"There's a whole lot more to the African-American community than entertainment and sports."
"I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed."J. C. Watts on Michael Jordan
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."J. C. Watts on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."J. C. Watts on Mark Twain
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."J. C. Watts on Hunter S. Thompson
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."J. C. Watts on Henry David Thoreau
"I think in politics, in Congress, you often do things that are Republican, or you do things because you're a Democrat. Sometimes that's good, obviously, and sometimes that's obviously bad. But in the news business, there's no such thing as Republican or Democratic news. News is news."
"In addition, there is one title I cherish a great deal more than Congressman and that is the title of... Dad."
"I think that anybody that stays in school, gets good grades, pays the price, I think we are wealthy enough in the public and the private sector in America to make sure that every child in America that wants to continue their education, they should be able to do that."
"The measure of a man is not how great his faith is, but how great his love is. We must not let government programs disconnect our souls from each other."
"Individual responsibility, hard work, paying attention in school, faith, family all these things are important."