Top 92 Quotes & Sayings by Famous Announcers

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It's easy to be hard on ourselves, but the important thing is to turn a mistake into a learning experience.
Initially, the only thing that mattered to me - I was too young to understand the politics of the day - was that there was a woman who was covering the NFL. I asked my mom if I could be a sportscaster when I grew up. My mom was an adventurous spirit herself. Much to my mom's credit, she said, "Yes, you can." It didn't matter to her that no other women were doing it at the time. It didn't matter to her that there was a double standard. It just mattered that her daughter had a dream and she was going to help her pursue that.
As it is for a person, so it is for a company: having a sense of purpose is invigorating and motivating. — © Jon Miller
As it is for a person, so it is for a company: having a sense of purpose is invigorating and motivating.
Social conservatives say who drives the bus.
You can't just look at the back section of the newspaper or the sports section by itself. You need to understand everything that's going on.
The drivers have one foot on the brake, one on the clutch and one on the throttle.
You'd have to be here to believe it!
The offense sells tickets and the defense wins the games.
You are judged on your last game no matter how many you have banked.
Pominville is going to have to open a planned parenthood center!
What is a nation without a mother tongue?
There is no tradition more worth of envy, no institution worthy of such loyalty, as the University of Georgia.
You cannot believe the mayhem! — © Lance Russell
You cannot believe the mayhem!
Bob Kelly was so dumb, they shoulda written his name on the Stanley Cup in crayon.
Get out the rye bread and mustard grandma, cause it's GRAND SALAMI TIME!
The president took the advice of my East Texas grandmother: If you can skin a cat without getting the room all bloody, why not do it that way?
People sometimes are under the impression that finding their property corners should cost as much as changing their oil or blowing out their sprinklers. What they don't realize is that land surveyors are required to stand behind their work for the rest of their lives.
Ladies and gentlemen, Elvis has just left the building!
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I've come to understand over the years that you're not going to please everybody. Some people are not interested in seeing a woman in the role of a broadcaster. But there are a lot of people who do come into this with an open mind, and it's up to me to prove to them that I'm qualified for the job and can get it done.
Legal land surveyors are few and far between and can find themselves in demand.
Hopefully, there isn't any adjustment at all in terms of what I am doing and what I'm preparing. Obviously, there's going to be goose bumps. There's gonna be an adrenaline rush. I want that excitement. I want that anxiety. Because that lets you know that you're passionate about what you do and that this is important. I'd much rather be in that environment than not.
Always a good clue when you see a quarterback's arm go forward and forward and the hand empty, it's an incomplete pass.
I learned the game on the radio. Russ Hodges and Lon Simmons were the Giants broadcasters when I was growing up in the Bay area, and they taught me about the game. They taught me about the subtleties of the game, but they also gave me the game and let me enjoy it. That's the main thing, whether it's TV or radio. You have to give the fans the game, and if it's a Giants broadcast, the vast majority are Giants fans. In terms of story lines, most would be about the Giants.
Some land surveyors delve into land development advocacy, working with local government on behalf of clients in order to facilitate progress on a project. Others stick to strictly surveying. The approach depends on the individual firm and the needs of the local area.
[The internet has] already had a huge impact in the sports world, and the play-by-play guys that are not paying attention to it are losing out. They're losing out on getting the real pulse of a game that they're covering. My point with blogs and with podcasts is that it can't be the basis of your prep work, there has to be much more. We understand that. But, it has to be at least a part of what you're doing. If you're not paying attention to it, then you're not seeing the full picture.
The frequency of leadership going to the gemba is inversely proportional to the number of walls separating them from the gemba.
It's important to know that, unlike lawyers, land surveyors put the public interest first. That means we're not biased by our client - this means that the property line will be drawn in the most equitable position, regardless of which neighbor is paying the bill.
I think that people can get caught up in the "gee-whiz" technology of surveying, which is constantly changing, and forget about the legal aspects and the professional responsibility that surveyors bear - something that hasn't changed much at all in hundreds of years.
You always have to go for bigger and better things.
The most difficult days have been the ones I've had to spend correcting a mistake. We're all human, and we make errors in spite of the pains we take not to. It's important to take ownership of the situation and to work to make it right.
In most instances, at all costs, do NOT check a bag. Especially during the holiday season. You have more flexibility to switch flights, switch airlines or even leave the airport and get a rental car to drive to your next destination. If the airline has your bag, they also have you.
Completing a large or difficult survey can be a very satisfying thing, especially if there have been hurdles or setbacks along the way. In our work, we get to "tick" off jobs quite often, so the sense of completion can also be rewarding.
For years, more women were steered toward the studio or toward being a reporter. If that's what you want to do and that's what you love - by all means, go do it. That's OK to be ambitious and do things that are out of the norm if that's the route you want to take. We're already seeing women breaking down those barriers in what was once male-dominated. There are opportunities for women to fill those roles.
Land surveying has been a positive influence on my life, and I'd encourage anyone who hasn't considered it to give it a chance!
I was attracted to the direct connection with history that land surveyors experience in the form of plans, field notes, and from surveying monuments from decades or even centuries in the past.
When you use the term 'cost per lead' you make marketing a cost center. Instead say 'investment per lead.'
Maybe Formula One should have an inversion rule in qualifying. — © Bob Varsha
Maybe Formula One should have an inversion rule in qualifying.
As a kid I said 'Bob Costas went to Syracuse, I'm going to Syracuse'
Things happen in baseball, even if, in theory, it's something you don't do. Stats are a tool, but it doesn't mean that's how a game is being played at that moment. There's more than one way to win a game, or have a winning team.
One of the proudest things I see is, now, 25 years after I graduated, when I go to a Syracuse sporting event, there's a senior or a junior from WAER broadcasting sports just the way we did, and just the way it happened a couple generations before us. That's a great legacy for the university and a great tradition that still continues to this day, and makes those of us who were a small part of it very very proud.
Baptists are very strong believers that the civil magistrate is ordained by God to punish those who do evil.
Learning how to weigh evidence and fairly re-establish a boundary can be as much an art as a science.
This is the worst thing about waiting for someone. You have to look good all the time because they could turn up at any minute and see you before you've seen them
We don't have a rooting interest. We have an interest in watching people excel and then coming up with creative ways to describe it.
Land surveyors start as employees, and move up to partnership in a firm or to ownership of their own enterprise if they wish. Some wind up working for government, private corporations, or public enterprise.
Michael Vick almost got hurt on the sideline.
In general, salary for land surveyors is often similar to that of a professional engineer or lawyer - surveyors are often "comfortable" but not "wealthy." — © Mark Mason
In general, salary for land surveyors is often similar to that of a professional engineer or lawyer - surveyors are often "comfortable" but not "wealthy."
Sometimes the best kaizen is no kaizen at all.
I wrote six versions of a 30-second tease for an NBA game. You never get it right on the first try.
Land surveyors can spend as much time reading legislation, bylaws, and engineering documents as we spend in front of an instrument in the field or calculating coordinates for a subdivision. We are mathematicians, historians, project managers, advocates, engineers, and even chainsaw operators!
Every game is an away game. Sometimes its hard to keep up with real life.
I liked the idea of working outside, using my body and my mind together. I haven't been disappointed! Land surveying can be very physical work, but there is a strong intellectual and technological component as well.
Professional land surveyors take on a lot of responsibility, and should be compensated appropriately.
Sometimes I imagine a surveyor 100 years from now reading my plan, retracing my boundaries, and finding the monuments that I set. It's an honor to make a mark in history like that.
Business is about profit, yes, and it is about more than profit. At its best, it is about expanding the possibilities of humanity.
I remember all the entertainment shows showing pictures of Nicole Scherzinger annnnd that racing driver she was hanging around with.
Every woman I know in the broadcast business worked hard so we can talk about sports, not talk about us talking about sports. Ultimately, that's the goal. When the game starts, it's just a game.
I always knew I wanted to do it [broadcast]. I was always playing [sports] and I talked a lot too.
A lot of people don't think much about what land surveyors do. In a nutshell, we are the interpreters and providers of landmarks and records that directly impact real property.
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