18 Total Quotes

Tom Thompson Quotes

Just like New York, the Las Vegas strip is a big destination for celebrants. The big hotels don't want any problems.
Tom Thompson
#Las Vegas

He told me some of our guys were having trouble hitting the goalie in warmups.
Tom Thompson
#Trouble

He's a very competitive guy, he's going to be in good shape and he's going to work hard. That's what we're looking at.
Tom Thompson
#Work

I know he had 11 goals [as a freshman], but 10 of them were on the power play. For the shooters on the power play, some years those shots get through and some years they don't. He doesn't have to be a power-play quarterback to make our team.
Tom Thompson
#Goals

We want to do whatever we can as a company to provide aid. Everyone has suffered such staggering losses.
Tom Thompson
#Company

He has just smoothed it out. Fifteen, 20 years ago, not as many people were able to improve their skating as much as now. It might be a combination of the players being in top condition, that they have more access to skating instructors. Maybe the modern skates allow you to improve your skating.
Tom Thompson
#People

Why does it do it? I don't know. I think it's your body chemistry.
Tom Thompson
#Body

If something happens, it's going to be sociological rather than technological. We won't see Y2K problems because of computers. It's just not going to happen.
Tom Thompson
#Computers

I just think sometimes you have to have patience with these things, ... I go back to my lawyer days, doing all those big insurance claims [in Manitoba], and sometimes you are close but you just don't know it. It's hard to predict these things. And sometimes it's not so much a money matter as it is the timing. Sometimes things happen a little slower than you'd like, and that's the way it is. It's nothing personal at all -- you just have to be patient.
Tom Thompson
#Patience

[Periods of slow growth are not uncommon in public radio, but the numbers still have station managers talking.] You grow accustomed to asking, 'How much bigger is this year's than last?' ... It can be a splash of cold water to say, 'What? It didn't grow?'
Tom Thompson
#Growth

We've tested oodles of time, but we're going to do it anyway, ... We'll pretend like we're open for business.
Tom Thompson
#Business

When you're a coach's kid, people think things come easy to you, but you have to work just as hard as everyone else,
Tom Thompson
#People

We've tested oodles of time, but we're going to do it anyway. We'll pretend like we're open for business.
Tom Thompson
#Business

The smell gave him away. That's one thing that's really hard to hide when you consume alcohol is the smell.
Tom Thompson
#Alcohol And Alcoholism

Any person I think, at some point, having consumed enough alcohol loses their inhibitions and they stop thinking about the consequences of their actions, and I think that's a classic example of what happened with this person last night.
Tom Thompson
#Alcohol And Alcoholism

The landscape is still very hazy for next year, but clearly Patrick's stock has certainly gone up. The consistency of his performances is what has been most pleasing for us.
Tom Thompson
#Consistency

Don't spend the money and hope they come.
Tom Thompson
#Hope

We are very proud to be recognized by Yellow Ribbon America and the National Guard for our support of American troops and their families. As a veteran myself, I understand the importance of local, neighborhood-level support for military families. We feel it is a privilege and honor to be in a position to make a direct, positive impact on the lives of those who are in service to their country.
Tom Thompson
#America