Inspirational Jimmy Dean Quotes For Success In Life

Jimmy Ray Dean 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. These Jimmy Dean quotes will motivate you.

Best Jimmy Dean Quotes

  1. “I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” ~ Jimmy Dean
  2. “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
  3. “Be yourself. Because if people don’t like you as you are, they’re not going to like you as somebody you’re trying to be.” ~ Jimmy Dean
  4. “Do what you say you’re going to do. And try to do it a little bit better than you said you would.” ~ Jimmy Dean
  5. “Poverty was the greatest motivating factor in my life.” ~ Jimmy Dean
  6. “God is bigger than people think.” ~ Jimmy Dean

  7. “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
  8. “I’ve seen a jillion miracles. They’re all around. Every green leaf is a miracle.” ~ Jimmy Dean
  9. “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 to anybody if they are willing to give of themselves.” ~ Jimmy Dean
  10. Love is an ice cream sundae, with all the marvelous coverings. Sex is the cherry on top.” ~ Jimmy Dean

  11. “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
  12. “Somebody said he came from New Orleans, where he got in a fight over a Cajun queen. And a crushing blow from a huge right hand, sent a Louisiana fella to the Promised Land.” ~ Jimmy Dean
  13. “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
  14. “I won’t go hunting with you, Jake, but I’ll go chasing women.” ~ Jimmy Dean

  15. ”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
  16. ”Sausage is a great deal like life. You get out of it about what you put into it.”~ Jimmy Dean
  17. ”I went further on less talent than anyone, but I was a damned good entertainer.”~ Jimmy Dean
  18. “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
  19. ”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
  20. “You know you’re getting old when you go to more funerals than you do weddings.”~ Jimmy Dean

  21. ”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
  22. “Being a Baptist won’t keep you from sinning, but it’ll sure as hell keep you from enjoying it.”~ Jimmy Dean
  23. ”Nobody, man or woman, has ever wrecked a good marriage.”~ Jimmy Dean
  24. ”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
  25. “I better know how to take care of myself.”~ Jimmy Dean

  26. “I don’t want anything seventy-thirty. Fifty-fifty’s always good enough for me.”~ Jimmy Dean
  27. ”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
  28. I loved music since the Seth Ward Baptist Church outside of Plainview.”~ Jimmy Dean

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