Words to live by

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13 Jan 2018 07:18 - +5792
"Don't believe in you, believe in the me that believes in you." - Kamina.
13 Jan 2018 06:58 - +1183
It's like an old tyme Jaden Smith tweet
13 Jan 2018 09:20 - +821
You know sometimes, to get perspective, I like to think about a spaceman on a star incredibly far away. And, our problems don't matter to him, because we're just a distant point of light. But he feels sorry for me, because he has an incredibly powerful microscope, and he can see my face. I'm okay. 
13 Jan 2018 10:16 - +728
My brother-in-law wrote this article! It comes up every few years. He also worked on Seinfeld, Saturday Night Live, and Law and Order: Criminal Intent.
13 Jan 2018 07:10 - +674
This is from an old [The Village Voice article.](https://i.imgur.com/f0bKQQV.png) The Village Voice doesn't actually interview baseball players in real life though. Others included: Wally Backman described dinosaurs as "strange and wondrous beasts that stalked the world of ancient Rome." Keith Hernandez reminisced about drawings he made of dinosaurs during games. Dwight Gooden revealed that he discovered a fossil of the late Cretaceous period outside the dugout.
13 Jan 2018 07:46 - +124
We call one of my co-workers the t-rex. But it's not as cool a nickname as you might think. It's cuz he drives around the shop all day on a cart and he sits super close to the steering wheel and the way his arms are tucked in makes him look like a t-rex. He's an idiot. Fuck you, t-rex. I do not believe in you.
13 Jan 2018 11:20 - +69
They don't think it be like it is, but it do
13 Jan 2018 10:36 - +54
People don't think T-Rex be like it is, but it do.
13 Jan 2018 07:28 - +33
Let’s go Metsgo! ‘86 Mets!
13 Jan 2018 10:37 - +33
Was this in reference to JJ Reddick?
13 Jan 2018 06:57 - +31
Go on with your bad self, Mookie!
13 Jan 2018 11:02 - +27
This reminds me of one of my favorite magic card flavor texts from when I was a kid. *"Unicorns don't care if you believe in them any more than you care if they believe in you." -Regal Unicorn* [Link for the curious](http://gatherer.wizards.com/Handlers/Image.ashx?multiverseid=14473&type=card)
13 Jan 2018 11:21 - +21
Almost as brilliant as some of Yogi Berra's wisdom. -"Its not over til its over" -"When you come to a fork in the road, take it." -"You can observe a lot just by watching"
13 Jan 2018 11:16 - +21
And then Bill Buckner made the most inexplicable error in baseball history and Mookie scored to beat the Red Sox in the World Series.
13 Jan 2018 11:03 - +13
[Carl Everett](https://www.si.com/vault/2000/06/19/283243/mighty-mouth-a-man-of-many-strong-opinions-boston-centerfielder-carl-everett-speaks-loudly-and-carries-a-big-stick) >"God created the sun, the stars, the heavens and the earth, and then made Adam and Eve," Everett said last Friday, before the Red Sox lost two of three in Atlanta. "The Bible never says anything about dinosaurs. You can't say there were dinosaurs when you never saw them. Someone actually saw Adam and Eve. No one ever saw a Tyrannosaurus rex." >What about dinosaur bones? >"Made by man," he says.
13 Jan 2018 10:50 - +11
Well, that came out of left field...
13 Jan 2018 11:33 - +11
“Then I bust out.” What?
13 Jan 2018 11:15 - +9
Damn this dude already knew about alternate dimensions and parallel universes. Woke as fuck
13 Jan 2018 11:26 - +8
This is easily ten times as motivating as anything I have seen in /r/getmotivated
13 Jan 2018 11:15 - +7
I’ve used this mock quote to help motivate some 9-10 year kids I coach in hockey. A few of them were down on themselves because they had not scored in awhile. They all looked at me and were confused by what I was trying to tell them. I explained that they need not worry about it. Just keep playing your best and not to think about the slump that they were in. Goals and points will come if you focus on practicing and playing with effort. I will confess though that when I used it, I did not know it was a fake quote.
13 Jan 2018 10:26 - +7
I read this in Jack Handey's voice
13 Jan 2018 06:36 - +7
13 Jan 2018 11:08 - +6
I'll tell you one sports star who doesn't live by these words.... **[JJ Reddick](https://www.reddit.com/r/nba/comments/7pwv48/jj_redick_on_his_podcast_with_kyrie_irving_i_am/?utm_content=comments&utm_medium=hot&utm_source=reddit&utm_name=nba)**.
13 Jan 2018 11:02 - +6
some people don't think it be like it is, but it do.
13 Jan 2018 11:11 - +6
I always remember reading a little anecdote in Reader's Digest probably 30 years ago about how Mookie and his wife got married on a baseball field because, as he put it, "She wanted a big diamond."
13 Jan 2018 11:32 - +6
Meme of the year.
13 Jan 2018 11:05 - +6
"I got high and forgot I wasn't supposed to get high" -Ricky Williams
13 Jan 2018 10:08 - +5
13 Jan 2018 11:27 - +5
Ambition is like a frog sitting on a Venus Flytrap. The flytrap can bite and bite, but it won’t bother the frog because it only has little tiny plant teeth. But some other stuff could happen and it could be like ambition.
13 Jan 2018 11:17 - +5
My old drug dealer was named "Mookie". Obviously not real birth name but, for what it's worth, stand up guy lol Edit: I say 'obviously not real birth name' as I comment on an article about an obvious real birth name of Mookie. :( Feels bad man.
13 Jan 2018 11:47 - +5
They don’t think it be like it is but it do.
13 Jan 2018 11:34 - +4
I bust out every time I think of dinosaurs. If you're mind makes that dirty, so be it.
13 Jan 2018 11:37 - +4
Words of a world fucking champion
13 Jan 2018 11:34 - +4
My dad has this taped to the kitchen wall. Words to live by.
13 Jan 2018 11:22 - +4
Baseball is the best sport if you are of a certain mind. Back in the 1950's there was a pitcher named Billy Loes who would stop pitching whenever an airplane would fly over the stadium. As it went by, he'd watch it, and presumably the people in the stadium would watch it with him. When it was gone, he'd start pitching again. He also muffed a ground ball and claimed to have lost it in the sun, and may have been telling the truth.
13 Jan 2018 11:32 - +3
Was he high?
13 Jan 2018 10:52 - +3
Wonderful logic from Mookie here.
13 Jan 2018 12:08 - +3
I prefer a slump buster
13 Jan 2018 11:00 - +3
Mookie F’n Wilson...
13 Jan 2018 11:47 - +3
They don't think it be like it is, but it do.
13 Jan 2018 11:19 - +3
Hoes don’t always be how they is, but they always be tho.
13 Jan 2018 11:32 - +3
"They don't think it be like it is, but it do." - Oscar Gamble
13 Jan 2018 11:21 - +3
My man
13 Jan 2018 11:35 - +3
13 Jan 2018 11:30 - +3
Mookie Wilson: the only guy I know who is his nephew’s stepfather.

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