Sting Quotes, Sayings, Remarks, Thoughts and Speeches

Sting Quotes and Sayings

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    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. Sting | Refcard PDF
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    I always stayed fit because I'm a performer, and all of those things help me to perform. Sting | Refcard PDF
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    I can't fly a flag for monogamy or whatever the opposite is; it depends on the person and on the situation. Sting | Refcard PDF
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    I can't really change my life to accommodate people who are jealous. I don't see why I should. Sting | Refcard PDF
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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. Sting | Refcard PDF
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    I do my best work when I am in pain and turmoil. Sting | Refcard PDF
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    I don't like singing before noon. Sting | Refcard PDF
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    I don't need to manufacture trauma in my life to be creative. I have a big enough reservoir of sadness or emotional trauma to last me. Sting | Refcard PDF
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    I don't understand American football at all. It looks like all-in wrestling with crash helmets. Sting | Refcard PDF
  • 10
    I exist in a state of almost perpetual hysteria. Sting | Refcard PDF
  • 11
    I feel this music has nurtured me as I've been immersing myself in it. I've felt supported by it. Sting | Refcard PDF
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    I hate most of what constitutes rock music, which is basically middle-aged crap. Sting | Refcard PDF
  • 13
    I have a big problem with piped music. I like either silence or to listen to it properly. Sting | Refcard PDF
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    I have been through various fitness regimes. I used to run about five miles a day and I did aerobics for a while. Sting | Refcard PDF
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    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. Sting | Refcard PDF
  • 16
    I made two movies before The Police had a hit record: I did Quadrophenia and a film called Radio On. Sting | Refcard PDF
  • 17
    I miss England. I miss the weather. I've spent moss of the last 25 years on tour. I'm ready to come home. Sting | Refcard PDF
  • 18
    I realize that nothing's as it seems. Sting | Refcard PDF
  • 19
    I really wanted to work with David Lynch. I was a big fan of The Elephant Man and Eraserhead. Sting | Refcard PDF
  • 20
    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. Sting | Refcard PDF
  • 21
    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. Sting | Refcard PDF
  • 22
    I think I'm a focus for international attention. Sting | Refcard PDF
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    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. Sting | Refcard PDF
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    I think there's room for both private exploration and group work in Yoga. Sting | Refcard PDF
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    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. Sting | Refcard PDF
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    I try to give the media as many confusing images as I can to retain my freedom. What's real is for my children and the people I live with. Sting | Refcard PDF
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    I want to get old gracefully. I want to have good posture, I want to be healthy and be an example to my children. Sting | Refcard PDF
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    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. Sting | Refcard PDF
  • 29
    I was famous overnight. I went from nowhere to being really big. Sting | Refcard PDF
  • 30
    I was recruited to teach 9-year-olds. I taught for two years. Sting | Refcard PDF
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    I write the music, produce it and the band plays within the parameters that I set. Sting | Refcard PDF
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    I'm not much of a family man. I'm just not that into it. I love kids, I adore them, but I don't want to live my life for them. Sting | Refcard PDF
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    I'm not speaking as someone who has reached satori or anything else. I'm a student. Sting | Refcard PDF
  • 34
    I'm very much afraid of being mad - that's my one fear. Sting | Refcard PDF
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    I've never lost perspective on who I am. Well, maybe briefly, but generally I'm pretty balanced. Sting | Refcard PDF
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    I've only paid lip service to a spiritual life. Sting | Refcard PDF
  • 37
    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 | Refcard PDF
  • 38
    If you make your living writing, and you can't write anything, it's over. It's very frightening. Sting | Refcard PDF
  • 39
    Intellectually I'm probably a Republican. Sting | Refcard PDF
  • 40
    It has very little to do with my work, but if your image is not sexy enough, people won't listen. It's part of the game. Sting | Refcard PDF
  • 41
    It takes a man to suffer ignorance and smile. Sting | Refcard PDF
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    It's never easy to write a song. It's the most difficult thing I do. Sting | Refcard PDF
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    Like Yoga, the spiritual life is actually very difficult. Sting | Refcard PDF
  • 44
    Love is stronger than justice. Sting | Refcard PDF
  • 45
    Melancholy is no bad thing. Sting | Refcard PDF
  • 46
    My friends are Peter Gabriel, Bruce Springsteen, and we're singing about mortality, getting older. It's an interesting time. Sting | Refcard PDF
  • 47
    One of the rewards of success is freedom, the ability to do whatever you like. Sting | Refcard PDF
  • 48
    Peter Townshend shows us it's all right to grow up. There is dignity after rock'n'roll. Sting | Refcard PDF
  • 49
    Success always necessitates a degree of ruthlessness. Given the choice of friendship or success, I'd probably choose success. Sting | Refcard PDF
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    That sense of failure, I don't know where people put it who don't write songs and aren't able to emote physically. It must go somewhere. Sting | Refcard PDF
  • 51
    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 | Refcard PDF
  • 52
    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 | Refcard PDF
  • 53
    The logical process will often be the safe one. I tend, when I'm given that choice, to go the way that's not safe. Sting | Refcard PDF
  • 54
    The more irrational of us are worried about the millennium ending - as if a date would really matter. Sting | Refcard PDF
  • 55
    The Super Bowl is Americana at its most kitsch and fun. Sting | Refcard PDF
  • 56
    There's no religion but sex and music. Sting | Refcard PDF
  • 57
    When the world is running down, you make the best of what's still around. Sting | Refcard PDF
  • 58
    Yoga introduced me to a style of meditation. The only meditation I would have done before would be in the writing of songs. Sting | Refcard PDF
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    Yoga is almost like music in a way; there's no end to it. Sting | Refcard PDF






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