Quotes by Steinbrenner
- "Owning the Yankees is like owning the Mona Lisa."
- "I will never have a heart attack. I give them."
- "I am dead set against free agency. It can ruin baseball."
- "Winning is the most important thing in my life, after breathing. Breathing first, winning next."
- "I won't be active in the day-to-day operations of the club at all. I can't spread myself so thin. I've got enough headaches with my shipping company." -- after becoming principal owner of the Yankees.