Jason Varitek quotes

  • If you just try long enough and hard enough, you can always manage to boot yourself in the posterior.

  • If at first you don't succeed/You can dust it off and try again/Dust yourself off and try again.

  • Beginning with the first bite, and for every bite after, that try to chew ten times.

  • Better to be too early and have to try again, than be too late and have to catch up.

  • Good satire goes beyond the specific point it’s trying to make and teaches you how to think critically. Even after your favorite cartoonist retires or [Stephen] Colbert wraps it up, you’re not left believing everything they’re telling you.

  • I try to be as courteous as possible and sometimes try to tell my fans that as much as I appreciate their support, there are times where I need to be able to have an uninterrupted dinner or not have to take a bunch of pictures or just be able to do some of the normal things.

  • Trying to guess what the (mass) audience wants and then trying to satisfy that is usually a bad recipe for getting something good.

  • You know, catching the knuckleball, it's like trying to catch a fly with a chopstick.

  • There aren't many hitters who like facing knuckleball pitchers. They may not be intimidated by them, but they sure are thinking about them before they go into the box.

  • Like some cult religion that barely survives, there has always been at least one but rarely more than five or six devotees throwing the knuckleball in the big leagues . . . Not only can't pitchers control it, hitters can't hit it, catchers can't catch it, coaches can't coach it and most pitchers can't learn it. The perfect pitch.

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