Kinky Friedman - Quotes

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Beauty is in the eye of the beer holder.

Beauty is in the eye of the beer holder.

Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail.

Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail.

Well, I just said that Jesus and I were both Jewish and that neither of us ever had a job, we never had a home, we never married and we traveled around the countryside irritating people. ---->>>

If Willie Nelson had been Rosa Parks, there never would have been a civil rights movement in this country, because he refuses to leave the back of the bus. ---->>>

I don't apologize to people who try to intimidate. ---->>>

I support gay marriage. I believe they have a right to be as miserable as the rest of us.

I support gay marriage. I believe they have a right to be as miserable as the rest of us.

A happy childhood... is the worst possible preparation for life. ---->>>

How can you look at the Texas legislature and still believe in intelligent design?

How can you look at the Texas legislature and still believe in intelligent design?

We've got to clear some of the room out of the prisons so we can put the bad guys in there, like the pedophiles and the politicians. ---->>>

I don't apologize to people with an agenda. ---->>>

Remember: Y'all is singular. All y'all is plural. All y'all's is plural possessive. ---->>>

You struggle with your demons and you conquer them. ---->>>

Musicians can run this state better than politicians. We won't get a lot done in the mornings, but we'll work late and be honest. ---->>>

May the God of your choice bless and keep you. I respect Him as long as He does not circumcise me anymore. ---->>>

I even went so far as to become a Southern Baptist for a while, until I realized that they didn't hold 'em under long enough. ---->>>

I've always said money may buy you a fine dog, but only love can make it wag its tail. ---->>>

I never apologize for the truth. And the truth here is that racists come in many different colors. ---->>>

I'm too young for Medicare and too old for women to care. ---->>>

The only currency I value is the coin of the spirit. That's very important in my life. ---->>>

I admit I was drinking a Guinness... but I did not swallow. ---->>>

The folks in Mississippi are saying, 'Thank God for Texas.' ---->>>

Yes, I'm a Judeo-Christian. Jesus and Moses are in my heart, and... both of them were independents, by the way. ---->>>

You have to pretend that your life is a financial pleasure even when your autographs are bouncing.

You have to pretend that your life is a financial pleasure even when your autographs are bouncing.

I just want Texas to be number one in something other than executions, toll roads and property taxes. ---->>>

No, nothing has changed in my life at all, and nothing would change if I had millions. ---->>>

I don't remember the first half of my life. All I say is a happy childhood is the worst possible preparation for life. ---->>>

These days, there are many people around the world who listen to the songs that made me infamous and read the books that made me respectable. ---->>>

I admit to drinking it, but I did not swallow. ---->>>

The Democrats and Republicans are the same guy admiring themself in the mirror. ---->>>

We're first on executions. We're 49th in funding public education. We're in a race with Mississippi for the bottom, and we're winning. ---->>>

I see an issue I like, and I support it. ---->>>

The first thing I'll do if elected is demand a recount. ---->>>

Politics is the only field in which the more experience you have, the worse you get. ---->>>

And I think musicians can better run this state than politicians. And, hell, beauticians can better run the state than politicians. ---->>>

I have a better head of hair than Rick Perry; it's just not in a place I can show you. ---->>>

Students don't know who Mark Twain was because he wasn't on the test. ---->>>

I'll sign anything except bad legislation. ---->>>

The teachers are getting screwed, blued, and tattooed by the system. ---->>>

We were a country band with a social conscience. ---->>>

I'll tell you right now. I'm for prayer in school. ---->>>

Young people are the key to this election. ---->>>

If you ain't Texan, I ain't got time for you. ---->>>

When I'm governor... I'll be the first governor with a listed telephone number. ---->>>

I'll keep us out of war with Oklahoma! ---->>>

We've had to be creative to get on the ballot. ---->>>

William Bennett is my patron saint, one of them. Redd Foxx is another. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 11-01, 1944
Birthplace: in Chicago, Illinois, The United States
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Occupation: Musician

Richard Samet "Kinky" Friedman (born November 1, 1944) is an American singer, songwriter, novelist, humorist, politician and former columnist for Texas Monthly who styles himself in the mold of popular American satirists Will Rogers and Mark Twain. He was one of two independent candidates in the 2006 election for the office of Governor of Texas (wikipedia)