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    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
    tags: write 
     
    None of us wanted to be the bass player. In our minds he was the fat guy who always played at the back.
    — Paul McCartney
    tags: mind 
     
    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
    tags: people  saying 
     
    She is the rock 'n' roll queen. Weirdly enough, that is one of the things her reign will be remembered for. Queen Elizabeth I, we remember Raleigh; Queen Elizabeth II it's gonna be the Beatles.
    — Paul McCartney
    Why would I retire? Sit at home and watch TV? No thanks. I'd rather be out playing.
    — 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
    I feel that if I said anything about John, I would have to sit here for five days and say it all. Or I don't want to say anything.
    — Paul McCartney
    Where I come from, you don't really talk about how much you're earning. Those things are private. My dad never told my mum how much he was earning. I'm certainly not going to tell the world. I'm doing well.
    — Paul McCartney
    tags: world 
     
    I'm often reading a magazine and hearing about someone's new record, and I think, 'Oh, boy, that's gonna be better than me.' It's a very common thing.
    — Paul McCartney
    tags: boys  reading 
     
    The rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated.
    — Paul McCartney
    tags: death 
     
    I like the idea that people hear my stuff, and if it's commercially successful, that's a good sign that it's being heard.
    — Paul McCartney
    tags: people  successful  ideas 
     
    With the Beatles, we'd been very spoiled because we had George Martin who worked for the record label we were going to be signed to. That was very fortunate, because we grew together.
    — Paul McCartney
    I'm the worst on facts about me or facts about the Beatles.
    — Paul McCartney
    tags: facts 
     
    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
    tags: money 
     
    What I have to say is all in the music. If I want to say anything, I write a song.
    — Paul McCartney
    tags: song  music  write 
     
    I can't manage without homeopathy. In fact, I never go anywhere without homeopathic remedies. I often make use of them.
    — Paul McCartney
    tags: facts 
     
    I never really got on that well with Yoko anyway. Strangely enough, I only started to get to know her after John's death.
    — Paul McCartney
    tags: death 
     
    A hundred years from now, people will listen to the music of the Beatles the same way we listen to Mozart.
    — Paul McCartney
    tags: people  music  year 
     
    You can judge a man's true character by the way he treats his fellow animals.
    — Paul McCartney
    tags: animals  character  true 
     
    If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be a vegetarian.
    — Paul McCartney
    There must be a better way to make the things we want, a way that doesn't spoil the sky, or the rain or the land
    — Paul McCartney
    tags: sky  rain 
     
    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
    tags: people 
     
    I'm actually doing what I want with my life. I do sometime think I could just shut up and rest on my laurels and say: you know what guys, I'll operate out of the pocket you put me in.... but no way! No way I'm gonna do that! I'd just get bored stiff the first minute.
    — Paul McCartney
    Songs have some kind of structure that connects with people`s hearts.
    — Paul McCartney
    tags: heart  song 
     
    If you love your life, everybody will love you too.
    — Paul McCartney
    I love to hear a choir. I love the humanity... to see the faces of real people devoting themselves to a piece of music. I like the teamwork. It makes me feel optimistic about the human race when I see them cooperating like that.
    — Paul McCartney
    You've got to believe in yourself. ..it really is true, because that's one thing about the Beatles...Man, we believed in ourselves. We knew we were good.
    — Paul McCartney
    tags: believe  true 
     
    I don't work at being ordinary.
    — Paul McCartney
    tags: work 
     
    There are only four people who knew what the Beatles were about anyway.
    — Paul McCartney
    tags: people 
     
    Nothing pleases me more than to go into a room and come out with a piece of music.
    — Paul McCartney
    tags: music 
     
    Out of all those millions and millions of planets floating around there in space, this is our planet, this is our little one, so we just got to be aware of it and take care of it.
    — Paul McCartney
    tags: space  care 
     
    To this day, if I ever meet grownups who play ukulele, I love 'em.
    — Paul McCartney
    In the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make.
    — Paul McCartney
    Transcendental Meditation gives me an island of calm in the midst of so much turbulence.
    — Paul McCartney
    tags: meditation 
     
    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
    tags: song 
     
    I am a vegetarian because I realized that even little chickens suffer pain and fear, experience a range of feelings and emotions, and are as intelligent as mammals, including dogs, cats, and even some primates.
    — Paul McCartney
    tags: fear  pain  experience  emotion  cat  dog 
     
    Having a beard is natural. When you think about it, shaving it off is quite weird.
    — Paul McCartney
    I love the past. There are parts of the past I hate, of course.
    — Paul McCartney
    tags: past  hate 
     
    Animation is not just for children - it's also for adults who take drugs.
    — Paul McCartney
    tags: children  adult  child  drugs 
     
    I had this song called Helter Skelter, which is just a ridiculous song. So we did it like that, 'cuz I like noise.
    — Paul McCartney
    tags: song 
     
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    paul mccartney
    Birth    : June 18, 1942
    Occupation  : Musician