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Satchel Paige Quotes

Age is a case of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it don't matter.

Ain't no man can avoid being born average, but there ain't no man got to be common.

Airplanes may kill you, but they ain't likely to hurt you.

Avoid running at all times.

Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you.

Don't pray when it rains if you don't pray when the sun shines.

How old would you be if you didn't know how old you are?

I ain't ever had a job, I just always played baseball.

I don't generally like running. I believe in training by rising gently up and down from the bench.

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.

I was born in August, no July, 1908.

I've said it once and I'll say it a a hundred times, I'm forty-four years old.

If a man can beat you, walk him.

If your stomach disputes you, lie down and pacify it with cool thoughts.

It's funny what a few no-hitters do for a body.

Just take the ball and throw it where you want to. Throw strikes. Home plate don't move.

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 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.

My pitching philosophy is simple - keep the ball way from the bat.