"Famous crime stories almost always lead to the passing of new laws."
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."Bill James on Andy Warhol
"I have no use for people who throw their weight around as celebrities, or for those who fawn over you just because you are famous."Bill James on Walt Disney
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."Bill James on Voltaire
"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."Bill James on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable."Bill James on Ambrose Bierce
"Computers, like automobiles and airplanes, do only what people tell them to do."
"Crime shapes how we think about the world it shapes social decisions that we make it shapes our base of knowledge. But we don't talk about it intelligently."
"I would never encourage my children to be athletes - first because my children are not athletes and second because there are so many people pushing to get to the top in sports that 100 people are crushed for each one who breaks through. This is unfortunate."
"I like to feel that I understand little things about sports."