Famous Yogi-isms

Some Of The Wisdom Attributed To The Yankee Great

The following are just some of the quotes attributed over the years to Yogi Berra:

  • "Slump? I ain't in no slump. I just ain't hittin."
  • On seeing a Steve McQueen movie: "He must have made that before he died"
  • "It ain't over till it's over."
  • "Nobody goes there anymore; it's too crowded."
  • "In baseball, you don't know nothin'."
  • "It gets late early out here."
  • "Congratulations. I knew the record would stand until it was broken."
  • "It's pretty far, but it doesn't seem like it."
  • "You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I'm not hungry enough to eat six."
  • " I couldn't tell if the streaker was a man or a woman because it had a bag on it's head."
  • "How can you think and hit at the same time?"
  • "I knew I was going to take the wrong train, so I left early."
  • "You got to be very careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there."
  • "It was impossible to get a conversation going, everybody was talking too much."
  • "If the fans don't come out to the ball park, you can't stop them."
  • ""The future ain't what it use to be."
  • "The only reason I need these gloves is 'cause of my hands."
  • "The other team could make trouble for us if they win."
  • "If I didn't wake up I'd still be sleeping."
  • "It's tough to make predictions, especially about the future."

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