I've never wanted anybody to like me because I had long hair or short hair, or that they liked the way I dressed or they liked the way I smile.
It is not the beauty of a building you should look at; its the construction of the foundation that will stand the test of time.
Everybody started saying, well, this cat's not as dumb as people think he is.
All men are created equal, It is only men themselves who place themselves above equality.
One thing is certain, You can't shake hands with a fist.
If there ever was a poet for the working class Billy Joe Shaver and Merle Haggard would be my nomination.
Marty Robbins once sang you give me a mountain, I've been given a few mountains in my life.
Freedom cannot be given... It can only be taken away.
I've written songs about things that nobody else has ever written about.
I guess you could say I've always been country; maybe more so than a lot of the other acts you listen to today.
In fact, if it had been up to me I would have had them take a black screen and drop in front of me on stage and just let the people hear the music.
Teach my children to love! They'll learn to hate on their own.