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I don't know if he throws a spitball but he sure spits on the ball. ...
by Casey Stengel

I don't know if he throws a spitball but he sure spits on the ball.
- Casey Stengel

The trick is growing up without growing old.
- Casey Stengel PHOTO

All right everyone, line up alphabetically according to your height.
- Casey Stengel

Most ball games are lost, not won.
- Casey Stengel

 

The team has come along slow but fast.
- Casey Stengel

Don't cut my throat, I may want to do that later myself.
- Casey Stengel

Being with a woman all night never hurt no professional baseball player.
It's staying up all night looking for a woman that does him in.
- Casey Stengel

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I was such a dangerous hitter I even got intentional
walks during batting practice.
- Casey Stengel

The secret of successful managing is to keep the five
guys who hate you away from the four guys who haven't made up their minds.
- Casey Stengel

If you're so smart, let's see you get out of the Army.
- Casey Stengel

Son, we'd like to keep you around this season but we're
going to try and win a pennant.
- Casey Stengel

They say Yogi Berra is funny.
Well, he has a lovely wife and family,
a beautiful home, money in the bank,
and he plays golf with millionaires.
What's funny about that?
- Casey Stengel

You have to have a catcher because if you don't you're
likely to have a lot of passed balls.
- Casey Stengel

The Yankees don't pay me to win every day,
just two out of three.
- Casey Stengel

You have to go broke three times to learn how to make a living.
- Casey Stengel

Two hundred million Americans, and there ain't two good catchers among 'em.
- Casey Stengel

I got players with bad watches - they can't tell midnight from noon.
- Casey Stengel

I came in here and a fella asked me to have a drink.
I said I don't drink.
Then another fella said hear you and Joe DiMaggio aren't
speaking and I said I'll take that drink.
- Casey Stengel

The trouble is not that players have sex the night before a game.
It's that they stay out all night looking for it.
- Casey Stengel

Finding good players is easy.
Getting them to play as a team is another story.
- Casey Stengel

There are three things you can do in a baseball game.
You can win, or you can lose, or it can rain.
- Casey Stengel

Been in this game one-hundred years,
but I see new ways to lose 'em I never knew existed before.
- Casey Stengel

They say some of my stars drink whiskey,
but I have found that ones who drink milkshakes don't win many ball games.
- Casey Stengel

There comes a time in every man's life,
and I've had plenty of them.
- Casey Stengel

Managing is getting paid for home runs that someone else hits.
- Casey Stengel

When you are younger you get blamed for crimes you
never committed and when you're older you begin to
get credit for virtues you never possessed.
It evens itself out.
- Casey Stengel

Ability is the art of getting credit for all the home runs somebody else hits.
- Casey Stengel

You got to get twenty-seven outs to win.
- Casey Stengel

If we're going to win the pennant, we've got to start
thinking we're not as good as we think we are.
- Casey Stengel

It's wonderful to meet so many friends that I didn't used to like.
- Casey Stengel

If you're playing baseball and thinking about managing,
you're crazy.
You'd be better off thinking about being an owner.
- Casey Stengel

The Mets have shown me more ways to lose than I even knew existed.
- Casey Stengel

I feel greatly honored to have a ballpark named after me,
especially since I've been thrown out of so many.
- Casey Stengel

I don't like them fellas who drive in two runs and let in three.
- Casey Stengel

Most games are lost, not won.
- Casey Stengel

The trouble with women umpires is that I couldn't argue with one.
I'd put my arms around her and give her a little kiss.
- Casey Stengel

The key to being a good manager is keeping the people
who hate me away from those who are still undecided.
- Casey Stengel

Never make predictions, especially about the future.
- Casey Stengel

You gotta learn that if you don't get it by midnight,
chances are you ain't gonna get it, and if you do,
it ain't worth it.
- Casey Stengel

You gotta lose 'em some of the time.
When you do, lose 'em right.
- Casey Stengel

No baseball pitcher would be worth a darn without a
catcher who could handle the hot fastball.
- Casey Stengel

Sure I played, did you think I was born at the age
of 70 sitting in a dugout trying to manage guys like you?
- Casey Stengel

Don't drink in the hotel bar, that's where I do my drinking.
- Casey Stengel

Without losers, where would the winners be?
- Casey Stengel

I was not successful as a ball player,
as it was a game of skill.
- Casey Stengel

Good pitching will always stop good hitting and vice-versa.
- Casey Stengel

Now there's three things you can do in a baseball game:
You can win or you can lose or it can rain.
- Casey Stengel

Oldtimers, weekends, and airplane landings are alike.
If you can walk away from them, they're successful.
- Casey Stengel

They told me my services were no longer desired because
they wanted to put in a youth program as an advance
way of keeping the club going.
I'll never make the mistake of being seventy again.
- Casey Stengel

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

God grant me the serenity
To accept the things I cannot change;
the courage to change the things I can;
and the wisdom to know the difference.
- Reinhold Niebuhr (Serenity Prayer)

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll
(Alice in Wonderland)

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
- John Wooden

Know that the greatest fear is fear of the unknown.
Seek to meet the unknown with courage and a sense of adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To leave the world a bit better ...
to know that one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Know the power and the peace of saying,
"I love you just the way you are."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

At the center of your being you have the answer;
you know who you are and you know what you want.
- Lao Tzu

It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble.
It's what you know for sure that just ain't so.
- Mark Twain (attributed)

Stand Tall, Stand Proud.
Know that you are unique and magnificent.
You do not need the approval of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

This is my wish for you:
Comfort on difficult days,
Smiles when sadness intrudes,
Rainbows to follow the clouds,
Laughter to kiss your lips,
Sunsets to warm your heart,
Hugs when spirits sag,
Beauty for your eyes to see,
Friendships to brighten your being,
Faith so that you can believe,
Confidence for when you doubt,
Courage to know yourself,
Patience to accept the truth,
Love to complete your life.
- Anonymous

You cannot do a kindness too soon,
for you never know how soon it will be too late.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Know thyself.
- Socrates (inscribed on the ancient Greek temple at Delphi)

Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition -
they somehow already know what you truly want to become.
- Steve Jobs

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

Trust yourself, then you will know how to live.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

To live is to choose. But to choose well,
you must know who you are and what you stand for,
where you want to go and why you want to get there.
- Kofi Annan

To know God, watch a butterfly return to the same tree -
after a year and a thousand miles.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer
but wish we didn't.
- Erica Jong


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