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40 David Wright Quotes on Success (BASEBALL)

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“When it’s all said and done, I want to be able to say I got the most out of my potential. I don’t want to look back, however many years from now, and say, ‘I wonder if I would have worked a little harder. I wonder if I would have done this or done that, how things would have turned out.’ I want to, when it’s all said and done, be able to put my head on my pillow and say, ‘I did everything I could do — good or bad.”

David Wright
We have a certain swagger to us. We have a lot of confidence. We just have an attitude about us right now that we don't think we're going to lose.
We have a certain swagger to us. We have a lot of confidence. We just have an attitude about us right now that we don’t think we’re going to lose.
Most of my friends are people I’ve known since I was a kid. I don’t have an entourage or anything.
Most of my friends are people I’ve known since I was a kid. I don’t have an entourage or anything.
People only rooted for the underdog in movies, not in middle school.
People only rooted for the underdog in movies, not in middle school.
No one's going to be selfish. Not this year. We can have a special year with all the talent we have here.
No one’s going to be selfish. Not this year. We can have a special year with all the talent we have here.
I take positives out of negatives all the time.
I take positives out of negatives all the time.
I'm very confident in what I do, but I'd like to think I don't ever show any kind of cockiness or overconfidence.
I’m very confident in what I do, but I’d like to think I don’t ever show any kind of cockiness or overconfidence.
Sure, finishing last has negative connotations. But finishing second-to-last or last is still losing.
Sure, finishing last has negative connotations. But finishing second-to-last or last is still losing.
I'm always looking to improve. And every year I want to do better than the year before.
I’m always looking to improve. And every year I want to do better than the year before.
When you don't win, I think you have to evaluate everybody.
When you don’t win, I think you have to evaluate everybody.

16 David Wright Quotes on Playing the Game

“Last year we started off pretty horrible and this year we’re off to a good start. If this was football season we’d be sitting pretty right now, but in baseball, we have a long way to go.”

David Wright
When I first got to the majors in 2004, female fans held up sings asking me to marry them. Those girls today were what, 13, 14? I'm 23, but that's a little young even for me.
When I first got to the majors in 2004, female fans held up sings asking me to marry them. Those girls today were what, 13, 14? I’m 23, but that’s a little young even for me.
The brilliant thing about baseball is you're never really out of it - things can turn around in this game so quickly.
The brilliant thing about baseball is you’re never really out of it – things can turn around in this game so quickly.
If I have the choice, to play or not to play, I would rather be in there. But I appreciate Willie calling me in and being concerned.
If I have the choice, to play or not to play, I would rather be in there. But I appreciate Willie calling me in and being concerned.
As soon as baseball becomes a job, as soon as I stop caring, as soon as the smile goes away, I'll hang up my spikes and do something else.
As soon as baseball becomes a job, as soon as I stop caring, as soon as the smile goes away, I’ll hang up my spikes and do something else.
Whether you have a grate game or a terrible game, tomorrow's another day and you've got to come out here and compete.
Whether you have a grate game or a terrible game, tomorrow’s another day and you’ve got to come out here and compete.
To me, the fun part of hitting is the thinking part. It’s the game within the game.
To me, the fun part of hitting is the thinking part. It’s the game within the game.
I want to win a World Series. I couldn't care less about MVP.
I want to win a World Series. I couldn’t care less about MVP.
I don't care how much I'm talked about or hyped. It's still up to me to go out and perform.
I don’t care how much I’m talked about or hyped. It’s still up to me to go out and perform.
I love being a Met. It was my favorite team growing up, so to be a Met to me is very special.
I love being a Met. It was my favorite team growing up, so to be a Met to me is very special.
I take great pride in going out there and playing through pain.
I take great pride in going out there and playing through pain.
Now we have to prove to ourselves and the rest of baseball that we can win on the road.
Now we have to prove to ourselves and the rest of baseball that we can win on the road.
I’m very modest. I know that baseball is a very humbling game.
I’m very modest. I know that baseball is a very humbling game.
I have a lot of respect for guys who go out there with aches and pains and play hurt. I would hope that respect is mutual.
I have a lot of respect for guys who go out there with aches and pains and play hurt. I would hope that respect is mutual.
Baseball is the reason I have my apartment, baseball is the reason I'm on the cover of a video game. Baseball is what  I do.
Baseball is the reason I have my apartment, baseball is the reason I’m on the cover of a video game. Baseball is what I do.
Obviously it hurts not having our big guys out there. But we're not going to win too many games getting three hits and one run.
Obviously it hurts not having our big guys out there. But we’re not going to win too many games getting three hits and one run.

2 David Wright Quotes on Playing in New York

There’s a lot more to playing in the big leagues in New York than just the baseball part.
There’s a lot more to playing in the big leagues in New York than just the baseball part.
I just want to taste what it's like to win in New York.
I just want to taste what it’s like to win in New York.

2 David Wright Quotes on Baseball Caps

Baseball caps never go out of style and are easy to wear. Beyond baseball, beyond sports, I really do think a baseball cap is for everyone.
Baseball caps never go out of style and are easy to wear. Beyond baseball, beyond sports, I really do think a baseball cap is for everyone.
I do like to wear the same hat on game days, but I consider that more of a routine thing than a superstition.
I do like to wear the same hat on game days, but I consider that more of a routine thing than a superstition.

10 David Wright Quotes that Will Make You Think

“I see many parents who still view this as a rite of passage, like they know their kid is going to experiment with cigarettes. I’m telling you, it’s absolutely not ok to think like that anymore. I’m pretty sure most of these parents would be shocked if they sampled some of the that’s out there right now.”

David Wright
It's so unique. Wilson Park is just such a gem. It's in a convenient location.
It’s so unique. Wilson Park is just such a gem. It’s in a convenient location.
We've got Carlos Delgado, Carlos Beltran, Cliff Floyd, guys that have a lot of power.
We’ve got Carlos Delgado, Carlos Beltran, Cliff Floyd, guys that have a lot of power.
We're going to need to find it real quick if we're going to stay in this thing.
We’re going to need to find it real quick if we’re going to stay in this thing.
I have everything in my iPod, from rap to country to R&B to alternative to Sinatra.
I have everything in my iPod, from rap to country to R&B to alternative to Sinatra.
He'd put a lot of pressure on himself, I think. He wanted to carry us. He might be a little calmer now.
He’d put a lot of pressure on himself, I think. He wanted to carry us. He might be a little calmer now.
I had released all that was worst in me. It was a shame I had to kill them.
I had released all that was worst in me. It was a shame I had to kill them.
He was one of the guys who showed me the ropes. He was very supportive, he was very caring the time he was here. And it's going to be fun to compete against him.
He was one of the guys who showed me the ropes. He was very supportive, he was very caring the time he was here. And it’s going to be fun to compete against him.
He seems to be the one to always drop the hammer.
He seems to be the one to always drop the hammer.
It doesn't matter what kind of haircut he has. It's not going to make him look better.
It doesn’t matter what kind of haircut he has. It’s not going to make him look better.

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