Billy Joel Quotes

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Billy Joel quotes: I've written a bunch of stuff that no one's ever heard, and I don't know if they ever will. I'm just doing it for my own edification. I've written a bunch of stuff that no one's ever heard, and I don't know if they ever will. I'm just doing it for my own edification.
Billy Joel quotes: I could walk away from anyone I ever knew, but I can't walk away from you. I could walk away from anyone I ever knew, but I can't walk away from you.
Billy Joel quotes: It's OK if you mess up. You should give yourself a break. It's OK if you mess up. You should give yourself a break.
Billy Joel quotes: Lawrence of Arabia, British Beatlemania. Lawrence of Arabia, British Beatlemania.
Billy Joel quotes: Where have you been hanging out lately honey? You can't dress trashy 'til you spend a lot of money. Where have you been hanging out lately honey? You can't dress trashy 'til you spend a lot of money.
Billy Joel quotes: Hot funk, cold punk, even if it's old junk, it's still rock and roll to me. Hot funk, cold punk, even if it's old junk, it's still rock and roll to me.
Billy Joel quotes: Don't be afraid to try again everyone goes south every now and then. Don't be afraid to try again everyone goes south every now and then.
Billy Joel quotes: I won't be righteous again. I'm not sure anymore. I won't be righteous again. I'm not sure anymore.
Billy Joel quotes: If you said good-bye to me tonight, There would still be music left to write. If you said good-bye to me tonight, There would still be music left to write.
Billy Joel quotes: I don't want clever conversation, I never want to work that hard, I just want someone I can talk to, I want you just the way you are. I don't want clever conversation, I never want to work that hard, I just want someone I can talk to, I want you just the way you are.
Billy Joel quotes: I don't care what consequence it brings, I have been a fool for lesser things. I don't care what consequence it brings, I have been a fool for lesser things.
Billy Joel quotes: There's a deep-seated paranoia that Americans have about not being Americans or something. There's a deep-seated paranoia that Americans have about not being Americans or something.
Billy Joel quotes: Every time I've held a rose,It seems I only felt the thorns Every time I've held a rose,
It seems I only felt the thorns
Billy Joel quotes: I sold my house to Jerry Seinfeld. I sold my house to Jerry Seinfeld.
Billy Joel quotes: You can linger too long in your dreams... You can linger too long in your dreams...
Billy Joel quotes: I did write a letter to the archdiocese who'd banned the song, Only the Good Die Young, asking them to ban my next record. I did write a letter to the archdiocese who'd banned the song, Only the Good Die Young, asking them to ban my next record.
Billy Joel quotes: Most people are satisfied with the junk food being sold as music. Most people are satisfied with the junk food being sold as music.
Billy Joel quotes: You look so polished from your hair down to your toes, but still your finger's gonna pick your nose. You look so polished from your hair down to your toes, but still your finger's gonna pick your nose.
Billy Joel quotes: You want to give people a reason to hate my guts more? I'm making more money. You want to give people a reason to hate my guts more? I'm making more money.
Billy Joel quotes: We are living in a time when American popular music is finally being recognized as one of our most successful exports. The demand is huge. We are living in a time when American popular music is finally being recognized as one of our most successful exports. The demand is huge.
Billy Joel quotes: It's really hard to make a living as a musician. It's almost impossible. It's really hard to make a living as a musician. It's almost impossible.
Billy Joel quotes: They're sharing a drink they call lonliness, but it's better than drinking alone. They're sharing a drink they call lonliness, but it's better than drinking alone.
Billy Joel quotes: You've got your passion. You've got your pride. But don't you know that only fools are satisfied? Dream on, but don't imagine they'll all come true. You've got your passion. You've got your pride. But don't you know that only fools are satisfied? Dream on, but don't imagine they'll all come true.
Billy Joel quotes: Advice is cheap; you can take it from me. Advice is cheap; you can take it from me.
Billy Joel quotes: When I was a young musician, the only option available to pursue secondary education in music was to attend a classical conservatory. When I was a young musician, the only option available to pursue secondary education in music was to attend a classical conservatory.
Billy Joel quotes: You'll learn more from your accidents than anything that you could ever learn at school. You'll learn more from your accidents than anything that you could ever learn at school.
Billy Joel quotes: If you could only hear what I dream. If you could only hear what I dream.
Billy Joel quotes: They say there's a heaven for those who wait, some say it's better I say it ain't. They say there's a heaven for those who wait, some say it's better I say it ain't.
Billy Joel quotes: She's got a way about her,And everywhere she goes, a million dreams of love surround her,everywhere. She's got a way about her,
And everywhere she goes,
a million dreams of love surround her,
everywhere.
Billy Joel quotes: I'm single but interviewing. I'm single but interviewing.
Billy Joel quotes: When I look at great works of art or listen to inspired music, I sense intimate portraits of the specific times in which they were created. When I look at great works of art or listen to inspired music, I sense intimate portraits of the specific times in which they were created.
Billy Joel quotes: I was drawn to boxing because I got beat up as a kid. I was the kid with the piano books in a New York neighbourhood. I was drawn to boxing because I got beat up as a kid. I was the kid with the piano books in a New York neighbourhood.
Billy Joel quotes: It was so easy living day by day Out of touch with the rhythm and blues But now I need a little give and take The New York Times, The It was so easy living day by day Out of touch with the rhythm and blues But now I need a little give and take The New York Times, The Daily News.
Billy Joel quotes: Some people stay far away from the door if there's a chance of it opening up. They hear a voice in the hall outside and hope that it just passes Some people stay far away from the door if there's a chance of it opening up. They hear a voice in the hall outside and hope that it just passes by.
Billy Joel quotes: I'm a history nut. I'm a history nut.
Billy Joel quotes: Give us this day our daily discount merchandise. Give us this day our daily discount merchandise.
Billy Joel quotes: I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints. I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints.
Billy Joel quotes: Like a boxer in a title fight, you have to walk in that ring alone. Like a boxer in a title fight, you have to walk in that ring alone.
Billy Joel quotes: She's got a smile that heals me. She's got a smile that heals me.
Billy Joel quotes: I may be an antique like the Stones, but antiques are valuable. I may be an antique like the Stones, but antiques are valuable.
Billy Joel quotes: I have long admired Steinway pianos for their qualities of tone, clarity, pitch consistency, touch responsiveness, and superior craftsmanship. I have long admired Steinway pianos for their qualities of tone, clarity, pitch consistency, touch responsiveness, and superior craftsmanship.
Billy Joel quotes: I'm not the kind of guy who wants to be on a pedestal. I'm not the kind of guy who wants to be on a pedestal.
Billy Joel quotes: Streetlife serenaders Have no obligations Hold no grand illusions Need no stimulation. Streetlife serenaders Have no obligations Hold no grand illusions Need no stimulation.
Billy Joel quotes: She can kill with her smile, she can wound with her eyes. She can kill with her smile, she can wound with her eyes.
Billy Joel quotes: You can get what you want or you can just get old. You can get what you want or you can just get old.
Billy Joel quotes: People in music lie, but they don't expect you to believe them. People in television actually expect you to believe the lies. People in music lie, but they don't expect you to believe them. People in television actually expect you to believe the lies.
Billy Joel quotes: Rock and roll just used to be for kicks, now a days it's politics. Rock and roll just used to be for kicks, now a days it's politics.
Billy Joel quotes: They are sharing a drink called loneliness. They are sharing a drink called loneliness.
Billy Joel quotes: Do what's good for you Or you're not good for anybody Do what's good for you
Or you're not good for anybody
Billy Joel quotes: Do what you love, and you'll always love what you do Do what you love, and you'll always love what you do
Billy Joel quotes: She always says I'm the best friend that she's ever had... how do you hang up on someone who needs you that bad? ~From 'Laura' on The Nylon Curtain She always says I'm the best friend that she's ever had... how do you hang up on someone who needs you that bad? ~From 'Laura' on The Nylon Curtain
Billy Joel quotes: No end to sorrow, caused by the same endless fears. Why can't we learn from all we've been through after two thousand years? No end to sorrow, caused by the same endless fears. Why can't we learn from all we've been through after two thousand years?
Billy Joel quotes: Your mother told you all that I could give you was a reputation. Your mother told you all that I could give you was a reputation.
Billy Joel quotes: Call you up in the middle of the night. It's awful hard trying to make love long distance, but I really need stimulation. Call you up in the middle of the night. It's awful hard trying to make love long distance, but I really need stimulation.
Billy Joel quotes: I see the children with their boredom and their vacant stares. I see the children with their boredom and their vacant stares.
Billy Joel quotes: Following a code of silence, you're never gonna lose the anger. Following a code of silence, you're never gonna lose the anger.
Billy Joel quotes: It should be easy for a man who's strong to say he's sorry or admit when he's wrong. It should be easy for a man who's strong to say he's sorry or admit when he's wrong.
Billy Joel quotes: I watched the mighty skyline fall I watched the mighty skyline fall
Billy Joel quotes: We're only human, we're supposed to make mistakes. We're only human, we're supposed to make mistakes.
Billy Joel quotes: I've reached the age where competence is a turn-on. I've reached the age where competence is a turn-on.
Billy Joel quotes: I don't belong in limos or private jets or on stage with people cheering me but that's what's kept me grounded because I know it's not right. I don't belong in limos or private jets or on stage with people cheering me but that's what's kept me grounded because I know it's not right.
Billy Joel quotes: If you're a very unfulfilled person you might have a tendency to turn to crime. If you're a very unfulfilled person you might have a tendency to turn to crime.
Billy Joel quotes: I hope it does not take the rest of my life until I find what it is I've been looking for. I hope it does not take the rest of my life until I find what it is I've been looking for.
Billy Joel quotes: It's alright, you can afford to lose a day or two It's alright, you can afford to lose a day or two
Billy Joel quotes: I can't remember faces, don't remember names, but after awhile and a thousand miles it all becomes the same. I can't remember faces, don't remember names, but after awhile and a thousand miles it all becomes the same.
Billy Joel quotes: I am, as I've said, merely competent. But in an age of incompetence, that makes me extraordinary. I am, as I've said, merely competent. But in an age of incompetence, that makes me extraordinary.
Billy Joel quotes: Take risks. Take chances. Don't be afraid. You gotta go into life brave. Take risks. Take chances. Don't be afraid. You gotta go into life brave.
Billy Joel quotes: A typical day in the life of a heavy metal musician consists of a round of golf and an AA meeting. A typical day in the life of a heavy metal musician consists of a round of golf and an AA meeting.
Billy Joel quotes: I have a theory that the only original things we ever do are mistakes. I have a theory that the only original things we ever do are mistakes.
Billy Joel quotes: What if she figures out you're not very smart? What if she figures out you're not very smart?
Billy Joel quotes: I see the winos talking to themselves and I can understand. I see the winos talking to themselves and I can understand.
Billy Joel quotes: Home can be the Pennsylvania TurnpikeIndiana's early morning dewHigh up in the hills of CaliforniaHome is just another word for you Home can be the Pennsylvania Turnpike
Indiana's early morning dew
High up in the hills of California
Home is just another word for you
Billy Joel quotes: I'm in a New York state of mind I'm in a New York state of mind
Billy Joel quotes: Well I never had a place that I could call my very own/That's all right, my love, 'cause you're my home. Well I never had a place that I could call my very own/That's all right, my love, 'cause you're my home.
Billy Joel quotes: All she wanted was sax. All she wanted was sax.
Billy Joel quotes: I've played all kinds of places, laid all kinds of girls. I've played all kinds of places, laid all kinds of girls.
Billy Joel quotes: Working too hard can give you a heart-attack. Working too hard can give you a heart-attack.