Top 22 Old Country Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Old Country Quotes from famous people such as Gord Downie, King Tuff, Rand Paul, Anita Desai, Ashton Shepherd, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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It’s time to listen to the stories of the Indigenous; we are blessed as a country to look to the wisdom of a really old country.
Gord Downie
I listen to top 40, old country, blues… I’m really into Roger Miller.
King Tuff
In America, as opposed to the old country, success was based on merit.
Rand Paul
India is a curious place that still preserves the past, religions, and its history. No matter how modern India becomes, it is still very much an old country.
Anita Desai
The Lord has been there from wanting to be a momma, to having a wonderful childhood life and dreaming of having a good motherhood as a child; always wanting to meet a good old country boy and having someone to love as much as I love my husband Roland and having a little boy that is a mixture of the both of us.
Ashton Shepherd
I listened to a lot of what my grandparents listened to: George Jones, Johnny Cash – a lot of old country singers. Patsy Cline.
Trixie Mattel
Hockey historians say the handshake dates to English settlers in Canada, who preached an upper-class version of sportsmanship in the 19th century. Soon, tough kids in urban and prairie rinks began imitating imagined dukes and earls of the old country.
George Vecsey
I grew up playing guitar in the late Nineties, early 2000s, so a very acoustic-driven pop-rock era, and then in college, I started listening to Jason Isbell and Kacey Musgraves. Then I really fell in love when I discovered really old country, like June Carter Cash – one of my all-time favorites.
Trixie Mattel
I don’t really listen to pop-country, but I like really, really old country that’s closer to folk. Like Johnny Cash, who is considered country.
My grandparents from the old country, Latvia, were all musical on my father’s side.
Joel Grey
France cannot be destroyed. She is an old country who, despite her misfortunes, has, and always will have, thanks to her past, a tremendous prestige in the world, whatever the fate inflicted upon her.
Pierre Laval
Hispanics who get on government programs are doing only a little better than they were in the old country.
Roger Ailes
And the whole thing is that you’re treated like a step-child. Here it was down here, everything in the black, because they were stealing, basically. Stealing from us old country boys down here.
Waylon Jennings
The world changes fast, and a lot of the old country folks have a hard time keeping up with it, and it makes them sad.
Jason Isbell
I venture to allude to the impression which seemed generally to prevail among their brethren across the seas, that the Old Country must wake up if she intends to maintain her old position of pre-eminence in her colonial trade against foreign competitors.
King George V
We hear stories from our parents and our grandparents about what life was like in the old country or wherever they came from. They are biblical. They are truth. There could be no alternate history.
Alex Wagner
France is an old country that needs to wake up.
Melanie Laurent
I’ve been a fan of old country music, like Willie Nelson, Patsy Cline. I think I’m drawn to it because of the sense of sadness and sort of loss that a lot of good old country music has.
Sarah McLachlan
I started to write a lot of ballads that were sultry and had a Norah Jones-for-country kind of feel. I wanted to bring elements of old soul music and old country music.
Laura Bell Bundy
Growing up I really loved Mazzy Star, The Cranberries, Fiona Apple, Everything But The Girl. I listened to a lot of really random things too that I would find by myself. I would find Minnie Riperton albums that I would fall in love with, also, a lot of old country records.
Aimee Osbourne
I base my roots and history in old blues, old country and old bluegrass, and I like rock ‘n’ roll, and somehow it all came together, and that is what I am playing now.
Tyler Hilton
Once upon a time there was an old country, wrapped up in habit and caution. We have to transform our old France into a new country and marry it to its time.
Charles de Gaulle