I'll tell you what's helped me my entire life. I look at baseball as a game. It's something where people can go out, enjoy and have fun. Nothing more.— Harry Caray
Lust Baseball And Life quotations
For what it's worth: it's never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you're proud of, and, if you find that you're not, I hope you have the strength to start over.
If you do not know where you are going, every road will get you nowhere
If you don't know where you are currently standing, you're dead.
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.
I swing big, with everything I've got. I hit big or I miss big. I like to live as big as I can.
I stare out the window and wait for spring.
Every day is a new opportunity. You can build on yesterday's success or put its failures behind and start over again. That's the way life is, with a new game every day, and that's the way baseball is.
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.
You owe it to yourself to be the best you can possibly be - in baseball and in life.
Listen to yourself, not the noise of the world. Only you know what is right for you.
The other sports are just sports. Baseball is a love.
Never be a prisoner of your past. It was just a lesson, not a life sentence.
There are three things in my life which I really love: God, my family, and baseball. The only problem - once baseball season starts, I change the order around a bit.
Do what you love to do and give it your very best.
Whether it's business or baseball, or the theater, or any field. If you don't love what you're doing and you can't give it your best, get out of it. Life is too short. You'll be an old man before you know it.
I'll play out the string and leave baseball without a tear. A man can't play games his whole life.
The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure.
You will fall many times in life, but you will pick yourself up and become stronger and wiser for each trouble you pass.
I really love baseball. The guys and the game, and I love the challenge of describing things. The only thing I hate - and I know you have to be realistic and pay the bills in this life - is the loneliness on the road.
More than any other American sport, baseball creates the magnetic, addictive illusion that it can almost be understood.
Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choice.
You look up and down the bench and you have to say to yourself, 'Can't anybody here play this game?' There comes a time in every man's life and I've had plenty of them.
I've found in life the more you practice, the better you get.
If you want something enough and work hard to get it, your chances of success are greater.
It's hard to get lost if you don't know where you're going.
Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip top if you must, but take the step.
In life you are going to make mistakes, you're going to fall down, but it's the getting up that counts. Just like in baseball: you'll get a few hits, but most likely, you'll strike out more than you'll get on base. But don't quit. Find your focus, relax, take a deep breath and give it a good swing
The saddest day of the year is the day baseball season ends.
[On the Chicago Cubs:] Being a Cubs fan prepares you for life - and Washington.
Don't wait for everything to be perfect before you decide to enjoy your life.
If someone wants to lead a double life, they will find a way to do it.
And they can promise you things until your nerves unfold and you can finally put up your feet. But it can all be a lie. There are no guarantees, even when people mean what they say at the time. People change their minds. People die. And the hurt is as real as a baseball bat.
If you don t know where you are, a map won't help.
Because of baseball I smelled the rose of life.
I wanted to travel, and to have nice clothes. Baseball allowed me to do all those things, and most important, during my time with the Crawfords, it allowed me to become a member of the brotherhood of friendship which will last forever.
Failure are part of life. If you don't fail, you don't learn. If you don't learn you'll never change.
In life, so many things are taken for granted, but one thing I can honestly say is that I took every day, enjoyed the game of putting on that uniform and playing the great game of baseball.
There is a rare exception of mainstream sports that have a fatality rate.
That's motor sports and rodeo, ... football, baseball, basketball, hockey, you make a mistake and you give up a run or some points. In these two sports, if you make a mistake, it could cost you your life.
Sometimes we have to lose our way to find out what we really want, for we often ignore our needs until we are lost.
Don't compare your life to others. There's no comparison between the sun and the moon. They shine when it's their time.
[Baseball] breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart.
The banishment for life of Pete Rose from baseball is a sad end if a sorry episode. One of the game's greatest players has engaged in a variety of acts which have stained the game, and he must now live with the consequences of those acts. There is absolutely no deal for reinstatement.
If a woman has to choose between catching a fly ball and saving an infant's life, she will choose to save the infant's life without even considering if there are men on base.
Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sadness, but as you go through life's journey, remember that the black keys also makes music.
Baseball players quit playing and they take up golf.
Basketball players quit, take up golf. Football players quit, take up golf. What are we supposed to take up when we quit?
I remember one time going out to the mound to talk with Bob Gibson.
He told me to get back behind the batter; that the only thing I knew about pitching was that it was hard to hit!
Baseball is the only thing beside the paper clip that hasn't changed
Left-handers have more enthusiasm for life.
They sleep on the wrong side of the bed, and their head gets more stagnant on that side.
Baseball is the most perfect of games, solid, true, pure and precious as diamonds. If only life were so simple. Within the baselines anything can happen. Tides can reverse; oceans can open. That's why they say, we don't stop playing because we get old. We get old because we stop playing.