"In any small town, sports are really important to the high school, and I wasn't very good at sports."
"I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed."Martina McBride on Michael Jordan
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."Martina McBride on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."Martina McBride on Mark Twain
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."Martina McBride on Hunter S. Thompson
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."Martina McBride on Henry David Thoreau
"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."
"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."