stay tall and run up high,
I can see better.
- Eric Dickerson

I stayed away from mirrors when I was younger and I
didn't like having my picture taken.
I was tall and had braces and felt ugly.
- Kylie Bax

If we have to use force, it is because we are America.
We are the indispensable nation.
We stand tall.
We see further into the future.
- Madeleine Albright

The real use of gunpowder is to make all men tall.
- Thomas Carlyle

Somewhere, over the rainbow, Way up tall,
There's a land where they've never heard of cholesterol.
- Allan Sherman

I always wore the highest heels possible,
because the other women on the show were tall.
- Donna Mills

Trying to understand women is a tall order period.
- Rick Schroder

Tall, sandy blonde, with sort of blue eyes,
skinny in places, fat in others.
An average gal.
- Uma Thurman

It was only when I moved to New York that I realized tall is good.
- Kristen Johnston

He that climbs the tall tree has won right to the fruit,
He that leaps the wide gulf should prevail in his suit.
- Walter Scott

If I were but a man who would be tall,
I would be me.
- Ryan Stiles

He's too short, he's too...
tall, he's...
just not going to work.
- Ed Wood

I must go down to the sea again, to the lonely sea and the sky;
and all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by.
- John Masefield

I knew the words to 25 rock songs, so I got in the group.
Long Tall Sally and Tutti-Frutti, that got me in.
That was my audition.
- Paul McCartney

I do a great deal of research - particularly in the
apartments of tall blondes.
- Raymond Chandler

I fought tall fighters, short fighters,
strong fighters, slow fighters, sluggers and boxers.
It was either learn or get knocked off.
- Sugar Ray Leonard

I tested for a couple of pilots, but they said I was too tall.
- Adam Baldwin

I like green or brown eyes.
Tall but not overwhelmingly so.
I like men who do yoga and meditate.
- Kristin Davis

I am actually 7 foot and and one-half inches tall.
I say Seven two because it's easier.
Unlike some tall skinny guys I am really "big" weighing around 350 pounds.
- Richard Kiel

If you aren't in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?
- T. S. Eliot

I am six feet tall.
I am not supposed to be afraid.
- Keith Miller

When you're that tall, people talk about it all the time.
- Kristen Johnston

I don't think that we necessarily lie.
I mean, we make our living by pretending that we're someone else.
I don't tell tall tales.
I always tell the truth.
- Albert Finney

For me, being tall was very positive because I thought
my mom was the most beautiful person ever.
- Lisa Leslie

By depending on the great, The small may rise high.
See: the little plant ascending the tall tree Has climbed to the top.
- Saskya Pandita

To a man, ornithologists are tall, slender,
and bearded so that they can stand motionless for hours,
imitating kindly trees, as they watch for birds.
- Gore Vidal

When I write stuff and I help cast it,
I turn away good people all the time.
I may turn them down because this one's too tall and
that one doesn't have a high enough voice or this one
looks to old to match up with that one -
there's a billion reasons not to hire somebody.
- Harvey Fierstein

In Hollywood if you're good looking,
tall,
have OK teeth and nice skin, the odds of being successful are great.
If you're short and fat, it's a different story.
But as long as you look like a leading man type,
half your job is done already.
- John Corbett

I don't think I would have been able to stick with
it and been proud of who I am and be feminine out on the court.
I think I would have folded to the peer pressure if
I didn't have my mom to encourage me to be me and be proud of how tall I am.
- Lisa Leslie


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