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Tim McGraw Quotes and Sayings

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I like the values in Flicka, and I wanted to do a movie
my kids could see and be proud of.
- Tim McGraw

But I was so wrapped up in sports growing up as a kid,
that I think I was going to grow to be a pro ball player.
But I found out real quick that was not going to happen.
- Tim McGraw

I live in a house with four women.
Just shut up and say, Yes, ma'am.
- Tim McGraw

We're very blessed, just very fortunate to have the things we have.
- Tim McGraw

 

The issues that matter to me are the social safety nets for people,
health care, middle-class concerns.
We need to take care of the middle class and the poor in our country.
- Tim McGraw

I coach my daughter's softball and basketball team.
We go to all the school functions.
We go out to eat at night and take the kids to the movies.
We try to be as normal as we can.
- Tim McGraw

I always want to learn but I am sure on my dying day
I will feel like I left something in the bucket.
- Tim McGraw

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Country radio went through a time where they were trying to pigeonhole everybody,
and trying to make the gap really narrow,
and I think that they've opened that up a little bit.
- Tim McGraw

There's rises and falls and ups and downs in all music.
- Tim McGraw

I love Bill Clinton.
I think we should make him king.
I'm talking the red robe, the turkey leg -
everything.
- Tim McGraw

Five years ago I figured we were at the top of our
game and that was the best it was going to get,
but with every album it seems to keep on building on itself.
- Tim McGraw

But, yea, I grew up in a strong Baptist background.
- Tim McGraw

I love producing.
I have been producing some acts and starting a label.
- Tim McGraw

It's innate in me to be a Democrat -
a true Southern populist kind of Democrat.
There's not a lot of those anymore.
I'm not saying I'm right or wrong.
That's just the way I feel.
- Tim McGraw

I mean as long as I have been doing music I know I
am only 30% of what I could be and want to be.
- Tim McGraw

I mean, I grew up riding.
I can't ever remember not being able to ride or rope and all that stuff.
It was part of my life growing up, so it was fun for me.
- Tim McGraw

We're parents first, and once you have kids,
everybody knows that you have priority lists.
Number one is your family and everything else just kind of finds its place.
- Tim McGraw

The last movie I did, I was very lucky:
I got to work with probably the best actor of our era,
Billy Bob Thornton.
He's just incredible.
I was like a sponge: I soaked up everything he had to say.
- Tim McGraw

You don't try to get influenced by everything that's
going on with all the other music around you.
You don't listen to the radio - I mean,
I don't.
When I get ready to do an album, I don't listen to anybody else;
I don't wanna be influenced.
- Tim McGraw

I feel like that I'm learning all the time.
I'm learning from new artists, from established artists...
every time I listen to '70s rock 'n' roll records,
I'm learning.
And I think that I'm just now starting to get a hold on what I do.
- Tim McGraw

No, there will come a time where I'm not gonna do this anymore.
I mean, there will come a time, definitely,
where I'll turn into Elvis - I'm gonna be fat and fishin',
I guarantee you.
- Tim McGraw

I want to run for the Senate from Tennessee.
Not now, but when I'm 50, when music dies down a little bit.
I know lots of artists and actors have those delusions of grandeur,
but ever since I was a kid, it's been of interest to me.
- Tim McGraw

You know not having my real dad around and having a
step dad made me want to be a great dad.
So now I have been one for 9 years.
And now 3 daughters.
So, that is what I am - a dad, first and foremost,
before anything else.
It's just something that comes natural now.
- Tim McGraw

I didn't want to play a rancher.
I didn't want to have a cowboy hat on;
I wanted to get away from that in the things I do.
But I read the script and fell in love with it.
As hard as I tried to say no, I couldn't.
- Tim McGraw

I don't want to make that sound like I'm preaching
from a mountain top when I say you have to give your family everything,
because I know it's hard for people.
I'm lucky to be in a position where you can establish
those ground rules and make it that way.
- Tim McGraw

I have three daughters, so I can't be as tough as I want to be.
When you have kids - especially daughters -
they know how to work you.
They're a lot smarter than we are, that's for sure.
But I'll be more tough on their boyfriends.
- Tim McGraw

I mean, there's a little bit that gets out,
but for the most part, the thing that makes us work,
and makes our family successful, and our life successful,
is when we walk home and we walk into our doors of our house,
all that other stuff is left outside.
It's not a factor.
- Tim McGraw

Everyone should have their own opinion and be able to voice it.
No matter what it is.
Of course, that does not mean your opinion is always right.
But, you're certainly entitled to your opinion.
- Tim McGraw

I've been around the music business for a long time now,
and I've had a lot of chances to do movies.
But I didn't really want to do any until I found stuff
that started to hit me in the right place.
- Tim McGraw

You know, we're very private, and I think that we really
separate and try to keep our privacy to ourselves.
There's things that people assume a lot of times,
and we understand that people are interested,
but we really try to keep our family life private as much as we can.
- Tim McGraw

I'm actually not an exhibitionist at all.
When you get onstage and you get under the lights playing music,
I feel more hidden and more alone than anywhere else.
You hide behind your music and let your emotions come out through the music.
- Tim McGraw

I'm coming up on 40 next year, and after making so
many records and doing music for so long,
I'm looking for a change and a different perspective.
And every now and then, I think I have something I want to say.
- Tim McGraw

I'm a private guy, and you don't want to be out there preaching to people.
But faith leads you in the decisions you make.
You don't always pick the right path,
but it's there in your conscience.
- Tim McGraw

I think you have to be a little bit strict.
You can't be friend and their parent in a lot of situations,
especially in this day and age where it's so dangerous for kids.
So there's a bit of sternness, I guess,
in the way I raise my kids.
- Tim McGraw

When I was a kid, my step dad started this business
and would go out and get lost cows and stuff.
He was part-time truck driver, farmer and cowboy.
He taught me how to ride from an early age.
- Tim McGraw

Anger is like a thorn in the heart.
- Yiddish Proverb

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A person without a sense of humor
is like a wagon without springs.
It's jolted by every pebble on the road.
- Henry Ward Beecher

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray

Minds are like parachutes.
They only function when they are open.
- James Dewar

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

Just stop it. Seriously.
Whatever it is. Just stop it.
If only for an hour, a day, a week.
Stop doing it long enough to get a glimpse
of what the change would actually look like.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Find your balance and stand with it.
Find your song and sing it out.
Find your cadence and let it appear like a dance.
Find the questions that only you know how to ask and
The answers that you are content to not know.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time
like dew on the tip of a leaf.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Obstacles are like wild animals.
They are cowards but they will bluff you if they can.
If they see you are afraid of them...
they are liable to spring upon you;
but if you look them squarely in the eye,
they will slink out of sight.
- Orison Swett Marden

Dance like no one is watching,
love like you'll never be hurt.
Sing like no one is listening.
Live life like it's heaven on earth.
- Anonymous (various attributions and alternate phrasings)

Celebrate! Celebration is an expression of Gratitude.
Gratitude is like the prayer, while
Celebration is the hymn and sacred dance.
Celebration is its own road to happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People that seem so glorious are all show;
underneath they are like everyone else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is like the truth,
sometimes it prevails,
sometimes it hurts.
- Victor M. Garcia Jr.

The greatest lovers are like twin blooms,
each reflecting the passion and the glory of the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Kindness, like a boomerang, always returns.
- Anonymous

Worrying is like a rocking chair,
it gives you something to do,
but it gets you nowhere.
- Glenn Turner

To dream of the person you would like to be
is to waste the person you are.
- Anonymous

There's a point... when you have to choose
whether to be like everybody else the rest of your life,
or to make a virtue of your peculiarities.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

A discussion of philosophy is like a cat chasing its tail -
it may be an amusing diversion but
it has no chance for a satisfying conclusion.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is like a box of chocolates.
- Forrest Gump

Forgive and give as if it were your last opportunity.
Love like there's no tomorrow, and if tomorrow comes, love again.
- Max Lucado

Work like you don't need the money.
Love like you've never been hurt.
Dance like nobody's watching.
- Satchel Paige

Like a bird in flight, your life can soar
above the troubles of the world.
Breathe deep, choose, and break the shackles of your past.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We are most like God when we forgive.
- Anonymous

We are formed and molded by our thoughts.
Those whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts
give joy when they speak or act.
Joy follows them like a shadow that never leaves them.
- The Buddha

Man's enemies are not demons, but human beings like himself.
- Lao Tzu

Like Beauty, Joy and Suffering are
in the Eye of the Beholder.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought,
happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him.
- The Buddha

We are shaped by our thoughts;
we become what we think.
When the mind is pure, joy follows
like a shadow that never leaves.
- The Buddha

Bad habits are like a comfortable bed,
easy to get into, but hard to get out of.
- Proverb

Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
- Khalil Gibran


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