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By Anonym 14 Sep

Tom Petty

It's funny how the music industry is enraged about the Internet and the way things are copied without being paid for. But you know why people steal the music? Because they can't afford the music.

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

When you kill somebody's little sister with a missile, he's going to hate you forever. And the next generation will hate you even more.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Tom Petty

My mama was a rocker way back in fifty-three, buys them old records that they sell on TV.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Tom Petty

I've got a room at the top of the world tonight. I can see everything tonight.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Tom Petty

You belong somewhere you feel free.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Tom Petty

Take back your insurance, baby, nothing is guaranteed. Take back your acid rain, let your TV bleed.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Tom Petty

Music is probably the only real magic I have encountered in my life. There's not some trick involved with it. It's pure and it's real. It moves, it heals, it communicates and does all these incredible things.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tom Petty

I don't believe in censorship, but I do believe that an artist has to take some moral responsibility for what he or she is putting out there.

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 13 Sep

Tom Petty

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

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tom Petty

I'm tired of screwing up. I'm tired of being down. I'm tired of myself. I'm tired of bein' down.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tom Petty

I developed a problem with authority. Any time that authority was what I interpreted as being unjust, I stood up to it, and that became my personality.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Tom Petty

There was no use pretending, no magic left to hear, all the music gave me was a craving for lite beer.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tom Petty

I'm not exactly a guy who makes new friends easily.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Tom Petty

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

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tom Petty

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

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

But not me, baby, I've got you to save me.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tom Petty

I'm actually better on the guitar than when I started, I think, because I've had so much time with it and I still practice and I love to do it and I love to sing.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tom Petty

At twilight time the smog makes a rainbow.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tom Petty

If you don't run, you rust.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Tom Petty

The music business looks like, you know, innocent schoolboys compared to the TV business. They care about nothing but profit.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Tom Petty

I think for it to be hip to be idealistic is weird, you know? I mean, even all the best rebels to me, had some sense of hope in them.

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 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

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 14 Sep

Tom Petty

I think sometimes maybe you're going to connect with the audience more than others, but the journey is about getting all there is to get out of this group of people.

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

Any time you're making a living at what you love to do, you're blessed.

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 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 15 Sep

Tom Petty

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

By Anonym 14 Sep

Tom Petty

It just seems to useless to have to work so hard, and nothing ever really seem to come from it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tom Petty

If you're not getting older, you're dead.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tom Petty

A rebel without a clue.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Tom Petty

She grew up hard and she grew up fast, in the age of television.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tom Petty

I'm always having fun. Playing is fun. Music is fun.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tom Petty

How about a cheer for all those bad girls! And all those boys that play that rock 'n' roll! They love it like you love Jesus.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Tom Petty

You believe what you want to believe

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 14 Sep

Tom Petty

Somewhere, somehow, somebody must have kicked you around some. Tell me, why you want to lay there, revel in your abandon?

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tom Petty

Buy me a drink, sing me a song; take me as I come, cause I can't stay long.

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 14 Sep

Tom Petty

So I started out for God knows where. I guess I'll know when I get there.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Tom Petty

You and I will meet again, When we're least expecting it, One day in some far off place, I will recognize your face, I won't say goodbye my friend, For you and I will meet again.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Tom Petty

Oh yeah, alright, take it easy baby, make it last all night. She was an American Girl.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tom Petty

I like a good beer. Of course, I'll drink a bad one too. Let no person thirst for lack of real ale! Thank god for long-necked bottles, the angel's remedy.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tom Petty

I didn't worry about my career ending, but there were days where I felt pretty beat up by it all and just pretty tired, because they didn't make it easy for me. And coming right off the last lawsuit, it was the last thing I wanted to get involved in. When it was over, we didn't really celebrate, we were just exhausted. I lost all interest in the record business and never wanted to do anything except hand in a record again.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tom Petty

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