Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 220
More Individual

Managing can be more discouraging than playing, especially when you're losing because when you're a player, there are at least individual goals you can shoot for. When you're a manager all the worries of the team become your worries.

- Al Lopez

Figure Team Spirit

Basically, a manager is a father figure to 20 or 25 blokes. It's about trying to get the best out of them and creating team spirit.

- Alan Shearer

Fees Teams

While Wall Street firms typically underwrite offerings in teams, the lead underwriter, or manager, of the offering has primary responsibility for selling the offering and reaps much of the fees and profit.

- Alex Berenson

Kind Professionals

And I'm the kind of manager that doesn't believe that you micro-manage professionals. They should understand their responsibility and carry out those responsibility.

- Alphonso Jackson

Business Hear

A manager doesn't hear the cheers.

- Alvin Dark

Bank Like

I like my privacy, and my personal bank manager is one of my favourite people.

- Amanda Eliasch

About Took

My manager came up with the name 'State of the Industry,' and it was just one of those things. It just took off. Well, I don't know about 'took off.' I'm not in the stratosphere.

- Andy Kindler

Me Important

For me, it's important to have a team and coach and manager that I know, and they know me, so they are not coming to me with everything.

- Angelique Kerber

Ever Honestly

Honestly, being a store manager was the best job I ever had.

- Ann-Marie Campbell

Dress Like

My manager wants me to dress like a nun and I want to dress like a teenager.

- Anna Kournikova

Face Prepared

Every manager must be prepared to face every situation.

- Antonio Conte

Like Enriched

The English experience has greatly enriched me, and I'd like to carry on as manager.

- Antonio Conte

Explain Very

For every manager, it is important to explain your ideas. It's very important the club understand those ideas and are ready to work together.

- Antonio Conte

Solution Important

It is important for the manager to find the right solution for your team.

- Antonio Conte

Dress Like

When I was in Italy, I liked to say, no, that the manager, the coach, is like a tailor. A tailor who must build a dress, the best dress for the team.

- Antonio Conte

Always Still

I'm still an idealist. My manager is always trying to talk me out of it, but that's just the way I am.

- Ariel Rechtshaid

Good Been

I've been told I'm a good midcareer manager.

- Arne Glimcher

People Show

A manager is a guide. He takes a group of people and says, 'With you I can make us a success; I can show you the way.'

- Arsene Wenger

Very Lives

I believe one of the best things about managing people is that we can influence lives in a positive way. That's basically what a manager is about. When I can do that, I am very happy.

- Arsene Wenger

Learn Like

I have respected every manager I have played under, but if you can't learn from someone like Mark Hughes, it is going to be hard for you.

- Charlie Adam

New May

When a new manager comes in, you need to show him what you can do, but that may mean waiting for your opportunity.

- Charlie Adam

Change Agent

People don't realize how much money you have to spend: styling, publicity, a manager, and your agent. That's a chunk of change.

- Chrissy Metz

King Agent

Now I have an agent, a manager, a lawyer, a publicist, all the king's horses and all the king's men.

- Christian McKay

Agent Associates

I don't even have an agent or manager, but rather have a number of associates who I turn to when needed; or conversely when they hear of someone looking for me they'll contact me.

- Christopher Knight

Been His

There has been only one manager, and his name is John McGraw.

- Connie Mack

Audition Petrified

But when the 'Glee' audition came around, my manager literally had to talk me into it. I was petrified to sing in front of anyone.

- Cory Monteith

Better Bad

My description of a bad manager is, 'Be good, but don't be better than me.'

- Curt Coffman

Very Set

The manager sets a tone for that work group. The average-to-mediocre manager can set a very destructive tone, too.

- Curt Coffman

More Going

I was told by the general manager that a white player had received a higher raise than me. Because white people required more money to live than black people. That is why I wasn't going to get a raise.

- Curt Flood

Give Certainly

Certainly, my manager Gary Ungar was the first person to give me any attention and hustle for me. This was back in 2009.

- Damien Chazelle

Some Having

If you see a player out in public having dinner, chances are he's with his boring money manager or some boring rich guy he hopes to design a golf course for.

- Dan Jenkins

Like Go

I feel like I'm not the greatest general manager in the history of general managers, but I do OK, and I'm learning as I go. I try to just do my best with it.

- Daniel Bryan

Started Break

My first real break was meeting my manager, Julie Gibson. She's the one that introduced me to Ford and Innovative and got me started.

- Daniella Alonso

Me Tells

Anywhere my manager tells me to go, I go.

- Dascha Polanco

Next Move

Namely the manager will assess what he believes a player is worth and he will discuss that with the board and then we will go after that target. If we can achieve it at that target, great, but if we can't we will have to move on to the next player.

- David Gill

Year Through

The manager sits down with me; I sit down with the board. We assess the success of the year. The manager assesses whose coming through the academy system. His job is to look at what is happening in European and world football.

- David Gill

Assistant Pat

There was one time when we were getting beat at Highbury, and our assistant manager Pat Rice came in shouting. Arsene, in front of all of us, just went 'Pat! Sit down and be quiet!'

- David Seaman

Here Going

I'm not going to sit here and bash the manager, we have to regroup.

- David Wells

Fighting More

No one respects the umpire's job more than I do; but, if I were a manager, I would probably be ejected three or four times a season fighting for my team.

- Jim Evans

Feel Like

I feel like I have reached the stage where I can no longer produce for my club, my manager, and my teammates.

- Joe DiMaggio

Good Manager Being

The key to being a good manager or a good entrepreneur is to pick the right people. Pick the right people, and they'll make you look good.

- Joe Gibbs

Original Having

When I first got out of drama school, my original manager tried to get me to change my name because people were having trouble spelling it and saying it.

- Joe Manganiello

Through Needs

If something that needs to be done that we don't feel confronting, we do it through the manager.

- John Oates

Performance Firm

It is the manager and the team that affect performance, not the size of the fund or firm.

- John Paulson

Workshop Had

One of the workshop participants had shown me a single 8 X 10 photograph of a power plant where he actually was the general manager of this power cooperative. It was quite magical to me.

- John Sexton

Leave Companies

People leave their manager; they don't leave companies.

- John Stumpf

United Like

Now let me say that Matt Busby was a great manager and Manchester United wouldn't be where they are without him. He was a god at the club, but he wasn't a god to me. Football is like that sometimes.

- Johnny Giles

Software Been

I've been a software engineer, a novelist, a journalist, and a manager - and managing developers is easily the trickiest thing I've ever done.

- Jon Evans

Mother Exactly

My mother is my manager and so knows exactly what I do and so on.

- Jonathan Brandis

Production Some

At the end of the 1950s, I started working at a publishing company, Estudios Cor, as production manager, so returning, but not as an author, to the world of letters I had left some years before.

- Jose Saramago

Later Became

Later, I became the manager for Amelia Earhart, until, well, you know.

- Joseph Force Crater

Your Head Coach

Your job, as a head coach and general manager, is to listen and not bypass any opportunity to help your team improve.

- Josh McDaniels

Which Seemed

My manager said it would more effective against left-handed hitters. It seemed to me that was impossible to do without the high leg kick, which I started that day.

- Juan Marichal

I Am World

I am not saying I am the best manager in the world. But I'm quite good.

- Jurgen Klopp

Every Day Flags

As Dortmund manager, I lived in a street, and my two neighbours were Schalke fans. They showed it every day, flying flags!

- Jurgen Klopp

Football Normal

I'm really a normal football manager.

- Jurgen Klopp

Small Leverage

Whether you're a programming prodigy or the office manager holding it all together, technology empowers small groups of passionate people with an astonishing degree of leverage to make the world a better place.

- Justin Rosenstein

About Eastwood

What I would say about Barney Eastwood is that when our relationship worked, it worked extremely well. He had a lot of strengths as a promoter and a manager.

- Barry McGuigan

Studio Couple

The upside to smoking is that you get to be social. I was looking for a light when I bumped into Ben Harper's manager. A couple of days later, Ben and I were in the studio.

- Beth Orton

Suppliers Delivery

A smart manager will establish a culture of gratitude. Expand the appreciative attitude to suppliers, vendors, delivery people, and of course, customers.

- Harvey Mackay

Lucky Singer

I am a singer first and foremost. I was lucky enough to have a manager, when I was 15, who knew the heads of a lot of record labels at the time.

- Hayley Orrantia

New Editor

What's more important than who's going to be the first black manager is who's going to be the first black sports editor of the New York Times.

- Bill Russell

Practice Teach

You can teach all sorts of things that improve the practice of management with people who are managers. What you cannot do is teach management to somebody who is not a manager, the way you cannot teach surgery to somebody whose not a surgeon.

- Henry Mintzberg

Work Wife

My wife and daughters work. My campaign manager in 2005 was a working mother. I appointed 5 women to my senior staff as Attorney General.

- Bob McDonnell

Want Players

If I were on the field, I'd want the manager sticking up for me. Sometimes players are dead wrong, ranting and raving, but you stick up for them. They appreciate that.

- Bobby Cox

Football Team

In high school I was the manager of the football team, so being around boys is natural to me!

- Hillary Scott

Television Big

I was in the tennis bubble. I wasn't thinking about the big picture. I didn't notice what they said on television, I wasn't reading any papers. I had a coach and a manager, and they kept me in the bubble.

- Boris Becker

Business Top

I wouldn't say I was the best manager in the business. But I was in the top one.

- Brian Clough

Should Appointed

If a chairman sacks the manager he initially appointed, he should go as well.

- Brian Clough

Knew Telling

Telling the entire world and his dog how good a manager I was. I knew I was the best but I should have said nowt and kept the pressure off 'cos they'd have worked it out for themselves.

- Brian Clough

Rest Career

There is no real limit to how much better a person who really commits to getting better can get. Every manager has the potential to become an excellent manager for the rest of his or her career.

- Brian Tracy

Play Plays

Your job as a baseball player is to come to the park ready to play every day, and the manager, it's his job to make those decisions about who plays.

- Cal Ripken, Jr.

Give Jobs

One of the jobs of a manager is to instill confidence, pump confidence into your people. And when you've got somebody who's raring to go and you can smell it and feel it, give 'em that shot.

- Jack Welch

Big Owner

I'm a big baseball fan, and I feel proprietary about the Dodgers. I'm not the owner. I'm not the manager. But I feel passionate about the decisions that they make, and I take it personally when they make decisions I don't like.

- Carlton Cuse


My manager sent me the first two scripts for 'True Detective,' and I just thought they were so interesting and that the world they were depicting was so titillating to me.

- Cary Fukunaga

Love Which

My father, a mining engineer and colliery manager, gave his brood many advantages, not least of which, for me, was his love of singing, which gave music a central place in our lives.

- James Black

Becoming Needed

I got told so many times I needed a manager. For a long time I resisted, and I finally got one so I can pay my mortgage, and it helped me from becoming a homeless person.

- Cat Power

Business Will

What any manager will try to bring to a company first and foremost is an energy and commitment to the business. To try and really roll your sleeves up.

- James Murdoch

Love Which

My father, a mining engineer and colliery manager, gave his brood many advantages not least of which, for me, was his love of singing which gave music a central place in our lives.

- James W. Black

Myself Difficult

I've never seen myself as a manager. As a manager, you have to put all your time into the job, and that would be difficult for me.

- Dennis Bergkamp

Like Picky

Every interview I do, it's basically 'how did he do it,' and I owe it all to my representation, and my manager is basically like my mother, she's so picky.

- Jamie Bell

Will Players

If you ask a million players who they would want as manager, they will come back with a top three list of Mourinho, Pep Guardiola, or Diego Simeone.

- Diego Costa

Teams Players

There are people, coaches, and players who fit in certain places. All players don't fit into all teams, and not every manager can manage every team.

- Diego Godin

Always Never

I have never seen myself as a promoter. I always evaluate myself as a manager.

- Dilip Shanghvi

Learn Lot

If I look myself as a manager, I have lot more to learn.

- Dilip Shanghvi

Like Players

I'm a fair manager, put it that way. I like to be fair with the players, but there's a time for discipline.

- Don Baylor

Been About

I've been in just about every situation as a player and coach and manager. I've been in the playoffs, World Series, and I know how to get there.

- Don Baylor

Business Learned

Until 'Scrubs,' I didn't have a business manager. I learned everything on my own - and I learned the hard way.

- Donald Faison

Middle Over

My father was a middle manager at an oil company, but I never knew anything about his work. Whatever business acumen I have just got gleaned over the years.

- Donna Mills

Trust Best Way

It's good to have a manager who shares your interests, or goals. You can presumably trust a husband. I don't know if it's the best way to work. I really shouldn't discuss this.

- Dorothy Stratten

Friends Like

I like to make everything my friends are involved in a little better. I should have just become a manager.

- Drea De Matteo

Just Should

I should have just become a manager.

- Drea De Matteo

Wonderful Says

As my manager says, 'These are wonderful problems.'

- Jeffrey Tambor

Going Figure

You're not going to become a great manager overnight. You're not going to become a great public speaker or figure out how to raise money. These are the things you want to start the clock on as early as possible.

- Drew Houston

Career Spanish

My career did start in the Spanish language industry, and that's probably because my father is my manager. He pushed my career in the direction he knew best.

- Jencarlos Canela

Some Instance

I find being a manager really challenging. For instance, I don't enjoy some of the administrative tasks that go along with hiring and firing.

- Dylan Lauren

Away Frank

A manager should stay as far away as possible from his players. I don't know if I said ten words to Frank Robinson while he played for me.

- Earl Weaver

Players Part

Coaches are an integral part of any manager's team, especially if they are good pinochle players.

- Earl Weaver

His Players

A manager gets in the Hall of Fame by what his players have done for him.

- Earl Weaver

His Wins

A manager wins games in the winter when he picks his team.

- Earl Weaver