Tom Hicks Quotes

27 Tom Hicks quotes:

"His youth is an asset to us. He's 28, the same age I made my first leveraged buyout. It shows you young guys can do good things in this world. As you get to know him, you'll see why I made the decision."
"We know we are in a tough division. The three teams we're competing with have the same expectation of winning the division. That's our expectation."
Author: Hicks Quotes Category: Expectation Quotes
"It means a little stability, a little security."
Author: Hicks Quotes Category: Security Quotes
"I think the University of Texas has the chance to become the finest public university in the country."
"If you take the approach that you want to scrape every last nickel off the table, that'll work one or two times, but after awhile, your reputation will precede you."
"I don't have the insight with the Longhorns that I do with the two teams that I own, but as a fan and reading the sports pages, I'm bullish about the Longhorns."
"He lives 15 minutes from Minute Maid Park, so that's a big advantage. He's a true champion. He took Texas to the College World Series and Houston to the World Series. We made the presentation to him that he can do the same with the Rangers."
Author: Hicks Quotes Category: Advantage Quotes
"With the new ones, not only can't you feel air, you can't even hear fire trucks when they go by."
Author: Hicks Quotes Category: Fire Quotes
"[Stars owner Tom Hicks said the owners are solidly behind Bettman, and he does not expect many differing opinions at the meeting in New York.] There are economic differences between the teams, so I'm sure some teams want to get playing because they're losing money by not playing, ... But I anticipate we will come out of this with a total resolve to fix the system, and we'll press forward in trying to accomplish that goal."
Author: Hicks Quotes Category: Opinions Quotes
"The best thing we can do is develop our own."
"You don't even have to win a championship every year to draw the fans. You just have to show you're really trying."
"There is no doubt that the hard work of the Johnson staff and district staff as we implement new teaching and learning strategies is at the heart of this recognition, ... We are very proud of Johnson Elementary and our staff, and we fully anticipate that we will see more success as we move forward."
Author: Hicks Quotes Category: Doubt Quotes
"John has an important job here with the Rangers. I want him as part of our team as we move forward and I am glad he has decided to stay with our organization."
Author: Hicks Quotes Category: Job Quotes
"My style is to keep folks in place who are good managers and want to win."
"Our job is to give them an exciting product and make their tickets more affordable, which we're doing, and get them back to sample the product."
"We want to add an American League pennant... and to bring the World Series to Arlington."
"We're trying to put ourselves in the best position to win, period, if not this year, next year."
"What you don't want to do is to hang on to the aging superstar past his prime and take resources away you can otherwise use to build a better overall team."
"We want to build with a core of great young players that we have and by adding to that core with the pieces we need to become a champion."
"There's no reason the Rangers can't get to the top."

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