Facts about Jackie Robinson

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Summary

Jackie Robinson was a famous Athlete from USA, who lived between January 31, 1919 and October 24, 1972.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac aquarius, who is known for Knowledge, Humanitarian, Serious, Insightful, Duplicitous. Our collection contains 13 quotes who is written / told by Jackie.

Related authors: Branch Rickey

Famous quotes by Jackie Robinson (13)


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"This ain't fun. But you watch me, I'll get it done"
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"There's not an American in this country free until every one of us is free"
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"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"
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"The right of every American to first-class citizenship is the most important issue of our time"
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"Pop flies, in a sense, are just a diversion for a second baseman. Grounders are his stock trade"
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"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"
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"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"
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"I'm not concerned with your liking or disliking me... All I ask is that you respect me as a human being"
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"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"
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"How you played in yesterday's game is all that counts"
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"Baseball is like a poker game. Nobody wants to quit when he's losing; nobody wants you to quit when you're ahead"
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"Above anything else, I hate to lose"
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"A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives"


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