Top 70 Derek Jeter Quotes About Hard Work And Success

Looking for motivational quotes by Derek Jeter? We have rounded up the best collection of Derek Jeter Quotes quotes, sayings, captions, (with images, pictures and wallpapers) to inspire you to work hard and achieve success.

Derek Sanderson Jeter is an American former professional baseball shortstop, businessman, and baseball executive. He has been the CEO and part owner of the Miami Marlins of Major League Baseball since September 2017.

May these Derek Jeter Quotes On Hard Work inspire you to take action so that you may live your dreams.

Derek Jeter Quotes

  1. “You gotta have fun.”

  2. “I want to have a family.”

  3. “Everyone fears rejection.”

  4. “Not everybody’s a baseball fan.”

  5. “I’ve been asked to sign a forehead.”

  6. “I went to school on Senior Skip Day.”

  7. “God, I hope I wear this jersey forever.”

  8. “I have feelings. I’m not emotionally stunted.”

  9. “No former player has owned a team in baseball.”

  10. “I think sometimes people need to get used to an idea.”

  11. “You don’t just accidentally show up in the World Series.”

  12. “You can’t quantify everything a player does to win games.”

  13. “My office is at Yankee stadium. Yes, dreams do come true.”

  14. “During the off-season, I go to the movies almost every day.”

  15. “I want to own a team one day. You know, that’s my next goal.”

  16. “I think everyone is ticklish. You just gotta find the right spots.”

  17. “I get asked enough questions, I try not to ask too many questions.”

  18. “I’ve found that it’s easier to stay in shape than it is to get into shape.”

  19. “Your image isn’t your character. Character is what you are as a person.”

  20. “The last thing you want to do is finish playing or doing anything and wish you would have worked harder.”                                                                                                             
    Derek Jeter Quotes Hard Work
    Derek Jeter Quotes Hard Work

  21. “I always have tried to treat people with respect, the way I want to be treated.”

  22. “You hear about women buying shoes? I buy DVDs. I definitely have a problem.”

  23. “I love it when people doubt me. It makes me work harder to prove them wrong.”                                                                                                                                                   
    Derek Jeter Quotes Poster
    Derek Jeter Quotes Poster

  24. “The first thing to know about playing baseball in Michigan is, Michigan’s really cold.”

  25. “I’d like to get a degree. You ever see the movie ‘back to school?’ I’ll go back with my kid.”

  26. “When you put a lot of hard work into one goal, and you achieve it, that’s a really good feeling.”                                                                                                                       
    Derek Jeter Quotes Images
    Derek Jeter Quotes Images

  27. “You know what I want to do? Wake up one weekend and not have to go anywhere and do nothing.”

  28. “If you’re going to win games, you’re going to have to come up with the big hits. That’s the bottom line.”                                                                                                                     
    Derek Jeter Motivational Quotes
    Derek Jeter Motivational Quotes

  29. “If you’re going to play at all, you’re out to win. Baseball, board games, playing Jeopardy, I hate to lose.”

  30. “I’ve always had an interest in business, and my interest in business has really expanded over the years.”

  31. “I’m not perfect; no one is perfect. Everyone makes mistakes. I think you try to learn from those mistakes.”

  32. “I don’t really see myself getting a Twitter account. Nothing against it. I get it. I especially get it for businesses.”

  33. “The big difference for me is that, as I get older, I find it’s a lot easier to stay in shape than it is to get back in shape.”

  34. “My dad had been shortstop when he was in college, and you know, when you’re a kid, you want to be just like your dad.”

  35. “Surround yourself with good people. People who are going to be honest with you and look out for your best interests.”                                                                                                   
    Famous Derek Jeter Quotes
    Famous Derek Jeter Quotes

  36. “You can’t be sensitive, because you’re going to get criticized. I don’t care who you are, you’re going to get criticized.”

  37. “I like to hit the gym early in the morning. I feel better throughout the day when I get in a workout first thing in the morning.”

  38. “Any player that says they don’t want to go to an All-Star Game is lying to you. It’s something everyone wants to be a part of.”

  39. “It’s never over. You don’t want to be in the position to be down four runs in the ninth inning, but it’s not over until the last out.”

  40. “Walking around sometimes, I would love to just be able to watch people, see how they act. Sometimes I would love to be invisible.”

  41. “There may be people who have more talent than you, but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do – and I believe that.”                                                           
    Derek Jeter Quotes
    Derek Jeter Quotes

  42. “I’m very, very competitive. If my grandmother asks to race me down the street, I’m going to try to beat her. And I’ll probably enjoy it!”

  43. “I can have fun anywhere, as long as I’m with good people. But in the offseason, I like to go somewhere warm, a nice spot in the Caribbean.”

  44. “I’ve always been very aware of what I’m saying, but I’m also aware of what you’re saying. I always want to make sure that my point is clear.”

  45. “I’ve never been an actor on Broadway, but it feels like you’re on a stage when you play at Yankee Stadium. And that’s the feeling I’ve always had.”

  46. “I hate the treadmill. I hate it. You really don’t have to be on it that long, something like 20 or 30 minutes. It’s all about getting your heart rate up.”

  47. “You have to assume that everything you do is public knowledge. Everything. Because now everyone is a reporter. Everyone is a photographer.”

  48. “Athletics keeps us healthy, gets us up and running around. It also gives you an opportunity to meet a lot of different people, which is very important.”

  49. “So many people are insanely busy nowadays, and it’s easy to say, ‘Ah, I’ll workout tomorrow.’ But you have to set aside a time and stick to that schedule.”

  50. “I like to dance and sing when there’s no one around, but if I’m out, I’m really shy about it. So it takes a lot to get me going, but I enjoy being around music.”

  51. “Through time you learn from your experiences. I think I’ve learned to deal with people a little bit better over time. That in particular has developed a little bit.”                                                                                                                                             
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    Deep Lil Peep Quotes Wallpaper

  52. “You gotta have fun. Regardless of how you look at it, we’re playing a game. It’s a business, it’s our job, but I don’t think you can do well unless you’re having fun.”

  53. “I’ve been playing baseball since I was 5 or 6 years old. I’ve been on a schedule, pretty much, since I was in eighth, ninth grade. I look forward to not doing that.”

  54. “Obviously, you’re known for what you do. But you still want to be known as a good person. You’re a person a lot longer before and after you’re a professional athlete.”                                                                                                                                 
    Derek Jeter Baseball Quotes
    Derek Jeter Baseball Quotes

  55. “There are feelings there, but I think I’ve just been pretty good at trying to hide my emotions throughout the years. I try to have the same demeanor each and every day.”

  56. “The number one priority is playing baseball. There are so many people in New York trying to get you to do this and get you to do that, which is fine, but you have to take care of yourself.”

  57. “I always used to get in trouble for talking too much. When it was time for parent-teacher conferences, I remember that I was always embarrassed about what my parents would hear about me!”

  58. “I think, a lot of times, players get in trouble when they’re asked questions, and they think they have to find a way to answer it. If you ask me a question and I say, ‘I don’t know,’ there’s really no follow-up.”

  59. “I remember going from rookie ball to A, to double A, then to triple A. At every level it seemed like the game was faster. The bigger the situation, the more the game speeds up. That’s all mental. It messes people up.”

  60. “You tell me you want to race down the street, I’m going to try to beat you. My grandmother asks me to race down the street, I’m going to try to beat her. And I’ll probably enjoy it. Competitive to a fault, sometimes.”

  61. “You’re playing a game, whether it’s Little League or Game 7 of the Word Series. It’s impossible to do well unless you’re having a good time. People talk about pressure. Yeah, there’s pressure. But I just look at it as fun.”

  62. “What kind of influence did my parents have on my life? Well, they had the most influence. These are the people who are closest to me. My parents are very positive people. They’ve been supportive. They’re always there.”

  63. “I’m a New Yorker now, and believe me, there’s no comparison between the Big Apple and Kalamazoo, no similarity at all. New York City’s hectic, always in fast-forward, and Kalamazoo’s more laid-back, smaller, slower.”

  64. “We just want to win. That’s the bottom line. I think a lot of times people may become content with one championship or a little bit of success, but we don’t really reflect on what we’ve done in the past. We focus on the present.”

  65. “I always appreciated the ex-players. Being a Yankee, you get spoiled. Old-Timers Day, all these guys coming back, spring training, being around them, you get a chance to get to know them. So I always think you learn a lot by listening.”

  66. “I try to sign for as many kids as possible. Kids come first, and I’ll always sign for a kid before an adult. It’s funny, because I was never big into autographs as a kid. The only player who I ever wanted an autograph from was Dave Winfield.”

  67. “You’re a person a lot longer before and after you’re a professional athlete. People always say to me, ‘Your image is this, your image is that.’ Your image isn’t your character. Character is what you are as a person. That’s what I worry about.”

  68. “Don’t get me wrong; it’s not like I didn’t go out and have fun. But there’s been a lot of players that come to New York and get caught up in the lifestyle, and before you know it, they’re sent away to another team because it affected their performance.”

  69. “I think there’s something wrong with me – I like to win in everything I do, regardless of what it is. You want to race down the street, I want to beat you. If we’re playing checkers, I want to win. You beat me, it’s going to bother me. I just enjoy competition.”

  70. “I’m not a hermit, but I definitely stay in a lot more than I used to. There’s more attention now then there ever was. You walk down the street with someone and it’s a story. It becomes national news, you know what I mean? So, I still do things, but I stay home a lot more.”

  71. “For me, when I was a kid, volunteering was the last thing I was thinking about. When I see kids doing it now, it amazes me. It’s very impressive, it gives them something productive to do as opposed to getting in trouble. For them to take time out at such a young age is remarkable. I think all kids should take a little time out to volunteer.”



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