I really like Alan Jackson, in Country Music. I think he's really very, very talented along with George Jones, and Merle Haggard, the same old favorites.
Elvis was a big influence to my music, but Loretta Lynn was, as well.
Words are not even within me. They're not in my vocabulary to really express the kind of feeling that I had.
I have always been the life of the party. When I got to the point where I wasn't anymore, I knew something was wrong. I didn't know what it was. Once you figure it out, you can start to fix the problem. It's a day-to-day struggle.
I don't know what keeps me going. Sometimes I wonder... I think it's just pure perseverance and wanting to succeed and having that burning desire to always have success.
You can run for cover, you can run for help. You can run to your lover, but you can't ever run from yourself.
Love should be simple, but it's not. Hate should be hard, but it's easy.
At one point, I didn't get out of bed for, I think, three months, and I went down to the bottom of the hill one day and I had to call somebody to get me to come back up - come pick me up because I couldn't physically walk up the hill.
Well, I don't throw things. This particular night I brought one from the floor so to speak, and he ended up getting a cut over his head, and the police came, took him to another side of the hotel, and that was like September 6, 1981.
When I was a kid my Dad never let me sing Patsy Cline songs for one simple reason: they've already been done.
I would much rather be a better mother or better human being than I would be a singer. Fortunately for me singing makes me a living.
The world says they'll never make it, love says they will.
If the Cowboys and Titans ain't playing, I'm not interested.
Well, you know, certain - for one reason, I think that the intervention process is a good process for most people, but for me, it just looked like a bunch of my friends trying to get back at me and sit around taking jabs at me, you know, when I couldn't defend myself.
We live on a 500-acre ranch, beautiful ranch.
Everybody has problems.
There's no way to be able to tell what it's like to be a country singer until you're walking in the shoes.
I have an unending desire to be better and make myself a better person, better mother.
When I was younger, I thought about retiring.
You know, as any parent will say, you know, life happens.
And as long as people want to hear me sing, I don't know why I'd retire.
Jeff Bodine was saying that when he gets depressed, that he cleans house.
The more people told me that, you know, wow, you should be so blessed. Dont you feel blessed? And you have all this - mansion and all these beautiful things. And I said, you know - the more they told me that, the more depressed I got.
But the main thing is that medication, too, is not all the help.
It's so funny because I listen to songs that I recorded that I didn't really know anything about at the time. Later on I'm starting to feel the songs. Sing them first, feel them later.
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