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Paul McCartney – 20 Quotes

 

20 Quotes by Paul McCartney

 

It’s time to end the cruel slaughter of whales and leave these magnificent creatures alone.

– Paul McCartney


George wrote Taxman, and I played guitar on it. He wrote it in anger at finding out what the taxman did. He had never known before then what could happen to your money.

– Paul McCartney


To keep the record straight, it wasn’t always John and Yoko. We’ve all accused one another of various business things we tend to be pretty paranoid by now, as you can imagine. There’s a lot of money involved.

– Paul McCartney


When you first get money, you buy all these things so no one thinks you’re mean, and you spread it around. You get a chauffeur and you find yourself thrown around the back of this car and you think, I was happier when I had my own little car! I could drive myself!

– Paul McCartney


My dad was a particularly polite kind of guy, very courteous.

– Paul McCartney


My dad, bless him, was a musician. And his dad had thought that his music was rubbish.

– Paul McCartney


Looking back, I think I was always musical. My dad was very musical, and I think my mom was musical.

– Paul McCartney


I’m a pretty hands-on dad and make the most of my custody. I take care of my little one whenever I can, and she determines what I can do and where I can do it.

– Paul McCartney


Where I come from, you don’t really talk about how much you’re earning. Those things are private. My dad never told my mum how much he was earning. I’m certainly not going to tell the world. I’m doing well.

– Paul McCartney


The rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated.

– Paul McCartney


I never really got on that well with Yoko anyway. Strangely enough, I only started to get to know her after John’s death.

– Paul McCartney


Why would I retire? Sit at home and watch TV? No thanks. I’d rather be out playing.

– Paul McCartney


And I loved Fats Waller. I love his instrumental abilities, his vocal abilities and his sense of humor.

– Paul McCartney


In the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make.

– Paul McCartney


Nothing pleases me more than to go into a room and come out with a piece of music.

– Paul McCartney


It was Elvis who really got me hooked on beat music. When I heard ‘Heartbreak Hotel’ I thought, this is it.

– Paul McCartney


I hate the idea of success robbing you of your private life.

– Paul McCartney


We were pretty good mates until the Beatles started to split up and Yoko came into it. It was more like old army buddies splitting up on account of wedding bells.

– Paul McCartney


I don’t work at being ordinary.

– Paul McCartney


You see, my mother was a district nurse until she died when I was 14, and we used to move from time to time because of her work.

– Paul McCartney


 

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