Babe Ruth Quotes

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Babe Ruth Quotes

All I can tell them is pick a good one and sock it. I get back to the dugout and they ask me what it was I hit and I tell them I dont know except it looked good.
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It's hard to beat a person who never gives up.

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Heroes get remembered, but legends never die.

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Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.

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Paris ain't much of a town.

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Sometimes when I reflect on all the beer I drink, I feel ashamed. Then I look into the glass and think about the workers in the brewery and all of their hopes and dreams. If I didn't drink this beer, they might be out of work and their dreams would be shattered. I think, 'It is better to drink this beer and let their dreams come true than be selfish and worry about my liver.

— Babe Ruth

It's hard to beat a person that never gives up.

— Babe Ruth

You should always go to other people funerals, or they wont go to yours.

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Yesterday's home runs don't win today's games.

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Baseball was, is and always will be to me the best game in the world.

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I'll promise to go easier on drinking and to get to bed earlier, but not for you, fifty thousand dollars, or two-hundred and fifty thousand dollars will I give up women. They're too much fun.

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As soon as I got out there I felt a strange relationship with the pitcher's mound. It was as if I'd been born out there. Pitching just felt like the most natural thing in the world. Striking out batters was easy.

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I won't be happy until we have every boy in America between the ages of six and sixteen wearing a glove and swinging a bat.

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All ballplayers should quit when it starts to feel as if all the baselines run uphill.

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I swing big, with everything I've got. I hit big or I miss big. I like to live as big as I can.

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I've heard people say that the trouble with the world is that we haven't enough great leaders. I think we haven't enough great followers. I have stood side by side with great thinkers - surgeons, engineers, economists; people who deserve a great following - and have heard the crowd cheer me instead.

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A part of control is learning to correct your own weaknesses. The person doesn't live who was born with everything. Sometimes he has one weak point, generally he has several. The first thing is to know your faults. And then take on a systematic plan of correcting them. You know the old saying about a chain only being as strong as its weakest link. The same can be said in the chain of skills a man forges.

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What do I think about when I strike out? I think about hitting home runs.

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A man ought to get all he can earn. A man who knows he's making money for other people ought to get some of the profit he brings in. Don't make any difference if it's baseball or a bank or a vaudeville show. It's business, I tell you. There ain't no sentiment to it. Forget that stuff.

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I hit an inside-the-park home run! I beat it out! Can you believe that?

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That last one sounded kinda high to me.

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