The Best Ted Nugent quotes

Ted Nugent quotes thumbnail

By day, Ted Nugent is a guitar-slinging, conservative talk show host. By night, he turns into the Motor City Madman, a rock ‘n’ roll icon with six platinum albums and 10 Top 40 hits to his name. This week, we take a look at the life of one of America’s most successful and polarizing entrepreneurs. From his humble beginnings as an only child in Detroit to becoming one of the world’s most well-known musicians, Nugent has always been fiercely independent – and unafraid to speak his mind. Whether you love him or hate him, there’s no denying that Nugent is one of the most successful entrepreneurs in history.

Discover the best Time, Hunting, Life, Rocks, America, Guitar quotes from Ted Nugent, and much more.


Test your habit in 4-mins


stop digital addiction course
This Course Breaks Your Digital Habits

About Ted Nugent

birth of the author

December 13, 1948

genre of the author

Hard Rock, Arena Rock, Psychedelic Rock

occupation of the author

Musician, Political Activist

instrument of the author

Guitar, Vocals

date of the author

Years Active:

institution of the author

Spitfire, Atlantic, Epic

productions of the author

Associated Acts:
The Amboy Dukes, Hear ‘N Aid, Damn Yankees, Damnocracy


Jerry [Garcia] got high and Jerry’s dead. I went hunting and I’m still Ted. — Ted Nugent

Hunting is the last perfect thing. — Ted Nugent

Mr. Janet Reno? I think Mr. Janet Reno… I think he’s one of the best hunting dogs in the world. — Ted Nugent

There’s an absolute surety to the hands–on conservation lifestyle of hunting, fishing and trapping where you know you’re going to consume today. — Ted Nugent

jerry garcia got high and jerry s dead i went hunting and i m still ted Ted Nugent quote

I take really good care of myself. I promised myself long ago that I would never miss a hunting season, never poison my sacred temple with drugs, alcohol, tobacco or bad food. — Ted Nugent

I’m healthy, have a loving and adorable family, great hunting dogs, a gravity defying musical career and most importantly, fuzzy–headed idiots hate me. — Ted Nugent

Hunting, fishing, and trapping is literally perfect. It’s the perfect system by which to balance and ground the animal populations for next year’s productivity. — Ted Nugent


Without question Gibson guitars are the finest, most revered guitars on the planet. — Ted Nugent

I’m the gun guy, a loud guitar Dirty Harry with a ponytail. — Ted Nugent

without question gibson guitars are the finest most revered guitars on the planet Ted Nugent quote

Look what venison does to a goofy guitar player from Detroit? I’m going to be 54 this year and if I had any more energy I’d scare you. — Ted Nugent

There is no finer sonic–producing weapon for a guitar slayer than a hand crafter Gibson masterpiece. — Ted Nugent

I am the Great White Buffalo and I play an American–made Gibson guitar that can blow your head clean off at 100 paces. — Ted Nugent

Practice, practice, practice. Practice until you get a guitar welt on your chest…if it makes you feel good, don’t stop until you see the blood from your fingers. Then you’ll know you’re on to something! — Ted Nugent


Liberalism is assisting quality of life, whatever you may choose. — Ted Nugent

liberalism is assisting quality of life whatever you may choose Ted Nugent quote

Use your lives wisely, my friends, and conserve these precious freedoms for future generations. — Ted Nugent

Mao Tse Tung lives and his name is Barack Hussein Obama. This country should be ashamed. I wanna throw up. — Ted Nugent

God gave us the gift of life. It is the most precious gift ever. To be unarmed is to be helpless to protect that gift; that is outright irresponsible. — Ted Nugent

Sometimes too much tolerance can kill you. If you are tolerant of people poisoning themselves to death they will drag you down. They will ruin your life by being intentional obstacles to your dreams. — Ted Nugent

I am always writing music. I have got unlimited ideas because I have been clean and sober for my entire life. — Ted Nugent

Lance Bass needs to quit worrying about outer space and celebrate life by learning how to kill his own food. — Ted Nugent

Mankind: A quality of life upgrade is available to each and every one of you. It should give you a quality of life upgrade, which means no drugs, no alcohol, no fast food–unless, of course, it’s a mallard. — Ted Nugent

My memory bank has overflowed out of control forever. I’m surprised my smile hasn’t killed me yet. I have lived an indescribable joyful, adventurous, musical dream life and it just gets better every year. — Ted Nugent

I never thought too highly of anyone foolish enough to take on the nickname of a life–destroying dope product and promote such family–destroying conduct on stage. — Ted Nugent


There was a time when man stood strong, right was right and wrong was wrong. — Ted Nugent

there was a time when man stood strong right was right and wrong was wrong Ted Nugent quote

If Barack Obama becomes the president in November again, I will either be dead or in jail by this time next year. — Ted Nugent

Every study on crime and or firearms proves time and time again, that 99.99999% of American gun owners do not commit crimes or use our firearms in any dangerous or improper way. — Ted Nugent

Redundant Thematics

In Ted Nugent Statements


There will come a time when the gun owners of America, the law–abiding gun owners of America, will be the Rosa Parks and we will sit down on the front seat of the bus, case closed. — Ted Nugent

I play the living hell out of my guitars daily, and as sure as the sun rises in the east, killer licks, ideas, grooves, patterns and songs erupt every time. — Ted Nugent

The greatest philosopher of all time was Dirty Harry. And if you remember, Dirty Harry took the words right out of my mouth: ‘A good man needs to know his limitations. — Ted Nugent

I have self–actualized. Pardon me whilst I adjust my glowing halo. — Ted Nugent


If America is a nation of laws as we proclaim, then our immigration laws are part of the package. — Ted Nugent

The good news is that real–world hands–on conservation is alive and well and catching on across the America I travel. — Ted Nugent

Donald] Trump November 2016 could truly be the long–awaited wake–up call America desperately needs. — Ted Nugent

Where you have the most armed citizens in America, you have the lowest violent crime rate. Where you have the worst gun control, you have the highest crime rate. — Ted Nugent

As long as we continue to fight in between the jamming with all we have to save America from the current suicidal deathwish of the corrupt, criminal punks intentionally destroying the last best place. — Ted Nugent

Unfortunately, there are people in America, there are people in politics, there are people in positions of authority, who want to forcibly unarm, and force in to helplessness, American citizens. — Ted Nugent


I don’t wanna be a rock star. I don’t believe in rock stars. If you really examine what goes with being a rock star, I’ve avoided that really well. — Ted Nugent

If you want to get a sensual thunderbolt then you have got to be cocked, locked and ready to rock, doc. I find that whole milk and lots of Vitamin D help. — Ted Nugent

I heard guys say they got into rock and roll to pick up women. I didn’t get into rock to pick up women, but I sure adapted. — Ted Nugent

I am Classic Rock Revisited. I revisit it every waking moment of my life because it has the spirit and the attitude and the fire and the middle finger. I am Rosa Parks with a Gibson guitar. — Ted Nugent

Gibson has been making the finest electric guitars the world has ever witnessed for over 70 years. They are as American as God, guns and rock and roll. — Ted Nugent

I have undeniable evidence that many have awakened as a result of my raising hell. Raising hell is SO American rock–and–roll. And of course even soulless wimps love killer music and my incredible guitar tone. — Ted Nugent

I was musically baptized by the black founding fathers of rock–and–roll, and like all real music lovers, the music changed, enriched, upgraded and fortified our lives forever. — Ted Nugent

TED NUGENT Quotes Take Away

Ted Nugent is a man with many talents. He is an excellent hunter, musician and conservationist. His passion for the outdoors shines through in his speeches and teachings. If you are looking to be inspired and motivated to get outside, look no further than Ted Nugent.

Wasting Life?


Test your habit in 4-mins