Elvis Presley - Quotes

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I'm not trying to be sexy. It's just my way of expressing myself when I move around.

I'm not trying to be sexy. It's just my way of expressing myself when I move around.

Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.

Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.

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.'

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.'

Ambition is a dream with a V8 engine.

Ambition is a dream with a V8 engine.

People ask me where I got my singing style. I didn't copy my style from anybody. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

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.

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.

Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over. ---->>>

The army teaches boys to think like men. ---->>>

Whatever I will become will be what God has chosen for me.

Whatever I will become will be what God has chosen for me.

The image is one thing and the human being is another. It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way. ---->>>

I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.

I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.

I never expected to be anybody important. ---->>>

I was training to be an electrician. I suppose I got wired the wrong way round somewhere along the line. ---->>>

Until we meet again, may God bless you as he has blessed me.

Until we meet again, may God bless you as he has blessed me.

When I was a boy, I always saw myself as a hero in comic books and in movies. I grew up believing this dream.

When I was a boy, I always saw myself as a hero in comic books and in movies. I grew up believing this dream.

The Lord can give, and the Lord can take away. I might be herding sheep next year. ---->>>

Man, I really like Vegas. ---->>>

I hope I didn't bore you too much with my life story. ---->>>

From the time I was a kid, I always knew something was going to happen to me. Didn't know exactly what. ---->>>

I'm trying to keep a level head. You have to be careful out in the world. It's so easy to get turned. ---->>>

I'll never make it, it will never happen, because they're never going to hear me 'cause they're screaming all the time. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

I learned how important it is to entertain people and give them a reason to come and watch you play. ---->>>

It's human nature to gripe, but I'm going ahead and doing the best I can. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man; but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity. ---->>>

I have no use for bodyguards, but I have very specific use for two highly trained certified public accountants. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

Every time I think that I'm getting old, and gradually going to the grave, something else happens. ---->>>

I think I have something tonight that's not quite correct for evening wear. Blue suede shoes. ---->>>

Too much TV hurts movies.

Too much TV hurts movies.

After a hard day of basic training, you could eat a rattlesnake. ---->>>

I'm so nervous. I've always been nervous, ever since I was a kid. ---->>>

I've never written a song in my life. It's all a big hoax. ---->>>

Since the beginning, it was just the same. The only difference, the crowds are bigger now. ---->>>

I happened to come along in the music business when there was no trend. ---->>>

When I get married, it'll be no secret.

When I get married, it'll be no secret.

I don't do any vulgar movements. ---->>>

I like entertaining people. I really miss it. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

There are too many people that depend on me. I'm too obligated. I'm in too far to get out. ---->>>

When I got outta High School I was driving a truck. I was just a poor boy from Memphis, Memphis. ---->>>

I'll stay in Memphis. ---->>>

I'm strictly for Stevenson. I don't dig the intellectual bit, but I'm telling you, man, he knows the most. ---->>>

The closest I ever came to getting married was just before I started singing. In fact, my first record saved my neck. ---->>>

Those movies sure got me into a rut. ---->>>

I miss my singing career very much. ---->>>

I was an overnight sensation. ---->>>

I've been getting some bad publicity - but you got to expect that. ---->>>

Just because I managed to do a little something, I don't want anyone back home to think I got the big head. ---->>>

Later on they send me to Hollywood. To make movies. It was all new to me. I was only 21 years old. ---->>>

More than anything else, I want the folks back at home to think right of me. ---->>>

My movements, ma'am, are all leg movements. I don't do nothing with my body. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

I've tried to lead a straight, clean life, not set any kind of a bad example. ---->>>

They put me on television. And the whole thing broke loose. It was wild, I tell ya for sure. ---->>>

I sure lost my musical direction in Hollywood. My songs were the same conveyer belt mass production, just like most of my movies were. ---->>>

I'm no hillbilly singer. ---->>>

That's why I hate to get started in these jam sessions. I'm always the last one to leave. ---->>>

I knew by heart all the dialogue of James Dean's films; I could watch Rebel Without a Cause a hundred times over. ---->>>

I'd just like to be treated like a regular customer. ---->>>

Those people in New York are not gonna change me none. ---->>>

I did the Ed Sullivan show four times. I did the Steve Allen show. I did the Jackie Gleason show. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 01-08, 1935
Birthplace: in Tupelo, Mississippi, The United States
Die: 08-16, 1977
Occupation: Musician

Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977) was an American singer-songwriter and actor. Regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century, he is often referred to as the "King of Rock and Roll" or simply "the King". Presley was born in Tupelo, Mississippi, and relocated to Memphis, Tennessee with his family when he was 13 years old (wikipedia)