J. C. Watts Quotes & Sayings

63 most famous J. C. Watts quotes and sayings (politician). These are the first 10 quotes we have.

“Character is doing the right thing when nobody's looking. There are too many people who think that the only thing that's right is to get by, and the only thing that's wrong is to get caught.”
J. C. Watts Quotes
“It doesn't take a lot of strength to hang on. It takes a lot of strength to let go.”
“Affirmative action is a little like the professional football draft. The NFL awards its No. 1 draft choices to the lowest-ranked team in the league. It doesn't do this out of compassion or guilt. It's done for mutual survival. They understand that a league can only be as strong as its weakest team.”
“I'm not one that believes that affirmative action should be based on one's skin color or one's gender, I think it should be done based on one's need, because I think if you are from a poor white community, I think that poor white kid needs a scholarship just as badly as a poor black kid.”
“I think you grow wherever God plants you. I hope I'm growing as a person of faith, as a Christian. That should be our number one objective this journey of life. That all starts with a personal intimate relationship with Christ and then being in prayer every single day about all of those things - being tenacious about it.”
“I'm looking forward to the day when America will mature to the point that we are a color-blind society. I'm not so sure that in politics that will ever be reality, because politics has a way of separating us based on skin color.”
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“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.”
“I'm secure in who I am. I don't need the validation of those that would say, you have to be a certain thing in order to be accepted. I'm comfortable going against the grain if I need to.”
J. C. Watts Quotes
“Everything I am I owe to my faith and secondly to parents who were old school.”
J. C. Watts Quotes
“Everyone tries to define this thing called Character. It's not hard. Character is doing what's right when nobody's looking.”

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