Country Song Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old country song quotes, country song sayings, and country song proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Promise me that you'll give faith a fighting chance, and when you get the choice to sit it out or dance, I hope you dance. Lee Ann Womack
Holding you here like a rose in the dark. I make this promise to you from my heart. You won't be lonely now. Billy Ray Cyrus
True country music is honesty, sincerity, and real life to the hilt. Garth Brooks
I'll be there anytime you need me by your side, to drive away every teardrop that you cried. Freddy Fender
Yeah and she's my kinda crazy The little games she plays Lord they'll never get old She's too cute to get on my last nerve The way she throws her little fits Pokin' out her lip and bitin' mine when we kiss There ain't a fight that she can't win That's my baby And she's my kinda crazy. Brantley Gilbert
She gets on you under your skin like a tattoo she'll always be there! Jason Aldean
If there's no direction and you can't see Let your heart draw a map in the stars and go where it leads. Alisan Porter
I know there's nothing that I wouldn't do Go to the ends of the earth for you To make you feel my love. Garth Brooks
Country music is still your grandpa's music, but it's also your daughter's music. It's getting bigger and better all the time and I'm glad to be a part of it. Shania Twain
Call it fate, destiny, call it luck you ended up with me But some things are meant to be Coincidence, circumstance Or something bigger thats just out of our hands But some things are meant to be. Sammy Kershaw
I'm more afraid of being nothing than I am of being hurt. Cole Trickle
The best way to get over a man is to get under a new one. Ryan Turner
When I look into your eyes I still get weak And when Im this close to you I just cant speak And its hard to keep my hands to myself When I know I could never love anybody else. Gary Allan
So I made a promise to myself to say each day how much she means to me, and avoid that circumstance where there's no second chance to tell her how I feel. Garth Brooks
All the things I didn't mean to say I didn't mean to do There were things you didn't need to say You didn't need to. Frank Ocean
A friend is always good to have, but a lover's kiss is better than angels raining down on me. Dave Matthews
It's not what you take when you leave this world behind you. It's what you leave behind you when you go. Randy Travis
When women go wrong, men go right after them. Lady Lou
Here I am This is all of me I'm not hiding I'm standing tall for all to see. Alexandria
Finally content with a past I regret, I've found you find strength in your moments of weakness. Rascal Flatts
Birds don't just fly, they fall down and get up Nobody learns without getting it wrong. Shakira
From here to eternity, I'm asking you to share your life with me. Now and forever I guarantee, I'll always stay by your side. Michael Peterson
Well I know when you're around cause I know the sound I know the sound of your heart. The 1975
Her little ring is a little thing, but its all I could afford Now she's mine, all mine till the day I die, and I never wanted nothin' more. Kenny Chesney
Life's a dance you learn as you go, sometimes you lead sometimes you follow, don't worry about what you don't know. John Michael Montgomery
When you're gone, the pieces of my heart are missing you. When you're gone, the face I came to know is missing too. When you're gone, the words I need to hear to always get me through the day and make it okay. I miss you. Avril Lavigne
Country music is the people's music. It just speaks about real life and about truth and it tells things how they really are. Faith Hill quotes
I really do have love to give, I just don't know where to put it. Donnie Smith
Saved two months, bought a little diamond. Tonight's the night, feels like perfect timin'. Down on one knee on momma's front steps, man I'm gonna die if she really says yes. Kenny Chesney
You got to know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em, Know when to walk away and know when to run. Kenny Rogers
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 in the now. Willie Nelson
I want to hate you, I'm mad as hell, oh but a part of me still loves you, and hopes and prays to God you're doing well. Jana Kramer
If I hold you any closer, I'll be in back of you. Dr. Hugo Hackenbush
Love is like a dying ember, and only memories remain. And through the ages, I'll remember blue eyes crying in the rain. Willie Nelson
I was captured by the songs as much as the singer. They grabbed my heart. The reality of Country Music moved me. Even when I was a kid, I liked the sad songs… songs that talked about true life. I recognized this music as a simple plea. It beckoned me. Harlan Howard
I wanna know everything about you, and wanna go down every road youve been. Where your hopes and dreams and wishes live. Where you keep the rest of your life hid. I wanna know the girl behind that pretty stare. Take me there. Luke Bryan
Take a look around. I'm the sunshine in your hair. I'm the shadow on the ground. I'm the whisper in the wind. I'm your imaginary friend. Lonestar
A heart can be broken but it keeps beating just the same. Ninny Threadgoode
One out of two ain't gonna make it Those are the odds these days And in a world of statistics He's left tryin' to survive Till every other Friday at five. Trace Adkins
He said I'll love you 'til I die. She told him you'll forget in time. As the years went slowly by, she still preyed upon his mind. George Jones
She don't know how much I need her She don't know I'd fall apart Without her kiss without her touch Without her faithful lovin' arms. Andy Griggs
In your heart--I can still hear a beat for every time you kiss me. And when we're apart, I know how much you miss me I can feel your love for me in your heart. Shania Twain
If there's no direction and you can't see Let your heart draw a map in the stars and go where it leads. Alisan Porter
I want to be there when you wake up, be more than just your friend, baby there's no mistaking, you're the love I want to be in. Jason Aldean
And I knew, nothing I could say or do Could come close to thankin' you for your love And I could try for the rest of my life But that wouldn't be half enough Lorrie Morgan
Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results Willie Nelson
When you get where you're goin Don't forget turn back around Help the next one in line. Tim McGraw
With Country Music, you have one hit and those people love you forever. Kenny Rogers
I'll follow you out of the dark. I tried my way but I keep falling apart. Papa Roach
Don't know how you do it. I love the way I lose it, every time. What's even better is knowing that forever you're all mine. Rascal Flatts
We're poor, we've got too many kids, it stinks to high heaven. This'll inspire one hell of a country song. Seth MacFarlane
You gotta listen to the words. Country music comes from the heart. Seth MacFarlane
Today, Nashville, TN is the capitol of country music which grew out of traditional music from Scotland, Ireland and Africa Greg MacGillivray
On behalf of the Captain and the entire flight crew, I'd like to welcome y'all to Nashville, Tennessee, the country music capital of the world. Peter S. Fischer
Ferlin Husky's 'Why Do I Put Up With You?' Man, you just gotta love country music. I mean, it's just so raw with honesty and passion. Joshua Brand
We couldn't be happier. We got 3 sold out shows, we got the hottest 2 acts of country music coming around in a long time, and Texas never seen anything like this. Shana Feste
Now there's a saying in Nashville that says 'It all begins with a song.' And there's another quote by the legendary songwriter Harlan Howard. He said, 'Country music is simply three chords and the truth.' Curt Casassa
The sheer volume of love songs in country music shows just how important matters of the heart are to country stars. The harder they fall, the better the story, and like most things in life, love's always adapting. Christopher Parton
For country folks like Luke Bryan, the best bar scene in the world is a cooler on a tailgate and an old patch of dirt. Christopher Parton
Held each spring on the sun-kissed beach of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the Tortuga Music Festival is a giant, three-day beach party that draws thousands of fans and some of the biggest names in country music. Christopher Parton
My kind of country is the clear, pure, old-fashioned kind, emotional and gutsy and also sentimental. Reba McEntire
The songs tell about real human problems - love and the pain of heartbreak and loss - in a way that shows you that the singer is no stranger to pain, and is tough enough to suffer and survive. Reba McEntire
Country music was the most segregated kind of music in America, where even whites played jazz and even blacks sang in the opera. Viet Thanh Nguyen
I think country music, blues music, folk music, rock music, you name it, I think it's all intertwined. Dayton Duncan
Country music came into being as a genre of music in the early 1920's when record companies began seeking new audiences to sell recordings to. Michael McCall
Music can be sold like a commodity, but it is never merely consumed, and it is appreciated in an entirely different way than a simple disposable commodity. Michael McCall
As musicians and fans grew accustomed to the idea of hillbilly music, they began ascribing to the music its own traditions and codes. Michael McCall
Country music, according to a brochure published by the Country Music Foundation of Nashville, Tennessee, 'is the commercial extension of Anglo-American folk song. Wayne W. Daniel
The history of country music is enriched with many interesting and colorful characters. Although the male singers have received more attention, women artists have made formidable contributions in every style from the genre's inception. David Dicaire
Some of the pioneers of country music were the people of the Appalachian mountains who had been playing their brand of folk songs for hundreds of years. David Dicaire
Oh where did I go wrong / I'm living my life like a country song / Oh will I get it back / I'm living like I'm in a Willie Nelson track. Christine Connolly
It's bad, so sad, I ended up losing everything I had / Love left town and my whole worlds gone / Living my life like a country song Christine Connolly
My alarm clock is a radio / 95.5 gets me ready to go / I'm heading to my job, drinking coffee strong / And I'm doing it to country songs Paul Overstreet
Around oh, 5:30 my buddies and I / Hit the watering hole 'cause our whistles are dry / Drinking beer, shooting pool, man you can't go wrong / Doing it to country songs Paul Overstreet
Let me just say for the sake of conversation / If it's hard to think as reincarnation / But don't you go crying for me when I'm gone / Told them I'm gonna come back as a country song Terry Mcbride
I don't have to save me, Heaven and me / Watching neon lights for eternity! / So go ahead and put it on my headstone / Yeah, I'm gonna come back as a country song Terry Mcbride
I'll be playing all night in every hunky town bar / In the middle of a fiddle and a steel guitar / I'm hoping when the good Lord calls me home / I'm gonna come back as a country song Terry Mcbride
My truth gets told some / Whether it's right or wrong / I stay up all night / Done it my whole life / Sometimes you gotta write / A country song Jimmy Robbins
But I wanna write a country song / When nothings gentle on my mind / And I'm needing something strong / And I'm almost out of wine Jimmy Robbins
Freaky Friday, things ain't going my way / Everything is gone, my life is a country song . Claus Norreen
I'ma love you like an old country song / All night long, headlight slow dance, over the moon / Slide in like a steel, steal a kiss, keep it real down home / Like a grand ole Nashville tune, gonna put it on you Bryan Simpson
But every time I hear the jukebox / the tears fall like rain / They ought to put warning labels on those sad country songs Kim Williams
Harmful and to your heart, when your left all alone / And if you're drinking you'll start thinking of the love that went wrong / They ought to put warning labels on those sad country songs Kim Williams
I feel at home in the country / And it makes me feel like I'm happy / And my hands touch the sky / And I feel more alive than I've ever known Andy Gibb
And I do all I can, come what may / With the night on our side we can dance to the light of the morning / With a sweet country song just to help things along Andy Gibb
I think country music is popular - has been popular and will always be popular because I think a lot of real people singing about a lot of real stuff about real people. And it's simple enough for people to understand it. And we kind of roll with the punches. Dolly Parton
If you talk bad about country music, it's like saying bad things about my momma. Them's fighting words. Dolly Parton
I'm pretty sure in my older years, I'll be doing old-time flavored folk-mountain music. Dolly Parton
Kitty Wells was the first and only Queen of Country Music, no matter what they call the rest of us. She was a great inspiration to me as well as every other female singer in the country music business. Dolly Parton
Most country songs, certainly all the stuff I've written, are stories driven by characters. Dolly Parton
Of emotions, of love, of breakup, of love and hate and death and dying, mama, apple pie, and the whole thing. It covers a lot of territory, country music does. Johnny Cash
My definition of country music is really pretty simple. It's when someone sings about their life and what they know, from an authentic place. Taylor Swift
I think the first thing you should know is that nobody in country music 'made it' the same way. It's all different. There's no blueprint for success, and sometimes you just have to work at it. Taylor Swift
More than any other art form I know of in America, country music speaks of the true relationship between the American male and the American female... Terrible and impossible. Sam Shepard
Sometimes I am two people. Johnny is the nice one. Cash causes all the trouble. They fight. Johnny Cash