Robert Parish quotes

  • My father taught me a good lesson: Don't get to low when things go wrong. And don't get too high when things are good.
    -- Robert Parish

    #Funny #Father #Lessons

  • Meadowlark inspired me to play for a long time. I thought, 'If he could do it, I can do it.' The legacy that Meadowlark leaves is something that every child and adult can benefit from.
    -- Robert Parish

    #Children #Play #Long

  • In every American there is an air of incorrigible innocence, which seems to conceal a diabolical cunning.

  • I am not a vegetarian because I love animals; I am a vegetarian because I hate plants.

  • Books are totally useless unless you take their advice. If you just keep reading them, thinking "that's so insightful! that changes everything," but never actually doing anything different, then pretty quickly the feeling will wear off and you'll start searching for another book to fill the void.

  • If you're a guy, you have absolutely no idea what's going on at any time in the relationship, ever. Here's what you know: you know when you're getting laid, and you know when it's all over. Those are the only two things you're aware of.

  • One day in the shower, you figure it out. It's a special day in a man's life. I was like, 'Oh, I found me a hobby.'

  • Pray, always pray; beneath sins heaviest load, Prayer claims the blood from Jesus' side that flowed. Pray, always pray; though weary, faint, and lone, Prayer nestles by the Father's sheltering throne.

  • I was raised Catholic, but my father's people were Methodist, so we went to both churches.

  • [On her recently widowed father's much younger wife:] My father has been very busy in conjugating the verb to love, and I assure you he declines its moods and tenses inimitably.

  • One recipe for happiness is to have to sense of entitlement.' To this she added a star and noted at the bottom of the page: 'This is not a lesson I have ever been in a position to learn.

  • We can, after all, learn much from lessons we did not sign up for.

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