30 Best Ronnie Milsap Quotes on Music and Life

Ronnie Milsap, one of the most prominent country music artists of the 1970s and 1980s, seamlessly blended country with pop, R&B and rock, resulting in 35 No. 1 country hits.

Blind since birth, Milsap’s musical journey began in his youth, profoundly influenced by Ray Charles.

Opting for a music career over law, Milsap first charted on the R&B scene before country legend Charley Pride persuaded him to switch to country.

He achieved remarkable success, especially during 1976-1978, with hits crossing over to mainstream charts.

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By the 1980s’ end, Milsap accumulated 16 country No. 1s, six GRAMMYs and eight CMAs.

He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2014.

Here is a good collection of quotes by Ronnie Milsap.

Best Ronnie Milsap Quotes


Work for the fun of it, and the money will arrive some day. ~ Ronnie Milsap.


They say love will find a way. I know determination will. ~ Ronnie Milsap.


I wanted to live in Nashville. I wanted to sing country. ~ Ronnie Milsap.


I was up playing violin at seven and translating that information to play guitar, piano at eight. ~ Ronnie Milsap.


Music is not just my passion – it’s my companion. ~ Ronnie Milsap.


I am a Christian. I know I am a Christian, knowing that Jesus Christ is my Lord and Savior. ~ Ronnie Milsap.

The last time I saw Elvis was when I played my second New Year’s Eve show for him in 1970. ~ Ronnie Milsap.


I was fortunate to be raised by loving grandparents. ~ Ronnie Milsap.

Now is now, and I live everything one day at a time. The fact that I’m still on the planet and able to still make music is such a miracle. ~ Ronnie Milsap.

When I’m with my wife, I know she’s a beautiful woman. I know that, and more than that, it’s what she is inside. She’s beautiful inside; she loves music like I do. That’s the thing that brought us together and probably keeps us together. ~ Ronnie Milsap.

Famous Ronnie Milsap Quotes

I had 12 years of classical music as a child, playing piano competitions as a teenager, playing in blues bands and rock ‘n’ roll bands, country and jazz bands. I played in about any situation. ~ Ronnie Milsap.


You can walk out on me tonight, if you think that it ain’t feeling right, but darling, there’s no getting over me. ~ Ronnie Milsap.

I remember my uncle and my father telling me that my mother didn’t want me because I was blind. She thought being blind was a disgrace and a punishment from God. I understand that a lot of young mothers probably wouldn’t know what to do in that situation, but over your life you learn to forgive everything. ~ Ronnie Milsap.

I often thought that if I had been working with Mark James at American Studios, I would have had a pop hit before I ever moved out of Memphis. But that didn’t happen. ~ Ronnie Milsap.

I learned when I started to study piano that I could play by ear. I could hear a song on the radio a couple of times and hear the song and the lyrics and sing it for you after a couple of plays. ~ Ronnie Milsap.


I always know I’m a country singer, and regardless of where I’ve fallen into different places with my music, I know that, really, I’m a country singer. ~ Ronnie Milsap.

Top Ronnie Milsap Quotes

I don’t see here on this side; but I will see on the other side. I know I’ll get to see. I know I’ll get to walk those golden streets and I’ll get to see Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego; and I’ll get to see the Lord. Oh yes I will. ~ Ronnie Milsap.

This business is always changing. If you’re going to be a leader, you’ve got to take chances. ~ Ronnie Milsap.

I’m a Christian man that lives it every day, believing somebody will look and live by example. ~ Ronnie Milsap.

I became involved in a residential school for the blind in Raleigh – the Governor Morehead School for the Blind in Raleigh. ~ Ronnie Milsap.

I was signed to RCA to be a country singer. ~ Ronnie Milsap.


When I was doing mainstream country, there was no way that an executive was going to ask you to do a gospel album. ~ Ronnie Milsap.

I love to play my music. That’s what my heart wants me to do is to play music, and I love doing that when I got my band and my crew and all those folks with me, and that whole thing cranks up; it’s really something to enjoy. ~ Ronnie Milsap.

Popular Ronnie Milsap Quotes

It’s great to have all this stuff at home. But when you want to make it for real, there’s still nothing like making music with a bunch of other great musicians in the same room. That’s one thing that’ll never change. ~ Ronnie Milsap.

I feel this is a family here, so kinda regardless of whatever happens in your life, you always can come home to the Grand Ole Opry, thank God. ~ Ronnie Milsap.

I remember my uncle and my father telling me that my mother didn’t want me because I was blind. She thought being blind was a disgrace and a punishment from God. ~ Ronnie Milsap.


As far as I know, no tapes exist from my years at ‘T.J.’s.’ I wish they did. ~ Ronnie Milsap.

I love the ‘Delilah’ show. I’ve been listening to it for years and years. It’s incredible. She’s always got a song for the right occasion. Many people call in, maybe their spirit it a little down, and she lifts them up. She is really somebody special. She’s a lifeline to a lot of people. ~ Ronnie Milsap.

I was an original Elvis fan. He was the voice of my generation. I was listening to him on the radio when he released his great Sun records with Scotty Moore on electric guitar and Bill Black on bass.~ Ronnie Milsap.

For a long time, I was shy about recording gospel music, because I didn’t necessarily want to show the inside of my soul, Milsap revealed. But now, the spiritual side of me is really shining through. ~ Ronnie Milsap.

So these were the 30 top Ronnie Milsap quotes and sayings.

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