James Jones Quotes

18 James Jones quotes:

"He observed neighborhoods, people in neighborhoods, and he learned how they talk. I think that is the greatest achievement that he has done - he brought that to his plays, the language of people."
Author: Jones Quotes Category: Achievement Quotes
"It's a building process. It's about playing smart. Our aggressiveness and intensity is our forte, but, at times, we have to play a little smarter."
Author: Jones Quotes Category: Aggression Quotes
"Once you begin to explain or excuse all events on racial grounds, you begin to indulge in the perilous mythology of race."
Author: Jones Quotes Category: Events Quotes
"It's hard to come into this stadium and win. You have to sustain a level of excellence for 40 minutes, and we didn't do it for 40. We probably did it for about 15."
Author: Jones Quotes Category: Excellence Quotes
"Your own need to be shines out of any dream or creation you imagine."
"I'm shocked and deeply saddened, and I send my deepest sympathies to the Cosby family."
Author: Jones Quotes Category: Family Quotes
"We've got to go back to the drawing board. We should of had these boys. We've got to see what we did wrong, and make up for it, and just get better."
Author: Jones Quotes Category: Boys Quotes
"[Quotable:] The one constant through all the years, Ray, has been baseball. America has rolled by like an army of steamrollers. It's been erased like a blackboard, rebuilt, and erased again. But baseball has marked the time. This field, this game, is part of our past, Ray. It reminds us of all that once was good, and that could be again. Oh, people will come, Ray. People will most definitely come. ... Field of Dreams"
"The simple beauty of August's words struck me profoundly. The lines just seemed to have a life of their own leading me along as I read it."
Author: Jones Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"The basketball is a huge part of it. Everybody's dream is to go to the (NCAA) Tournament. They all want to be in the Super 64."
Author: Jones Quotes Category: Basketball Quotes
"[Greenberg's] teammates want to make him happy. They want to match his intensity."
Author: Jones Quotes Category: Happiness Quotes
"We are united not only in our grief, but also in our resolve to build a better world. Our spirit is unbroken -- in fact, it is stronger than ever."
Author: Jones Quotes Category: Grief Quotes
"Over the past half-dozen years they've spent almost $2 billion in various kinds of safeguards, to make sure that people are registered correctly, to make sure that there's minimum opportunity for fraud on the voting cards, to have as much of a foolproof conduct of the election as possible,"
Author: Jones Quotes Category: Past Quotes
"The thing you also have to understand is that our strength is the depth of our team. When you have Matt Kyle and Ross Morin come off the bench in those spots, that just adds to our potential to be successful down low."
Author: Jones Quotes Category: Strength Quotes
"There is not enough magic in a bloodline to forge an instant, irrevocable bond."
Author: Jones Quotes Category: Magic Quotes
"I didn't get the job because I look like a lion. I got the job because I can read the words on the page and say them out loud."
Author: Jones Quotes Category: Job Quotes
"I ran around the back and was calling for my daddy-in-law. Then I tried to see if I could get him out through the front, but I couldn't do nothing because there was too much smoke. I was scared. He was still trapped in there."
Author: Jones Quotes Category: Law Quotes
"The world is filled with violence. Because criminals carry guns, we decent law-abiding citizens should also have guns. Otherwise they will win and the decent people will loose."
Author: Jones Quotes Category: Patriotism Quotes

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