|Yogi Berra. Here's a few of his quotes:|
Yogi's wife is said to have asked him where he wanted to be buried. His
reply, "Surprise me".
"It ain't over 'til it's over"
"It's deja vu all over again"
"When you come to a fork in the road ... take it"
"I usually take a two hour nap from one to four"
"Never answer an anonymous letter"
"I didn't really say everything I said"
"I want to thank you for making this day necessary"
"We made too many wrong mistakes"
"You can observe a lot by watching"
"The future ain't what it used to be"
"It gets late early out here"
"If the world were perfect, it wouldn't be"
"If the people don't want to come out to the ballpark, nobody's going to
"Pair up in threes"
"Why buy good luggage, you only use it when you travel"
Former President George W. Bush once said he could use some help from
Berra's wordsmith ability.
"Yogi's been an inspiration to me, not only because of his baseball skills,
but of course for the enduring mark he left on the English language," Bush said.
"Some in the press corps think he might even be my speechwriter. "