Kirby Puckett quotes

  • I want you to remember the guiding principles of my life. You can be what you want to be, if you believe in yourself and work hard, because anything, and I'm telling you anything, is possible.
    -- Kirby Puckett

    #Believe #Hard Work #Principles

  • Everything has been written. Everybody knows everything about me. There are no secrets. Except the skeletons in my closet.
    -- Kirby Puckett

    #Skeletons #Secret #Closets

  • Don't take anything for granted, because tomorrow is not promised to any of us.
    -- Kirby Puckett

    #Tomorrow #Granted

  • I was told I would never make it because I'm too short. Well, I'm still too short, but I've got 10 All-Star games, two World Series championships, and I'm a very happy and contented guy. It doesn't matter what your height is, it's what's in your heart.
    -- Kirby Puckett

    #Stars #Heart #Games

  • Tomorrow isn't promised to any of us.
    -- Kirby Puckett


  • Brains first and then Hard Work.

  • Thinking is the capital, Enterprise is the way, Hard Work is the solution

  • Nothing so soon the drooping spirits can raise As praises from the men, whom all men praise.

  • I don't believe in a law to prevent a man from getting rich; it would do more harm than good. So while we do not propose any war upon capital, we do wish to allow the humblest man an equal chance to get rich with everybody else.

  • The working men are the basis of all governments, for the plain reason that they are the most numerous...

  • Writing is hard work, and if anything's true about the process, it's that fact that a good story is hard to find and even trickier to get on paper. What's less romantic than staring alone at a blank screen? And edgy? I've changed the cat little because I didn't know what my characters were going to say next.

  • The first principle of a free society is an untrammeled flow of words in an open forum.

  • Our nation is built on the bedrock principle that governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed.

  • If one sticks too rigidly to one's principles, one would hardly see anybody.

  • The task of saving the earth's environment must and will become the central organizing principle of the post-Cold War world.

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