Best Quotes from Curt Schilling

I’ve made mistakes, I’ve misspoke, I am sure I will again sometime, but that happens, that’s part of being human in my book. I’m OK with that. I’ve never done it maliciously, ever.

Curt Schilling

When you’re having a bad day at work, a lot of times it’s your head. When you’re having good days, a lot of times it’s the absence of the mind.

Curt Schilling

Before I pitch any game, from spring training to Game 7 of the World Series, I’m scared to death.

Curt Schilling

There’s not a long track record of people leaving professional sports to become a software developer.

Curt Schilling

Only a geek would say this, but my first true love was a game called ‘Wizardry’; that was the game that hooked me forever.

Curt Schilling

My whole life was spent doing things that people didn’t believe were possible, because God blessed me with the ability to throw a baseball.

Curt Schilling

The Internet has kind of allowed me to go to a virtual library whenever I want to find out something about something and not use one source but find multiple ways to research certain topics or subjects.

Curt Schilling

Trust me, I have never written a speech in my life, and if I have my way, I never will.

Curt Schilling

Reckoning’ will be the first game of its kind. They’ve taken that ‘God of War’-style combat and placed it in a truly open world with hundreds of hours of gameplay. You can do whatever it is you want to do. What path you take, what role you choose, what trail you blaze – there’s meaning and depth and substance in the world.

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The only thing I hope I did was never put in question my love for the game, or my passion to be counted on when it mattered most.

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I’ve been called a lot of things. But never, and I mean never, could anyone ever make the mistake of calling me a Yankee fan.

Curt Schilling

I played on teams with 24 guys pulling the rope one way and one guy pulling the other. I’ve seen how destructive it can be. I tell them, ‘If 13 of you are insanely successful and one fails, we all lose.’

Curt Schilling

In my 20 years of baseball, I’ve been misquoted three or four times, and for someone who talks as much as I do, that’s incredible.

Curt Schilling

I don’t hide my feelings, but when it comes to illness, I guess I don’t panic. My father was the same way. I’m the provider for the family and the caretaker. If I panic, who is anybody going to run to?

Curt Schilling

I care what people think, but that doesn’t change what I say. I am who I am.

Curt Schilling

I don’t pitch for contracts.

Curt Schilling

The things I was allowed to experience, the people I was able to call friends, teammates, mentors, coaches and opponents, the travel, all of it, are far more than anything I ever thought possible in my lifetime.

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The game was here long before I was, and will be here long after I’m gone.

Curt Schilling

I did everything I could to win every time I was handed the ball.

Curt Schilling

Have I said dumb things? Absolutely, who hasn’t? But I have never backed away from being called out on something I did or said wrong.

Curt Schilling

I’ve had teammates I didn’t get along with, who hasn’t? I’ve never had a teammate call me a bad guy, while he was my teammate, and if he did when I was gone what kind of teammate was he anyway?

Curt Schilling

I am human, when people write bad stuff about me it bothers me, but I know that will never end.

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I think I’ve earned a certain level of respect, based on my accomplishments and my consistency.

Curt Schilling

I’ve got a wife, four kids, a business, and a baseball career.

Curt Schilling

I don’t vote party lines. Never have. I vote for the best candidate.

Curt Schilling

I’m a good person. I don’t wish hateful things on people. I don’t hate anybody. I know that I treat people right.

Curt Schilling

In my mind, I never doubted whether I was going to achieve what I wanted to do. I just had to decide what it is I wanted to do.

Curt Schilling

In baseball, I was always in control of everything until I let the ball go.

Curt Schilling

Baseball is not a sport you can achieve individually.

Curt Schilling

The God-given ability that you’re given to use, it speaks as much about who and what I was and was around, and the crowd of people that I chose to live my life with, as it does about me.

Curt Schilling

One of the walls of my bedroom was a collage of about 15 years of baseball photos. I would cut out the baseball pictures from every issue and I had this huge montage of thousands of pictures.

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Every dollar I can’t commit to my company that’s paid in taxes is paying a government that I believe is too big and doing way too much that I don’t want done.

Curt Schilling

I don’t have any problem with government helping entrepreneurs and businesses.

Curt Schilling

I was raised to understand and know the difference between right and wrong.

Curt Schilling

So every dollar of income that I have that is potentially taxed away is a dollar I can’t put in my company to create a job. My entire company is around job creation.

Curt Schilling

I wanted to create a multibillion dollar company that lets me go out and let us go out and change the world and create a Skin Cancer Awareness Center that costs a quarter a billion dollars.

Curt Schilling

I had three jobs my junior and senior year of high school. I worked for the gas station and worked for a pizza place.

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I am much more of a geek than I am an athlete.

Curt Schilling

You could ask any position player and they’ll tell you: pitchers aren’t athletes.

Curt Schilling

When you say you are a gamer and you are a celebrity or a former celebrity there’s a grain of salt that everybody takes that with.

Curt Schilling

I’ve been playing games for 30 years, and I’ve been a hard-core gamer.

Curt Schilling

More often than not, what you open, unwrap and install on your hard drive is not what you were told you were getting.

Curt Schilling

As much as I’d like to think I’m a really good designer, I’m average.

Curt Schilling

Most guys who don’t like me are either Democrats or Yankee fans.

Curt Schilling

I’ve got thick skin.

Curt Schilling

In this I-me society, my job is to get people to buy into something bigger than themselves.

Curt Schilling

I’m a very routine-oriented guy.

Curt Schilling

I don’t miss anything I did for a living.

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I was such a screwup when I got to the big leagues. I was a total idiot.

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I did all the stupid things you’d expect from a 21-year-old kid with money.

Curt Schilling

I tell people all the time that without the fans, I’ve got nothing.

Curt Schilling

War is by no means something glamorous, and I don’t think that should ever be forgotten.

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