Paul McCartney Quotes:
At the end of the Beatles, I really was done in for the first time in my life. Until then, I really was a kind of cocky sod.Paul McCartney
Think globally, act locally.PAUL MCCARTNEY
Love is all you need.PAUL MCCARTNEY
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I don’t take me seriously. If we get some giggles, I don’t mind.PAUL MCCARTNEY
I’ve got to admit it’s getting better. It’s a little better all the time.PAUL MCCARTNEY
Buy, buy, says the sign in the shop window; Why, why, says the junk in the yard.PAUL MCCARTNEY
None of us wanted to be the bass player. In our minds he was the fat guy who always played at the back.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 used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.PAUL MCCARTNEY
I used to think that anyone doing anything weird was weird. I suddenly realized that anyone doing anything weird wasn’t weird at all and it was the people saying they were weird that were weird.PAUL MCCARTNEY
Somebody said to me, ‘But the Beatles were anti-materialistic.’ That’s a huge myth. John and I literally used to sit down and say, ‘Now, let’s write a swimming pool.’PAUL MCCARTNEY
The rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated.PAUL MCCARTNEY
I’m not religious, but I’m very spiritual.PAUL MCCARTNEY
Why would I retire? Sit at home and watch TV? No thanks. I’d rather be out playing.PAUL MCCARTNEY
So, if I’m cooking, I’ll be steaming vegetables, making some nice salad, that kind of stuff.PAUL MCCARTNEY
But you know, as a kid I would have thought of a vegetarian as a wimp.PAUL MCCARTNEY
We were a savage little lot, Liverpool kids, not pacifist or vegetarian or anything. But I feel I’ve gone beyond that, and that it was immature to be so prejudiced and believe in all the stereotypes.PAUL MCCARTNEY
It’s also not unusual for writers to look backward. Because that’s your pool of resources.PAUL MCCARTNEY
My dad was a particularly polite kind of guy, very courteous.PAUL MCCARTNEY
But with writers, there’s nothing wrong with melancholy. It’s an important color in writing.PAUL MCCARTNEY
My old school in Liverpool is now a performing-arts school, and I kind of teach there – I use the word lightly – but I go there and talk to students.PAUL MCCARTNEY
She is the rock ‘n’ roll queen. Weirdly enough, that is one of the things her reign will be remembered for. Queen Elizabeth I, we remember Raleigh; Queen Elizabeth II it’s gonna be the Beatles.PAUL MCCARTNEY
Look, people are allowed their own opinions and they don’t always coincide with yours. As an artist you just have to keep plugging on.PAUL MCCARTNEY
Putting two songs together, I’ve always loved that trick when it works.PAUL MCCARTNEY
Microphones are just like people, if you shout at them, they get scared.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
If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be a vegetarian.PAUL MCCARTNEY
In the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make.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
When we were starting off as kids, just the idea of maybe going to do this as a living instead of getting what we thought was going to be a boring job, was exciting.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
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
There are only four people who knew what the Beatles were about anyway.PAUL MCCARTNEY
Someone like John would want to end the Beatle period and start the Yoko period. He wouldn’t like either to interfere with the other.PAUL MCCARTNEY
Nothing pleases me more than to go into a room and come out with a piece of music.PAUL MCCARTNEY
Lyricists play with words.PAUL MCCARTNEY
John’s time and effort were, in the main, spent on pretty honorable stuff. As for the other side, well, nobody’s perfect, nobody’s Jesus. And look what they did to him.PAUL MCCARTNEY
I used to think that all my Wings stuff was second-rate stuff, but I began to meet younger kids, not kids from my Beatle generation, who would say, We really love this song.PAUL MCCARTNEY
I think people who create and write, it actually does flow-just flows from into their head, into their hand, and they write it down. It’s simple.PAUL MCCARTNEY
I saw that Meryl Streep said, I just want to do my job well. And really, that’s all I’m ever trying to do.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
I never look forward, because I have no idea about how any of it happened to getting here. I’ve no idea how the next five years are going to be.PAUL MCCARTNEY
I knew the words to 25 rock songs, so I got in the group. Long Tall Sally and Tutti-Frutti, that got me in. That was my audition.PAUL MCCARTNEY
I had this song called Helter Skelter, which is just a ridiculous song. So we did it like that, ‘cuz I like noise.PAUL MCCARTNEY
I feel that if I said anything about John, I would have to sit here for five days and say it all. Or I don’t want to say anything.PAUL MCCARTNEY
I don’t work at being ordinary.PAUL MCCARTNEY
I don’t ever try to make a serious social comment.PAUL MCCARTNEY
I definitely did look up to John. We all looked up to John. He was older and he was very much the leader; he was the quickest wit and the smartest.PAUL MCCARTNEY
I can’t deal with the press; I hate all those Beatles questions.PAUL MCCARTNEY
I can take pot or leave it. I got busted in Japan for it. I was nine days without it and there wasn’t a hint of withdrawal, nothing.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
Who is Paul McCartney ?
Sir James Paul McCartney was born on June 18 , 1942 and has earned world-class fame as a co-chair vocalist and bassist for The Beatles.He is an English singer , songwriter, composer, record producer and producer.
After the disbanded group in 1970, he continued his solo career and set up the Wings band with his first wife, Linda and Denny Laine. His work with John Lennon remains the most successful in history.
McCartney is an autodidactic musician who is skilled in bass, guitar, keyboards and drums. He is known for his melodic approach to bass playing, his varied and broad vocal range (with over four octaves) and his eclectism (examining styles from pre-rock and roll pop to classical and electronic styles).
McCartney began his quarrymatic career in 1957 and in 1960 he became a member of the Beatles. He eventually became the de facto leader of the Beatles from Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club band in 1967, supplying the artistic inspiration for much of his music and film ventures.
Among the most frequently performed songs in history were Beatles songs like ‘And I Love Her’ (1964), ‘Yesterday’ (1965), ‘Elanor Rigby’ (1966), and ‘Blackbird.’ McCartney made his debut with the McCartney album in 1970.
In the 1970s, he led Wings, with more than a dozen world leading albums and singles, one of the decade’s most successful bands in the world. In his solo career McCartney resumed in 1980.
He has been touring as a solo artist since 1989. In 1993, he created the Fireman music duo and Killing Joke’s young people. In addition to music, he has been active in initiatives to support global charities in the area of animal rights, seal hunting, landmines, vegetarianism, hunger, and education in music.