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Waylon Jennings Quotes and Sayings

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I may be crazy, but it keeps me from going insane.
- Waylon Jennings

You know, I feel sorry for the young artists.
- Waylon Jennings

Cuz I was never pretty anyway and never cared anything about that.
- Waylon Jennings

Now, I don't know how they judge all that,
but if anybody in the world deserves to be in the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame,
Ritchie Valens does.
- Waylon Jennings

 

I didn't aim at anything except good music.
- Waylon Jennings

So I'm not very popular here with those inside the system,
as you might guess.
I never wanted to be.
- Waylon Jennings

I never have any problem getting enthusiastic with
a good song and a good band.
- Waylon Jennings

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Mainly what I learned from Buddy...
was an attitude.
He loved music, and he taught me that it shouldn't have any barriers to it.
- Waylon Jennings

Because Ritchie Valens WAS the real deal.
He was only starting, but in the time he spent in the business,
he made big impact.
I don't know if anybody could have made a bigger one.
- Waylon Jennings

I love Johnny Cash, and I respect Johnny Cash.
He's the biggest.
He's like an Elvis in this business,
but no,
he's never been the rebel.
- Waylon Jennings

But you know, the system almost destroyed itself while
it was goin' on trying to destroy us.
- Waylon Jennings

Finally, my manager negotiated a deal where I got to produce my own records.
- Waylon Jennings

Don't ever try and be like anybody else and don't be afraid to take risks.
- Waylon Jennings

Honesty is something you can't wear out.
- Waylon Jennings

Besides that, I felt guilty.
I thought for some reason...
I was alive, and Buddy and those boys were dead,
and I didn't know how, but somehow I'd caused it.
- Waylon Jennings

A lot of times they don't want to hear it.
But you know, if some good is done to you,
you should pass it on.
- Waylon Jennings

Chet loved artists.
He did.
But he was caught up in the system.
He had two hats.
He had to have 'em because he did two things:
he was an artist,
and he was an executive.
- Waylon Jennings

I mean, I think we're put here on earth to make your own destiny,
to begin with.
I don't think there's anything you can do this way
or that way to change anything.
- Waylon Jennings

Now, I was on drugs, and that didn't help a whole lot.
He hated that.
That was part of where Chet and I had problems,
so I take complete blame for that.
- Waylon Jennings

Jessi is a great person.
She really is.
She's been a friend to me all through all my bad times,
and she's understood what I was doing.
She came up with that one saying, which was great.
- Waylon Jennings

I was king of the mountain for a long time,
well, I don't want that no more.
I like to perform every once in a while for people who want to see me,
and cut albums of music that is what I'm really about.
- Waylon Jennings

It was all devastating.
I'd never dealt with losing anyone close to me,
and I didn't know where to put it in my life.
I was very young then.
Buddy taught me so much in such a short time.
- Waylon Jennings

One thing is that I wasn't getting booked that well,
and they had control over who got the awards,
they had control over who sold.
And they really did not want Willie or me,
either one, to have a hit record.
They wanted the money, but they didn't want us to be the ones.
- Waylon Jennings

We did an album one time called White Mansions,
about the civil war, but it was written by a guy from England.
His looking at it from over there and it not being
a part of his history made it so he could be objective.
- Waylon Jennings

But ya know what, I am a part of something that happened.
I'm a part of the music that happened.
My voice is one more instrument, is what it is.
So that's the way I feel about people who play on sessions.
- Waylon Jennings

But Buddy was an upper.
He was happy.
He loved music, and he was really happy.
I don't know...
I don't believe in reincarnation at all,
but if all that stuff is true, then he might have been on his last time around.
- Waylon Jennings

You know, in the days when I started,
if you had Chet Atkins' name on your record as a producer and it was on RCA,
you could work the road.
It didn't have to be a big hit record,
it just had to have that on it.
- Waylon Jennings

And the whole thing is that you're treated like a step-child.
Here it was down here, everything in the black,
because they were stealing, basically.
Stealing from us old country boys down here.
- Waylon Jennings

When trouble arises and things look bad,
there is always one individual who perceives a solution
and is willing to take command.
Very often, that individual is crazy.
- Dave Barry

Every really new idea looks crazy at first.
- Alfred North Whitehead

Life is a Crazy-Quilt of Suffering and Joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A question that sometimes drives me hazy:
am I or are the others crazy?
- Albert Einstein

Your theory is crazy, but it's not crazy enough to be true.
- Niels Bohr

"Pride" is one of those really crazy words,
and such a double-edged sword -
Self-Worth on one edge, and Ego on the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Crazy is walking down the street
with half a cantaloupe on your head,
muttering; "I'm a hamster, I'm a hamster."
- the movie Spy Hard (1996)

What sane person could live in this world and not be crazy?
- Ursula K. Le Guin

It just happened that the public happened to,
uh, appreciate the satirical quality of these crazy things.
- Rube Goldberg

A lot of people thought this dream must be madness,
but we are not crazy.
- Gloria Trevi

I was never a rah-rah person.
I never sold drugs or did anything crazy.
- Slick Rick

When I was drumming with Mick Fleetwood I thought I looked half mad.
I thought I looked half crazy.
- Caroline Corr

A newspaper is a device for making the ignorant more
ignorant and the crazy crazier.
- H. L. Mencken

I actually think there's a potential,
a crazy potential, that network TV could become something valuable and worthwhile,
just because of fear on the part of the networks.
- Bob Odenkirk

Simon drives me crazy.
We are still arguing.
- Paula Abdul

Everybody thought I was crazy.
They thought I should take the money and run.
But there was just something special about being a senior at Chapel Hill.
I just couldn't leave.
- Lorrie Fair

If I don't think about it, it won't drive me crazy.
- Aaliyah

I would imagine that if you could understand Morse code,
a tap dancer would drive you crazy.
- Mitch Hedberg

I am not this big celebrity, but it gets really crazy.
You have to go through the nuts of blowing up,
in a sense, and then figuring out how to live your life with that.
- Vanessa Carlton

My career is just kind of crazy.
- David Spade

I was so wild and crazy and dumb in my car.
It didn't run but 30 miles an hour.
You made do.
- Muddy Waters

In Japan, they have TV sets in cars right now,
where you can punch up traffic routes,
weather, everything!
You can get Internet access already in cars in Japan,
so within the next 2 to 3 years it's gonna be so crazy!
- Glenn Danzig

We live in the moment now where this whole movie business is crazy.
- Javier Bardem

In an age of incompetence, I've been able to last in this crazy business.
I actually know how to play my ax and write a song.
That's my job.
- Billy Joel

I think in every country that there is at least one
executive who is scared of going crazy.
- Joseph Heller

I mean, women are very important to me.
I don't know, they just drive me crazy.
- Ringo Starr

Regardless of what people ultimately think about Crazy As Hell,
It's not the type of film that, ten minutes after seeing it,
you're only focused on what you want to eat.
- Eriq La Salle

I was always telling everyone, I want to be a broadcaster.
They'd say, What, are you crazy? What,
you're going to be Arthur Godfrey?
- Larry King

I've performed solo for 20 years now,
but I don't do much of it, because if you only play alone,
you go crazy and out of tune and play foolish music.
- Steve Lacy

We weren't afraid to mix some crazy styles into the
standard rockabilly look.
We also took a lot of different musical influences
that were part of that era.
- Brian Setzer

Croquet is tough.
People play for months because the rules are so bizarre.
Those crazy English.
- Jane Kaczmarek

I've heard all kinds of crazy rumors about myself.
I've even heard that I'm pregnant!
I've become real good about laughing things off -
I figure I'd better get used to it.
- Carrie Underwood

My curves are not crazy.
- Henri Matisse

Well, I'm proud to say American Pie was the kind of crazy,
gross-out film that guys thought was the greatest.
- Jason Biggs

There's no excuse to be bored.
Sad, yes.
Angry, yes.
Depressed, yes.
Crazy, yes.
But there's no excuse for boredom, ever.
- Viggo Mortensen

We are all agreed that your theory is crazy.
The question which divides us is whether it is crazy
enough to have a chance of being correct.
My own feeling is that it is not crazy enough.
- Niels Bohr

Look, isn't there any way you can just stamp me as
not crazy and let me get outta here.
- Kyle Chandler

It was tumultuous, it was crazy, but I would not trade it for anything.
- Colin Quinn

I'm rich, freakin' rich.
It's crazy.
- Britney Spears

I'm crazy, and I don't pretend to be anything else.
- Calvin Klein

We are obliged to regard many of our original minds
as crazy at least until we have become as clever as they are.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

It's grown into a personal relationship,
yeah.
I'm crazy about Jerry.
I think he's a unique character.
- Jon Voight

But i think it would drive me more crazy to just go
do a movie that I didn't believe in,
you know?
- Edward Furlong


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