Cowboy Quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”Agustus MacCrae” float=”none” width=”100%”]Ain’t nuthin’ like ridin’ a fine horse in new country.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Amber” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cowboys they are all so tough on the outside, but so sweet and soft on the inside.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Anonymous” float=”none” width=”100%”]A good cowman knows how to lie to the tax collector and the cattle buyer.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Anonymous” float=”none” width=”100%”]A true cowboy knows love, pain and shame but never cares about fame.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Anonymous” float=”none” width=”100%”]Any cowboy can carry a tune. The trouble comes when he tries to unload it.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Anonymous” float=”none” width=”100%”]Boots, chaps and cowboy hats. Nothing else matters.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Anonymous” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cowboys are gentlemen who treat women with respect and work hard. They use their manners more than any other man would and ride horse and bulls like their is no tomorrow.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Anonymous” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cowboys need nothin’ more than a hat, horse, and the will to ride.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Anonymous” float=”none” width=”100%”]I took to the life of a cowboy like a horse takes to oats.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Anonymous” float=”none” width=”100%”]It ain’t the clothes that make the cowgirl, it’s the attitude and heart.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Anonymous” float=”none” width=”100%”]It doesn’t matter if a Cowboy lives in the mountains or in the flats, as long as it’s warm and there is a place to lay his hat.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Anonymous” float=”none” width=”100%”]Real cowboys never run, they just ride away.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Anonymous” float=”none” width=”100%”]The cowboy must never shoot first, hit a smaller man or take unfair advantage.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Anonymous” float=”none” width=”100%”]The only good reason to ride a bull is to meet a nurse.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Anonymous” float=”none” width=”100%”]You can tell a true cowboy by the type of horse that he rides.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Blake Allmendinger” float=”none” width=”100%”]A cowboy is defined by the work that he does. Any man lays claim to that name if he lives on a ranch and works–drives, brands, castrates, or nutures–a cattleman’s herd.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Bob Weir” float=”none” width=”100%”]I thought being a cowboy would be a terribly romantic thing to do. But it wasn’t. I shoveled a lot of stalls.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Bobby Goldsboro” float=”none” width=”100%”]The cowboy and the lady, as different as could be / But it seemed so right that rainy night in Tennessee.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Buck Brannaman” float=”none” width=”100%”]Horses and life, it’s all the same to me.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Buck Brannaman” float=”none” width=”100%”]The horse is a mirror to your soul. And sometimes you might not like what you see in the mirror.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Charles Dorian” float=”none” width=”100%”]A cowboy would rather throw a bull than eat beans with his knife.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Charles Dorian” float=”none” width=”100%”]These cowboys follow the rodeos from town to town in an effort to win some prize money and, incidentally, to break a few bones. Some of them win prize money.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Charles Marion Russell” float=”none” width=”100%”]Spending that many hours in the saddle gave a man plenty of time to think. That’s why so many cowboys fancied themselves Philosophers.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Charles W. Harris, Buck Rainey” float=”none” width=”100%”]Like the bears, the cowboy seemed to hibernate in the winter, and our only glimpse of him or the West was invariably in a summer setting.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Charles W. Harris, Buck Rainey” float=”none” width=”100%”]That the cowboy is one of the most romantic figures in American history is uncontested.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Charles W. Harris, Buck Rainey” float=”none” width=”100%”]The cowboy has been called America’s folk hero.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Charles W. Harris, Buck Rainey” float=”none” width=”100%”]The cowboy no doubt can be regarded as a proud rider, skilled, observant, alert, resourceful, unyielding, daring, punctilious in a code peculiar to his occupation, and faithful to his trust.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Chik Rains.Don Cook” float=”none” width=”100%”]Now a cowboy’s got a set of rules that he lives by day to day / If you ask for his advice, he’ll more than likely say / If it’s a fence, mend it, if it’s a dollar bill, spend it.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Chik Rains.Don Cook” float=”none” width=”100%”]That’s cowboy logic, every cowboy’s got it / He’s got a simple solution to just about anything[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Chris De Burgh” float=”none” width=”100%”]Now if you think the grass is greener on the far side of the hill, / All you cowboys: take it easy, there’s no grass there at all.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Chris Kyle” float=”none” width=”100%”]When I grew up, I only had two dreams. One was to be a cowboy and another was to be in the military. I grew up extremely patriotic and riding horses.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Clancy Jean Driscoll” float=”none” width=”100%”]If you think bull riding’ isn’t intense, come sit on his back and try on my saddle. This aint for tenderfoots.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Clinton McCoy” float=”none” width=”100%”]I took to the life of a cowboy like a horse takes to oats.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”David Goodman” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cowboys don’t get married, unless they stop being cowboys.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Dick Richards,Eric Bercovici” float=”none” width=”100%”]Kid, cowboying is something you do when you can’t do nothing else.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Eugene Field” float=”none” width=”100%”]I’d like to be a cowboy an’ ride a fiery hoss / Way out into the big an’ boundless west; / I’d kill the bears an’ catamounts an’ wolves I come across, / An’ I’d pluck the bal’ head eagle from his nest! / With my pistols at my side[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jack Clement” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cowboys they don’t ever understand this thing between a woman and a man / Until they find the one they always lose[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”James A. Michener” float=”none” width=”100%”]First buy a cowboy hat and boots. Then you’re on your way to being a Texan.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jimmy Tart” float=”none” width=”100%”]Where the leather is scarred, there is a great story to tell.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Denver” float=”none” width=”100%”]I think I’d rather be a cowboy, I think I’d rather ride the range. / I think I’d rather be a cowboy than to lay me down in love and lady’s chains.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John R. Erickson” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cowboy work is more than a job; it is a life-style and a medium of expression.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John R. Erickson” float=”none” width=”100%”]Remove the cowboy from his working environment and you have someone else, someone who resembles a cowboy in outward appearance but who, to one degree or another, is an imposter.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John R. Erickson” float=”none” width=”100%”]Since he lives where he work, andsince he deals with animals instead of machines, the cowboy is never really off work .[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John R. Erickson” float=”none” width=”100%”]The cowboy doesn’t have to punch a time clock, drive through snarls of traffic every morning, shave, wear a tie, or participate in office rituals to gain advancement.When he gets tired of the scenery, or if the boss crowds him too close, he packs his few possessions in a pick up and horse trailer, and moves on to another ranch.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John R. Erickson” float=”none” width=”100%”]The cowboy I know is a working man. He is defined by his work, which should not be confused with the term ‘job’.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John R. Erickson” float=”none” width=”100%”]The cowboy is a common laborer with heroic tendencies and a sense of humor.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John R. Erickson” float=”none” width=”100%”]The cowboy life attracts special type of individual who can shift for himself and endure isolation, and one who thrives on physical hardship, a certain amount of danger, and low wages.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Judge Roy Bean” float=”none” width=”100%”]A decent cowboy does not take what belongs to someone else and if he does he deserves to be strung up and left for the flies and coyotes.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Juice Newton” float=”none” width=”100%”]Ride E’m Cowboy, don’t let them throw ya down.. You can’t make no money if ya hit the ground, Ride E’m Cowboy, don’t let them throw ya down, You’re the toughest Cowboy in town.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Kacey Musgraves, Luke Laird, Shane McAnally” float=”none” width=”100%”]When a horse wants to run, there ain’t no sense in closing the gate / You can have your space, cowboy.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ken Alstad” float=”none” width=”100%”]Some cowboys have to much tumbleweed in their blood to settle down.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Kostas Lazarides,Vince Gill” float=”none” width=”100%”]Driving all night too many miles to go / Pedal tot he metal listenin’ to the radio / I got three days to get from Cheyenne to San Antone / That’s the life of a cowboy ridin’ the rodeo[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Kostas Lazarides,Vince Gill” float=”none” width=”100%”]Ride cowboy ride hold on for your life / Eight seconds is a long long time when you’re sitting on dynamite.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Kurt Philip Behm” float=”none” width=”100%”]A Cowboy never says goodbye, / it’s not in his nature.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Lane Frost” float=”none” width=”100%”]True cowboys are the ones who aren’t afraid to get dirty.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Lucille Recht Penner” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cowboy lived on a cattle ranches. A ranch had a house for the rancher and his family, barns for animals, and a bunkhouse where the cowboys slept.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Lucille Recht Penner” float=”none” width=”100%”]If your were out west about a hundred years ago, you might heard a cowboy yelling–ti yi yippy yay!- as he rode across the plains.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Lucille Recht Penner” float=”none” width=”100%”]What was it like to be a cowboy– to ride thousands of miles across the prairie.. to sleep under the stars at night.. to face storms and cattle rustlers and spampedes?Come take a ride with some cowboys and learn all about their exicting lives in the old west![/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Luke Perry” float=”none” width=”100%”]There’s a big difference between me and a real, legitimate working hand, or a world-champion rodeo cowboy. I play ’em, and I aspire to be like that, but those guys are tough.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Meg Clibbon” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cowboy films often show cowboys who are handsome, clean shaven, young and fair skinned. In real life cowboys were often quite old. They were covered in dust and had little time to wash or shave. Usually their horses were more handsome than they were.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Meg Clibbon” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cowboys come in many different shapes and sizes but all cowboys must be able to ride horses.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Meg Clibbon” float=”none” width=”100%”]The cowboys can rest and look at the distant mountains, the fish in the creek and the setting sun.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Missy Lyons” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cowboys don’t go around breaking hearts.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Missy Lyons” float=”none” width=”100%”]There is no better place to heal a broken heart than on the back of a horse.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Morrie Schwartz” float=”none” width=”100%”]We have a sense that we should be like the mythical cowboy… able to take on and conquer anything and live in the world without the need for other people.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Nathanael West” float=”none” width=”100%”]Let him ride a horse. He’s a cowboy ain’t he.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Nicholas Evans” float=”none” width=”100%”]It’s a lot like nuts and bolts-if the rider’s nuts, the horse bolts![/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Olivia Flannery” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cowboys work hard, play well, love soft, and are a hell of alot better than any other boy I’ve ever seen.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Paul Davis” float=”none” width=”100%”]They use to tell me, ride ’em cowboy don’t let ’em throw you down / You can’t make no money if you hit the ground / They say, ride ’em cowboy don’t let ’em throw you down / You’re the toughest cowboy in town.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Paul Weller” float=”none” width=”100%”]No man should have cowboys boots in his wardrobe. That’s fair enough, isn’t it? Unless you’re a cowboy, of course.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Philip Ashton Rollins” float=”none” width=”100%”]The cowboy remains an excellent model of popular history– authoritative yet acccessible.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Philip Ashton Rollins” float=”none” width=”100%”]The cowboy was far more than a theatric character. He was an affirmative, constructive factor in the social and political development of the United States.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Richard Kadrey” float=”none” width=”100%”]Now you are thinking like a thief. Fewer guns and more exits. We’ll cure your cowboy ways yet.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Richard Rowland” float=”none” width=”100%”]Learn this well, the last ride is never the last ride. And the end is not the end.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Roy Rogers” float=”none” width=”100%”]When my time comes, just skin me and put me up there on Trigger, just as though nothing had ever changed.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Roy Rogers” float=”none” width=”100%”]When you’re young and you fall off a horse, you may break something. When you’re my age, you splatter.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Shannon Ralls Lemon” float=”none” width=”100%”]The essential joy of being with horses is that it brings us in contact with the rare elements of grace, beauty, spirit and fire.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Taylor Kitsch” float=”none” width=”100%”]A good old rodeo never hurt anyone.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Tom Landry” float=”none” width=”100%”]Every coach has his own style of play, but when you spend your whole life as a Cowboy, you have to be influenced by what we did[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Tom Segura” float=”none” width=”100%”]If you’re going to wear a cowboy hat, you’re going to have to go all the way. You should have livestock around you, settle all of your disputes with a pistol, and ride a horse absolutely everywhere.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Tracy Byrd” float=”none” width=”100%”]Rodeo ain’t no ordinary life / But a cowboy ain’t no ordinary man[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Viggo Mortensen” float=”none” width=”100%”]In a lot of places in the United States and certainly even more places around the world, the image of the cowboy has become, for some people, a negative one. The word ‘cowboy’ implies a strong, stubborn individual whose individualism depends on pulling down other people’s individualism.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Will Rogers” float=”none” width=”100%”]There is something about riding on a prancing horse that makes you feel like something, even when you aint worth a thing[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”William James” float=”none” width=”100%”]A cowboy is a man with guts and a horse.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Willie Nelson” float=”none” width=”100%”]Inside every cowboy there’s a lady who’d love to slip out.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Winston Churchill” float=”none” width=”100%”]No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle.[/wpsm_quote]