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Mickey Mantle Quotes and Sayings

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The only thing I can do is play baseball.
I have to play ball.
It's the only thing I know.
- Mickey Mantle

You don't realize how easy this game is until you get
up in that broadcasting booth.
- Mickey Mantle

I don't care who you are, you hear those boos.
- Mickey Mantle

I always loved the game, but when my legs weren't hurting
it was a lot easier to love.
- Mickey Mantle

 

To play 18 years in Yankee Stadium is the best thing
that could ever happen to a ballplayer.
- Mickey Mantle

Roger Maris was as good a man and as good a ballplayer as there ever was.
- Mickey Mantle

Heroes are people who are all good with no bad in them.
That's the way I always saw Joe DiMaggio.
He was beyond question one of the greatest players of the century.
- Mickey Mantle

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When I hit a home run I usually didn't care where it went.
So long as it was a home run was all that mattered.
- Mickey Mantle

I'll play baseball for the Army or fight for it,
whatever they want me to do.
- Mickey Mantle

Hitting the ball was easy.
Running around the bases was the tough part.
- Mickey Mantle

Sometimes I think if I had the same body and the same
natural ability and someone else's brain,
who knows how good a player I might have been.
- Mickey Mantle

He who has the fastest golf cart never has a bad lie.
- Mickey Mantle

I guess you could say I'm what this country is all about.
- Mickey Mantle

If I knew I was going to live this long,
I'd have taken better care of myself.
- Mickey Mantle

Well, baseball was my whole life.
Nothing's ever been as fun as baseball.
- Mickey Mantle

It's unbelievable how much you don't know about the
game you've been playing all your life.
- Mickey Mantle

I could never be a manager.
All I have is natural ability.
- Mickey Mantle

After I hit a home run I had a habit of running the bases with my head down.
I figured the pitcher already felt bad enough without
me showing him up rounding the bases.
- Mickey Mantle

My views are just about the same as Casey's.
- Mickey Mantle

A team is where a boy can prove his courage on his own.
A gang is where a coward goes to hide.
- Mickey Mantle

Somebody once asked me if I ever went up to the plate
trying to hit a home run.
I said, 'Sure, every time.'
- Mickey Mantle

The biggest game I ever played in was probably Don Larsen's perfect game.
- Mickey Mantle

It was all I lived for, to play baseball.
- Mickey Mantle

Today's Little Leaguers, and there are millions of them each year,
pick up how to hit and throw and field just by watching games on TV.
By the time they're out of high school,
the good ones are almost ready to play professional ball.
- Mickey Mantle

As far as I'm concerned, Aaron is the best ball player of my era.
He is to baseball of the last fifteen years what Joe DiMaggio was before him.
He's never received the credit he's due.
- Mickey Mantle

Play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Darkness cannot drive out darkness;
only light can do that.
Hate cannot drive out hate;
only love can do that.
- Martin Luther King, Jr. PHOTO

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen PHOTO

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke PHOTO

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Life is an adventure.
I can only wonder what treasure
awaits at the top of the path.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Hate is never conquered by hate,
Hate is only conquered by love.
- The Buddha

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was,
Thank you, that would suffice.
- Meister Eckhart

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Move out of your comfort zone. You can only
grow if you are willing to feel awkward and
uncomfortable when you try something new.
- Brian Tracy

Minds are like parachutes.
They only function when they are open.
- James Dewar

We can only be said to be truly alive in those moments
when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.
- Thornton Wilder

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

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
- Robert F. Kennedy

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray

Nothing in life is to be feared.
It is only to be understood.
- Marie Curie

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

Don't hurry. Don't worry.
You're only here for a short visit.
So don't forget to stop and smell the roses.
- Walter Hagen

Universal compassion is the only guarantee of morality.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue,
but the parent of all other virtues.
- Cicero

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

The essence of all religions is one.
Only their approaches are different.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Just stop it. Seriously.
Whatever it is. Just stop it.
If only for an hour, a day, a week.
Stop doing it long enough to get a glimpse
of what the change would actually look like.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Feeling sorry for yourself, and your present condition,
is not only a waste of energy
but the worst habit you could possibly have.
- Dale Carnegie

Friendship is born at that moment
when one person says to another,
"What! You too? I thought I was the only one."
- C. S. Lewis

Miracles are the natural way of the Universe -
our only job is to move our doubting minds aside
and let the miracles flow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You are important. You are the star -
the only star - of your own life show.
Everyone else is a bit player in the great drama of your life.
Be of service to humanity, but never be anyone's doormat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

For some of us, the world appears to provide
only a fixed quantity of each resource -
a limited amount of food, of money,
of love, of success, of appreciation.
For others, life is unlimited.
Their world expands with the generosity, compassion,
inventiveness, and service that they contribute.
In this world-view, money that is spent
or given away returns multiplied.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Find your balance and stand with it.
Find your song and sing it out.
Find your cadence and let it appear like a dance.
Find the questions that only you know how to ask and
The answers that you are content to not know.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Life only
appears to be
rushing toward us
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You only get out what you put in.
- Anonymous

Don't marry the person you think you can live with;
marry only the individual you think you can't live without.
- James C. Dobson

The only questions that really matter are the ones you ask yourself.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

The only limits in our life are those we impose on ourselves.
- Bob Proctor

Only those who have learned the power
of sincere and selfless contribution
experience life's deepest joy: true fulfillment.
- Tony Robbins

Inner peace can be reached
only when we practice forgiveness ...
letting go of the past,
and correcting our misperceptions.
- Gerald Jampolsky

There are a hundred valid reasons why something can't be done,
but only one reason, Commitment, why it can.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Yesterday is dead. Tomorrow is a dream.
Today - each today - is where the action is
where all of life occurs.
Today IS your life - your only life.
Life today to the fullest.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We are rich only through what we give,
and poor only through what we refuse.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful,
committed people can change the world.
Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
- Margaret Mead

About morals: I know only that
what is moral is what you feel good after
and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.
- Ernest Hemingway


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