50 Quotes by George Strait

George Strait, an American country music singer, is hailed as the "King of Country" for his enduring influence and contributions to the genre. With a traditional yet timeless sound, Strait's music resonates with fans of all generations. He is known for his distinct vocal style and heartfelt storytelling, often focusing on themes of love, heartache, and the simple joys of life. Strait's extensive discography includes a string of chart-topping hits and albums that have become iconic within the country music canon. Beyond his musical success, Strait's down-to-earth persona and commitment to staying true to his roots have endeared him to fans and fellow musicians alike. His career is a testament to the enduring power of authentic storytelling and the way music can connect people across time and distance.

George Strait Quotes

You will always be the miracle that makes my life complete. And as long as there is breath in me, I'll make yours just as sweet.

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Life's not breaths you take, but the moments that take your breath away.

As we look into the future, it's as far as we can see. So let's make each tomorrow be the best that it can be.

She's a devil, she's an angel, she's a woman, she's a child. She's a heartache when she leaves you, but she'll leave you with a smile.

From here on after let's stay the way we are right now. And share all the love and laughter that a lifetime will allow.

You can lead a heart to love, but you can't make it fall.

I'm a country singer. I love all kinds of music, but country is where my loyalty lies. That's just me and what I do, and I'm not going to change it.

In all the world you'll never find a love as true as mine.

I ain't rich, but Lord I'm free. Amarillo by morning, Amarillo is where I'll be.

I was a young troubadour when I rode in on a song. And, I'll be an old troubadour when I'm gone.

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I want to reach the point where people hear my name and immediately think of real country music.

I spend most of hunting season at the ranch. We all love to hunt whitetails, and we have a pretty good supply in South Texas. I also love to hunt elk in Arizona, mule deer in Utah, and I've been to Canada to hunt caribou.

I like people who are loyal to me, and I like to be loyal, too.

You know, legends are people like Haggard and Jones and Wills and Sinatra. Those people are legends. I'm just a young buck out here trying to keep in that same circle with the rest of 'em.

I'm not the hero who will always save the day, don't always wear a white hat, don't always know the way. I may not even be the dream you wanted to come true, but I'll always be the man in love with you.

I'm not here for a long time. I'm here for a short time

I'm the luckiest man alive, this is the best day of my life.

Country music is important to me, and I love it, but it's not my whole life.

You know, traditional country music is something that's going to be around forever.

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I can only say thank you and thanks also to all of the great songwriters who wrote those wonderful songs that became number ones.

All my Ex's live in Texas, and that's why I hang my hat in Tennessee.

Country music and just music in general really lost a great friend today.

I used to do a lot of interviews in the early '80s, when my career started, but it came to a point when I decided I didn't want to talk anymore, and people kind of understood that and left me alone.

I'm always looking for great songs, and not being much of a songwriter, I depend on great songwriters to send them to me. I go through tons of stuff, and sometimes you just find material that kind of fits and becomes something special.

I'm a religious person. I honestly believe we will see each other in heaven someday.

All my ex's live in Texas, And Texas is the place I'd dearly love to be, But all my ex's live in Texas, Therefore I reside in Tennessee

I need someone like me.

I'm not out there trying to change the world. I'm just out there trying to sing country music the best way I can.

My weakness for beautiful women is my most expensive vice, I still believe in matrimony, but I can't afford another try.

Do you love me, do you wanna be my friend?

Of all the songs I've recorded, 'Amarillo By Morning' always sticks out in my mind.

The almighty dollar and the lust for world wide fame, slowly killed tradition, and for that someone should hang.

On the Richter scale of love and romance, you've hit a twelve.

I just continue to look for different material, great material, as good as I can find, and try to go in there and do as good a job as I can do in making it a record. That's all you can expect. That's all that you can do.

This is the kind of problem you want to have! Country radio has been great to me my whole career. I can't thank those folks enough.

I've been blessed with the ability to sing, and that has taken me so many places I never would have gone otherwise.

I'm glad He had the never while staring into space, to give this universe a time and place.

I loved making Pure Country. It was a great learning experience for me, seeing another part of the entertainment industry.

Sinatra, in my opinion, is possibly the greatest male singer of all time.

I love to fish offshore for billfish, and have fished all over for them from the Bahamas, St. Thomas, Venezuela, Panama, Costa Rica, Mexico to the Texas gulf. I haven't made it to Australia yet, but someday I'm going.

I don't think my music's as traditional as people make it out.

I like the part where you walk up on the stage and you're up there for the show. I like that part.

Swing is my favorite kind of music.

I discovered in college that country music could be fun adding some swing to it.

I think 'Beyond the Blue Neon' is the best I've ever done.

You don't have to be a cheater to sing a cheatin' song, that's what I'm saying.

Let me tell you a secret about a father's love,/A secret that my daddy said was just between us.” He said, “Daddies don't just love their children every now and then./It's a love without end, amen, it's a love without end, amen.

Even though I've been doing it for so long, I still feel fresh. Even when I walk out on stage, I still feel pretty much the same as I've always felt.

In the beginning, I wanted to be successful. I wanted to make and have hit records. And I wanted everything that went along with it.

My son had toyed with the idea of writing and trying to write a little bit, so that kind of gave me the bug to write also.

You've got to keep the stage world and your real world separated or you're headed for trouble.

I remember old Elvis when he forgot to remember to forget.

I didn't want to be 40 or 50 years old and still playing clubs, I didn't feel like I was making any progress, and I actually gave the band notice at one point. I began to have doubts about my abilities.

Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys are simply the best band that ever was.

I think that all my albums are different enough where I don't feel like I did this the last time.

I get asked sometimes 'What's the highlight of my career?' because I've been doing it for so long, and I always have a hard time coming up with something, because so many good things have happened.

I should have checked the price tag before I gave them my last name.

I've had great fans, and they've been so loyal over the years.

I get asked all the time, "What is a George Strait song?" I know it when I hear it. I don't seek a specific tempo or lyric or melody. It just has to make sense. Maybe it is natural because I was given the gift to sing.

I always enjoy it when I walk on stage. There were some times when I was working so much in the '80s, and I felt really burnt-out. But I'd be up there singing and not be 10,000 million miles away, you know, just opening my mouth and the words coming out.

― George Strait Quotes

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