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.

Funny

Never answer an anonymous letter.

Comebacks

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

Thanks. You donít look so hot yourself.

Money

A nickel ainít worth a dime anymore.

ComebacksDeath

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

Surprise me.

Funny

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

Comebacks

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

I donít know. They had bags over their heads.

Funny

Iím lost but Iím making good time.

Sports

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

Funny

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

Comebacks

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

Maíam, I donít even suspect anything.

Funny

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

Reputation

Half the lies they tell about me arenít true.

Quotations

I never said half the things I said.

Comebacks

Upon being asked his hat size:

I donít know, Iím not in shape.