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The biggest threat to McDonald's lies within - and that is us as a company becoming complacent. There are a lot of companies that get fat, dumb and happy and take their eye off the ball and forget about serving customers.
I have no physical genius about me. I can't dribble a ball and run at the same time, I can't do lay-ups - I'm not an athlete. But my experience as a kid was, I was made fun of so much that what I did then, is, I wouldn't participate. And I think I cheated myself out of a lot of fun.
I had dreams of catching the ball for the final out in the World Series and being mobbed by my teammates. Well, I guess all my dreams didn't come true.
You know this baseball game of ours comes up from the youth. That means the boys. And after you've been a boy, and grow up to know how to play ball, then you come to the boys you see representing themselves today in our national pastime.
Let me put it this way: I think Republicans tend to keep the ball in play, Democrats go for broke.
You gotta keep the ball off the fat part of the bat.
When I was 22, I was having a ball!
I was not successful as a ball player, as it was a game of skill.
Go on daddy-daughter dates and father-and-sons' outings with your children. As a family, go on campouts and picnics, to ball games and recitals, to school programs, and so forth. Having Dad there makes all the difference.
Ezra Taft Benson
I never intended for the Monster Ball to be a religious experience, it just became one.
People like us are afraid to leave ball. What else is there to do? When baseball has been your whole life, you can't think about a future without it, so you hang on as long as you can.
We have to judge politicians by their cumulative score. In one innings they make a great catch, in another they drop the ball. In one they score a home run, in another they strike out. But it is their cumulative batting average that we are interested in.
Most players I play with, I don't look at their swing when they're over the ball or anything like that.
I hit a ball for a living, but I have that passion to keep learning.
How you play the game is for college ball. When you're playing for money, winning is the only thing that matters.
When your arm gets hit, the ball is not going to go where you want it to.
We are over 60 percent water by weight. We're just a big ball of... blob of water, with enough organic thickener added so we don't dribble away on the floor.
I spent a whole year when I was injured just trying to get my arm back to the point where I could hit a tennis ball for more than 30 minutes a day. I'd hit for 15 minutes and it would feel as if my arm was going to fall off.
Baseball is the president tossing out the first ball of the season. And a scrubby schoolboy playing catch with his dad on a Mississippi farm.
People wouldn't know this about me, but I adore ball gowns. I love their cut, their architecture and the thought of the hands of so many seamstresses working on them.
Of course, Sol is a big ball of hot gas, but one that - thanks to its endlessly boiling innards - shakes and vibrates. By studying patterns on the Sun's surface, astronomers can learn much about Sol's internal construction.
They give you a round bat and they throw you a round ball and they tell you to hit it square.
Too many kids today are playing major league ball and don't belong there.
I've taken up golf in the past five or six years, and most of the time there aren't too many people out there that can drive a ball further than I can.
When handling the ball, I always would look for daylight, wherever there was daylight.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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