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All ballplayers should quit when it starts to feel
by Babe Ruth

All ballplayers should quit when it starts to feel
as if all the baselines run uphill.
- Babe Ruth

Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.
- Babe Ruth PHOTO

How about a little noise.
How do you expect a man to putt?
- Babe Ruth

Who is richer? The man who is seen, but cannot see?
Or the man who is not being seen,
but can see?
- Babe Ruth

 

I learned early to drink beer, wine and whiskey.
And I think I was about 5 when I first chewed tobacco.
- Babe Ruth

Baseball was, is and always will be to me the best game in the world.
- Babe Ruth

Gee, its lonesome in the outfield.
It's hard to keep awake with nothing to do.
- Babe Ruth

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I won't be happy until we have every boy in America
between the ages of six and sixteen wearing a glove and swinging a bat.
- Babe Ruth

I had only one superstition.
I made sure to touch all the bases when I hit a home run.
- Babe Ruth

You just can't beat the person who never gives up.
- Babe Ruth

If it wasn't for baseball, I'd be in either the penitentiary or the cemetery.
- Babe Ruth

Paris ain't much of a town.
- Babe Ruth

Don't let the fear of striking out hold you back.
- Babe Ruth

Let me show you how it's done...
Loser!
- Babe Ruth

Reading isn't good for a ballplayer.
Not good for his eyes.
If my eyes went bad even a little bit I couldn't hit home runs.
So I gave up reading.
- Babe Ruth

Baseball changes through the years.
It gets milder.
- Babe Ruth

All I can tell them is pick a good one and sock it.
I get back to the dugout and they ask me what it was
I hit and I tell them I don't know except it looked good.
- Babe Ruth

If I'd just tried for them dinky singles I could've batted around .600.
- Babe Ruth

Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.
- Babe Ruth

Yesterday's home runs don't win today's games.
- Babe Ruth

I didn't mean to hit the umpire with the dirt,
but I did mean to hit that bastard in the stands.
- Babe Ruth

Don't ever forget two things I'm going to tell you.
One, don't believe everything that's written about you.
Two, don't pick up too many checks.
- Babe Ruth

The way a team plays as a whole determines its success.
You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world,
but if they don't play together, the club won't be worth a dime.
- Babe Ruth

As soon as I got out there I felt a strange relationship
with the pitcher's mound.
It was as if I'd been born out there.
Pitching just felt like the most natural thing in the world.
Striking out batters was easy.
- Babe Ruth

I'll promise to go easier on drinking and to get to bed earlier,
but not for you, fifty thousand dollars,
or two-hundred and fifty thousand dollars will I give up women.
They're too much fun.
- Babe Ruth

The greatest manager has a knack for making ballplayers
think they are better than they think they are.
- Reggie Jackson

Give me some scratching, diving, hungry ballplayers who come to kill you.
- Leo Durocher

It's the same with the ballplayers.
Babe Ruth spent a lot, too and the ballplayers make a lot more money now.
- Mickey Gilley

As a professional writer of detective stories,
I string along with the ballplayers.
I love a ball game.
- Rex Stout

Two kinds of ballplayers aren't worth a darn:
One that never does what he's told,
and one who does nothin' except what he's told.
- Bum Phillips

All ballplayers want to wind up their careers with the Cubs,
Giants or Yankees.
They just can't help it.
- Dizzy Dean

I think that the game is the game.
I think that expansion is good for the game because
it gives more jobs to the people and more ballplayers can play,
but I think the game is still the game.
The ballplayers, they come into the game with one thing in mind -
it's their job.
- Tony Oliva

The people who run the game, they are the ones who
want to change it and make people believe that it's different somehow.
It's not different, the only difference is that some
ballplayers today have a chance for a four-
or five-year contract and they can make big money.
- Tony Oliva

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing,
and should be treated with caution.
- J. K. Rowling

Two things a man should never be angry at:
what he can help,
and what he cannot help.
- Thomas Fuller

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Could we change our attitude,
we should not only see life differently,
but life itself would be different.
- Katherine Mansfield

In order to succeed, your desire for success should
be greater than your fear of failure.
- Bill Cosby

We should not moor a ship with one anchor,
or our life with one hope.
- Epictetus

We should be too big to take offense
and too noble to give it.
- Abraham Lincoln

If you have built castles in the air,
your work need not be lost;
that is where they should be.
Now put foundations under them.
- Henry David Thoreau

When you are in any contest,
you should work as if there were -
to the very last minute - a chance to lose it.
This is battle, this is politics, this is anything.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

A man should look for what is,
and not for what he thinks should be.
- Albert Einstein

We should not pretend to understand the world
only by the intellect.
The judgment of the intellect
is only part of the truth.
- Carl Jung

Knowledge of what is, does not open
the door directly to what should be.
- Albert Einstein

You either do it completely and utterly,
or you should stop doing it.
- Bono (paraphrase)

Life is a great big canvas,
and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
- Danny Kaye

Many people excuse their own faults
but judge other persons harshly.
We should reverse this attitude
by excusing others' shortcomings
and by harshly examining our own.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

What people often mean by getting rid of conflict
is getting rid of diversity,
and it is of the utmost importance
that these should not be considered the same.
- M. P. Follett

Intellectual growth should commence at birth
and cease only at death.
- Albert Einstein

To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.
- Abraham Lincoln

I surrender to life as it is, not as it should be.
- Richard Carlson

People should think things out fresh
and not just accept conventional terms
and the conventional way of doing things.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

You should never be content with so little,
when you can reach out for something big.
- Charles L. Allen
(This quote is about making a big difference
in the world - not about greed)

No idea is so outlandish that it should not be considered
with a searching but at the same time a steady eye.
- Winston Churchill

If the stars should appear
but one night every thousand years
how man would marvel and stare.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others,
you should put a good deal of thought
into the happiness that you are able to give.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The value of a man should be seen in what he gives
and not in what he is able to receive.
- Albert Einstein

You should not confuse your career with your life.
- Dave Barry

It is one thing to say that something should be done,
but quite a different matter to do it.
- Aesop

Everyone should carefully observe
which way his heart draws him,
and then choose that way with all his strength.
- Hasidic Proverb

We should distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.
- Henry David Thoreau

No statement should be believed because it is made by an authority.
- Robert A. Heinlein

We should take care not to make the intellect our god;
it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.
- Albert Einstein

We may have our private opinions
but why should they be a bar to the meeting of hearts?
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Neither should a ship rely on one small anchor,
nor should life rest on a single hope.
- Epictetus

Whatever your life's work is, do it well.
A man should do his job so well that the living,
the dead, and the unborn could do it no better.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live
that his happiness shall depend
as little as possible on external things.
- Epictetus

Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care
for people will hear them and be influenced
by them for good or ill.
- The Buddha

If there is anything that we wish to change in the child,
we should first examine it and see whether it is
not something that could better be changed in ourselves.
- Carl Jung


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