KERBY’S Top 13 Quotes

Kerby Damery was a great driver but even more than that he was one of the funniest and most quotable people anyone would have the good pleasure of knowing. Near the end he was asked to deliver a talk at his nephew’s high school and he wanted to give his top ten quotes. Never one to settle on “good enough” he extended the list to include 13 quotes he felt the kids needed to hear. We at KERBYSTRONG believe everyone could stand to be reminded of these words of wisdom every once in awhile.


  1. Live life, don’t just go through it.
  2. What doesn’t kill ya’ makes you stronger! And sometimes things just kill ya.
  3. Never give up, never lose hope! In Anything.
  4. There is always a silver lining, sometimes you have to really look for it.
  5. Negative talk & thinking is wasted energy.
  6. Don’t worry about the things you can’t change.
  7.  Normal is just a word. Everybody has a different normal.
  8. A positive attitude is contagious.
  9. God gave us two ears & one mouth for a reason. We need to listen twice as much as we talk.
  10. It’s just as easy to be happy as it is to be grouchy.
  11. It’s just as easy to smile as it is to frown.
  12. The best things in life aren’t things at all.
  13. There will always be somebody that has things worse off than you do, so quit bellyachin’.