“It's a troublesome world. All the people who're in it
are troubled with troubles almost every minute.
You ought to be thankful, a whole heaping lot,
for the places and people you're lucky you're not.”
“Truly, I'm not joking when I thank my lucky stars for the awful operation I had, since it has made me young again and philosophical which means that I don't want to fritter away the new lease on life I've been given.”
“It's not what you're about when you start off so long ago, but (I'm) very lucky and very fortunate to be still in this great game. After I played 66 games straight and had a few injuries, I thought it was all over.”