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Loretta Lynn – 22 Quotes

 

22 Quotes by Loretta Lynn

 

My attitude toward men who mess around is simple: If you find ’em, kill ’em.

– Loretta Lynn


My biggest hero, Gregory Peck, was my birthday present on April 14, 1973. I just sat and stared at him.

– Loretta Lynn


A lot of people say I’d miss show business if I quit. I’d miss some of it. Now it’s the only life I know.

– Loretta Lynn


A woman’s two cents worth is worth two cents in the music business.

– Loretta Lynn


I never knew any Jews until I got into show business. I’ve found them to be real smart and good workers.

– Loretta Lynn


Sometimes I think our problems are made worse by the kind of business we’re in. Playing these road shows is a weird experience.

– Loretta Lynn


You can’t be halfway in this business. If you don’t meet the fans, you lose all you’ve got.

– Loretta Lynn


I never rode in an automobile until I was 12.

– Loretta Lynn


I ain’t got much education, but I got some sense.

– Loretta Lynn


I believe in education and wish I had a better one.

– Loretta Lynn


My life has run from misery to happiness.

– Loretta Lynn


I know there’s some kind of history to mountain music-like it came from Ireland or England or Scotland and we kept up the tradition.

– Loretta Lynn


Do the best you can with yourself and hope for the best.

– Loretta Lynn


Daddy was real gentle with kids. That’s why I expected so much out of marriage, figuring that all men should be steady and pleasant.

– Loretta Lynn


Mommy smoked but she didn’t want us to. She saw smoke coming out of the barn one time, so we got whipped.

– Loretta Lynn


I’ve seen country music go uptown, like we say, and I’m proud I was there when it happened.

– Loretta Lynn


I don’t like to talk about things where you’re going to gt one side or the other unhappy. My music has no politics.

– Loretta Lynn


I’m not a big fan of Women’s Liberation, but maybe it will help women stand up for the respect they’re due.

– Loretta Lynn


When I first came to Nashville, people hardly gave country music any respect. We lived in old cars and dirty hotels, and we ate when we could.

– Loretta Lynn


You get used to sadness, growing up in the mountains, I guess.

– Loretta Lynn


I’d love to travel to the Holy Land.

– Loretta Lynn


I get along with all the women singers, but especially Dolly Parton. We talk the same hillbilly language.

– Loretta Lynn


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