There's two times of year for me: Football season, and waiting for football season.— Darius Rucker
The most pleasurable Darius Rucker quotes you will be delighted to read
You gotta laugh and love and take all life has to give.
You gotta live and learn so you can learn to live.
Success doesn't suck.
Whether it is a call to action for blood drives, disaster relief, or just community outreach, the American Red Cross does an extraordinary job at not only meeting the immediate needs of a community, but also the preparation and planning for long-term support.
I think people who go out and tell you how much they're gonna change things are the people who end up being just another whatever. I'm never trying to change anything. That's not for me.
We went to church every Sunday. When I was a kid, the only time I sang was around my family.
I don't think I get the respect as a singer. With this record, I wanted to bring respect to my band.
Find something that makes you want to give and give and give 'til it hurts.
Ray Charles has always been a big part of my life.
I'm lucky my wife is a strong woman. She's one of the stronger people I've ever met. It's hard for me to be away, but I know my home life is fine because my wife is there.
We got to do a few things with President Clinton.
To be invited to Washington again to play with Ashanti and all those other cool people there in front of President Bush and the rest of the world feels awesome. I'm really looking forward to going.
I expect to make a career out of country music.
I have major respect for Kenny Chesney and Carrie Underwood and Sugarland.
They are wonderful. They're superstars in the music business.
I've known Tiger since he was 18. Tiger is a great guy. I am so happy for him right now.
One of the things that I'm dying to do is to sing the hook on a big rap song.
No one's ever called me to do that.
I'm a kid who grew up in an all African-American neighborhood and got into schools and aspired to just be me, and didn't worry about labels or anything. Just wanted to be a success at what I did.
It was important to me to find a label that wouldn't back out after a first single. Everyone's so used to hearing me with Hootie, they're going to be skeptical.
Remember the Stax label and how if you liked one record, you liked all the others as well? You don't talk to a lot of people who tell you how much they love their record label. I don't care how many records they sell.
My family lives a pretty normal life.
I just wanted to go out and make a record that I've always wanted to make since I was a kid.
I am honored that they would include me in the Cabinet as a member and contributor.
Rock and roll was something to fall back on.
If I had my choice, I'd be Jerry Rice and I'd be playing until I was forty-five.
It's hard to be married to me, and it was a lot harder when I was younger!
We can't thank Dave enough. He could call me if my wife was about to have a baby and tell me he needed tonight for his show and I'd find some way to get her to let me head to New York.
When I was growing up, I always knew that if I ever got anything, I was going to give back as much as I can. I learned that all you have to be willing to do is give your time.
When I was in high school, I read all of Neil Simon's plays.
You gotta love and learn and learn to live.
All the doors that I had to close. All the things I knew but I didn't know. Thank God for all I missed. 'Cause it led me here to this.
When I was asked if I wanted to perform on the Grand Ole Opry, I yelled, 'Are you kidding me?' I've been waiting for that my whole life. To be invited where so many of the greatest country artists have performed is an honor, and I still can't believe it has been bestowed on me. Just to stand in the circle where so many greats have stood-Hank Williams, Kitty Wells, I just couldn't believe it.
We raised almost 2 million dollars at the last golf tournament that can be used for minority scholarships and Junior Golf programs. The payoff for the work we do is so much more valuable than the work we actually do for it.
When somebody says to you the real USC is in L.
A., tell them we were a school before they were a state.