quote by Frank Robinson

Close don't count in baseball. Close only counts in horseshoes and grenades.

— Frank Robinson

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Some sad news from Australia... the inventor of the boomerang grenade died today.

Trout fishing. One must be a stickler for proper form. Use nothing but #4 blasting caps, or a hand grenade, if handy, or at a pool well-lined with stone, one blast from a .44 magnum will bring a few stunned brookies quietly to the surface.

I was watching TV and saw people with masks, weapons, and grenades.

I thought, Is that really possible? Could we be here yet again? And go into civil war one more time?

Short fiction seems more targeted - hand grenades of ideas, if you will.

When they work, they hit, they explode, and you never forget them. Long fiction feels more like atmosphere: it's a lot smokier and less defined.

This is it. It's for all the marbles. I'm sitting in the house loading up the pump, I'm loading up the Uzis, I've got a couple of M-16s, couple of nines, couple of joints with some silencers on them, couple of grenades, got a missile launcher. I'm ready for war.

I believe when you’re stuck in one spot for too long it’s best to throw a grenade where you stand, and jump…and pray.

Nearly' only counts in horseshoes and hand-grenades.

The principle is this: We must not allow anything into our life that feeds our point of weakness. A soldier doesn't dance through a mind field any more than we should play with a hand grenade. When the enemy's entry points are boarded up, it frees us to hear clearly the voice of our Commander.

Grudges are like hand grenades: it is wise to release them before they destroy you.

Ever had a flying burrito hit you? Well, it's a deadly projectile, right up there with cannonballs and grenades.

If I didn't have writing, I'd be running down the street hurling grenades in people's faces.

Insecurities are about as useful as trying to put the pin back in the grenade.

This story never really had a point. It’s just a lull - a skip in the record. We are addresses in ghost towns. We are old wishes that never came true. We are hand grenades (and every word you say pulls the pin). We are all gods, we are all monsters.

I'm a grenade and at some point I'm going to blow up and I would like to minimize the casualties, okay?

Life is like a box of Hand grenades,You never know what will blow you to kingdom come

I'm a grenade, I just want to stay away from people and read books, and think.

You are my hand grenade, my artillery fire. You have replaced my heart with yourself.

Rifles, muskets, long-bows and hand-grenades are inherently democratic weapons.

A complex weapon makes the strong stronger, while a simple weapon - so long as there is no answer to it - gives claws to the weak.

I was fat! I was pustule-rich! I looked like a pink human grenade! When did I blossom into the irresistible little orchid that I am now? I don't know. Getting taller helps. It spreads out a bit.

I think when you are truly stuck, when you have stood still in the same spot for too long, you throw a grenade in exactly the spot you were standing in, and jump, and pray. It is the momentum of last resort.

Only now that I loved a grenade did I understand the foolishness of trying to save others from my own impending fragmentation: I couldn’t unlove Augustus Waters. And I didn’t want to.

Her only thought was of getting away, as if she were carrying a live grenade from inside the house, so that when it exploded, it would destroy just herself.

I swallowed a hand grenade that never stops exploding.

A slumpbuster is when you have to take one for the team.

It's finding the biggest, nastiest, fattest broad, and you put the wood to her to come out of your slump. Also known as 'jumping on a grenade for the team'.

Let us drive away those cruel, greedy oppressors, governments, and the new ones, having just laid aside grenades and rifles, will be just and understanding. Far from it.

They are still trying to bomb with artillery and rocket-propelled grenades to hit the Republican Guard who are controlling Saddam International Airport.

Two hundred Romans, and no one’s got a pen? Never mind!" He slung his M16 onto his back and pulled out a hand grenade. There were many screaming Romans. Then the hand grenade morphed into a ballpoint pen, and Mars began to write. Frank looked at Percy with wide eyes. He mouthed: Can your sword do grenade form? Percy mouthed back, No. Shut up.

It's amazing--my parents call everything a discussion.

If I were standing across the street, firing a bazooka at my mother, while my father was launching mortar back at me, and Jeffery was charging down the driveway with a grenade in his teeth, my parents would say we should stop having this public "discussion".

Giving a camera to Diane Arbus is like putting a live grenade in the hands of a child.

I suppose I was very disappointed that I was injured during training for Korea.

In fact, I had an argument with a grenade and it won, and consequently I was forced to come back to Australia for twelve months.

I never expected in a million years that I would have the honor to become an advocate of women's health care and education, and I'd dive on a live grenade to get this message out, so thank you for this forum.

Would you render the same level of support to someone who hadn't conscientiously objected, but rather instead rolled a grenade under their line officer in order to neutralize the combat capacity of their unit? Conscientious objection removes a given piece of the cannon fodder from the fray; fragging an officer has a much more impactful effect.

I wouldn't mind someone lobbing hand grenades at me, but having to reset the timer on the video recorder puts me into a blood-spitting frenzy.

We all make mistakes. Luckily for us, there are very few mistakes that cant be solved with a suitable application of either lipstick or hand grenades" - Frances Brown

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