"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."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Darrell Royal on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Darrell Royal on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Darrell Royal on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Darrell Royal on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Darrell Royal on Mark Twain
"I don't count on the boy who waits till October, when it's cool and fun, then decides he wants to play."
"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."
"I have found that the players who have played in that game really do have respect for their adversaries."