"People like us are afraid to leave ball. What else is there to do? When baseball has been your whole life, you can't think about a future without it, so you hang on as long as you can."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Willie Stargell on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Willie Stargell on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."Willie Stargell on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Willie Stargell on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Willie Stargell on William Shakespeare
"I eventually became proud of my strikeouts, because each one represented another learning experience."
"I never search for a reason why - I have faith in the Lord's purpose."
"There's nothing I value more than the closeness of friends and family, a smile as I pass someone on the street."
"Judgment traps you within the limitations of your comparisons. It inhibits freedom."
"That's where the future lies, in the youth of today."
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