Country Music Star George Strait Here For A Good Time And Other Quotes

Last Updated December 4th 2017

Country singer George Strait sings he is is not here for a long time, but he is here for a good time.

It is quite similar to the popular line: “It is not length of life, but depth of life. It is not duration, but a taking of the soul out of time, as all high action of the mind does.” by Ralph Waldo Emerson.

(Letters And Social Aims By Ralph Waldo Emerson, Houghton, Mifflin & Company, 1904, XI: Immortality; p.347)

Country Music Star George Strait Here For A Good Time“I ain’t here for a long time, I’m here for a good time.” – George Strait

The above line is taken from the hit country songHere For A Good Time“, which was co-written by George Strait, his son George Jr (aka Bubba) and Dean Dillon.

It was released back in September 6th, 2011.

This song became Strait’s 84th Top 10 single on the country chart in September 2011.

The American country music singer George Strait holds the record of having more number one hit singles (59 in total)than any one in music history.

This country hit-maker Strait is known as the “King of Country”.

He is also being billed as “the honky-tonk Frank Sinatra”.

Strait has sold more than 100 million records worldwide.

Country Music Star George Strait Here For A Good Time

Anyway, here are some of authentic quotes by George Strait:


“Everybody has their taste. But to be able to have success in this business is hard and so if you’re able to do it, more power to you.” – George Strait

(George Strait on New Music, Retirement and the ‘Bite’ of Country Radio By Fran C. Anderson, Rolling Stone, November 21, 2016)


“It’s just been such a fun, great career that I never dreamed I could have. I mean, getting in the Hall of Fame when I’m still out there.” – George Strait

(George Strait on New Music, Retirement and the ‘Bite’ of Country Radio By Fran C. Anderson, Rolling Stone, November 21, 2016)


“Talkin’ ’bout life, talkin’ bout girls, tryin’ to find yourself in this crazy old world.” – George Strait

(Q&A: George Strait on ‘Cold Beer,’ Vegas By Brian Mansfield, USA Today, Sept. 22, 2015)


“Country music was on my mind from the time I got up in the morning until I went to bed at night.” – George Strait

(George Strait: The Billboard Cover Story Q&A By Ray Waddell, August 16, 2013)


“You can have a really well-written song, but without a great melody it’s probably not going to go too far.” – George Strait

(George Strait: The Billboard Cover Story Q&A By Ray Waddell, August 16, 2013)


“I’ve never let the music business be the only thing in my life.” – George Strait

(George Strait: The Billboard Cover Story Q&A By Ray Waddell, August 16, 2013)


“If I have a regret, that’s one I have, that I didn’t continue to write through my whole career.” – George Strait

(George Strait: “I Don’t See A Lot of My Influence in Country Music Today” By Joe Pappalardo, Dallas Observer; October 3, 2016)