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And I agreed with that, and I couldn't wait to change my name anyway,
by Elton John

And I agreed with that, and I couldn't wait to change my name anyway,
because I'm not too fond of the name of Reginald.
It's a very kind of '50s English name.
- Elton John

The great thing about rock and roll is that someone like me can be a star.
- Elton John

I'm very generous.
- Elton John

And I talked to my doctor, and I must admit,
you know, I'm sometimes quite renowned for my outbursts
and I was just very frustrated,
maybe a little frightened.
- Elton John

 

I do like Britney Spears.
I think she's cute.
I think she's fun.
And I like her records.
You know, I'm not a pop snob whatsoever.
I think she makes great pop records.
- Elton John

I love places that have an incredible history.
I love the Italian way of life.
I love the food.
I love the people.
I love the attitudes of Italians.
- Elton John

I've got a great collection of photography.
- Elton John

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Who really needs a new album from me?
- Elton John

I mean, Sting is one of my great buddies and I love him to death.
- Elton John

I've only been interested in the artistic side of life.
- Elton John

Yeah.
I have been with David Furnish for eight years,
now.
- Elton John

I have a much better relationship with the press than I did,
I think because I stood my ground.
- Elton John

And I trusted someone to look after me on the business side of life.
- Elton John

I used to get my money at the end of the week,
buy my mum something, or buy a record,
and that was it.
- Elton John

I've got to do something to make up for all those self-absorbed
and selfish years when I just,
you know, was taking drugs, sitting in my room,
doing bad things, whatever.
- Elton John

Well, I was making a record, and I had to choose a name,
because they said, you know, you can't make a record
under the name of Reg Dwight,
because it's never going to - you know,
it's not attractive enough.
- Elton John

Bands today have to learn their craft by putting the
hard work in that we did when we were young performers.
- Elton John

I mean, in some cases with libel laws,
you know, they can write things about people who have no course of action,
because they can't afford to take legal action against them.
- Elton John

I'm a very wealthy man.
- Elton John

And the danger is - and it's happening -
is we're seeing an incredibly big rise amongst young gay people,
young heterosexual people as far as catching HIV,
which is, you know, in an educated country like this or in Britain,
it's frightening.
- Elton John

I was more ashamed that I couldn't work the washing
machine than the fact that I was taking drugs.
- Elton John

Well, as I was saying...
everyone's so nice to me, usually.
- Elton John

We were both very much the same.
We were both very impulsive.
We both loved life.
We both loved shopping.
We both had a love of clothes, obviously,
because he was the designer that I kind of wore forever and ever.
- Elton John

There is nothing wrong with going to bed with someone of your own sex.
People should be very free with sex,
they should draw the line at goats.
- Elton John

I have a lot of money stashed away, but I do live my life from day to day.
- Elton John

An agent is a person who is sore because an actor gets 90% of what they make.
- Elton John

Well, I'm a huge fan of Ryan Adams, who's from North Carolina.
And he's beginning to break really quite big.
- Elton John

But actually, my drug addiction thing,
I was so stubborn.
- Elton John

And there's no guarantee that if you get HIV and you
take these triple therapies,
or whatever comes along next, that they're going to be successful for you.
- Elton John

Well, I've had my fair share in Britain of battling the tabloids.
- Elton John

I never really made a full album in Los Angeles before.
- Elton John

The whole point of being in this business and being
blessed and being successful is that you're able to
do things for your friends or your family,
which means that they can have something special in their lives,
too.
- Elton John

I am the most well-known homosexual in the world.
- Elton John

I think people should be free to engage in any sexual practices they choose;
they should draw the line at goats though.
- Elton John

And I'm afraid, in this day and age,
trust,
which I count so, you know, I love loyalty.
I love trust.
- Elton John

Because, I figured that, because I was a successful man,
I was wealthy, I was, you know, seemingly intelligent -
even that I am not intelligent enough to ask for help.
- Elton John

Friendship is the only thing in the world
concerning the usefulness of which all mankind are agreed.
- Cicero

What is history but a fable agreed upon?
- Napoleon Bonaparte

Once you've agreed the script, you must be willing
to go as far as it needs to go on set.
- Ewan McGregor

However difficult it may be to bring it about,
some form of world government, with agreed international
law and means of enforcing the law,
is inevitable.
- John Boyd Orr

So we are disappointed that some of our closest allies,
including Canada, have not agreed with us on the urgent
need for this military action against Iraq.
- Paul Cellucci

He who is silent must be agreed with,
for what shall the wings of opposition thresh upon,
without the winds of conversation to shoulder them.
- Bryant H. McGill

I never learned from a man who agreed with me.
- Robert A. Heinlein

Everybody was tellin' me that I had to do something different,
and I kind of agreed that I did need to vary it a little bit.
I still love some rock 'n' roll too.
- Johnny Winter

Every mind which has given itself to self-expression
in art is aware of a directing agency outside its conscious
control which it has agreed to label 'inspiration'.
- Norman Lindsay

We wanted to be certain they didn't have a bigger deficit,
and Kennedy agreed with me.
- Wilbur Mills

So on May 1, 1987, at Gary's invitation,
I agreed to see him one last time - to confront him
face-to-face about his sincerity and with the intention
of ending our brief relationship.
- Donna Rice

Heisenberg, Max Plank and Einstein, they all agreed
that science could not solve the mystery of the universe.
- Harry Dean Stanton

Societies depend on agreed rules.
- John M. Smith

It is considered a major sin to break a contract,
if you agreed, especially with military situations.
- John Walker Lindh

I talked with Brian Stokes Mitchell,
who agreed with me that if you have a gift there is always stuff to do.
- Estelle Parsons

So I went to George and told him I had the opportunity
to become the figurehead of a government safety campaign,
and he agreed to give me the week off and reschedule shooting!
- David Prowse

Google, Microsoft and Yahoo should be developing new
technologies to bypass government sensors and barriers to the Internet;
but instead,
they agreed to guard the gates themselves.
- Tom Lantos

All are agreed, that the increase of learning and good
morals are great blessings to society.
- Joseph Lancaster

It cannot be assumed that equity was following common
law whenever they agreed,
any more than the converse.
- Frederick Pollock

I often wish...
that I could rid the world of the tyranny of facts.
What are facts but compromises? A fact merely marks
the point where we have agreed to let investigation cease.
- Bliss Carman

I have never in my life learned anything from any man who agreed with me.
- Dudley Field Malone

We agreed that we cannot let personal political attacks
get in the way of doing the very best we can for California's children.
- Rob Reiner

Right action tends to be defined in terms of general
individual rights and standards that have been critically
examined and agreed upon by the whole society.
- Lawrence Kohlberg

The only kind of coercion I recommend is mutual coercion,
mutually agreed upon by the majority of the people affected.
- Garrett Hardin

Our embedded reporters during the war agreed to guidelines
established by the military.
- Jim Walton

NATO and the EU have also agreed on permanent arrangements
on consultation and cooperation between themselves.
- Lord Robertson

Our relationship was cursed by the fact that we agreed on everything.
- Elia Kazan

It only worked for a little while; the morning after
I agreed to go with Universal,
an article came out in the Hollywood trade papers,
and the secret was out.
- Laura Hillenbrand

But on the extremist side I didn't get any rejections at all.
Everyone agreed to talk to me.
- Jon Ronson

All the knowing ones were consulted as to the issue,
and they all agreed, to a man, in one of two opinions:
either that Bob would flog Billy,
or Billy would flog Bob.
- Augustus Baldwin Longstreet

Climatologists are all agreed that we'd be lucky to
see the end of this century without the world being
a totally different place,
and being 8 or 9 degrees hotter on average.
- James Lovelock

It has happened to me to meet many of the men of my
day whom the world agreed to call great.
- Rebecca H. Davis

We have not always agreed, but I have said repeatedly
and publicly many times that Al Sharpton has never counseled violence,
but he gets blamed for a whole lot of that.
- David Dinkins

The Bible says that two cannot walk together unless they are agreed.
- Peter Akinola

The most important thing is that Milosevic agreed to
sit at the negotiating table with the Kosovo Albanians.
- Boris Yeltsin


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