Greatest Yogi Berra Quotes And Sayings Of All Time

Looking for famous quotes by the baseball Yankees legend Yogi Berra? We have rounded up the best collection of Yogi Berra quotes, sayings, captions, and status, (with images, pictures, and posters) to inspire you about life, the future, baseball, and more.

Lawrence Peter “Yogi” Berra (May 12, 1925 – September 22, 2015) was an American professional baseball catcher who later took on the roles of manager and coach.

In 1972, Berra was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. In 1996, Berra received an honorary doctorate from Montclair State University, which also named its own campus stadium Yogi Berra Stadium, which opened in 1998, in his honor.

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Berra was also well known for his impromptu pithy comments, malapropisms, and seemingly unintentional witticisms, known as “Yogi-isms”.

His “Yogi-isms” very often took the form of either an apparent tautology or a contradiction, but often with a powerful message that which is humorous yet full of wisdom.

Top 10 Yogi Berra Quotes

  1. “It ain’t over till it’s over.” – Yogi Berra

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    yogi berra quotes
  2. “Take it with a grin of salt.” – Yogi Berra
  3. “It’s like déjà vu all over again.” – Yogi Berra
  4. “It ain’t the heat, it’s the humility.” – Yogi Berra
  5. “The future ain’t what it used to be.” – Yogi Berra
  6. “Even Napoleon had his Watergate.” – Yogi Berra
  7. “A nickel ain’t worth a dime anymore.” – Yogi Berra
  8. “You can observe a lot by just watching.” – Yogi Berra

    Famous Yogi Berra Quotes
    Famous Yogi Berra Quotes
  9. “Thanks, you don’t look so hot yourself.” – Yogi Berra
  10. “We’re lost, but we’re making good time.” – Yogi Berra

Famous Quotes By Yogi Berra

  1. “I try to accomplish something each day.” – Yogi Berra
  2. “If the world were perfect, it wouldn’t be.” – Yogi Berra

    Yogi Berra Quotes Images
    Yogi Berra Quotes Images
  3. “Bill Dickey is learning me his experience.” – Yogi Berra
  4. “I’d give my right arm to be ambidextrous.” – Yogi Berra
  5. “This message won’t be over until it’s done.” – Yogi Berra
  6. “90% of the putts that are short don’t go in.” – Yogi Berra
  7. “We’ve had enough trowels and tribulations.” – Yogi Berra
  8. “When you come to a fork in the road, take it.” – Yogi Berra

    Yogi Berra Sayings
    Yogi Berra Sayings
  9. “Life is a learning experience, only if you learn.” – Yogi Berra

    Best Yogi Berra Quotes
    Best Yogi Berra Quotes
  10. “No one goes there nowadays, it’s too crowded.” – Yogi Berra

Best Yogi Berra Quotes on Life

  1. “Whatever you do, you should do it with feeing.” – Yogi Berra
  2. “Slump? I ain’t in no slump… I just ain’t hitting.” – Yogi Berra
  3. “Ninety percent of all mental errors are in your head.” – Yogi Berra

    Yogi Berra Mental Quote
    Yogi Berra Mental Quote
  4. “You saw Dr. Zhivago? Why? Aren’t you feeling well?” – Yogi Berra
  5. “Everybody should plan ahead for a time when they die.” – Yogi Berra
  6. “(On the 1973 Mets) We were overwhelming underdogs.” – Yogi Berra
  7. “If you don’t set goals, you can’t regret not reaching them.” – Yogi Berra
  8. “It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future.” – Yogi Berra

    Yogi Berra Quotes About Future
    Yogi Berra Quotes About Future
  9. “We have a good time together, even when we’re not together.” – Yogi Berra
  10. “If you ask me anything I don’t know, I’m not going to answer.” – Yogi Berra
  11. “The towels were so thick there I could hardly close my suitcase.” – Yogi Berra
  12. “I enjoy doing what I do, playing golf, relaxing a little, enjoying life.” – Yogi Berra
  13. “It was a once in a lifetime opportunity, and I’ve had a couple of those.” – Yogi Berra
  14. “A home opener is always exciting, whether it’s at home or on the road.” – Yogi Berra
  15. “Nobody goes to that restaurant any more because it is always crowded.” – Yogi Berra

Yogi Berra Quotes About Life, Love, & Leadership

  1. “If we didn’t want to bring him up we might as well have let him stay down.” – Yogi Berra
  2. “If you don’t know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.” – Yogi Berra
  3. “I wish I had an answer to that because I’m tired of answering that question.” – Yogi Berra
  4. “I gotta shake hands with himǃ That’s one guy I know I’m better lookin’ than.” – Yogi Berra
  5. “In theory there is no difference between theory and practice; in practice there is.” – Yogi Berra
  6. “I’m not going to buy my kids an encyclopedia. Let them walk to school like I did.” – Yogi Berra
  7. “If the people don’t want to come out to the ballpark, nobody’s going to stop them.” – Yogi Berra
  8. “I never dreamed we’d accomplish so much, but hunger accomplishes a lot of things.” – Yogi Berra
  9. “I’m lucky. Usually you’re dead to get your own museum, but I’m still alive to see mine.” – Yogi Berra
  10. “You’ve got to be very careful if you don’t know where you are going, because you might not get there.” – Yogi Berra
  11. “Surprise me! [Yogi’s reply when he was asked by his wife, Carmen, where he would like to be buried].” – Yogi Berra
  12. “I tell the kids, somebody’s gotta win, somebody’s gotta lose. Just don’t fight about it. Just try to get better.” – Yogi Berra
  13. “People seem to find it hard to believe, but I’m a very serious person. It wasn’t luck that I became a ballplayer.” – Yogi Berra
  14. “Keep trying. Stay humble. Trust your instincts. Most importantly, act. When you come to a fork in the road, take it.” – Yogi Berra
  15. “Losing is a learning experience. It teaches you humility. It teaches you to work harder. It’s also a powerful motivator.” – Yogi Berra

Short Yogi Berra Quotes 

  1. “It’s fun, baseball’s fun.” – Yogi Berra
  2. “All pitchers are liars or crybabies.” – Yogi Berra
  3. “In baseball, you don’t know nothing.” – Yogi Berra
  4. “Baseball’s different today, but it isn’t.” – Yogi Berra
  5. “My ambition is to hit .400 and talk 1.000.” – Yogi Berra
  6. “How can you think and hit at the same time?” – Yogi Berra
  7. “Pitching always beats batting — and vice-versa.” – Yogi Berra
  8. “So I’m ugly. I never saw anyone hit with his face.” – Yogi Berra
  9. “If you don’t catch the ball you catch the bus home.” – Yogi Berra
  10. “I dunno. This game is getting funnier and funnier.” – Yogi Berra
  11. “Baseball is 90% mental and the other half is physical.” – Yogi Berra
  12. “The other teams could make trouble for us if they win.” – Yogi Berra
  13. “The hitting’s good these days because the pitching isn’t.” – Yogi Berra
  14. “What difference does a uniform make? You don’t hit with it.” – Yogi Berra
  15. “It’s never happened in the World Series competition, and it still hasn’t.” – Yogi Berra
  16. “If you get a guy that can play a couple of positions, it helps you out a real lot.” – Yogi Berra
  17. “You don’t have to swing hard to hit a home run. If you got the timing, it’ll go.” – Yogi Berra
  18. “Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball’s pretty good, too.” – Yogi Berra
  19. “If I didn’t make it in baseball, I won’t have made it workin’. I didn’t like to work.” – Yogi Berra

Yogi Berra Quotes About Baseball

  1. “Swing at the strikes.” – Yogi Berra
  2. “Little League baseball is a very good thing because it keeps the parents off the streets.” – Yogi Berra
  3. “Baseball is a game of confidence, and over coming failures and fears. That’s what life’s about to.” – Yogi Berra
  4. “I can see how he (Sandy Koufax) won twenty-five games. What I don’t understand is how he lost five.” – Yogi Berra
  5. “The game is supposed to be fun. If you have a bad day… don’t worry about it. You can’t expect to get a hit every game.” – Yogi Berra
  6. “Mickey Mantle was a very good golfer, but we weren’t allowed to play golf during the season; only at spring training.” – Yogi Berra
  7. “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
  8. “But it don’t bother me. I never yet saw anybody hit the baseball with their face. Besides, I like to get kidded; that means they like me. When they stop kidding me, I’m in trouble.” – Yogi Berra
  9. “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
  10. “To say that I don’t have any worries or nerves is the opposite of the truth. I worry about not being able to get around on the fast ball any more, I worry about getting hurt and having to quit playing before my time.” – Yogi Berra

Yogi-isms Yogi Berra Quotes

The iconic baseball player Yogi Berra is known for his so-called “Yogi-isms”—a name popularly used to describe hilariously witty Yogi Berra quotes and sayings about baseball, life, change, future, and all sorts of other topics

  1. “Pair up in threes.” – Yogi Berra
  2. “Little things are big.” – Yogi Berra
  3. “We have deep depth.” – Yogi Berra
  4. “It gets late early out here.” – Yogi Berra
  5. “[What time is it?] You mean now?” – Yogi Berra
  6. “I really didn’t say everything I said.” – Yogi Berra

    Yogi Berra ISMS
    Yogi Berra ISMS
  7. “Never answer an anonymous letter.” – Yogi Berra
  8. “We made too many wrong mistakes.” – Yogi Berra
  9. “The game is simple, but it’s never easy.” – Yogi Berra
  10. “No matter where you go, there you are.” – Yogi Berra
  11. “He must have made that before he died.” – Yogi Berra
  12. “It’s pretty far, but it doesn’t seem like it.” – Yogi Berra
  13. “If you can’t imitate him, don’t copy him.” – Yogi Berra
  14. “Thank you for making this day necessary.” – Yogi Berra
  15. “You wouldn’t have won if we’d beaten you.” – Yogi Berra
  16. “Why be jealous over things you don’t have?” – Yogi Berra
  17. “I looked like this when I was young, and I still do.” – Yogi Berra
  18. “He hits from both sides of the plate. He’s amphibious.” – Yogi Berra
  19. “Why buy good luggage, you only use it when you travel.” – Yogi Berra
  20. “That’s how I kept myself positive, by not getting all negative.” – Yogi Berra
  21. “Congratulations. I knew the record would stand until it was broken.” – Yogi Berra
  22. “There are some people who, if they don’t already know, you can’t tell ’em.” – Yogi Berra
  23. “There are a lot of things in life you can’t control, but how you respond to things, that you CAN control.” – Yogi Berra
  24. “Nobody can be all smiley all the time, but having a good, positive attitude isn’t something to shrug off.” – Yogi Berra

Funny Yogi Berra Quotes

  1. “Are you dead yet?” – Yogi Berra
  2. “I guess I’ve got a smart wife.” – Yogi Berra
  3. “Is he living? Is he living now?” – Yogi Berra
  4. “Half the lies they tell about me aren’t true.” – Yogi Berra
  5. “I usually take a two-hour nap from one to four.” – Yogi Berra
  6. “I knew I was going to take the wrong train, so I left early.” – Yogi Berra
  7. “I’m in no condition to drive, wait! I shouldn’t listen to myself, I’m drunk!” – Yogi Berra

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    yogi berra quotes funny
  8. “It was impossible to get a conversation going, everybody was talking too much.” – Yogi Berra
  9. “You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I’m not hungry enough to eat six.” – Yogi Berra
  10. “I never said most of the things I said. Then again, I might have said ’em, but you never know.” – Yogi Berra
  11. “I don’t know (if they were men or women fans running naked across the field). They had bags over their heads.” – Yogi Berra
  12. “Always go to other people’s funerals, otherwise they won’t come to yours.” – Yogi Berra

    Funny Yogi Berra Quotes
    Funny Yogi Berra Quotes

Memorable Quotes By Yogi Berra

  1. “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
  2. “Without a plan, even the most brilliant business can get lost. You need to have goals, create milestones and have a strategy in place to set yourself up for success.” – Yogi Berra
  3. “When you’re part of a team, you stand up for your teammates. Your loyalty is to them. You protect them through good and bad, because they’d do the same for you.” – Yogi Berra
  4. “You can’t just tell people an apparently obvious tautology or paradoxical contradiction, without talking about apparently obvious tautologies or paradoxical contradictions.” – Yogi Berra
  5. “When I’m sittin’ down to dinner with the family, stuff [another Yogiism] just pops out. And they’ll say, ‘Dad, you just said another one.’ And I don’t even know what the heck I said.” – Yogi Berra
  6. “A lot of guys go, ‘Hey, Yog, say a Yogi-ism.’ I tell ’em, ‘I don’t know any.’ They want me to make one up. I don’t make ’em up. I don’t even know when I say it. They’re the truth. And it is the truth. I don’t know.” – Yogi Berra

Yogi Berra’s contributions to MLB history are invaluable, but his legacy is also remembered for what he contributed to the American language.

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