100+ Best Redneck Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational redneck quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

Famous Redneck Quotes

I was nuts about Elvis, like every girl in America. — Brenda Lee

You may be a redneck if… your lifetime goal is to own a fireworks stand. — Jeff Foxworthy

I’m learning to hunt with rifles, because if you think about it, hunting gets you the healthiest meat – organic, free-range food. It’s a totally yuppie spin on what I thought was kind of a redneck occupation. — Sarah Wayne Callies

The album is a definite departure. I haven’t written original material before, except for one song on my first album, but Elvis and I did six songs together on this one. — Diana Krall

What this world needs is a few more Rednecks — Charlie Daniels

If you’re a redneck, you have that blood flowing through your veins. That’s almost on the bucket list, to hear Lynyrd Skynyrd`s Freebird live. — Jeff Foxworthy

If you’re afraid they might discover your redneck past, there are a hundred ways to cover your redneck past. — Ben Folds

Well, a good ole boy is somebody that rides around in a pick-up truck – which I do – and drinks beer and puts ’em in a litter bag. A redneck’s one that rides around in a truck and drinks beer and throws ’em out the window. — Billy Carter

If your working television sits on top of your non-working television, you might be a redneck. — Jeff Foxworthy

My long hair just can’t cover up my redneck. — David Allan Coe

I always wore cowboy boots and drove a truck, and talked like this. So everywhere I would go in comedy people would say, Foxworthy, you ain’t nothing but a redneck from Georgia! It kind of became a formula joke. — Jeff Foxworthy

Redneck is: the glorious absence of sophistication — Jeff Foxworthy

Without Elvis none of us could have made it. — Buddy Holly

I met Elvis first in Las Vegas. I think I was appearing with Tom Jones and he came backstage to say hello to Tom or we went to his dressing room to say hello. — Norm Crosby

Elvis Presley, The Everly Brothers, and a lot of American artists were my greatest influences. — Gordon Waller

At the Grammys, you walk down the halls and everyone’s got five security guards. You can’t talk to anybody. You always feel out of place, like, ‘Hey, the rednecks are in town! — Dave Haywood

Nashville is a boys’ club of redneck conservative ideas. But they’re ready to embrace gay people. I never felt for one second that someone was judging me. Some people are like, ‘Oh, I love gay people’ in that ‘I have lots of black friends’ kind of way. It’s awkward, but you have to appreciate that they’re trying. — Shane McAnally

If you have a complete set of salad bowls and they all say Kool Whip on the side, you might be a redneck. — Jeff Foxworthy

If you think the last four words to the national anthem are gentleman, start your engines, You might be a redneck. — Jeff Foxworthy

Elvis was rock’n’roll. He came from the poverty and the pain. — Link Wray

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. — Waylon Jennings

My husband was a pilot. He flew Elvis when Elvis first started making appearances around the country. — Minnie Pearl

Rednecks’ always made me nervous to play, but I’m glad I wrote it and I continue to play it. It’s just that the language is so rough. — Randy Newman

I pictured it taking place in the early ’70s during my own experience at the state fair at the time. You know, that kind of white-trashy redneck factor which I have a real weakness for. So I wanted the sound of the music to also reflect that time period because I have this really vivid memory of the songs they played at the fair when you’re riding the Himalaya. — Aimee Mann

I guess I thought I was Elvis Presley but I’ll tell ya something. All Elvis did was stand on a stage and play a guitar. He never fell off on that pavement at no 80 mph. — Evel Knievel

To me, redneck is a sense of self and a way of life. — Gretchen Wilson

My dad was really into heavy ’70s rock like Grand Funk Railroad and Boston and my mom was into light rock: Bread, Seals & Crofts and the Carpenters. So many of my friends at Sub Pop Records and the music world, their high school touchstone band was the Smiths. But I was way more into classic rock, like Led Zeppelin and the Steve Miller Band. I was more into the redneck Midwest music bands more than anything else. — Eric Johnson

Elvis was a big influence to my music, but Loretta Lynn was, as well. — Tanya Tucker

Everything they say about Elvis today is true. He was just one great guy. He wasn’t jealous of anyone. I would say Elvis was really someone special when you add it all up. — Bobby Vinton

My mom listened to the Beatles and Elvis, a lot of different types of music. — Travis Barker

You just may be a redneck if your lawn furniture used to be your living room furniture. — Jeff Foxworthy

When somebody like Elvis Costello comes along, anybody can make a good record with him. — Nick Lowe

I think Elvis loved his fans – I think that’s why they loved him and still love him. Fans are very conscious and sensitive to the fact that performers love them. — Minnie Pearl

I was stupid when I started: the epitome of bright-eyed and bushy-tailed. It was like, ‘I get to live in L.A. and drive around in limos? Really?’ I didn’t realize I was owned. The more money gets pumped into you, the more you become a marionette. It made me a true redneck in attitude: I never wanted to wake up ever again feeling owned. — Al Jourgensen

It’s partly the Southernization of America, in that the Southern working-class version of redneck is becoming the national version, and it’s good-natured, it has humor and, in some ways, it’s a performance. — Charles Wilson

There’s this false notion that this is a regional phenomenon, when in fact every state in the union has hardcore rednecks. No exceptions. — Carl Hiaasen

You might be a redneck if…your belt buckle weighs more than three pounds. — Jeff Foxworthy

I have as much chance of becoming Prime Minister as of being decapitated by a frisbee or of finding Elvis. — Boris Johnson

If you ahve ever unloaded your pickup by backing up really fast and slamming on the brakes, you might be a redneck. — Jeff Foxworthy

You can talk any redneck into a challenge. That’s why so many rednecks die in strange ways. — Jase Robertson

Unfortunately we just toured the East and West coasts so we didn’t run into any rednecks. — Ville Valo

How funny is it that so many professors labeled Tea Partiers as terrorists, while kissing the asses of real, bona fide terrorists? It’s not funny, really. But it’s the result of a simple equation: One is cool, and the other isn’t. Own a gun and keep it by your bed in your remote farmhouse? You’re a redneck. Purchase guns that end up killing a judge? Priceless. As long as you cling to cool, progressive beliefs that deem America evil, whatever you do is cool. And if you do it under a big fuzzy ‘fro? Even cooler. Hell, if you ‘fro is big enough, you could nuke an orphanage and still get tenure. — Greg Gutfeld

I’m from West Virginia. If you didn’t know what was happening in NASCAR, you were on the outside. NASCAR is a big league sport, but it’s still also country and redneck. — Randy Moss

I think I may have created a monster with my – I won’t say act – but with my redneck pose. — Billy Carter

I had to kid him that now he’s a true redneck ? he married his cousin. — Jerry Bonner

If you have more fish on your wall than pictures, you might be a redneck. — Jeff Foxworthy

See, heroes never die. John Wayne isn’t dead, Elvis isn’t dead. Otherwise you don’t have a hero. You can’t kill a hero. That’s why I never let him get older. — Mickey Spillane

Elvis couldn’t leave the hotel except under heavy guard. It was incredible how they went wild over him. — Minnie Pearl

‘WASP’ is the only ethnic term that is in fact a term of class, apart from redneck, which is another word for the same group but who are in the lower social strata, so it’s inexplicably tied up with social standing and culture and history in a way that the other hyphenations just are not. — Christopher Hitchens

Thomas Sowell is America’s foremost public intellectual and for good reason. His work covers almost every subject imaginable- race, economics, Marxism, ethnic groups, immigration patterns, just to name a few. He is persuasive and provocative and always scintillating. I’ve read all his books and never been even faintly disappointed. Black Rednecks & White Liberals is no exception. — Fred Barnes

At first I didn’t think it made sense, … But we decided if it was a hidden track, it wouldn’t disrupt the flow of the record, and it would also give people the insight that there was more to a redneck woman than they might think. — Gretchen Wilson

The next album’s going to be very philosophical. Or redneck country. — Robin Bennett

Im not a redneck, Im from Texas. — Chris Kyle

If there’s beer flying at us, it’s all good, brother. We started playing tiny redneck bars up in northern Canada where there’s tons of beer flying and wire cage protecting the band and all sorts of stuff. So we’re down with the party. — Adam Gontier

It’s a lot of anti-gay, racist humor—which people like in America—all couched in ‘I’m telling it like it is.’ He’s in the right place at the right time for that gee-shucks, proud-to-be-a-redneck, I’m-just-a-straight-shooter-multimillionaire-in-cutoff-flannel-selling-ring-tones act. That’s where we are as a nation now. We’re in a state of vague American values and anti-intellectual pride. — David Cross

You may be a redneck if . . . you have spent more on your pickup truck than on your education. — Jeff Foxworthy

Among the rednecks of America, which there are many more than people seem to realize, it was terribly damaging. I got blamed for O.J.’s acquittal. — F. Lee Bailey

I kinda like Florida. It’s hot as hell, but we moved to Tallahassee, which is so close to Georgia. It really wasn’t Florida the way people think of Florida. It wasn’t south Florida. But you could still easily drive to Panama City Beach and get a little bit of Redneck Riviera if you want that. Get some airbrushed T-shirts on, and you’re done. — Tony Hale

Being Elvis Presley’s daughter is a whole lot of pressure. It’s been a constant burden in my life. — Lisa Marie Presley

Paul Bearer has more chins than a Chinese phone book! — Jerry Lawler

When I first met Elvis, we had so much in common and became fast friends. — Wayne Newton

When I get married, it’ll be no secret. — Elvis Presley

Colonel Parker asked Henry and me to come to Elvis’ suite and have breakfast. There were at least five policemen stationed up there. He was talking on the telephone. — Minnie Pearl

You might be a redneck if…the most serious loss from the earthquake was your Conway Twitty record collection. — Jeff Foxworthy

Conservatives are routinely pilloried on television. A&E likely greenlit ‘Duck Dynasty’ in the first place because executives believed Americans would laugh at the redneck antics of the self-described ‘white trash’ family. — Ben Shapiro

Is Billy Idol just doing a bad Elvis pout, or was he born that way? — Freddie Mercury

If you think ‘loading the dishwasher’ means ‘getting your wife drunk’, you might be a redneck — Jeff Foxworthy

When in doubt, figure it out. That’s the redneck way. — Jase Robertson

Elvis was the only man from Northeast Mississippi who could shake his hips and still be loved by rednecks, cops, and hippies. — Jimmy Buffett

I like to say, in Hollywood, you can’t make a redneck movie without me. That doesn’t happen. You better not do it. — David Koechner

I’m sort of fascinated by America’s fascination with rednecks, the whole Duck Dynasty thing. Being a white guy from the South, I find it amazing that so many TV viewers are enchanted by beards, bad dentistry and moonshine accents. — Carl Hiaasen

And if there’s any hope for America, it lies in a revolution, and if there’s any hope for a revolution in America, it lies in getting Elvis Presley to become Che Guevara. — Phil Ochs

We live in the country. I’m a redneck. No, ha-ha. I live in L.A. County, but more in the hills. Not in the fancy kind! Trust me; whatever you do you do not want to come to my neighborhood! — Atticus Shaffer

Larry the Cable Guy has signed a deal with Cracker Barrel. Not the store. He signed a deal with a barrel full of angry rednecks. — Andy Kindler

We believe strongly that the old Southeastern redneck heritage that we had is no longer in existence. But we also realize that there’s going to have to be an effort on our part to convince others to understand that. — Mike Helton

People look at you, and they’ve got just the perfect little box for you, the perfect category. Call you a redneck. Call you a hillbilly. Like those were insults. — Travis Tritt

Jerry Springer’ is just kind of the chubby, redneck version of throwing Christians to the lions. — Hal Sparks

I used to go down every year for the remembrance of Elvis’ birthday. Memphis State College invited me to sit in the auditorium and speak to the people for one of those Elvis days. — Otis Blackwell

You can imagine me as a kid growing up in redneck Texas with ballet shoes, tucking the violin under my arm. I had to fight my way up. — Patrick Swayze

Before, I was terrified on stage. I only play guitar during the acoustic songs. After a while, you can elicit certain responses from the crowd, like Elvis. — Andy Gibb

I’ve been with certain stars; some are caring and pay attention to their fans and to their fellow performers and some are too busy. Elvis never seemed too busy. — Minnie Pearl

It was Elvis who really got me hooked on beat music. When I heard ‘Heartbreak Hotel’ I thought, this is it. — Paul McCartney

There’s a lot of rednecks in the country where I grew up. — Dolly Parton

I’m just glad to be feeling better. I really thought I’d be seeing Elvis soon. — Bob Dylan

Elected office holds more perks than Elvis’ nightstand. — Dennis Miller

You might be a redneck if…you bought a VCR so you could tape wrestling while you are at work. — Jeff Foxworthy

I knew about Elvis. Of course, everybody knew about him then. — Minnie Pearl

Elvis Costello had a brand new bag. He was a musician, but he knew all about the attitude part of it. — Nick Lowe

I’ve been called a redneck myself, and that’s OK. I’m proud of that. I have no bones about that. However, it’s not a very nice term to use any more, I don’t think, because it’s been stereotyped in such a bad way. — Mike Helton

Any questions I had about whether a redneck from Oklahoma could become a Brown Classical Philosophy professor ended when I met Tim [Blake Nelson]. — Edward Norton

There were the phone calls and Elvis had asked me to visit him in Los Angeles. This was in 1962. — Priscilla Presley

The grand irony, however, is that Southern segregation was not brought to an end, nor redneck violence dramatically reduced, by violence. — Stanley Crouch

I always thought that Elvis could have been a great actor, and that he was put in a lot of unimportant movies when he could have done a lot of great ones. — Patti Page

Jeff Foxworthy’s Redneck Dictionary: Words You Knew the Meaning Of — Jeff Foxworthy

You might be a redneck if…you think that John Deere Green, Ford Blue, and Primer Gray are the three of the primary colors. — Jeff Foxworthy

Falling Up: How a Redneck Helped Invent Political Consulting. — Judy Woodruff

The atmosphere is so tense, if Elvis walked in, with a portion of chips… you could hear the vinegar sizzle on them. — Sid Waddell

Surgeon General’s warning ought to read: Smoking has been determined t0 cause cancer, heart disease & rednecks with seniority. — Bill Hicks

Elvis transcends his talent to the point of dispensing with it altogether. — Greil Marcus

When you were a teenager in Colorado, the way to be a punk rocker was to rip on Reagan and Bush and what they were doing and talk about how everyone in Colorado’s a redneck with a gun and all this stuff. — Trey Parker