Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Yogi Berra
Lawrence Berra
Yogi Berra.
BornMay 12, 1925
St. Louis, Missouri
Baseball player. Won three American League Most Valuable Player awards. First major league manager to reach World Series in both leagues (1964 Yankees, 1973 Mets). Elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

The repository contains 15 quotes from Yogi Berra.

ClassicsFunnyWords of Wisdom

When you come to a fork in the road, take it.


Never answer an anonymous letter.


To the wife of New York City Mayor John Lindsay, who said that he looked cool:

Thanks. You donít look so hot yourself.


A nickel ainít worth a dime anymore.


To his wife who asked him where she should bury him if he were to die first:

Surprise me.


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


When asked if the streakers that ran across the field were men or women:

I donít know. They had bags over their heads.


Iím lost but Iím making good time.


Iíd rather be the Yankees catcher than the president, and that makes me pretty lucky, I guess, because I could never be the president.


Nobody goes where the crowds are anymore. Itís too crowded.


When asked by his second grade teacher if he knew anything:

Maíam, I donít even suspect anything.


You have to be careful if you donít know where youíre going because you might not get there.


Half the lies they tell about me arenít true.


I never said half the things I said.


Upon being asked his hat size:

I donít know, Iím not in shape.