Top-10 Paul McCartney Quotes
“The basic thing in my mind was that for all our success The Beatles were
always a great little band. Nothing more, nothing less.”
“John and I wrote together something like 300 songs, just short of 300.
We would meet up, sit down to write and three hours later we would have
a song. And never, never did we have a dry session, we always wrote a song.”
“By the time we made Abbey Road, John and I were openly critical of each other's
music, and I felt John wasn't much interested in performing anything he hadn't
“I'm really glad that most of our songs were about love, peace and understanding.”
“I can't really describe what direction I'm going in musically, because it's
ever-changing ... I have my personal influences, and they come from everywhere
... sounds I heard on the radio, sounds I heard my father play on the piano,
sounds I found myself in rock & roll, sounds that the group made.
My music is all that - very personal - especially now that it's one person
putting it down instead of four.”
“I like to collaborate on songs. If I have to just go out in another room
and write - it is too much like work - like doing your homework. If I can have
Linda working with me, then it becomes like a game. It's fun. So we wrote
about 10 songs and then we discovered that it was becoming too much like
work. We were getting serious about writing. And I've never been serious.”
“I think what people have done with religion is personified good and evil,
so good's become God with 'o' out, and evil's become Devil with a 'd' added.
That's my theory of religion.”
“If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be a vegetarian.”
“You can judge a man's true character by the way he treats his fellow animals.”
“There are only four people who knew what the Beatles were about anyway.”
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