Elton John Quotes (57 Quotes)


    And I talked to my doctor, and I must admit, you know, I'm sometimes quite renowned for my outbursts and I was just very frustrated, maybe a little frightened.

    To me, she was as good a singer as Aretha Franklin in her own way, and completely timeless.

    Well, I was making a record, and I had to choose a name, because they said, you know, you can't make a record under the name of Reg Dwight, because it's never going to - you know, it's not attractive enough.

    I have a lot of money stashed away, but I do live my life from day to day.

    And I agreed with that, and I couldn't wait to change my name anyway, because I'm not too fond of the name of Reginald. It's a very kind of '50s English name.




    I'm very shocked and I hope it's not as bad as it sounds. I'm a friend of Pete's. I love Pete, and my thoughts are with him.

    So excuse me forgetting, but these things I do You see I've forgotten, if they're green or they're blue Anyway, the thing is, what I really mean Yours are the sweetest eyes, I've ever seen.

    It's the circle of life, and it moves us all, through despair and hope, through faith and love, 'till we find our place, on the path unwinding

    The great thing about rock and roll is that someone like me can be a star.

    Who really needs a new album from me?

    And there's no guarantee that if you get HIV and you take these triple therapies, or whatever comes along next, that they're going to be successful for you.

    And I'm afraid, in this day and age, trust, which I count so, you know, I love loyalty. I love trust.

    I don't know how much the queen likes pop music. She grins and bears it. She is probably the best in the world at grinning and bearing it at every occasion, whether it's Maori dancing or pop music.

    The thought behind it was fantastic but Hyde Park is a charisma-free zone.

    Well, I've had my fair share in Britain of battling the tabloids.

    I think he just married the wrong woman and he can marry the right woman now

    Don't be afraid to let her into your heart and when your down, don't try to carry the whole world on your shoulders.

    I am the most well-known homosexual in the world.

    I know that the club is still facing financial difficulties, but I am confident Watford will come through. The key is that the ground must be owned by the club.

    But actually, my drug addiction thing, I was so stubborn.

    You just have to try and do as much as you can, and make people informed, make people aware, and I'm very fortunate that I'm in a position to do that.

    An agent is a person who is sore because an actor gets 90% of what they make.

    I've got a great collection of photography.

    I love places that have an incredible history. I love the Italian way of life. I love the food. I love the people. I love the attitudes of Italians.

    I've only been interested in the artistic side of life.

    So shine on through these days we have to fill.

    There is nothing wrong with going to bed with someone of your own sex. People should be very free with sex, they should draw the line at goats.

    I have a much better relationship with the press than I did, I think because I stood my ground.

    This is our tribute to those people. We're very proud to be here and we hope we can do justice by playing our very best.

    The ceremony will be very private, a small family affair, David's parents, my parents and the two of us. They'll be our witnesses.

    The whole point of being in this business and being blessed and being successful is that you're able to do things for your friends or your family, which means that they can have something special in their lives, too.

    There's a time for everyone, If they only learn, that the twisting kaleidoscope moves us all in turn.

    I've played in Biloxi (Miss.) many times. I'm just glad we can do a little something for those people's lives that will never be the same again for many, many years. God bless them.

    I do like Britney Spears. I think she's cute. I think she's fun. And I like her records. You know, I'm not a pop snob whatsoever. I think she makes great pop records.

    Yeah. I have been with David Furnish for eight years, now.

    I was more ashamed that I couldn't work the washing machine than the fact that I was taking drugs.

    I mean, Sting is one of my great buddies and I love him to death.

    We were both very much the same. We were both very impulsive. We both loved life. We both loved shopping. We both had a love of clothes, obviously, because he was the designer that I kind of wore forever and ever.

    I think people should be free to engage in any sexual practices they choose; they should draw the line at goats though.

    We're very lucky to live in Britain. I cannot think of a more tolerant place to live.

    Well, I'm a huge fan of Ryan Adams, who's from North Carolina. And he's beginning to break really quite big.

    And the danger is - and it's happening - is we're seeing an incredibly big rise amongst young gay people, young heterosexual people as far as catching HIV, which is, you know, in an educated country like this or in Britain, it's frightening.

    I mean, in some cases with libel laws, you know, they can write things about people who have no course of action, because they can't afford to take legal action against them.

    Because, I figured that, because I was a successful man, I was wealthy, I was, you know, seemingly intelligent - even that I am not intelligent enough to ask for help.

    I've got to do something to make up for all those self-absorbed and selfish years when I just, you know, was taking drugs, sitting in my room, doing bad things, whatever.

    And I trusted someone to look after me on the business side of life.

    Those guys open up and have a cup of coffee there now, and it's just brilliant.

    Although it hasn't been a commercial success, it has been a critical one. We love playing it.


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