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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Most games are lost, not won.
- 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

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

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

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

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

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

There comes a time in every man's life,
and I've had plenty of them.
- 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 gotta lose 'em some of the time.
When you do, lose 'em right.
- 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

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

Life is lived in the mists -
little is fully visible, less is certain.
Yet rejoice in the unknowing,
and let all of life be a wonderful adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment
before starting to improve the world.
- Anne Frank

A wonderful gift may not be wrapped as you expect
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Appreciation is a wonderful thing.
It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
- Voltaire

Not getting what you want
is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
- Dalai Lama

Determine never to be idle.
No person will have occasion to complain
of the want of time who never loses any.
It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
- Thomas Jefferson

It is wonderful to have Faith,
but don't confuse trust with being gullible.
Balance trust with conscious thought.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I awakened. is that not a wonderful statement?
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Remember that not getting what you want
is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

You have to leave the city of your comfort
and go into the wilderness of your intuition.
What you'll discover will be wonderful.
What you'll discover is yourself.
- Alan Alda

I'd rather have thirty minutes of wonderful
than a lifetime of nothing special.
- the movie Steel Magnolias

Happy Birthday!
Today is YOUR day to Dance Lightly With Life.
Have a wonderful day.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We live in a wonderful world that is
full of beauty, charm and adventure.
There is no end to the adventures that we can have
if only we seek them with our eyes open.
- Jawaharlal Nehru

Plant trees for your great-grandchildren -
for future generations.
Create the legacy of a better world.
Leave this world a better place than you found it.
Literally planting trees for
your great-grandchildren is a wonderful idea,
but far more important...
use this symbolism - this imagery -
to represent the kind of legacy
you want to leave to future generations.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every time you hear a bell ring,
it means that some angel's just got his wings.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

Dear Father in heaven, I'm not a praying man,
but if you're up there and you can hear me ...
show me the way... show me the way.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

Smile.
Today would be a wonderful day
not to take life so seriously.
Today may end up the way you prefer -
and it may not.
Happiness is not about being a winner -
it's about being gentle with life -
being gentle with yourself.
Let life be a dance,
and choose the kind of
dance you want for today -
perhaps a gentle loving dance.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil.
If they would only expend the same
amount of energy loving their fellow men,
the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui.
- Helen Keller

I say all that happens is wonderful.
- Anais Nin

Do something wonderful, people may imitate it.
- Albert Schweitzer

To the lover of wilderness,
Alaska is one of the most wonderful countries in the world.
- John Muir

God creates out of nothing. Wonderful you say.
Yes, to be sure, but he does what is still more wonderful:
he makes saints out of sinners.
- Soren Kierkegaard


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