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Motivational Jimmy Dean Quotes And Sayings

Jimmy Dean Quotes:- Jimmy Dean (August 10, 1928 – June 13, 2010) was an American country music singer, television host, actor, and businessman. He was the creator of the Jimmy Dean sausage brand as well as the spokesman for its TV commercials.

Jimmy Dean became a national television personality starting on CBS in 1957. He rose to fame for his country music crossover hit into rock and roll with “Big Bad John” and his television series The Jimmy Dean Show, which gave puppeteer Jim Henson his first national media exposure.

Inspirational Jimmy Dean Quotes

“My favorite song? ‘Amazing Grace.’ Anybody singing it. But the best it’ll ever be done is by the Scottish National Pipe band and their National Orchestra. It’ll bring tears to your eyes.”-Jimmy Dean

Inspirational Jimmy Dean Quotes

“A lot of things I am, and a lot of things I am not. But I think I’m about as good an American as there is. I love this country. It’s been very, very good to me. And it will be good for anybody if they are willing to give of themselves.”-Jimmy Dean


“The other day, I said I should write a song, ‘When Does the New Wear Off?’ I think it would be a helluva title.”-Jimmy Dean


“I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.”-Jimmy Dean


“You gotta try your luck at least once a day because you could be going around lucky all day and not even know it.”-Jimmy Dean


“Love is an ice cream sundae, with all the marvelous coverings. Sex is the cherry on top.”-Jimmy Dean

“Do what you say you’re going to do. And try to do it a little better than you said you would.”-Jimmy Dean


“Poverty was the greatest motivating factor in my life.”-Jimmy Dean


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“I think the kids in school laughed at the clothes that we wore and the house that we lived in, and then my mother had to cut hair… I think that was a good motivator. Every time they laughed at me, they just built a fire, and there was only one way to put it out – to try and show ’em I was as good as they were.”-Jimmy Dean


“I went further on less talent than anyone, but I was a damned good entertainer.”-Jimmy Dean


“When I was a kid, I used to think, ‘Man, if I could ever afford all the ice cream I want to eat, that’s as rich as I ever want to be.”-Jimmy Dean

“Sausage is a great deal like life. You get out of it about what you put into it.”-Jimmy Dean


“I used to help my granddaddy make sausage. He would mix it up in a cleaned-out washtub with his hands, no gloves. Man, if we did anything like that today, they would jack the jail up and throw us under it.”-Jimmy Dean


“Being a Baptist won’t keep you from sinning, but it’ll sure as hell keep you from enjoying it.”-Jimmy Dean


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“I made more money yesterday than I ever thought I’d make in an entire lifetime. But it’s like somebody’s going to take it all away from me and I’ll be back in Texas, installing them damned irrigation wells. I didn’t like that when I was sixteen. And I know I wouldn’t like it when I’m eighty.”-Jimmy Dean


“I’ve seen so many people in this business that made a fortune. They get old and broke and can’t make any money. I tell you something… no one’s going to play a benefit for “-Jimmy Dean.”-Jimmy Dean


“I don’t want anything seventy-thirty. Fifty-fifty’s always good enough for me.”-Jimmy Dean


“Nobody, man or woman, has ever wrecked a good marriage.”-Jimmy Dean


“I loved music since the Seth Ward Baptist Church outside of Plainview.”-Jimmy Dean


“You know you’re getting old when you go to more funerals than you do weddings.”-Jimmy Dean


“Being a nice guy is detrimental to actors. When I first came to Hollywood, everyone was nice to me. Everyone thought I was a nice guy.”-Jimmy Dean


“I was a hard-workin’ little boy. Oh, I worked. Pullin’ cotton, shockin’ grain, cuttin’ wheat, loadin’ wheat, choppin’ cotton, cleanin’ chicken houses, milkin’ cows, plowin’.”-Jimmy Dean

“God is bigger than people think.”-Jimmy Dean


“I better know how to take care of myself.”-Jimmy Dean


“I’m exactly where I want to be – we live out here on the James River outside Richmond. I have three ponds, and we catch the biggest, most beautiful bass you’ve ever looked at in your life.”-Jimmy Dean