Quotes by Babe Ruth

Paris ain't much of a town.
- Babe Ruth
Let me show you how it's done... Loser!
- Babe Ruth
Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.
- Babe Ruth
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Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.
- Babe Ruth
Baseball changes through the years. It gets milder.
- Babe Ruth
You just can't beat the person who never gives up.
- Babe Ruth
How about a little noise. How do you expect a man to putt?
- Babe Ruth
Yesterday's home runs don't win today's games.
- Babe Ruth
Baseball was, is and always will be to me the best game in the world.
- Babe Ruth
Cobb is a prick. But he sure can hit. God Almighty, that man can hit.
- Babe Ruth
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If I'd just tried for them dinky singles I could've batted around .600.
- Babe Ruth
Gee, its lonesome in the outfield. It's hard to keep awake with nothing to do.
- Babe Ruth
I had only one superstition. I made sure to touch all the bases when I hit a home run.
- Babe Ruth
All ballplayers should quit when it starts to feel as if all the baselines run uphill.
- Babe Ruth
If it wasn't for baseball, I'd be in either the penitentiary or the cemetery.
- Babe Ruth
Who is richer? The man who is seen, but cannot see? Or the man who is not being seen, but can see?
- Babe Ruth
I didn't mean to hit the umpire with the dirt, but I did mean to hit that bastard in the stands.
- Babe Ruth
I learned early to drink beer, wine and whiskey. And I think I was about 5 when I first chewed tobacco.
- 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
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 I can tell them is pick a good one and sock it. I get back to the dugout and they ask me what it was I hit and I tell them I don't know except it looked good.
- Babe Ruth
Don't ever forget two things I'm going to tell you. One, don't believe everything that's written about you. Two, don't pick up too many checks.
- 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'll promise to go easier on drinking and to get to bed earlier, but not for you, fifty thousand dollars, or two-hundred and fifty thousand dollars will I give up women. They're too much fun.
- 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

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