Baseball Quotes

Our page features hundreds of motivational and inspirational quotes in the bottom left corner of each page. In addition to these great quotes, the following quotes are of particular relevance to those in pursuit of higher levels of sport.

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it;s the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead

“It is better to build children than to repair adults” – Uncredited

“We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Teach positively, never abuse kids in the teaching process. I believe it is cowardly to teach in a negative way, to insult players, or challenge their manhood.” – Gordie Gillespie

“The number of times I succeed is in direct proportion to the number of times I can fail and keep on trying.” – Tom Hopkins

“You spend a good piece of your life gripping a baseball and in the end it turns out that it was the other way
around all the time.” – Jim Bouton

“You can learn little from victory. You can learn everything from defeat.” – Christy Matthewson

“Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.” – Napoleon Hill

“Love the player for who they are, not for what they can do for you. Kids see through the coach whose only concern is for himself.” – Gordie Gillespie

“Baseball is a red-blooded sport for red-blooded men. It’s no pink tea. and mollycoddles had better stay out. It’s a struggle for supremacy, a survival of the fittest.” – Tyrus Raymond Cobb

“You play to win the game!” – Herman Edwards

“Obstacles are necessary for success because in selling, as in all careers of importance, victory comes only after many struggles and countless defeats.” – Og Matulino

“Great coaches are great humanitarians. They really care for the athlete as people first and athletes second. This is paramount in gaining respect.” – Gordie Gillespie

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