Daily Archive: April 12, 2020

Coaches Hot Seat Quotes of the Day – Sunday, April 12, 2020 – Saint Augustine

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“Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe.”

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“The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.”

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“Forgiveness is the remission of sins. For it is by this that what has been lost, and was found, is saved from being lost again.”

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“If two friends ask you to judge a dispute, don’t accept, because you will lose one friend; on the other hand, if two strangers come with the same request, accept because you will gain one friend.”

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“Do you wish to be great? Then begin by being. Do you desire to construct a vast and lofty fabric? Think first about the foundations of humility. The higher your structure is to be, the deeper must be its foundation.”

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“It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.”

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“Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you.”

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“Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.”

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“He that is jealous is not in love.”

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“Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars, and they pass by themselves without wondering.”

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“Patience is the companion of wisdom.”

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“God had one son on earth without sin, but never one without suffering.”

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“Love is the beauty of the soul.”

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“What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like.”

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“Humility is the foundation of all the other virtues hence, in the soul in which this virtue does not exist there cannot be any other virtue except in mere appearance.”

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“God judged it better to bring good out of evil than to suffer no evil to exist.”

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“He that is kind is free, though he is a slave; he that is evil is a slave, though he be a king.”‘

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“This is the very perfection of a man, to find out his own imperfections.”

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“If we did not have rational souls, we would not be able to believe.”

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“If we live good lives, the times are also good. As we are, such are the times.”

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“To seek the highest good is to live well.”

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“It seems to me that an unjust law is no law at all.”

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“You aspire to great things? Begin with little ones.”

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“The mind commands the body and is instantly obeyed. The mind commands itself and meets resistance.”

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“I will plant my feet on that step where my parents put me as a child, until self-evident truth comes to light.”

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“Hope has two beautiful daughters. Their names are anger and courage; anger at the way things are, and courage to see that they do not remain the way they are.”

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“To wisdom belongs the intellectual apprehension of things eternal; to knowledge, the rational apprehension of things temporal.”

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“You wish to be great, begin from the least. You are thinking to construct some mighty fabric in height; first think of the foundation of humility. And how great soever a mass of building one may wish and design to place above it, the greater the building is to be, the deeper does he dig his foundation.”

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“I have read in Plato and Cicero sayings that are very wise and very beautiful; but I never read in either of them, “Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden.””

Wikipedia:  Saint Augustine

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Coaches Hot Seat Quotes of the Day – Saturday, April 11, 2020 – Willie Mays

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“Baseball is a game, yes. It is also a business. But what is most truly is is disguised combat. For all its gentility, its almost leisurely pace, baseball is violence under wraps.”

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“If you can do that – if you run, hit, run the bases, hit with power, field, throw and do all other things that are part of the game – then you’re a good ballplayer.”

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“In order to excel, you must be completely dedicated to your chosen sport. You must also be prepared to work hard and be willing to accept constructive criticism. Without one-hundred percent dedication, you won’t be able to do this.”

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“They throw the ball, I hit it. They hit the ball, I catch it.”

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“Every time I look at my pocketbook, I see Jackie Robinson.”

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“If you can do that – if you run, hit, run the bases, hit with power, field, throw and do all other things that are part of the game – then you’re a good ballplayer.”

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“It’s not hard. When I’m not hitting, I don’t hit nobody. But when I’m hitting, I hit anybody.”

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“At ten I was playing against 18-year-old guys. At 15 I was playing professional ball with the Birmingham Black Barons, so I really came very quickly in all sports.”

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“In 1950, when the Giants signed me, they gave me $15,000. I bought a 1950 Mercury. I couldn’t drive, but I had it in the parking lot there, and everybody that could drive would drive the car. So it was like a community thing.”

Wikipedia Page: Willie Mays

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