Quotes by Elvis Presley

Man, I really like Vegas.
- Elvis Presley
Too much TV hurts movies.
- Elvis Presley
I'll stay in Memphis.
- Elvis Presley
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I was an overnight sensation.
- Elvis Presley
I'm no hillbilly singer.
- Elvis Presley
I miss my singing career very much.
- Elvis Presley
Those movies sure got me into a rut.
- Elvis Presley
Ambition is a dream with a V8 engine.
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I don't do any vulgar movements.
- Elvis Presley
The army teaches boys to think like men.
- Elvis Presley
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I never expected to be anybody important.
- Elvis Presley
When I get married, it'll be no secret.
- Elvis Presley
I like entertaining people. I really miss it.
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Those people in New York are not gonna change me none.
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I'd just like to be treated like a regular customer.
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Whatever I will become will be what God has chosen for me.
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I hope I didn't bore you too much with my life story.
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Until we meet again, may God bless you as he has blessed me.
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After a hard day of basic training, you could eat a rattlesnake.
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I've never written a song in my life. It's all a big hoax.
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I happened to come along in the music business when there was no trend.
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I've been getting some bad publicity - but you got to expect that.
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I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
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I'm so nervous. I've always been nervous, ever since I was a kid.
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More than anything else, I want the folks back at home to think right of me.
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The Lord can give, and the Lord can take away. I might be herding sheep next year.
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I've tried to lead a straight, clean life, not set any kind of a bad example.
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It's human nature to gripe, but I'm going ahead and doing the best I can.
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People ask me where I got my singing style. I didn't copy my style from anybody.
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My movements, ma'am, are all leg movements. I don't do nothing with my body.
- Elvis Presley
Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.
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Since the beginning, it was just the same. The only difference, the crowds are bigger now.
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They put me on television. And the whole thing broke loose. It was wild, I tell ya for sure.
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I'm not trying to be sexy. It's just my way of expressing myself when I move around.
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When I got outta High School I was driving a truck. I was just a poor boy from Memphis, Memphis.
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I did the Ed Sullivan show four times. I did the Steve Allen show. I did the Jackie Gleason show.
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I think I have something tonight that's not quite correct for evening wear. Blue suede shoes.
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Later on they send me to Hollywood. To make movies. It was all new to me. I was only 21 years old.
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Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
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That's why I hate to get started in these jam sessions. I'm always the last one to leave.
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There are too many people that depend on me. I'm too obligated. I'm in too far to get out.
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I learned how important it is to entertain people and give them a reason to come and watch you play.
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Every time I think that I'm getting old, and gradually going to the grave, something else happens.
- Elvis Presley
I was training to be an electrician. I suppose I got wired the wrong way round somewhere along the line.
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From the time I was a kid, I always knew something was going to happen to me. Didn't know exactly what.
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When I was a boy, I always saw myself as a hero in comic books and in movies. I grew up believing this dream.
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I have no use for bodyguards, but I have very specific use for two highly trained certified public accountants.
- Elvis Presley
I'm trying to keep a level head. You have to be careful out in the world. It's so easy to get turned.
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Just because I managed to do a little something, I don't want anyone back home to think I got the big head.
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The image is one thing and the human being is another. It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
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The closest I ever came to getting married was just before I started singing. In fact, my first record saved my neck.
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I knew by heart all the dialogue of James Dean's films; I could watch Rebel Without a Cause a hundred times over.
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I'm strictly for Stevenson. I don't dig the intellectual bit, but I'm telling you, man, he knows the most.
- Elvis Presley
Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man; but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
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I sure lost my musical direction in Hollywood. My songs were the same conveyer belt mass production, just like most of my movies were.
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I like to sing ballads the way Eddie Fisher does and the way Perry Como does. But the way I'm singing now is what makes the money.
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The colored folks been singing it and playing it just like I'm doin' now, man, for more years than I know. I got it from them.
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I'll never make it, it will never happen, because they're never going to hear me 'cause they're screaming all the time.
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I don't think I'm bad for people. If I did think I was bad for people, I would go back to driving a truck, and I really mean this.
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The next thing I knew, I was out of the service and making movies again. My first picture was called, GI Blues. I thought I was still in the army.
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Man, that record came out and was real big in Memphis. They started playing it, and it got real big. Don't know why-the lyrics had no meaning.
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Rock and roll music, if you like it, if you feel it, you can't help but move to it. That's what happens to me. I can't help it.'
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I was an only child, and Mother was always right with me all my life. I used to get very angry at her when I was growing up-it's a natural thing.
- Elvis Presley
I'll never feel comfortable taking a strong drink, and I'll never feel easy smoking a cigarette. I just don't think those things are right for me.
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A live concert to me is exciting because of all the electricity that is generated in the crowd and on stage. It's my favorite part of the business, live concerts.
- Elvis Presley