I once asked my history teacher how we were expected to learn anything useful from his subject, when it seemed to me to be nothing but a monotonous and sordid succession of robber baron scumbags devoid of any admirable human qualities. I failed history.
More Quotes from Sting:I think I've always had a sort of fantasy or dream that I would like to make a living playing music. It seemed to be the most noble thing I could imagine. I had no idea how it was done but I always had this belief that music, no matter who you were playing to, was always going to be nourishing to me.
It's never easy to write a song. It's the most difficult thing I do.
I'm not much of a family man. I'm just not that into it. I love kids, I adore them, but I don't want to live my life for them.
That sense of failure, I don't know where people put it who don't write songs and aren't able to emote physically. It must go somewhere.
An uncle of mine emigrated to Canada and couldn't take his guitar with him. When I found it in the attic, I'd found a friend for life.
I think I mentioned to Bob Geldof I could make love for eight hours. What I didn't say was that this included four hours of begging and then dinner and a movie.
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