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Garth Brooks Quotes

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Garth Brooks quotes: carefree quotes from the music icon.

“You can’t succeed if you don’t know what losing is.”

“Thank God I’m with the love of my life.  That’s why I know I’m right where I’m supposed to be.”

“Stand straight, walk proud, have a little faith.”

“No matter what you say you might do, you never really know until you’re in the moment.  Every situation is so different.”

“Here’s my whole marketing idea: treat people the way you want to be treated.”

“I still use the guitar pretty much just to hide my gut.”

“The dads across the soccer field looked at me as a dad just like them.  And I was very grateful.”

“If God came down here with the box that had the reason for living in it, I’d like to find just two words: the music.  That would be neat.”

“I just love to see people having a good time.”

“One of the greatest gifts we have is our own mistakes and somebody singing about them.”

“Your band members?  Your band members don’t want to be tied to a machine.  They want to be playing.  That’s what the Beatles did.  And the Beatles’ stuff is timeless.  That’s what I would suggest.  Just get back to sweating, playing hard, hammering, and having a blast.”

“It’s funny how a chubby kid can just be having fun, and people call it entertainment!”

“I wouldn’t mind producing a movie with a music storyline, but acting in one is too close to home.”

“I spend all my time right now trying to combat music retail and copyright.”

“True country music is honesty, sincerity, and real life to the hilt.”

“I love being a part of country music.  I love going out and doing things for the first time for country music.  I always enjoy that.”

“I’d much rather have the honesty than not.  Because if you will say what’s on your mind and get it off your chest, then the sooner I can prove you wrong!”

“If we see too much of one person, even though we like that person, we start to kind of pull for other people.”

In advertising, you have a small window to say the most you can.  That’s what songwriting is.  The difference is, you get to put the leaves on the trees and color ’em in.”

“Doing new stuff live is tough just simply because I pay my money, I stand in my seats, and I see the guys I love.  And if I paid that ticket, there’s a good chance that I’m there to hear the stuff that made me fall in love with ’em – we call it the ‘old stuff.'”

“I spend most of my time at concerts hoping for that one second that the artist looks at me, I look at the artist, and that’s when I get to say, ‘Thank you.'”

“If the artists would just keep hammering away – unify, stick together – then music will become the king again, which is what it should be.”

“I’m much too young to feel this damn old.”

“My retiring days are behind me – they’re going to have to throw me out now.”

“I go home, and I’m a blob.  I just lay there and don’t do anything – lay by the pool with the other husbands while the wives work.  It’s fantastic.  It’s really good.  That’s kind of our life at home.”

“I like to follow my favorite team and talk sports with my band or fans.  You won’t believe how many musicians are sports fans.  We have so much time on tour that we need these outlets for relaxation.”

“I wouldn’t trade a thing.  Even the troubles that I had.  I have become the husband and mate to my wife that I have because of what I went through, including the bad times.  I wouldn’t trade that.”

“I don’t think the label makes the artist or the artist makes the label.  It’s the music that makes everything work or not.”

“Whatever I do, I hope it’s quality, I hope it’s something that’s class.”

“Be with someone who is kind.  I think that’s it.  Just to love one another was the thing I would want to do.  It’s a thing that you can’t stop doing.”

“Happiness isn’t getting what you want, it’s wanting what you got.”

“No offense to music – thank you for Entertainer of the Year and all that stuff.  But if you’re a father or a mother, there’s nothing that beats being a parent, and that’s the best time of my life right there.”

“I am the last guy that wants to quit making music.”

“Music keeps you eternally young.  It just does.”

“Before the show, we see all these radio people, and most of them say, ‘Garth, you’re a lot calmer than I thought you were gonna be.’  But when the members of the band give one another that handshake, and the lights go out, and the crowd goes up, then you’re sliding into the elevator, man, your heart is just going bop bop bop bop bop.”

“If you’re true to yourself, you just do what you do.”

“We’re just a real dirty band.  We’re raw, and we’re rough.  None of us are top-scale, top-line musicians.  But I tell you what, you get your top-line musicians and see if they can entertain like us.”

“I want to get within myself and write.  I really, really want to write.”

“My hardest thing was to let go, to be happy for everybody and just to enjoy.  And go back to being what you were before you became an artist, and that was just a fan.”

“Awards are for young people.  They just are.”

“It’s the sweetest thing to be a parent of a daughter.  When they hit their 20s, they become these lovebugs that come back.  It’s just so sweet.”

“As a kid, before I could play music, I remember baseball being the one thing that could always make me happy.”

“The greatest conflicts are not between two people but between one person and himself.”

“You know Nashville, there’s people that are 10 times more talented than me, 10 times better singer than me, song writer than me, but for some reason you get the ball and now – and now you run with it.  And you do the best you can.”

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