"I praise the Lord here today. I know that all my talent and all my ability comes from him, and without him I'm nothing and I thank him for his great blessing."
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."Ernie Harwell on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."Ernie Harwell on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."Ernie Harwell on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."Ernie Harwell on Gilbert K. Chesterton
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."Ernie Harwell on Winston Churchill
"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."
"Baseball is a rookie, his experience no bigger than the lump in his throat as he begins fulfillment of his dream."
"I just have faith. It's just there. It's not any big deal."