Charlie Finley quotes

  • On matters of race, on matters of decency, baseball should lead the way.

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

  • I love the flow of the game. There's a certain fluidity to basketball. I don't enjoy watching baseball or football in the same way.

  • It is decidedly not true that "nice guys finish last," as that highly original American baseball philosopher, Leo Durocher, was alleged to have said.

  • Everything eaten is killed. Every meal is a sacrifice.

  • Become strong again in spirit, strong in will, strong in endurance, strong to bear all sacrifices

  • Nature knows no political boundaries. She puts living creatures on this globe and watches the free play of forces. She then confers the master's right on her favourite child, the strongest in courage and industry ... The stronger must dominate and not blend with the weaker, thus sacrificing his own greatness. Only the born weakling can view this as cruel.

  • The stronger must dominate and not blend with the weaker, thus sacrificing his own greatness.

  • The oven became hotter and hotter, and Hansel began to sweat. Then a delicious smell wafted to his nostrils. Oh no! he thought. I'm cooking! He sniffed at the air. And I smell delicious!

  • I don't care what's probable. Through blood, sweat, and tears, I am unstoppable.

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