The best Quotes by John Prine

The best Quotes by John Prine

John Edward Prine (October 10, 1946 – April 7, 2020) was an American singer-songwriter of country-folk music. He was active as a composer, recording artist, live performer, and occasional actor from the early 1970s until his death. He was known for an often humorous style of original music that has elements of protest and social commentary.

When I'm writing a lyric, things can only get so serious before they start becoming humorous.
People keep inventing all these new machines, and producers and recording engineers keep wanting to use them.
I used to read a lot of Steinbeck, and I admired Roger Miller and Bob Dylan.
I feel basically good about my career because it's remained constant. What I do has never been especially in vogue or gotten high on the charts. At the same time, I haven't had to stop performing any of my music because it aged in style.
Because of my song 'Sam Stone,' a lot of people thought I was interested in writing protest songs. Writing protest songs always struck me as patting yourself on the back.

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What did Tennessee?
Same thing Arkansas.
I'm retiring as a football player from the University of Tennessee who played for the Colts and the Broncos and was very lucky to have played for all of them.
Hey baby, are you from Tennessee? Because you're the only ten I see.
They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to Tennessee - and that's pretty much the same thing.
Why are there so many Latina's in Illinois?
Because that's where the Chica go.
They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to Illinois - and that's pretty much the same thing.
You know how advice is. You only want it if it agrees with what you wanted to do anyway.
A sad soul can kill quicker than a germ.
One can find so many pains when the rain is falling.
Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen.
I wonder how many people I've looked at all my life and never seen.
What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness?
Power does not corrupt. Fear corrupts... perhaps the fear of a loss of power.
In early June the world of leaf and blade and flowers explodes, and every sunset is different.
Many a trip continues long after movement in time and space have ceased.
Let's play it f*cking loud!
You can never be wise and be in love at the same time.
He not busy being born is busy dying.
A hero is someone who understands the responsibility that comes with his freedom.
No one is free, even the birds are chained to the sky.
All I can do is be me, whoever that is.
Take care of all your memories. For you cannot relive them.
One candidate is too old and mentally unfit to be president. The other one is me.
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What do you call an Asian Dwayne Johnson?
The Wok.

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