Facts about Neil Young

Occup.Musician
FromCanada
BornNovember 12, 1945
Age78 years

Summary

Neil Young is a famous Musician from Canada, he/she is 78 years old and still alive, born November 12, 1945.

Zodiac:
He/she is born under the zodiac scorpio, who is known for Transient, Self-Willed, Purposeful, Unyielding. Our collection contains 43 quotes who is written / told by Neil.

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43 Famous quotes by Neil Young

Small: To protect our freedoms, it seems were going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short per
"To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time"
Small: Its better to burn out, than to fade away
"It's better to burn out, than to fade away"
Small: I just do what I do. I like to make music
"I just do what I do. I like to make music"
Small: I dont like the American media - particularly Fox
"I don't like the American media - particularly Fox"
Small: Earth is a flower and its pollinating
"Earth is a flower and it's pollinating"
Small: Theres an edge to real rock n roll. Its all that matters
"There's an edge to real rock 'n' roll. It's all that matters"
Small: Im not into this judgmental, religious-right kind of thing
"I'm not into this judgmental, religious-right kind of thing"
Small: I totally have no other talent and I would be totally out of work if I did anything else
"I totally have no other talent and I would be totally out of work if I did anything else"
Small: I go in and sing the song and arrange it and mix it and thats it. Its no different than playing in club
"I go in and sing the song and arrange it and mix it and that's it. It's no different than playing in clubs"
Small: Some people put down all presidents. If you say anything good about any of them, they think youre suppo
"Some people put down all presidents. If you say anything good about any of them, they think you're supporting everything they do"
Small: Im not into organized religion. Im into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing were all ju
"I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature"
Small: I dont think there is one president thats come down the line that hasnt done something good somewhere
"I don't think there is one president that's come down the line that hasn't done something good somewhere"
Small: I dont look at a knife the way I used to. Im more aware of what it is. I think twice. This is a key fin
"I don't look at a knife the way I used to. I'm more aware of what it is. I think twice. This is a key finger. It's in every chord"
Small: I dont like war. I particularly dont like the celebration of war, which I think the administration is a
"I don't like war. I particularly don't like the celebration of war, which I think the administration is a little bit guilty of"
Small: I didnt really know what I was doing when I started. I just started writing songs. After two songs I ju
"I didn't really know what I was doing when I started. I just started writing songs. After two songs I just continued to explore it"
Small: Its better to burn out than it is to rust
"It's better to burn out than it is to rust"
Small: I have so many opinions about everything it just comes out during my music. Its a battle for me. I try
"I have so many opinions about everything it just comes out during my music. It's a battle for me. I try not to be preachy. That's a real danger"
Small: I feel like I could be likened to an old hound circling on a rug for the last five years
"I feel like I could be likened to an old hound circling on a rug for the last five years"
Small: I dont like to be labeled, to be anything. Ive made the mistake before myself of labeling my music, but
"I don't like to be labeled, to be anything. I've made the mistake before myself of labeling my music, but it's counter-productive"
Small: I can get away with saying a lot of ideas that are young and naive. Im liberated
"I can get away with saying a lot of ideas that are young and naive. I'm liberated"
Small: Commitments are one of the worst things to have in the music business. Theyre very annoying
"Commitments are one of the worst things to have in the music business. They're very annoying"
Small: When the punk thing came along and I heard my friends saying, I hate these people with the pins in thei
"When the punk thing came along and I heard my friends saying, I hate these people with the pins in their ears. I said, Thank God, something got their attention"
Small: This thing called Patriot Act, through which we abdicated a lot of our civil rights to defend the count
"This thing called Patriot Act, through which we abdicated a lot of our civil rights to defend the country against terrorism, it's a four-year story"
Small: Its a blue album, but its not a blues album. Im not pretending all of a sudden now Im blues
"It's a blue album, but it's not a blues album. I'm not pretending all of a sudden now I'm blues"
Small: When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, thats when you know youre way to
"When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near"
Small: The thing about my music is, there really is no point
"The thing about my music is, there really is no point"
Small: Its cool to go places where working people are happy
"It's cool to go places where working people are happy"
Small: I was a Reagan backer. It was a shock for some people that I could agree with anything that man would s
"I was a Reagan backer. It was a shock for some people that I could agree with anything that man would say"
Small: I think Im going to be making country records for as long as I can see into the future. Its much more d
"I think I'm going to be making country records for as long as I can see into the future. It's much more down-home and real"
Small: Better to burn out than rust out
"Better to burn out than rust out"
Small: As I get older, I get smaller. I see other parts of the world I didnt see before. Other points of view.
"As I get older, I get smaller. I see other parts of the world I didn't see before. Other points of view. I see outside myself more"
Small: With Crazy Horse, its all one big, growing, smoldering sound, and Im part of it. Its like gliding, or s
"With Crazy Horse, it's all one big, growing, smoldering sound, and I'm part of it. It's like gliding, or some sort of natural surfing"
Small: The cutthroat avenues of rock n roll, I am fed up with. I dont want anything to do with it
"The cutthroat avenues of rock 'n' roll, I am fed up with. I don't want anything to do with it"
Small: Studios are passe for me. Id rather play in a garage, in a truck, or a rehearsal hall, a club, or a bas
"Studios are passe for me. I'd rather play in a garage, in a truck, or a rehearsal hall, a club, or a basement"
Small: One new feature or fresh take can change everything
"One new feature or fresh take can change everything"
Small: I live for playing live. All my records are live, since After the Gold Rush, with the exception of Tran
"I live for playing live. All my records are live, since After the Gold Rush, with the exception of Trans and the vocals on Landing on Water"
Small: Back then people closed their eyes and listened to music. Today theres a lot of images that go with the
"Back then people closed their eyes and listened to music. Today there's a lot of images that go with the music. A lot of music is crap and it's all commercial and the images are all trying to sell the record"
Small: As you go through life, youve got to see the valleys as well as the peaks
"As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks"
Small: With a lot of songs on this record, one verse doesnt relate to the next verse. I dont think that one da
"With a lot of songs on this record, one verse doesn't relate to the next verse. I don't think that one day really relates to the next day in life"
Small: The 60s was one of the first times the power of music was used by a generation to bind them together
"The '60s was one of the first times the power of music was used by a generation to bind them together"
Small: I was just 20 years old when I wrote Broken Arrow
"I was just 20 years old when I wrote Broken Arrow"
Small: I just wrote one song at a time. Kinda like an alcoholic. One day at a time
"I just wrote one song at a time. Kinda like an alcoholic. One day at a time"
Small: I dont think Im a thorn in the industry, Im just another part of it
"I don't think I'm a thorn in the industry, I'm just another part of it"