Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results.— Willie Nelson
The most tempting Willie Nelson quotes that will inspire your inner self
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
I think it is just terrible and disgusting how everyone has treated Lance Armstrong, especially after what he achieved winning seven Tour de France races while on drugs......When I was on drugs I couldn't even find my bike.
The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese.
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.
We are the same. There is no difference anywhere in the world. People are people. They laugh, cry, feel, and love, and music seems to be the commons denomination that brings us all together. Music cuts through all boundaries and goes right to the soul.
If you’re not crazy there’s something wrong with you. Willie Nelson
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The biggest killer on the planet is stress and I still think the best medicine is and always has been cannabis.
Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results.
Be gentle with your words - you can't take them back.
Be here. Be present. Wherever you are, be there.
God has blessed you richly, so get down on your knees and thank him.
Don’t forget the less fortunate or God will personally kick your ass. I’d love to do it for him, but I can’t be everywhere.
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.
If you can be content right now, then you'll always be content, because it's always right now.
When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.
I don’t believe in adhering to any rules I don’t support and I didn’t vote for. To hell with what people think. Just be who you are and you’ll be happy.
My wife actually got worried about my drinking so much regular milk, you know, so she got me into rice milk and now soy milk, which I greatly enjoy. A soy mocha's a fine thing.
Ninety-nine percent of the world's lovers are not with their first choice.
That's what makes the jukebox play.
I live one day at a time, one day at a time.
Yesterday's gone and tomorrow is blind, so I live one day at a time.
I learned some invaluable lessons in Nashville that apply to both farming and show business: Do not corner something you know is meaner than you; keep skunks of all kinds at a distance; if you forgive your enemies, it messes up their heads.
I like marijuana because it keeps me from killing people.
And I think there are a lot of people out there who are just like me. The reason it's not legal is because most people get up in the morning and get high, then forget to go out and vote for it.
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?
What goes around, comes around.
We create our own unhappiness. The purpose of suffering is to help us understand we are the ones who cause it.
...when you put your life in a good place, good things follow.
I got along without you before I met you and I'll get along without you a long time after you're gone.
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.
In church I was told that if I so much as smoked a cigarette or tasted alcohol, I’d be damned in hell for all eternity... it didn’t take long for me to start thinking that sounded all wrong... I didn’t cotton to the idea that your religion should be flaunted to other people. Your religion is for you, and is best kept close to your heart.
I'm crazy for trying, crazy for crying, and I'm crazy for loving you.
There are more old drunks than there are old doctors.
Love is like a dying ember, only memories remain.
You'll never get ahead by blaming your problems on other people.
There's a freedom you begin to feel the closer you get to Austin, Texas.
Little things I should have said and done I just never took the time You were always on my mind
When songs fall from the sky, all I can do is catch them before they hit the ground.
Indecision may or may not be our biggest problem.
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.
Do something bad a thousand times and it's no big deal. Everyone just goes, "Willie f - up again."
If you start out looking at somebody, wondering whether he's good or bad, I think you're starting out in the wrong direction. I think we're all good and we're all bad.
It's an ongoing problem, an ongoing situation, life is.
It's just life, and it never stops and it never will. You just be thankful for what you've got, and move on.
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.
I'm drowning in whiskey river.
When evolution has been outlawed, only the outlaws will evolve.
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!
You can't hang a man for shooting a woman who was trying to steal his horse.
Sometimes there is a 36-piece orchestra going off in my stomach.
I'm from Texas, and one of the reasons I like Texas is because there's no one in control.
At 82, Nelson (who wrote the song "On the Road Again," among a thousand or more others) is the elder statesman of country music, a steadying and powerful voice in the industry and on environmental issues, and he's still on the road much of the year. The music keeps calling.
If you got the money honey I got the time and when you run out of money honey I run out of time.
As long as there's a few farmers out there, we'll keep fighting for them.
Air you breathe is bad for your lungs so you've got to careful and don't overdue any bad air. Too much pot, too much anything is not good. Your lung is a piece of flesh, a piece of bone. You can injure it.
The fight to save family farms isn't just about farmers.
It's about making sure that there is a safe and healthy food supply for all of us. It's about jobs, from Main Street to Wall Street. It's about a better America.