W. G. Grace quotes

  • A cricketer's life is a life of splendid freedom, healthy effort, endless variety, and delightful good fellowship.
    -- W. G. Grace

    #Effort #Healthy #Fellowship

  • I don't like defensive shots-you can only get threes
    -- W. G. Grace

    #Shots

  • When you win the toss - bat. If you are in doubt, think about it, then bat. If you have very big doubts, consult a colleague then bat.
    -- W. G. Grace

    #Thinking #Winning #Doubt

  • The great thing in hitting is, not to be half-hearted about it; but when you make up your mind to hit, to do it as if the whole match depended upon that particular stroke.
    -- W. G. Grace

    #Mind #Half #Hitting

  • Every cricketer knows that in the early stages of a batsman's innings i.e. before he gets his eye in - luck plays an important part.
    -- W. G. Grace

    #Eye #Play #Luck

  • I do not believe so implicitly, as some cricketers and writers upon cricket do, in watching the bowler's hand.I prefer to watch the ball, and not anticipate events.
    -- W. G. Grace

    #Believe #Hands #Events

  • I should like to say that good batsman are born, not made; but my long experience comes up before me, and tells me that it is not so.
    -- W. G. Grace

    #Long #Born #Made

  • "We will coordinate efforts of the PLO with responsible authorities in Jordan in all fields - politically, militarily and materially..." "It was very probable that the Jordan army might start the battle."

  • In an effort to get the work of the Lord done we often lose contact with the Lord of work.

  • India has to be transformed into a developed nation, a prosperous nation and a healthy nation, with a value system.

  • There are very few things you can really do [to promote] healthy aging ... and none of these things include an insurance system or a legal system. All those things do is change who pays.

  • There is no revival possible in any fellowship without a price being paid.

  • The penalty of affluence is that it cuts one off from the common lot, common experience, and common fellowship. In a sense it outlaws one automatically from one's birthright of membership in the great human family.

  • Fellowship with God means warfare with the world.

  • A word, a smile, and the stranger at your elbow may become an interesting friend. All through life we deny ourselves stimulating fellowship because we are too proud or too afraid to unbend.

  • Though you are weak and frail, though you are poor and helpless, God does not despise you; but would glorify your being with His own, and raise you to fellowship with Himself.

  • The Spirit of God is jealous over us; He doesn't want superficial fellowship, but genuine intimacy.