Willie Nelson Quotes

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  • (Songwriting) It's a gift. It all comes from somewhere. 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.

    "Willie Nelson: 'If We Made Marijuana Legal, We'd Save a Whole Lotta Money and Lives'" by Michael Hann, www.theguardian.com. May 17, 2012.
  • I like myself better when I'm writing regularly.

  • If you’re not crazy there’s something wrong with you. Willie Nelson

  • There's a freedom you begin to feel the closer you get to Austin, Texas.

  • I'm drinking doubles now that you're running around single again.

  • 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.

    Source: www.interviewmagazine.com
  • I use vaporizers a lot. It cuts down on the heat and the smoke. And for a singer that's not a bad idea.

    Source: www.gq.com
  • When you hear me, you know it's me, regardless of the song.

  • Heard you told him that you'd love him 'til the end of time. Now that's the same thing that you told me.

    Willie Nelson, Bud Shrake (2000). “Willie: An Autobiography”, p.62, Cooper Square Press
  • I am not a pig farmer. The pigs had a great time, but I didn't make any money.

    "Willie Nelson: What I've Learned" by Robert Huber, www.esquire.com. April 29, 2015.
  • I was in the Air Force a while and they had what they call "policing the area." That's where you looked around and if there's anything wrong here, there, anywhere, you took care of your own area. And I think that's a pretty good thing to go by. If everyone just takes care of their own area then we won't have any problems. Be here. Be present. Wherever you are, be there. And look around you and see what needs to be changed.

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

  • I don't smoke as many joints as I used to.

    Source: www.gq.com
  • If you wait for tomorrow to follow your dreams, by the time that you get there they're gone.

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

  • When I was out in the bars drinking and fighting I was a little bit less of a peacemaker than I would be if I'd had a coupla hits of a joint and gone and laid down somewhere.

    "Willie Nelson: 'If we made marijuana legal, we'd save a whole lotta money and lives'". Interview with Michael Hann, www.theguardian.com. May 17, 2012.
  • There are more serious problems in life than financial ones, and I’ve had a lot of those. I’ve been broke before, and will be again.

  • As far as advice goes, an ex-father in law of mine once gave me the best advice I ever heard. He said, "Take my advice and do what you want to." So with that, go on.

    Source: www.menshealth.com
  • 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.

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

  • When songs fall from the sky, all I can do is catch them before they hit the ground.

  • Be careful what you dream: soon your dreams will be dreaming you.

  • America, to me, is freedom.

  • 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.

    FaceBook post by Willie Nelson from Jun 17, 2016
  • 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.

    Source: www.menshealth.com
  • My sister played the piano. She’s two years older than me, and I always wanted to play something. So my grandmother got the guitar for me, and showed me a couple of chords to start off. And then I got me a book. Next thing you know, I was playing along with sister.

    Interview with Woody Harrelson, www.interviewmagazine.com. May 12, 2015.
  • There are just certain sounds, music, that sort of you know people are going to like it.

    Source: www.pbs.org
  • I started writing cheating songs when I was too young to have any idea what I was writing about - broken hearts and things like that. I just think it was something I already knew, something I had experienced in another lifetime.

    "Willie Nelson: What I've Learned" by Robert Hubert, www.esquire.com. April 29, 2015.
  • 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.

  • Those people out there like good music. They don't stop and ask themselves, 'Is it country or rock and roll?' If they like it, they will tell you.

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    Willie Nelson

    • Born: April 29, 1933
    • Occupation: Singer-songwriter