35 Motivational Babe Ruth Quotes For Success In Life

George Herman “Babe” Ruth Jr. was an American professional baseball player whose career in Major League Baseball spanned 22 seasons, from 1914 through 1935. These Babe Ruth quotes about baseball, teamwork will motivate you

Best Babe Ruth Quotes

  1. “You just can’t beat the person who never gives up.” ~ Babe Ruth
  2. “Don’t let the fear of striking out hold you back.” ~ Babe Ruth
  3. “Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.” ~ Babe Ruth
  4. “Don’t be afraid to take advice. There’s always something new to learn.” ~ Babe Ruth
  5. “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
  6. “Baseball was, is, and always will be to be the best game in the world.” ~ Babe Ruth

  7. “Yesterday’s home runs don’t win today’s games.” ~ Babe Ruth
  8. “Heroes get remembered, but legends never die.” ~ Babe Ruth
  9. “It’s hard to beat a person that never gives up.” ~ Babe Ruth
  10. “A part of control is learning to correct your own weaknesses. The person doesn’t live who was born with everything. Sometimes he has one weak point, generally, he has several. The first thing is to know your faults. And then take on a systematic plan of correcting them. You know the old saying about a chain only being as strong as its weakest link. The same can be said in the chain of skills a man forges.” ~ Babe Ruth
  11. “I swing big, with everything I’ve got. I hit big or I miss big. I like to live as big as I can.” ~ Babe Ruth

  12. “Who is richer? The man who is seen, but cannot see? Or the man who is not being seen, but can see?” ~ Babe Ruth
  13. “I’ve heard people say that the trouble with the world is that we haven’t enough great leaders. I think we haven’t enough great followers. I have stood side by side with great thinkers – surgeons, engineers, economists; people who deserve a great following – and have heard the crowd cheer me instead.” ~ Babe Ruth
  14. “I had only one superstition. I made sure to touch all the bases when I hit a home run.” ~ Babe Ruth
  15. “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
  16. “Aw, everybody knows that game, the day I hit the homer off ole Charlie Root there in Wrigley Field, the day October first, the third game of that thirty-two World Series. But right now I want to settle all arguments. I didn’t exactly point to any spot, like the flagpole. Anyway, I didn’t mean to, I just sorta waved at the whole fence, but that was foolish enough. All I wanted to do was give that thing a ride… outta the park… anywhere.” ~ Babe Ruth
  17. Life is a game like any other; we just don’t take it as seriously.” ~ Babe Ruth

  18. “Every Strike is one step closer to a Home Run” ~ Babe Ruth
  19. “I’ve never heard a crowd boo a homer, but I’ve heard plenty of boos after a strikeout.” ~ Babe Ruth
  20. “What do I think about when I strike out? I think about hitting home runs.” ~ Babe Ruth
  21. “If it wasn’t for baseball, I’d be in either the penitentiary or the cemetery.” ~ Babe Ruth
  22. “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’ve got. I hit big or I miss big. I like to live as big as I can.” ~ Babe Ruth
  23. “I’d play for half my salary if I could hit in this dump (Wrigley Field) all the time.” ~ Babe Ruth
  24. “Each strikeout brings me closer to my next home run.” ~ Babe Ruth

  25. “If it wasn’t for baseball, I’d be in either the penitentiary or the cemetery. I have the same violent temper my father and older brother had. Both died of injuries from street fights in Baltimore, fights begun by flare-ups of their tempers.” ~ Babe Ruth
  26. “Baseball is the greatest game in the world and deserves the best you can give it.” ~ Babe Ruth
  27. “What the hell has (Herbert) Hoover got to do with it? Anyway, I had a better year than he did.” ~ Babe Ruth
  28. “Let me show you how it’s done… Loser!” ~ Babe Ruth
  29. “I only have one superstition: I make sure to touch all the bases when I hit a home run.” ~ Babe Ruth
  30. “I thank heaven we have had baseball in this world… the kids… our national pastime.” ~ Babe Ruth

  31. “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
  32. “I didn’t mean to hit the umpire with the dirt, but I did mean to hit that bastard in the stands.” ~ Babe Ruth
  33. “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
  34. “If I’d just tried for them dinky singles I could’ve batted around .600.” ~ Babe Ruth
  35. “I’d give a year of my life if I could hit a home run on the opening day of this great new park.” ~ Babe Ruth

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