Terry Francona quotes

  • I thought, 'OK, I'm done here. I'll take responsibility and go away.' Little did I know I was going to be going away limping because someone cut my legs out from under me.
    -- Terry Francona

    #Responsibility #Cutting #Going Away

  • You get to the ninth inning and your stomach is clear up to here. But it's not because of your job. It is because you want to win so badly.
    -- Terry Francona

    #Jobs #Winning #Want

  • Once players have my trust, they have it.
    -- Terry Francona


  • Sometimes you've got to be a little flexible. For the most part, it's hard to get players to look at the big picture also. I understand that. They're looking at their next start or their next at-bat.
    -- Terry Francona

    #Player #Bats #Looks

  • When a Krishna Conscious person is elevated to a responsible position, he never becomes puffed up. Just like a tree when over-laden with fruits becomes humble and lower down. Similarly, a great soul in Krishna Consciousness becomes humbler than the grass and bowed down like the fruitful trees because a Krishna Conscious person acts as the agent of Krishna, therefore he discharges his duty with great responsibility.

  • in times like the present, men should utter nothing for which they would not willingly be responsible through time and eternity.

  • Human nature has been sold short...[humans have] a higher nature which...includes the need for meaningful work, for responsibility, for creativeness, for being fair and just, for doing what is worthwhile and for preferring to do it well.

  • The extent to which YOU take responsibility over something is the extent to which YOU take control over it.

  • If i get 8 hours to cut a tree i'll spend 7 hours to sharp my knife.

  • Things go away to return, brightened for the passage

  • It's an organic thing that I try not to analyze too much, because I worry that it will go away.

  • Depression is something that doesn't just go away. It's just... there and you deal with it. It's like... malaria or something. Maybe it won't be cured, but you've got to take the medication you're prescribed, and you stay out of situations that are going to trigger it.

  • Rock'n'roll will never go away completely because it's so fundamentally attractive.

  • Strange, that I came into the world with nothing, and now I am going away with this stupendous caravan of sin! Wherever I look, I see only God... I have sinned terribly, and I do not know what punishment awaits me.

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