Elton John Quotes
I can’t go on stage and have an off night. I’d feel like I was cheating an audience, and that’s not right.
Music has healing power. It has the ability to take people out of themselves for a few hours.
The great thing about rock-n-roll is you realize the top of the mountain is big enough for more than one band.
I’m fascinated by fame, because people who are famous tend to think fame is the end of something, when in fact, it’s just the beginning.
Music has been my outlet, my gift to all of the lovers in this world. Through it, my music, I know I will live forever.
I think people should be free to engage in any sexual practices they choose; they should draw the line at goats, though.
True music must reflect the feelings of the person who is writing it.
I think people everywhere should be angry for being spied on.
I always tried to make my lyrics ambiguous enough that they could translate to different people in different ways.
If Elvis Presley hadn’t come out of Mississippi, I probably would have never heard of rock and roll.
When you’re surrounded by poverty, drugs, and alcohol, it can give you fuel and desire to keep pushing forward.
I don’t have the inclination to reflect on any legacy that I may or may not have left behind.
You have to be in love with yourself before anyone can fall in love with you.
Sacrifice is a part of life. It’s supposed to be. It’s not something to regret. It’s something to aspire to.
I have a lot of weaknesses, but I don’t dwell on them. I try to focus on my strengths and be the best version of myself.
As a songwriter, my duty is to tell the truth as I see it and to express my own feelings and thoughts.
There is no such thing as normal. Normal is just a setting on a washing machine.
I love songwriting, and I love doing it with people that I feel comfortable with and that inspire me.
My favorite thing is to go where I’ve never been.
The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return.
Don’t wish it away, don’t look at it like it’s forever. Between you and me, I could honestly say that things can only get better.
When you feel like giving up, remember why you held on for so long in the first place.
I’m still standing better than I ever did. Looking like a true survivor, feeling like a little kid.
It’s a human sign when things go wrong when the scent of her lingers and temptations strong.
Music has played a huge part in my life and always will. I hope to be able to continue expressing myself through it for as long as I can.
Too low for zero, you’re the part of me that keeps me alive.
I’m not a model of caution; I did a lot of things I probably shouldn’t have done, but at least I kept my head.
Don’t say you love me if you don’t even like me.
I don’t believe that anyone is perfect, but I do believe that everyone has the potential to be better.
Sometimes the best thing you can do is step out of your own way.
We live in a world where unfortunately the distinction between true and false appears to become increasingly blurred by manipulation of facts, by exploitation of uncritical minds, and by the pollution of the language.
I’m fortunate enough to have been given the gift of making music and sharing it with people all over the world. It’s something I don’t take for granted.
Life is supposed to be a celebration, so why waste it being anything else?
I wish I could have told him one last time how much I loved him and how proud I was to call him my friend.
There’s a lot of darkness in my past, but there’s also a lot of love.
I don’t think anyone can give you advice when you’ve got a broken heart.
Sometimes it’s better to be a fake somebody than a real nobody.
Take me to the pilot, lead me through the chamber, take me to the pilot, I am but a stranger.
It’s been a long, long time since I memorized your face. It’s been four hours now since I’ve wandered through your place.
I can’t fake the same emotions every night, and I don’t want to cheat people by presenting a show full of mechanical movements.
You can never know what love is until you’ve experienced the highs and the lows.
I’ve lived long enough to know that love is sometimes packaged in surprising and unexpected ways.
Your song will only be perfect if you pour your heart and soul into it.
If you’re gonna make a mess, make it a beautiful mess.
I’ve always believed that music can bring people of all walks of life together.
I’m not interested in being in anyone’s club. I’m interested in being in the club that I’m in right now – my own.
I think my passion for music comes from my desire to express myself and connect with others on a deep level.
I’ve always been a bit of a rebel, but I’ve learned that there’s power in embracing who you are and standing up for what you believe in.
Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain.
At the end of the day, all that matters is that you were true to yourself and those you love.