Neil Young quotes

 quotes - As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks. Share

“As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.”

— Neil Young

 quotes - Rock and roll is here to stay. Share

“Rock and roll is here to stay.”

— Neil Young

 quotes - One new feature or fresh take can change everything. Share

“One new feature or fresh take can change everything.”

— Neil Young

 quotes - Something comes along and you have to jump on and do it. You can't stop until it's done. Share

“Something comes along and you have to jump on and do it. You can't stop until it's done.”

— Neil Young

“Back then people closed their eyes and listened to music. Today there's a lot of images that go with the music. A lot of music is crap and it's all commercial and the images are all trying to sell the record.”

— Neil Young

“I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.”

— Neil Young

“As I get older, I get smaller. I see other parts of the world I didn't see before. Other points of view. I see outside myself more.”

— Neil Young

“Of course you have to support the troops. They're just kids. They're doing for their country what's expected of them.”

— Neil Young

“Better to burn out than rust out.”

— Neil Young

“I just wrote one song at a time. Kinda like an alcoholic. One day at a time.”

— Neil Young

“I can get away with saying a lot of ideas that are young and naive. I'm liberated.”

— Neil Young

“It's better to burn out than it is to rust.”

— Neil Young

“It's better to burn out, than to fade away.”

— Neil Young

“I don't like the American media - particularly Fox.”

— Neil Young

“I was a Reagan backer. It was a shock for some people that I could agree with anything that man would say.”

— Neil Young

“I'll never be Bob Dylan. He's the master.”

— Neil Young

“I'm not into this judgmental, religious-right kind of thing.”

— Neil Young

“When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.”

— Neil Young

“Earth is a flower and it's pollinating.”

— Neil Young

“I don't like war. I particularly don't like the celebration of war, which I think the administration is a little bit guilty of.”

— Neil Young

“I don't look at a knife the way I used to. I'm more aware of what it is. I think twice. This is a key finger. It's in every chord.”

— Neil Young

“Some people put down all presidents. If you say anything good about any of them, they think you're supporting everything they do.”

— Neil Young

“When the punk thing came along and I heard my friends saying, I hate these people with the pins in their ears. I said, Thank God, something got their attention.”

— Neil Young

“I just do what I do. I like to make music.”

— Neil Young

“I totally have no other talent and I would be totally out of work if I did anything else.”

— Neil Young

“This thing called Patriot Act, through which we abdicated a lot of our civil rights to defend the country against terrorism, it's a four-year story.”

— Neil Young

“To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.”

— Neil Young

“I feel like I could be likened to an old hound circling on a rug for the last five years.”

— Neil Young

“I go in and sing the song and arrange it and mix it and that's it. It's no different than playing in clubs.”

— Neil Young

“I have so many opinions about everything it just comes out during my music. It's a battle for me. I try not to be preachy. That's a real danger.”

— Neil Young