Okay, so these quips don’t necessarily inspire, but he was one of a kind. For the younger generation that never heard of Yogi, and his infamous quips, this is for you. For you old-timers, reruns are cool too.
You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I’m not hungry enough to eat six.
Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good, too.
Little League baseball is a very good thing because it keeps the parents off the streets.
There are some people who, if they don’t already know, you can’t tell ’em.
You wouldn’t have won if we’d beaten you.
A nickel ain’t worth a dime anymore.
Congratulations. I knew the record would stand until it was broken.
It was impossible to get a conversation going, everybody was talking too much.
It’s like deja-vu all over again
If you come to a fork in the road, take it.
The future ain’t what it used to be.
I wish I had an answer to that because I’m tired of answering that question.
If you don’t know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.
Baseball is ninety percent mental and the other half is physical.
I never blame myself when I’m not hitting. I just blame the bat and if it keeps up, I change bats. After all, if I know it isn’t my fault that I’m not hitting, how can I get mad at myself?
It ain’t over til it’s over.
Nobody goes there anymore. It’s too crowded.
Always go to other people’s funerals, otherwise they won’t come to yours.
Even Napoleon had his Watergate.
Mickey Mantle was a very good golfer, but we weren’t allowed to play golf during the season; only at spring training
I’m not going to buy my kids an encyclopedia. Let them walk to school like I did.
In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is.
I never said most of the things I said.
You can observe a lot by just watching.
We made too many wrong mistakes.
Slump? I ain’t in no slump… I just ain’t hitting.
In baseball, you don’t know nothing
If the world were perfect, it wouldn’t be.
If I didn’t make it in baseball, I wouldn’t have made it workin’. I didn’t like to work.
I always got nervous the nights we played in the World Series. First pitch, I was nervous. Then after that, forget it; I’d start playing.
If you ask me anything I don’t know, I’m not going to answer.
It ain’t the heat, it’s the humility.
He hits from both sides of the plate. He’s amphibious.
Half the lies they tell about me aren’t true.
I just want to thank everyone who made this day necessary.
If the people don’t want to come out to the ballpark, nobody’s going to stop them.
So I’m ugly. So what? I never saw anyone hit with his face.
We have a deep depth.
Pair up in threes.