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    The passing of time and all of its crimes is making me sad again. The passing of time and all of its sickening crimes is making me sad again. But don't forget the songs that made you cry and the songs that saved your life.. Yes, you're older now and you're a clever swine. But they were the only ones who ever stood by you
    — Steven Morrissey
    tags: crimes  time  sad  song 
     
    I do think it's possible to go through life and never fall in love, or find someone who loves you.
    — Steven Morrissey
    Artists aren't really people. And I'm actually 40 per cent papier mache.
    — Steven Morrissey
    tags: people  artist 
     
    Animals are nicer than humans and they're conscious beings. If you stick your grandmother in an oven, she will probably be tasty. But is that any reason to eat your grandmother?
    — Steven Morrissey
    tags: animals  conscious 
     
    When you're younger, you see the people who are in power and think they must have that position because of some degree of skill. And as you get older, you realize it's not true, that most people in those positions are absolutely inept. And this naturally makes you feel better about yourself.
    — Steven Morrissey
    tags: people  power  true 
     
    I've never intended to be controversial but it's very easy to be controversial in pop music because nobody ever is.
    — Steven Morrissey
    tags: music 
     
    I think we were all initially swept along with the Obama win, but he's proven to be simply a set of teeth, and useless in every other regard.
    — Steven Morrissey
    Don't talk to me about people who are 'nice' cause I have spent my whole life in ruins because of people who are 'nice'.
    — Steven Morrissey
    tags: people 
     
    One day I decided to try to have a complete day without tea. I was quite shaken. I was quite disturbed.
    — Steven Morrissey
    How can anybody say they know how I feel? The only one around here who is me, is ME.
    — Steven Morrissey
    I think flowers are very beautiful things. Very nice and innocent things. They don't harm anybody.
    — Steven Morrissey
    tags: beautiful  flowers 
     
    I was never young. This idea of fun: cars, girls, saturday night, bottle of wine... to me, these things are morbid. I was always attracted to people with the same problems as me. It doesn't help when most of them are dead.
    — Steven Morrissey
    tags: people  young  night  problem  girls  help  ideas 
     
    It begins in the heart...and it hurts when it's true. It only hurts because it's true.
    — Steven Morrissey
    tags: hurt  true 
     
    He referred to me as an 'insufferable puffed-up prat'. This is a bit rich coming from a man who actually married his own mother.
    — Steven Morrissey
    tags: men  mother 
     
    People like me prove that you can survive without romance, even though you end up a bit unbalanced and you tend to argue with your own reflection.
    — Steven Morrissey
    I have an unswayable obsession with death. If there was a magical pill that one could take that would retire you from the world, I would take it.
    — Steven Morrissey
    tags: death  world 
     
    Robert Smith is a whingebag.
    — Steven Morrissey
    Long hair is an unpardonable offense which should be punishable by death.
    — Steven Morrissey
    tags: death 
     
    It's so easy to laugh,It's so easy to hate,It takes guts to be gentle and kind.
    — Steven Morrissey
    The rhino is now more or less extinct, and it's not because of global warming or shrinking habitats. It's because of Beyonce's handbags.
    — Steven Morrissey
    Jesus made me, so he should save me from pity, sympathy and idiots discussing me.
    — Steven Morrissey
    tags: jesus  idiot 
     
    Nature is a language - can't you read?
    — Steven Morrissey
    tags: nature  language 
     
    I wear black on the outside 'Cause black is how I feel on the inside.
    — Steven Morrissey
    tags: black 
     
    I normally live in Los Angeles, if you can call it normal living.
    — Steven Morrissey
    tags: living  live 
     
    They said they respect me, which means, their judgment is crazy.
    — Steven Morrissey
    tags: respect  crazy 
     
    It's so shameful of me: I like you.
    — Steven Morrissey
    Bring me the head of Elton John . . . which is one instance in which meat would not be murder, if it were served on a plate.
    — Steven Morrissey
    tags: murder 
     
    Madonna is closer to organised prostitution than anything else.
    — Steven Morrissey
    I called to wish you an unhappy birthday because you're evil and you lie and if you should die I may feel slightly sad, but I won't cry.
    — Steven Morrissey
    tags: evil  sad  lies  wishes  die 
     
    Life is a very serious business for the simple reason that nobody dies laughing.
    — Steven Morrissey
    tags: die  business 
     
    Disappointment came to me, and booted me, and bruised and hurt me, but that's how people grow up.
    — Steven Morrissey
    I have found the best way to avoid ending your life as a bitter wreck is to start out as one.
    — Steven Morrissey
    On the day that your mentality Decides to catch up with your biology, Come 'round
    — Steven Morrissey
    tags: biology 
     
    The monarchy is foremost a business, and it's important to them that the British public continue to finance the excessive luxurious lifestyles of the now quite enormous, wasteful and useless 'royal' family.
    — Steven Morrissey
    Nobody can possibly be so hungry that they need to take a life in order to feel satisfied - they don't after all, take a human life, so why take the life of an animal? Both are conscious beings with the same determination to survive. It is habit, and laziness and nothing else.
    — Steven Morrissey
    If you love animals, obviously it doesn't make sense to hurt them.
    — Steven Morrissey
    tags: animals  hurt 
     
    America is not the world.
    — Steven Morrissey
    tags: world  america 
     
    I was quite advanced when I was at school, and when I left school it seemed that all these really oafish clods from school were making tremendous progress and had wonderfully large cars and lots of money, and I seemed to be constantly waiting for a bus that never came.
    — Steven Morrissey
    tags: progress  school  money 
     
    Age gives you a great sense of proportion. You can be very hard on yourself when you're younger but now I just think 'well everybody's absolutely mad and I'm doing quite well'.
    — Steven Morrissey
    tags: age 
     
    Age shouldn't affect you. It's just like the size of your shoes - they don't determine how you live your life! You're either marvellous or you're boring, regardless of your age.
    — Steven Morrissey
    tags: live  age 
     
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