"The only discipline that lasts is self-discipline."
"Two kinds of ballplayers aren't worth a darn: One that never does what he's told, and one who does nothin' except what he's told."
"You don't know a ladder has splinters until you slide down it."
An expert is an ordinary fella away from home.
When asked by Bob Costas why he takes his wife on all the road trips, responded "Because she is too damn ugly to kiss good-bye."
"When I coached, players carried a six-pack. Now they have a briefcase on one hand and a lawyer on the other."