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By Anonym 13 Sep

Tom Petty

I don't know, my music has always just come from where the wind blew me. Like where I'm at during a particular moment in time.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tom Petty

And the days went by like paper in the wind. Everything changed, then changed again. It's hard to find a friend. It's hard to find a friend.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tom Petty

I'm not interested in the TV much. I quit watching the news a couple years ago and my outlook on life has gotten a whole lot better.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Tom Petty

We could move catalog, if he'd only die quicker.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tom Petty

I'm more interested in what I'm going to leave behind me than in making a big hit record. I've refined what I do for a long time. If getting better at it means it goes over the heads of those who only wanted to party, then so be it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tom Petty

I love history, doesn't matter what era, I'm fascinated.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Tom Petty

The poison came in liquid, she was naked all the time.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Tom Petty

You were the one who made things different, you were the one who took me in. You were the one thing I could count on, above all, you were my friend.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tom Petty

At the end of the day, you're just phonograph records.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Tom Petty

You believe what you want to believe. You see, you don't have to live like a refugee.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tom Petty

Go after what you really love and find a way to make that work for you, and then you'll be a happy person.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tom Petty

He don't wanna change, what don't need to change.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tom Petty

I'm not any happier anywhere than when I'm in the studio. I'm over the moon about it. It keeps me young, it keeps me feeling like I have some purpose.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Tom Petty

And I'm a bad boy 'cause I don't even miss her. I'm a bad boy for breakin her heart

By Anonym 15 Sep

Tom Petty

What I've learned about marriage: You need to have each other's back; you have to be a kind of team going through life.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Tom Petty

You're dealing in magic-it's this intangible thing that has to happen. And to seek it out too much might not be a good idea. Because, you know, it's very shy, too. But once you've got the essence of them, you can work songs and improve them. You see if there's a better word, or a better change.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tom Petty

As we celebrate mediocrity, all the boys upstairs want to see. How much you'll pay for what you used to get for free.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tom Petty

I'm not trying to be cool. I have a problem with lights. I have one eye that's become super-sensitive to lighting, so I do wear sunglasses quite a bit.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Tom Petty

The waiting is the hardest part.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Tom Petty

I think watching the TV news is bad for you. It is bad for your physical health and your mental health.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tom Petty

Excuse me if I have/some place in my mind/where I go time to time.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tom Petty

I remember things being more clearer, at one time things were more real.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tom Petty

Bring me a girl, they're always the best. You put 'em on stage, and you have 'em undress.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Tom Petty

Redemption comes to those who wait, forgiveness is the key.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Tom Petty

She's a good girl, crazy about Elvis, loves horses, and her boyfriend, too.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Tom Petty

Yeah, the world would swing if I were king. Can I help it if I still dream time to time?

By Anonym 15 Sep

Tom Petty

There goes your freedom of choice, there goes the last human voice.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tom Petty

I ain't really sure, but it seems I remember the good times

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tom Petty

If you stretch your imagination, I'll tell you all a tale, about a time when everything wasn't up for sale.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Tom Petty

Where the sky begins, the horizon ends, despite the best intentions.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Tom Petty

Most magic is a trick, an illusion. But [when The Beatles played the Ed Sullivan Show], this was real. Man oh man, was it real.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Tom Petty

When I met Elvis, we didn't really have a conversation. I was introduced by my uncle, and he sort of grunted my way. What stays with me is the whole scene. I had never seen a real mob scene before. I was really young and impressionable. Elvis really did look - he looked sort of not real, as if he were glowing.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Tom Petty

You belong among the wildflowers You belong in a boat out at sea You belong with your love on your arm You belong somewhere you feel free

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tom Petty

Artists aren't necessarily business people. And they aren't necessarily aware of all the things that go on in their names. Some just want to make some music, but there is a lot of greed among artists as well. Whether or not we know it, we are all to blame. I think it's time - starting with the artist - to try to be a little more responsible and aware of what goes on in our name.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Tom Petty

I think it's important to always offer something new.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Tom Petty

It's very easy to be cynical about the hall of fame. But on the other hand, it's really a beautiful thing for someone like me. I dedicated my entire life to this music.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Tom Petty

Some days are diamonds, some days are rocks. Some doors are opened, some roads are blocked. Sundowns are golden, then fade away. And if I never do nothing, I'll get you back someday.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Tom Petty

Just wonderin', waitin', worryin' about some silly little things, that just don't add up to nothin'.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Tom Petty

We don't really make bad records, though some people might like some more than others. And we have never really done a bad show. So I think in a way maybe we've been taken for granted.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tom Petty

If you listen long enough you can hear my skin grow tough love is painful to the touch must be made of stronger stuff.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Tom Petty

You get in there, you get the job done and you get the hell out.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tom Petty

'Free Fallin'' is a very good song. Maybe it would be one of my favorites if it hadn't become this huge anthem. But I'm grateful that people like it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tom Petty

I have turned down a lot of money for things that would have made me feel cheesy.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Tom Petty

Time to move on, time to get going. What lies ahead I have no way of knowing. But under my feet, baby, grass is growing.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tom Petty

Every verse a diamond, every chorus gold, the sound was my salvation. It was only everything, before money became king.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Tom Petty

You get into your late fifties, people start falling like flies all around you. I don't take life for granted any more. I'm really glad to be here.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tom Petty

Honey, don't walk out, I'm too drunk to follow.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Tom Petty

No matter how long you play the guitar, there's always something else to learn.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Tom Petty

You need eagles wings to get over things that make no sense in this world.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Tom Petty

People come, people go Some grow young, some grow cold I woke up in between A memory and a dream So let's get to the point, let's roll another joint Let's head on down the road There's somewhere I gotta go And you don't know how it feels You don't know how it feels to be me