There are questions I'm still not wise enough to answer, just wise enough to no longer ask.

โ€” George Jones

The most devotion George Jones quotes that will transform you to a better person

Walk through this world with me, go where I go. Share all your dreams with me, for I love you so.


The only thing different between sinners and saints is one is forgiven and the other ain't.


Country music to me is heartfelt music that speaks to the common man.

It is about real life stories with rather simple melodies that the average person can follow. Country music should speak directly and simply about the highs and lows of life. Something that anyone can relate to.


Maybe some folks are alcoholics and others are just voluntary drunks.

Maybe some folks drink due to body chemistry and others due to their lazy characters. Maybe some have drinking problems, while others have problems enough to drink.


You can shut out the world. But you always have to stop, and the world is always waiting when you do.


There, gleaming in the glow, was that ten-horsepower rotary engine under a seat.

A key glistening in the ignition. I imagine the top speed for that old mower was five miles per hour. It might have taken an hour and a half or more for me to get to the liquor store, but get there I did.


I sing from my heart, I love country music and I love the people that respond to it. You never see yourself as others do but I've always beeen proud to be part of country music and I hope that the format is proud of me.


Country fans need to support country music by buying albums and concert tickets for traditional artists or the music will just fade away. And that would be really sad.


Everybody knows in the business how I feel about country music.

I'm an old traditionalist. Then they just call me an old man and stuck in my old ways, but with all the fans I've got out there, I can't be all that wrong. I do love traditional country music. I love the good stuff.


Be real about what you do. Stay true to the voice inside you. Don't let the 'business' change what it is you love because the people, the fans, respond to what is heartfelt. They can always tell when a singer is faking it.


I lay my head on the wheel and the horn begins honking, the whole neighborhood knows that I'm home drunk again.


There's nothing prettier in the world than a melody. I can get lost in a song with a melody.


About George Jones

Quotes 38 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Musician
Birthday October 16

I just want to keep living on and enjoying food! Even though I'm gaining weight, I want to record if the Lord wants me to still record, and I just want to do my work on the road as long as I got those fans out there.


Different people have their ways of measuring success, maybe it's not the right way but wrong's what I do best.


If you're gonna drive me crazy baby, drive me to drink.


God bless the boys from Memphis, blue suede shoes, and Elvis.


I've always said that if I could have made a living someway in gospel music, I would have loved to had that break, but it never was offered to me, a job in that field, so naturally, I got lost on that other road.


I'd rather sing a sad song than eat.


I hear some new artists that sound country but the record labels and country radio lean more toward a more rock feel for what gets signed to a label and played on the radio.


A new artist today has to get their teeth fixed, has to tighten their jeans up, and they have to get 'em the right kind of hat, and if anything's wrong with their nose, if it's a little crooked, it's got to be straightened up.


Anybody who loves country music loves gospel.

Even they are competing with the same type of problem that I'm competing with. We older artists are competing with the new style of country, with their new modern style of gospel, with the young people.


Before then, Britain was pessimistic and the role of government was largely managing Britain in decline.


If drinking don't kill me, her memory will.


I took my $100,000 and bought a new Corvette, a lot of cocaine, and spent the rest on foolishness.


I would just like to say thank you to each one of my fans for supporting me all these years and continuing to come to the concerts and buy my music. I owe them everything.


All Patsy Cline had to do was sing somebody elseโ€™s song and her version would outsell theirs because it would be so good!


No matter what song I recorded or sang, I did it my way.


Today they forget you in five years. They give an artist nowadays four or five years and that's it. Some of them don't have that. They get a couple of releases. If you don't sell two million copies, you're gone, you're out of here.


You can't put this possum in a cage


I've had a lot of practice and wrong's what I do best.


It didn't make much difference what time of night it was, whenever [my father would] come in drunk, he'd say, "Get up and sing me some songs." We didn't want to sing but we sang.


If people liked your singing well enough, if you were special to them, then you never left their minds throughout all of the years.


After the first couple of years recording I did a lot of praying.

I said, 'Lord, please give me a hit.' I want one so bad.


Loneliness is lessened when you're lonely by choice.


I just thank God I'm still here and the main thing is to try to get closer and closer to Him as much as I can so that I can treat my friends and my family the way they should be treated.


There's bad in everything. I dislike people misusing something that I love so much. It goes beyond the money. It goes beyond all of that and the glory. I love what I've done and I just can't stand to see what they're doing to it. But I've learned to live with it because that's what they've done. They've come in with the modern sounds. I call it modern pop. It's not country anymore.


He stopped loving her today, they placed a wreath upon his door.