David Wright Quotes

33 David Wright quotes:

"We're trying to make everyone uncomfortable with this report. Whether it's students or higher-education leaders or governments, we all have to do more."
Author: Wright Quotes Category: Education Quotes
"He just has this look in his eye that's confident. He has that inner confidence, that swagger, that trickles down. When your leader has that confidence, it makes you confident."
Author: Wright Quotes Category: Confidence Quotes
"It's a confidence thing. The second half of last year, I felt more confident and I feel more comfortable this spring. That's the big thing for me. I can work on drills and footwork all day, but if I don't feel comfortable, it's not going to matter. As a young player, especially in New York, you make a couple of errors early and you start pressing a little bit. I've got to relax. I've thrown so many balls over to first base, I can probably do it blindfolded."
Author: Wright Quotes Category: Confidence Quotes
"I don't think he got it in as much as he wanted to. He kind of left it over the plate and I put a nice, easy swing on it."
Author: Wright Quotes Category: Kindness Quotes
"No one's going to be selfish. Not this year. We can have a special year with all the talent we have here."
Author: Wright Quotes Category: Talent Quotes
"He works his tail off. His work ethic is one of the best in the game and he's always trying to improve his game. He just cares so much and maybe that's why he got into a funk last year. He pressed so hard."
Author: Wright Quotes Category: Trying Quotes
"[So the Wrights were crushed -- at first -- when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on June 23 that the Constitution does not stop cities from seizing homes to make way for commercial development projects.] What we didn't realize right away, ... was that the decision would be a positive development for those of us who don't want to see people's houses taken away."
"As a hitter, you hate to see that electric slide move. He brings a lot of enthusiasm and a lot of energy."
Author: Wright Quotes Category: Enthusiasm Quotes
"It's not a fun experience. Hopefully, it doesn't happen again."
Author: Wright Quotes Category: Experience Quotes
"You look in the stands and you see grown men crying. It was special to be a part of it as a player. You've got to be The Man to have a major-league game stop for you. As a teammate you go through a wide range of emotions. It's obviously sad. I saw a tear come from his eye. But it's also great to see the fans respect and support him the way they did."
Author: Wright Quotes Category: Emotions Quotes Major League Quotes
"We've got Carlos Delgado, Carlos Beltran, Cliff Floyd, guys that have a lot of power."
Author: Wright Quotes Category: Power Quotes
"I see many parents who still view this as a rite of passage, like they know their kid is going to experiment with pot just like they'll experiment with cigarettes. I'm telling you, it's absolutely not OK to think like that anymore. I'm pretty sure most of these parents would be shocked if they sampled some of the pot that's out there right now."
Author: Wright Quotes Category: Parents Quotes
"What other choice do we have?"
Author: Wright Quotes Category: Choice Quotes
"Sounds like the kind of stuff routinely done with this kind of network. It's hard to imagine they would design one without it."
Author: Wright Quotes Category: Design Quotes
"He's got that goofy smile and the kids love him with the big head, ... He reminds me of Ramon Castro. He's very friendly, outgoing. Mr. Met just symbolizes mascots in general the quirky nature, the way he carries himself. It's fun to look up in the stands sometimes and see what kind of shenanigans he's up to."
Author: Wright Quotes Category: Smiles Quotes
"You've got to be the man to have a major league baseball game stop for you and to have a five-minute tribute and to have five or six curtain calls. That's when you know you've done something. ... It's obviously sad. I saw a tear come from his eye."
Author: Wright Quotes Category: Baseball Quotes
"You look at it, you've got to take one game at a time and play good baseball. Yes, we started hot, but there have been a ton of teams that start hot, then they go into a drought after that. So we have to stay focused and continue doing what we're doing."
Author: Wright Quotes Category: Baseball Quotes
"When money is involved like this, you have to be really good friends."
"There's just an energy level that gets kicked up a notch when Pedro pitches."
Author: Wright Quotes Category: Energy Quotes
"It's clearly interesting to see what direction they're going."
Author: Wright Quotes Category: Direction Quotes

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