"I keep telling myself, don't get cocky. Give your services to the press and the media, be nice to the kids, throw a baseball into the stands once in a while"
- Vida Blue
About this Quote
Vida Blue is reminding himself to remain simple and not get too filled with himself despite his success. He is suggesting that he needs to give back to journalism and media, be kind to the fans, and reveal gratitude for them by throwing a baseball into the stands every when in a while. This quote is a tip to stay grounded and not let success go to one's head. It is essential to keep in mind that success is short lived and that it is essential to remain simple and give back to individuals who have actually supported you. Vida Blue is reminding himself to remain humble and to bear in mind to return to the people who have actually supported him throughout his career. He is suggesting that he needs to respect the fans, give back to journalism and media, and show gratitude for them by tossing a baseball into the stands every as soon as in a while. This quote is a suggestion to remain grounded and to bear in mind to give back to the people who have supported you.
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