"I like strength. I depend on my own."
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot."Shelby Lynne on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Shelby Lynne on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."Shelby Lynne on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Shelby Lynne on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Shelby Lynne on Ernest Hemingway
"I can find some way to make poetry out of my life's experiences."
"I think a lot of people think that my parents' deaths is why I write such sad songs, but that's not true. Those songs may just be the woman I am."