Posted by Platypus on June 29, 2004
In Reply to: 'deja vu all over again' posted by Lexi on June 29, 2004
: : : : Yogi Berra is credited with some memorable phrases. The one above, "it's deja vu all over again", is my favorite.
: : : : "That restaurant has become so crowded that nobody goes there anymore" is another classic.
: : : : Is there a site or book that enumerates examples of the collected wisdom of Yogi?
: : : 'Before I speak, I'd like to say a few words' -- credited to Yogi.
: 'Why buy good luggage? You only use it when you travel.--- and my favorite 'when you get to a fork in the road -- take it.'
: : The official Yogi site has a book that might interest you. http://www.yogi-berra.com/
: : I recently bought a book that has a chapter about what he did and didn't say. Nice Guys Finish Seventh. The book was recommended by someone here.
Yogi explained the meaning of "when you see a fork in the road--take it" during a recent 60 Minutes interview. Yogi lives on a cul de sac. Hence, taking either fork in the road will lead you to Yogi's house.