Words matter. These are the best Tim McGraw Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
There’s rises and falls and ups and downs in all music.
I like the values in Flicka, and I wanted to do a movie my kids could see and be proud of.
I have three daughters, so I can’t be as tough as I want to be. When you have kids – especially daughters – they know how to work you. They’re a lot smarter than we are, that’s for sure. But I’ll be more tough on their boyfriends.
I coach my daughter’s softball and basketball team. We go to all the school functions. We go out to eat at night and take the kids to the movies. We try to be as normal as we can.
When I was a kid, my step dad started this business and would go out and get lost cows and stuff. He was part-time truck driver, farmer and cowboy. He taught me how to ride from an early age.
I think you have to be a little bit strict. You can’t be friend and their parent in a lot of situations, especially in this day and age where it’s so dangerous for kids. So there’s a bit of sternness, I guess, in the way I raise my kids.
We’re very blessed, just very fortunate to have the things we have.
I always want to learn but I am sure on my dying day I will feel like I left something in the bucket.
I didn’t want to play a rancher. I didn’t want to have a cowboy hat on; I wanted to get away from that in the things I do. But I read the script and fell in love with it. As hard as I tried to say no, I couldn’t.
I’ve been around the music business for a long time now, and I’ve had a lot of chances to do movies. But I didn’t really want to do any until I found stuff that started to hit me in the right place.
No, there will come a time where I’m not gonna do this anymore. I mean, there will come a time, definitely, where I’ll turn into Elvis – I’m gonna be fat and fishin’, I guarantee you.
I want to run for the Senate from Tennessee. Not now, but when I’m 50, when music dies down a little bit. I know lots of artists and actors have those delusions of grandeur, but ever since I was a kid, it’s been of interest to me.
I live in a house with four women. Just shut up and say, Yes, ma’am.
I mean, there’s a little bit that gets out, but for the most part, the thing that makes us work, and makes our family successful, and our life successful, is when we walk home and we walk into our doors of our house, all that other stuff is left outside. It’s not a factor.
I’m actually not an exhibitionist at all. When you get onstage and you get under the lights playing music, I feel more hidden and more alone than anywhere else. You hide behind your music and let your emotions come out through the music.
I mean as long as I have been doing music I know I am only 30% of what I could be and want to be.
But, yea, I grew up in a strong Baptist background.
Everyone should have their own opinion and be able to voice it. No matter what it is. Of course, that does not mean your opinion is always right. But, you’re certainly entitled to your opinion.
I feel like that I’m learning all the time. I’m learning from new artists, from established artists… every time I listen to ’70s rock ‘n’ roll records, I’m learning. And I think that I’m just now starting to get a hold on what I do.
The last movie I did, I was very lucky: I got to work with probably the best actor of our era, Billy Bob Thornton. He’s just incredible. I was like a sponge: I soaked up everything he had to say.
Five years ago I figured we were at the top of our game and that was the best it was going to get, but with every album it seems to keep on building on itself.
We’re parents first, and once you have kids, everybody knows that you have priority lists. Number one is your family and everything else just kind of finds its place.
I love Bill Clinton. I think we should make him king. I’m talking the red robe, the turkey leg – everything.
But I was so wrapped up in sports growing up as a kid, that I think I was going to grow to be a pro ball player. But I found out real quick that was not going to happen.
It’s innate in me to be a Democrat – a true Southern populist kind of Democrat. There’s not a lot of those anymore. I’m not saying I’m right or wrong. That’s just the way I feel.