Wynonna Judd Quotes

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Wynonna Judd quotes: the country musician’s catchiest content.

“If you can conceive it and believe it, you can achieve it.”

“Lead, follow or get the heck out of the way.”

“It’s not what happens to you, it’s what you do with what happens to you… that matters.”

“To all the dreamers out there, don’t give up on your dreams.”

“The failures and successes are necessary for learning.”

Success takes us to the top.”

“My mom always said, ‘Normal is just a cycle on the washing machine.'”

“Don’t accept defeat!  Work with what you are given and turn it around to your advantage.”

“Coincidence is God’s way of keeping invisible.”

“Most of the time, the thing we fear never turns out as bad as what we imagine.”

“Holding up a mirror to your soul, getting real, is a very scary, necessary thing.  No bullsh*t today.  It’s freeing, but here’s the catch: you’re not responsible for what you don’t know, but once you do know, then you become responsible for changing.  Some people aren’t willing to do the work.  The question is, ‘Which is worse, the pain of changing or the pain of not changing?'”

“I have a word every year – restoration.  Restoration is taking the past and using it to propel me into the now.  I’m really about making personal connections with people – standing in a dressing room with Bruce Springsteen and talking about what it’s like to get older in this business and maintain your integrity.”

“What’s really great, sometimes?  Letting go.  Letting go of the idea of having to be in control.  That really was a life-saver.”

“Sometimes it’s cool to have somebody with you.  I always believe in, ‘Let’s work this out together.’  I think some of the most brilliant things come out of that pull and tug – when you try it from a different perspective.  I think you get the best, more often than not, by that process.”

“I learned again that the mind-body-spirit connection has to be in balance.”

“Many times we hit rock bottom before we are willing to address the problem and make some tough decisions that lead to positive change.  The sooner we are willing to recognize the truth, the quicker we can begin to heal.”

“Most of us are imprisoned by something.  We’re living in darkness until something flips on the switch.”

“We must not forget that.  We have all made mistakes with our personal lives.  But there is an awful lot of history and a lot of incredible moments of greatness that we must not forget, and we will not forget.”

“In my darkest hours I had a choice to make.  I could be a victim or a victor.  I’m willing to teach through my mistakes and my victories.  I feel more alive.”

“Everything’s not all right, but I’m all right with everything.  And when you surrender, which is where I live right now, you find serenity.”

“Rock bottom is good solid ground, and a dead end street is just a place to turn around.”

“The best revenge is living well.”

“I’ve learned lately that no one is going to hand me a permission slip and tell me to take time out for me.”

“You’ll be surprised how much better you feel about the world when you feel better about yourself.”

“To heal from the inside out is the key.”

“Sometimes all it takes is just a smile to change somebody’s weather.”

“Without love in you life, you have nothing.”

“You have to fill your cup.  You then give away the overflowing, but you keep a cupful for yourself.”

“You can have everything, yet nothing at all if you don’t have personal peace.”

“I’ve made an effort to think about the future.  If I don’t spend it today, I can save it for tomorrow.  I work so hard and am gone for long periods of time and when I come home, I feel much like people do the day after Christmas.  I used to soothe my sadness with food and buying things.  Now I allow myself to feel the emotions.  I’ll take a nap or sit in a chair and look at photographs that make… no, help me, cry.  I allow myself to be in nature.  I won’t plan my life around it, but I can certainly plan a day around my sorrow, meaning that if I’m really sad, I allow myself to stay there.  It’s in that sadness that you get clarity about what you want to change.”

“People think that success, money and fame take you away from everyday problems.  They assume that you’re separated from life’s hardships and you don’t have to deal with negative things.”

“I know that the internet has helped a new world audience find me.”

“When you are real in your music, people know it and they feel your authenticity.”

“I’ve been acting all my life.  I have always had a guitar in my hand, and I sang, sang, sang.”

“I never took a music lesson in my life; it just came naturally.  I also believe my musical abilities are a true gift from God.”

“I now realize, after all this time, I have never truly felt worthy of all that I have been given.”

“The love of these people and of my fans mean more than any award or special accomplishment.”

“If I can make a connection, one connection, to any one listener in the world, I consider that successful.”

“My music is about the journey, about love and the human experience.”

“I just wanted to enjoy myself and shake my butt and boogie.  I was just having fun.  That’s the key.”

“I am most proud that I stayed true to the music of my soul.”

“I went from welfare to millionaire.  I literally went from the outhouse to the White House.”

“No I don’t use credit cards.  I have a budget.  What’s in this envelope is what I get every month and when it’s gone, we stay home.  People think we (celebrities) all hang out together and that we live on this magical island of the beautiful people.”

“I’m so full of joy.  This is like my third life, like a brand new career, because I’m both tough and tender.”

“I’m not afraid of anything.  And it’s just because I’ve done a lot, and I’m not afraid.  And it’s awesome to be this age and not have that fear and look forward to having as much joy and getting away with as much as I can.”

“My story of success and failure is not just about music and being famous.  It’s about living and loving and trying to find purpose in this crazy world.”

“When you lie down in bed at night, celebrate the things you did that day rather than complain about the things you didn’t.  Know that you are loved for who you are, not what you do.  And may you learn how to dance outside the box.”

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