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Barry Bonds quotes

I'm an expert in baseball and I don't even have a job. I'm an expert, more so than a lot of people out there. It should be my career until I'm dead. I should be one of the instructors. I think I've earned it.

Baseball is just my job.

I'm going to go back to the Bay Area, this is my thing, and I'm just going to open my own school of baseball. Find a facility, find a place and just teach kids. That's what I want to do.

My career is an open book, but my life is not.

Every pitcher can beat you, it doesn't matter how good you are.

I could learn how to press 'Record' on a tape recorder and write for a newspaper or a magazine.

I don't know what my future is.

I don't know what you guys say, but at home, life is way different from baseball.

When I finish playing, I think I'd like to coach college baseball.

Young players need to know how to take care of themselves for life after baseball.

I think some of the pressure comes from the expectations of other people. Like if your father played baseball, they expect you to be the big lifesaver or something when you play a sport.

Making the Hall of Fame, would it be something that's gratifying because of what I've sacrificed? Sure. Baseball has been a big part of our lives. We've sacrificed our bodies. It's the way we made our living.

Everyone in society should be a role model, not only for their own self-respect, but for respect from others.

But to be the best, you must face the best. And to overcome your fear, you must deal with the best.

I never stop looking for things to try and make myself better.

I was born to hit a baseball. I can hit a baseball.

As an athlete, you only have so much time. The window only has so much time and then it closes. You have to take care of yourself the best you can.

I don't want to be a Major League coach.

I like to be against the odds.

I think everyone needs to be a role model, period.