Step Back in Time When You Read Sweet 17 June Carter Quotes

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Memorable Quotes By June Carter

Although June Carter will go down in history as the beloved wife of Johnny Cash, she's offered us much more than that. June spent her days as a talented singer and actress as well. She's left behind some beautiful quotes about life that any of us can learn from. Not to mention, she totally tackled motherhood, so that's got to count for something!

Best remembered as a country music star, June always had the right words to put a smile on faces everywhere. America watched as she made a name for herself, while establishing an inspiring relationship with Cash. Many of the heartwarming quotes June left behind were about her marriage, something we're still obsessing over.

Check out these touching quotes by June Carter that will put a smile on your face. Although she's not with us anymore, she's able to remind us of the power of love and laugher. We all have a little something to learn from June.

June Carter Quotes That Will Warm Your Heart

  • "I'm just trying to matter."

  • "I chose to be Mrs. Johnny Cash in my life. I decided I'd allow him to be Moses and I'd be Moses' brother Aaron, picking his arms up and padding along behind him."

  • "Every dog has his day, unless he loses his tail, then he has a weak-end."

  • "I've flown out of character so many times. In that sense I've been lucky, because I've been given the liberty to do just about anything I've wanted to do in my lifetime."

  • "One morning, about four o'clock, I was driving my car just about as fast as I could. I thought, Why am I out this time of night? I was miserable, and it came to me: I'm falling in love with somebody I have no right to fall in love with."

Beautiful Quotes By June Carter

  • "I have always enjoyed being a part of his life. I've always loved him, and he's always loved me."

  • "How can you be any purer than pure if your name is Carter? How can you get away from being a Carter? There's a part of you that's gonna come through. How do you keep from doing it? It's what you're born to do."

  • "For the last 20 months, I've just been going from one hospital to another."

  • "I was never looking back in regret. I never thought, Oh, why didn't I become an actress? or Why did I just go paddling along after John? I've always walked along right by his side, and he's always supported everything I do."

  • "I worked with John, but I had enough sense to walk just a little ways behind him. I could have made more records, but I wanted to have a marriage."

  • "I stayed in submission to my husband, and he allowed me to do anything I wanted to. I felt like I was lucky to have that kind of romance."

Beloved June Carter Quotes

  • "Inside that book, it's my life-all the places where I'm hurting or I laughed or I cried or I prayed. And I've had to pray a lot!"

  • "I've been really happy just traveling and being Mrs. Johnny Cash all these years. But I'm also really happy and surprised that someone wanted me to make another album, and I'm real proud of what I've done."

  • "We got married in a fever hotter than a pepper sprout."

  • "He's just like my father that way-my father just adored my mother and let her do whatever she wanted. John's like that. He's a very rare man, a very good man, and I've had a good life with him. I'm proud to be walking in the wake of Johnny's fame."

  • "Our lives are entwined with the people over the footlights. We are a part of them."

  • "We wanted to slow down. But no one would let us."

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