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Brian Wilson quotes: When I can't write, it depresses me. When I can't write, it depresses me.
Brian Wilson quotes: There's no outdoing The Beatles. There's no outdoing The Beatles.
Brian Wilson quotes: I play piano all the time. I'm always at my piano, playing music. I play piano all the time. I'm always at my piano, playing music.
Brian Wilson quotes: I was very, very financially secure my whole life. I have been very lucky to say that. I was very, very financially secure my whole life. I have been very lucky to say that.
Brian Wilson quotes: I listen to oldies but goodies stations, '60s and '70s music. I listen to oldies but goodies stations, '60s and '70s music.
Brian Wilson quotes: Politics goes in one ear and out the other. I don't even know the president's name for sure. That's how stupid I am. Politics goes in one ear and out the other. I don't even know the president's name for sure. That's how stupid I am.
Brian Wilson quotes: I'm not a genius. I'm just a hard-working guy. I'm not a genius. I'm just a hard-working guy.
Brian Wilson quotes: I met Paul in 1967, Ringo in 1985, and I saw George Harrison in a nightclub somewhere in L. A. I never met John. I met Paul in 1967, Ringo in 1985, and I saw George Harrison in a nightclub somewhere in L. A. I never met John.
Brian Wilson quotes: I have an instinct for music, or a feeling about it, and I'll have my feelings guide my hands. I have an instinct for music, or a feeling about it, and I'll have my feelings guide my hands.
Brian Wilson quotes: It's like when a guy gets a divorce from his wife. You part ways. That's what I did with The Beach Boys. It's like when a guy gets a divorce from his wife. You part ways. That's what I did with The Beach Boys.
Brian Wilson quotes: I meditate and I also think about meditation. Which is funny. I think about Maharishi, about just the idea of meditating. It gives me something. I meditate and I also think about meditation. Which is funny. I think about Maharishi, about just the idea of meditating. It gives me something.
Brian Wilson quotes: Gershwin inspired me very much. The concept of 'That Lucky Old Sun' was inspired by 'Rhapsody in Blue' - not influenced, but inspired. Gershwin inspired me very much. The concept of 'That Lucky Old Sun' was inspired by 'Rhapsody in Blue' - not influenced, but inspired.
Brian Wilson quotes: Humor - it helps to make the vibe better - it loosens up the vibrations. Humor - it helps to make the vibe better - it loosens up the vibrations.
Brian Wilson quotes: What in the world is a hangover cure? What in the world is a hangover cure?
Brian Wilson quotes: I can write songs, I've had songs in movies, but I can't compose film scores, you know? I can write songs, I've had songs in movies, but I can't compose film scores, you know?
Brian Wilson quotes: If you're going to write a song, try to get together with a collaborator because it's better to write with collaborators. If you're going to write a song, try to get together with a collaborator because it's better to write with collaborators.
Brian Wilson quotes: I earned my famous name. I earned my famous name.
Brian Wilson quotes: I'd earned over a million dollars by the time I was old enough to vote. I'd earned over a million dollars by the time I was old enough to vote.
Brian Wilson quotes: My brother Carl taught me how to play bass. I'm a self-taught keyboard player, though - I figured out our harmonies at the piano. My brother Carl taught me how to play bass. I'm a self-taught keyboard player, though - I figured out our harmonies at the piano.
Brian Wilson quotes: I wanted to emulate Bob Flanagan, the high voice in the 'Four Freshmen.' I wanted to sing high like he did. I wanted to emulate Bob Flanagan, the high voice in the 'Four Freshmen.' I wanted to sing high like he did.
Brian Wilson quotes: The only reason I'd ever get a sex change operation is to see what it's like to be right all the time. The only reason I'd ever get a sex change operation is to see what it's like to be right all the time.
Brian Wilson quotes: I hate those old falsettos, I really do, and it's embarrassing since I've grown up. I hate those old falsettos, I really do, and it's embarrassing since I've grown up.
Brian Wilson quotes: I still believe that something is right only when it feels right. I still believe that something is right only when it feels right.
Brian Wilson quotes: You don't really know what to believe until the Government denies it. You don't really know what to believe until the Government denies it.
Brian Wilson quotes: You say how you feel, and songs don't lie. Songs are the most honest form of human expression there isthere's nothing that lies about a song. You say how you feel, and songs don't lie. Songs are the most honest form of human expression there is
there's nothing that lies about a song.
Brian Wilson quotes: The audiences in the U.K. like me more than in America. The audiences in the U.K. like me more than in America.
Brian Wilson quotes: I've never written one note or word of music simply because I think it will make money. I've never written one note or word of music simply because I think it will make money.
Brian Wilson quotes: You know, Rolling Stones songs all sound kind of the same. You know, Rolling Stones songs all sound kind of the same.
Brian Wilson quotes: I believe that music is God's voice. I believe that music is God's voice.
Brian Wilson quotes: You're called a genius by people, and then your whole life you become the part. You're called a genius by people, and then your whole life you become the part.
Brian Wilson quotes: Probably not much of a song left in me, you know, if any, because I've written so many, some 250 songs or 300 or whatever it is. Probably not much of a song left in me, you know, if any, because I've written so many, some 250 songs or 300 or whatever it is.
Brian Wilson quotes: I have stage fright every single concert I've ever done. I have at least four or five minutes of it. It's absolute living hell. I have stage fright every single concert I've ever done. I have at least four or five minutes of it. It's absolute living hell.
Brian Wilson quotes: If there's not love present, it's much, much harder to function. When there's love present, it's easier to deal with life. If there's not love present, it's much, much harder to function. When there's love present, it's easier to deal with life.
Brian Wilson quotes: Pop music has been exhausted. The innocence has been exhausted. I think we've lost the ability to be blown away by music. Pop music has been exhausted. The innocence has been exhausted. I think we've lost the ability to be blown away by music.
Brian Wilson quotes: You know Chuck, Buddy, and Elvis paved the road. The roots are deep inside us, it's the rhythm in our soul. You know Chuck, Buddy, and Elvis paved the road. The roots are deep inside us, it's the rhythm in our soul.
Brian Wilson quotes: I think cursing is a bunch of malarkey. I think cursing is a bunch of malarkey.
Brian Wilson quotes: Some people might think that sex is the highest experience you can have. I tend to think that music is. Some people might think that sex is the highest experience you can have. I tend to think that music is.
Brian Wilson quotes: So it's 1976 and we're still riding on our past success. I mean I've gone on like that for I don't know how long. So it's 1976 and we're still riding on our past success. I mean I've gone on like that for I don't know how long.
Brian Wilson quotes: You know what? I'm not always in a positive, happy place. But I'm able to concentrate enough to come up with a really good song. You know what? I'm not always in a positive, happy place. But I'm able to concentrate enough to come up with a really good song.
Brian Wilson quotes: I wake up in the morning and I say 'Ahh! Today's the day for a song! I'm going to write a song today!' And I do. I write a song. I wake up in the morning and I say 'Ahh! Today's the day for a song! I'm going to write a song today!' And I do. I write a song.
Brian Wilson quotes: To wear a floral shirt is an experience. To wear a floral shirt is an experience.