Inspiring Stories, Quotes and Tales for the Soul

Strikes and Home Runs Strikes and Home Runs

Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.
– Babe Ruth

George Herman “Babe” Ruth was one of the best baseball players of all-time and for decades remained the reigning home run champion. But he also struck out a lot. This quote reminds us that in order to achieve success, we must taste failure from time to time, or in Babe Ruth’s case–a lot of times. Babe Ruth’s perspective was that each strike or failure did not represent a final act, but instead was simply a step on th pathway to success.