John Mellencamp Quotes

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John Mellencamp quotes: I'm your average Joe guy. I don't really care for politicians. I'm your average Joe guy. I don't really care for politicians.
John Mellencamp quotes: I thought I knew a lot about music. Then you start digging and the deeper you go, the more there is. I thought I knew a lot about music. Then you start digging and the deeper you go, the more there is.
John Mellencamp quotes: Check it out, forgot to say hello to my neighbors. Check it out, sometimes I question my own behavior. Check it out, forgot to say hello to my neighbors. Check it out, sometimes I question my own behavior.
John Mellencamp quotes: All I'm doing is painting. It's my hobby. And that's that. All I'm doing is painting. It's my hobby. And that's that.
John Mellencamp quotes: Want me to spend the night? Hey lover boy, you know I will, and my best girlfriend lives down the road, together we will thrill you. Want me to spend the night? Hey lover boy, you know I will, and my best girlfriend lives down the road, together we will thrill you.
John Mellencamp quotes: When politicians use fear, they are playing into the enemy's hand. When politicians use fear, they are playing into the enemy's hand.
John Mellencamp quotes: Some people say I'm obnoxious and lazy, that I'm uneducated, that my opinion means nothing, but I know I'm a real good dancer. Some people say I'm obnoxious and lazy, that I'm uneducated, that my opinion means nothing, but I know I'm a real good dancer.
John Mellencamp quotes: I want you to dance naked, if you like, I'll join you. I want you to dance naked, if you like, I'll join you.
John Mellencamp quotes: I do things my way and I pay a high price. I do things my way and I pay a high price.
John Mellencamp quotes: Hold on to 16 as long as you can, Hold on to 16 as long as you can,
John Mellencamp quotes: I know a lot of funny people in a lot of funny places. I know a lot of funny people in a lot of funny places.
John Mellencamp quotes: It's a lonely ol' night. Can I put my arms around you? It's a lonely ol' night. Can I put my arms around you?
John Mellencamp quotes: Future generations, riding on the highways that we built, I hope they have a better understanding. Future generations, riding on the highways that we built, I hope they have a better understanding.
John Mellencamp quotes: We have been lied to and terrorized by our own government, and it is time to take action. We have been lied to and terrorized by our own government, and it is time to take action.
John Mellencamp quotes: There's a young man in a T-shirt listening to a rock and roll station. He's got greasy hair, greasy smile, he says, Lord this must be my destination. There's a young man in a T-shirt listening to a rock and roll station. He's got greasy hair, greasy smile, he says, Lord this must be my destination.
John Mellencamp quotes: Be careful of those who kill in Jesus' name; he don't believe in killing at all. Be careful of those who kill in Jesus' name; he don't believe in killing at all.
John Mellencamp quotes: In so many musicals today, the story is moved forward by a song. I don't think we're gonna try to do that. In so many musicals today, the story is moved forward by a song. I don't think we're gonna try to do that.
John Mellencamp quotes: I'm looking for trouble. A lot of people get to be a certain age and they just kind of lose interest or they give up. But I'm looking for trouble. I'm looking for trouble. A lot of people get to be a certain age and they just kind of lose interest or they give up. But I'm looking for trouble.
John Mellencamp quotes: You know, it's cigarettes that killed Jerry Garcia. Everyone thinks it's heroin, but it wasn't. It was cigarettes. You know, it's cigarettes that killed Jerry Garcia. Everyone thinks it's heroin, but it wasn't. It was cigarettes.
John Mellencamp quotes: The dust to which this flesh shall return, it is the ancient dreaming dust of God. The dust to which this flesh shall return, it is the ancient dreaming dust of God.
John Mellencamp quotes: She chased after her dream with much desire, but when she got to close to her expectations, well the dream burned up like paper in fire. She chased after her dream with much desire, but when she got to close to her expectations, well the dream burned up like paper in fire.
John Mellencamp quotes: She said she wasn't afraid of Satan, in fact, she thought he was a joke. She said she'd tear his tail off and run her fist down his throat. She said she wasn't afraid of Satan, in fact, she thought he was a joke. She said she'd tear his tail off and run her fist down his throat.
John Mellencamp quotes: It's my responsibility as a singer-songwriter to report the news. It's my responsibility as a singer-songwriter to report the news.
John Mellencamp quotes: Natalie from the Dixie Chicks could have said what she said before 9-11 and no one would have cared. Natalie from the Dixie Chicks could have said what she said before 9-11 and no one would have cared.
John Mellencamp quotes: All my friends are so small town. All my friends are so small town.
John Mellencamp quotes: They say life goes on long after the thrill of living They say life goes on long after the thrill of living
John Mellencamp quotes: People in Indiana have known me for 25 years. They've known George Bush four. People in Indiana have known me for 25 years. They've known George Bush four.
John Mellencamp quotes: Go to work and be a Hollywood stud, drive your four wheel drive right into the mud. Go to work and be a Hollywood stud, drive your four wheel drive right into the mud.
John Mellencamp quotes: There is nothing more sad or glorious than generations changing hands. There is nothing more sad or glorious than generations changing hands.
John Mellencamp quotes: I don't want to be a politician. I don't like politics. It's petty; it fights dirty. I don't want to be a politician. I don't like politics. It's petty; it fights dirty.
John Mellencamp quotes: You can't tell your best buddy that you love him. You can't tell your best buddy that you love him.
John Mellencamp quotes: Give me someone I can look up to, show me someone I can love. Give me someone I can look up to, show me someone I can love.
John Mellencamp quotes: Hold on to 16 as long as you can. changes coming round real soon, make us women and men. Hold on to 16 as long as you can. changes coming round real soon, make us women and men.
John Mellencamp quotes: I enjoy the pleasure of my own company. I enjoy the pleasure of my own company.
John Mellencamp quotes: Grace, Mercy and Forgiveness will help a man walk tall. Walk tall! Grace, Mercy and Forgiveness will help a man walk tall. Walk tall!
John Mellencamp quotes: I would never say John Kerry would be a great president. I will say that George Bush has divided us; he has filled this country with hatred. I would never say John Kerry would be a great president. I will say that George Bush has divided us; he has filled this country with hatred.
John Mellencamp quotes: His frustration running very high, he takes it out on the ones he loves because it's safe. His frustration running very high, he takes it out on the ones he loves because it's safe.
John Mellencamp quotes: I have a bunch of information in my head that I'm not afraid to put in song or onto a canvas. Into any conversation. I have a bunch of information in my head that I'm not afraid to put in song or onto a canvas. Into any conversation.
John Mellencamp quotes: This is serious business, sex, violence, and rock and roll. This is serious business, sex, violence, and rock and roll.
John Mellencamp quotes: What is there to be afraid of? The worst thing that can happen is you fail. So what? I failed at a lot of things. My first record was horrible. What is there to be afraid of? The worst thing that can happen is you fail. So what? I failed at a lot of things. My first record was horrible.
John Mellencamp quotes: Mama, why do I always fall for the crazy ones? Mama, why do I always fall for the crazy ones?
John Mellencamp quotes: As I've matured as a songwriter, I realize that if it's out there, it's mine. As I've matured as a songwriter, I realize that if it's out there, it's mine.
John Mellencamp quotes: Don't ever lose that innocent laughter, don't let time take that away Don't ever lose that innocent laughter, don't let time take that away
John Mellencamp quotes: All I can do is repeat what I think is the best information that anybody ever gave me. All I can do is repeat what I think is the best information that anybody ever gave me.
John Mellencamp quotes: I fight authority and authority always wins. I fight authority and authority always wins.
John Mellencamp quotes: When you live in hysteria, people start thinking emotionally. When you live in hysteria, people start thinking emotionally.
John Mellencamp quotes: I'm using my art to comment on what I see. You don't have to agree with it. I'm using my art to comment on what I see. You don't have to agree with it.
John Mellencamp quotes: I need a lover that won't drive me crazy, someone that knows the meaning of hey, hit the highway. I need a lover that won't drive me crazy, someone that knows the meaning of hey, hit the highway.
John Mellencamp quotes: We had an exercise in speech class in school, impromptu speaking, that I was always real good at. We had an exercise in speech class in school, impromptu speaking, that I was always real good at.
John Mellencamp quotes: My voice has gotten better from smoking. My voice has gotten better from smoking.
John Mellencamp quotes: Growing up leads to growing old and then to dying And dying to me don't sound like all that much fun Growing up leads to growing old and then to dying And dying to me don't sound like all that much fun
John Mellencamp quotes: I don't have to worry about any pop sensibility. I can write adult songs, and I don't have to worry about choruses and hook lines. I don't have to worry about any pop sensibility. I can write adult songs, and I don't have to worry about choruses and hook lines.
John Mellencamp quotes: Music actually meant something when I started doing it. Too bad I wasn't mature enough to write anything that meant anything. Music actually meant something when I started doing it. Too bad I wasn't mature enough to write anything that meant anything.
John Mellencamp quotes: Do I think it's OK to fight authority as long as you're only talking about the high school teacher? No. Do I think it's OK to fight authority as long as you're only talking about the high school teacher? No.
John Mellencamp quotes: Sometimes love don't feel like it should, you make it hurt so good. Sometimes love don't feel like it should, you make it hurt so good.
John Mellencamp quotes: I want to sell to people my own age, because that's the way I write songs. I want to sell to people my own age, because that's the way I write songs.
John Mellencamp quotes: It's what you do and not what you say. If you're not part of the future, then get out of the way! It's what you do and not what you say. If you're not part of the future, then get out of the way!
John Mellencamp quotes: Bob Dylan's first couple of records in the 60's weren't considered cover records, but he only wrote one or two original songs on each album. Bob Dylan's first couple of records in the 60's weren't considered cover records, but he only wrote one or two original songs on each album.
John Mellencamp quotes: I know there's a balance/I see it when I swing past. I know there's a balance/I see it when I swing past.
John Mellencamp quotes: Now more than ever the world needs love, not just a slogan. Now more than ever the world needs love, not just a slogan.
John Mellencamp quotes: Grandma's on the front porch with a Bible in her hand, sometimes I hear her singing take me to the promised land. Grandma's on the front porch with a Bible in her hand, sometimes I hear her singing take me to the promised land.