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Born: 1940-07-20
Profession: Athlete
Nation: American
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I come from Cuba. Taxes for me are no big thing.

Tags: Big, Cuba, Taxes

I love New York. I love to come here, to play here, the tradition here. I'll never forget my first home run here was over Mickey Mantle's head.

Tags: Forget, Home, Love

I still dream about everything I achieved. I dream about my career, dream about playing baseball, meeting so many people, traveling so much.

Tags: Baseball, Career, Dream

They gave me a second opportunity and 45 years later I'm still here.

Tags: Gave, Here, Second

I think that the game is the game. I think that expansion is good for the game because it gives more jobs to the people and more ballplayers can play, but I think the game is still the game. The ballplayers, they come into the game with one thing in mind - it's their job.

Tags: Good, Job, Mind

It's a good feeling to see the kids try to make it, try to get to the big leagues. Everyone here has an opportunity to achieve his dream. I was lucky I was able to achieve my dream.

Tags: Feeling, Good, Try

The people who run the game, they are the ones who want to change it and make people believe that it's different somehow. It's not different, the only difference is that some ballplayers today have a chance for a four- or five-year contract and they can make big money.

Tags: Change, Money, Today

At the end of the day, though, there are a huge number of considerations that our management team go through before accepting any project - checking out the license is just one of them.

Tags: End, Team, Though

Initially we both did a bit of everything towards making each game but as we began to hire people and the business grew we naturally went in different directions, and away from the coalface of development.

Tags: Away, Business, Game

It was obviously a pretty hectic development schedule and we put a huge team on to it but it paid off because we continuously get complemented on the finished product.

Tags: Pretty, Put, Team

There certainly is a good 'Tex Mex' restaurant very close to our office. My office is around 100 yards from it. I call it Tex Mex because every couple of years it's changed hands and changed name, I'm not exactly sure why!

Tags: Good, Sure, Why

Above all, I would not expect a wise race, at great expense, to set loose an army of self-replicating robots.

Tags: Expect, Great, Wise

Antimatter is not a source of energy for us, it's a method of storing energy, compact but inefficient.

Tags: Compact, Energy, Source

In the past, on Earth, it has largely been to exploit foreign resources and to expand the domestic territory.

Tags: Earth, Foreign, Past

It would be a pity if, frustrated by the price of travel, we elected to become a society that never made contact, that never gave SETI a fair chance.

Tags: Become, Society, Travel

No one can deny the excitement of visiting another world.

Tags: Another, Deny, Excitement

Present annual world energy consumption is about equal to the annihilation energy of 4 tons of matter.

Tags: Energy, Matter, Present

The sun and its retinue of planets drift as a group through the vast gulfs of space that separate the stars.

Tags: Group, Stars, Sun

Years of science fiction have produced a mindset that it is human destiny to expand from Earth, to the Moon, to Mars, to the stars.

Tags: Destiny, Human, Science

If interstellar travel is as time- or energy- demanding as the above figures indicate, it is far from obvious what the motive for colonization might be.

Tags: Far, Might, Travel

The factor most ignored in discussing interstellar flight is the kinetic energy that must be invested in the ship to make its tons of matter move at a substantial fraction of the speed of light.

Tags: Energy, Light, Matter

Men who are engaged in public life must necessarily aim at reducing opposition to a minimum, and one of the most obvious means to that end is by misrepresenting, discrediting or ruining their opponents.

Tags: End, Life, Men

It is true that the politician, in his professional character, does not always, or even very often, conform to the most approved pattern of private conduct.

Tags: Character, Often, True
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No politician has ever yet been able to rule his country, nor has any country ever yet been able to face the world, upon the principles of the Sermon on the Mount.

Tags: Able, Country, Face