Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Lou Gehrig
Henry Gehrig
Lou Gehrig.
BornJune 19, 1903
New York, New York
DiedJune 2, 1941
Riverdale, New York
Known as the Iron Horse, his record of 2,130 consecutive games played stood for 56 years. Had hit 493 home runs when he retired in 1939 after developing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, since nicknamed Lou Gehrig's Disease.

The repository contains one quote from Lou Gehrig.


For the past two weeks, youíve been reading about a bad break. Today I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth. I might have been given a bad break, but Iíve got an awful lot to live for.