Satchel Paige Quotes

27 Satchel Paige quotes:

"Age is a case of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it don't matter."
"I never rush myself. See, they can't start the game without me."
"I never threw an illegal pitch. The trouble is, once in a while I toss one that ain't never been seen by this generation."
"The only change is that baseball has turned Paige from a second class citizen to a second class immortal."
"I don't generally like running. I believe in training by rising gently up and down from the bench."
"Money and women. They're two of the strongest things in the world. The things you do for a woman you wouldn't do for anything else. Same with money."
"My pitching philosophy is simple - keep the ball way from the bat."
"How old would you be if you didn't know how old you were?"
"Not to be cheered by praise, not to be grieved by blame, but to know thoroughly one's own virtues or powers are the characteristics of an excellent man."
Author: Paige Quotes Category: Power Quotes
"Avoid running at all times."
"When a batter swings and I see his knees move, I can tell just what his weaknesses are then I just put the ball where I know he can't hit it."
"Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you."
"I ain't ever had a job, I just always played baseball."
"Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody's watching."
Author: Paige Quotes Category: Hurt Quotes
"My feet ain't got nothing to do with my nickname, but when folks get it in their heads that a feller's got big feet, soon the feet start looking big."
"Avoid running at all times"
Author: Paige Quotes Category: Running Quotes
"I was born in August, no July, 1908."
"If a man can beat you, walk him."
"You gotta keep the ball off the fat part of the bat."
"Ain't no man can avoid being born average, but there ain't no man got to be common."

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