33 Best Yogi Berra Quotes About Success & Baseball

Yogi Berra was a professional American baseball player, playing for 19 seasons, and becoming all-star champion 18 times and world series champion 10 times.

After his playing career, he became a coach and manager. Unfortunately, Berra passed away last year, but he’s still considered to be one of the best baseball players of all time.


33 Yogi Berra Quotes

1. “A nickel ain’t worth a dime anymore.” – Yogi Berra

2. “He hits from both sides of the plate. He’s amphibious.” – Yogi Berra

3. “I wish I had an answer to that because I’m tired of answering that question.” – Yogi Berra

4. “If you don’t set goals, you can’t regret not reaching them.” – Yogi Berra

5. “It was impossible to get a conversation going, everybody was talking too much.” – Yogi Berra

6. “The future ain’t what it use to be.” – Yogi Berra

7. “You can observe a lot by just watching.” – Yogi Berra

8. “Always go to other people’s funerals, otherwise they won’t come to yours.” – Yogi Berra

9. “How can you hit and think at the same time?” – Yogi Berra

10. “I’m not going to buy my kids an encyclopedia. Let them walk to school like I did.” – Yogi Berra


11th of 33 Yogi Berra Quotes

“In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is.” – Yogi Berra


12. “It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future.” – Yogi Berra

13. “We have deep depth.” – Yogi Berra

14. “You have to give 100 percent in the first half of the game. If that isn’t enough, in the second half, you have to give what is left.” – Yogi Berra

15. “Baseball is 90% mental, the other half is physical.” – Yogi Berra

16. “I never blame myself when I’m not hitting. I just blame the bat and if it keeps up, I change bats. After all, if I know it isn’t my fault that I’m not hitting, how can I get mad at myself?” – Yogi Berra

17. “If people don’t want to come out to the ball park, nobody’s going to stop them.” – Yogi Berra

18. “It ain’t over till it’s over.” – Yogi Berra

19. “Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good, too.” – Yogi Berra

20. “We made too many wrong mistakes.” – Yogi Berra


21st of 33 Yogi Berra Quotes

“You’ve got to be very careful if you don’t know where you are going, because you might not get there.” – Yogi Berra


22. “Congratulations. I knew the record would stand until it was broken.” – Yogi Berra

23. “I really didn’t say everything I said.” – Yogi Berra

24. “If the world was perfect, it wouldn’t be.” – Yogi Berra

25. “It ain’t the heat; it’s the humility.” – Yogi Berra

26. “Nobody goes there anymore because it’s too crowded.” – Yogi Berra

27. “When you come to a fork in the road, take it.” – Yogi Berra

28. “Half the lies they tell about me aren’t true.” – Yogi Berra

29. “I think Little League is wonderful. It keeps the kids out of the house.” – Yogi Berra

30. “If you don’t know where you’re going, you might end up some place else.” – Yogi Berra

31. “It gets late early out there.” – Yogi Berra

32. “Thank you for making this day necessary.” – Yogi Berra

33. “You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I’m not hungry enough to eat six.” – Yogi Berra


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