42 Total Quotes

John Patterson Quotes

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John Patterson
#Action

Before you try to convince anyone else, be sure you are convinced, and if you cannot convince yourself, drop the subject.
John Patterson
#Persuasion #Convince

The games were so close, the preparation time was fairly easy for us. The kids executed the game plan very well.
John Patterson
#Games

To survive, men and business and corporations must serve.
John Patterson
#Service #Business

An executive is a person who always decides sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.
John Patterson
#American Businessman

It was just a privilege and an honor to be here. We would have like to play better, but we're not going to let this one game reflect the true nature of the season.
John Patterson
#Honor

Anytime you put Bonds in the lineup, ... it definitely changes the way you have to think about things.
John Patterson
#Bonds

This season is more important to me than the World Baseball Classic right now. There are goals and things I want to achieve this year during the season that meant more to me than playing in the World Baseball Classic.
John Patterson
#Baseball

We don't want to lose the momentum from a marketing perspective.
John Patterson
#Marketing

To succeed in business it is necessary to make others see things as you see them.
John Patterson
#Business

I'm frustrated. You saw frustration tonight. It's embarrassing for me, and it's a little embarrassing for the club. I wish I hadn't done it, and I apologize to the fans for it. But it got to me tonight.
John Patterson
#Frustration

It's like fighting Ali. You realize that at some point, Barry's going to get you.
John Patterson
#Fighting

I don't know how he hit it, ... It's like fighting Ali. You make one little mistake, and he makes you pay. You realize, at some point, Barry's going to get you.
John Patterson
#Fighting

I was a little rusty early in the game. But I got my focus and location. Once we scored the runs, I felt great and got back in the groove.
John Patterson
#Focus

He was what we call a populist. He did more to improve the lives of the people of Alabama than any other person in our state.
John Patterson
#People

They were on me from the beginning.
John Patterson
#Beginning

The excitement of the first half was incredible. The second half was like somebody punching you in the gut.
John Patterson
#Excitement

I'm confident that folks come here. It's not a huge number, but if we had more events we know it would increase.
John Patterson
#Events

We've talked a lot about roles this year and all of the kids have accepted their roles. Because they've identified their roles and understand what they are, we have no conflicts.
John Patterson
#Kids

He's got ball handling ability, he can shoot the 3(-pointer) and he's unaccustomed to being in the post. The first thing I told him when I got here was, 'Son, you're going to be in the post,' and he's accepted that.
John Patterson
#Ability

Both (this event and the run) are great fun and have great turnouts.
John Patterson
#Fun

They never seem to take the people element into account. It's about technical requirements and cost. It's never about families.
John Patterson
#People

The people who are the most active have been there and see nothing new.
John Patterson
#People

For me it's not a witch hunt but another option for residents to affect their government.
John Patterson
#Government

For two solid years, it was nothing but baseball. That's all I did. This year, I got to sit back and reflect and realize I achieved what I wanted to achieve. So it gave me time to relax, allow my body to recoup. I went hunting a lot, took a vacation. All those things let my mind relax and get back to some sanity.
John Patterson
#Baseball

Those kids probably played as well as they ever have together.
John Patterson
#Kids

We told the kids after the game, you know, sometimes the bull gets you. And tonight we got stuck.
John Patterson
#Kids

An executive is a man who decides; sometimes he decides right, but always he decides.
John Patterson
#Executive