Yogi Berra Quotes

(which he may or may not have said)

As Mets manager in 1973:
"It ain't over, till it's over."

"Ninety percent of the game is half mental."

Referring to the shadows in Left field at Yankee Stadium:
"It gets late early out there."

As Yankee Manager, 1964:
"You can observe a lot by watching."

In 1959, referring to a restaurant in St. Louis:
"That place is so crowded, nobody goes there anymore."

"When you get to the fork in the road, take it."

"You got to be careful if you don't know where you're going, 'cause you might not get there."

After back to back homers by Mickey Mantle, and Roger Maris:
"It's deja vu all over again."

When asked if he wanted his pizza pie cut into four or eight slices:
"Four, I don't think I can eat eight."

In a telegram to Johnny Bench after he broke Berra's record for the most home runs by a catcher:
"I knew the record would stand until it was broken."

To the fans in 1947, Yogi Berra Day:
"Thanks for making this day necessary."

After his alarm clock failed to go off:
"If I didn't wake up, I'd still be sleeping."

"I usually take a two-hour nap from one to four."

When asked for the time of day:
"You mean now?"

"A nickel ain't worth a dime anymore."

"Go to other people's funerals, otherwise, they won't go to yours"

When asked what he would do if he found a million dollars:
"I'd see if I could find the guy who lost it, and if he was poor, I'd give it back."

While watching Papillion:
"Steve McQueen looks good in this movie; he must have made it before he died."

"I wish I had an answer to that, because I'm tired of answering that question."

When a reported called, and said "I hope I didn't wake you."
"Nah, I had to get up to answer the phone anyway."

During his commercial endeavor with Yoo-Hoo, a woman asked if Yoo-Hoo was hyphenated:
"No ma'am, it ain't even carbonated."

After receiving a check made payable to "Pay To Bearer"
"You've known me all these years, and you still can't spell my name?"

Mayor John Lindsay's wife, Mary said: "Despite the warm weather, you look cool":
"You don't look so hot yourself."

"Slump? What slump? I ain't in no slump. I'm just ain't hitting."

"The other teams can't cause us any trouble unless they win."

When asked during Spring Training, what size hat he wore:
"I don't know, I'm not in shape yet."

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