Tom Petty Quotes


20 Tom Petty quotes:



"It didn't affect his ability for a long time. Heroin can be like that with musicians; I think that's why you see so many musicians drift that way, because you can remain musical for a long time. But I think, without exception, they all hit the wall eventually and the creativity goes."
"You have four years to be irresponsible here. Relax. Work is for people with jobs. You'll never remember class time, but you'll remember time you wasted hanging out with your friends. So, stay out late. Go out on a Tuesday with your friends when you have a paper due Wednesday. Spend money you don't have. Drink 'til sunrise. The work never ends, but college does."
Author: Petty Quotes Category: Education Quotes
"The music business looks like, you know, innocent schoolboys compared to the TV business. They care about nothing but profit."
"Most things I worry about never happen anyway."
"I'm barely prolific and incredibly lazy."
"It's funny how the music industry is enraged about the Internet and the way things are copied without being paid for. But you know why people steal the music? Because they can't afford the music."
"It's very easy to be cynical about the hall of fame. But on the other hand, it's really a beautiful thing for someone like me. I dedicated my entire life to this music."
"You have four years to be irresponsible here. Relax. Work is for people with jobs. You'll never remember class time, but you'll remember time you wasted hanging out with your friends. So, stay out late. Go out on a Tuesday with your friends when you have a paper due Wednesday. Spend money you don't have. Drink 'til sunrise. The work never ends, but college does..."
Author: Petty Quotes Category: Class Quotes
"Even the losers get lucky sometimes. Even the losers keep a little bit of pride. They get lucky sometimes."
"This award comes at a particularly nice time, as the Heartbreakers and I go into the 30th year of our career, I'm very honored that Billboard has acknowledged me with this award."
Author: Petty Quotes Category: Music Quotes
"We haven't always been boy scouts, but we never lost sight of the music, Let me remind you that this ain't the end."
Author: Petty Quotes Category: Music Quotes
"I'm reaching there to try and find a theme. It's just a really nice collection of songs. I think it does have an underlying theme of time and what it does to you."
Author: Petty Quotes Category: Music Quotes
"We have a set list, but we work up a lot more (songs) than we're gonna do. That way we can throw things in and change it around, especially if we're in a place for two days. It's good to keep yourself interested. The last show we did five songs we never rehearsed and that certainly sparked us up."
Author: Petty Quotes Category: Music Quotes
"the waiting is the hardest part."
Author: Petty Quotes Category: Music Quotes
"like a deer in the headlights, frozen in real time and I'm losing my mind, it's time to move on."
Author: Petty Quotes Category: Music Quotes
"We enjoy playing with each other, which I think is a pretty important part of this. If we didn't, we'd have given it up a long time ago. The idea when we started was to take five people and keep 'em together no matter what and see what we could get out of it, and we've pretty much stuck to that plan."
Author: Petty Quotes Category: Music Quotes
"Let me run with you tonight, I'll take you on a moonlit ride..."
Author: Petty Quotes Category: Music Quotes
"I'm frustrated by what I hear. Maybe it's not meant for me. Personally, I'm way too bright for a lot of the hip-hop lyrics to affect. I'm much too smart to think that jewelry or how cool I am is really going to change much about my personality. If you're dumb enough that it entertains you, have a great time. But I am seeking more than that."
Author: Petty Quotes Category: Self-esteem Quotes Hip Hop Quotes
"You've also got to rebound the basketball, and I think Hartley will be the biggest challenge we've faced this year."
Author: Petty Quotes Category: Sports Quotes
"A person could visualize him putting on 20 pounds and being the kind of tight end you watch on Saturdays. By the same token, he?s got the kind of jump shot, agility and ball skills to make somebody a real nice forward."
Author: Petty Quotes Category: Kindness Quotes



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