65 Sandy Quotes On Success In Life

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Best Sandy Quotes

  1. “Tall, sandy blonde, with sort of blue eyes, skinny in places, fat in others. An average gal.” ~ Uma Thurman
  2. “I became a good pitcher when I stopped trying to make them miss the ball and started trying to make them hit it.” ~ Sandy Koufax
  3. “There is among us a far closer relationship than the purely social one of a fraternal organization because we are bound together not only by a single interest but by a common goal. To win. Nothing else matters, and nothing else will do.” ~ Sandy Koufax
  4. “People who write about spring training not being necessary have never tried to throw a baseball.” ~ Sandy Koufax

  5. “I think it’s incredible because there were guys like (Willie) Mays and (Mickey) Mantle and Henry Aaron who were great players for ten years… I only had four or five good years.” ~ Sandy Koufax
  6. “If there was any magic formula, it was getting to pitch every fourth day.” ~ Sandy Koufax
  7. “A guy that throws what he intends to throw, that’s the definition of a good pitcher.” ~ Sandy Koufax
  8. “Show me a guy who can’t pitch inside and I’ll show you a loser.” ~ Sandy Koufax

  9. “Pitching is the art of instilling fear.” ~ Sandy Koufax
  10. “I’ve got a lot of years to live after baseball and I would like to live them with the complete use of my body.” ~ Sandy Koufax
  11. “The game has a cleanness. If you do a good job, the numbers say so. You don’t have to ask anyone or play politics. You don’t have to wait for the reviews.” ~ Sandy Koufax
  12. “We need just two players to be a contender. Babe Ruth and Sandy Koufax.” ~ Whitey Herzog

  13. “The world has enough beautiful mountains and meadows, spectacular skies and serene lakes. It has enough lush forests, flowered fields, and sandy beaches. It has plenty of stars and the promise of a new sunrise and sunset every day. What the world needs more of is people to appreciate and enjoy it.” ~ Michael Josephson
  14. “The day I got a hit off (Sandy) Koufax was when he knew it was all over.” ~ Sparky Anderson
  15. “Sandy: Boy, you must really think I’m stupid or something. Jeff: Ahh, no one would call you stupid, to your face.” ~ Teri Garr
  16. “Hurricane Sandy interrupted Mr. Romney’s momentum and allowed Mr. Obama to look presidential and bipartisan.” ~ Karl Rove

  17. “Well, what I will tell you is the support from the world – it’s not just an African-American citizen. There are people of all different walks of life who are rallying behind the concerns with the that Sandy was treated because what that says to me is that this is an American issue.” ~ Sharon Cooper
  18. “What’s at risk [in 100 years] if we do not take action, truly is the survival of civilization as we know it… Literally that is the case. We have seen global warming so far of just a little bit less than one degree Celsius and look at what’s happened. Superstorm Sandy. Boulder Colorado. All these fires. Hurricane Irene one year before.” ~ Al Gore
  19. “The gray-green stretch of sandy grass,Indefinitely desolate;A sea of lead, a sky of slate;Already autumn in the air, alas!One stark monotony of stone,The long hotel, acutely white,Against the after-sunset lightWithers gray-green, and takes the grass’s tone.” ~ Arthur Symons
  20. “The avaricious man is like the barren sandy ground of the desert which sucks in all the rain and dew with greediness, but yields no fruitful herbs or plants for the benefit of others.” ~ Zeno of Elea

  21. “After I won 21 games, I said, “This isn’t that hard actually. I can do this every year for maybe 10, 15 years.” To tell you the truth I thought I was going to be in the Hall of Fame. I really thought that. You feel so strong, so powerful walking down the street. You know you can throw a ball harder than any man in the world, or certainly the top five. Sandy Koufax knocked all of us out of the box on that one, so we would think, “I’m the second or third hardest thrower in the game.”” ~ Jim Bouton
  22. “A great and frequent error in our judgment of human nature is to suppose that those sentiments and feelings have no existence, which may be only for a time concealed. The precious metals are not found at the surface of the earth, except in sandy places.” ~ Arthur Helps
  23. “I am not engaged to Christianity by decent forms, or saving ordinances; it is not usage, it is not what I do not understand, that binds me to it — let these be the sandy foundations of falsehoods. What I revere and obey in it is its reality, its boundless charity, its deep interior life, the rest it gives to my mind, the echo it returns to my thoughts, the perfect accord it makes with my reason through all its representation of God and His Providence; and the persuasion and courage that come out thence to lead me upward and onward.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  24. “I definitely want to thank my doctor, Dr. Sandy, um, my psychiatrist, she really helped me relax a lot, thank you so much.” ~ Metta World Peace

  25. “Love involves more than just feelings. It is also a way of behaving. When Sandy said, “My parents don’t know how to love me,” she was saying that they don’t know how to behave in loving ways. If you were to ask Sandy’s parents, or almost any other toxic parents, if they love their children, most of them would answer emphatically that they do. Yet, sadly, most of their children have always felt unloved. What toxic parents call “love” rarely translates into nourishing, comforting behavior.” ~ Susan Forward
  26. “As soon as I moved to New York, I experienced Hurricane Irene and then Hurricane Sandy hit me in quite a big way. I had 12 days without any electricity or any water. The thing that I realized the most from it was that we’ve become so dependent on technology. There’s so much accessibility to information that suddenly when everything is cut off, you’re completely lost, and you start asking deeper and more profound questions – how short life is, and how grateful we should be for things.” ~ Archie Panjabi
  27. “Tis chastity, my brother, chastity; She that has that is clad in complete steel, And, like a quiver’d nymph with arrows keen, May trace huge forests, and unharbour’d heaths, Infamous hills, and sandy perilous wilds; Where, through the sacred rays of chastity, No savage fierce, bandite, or mountaineer, Will dare to soil her virgin purity.” ~ John Milton
  28. “I’m not one to mythologize other actors too much, but obviously Sandy Bullock is a gorgeous woman.” ~ Ryan Reynolds

  29. “The water-lily, in the midst of waters, opens its leaves and expands its petals, at the first pattering of the shower, and rejoices in the rain-drops with a quicker sympathy than the packed shrubs in the sandy desert.” ~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  30. “Putin has a lot at stake here and restoring the relationship with the United States, and there are already signs as Sandy mentioned that he’s moving in the right direction to begin to ascertain that their trade with Iran is not used for the production of nuclear weapons.” ~ Frank Carlucci
  31. “I think after Sandy Hook, when Obama went out, and he talked a lot about gun control and met with the parents, there was a sense that something was going to happen. But then, I guess, the power of special interests was greater than public sentiment.” ~ Doris Kearns Goodwin
  32. “Sandy is kind. But she has a smart mind” ~ Elizabeth Sims

  33. “How can you buy or sell the sky, the warmth of the land? The idea is strange to us. If we do not own the freshness of the air and the sparkle of the water, how can you buy them? Every part of the Earth is sacred to my people, every shining pine needle, every sandy shore, every mist in the dark woods, every clear and humming insect is holy in the memory and experience of my people.” ~ Chief Seattle
  34. “I love Tennessee, but they don’t have the pine trees and the sandy soil and the black water that I grew up around.” ~ Josh Turner
  35. “To apologize for your personal absolutes, for what Sandy Pinter calls your “Core Attachments,” means apologizing for your very existence.” ~ Walter Kirn
  36. “Who’s the other kid in the photo?’ he asked. ‘The sandy-haired guy.’ Annabeth’s expression tightened. Touchy subject. ‘That’s Luke,’ she said. ‘He’s dead now.” ~ Rick Riordan

  37. “He’d changed since the last summer. Instead of Bermuda shorts and a T-shirt, he wore a button-down shirt, khaki pants, and leather loafers. His sandy hair, which used to be so unruly, was now clipped short. He look like an evil male model, showing off what the fashionable college-age villain was wearing to Harvard this year.” ~ Rick Riordan
  38. “To a person who expects every desert to be barren sand dunes, the Sonoran must come as a surprise. Not only are there no dunes, there’s no sand. At least not the sort of sand you find at the beach. The ground does have a sandy color to it, or gray, but your feet won’t sink in. It’s hard, as if it’s been tamped. And pebbly. And glinting with — what else — mica.” ~ Jerry Spinelli , Sandy quotes beach
  39. “taking her hand he led her out into a broad stretch of hard sandy soil that the moon flooded with great splendor. They floated out like drifting moths under the rich hazy light, and as the fantastic symphony wept and exulted and wavered and despaired, Ardita’s last sense of reality dropped away, and she abandoned her imagination to the dreamy summer scents of tropial flowers and the infinite starry spaces overhead, feeling that if she opened her eyes it would be to find herself dancing with a ghost in a land created by her own fantasy.” ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald
  40. “We are truly the land of the great. From the rock shores of… Hawaii… to the beautiful sandy beaches of… Hawaii… America is our home.” ~ Sarah Palin

  41. “Let a man get up and say, Behold, this is the truth, and instantly I perceive a sandy cat filching a piece of fish in the background. Look, you have forgotten the cat, I say.” ~ Virginia Woolf
  42. “I have a pet lizard named Puff, five goldfish – named Pinky, Brain, Jowels, Pearl and Sandy, an oscar fish named Chef, two pacus, an albino African frog named Whitey, a bonsai tree, four Venus flytraps, a fruit fly farm and sea monkeys.” ~ Chris Pratt
  43. “Sandy Koufax went to the same school as me. I graduated two years ahead of Sandy.” ~ Larry King
  44. “Oh, Professor Lyall, are you making a funny? It doesn’t suit you.” The sandy-haired Beta gave Lady Maccon a dour look. “I am exploring new personality avenues.” “Well, stop it.” “Yes, my lady.” ~ Gail Carriger

  45. “What had survived – maybe all that had survived of Trism – was Liir’s sense of him. A catalog of impressions that arose from time to time, unbidden and often upsetting. From the sandy smell of his sandy hair to the locked grip of his muscles as they had wrestled in sensuous aggression – unwelcome nostalgia. Trism lived in Liir’s heart like a full suit of clothes in a wardrobe, dress habillards maybe, hollow and real at once. The involuntary memory of the best of Trism’s glinting virtues sometimes kicked up unquietable spasms of longing.” ~ Gregory Maguire
  46. “I got to play Kim in Bye Bye Birdie, Sandy in Grease, and Maria in The Sound of Music. And it was so much fun for me, but the thing that I looked forward to the most was at the cast parties. After the shows they had karaoke machines set up and that’s when I could sing country music.” ~ Taylor Swift , Sandy quotes grease
  47. “It’s kind of glorious to say, “Oh man, this guy had his career cut short.” I’m not calling myself Sandy Koufax by any means. I’m not in that caliber at all, but sometimes it has to end different.” ~ Prince Fielder
  48. “I will consider my time in the Senate a failure if we don’t pass some meaningful legislation to reduce the likelihood that Sandy Hook ever happens again.” ~ Chris Murphy

  49. “Trying to hit Sandy Koufax was like trying to drink coffee with a fork.” ~ Willie Stargell
  50. “My career in Congress is a story of before Sandy Hook and after Sandy Hook.” ~ Chris Murphy
  51. “I did it once in high school – I was Sandy in Grease – and I decided then that I would never do it again. I’ve felt that way for years, and that’s no bullshit.” ~ Laura Vandervoort
  52. “It is hard to compare the eras, but Joe Jackson and Ty Cobb from the past, Sandy Koufax and Roger Clements from the present.” ~ W. P. Kinsella

  53. “[Betsy] DeVos’s statement turned a well-known Trump slogan, and proclaimed, we will make American education great again. Proponents of school choice were ecstatic, including Sandy Kress, a top education adviser in George W. Bush’s administration.” ~ Claudio Sanchez
  54. “The grounds on which golf is played are called links, being the barren sandy soil from which the sea has retired in recent geological times. In their natural state links are covered with long, rank bent grass and gorse. Links are too barren for cultivation: but sheep, rabbits, geese and professionals pick up a precarious livelihood on them.” ~ Charles Walter Simpson
  55. “I’s been livin’ a long time in yesterday, Sandy chile, an’ I knows there ain’t no room in de world fo’ nothin’ mo’n love. I know, chile! Ever’thing there is but lovin’ leaves a rust on yo’ soul. An’ to love sho ‘nough, you got to have a spot in yo’ heart fo’ ever’body – great an’ small, white an’ black, an’ them what’s good an’ them what’s evil – ‘cause love ain’t got no crowded-out places where de good ones stay an’ de bad ones can’t come in. When it gets that way, then it ain’t love.” ~ Langston Hughes
  56. “Come on Sandy, baby, loosen up, your too tight.” ~ John Riggins

  57. “Shortly after her nomination was announced,[Betsy] DeVos tweeted, almost as if she had forgotten something important to say. And she said, I am not a supporter of the Common Core. Sandy Kress predicts that debate will die down soon enough.” ~ Claudio Sanchez
  58. “Sandy was particularly destructive because it was prevented from moving back out to sea by a “blocking pattern” associated with the jet stream. There’s debate about this, but one recent study suggested that melting sea ice in the Arctic may lead to such blocking.” ~ Nicholas D. Kristof
  59. “Ethnic stereotypes are misshapen pearls, sometimes with a sandy grain of truth at their center. … but they ignore complexity, change, and individuality.” ~ Anna Quindlen
  60. “Sandy was a climate change warning. Obama must now take the stage and fulfil the promise of hope the world needs.” ~ Kumi Naidoo

  61. “Helena Bonham-Carter and I sat down to talk about [Cinderella movie] and she said, ‘I really want to do it but only one thing I insist on and that’s wings.’ She had to have wings and [costume designer] Sandy Powell didn’t want wings to begin with but had to be talked around, but that was fun.” ~ Kenneth Branagh
  62. “So near along life’s stream are the fountains of innocence and youth making fertile its sandy margin; and the voyageur will do well to replenish his vessels often at these uncontaminated sources.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  63. “I can see how he (Sandy Koufax) won twenty-five games. What I don’t understand is how he lost five.” ~ Yogi Berra

  64. “And what I tell people is this – as a citizen of this country, there are certain rights that are given to you. Officer Encinia’s decision to forcibly remove Sandy from her vehicle, which predicated on the fact that he asked her to do something – he did not lawfully order her to do something – to which she responded with a question. And for that – for that – I celebrate her because during a time where so many people would have remained silent she stood up for herself, and she invoked the rights that are due to her, and that is not unlawful.” ~ Sharon Cooper
  65. “It’s a bit scary to see my book come true: the recent (if minor) LA earthquakes, Hurricane Sandy, the Boston bomber, and so on – much of it stoppable, I think, and yet I, too, am also guilty of passivity.” ~ Edan Lepucki

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