Paul McCartney quotes

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“If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be a vegetarian.”

— Paul McCartney

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“Love is all you need.”

— Paul McCartney

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“Somewhere down the line everyone must pay for their misdeeds.”

— Paul McCartney

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“The rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated.”

— Paul McCartney

“I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.”

— Paul McCartney

“Think globally, act locally.”

— Paul McCartney

“You see, my mother was a district nurse until she died when I was 14, and we used to move from time to time because of her work.”

— Paul McCartney

“So, if I'm cooking, I'll be steaming vegetables, making some nice salad, that kind of stuff.”

— Paul McCartney

“I think I always had a musicality, and I think I could tell a good song from a bad song. And I would appreciate hearing something that was new to me.”

— Paul McCartney

“I used to think that all my Wings stuff was second-rate stuff, but I began to meet younger kids, not kids from my Beatle generation, who would say, We really love this song.”

— Paul McCartney

“Lyricists play with words.”

— Paul McCartney

“I hate the idea of success robbing you of your private life.”

— Paul McCartney

“I look a lot busier than I am, as I'm actually a rather sporadic, random person and I'll play a few gigs and then disappear for a while.”

— Paul McCartney

“I never look forward, because I have no idea about how any of it happened to getting here. I've no idea how the next five years are going to be.”

— Paul McCartney

“I'm not religious, but I'm very spiritual.”

— Paul McCartney

“One of my biggest thrills for me still is sitting down with a guitar or a piano and just out of nowhere trying to make a song happen.”

— Paul McCartney

“I think people who create and write, it actually does flow-just flows from into their head, into their hand, and they write it down. It's simple.”

— Paul McCartney

“I used to think that anyone doing anything weird was weird. I suddenly realized that anyone doing anything weird wasn't weird at all and it was the people saying they were weird that were weird.”

— Paul McCartney

“Being in the audience actually looks like quite a lot of fun.”

— Paul McCartney

“George wrote Taxman, and I played guitar on it. He wrote it in anger at finding out what the taxman did. He had never known before then what could happen to your money.”

— Paul McCartney

“I don't work at being ordinary.”

— Paul McCartney

“Somebody said to me, 'But the Beatles were anti-materialistic.' That's a huge myth. John and I literally used to sit down and say, 'Now, let's write a swimming pool.'”

— Paul McCartney

“When you first get money, you buy all these things so no one thinks you're mean, and you spread it around. You get a chauffeur and you find yourself thrown around the back of this car and you think, I was happier when I had my own little car! I could drive myself!”

— Paul McCartney

“In the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make.”

— Paul McCartney

“John's time and effort were, in the main, spent on pretty honorable stuff. As for the other side, well, nobody's perfect, nobody's Jesus. And look what they did to him.”

— Paul McCartney

“I don't ever try to make a serious social comment.”

— Paul McCartney

“I definitely did look up to John. We all looked up to John. He was older and he was very much the leader; he was the quickest wit and the smartest.”

— Paul McCartney

“When I sit down to write a song, it's a kind of improvisation, but I formalize it a bit to get it into the studio, and when I step up to a microphone, I have a vague idea of what I'm about to do.”

— Paul McCartney

“Buy, buy, says the sign in the shop window; Why, why, says the junk in the yard.”

— Paul McCartney

“Nothing pleases me more than to go into a room and come out with a piece of music.”

— Paul McCartney