“You gotta believe.”

“It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog.”

“You don’t have to be good to start; you just have to start to be good.”

“I’ve been blessed with many things in my life, but two stand above the rest: my father and baseball.”

“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.”

“Success is getting up one more time than you fall down.”

“No matter how good you are, you’re going to lose one-third of your games. No matter how bad you are you’re going to win one-third of your games. It’s the other third that makes the difference.”

“Baseball is a team game but, at the same time, it’s an individual game within that team.”

“When you’re a professional athlete, you have a lot of time to think. Thinking is your job. It’s the reason you get paid.”

“The future is written in pencil.”

“I just try to give my all every time, whether it’s for baseball or anything else in my life.”

“In baseball and in life, it’s not about how hard you can throw, but how well you can locate your pitches.”

“A pitcher needs to be quick to adjust, just like in life.”

“Sometimes you gotta create your own luck.”

“Baseball is more than just a game. It’s an art, a lifestyle.”

“The mind is everything. What you think, you become.”

“Baseball is a game of inches, but life is a game of choices.”

“Opportunities don’t just happen, you create them.”

“The only way to do great work is to love what you do.”

“Baseball is a dance between the pitcher and the hitter.”

“The only way to prove you’re a good sport is to lose.”

“Baseball is a game of failure, but it’s how you handle failure that defines you.”

“Champions keep playing until they get it right.”

“The road to success is always under construction.”

“Baseball is the perfect balance of skill, strategy, and luck.”

“Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.”

“You have to have talent to go far in baseball, but you also have to work hard and stay focused.”

“Baseball is a game of constant adjustments. You have to stay nimble and adapt.”

“The most important pitch in baseball is always the next one.”

“Baseball is a game of inches, but the mind is what separates the winners from the losers.”