Curveball Sayings and Quotes
Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous
old curveball quotes, curveball sayings, and curveball proverbs, collected over the years from a variety
Success is not built on success. It's built on failure. It's built on frustration. Sometimes its built on catastrophe.
When life throws you a curveball, hit it out of the park.
Baseball calls it a curve ball for a reason: you just don't know where some pitches will land. Your ace could get injured. Your golden glover could err. Your team could sit through a rain delay. Your manager could get ejected. Your bench must be broad and deep enough to overcome.
There will always be some curve balls in your life. Teach your children to thrive in that adversity.
You can't control the curve balls life throws you, so you have to learn how to control yourself and change quickly to make sure the curve ball doesn't knock you out.
A knuckleball is a curve ball that doesn't give a damn.
Life keeps throwing me curve balls and I don't even own a bat. At least my dodging skills are improving.
Carrots might be good for my eyes, but they won't straighten out the curveball.
Life will always throw you curves, just keep fouling them off. The right pitch will come, but when it does, be prepared to run the bases.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
Those curveballs are always coming-eventually, you learn to hit some of them.
You never hit a good slider or curveball; you just try to go after the mistakes.
Pain was life's curveball. Without it, we would never appreciate what it felt like to be loved.
Tough times never last, but tough people do.
Robert H. Schuller
An artistic perspective will jab at you from a different angle; its logic comes like a pitcher with a curveball.
Life throws some curveballs at you and you go where it takes you.
If life gives you a curveball, then be the catcher and catch it.
Once you think you have everything figured out, and clear sailing is all you can see in your future, life throws you a curveball, and no matter how fast or slow it comes at you, you have to decide in a split second if you'll catch it or allow it destroy you.
Life has a funny way of creating it's own tests. It throws curve balls that make you do and think and feel things that are in direct conflict with what you had planned and don't allow you to operate in terms of black and white.
Sometimes our biggest nightmare turns out to be our biggest gift. And it all comes down to our attitude. Life will throw us curve balls and disappointments, even heartbreak. But ultimately we can choose if we're going to be bitter or better for the experience.
Sometimes if you want to achieve something great, there will be curveballs. You just have to dodge them every once in a while.
I feel confident imposing change on myself. It's a lot more fun progressing than looking back. That's why I need to throw curveballs.
A vase is begun; why, as the wheel goes round, does it turn out a pitcher?
Tom Lasorda's curveball had as much hang time as a Ray Gun punt.
Well, this year I'm told the team did well because one pitcher had a fine curveball. I understand that a curveball is thrown with a deliberate attempt to deceive. Surely that is not an ability we should want to foster at Harvard.
Jay Hook can write a book on why a curveball curves, but he can't show you.
Chris Cannizaro calls for the curveball too much. He can't hit it, so he figures nobody else can.
You're supposed to step into a curveball, not away from it.
Good hitters say they can recognize the curveball when it gets a particular distance from home plate.
The key to the curveball is to keep your hand behind the ball as long as possible, impart the spin with the wrist and not with the elbow, and make sure the thumb is relaxed.
For years, many scientists believed that the curveball was an optical illusion,
The origin of the curveball is shrouded in myth. No one knows for certain who first got a baseball to break.
Scott R. Singer
He brings on a curveball the likes of which Bryce has never encountered, one that arcs so dramatically through the air that Bryce has no chance of hitting it.
Baseball has to be a great game to survive the fools who run it.
Take nothing for granted in baseball.
Baseball is dull only to those with dull minds.
I don't put any foreign substance on the baseball. Everything I use on it is from the good ol' USA.
There are three types of baseball players; those who make it happen, those who watch it happen, and those who wonder what happens.
Percentage baseball must be good. If it weren't, it wouldn't work so often.
What you've got to have in baseball is pitching, speed, and money.
To me, baseball is as honorable as any other business. It has to be, or it would not last out a season...Crookedness and baseball do not mix...
Charles A. Comiskey
I don't think baseball could survive without all the statistical appurtenances involved in calculating pitching, hitting, and fielding percentages. Some people could do without the games as long as they got the box scores.
John M. Culkin
Baseball is made up of very few big and dramatic moments, but rather it's a beautifully put-together pattern of countless little subtleties that finally add up to the big moment, and you have to be well-versed in the game to truly appreciate them.
Baseball gives every American boy a chance to excel, not just to be as good as someone else but to be better than someone else. That is the nature of man and the name of the game.
Baseball is the most unchanging thing in our society— an island of stability in an unstable world, an island of sanity in an insane world.
More than any other American sport, baseball creates the magnetic, addictive illusion that it can almost be understood.
There are three things in my life which I really love. God, my family, and baseball. The only problem— once baseball season starts, I change the order around a bit.
Baseball has been the most exciting and frustrating experience of my life. In movies, I never lost a fight. In baseball, I hardly ever won one.
Say this much for big league baseball, it is beyond any question the greatest conversation piece ever invented in America.
Other sports are just sports; baseball is a love.
You can't freeze the ball in this game. You have to play till the last man is out.