Yogi Quotes Verified
Always go to other people's funerals; otherwise they won't go to yours.
I knew the record would stand until it was broken.
I looked like this when I was young, and I still do.
I really didn't say everything I said.
If people don't want to come to the ballpark how are you going to stop them?
If you can't imitate him, don't copy him.
What Time Is It? You Mean Now?
If you don't know where you're going, you might not get there.
It ain't over 'till it's over.
It gets late early out there.
It's déjà vu all over again.
Little things are big.
Never answer an anonymous letter.
Nobody goes there anymore; it's too crowded.
Pair up in threes.
When you come to a fork in the road, take it.
You can observe a lot by watching.
Yogi isn't the Only One
Chicago Cubs outfielder Andre Dawson on being a role model: "I wan' all dem kids to do what I do, to look up to me. I wan' all the kids to copulate me."
New Orleans Saint RB George Rogers when asked about the upcoming season: "I want to rush for 1,000 or 1,500 yards, whichever comes first."
And, upon hearing Joe Jacobi of the 'Skins say: "I'd run over my own mother to win the Super Bowl," Matt Millen of the Raiders said: "To win, I'd run over Joe's Mom, too."
Torrin Polk, University of Houston receiver, on his coach, John Jenkins: "He treats us like men. He lets us wear earrings."
Football commentator and former player Joe Theismann, 1996: "Nobody in football should be called a genius. A genius is a guy like Norman Einstein."
Bill Peterson, a Florida State football coach: "You guys line up alphabetically by height." And, "You guys pair up in groups of three, then line up in a circle."
Stu Grimson, Chicago Blackhawks left wing, explaining why he keeps a color photo of himself above his locker: "That's so when I forget how to spell my name, I can still find my clothes."
Chuck Nevitt, North Carolina State basketball player, explaining to Coach Jim Valvano why he appeared nervous at practice: "My sister's expecting a baby, and I don't know if I'm going to be an uncle or an aunt."
Frank Layden, Utah Jazz president, on a former player: "I told him, 'Son, what is it with you? Is it ignorance or apathy?' He said, 'Coach, I don't know and I don't care.'"
Author: Unknown / Contributor: Dick Miller