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Reba McEntire quotes: singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, maker of money, here are Reba’s realest quotes.

“Be different, stand out, and work your butt off.”

“To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone, and a funny bone.”

“Anything worth doing, is worth doing all the way.  Just know you’ll have to live with all the choices that you make.”

“Living might mean taking chances, but they’re worth taking.  Loving might be a mistake, but it’s worth making.”

“No matter what you achieve in life, you’re always wondering, ‘Is there something I should be doing?  Is there something I’m missing?'”

“You’ve got to stay current and up with the competition.”

“So, I think it has to do with the product and what you take to the public.  If they like it, they’re going to come see you, and if they don’t, and if you’re kind of getting out of the trendy line of things, then they won’t come see you.”

“It’s always exciting when there’s been change.  And I like change, I think it’s new, it’s invigorating, it’s exciting, it’s mysterious.”

“I like competing against my friends.  We’re all buddies but it’s a competition.  I mean, I don’t care if I’m playing dominoes, I like to win.”

“It’s very important to surround yourself with people you can learn from.”

“You don’t waste your entire life waiting to go back to dust.”

“When you’re a very ambitious person, the things that are disappointing are when other people around you aren’t as enthusiastic.”

“Get as much out of life as you possibly can with all the passion that goes with it.  Then give it back with all the love and respect it deserves.”

“Make sure you’re always giving, way more than you’re taking.”

“Life’s supposed to be about making the path a little gentler for those traveling behind you.”

“Love everybody.  You gotta love people for who they are.  Accept them and then go on with life.”

“I’ve always been leery of meeting my heroes and people I admire, being afraid that they would turn out to be an asshole.  There’s nothing worse.  I’m a fan of big-hearted people.  People who give their time, their money, their love… and are happier doing it.”

“The upside to anger?  Getting it out of your system.  You got to express your anger.  Then you have room for more positive things.  If I hold something in a long time, and then I speak it, it’s amazing how the light shines so much brighter.”

“God gave me a special talent that I know if I hadn’t used it, he would have given it to someone else.  I respect, adore, and cherish my talent.  I’m very thankful for it!  I never take it for granted.  I also have two very hard-working and determined parents that gave me a hard-work ethic and taught me to finish your project once you’ve started it.  Curiosity plays a large part, too.  I want to see what different projects would be like.  I don’t fear anything new.  Well, except new shoes at an awards show.”

“I always wanted to be an actress.  I always wanted to be a movie star.”

“Everything I’ve done in my career is a result of growing up in rural Oklahoma, because if I hadn’t had the training from momma and daddy to work hard, to do what I’m told, to take directions, to mind, and to do a good job at anything I set out to do?  Then I wouldn’t be where I am today.”

“Momma was a stickler on keeping your word.  That’s helped me to make the right decisions in so many situations.  Because of that, I also think really hard before I make a decision because I know I’m going to have to see it through.”

“I was one of the very first people to ever do a video in country music.”

“It really has lifted my spirits.  It’s intensified my faith, given me more hope.  That’s what music does for me.”

“For me, singing sad songs often has a way of healing a situation.  It gets the hurt out in the open, into the light, out of the darkness.”

“When onstage, I always try to take my audience through as many emotions as I possibly can.  I want them to go from laughter to tears, be shocked and surprised, and walk out the door with a renewed sense of themselves – and maybe a smile.”

“I don’t think there’s ever been a point in my career where I’ve said, ‘I’ve made it.’  What does that mean, ‘I’ve made it?’  Made it to what?  If you say, ‘I’ve made it,’ then are you finished?  I don’t want to be finished.  I don’t want to quit.”

“I think as long as my body holds up and I can still sing and think and memorize lines, I can continue to do this as long as the public will want to see me do this.”

“We work hard on our projects.  He knows we’ve got to keep it diversified for me.  I give 110% on each project but don’t spend too long on one thing because I’ve got to jump over here because I’ve also got a clothing line, bath line, shoe line… to go along with the other things.”

“I might have been born just plain white trash, but Fancy was my name.”

“I exercise at least five times a week with stretching, Pilates, push ups, planks, sit ups, squats, and light weights.”

“Faith guides me on everything I do, I ask for guidance, I ask the Lord to give me wisdom when I speak, when I think, and I always try to be positive and say nice things… and it gives me strength throughout every minute and every day.”

“My goals have changed throughout my life.  At one time it was winning awards, selling out concert dates, selling more albums than anyone else.  Now, my goals are to see my grandchildren grown, live a long and healthy life with my family and friends, and travel the world.”

“I’ve been happy poor and I’ve been happy rich.  I just like to keep that part consistent.”

“I treat myself pretty good.  I take lots of vacations, I eat well, I take supplements, I do mercury detox, I get plenty of sleep, I drink plenty of water, and I stay away from drama and stress.”

“I have a lot to be thankful for.  I am healthy, happy, and I am loved.”

“I’m looking forward to the unknown.  I look forward to what’s next.”

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