"Success isn't measured by money or power or social rank. Success is measured by your discipline and inner peace."
"When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life now that I am old I know that it is."Mike Ditka on Oscar Wilde
"A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money."Mike Ditka on John Ruskin
"Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants."Mike Ditka on Benjamin Franklin
"The lack of money is the root of all evil."Mike Ditka on Mark Twain
"Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it."Mike Ditka on Mark Twain
"Here's what I tell anybody and this is what I believe. The greatest gift we have is the gift of life. We understand that. That comes from our Creator. We're given a body. Now you may not like it, but you can maximize that body the best it can be maximized."
"I think your alcohol intake has to change. You know, usually a big person feels they can drink anything they want to and as much as they want to and I've cut that way back."
"Just because you liked something as a youngster doesn't mean you have to like it as an adult. You can change your taste a little bit on the sweets and things like that."
"So, when it comes to eating healthy, it's just doing the right thing. And it's not something you have to do 365 days a year, but I think it's something you have to do 25 days a month. Let's put it that way."
"Some people are willing to pay the price and it's the same with staying healthy or eating healthy. There's some discipline involved. There's some sacrifices."