Robert (Bob) Paisley (1919 – 96) was an english footballer and manager
who spent almost fifty years with Liverpool FC
as a wing half, physiotherapist, coach and manager.
Born in the northeast England between Sunderland and Newcastle on Tyne.
Signed with LFC in 1939, but didn’t played his first game until 1946.
– due military service during WW2, in fact he “conquered” Rome twice.
As part of the British Army in 1945, when the Allies liberated the city,
and as manager of the LFC becoming european champion team in 1977
– a finale played in the same city against german Borussia Mönchengladbach.
Bob Paisley stated that the Rome welcome was equally good both times.
In January 2020 an eight feet high statue was unveiled outside Anfield,
which translates into figure an iconic photo from 1968.
When Paisley carried the injured future team captain Emlyn Hughes off the field.
The plinth includes a quote from Paisley:
“This club has been my life; I’d go out and sweep the street
and be proud to do it for Liverpool FC if they asked me to“
“Driving the train doesn’t set its course
– the real job is laying the track”
*Ed Catmull – american computer scientist*
Observing a passenger train whizzing past in the night can start dreaming.
One may wonder why – some are just following a route others have chosen.?
Details fill up (often in unnoticed) a lot.
“Success in any endeavor requires single-minded
attention to detail and total concentration”
*Willie Sutton – american criminel*
This attention could be the reason for fail too.
The difference between a cat and Paris, the cat has only nine lives.
“What about us.?”
“We’ll always have Paris”
*Ingrid Bergman and Humphrey Bogart in the “Casablanca” film*
“The first thing that strikes a visitor to Paris is a taxi”
*Fred Allen – american comedian*
“To err is human, to loaf is parisian”
*Victor Hugo wrote the Paris-based novels Les Misérables and Notre-Dame de Paris*
“Sous le ciel de Paris” (under the sky of Paris), title af an Édith Piaf song.
“There is no abstract art.
You must always start with something.
Afterward you can remove all traces of reality”
*Pablo Picasso – spanish artist*
Alsace, nature only have to start with a half hidden stone, running water and sun rays.
Alsace at sunday dawn in january.
“At sunrise everything is luminous but not clear”
*Norman Maclean – american author*
Breakthrough twenty twenty.
“This shouldn’t be the year of talking
or of wishing
or of wanting
– this has to be the year, we get it done”
*Eric Thomas – motivational american*