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Tom T. Hall quotes: I love coffee in a cup, little fuzzy pups, bourbon in a glass, and grass. I love coffee in a cup, little fuzzy pups, bourbon in a glass, and grass.
Tom T. Hall quotes: People think because you're private, you have something you don't want them to know. People think because you're private, you have something you don't want them to know.
Tom T. Hall quotes: I have my own religion. I'm sort of one-quarter Baptist, one-quarter Catholic, one-quarter Jewish. I have my own religion. I'm sort of one-quarter Baptist, one-quarter Catholic, one-quarter Jewish.
Tom T. Hall quotes: I am a fan of history. I am a fan of history.
Tom T. Hall quotes: Young kids are doing the same thing I did, but they're doing it differently. They don't do brain surgery the way they used to do it either. Young kids are doing the same thing I did, but they're doing it differently. They don't do brain surgery the way they used to do it either.
Tom T. Hall quotes: The first time with artistic endeavors is, if it's working, it was your idea, and if it's not, it's somebody else's idea. The first time with artistic endeavors is, if it's working, it was your idea, and if it's not, it's somebody else's idea.
Tom T. Hall quotes: If Barbara Walters was interviewing me, I'd figure her career was as dead as mine! If Barbara Walters was interviewing me, I'd figure her career was as dead as mine!
Tom T. Hall quotes: I never hid out. I was never big enough a star. I never hid out. I was never big enough a star.
Tom T. Hall quotes: The enticing allure of Nashville is that there is always something new coming down the pike. Put this record on and you'll hear footsteps. The enticing allure of Nashville is that there is always something new coming down the pike. Put this record on and you'll hear footsteps.
Tom T. Hall quotes: Songwriting is as much a craft as a talent. Songwriting is as much a craft as a talent.
Tom T. Hall quotes: I don't know why songwriters struggle. They have to, I guess. If you're a young songwriter, quit struggling. It makes you look bad. I don't know why songwriters struggle. They have to, I guess. If you're a young songwriter, quit struggling. It makes you look bad.
Tom T. Hall quotes: Ain't but three things in this world worth a solitary dime/But old dogs, children, and watermelon wine Ain't but three things in this world worth a solitary dime/
But old dogs, children, and watermelon wine
Tom T. Hall quotes: The way you look for songs, you find yourself looking for little signals and clues about life and how things are. The way you look for songs, you find yourself looking for little signals and clues about life and how things are.
Tom T. Hall quotes: Religion is a strange, wonderful thing. More crimes have been committed in the name of righteousness than any other notion. Religion is a strange, wonderful thing. More crimes have been committed in the name of righteousness than any other notion.
Tom T. Hall quotes: A monkey was the President, though maybe not the first. And there was peace and harmony throughout the universe. A monkey was the President, though maybe not the first. And there was peace and harmony throughout the universe.
Tom T. Hall quotes: I love winners when they cry, losers when they try. I love winners when they cry, losers when they try.
Tom T. Hall quotes: Nobody knows a hit before it's a hit. Nobody knows a hit before it's a hit.
Tom T. Hall quotes: I have had hundreds of people work for me over the years, and I don't think I ever fired anybody. I have had hundreds of people work for me over the years, and I don't think I ever fired anybody.
Tom T. Hall quotes: She gave her heart to Jethro and her body to the whole wide world. She gave her heart to Jethro and her body to the whole wide world.
Tom T. Hall quotes: The first guy who came up with the concept of religion was sitting out under a tree. I'm sure of that. The first guy who came up with the concept of religion was sitting out under a tree. I'm sure of that.
Tom T. Hall quotes: It is so important for me to try, and having tried I look back on failure and success as if it were all the same. It is so important for me to try, and having tried I look back on failure and success as if it were all the same.
Tom T. Hall quotes: Faulkner was almost oriental. I never got into Faulkner. Faulkner was almost oriental. I never got into Faulkner.
Tom T. Hall quotes: This generation should entertain this generation. It's only fair. When I was a kid, I mowed the lawn. Now, somebody else's kid can mow the lawn. This generation should entertain this generation. It's only fair. When I was a kid, I mowed the lawn. Now, somebody else's kid can mow the lawn.
Tom T. Hall quotes: When you retire, it's a place in life, a part of the journey. You just don't quit work; you develop an attitude where you can do what you please. When you retire, it's a place in life, a part of the journey. You just don't quit work; you develop an attitude where you can do what you please.
Tom T. Hall quotes: After I retired and came off the road, I gathered up all my musical instruments and suddenly, I wanted them all to be perfect. After I retired and came off the road, I gathered up all my musical instruments and suddenly, I wanted them all to be perfect.
Tom T. Hall quotes: Is this really Butte, Montana, or just existential blues? Is this really Butte, Montana, or just existential blues?
Tom T. Hall quotes: I was quite a reader before I became a writer. I was quite a reader before I became a writer.
Tom T. Hall quotes: I took up a sort of a hobby of just hanging around the local library. I'd pick out an author and I would read all their books. I took up a sort of a hobby of just hanging around the local library. I'd pick out an author and I would read all their books.
Tom T. Hall quotes: God bless little children while they're still too young to hate. God bless little children while they're still too young to hate.
Tom T. Hall quotes: My theory is if you have a religion, it's a good one. Because some people don't have any at all. My theory is if you have a religion, it's a good one. Because some people don't have any at all.
Tom T. Hall quotes: I had the notion that I wanted to write the great dirty American novel, so I went to Roanoke College on the GI Bill. I had the notion that I wanted to write the great dirty American novel, so I went to Roanoke College on the GI Bill.
Tom T. Hall quotes: I've been polite and I've always shown up. Somebody asked me if I had any advice for young people entering the business. I said: Yeah, show up. I've been polite and I've always shown up. Somebody asked me if I had any advice for young people entering the business. I said: Yeah, show up.
Tom T. Hall quotes: It used to be that you'd have a song recorded by a major country artist and if it was a hit, you could buy a car. Now you can buy It used to be that you'd have a song recorded by a major country artist and if it was a hit, you could buy a car. Now you can buy a dealership.
Tom T. Hall quotes: Me and Jesus got our own thing going on. We don't need anybody to tell us what it's all about. Me and Jesus got our own thing going on. We don't need anybody to tell us what it's all about.
Tom T. Hall quotes: Old dogs care about you, even when you make mistakes. Old dogs care about you, even when you make mistakes.
Tom T. Hall quotes: It's Faster horses, Younger women, Older whiskey and More money. It's Faster horses, Younger women, Older whiskey and More money.
Tom T. Hall quotes: I'm a very comfortable and happy-go-lucky old man. I never wanted to be great, because I'd just get worried. I'm a very comfortable and happy-go-lucky old man. I never wanted to be great, because I'd just get worried.
Tom T. Hall quotes: A song is a poem set to music. A song is a poem set to music.