Willie Apiata VC

  1. I still don’t think i am a hero. And it’s not easy having people tell you you’re one. Willie Apiata VC The Reluctant Hero. pg 202
  2. I never had famous heroes, just people I knew. Willie Apiata VC The Reluctant Hero.  pg 203
  3. Everyone makes mistakes but we learn from them. Willie Apiata VC The Reluctant Hero. pg 141
  4. Integrity is the biggest thing we have. Willie Apiata VC The Reluctant Hero.
  5. Don’t let someone else be your fall guy. That’s gutless. pg 141 Willie Apiata VC The Reluctant Hero.
  6. I know any day could be my last breath, and knowing that makes me appreciate my whanau. Willie Apiata VC The Reluctant Hero. pg 164
  7. We are just carriers of information and it’s our job to pass it on to the next generation. Willie Apiata VC The Reluctant Hero. pg 231
  8. Always have a goal, because if you don’t, then you’ve got nothing to strive for. Willie Apiata VC The Reluctant Hero. pg 231
  9. I’ve always appreciated what little we had and I always will. Willie Apiata VC The Reluctant Hero. pg 247
  10. I have y share of bad days, but all it takes is a little rest and maybe unloading on somebody and you will either fix it pr crack on and get over it. Willie Apiata VC The Reluctant Hero.
  11. I’ve had more good things happen to me in my life than bad things. Willie Apiata VC The Reluctant Hero.  pg 247