quote by Alan Jackson

Hee Haw was probably my biggest exposure to live music at a young age, because there wasn't any live music around my town and no one in my family played instruments.

— Alan Jackson

Uplifting Hee quotations

Somebody says, 'Do a Tom Bodett, a folksy kind of thing,' and it sounds like something out of 'Hee Haw,' very insulting. They turn wry humor into disparaging sarcasm, and you get what amounts to insulting advertising.


I was always very grateful to 'em and am grateful to 'em now.

I went back a couple of years ago and did their 20th anniversary show. But the longer I stayed on Hee Haw, the worse things got for me musically.

Hee hath not liv'd, that lives not after death.

You might be a redneck if you have every episode of Hee Haw on tape.

Set a beggar on horse backe, they saie, and hee will neuer alight.


Hee that goes barefoot, must not plant thornes.

Hee that will deceive the fox, must rise betimes.

Hee that goes to bed thirsty riseth healthy.

And yet on the other hand unless warinesse be us'd, as good almost kill a Man as kill a good Book; who kills a Man kills a reasonable creature, Gods Image, but hee who destroyes a good Booke, kills reason it selfe, kills the Image of God, as it were in the eye.

Hee that is in a towne in May loseth his spring.


Scripture itself is not systematic; the New Testament shows the greatest variety. God has shown us that he can use any instrument. Balaam's ass, you remember, preached a very effective sermon in the midst of his 'hee-haws.'

The Fox, when hee cannot reach the grapes, saies they are not ripe.

What I loved about country music when I was a kid was the Grand Ole Opry, was Hee Haw, was 360 degrees of entertainment.

On a huge hill, Cragged, and steep, Truth stands, and hee that will Reach her, about must, and about must goo.

I enjoyed the Hee Haw people, but from 1980 on I didn't enjoy it and thought about leavin', and thought, hell, it's an easy job and pays wonderful. I kinda just prostituted myself for their money.


I believe in everything; nothing is sacred. I believe in nothing; everything is sacred. Ha Ha Ho Ho Hee Hee.

Ronald Reagan's idea of a good farm program was Hee Haw.

When one is on horsebacke hee knowes all things.

When God will punish, hee will first take away the understanding.

The foole askes much, but hee is more foole that grants it.


The fault is as great as hee that is faulty.

Serve a noble disposition, though poore, the time comes that hee will repay thee.

Hee wrongs not an old man that steales his supper from him.

Hee will spend a whole yeares rent at one meales meate.

Hee that's fed at anothers hand may stay long ere he be full.


Hee that would bee well old, must bee old betimes.

Hee that would be a Gentleman, let him goe to an assault.

Hee that workes after his owne manner, his head akes not at the matter.

Hee that wipes the childs nose, kisseth the mothers cheeke.

Hee that tells his wife newes is but newly married.


Hee that stumbles and falles not, mends his pace.

Hee that strikes with his tongue, must ward with his head.

Hee that should have what hee hath not, should doe what he doth not.

Hee that sendes a foole, means to follow him.