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10 Great Keith Richards quotes

Today is Keith Richards 69th birthday. During his many years on the planet he's said a lot of pretty interesting stuff--albeit you can't always understand what he's saying!

Here are ten of my favorite words of wisdom from the surliest Rolling Stone.

“Music is a necessity. After food, air, water and warmth, music is the next necessity of life.”

"Rock 'n' roll's great weapon is humor."

"Poison's not bad. It's a matter of how much."

“I hate predictions. They never turn out when I make them.”

“I’ve never turned blue in someone else’s bathroom. I consider that the height of bad manners.”

“If you're going to kick authority in the teeth, you might as well use two feet.”

“The rock's easy, but the roll is another thing...”

”Playing live with the Stones is like living in your own separate country. It’s like having an empire but no land.”

"Sometimes I think songwriting is about tightening the heartstrings as much as possible without bringing on a heart attack.”

“We age not by holding on to youth, but by letting ourselves grow and embracing whatever youthful parts remain.”
 

(Above picture from www.keithrichards.com where you can find more fascinating info about Keith..including his incredibly readable autobiography Life.)


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