Top 10 George Jones Quotes

Not only did George Jones have an iconic voice in country music, his quotes left many fans with something deep to go on.  These thoughts and lyrics paint a picture of a man with faults – but great wisdom.  There are MANY to choose from – but here is a list of the top 10 George Jones quotes.

 

#10

 

I sing from my heart, I love country music and I love the people that respond to it. You never see yourself as others do but I’ve always been proud to be part of country music and I hope that the format is proud of me.

–GEORGE JONES

#9

Country fans need to support country music by buying albums and concert tickets for traditional artists or the music will just fade away. And that would be really sad.

–GEORGE JONES

 #8

There’s bad in everything. I dislike people misusing something that I love so much. It goes beyond the money. It goes beyond all of that and the glory. I love what I’ve done and I just can’t stand to see what they’re doing to it. But I’ve learned to live with it because that’s what they’ve done. They’ve come in with the modern sounds. I call it modern pop. It’s not country anymore.

–GEORGE JONES

 #7

Maybe some folks are alcoholics and others are just voluntary drunks…. Maybe some have drinking problems, while others have problems enough to drink.

–GEORGE JONES

 #6

I’ve had a lot of practice and wrong’s what I do best.

–GEORGE JONES

 #5

Just because I ask a friend about her
Just because I spoke her name somewhere
Just because I rang her number by mistake today
She thinks I still care

–GEORGE JONES

 #4

Be real about what you do. Stay true to the voice inside you. Don’t let the “business” change what it is you love because the people, the fans, respond to what is heartfelt. They can always tell when a singer is faking it.

–GEORGE JONES

 #3

The only thing different between sinners and saints is one is forgiven and the other ain’t.

–GEORGE JONES

 #2

I’ve had good luck, and bad luck
And no luck, it’s true
But I always get lucky with you

–GEORGE JONES

 #1

There are questions I’m still not wise enough to answer, just wise enough to no longer ask.

–GEORGE JONES

To read more about how George Jones got his start click HERE

To see a list of the top 14 George Jones collaborations click HERE