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Summary

Sting (born as Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner in Wallsend, England) is a famous Musician from United Kingdom, he is 66 years old and still alive, born October 2, 1951.

Biography

Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner, best known by his stage name Sting, is an English rock artist, bassist and vocalist.

Sting is born as the oldest of a sibling group of four parents of Audrey (b. Cowell) and Ernest Matthew Sumner. Sting would often be alone in its infancy and "best friend" his was an old guitar with five rusty strings that he had inherited from an uncle.

When Sting was young he would often sneak into nightclubs to see stars like Cream and Jimi Hendrix perform, who would later inspire him to become a musician.

Sting began his career as a jazz musician, he got the nickname Sting (random) when he early in his career, frequently used a yellow sweater with black wide stripes reminiscent of a bumblebee.
The international breakthrough came when he was a member of the band The Police. He took the stage name Sting, and began his solo career from the 1980s. His life and lyrics are very socially committed.

In January 2007, Sting announced that it planned a reunion of The Police. He is appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire and in 2004 he was awarded the MusiCares Person of the Year. He has had several film roles in the film The Bride and the Bee Movie.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac libra, who is known for Balance, Justice, Truth, Beauty, Perfection. Our collection contains 50 quotes who is written / told by Sting, under the main topic Fitness.

Related authors: Neil Tennant, Colleen Atwood, Jimi Hendrix

Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sting_(musician)

Famous quotes by Sting (50)


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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"
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"Peter Townshend shows us it's all right to grow up. There is dignity after rock'n'roll"
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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"
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"I have a big problem with piped music. I like either silence or to listen to it properly"
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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"
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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"
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"Like Yoga, the spiritual life is actually very difficult"
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"I'm very much afraid of being mad - that's my one fear"
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"I was famous overnight. I went from nowhere to being really big"
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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"
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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"
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"I really wanted to work with David Lynch. I was a big fan of The Elephant Man and Eraserhead"
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"I miss England. I miss the weather. I've spent moss of the last 25 years on tour. I'm ready to come home"
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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"
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"I always stayed fit because I'm a performer, and all of those things help me to perform"
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"It's never easy to write a song. It's the most difficult thing I do"
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"It takes a man to suffer ignorance and smile"
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"I've only paid lip service to a spiritual life"
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"I'm not speaking as someone who has reached satori or anything else. I'm a student"
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"I was recruited to teach 9-year-olds. I taught for two years"
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"I think there's room for both private exploration and group work in Yoga"
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"I don't like singing before noon"
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"I can't really change my life to accommodate people who are jealous. I don't see why I should"
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"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"
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"I've never lost perspective on who I am. Well, maybe briefly, but generally I'm pretty balanced"
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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"
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"I think I'm a focus for international attention"
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"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"
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"I made two movies before The Police had a hit record: I did Quadrophenia and a film called Radio On"
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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"
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"There's no religion but sex and music"
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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"
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"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"
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"I do my best work when I am in pain and turmoil"
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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"
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"When the world is running down, you make the best of what's still around"
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"Melancholy is no bad thing"
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"Love is stronger than justice"
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"If you make your living writing, and you can't write anything, it's over. It's very frightening"
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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"
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"I don't understand American football at all. It looks like all-in wrestling with crash helmets"
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"One of the rewards of success is freedom, the ability to do whatever you like"
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"My friends are Peter Gabriel, Bruce Springsteen, and we're singing about mortality, getting older. It's an interesting time"
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"Success always necessitates a degree of ruthlessness. Given the choice of friendship or success, I'd probably choose success"
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"Intellectually I'm probably a Republican"
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"I realize that nothing's as it seems"
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"I hate most of what constitutes rock music, which is basically middle-aged crap"
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"I feel this music has nurtured me as I've been immersing myself in it. I've felt supported by it"
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"I exist in a state of almost perpetual hysteria"
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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"


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