Baseball is like a poker game. Nobody wants to quit when he’s losing; nobody wants you to quit when you’re ahead.
More Quotes By Jackie Robinson
The way I figured it, I was even with baseball and baseball with me. The game had done much for me, and I had done much for it.Jackie Robinson
Life is not a spectator sport. If you’re going to spend your whole life in the grandstand just watching what goes on, in my opinion you’re wasting your life.Jackie Robinson
I’m not concerned with your liking or disliking me… All I ask is that you respect me as a human being.Jackie Robinson
It kills me to lose. If I’m a troublemaker, and I don’t think that my temper makes me one, then it’s because I can’t stand losing. That’s the way I am about winning, all I ever wanted to do was finish first.Jackie Robinson
I guess you’d call me an independent, since I’ve never identified myself with one party or another in politics. I always decide my vote by taking as careful a look as I can at the actual candidates and issues themselves, no matter what the party label.Jackie Robinson