We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Mantle Quotes from Henri Frederic Amiel, Billy Crystal, Jane Leavy, Claire Fox, Michael Shermer. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
Woman is the salvation or the destruction of the family. She carries its destiny in the folds of her mantle.
To this day, with all of these muscle-bound guys, nobody hit the ball further than Mickey Mantle, with his natural strength.
Wherever Mantle went in the great metropolis – Danny’s Hideaway, the Latin Quarter, the ’21’ Club, the Stork Club, El Morocco, Toots Shor’s – his preferred drink was waiting when he walked through the door. Reporters waited at his locker for monosyllabic bons mots. Boys clustered by the players’ gate, hoping to touch him.
Senior Tories have exhibited a brand of entitled arrogance that implies that they own Brexit. It seems that anyone else who claims its mantle can be pushed to one side. And that includes voters.
Through no divine design or cosmic plan, we have inherited the mantle of life’s caretaker on the earth, the only home we have ever known.
To some, incredibly, Russia has become a human rights leader. Edward Snowden, the American whistleblower, has succeeded in his asylum application in Russia, and White House spokesman Jay Carney appears flummoxed and wrong-footed as the mantle of free speech and liberty appears to pass from West to East.
For Mantle, the Yankees’ locker room was a sanctuary, a safe haven where he was understood, accepted and, when necessary, exonerated.
I think it’s incredible because there were guys like Mays and Mantle and Henry Aaron who were great players for ten years… I only had four or five good years.
From the very beginning, Americans have exhibited a taste for expansion, an appetite for empire. One of the fundamental reasons for this is very clear. Like every other western empire that has ever existed, Americans may claim to have inherited the mantle of ancient Rome.
I believe that if I don’t take care of my family as a great leader and husband and father, I could have all kinds of accolades and awards and a big mantle up there or something with a bunch of statuettes, but if my children don’t respect me, if I haven’t been a good husband, then that’s all a joke to me.
Probably in 2035 we will pass that mantle on to China. It will be the biggest economy in the world, and it will go way past us and way past India. Given the growth, the size, the opportunities, I don’t think there’s any other place in the world that can match it.
I’ve got my Peabody and my Saturn awards right next to each other on my mantle, and that is about it, and that is all that matters.
I love Mickey Mantle. Would I have felt the same if I had known when I was eight years old what I know now?
Most blacks have lost the moral authority to claim the mantle of civil rights because they refuse to stand for what is right.
The most dangerous thing a member of Congress could do is to ignore the citizenry who have taken up the mantle of reporting since they weren’t getting the truth from the co-opted mainstream outlets.
It was an absolute pleasure just to be able to tell my grandkids, ‘Yep. I Superman-punched Vince McMahon right in the face twice.’ You can put that on my mantle.
No one predicted Mercury would be a planetary core with the mantle stripped off. No one predicted volcanoes on the Jovian moons, or oceans on the inside of them. I can tell you, for every single planet, huge ‘we never guessed that’ things.
I find the mantle of, she works hard for the money, or, she’s overcome so many obstacles a bit overused.
I love New York. I love to come here, to play here, the tradition here. I’ll never forget my first home run here was over Mickey Mantle’s head.
Andrew Jackson was the first president to claim that the desires of the public overrode Congress’s constitutional prerogatives. Virtually every president since Jackson has claimed the mantle, even while lacking two ingredients of an electoral mandate: a landslide victory and a specific agenda.
Sometime in my 20s, a wise mentor said something that dramatically changed my outlook and that has stayed with me ever since. She told me to ‘wear the mantle with dignity and pride.’
The Republican Party once could lay claim to the mantle of being the fiscally responsible, or ‘Daddy,’ Party.
Yankee Stadium, and the Yankees are so famous for Mickey Mantle, Joe DiMaggio, Lou Gehrig, all of those guys.
A British politician who cloaks himself in the mantle of God is immediately regarded with suspicion.
Mantle didn’t want to stick out, but he did. He didn’t wish to be treated as special, but he was. He was uncomfortable being the center of attention, but he was the centerfielder for the most famous franchise in sports.
The earth’s crust is very thin but the planet can act as a spaceship if a force or energy powerful enough was exerted on it, to eject it from the solar system. But its mantle and core may leak due to inertia, causing the planet to disintegrate.
Carl Yastrzemski was the best all-around player. He could run, throw and hit. He had the ability to play a number of different positions. He signed as a shortstop. He could play the outfield, of course, and third base and first, too. He was a tremendous athlete. Mickey Mantle was unbelievable, too.
As soon as a regular guy like Bill Clinton becomes the president, he wears a mantle of greatness. He’s the president.
I guess you can say that every actor is a ‘character actor’ on some level. But I think some actors have a wider range. I think that’s how you get that mantle.
We’re trying to create a comprehensive Bitcoin and crypto ecosystem so that we can grab the mantle of the most crypto-friendly city in the U.S.
I need someone to be like, ‘I can beat Bert in a marathon.’ And then my Mickey Mantle genes will kick in and I’ll start going, ‘No you can’t. You can’t beat me, because I’ll beat myself.’
He really loved baseball and loved being on the field. But Mantle was lonely in a lot of ways. He had many great friends, and by all accounts was a good, generous and loyal friend. But there were a lot of people who wanted only a piece of him.
Our job… as we take forward this mantle of leadership as a new generation is to ensure that we not only bring our party back together, which has been bruised and battered this week, but that… we bring the parliament back together.
Influenced by Pete Seeger and the Weavers, McLean proudly wore the mantle of troubadour in the early 1970s, when ‘American Pie’ topped the Billboard charts, and has never shed the cape.
Basketball’s eras are defined by teams – Celtics, Lakers, Bulls – and baseball’s epochs are defined by players – Ruth, Robinson, Mantle – but with football, it’s the sideline strategists, the nutty professors and top coated Lears.
I know that some endeavor to throw the mantle of romance over the subject and treat woman like some ideal existence, not liable to the ills of life. Let those deal in fancy who have nothing better to deal in; we have to do with sober, sad realities, with stubborn facts.
Mickey Mantle was a very good golfer, but we weren’t allowed to play golf during the season; only at spring training.
I keep both of my Tonys on my mantle. They’re in front of a mirror so if you look at just the right angle, it looks like I have four!
In Naples, Fla., I met a self-made man, a multimillionaire, whose round penthouse apartment is home to Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Claude Monet, Henry Moore, and Mickey Mantle. He had purchased the most coveted items auctioned by the Mantle family at Madison Square Garden in December 2003.
I spent every bit of my money to try and get a Mickey Mantle card, and I don’t have one. Growing up in Oklahoma, Mickey Mantle was my idol. And here I am, and I’d go pick cotton to have enough money, and I’d buy all of these packs, and I’d chew all of the gum, and I’d never find a Mickey Mantle card.