"I was into all kinds of music as a teen - country music, because my dad was in a band that played country, and whatever my sister and brother were into."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Martina McBride on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Martina McBride on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Martina McBride 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."Martina McBride on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Martina McBride on Friedrich Nietzsche
"I have a really amazing fan club, it's contemporary but it's a little bit old school. There's a lot of connection. I have a fan club president who really responds to people."
"I think we should all be tolerant of each other and embrace each others' strengths and differences and uniqueness and beauty."
"I have girls who are concerned about how they look compared to models or what have you. It's my responsibility to teach them that beauty is more than superficial."
"That's the hardest thing about being a mom. You want to be cool, and you want them to like you all the time, but you can't always have that. You're gonna have times where you have to say no, and you won't be the most popular person in the house."
"My dad was a huge country music fan, but he also had a band and he sang. So he'd listen to a lot of music and the songs that he'd learn for the band were more from the male artists. So my earliest country memories were Waylon Jennings, Conway Twitty, George Jones, Johnny Paycheck even."