55 George Strait Quotes and Sayings for Music Fans

George Strait is a famous country music artist known for his traditional style drawing from 1930s and ’40s western swing and honky-tonk.

Strait initially played rock music before embracing country during his Army stint in Hawaii.

After the military he studied at Southwest Texas State University and played in local country bands.

He has released numerous multi-million-selling albums starred in the film “Pure Country” and even delved into songwriting.

George Strait Quotes

Known for his cowboy look and love for ranching Strait announced his final tour in 2012 earning multiple awards and continuing to influence the country music scene.

Here are some of the top quotes by George Strait.

George Strait Quotes


I’ve had great fans, and they’ve been so loyal over the years. ~ George Strait.


I like people who are loyal to me, and I like to be loyal, too. ~ George Strait.


Country music is important to me, and I love it, but it’s not my whole life. ~ George Strait.

I’ve always liked Frank Sinatra and Big Band music. ~ George Strait.

Do you love me, do you wanna be my friend? ~ George Strait.

I don’t think my music’s as traditional as people make it out. ~ George Strait.


I think that all my albums are different enough where I don’t feel like I did this the last time. ~ George Strait.

It’s been a long hard ride. See you on the other side. ~ George Strait.

Best George Strait Quotes

I discovered in college that country music could be fun adding some swing to it. ~ George Strait.


I remember old Elvis when he forgot to remember to forget. ~ George Strait.

I listen to Mark Chestnutt and think he’s a great singer – and he really does good material. ~ George Strait.

I was a young troubadour when I rode in on a song. And, I’ll be an old troubadour when I’m gone. ~ George Strait.


I’m not here for a long time. I’m here for a short time. ~ George Strait.

My weakness for beautiful women is my most expensive vice, I still believe in matrimony, but I can’t afford another try. ~ George Strait.


You can lead a heart to love, but you can’t make it fall. ~ George Strait.

I should have checked the price tag before I gave them my last name. ~ George Strait.

Top George Strait Quotes


I want to reach the point where people hear my name and immediately think of real country music. ~ George Strait.


On the Richter scale of love and romance, you’ve hit a twelve. ~ George Strait.

You know, traditional country music is something that’s going to be around forever. ~ George Strait.

I can only say thank you and thanks also to all of the great songwriters who wrote those wonderful songs that became number ones. ~ George Strait.


I’m not out there trying to change the world. I’m just out there trying to sing country music the best way I can. ~ George Strait.

All my ex’s live in Texas, And Texas is the place I’d dearly love to be, But all my ex’s live in Texas, Therefore I reside in Tennessee. ~ George Strait.

From here on after let’s stay the way we are right now. And share all the love and laughter that a lifetime will allow. ~ George Strait.


I think ‘Beyond the Blue Neon’ is the best I’ve ever done. ~ George Strait.

I ain’t rich, but Lord I’m free. Amarillo by morning, Amarillo is where I’ll be. ~ George Strait.

I spend most of hunting season at the ranch. We all love to hunt whitetails, and we have a pretty good supply in South Texas. I also love to hunt elk in Arizona, mule deer in Utah, and I’ve been to Canada to hunt caribou. ~ George Strait.

I’m a religious person. I honestly believe we will see each other in heaven someday. ~ George Strait.


I’m a country singer. I love all kinds of music, but country is where my loyalty lies. That’s just me and what I do, and I’m not going to change it. ~ George Strait.

The almighty dollar and the lust for world wide fame, slowly killed tradition, and for that someone should hang. ~ George Strait.

Famous George Strait Quotes

I think the melody is the first time I hear in a song and if I like the melody, then I’ll pay closer attention to the lyrics. ~ George Strait.

In the beginning, I wanted to be successful. I wanted to make and have hit records. And I wanted everything that went along with it. ~ George Strait.


Of all the songs I’ve recorded, ‘Amarillo By Morning’ always sticks out in my mind. ~ George Strait.

I just continue to look for different material, great material, as good as I can find, and try to go in there and do as good a job as I can do in making it a record. That’s all you can expect. That’s all that you can do. ~ George Strait.

I didn’t want to be 40 or 50 years old and still playing clubs, I didn’t feel like I was making any progress, and I actually gave the band notice at one point. I began to have doubts about my abilities. ~ George Strait.


Swing is my favorite kind of music. ~ George Strait.

I get asked all the time, What is a George Strait song? I know it when I hear it. I don’t seek a specific tempo or lyric or melody. It just has to make sense. Maybe it is natural because I was given the gift to sing. ~ George Strait.

Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys are simply the best band that ever was. ~ George Strait.

You know, legends are people like Haggard and Jones and Wills and Sinatra. Those people are legends. I’m just a young buck out here trying to keep in that same circle with the rest of ’em. ~ George Strait.


I’ve been blessed with the ability to sing, and that has taken me so many places I never would have gone otherwise. ~ George Strait.

Even though I’ve been doing it for so long, I still feel fresh. Even when I walk out on stage, I still feel pretty much the same as I’ve always felt. ~ George Strait.

I’m glad He had the never while staring into space, to give this universe a time and place. ~ George Strait.

Sinatra, in my opinion, is possibly the greatest male singer of all time. ~ George Strait.


I need someone like me. ~ George Strait.

Inspiring George Strait Quotes

My son had toyed with the idea of writing and trying to write a little bit, so that kind of gave me the bug to write also. ~ George Strait.

This is the kind of problem you want to have! Country radio has been great to me my whole career. I can’t thank those folks enough. ~ George Strait.

You’ve got to keep the stage world and your real world separated or you’re headed for trouble. ~ George Strait.


Life’s not breaths you take, but the moments that take your breath away. ~ George Strait.

I loved making Pure Country. It was a great learning experience for me, seeing another part of the entertainment industry. ~ George Strait.


I’m the luckiest man alive, this is the best day of my life. ~ George Strait.

As we look into the future, it’s as far as we can see. So let’s make each tomorrow be the best that it can be. ~ George Strait.

All my Ex’s live in Texas, and that’s why I hang my hat in Tennessee. ~ George Strait.

You will always be the miracle that makes my life complete. And as long as there is breath in me, I’ll make yours just as sweet. ~ George Strait.

I like the part where you walk up on the stage and you’re up there for the show. I like that part. ~ George Strait.


In all the world you’ll never find a love as true as mine. ~ George Strait.

She’s a devil, she’s an angel, she’s a woman, she’s a child. She’s a heartache when she leaves you, but she’ll leave you with a smile. ~ George Strait.

So these were the 55 quotes by George Strait.

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