Dave Parker quotes

  • Barry Bonds is outspoken. I think that the people of Pittsburgh felt, it's a syndrome of you've got to apologize for being successful if you're successful (as well as) black and outspoken.
    -- Dave Parker

    #Successful #Thinking #People

  • Drugs is a society problem. It ain't just isolated to sports or entertainment. There's people that are doing brain surgeries that probably have dabbled in drugs. There may be some, judges and lawyers involved in the case could have been involved. So it's a problem in all society.
    -- Dave Parker

    #Sports #People #Judging

  • I'm just a guy that grew up in a total fun-loving environment. I try to create that everywhere I go. Basically what I'm doing is a reflection of me as an individual, me naturally. I'm not staging or putting on anything. I think my approach to the game is an all-out approach, whatever it takes to win. I've always been that way.
    -- Dave Parker

    #Fun #Reflection #Winning

  • When the leaves turn brown, I'll be wearing the batting crown
    -- Dave Parker

    #Crowns #Brown #Turns

  • September is pantyhose month. No nonsense.
    -- Dave Parker

    #Months #September #Nonsense

  • A tremendous social responsibility comes with being a successful public performer.

  • If it helps me in the way that if this movie is successful, I get to make more films, great, and the more films that I make and the more interest that I'm allowed to cover, the better for me and the better, hopefully, for the people who like to watch me.

  • There is absolutely no greater high than challenging the power structure as a nobody, giving it your all, and winning. I think I've learned that lesson twice now. The essence of successful revolution, be it for an individual, a community of individuals, or a nation, depends on accepting that challenge.

  • A successful film is a good film, and a non-successful film is a bad film. It's as simple as that.

  • Before one can walk as Christ walked, and talk as He talked, he must first begin to think as Christ thought.

  • The interesting adults are always the school failures, the weird ones, the losers, the malcontents, this isn’t wishful thinking. It’s the rule.

  • Like most parents, I've been stumped by homework, the big questions, such as: 'What is the point of geography - the pilot always knows where we are going?'. Answer: 'If you didn't know any geography, people would think you were an American, and you wouldn't be able to put them right because you wouldn't know where they live.'

  • A quotation is a handy thing to have about, saving one the trouble of thinking for oneself, always a laborious business.

  • Well," said Pooh, "what I like best," and then he had to stop and think. Because although Eating Honey was a very good thing to do, there was a moment just before you began to eat it which was better than when you were, but he didn't know what it was called.

  • I don't think that when Zionism began there was a claim that we were losing - even in part - our capacity to contribute to other peoples.

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