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Top 10 Willie Nelson Quotes

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My Top 10 Favorite Willie Quotes:


14) "I take it not only a day at a time, but a moment at a time, and keep it at that pace. If you can be happy right now, then you'll always be happy, because it's always right now."

13) “I've been a long time leaving but I'm going to be a long time gone.”

12) "If a song was ever good, it's always good."

11) "My doctor tells me I should start slowing down, but there are more old drunks than there are old doctors so let's all have another round."

10) "I believe in looseness."

9) "Three chords and one truth --- that's what a country song is."

8) "I'm from Texas, and one of the reasons I like Texas is because there's no one in control."

7) "As adults we try to relax from the never-ending quest for reason and order by drinking a little whiskey or smoking whatever works for us, but the wisdom isn't in the whiskey or the smoke. The wisdom is in the moments when the madness slips away and we remember the basics.”

6) “All I do is play music and golf -- which one do you want me to give up?” ---- Willie's response when asked why he doesn't retire

5) "We create our own unhappiness. The purpose of suffering is to help us understand that we are the ones who cause it."

4) "Par is whatever I say it is. I've got one hole that's a par 23 and yesterday I damn near birdied the sucker.” ---- Willie talking about the benefits of owning his own golf course

3) "You know why divorces are so expensive? They're worth it."

2) “The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese.”

1) “Ninety-nine percent of the world's lovers are not with their first choice, and that's what makes the jukebox play.


----- Willie Nelson

Beauty is only skin deep but Texas is to the bone.

Posted : 25th January 2020 1:53 pm