Country Boy Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old country boy quotes, country boy sayings, and country boy proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


I'm still a farm boy at heart. If I hadn't suffered from asthma as a child, I would be a farmer today.     

Jim Davis

I'm a country boy at heart. I love it when you've got your boots on and you're standing in three inches of cow muck.     

Alastair Cook

You have to understand, now, I'm a momma's boy. I'm from the south. My way of being raised is totally different than the big city life. I truly was a country boy.     

Terry Bradshaw

I am a country boy and proud of it.     

Lionel Richie

Being an old farm boy myself, chickens coming home to roost never did make me sad; they've always made me glad.     

Malcolm X

In the beginning, I tried to be a more cosmopolitan writer, but I realized that I was a country boy, and I had to deal with things I knew about and where I came from.     

Ernest Gaines

Myself, I'm just a simple country boy who spent time on the streets and developed a style of writing and rapping and a cool sound that people seem to enjoy.     

Big Smo

I'm a country boy. I hate New York. But that's where things happen, so I use it as a base for stories, I know enough about it. But I have to keep going back there.     

Mickey Spillane

I see myself as half country boy and half city boy, so I need both to balance me out. I couldn't spend all of my time in either place.     

Johnny Iuzzini

I was a typical farm boy. I liked the farm. I enjoyed the things that you do on a farm, go down to the drainage ditch and fish, and look at the crawfish and pick a little cotton.     

Sam Donaldson

You sure look good, sittin' in my right seat / Buckle up, and I'll take you through the five speeds / Wind it up, or I can slow it way down / In the woods or right uptown / I'm a country boy, I've got a four-wheel drive     

Allan Jackson

Well life on the farm is kinda laid back / Ain't much an old country boy like me can't hack / It's early to rise, early in the sack / Thank god I'm a country boy     

John Martin Sommers

Well a simple kinda life never did me no harm / A raisin' me a family and workin' on a farm / My days are all filled with an easy country charm / Thank god I'm a country boy     

John Martin Sommers

Well I got me a fine wife I got me a fiddle / When the sun's comin' up I got cakes on the griddle / Life ain't nothin' but a funy funny riddle / Thank god I'm a country boy     

John Martin Sommers

Country boy, ain't got no shoes / Country boy, ain't got no blues / Well, you work all day / While you're wantin' to play / In the sun and the sand / With a face that's tan.     

Johnny Cash

Country boy, ain't got no ills / Country boy, don't owe no bills / You get a wiggly worm / And then you watch him squirm.     

Johnny Cash

Bob liked to ride a donkey and, you know, go to the fields with Mary's Grandfather and things like that; because, he's a country boy, you know.     

Kevin Macdonald

It was an improbable romance. He was a country boy. She was from the city. She had the world at her feet, while he didn't have two dimes to rub together.     

Jeremy Leven

Gilbert Burton was a country boy who had just come to the big city to make a fortune. He was willing to start at the bottom, and that's just what he did.     

Jack Roche

I better have my lawyer take a look at these. I'm just a simple country boy. There's all kinds of big words in here I can't even pronounce. Hell, you might be takin' me to the cleaners for all I know.     

Douglas J. Eboch

In town or country, however pleasant it may be to be running about and playing, it is necessary still to go to school; and whether in town or country, school furnishes some of the most strong and marked days of a lad's life.     

William Howitt

A clever country lad never wants employment.     

William Howitt

Progress of a country boy in horsemanship by riding sticks, boughs, turnstiles, asses, cows, horses, etc.     

William Howitt

From New Zealand pubs to Iowa farms, Country Boys provides compelling evidence that rural masculinity matters.     

Carolyn Sachs

Country Boys contributes to the exciting scholarly field of masculinity studies and to studies of rural places.     

Carolyn Sachs

Between the colonial period and 1925, the average American boy was a farm boy.     

Priscilla Ferguson Clement

Nineteenth-century, urban, middle-class children increasingly turned their attention to school and to play, farm boys remained integral to their families economic survival well into the twentieth century.     

Priscilla Ferguson Clement

To be a farm boy was to be a worker, first and foremost.     

Priscilla Ferguson Clement

Beyond work, farm boys often achieved only a limited schooling and had to entertain themselves with the resources of the land surrounding them.     

Priscilla Ferguson Clement

All farm children began work at an early age, and in their first 6 or 7 years, boys and girls of ten did the same tasks.     

Priscilla Ferguson Clement

I'm a country boy, so I really appreciate the country. I love fishing, so I fish between takes on set. During lunch, I go for a fish.     

Travis Fimmel

I don't like crying. I'm a country boy, and we're the product of our upbringing. As a boy, I was told that men don't cry.     

Andrea Bocelli

True cowboys Are The ones who aren't afraid to get dirty.     

Lane Frost

I am just an old country boy in a big town trying to get along. I have been eating pretty regular and the reason I have been is because I have stayed an old country boy.     

Will Rogers

I'm a country boy who hasn't really been exposed to city living, and it throws me.     

Randy Moss

I'm a country boy. I grew up kicking around the woods, riding dirt bikes, playing football, climbing rocks and all that good stuff, so that's always been fun.     

Taylor Kinney