"But as far as being an American and loving this country and getting a chance to travel across it every day and meeting people on the road and folks in the military, I love this country on so many different levels."
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."Dierks Bentley on Buddha
"Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends."Dierks Bentley on Maya Angelou
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."Dierks Bentley on Thomas Jefferson
"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."Dierks Bentley on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."Dierks Bentley on Saint Augustine
"My dad and grandpa were in the army and as a country singer you're constantly playing at military bases all across the country and meeting soldiers and their families and hearing their stories."
"I'm part of the party, getting the crowd fired up, singing songs, pouring drinks, whatever it takes to get them to have a good time. When I walk into the meet-and-greet, someone's always going to have a story, a sad story or a happy story."
"I try to make an album that reflects what I love about country music. It's not just all about happy parties all the time. There are some sad songs."