Quotes and Sayings about Giants
"If I have not seen as far as others, it is because giants were standing on my shoulders."
- Hal Abelson
"I recognize my limits but when I look around I realise I am not living exactly in a world of giants."
- Giulio Andreotti
(Related: Giants, Limits, Living, World)
"You know, they just don't make big movie stars the way they used to, maybe because the system has changed, the studio system, but it's sad to see people like Jimmy Stewart go, all the giants of the past."
- Tom Atkins
(Related: People, Giants, Past, Stars)
"It is the mark of a great man that he puts to flight all ordinary calculations. He is at once sublime and touching, childlike and of the race of giants."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Calculations, Giants, Man, Race)
"The world has achieved brilliance without wisdom, power without conscience. Our is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants."
- Omar N. Bradley
(Related: Power, Wisdom, Conscience, Giants, World)
"Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. We know more about war that we know about peace, more about killing that we know about living."
- Omar N. Bradley
(Related: War, Peace, Giants, Killing, Living, World)
"Pray look better, Sir... those things yonder are no giants, but windmills."
- Miguel de Cervantes
"When the war of the giants is over the wars of the pygmies will begin."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: War, Giants, Will)
"The Giants were supposed to have a new motto, 'Shut up and deal.'"
- Alvin Dark
"All ballplayers want to wind up their careers with the Cubs, Giants or Yankees. They just can't help it."
- Dizzy Dean
(Related: Careers, Giants, Help, Want, Wind)
"I'm rarely grabbed by anything the way I was when I was 10 years younger. About the only relatively new artists whose albums I own are Beck, and They Might Be Giants."
- Greg Egan
(Related: Artists, Giants, Years)
"The Giants are looking for a trade but I don't think Atlanta wants to depart with a quality player."
- Ron Fairly
(Related: Quality, Giants, Trade)
"Actually, everything has been said in print... it's a battle of giants and it's something that Walt would say is none of your business - go right on and create the best you can."
- Joe Grant
(Related: Business, Battle, Giants, Right)
"With the Giants I broadcast the debut of Hall of Famer Willie Mays."
- Ernie Harwell
"I just took the idea that King Kong was too big for everything and reversed it and put George in a land of giants, which is basically what every kid goes through anyway - that, you know, the world is made for grownups, for tall people, for the giants."
- William Joyce
(Related: People, Idea, Giants, Land, World)
"In 1950, when the Giants signed me, they gave me $15,000. I bought a 1950 Mercury. I couldn't drive, but I had it in the parking lot there, and everybody that could drive would drive the car. So it was like a community thing."
- Willie Mays
(Related: Car, Community, Giants, Mercury)
"If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants."
- Isaac Newton
"If each of us hires people who are smaller than we are, we shall become a company of dwarfs. But if each of us hires people who are bigger than we are, we shall become a company of giants."
- David Ogilvy
(Related: People, Company, Giants)
"Faith is a kind of winged intellect. The great workmen of history have been men who believed like giants."
- Charles Henry Parkhurst
(Related: Faith, History, Men, Giants, Intellect)
"The grim fact is that we prepare for war like precocious giants, and for peace like retarded pygmies."
- Lester B. Pearson
(Related: Peace, War, Fact, Giants)
"I'm more concerned about members of Congress being drug-free than I am about members of the Yankees or Giants."
- Pat Sajak
(Related: Being, Congress, Giants)
"Some missionaries are giants in the Spirit and pygmies in skills in the Spirit. Work hard to develop a balance. Your leaders, and you, should teach the skills to each other."
- Richard G. Scott
(Related: Work, Balance, Giants, Leaders, Missionaries, Spirit)
"The Giants were a good team, but our biggest enemy was said to be Candlestick Park."
- Willie Stargell
(Related: Enemy, Giants)
"Few are the giants of the soul who actually feel that the human race is their family circle."
- Freya Stark
(Related: Family, Soul, Giants, Race)
"I am a poor student sitting at the feet of giants, yearning for their wisdom and begging for lessons that might one day make me a complete artist, so that if all goes well, I may one day sit beside them."
- Rod Taylor
(Related: Wisdom, Artist, Day, Feet, Giants, May, Poor, Yearning)
"We have to do more than keep media giants from growing larger; they're already too big. We need a new set of rules that will break these huge companies to pieces."
- Ted Turner
(Related: Giants, Media, Rules, Will)