118+ Best Kenny Chesney Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Kenneth Arnold Chesney is an American country music singer, songwriter, and record producer. Profoundly inspirational Kenny Chesney quotes will challenge the way you think, and help guide you through any life experience.

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Famous Kenny Chesney Quotes

It sounds like a cliche, but it… you do sing about what you know about. And I grew up in a small town, and I grew up in a place where your whole world revolved around friends, family, school, and church, and sports. – Kenny Chesney

I’m like a shark. I’ve got to be constantly moving. – Kenny Chesney

I’m what I am and I’m what I’m not. And I’m sure happy with what I’ve got. I live to love and laugh a lot. And that’s all I need. – Kenny Chesney

One of these days we’re gonna have to grow up, have to get real jobs and be adults, someday, just not today. – Kenny Chesney

My life can be insanely complicated sometimes, and there’s a certain simplicity that I crave. – Kenny Chesney

Social topics may hit too close to home for people, but then again, if you pull a heartstring, then that’s what country music is. It’s not just songs about getting drunk and leaving your girl. – Kenny Chesney

Ive always been drawn to the ocean. – Kenny Chesney

I felt as a human being I needed to take a pause and reflect on a lot of stuff that’s happened. That was really good for me. And to get some of the ringing out of my years from all the amps on stage. – Kenny Chesney

My mind is constantly going. For me to completely relax, I gotta get rid of my cell phone. – Kenny Chesney

First and foremost, I consider myself a songwriter. – Kenny Chesney

My elementary school is still there [in Luttrell, Tennessee]. I drop by my high school. It’s a small community. I say this every night before I do the song ‘The Boys of Fall’ in the show – I’m really happy about where I grew up and how I grew up. – Kenny Chesney

I realized that I wanted to get better in every way. As a person, as a friend, as a songwriter, as a musician, as an artist, record producer, you name it. – Kenny Chesney

I can’t believe that I get to stand on the stages I stand on every summer, and get to sing the songs that I sing. – Kenny Chesney

I’m a huge Aerosmith fan. – Kenny Chesney

There’s this emotion we all feel of being overwhelmed at times, feeling that you can’t get ahead. For me it’s self-imposed because I’m so driven and I’m always going from project to project. – Kenny Chesney

Before, I was more concerned with getting on the radio, like many young artists. – Kenny Chesney

When I was playing for tips in college, I felt a fire in my soul. I had the same principle of focus that I had learned playing football. – Kenny Chesney

When I try to brush the road dust off of me and untangle all the wires in my head, I’m usually surrounded by music on a boat. But that’s not how I wake up every day. – Kenny Chesney

Record labels today are much less patient: Artists have a bad record, and they’re gone. – Kenny Chesney

I’ll admit I’m a workaholic. – Kenny Chesney

I want there to be a level of respect between everybody. – Kenny Chesney

I love the fact that I can go out there on stage with a guitar and sing a song that means something to somebody. – Kenny Chesney

I remember making up songs in my head. – Kenny Chesney

I like to rock and roll, but I’m a mushy guy, too. I want to be the guy that all the girls love and all the guys want to hang out with. – Kenny Chesney

I love you baby goodnight. There goes my life – Kenny Chesney

There are only so many hours you can sit on the bus and watch TV or play basketball or whatever we do to pass the time before we go out onstage. – Kenny Chesney

Every Christmas my hometown radio station would always play ‘Christmas In Dixie’ by Alabama. I always remember lovin’ that song. – Kenny Chesney

We don’t have to miss each other, come over We don’t have to fix each other, come over We don’t have to say forever, come over You don’t have to stay forever, come over – Kenny Chesney

Football taught me how hard you had to work to achieve something. – Kenny Chesney

Its five o’clock some where – Kenny Chesney

When I started playing music at East Tennessee State University I would sit on a stool with a tip jar in front of me and play four hours a night at a college bar called Quarterback’s Barbecue. I wasn’t thinking about doing it for a living. I was just making enough money to go to Taco Bell every day. People were eating chips, drinking beer and not listening to me. I’d had three or four years of people ignoring me, and I’d kind of gotten used to it. – Kenny Chesney

I needed to be pushed as an artist and as a person. – Kenny Chesney

I think that in the last four or five years I’ve constantly struggled with the balance in my life. – Kenny Chesney

My fans get enough politics on TV every day. I want them to think for themselves. I don’t want them to listen to me. – Kenny Chesney

Keg in the closet pizza on the floor left over from the night before, where we were going we didn’t really care. We had all we ever wanted in that keg in the closet. – Kenny Chesney

I didn’t need more fame or money. I needed more heart. – Kenny Chesney

I guess what I’m trying to say is, I’m a helluva kisser. – Kenny Chesney

I love being able to say a quick thanks to the man above for the music and the fact that we’re even in this spot. If you’d told me this in college when I was sitting on a stool and playing for enchiladas and tips, I’d have bet everything against it. – Kenny Chesney

Certain nights, when everything’s perfect and we have thousands of people partying their asses off, I break my rule and have a drink onstage. I’ve never done a show drunk. Well, I take that back. In the early days I did. – Kenny Chesney

What good is it if a guy can sing real good but he sits on his ass and doesn’t make anybody feel anything? I can connect with an audience every time I play. When I sing, they listen. – Kenny Chesney

Music’s supposed to come from the heart. I felt like that if it ever got mechanical, I was going to back away from it. – Kenny Chesney

People who can’t kiss had everything given to them. – Kenny Chesney

You’d think I’d have been happiest in my life playing music in front of 50,000 people at Gillette Stadium. But let me tell you, it’s an odd feeling to feel alone in the spotlight. – Kenny Chesney

There were [in 21] all those times in my life that I didn’t know this was going to happen. I didn’t know if anybody was going to care about our music. – Kenny Chesney

I took a complete year off the road, but a big part of that year was making ‘The Big Revival.’ I needed that down time just so I could concentrate. The one thing that starts it all for us is the music. That’s what you create in the studio. That’s where the magic happens. – Kenny Chesney

My mother is a very fun-loving person. She has been through a lot in her life. She has had a couple of divorces. When I was in high school she was a single mother. That’s when I learned to do my own laundry. – Kenny Chesney

One thing that I learned that helped me deal with human behavior is confrontation, and I’m not that great with confrontation at all. But once I started to be O.K. with that, the better everybody’s life got. – Kenny Chesney

When I’m onstage I feel changed. – Kenny Chesney

On the road, in my bunk, I sleep better than I do anywhere else in the world. – Kenny Chesney

I live on a boat two months out of the year, and if I did not have that then I don’t know how I’d be able to handle all this…. I am a very intense person on stage. I have to remember why I am there, what I am doing. You can spend all day backstage preparing for the show and lose sight of why you are doing this. Off stage, I am a very simple kind of guy. I live my life in flip-flops. – Kenny Chesney

had no excuses for the things that we’d done, we were brave, we crazy, we were mostly young. – Kenny Chesney

I live to love and laugh a lot and that’s all I need – Kenny Chesney

There’s something to be said for useless days. You know, those days when you have nothing to do and all day to do it … Trust me, a beach and a bottomless drink may not cure the world’s problems but it can really get your head in the right place. Those are my favorite kind of days. – Kenny Chesney

Growing up too fast and I do recall, Wishin’ time would stop right in it’s tracks. – Kenny Chesney

Southern girls are God’s gift to the entire male population. There is absolutely no woman finer than one raised below the mason-dixon line and once you go southern may the good Lord help you – you never go back – Kenny Chesney

Live a little, love a lot. – Kenny Chesney

Don’t that make you wanna fall in love Don’t that look like a picture of us A match made in heaven if there ever was Don’t that make you wanna fall That just makes me wanna give you my heart Ever forever needs a place to start Gotta be a sign from up above Don’t that make you wanna fall in love – Kenny Chesney

Everything gets hotter when the sun goes down. – Kenny Chesney

We call it drunk philosophy. You have a few beers and you become a lot smarter. – Kenny Chesney

My mom and my real father divorced before I was one. My mom and my stepfather divorced when I was in high school. Then she fell in love with a guy, and the guy died. That was a rough time. She has handled adversity well. That’s where I got my work ethic. So my mother’s where I got my love of music, but my father’s where I got my athletic ability. And my hair loss. And my love of women. – Kenny Chesney

What you see is kinda what you get with me. I’m a very real person, or I hope to be, anyway. I don’t have nothing to hide – Kenny Chesney

I love living my life in flip-flops. I met a guy in the islands a while ago who told me he hadn’t worn a pair of shoes in three years! I thought, ‘Man, that’s the life!’ – Kenny Chesney

I think there is a part of life that I’m missing. – Kenny Chesney

I hate my smile. I always have, even in my school pictures when I was a little kid. – Kenny Chesney

I have friends who have a normal family, kids and a dog, and I think I would blow my brains out. It’s fine for them. But I’m such a free spirit, I feel more alive when I’ve got somewhere to go. – Kenny Chesney

I’m uncomfortable with being famous. I hate it. But I love making music. I love getting paid to do it, and I love getting on my boat after I get paid to do it. – Kenny Chesney

I can’t see going onstage wearing a long-sleeve shirt in the dead of summer. I work out hard during the day with a trainer who monitors everything I put in my mouth when I’m on tour. When I first got a record deal, you can tell by my early album covers that working out wasn’t that much a part of my life. – Kenny Chesney

I truly believe that music is the most powerful thing we have. – Kenny Chesney

I was standing onstage last year, and I felt like I wanted to be somewhere else. No matter how many people were out there, it all just felt like a blank sheet of paper. – Kenny Chesney

I had a notepad and I wrote down 30 things to make myself better just off the top of my head, and the next day I started to do that. – Kenny Chesney

I have 120 employees on the road every day, and about 30 other employees off the road. – Kenny Chesney

I need to recharge creatively, and get off the clock of having to be somewhere just because, and having to keep juggling all these things. – Kenny Chesney

I’m so hands-on, from the color of my tour bus to what I eat for dinner at 5 or the way the lights are hung. – Kenny Chesney

I don’t think I ever feel sexy. I don’t think that’s for me to decide, if I’m sexy or not. – Kenny Chesney

I grew up in east Tennessee, and everybody knew everybody’s business. – Kenny Chesney

Me and my band and crew have always lived by the code: ‘Work hard, play harder.’ – Kenny Chesney

Over the years I’ve had people tell me that they come to my show to escape. – Kenny Chesney

The last couple of years I’ve been on an empty tank. And that’s gotta change. – Kenny Chesney

I would like to be married and have kids. I would like to do that… Yes, I could see me settling down at some point. – Kenny Chesney

It was satisfying to take a risk and see it pay off. – Kenny Chesney

There’s this idea that somebody’s job could be more important than somebody else’s, and to me, that’s not true. – Kenny Chesney

In all the years that I’ve been doing this, I’ve never launched a tour and launched an album at basically the same time. Doing one of those things is enough! – Kenny Chesney

Believe it or not, I want to keep growing my audience. – Kenny Chesney

So many nights I’m up there on stage and I wish everybody out in the audience could see what I see and feel what I feel. – Kenny Chesney

Things that made me happy five, six years ago don’t make me happy anymore. – Kenny Chesney

I can say that I don’t see myself with the foot on the gas pedal as hard as it’s been down for 16 years. – Kenny Chesney

I want to spend more time with my family. – Kenny Chesney

I’m pretty firm in my sexuality and my love for women. – Kenny Chesney

I’ve gotten to meet so many people who’ve inspired me as a human being. – Kenny Chesney

My career was really odd, because I literally had a greatest hits album out and nobody knew who I was. They knew the songs, but they didn’t know me. – Kenny Chesney

This is a bit of curveball, but people who are really good kissers never have anything given to them. – Kenny Chesney

It’s not just in my industry… everything is so sensationalized that there’s not a lot of heart and soul in a lot of things there used to be heart and soul in. – Kenny Chesney

I was at the Academy of Country Music Awards and my first record had just come out. Buck Owens walked up to me, told me he really liked my record and said, ‘I believe in your talent. I believe you’re three minutes ? one hit song ? from being a big star and finding your own path.’ Well, two years ago, Buck walked over to me and said, ‘It looks like you got those three minutes, didn’t you?’ You found six, nine, 12 and 15 of them.’ And he told me he was proud of me. – Kenny Chesney

I was so tired that I didn’t want to be there, for the first time in 12 years, – Kenny Chesney

I am incredibly happy. I may well be the luckiest man alive. To be so in love with someone who is so perfect for me. It’s just hard to imagine that I’m not going to wake up. – Kenny Chesney

I think it is important for this record to finally get out to remind people I’m not in tabloids for a living. It comes with the territory right now and I understand it, but I’m looking forward to getting back to the music, because that’s what is most important and what got me here in the first place. – Kenny Chesney

When I go pick up a record, anybody’s record, and put it in a CD player, I want to be taken on an emotional rollercoaster ride. I want to feel, I want to laugh, I want to cry, I want to remember somebody, I want to be moved some way. – Kenny Chesney

We were wild, we were crazy, we were mostly young. – Kenny Chesney

now he seems to think he can tell Renee what to do, what to wear, where to go and who to see. – Kenny Chesney

It’s awesome to me the number of people who don’t really know who you are, but who’re finding this music now and are curious, and my attitude is always to let people have a sense of who you are, so they know where this music and these songs come from. Because it is my life, or the life of people I know. – Kenny Chesney

It’s a funny thing about these kinda towns. They may not be big or flashy, but they’re like where I come from: real basic, pretty simple and all heart. The people that live in those places, that come from those kinds of towns, they remind you about everything that’s good about folks, so it’s great to be able to start our next leg right smack in the middle of it all. – Kenny Chesney

I made a decision about a year ago that I was just gonna try to feel and look the best I possibly could. Does it help me sing any better? No. Does it help me pick any better songs? No… – Kenny Chesney

I need it all and I need it now’ was my mentality before. I used to rush everything to get it done. – Kenny Chesney

I may well be the luckiest man alive. – Kenny Chesney

I hit everything so hard this year. I had the biggest tour I’ve ever done, I had a record to finish that was real important to me, and, of course, I had something new in my personal life, and I was trying to do that, too. It really ended up being too much. At some point, I just got exhausted. I’d go from the road to the studio and back to the road, and it was that cycle all summer. – Kenny Chesney

I really didn’t think anybody was going to beat Usher. – Kenny Chesney

I work hard but I play hard. – Kenny Chesney

When old Bobby does Elvis, you swear it’s the real mccoy. Another Friday night in the life of a country boy. – Kenny Chesney

He had a voice that was the truth, raw and unfiltered. You can’t get any realer, any more tortured or any more alive. No one can do what George Jones does, and that’s why 50 years later, he still stands out as one of the greatest singers in any genre of all time. – Kenny Chesney

It’s very hard for me to relax. – Kenny Chesney

Don’t blink. You just might miss your babies growing like mine did. Turning into moms and dads next thing you know your ‘better half’ Of fifty years is there in bed. And you’re praying God takes you instead. Trust me friend a hundred years goes faster than you think So don’t blink. – Kenny Chesney

So yeah, it’s nothing that I’m doing on purpose, I just think that the more records, the more songs that I write, the more records that I make, you’re obviously going to fall into a specific style and thank God it’s a style that people are into. – Kenny Chesney

One word, that’s all you said and something in your voice caused me to turn my head. Your smile just captured me. – Kenny Chesney

I meet a lot of characters in the islands, people who’re running — who’re happier on a fishing boat than they are back home.When I first got down there,I don’t know if I was running from a real bad heartbreak or running to something I thought would make me feel better.But since I’ve been spending time in the Caribbean, I’ve come to realize that I’ve got nothing to run from. – Kenny Chesney

I’m proud of the fact that I’m at a point in my career that if I want to take a little bit of a left turn and make an album that is more hushed, more acoustic and more personal, that I can do it, – Kenny Chesney

Early on I was just a kid in a cowboy hat with a bunch of other guys in a room that were putting out some records. Now thank God, in the past 3 or 4 years, when.. it’s really hard to burn an image of a face with a song these days. I think that the songs like ‘Don’t Happen Twice’ and ‘Young’ were songs that helped me do that and I think that ‘I Go Back'(did) that even more. – Kenny Chesney

Her little ring is a little thing, but its all I could afford Now she’s mine, all mine till the day I die, and I never wanted nothin’ more – Kenny Chesney

I’m all right. I’m good. There has been better times, but I’ll be okay. – Kenny Chesney