"Never let the fear of striking out get in your way."
"A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people."Babe Ruth on John F. Kennedy
"Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come... The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present - and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future."Babe Ruth on Audrey Hepburn
"I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death."Babe Ruth on Thomas Paine
"We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict."Babe Ruth on Jim Morrison
"What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it."Babe Ruth on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Baseball was, is and always will be to me the best game in the world."
"Don't let the fear of striking out hold you back."
"Yesterday's home runs don't win today's games."
"Reading isn't good for a ballplayer. Not good for his eyes. If my eyes went bad even a little bit I couldn't hit home runs. So I gave up reading."
"Every strike brings me closer to the next home run."