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By Anonym 14 Sep

Mick Jagger

The grown-up world was a very ordered society in the early '60s, and I was coming out of it. America was even more ordered than anywhere else. I found it was a very restrictive society in thought and behavior and dress.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Mick Jagger

The Spice Girl Victoria Beckham has just published the story of her life. I confess that it is not in my reading table.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mick Jagger

For some people it's real therapy to talk to journalists about their private lives and inner thoughts. But I would rather keep something to myself.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mick Jagger

Movies in this country, its very complicated, and we could bang on about it forever, but the French movie industry is very different because its very obviously French.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mick Jagger

I came into music just because I wanted the bread. It's true. I looked around and this seemed like the only way I was going to get the kind of bread I wanted.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Mick Jagger

When I'm 33, I quit.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mick Jagger

I don't believe in astrology. It's a lot of crap. I just think that's another thing you should throw out the window. Mysticism. Cheap. It's amazing that people still hang on to that after all these years.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mick Jagger

Thanks to everyone in Israel for the wonderful welcome. It was a great show and we'll remember it forever.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mick Jagger

I was having a bit of trouble. I wasn't in a good relationship. Or I was in too many bad relationships. I had so many girlfriends at that point. None of them seemed to care they weren't pleasing me very much. I was obviously in with the wrong group.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Mick Jagger

They're so boring. They're so pathetic, all those journalists. Most of them are. Most of those kind that write gossip stuff, and most of it's gossip. Things are just invented about your personal life and you just have to take that. It's bullshit. People believe it, though. They just believe everything they read.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mick Jagger

People get very thoughtful when they are in cars. I no longer care for cars. I don't collect them.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mick Jagger

I got nasty habits; I take tea at three.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Mick Jagger

Thousands of years people have taken drugs, whether it's alcohol, which was invented about 5,000 years ago. People have been using that. And all kinds of marijuana and all these things, tobacco. So all these drugs have been - it seems to be the propensity of human beings to want to use them.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mick Jagger

In England you're skewered on the altar of pop culture if you become pretentious.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mick Jagger

People also like partnerships because they can identify with the drama of two people in partnership. They can feed off a partnership, and that keeps people entertained. Besides, if you have a successful partnership, it's self-sustaining.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mick Jagger

Thank you for leaving us alone but giving us enough attention to boost our egos.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mick Jagger

All dancing is a replacement for sex.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mick Jagger

Rock 'n' roll and playing live is very addictive. But you have to really be careful, because you don't want to do it all the time. It's like when you are young and you think if you are not having sex you're wasting your time. But as you get older you realise everything has its place. It's the same thing with performing.... Performing is a great thing to do but you don't want to have to be doing it every night.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mick Jagger

I should think that being my old lady would be all the satisfaction or career any woman needs.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mick Jagger

Rock & roll mostly is a very butch thing, and it appeals to one hard side of the masculine character. But I don't think the Rolling Stones are only a rock band. They can be other things. They can be very feminine.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mick Jagger

I don't think that being in a full-time relationship is necessarily for everybody all of the time. It's not necessarily some state of grace.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mick Jagger

Goddess was made in my home in France. The material retained an integrity whit it would have lost in Los Angeles studio.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mick Jagger

A lot of times songs are very much of a moment, that you just encapsulate. They come to you, you write them, you feel good that day, or bad that day.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mick Jagger

I wasn't understanding enough about drug addition. No one seemed to know much about drug addiction. Things like LSD were all new. No one knew the harm. People thought cocaine was good for you.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mick Jagger

I don't like being completely isolated. I need the energy from other people.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mick Jagger

Americans are funny people: first you shock them, then they put you in a museum.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mick Jagger

I have never wanted to give up performing on stage, but one day the tours will be over.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Mick Jagger

I'd rather be dead than singing 'Satisfaction' when I'm 45.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mick Jagger

Drug use makes you snappy, and you get very bad-tempered and have terrible hangovers.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Mick Jagger

You know, being in a rock band, you can't overdo the costume changes too much because everyone thinks, oh, that's not a real rock band. Look how many times he changes costumes. That's not rock. Rock's about going on in a T-shirt and staying in it and getting it all dirty. But that's not really my approach.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mick Jagger

If you're the singer in the band, you always get more attention than anyone else.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mick Jagger

Music should elevate you. You can be raised, or left stranded. You can't be raised all the time, in my experience. This might be a rare moment. You might just go up to that level but that's always good.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mick Jagger

Anarchy is the only slight glimmer of hope.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Mick Jagger

You can't always get what you want.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mick Jagger

It's nice to collect stamps, but if it becomes obsessive, and you start stealing for your stamps, it becomes too much.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mick Jagger

I love America, but I can't spend the whole year here. I can't afford the taxes.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mick Jagger

I don't know if rock is dying. I wouldn't want to say that, but the world does change. Nothing stays the same.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Mick Jagger

There's hundreds of different ways of writing songs.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mick Jagger

People love talking about when they were young and heard Honky Tonk Women for the first time. It's quite a heavy load to carry on your shoulders, the memories of so many people.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mick Jagger

Don’t take life too seriously and always remember: it is just a passing fad.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mick Jagger

People think they know you. They know the things about you that you have forgotten.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Mick Jagger

You've got to have fresh wardrobe. You can't just go out there looking like you did last time. That helps your transformation.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mick Jagger

I remember when I was very young, I read an article by Fats Domino which has really influenced me. He said, 'You should never sing the lyrics out very clearly.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mick Jagger

Killing for ideas is the most dangerous form of killing at all. Being willing to die for your ideas rather than your country is another concept, but dying for an idea, like in religion, is absurd.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mick Jagger

People are so brainwashed by the rules that they don't know what really matters.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mick Jagger

Patriotism is an instant reaction that fades away when the war starts.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mick Jagger

I am not a librarian of my own work. It's a good thing not to be too involved with what you have done.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mick Jagger

Have I turned into a motorized preacher? We spend so much time in cars that if you don't try to get some experiences out of it, you can go crazy.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mick Jagger

I would hate to say as a non-African-American person that it would be wrong for a black person to direct white people in a movie. Wouldn't that be awful of me to say that? The only sympathizing thing I might say for people that want to [grumble] is that a filmmaker should have an understanding for the place where the people you're portraying are coming from.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mick Jagger

It's a real buzz, even in front of 20 people, to make a complete fool of yourself. But people seemed to like it. And the thing is, if people started throwing tomatoes at me, I wouldn't have gone on with it.