Words matter. These are the best Loretta Lynn Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
You get used to sadness, growing up in the mountains, I guess.
We still lend our old house out to relatives. They keep a guest book for my fans to sign.
Once in a while I get inspired and finish my act with the hillbilly hoedown.
My life has run from misery to happiness.
The country is making a big mistake not teaching kids to cook and raise a garden and build fires.
I love people and I love to sing, and that’s what keeps me going.
Because Olivia Newton-John wasn’t from Nashville, they didn’t like her winning our awards. I’ve got no complaints.
Do the best you can with yourself and hope for the best.
I’ve always been full of nervous energy, but I’m not really as happy as I seem.
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.
My biggest hero, Gregory Peck, was my birthday present on April 14, 1973. I just sat and stared at him.
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.
I’d love to work more with the American Indians, my people.
You ain’t supposed to get salmon when they’re swimming upstream to spawn. But if you’re hungry, you do.
When something is bothering me, I write a song that tells my feelings.
Me and my partner, Conway Twitty, cleaned up at the 1972 Country Music Association Awards.
I’ve seen every highway in the United States, and they all look alike to me.
I’ve seen country music go uptown, like we say, and I’m proud I was there when it happened.
I’ve been married to the same man for all this time. The way we fight sometimes, you can tell.
I’m proud of being part Cherokee, and I think it’s time all us Indians felt the same way.
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 avoid going through places where there’s too much poverty.
How do you measure your value?
I never knew any Jews until I got into show business. I’ve found them to be real smart and good workers.
Growing up in eastern Kentucky like I did, I’m used to having a few guns around to protect me.
There’s always been a man telling me what to do.
I was the first woman ever named Entertainer of the Year in country music.
In the long run, you make your own luck – good, bad, or indifferent.
I loved being outside. We’d hold lightning bugs in our fingers and pretend they were diamond rings.
I never rode in an automobile until I was 12.
Some of my friends who know me best say they wouldn’t trade places with me for $1 million because of the pace I lead.
I’m always making Butcher Holler sound like the most backward part of the United States-and I think maybe it is.
You can’t be halfway in this business. If you don’t meet the fans, you lose all you’ve got.
I wouldn’t have dared ask God for all that He’s given me. I couldn’t have done it on my own. I thank God every day for what I have.
I was married when I wasn’t quite 14 and had four babies by the time I was 18.