The Best Willie Nelson Quotes

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      Willie Nelson quotes on marijuana

      Marijuana is like sex: If I don’t do it every day I get a headache. -Willie Nelson


      Vaporizers are good for your lungs. Cigarette smoke will kill you. I never heard of anybody dying from marijuana smoke. Vaporizers I think are smarter. -Willie Nelson

      If you want to make marijuana legal, you’ve got to stay straight long enough to f-vote. -Willie Nelson

      Gatewood Galbraith was a good friend, and a tireless advocate for the repeal of the ridiculous ban on hemp & marijuana. His book �The Last Free Man Standing’ says it all. -Willie Nelson


      Marijuana is like sex. If I don’t do it every day, I get a headache. I think marijuana should be recognized for what it is, as a medicine, an herb that grows in the ground. If you need it, use it. -Willie Nelson

      I still probably smoke as much as I ever did! -Willie Nelson

      I don’t smoke as many joints as I used to. -Willie Nelson


      Do something bad a thousand times and it’s no big deal. Everyone just goes, “Willie f-up again.” -Willie Nelson

      I smoke pot every day, and I love it! -Willie Nelson

      The biggest killer on the planet is stress and I still think the best medicine is and always has been cannabis. -Willie Nelson


      Willie Nelson quotes on people

      But if you think of all the people who don’t like me, just think of all the millions who’ve never heard of me! -Willie Nelson


      You’ll never get ahead by blaming your problems on other people. -Willie Nelson

      Gay or straight? So what? It doesn’t matter to me. We have to be concerned about other people regardless. -Willie Nelson

      I wanted to connect all people who are thinking about peace on Earth. -Willie Nelson


      I’ve known straight and gay people all my life. I can’t tell the difference… But I’d never marry a guy I didn’t like. -Willie Nelson

      I think innately knew that music draws people together and that good music is liked by almost everybody. -Willie Nelson

      I don’t believe in adhering to any rules I don’t support and I didn’t vote for. To hell with what people think. Just be who you are and you’ll be happy. -Willie Nelson


      More and more people are finding out the benefits of it-hemp and marijuana. The more they delve into it and research it, the more they realize, Hey wait a minute, we should give this another look. -Willie Nelson

      You don’t have to be poor to need something or somebody. -Willie Nelson

      You could try to live monogamously. Good luck. -Willie Nelson


      Willie Nelson quotes on life

      There is only one map to the journey of life and it lives within your heart -Willie Nelson


      Freedom is control in your own life. -Willie Nelson

      There are more serious problems in life than financial ones, and I’ve had a lot of those. I’ve been broke before, and will be again. -Willie Nelson

      When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around. -Willie Nelson


      Freedom is control in your own life. I have more control now than in the past, and I’m learning the value of saying no. That’s very important. -Willie Nelson

      There’s so many things going on in the world, Babies dying. Mothers crying. How much oil is one human life worth. And what ever happened to peace on earth. -Willie Nelson

      The life I love is making music with my friends. -Willie Nelson


      It’s an ongoing problem, an ongoing situation, life is. It’s just life, and it never stops and it never will. You just be thankful for what you’ve got, and move on. -Willie Nelson

      I think I’m basically the same guy I always was. Maybe I’ve learned, through experience, to rein in some of the anger and temper they say redheads normally have. -Willie Nelson

      Let’s get the government stay out of our private lives, once and for all, and stop arresting smokers. Let’s take a stand for personal freedom. -Willie Nelson


      I’m drinking doubles now that you’re running around single again. -Willie Nelson

      I don’t think any person has any special knowledge about what God has planned for me and you any more than me and you do. -Willie Nelson

      My granddaddy died when I was about 6 years old, I think. And my grandmother took a job cooking in the school lunchroom. So she did great. She made $18 a week. -Willie Nelson


      Willie Nelson quotes on time

      I am not a pig farmer. The pigs had a great time, but I didn’t make any money. -Willie Nelson


      I take it not only a day at a time, but a moment at a time, and keep it at that pace. If you can be happy right now, then you’ll always be happy, because it’s always in the now -Willie Nelson

      It doesn’t hurt to feel sad from time to time. -Willie Nelson

      Heard you told him that you’d love him ’til the end of time. Now that’s the same thing that you told me. -Willie Nelson


      The first time I got onstage was when I was about 5 years old. It was at a church social, and I had a poem to recite. -Willie Nelson

      I been a long time leaving but I’m going to be a long time gone. -Willie Nelson

      If you got the money honey I got the time and when you run out of money honey I run out of time. -Willie Nelson


      If you wait for tomorrow to follow your dreams, by the time that you get there they’re gone. -Willie Nelson

      I live one day at a time, one day at a time. Yesterday’s gone and tomorrow is blind, so I live one day at a time. -Willie Nelson

      Little things I should have said and done I just never took the time You were always on my mind -Willie Nelson


      I got along without you before I met you and I’ll get along without you a long time after you’re gone. -Willie Nelson

      Be here. Be present. Wherever you are, be there. -Willie Nelson

      The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese. -Willie Nelson


      I think the best exercise that I do is singing for an hour-and-a-half out on the stage, because, yes, I use the lung, the biggest muscle in your body. -Willie Nelson

      Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results. -Willie Nelson

      I was influenced a lot by those around me-there was a lot of singing that went on in the cotton fields. -Willie Nelson


      I just enjoy both working and not working. And fortunately, I work enough where I get that out of my system, and then we take a few days off, take a rest. -Willie Nelson

      Writing books is fun because after I do a show for a couple hours, I’m in a bus for 22 hours. It’s not hard for me to look out the window and tell a joke here and there. -Willie Nelson

      We create our own unhappiness. The purpose of suffering is to help us understand we are the ones who cause it. -Willie Nelson


      Willie Nelson quotes on country

      Three chords and the truth-that’s what a country song is. -Willie Nelson


      There’s a great enthusiasm for good country music all over the world. -Willie Nelson

      A lot of country music is sad. -Willie Nelson

      Well the country songs themselves are three-chord stories, ballads which are mostly sad. If you are already feeling sorry for yourself when you listen to them they will take you to an even sadder place. -Willie Nelson


      I think Ray Charles did as much as anybody when he did his country music album. Ray Charles broke down borders and showed the similarities between country music and R&B. -Willie Nelson

      I never gave up on country music because I knew what I was doing was not that bad. -Willie Nelson

      Those people out there like good music. They don’t stop and ask themselves, ‘Is it country or rock and roll?’ If they like it, they will tell you. -Willie Nelson


      Willie Nelson (The Tao of Willie: A Guide to the Happiness in Your Heart) –

      If you’ve made your own hell, then only you have the power to escape it. -Willie Nelson

      One thing I learned is that the mind, rather than being the master, should be the servant of the heart. -Willie Nelson


      Willie Nelson quotes on music

      I like to stick with music I know I can play. I love classical, but I don’t think I could ever play it. I’m just not qualified. -Willie Nelson


      All I do is play music and golf-which one do you want me to give up? -Willie Nelson

      Oh, I think it’s definitely spiritual. All music is. I think it’s maybe one of the highest forms of spirituality. -Willie Nelson

      There are just certain sounds, music, that sort of you know people are going to like it. -Willie Nelson


      Since I was a kid, music was what I wanted to do. I thought I could make it by my own talents. That’s what I wanted to prove. -Willie Nelson

      After every tour, I think about hanging up the touring hat, and after a while of not working, I’m ready to play. I think I enjoy playing music more than I enjoy not playing music. -Willie Nelson

      There are only so many notes so there must be only so many melodies. -Willie Nelson


      More from Willie nelson

      Don’t try to change anybody. And they should let you be yourself, ‘You loved me when you met me, so let’s keep going!’ -Willie Nelson

      Be careful what you dream: soon your dreams will be dreaming you. -Willie Nelson

      All my kids were raised on computers: They were home-schooled on the Internet, so they’re pretty good at that stuff. And I’m proud of them, but I don’t really keep up with it. -Willie Nelson


      If you’re not crazy there’s something wrong with you. Willie Nelson -Willie Nelson

      My wife actually got worried about my drinking so much regular milk, you know, so she got me into rice milk and now soy milk, which I greatly enjoy. A soy mocha’s a fine thing. -Willie Nelson

      My fans are very forgiving. So are my wives and my kids. -Willie Nelson


      There’s a freedom you begin to feel the closer you get to Austin, Texas. -Willie Nelson

      Sometimes there is a 36-piece orchestra going off in my stomach. -Willie Nelson

      What has changed is that nothing has changed… that’s what has made me more unhappy than everything else. -Willie Nelson


      Where I grew up, Bob Wills and his western swing was very popular. And western swing is not that far from jazz and blues. -Willie Nelson

      I don’t remember Moses writing, ‘Thou shalt not kill.. unless you think you have a good reason. -Willie Nelson

      I don’t like to think too far ahead. -Willie Nelson


      Most of the stuff I’ve read about me has been true. -Willie Nelson

      How would you like to bite that in the ass, develop lock jaw and be dragged to death? -Willie Nelson

      It was and is always nice to work with the kids. -Willie Nelson


      I’m drowning in whiskey river. -Willie Nelson

      If you go to a magic show, you don’t want to see logic. -Willie Nelson

      On the road again, goin’ places that I’ve never been. Seein’ things that I may never see again, and I can’t wait to get on the road again. -Willie Nelson


      You will never find love until you stop looking. -Willie Nelson

      I’m crazy for trying, crazy for crying, and I’m crazy for loving you. -Willie Nelson

      We need the lyrics. -Willie Nelson


      I got in at 2 with a 10, and woke up at 10 with a 2. -Willie Nelson

      I like myself better when I’m writing regularly. -Willie Nelson

      When you hear me, you know it’s me, regardless of the song. -Willie Nelson


      Whoever supports the farmer is the guy for America. -Willie Nelson

      We’ve already been reincarnated about a million times, maybe. It doesn’t make sense any other way. -Willie Nelson

      When I’m driving the highway by myself is when I write best. -Willie Nelson


      And as far as guitars go, I loved Jimmy Bryant and Speedy West’s stuff. -Willie Nelson

      Everything about Sinatra was good. He had the ability to pick great songs, and once Sinatra had sung them, that pretty much was it. He pretty much put his stamp on everything. -Willie Nelson

      Be gentle with your words-you can’t take them back. -Willie Nelson


      Like anything else, you can use the Internet for good or ill. You can get out of it what you want to. There’s no evil about it. The way I see it, it’s a liberation. -Willie Nelson

      I didn’t come here and I ain’t leavin’. -Willie Nelson

      Just take what you need from the ladies and leave them. -Willie Nelson


      I don’t think you can really make a statement like that unless you tried it all, so i’d like to suggest to jeff to try it and then let me know later if he thinks he’s still telling the truth! -Willie Nelson

      I was born in Abbott, Texas, a little small town in central Texas, and I was raised by my grandparents. And my parents divorced when I was six months old, and my grandparents raised me. -Willie Nelson

      Ninety-nine percent of the world’s lovers are not with their first choice. That’s what makes the jukebox play. -Willie Nelson


      Just can’t wait to get on the road again -Willie Nelson

      When evolution has been outlawed, only the outlaws will evolve. -Willie Nelson

      Cruelty is all out of ignorance. If you knew what was in store for you, you wouldn’t hurt anybody, because whatever you do comes back much more forceful than you send it out. -Willie Nelson


      Great songs stand out wherever they’re from. -Willie Nelson

      I think most art comes out of poverty and hard times. -Willie Nelson

      Well, it’s a Bloody Mary morning, my baby left without warning. -Willie Nelson


      Nothing lasts forever, but old Fords and a natural stone. -Willie Nelson

      I’m from Texas, and one of the reasons I like Texas is because there’s no one in control. -Willie Nelson

      I’m an old fashioned joint smoker ya know. -Willie Nelson


      Indecision may or may not be our biggest problem. -Willie Nelson

      The whole house came up and I came up with it… I was just praying to the Lord to take care of me. -Willie Nelson

      As long as there’s a few farmers out there, we’ll keep fighting for them. -Willie Nelson


      God has blessed you richly, so get down on your knees and thank him. Don’t forget the less fortunate or God will personally kick your ass. I’d love to do it for him, but I can’t be everywhere. -Willie Nelson

      My doctor tells me I should start slowing it down-but there are more old drunks than there are old doctors so let’s all have another round. -Willie Nelson

      We’re still here trying to get the word out that 330 farmers are quitting every week. -Willie Nelson


      I’m not prejudiced in any way that I can think of. That’s just not the guy I am. -Willie Nelson

      What goes around, comes around. -Willie Nelson

      You know why divorces are so expensive? They’re worth it. -Willie Nelson


      I guess if you can’t sing, you better have a style! -Willie Nelson

      I like to play small clubs. -Willie Nelson

      If you really want to get along with somebody, let them be themselves. -Willie Nelson


      America, to me, is freedom. -Willie Nelson

      Inside every cowboy there’s a lady who’d love to slip out. -Willie Nelson

      I just enjoy both working and not working. -Willie Nelson


      I’m a romantic slob! -Willie Nelson

      Fortunately, we are not in control. -Willie Nelson

      A lot of guns there’s no need for civilians to own those those are for military -Willie Nelson


      Love is like a dying ember, only memories remain. -Willie Nelson

      When songs fall from the sky, all I can do is catch them before they hit the ground. -Willie Nelson

      Sadly, there are more wild horses in holding pens than in the wild. -Willie Nelson


      Every now and then I’ll think of something to put back in the show. I just kind of play it off the top of my head. If I do it that way it keeps it kinda fresh. -Willie Nelson

      I believe that all roads lead to the same place-and that is wherever all roads lead to. -Willie Nelson

      If a song was ever good, it’s still good. -Willie Nelson


      You can’t make a record if you ain’t got nothin’ to say. -Willie Nelson

      If you can be content right now, then you’ll always be content, because it’s always right now. -Willie Nelson

      You can’t hang a man for shooting a woman who was trying to steal his horse. -Willie Nelson


      There are more old drunks than there are old doctors. -Willie Nelson

      If you start out looking at somebody, wondering whether he’s good or bad, I think you’re starting out in the wrong direction. I think we’re all good and we’re all bad. -Willie Nelson

      I’m a little prejudiced when it comes to horses. I have always loved them. -Willie Nelson


      A prosthetic leg with a Willie Nelson bumper sticker washed ashore on the beach, which meant it was Florida. Then it got weird. -Tim Dorsey

      When I was about 12, I had my first paying gig-8 dollars to play rhythm guitar in a polka band. Pretty soon, I ended up playing in all the bars within driving distance of Abbott, Texas. -Willie Nelson

      As far as advice goes, an ex-father in law of mine once gave me the best advice I ever heard. He said, “Take my advice and do what you want to.” So with that, go on. -Willie Nelson


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