Gil Hodges quotes

  • Just do the best with what you have, and you'll soon be doing it better.
    -- Gil Hodges

    #Running

  • There are only two kinds of managers. Winning managers and ex-managers.
    -- Gil Hodges

    #Winning #Two #Kind

  • Many children work hard to please their parents, but what I truly longed for was good times that were about us, not about me. That is the real hole the Dodgers filled in my life.
    -- Gil Hodges

    #Children #Real #Hard Work

  • I can't very well tell my batters don't hit it to him. Wherever they hit it, he's there anyway (Mays).
    -- Gil Hodges

    #Motivational #Baseball #Wells

  • Well, I know that I'll never forget that, but also I won't forget the hundreds of people who sent me letters, telegrams, and postcards during that World Series. There wasn't a single nasty message. Everybody tried to say something nice.
    -- Gil Hodges

    #Nice #People #World

  • Gehrig had one advantage over me. He was a better ballplayer.
    -- Gil Hodges

    #Advantage

  • The movie, like the book before it, is an expertly built machine for the mass production of tears. Directed by Josh Boone ('Stuck in Love') with scrupulous respect for John Green's best-selling young-adult novel, the film sets out to make you weep -- not just sniffle or choke up a little, but sob until your nose runs and your face turns blotchy. It succeeds.

  • The rain is plentious but, by God's decree, Only a third is meant for you and me; Two-thirds are taken by the growing things Or vanish Heavenward on vapour's wings: Nor does it mathematically fall With social equity on one and all. The population's habit is to grow In every region where the water's low: Nature is blamed for failings that are Man's, And well-run rivers have to change their plans.

  • Saint George killed the last dragon, and he was called a hero for it. I've never seen a dragon, and I wish he would have left at least one. Saint Patrick made a name for himself by running the snakes out of Ireland, leaving the place vulnerable to rodent infestation. This business of making saints out of men who exterminate their fellow creatures has got to stop. All I'm saying is, it's starting to get a little lonely up here at the top of the food chain.

  • I think it's important to take a break, you know, from the public eye for a while, and give people a chance to miss you. I want longevity. I don't want to get out there and run myself ragged and spread myself thin.

  • Rogue Squadron doesn't run. Unless we really, really have to.

  • Rogue Squadron doesn’t run. Unless we really, really have to." "No, this will be Wraith Squadron’s mission." "We don’t mind running. Even when we don’t have to.

  • I feel it was just a few years ago I was running around in short pants

  • I really hate it when I can’t score runs from a ball.

  • I used to wanna rap like Jay-Z, Now I feel I could run laps around Jay-Z, Nas ain't seen nothing this nasty, B.I.G. & Pac got it coming when I pass too. You got the mic, I ain't the one you wanna pass to

  • He wasn't what sent me running. He was what had made me want to stay.

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