"It means so much being a part of country music and the Opry."
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."Martina McBride on Bob Marley
"If music be the food of love, play on."Martina McBride on William Shakespeare
"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything."Martina McBride on Plato
"Without music, life would be a mistake."Martina McBride on Friedrich Nietzsche
"I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water."Martina McBride on Ray Charles
"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."