Kenneth Ray "Kenny" Rogers (b. August 21, 1938) is an American singer-songwriter and record producer. He is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame. Though he has been most successful with country audiences, he has charted more than 120 hit singles across various music genres, topped the country and pop album charts for more than 200 individual weeks in the United States alone and has sold over 100 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling music artists of all time. (Click here for full Wikipedia article)
Don't be afraid to give up the good for the great.
Growing older is not upsetting; being perceived as old is.
Here's what I've learned about raising boys... if you keep 'em busy, they're fine. You let 'em get bored, they'll dismantle your house board by board.
I had holes in my jeans well before it was fashionable.
I've always said that gray hair looks good on everybody but yourself. To me, it makes me look old.
If you want people to know what your message is, just sing it.
People will clap to be nice. They will not laugh to be nice.
There is a trade off- as you grow older you gain wisdom but you lose spontaneity.
There's a new hit rock group or singer every five minutes, but with country music, you have one hit and those people love you forever.
The greatest gift in the world is a good employee, you know, or people who can do your work for you and do it well the way you'd like to have it done.
When you're poor and you have a bunch of kids in your family, you don't know that everybody's not poor.