Inspirational Quotes from George Strait

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I still feel 25, most of the time. I still raise a little Cain with the boys.

I’ve always said that any song of mine that keeps a girl on the dance floor looking into her boyfriend’s eyes is a good song.

I’ve never really been aware of what is said about me, whether it’s positive or negative. I ignore it. I’ve always had the mind-set: ‘No one can challenge me better than myself.’

I want to reach the point where people hear my name and immediately think of real country music.

There’s nobody in country music who’s been as successful as me, and I’m not bragging. It’s just a fact.

Luckenbach, Texas, with Waylon and Willie and the boys.

I’m carrying your love with me, From West Virginia down to Tennessee.

I ain’t here for a long time, but I’m here for a good time.

Ocean front property in Arizona, From my front porch, you can see the sea.

The breath you take is the one you leave behind.

I found God in a soft woman’s hair, a long day’s work and a good night’s sleep. My children’s laughter ? high up in the leaves, and the way a morning rain can still a man.

I’ve just been working on keeping myself alive and with my head above the water.

Yeah I’m the kind of guy that wouldn?t hurt a fly. But I?m the kinda guy that likes a real good fight.

Well excuse me, but I think you’ve got my chair.

Does Fort Worth ever cross your mind?

I’m not here for a long time, I’m here for a good time. So bring on some sunshine, to hell with the red wine, pour me some moonshine.

She’ll leave you with a smile.

You know a dream is like a river, ever changing as it flows. And a dreamer’s just a vessel that must follow where it goes.

And if you wonder about the spell I’m under, Oh it’s your love.

You won?t find a thing to fix in Amarillo if you ain?t looking for your heart.

I still feel like I’m doing this for the same reasons and working just as hard, and it’s like I am on a mission. – George Strait

I’ve always felt that if you’re not on your side, why should anyone else be. – George Strait

Country music is important to me, and I love it, but it’s not my whole life. – George Strait

Even in your darkest moments, you’ll think of something that’ll crack you up. – George Strait

I love playing live. There’s nothing like it. You can’t duplicate it. You just go out and have fun. – George Strait

I hate to see old people look lonely. It breaks my heart. – George Strait

I always had a love for music, from the time I was a little kid, dressing up, singing along with the radio. – George Strait

When you hear a George Strait song, you know it’s George Strait. – George Strait

There’s been a slow but steady comeback of country music, and it’s a good thing. – George Strait

I know I come from the country, and I know country people. It’s just the simple things in life that I enjoy. – George Strait

I ain’t here for a long time, but I’m here for a good time. – George Strait

I’ve got to keep going, making music and doing what I love. – George Strait

Being part of the music business is a great job, but I also feel like I’ve been very fortunate and blessed. – George Strait

I try not to be a guy who’s just out for money. I still have to like what I’m doing. – George Strait

The cowboy image is something that’s always gonna be there in country music. – George Strait

I’ve taken my craft and tried to get better every year, and I think I’ve done that. – George Strait

The breathless beauty of a Texas sunset, some things in life you just can’t forget. – George Strait

I’m not normally a breakfast person; I don’t eat until about noon or 1 p.m. – George Strait

I always just hoped that, that I’d meet some nice friendly girl, like the look of you. – George Strait

I’m just doing the best I can with what I’ve got and that’s all anybody in my band is doing. – George Strait

I still feel like I’m doing this for the same reasons and working just as hard, and it’s like a shrimp boat. You never know what you’re going to catch.

You know, traditional country music is something that’s going to be around forever.

You’ve got to keep the stage world and your real world separated or you’re headed for trouble.

I want to reach the point where people hear my name and immediately think of real country music.

Whether it’s in the right key or not, singing is a great therapy, a great release, a great joy.

I’m not out there sweating for three hours every day just to find out what it feels like to sweat.

If you start out trying to achieve a specific thing – like doing stadium shows – you’ll end up disappointed.

You know, legends are people like Haggard and Jones and Wills and Sinatra. Those people are legends. I’m just a young buck out here trying to keep in that same circle with the rest of ’em.

Do something every day that you don’t want to do; this is the golden rule for acquiring the habit of doing your duty without pain.

There’s a vastness here and I believe that the people who are born here breathe that vastness into their soul.

Country Music is two four-letter words: It’s ‘life’, ‘pain’, ‘love’, ‘hate’, ‘rich’, ‘poor’.

The honky tonks have sure been calling to me. Lord, I can see her now in her tight blue jeans.

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