65 Bat Quotes On Success In Life

These Bat quotes will inspire you. Bats are mammals of the order Chiroptera. With their forelimbs adapted as wings, they are the only mammals capable of true and sustained flight.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, knowledgeable, and encouraging Bat quotes, Bat sayings, and Bat proverbs.

Best Bat Quotes

  1. “The baby bat Screamed out in fright, ‘Turn on the dark, I’m afraid of the light.” ~ Shel Silverstein
  2. “For as the eyes of bats are to the blaze of day, so is the reason in our soul to the things which are by nature most evident of all.” ~ Aristotle
  3. “The colour of my soul is iron-grey and sad bats wheel about the steeple of my dreams.” ~ Claude Debussy
  4. “I never smile when I have a bat in my hands. That’s when you’ve got to be serious. When I get out on the field, nothing’s a joke to me. I don’t feel like I should walk around with a smile on my face.” ~ Hank Aaron
  5. “On the bat’s back I do fly After summer merrily.” ~ William Shakespeare

  6. “Twinkle, twinkle little bat How I wonder what you’re at! Up above the world you fly, Like a tea-tray in the sky.” ~ Lewis Carroll
  7. “Bats have no bankers and they do not drink and cannot be arrested and pay no tax and, in general, bats have it made.” ~ John Berryman
  8. “There cannot be found in the animal kingdom a bat, or any other creature, so blind in its own range of circumstance and connection, as the greater majority of human beings are in the bosoms of their families” ~ Helen Hunt Jackson
  9. “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
  10. “You gotta keep the ball off the fat part of the bat.” ~ Satchel Paige

  11. “When I came up to bat with three men on and two outs in the ninth, I looked in the other team’s dugout and they were already in street clothes.” ~ Bob Uecker
  12. “When you play this game twenty years, go to bat ten-thousand times, and get three-thousand hits, do you know what that means? You’ve gone zero for seven-thousand.” ~ Pete Rose
  13. “Hit a home run – put your head down, drop the bat, run around the bases, because the name on the front is more – a lot more important than the name on the back.” ~ Ryne Sandberg
  14. “I’ve always said when I broke in I was an average player. I had an average arm, average speed and definitely an average bat. I am still average in all of those.” ~ Brooks Robinson
  15. “My pitching philosophy is simple – keep the ball way from the bat.” ~ Satchel Paige

  16. “I remember when we were doing the first Dragon’s Lair, I got really involved with coming up with all the little rooms and what was the danger in the room and going into it with bats and spiders and snakes.” ~ Don Bluth
  17. “One night I went over to get some dope from some Hollywood tough guy. After I left, my son Scott, who was only fifteen, went over with a baseball bat to kill him. I was laughing out of one eye and crying out of the other. I thought, Who am I kidding?” ~ James Caan
  18. “We are starting off with our own different characters and our own laws and everything, looking at Bruce Wayne and how he came to be the person that he was and how he comes to be this man that jumps around in the Bat suit.” ~ Christian Bale
  19. “The real 1960s began on the afternoon of November 22, 1963. It came to seem that Kennedy’s murder opened some malign trap door in American culture, and the wild bats flapped out.” ~ Lance Morrow
  20. “I got rabies shots for biting the head off a bat but that’s OK – the bat had to get Ozzy shots.” ~ Ozzy Osbourne

  21. “During my 18 years I came to bat almost 10,000 times. I struck out about 1,700 times and walked maybe 1,800 times. You figure a ballplayer will average about 500 at-bats a season. That means I played 7 years without ever hitting the ball.” ~ Mickey Mantle
  22. “I don’t like to sound egotistical, but every time I stepped up to the plate with a bat in my hands, I couldn’t help but feel sorry for the pitcher.” ~ Rogers Hornsby
  23. “The pitcher has got only a ball. I’ve got a bat. So the percentage in weapons is in my favor and I let the fellow with the ball do the fretting.” ~ Hank Aaron
  24. “I never blame myself when I’m not hitting. I just blame the bat and if it keeps up, I change bats. After all, if I know it isn’t my fault that I’m not hitting, how can I get mad at myself?” ~ Yogi Berra
  25. “The bat is gone, but the smile remains.” ~ Willie Stargell

  26. “The Statue of Liberty is no longer saying, ‘Give me your poor, your tired, your huddled masses.’ She’s got a baseball bat and yelling, ‘You want a piece of me?'” ~ Robin Williams
  27. “No one hit home runs the way Babe (Ruth) did. They were something special. They were like homing pigeons. The ball would leave the bat, pause briefly, suddenly gain its bearings, then take off for the stands.” ~ Lefty Gomez
  28. “The phrase ‘off with the crack of the bat’, while romantic, is really meaningless, since the outfielder should be in motion long before he hears the sound of the ball meeting the bat.” ~ Joe DiMaggio
  29. “When you’re in Los Angeles, nobody bats an eye, they’re so used to seeing actors, they just act really cool.” ~ Luke Wilson
  30. “It’s a round ball and a round bat, and you got to hit it square.” ~ Pete Rose

  31. “I don’t understand the whole dating thing. I know right off the bat if I’m interested in someone, and I don’t want them to waste their money on me and take me out to eat if I know I’m not interested in that person.” ~ Britney Spears
  32. “We found that just by the way we stood, affected women dramatically, and if you look at our show, you’ll see that we always stood with our legs open our fists on hips and our bat bulges forward, which had a profound effect on women!” ~ Burt Ward
  33. “Baseball is just a game, as simple as a ball and bat, yet as complex as the American spirit it symbolizes. A sport, a business and sometimes almost even a religion.” ~ Ernie Harwell
  34. “We can’t stop here, this is bat country!” ~ Hunter S. Thompson
  35. “Well, boys, it’s a round ball and a round bat and you got to hit the ball square.” ~ Joe Schultz

  36. “I daresay one profits more by the mistakes one makes off one’s own bat than by doing the right thing on somebody’s else advice.” ~ W. Somerset Maugham
  37. “It’s important to get well-rounded right off the bat. A lot of experienced dancers can get pigeonholed into one thing. I’ve been hired for a lot of different gigs simply because I can do a lot of different things with different levels of dancers. And it’s sad to me that some dancers don’t do more.” ~ Mandy Moore
  38. “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
  39. “Used to be bats had thick handles and a big barrel. Then they found it’s not the size of the bat that gets home runs – it’s the speed with which you can swing it.” ~ Stan Musial
  40. “A full mind is an empty bat.” ~ Branch Rickey

  41. “The key is just to ignore the pain, because physical comedy only works if you see someone get hurt and they aren’t actually hurt. If someone gets hit in the face with a bat, falls down, and gets back up, it’s funny. If they stay down and their jaw is wired shut in the next scene, it’s really tragic and weird. You have to pretend it doesn’t hurt.” ~ Chris Pratt
  42. “I grew up on the softball field. Every day I would take my glove and my bat with me” ~ Yoenis Cespedes
  43. “When you’re mad at someone, it’s probably best not to break his arm with a baseball bat.” ~ Evel Knievel
  44. “Test cricket is bloody hard work, especially when you’ve got Sachin batting with what looks like a three metre wide bat.” ~ Michael Hussey
  45. “But make no mistake: the weeds will win: nature bats last.” ~ Robert Pyle

  46. “I’ve never fallen in love right off the bat. I get scared to say I love you too soon because it means so much. It means you’re not seeing an end to things.” ~ Leighton Meester
  47. “He (Eric Davis) gets power from his bat speed…..it’s like he has cork in his arms.” ~ Pete Rose
  48. “I loved Veronica right off the bat. She was so strong and I think it is so important because there are so few shows that portray women, especially young women as being strong and being able to stand up for themselves.” ~ Kristen Bell
  49. “They give you a round bat and they throw you a round ball. And they tell you to hit it square.” ~ Willie Stargell
  50. “I was the worst hitter ever. I never even broke a bat until last year when I was backing out of the garage.” ~ Lefty Gomez

  51. “Your bat is your life. It’s your weapon. You don’t want to go into battle with anything that feels less than perfect” ~ Lou Brock
  52. “I don’t bat an eye at stuff like that. I’ve had my share of wins. If I worried about the games I should have won, it would probably drive me crazy. It was a fun game to pitch in.” ~ Roger Clemens
  53. “What can I do, I asked myself, that is so spectacular that no one will be able to say he had seen it before? The answer was perfectly obvious. I would send a midget up to bat.” ~ Bill Veeck
  54. “I had a bat mitzvah, was confirmed, went to Jewish summer camp, I go to temple for the High Holy Days. I think, like most people in their early 20s, I kind of strayed away from it. I think once I have a family I’ll be back into it” ~ Lizzy Caplan
  55. “The American boy starts swinging the bat about as soon as he can lift one.” ~ Tris Speaker

  56. “Yes, I was in that game where George Brett hit that home run. Billy saw there was too much pine tar on the bat and he went to the umpire, the next thing we knew they were fighting about it.” ~ Bert Campaneris
  57. “You just listen to the ball and bat come together. They make an awful noise.” ~ Darrell Johnson
  58. “No man with a conscience can just bat out illustrations. He’s got to put all his talent and feeling into them!” ~ Norman Rockwell
  59. “Hitting a baseball well, as in cricket, is a very rare skill. One of most difficult things to do in the world to do, hitting a ball coming at you at ninety miles an hour with a round bat. Wonderful to watch.” ~ Peter Tork
  60. “If Trescothick had tried to get me off the field when batting well, I’d have hit him with my bat.” ~ Geoffrey Boycott

  61. “I keep a lucky red rag in my pocket when I bat, which has been a good luck charm for a few years.” ~ Steve Waugh
  62. “When I get the record, all it will make me is the player with the most hits. I’m also the player with the most at bats and the most outs. I never said I was a greater player than (Ty) Cobb.” ~ Pete Rose
  63. “I am a lefty, though I bat right-handed… When I was a kid I pitched, played first, outfield and shortstop as well. Now it’s mainly softball with some friends.” ~ Josh Charles
  64. “I never smile when I have a bat in my hands. That’s when you’ve got to be serious.” ~ Hank Aaron
  65. “To cure a batting slump, I took my bat to bed with me. I wanted to know my bat a little better.” ~ Richie Ashburn

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