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“But at the same time I went down into the mines with working miners who are still young men, younger than I am, who are aware that their working life is coming to an end and they feel suddenly cut off.”

 

Bill Vaughan

“That game gave us a lot of confidence and the fans something to cheer for.”

 

Bill Vaughan

“What Strauss is going through drives you nuts. If you care about your batting – which I’m sure he does – he will feel like jumping off a bridge and committing suicide”

 

Bill Vaughan

“Winter does adversely affect [the roads] and our roads have been let go, so they’re more and more porous. We’re going to have to put more and more emphasis on permanent patch and maintenance, so I expect a great deal of roads breaking up in the spring.”

 

Bill Vaughan

“Then years back, when I moved to California, I happened to see a book about fashions of 19th-century Victorian England, only four pages of which was devoted to the dress of the working class.”

 

Bill Vaughan

“The government is shutting down the coal industry, they say it’s cheaper to draw nuclear power off the French grid and cheaper to buy coal from Colombia.”

 

Bill Vaughan

“SAP is becoming the standard for business software. Oracle is in a state of chaos.”

 

Bill Vaughan

“Were the Inhabitants of Italy charming as their Country, all other Regions would be depopulated I think.”

 

Bill Vaughan

“In my view there are basically two types of weddings. There is the wedding that is based on law, and there is the wedding that is based on Christ and based on grace. We felt that those who have been married by the law, they would like to have that special privilege and benefit by being married by the church.”

 

Bill Vaughan

“Kids are not driving themselves to McDonalds. It’s not about kids and their choices. It’s about parents and their choices.”

 

Bill Vaughan

“The committee has an obligation to give you a choice. The members have the obligation and the right to make that choice.”

 

Bill Vaughan

“Christmas turns things tail-end foremost. The day and the spirit of Christmas rearrange the world parade. As the world arranges it, usually there come first in importance — leading the parade with a big blare of a band — the Big Shots. Frequently they are also the Stuffed Shirts. That’s the first of the parade. Then at the tail end, as of little importance, trudge the weary, the poor, the lame, the halt, and the blind. But in the Christmas spirit, the procession is turned around. Those at the tail end are put first in the arrangement of the Child of Christmas.”

 

Bill Vaughan

“The message was, the choices you make can have bad consequences. Everyone has the power of choice. Just like this kid had the power of choice to steal my car.”

 

Bill Vaughan

“There is a major disaster when a person allows some success to become a stopping place rather than a way station on to a larger goal. It often happens that an early success is a greater moral hazard than an early failure.”

 

Bill Vaughan

“The familiar childhood admonition of ‘counting to 10’ before taking action works because it emphasizes the two key elements of anger management — time and distraction.”

 

Bill Vaughan

“I don’t think other people in the world would share the view there is mounting chaos.”

 

Bill Vaughan

“He had a passion for cricket right from his childhood and liked nothing else but playing with the bat and the ball. I wanted him to study hard and get into a government service. But, he wanted to do something in cricket and earn a name for himself.”

 

Bill Vaughan

“Three or four plays cause the momentum to shift. We turned it over and gave Baylor a cheap score.”

 

Bill Vaughan