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Famous Funny Quotes from Yogi Berra

Nobody can turn a phrase like Baseball great Yogi Berra. He became so famous for them that they even invented the word Yogi-isms to describe them.

Journalists used to enjoy interviewing him just to see what he would come out with next. Here are some of the greatest quotes Yogi Berra ever uttered.

“It ain’t over till it’s over.”

“This is like deja vu all over again.”

“You can observe a lot just by watching.”

Referring to a Steve McQueen movie – “He must have made that before he died.”

“If you come to a fork in the road, take it.”

After being told he looked cool…. “Thanks, you don’t look so hot yourself.”

“I always thought that record would stand until it was broken.”

In reply to “Hey Yogi, I think we’re lost.” …”Yeah, but we’re making great time!”

“Even Napoleon had his Watergate.”

“Half the lies they tell about me aren’t true.”

“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?”

“I never said most of the things I said.”

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

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

“If you ask me anything I don’t know, I’m not going to answer.”

“If you don’t know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.”

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“Little League baseball is a very good thing because it keeps the parents off the streets.”

“Slump? I ain’t in no slump… I just ain’t hitting.”

“The only color I don’t have is navy brown.”

“We have deep depth.”

“The towels were so thick there I could hardly close my suitcase.”

“We made too many wrong mistakes.”

“You should always go to other people’s funerals, otherwise, they won’t come to yours.”

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

“The other teams could make trouble for us if they win.”

“So I’m ugly. So what? I never saw anyone hit with his face.”

“It gets late early out there.”

“It ain’t the heat, it’s the humility.”

“If the world was perfect, it wouldn’t be.”

“I’m a lucky guy and I’m happy to be with the Yankees. And I want to thank everyone for making this night necessary.”

“He hits from both sides of the plate. He’s amphibious.”

“Baseball is ninety percent mental and the other half is physical.”

“A nickel ain’t worth a dime anymore.”

“Why buy good luggage? You only use it when you travel.”

“It’s never happened in the World Series competition, and it still hasn’t.”

When asked if first baseman Don Mattingly had exceeded expectations for the current season. — “I’d say he’s done more than that.”

On the acquisition of fleet Ricky Henderson — “He can run anytime he wants. I’m giving him the red light.”

“How long have you known me, Jack? And you still don’t know how to spell my name.” – Upon receiving a check from Jack Buck made out to “bearer.”

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