Willie Nelson Quotes

- Notable Willie Nelson Quotes Index -

Born: April 29, 1933, Abbott, Texas, USA
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Music artist

1.
A lot of country music is sad.
- Willie Nelson

2.
All I do is play music and golf - which one do you want me to give up?
- Willie Nelson

3.
America, to me, is freedom.
- Willie Nelson

4.
Freedom is control in your own life.
- Willie Nelson

5.
I am not a pig farmer. The pigs had a great time, but I didn't make any money.
- Willie Nelson

6.
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.
- Willie Nelson

7.
I never gave up on country music because I knew what I was doing was not that bad.
- Willie Nelson

8.
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.
- Willie Nelson

9.
I think most art comes out of poverty and hard times.
- Willie Nelson

10.
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?
- Willie Nelson

11.
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.
- Willie Nelson

12.
I wanted to connect all people who are thinking about peace on Earth.
- Willie Nelson

13.
I would like to see more airplay for all artists, no matter what age. I think there's a lot of money being spent toward the young guys, but a lot of the older guys are the ones who blazed the trail for those young guys.
- Willie Nelson

14.
I'm a romantic slob!
- Willie Nelson

15.
If you got the money honey I got the time and when you run out of money honey I run out of time.
- Willie Nelson

16.
It doesn't hurt to feel sad from time to time.
- Willie Nelson

17.
Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results.
- Willie Nelson

18.
There's a great enthusiasm for good country music all over the world.
- Willie Nelson

19.
Three chords and the truth - that's what a country song is.
- Willie Nelson

20.
Well the country songs themselves are three-chord stories, ballads which are mostly sad. If you are already feeling sorry for yourself when you listen to them they will take you to an even sadder place.
- Willie Nelson

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