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Sting Quotes

Sting Quotes & Quotations
Name:
Sting
Type:
Musician
Nationality:
British
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  • 1
    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. StingSting
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    I always stayed fit because I'm a performer, and all of those things help me to perform. StingSting
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    I come from a family of losers, and I've rejected my family as something I don't want to be like. StingSting
  • 4
    I don't like singing before noon. StingSting
  • 5
    I don't understand American football at all. It looks like all-in wrestling with crash helmets. StingSting
  • 6
    I feel this music has nurtured me as I've been immersing myself in it. I've felt supported by it. StingSting
  • 7
    I hate most of what constitutes rock music, which is basically middle-aged crap. StingSting
  • 8
    I have been through various fitness regimes. I used to run about five miles a day and I did aerobics for a while. StingSting
  • 9
    I learned to change my accent; in England, your accent identifies you very strongly with a class, and I did not want to be held back. StingSting
  • 10
    I made two movies before The Police had a hit record: I did Quadrophenia and a film called Radio On. StingSting
  • 11
    I miss England. I miss the weather. I've spent moss of the last 25 years on tour. I'm ready to come home. StingSting
  • 12
    I realize that nothing's as it seems. StingSting
  • 13
    I see music as one language. If one musical form eats its own tail, it dies. So it needs to be a mongrel, it needs to be hybridised. StingSting
  • 14
    I see songs not as a commodity used up when the album goes off the charts, which is often the case with pop songs. I see them as a body of work. Life should be breathed into them. StingSting
  • 15
    I think I'm a focus for international attention. StingSting
  • 16
    I think love has something to do with allowing a person you claim to love to enter a larger arena than the one you create for them. StingSting
  • 17
    I think there's room for both private exploration and group work in Yoga. StingSting
  • 18
    I think you can get the wrong impression about me from my work and think I'm always a bit down. I'm not that way at all. I'm fun-loving. StingSting
  • 19
    I want to get old gracefully. I want to have good posture, I want to be healthy and be an example to my children. StingSting
  • 20
    I was brought up as a Catholic and went to church every week and took the sacraments. It never really touched the core of my being. StingSting
  • 21
    I was famous overnight. I went from nowhere to being really big. Sting/21.php">Sting
  • 22
    I was recruited to teach 9-year-olds. I taught for two years. Sting/22.php">Sting
  • 23
    I write the music, produce it and the band plays within the parameters that I set. Sting/23.php">Sting
  • 24
    I've only paid lip service to a spiritual life. Sting/24.php">Sting
  • 25
    I've spent a bit of time with the Prince of Wales, who I respect greatly. I'd give two cheers for the Monarchy. Sting/25.php">Sting
  • 26
    If you make your living writing, and you can't write anything, it's over. It's very frightening. Sting/26.php">Sting
  • 27
    It takes a man to suffer ignorance and smile. Sting/27.php">Sting
  • 28
    My friends are Peter Gabriel, Bruce Springsteen, and we're singing about mortality, getting older. It's an interesting time. Sting/28.php">Sting
  • 29
    One of the rewards of success is freedom, the ability to do whatever you like. Sting/29.php">Sting
  • 30
    Peter Townshend shows us it's all right to grow up. There is dignity after rock'n'roll. Sting/30.php">Sting
  • 31
    Success always necessitates a degree of ruthlessness. Given the choice of friendship or success, I'd probably choose success. Sting/31.php">Sting
  • 32
    The acceptance of death gives you more of a stake in life, in living life happily, as it should be lived. Living for the moment. Sting/32.php">Sting
  • 33
    The deeper you get into Yoga you realize it is a spiritual practice. It's a journey I'm making. I'm heading that way. Sting/33.php">Sting
  • 34
    The Super Bowl is Americana at its most kitsch and fun. Sting/34.php">Sting
  • 35
    When the world is running down, you make the best of what's still around. Sting/35.php">Sting
  • 36
    Yoga introduced me to a style of meditation. The only meditation I would have done before would be in the writing of songs. Sting/36.php">Sting