“Some people are like fish bones. You eat what you can and what’s healthy and what’s nourishing. Then you simply disregard the rest.”

“Every once in a while you have to stop what you’re doing, take inventory, and then make an estimate!”

“Never judge an Indian until you walk a mile in their moccasins!”

“Good leaders always improvise. That means you do what you can, with what you got, where you are.”

“Always go to a person who is in the business. You don’t call an electrician to come fix your water pipes. You don’t call a carpet layer to fix the transmission in your car. Always go to the person who is in the business.”

“Self government is absolutely 100% useless if you don’t have self discipline.”

“Don’t ever just be a bench warmer who always just watches the game. Roll up your sleeves, steel your mind, and get into the game!”

“A good preacher always leaves the congregation wanting more. It’s always better for people to say, Gee, I wish that preacher would have went a little longer. You never want folks to say, Gee, I wish they would have shut that down 15 minutes sooner.”

“Expectations can ruin relations. They don’t always have to but they often do.”

“Life can be like buttoning up a shirt. If you miss the right button with the right hole in the beginning. No matter what you do you are going to be off when you reach the top.”

“A smart man learns from his own mistakes. A wise man learns from the mistakes of others.”

“Success is spelled with four D’s. Desire. Determination. Discipline. Diligence.”