I don’t like to talk about things where you’re going to gt one side or the other unhappy. My music has no politics.
Do the best you can with yourself and hope for the best.
Daddy was real gentle with kids. That’s why I expected so much out of marriage figuring that all men should be steady and pleasant.
I’m not a big fan of Women’s Liberation but maybe it will help women stand up for the respect they’re due.
When I first came to Nashville people hardly gave country music any respect. We lived in old cars and dirty hotels and we ate when we could.
I ain’t got much education but I got some sense.
I believe in education and wish I had a better one.
A lot of people say I’d miss show business if I quit. I’d miss some of it. Now it’s the only life I know.
A woman’s two cents worth is worth two cents in the music business.
I never knew any Jews until I got into show business. I’ve found them to be real smart and good workers.
Sometimes I think our problems are made worse by the kind of business we’re in. Playing these road shows is a weird experience.
You can’t be halfway in this business. If you don’t meet the fans you lose all you’ve got.