"I've been hearing this since I first joined the Reds organization, that I'm going to be the next this or that. It's tough on a young player coming up. You show some positive things and everybody jumps on that and says you should be the next Willie Mays."
"The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge."Eric Davis on Albert Einstein
"I do believe we're all connected. I do believe in positive energy. I do believe in the power of prayer. I do believe in putting good out into the world. And I believe in taking care of each other."Eric Davis on Harvey Fierstein
"Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results."Eric Davis on Willie Nelson
"Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will."Eric Davis on Zig Ziglar
"If you're not making mistakes, then you're not doing anything. I'm positive that a doer makes mistakes."Eric Davis on John Wooden
"I was fortunate to play for Pete Rose and have teammates like Ken Griffey Sr., Tony Perez and Dave Concepcion. I grew up in the game with a mature attitude. I've always known it was better to be seen and not heard."
"I love the game, it's the greatest game on earth, that's why I can't understand all of this talk about trying to make the game better. People talk about the high strike zone and changing this and that. Why? To speed up the game? That's the beauty of baseball. There is no time element."
"I don't want to be famous. I want to be secure. I don't want the world. I just want a piece of it. I want people to remember Eric Davis."
"It's like, now you're actually complaining because you're making $9 million and guys are making more? If it makes you that upset, quit. Leave the game. Go home then and try finding another job that's going to pay you that."
"Life is too short to worry about anything. You had better enjoy it because the next day promises nothing."