The best Quotes by Bill Veeck

The best Quotes by Bill Veeck

William Louis Veeck Jr. (February 9, 1914 – January 2, 1986), also known as "Sport Shirt Bill" and "Wild Bill" was an American Major League Baseball franchise owner and promoter. Veeck was at various times the owner of the Cleveland Indians, the St. Louis Browns, and the Chicago White Sox.

I do not think that winning is the most important thing. I think winning is the only thing.
There are only two seasons - winter and Baseball.

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If believing in yourself and going after what you want in life and realising your worth is ruthless and selfish, then I'm definitely ruthless and selfish.
Good, better, best. Never let it rest. Until your good is better and your better is the best.
My dad always told me, "I don't care what you do. Just aim to be the best at it. Even if it's the world's best window cleaner."
Your love makes me strong, your hate makes me unstoppable!
When you're rowing a race and you get to the last 20 meters your entire body is telling you to stop. Your muscles are on fire. Your lungs are screaming at you. Everything inside you wants to quit, make the pain go away. But if you want to win, that's exactly when you dig deeper and you row harder.
Skylar in The In Between
Dream big and anything is possible!
Second is the first of the losers.
Reality is something you rise above.
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Don't tell me the sky's the limit when there are footprints on the moon!
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The guy who wants too much risks losing absolutely everything. Of course, the guy who wants too little from life might not get anything at all.
Tommy Angelo in Mafia
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Challenge yourself; it's the only path which leads to growth.
I think that the good and the great are only separated by the willingness to sacrifice.
There's winning and there's losing - and in life both will happen. What is never acceptable to me is quitting.
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If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
Winning isn't getting ahead of others, it is getting ahead of yourself.
Everything's a game, Avery Grambs. The only thing we get to decide in this life is if we play to win.
The jaws of victory have many teeth!
Winning is an incredible joy that no woman can give you.
I'm a winner; I win most of the time. But in order to be a winner, you have to lose some of the time. I'm a terrible loser.
It is said the wine of victory is sweetest for those in whose bitter trials it has fermented.
Victory is a thousand times sweeter when you're the underdog.
Jenny Han in Summer Series - The Summer I Turned Pretty
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The only place that matters is first.
We win because we are determined, disciplined, not because we feel ourselves superior.
Kratos in God of War - 2018
You never win by yourself alone. The day you think otherwise is the day you'll start to lose.
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If you win without sacrifice you enjoy it but it's more satisfying when you have struggled.
Sometimes you have to accept you can't win all the time.
You can't win unless you learn how to lose.
Any man who must say "We are winning," is not truly winning.
Baseball is more than a sport, it's what drives me.
Corey Seager - May 2021
In baseball, I was a pitcher, which I hated because there was no action there.
Baseball is 90% mental and the other half is physical.
The triple is the most exciting play in baseball. Home runs win a lot of games, but I never understood why fans are so obsessed with them.
I think that to fully appreciate baseball, it helps to have been born in the U.S.
That's what I love about baseball, that it gives the opportunity for every single guy to develop and play the game. There's not a rule that you have to be 6 foot or you have to be real strong to play baseball or to become a good player.
You don't realize how easy this game is until you get up in that broadcasting booth.
After I hit a home run I had a habit of running the bases with my head down. I figured the pitcher already felt bad enough without me showing him up rounding the bases.
There are three things you can do in a baseball game. You can win, or you can lose, or it can rain.
I just want to play baseball.
A baseball swing is a very finely tuned instrument. It is repetition, and more repetition, then a little more after that.
I don't want to play golf. When I hit a ball, I want someone else to go chase it.
People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.
Baseball was, is and always will be to me the best game in the world.
One candidate is too old and mentally unfit to be president. The other one is me.
Joe Biden - März 2024
What do you call an Asian Dwayne Johnson?
The Wok.
I'm paranoid. On my stationary bike, I have a rear view mirror.
When you're in love it's the most glorious two and a half days of your life.
I quit therapy because my analyst was trying to help me behind my back.
I tried phone sex - it gave me an ear infection.

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