The Boot rounds up this week's most memorable quotes from country stars.

"If somebody tells you that the sensitive ballads are more fun to perform than the uptempo rockers that get people on their feet and make them throw their panties onstage, they are lying." --Trace Adkins (Source: Reuters)

"Shania's dress." --Randy Houser, when The Boot asked what impressed him at the CMA Awards

"You can put lipstick on a holy roller, but she's still a holy roller. Course, I'm not talkin' about [Sarah Palin]; I'm talkin' about me." --Dolly Parton, to a concert audience in Des Moines, Iowa (Source: Des Moines Register)

"I love huggers, but sometimes I get gropers. When it goes beyond 10 seconds -- that's excessive." --Taylor Swift (Source: Rolling Stone)

"I really admire the guy picking beans, the one building houses or laying brick. These to me are the real true heroes. I don't enjoy hanging out with celebrities." --Alabama frontman Randy Owen (Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

"I don't know what I'm going to do right now. ... I feel like crying. That's one of the coolest stage experiences I've ever had." --Luke Bryan, on stage in South Carolina, following James Otto's emotional performance of 'In Color,' a song co-written by Jamey Johnson and Lee Thomas Miller. (Source: Augusta Chronicle)

"Redemption is out there for everybody to get. Just watch me. I'm gonna show you how to do it." --Mindy McCready (Source: Inside Edition)