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All I can tell them is pick a good one and sock it.
by 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 let the fear of striking out hold you back.
- Babe Ruth

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tell your heart that the fear of suffering
is worse than the suffering itself.
- Paulo Coelho

Whatever you do, you need courage.
Whatever course you decide upon,
there is always someone to tell you
that you are wrong.
There are always difficulties arising
that tempt you to believe your critics are right.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde

We tell lies, yet it is easy to show that lying is immoral.
- Epictetus

Always listen to the experts.
They'll tell you what can't be done and why.
Then do it.
- Robert Heinlein

You don't need anybody to tell you
who you are or what you are.
You are what you are!
- John Lennon

Never allow a person to tell you NO
who doesn't have the power to say YES.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

It's essential to tell the truth at all times.
This will reduce life's pain.
Lying distorts reality.
All forms of distorted thinking must be corrected.
- John Bradshaw

We tell the real truth of our life
by the stories we repeatedly tell.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Tell me what company thou keepst,
and I'll tell thee what thou art.
- Miguel de Cervantes

Whenever you are asked if you can do a job,
tell 'em, Certainly I Can. -
and get busy and find out how to do it.
- Theodore Roosevelt

You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44

Spend time every day listening to what your muse is trying to tell you.
- Saint Bartholomew

You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers.
You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.
- Naguib Mahfouz

I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie.
I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave.
And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
- H.L. Mencken

Never tell people how to do things.
Tell them what to do and they will
surprise you with their ingenuity.
- George S. Patton

I do myself a greater injury in lying
than I do him of whom I tell a lie.
- Michel de Montaigne

Intent is what can make a man succeed
when his thoughts tell him that he is defeated.
- Carlos Castaneda

Intuition will tell the thinking mind where to look next.
- Jonas Salk

What is a friend? I will tell you ...
it is someone with whom you dare to be yourself.
- Frank Crane

If I could tell the world just one thing
it would be we're all okay,
and not to worry cause worry is wasteful
and useless in times like these.
I won't be made useless.
I won't be idle with despair,
I will gather myself around my faith.
Light does the darkness most fear.
- Jewel

If I mayn't tell you what I feel,
what is the use of a friend?
- William Makepeace Thackeray

NO ONE has been granted the authority to tell me
how my life should be lived.
I answer only to myself and to Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is a great confidence in a friend
to tell him your faults;
greater to tell him his.
- Benjamin Franklin

No greater thing is created suddenly,
any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig.
If you tell me that you desire a fig,
I answer you that there must be time.
Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.
- Epictetus

Tell me whom you live with,
and I will tell you who you are.
- Spanish Proverb

I used to tell my husband that,
if he could make me "understand" something,
it would be clear to all the other people in the country.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The most interesting information comes from children,
for they tell all they know and then stop.
- Mark Twain

I take every opportunity to articulate to others
the ways that they have blessed and influenced me.
I hold sweet memories of making the opportunity
to thank teachers who have influenced me.
I encourage everyone to seize opportunities
to tell people who have made a gift of knowledge or influence.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Tell me about a person's family, friends, and community,
and I'll tell you what his opinions are.
- Mark Twain
(paraphrase)

We take refuge in pride,
because we are afraid to tell the truth to ourselves.
- Kakuzo Okakura

Tell the truth, or someone will tell it for you.
- Stephanie Klein

Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth
or burn down your house, you can never tell.
- Joan Crawford

We tell lies when we are afraid...
afraid of what we don't know,
afraid of what others will think,
afraid of what will be found out about us.
But every time we tell a lie,
the thing that we fear grows stronger.
- Williams Tad

(Jesus on Love)
You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies
and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44

Jesus preached more and taught more
about helping the poor and the sick and the hungry
than he did about heaven and hell.
Shouldn't that tell us something?
- John Grisham

Moreover if your brother shall trespass against you,
go and tell him his fault between you and him alone.
- Matthew 18:15

You never can tell with bees.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

If you're going to tell people the truth,
be funny or they'll kill you.
- Billy Wilder

Be smarter than other people, just don't tell them so.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

People will, in a great degree,
and not without reason,
form their opinion of you upon
that which they have of your friends;
and there is a Spanish proverb
which says very justly,
"Tell me whom you live with,
and I will tell you who you are.
- Lord Chesterfield

The "stories" we choose to tell about our past
are never what a video camera would have recorded.
We can tell a sad story or a happy story,
and neither story is either
more accurate or "better" than the other story.
The difference is that one story causes us to suffer,
while the other brings us joy. I choose joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One should never trust a woman who tells her real age.
If she tells that, she'll tell anything.
- Oscar Wilde

We all should choose our friends carefully.
I used to think that no one could know me better than somebody else,
because you're inside yourself, your body, you can't see yourself.
If you think like that, you surround yourself with
other people who are willing to tell you who you are,
which are usually judgmental people ...
we should really surround ourselves with the ones
that adore us and believe in the highest of us.
- Jewel

The best comfort I could offer
was to just let her tell her story.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I grew up in a house where nobody had to tell me to
go to school every day and do my homework.
- Constance Baker Motley


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