Babe Ruth Quotes

You just can’t beat the person who never gives up.

Don’t let the fear of striking out hold you back.

Don’t be afraid to take advice. There’s always something new to learn.

Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.


The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don’t play together, the club won’t be worth a dime.

Yesterday’s home runs don’t win today’s games.


Baseball was, is and always will be to me the best game in the world.

Heroes get remembered, but legends never die.

It’s hard to beat a person that never gives up.

I’ve heard people say that the trouble with the world is that we haven’t enough great leaders. I think we haven’t enough great followers. I have stood side by side with great thinkers – surgeons, engineers, economists; people who deserve a great following – and have heard the crowd cheer me instead.

I swing big, with everything I’ve got. I hit big or I miss big. I like to live as big as I can.

A part of control is learning to correct your own weaknesses. The person doesn’t live who was born with everything. Sometimes he has one weak point, generally he has several. The first thing is to know your faults. And then take on a systematic plan of correcting them. You know the old saying about a chain only being as strong as its weakest link. The same can be said in the chain of skills a man forges.

Who is richer? The man who is seen, but cannot see? Or the man who is not being seen, but can see?

Life is a game like any other; we just don’t take it as seriously.

Don’t ever forget two things I’m going to tell you. One, don’t believe everything that’s written about you. Two, don’t pick up too many checks.

I had only one superstition. I made sure to touch all the bases when I hit a home run.

If you want to hit home runs, you’ve go to swing a lot.

Aw, everybody knows that game, the day I hit the homer off ole Charlie Root there in Wrigley Field, the day October first, the third game of that thirty-two World Series. But right now I want to settle all arguments. I didn’t exactly point to any spot, like the flagpole. Anyway, I didn’t mean to, I just sorta waved at the whole fence, but that was foolish enough. All I wanted to do was give that thing a ride… outta the park… anywhere.

What I am, what I have, what I am going to leave behind me – all this I owe to the game of baseball.

What do I think about when I strike out? I think about hitting home runs.

Every Strike is one step closer to a Home Run

Love the game of baseball and baseball will love you.

A part of control is learning to correct your weaknesses.

The way a team plays as a whole determines its success.

I don’t need to know where the green is. Where is the golf course?