Rod Stewart - Quotes

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I can definitely say the older I've got the better I've become at being a dad and a husband.

I can definitely say the older I've got the better I've become at being a dad and a husband.

I've tried to have a regular haircut, but it just pops back up again, so this is the way it's going to be. ---->>>

You go through life wondering what is it all about but at the end of the day it's all about family. ---->>>

I see myself at 7:30 in the morning and it's not too pretty.

I see myself at 7:30 in the morning and it's not too pretty.

Fast cars like Porsches and Ferraris - they are things of beauty.

Fast cars like Porsches and Ferraris - they are things of beauty.

Well, there's not a day goes by when I don't get up and say thank you to somebody.

Well, there's not a day goes by when I don't get up and say thank you to somebody.

Instead of getting married again, I'm going to find a woman I don't like and just give her a house. ---->>>

I'm proud to be a railway modeler. It means more to me to be on the cover of Model Railroader than to be on the cover of a music magazine. ---->>>

I've tried many other hairstyles, but it just doesn't work. ---->>>

I'm a rock star because I couldn't be a soccer star. ---->>>

Surely if God had meant us to do yoga, he would have put our heads behind our knees. ---->>>

Carrying 200 pounds of velvet and satin around a stage for 90 minutes - that's man's work, let me tell you. ---->>>

You shouldn't be in the music business if you're posing.

You shouldn't be in the music business if you're posing.

I've been out with some extremely beautiful women who have had no sex appeal whatsoever. It really is a lot more than skin deep. ---->>>

I'm a gentleman. ---->>>

You can be with one of the most beautiful women in the world and still be unhappy. ---->>>

My father, being a Scotsman, taught me to look after finances. I'm shrewd. Some people may call me tight.

My father, being a Scotsman, taught me to look after finances. I'm shrewd. Some people may call me tight.

You know I think I could give a little more back to charity. ---->>>

There is this power that comes with being famous.

There is this power that comes with being famous.

I'm proud to be a railway modeler. ---->>>

I have a very lively and colourful show. It's two hours of hits and the music speaks for itself. ---->>>

I was never a good-looking bloke. Not by a long chalk. ---->>>

My big brother still thinks he's a better singer than me. ---->>>

You've got to have this burning desire in your chest to succeed. ---->>>

I am passionate about football. My support for Celtic FC has got me through some hard times in my life. I still play regularly, too. ---->>>

My life has been an open book, really. Everybody knows everything about me. ---->>>

I don't think people expect Bruce Springsteen to come out in a pink satin jacket, but Rod Stewart, they do. And I like doing it; I don't wear it just because I think I have to. I'm a very flamboyant person. ---->>>

I have lived a great life. I am very happy. ---->>>

I think I was always looking for that perfect woman, who obviously doesn't exist. I wanted to be married. I wanted more kids. I'm a family man, at heart. ---->>>

I'll tell you what I love. Sending back bottles of wine that aren't right in restaurants in France! Whoa! I love the French, but I do find their wine snobbery something unbearable. ---->>>

I'm not a great lover of Madonna's voice. She's done very well with what she's got, and I'm sure my voice turns her right off, but she's not my favourite singer. ---->>>

Like everybody in show business, you think you're going to wake up one day, and it's all going to be taken away from you. I think we all share an insecurity in that way, everybody in show business - the ones I talk to, anyway. ---->>>

Only a fool permits the letter of the law to override the spirit in the heart. Do not let a piece of paper stand in the way of true love and headlines.

Only a fool permits the letter of the law to override the spirit in the heart. Do not let a piece of paper stand in the way of true love and headlines.

I want to go out at the top, but the secret is knowing when you're at the top, it's so difficult in this business, your career fluctuates all the time, up and down, like a pair of trousers. ---->>>

I do my bit for charity. ---->>>

I deliberate over the lyrics; I really do. I'll come up with one line in a day, and then it might be a couple of days before I come up with the rhyming line. It's never been easy for me. ---->>>

You know my wife, she's 6 ft 1 she can beat anyone up. ---->>>

Between 21-30 women go through humungous changes. After that, they've generally achieved what they wanted, and they're more settled. ---->>>

I wish I knew what I know now before. ---->>>

Elvis was the king. No doubt about it. People like myself, Mick Jagger and all the others only followed in his footsteps. ---->>>

I did things with the microphone stand that no-one else has attempted to do. ---->>>

If there's one thing I've learned about women, which I try to pass on to my boys, it's listening. Listen to the other side of the story first. ---->>>

Even by rock star standards, I was pretty awful. ---->>>

I want to make people aware of early detection. ---->>>

I've always looked on myself as one of a band and never sought a solo career. ---->>>

It was early detection that saved my voice - and I imagine, my life. ---->>>

Songwriting's never been a natural art for me; it's always been a bit of a struggle. ---->>>

At my age you don't go into fatherhood lightly. ---->>>

Brewing a good cuppa is something not everyone can do, and I loathe bad tea. ---->>>

Half the battle is selling music, not singing it. It's the image, not what you sing. ---->>>

I started singing in the bathroom. Nothing was coming out. It was ghastly. ---->>>

I think, with suits and clothes, if you keep them long enough, they all come back in fashion. ---->>>

I was very fortunate that I saved my money and I still do. ---->>>

I've got Ferraris coming out me bum. ---->>>

Lyrics are coming to you all the time. I get inspiration in the middle of the night. ---->>>

You can avoid the press if you really want to and I don't walk around with five security guards either because I think that just draws attention. ---->>>

You know, I had no trouble with the girls. ---->>>

As you get older, your metabolism slows down. You've got to admit it. It's nothing to be ashamed of if you have lived your life to the full. ---->>>

I always thought I was so fit. ---->>>

I am a man of contradictions, I suppose. ---->>>

I don't enjoy songwriting. ---->>>

I don't have any social life or anything. ---->>>

I enjoy a glass of wine, and I love my football. I suppose it's because I'm a real working-class. ---->>>

I had this almost Dickensian look. I was quite fragile. ---->>>

I love what I do. ---->>>

I never feel any aggravation from the public. ---->>>

I'm very proud of my well-earned wrinkles, so show 'em. ---->>>

I've still got a brilliant head of hair, which refuses to lay down! ---->>>

A show is like having a climax. It's like having an incredible, natural climax. And then suddenly it's all finished, and you don't know what to do next. ---->>>

I became famous, I think, really because of the interpretation of other people's songs, way back when, and that's what I enjoy the most. And I'm a lazy bugger. ---->>>

I shouldn't have got married. My dad told me. I was 35 and I got married. He said, 'You're too young to be married'. 'What? I'm 35'. Said, 'You're far too young. You haven't lived yet'. He was right, bless him, thanks, Dad. ---->>>

Well, I have a CBE and I accepted it with glee because it's not bestowed on you by the royal family, it's not bestowed on you by the government, you have to be nominated by the public. ---->>>

What I do now is all my dad's fault, because he bought me a guitar as a boy, for no apparent reason. ---->>>

How can my son not be straight after all I've said and done for him? ---->>>

Listen, if my career was to end tomorrow, I would have no complaints whatsoever. ---->>>

I love change, I need it. ---->>>

I suppose I miss the British cynicism and the humor. ---->>>

I got bored of not feeling affectionate towards girls. ---->>>

I carry lots of guilt. ---->>>

I was getting worried I may not become a grandfather, but the Lord has blessed me. ---->>>

Everybody sung in my family. ---->>>

I can't do that wonderful thing that Tom Waits and Bob Dylan do - to do imagery. I'm not good at that. I just write from the heart. ---->>>

Although I'm living in California, I'm very proud to be British. ---->>>

Everybody sings from their diaphragm.

Everybody sings from their diaphragm.

I enjoyed the chase. ---->>>

I had this little handheld transistor radio that I used to sleep next to. ---->>>

I hated singing and getting up in front of crowds. ---->>>

I have a voice coach, but only in so much as to make my voice stronger so I can sing for five nights a week, two hours. ---->>>

I'm just delighted that this woman I love can be a mum again. ---->>>

I've been a golden boy for too long. ---->>>

I've never been more in love with anyone nearly half my age than I am today. I'd get married in a minute if I weren't still married to somebody else. ---->>>

My dad bought me a guitar and people would ask me to play. ---->>>

Obviously, I haven't really progressed that much at my craft. ---->>>

Sometimes I think the playing field is certainly not even. You know, it's just not. ---->>>

The first cut is the deepest.

The first cut is the deepest.

There's no reason why I should retire. ---->>>

There's nobody I look up to, really. ---->>>

Well, I've got nothing to hide. Absolutely nothing. ---->>>

You know, it's just my dream came true. ---->>>

You learn a lot about yourself doing physical work. ---->>>

I am somewhat on the shy side. I know people might find that hard to believe. ---->>>

I do feel a certain love from the British public. ---->>>

I do take a lot of pride in my look and I work out - do work out a lot. ---->>>

I have enough music coming out of my kids' bedrooms when I'm at home. ---->>>

I was a bit of a sleeper-inner. ---->>>

I'm not a natural songwriter. ---->>>

I'm shrewd about money; I invest well and look after it. But it's in my nature to be generous. I look after people. ---->>>

I'm still not good at changing nappies, but I do do it. ---->>>

I've always been able to get inside a song really easily, and if it's my song, I can make it seem honest. ---->>>

I've always been worried about the band but I've got to the point now where I think it's time to start thinking about myself a bit more. ---->>>

I've never done anything particularly scandalous. ---->>>

It has gone past me now, the writing phase. ---->>>

My musical taste has always been wide. I started out as a folky before I moved on to blues and soul. ---->>>

Women like being kissed. ---->>>

I have a CBE, and I accepted it with glee because it's not bestowed on you by the royal family; it's not bestowed on you by the government; you have to be nominated by the public. ---->>>

I tried therapy. This had never appealed to me. For me, it was a bit like a Chinese meal: very filling at the time, but then an hour later you're hungry again. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: English
Born: 01-10, 1945
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Occupation: Musician
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Sir Roderick David "Rod" Stewart, CBE (born 10 January 1945) is a British rock singer and songwriter. Born and raised in London, he is of Scottish and English ancestry. Stewart is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold over 100 million records worldwide. He has had six consecutive number one albums in the UK and his tally of 62 UK hit singles includes 31 that reached the top ten, six of which gained the #1 position (wikipedia)