When Toots finally could breathe again and the blood returned to his brain, he recalled that he had not passed or been passed by Jackie at any time in the race. Toots never used foul language but he came close that night. Jackie paid.
Jackie Robinson, as an athlete and as someone who was trying to make a stand for equality, he was exemplary.
Jackie had a keen eye for talent, and like an elephant never forgot. And, he was always right on the mark.
As much as I liked and admired the various members of the Kennedy family, my first loyalty was to Jackie.
When I went to Brooklyn in 1948 Jackie Robinson was at the height of his brilliant career.
After Jackie Robinson the most important black in baseball history is Reggie Jackson, I really mean that.
Jim Crow was king... and I heard a game in which Jackie Robinson was playing, and I felt pride in being alive
I think I've drawn from some of the most feminine women, like Jackie Kennedy. I am totally devastated that she's gone. She had it all.
Mine was an easy ride compared to Jackie Robinson's.
Jackie Robinson is a true legend.
To be compared to Jackie Robinson is an enormous compliment, but I don't think it's necessarily deserved.
I did the Ed Sullivan show four times. I did the Steve Allen show. I did the Jackie Gleason show.
I wasn't trying to top Pulp Fiction with Jackie Brown. I wanted to go underneath it and make a more modest character study movie.
I certainly look at them very differently now, and enjoy Jackie Chan movies and movies like that.
Jackie considered his resurrection, the world's best return performance.
Every time I look at my pocketbook, I see Jackie Robinson.
Jackie Kennedy was magnificent in the days and weeks immediately following her husband's assassination. She was especially wonderful to me.
When I was a young kid I loved Don Rickles, Buddy Hackett and Jackie Vernon.
A lot of people ask me when I do a stunt, 'Jackie, are you scared?' Of course I'm scared. I'm not Superman.
In the past when I was in Hollywood, I was like a dog. I felt humiliated. My English was not good. People would even ask me 'Jackie Who?'.
Don't try to be like Jackie. There is only one Jackie. Study computers instead.
After all those years in Asia, I don't have to do promotion anymore. We just release a Jackie Chan movie and - Boom! - people go.
I have nothing against the Queen of England. Even in my heart I never resented her for not being Jackie Kennedy. She is, to my mind, a very gallant lady, victimized by whoever it is who designs the tops of her uniforms.
I am still shocking people today, and I don't know why. Is it because I'm a woman talking about sex and men? One magazine said that no one writes sex in the back of a Bentley better than Jackie Collins.
There never has been a man in the game who could put mind and muscle together quicker and with better judgment than Robinson.
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