Willie Nelson Quotes About Roads, Ignorance, Cruelty, Truth, Country

Willie Nelson Quotes About Roads, Ignorance, Cruelty, Truth, Country

Willie Nelson Quotes
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Willie Nelson Quotes:

I believe that all roads lead to the same place – and that is wherever all roads lead to.

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Cruelty is all out of ignorance. If you knew what was in store for you, you wouldn’t hurt anybody, because whatever you do comes back much more forceful than you send it out.

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Ninety-nine percent of the world’s lovers are not with their first choice. That’s what makes the jukebox play.

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You know why divorces are so expensive? They’re worth it.

Willie Nelson

I think Ray Charles did as much as anybody when he did his country music album. Ray Charles broke down borders and showed the similarities between country music and R&B.

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I used to work in the cotton fields a lot when I was young. There were a lot of African Americans working out there. A lot of Mexicans – the blacks and the whites and the Mexicans, all out there singing, and it was like an opera in the cotton fields, and I can still hear it in the music that I write and play today.

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Anybody can be unhappy. We can all be hurt. You don’t have to be poor to need something or somebody. Rednecks, hippies, misfits – we’re all the same. Gay or straight? So what? It doesn’t matter to me. We have to be concerned about other people, regardless.

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Willie Nelson with wife
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I am not a pig farmer. The pigs had a great time, but I didn’t make any money.

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Three chords and the truth – that’s what a country song is.

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Don’t try to change anybody. And they should let you be yourself, ‘You loved me when you met me, so let’s keep going!’

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My doctor tells me I should start slowing it down – but there are more old drunks than there are old doctors so let’s all have another round.

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I think most art comes out of poverty and hard times.

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Freedom is control in your own life.

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What has changed is that nothing has changed… that’s what has made me more unhappy than everything else.

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I didn’t come here and I ain’t leavin’.

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If you really want to get along with somebody, let them be themselves.

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As long as there’s a few farmers out there, we’ll keep fighting for them.

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Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results.

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A lot of country music is sad. I think most art comes out of poverty and hard times. It applies to music. Three chords and the truth – that’s what a country song is. There is a lot of heartache in the world.

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I think I’m basically the same guy I always was. Maybe I’ve learned, through experience, to rein in some of the anger and temper they say redheads normally have.

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When I see someone I think is cool, he’s a pretty well-adjusted individual. He’s not too affected one way or the other by what’s happening, no matter what’s going through his mind.

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I think most people realize that our problems are our government, not me and you individually, except that we can – must have some sort of responsibility, because they’re in there and they were elected, so we have to defend ourselves on those lines.

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We create our own unhappiness. The purpose of suffering is to help us understand we are the ones who cause it.

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I got along without you before I met you and I’ll get along without you a long time after you’re gone.

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It doesn’t hurt to feel sad from time to time.

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I don’t like to think too far ahead.

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I started out really young, when I was four, five, six, writing poems, before I could play an instrument. I was writing about things when I was eight or 10 years old that I hadn’t lived long enough to experience. That’s why I also believe in reincarnation, that we were put here with ideas to pass around.

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When I’m driving the highway by myself is when I write best.

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If a song was ever good, it’s still good.

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I’m from Texas, and one of the reasons I like Texas is because there’s no one in control.

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When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.

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I think people need to be educated to the fact that marijuana is not a drug. Marijuana is an herb and a flower. God put it here. If He put it here and He wants it to grow, what gives the government the right to say that God is wrong?

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You want to be a good parent and you want to be a friend, and it’s hard to be both. You have to balance it as well as you can.

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America, to me, is freedom.

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I guess if you can’t sing, you better have a style!

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Most of the stuff I’ve read about me has been true.

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All I do is play music and golf – which one do you want me to give up?

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I like myself better when I’m writing regularly.

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Since I was a kid, music was what I wanted to do. I thought I could make it by my own talents. That’s what I wanted to prove.

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I don’t think any person has any special knowledge about what God has planned for me and you any more than me and you do.

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If you got the money honey I got the time and when you run out of money honey I run out of time.

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I was born in Abbott, Texas, a little small town in central Texas, and I was raised by my grandparents. And my parents divorced when I was six months old, and my grandparents raised me.

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When you’re singing, you’re using extra muscles, and it requires a lot of exercise and breathing. You can’t do that if you’re a sissy. If I have any fitness advice for people, I’d tell them to sing more. It’s good therapy, too.

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I just enjoy both working and not working.

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We’ve already been reincarnated about a million times, maybe. It doesn’t make sense any other way.

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Freedom is control in your own life. I have more control now than in the past, and I’m learning the value of saying no. That’s very important.

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When I was about 12, I had my first paying gig – 8 dollars to play rhythm guitar in a polka band. Pretty soon, I ended up playing in all the bars within driving distance of Abbott, Texas.

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I been a long time leaving but I’m going to be a long time gone.

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I started out writing poems before I figured to put melodies to them and play the guitar. Somewhere, there’s a book out there on all those early songs and poems. I hope no one ever finds it. I don’t think it’s my finest work.

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Great songs stand out wherever they’re from.

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Who is Willie Nelson?

Willie Hugh Nelson is a musician, actor, and activist from the United States. Nelson became one of country music’s most well-known artists thanks to the critical and commercial success of his album Shotgun Willie, as well as the critical and commercial success of Red Headed Stranger and Stardust.

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