"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."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Loretta Lynn on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."Loretta Lynn on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Loretta Lynn on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Loretta Lynn on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."Loretta Lynn on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."