"Don't be afraid to give up the good for the great."
"A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people."Kenny Rogers on John F. Kennedy
"Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come... The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present - and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future."Kenny Rogers on Audrey Hepburn
"I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death."Kenny Rogers on Thomas Paine
"We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict."Kenny Rogers on Jim Morrison
"What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it."Kenny Rogers on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"There has to be chemistry in a duet, but if you go beyond the point of friendship and attraction, you lose something."
"I just hope I can spread some of the happiness that's been coming my way."
"My mom loved to sing - and I'll go on record and say she was the worst singer ever. I'd get up and move away from her!"
"There is a trade off - as you grow older you gain wisdom but you lose spontaneity."