My mother has always been unhappy with what I do. She would rather I do something nicer, like be a bricklayer.
All dope can do for you is kill you the long hard way. And it can kill the people you love right along with you.
All music is folk music, I ain't never heard no horse sing a song.
A problem is a chance for you to do your best.
I do hope you can see me today.
Elizabeth II of England
If the Beatles are the Christ, you're the Anti-Christ.
Andrew Loog Oldham
Boys will be boys... and so will most men.
Jean R Langley
There's a basic rule which runs through all kinds of music, kind of an unwritten rule. I don't know what it is. But I've got it.
May God bless and keep you always,
May your wishes all come true,
May you always do for others
And let others do for you.
May you build a ladder to the stars
And climb on every rung,
May you stay forever young.
I always felt rock and roll was very, very wholesome music.
Would those of you in the cheaper seats clap your hands? And the rest of you, if you'll just rattle your jewelry.
All I am certain of right now is that I don't want to go anywhere, and that's not bad for someone who always used to run.
And the things you can’t remember tell the things you can’t forget that history puts a saint in every dream.
The social kiss is an exchange of insincerity between two combatants on the field of social advancement. It places hygiene before affection and condescension before all else.
London Sunday Correspondent
Never confuse the size of your paycheck with the size of your talent.
The poets were not alone in sanctioning myths, for long before the poets the states and the lawmakers had sanctioned them as a useful expedient. They needed to control the people by superstitious fears, and these cannot be aroused without myths and marvels.
After two years in Washington, I often long for the realism and sincerity of Hollywood.
I just don’t quite understand it [the press], really. I don’t understand the animal. It’s a strange, roundabout way of selling something; it leaves a foul taste... The thing that fascinates me is: who cares what an actor thinks?
No scoundrel is so stupid as to not find a reason for his vile conduct.
How come fat chance and slim chance mean the same thing?