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117 Best Country Quotes & Sayings



Here is a list of 117 Best Country Quotes & Sayings.


Country Quotes & Sayings


“Country is the way you live. Not the way you look.”


“Country music is good for the soul.”


“You can’t handle my level of country music addiction.”


“Knowledge and power in the city; peace and decency in the country.” – Mason Cooley


“Country is in your blood not in your closet.”


“God made the country, and man made the town.” – William Cowper


“I would choose country life over city life any day.”


“Real men keep their pants up.”


“Keep calm and stay country.”


“She’s whiskey in a teacup.”


“I was raised on country sunshine.”


“Embrace dirty boots and smelling like your horse.”


“I love the smell of fresh hay bales.”


“Country girls don’t retreat. They reload.”


“It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.” – Aesop


“City lights got nothin’ on country nights.”


“People have a tendency to see country life through rose-colored glasses.” – PJ Harvey


“I’m an odd combination of “really sweet” and “don’t mess with me”.


“Country roads take me home to the place I belong.”


“The essence of patriotism is the sacrifice of personal interest to public welfare.” – William H. Burnham


“Keep your soul clean. And your boots dirty.”


“Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.”


“Forget glass slippers. This princess wears boots.”


“Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.” – Mark Twain


“I’m a sassy talkin’, sweet tea drinkin’, jeans and t-shirt kind of girl.”


“You can dress like a country girl. But can you work like one?”


“I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him.” – Abraham Lincoln


“Don’t flatter yourself, cowboy. I was starin’ at your truck.”


“The higher the truck, the closer to God.” – Earl Dibbles Jr


“A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.” – Edward Abbey


“Girls are like country roads. The best ones got curves.”


“Life is better in boots. Even on Mondays.”


“Earth laughs in flowers.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


“Once wealth and beauty are gone, there is always rural life.” – Mason Cooley


“Sweet as sugar, hard as ice. Hurt me once, I’ll shoot you twice!”


“The country is laid out in a haphazard, sloppy fashion, offensive to the tidy, organized mind.” – Alan Brien


“I own too much Camo. Said no one ever.”


“Your dream closet vs. my dream closet.”


“The patriot volunteer, fighting for country and his rights, makes the most reliable soldier on earth.” – Stonewall Jackson


“Our country is wherever we are well off.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero


“I love country boys.”


“Let your dreams stay big and your worries stay small.” – Rascal Flatts


“The day you stop lookin’ back, is the day you start movin’ on.” – Thomas Rhett


“Drink some coffee, get your boots on, turn up some George Strait, and get it done.”


“Some girls dream of big weddings. I’m happy with a big ole’ barn.”


“To be really cosmopolitan a man must be at home even in his own country.” – Thomas Wentworth Higginson


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


“There is a name for girls who shoot guns, listen to country & ride fourwheelers… KEEPERS.”


“It is not always the same thing to be a good man and a good citizen.” – Aristotle


“Any bad day can be fixed by driving country roads, windows down and country music up.”


“I like my country music at the volume where I can’t hear you complaining about it.”


“I would rather hear cows mooing and roosters crowing than horns honking.”


“In cities no one is quiet but many are lonely; in the country, people are quiet but few are lonely.” – Geoffrey F. Fisher


“I was born with my heart on my sleeve, a fire in my soul and a mouth I can’t control.”


“Never trust a guy that doesn’t like to fish, can’t shoot a gun or won’t shake your daddy’s hand.”


“A pickup truck is her limousine, and her favorite dress is her faded blue jeans.”


“If country life is healthful to the body, it is no less so to the mind.” – Giovanni Ruffini


“This world could use more “Yes sir and no ma’am” and less “swag and yolo.”


“Cowgirls are god’s wildest angels. They have cowboy hats for halos and horses for wings.”


“Sunset skies, bonfire nights. I love the simple things. That’s how I’ll always be.”


“If we love our country, we should also love our countrymen.” – Ronald Reagan


“I’m a strong girl even with tears falling down my wet cheek, I can still say those 2 words, I’m fine.”


“I have three sides: the quiet sweet side, the fun & crazy side, the side you never want to see.”


“Mama tried to raise a lady but daddy won. He raised a lady who doesn’t take shit from anyone.”


“Men are taught virtue and a love of independence by living in the country.” – Menander


“I’m in need of a country night with a bonfire, good music, great friends and a million stars.”


“True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else.” – Clarence Darrow


“It is the love of country that has lighted and that keeps glowing the holy fire of patriotism.” – J. Horace Mcfarland


“You know you’ve got the keys to a country boy’s heart when you have the keys to his truck.”


“You’re the rock in my roll. You’re good for my soul. It’s true. I’m head over boots for you.” – Jon Pardi


“Might have a little mud on my boots but we’re gonna dance the dust right off them tonight.” – Jon Pardi


“She was like oh my god this is my song. I’ve been listening to the radio all night long.” – Luke Bryan


“So let your heart, sweetheart. Be your compass when you’re lost and you should follow it wherever it may go.”


“It is sweet to serve one’s country by deeds, and it is not absurd to serve her by words.” – Sallust


“I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.” – Theodore Roosevelt


“My mama taught me never throw the first punch. But you can bet your sweet ass I WILL throw the last one!”


“I can be as stubborn as a mule, sweet as tea, angry as a hornet, or loyal like a soldier. It all depends on you.”


“What a strange development of patriotism that turns a thinking being into a loyal machine!” – Emma Goldman


“I consider it the best part of an education to have been born and brought up in the country.” – Amos Bronson Alcott


“I lived in solitude in the country and noticed how the monotony of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.” – Albert Einstein


“In the end, for congenial sympathy, for poetry, for work, for original feeling and expression, for perfect companionship with one’s friends – give me the country.” – D. H. Lawrence


“We’re like fire and gasoline. I’m no good for you, you’re no goof for me. We only bring each other tears and sorrow.” – Chris Young


“You get your hands in it, plant your roots in it. Dusty head lights dance with your boots in it.” – Florida Georgia Line


“This pure air braces the listless nerves, and warms the blood. I feel in freedom here.” – Joanna Baillie


“My dear, my native soil! For whom my warmest wish to heav’n is sent, long may thy hardy sons of rustic toil be blest with health, and peace, and sweet content!” – Robert Burns


“How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.” – Paul Sweeney


“I can’t but say it is an awkward sight to see one’s native land receding through the growing waters; it unmans one quite, especially when life is rather new.” – Lord Byron


“If you talk bad about country music, it’s like saying bad things about my momma. Them’s fightin’ words.” – Dolly Parton


“Roses are red, mud is brown. ’round here we party with the radio up and tailgate down.” – Earl Dibbles Jr


“Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first; nationalism, when hate for people other than your own comes first.” – Charles De Gaulle


“Patriotism is a salt against rottenness, a glorious spur to high endeavour; it recovers the half-obliterated virtue of loyalty, calls every man to service, and ennobles great and small alike.” – Percy Dearmer


“City life is no life for a countryman; for such a man that life is a kind of damnation in itself.” – Stephen King


“There is virtue in country houses, in gardens and orchards, in fields, streams, and groves, in rustic recreations and plain manners that neither cities nor universities enjoy.” – Amos Bronson Alcott


“I’d rather have a guy with jeans, boots, and truck than a guy with a suit, shiny shoes, and Ferrari any day.”


“Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.” – Bertrand Russell


“The reason girls want a country boy is because they are the only ones whose mamas taught them how to treat a lady.”


“The city reveals the moral ends of being and sets the awful problem of life. The country soothes us, refreshes us, lifts us up with religious suggestion.” – Edwin Hubbel Chapin


“The country is lyric, the town dramatic. When mingled, they make the perfect musical drama.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


“The love of one’s country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border?” – Pablo Casals


“Country music. ’cause I’d rather listen to songs about trucks and small towns than songs about swag and twerkin’ around.”


“The country life is to be preferred, for there we see the works of God, but in cities little else but the works of men. And the one makes a better subject for contemplation than the other.” – William Penn


“Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all other countries because you were born in it.” – George Bernard Shaw


“Most girls want a prince charming but what I want is a truck driving, boot wearing, southern rooted, sweet hearted country boy.”


“Country girls are just like normal girls. Only prettier. And more fun. And can shoot a gun. And like to fish. And look good in camo.”


“Patriotism is a thing of the heart. A man is a patriot if his heart beats true to his country.” – Charles Edward Jefferson


“A girl doesn’t have to wear jeans, a plaid shirt or cowgirl boots to prove she is country. Her personality should be all the proof you need.”


“I’m the girl who is always there for people when they need a friend. I’m also the girl who faces many issues alone, but will still do anything to see someone else smile.”


“There ought to be system of manners in every nation which a well-formed mind would be disposed to relish. To make us love our country, our country ought to be lovely.” – Edmund Burke


“Hold the door, say please, say thank you. Don’t steal, don’t cheat, and don’t lie. I know you got mountains to climb but always stay humble and kind.” – Tim McGraw


“The city, no matter how small, is corrupt and unrepentant, while the sun shines brighter in the country, making people more wholesome.” – Lori Lansens


“Patriotism is not the same as nationalism, because love of country is not the same as worship of country.” – John Chandler


“Fighting corruption is not just good governance. It’s self-defense. It’s patriotism.” – Joe Biden


“Country style dating doesn’t require a lot of money because we enjoy the simple things in life. Things like picnics, fishing, BBQ’s, bonfires, muddin, sunrises, sunsets and truck bed star gazing.”


“Being in the country is like being in a dream – one doesn’t quite know who one is. There is an anonymity to it all – that strange human creature that is me, one among all.” – Meia Geddes


“Country things are the necessary root of our life – and that remains true even of a rootless and tragically urban civilization. To live permanently away from the country is a form of slow death.” – Esther Meynell


“They wrote in the old days that it is sweet and fitting to die for one’s country. But in modern war, there is nothing sweet nor fitting in your dying. You will die like a dog for no good reason.” – Ernest Hemingway


“Our country is not the only thing to which we owe our allegiance. It is also owed to justice and to humanity. Patriotism consists not in waving the flag, but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong.” – James Bryce


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