Jackie Robinson Quotes

16 Jackie Robinson quotes:

"Baseball is like a poker game. Nobody wants to quit when he's losing; nobody wants you to quit when you're ahead."
"The right of every American to first-class citizenship is the most important issue of our time."
"How you played in yesterday's game is all that counts."
"I'm not concerned with your liking or disliking me... All I ask is that you respect me as a human being."
"A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives."
"Life is not a spectator sport. If you're going to spend your whole life in the grandstand just watching what goes on, in my opinion you're wasting your life."
"There's not an American in this country free until every one of us is free."
"The way I figured it, I was even with baseball and baseball with me. The game had done much for me, and I had done much for it."
"Above anything else, I hate to lose."
"Pop flies, in a sense, are just a diversion for a second baseman. Grounders are his stock trade."
"It kills me to lose. If I'm a troublemaker, and I don't think that my temper makes me one, then it's because I can't stand losing. That's the way I am about winning, all I ever wanted to do was finish first."
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"This ain't fun. But you watch me, I'll get it done."
"We're in a real crisis situation where many times people are being turned away at the door."
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"I think it was one of the greatest times ever in the world to play baseball. Television was in its infancy. Breaking the color barrier,"
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"discover the truth of today, and perhaps find the greatness of tomorrow."
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"We have a social responsibility and we are held to a higher standard than other institutions,"

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