"I love Johnny Cash, and I respect Johnny Cash. He's the biggest. He's like an Elvis in this business, but no, he's never been the rebel."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."Waylon Jennings on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Waylon Jennings on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Waylon Jennings on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."Waylon Jennings on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Waylon Jennings on Abraham Lincoln
"Mainly what I learned from Buddy... was an attitude. He loved music, and he taught me that it shouldn't have any barriers to it."
"I mean, I think we're put here on earth to make your own destiny, to begin with. I don't think there's anything you can do this way or that way to change anything."