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Top 64 Yogi Berra Quotes About Life (YOGISMS)

Top 10 Most Famous Yogi Berra Quotes (BEST)

Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good, too.
Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good, too.
Baseball is 90 percent mental. The other half is physical.
Baseball is 90 percent mental. The other half is physical.
When you come to a fork in the road, take it.
When you come to a fork in the road, take it.
I tell the kids, somebody’s gotta win, somebody’s gotta lose. Just don’t fight about it. Just try to get better.
I tell the kids, somebody’s gotta win, somebody’s gotta lose. Just don’t fight about it. Just try to get better.
If you don't know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.
If you don’t know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.
A nickel ain’t worth a dime anymore.
A nickel ain’t worth a dime anymore.
You don't have to swing hard to hit a home run. If you got the timing, it'll go.
You don’t have to swing hard to hit a home run. If you got the timing, it’ll go.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
It ain’t over ’til it’s over.
If people don't want to come to the ballpark, how are you going to stop them
If people don’t want to come to the ballpark, how are you going to stop them?
I’m lucky. Usually you’re dead to get your own museum, but I’m still alive to see mine.
I’m lucky. Usually you’re dead to get your own museum, but I’m still alive to see mine.

15 Yogi Berra Quotes on Baseball

“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.”

Yogi Berra
Little League baseball is a very good thing because it keeps the parents off the streets.
Little League baseball is a very good thing because it keeps the parents off the streets.
If I didn’t make it in baseball, I won’t have made it workin’. I didn’t like to work.
If I didn’t make it in baseball, I won’t have made it workin’. I didn’t like to work.
90% of the game is half mental.
90% of the game is half mental.
We made too many wrong mistakes.
We made too many wrong mistakes.
You have to give 100 percent in the first half of the game. If that isn't enough, in the second half, you have to give what's left.
You have to give 100 percent in the first half of the game. If that isn’t enough, in the second half, you have to give what’s left.
Congratulations. I knew the record would stand until it was broken.
Congratulations. I knew the record would stand until it was broken.
You wouldn’t have won if we’d beaten you.
You wouldn’t have won if we’d beaten you.
All pitchers are liars or crybabies.
All pitchers are liars or crybabies.
I can see how he [on Sandy Koufax] won 25 games. What I don't understand is how he lost five.
I can see how he [on Sandy Koufax] won 25 games. What I don’t understand is how he lost five.
Bill Dickey is learning me his experience.
Bill Dickey is learning me his experience.
We were overwhelming underdogs. [On the 1973 Mets]
We were overwhelming underdogs. [On the 1973 Mets]
I don't blame the players today for the money. I blame the owners. They started it. They wanna give it to 'em More power to 'em.
I don’t blame the players today for the money. I blame the owners. They started it. They wanna give it to ’em? More power to ’em.
In baseball, you don't know nothing.
In baseball, you don’t know nothing.
There's one word that describes baseball you never know.
There’s one word that describes baseball: you never know.

6 Yogi Berra Quotes on Hitting

“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?”

Yogi Berra
How can you think and hit at the same time?
How can you think and hit at the same time?
Slump I ain’t in no slump… I just ain’t hitting.
Slump? I ain’t in no slump… I just ain’t hitting.
So I'm ugly. I never saw anyone hit with his face.
So I’m ugly. I never saw anyone hit with his face.
He hits from both sides of the plate. He's amphibious.
He hits from both sides of the plate. He’s amphibious.
I'd give my right arm to be ambidextrous.
I’d give my right arm to be ambidextrous.

13 Yogi Berra Quotes About Life

“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.”

Yogi Berra
Always go to other people's funerals, otherwise they won't come to yours.
Always go to other people’s funerals, otherwise they won’t come to yours.
If the world were perfect, it wouldn't be.
If the world were perfect, it wouldn’t be.
It was impossible to get a conversation going, everybody was talking too much.
It was impossible to get a conversation going, everybody was talking too much.
I'm not going to buy my kids an encyclopedia. Let them walk to school like I did.
I’m not going to buy my kids an encyclopedia. Let them walk to school like I did.
It gets late early out here.
It gets late early out here.
We're lost, but we're making good time.
We’re lost, but we’re making good 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 a lucky guy and I’m happy to be with the Yankees. And I want to thank everyone for making this night necessary.
Pie a la mode, with ice cream.
Pie a la mode, with ice cream.
It ain’t the heat, it’s the humility.
It ain’t the heat, it’s the humility.
No matter where you go, there you are.
No matter where you go, there you are.
I want to thank everybody for making this day necessary. [On being honored in his hometown during his rookie season]
I want to thank everybody for making this day necessary. [On being honored in his hometown during his rookie season]
I enjoy now doing what I do… playing golf, relaxing a little, enjoying life.
I enjoy now doing what I do… playing golf, relaxing a little, enjoying life.

2 Yogi Berra Quotes About the Future

The future ain't what it used to be.
The future ain’t what it used to be.
It's tough to make predictions, especially about the future.
It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future.

3 Wise Yogi Berra Quotes to Live By (WISDOM)

You can observe a lot just by watching.
You can observe a lot just by watching.
In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is.
In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is.
Never answer an anonymous letter.
Never answer an anonymous letter.

5 Funny Yogi Berra Quotes

Nobody comes here [a restaurant in St. Louis] anymore, it's too crowded.
Nobody comes here [a restaurant in St. Louis] anymore, it’s too crowded.
You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I’m not hungry enough to eat six.
You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I’m not hungry enough to eat six.
I usually take a two-hour nap from one to four.
I usually take a two-hour nap from one to four.
Pair 'em up in threes.
Pair ’em up in threes.
If you can't imitate him, don't copy him.
If you can’t imitate him, don’t copy him.

4 Yogi Berra Quotes on Answering Questions

I never said most of the things I said.
I never said most of the things I said.
If you ask me anything I don’t know, I’m not going to answer.
If you ask me anything I don’t know, I’m not going to answer.
I wish I had an answer to that because I'm tired of answering that question.
I wish I had an answer to that because I’m tired of answering that question.
You tell the stupidest questions.
You tell the stupidest questions.

6 Yogi Berra Quotes that Will Make You Think

There are some people who, if they don't already know, you can't tell 'em.
There are some people who, if they don’t already know, you can’t tell ’em.
Why buy good luggage You only use it when you travel.
Why buy good luggage? You only use it when you travel.
The towels were so thick there I could hardly close my suitcase.
The towels were so thick there I could hardly close my suitcase.
Half the lies they tell about me aren't true.
Half the lies they tell about me aren’t true.
Even Napoleon had his Watergate.
Even Napoleon had his Watergate.
It’s like déjà vu all over again.
It’s like déjà vu all over again.

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