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Words of Wisdom from Yogi Berra

Words of wisdom from Yogi Berra. Yogi Berra is well know for his obvious advice and twisted observations.

Lawrence Peter "Yogi" Berra, May 12, 1925 - Sep 22, 2015 (age 90), was a professional baseball catcher, manager, and coach. He was an 18-time All-Star and was a player in ten World Series wins.
  1. When you come to a fork in the road, take it.
  2. You can observe a lot by just watching.
  3. You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I'm not hungry enough to eat six.
  4. It ain't over till it's over.
  5. I usually take a two-hour nap from one to four.
  6. It gets late early out here.
  7. No one goes there nowadays, it's too crowded.
  8. Pair up in threes.
  9. I never said most of the things I said. (expanded quote: "I never said most of the things I said. Then again, I might have said 'em, but you never know.")
  10. If you ask me anything I don't know, I'm not going to answer.
  11. It's like déjá vu all over again.
  12. We made too many wrong mistakes.
  13. The future ain't what it used to be.
  14. Pie a la mode, with ice cream.
  15. You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you are going, because you might not get there.
  16. If you don't know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.
  17. It was impossible to get a conversation going, everybody was talking too much.
  18. Never answer an anonymous letter.
  19. I wish I had an answer to that, because I'm tired of answering that question.
  20. You tell the stupidest questions.
  21. This message won't be over 'til it's done.
  22. If the world were perfect, it wouldn't be.
  23. Always go to other people's funerals, otherwise they won't come to yours.
  24. A nickel ain't worth a dime anymore.
  25. Baseball is 90% mental and the other half is physical.
  26. We have deep depth.
  27. We have a good time together, even when we're not together.
  28. If you can't imitate him, don't copy him.
  29. It ain't the heat, it's the humility.
  30. Why buy good luggage, you only use it when you travel.
  31. Take it with a grin of salt.
  32. If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
  33. Little League baseball is a very good thing because it keeps the parents off the streets.
  34. I think Little League is wonderful. It keeps the kids out of the house.
  35. (On the 1973 Mets) We were overwhelming underdogs
  36. 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.
  37. There are some people who, if they don't already know, you can't tell 'em.
  38. If the people don't want to come out to the ballpark, nobody's going to stop them.
  39. You wouldn't have won if we'd beaten you.
  40. Slump? I ain't in no slump... I just ain't hitting.
  41. I can't think and hit at the same time. (alternative quote, "How can you think and hit at the same time?")
  42. How can you think and hit at the same time?
  43. He hits from both sides of the plate. He's amphibious.
  44. I don't know (if they were men or women fans running naked across the field). They had bags over their heads.
  45. Congratulations. I knew the record would stand until it was broken.
  46. I'm not going to buy my kids an encyclopedia. Let them walk to school like I did.
  47. The towels were so thick there I could hardly close my suitcase.
  48. You don't have to swing hard to hit a home run. If you got the timing, it'll go.
  49. I'm lucky. Usually you're dead to get your own museum, but I'm still alive to see mine.
  50. Bill Dickey is learning me his experience.
  51. Even Napoleon had his Watergate.
  52. I tell the kids, somebody's gotta win, somebody's gotta lose. Just don't fight about it. Just try to get better.
  53. 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?
  54. So I'm ugly. I never saw anyone hit with his face.
  55. I can see how he (Sandy Koufax) won twenty-five games. What I don't understand is how he lost five.
  56. If I didn't make it in baseball, I won't have made it workin'. I didn't like to work.
  57. In baseball, you don't know nothing.
  58. Mickey Mantle was a very good golfer, but we weren't allowed to play golf during the season; only at spring training.
  59. I wish everybody had the drive he (Joe DiMaggio) had. He never did anything wrong on the field. I'd never seen him dive for a ball, everything was a chest-high catch, and he never walked off the field.
  60. All pitchers are liars or crybabies.
  61. A lot of guys go, 'Hey, Yog, say a Yogi-ism.' I tell 'em, 'I don't know any.' They want me to make one up. I don't make 'em up. I don't even know when I say it. They're the truth. And it is the truth. I don't know.

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