Last night I played a blank tape at full blast. The mime next door went nuts.— Steven Wright
Jaw-dropping Next Play quotations
Sometimes there is no next time, no time-outs, no second chances. Sometimes it's now or never.
Sometimes the biggest problem is in your head.
You've got to believe you can play a shot instead of wondering where your next bad shot is coming from.
I think it was in Moscow last year and I got changed for training the day before we played Moscow, but the fact is they actually wanted to do John's, me and John were next to each other and they did mine by mistake. John had done them I think. So yeah it is true.
3 things to keep private: Your love. Your income. Your next move.
There is no level playing field. Any time our society says that a powerful chemical company has the same right as a low income family that's living next door, that playing field is not level, is not fair.
After some time, with my eyes closed, I began to enjoy this wonderful play of colors and forms, which it really was a pleasure to observe. Then I went to sleep and the next day I was fine. I felt quite fresh, like a newborn.
I play video games and watch TV, but there's more to life than that.
Faxing and the Internet have created a global community. The kid next door has become the kid in Latin America or Asia.
You only live once. You don't want your tombstone to read: Played it safe.
If a movie is described as a romantic comedy, you can usually find me next door playing pinball.
Most of us are in this more than just for playing soccer.
We're in it for the bigger goal - to move it along for the next generation.
I played the tour in 1967 and told jokes and nobody laughed.
Then I won the Open the next year, told the same jokes, and everybody laughed like hell.
Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward finding the answer.
I always like to play very contemporary concepts of swing right next to New Orleans music because it highlights continuum.
To play today in London, next week in Madrid and the week after that in Warsaw is a bit better than playing Newark and Baltimore and Philadelphia. I've been doing that for 20 years.
I never think about the next movie. I always think about the situation I'm in now, but you do think about an arc someone can go. I love Johnny Depp, I love "Pirates of the Caribbean", but I never wanted to play the same character over and over again.
A flower does not think of competing with the flower next to it. It just blooms.
If you play poorly one day, forget it.
If you play poorly the next time out, review your fundamentals of grip, stance, aim and ball position. Most mistakes are made before the club is swung. If you play poorly for a third time in a row, go see your professional.
I have only slipped away into the next room, I am I and you are you.
Whatever we were to each other, that we still are. Call me by my familiar name. Speak to me in the easy way which you always used .... Play, smile, think of me .... All is well.
If it's the ultimate game, how come they're playing it again next year?
Never allow the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.
Losing doesn't eat at me the way it used to.
I just get ready for the next play, the next game, the next season.
So go on and play, and if you make a mistake, make it loud so you won't make it next time.
Fashions pass quickly, and nothing is more pathetic than those puppets of fashion outrageously made up one day, pale the next, pleated or ironed stiff, libertine or ascetic. Playing with fashion is an art. The first rule is don't burn your wings.
Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.
We'll put an asterisk next to Barry Bonds' name, sure, as soon as we put one next to Babe Ruth's name. Getting to break records before black people were allowed to play? Excuse me, where is that asterisk?
At your next dinner party, try playing the following game.
Challenge everyone around the table to produce a single drug that can cure people of an illness, other then antibiotics. If you come up with anything, stop whatever you are doing and call me.
When things are going awry, it's time to put the blinders on and do your job.
Just do your job. Don't worry about the other guy, don't worry about the wins and losses, just worry about what the very next play is.
Never change your originality for the sake of others. Because no one can play your role better than you.
I go out and break my leg next year and can't play ever again, I got 40 million dollars. Nothing's guaranteed in this world, except that 40 million dollars.
Scholesy is one of my favourite players of all time.
He was a great professional who had everything and I used to love playing with him. You could give him the ball in any position, he would take one touch and you would know exactly what the next move would be. [ . . . ] He was magical, pure class.
So, through all that early professional career I would occasionally do a musical, a pantomime or a play with songs. The next stop would be a Shakespeare, or an Ibsen, or a play by a brand new writer who had never done anything in the theater before.
Attitude is the first step. Mindset is the next.
You can only get so far from an evaluation standpoint in practice, and you know, at some point, you've got to go play and kind of take that next step in the evaluation of just where you are and then grow and make adjustments as you go throughout the year.
I go to clubs and if I notice the DJs are playing the records faster, then I'll push the beats a little on the next record I make. A lot of people don't know how to watch out for things like that.
With each game I play, with each season I play, I'm running out of chances.
You're never guaranteed next year. You're never guaranteed the next game. You have to seize the opportunity when it's there in front of you.
Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.
I got home, picked up my ax, turned on the four-track and just played it .
.. I played three solos back to back on Cemetery Gates ... the next morning, the second and third solos weren't bad, but the first had that first take magic ! .. I didn't touch it.
This is what you should do, let it rest.
I'm playing football for LSU. I'm preparing for R-Kansas. I'm preparing for the next game, and the next game after that.
The strong are strengthened by reverses;
the trouble is that the true meaning of events scores next to nothing in the match we play with men. Appearances decide our gains or losses and the points are trumpery. And a mere semblance of defeat may hopelessly checkmate us.
I swear that when our lips touch I can taste the next sixty years of my life.
It's easy to get next to music theory, especially between your peers and music classes and so forth. You just pay attention. I had a good ear, so I realized that printed music was just about reminding you what to play.
It's nine o'clock on a Saturday, the regular crowd shuffles in / There's an old man sitting next to me making love to his tonic and gin / He says, 'Son, can you play me a memory?/ I'm not really sure how it goes / But it's sad and it's sweet, and I knew it complete when I wore a younger man's clothes.'
My life feels, week to week, incomplete to the level of being pointless if I am not in preparation for the next play or, ideally, into it.
I decided to become a teacher because I thought it would be a great career where I could wear different hats. You're an academic one moment, and you're a psychologist the next moment, an athlete the next moment... when you are out on the playground or coaching...so it enables you to play different roles.
When something goes wrong, smile, cause there's always a next play.