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" For most entertainers, there is a single experience, one defining moment, when confidence replaces the self-doubt that most of us wrestle with. "
" I was always a dreamer, in childhood especially. People thought I was a little strange. "
" Once your name becomes well known, politicians come courting. "
" What we don't need in country music is divisiveness, public criticism of each other, and some arbitrary judgement of what belongs and what doesn't. "
" I grew up not liking my father very much. I never saw him cry. But he must have. Everybody cries. "
" I've tried to help a lot of young artists get started. "
" There are worse things than being thought a Republican. "
" Even now, when I'm asked how I'm doing, I like to reply, 'Pretty good. I've got all my fingers and both eyes. "
" Any entertainer who tells you that the adoration of fans is not a heady experience probably never had the experience. "
" There is an intimacy about the Opry Theater that gives an entertainer a special charge. "
" Until MTV, television had not been a huge influence on music. To compete with MTV, the country music moguls felt they had to appeal to the same young audience and do it the way MTV did. "
" In 20 years I had sold more records for RCA than any artist except Elvis Presley. "
" Singing as a full-time job was not something I had given a lot of thought to and I had no clear notion of the money to be made in it. "
" I don't care what the religion is called; as far as I'm concerned, one God, the God I adhere to, is in charge of all of them. "
" Too many religious organizations are in the business of enforcing beliefs. "
" It isn't reasonable to expect that everyone in the world is a country music fan. Not yet, anyway. "
" Fans will praise you, scold you, and offer helpful advice. Fans will also defend you. "
" Performing is an experience, for me, that is as humbling as it is energizing. "
" I think there's enough room in country music for everybody. "
" What qualifies me to tell people how to act or what to think? I'm Charley Pride, country singer. Period. "
" A fan will grab you and hug you and will not let go. When that happens, you wish it could be that way all over the world. "
" Chet Atkins... is probably the best guitar player who ever lived. "
" The time I spent thinking about how I was better than somebody else or worrying about somebody else's attitude was time I could put to better use. "
" When I came up, there was room for the new and the old. For every new artist, an old one didn't have to be pushed out. "
" It used to be that if you had a pretty good record, you could stop by a station in Little Rock or Atlanta and let the DJ listen to it. No way something like that can happen now. "