“I mean, I can handle what I’m gonna do. I can handle that. But I don’t know if I can handle this room.”
- While undergoing a series of tests to ensure their ability to handle space flight and the incredibly dangerous mission of landing on an asteroid and drilling a hole deep enough for a nuclear bomb, oil driller, Chick, is confronted by a psychiatrist in an exam room. He tells the shrink that while he can handle this mission, the room they’re in might be another problem.
- This is a quote that my buddies and I repeat all too often. Typically when we’re faced with a difficult situation. It’s a way of saying, “yeah, I’m good, but I’d rather be doing something else.”
In honor of baseball season back up and running sans the Florida Marlins, let’s do one of my favorite quotes from the best baseball movie. Yep, you heard me. Don’t give me that Natural or Bull Durham horseshit. I’ll accept Field of Dreams as the only other one in the same class as ML.
Major League (1989)
How would you like to manage the Indians this year?
Gee, I don’t know…
What do you mean, you don’t know? This is your chance to manage in the big leagues.
Let me get back to you, will ya, Charlie? I got a guy on the other line asking about some white walls.