Linguistic humor, Yogi Berra, Sayings and ripostes

Source: Most of these are via Mark Liberman.

Always go to other people's funerals, otherwise they won't come to yours.

A nickel isn't worth a dime today.

Even Napoleon had his Watergate.

He's a big clog in their machine.

If people don't want to come out to the ballpark, nobody's going to stop them.

If the world were perfect, it wouldn't be.

If you can't imitate him, don't copy him.

If you come to a fork in the road, take it.

If you don't know where you're going, you might not get there.

It ain't over till it's over.

It gets late early out there.

It's hard to make predictions, especially about the future.

It was impossible to get a conversation going, everybody was talking too much.

Mrs. Lindsay: You certainly look cool.
Yogi: Thanks, you don't look so hot yourself.

Nobody goes there anymore. It's too crowded.

Nostalgia isn't what it used to be.

Reporter: Have you made your mind up yet?
Yogi: Not that I know of.

The future ain't what it used to be.

This is like deja vu all over again.

You can observe a lot just by watching.

You guys wouldn't have won if we had beaten you.

Well, I used to look like this when I was young, and now I still do.