Mick Jagger Quotes (50 Quotes)



    I'd rather be dead than singing "Satisfaction" when I'm forty-five.

    It is certainly very critical of certain policies of the administration, but so what Lots of people are critical.

    The Spice Girl Victoria Beckham has just published the story of her life. I confess that it is not in my reading table.

    I think you're always prepared to listen to peoples' points of view, but when they're not working you've got to speak up as well. I think social comment is very much part of what the Rolling Stones have always done.


    I believe we should encourage children to sing and play instruments from an early age,

    People think they know you. They know the things about you that you have forgotten.

    We kind of expected that. We didn't expect to come to China and not be censored.

    Lose your dreams and you might lose your mind.

    People love talking about when they were young and heard Honky Tonk Women for the first time. It's quite a heavy load to carry on your shoulders, the memories of so many people.

    Anarchy is the only slight glimmer of hope.

    I haven't had the time to plan returning to the scene because I haven't left it.

    I must be careful not to get trapped in the past. That's why I tend to forget my songs.

    The two teams are really different. Japan is a very professional team and Cuba is an amateur team.

    The past is a great place and I don't want to erase it or to regret it, but I don't want to be its prisoner either.

    He said, 'Don't worry about it Mick, we can sort it all out.' I said 'No, we can't.' He said, 'Come on, how much is it worth to you' He seemed to want me to name a figure but I did not want to,

    I think both, really, to be perfectly honest. America's obviously changed since we first came here. It's almost unrecognizable and it's very hard to imagine what the United States was like 40 years ago. We've definitely grown with the American culture changes.

    That's my ambition. But I've been doing so much working out and all that dancing.

    As a band, we're playing together better than we ever have, ... And we're really proud of (title of new albumgreatest-hits package with one new song), so while we know people like to hear the old ones, we hope they also dig the new stuff.

    People get very thoughtful when they are in cars. I no longer care for cars. I don't collect them.

    Patriotism is an instant reaction that fades away when the war starts.

    I had laryngitis twice and I had to cancel a few shows and replace them with other ones, and that was a real drag. I hate that. And Keith also had an accident where he broke his ribs.

    A lot of times songs are very much of a moment, that you just encapsulate. They come to you, you write them, you feel good that day, or bad that day.

    It's all right letting yourself go, as long as you can get yourself back.

    The network television, they're always worried about how many times you're going curse on the air. They had another crisis this morning because they heard Aretha (Franklin) was going to strip when she was doing the Star Spangled Banner. But always it will all be worked out in the night. They needn't worry about it. Just calm down more and take life as it comes.

    They are all coming to the show and we'll have a little catch-up backstage. We're not in Sydney for very long this time it's a lightning visit.

    I said, 'You bastard, you planted me with heroin,' ... Don't worry, Mick, we can sort it all out.

    The thing about the NFL is they run a good show. Occasionally they make a mistake but they have been quick to rectify it.

    I never really studied business in school. I kind of wish I had, but how boring is that?

    The new fashion is to talk about the most private parts of your life; other fashion is to repent of your excesses and to criticize the drugs that made you happy in the other times.

    My secrets must be poetic to be believable.

    Not at all. You can play music forever. It's not like playing baseball.

    You wake up in the morning and you look at your old spoon, and you say to yourself, 'Mick, it's time to get yourself a new spoon.' And you do.

    I don't really count myself as a very sophisticated businessperson. I'm a creative artist. All I know from business I've picked up along the way.

    Thank you New Brunswick, ... Where else are you from -- from Newfoundland and from Nova Scotia and from Prince Edward Island.

    My mother has always been unhappy with what I do. She would rather I do something nicer, like be a bricklayer.

    People have this obsession. They want you to be like you were in 1969. They want you to, because otherwise their youth goes with you. It's very selfish, but it's understandable.

    Anything worth doing is worth overdoing.

    I have never wanted to give up performing on stage, but one day the tours will be over.

    I got nasty habits; I take tea at three.

    I took her for granted, ... I played with her mind. I think I've just made the biggest mistake of my life.

    Thank you for leaving us alone but giving us enough attention to boost our egos.

    How come you're so wrong My sweet neo-con, where's the money gone, in the Pentagon,

    I am not a librarian of my own work. It's a good thing not to be too involved with what you have done.


    I came into music just because I wanted the bread. It's true. I looked around and this seemed like the only way I was going to get the kind of bread I wanted.

    The network television is always worried about how many times you're going to say (blank) on the air. And they were very worried this morning because they heard Aretha was going to strip during the national anthem. But they needn't worry. Just calm down. Take life as it comes.

    The elusive nature of love... it can be such a fleeting thing. You see it there and it's just fluttering and it's gone.

    Some days, you don't feel motivated. It's cold. You have a cold. You feel crappy. But as soon as you get out there, the audience gives you an extra buzz.

    He twice asked me how much it was worth. He then said 'a thousand,' but I never replied,


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