Elton John Quotes

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Elton John quotes: I hate to say this, but I always listen to the music and the instrumentation first, and then grab on to the lyrics later. I hate to say this, but I always listen to the music and the instrumentation first, and then grab on to the lyrics later.
Elton John quotes: I think people should be free to engage in any sexual practices they choose; they should draw the line at goats though. I think people should be free to engage in any sexual practices they choose; they should draw the line at goats though.
Elton John quotes: Sometimes you can't see the wood for the trees as an artist. Sometimes you can't see the wood for the trees as an artist.
Elton John quotes: I've only been interested in the artistic side of life. I've only been interested in the artistic side of life.
Elton John quotes: I have a much better relationship with the press than I did, I think because I stood my ground. I have a much better relationship with the press than I did, I think because I stood my ground.
Elton John quotes: Basically, I wanted redemption for the way I lived my life beforehand, and that was the drugs, the drink, the loose sex, whatever ... Basically, I wanted redemption for the way I lived my life beforehand, and that was the drugs, the drink, the loose sex, whatever ...
Elton John quotes: I was more ashamed that I couldn't work the washing machine than the fact that I was taking drugs. I was more ashamed that I couldn't work the washing machine than the fact that I was taking drugs.
Elton John quotes: As a child, as a teenager, I was kind of not allowed to wear fashionable clothes. As a child, as a teenager, I was kind of not allowed to wear fashionable clothes.
Elton John quotes: I've got that resilient thing inside me. But I wasn't a happy bunny. I've got that resilient thing inside me. But I wasn't a happy bunny.
Elton John quotes: I'm so over the tattoos and the T-shirts and rings through the noses. It's not pretty, it's not pleasant, it's not exciting. Please stop it now. I'm so over the tattoos and the T-shirts and rings through the noses. It's not pretty, it's not pleasant, it's not exciting. Please stop it now.
Elton John quotes: Until I can visualise what the lyrics are about and see the story or whatever, I can't hear the melody. Until I can visualise what the lyrics are about and see the story or whatever, I can't hear the melody.
Elton John quotes: And there are men behind bars who pray for the light and there are men in the suburbs who pray for the night. And there are men behind bars who pray for the light and there are men in the suburbs who pray for the night.
Elton John quotes: Love is the key we must turn, truth is the flame we must burn. Love is the key we must turn, truth is the flame we must burn.
Elton John quotes: It seems to me, sorry seems to be the hardest word. It seems to me, sorry seems to be the hardest word.
Elton John quotes: You can beat her, but don't mistreat her. Oh, don't believe that woman please. You can beat her, but don't mistreat her. Oh, don't believe that woman please.
Elton John quotes: The worst thing you can do to a child, and I've seen it happen so many times, is the silver spoon. The worst thing you can do to a child, and I've seen it happen so many times, is the silver spoon.
Elton John quotes: I tried to commit suicide one day. It was a very Woody Allen-type suicide. I turned on the gas and left all the windows open. I tried to commit suicide one day. It was a very Woody Allen-type suicide. I turned on the gas and left all the windows open.
Elton John quotes: You and your oven are capable of great things,Remember, no two ovens are the same. You and your oven are capable of great things,Remember, no two ovens are the same.
Elton John quotes: The less I say the more my work gets done. The less I say the more my work gets done.
Elton John quotes: I don't have to compete in the charts. I can just be myself as a musician, a songwriter and play with the musicians that I really love. I don't have to compete in the charts. I can just be myself as a musician, a songwriter and play with the musicians that I really love.
Elton John quotes: Well, as I was saying ... everyone's so nice to me, usually. Well, as I was saying ... everyone's so nice to me, usually.
Elton John quotes: Poor cow, you'll get your dumb man. You'll see your whole life coming at you in the back of his hand. Poor cow, you'll get your dumb man. You'll see your whole life coming at you in the back of his hand.
Elton John quotes: Anyone who lip-synchs in public on stage when you pay 75 pounds to see them should be shot. Anyone who lip-synchs in public on stage when you pay 75 pounds to see them should be shot.
Elton John quotes: I've got a great collection of photography. I've got a great collection of photography.
Elton John quotes: My mum always used to buy a record every Friday. My mum always used to buy a record every Friday.
Elton John quotes: I was ready to approach her with my English charm, when her brass knuckled boyfriend grabbed me by the arm. I was ready to approach her with my English charm, when her brass knuckled boyfriend grabbed me by the arm.
Elton John quotes: The French are useless. They can't organize a piss-up in a brewery. The French are useless. They can't organize a piss-up in a brewery.
Elton John quotes: Well, I'm a huge fan of Ryan Adams, who's from North Carolina. And he's beginning to break really quite big. Well, I'm a huge fan of Ryan Adams, who's from North Carolina. And he's beginning to break really quite big.
Elton John quotes: Who really needs a new album from me? Who really needs a new album from me?
Elton John quotes: Don't show up around here until your social worker's helped. Don't show up around here until your social worker's helped.
Elton John quotes: I hope you don't mind,I hope you don't mind,that I put into words,how wonderful life is,now you're in the world. I hope you don't mind,
I hope you don't mind,
that I put into words,
how wonderful life is,
now you're in the world.
Elton John quotes: I cannot bear successful people who are miserable. I cannot bear successful people who are miserable.
Elton John quotes: They [sic] ain't gonna stop me from coming here, baby. They [sic] ain't gonna stop me from coming here, baby.
Elton John quotes: I really appreciate my performing so much better, as I get older. I don't take it for granted anymore. I really relish it and love it. I really appreciate my performing so much better, as I get older. I don't take it for granted anymore. I really relish it and love it.
Elton John quotes: The great thing about rock and roll is that someone like me can be a star. The great thing about rock and roll is that someone like me can be a star.
Elton John quotes: I'm the ultimate record fan. I still go out and buy records. I'm the ultimate record fan. I still go out and buy records.
Elton John quotes: When people go to rehab and come out, they go through a difficult period, but I never had that. When people go to rehab and come out, they go through a difficult period, but I never had that.
Elton John quotes: I've always been dead set against festivals - really suspicious and wary. I've always been dead set against festivals - really suspicious and wary.
Elton John quotes: It's like trying to drink whisky from a bottle of wine. It's like trying to drink whisky from a bottle of wine.
Elton John quotes: There's a lot of hate in the world. There's a lot of hate in the world.
Elton John quotes: Once I'd heard 'Modern Times' by Bob Dylan, it really changed the way I wanted to make records. Once I'd heard 'Modern Times' by Bob Dylan, it really changed the way I wanted to make records.
Elton John quotes: He [george W. Bush] lived up - well, he was someone that I wouldn't have voted for. His policies were not mine. He [george W. Bush] lived up - well, he was someone that I wouldn't have voted for. His policies were not mine.
Elton John quotes: I rarely wear tennis shoes. I'm 5' 8', I hate being short. I rarely wear tennis shoes. I'm 5' 8', I hate being short.
Elton John quotes: I'm the Connie Francis of rock 'n' roll. I'm the Connie Francis of rock 'n' roll.
Elton John quotes: Jesus wanted us to be loving and forgiving. I don't know what makes people so cruel. Jesus wanted us to be loving and forgiving. I don't know what makes people so cruel.
Elton John quotes: It was Elvis that got me interested in music. I've been an Elvis fan since I was a kid. It was Elvis that got me interested in music. I've been an Elvis fan since I was a kid.
Elton John quotes: It's so easy to write songs about misery and hard times and sadness. It's much more difficult to write songs about happy and chirpy stuff. It's so easy to write songs about misery and hard times and sadness. It's much more difficult to write songs about happy and chirpy stuff.
Elton John quotes: He's been dead for so many years, but I'm still trying to impress him. That's what gave me my drive. 'Look at me, Dad, I've succeeded.' He's been dead for so many years, but I'm still trying to impress him. That's what gave me my drive. 'Look at me, Dad, I've succeeded.'
Elton John quotes: Some kneel and lie to God. Some kneel and lie to God.
Elton John quotes: Music has healing power. It has the ability to take people out of themselves for a few hours. Music has healing power. It has the ability to take people out of themselves for a few hours.
Elton John quotes: An agent is a person who is sore because an actor gets 90% of what they make. An agent is a person who is sore because an actor gets 90% of what they make.
Elton John quotes: Someone saved my life tonight, sugar bear, you almost had your hooks in me, didn't you dear? Someone saved my life tonight, sugar bear, you almost had your hooks in me, didn't you dear?
Elton John quotes: Better to build a bridge than a wall. Better to build a bridge than a wall.