Wikiquote talk:Quote of the Day/Archive 1

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Quotes archived in September 2008

"My dad had been shortstop when he was in college, and you know, when you're a kid, you want to be just like your dad."

  • "My dad had been shortstop when he was in college, and you know, when you're a kid, you want to be just like your dad." – Derek Jeter
Simple: (A shortstop is one of the people on a baseball team: every team needs someone to be the shortstop.
  • Symbol support vote.svg Support as nom. I just really like this quote. Thanks! -- RyanCross (talk) 06:21, 24 August 2008 (UTC)[reply]
    • Although this is my first major edit, how does
Simple: My parent was someone on the baseball team in college, and, when you are a child, you want to be like your parents. sound? Microchip08 11:23, 29 August 2008 (UTC)[reply]

Yes check.svg Done - Quote was added here appeared on the Main Page on August 28, 2008! (but a different simple version of it was used) Congrats! -- American Eagle (talk) 05:13, 31 August 2008 (UTC)[reply]

"I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end."

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  • "I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end." – Margaret Thatcher
Simple: I am very good at waiting, as long as I get what I want when everything is finished.

"Whether I'm a Super Bowl Champion or a regular guy stocking groceries at the Hy-Vee, sharing my faith and glorifying Jesus is the central focus of my time on this earth."

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  • "Whether I'm a Super Bowl Champion or a regular guy stocking groceries at the Hy-Vee, sharing my faith and glorifying Jesus is the central focus of my time on this earth." – Kurt Warner
Simple: No matter what I do, I want to tell others about and live for Jesus.
What it means: Warner was saying that his religion, Christianity, was the most important thing in his life.

"I'm not perfect in my walk but I want to do the right thing."

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  • "I'm not perfect in my walk but I want to do the right thing." – Kirk Cameron
Simple: I do not do everything perfect in my life my but I try to do the right thing.