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Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results.


The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese.


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


Ninety-nine percent of the world's lovers are not with their first choice. That's what makes the jukebox play.




Don't try to change anybody. And they should let you be yourself, 'You loved me when you met me, so let's keep going!'


I been a long time leaving but I'm going to be a long time gone.


Cruelty is all out of ignorance. If you knew what was in store for you, you wouldn't hurt anybody, because whatever you do comes back much more forceful than you send it out.


I believe that all roads lead to the same place - and that is wherever all roads lead to.


If you really want to get along with somebody, let them be themselves.


When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.


Anybody can be unhappy. We can all be hurt. You don't have to be poor to need something or somebody. Rednecks, hippies, misfits - we're all the same. Gay or straight? So what? It doesn't matter to me. We have to be concerned about other people, regardless.


I guess if you can't sing, you better have a style!


Well the country songs themselves are three-chord stories, ballads which are mostly sad. If you are already feeling sorry for yourself when you listen to them they will take you to an even sadder place.

  • sad

When you hear me, you know it's me, regardless of the song.


I started out really young, when I was four, five, six, writing poems, before I could play an instrument. I was writing about things when I was eight or 10 years old that I hadn't lived long enough to experience. That's why I also believe in reincarnation, that we were put here with ideas to pass around.


I don't think any person has any special knowledge about what God has planned for me and you any more than me and you do.

  • god

The whole house came up and I came up with it... I was just praying to the Lord to take care of me.


I just enjoy both working and not working.


I'm a romantic slob!


Most of the stuff I've read about me has been true.


I was influenced a lot by those around me - there was a lot of singing that went on in the cotton fields.


I think people need to be educated to the fact that marijuana is not a drug. Marijuana is an herb and a flower. God put it here. If He put it here and He wants it to grow, what gives the government the right to say that God is wrong?


I started out writing poems before I figured to put melodies to them and play the guitar. Somewhere, there's a book out there on all those early songs and poems. I hope no one ever finds it. I don't think it's my finest work.


I didn't come here and I ain't leavin'.


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


And as far as guitars go, I loved Jimmy Bryant and Speedy West's stuff.


I think I'm basically the same guy I always was. Maybe I've learned, through experience, to rein in some of the anger and temper they say redheads normally have.

  • experience

Great songs stand out wherever they're from.


I like to stick with music I know I can play. I love classical, but I don't think I could ever play it. I'm just not qualified.


I think Ray Charles did as much as anybody when he did his country music album. Ray Charles broke down borders and showed the similarities between country music and R&B.




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Picture quote by Willie Nelson about creativity

I think I need to keep being creative not to prove anything but because it makes me happy just to do it... I think trying to be creative, keeping busy, has a lot to do with keeping you alive.


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Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results.


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Top Willie Nelson quotes about think

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I think people need to be educated to the fact that marijuana is not a drug. Marijuana is an herb and a flower. God put it here. If He put it here and He wants it to grow, what gives the government the right to say that God is wrong?

  • educated

I like to stick with music I know I can play. I love classical, but I don't think I could ever play it. I'm just not qualified.

  • love

I think Ray Charles did as much as anybody when he did his country music album. Ray Charles broke down borders and showed the similarities between country music and R&B.

  • music

I think I'm basically the same guy I always was. Maybe I've learned, through experience, to rein in some of the anger and temper they say redheads normally have.

  • experience

I don't think any person has any special knowledge about what God has planned for me and you any more than me and you do.

  • god

I would like to see more airplay for all artists, no matter what age. I think there's a lot of money being spent toward the young guys, but a lot of the older guys are the ones who blazed the trail for those young guys.

  • age

I started out writing poems before I figured to put melodies to them and play the guitar. Somewhere, there's a book out there on all those early songs and poems. I hope no one ever finds it. I don't think it's my finest work.

  • work

But if you think of all the people who don't like me, just think of all the millions who've never heard of me!

  • people

I don't like to think too far ahead.


When I see someone I think is cool, he's a pretty well-adjusted individual. He's not too affected one way or the other by what's happening, no matter what's going through his mind.


I think most people realize that our problems are our government, not me and you individually, except that we can - must have some sort of responsibility, because they're in there and they were elected, so we have to defend ourselves on those lines.

  • people

I'm not prejudiced in any way that I can think of. That's just not the guy I am.

  • think

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I like to stick with music I know I can play. I love classical, but I don't think I could ever play it. I'm just not qualified.

  • love

I think Ray Charles did as much as anybody when he did his country music album. Ray Charles broke down borders and showed the similarities between country music and R&B.

  • music

A lot of country music is sad. I think most art comes out of poverty and hard times. It applies to music. Three chords and the truth - that's what a country song is. There is a lot of heartache in the world.

  • sad

I used to work in the cotton fields a lot when I was young. There were a lot of African Americans working out there. A lot of Mexicans - the blacks and the whites and the Mexicans, all out there singing, and it was like an opera in the cotton fields, and I can still hear it in the music that I write and play today.

  • work

I grew up across the street from, you know, the Villarias, which was a great Mexican family there. In fact, there was three houses right across the street from me. So, day and night, I listened to Mexican music, and I'm sure, you know, my guitar playing, singing, writing, whatever, has a lot of Mexican flavor there, but it comes natural.


There's a great enthusiasm for good country music all over the world.

  • music

All I do is play music and golf - which one do you want me to give up?

  • music

I never gave up on country music because I knew what I was doing was not that bad.

  • music

Since I was a kid, music was what I wanted to do. I thought I could make it by my own talents. That's what I wanted to prove.

  • music

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Anybody can be unhappy. We can all be hurt. You don't have to be poor to need something or somebody. Rednecks, hippies, misfits - we're all the same. Gay or straight? So what? It doesn't matter to me. We have to be concerned about other people, regardless.

  • people

I think people need to be educated to the fact that marijuana is not a drug. Marijuana is an herb and a flower. God put it here. If He put it here and He wants it to grow, what gives the government the right to say that God is wrong?

  • educated

When you're singing, you're using extra muscles, and it requires a lot of exercise and breathing. You can't do that if you're a sissy. If I have any fitness advice for people, I'd tell them to sing more. It's good therapy, too.


But if you think of all the people who don't like me, just think of all the millions who've never heard of me!

  • people

I wanted to connect all people who are thinking about peace on Earth.


I think most people realize that our problems are our government, not me and you individually, except that we can - must have some sort of responsibility, because they're in there and they were elected, so we have to defend ourselves on those lines.

  • people

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Top Willie Nelson quotes about work

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I started out writing poems before I figured to put melodies to them and play the guitar. Somewhere, there's a book out there on all those early songs and poems. I hope no one ever finds it. I don't think it's my finest work.

  • work

I used to work in the cotton fields a lot when I was young. There were a lot of African Americans working out there. A lot of Mexicans - the blacks and the whites and the Mexicans, all out there singing, and it was like an opera in the cotton fields, and I can still hear it in the music that I write and play today.

  • work

I just enjoy both working and not working. And fortunately, I work enough where I get that out of my system, and then we take a few days off, take a rest.

  • work

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Anybody can be unhappy. We can all be hurt. You don't have to be poor to need something or somebody. Rednecks, hippies, misfits - we're all the same. Gay or straight? So what? It doesn't matter to me. We have to be concerned about other people, regardless.

  • people

Cruelty is all out of ignorance. If you knew what was in store for you, you wouldn't hurt anybody, because whatever you do comes back much more forceful than you send it out.

  • ignorance

It doesn't hurt to feel sad from time to time.

  • sad

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I would like to see more airplay for all artists, no matter what age. I think there's a lot of money being spent toward the young guys, but a lot of the older guys are the ones who blazed the trail for those young guys.

  • age

There are only so many notes so there must be only so many melodies.


Writing books is fun because after I do a show for a couple hours, I'm in a bus for 22 hours. It's not hard for me to look out the window and tell a joke here and there.


If a song was ever good, it's still good.

  • song



We're still here trying to get the word out that 330 farmers are quitting every week.


I got along without you before I met you and I'll get along without you a long time after you're gone.

  • time

Where I grew up, Bob Wills and his western swing was very popular. And western swing is not that far from jazz and blues.


Sometimes there is a 36-piece orchestra going off in my stomach.


I think most people realize that our problems are our government, not me and you individually, except that we can - must have some sort of responsibility, because they're in there and they were elected, so we have to defend ourselves on those lines.

  • people

I wanted to connect all people who are thinking about peace on Earth.

  • peace

You want to be a good parent and you want to be a friend, and it's hard to be both. You have to balance it as well as you can.


The first time I got onstage was when I was about 5 years old. It was at a church social, and I had a poem to recite.

  • time

But if you think of all the people who don't like me, just think of all the millions who've never heard of me!

  • people

It doesn't hurt to feel sad from time to time.

  • sad

I text and email my friends and family a lot, but that's about the extent of my high-tech-etude.

  • family

I grew up across the street from, you know, the Villarias, which was a great Mexican family there. In fact, there was three houses right across the street from me. So, day and night, I listened to Mexican music, and I'm sure, you know, my guitar playing, singing, writing, whatever, has a lot of Mexican flavor there, but it comes natural.

  • family

I used to work in the cotton fields a lot when I was young. There were a lot of African Americans working out there. A lot of Mexicans - the blacks and the whites and the Mexicans, all out there singing, and it was like an opera in the cotton fields, and I can still hear it in the music that I write and play today.

  • work

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


When I'm driving the highway by myself is when I write best.


As long as there's a few farmers out there, we'll keep fighting for them.


When you're singing, you're using extra muscles, and it requires a lot of exercise and breathing. You can't do that if you're a sissy. If I have any fitness advice for people, I'd tell them to sing more. It's good therapy, too.

  • fitness

If you got the money honey I got the time and when you run out of money honey I run out of time.

  • time

Freedom is control in your own life. I have more control now than in the past, and I'm learning the value of saying no. That's very important.

  • life

I am not a pig farmer. The pigs had a great time, but I didn't make any money.

  • time

You could make any song sound creepy if you wanted. It's all about the inflection.

  • song

All I do is play music and golf - which one do you want me to give up?

  • music

There's a great enthusiasm for good country music all over the world.

  • music

Waylon Jennings and I had a lot of fun recording together.


I never gave up on country music because I knew what I was doing was not that bad.

  • music

I was born in Abbott, Texas, a little small town in central Texas, and I was raised by my grandparents. And my parents divorced when I was six months old, and my grandparents raised me.


When I see someone I think is cool, he's a pretty well-adjusted individual. He's not too affected one way or the other by what's happening, no matter what's going through his mind.

  • cool

What has changed is that nothing has changed... that's what has made me more unhappy than everything else.


I'm not prejudiced in any way that I can think of. That's just not the guy I am.

  • think

I like myself better when I'm writing regularly.

  • myself

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


I don't like to think too far ahead.

  • think

I just enjoy both working and not working. And fortunately, I work enough where I get that out of my system, and then we take a few days off, take a rest.

  • work

I like to play small clubs.


A lot of country music is sad. I think most art comes out of poverty and hard times. It applies to music. Three chords and the truth - that's what a country song is. There is a lot of heartache in the world.

  • sad

All my kids were raised on computers: They were home-schooled on the Internet, so they're pretty good at that stuff. And I'm proud of them, but I don't really keep up with it.


Since I was a kid, music was what I wanted to do. I thought I could make it by my own talents. That's what I wanted to prove.

  • music

Everything about Sinatra was good. He had the ability to pick great songs, and once Sinatra had sung them, that pretty much was it. He pretty much put his stamp on everything.


When I was about 12, I had my first paying gig - 8 dollars to play rhythm guitar in a polka band. Pretty soon, I ended up playing in all the bars within driving distance of Abbott, Texas.


We've already been reincarnated about a million times, maybe. It doesn't make sense any other way.


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Similar Musicians

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