“Leland Davis originals”

Quotes that Lee used frequently, be they his and/or others’

  • “We need not so much to be taught as to be reminded” (similar to Samuel Johnson’s “People need to be reminded more often than they need to be instructed.”)
  • “When making a decision always consider, ‘what is the loving thing to do?’”
  • “Sometimes we get all tangled up in our underwear.”

Quotes of Lee’s dad

  • “Don’t get up on the railroad track unless you want to get hit by the train.” (Lee’s dad talking to his boys about strip joints & sexual relationships)

Scripture read at Lee’s celebration of life

  • Psalm 23 (said this before/during every WW II mission)
  • Psalm 91 (Mighty Fortress, On Eagle’s Wings)
  • Philippians 4: 4-9 (Peace that passeth all understanding)

Lee reciting some favorites

  • He loved this quote by Emerson