"You gotta lose 'em some of the time. When you do, lose 'em right."
"Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat."Casey Stengel on Theodore Roosevelt
"I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying."Casey Stengel on Michael Jordan
"Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not the world is full of educated failures. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent."Casey Stengel on Calvin Coolidge
"My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure."Casey Stengel on Abraham Lincoln
"Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything - all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important."Casey Stengel on Steve Jobs
"The trick is growing up without growing old."
"Sure I played, did you think I was born at the age of 70 sitting in a dugout trying to manage guys like you?"
"Ability is the art of getting credit for all the home runs somebody else hits."
"They say Yogi Berra is funny. Well, he has a lovely wife and family, a beautiful home, money in the bank, and he plays golf with millionaires. What's funny about that?"
"All right everyone, line up alphabetically according to your height."