"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.