"You know, a football coach is nothing more than a teacher. You teach them the same subject, and you have a group of new guys every year."
"I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers."Darrell Royal on Khalil Gibran
"It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge."Darrell Royal on Albert Einstein
"If I am walking with two other men, each of them will serve as my teacher. I will pick out the good points of the one and imitate them, and the bad points of the other and correct them in myself."Darrell Royal on Confucius
"You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul."Darrell Royal on Swami Vivekananda
"I have come to believe that a great teacher is a great artist and that there are as few as there are any other great artists. Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit."Darrell Royal on John Steinbeck
"I don't count on the boy who waits till October, when it's cool and fun, then decides he wants to play."
"For me, it is just the total experience - from the time I first started as an assistant coach until I wound up at the University of Texas for 20 years."
"I never have planned a whole lot of future. It's one day at a time."
"I'm still healthy as can be."
"I know that the odds are against a marriage lasting 60 years."
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