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50 Best Yogi Berra Quotes on Life to Make You Smile

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Lawrence Peter “Yogi” Berra, was a professional American baseball player who’s considered to be one of the greatest baseball catchers of all time.

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He played 19 seasons in Major League Baseball, was an 18-time All-Star and won the American League Most Valuable Player Award three times. Besides, Berra won 10 World Series championships as a player and was inducted to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1972.

Born on May 12, 1925, in St. Louis, Missouri, Berra developed an interest in sports since he was a little boy. And even though he quit school after eighth grade to help his family, he still found time to nurture his talent as a baseball player.

After his successful playing career, Berra became a coach and manager. He died on September 22, 2015, at age 90.

Yogi Berra is remembered not only for his Hall of Fame career but also for his wit and wisdom. His words will make you smile and at the same time inspire you to make use of your Everyday Power to become the best you can be. In that regard, here are some memorable Yogi Berra quotes.


Best Yogi Berra Quotes on Life to Make You Smile


1.) “I never said most of the things I said. Then again, I might have said ’em, but you never know.” – Yogi Berra


2.) “A nickel isn’t worth a dime today.” – Yogi Berra


3.) “Yogi ordered a pizza. The waitress asked How many pieces do you want your pie cut? Yogi responded, Four. I don’t think I could eat eight.” – Yogi Berra


4.) “Nobody goes there anymore. It’s too crowded.” – Yogi Berra


5.) “I always thought that record would stand until it was broken.” – Yogi Berra


6.) “How can you think and hit at the same time?” – Yogi Berra


7.) “He hits from both sides of the plate. He’s amphibious.” – Yogi Berra


8.) “It ain’t the heat, it’s the humility.” – Yogi Berra


9.) “If the world was perfect, it wouldn’t be.” – Yogi Berra


10.) “If people don’t want to come out to the ball park, nobody’s gonna stop ’em.” – Yogi Berra


11.) “We have deep depth.” – Yogi Berra


Inspirational Yogi Berra quotes to uplift you


12.) It ain’t over ’til it’s over. – Yogi Berra


13.) “So I’m ugly. So what? I never saw anyone hit with his face.” – Yogi Berra


14.) “We have a good time together, even when we’re not together.” – Yogi Berra


15.) “Even Napoleon had his Watergate.” – Yogi Berra


16.) “Slump? I ain’t in no slump… I just ain’t hitting.” – Yogi Berra


17.) “I wish I had an answer to that because I’m tired of answering that question.” – Yogi Berra


18.) “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.” – Yogi Berra


19.) “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?” – Yogi Berra


20.) “If you ask me anything I don’t know, I’m not going to answer.” – Yogi Berra


21.) “We made too many wrong mistakes.” – Yogi Berra


22.)”I’m not going to buy my kids an encyclopedia. Let them walk to school like I did.” – Yogi Berra


Yogi Berra quotes about the future


23.) The future ain’t what it used to be. – Yogi Berra


24.) If you don’t know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else. – Yogi Berra


25.) “You got to be very careful if you don’t know where you’re going, because you might not get there.” – Yogi Berra


26.) “It’s pretty far, but it doesn’t seem like it.” – Yogi Berra


27.) “It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future.” ― Yogi Berra


Yogi Berra quotes that are filled with humor


28.) “Half the lies they tell about me aren’t true.” ― Yogi Berra


29.) “Okay you guys, pair up in threes!” ― Yogi Berra


30.) “I’d give my right arm to be ambidextrous.” ― Yogi Berra


31.) “No matter where you go, there you are,” ― Yogi Berra


32.) “Its getting late early” ― Yogi Berra


Yogi Berra quotes about winning and success


33.) You wouldn’t have won if we’d beaten you.  ― Yogi Berra


34.) Baseball is 90 percent mental and the other half is physical.  ― Yogi Berra


35.) “The other teams could make trouble for us if they win.”  ― Yogi Berra


36.) “You have to give 100 percent in the first half of the game. If that isn’t enough, in the second half, you have to give what’s left.” ― Yogi Berra


37.) “If you can’t imitate him, don’t copy him.”  ― Yogi Berra


38.) “If you don’t set goals, you can’t regret not reaching them.” – Yogi Berra


Other memorable Yogi Berra quotes


39.) You can observe a lot by watching. – Yogi Berra


40.) “It was impossible to get a conversation going; everybody was talking too much.” – Yogi Berra


41.) “Always go to other people’s funerals, otherwise they won’t go to yours.” – Yogi Berra


42.) “There are some people who, if they don’t already know, you can’t tell ’em.” – Yogi Berra


43.) “We’re lost, but we’re making good time.” ― Yogi Berra


44.) “When you come to a fork in the road, take it.” – Yogi Berra


45.) “Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good, too.” – Yogi Berra


46.) “Take it with a grin of salt.”  – Yogi Berra


47.) “I usually take a two-hour nap from one o’clock to four.”  – Yogi Berra


48.) “Never answer an anonymous letter.”  – Yogi Berra


49.) Why buy good luggage, you only use it when you travel  – Yogi Berra


50.) It’s like déjà vu all over again. – Yogi Berra


Which Yogi Berra quotes were your favorite?


Yogi Berra rose from humble beginnings to become one of the greatest baseball players of all time. Besides his Hall of Fame career, we also remember him for his wit and wisdom.

Hopefully, these Yogi Berra quotes have brought a smile to your face and taught you some valuable life lessons as well.

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