Facts about Elvis Presley

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Elvis Presley was a famous Musician from USA, who lived between January 8, 1935 and August 16, 1977.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac capricorn, who is known for Determination, Dominance, Perservering, Practical, Willful. Our collection contains 57 quotes who is written / told by Elvis, under the main topic Music.

Related authors: Camryn Manheim, Elvis Stojko, Janis Joplin

Famous quotes by Elvis Presley (57)


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"I've been getting some bad publicity - but you got to expect that"
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"They put me on television. And the whole thing broke loose. It was wild, I tell ya for sure"
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"I'm strictly for Stevenson. I don't dig the intellectual bit, but I'm telling you, man, he knows the most"
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"Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away"
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"The colored folks been singing it and playing it just like I'm doin' now, man, for more years than I know. I got it from them"
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"Man, I really like Vegas"
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"Just because I managed to do a little something, I don't want anyone back home to think I got the big head"
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"I'm so nervous. I've always been nervous, ever since I was a kid"
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"I've tried to lead a straight, clean life, not set any kind of a bad example"
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"Too much TV hurts movies"
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"The next thing I knew, I was out of the service and making movies again. My first picture was called, GI Blues. I thought I was still in the army"
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"I've never written a song in my life. It's all a big hoax"
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"I sure lost my musical direction in Hollywood. My songs were the same conveyer belt mass production, just like most of my movies were"
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"I never expected to be anybody important"
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"I miss my singing career very much"
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"I like to sing ballads the way Eddie Fisher does and the way Perry Como does. But the way I'm singing now is what makes the money"
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"I like entertaining people. I really miss it"
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"I learned how important it is to entertain people and give them a reason to come and watch you play"
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"I knew by heart all the dialogue of James Dean's films; I could watch Rebel Without a Cause a hundred times over"
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"I hope I didn't bore you too much with my life story"
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"I have no use for bodyguards, but I have very specific use for two highly trained certified public accountants"
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"I happened to come along in the music business when there was no trend"
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"I don't think I'm bad for people. If I did think I was bad for people, I would go back to driving a truck, and I really mean this"
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"I don't do any vulgar movements"
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"I did the Ed Sullivan show four times. I did the Steve Allen show. I did the Jackie Gleason show"
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"From the time I was a kid, I always knew something was going to happen to me. Didn't know exactly what"
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"Every time I think that I'm getting old, and gradually going to the grave, something else happens"
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"Ambition is a dream with a V8 engine"
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"After a hard day of basic training, you could eat a rattlesnake"
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"Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man; but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity"
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"A live concert to me is exciting because of all the electricity that is generated in the crowd and on stage. It's my favorite part of the business, live concerts"
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"When I was a boy, I always saw myself as a hero in comic books and in movies. I grew up believing this dream"
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"When I got outta High School I was driving a truck. I was just a poor boy from Memphis, Memphis"
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"When I get married, it'll be no secret"
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"Whatever I will become will be what God has chosen for me"
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"Until we meet again, may God bless you as he has blessed me"
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"The closest I ever came to getting married was just before I started singing. In fact, my first record saved my neck"
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"The army teaches boys to think like men"
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"That's why I hate to get started in these jam sessions. I'm always the last one to leave"
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"Since the beginning, it was just the same. The only difference, the crowds are bigger now"
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"Rock and roll music, if you like it, if you feel it, you can't help but move to it. That's what happens to me. I can't help it.'"
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"Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over"
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"People ask me where I got my singing style. I didn't copy my style from anybody"
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"My movements, ma'am, are all leg movements. I don't do nothing with my body"
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"More than anything else, I want the folks back at home to think right of me"
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"Man, that record came out and was real big in Memphis. They started playing it, and it got real big. Don't know why-the lyrics had no meaning"
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"I'm not trying to be sexy. It's just my way of expressing myself when I move around"
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"I'm no hillbilly singer"
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"I'll stay in Memphis"
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"I'll never make it, it will never happen, because they're never going to hear me 'cause they're screaming all the time"
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"I'll never feel comfortable taking a strong drink, and I'll never feel easy smoking a cigarette. I just don't think those things are right for me"
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"I'd just like to be treated like a regular customer"
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"I was training to be an electrician. I suppose I got wired the wrong way round somewhere along the line"
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"I was an overnight sensation"
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"I was an only child, and Mother was always right with me all my life. I used to get very angry at her when I was growing up-it's a natural thing"
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"I think I have something tonight that's not quite correct for evening wear. Blue suede shoes"
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"I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to"


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