Jan 082013
 

30 Elvis Presley Quotes to Celebrate His Birthday

Elvis Presley is regarded as one of the most important figures of 20th-century popular culture. Elvis Presley was an American singer and actor. He is commonly known by the single name Elvis. One of the most popular musicians of the 20th century, he is often referred to as the “King of Rock and Roll”. Elvis Nominated for 14 competitive Grammys, he won three, and received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award at age 36. January 8th is Elvis Presley’s birthday.Let’s get to know him a little better with these thirty Elvis Presley quotes.

30 Elvis Presley Quotes to Celebrate His Birthday

30 Elvis Presley Quotes to Celebrate His Birthday

  1. Since the beginning, it was just the same. The only difference, the crowds are bigger now. –Elvis Presley
  2. Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain’t goin’ away. –Elvis Presley
  3. When I’m out there, I do what they want to hear. When I’m back here, I can do what I want to do. –Elvis Presley
  4. More than anything else, I want the folks back at home to think right of me. –Elvis Presley
  5. I learned how important it is to entertain people and give them a reason to come and watch you play. –Elvis Presley
  6. When I was a boy, I always saw myself as a hero in comic books and in movies. I grew up believing this dream. –Elvis Presley
  7. We’re the perfect combination. Colonel’s an old carny, and me, I’m off the wall. –Elvis Presley
  8. 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. –Elvis Presley
  9. Those people in New York are not gonna change me none. –Elvis Presley
  10. Later on they send me to Hollywood. To make movies. It was all new to me. I was only 21 years old. –Elvis Presley
  11. I think I have something tonight that’s not quite correct for evening wear. Blue suede shoes. –Elvis Presley
  12. 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. –Elvis Presley
  13. I’ve been getting some bad publicity – but you got to expect that. –Elvis Presley
  14. The Lord can give, and the Lord can take away. I might be herding sheep next year. –Elvis Presley
  15. I sure lost my musical direction in Hollywood. My songs were the same conveyor belt mass production, just like most of my movies were. –Elvis Presley
  16. 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. –Elvis Presley
  17. 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. –Elvis Presley
  18. Rhythm is something you either have or don’t have, but when you have it, you have it all over. –Elvis Presley
  19. 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. –Elvis Presley
  20. The closest I ever came to getting married was just before I started singing. In fact, my first record saved my neck. –Elvis Presley
  21. I’m trying to keep a level head. You have to be careful out in the world. It’s so easy to get turned. –Elvis Presley
  22. I believe in the Bible. I believe that all good things come from God. I don’t believe I’d sing the way I do if God hadn’t wanted me to. –Elvis Presley
  23. There are too many people that depend on me. I’m too obligated. I’m in too far to get out. –Elvis Presley
  24. The army teaches boys to think like men. –Elvis Presley
  25. Whatever I will become will be what God has chosen for me. –Elvis Presley
  26. I never expected to be anybody important. –Elvis Presley
  27. I’ll never make it, it will never happen, because they’re never going to hear me ’cause they’re screaming all the time. –Elvis Presley
  28. Just because I managed to do a little something, I don’t want anyone back home to think I got the big head. –Elvis Presley
  29. Every time I think that I’m getting old, and gradually going to the grave, something else happens. –Elvis Presley
  30. You went to the papers and tried to make me look bad. If you had come to me, we would have worked things out. –Elvis Presley

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