Fay Vincent quotes

  • All play aspires to the condition of paradise...through play in all its forms...we hope to achieve a state that our larger Greco-Roman, Judeo- Christian culture has always known was lost. Where it exists, we do not know, although we always have envisioned it as a garden...always as removed, as an enclosed green place...Paradise is an ancient dream...It is a dream of ourselves as better than we are, back to what we were.

  • Baseball has the largest library of law and love and custom and ritual, and therefore, in a nation that fundamentally believes it is a nation under law, well, baseball is America's most privileged version of the level field.

  • Baseball has undergone and absorbed a whole set of dislocations.

  • For me, baseball is the most nourishing game outside of literature. They both are re-tellings of human experience.

  • Serving in Congress has been the honor of a lifetime.

  • I really never felt any tremendous aggravation or separation.

  • Freedom is always wise.

  • The Supreme Court's 5-4 decision rejected Congress' findings and its method of reasoning, .. Is there any real justification for the court's denigrating Congress' 'method of reasoning'?.

  • You can't repeal human nature by an Act of Congress.

  • I am the first podiatrist to serve in the U.S. Congress.

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