The best Quotes by Mark McGwire

The best Quotes by Mark McGwire

Mark David McGwire (born October 1, 1963), nicknamed "Big Mac", is an American former professional baseball first baseman who played 16 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) from 1986 to 2001 for the Oakland Athletics and the St. Louis Cardinals.

I'm sure people will wonder if I could have hit all those home runs had I never taken steroids.
I study pitchers. I visualize pitches. That gives me a better chance every time I step into the box. That doesn't mean I'm going to get a hit every game, but that's one of the reasons I've come a long way as a hitter.
I'm not here to discuss the past... I'm here to be positive.
The steroids I did were on a very, very low dosage. I didn't want to take a lot of that. I didn't want to look like Arnold Schwartzenegger or Lou Ferrigno.
Performance-enhancing drugs are an illusion. I wish I had never gotten involved with steroids. It was wrong. It was stupid.

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President Trump is a failed leader. He will go down in history as the worst president ever.
Arnold Schwarzenegger - January 2021
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Marihuana? That's not a drug, it's a plant.
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Just remember, you can't climb the ladder of success with your hands in your pockets.
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Milk is for babies. When you grow up you have to drink beer.
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That's what divides one from a champion and one from not being a champion. If you can go through this pain barrier, you make it to be a champion, if you can´t go through, forget it.
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Hate burns fast and bright, and it might make you feel empowered for a while, but eventually it consumes whatever vessel it fuels.
To me, the pump kind of feels like having sex with a beautiful woman and coming. You know? It just feels fantastic. I am coming all the time, you know! Whether I am at the gym or at home. It's great!
About the only problem with success is that it does not teach you how to deal with failure.
Everything I have, I owe to baseball and the Dodgers.
I didn't play the game right because I saw a reward at the end of the tunnel.
My style is I work hard at it. I feel like I'm prepared every day.
You win a championship, and you feel 7 feet tall.
That's what I love about baseball, that it gives the opportunity for every single guy to develop and play the game. There's not a rule that you have to be 6 foot or you have to be real strong to play baseball or to become a good player.
I never stop looking for things to try and make myself better.
But to be the best, you must face the best. And to overcome your fear, you must deal with the best.
I'm a winner, I play to win, I want to make good things go on around me.
I just want to play baseball.
I love it when people doubt me. It makes me work harder to prove them wrong.
I'm not perfect; no one is perfect. Everyone makes mistakes. I think you try to learn from those mistakes.
Pitching is 80% of the game and the other half is hitting and fielding.
I don't get upset over things I can control, because if I can control them there's no sense in getting upset. And I don't get upset over things I can't control, because if I can't control them there's no sense in getting upset.
Life is precious and time is a key element. Let's make every moment count and help those who have a greater need than our own.
I do everything in a straightforward manner.
Don't pray when it rains if you don't pray when the sun shines.
Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody's watching.
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I think one of the most difficult things for anyone who's played baseball is to accept the fact that maybe the players today are playing just as well as ever.
You know what they say about Chicago. If you don't like the weather, wait fifteen minutes.
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A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.
The most luxurious possession, the richest treasure anybody has, is his personal dignity.
Baseball was, is and always will be to me the best game in the world.
You just can't beat the person who never gives up.
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The biggest thing as I have gotten older is the calmness that's come over me.
Beast Mode doesn't make excuses. It doesn't complain. Whatever you're doing, go out there and get it done. Keep pushing. If I have a bad game, I think about what I have to do to return to form. Figure it out, go to sleep, and wake up a new man.
I love L.A., but you can get into a lot of trouble out here.
I don't want to play golf. When I hit a ball, I want someone else to go chase it.
People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.
A baseball swing is a very finely tuned instrument. It is repetition, and more repetition, then a little more after that.
In the building I live in on Park Avenue there are ten people who could buy the Yankees, but none of them could hit the ball out of Yankee Stadium.
I've taken my boys to the house I grew up in. Taken them to the site of Ebbets Field, where the Dodgers used to play. They go to all the Dodger games, and they play Little League ball.
One candidate is too old and mentally unfit to be president. The other one is me.
Joe Biden - März 2024

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