And when the drums of war have reached a fever pitch and the blood boils with hate and the mind is closed, the leader will have no need in seizing the rights of the citizenry. Rather, the citizenry infused with fear and blinded by patriotism, will offer up all of their rights unto the leader and do it gladly so.— Julius Caesar
Passioned Pitches quotations
In the City of Death, there is pitch darkness and huge clouds of dust, neither sister nor brother is there. This body is frail, old age is overtaking it.
My pitch is very simple. I'm Theresa May and I think I'm the best person to be prime minister of this country.
It's not the disability that defines you;
it's how you deal with the challenges the disability presents you with.
Eloquence, at its highest pitch, leaves little room for reason or reflection, but addresses itself entirely to the desires and affections, captivating the willing hearers, and subduing their understanding.
Whatever form it takes, camping is earthy, soul enriching and character building, and there can be few such satisfying moments as having your tent pitched and the smoke rising from your campfire as the golden sun sets on the horizon--even if it's just for a fleeting moment before the rain spoils everything.
The best pitchers have a short term memory and a bullet proof confidence.
The key to winning baseball games is pitching, fundamentals, and three run homers.
In dark ages people are best guided by religion, as in a pitch-black night a blind man is the best guide; he knows the roads and paths better than a man who can see. When daylight comes, however, it is foolish to use blind, old men as guides.
In my study I can lay my hand on the Bible in the pitch dark.
All truly inspired ideas come from God. The powers from which all truly great composers like Mozart, Schubert, Bach and Beethoven drew their inspirations is the same power that enabled Jesus to do his miracles.
I suppose life is a little like that, isn't it, a message in a bottle pitched out to sea, to be carried by the winds and the tides, washing up on the beaches we could never imagine.
All you umpires, back to the bleachers.
Referees, hit the showers. It's my game. I pitch, I hit, I catch. I run the bases. At sunset, I've won or lost. At sunrise, I'm out again, giving it the old try.
I pass and I move, I help you, I look for you, I stop, I raise my head, I look and, above all, I open up the pitch...The one who has the ball, is the master of the game...Thats the school of Joan Vilà, of Albert Benaiges, of Johan Cruijff, of Pep Guardiola
It is only against the pitch blackness of the night that we see the glory of the stars. And it is only against the pitch blackness of man's radical depravity that we can begin to see the glories of the gospel.
If Satch (Paige) and I were pitching on the same team, we would clinch the pennant by July fourth and go fishing until World Series time.
Players that aren't true leaders but try to be, always bash other players after a mistake. True leaders on the pitch already assume others will make mistakes.
Whenever you have a tight situation and there's a close pitch, the umpire gets a squawk no matter how he calls it.
They have a few drinks, and maybe the prawn sandwiches, and they don't realise what's going on out on the pitch.
The natural state of the football fan is bitter disappointment, no matter what the score.
The role seemed to demand that I keep myself worked up to fever pitch, so I took on the actual attributes of the horrible vampire, Dracula.
Even when we're blindfolded, even when you're wearing sunglasses, even in the pitch black of night, we can always tell if you just ogled another woman.
Pitch-black winter nights live in my bones.
I've learned over the years that it doesn't matter where you pitch in the rotation. For me, preparation is everything.
I'm not afraid to swing the bat. If they elect to pitch to me, I'm going to swing. I'm not as picky as Mr. Sheffield. I'll swing at something over my head.
Radical feminists have been making the pitch that justice demands that men and women be given an equal opportunity to make it to the top in the workplace.
Bob Gibson is the luckiest pitcher I ever saw.
He always pitches when the other team doesn't score any runs.
We always hope for the easy fix: the one simple change that will erase a problem in a stroke. But few things in life work this way. Instead, success requires making a hundred small steps go right - one after the other, no slipups, no goofs, everyone pitching in.
Mental attitude and concentration are the keys to pitching.
No baseball pitcher would be worth a darn without a catcher who could handle the hot fastball.
The other sports are just sports. Baseball is a love.
The art of living easily as to money is to pitch your scale of living one degree below your means.
A pitcher needs two pitches, one they're looking for and one to cross them up.
All I know is that if I continue to pitch well, good things will keep happening.
In Brooklyn, it was as though you were in your own little bubble.
You were all part of one big, but very close family, and the Dodgers were the main topic of everybody's conversations and you could sense the affection people had for you. I don't know that such a thing exists anymore.