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Babe Ruth's Quotes


  Never let the fear of striking out keep you from coming up to bat.  
 -  Babe Ruth
  

  It is hard to beat a person who never gives up.  
 -  Babe Ruth
  

  I have just one superstition. Whenever I hit a home run, I make certain I touch all four bases.  
 -  Babe Ruth
  

  I won't be happy until we have every boy in America between the ages of six and sixteen wearing a glove and swinging a bat.  
 -  Babe Ruth
  

  The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they dont play together, the club won't be worth a dime.  
 -  Babe Ruth
  

  Heroes are remembered but legends never die.  
 -  Babe Ruth
  

  Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.  
 -  Babe Ruth
  

  Reading isn't good for a ballplayer. Not good for his eyes. If my eyes went bad even a little bit, I couldn't hit home runs. So I gave up reading.  
 -  Babe Ruth
  

  All ballplayers should quit when it starts to feel as if all the baselines run uphill.  
 -  Babe Ruth
  

  Yesterday's home runs dont win today's games.  
 -  Babe Ruth
  

  How to hit home runs: I swing as hard as I can, and I try to swing right through the ball... The harder you grip the bat, the more you can swing it through the ball, and the farther the ball will go. I swing big, with everything I have got. I hit big or I miss big. I like to live as big as I can.  
 -  Babe Ruth
  

  If it wasn't for baseball, I'd be in either the penitentiary or the cemetery.  
 -  Babe Ruth
  

  Baseball was, is, and always will be to me the best game in the world.  
 -  Babe Ruth
  

  As soon as I got out there I felt a strange relationship with the pitcher's mound. It was as if I'd been born out there. Pitching just felt like the most natural thing in the world. Striking out batters was easy.  
 -  Babe Ruth
  

  Watch my dust.  
 -  Babe Ruth
  

  The only real game, I think, in the world is baseball.  
 -  Babe Ruth
  

  I said I am going to hit the next one right over the flagpole. God must have been with me.  
 -  Babe Ruth
  

  Baseball is the greatest game in the world and deserves the best you can give it.  
 -  Babe Ruth
  

  If I'd just tried for them dinky singles, I could've batted around .600.  
 -  Babe Ruth
  

  Never let the fear of striking out keep you from coming up to bat.  
 -  Babe Ruth
  

  Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.  
 -  Babe Ruth
  

  The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don't play together, the club won't be worth a dime.  
 -  Babe Ruth
  

  I won't be happy until we have every boy in America between the ages of six and sixteen wearing a glove and swinging a bat.  
 -  Babe Ruth
  

  Never let the fear of striking out keep you from coming up to bat.  
 -  Babe Ruth
  

  Baseball was, is, and always will be to me the best game in the world.  
 -  Babe Ruth
  

  If it wasn't for baseball, I'd be in either the penitentiary or the cemetery.  
 -  Babe Ruth