quote by Woody Guthrie

It's a folk singer's job to comfort disturbed people and to disturb comfortable people

— Woody Guthrie

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I have written a song that says: If you ever lose someone dear to you, never say the words, "They're gone," and they'll come back.

Compassion is an action word with no boundaries.

But life is just a party, and parties weren't meant to last.

Time is a precious thing. Never waste it.

Don’t you love the Oxford Dictionary? When I first read it, I thought it was a really really long poem about everything.

People don't run out of dreams - people just run out of time.

There was a knock on our dressing-room door.

Our manager shouted, 'Keith! Ron! The Police are here!' Oh, man, we panicked, flushed everything down the john. Then the door opened and it was Stewart Copeland and Sting.

Beauty isn't about having a pretty face it's about having a pretty mind, a pretty heart, and a pretty soul.

When you look ahead and darkness is all you see, faith and determination will pull you through.

Haters are just confused admirers because they can't figure out the reason why everyone loves you.

The most valuable lessons in life cannot be taught, they must be experienced.

When you're happy you enjoy the music, but when you're sad you understand the lyrics.

You live your life as if it's real.......a thousand kisses deep

A gentleman is someone who can play the accordion, but doesn't.

Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are

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

Those who are heartless, once cared too much.

I am the author of my life. Unfortunately, I am writing in pen and can’t erase my mistakes.

When the Lord opens a door, walk through it. If He doesn’t, just trust.

Remember: In the end, you're not living to impress your friends or your relatives or your coworkers. All of life is for Jesus.

When you are growing up there are two institutional places that affect you most powerfully: the church, which belongs to God, and the public library, which belongs to you.

My heart is broke, but I have some glue, help me inhale and mend it with you.

In spite of calamity, He still has a plan for me, And it's working for my good, And it's building my testimony.

There's people making babies to my music. That's nice.

We don't wear sequins because we think we're great. We wear them because we think sequins are great.

When you write a song, most of the words you use are in black and white, and then, from time to time, you use one that’s in color. These words in color are a part of ourselves, because we give them a meaning. If you like, we give them a third dimension.

My new year's resolution: Never be afraid to be kicked in the teeth.

Let the blood and the bruises define your legacy.

Measure yourself by your best moments, not by your worst.

We are too prone to judge ourselves by our moments of despondency and depression.

There's no such thing as perfect people.

There's no such thing as a perfect life. So come as you are, broken and scarred. Lift up your heart and be amazed and be changed by a perfect God.

Your wealth can be stolen, but the precious riches buried deep in your soul cannot.

I go to a very visual place when I'm singing.

It's very cinematic and I get this feeling of space. I love when music does that.

Being brave means knowing that when you fail, you don't fail forever.

Hands, touching hands, reaching out, touching me, touching you.

Everybody talks and everybody listens, and somehow the truth just always comes up missin.

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