If you do not know where you are going, every road will get you nowhere— Henry A. Kissinger
Most Powerful Yankees quotations
If you don't know where you are currently standing, you're dead.
It's impossible to explain to a Yankee what `tacky' is.
They simply have no word for it up north, but my God, do they ever need one.
My office is at Yankee stadium. Yes, dreams do come true.
I always thought the Yankees had something to do with it.
I swing big, with everything I've got. I hit big or I miss big. I like to live as big as I can.
See that fella over there? He's 20 years old.
In 10 years, he's got a chance to be a star. Now that fella over there, he's 20 years old, too. In 10 years he's got a chance to be 30.
Growing up in Rhode Island, my friends would have strung me up if I had been a Yankees fan.
The fascists in most Latin American countries tell the people that the reason their wages will not buy as much in the way of goods is because of Yankee imperialism. The fascists in Latin America learn to speak and act like natives.
Dear Scarlett! You aren't helpless. Anyone as selfish and determined as you are is never helpless. God help the Yankees if they should get you." -Rhett Butler
The last thing you want to do is finish playing or doing anything and wish you would have worked harder.
I don't know (if they were men or women running naked across the field).
They had bags over their heads.
I'm not perfect; no one is perfect. Everyone makes mistakes. I think you try to learn from those mistakes.
The art of making love, muffled up in furs, in the open air, with the thermometer at Zero, is a Yankee invention.
Scarlett: You should die of shame to leave me here alone and helpless.
Rhett: You helpless? (laughs) Heaven help the Yankees if they capture you.
It's hard to get lost if you don't know where you're going.
What you've lost sight of is what you are, and what you are is what you hate.
You're the 10-time WWE Champion! You're the man! You, like the Red Sox, like Boston, are no longer the underdog! You're a dynasty. You are what you hate. You have become the New York Yankees!
He was a Baptist minister who prayed through his six-shooter which he claimed was the most efficacious form of prayer, especially in dealing with Yankees...he would go into battle singing the songs of David.
I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.
I hated to bat against Drysdale. After he hit you he'd come around, look at the bruise on your arm and say, 'Do you want me to sign it?'
If you don t know where you are, a map won't help.
So many ideas come to you and you want to try them all, but you can't.
You're like a mosquito in a nudist colony, you don't know where to start.
Hating the Yankees is as American as pizza pie, unwed mothers, and cheating on your income tax.
All ballplayers want to wind up their careers with the Cubs, Giants or Yankees.
They just can't help it.
Yankee pitchers have had great success this year against Cabrera when they get him out.
I'm the straw that stirs the drink.
The Yankees, you see, they're a money team, they're the class of baseball.
You don't ever bet against that.
Out of what... a thousand?
All literary men are Red Sox fans - to be a Yankee fan in a literate society is to endanger your life.
Some kids dream of joining the circus, others of becoming a major league baseball player. I have been doubly blessed. As a member of the New York Yankees, I have gotten to do both.
Ninety percent of this game is half mental.
Disagreeing with the fervent patriotism of the Confederates: "I think it's hard winning a war with words, gentlemen. . . . I'm saying very plainly that the Yankees are better equipped than we. . . . All we've got is cotton and slaves, and arrogance." "I seem to be spoiling everybody's brandy and cigars and dreams of victory."
If I played in New York, they'd name a candy bar after me.
To get a better piece of chicken, you'd have to be a rooster.
If there ever was in the history of humanity an enemy who was truly universal, an enemy whose acts and moves trouble the entire world, threaten the entire world, attack the entire world in any way or another, that real and really universal enemy is precisely Yankee imperialism.