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Lynn Swann Quotes and Sayings
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When I was in college there was a girls' flag football league.
The girls were extremely aggressive.
- Lynn Swann

Professional sports is a business.
- Lynn Swann

We talk about freedoms for African-Americans but unless
you have more than one option politically,
how free are you?
- Lynn Swann

I was not a very good football player when I started out.
- Lynn Swann

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Sports and entertainment have always been windows of
opportunity for African Americans,
when other doors were closed.
- Lynn Swann

Some people play very, very well just so they won't get embarrassed.
- Lynn Swann

I took several years of dance lessons that included ballet,
tap and jazz.
They helped a great deal with body control,
balance, a sense of rhythm, and timing.
- Lynn Swann


 

Now, I'm not here because I was that good.
I'm here because of the people around me made me that good.
- Lynn Swann

Take the time to discover how African-Americans have
had a great impact on this country.
In science, education, literature, art,
and politics.
- Lynn Swann

Very often we see coaches who have not been successful being recycled,
instead of looking to a new face or a new name who
has demonstrated the ability to handle the job.
- Lynn Swann

I enjoy playing the game.
It's hard for me to just watch it, even while broadcasting.
- Lynn Swann

I feel like there should be more black head coaches.
- Lynn Swann

If a player demonstrated that he is the best,
and a team decides, even so, we don't want to pay him,
as in any other business, he should be able to play elsewhere.
- Lynn Swann

I believe that today's players who are Christians feel
that it's important and their responsibility to acknowledge their faith.
- Lynn Swann

I think that most minorities have experienced some form of racial abuse.
- Lynn Swann

Players today are concerned about the money,
but the large dollars only go to those players who are the best.
- Lynn Swann

And historically the owners have used loyalty to a
team or a city to hold players as opposed to always paying their worth.
- Lynn Swann

I think everyone should go to college and get a degree
and then spend six months as a bartender and six months as a cabdriver.
Then they would really be educated.
- Al McGuire

I'm afraid I talk a lot, too much, perhaps.
I should have been a lawyer or a college professor or a windy politician,
though I'm glad I am not any of these.
- Tom Glazer

Football is violence and cold weather and sex and college rye.
- Roger Kahn

In the world today, a young lady who does not have
a college education just is not educated.
- Walter Annenberg

Never get married in college; it's hard to get a start
if a prospective employer finds you've already made one mistake.
- Elbert Hubbard

I regret to this day that I never went to college.
I feel I should have been a doctor.
- Ty Cobb

Americans are the only people in the world known to
me whose status anxiety prompts them to advertise their
college and university affiliations in the rear window of their automobiles.
- Paul Fussell

Every time a student walks past a really urgent,
expressive piece of architecture that belongs to his college,
it can help reassure him that he does have that mind,
does have that soul.
- Louis Kahn

Soon we'll be out amid the cold world's strife.
Soon we'll be sliding down the razor blade of life.
But as we go our sordid sep'rate ways,
We shall ne'er forget thee, thou golden college days.
Hearts full of youth,
Hearts full of truth,
Six parts gin to one part vermouth.
- Tom Lehrer - song: Bright College Days,
album: An Evening Wasted With Tom Lehrer

I was never into smart college boy music.
- Gene Ween

I had gained so much confidence through my college
achievements that I wanted to tackle the world.
- Donna Rice

I went to college in Mississippi; I'm from Louisiana.
- Trishelle Cannatella

At times during high school and college I wished to be a sportswriter.
- Luke Ford

I had the notion that I wanted to write the great dirty American novel,
so I went to Roanoke College on the GI Bill.
- Tom T. Hall

The scramble to get into college is going to be so
terrible in the next few years that students are going
to put up with almost anything,
even an education.
- Barnaby C. Keeney

It was 1967, and the hippie thing was happening.
I got into experimenting with drugs while I was in college in Michigan.
- Glenn Frey

In college, you learn how to learn.
Four years is not too much time to spend at that.
- Mary Oliver

You see what happens in college and high school games today -
a three-point shot or a dunk.
I think that's the reason that you see a lot of that in the pros today.
- Oscar Robertson

I always wanted to be some kind of writer or newspaper reporter.
But after college...
I did other things.
- Jackie Kennedy

When I graduated college I needed to make money while I was pursuing acting,
so I read screenplays and made a living writing coverage on them for studios.
- Sasha Alexander

When we make college more affordable,
we make the American dream more achievable.
- William J. Clinton

But because I could throw so hard when I got to college they made me a pitcher.
- Shemar Moore

I had, before I went to college, I had taken a few
years off after high school and really had,
I guess in those days, I had no intentions of going to college.
- Duane G. Carey

I've got an article where my mum says that I used to
run home from school to watch the Stones on TV.
Right from when I was at college I wanted to be in that band.
- Ron Wood

I was lucky enough not to face any required summer
reading lists until I went to college.
So I still think of summer as the best time to read for fun.
- Margaret Haddix

One of the wonderful things about going to a small
college is you can get into everything.
- Art Linkletter

Education is a private matter between the person and
the world of knowledge and experience,
and has little to do with school or college.
- Lillian Smith

I went to college, though I didn't take many writing courses.
- Walter Jon Williams

So most of my acting experience came in college when
I was living away from them.
I acted in various independent films,
and I got some commercial work and stuff like that.
- Maria Menounos

I'm a big sports fan.
College football is my favorite.
- Verne Troyer

Our campaign is powered by college students who are
not about to let the first genocide of the 21st century happen on their watch.
- Ross Martin

I had too much respect for the game to leave it behind
or to make it my second or third sport in college.
- Ryne Sandberg

Going to college offered me the chance to play football for four more years.
- Ronald Reagan

When I was 18, I joined the Screen Actors Guild,
and after college I came to New York.
- Marla Maples

My last son is leaving to go to college;
my grandchildren are being born.
My mother is living with me.
- Sally Field

I even lived on campus to get the college experience.
I had five roommates and I still keep in touch with
them while I'm on the road.
- Tatyana Ali

Columbia Law School men were being drafted,
and suddenly women who had done well in college were
considered acceptable candidates for the vacant seats.
- Constance Baker Motley

And during my college, at the end of the junior year I worked in a mine.
- Rube Goldberg

A university is a college with a stadium seating over 40,000.
- Leonard L. Levinson

Everyone tries to talk you out of going to college.
The consensus being that people are just gonna forget about you,
you know, and that's the way the business works.
- Larisa Oleynik

Many students graduate from college and professional schools,
including those of social work, nursing,
medicine, teaching and law, with crushing debt burdens.
- Jon Porter

So I decided on science when I was in college.
- Sally Ride

When I got to college, acting suddenly seemed like
a very risky proposition and all my friends were going
to law school or med school or Wall Street.
- Wentworth Miller

No, I never went to college.
Always regretted it, always envied people who did.
- Sydney Pollack

It is virtually impossible to compete in today's global
economy without a college degree.
- Bobby Scott

Even when I was young, playing college football,
and I injured my knee, I bounced right back.
- Lee Majors

I went to the Westminster College for Men in Missouri,
which is what it was called back then,
and transferred to the University of Denver where I
ultimately got my degree.
- Ted Shackelford

I majored in geology in college but have majored in
Herbert Hoover ever since.
- Lou Henry Hoover

I have always had the feeling I could do anything and my dad told me I could.
I was in college before I found out he might be wrong.
- Ann Richards

At one point in college I was so shy that I'd drop
out of a class if asked to speak in front of other people.
- Joe Flanigan

I remember when I was in college, I used to watch Julia
Child's cooking show during dinner and joke with my
roommates about becoming a TV chef.
- Martin Yan

I got hooked into folk music by accident,
because that's what white college kids liked when I was a child.
- Stephen Stills

College was a great time.
I partied there, but I also learned how to act.
- Lusia Strus

To me, all writing is like music.
And especially dialogue.
I studied music in college; that is what I wanted to be,
a composer.
Acting got me sidetracked.
- Dirk Benedict


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