"The only change is that baseball has turned Paige from a second class citizen to a second class immortal."
"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."Satchel Paige on Maya Angelou
"Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent."Satchel Paige on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference."Satchel Paige on Reinhold Niebuhr
"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek."Satchel Paige on Barack Obama
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."Satchel Paige on Mahatma Gandhi
"Age is a case of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it don't matter."
"How old would you be if you didn't know how old you are?"
"If your stomach disputes you, lie down and pacify it with cool thoughts."
"It's funny what a few no-hitters do for a body."
"Just take the ball and throw it where you want to. Throw strikes. Home plate don't move."