Ringo Starr - Quotes

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I feel the older I get, the more I'm learning to handle life. Being on this quest for a long time, it's all about finding yourself.

I feel the older I get, the more I'm learning to handle life. Being on this quest for a long time, it's all about finding yourself.

That's all drugs and alcohol do, they cut off your emotions in the end. ---->>>

Drumming is my middle name. ---->>>

At the end of the day, I can end up just totally wacky, because I've made mountains out of molehills. With meditation, I can keep them as molehills. ---->>>

When I was thirteen I only wanted to be a drummer. ---->>>

I never studied anything, really. I didn't study the drums. I joined bands and made all the mistakes onstage. ---->>>

I get by with a little help from my friends. ---->>>

First and foremost I am a drummer. After that, I'm other things... But I didn't play drums to make money.

First and foremost I am a drummer. After that, I'm other things... But I didn't play drums to make money.

Everything government touches turns to crap. ---->>>

I'd like to end up sort of unforgettable. ---->>>

For me, God is in my life. I don't hide from that... I think the search has been on since the '60s. ---->>>

Well, I'm getting happier all the time, which is very nice. ---->>>

I like Beethoven, especially the poems. ---->>>

I'm on my feet and I'm doing what I love to do, and I'm in a profession, as a musician, where we can go on for as long as we can go on. ---->>>

So this is America. They must be out of their minds. ---->>>

America: It's like Britain, only with buttons. ---->>>

Being in The Beatles was a short, incredible period of my life. I had 22 years leading up to it, and it was all over eight years later. ---->>>

I mean, women are very important to me. I don't know, they just drive me crazy. ---->>>

Gene Autry was the most. It may sound like a joke - Go and have a look in my bedroom, It's covered with Gene Autry posters. He was my first musical influence. ---->>>

I'm not sleeping with all the women I appear with. ---->>>

And in a marriage you can't TRY and be married. You're married or you're not married... as far as I'm concerned. ---->>>

I love the modern technology now.

I love the modern technology now.

People only look at me as a Beatle, but my friends look at me as a whole person. That's how life works, but it's not bugging me anymore. ---->>>

I've never been able to sit round on my own and play drums, practice in the back room, never been able to. I've always played with other musicians. It's how I play, there's no joy for me in playing on my own, bashing away. I need a bass, a piano, guitar, whatever, and then I can play. ---->>>

I mean, I was born the day war broke out, but I don't remember all the bombs though they did actually break up Liverpool, you know. I remember when I was a little older, there was big gaps in all the streets where houses used to be. We used to play over them.

I mean, I was born the day war broke out, but I don't remember all the bombs though they did actually break up Liverpool, you know. I remember when I was a little older, there was big gaps in all the streets where houses used to be. We used to play over them.

The second side of Abbey Road is my favorite. ---->>>

And I came back and it was great, 'cuz George had set up all these flowers all over the studio saying welcome home. So then we got it together again. I always felt it was better on the White one for me. We were more like a band, you know.

And I came back and it was great, 'cuz George had set up all these flowers all over the studio saying welcome home. So then we got it together again. I always felt it was better on the White one for me. We were more like a band, you know.

I am a big Beatles fan. And, you know, unbeknownst to anyone, I used to be one. But I have no problems of putting titles and lines from other songs in my songs, because they're great lines and great titles. ---->>>

I couldn't put my finger on one reason why we broke up. It was time, and we were spreading out. They were spreading out more than I was. I would've stayed with the band. ---->>>

I think the most exciting thing is that you expect people our age to know the music, but actually a lot of kids know the music, and if anything is left, we have left really good music, and that's the important part, not the mop-tops or whatever. ---->>>

I want to deal with what's in front of me now to the best of my abilities, and sometimes that's not very good. But a lot of the days it is really great. ---->>>

And the White Album is important to me for different reasons. One - I had left the band on the White Album. ---->>>

I've said this over and over again, but I love being in a band. ---->>>

People in Liverpool don't move very far, you know. ---->>>

If you made a record, I'd probably pick out tracks that I like and download that. That's just how it is. ---->>>

We will miss George for his sense of love, his sense of music and his sense of laughter. ---->>>

We've got the children so we have to deal with each other because we have to deal with children's problems, you know, and our own problems. But some days it's fine, and then some days we just are at each other's throat. ---->>>

George was getting alot of independence for himself in those days. He was writing more, and wanted things to go his way - where, when we first started things basically went John and Paul's way. You know, 'cuz they were the writers. ---->>>

I don't talk about myself in the third person, and I laugh at people who do. ---->>>

When they come here, the English make a choice: New York or L.A. L.A. suited me better, I just feel comfortable here. ---->>>

And so we went away to play, and we'd come back to Liverpool. And while we were doing this - 'cuz we did it for two years. And then we'd go to Germany, and that's where I met the Beatles. ---->>>

I don't collect any memorabilia. I wish I'd have kept everything I had. But who knew you had to keep it. Just gave it away. And we lost so much and we didn't look after a lot of it. ---->>>

That's when we decided to stop in '66. Everyone thought we toured for years, you know, but we didn't. I joined in '62, and we'd finished touring in '66 to go into the studio where we could hear each other... and create any fantasy that came out of anybody's brain. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: English
Born: 07-07, 1940
Birthplace: in Liverpool, England, The United Kingdom
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Occupation: Musician

Richard Starkey, MBE (born 7 July 1940), known professionally as Ringo Starr, is an English drummer, singer, songwriter and actor who gained worldwide fame as the drummer for the Beatles. He occasionally sang lead vocals, usually for one song on an album, including "With a Little Help from My Friends", "Yellow Submarine", "Good Night", and their cover of "Act Naturally" (wikipedia)