"Daddy was real gentle with kids. That's why I expected so much out of marriage, figuring that all men should be steady and pleasant."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Loretta Lynn on Mignon McLaughlin
"By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you'll become happy if you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher."Loretta Lynn on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Loretta Lynn on Friedrich Nietzsche
"How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being."Loretta Lynn on Oscar Wilde
"Don't marry the person you think you can live with marry only the individual you think you can't live without."Loretta Lynn on James C. Dobson
"My attitude toward men who mess around is simple: If you find 'em, kill 'em."
"My biggest hero, Gregory Peck, was my birthday present on April 14, 1973. I just sat and stared at him."
"A lot of people say I'd miss show business if I quit. I'd miss some of it. Now it's the only life I know."
"You can't be halfway in this business. If you don't meet the fans, you lose all you've got."
"Sometimes I think our problems are made worse by the kind of business we're in. Playing these road shows is a weird experience."