Chris Ledoux Quotes

Chris LeDoux (October 2, 1948 – March 9, 2005) was an American country music singer-songwriter, bronze sculptor, and hall of fame rodeo champion. During his career LeDoux recorded 36 albums (many self-released) which have sold more than six million units in the United States as of January 2007. He was awarded one gold album certification from the RIAA, and was nominated for a Grammy Award and the Academy of Country Music Music Cliffie Stone Pioneer Award.

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Chris Ledoux


Sit tall in the saddle and hold your head up high. Keep your eyes fixed where the trail meets the sky, and live like you ain't afraid to die. Don't be scared...just enjoy the ride.

Chris Ledoux


Shoot, every time you get on an animal, you take your life in your hands.

Chris Ledoux


I admire bull riders for their passion and the uniqueness each one of them has.

Chris Ledoux


Tires were so bald on the truck that the air was showin' through, and I had to drive fifty miles an hour all the way out there, because the vibration was so bad.

Chris Ledoux


You get to where you kind of like it, and It's a habit That's hard to break. I still find myself sittin' in a cafe, like a pizza parlor.

Chris Ledoux


In fact my son subscribes to Pro Bull Rider magazine.

Chris Ledoux


If you're lucky enough to draw a good horse, you still have to ride him, then the next ones.

Chris Ledoux


The breeding programs for the bulls have improved significantly. The bulls are at a much higher caliber.

Chris Ledoux


And takin' a bath in the creek. That's the stuff that really made it worthwhile. Anybody can stay in a motel.

Chris Ledoux


Why not just do something a little more on the gentle side?

Chris Ledoux


Sleepin' in the truck wasn't so bad. Shoot, I kind of liked that, myself.

Chris Ledoux


Some guys work 125 to 130 rodeos a year. They're just goin' all the time.

Chris Ledoux


I always was one who didn't take things for granted. But I think I do appreciate things more now. The small moments of joy that we find each day are so much more precious now than when I looked at them before.

Chris Ledoux


I can remember sittin in a cafe when I first started in rodeo, and waitin until somebody got done so I could finish what they left.

Chris Ledoux


When I come up with an idea about the way I feel, I can really state it strongly in a song.

Chris Ledoux