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Yogi Berra quotations

Yogi Berra quotations

Yogi Berra quotations – funny quotes from the baseball great, who passed away at the age 0f 90:

  • A nickel ain’t worth a dime anymore.
  • All pitchers are liars or crybabies.
  • Always go to other people’s funerals, otherwise they won’t come to yours.
  • Baseball is ninety percent mental and the other half is physical.
  • Congratulations. I knew the record would stand until it was broken.
  • Even Napoleon had his Watergate.
  • Half the lies they tell about me aren’t true.
  • He hits from both sides of the plate. He’s amphibious.
  • How can you think and hit at the same time?
  • I’m a lucky guy and I’m happy to be with the Yankees. And I want to thank everyone for making this night necessary.
  • I’m not going to buy my kids an encyclopedia. Let them walk to school like I did.
  • I always thought that record would stand until it was broken.
  • I didn’t really say everything I said
  • I just want to thank everyone who made this day necessary.
  • 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?
  • I never said most of the things I said.

  • I think Little League is wonderful. It keeps the kids out of the house.
  • I usually take a two hour nap from one to four
  • I wish I had an answer to that because I’m tired of answering that question.
  • If people don’t want to come out to the ball park, nobody’s gonna stop ’em.
  • If the people don’t want to come out to the ballpark, nobody’s going to stop them
  • If the world was perfect, it wouldn’t be.
  • If you ask me anything I don’t know, I’m not going to answer.
  • If you come to a fork in the road, take it.
  • If you don’t know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.
  • In baseball, you don’t know nothing.
  • In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is.
  • It’s like deja-vu, all over again.
  • It’s pretty far, but it doesn’t seem like it.
  • It ain’t over ’til it’s over
  • It ain’t the heat, it’s the humility.
  • It gets late early out there.
  • It was impossible to get a conversation going, everybody was talking too much.
  • Little League baseball is a very good thing because it keeps the parents off the streets.
  • Never answer an anonymous letter
  • Nobody goes there anymore. It’s too crowded.
  • Slump? I ain’t in no slump… I just ain’t hitting.
  • So I’m ugly. So what? I never saw anyone hit with his face.
  • The future ain’t what it used to be
  • The other teams could make trouble for us if they win.
  • The towels were so thick there I could hardly close my suitcase.
  • There are some people who, if they don’t already know, you can’t tell ’em.
  • We have deep depth.
  • We made too many wrong mistakes.
  • “What time is it?”……”You mean now?”
  • When you come to a fork in the road….Take it
  • You’ve got to be very careful if you don’t know where you are going, because you might not get there.
  • You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I’m not hungry enough to eat six.
  • You can observe a lot by just watching.
  • You should always go to other people’s funerals, otherwise, they won’t come to yours.
  • You wouldn’t have won if we’d beaten you.
  • He must have made that before he died. — Referring to a Steve McQueen movie.
  • “I’d find the fellow who lost it, and, if he was poor, I’d return it.’€ — When asked what he would do if he found a million dollars.
  • Think! How the hell are you gonna think and hit at the same time?
  • I knew I was going to take the wrong train, so I left early.
  • If you can’t imitate him, don’t copy him.
  • Once, Yogi’s wife Carmen asked, ‘€œYogi, you are from St. Louis, we live in New Jersey, and you played ball in New York. If you go before I do, where would you like me to have you buried?’€ Yogi replied, ‘€œSurprise me.’€
  • I take a two hour nap, from one o’clock to four.
  • You give 100 percent in the first half of the game, and if that isn’t enough in the second half you give what’s left.
  • 90% of the putts that are short don’t go in.
  • “Texas has a lot of electrical votes.’€ — During an election campaign, after George Bush stated that Texas was important to the election.
  • ‘€œThanks, you don’t look so hot yourself.’€ — After being told he looked cool.
  • ‘€œYeah, but we’re making great time!’€ — In reply to “Hey Yogi, I think we’re lost.
  • ‘€œWhy buy good luggage? You only use it when you travel.’€
  • ‘€œHow long have you known me, Jack? And you still don’t know how to spell my name.’€ — Upon receiving a check from Jack Buck made out to ‘€œbearer.’€
  • ‘€œHe can run anytime he wants. I’m giving him the red light.’€ — On the acquisition of fleet Ricky Henderson.



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