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12 Badass Quotes from Country’s Strongest Women

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Moments of doubt, low self-esteem and insecurity can plague just about anyone. That’s when a little dose of country wisdom from some of the strongest women in the biz can pick you right up. From classic country to today, these women have your back.

“Growing up is not being so dead-set on making everybody happy.” – Reba McEntire

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She’s funny, multi-talented and doesn’t take any sass. Remember when she had that television show “Reba”?

“I’m not just a big-haired redhead country singer who dresses flamboyantly, has this wicked sense of humor and wears rhinestones.” -Naomi Judd

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She’s so much more, but this list is a stellar start…

“Find out who you are and do it on purpose.” -Dolly Parton

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Dolly is the rainbow after the rain. She always has just the right thing to say for every occasion.

“My idea is to push buttons first, scare off the people who are going to be scared off, and then the right people will like you for who you really are, and stay with you.” -Kacey Musgraves

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This Texas beauty probably wins almost everyone over in the end.

“Not only do I know how to milk a cow, but I know how to herd a bunch of cows, too, which is a life skill that I think may come in handy someday.” -Martina McBride

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And she can belt out a classic tune. This is why Martina McBride will always be a legend.

“My attitude toward men who mess around is simple: If you find ’em, kill ’em.” -Loretta Lynn

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Are there any lovelorn folks out there? Loretta Lynn is your woman.

“I don’t spend time wondering what might be next; I just focus on trying to savor every day.”Trisha Yearwood

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She’s full of wisdom, sunshine, and lots of amazing cooking advice. It doesn’t hurt she’s married to the most chivalrous guy in country, either.

“It sounds corny, but I’ve promised my inner child that never again will I ever abandon myself for anything or anyone else.”Wynonna Judd

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This quote is far from corny. Amen, sister!

“Boys, they can’t take my refrigerator now. They’ll never get my car now. I paid cash for ’em and they’re mine, and I’m keepin’ ’em!”Patsy Cline

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Before Destiny’s Child belted out “Independent Woman” in the early 2000s, there was Patsy Cline.

“Every day is a new day, and you’ll never be able to find happiness if you don’t move on.”Carrie Underwood

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She’s a business mogul and arguably the most successful winner of American Idol. She’s probably right.

“My mom was always saying: ‘Be whatever you want to be, but stick with it. Don’t waiver. Don’t change who you are for anybody.'”Miranda Lambert

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Mama knows best!

“You should never doubt yourself because you never, ever know what’s around the corner.” -Kellie Pickler

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There’s always a new beginning and the fearless Kellie Pickler definitely proves that nugget of wisdom to be true.

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12 Badass Quotes from Country’s Strongest Women