Quotes of Emblem

“ It's hard to win a pennant, but it's harder to lose one. ”

- Chuck Tanner

“ My father was an eminent button-maker at Birmingham,... but I had a soul above buttons. ”

- George Colman

“ God will not look you over for medals, degrees or diplomas, but for scars. ”

- Elbert Hubbard

“ I have played hell somewhat with the truthfulness of the colors. ”

- Vincent van Gogh

“ He did not care a button for it. ”

- Francois Rabelais

“ Yet, Freedom! Yet thy banner, torn, but flying, streams like the thunderstorm against the wind. ”

- Lord Byron

“ You take a team with twenty-five assholes and I'll show you a pennant. I'll show you the New York Yankees. ”

- Bill Lee

“ Apart from these, let all others remain to guard our glorious banners. ”

- Giuseppe Garibaldi

“ Tears are the badges of sorrow. ”

- Archimedes

“ When you look at the world in a narrow way, how narrow it seems! When you look at it in a mean way, how mean it is! When you look at it selfishly, how selfish it is! But when you look at it in a broad, generous, friendly spirit, what wonderful people you find in it. ”

- Horace Rutledge

“ They have a right to censure that have a heart to help. ”

- William Penn

“ You push the button, we do the rest. ”

- George Eastman

“ If you dream and you allow yourself to dream you can do anything. And that's what this Olympic medal represents. ”

- Clara Hughes

“ For millions it was a banner of independence. ”

- Viktor Yushchenko

“ Then my dial goes not true; I look this lark for a bunting. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Everything for me becomes allegory. ”

- Charles Baudelaire

“ If we're going to win the pennant, we've got to start thinking we're not as good as we think we are. ”

- Casey Stengel

“ Well, I think it's kind of good to step out of the Sabbath banner, you know, and not go under the name of Black Sabbath or whatever. ”

- Tony Iommi

“ I sometimes feel that more lousy dishes are presented under the banner of pate than any other. ”

- Kingsley Amis

“ And if I have my choice between a pennant and a triple crown, I'll take the pennant every time. ”

- Carl Yastrzemski

“ Son, we'd like to keep you around this season but we're going to try and win a pennant. ”

- Casey Stengel

“ Recently I have noticed football banners representing other clubs, such as Derby and Leeds, appearing. ”

- Peter Hall

“ A beautiful woman can be painted as a totem only; not as a woman, but as a Madonna, a queen, a sphinx. ”

- Saul Steinberg

“ The team that gets off to a good start wins pennants. ”

- John McGraw

“ Tattoos are like stories — they're symbolic of the important moments in your life. ”

- Pamela Anderson

“ Former Olympians also get paid to make appearances. Many of them won their medals in an era when Olympic success didn't go hand-in-hand with financial success. ”

- Mary Lou Retton

“ I'm not a sex symbol. ”

- Jenny McCarthy

“ I graduated a the top of my class in the '84 Olympic Games; I won a gold medal. ”

- Scott Hamilton

“ Ostensibly rigorous and realistic, contemporary conservatism is an ideology of denial. Its symbol is a smile button. ”

- Christopher Lasch

“ Your Flag Decal Won't Get You Into Heaven Anymore. ”

- John Prine
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