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Loretta Lynn Quotes

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.

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

Back then, we didn't know we were poor, and people were more proud then.

Because Olivia Newton-John wasn't from Nashville, they didn't like her winning our awards. I've got no complaints.

Being on stage is the best part of my career. I just say whatever comes into my head. It's the only time I feel grown-up and in control of things.

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.

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

Doo never actually made moonshine, but he hauled about an ocean of it.

Doolittle looked just like a little toy soldier the first time I ever saw him.

Growing up in eastern Kentucky like I did, I'm used to having a few guns around to protect me.

How do you measure your value?

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

I avoid going through places where there's too much poverty.

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

I believe in horoscopes. I was born under the sign of the Ram, which means I'm headstrong, don't like people telling me what to do.

I didn't know how babies were made until I was pregnant with my fourth child.

I don't go to church regular. But I pray for answers to my problems.

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.

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

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.