Hall of Fame country music singer Don Williams passed away today at the age of 78. He leaves behind a devoted wife, two sons, and over four decades in music. He first began his music career as a part of folk-pop group known as Pozo-Seco Singers in the mid 1960s. But he would achieve his greatest success on his own, creating hits such as “You’re My Best Friend,” “Tulsa Time,” and his biggest hit “I Believe In You,” which reached the top of the country charts and #24 on the Hot 100 in 1981.
As we remember Don Williams life in country music, let’s take a few extra moments to appreciate this man’s words of wisdom…
Don Williams Quotes: Best Quotes & Most-Famous Sayings
“Volunteers are caring friends.”
“Glorious is the tumult of the waves that crash against a vessel, preparing it for the seas of life.”
“What we aspire to be is more than what we are yet less than what we are capable of.”
“Why is it that an extended olive branch often turns to a clinched fist of hatred?
“Music is the balm that heals the forlorn ache of a distant star.”
“The road of life twists and turns and no two directions are ever the same. Yet our lessons come from the journey, not the destination.”
“Superman and Robinhood are still alive in Hollywood.”
“Lessons that come easy are not lessons at all. They are gracious acts of luck. Yet lessons learned the hard way are lessons never forgotten.”
“I don’t believe virginity is common as it used to be.”