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1. "It's funny, but when there are dominant teams, there are a number of people who rail about the fact that they're always seeing the Dallas Cowboys or the San Francisco 49ers or the Green Bay either in the playoffs or in the Super Bowl."
Author: Al Michaels
2. "Winning the Rookie of the Year would be nice but making the playoffs would be even nicer for me."
Author: Andrew Bogut
3. "I've been on teams that lost a hundred games in a season. I've been on teams that had a shot to make the playoffs and fizzled out at the end."
Author: Chili Davis
4. "I played in the playoffs with teams that were known for flopping and you do not get respect."
Author: Chris Webber
5. "I've been in the league 12 years. To sit on the bench and complain about the way things were, that doesn't get anything done. I don't know. I'm playing for a championship and trying to make the playoffs. My effort has never changed."
Author: Chris Webber
6. "I watch a lot of NBA basketball, especially with the playoffs."
Author: Coby Bell
7. "I had never been to the playoffs, and it was exciting. The fans went through the roof. They were excited about the whole team. It was great to be traded to a city like Chicago, which was a lot like Boston."
Author: Dennis Eckersley
8. "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."
Author: Don Baylor
9. "When I go back to NFL functions today, I feel a bit on the outside looking in. I played 13 years in the NFL, and I loved it - made a Pro Bowl and went to the playoffs - but I always felt like I was having to knock the door down to get in."
Author: Doug Flutie
10. "The game against the Vikings back in my second year stands out. It was kind of a turnaround for us. It allowed us to make a run at the playoffs for the first time in quite a while. The memories are so many it's hard to pin one down."
Author: Drew Bledsoe
11. "My first year in baseball, there were only one or two reporters. My second year, I got to the Triple-A playoffs, there were four or five. When I came up in 1984, I never saw so many people."
Author: Dwight Gooden
12. "My dream was to be in the NBA. I wasn't really focused on being a star player on a team. I just wanted to make it to the NBA. I've been blessed for the opportunities to be in the Finals, been in the playoffs ever since I've been in the NBA."
Author: James Harden
13. "People judge you by the way you play in the playoffs."
Author: Jaromir Jagr
14. "Pension reform can be hard to talk about. In the long run, reform now means fewer demands for layoffs and less draconian measures in the future. It's in the best interest of all Californians to fix this system now."
Author: Jerry Brown
15. "I think when you saw this year's playoffs, Miami and Detroit have a pretty fierce rivalry now. Also, the Suns and San Antonio look like they're starting to develop something there. I look forward to seeing those rivalries continue and develop."
Author: John Starks
16. "Poet's Work" Grandfather advised me: Learn a tradeI learned to sit at desk and condenseNo layoffs from this condensery"
Author: Lorine Niedecker
17. "I'm OK with firing people when they fuck up, but canning them when they've done nothing wrong - that's painful. [on the layoffs needed after 9/11 hit the business]"
Author: Marcus Samuelsson
18. "I don't just think regular season. I think playoffs. World Series. That's how I think."
Author: Mariano Rivera
19. "The fact that we're in the playoffs doesn't mean anything to us, to be honest with you. Hopefully, we can accomplish our goal of going into the playoffs on a winning note."
Author: Michael Strahan
20. "Pat Riley, Dave Checketts and Ernie Grunfeld - they brought the Knicks back to the glory days. It started with Rick Pitino. We took our first step with him, making the playoffs. When Pat came in we just kicked the door open."
Author: Patrick Ewing
21. "None of the teams that actually probably were offering me a job from the getgo, actually in spring training, are in the playoffs right now."
Author: Pedro Martinez
22. "To me, it's like we're already in the playoffs. Every game is important for our position. We can't relax at all."
Author: Peter Bondra
23. "I'm not a guy that believes you've got to have a lot of experience to have success in the playoffs."
Author: Phil Simms
24. "I think the state has some serious problems. Just look at the layoffs going on across the state, not just in Chicago. It affects the middle class. It pushes people down."
Author: Richard M. Daley
25. "I watch too much cable, I admit. Day after day it gets frustrating. Yesterday I watched as someone called legislation to prevent teacher layoffs a bailout - but I know that's not a view held by many, nor were the views I was frustrated about."
Author: Robert Gibbs
26. "It was an exciting time for me personally because the number of times I've been to the playoffs, that was the opportunity to obtain the first ring. That was special, that's for sure."
Author: Roger Clemens
27. "I haven't been back in Montreal, at all, since the playoffs ended two years ago. It's been a while."
Author: Saku Koivu
28. "My situation is different from Mark's. I'm not looking for home runs, I'm looking for the playoffs."
Author: Sammy Sosa
29. "But I don't want massive layoffs of anyone - public or private. We are planning on shrinking government through attrition and reform, not through random pink slips."
Author: Scott Walker
30. "AUGUST 5, 1981. That's the date it became official. It's rare that we can point to an exact date when a business theory or idea becomes an accepted practice. But in the case of mass layoffs, we can. August 5, 1981, was the day President Ronald Reagan fired more than 11,000 air traffic controllers."
Author: Simon Sinek
31. "The playoffs are the playoffs. You just play who is put in front of you."
Author: Steve Nash
32. "That's our race. That's our playoffs."
Author: Tim Salmon
33. "A recession is very bad for publicly traded companies, but it's the best time for startups. When you have massive layoffs, there's more competition for available jobs, which means that an entrepreneur can hire freelancers at a lower cost."
Author: Timothy Ferriss
34. "Playing in the playoffs is the best basketball in the world, and if you can learn under that pressure, succeed under that pressure, it gives you more confidence the next year."
Author: Tony Parker
35. "My God... What are the headlines going to be like on Monday if the Yankees don't make the playoffs?"
Author: Wade Boggs
36. "Without the heavy set aristocratic man snoring away on his side of the bed, without the fresh-eyed child whose hair ribbon needs retying; without the conversation at meals and the hearty appetites and getting dressed for church on time; without the tears of laughter or the worry about making both ends meet, the unpaid bills, the layoffs, both seasonal and unexpected; without the toys that have to picked up lest somebody trip over them, and the seven shirts that have to be washed and ironed, one for every day in the week; without the scraped knee and the hurt feelings, the misunderstandings that need to be cleared up, the voices calling for her so that she is perpetually having to stop what she is doing and go see what they want - without all this, what have you? A mystery: How is it that she didn't realize it was going to last such a short time?"
Author: William Maxwell

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Life is a chaplet of little miseries which the philosopher counts with a smile. Be philosophers, as I am, gentlemen; sit down at the table and let us drink. Nothing makes the future look so bright as surveying it through a glass of chambertin."
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