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The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a man's determination.
There are three types of baseball players: Those who make it happen, those who watch it happen and those who wonder what happens.
No matter how good you are, you're going to lose one-third of your games. No matter how bad you are you're going to win one-third of your games. It's the other third that makes the difference.
If you don't root for the Dodgers, you might not get into heaven.
The best possible thing in baseball is winning The World Series. The second best thing is losing The World Series.
Talking about your troubles is no good. Eighty percent of your friends don't care and the rest are glad.
About the only problem with success is that it does not teach you how to deal with failure.
Pressure is a word that is misused in our vocabulary. When you start thinking of pressure, it's because you've started to think of failure.
Managing is like holding a dove in your hand. Squeeze too hard and you kill it; not hard enough and it flies away.
If you love your job, you haven't worked a day in your life.
The saddest day of the year is the day baseball season ends.
The only Angels in Los Angeles are in Heaven, and they're looking down on the Dodgers.
I love doubleheaders. That way I get to keep my uniform on longer.
I motivate players through communication, being honest with them, having them respect and appreciate your ability and your help.
My theory of hitting was just to watch the ball as it came in and hit it.
Everybody makes mistakes, that's why they put erasers on pencils
Baseball is like driving, it's the one who gets home safely that counts.
Think about each pitch like you think about women, then select one which is particularly appealing.
You can wake up every day and make today better than the last.
When I was 15 years old, I used to actually dream I was pitching in Yankee Stadium. Bill Dickey was my catcher.
If he raced his pregnant wife he'd finish third.
I was told to stay away from pasta and bread for two weeks. Not eating pasta? That'll kill me. Anything else, but why pasta?
All last year we tried to teach him (Fernando Valenzuela) English, and the only word he learned was million.
Guys ask me, don't I get burned out? How can you get burned out doing something you love? I ask you, have you ever got tired of kissing a pretty girl?
Listen, if you start worrying about the people in the stands, before too long you're up in the stands with them.
When we win, I'm so happy I eat a lot. When we lose, I'm so depressed, I eat a lot. When we're rained out, I'm so disappointed I eat a lot.
I've been Catholic all my life, and there's one thing I've never understood. Why didn't the Corinthians write back?
I bleed Dodger blue and when I die, I'm going to the big Dodger in the sky.
When we lose, I eat. When we win, I eat. I also eat when we're rained out.
Chan Ho had a great career and was the exemplification of class, dignity and character.
Grownups have to say 'please,' too.
No, we don't cheat. And even if we did, I'd never tell you.
My wife tells me one day, 'I think you love baseball more than me.' I say, 'Well, I guess that's true, but hey, I love you more than football and hockey.'
Sports has kept me on the straight and narrow path.
He (Darryl Strawberry) is not a dog; a dog is loyal and runs after balls.
Sometimes, you get too hopped up, too excited, and it works against you.
I'm telling you, I don't like cheaters.
A second-guesser is one who doesn't know anything about the first guess, and he's one who needs 2 guesses to get one right.
I still remember the entire Boy Scout motto. I don't remember the serial number of my gun in the army. I don't remember the number of my locker in school. But I remember that Boy Scout code.
The only way I'd worry about the weather is if it snows on our side of the field and not theirs.
Nothing succeeds like - failure.
I wasn't quite sure how a player got to the big leagues. As far as I knew, he was just there one day.
It's still the best game in town because you don't have to be big to play, and everybody plays. Even your grandmother probably played baseball.
I've never used one word of profanity in front of my wife, or my daughter, or my granddaughter or anybody else's wife.
My goal is to live to be 100.
If you don't love the Dodgers, there's a good chance you may not get into Heaven.
I am so happy and proud to learn of Hideo Nomo's election to the Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame. He was quite a pitcher and competitor, but he is also a very special and caring person.
You give loyalty, you'll get it back. You give love, you’ll get it back.
Bruce Benedict is so slow he'd finish third in a race with a pregnant woman.
I was fortunate enough to coach the US Olympic team in Australia. The parks were full at all times. How can they take away a sport like that?