"You know, I can be the happiest man in the world with minimal record success."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Joe Nichols on Bill Cosby
"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success."Joe Nichols on Swami Vivekananda
"Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it."Joe Nichols on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Joe Nichols on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."Joe Nichols on Winston Churchill
"The overall physical demand that Iraq has is pretty amazing. It's 130 degrees, and the soldiers are carrying about 100 pounds of extra gear. It's a pretty rigorous schedule and routine for them."
"The people who are competing business-wise out there want what other successful labels and artists have. I don't want what they have I want my own path, my own sound, my own identity. Record labels care nothing about identity or artistic freedom, they want good business."
"Everything that's cool that happens, I look at my wife and I say, 'We need to enjoy this moment right here! This is really special!'"
"In my mind, as long as I did what was right for me, I was cool. But that's not the way it works. You have to think about other people and take their feelings into account."
"There's been a lot of really cool stuff that's happened to me throughout my career, and I remember everything, but I don't think I savored every moment of it like I should have or like I do now."