Jackie Robinson quotes to help you break down barriers


Look at the saying of an inspirational athelte who broke stereotypes when he played in all white baseball teams. Break down your own barriers and fly high.

  1. A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.
  2. I’m not concerned with your liking or disliking me… All I ask is that you respect me as a human being.
  3. Baseball is like a poker game. Nobody wants to quit when he’s losing; nobody wants you to quit when you’re ahead.
  4. “Above anything else, I hate to lose.”
  5. “The most luxurious possession, the richest treasure anybody has, is his personal dignity.”
  6. “This ain’t fun. But you watch me, I’ll get it done.”
  7. “I don’t like needing anyone for anything.”
  8. “How you played in yesterday’s game is all that counts.”
  9. “I think if we go back and check our record, the Negro has proven beyond a doubt that we have been more than patient in seeking our rights as American citizens.”
  10. “Many people resented my impatience and honesty, but I never cared about acceptance as much as I cared about respect.”


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