"Baseball is a rookie, his experience no bigger than the lump in his throat as he begins fulfillment of his dream."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Ernie Harwell on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Ernie Harwell on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Ernie Harwell on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Ernie Harwell on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Ernie Harwell on Mark Twain
"Baseball just a came as simple as a ball and bat. Yet, as complex as the American spirit it symbolizes. A sport, a business and sometimes almost even a religion."
"Baseball is the president tossing out the first ball of the season. And a scrubby schoolboy playing catch with his dad on a Mississippi farm."
"I have great faith that Heaven's there and I'll see my brothers and my mom and dad when I get there."
"I just have faith. It's just there. It's not any big deal."
"I have a great faith in God and Jesus."