Notable Quotes

“I’ve got five grandkids. They play baseball, they play football, they play basketball.
I go to all the games. You always have that urge to say something when you’re watching them.
But I’ve learned to keep it to myself. I’ve blurted out some things and embarrassed myself.” 

­ ­— John Madden



“Like a baseball game, wars are not over till they are over.
Wars don’t run on a clock like football.
No previous generation was so hopelessly unrealistic that this had to be explained to them.”

— Thomas Sowell



“God knows I gave my best in baseball at all times and no man on earth can truthfully judge me otherwise.”

— “Shoeless” Joe Jackson



I made a promise to myself when I graduated from law school that I would never do anything that I didn’t enjoy doing,
and almost every day of the year since that June of 1963, I have awakened glad that I was going to work,
glad that I was going to court, glad that I was going to grapple with a problem. 

— Janet Reno, 
Attorney General of the United States, 1993-2001



“We long to know answers, even when we lack the capability to bear those answers.
Knowledge is only as safe as our wisdom.”

— Michael Grumley, Leap



Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.

— Helen Keller 



Little League baseball is a very good thing because it keeps the parents off the streets. 

Yogi Berra



“If somebody had said to me in June or July of 1987, ‘We’d like you to become chairman of the Federal Reserve,
but you’re never allowed to discuss any economics after you leave,’
I’d have said, ‘Forget it.’ What do they want me to do? Become an anthropologist?”

— Alan Greenspan, Chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve, 1987-2006