Lessons From A Yogi
Yogi Berra was a better baseball player than he was a speaker,
but he's probably quoted more than Churchill. Much of what he
said seems silly, until you think about it for a moment...
then you discover a more profound meaning.
"You can't think and hit at the same time."
"Nobody goes there; it's too crowded."
"A nickel ain't worth a dime anymore."
"The only reason I need these gloves is 'cause of my hands."
"We were overwhelming underdogs."
"The other team could make trouble for us if they win."
"It's never happened in World Series history, and it hasn't
"It's d`ej`a vu all over again!"
"We made too many wrong mistakes."
"If people don't come to the ballpark, how are you gonna stop
"If you ask me a question, I don't know I'm not going to
"Slump? I ain't in no slump...I just ain't hitting."
"It was hard to have a conversation with anyone, there were too
many people talking."
"Why buy good luggage? You only use it when you travel."
"When you come to a fork in the road, take it."
"We're lost, but we're making good time."
"If the world were perfect it wouldn't be."
"If I didn't wake up I'd still be sleeping."
"I usually take a two hour nap from 1 to 4."
"If you can't imitate him, don't copy him."
"It gets late early out here."
"90% of the game is half mental."
"Always go to other people's funerals, otherwise they won't go
"Steve McQueen looks good in this movie. He must have made it
before he died."
"I'm as red as a sheet."
"I wish I had an answer to that because I'm tired of answering
"Pair up in threes."
"Congratulations. I knew the record would stand until it was
"Don't get me right, I'm just asking!"
"Never answer an anonymous letter."
"You can observe a lot by watching."
"It's not too far, it just seems like it is."
"You've got to be careful if you don't know where you're going
'cause you might not get there."
"We have a good time together, even when we're not together."
"Little League baseball is a good thing 'cause it keeps the
parents off the streets and it keeps the kids out of the house!"
"The future ain't what it use to be."
"It ain't over till it's over."
"I really didn't say everything I said."