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In theory there is no difference between theory and practice.

In practice there is.

-- Yogi Berra

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Quotes associated with Yogi Berra »

  • I didn't really say everything I said.


  • As a general comment on baseball: Ninety percent of this game is half mental.


  • On why he no longer went to a popular St. Louis restaurant: Nobody goes there no more, it's too crowded!


  • It ain't over till it's over. - After Berra's 1973 Mets trailed the Chicago Cubs by 9½ games in the National League East; the Mets rallied to win the division title on the next-to-last day of the season.


  • When giving directions to his New Jersey home, which was equally accessible via two different routes: When you come to a fork in the road, take it


  • On being the guest of honor at an awards banquet: I'd like to thank all those who made this night necessary


  • You can observe a lot by just watching.


  • If you ask me anything I don't know, I'm not going to answer.


  • Always go to other people's funerals, otherwise they won't come to yours.


  • When told by a queen visiting New York on a particularly humid day that he appeared "quite cool, " Yogi innocently responded Thanks; you don't look so hot yourself


  • When asked if he wanted a personal pizza cut into 4 or 8 slices, Yogi responded with


    Better cut it into 4, I don't think I could eat 8


  • It's not the heat, it's the humility


  • Do you mean now? Yogi's response when asked what time it was by Rube Walker, the Met's pitching coach, while flying from New York to Los Angeles.)


  • They could make trouble for us if they win on the American League situation


  • The future ain't what it used to be


  • We made too many wrong mistakes


  • If the world were perfect, it wouldn't be


  • I usually take a two hour nap from one to four


  • Know anything? I don't even 'suspect' anything!


  • The future ain't what it used to be


  • It gets late early out here



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