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I was more ashamed that I couldn't work the washing
by Elton John

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Well, I've had my fair share in Britain of battling the tabloids.
- 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'm very generous.
- 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

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

I'm a very wealthy man.
- Elton John

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

Who really needs a new album from me?
- 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Let us touch the dying, the poor,
the lonely and the unwanted
according to the graces we have received
and let us not be ashamed
or slow to do the humble work.
- Mother Teresa

When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of,
he always declares that it's his duty.
- George Bernard Shaw

Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed
to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
- Will Rogers

In true friendship, one can express
anything and everything without feeling ashamed
or afraid of being rejected.
- Aparna Chatterjee

One who has any faith in God
should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal,
and I never loved any other man as much.
- Hedy Lamarr

There is nothing that wastes the body like worry,
and one who has any faith in God
should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Writing is not necessarily something to be ashamed of,
but do it in private and wash your hands afterwards.
- Robert A. Heinlein

I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

I'm in the studio 24 hours a day.
It's true that once you get a certain level of success,
you become a target.
Talk magazine should be ashamed of themselves.
- Puff Daddy

Of course it's difficult to top a box office success like Emmanuelle,
so it will always be my most important work.
But that's nothing to be ashamed of.
- Sylvia Kristel

It's not about me.
It's about not having to be ashamed.
- Gene Robinson

I am ashamed to be Australian in these times.
- Francesca da Rimini

Women in love are less ashamed than men.
They have less to be ashamed of.
- Ambrose Bierce

I ain't a bit ashamed of anything.
- Anthony Trollope

It is so conceited and timid to be ashamed of one's mistakes.
Of course they are mistakes.
Go on to the next.
- Brenda Ueland

I enjoy my money, and I'm not ashamed to admit it.
I'd certainly rather be rich than poor.
- Christine McVie

Science has nothing to be ashamed of even in the ruins of Nagasaki.
The shame is theirs who appeal to other values than
the human imaginative values which science has evolved.
- Jacob Bronowski

I'm not ashamed of being gay, never have been and never will be.
For that I have no apologies.
- Tommy Kirk

A man should never be ashamed to own that he has been in the wrong,
which is but saying...
that he is wiser today than yesterday.
- Jonathan Swift

I have always had school sickness, as others have seasickness.
I cried when it was time to go back to school long
after I was old enough to be ashamed of such behavior.
- Jacques Derrida

Live never to be ashamed if anything you say or do
is published around the world,
even if what is said is not true.
- Richard Bach

Without truth I feel ashamed to be alive.
- Andrei Platonov

We knew what we were up against, but we were going to go down fighting.
Hopefully people back home remember that we got this far.
We've got nothing to be ashamed about.
- John Atkinson

A man that is ashamed of passions that are natural
and reasonable is generally proud of those that are shameful and silly.
- Mary Wortley

The Jews have never been ashamed of being Jews,
whereas homosexuals have been stupid enough to be ashamed of their homosexuality.
- Rainer W. Fassbinder

I felt profoundly ashamed, I was very much upset.
- Otto Hahn

I think it's the way I talk.
I think they thought I was too country.
And I'm not ashamed of that by any means.
- Reba McEntire

There is nothing worse than being ashamed of parsimony or poverty.
- Titus Livius

Anger and hate against one we love steels our hearts,
but contempt or pity leaves us silent and ashamed.
- Edgar Rice Burroghs

There really is something raw about sexuality that's
real and good and we must continue to learn to not be ashamed of it.
But - we have to honor the reality of practicing safer sex.
- Kyan Douglas

I am not ashamed to say that I am the son of a washerwoman.
- John Burns

Mercy should make us ashamed, wrath afraid to sin.
- William Gurnall

What a man is ashamed of is always at bottom himself;
and he is ashamed of himself at bottom always for being afraid.
- Robin G. Collingwood

When I'd tell people I like country music they'd get
this look on their faces.
People were kind of ashamed of country.
- Loretta Lynn


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