Lisa Presley Quotes


36 Lisa Presley quotes:



"I don't deal well with admiration if it's for something I haven't done. Other than exist."
"[Cage is frank about why he was drawn to the film.] I was going through a divorce ... and was feeling adrift and vulnerable. I heard about the movie, and I thought it might be a way for me to work through those feelings -- and as corny as it might sound, it helped."
Author: Presley Quotes Category: Divorce Quotes
"I was quite the spoiled brat. I have quite a temper, obviously inherited from my father, and I became very good at ordering everyone around. I was the princess; the staff were absolutely terrified of me."
Author: Presley Quotes Category: American Musician Quotes Temper Quotes
"Music has always gotten me through life, particularly honest, real music."
"I don't do yoga. I bite the hella outta my nails. I smoke, I eat all the wrong food, I don't exercise."
"How many people have a family grave in the backyard? I'm sure I'll end up there, or I'll shrink my head and put it in a glass box in the living room. I'll get more tourists to Graceland that way."
"On my US tour maybe three out of 30 shows there was an Elvis impersonator in the crowd but that's it. I usually get younger fans, and those that come that are of an older generation end up walking out because it's too loud."
"I have a lot of memories, but I don't go into capitalizing on that. Something's got to be my own. I'm not doing the record to sit here and broadcast my memories of my father."
Author: Presley Quotes Category: American Musician Quotes Memories Quotes
"I never not wanted to be a singer. Since I was 3, I knew this was what I wanted to do. Well, I can't say I wanted to do it, but I fantasized and thought about it all the time. I never thought it would actually happen."
"I have a tendency to kick it up. I like to rattle the cage."
"I've been chased through airports with a screaming baby because the photographers are ruthless, and they want the picture."
"I do like to write nasty songs. It's a useful weapon to have, and it's cathartic as well, because I create art out of anger, something positive out of something negative."
"I'm a hypochondriac. Yesterday it was brain damage from the vodka the night before. Today, heart attack - my arm and chest started hurting at the same time."
"I'm more prone to his '70s material, which is what I was around for and watched a lot. I listen to a lot of that stuff. It probably influenced me quite a bit. I'm more drawn to the darker, sadder songs."
"I knew that because of who I am, and the situation I'm in, that I'd attract more critics than your average person, and that was a little intimidating, but I wanted to get out there and pay my dues."
"I really went back through a lot of the dark corridors of my life in this. I wanted people to know who I am based on my music, not on what they read in the tabloids."
"I'm trying to have my own thing, and I don't know if it's even possible. I didn't realize so many people actually think I'm trying to be like my dad. I read comments like 'She's no Elvis.' I'm not trying to be. I never set out to be."
"I'll say it loud and say it proud. I'm completely insane."
"Mostly singing was cathartic, writing was cathartic, therapeutic. I don't think I had a goal, particularly, to sing or put it out there for anybody."
"I'm not eager to jump into marriage again. I'm in the corner right now, wearing my dunce cap. That area is obviously a nightmare."



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