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    I was in the oil business for a while-gas and oil, check the tires.
    — Mike Love
    tags: business 
     
    Every summer, my grandparents would rent a house on Balboa Island. They had the house next to Bob Hope's. I've been going down there all my life, to that whole area.
    — Mike Love
    tags: summer  hope 
     
    Without meditation, Id probably be dead.
    — Mike Love
    tags: meditation 
     
    I actually have heard of acts who only do their new album, and don't do their hits. I've never been in that mind set.
    — Mike Love
    tags: mind 
     
    I never thought of myself as a really particularly great singer.
    — Mike Love
    tags: thoughts 
     
    There are a few good 'psych' groups but too many never change from their first appearance. They don't develop.
    — Mike Love
    You have to be careful not to get overexposed.
    — Mike Love
    The studio part, to me, can be pretty laborious. You're inside for hours on end and can be pretty frustrating to get the sound you hear in your head to come out of those speakers.
    — Mike Love
    Some people are denizens of the studio. I'm more of a denizen of the live appearance. I love the live thing.
    — Mike Love
    tags: people  live 
     
    If you ask any couple who have been married 50 years or longer, they will tell you they've experienced it all. The same is true of the Beach Boys.
    — Mike Love
    tags: true  boys  year 
     
    Love is probably the most powerful force in the cosmos, capable of creating miracles. Love can manifest in so many ways - love between parent and child, husband and wife, partner and partner, teacher and student, service volunteer and recipient, God and one's spirit. The manifestations of love are innumerable.
    — Mike Love
    You can't sustain a fan base on a great catalog alone. You must take your music directly to the people.
    — Mike Love
    tags: people  alone  music 
     
    The great thing about getting older is that you get a chance to tell the people in your life who matter what they mean to you.
    — Mike Love
    tags: chance  people 
     
    The problem with popularity is that if it gets too popular everybody leaves and goes somewhere else.
    — Mike Love
    tags: problem 
     
    Mankind invents things to fight about.
    — Mike Love
    tags: mankind  fight  invent 
     
    I'm the lead singer of the Beach Boys and an ambassador of this amazing music that touched a generation.
    — Mike Love
    tags: boys  music 
     
    The history of mankind is a history of war.
    — Mike Love
    tags: mankind  war 
     
    I learned that when you do the best job that you can do, some people will idolize you, others won't care, and some will vilify you. I believe it is important to remain humble and thankful for the blessings in our lives, for the tremendous opportunities that are a result of our musical success.
    — Mike Love
    Since learning Transcendental Meditation from Maharishi in December 1967, it has been a valuable practice which has enabled me to go through some very stressful life experiences while remaining centered.
    — Mike Love
    There are different things one can do to establish and hasten the peace process. Meditation is one way.
    — Mike Love
    Keep a cool head and a warm heart. A mantra that became a song, inspired by the wise words of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. If we all take the time to listen and love each other, this world would be a better place.
    — Mike Love
    tags: time  heart  world  song  wise 
     
    I did not fire Brian Wilson from the Beach Boys. I cannot fire Brian Wilson from the Beach Boys. I am not his employer. I do not have such authority. And even if I did, I would never fire Brian Wilson from the Beach Boys. I love Brian Wilson. We are partners. He's my cousin by birth and my brother in music.
    — Mike Love
    tags: fire  birth  boys  authority  music 
     
    During meditation your metabolism and your breath rate go down to a level of rest, twice that of deep sleep.
    — Mike Love
    tags: sleep  meditation 
     
    There's the historical part of The Beach Boys' music; it's pretty incredible, pretty vast and pretty varied too.
    — Mike Love
    tags: boys  historical 
     
    Because of the inherent challenges of life on the earth, all of humanity is vulnerable. This is all the more reason to seek the kingdom of heaven within and find the peace that leads to understanding.
    — Mike Love
    On a personal level, I would like my loved ones to know that I have always done the best that I could to demonstrate my love, and worked hard to provide them with a sense of security. On a more global level, I would like to see that my efforts, whether with the Beach Boys or as an individual, achieve as much benefit to humanity as possible during my lifetime. Peace and love!
    — Mike Love
    Keep a cool head and a warm heart.
    — Mike Love
    tags: heart 
     
    As a songwriter, your songs are, in a way, like your children - you want them to be appreciated.
    — Mike Love
    tags: children  child  song 
     
    My greatest struggle is to coexist while watching the people I love choose less than life-supporting paths via drugs, alcohol, or poor lifestyle decisions. There is so much to life; my heart breaks watching someone held captive by addiction.
    — Mike Love
    I've always been very involved with environmental issues. I was fortunate to be one of the speakers at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janiero some years back, and Bruce Johnson and I served on the board of the Surfrider Foundation here at home. Locally and globally, we need to be doing everything we can to help Mother Earth.
    — Mike Love
    tags: earth  help  mother  year 
     
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