"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."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Dierks Bentley on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Dierks Bentley on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Dierks Bentley on Eminem
"I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much."Dierks Bentley on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Dierks Bentley on Friedrich Nietzsche
"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."
"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."