Quotes by Jimmy Johnson

Treat a person as he is, and he will remain as he is. Treat him as he could be, and he will become what he should be.

Jimmy Johnson

Other Great Authors

The path of least resistance makes all rivers, and some men, crooked.

Napolean Hill

Delores breezed along the surface of her life like a flat stone forever skipping along smooth water, rippling reality sporadically but oblivious to it consistently, until she finally lost momentum, sank, and due to an over- dose of flouride as a child which caused her to suffer from chronic apathy, doomed herself to lie forever on the floor of her life as useless as an appendix and as lonely as a five-hundred pound barbell in a steroid-free fitness center.

Winning sentence, 1990 Bulwer-Lytton bad fiction contest.

Peace is not a relationship of nations. It is a condition of mind brought about by a serenity of soul. Peace is not merely the absence of war. It is also a state of mind. Lasting peace can come only to peaceful people.

Jawaharlal Nehru

That noise in my earphones knocked my nose off and I had to pick it up and find it.

Jerry Coleman

Men keep agreements when it is to the advantage of neither to break them.


Better hold the hand for coin, though small, Than lose, for one half a dang, it all.

Saadi, On the Excellence of Contentment »

I was working in a parking lot, which is a great place to learn the guitar. I sat in the booth and practiced all day long. And only two cars were stolen while I worked there.

John Flansburgh »

The strictest law sometimes becomes the severest injustice.

Benjamin Franklin »