Lou Gehrig quotes

  • I'm not a headline guy. I know that as long as I was following Ruth to the plate I could have stood on my head and no one would have known the difference.
    -- Lou Gehrig

    #Differences #Long #Guy

  • Fans, for the past two weeks you have been reading about a bad break I got. Yet today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.
    -- Lou Gehrig

    #Baseball #Reading #Men

  • I love to win, but I love to lose almost as much. I love the thrill of victory, and I also love the challenge of defeat.
    -- Lou Gehrig

    #Winning #Challenges #Victory

  • I may have had a tough break, but I have an awful lot to live for.
    -- Lou Gehrig

    #Might #Awful #Tough

  • You have to get knocked down to realize how people really feel about you. I've realized that more than ever lately. The other day, I was on my way to the car. It was hailing, the streets were slippery and I was having a tough time of it. I came to a corner and started to slip. But before I could fall, four people jumped out of nowhere to help me. When I thanked them, they all said they knew about my illness and had been keeping an eye on me.
    -- Lou Gehrig

    #Fall #Eye #People

  • You don t get the breaks unless you play with the team instead of against it.
    -- Lou Gehrig

    #Motivational #Sports #Team

  • The ballplayer who loses his head, who can't keep his cool, is worse than no ballplayer at all.
    -- Lou Gehrig

    #Sports #Baseball #Loses

  • I worked real hard to learn to play first. In the beginning, I used to make one terrible play a game. Then, I got so I'd make one a week, and finally, I'd pull a real bad one maybe once a month. At the end, I was trying to keep it down to one a season.
    -- Lou Gehrig

    #Baseball #Real #Games

  • When you have a father and a mother who work all their lives so you can have an education and build your body - it's a blessing.
    -- Lou Gehrig

    #Motivational #Sports #Mother

  • When you have a wife who has been a tower of strength and shown more courage than you dreamed existed - that's the finest I know.
    -- Lou Gehrig

    #Wife #Towers #Finest

  • The Babe is one fellow, and I'm another and I could never be exactly like him. I don't try, I just go on as I am in my own right.
    -- Lou Gehrig

    #Yankees #Trying #Goes On

  • What are you going to do? Admit to yourself that the pitchers have you on the point of surrender? You can't do that. You must make yourself think that the pitchers are just as good as they always have been or just as bad.
    -- Lou Gehrig

    #Sports #Thinking #Surrender

  • It's a pretty big shadow. It gives me lots of room to spread myself.
    -- Lou Gehrig

    #Yankees #Giving #Shadow

  • When you have a wonderful mother-in-law who takes sides with you in squabbles with her own daughter - that's something.
    -- Lou Gehrig

    #Daughter #Mother #Law

  • We were mighty short of infielders in those days
    -- Lou Gehrig

    #Yankees #New York Yankees

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