Freddie Mercury quotes

 quotes - Money may not buy happiness, but it can damn well give it! Share

“Money may not buy happiness, but it can damn well give it!”

— Freddie Mercury

 quotes - I won't be a rock star. I will be a legend. Share

“I won't be a rock star. I will be a legend.”

— Freddie Mercury

 quotes - When I'm dead, I want to be remembered as a musician of some worth and substance. Share

“When I'm dead, I want to be remembered as a musician of some worth and substance.”

— Freddie Mercury

 quotes - I dress to kill, but tastefully. Share

“I dress to kill, but tastefully.”

— Freddie Mercury

“I always knew I was a star And now, the rest of the world seems to agree with me.”

— Freddie Mercury

“I'm very emotional; I think I may go mad in several years' time.”

— Freddie Mercury

“I'm just a musical prostitute, my dear.”

— Freddie Mercury

“I want to lead the Victorian life, surrounded by exquisite clutter.”

— Freddie Mercury

“What will I be doing in twenty years' time? I'll be dead, darling! Are you crazy?”

— Freddie Mercury

“I'm hopeless with money; I simply spend what I've got.”

— Freddie Mercury

“Is Billy Idol just doing a bad Elvis pout, or was he born that way?”

— Freddie Mercury

“You know, I designed the Queen crest. I simply combined all the creatures that represent our star signs-and I don't even believe in astrology.”

— Freddie Mercury

“A concert is not a live rendition of our album. It's a theatrica! event.”

— Freddie Mercury

“Onstage, I am a devil. But I'm hardly a social reject.”

— Freddie Mercury

“Who wants to live forever?”

— Freddie Mercury

“If we're weird onstage, I don't know what you'd call the Tubes.”

— Freddie Mercury

“One night Roger was in a foul mood and he threw his entire bloody drumset across the stage. The thing only just missed me - I might have been killed.”

— Freddie Mercury

“The reason we're successful, darling? My overall charisma, of course.”

— Freddie Mercury

“We're a very expensive group; we break a lot of rules. It's unheard of to combine opera with a rock theme, my dear .”

— Freddie Mercury

“We've gone overboard on every Queen album. But that's Queen.”

— Freddie Mercury

“I got my diploma from Ealing College of Art, in graphics and illustration.”

— Freddie Mercury

“I have fun with my clothes onstage; it's not a concert you're seeing, it's a fashion show.”

— Freddie Mercury

“We were disliked by the press in the early days because they couldn't put their finger on us, and that was the case with Zeppelin as well.”

— Freddie Mercury

“I like to be surrounded by splendid things.”

— Freddie Mercury

“I think my melodies are superior to my lyrics.”

— Freddie Mercury

“The lavish presentation appeals to me, and I've got to convince the others.”

— Freddie Mercury

“We're a bit flashy, but the music's not one big noise.”

— Freddie Mercury

“Years ago, I thought up the name Queen. It's just a name. But it's regal, obviously, and -sounds splendid.”

— Freddie Mercury

“But, you know, we spent two years putting our act together.”

— Freddie Mercury

“I guess I've always lived the glamorous life of a star. It 's nothing new - I used to spend down to the last dime.”

— Freddie Mercury