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You see, to me, the art of music is listening to it, not playing it. The real art of it is hearing it.
I looked upon myself, in a sort of romantic and silly way, as like a laboratory.
I've got nothing against daylight. I don't live totally nocturnally. Only when I feel like it. Which is most of the time.
Retire? I can't spell the word. I'd play in a wheelchair.
Its called a playground, but its nearer to a battlefield. It can be brutal
The only things Mick and I disagree about is the band, the music and what we do.
Yes, I've been trepanned. That's quite an interesting experience, especially for my brain surgeon, who saw my thoughts flying around in my brain.
It's great to be here. It's great to be anywhere.
What is life but playing with time?
Fame has killed more very talented guys than drugs. Jimi Hendrix didn't die of an overdose, he died of fame.
Some people think I'm a mythical genius, others think I'm a junkie madman.
I've never had inner turmoil about all this. You find a lot of people these days who cannot stand to be alone. You could lock me up in solitary for weeks on end, and I'd keep myself amused.
To make a rock'n'roll record, technology is the least important thing.
If you say I'm great, thank you very much. But I know what I am. I could be better, man, you know?
But I'm not here just to make records and money. I'm here to say something and to touch other people, sometimes in a cry of desperation: "Do you know this feeling?
Everybody starts by imitating their heroes. For me it was Chuck Berry and Muddy Waters.
Women are a beautiful complication, and I look forward to far more beauties and far more complications.
I read the Bible sometimes, but it bores me to death. I just want to know what other people find so bloody fascinating.
I achieved everything I wanted to achieve by being in the Rolling Stones and making records.
When I started, all I wanted to do was play like Chuck (Berry)
Art is the last thing I'm worried about when I'm writing a song. As far as I'm concerned, art is just short for 'Arthur.'
I'm free of hypochondria-- although I've got everything else.
Everybody thinks you reach a certain age and you're a grownup, but it's not true. Nobody grows up until the day they croak.
The electric guitar was vital in helping what I've achieved where would I be without it? Playing awfully quietly, for a start.
Whatever side I take, I know well that I will be blamed.
You get onstage and make other people feel happy. Make them feel good.
It's an addiction... and addiction is something I should know something about.
What Muddy Waters did for us is what we should do for others. It's the old thing, what you want written on your tombstone as a musician: 'He passed it on.'
I have no idea what the audience makes of me.
Why would you want to be anything else if you're Mick Jagger?
Before Elvis, everything was in black and white. Then came Elvis. Zoom, glorious Technicolor.
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You're always learning about this thing everytime you pick it up
I don't trust doctors. It's not to say there ain't some good ones, but on a general level, no, I wouldn't trust 'em at all.
And it was a very, very fruitful and great relationship between the Stones and The Beatles. It was very, very friendly.
To me, life is a wild animal. You hope to deal with it when it leaps at you.
Music works in mysterious ways. Once it goes in you have no idea what it can do to you.
Anything you throw yourself into, you better get yourself out of.
Poison's not bad. It's a matter of how much.
I don't encourage anybody to do what I do, you know? Why should you? More for me!
What's the big deal about still working? Retirement age is sixty-five, and that's at a normal job - and I ain't there yet.
This is the rock 'n' roll life, and you had to invent it as you went along. There was no textbook to say how you operate this machinery.
I've never had my hair cut by anybody, I do it all myself.
Songwriting's a weird game.
George Jones is a national treasure and should be treated accordingly. A unique style so often emulated even inadvertently.
Everybody's got a different way of telling a story - and has different stories to tell.
One minute I'm standing at Ronnie Scott's getting a standing ovation and the next minute, I'm on a marble slab
Rock and roll ain't nothing but jazz with a hard backbeat.
Love has sold more songs than you've had hot dinners.
You didn't know whether Chuck Berry was black or white - it was not a concern.