Mick Jagger quotes

Born
26 July 1943, Dartford, Kent, England.

Occupation
Singer, songwriter.

Mick Jagger is an English singer, songwriter and the lead singer of the Rolling Stones.

I’m very much against the secondary ticket market. I don’t know anyone who isn’t.
– Mick Jagger
There’s no absolutes in life – only vodka.
– Mick Jagger
I have a lot of songs, and I’d love to do some more recording with the band.
– Mick Jagger
People have different personalities when they’re drunk or take heroin, or whatever drugs.
– Mick Jagger
Of course we’re doing it for the money. We’ve always done it for the money.
– Mick Jagger
Don’t you think it’s sometimes wise not to grow up.
– Mick Jagger
I came into music just because I wanted the bread. It’s true. I looked around and this seemed like the only way I was going to get the kind of bread I wanted.
– Mick Jagger
Patriotism is an instant reaction that fades away when the war starts.
– Mick Jagger
The elusive nature of love… it can be such a fleeting thing. You see it there and it’s just fluttering and it’s gone.
– Mick Jagger
I don’t think that being in a full-time relationship is necessarily for everybody all of the time. It’s not necessarily some state of grace.
– Mick Jagger
You have to sing every day so you can build up to being, you know, Amazingly Brilliant.
– Mick Jagger
People love talking about when they were young and heard Honky Tonk Women for the first time. It’s quite a heavy load to carry on your shoulders, the memories of so many people.
– Mick Jagger
My secrets must be poetic to be believable.
– Mick Jagger
I got nasty habits; I take tea at three.
– Mick Jagger
Anything worth doing is worth overdoing.
– Mick Jagger
Everyone knows what their roots are, but you’ve got to explore everywhere. You’ve got to explore the sky too.
– Mick Jagger
I wasn’t taking so many drugs that it was messing up my creative processes. It was a very good period, 1968 – there was a good feeling in the air. It was a very creative period for everyone.
– Mick Jagger
You can’t always get what you want, but if you try sometimes, you might find, you get what you need.
– Mick Jagger
Thank you for leaving us alone but giving us enough attention to boost our egos.
– Mick Jagger
It’s all right letting yourself go, as long as you can get yourself back.
– Mick Jagger
As long as my face is on page one, I don’t care what they say about me on page seventeen.
– Mick Jagger
I am conservative with a small ‘c.’ It’s possible to be conservative in fiscal policy, and tolerant on moral issues or questions of freedom of expression.
– Mick Jagger
I don’t like being completely isolated. I need the energy from other people.
– Mick Jagger
Life’s just a cocktail party – on the street.
– Mick Jagger
You can’t always get what you want.
– Mick Jagger
The past is a great place and I don’t want to erase it or to regret it, but I don’t want to be its prisoner either.
– Mick Jagger
People are so brainwashed by the rules that they don’t know what really matters.
– Mick Jagger
I never really studied business in school. I kind of wish I had, but how boring is that?
– Mick Jagger
A lot of times songs are very much of a moment, that you just encapsulate. They come to you, you write them, you feel good that day, or bad that day.
– Mick Jagger
Dandelions don’t tell no lies.
– Mick Jagger
I am not a librarian of my own work. It’s a good thing not to be too involved with what you have done.
– Mick Jagger
I don’t like drugs. I think cocaine is a very bad, habit-forming bore. It’s about the most boring drug ever invented.
– Mick Jagger
No one, but no one, is equal, or ever will be. Elvis was and is supreme.
– Mick Jagger
The new fashion is to talk about the most private parts of your life; other fashion is to repent of your excesses and to criticize the drugs that made you happy in the other times.
– Mick Jagger
Only a madman or an actor would want to be President of the United States.
– Mick Jagger
I have never wanted to give up performing on stage, but one day the tours will be over.
– Mick Jagger
A good thing never ends.
– Mick Jagger
In England you’re skewered on the altar of pop culture if you become pretentious.
– Mick Jagger
Anarchy is the only slight glimmer of hope.
– Mick Jagger
He stole my music but he gave me my name.
– Mick Jagger
I don’t know if rock is dying. I wouldn’t want to say that, but the world does change. Nothing stays the same.
– Mick Jagger
I should think that being my old lady would be all the satisfaction or career any woman needs.
– Mick Jagger
People have this obsession. They want you to be like you were in 1969. They want you to, because otherwise their youth goes with you. It’s very selfish, but it’s understandable.
– Mick Jagger
Lose your dreams and you might lose your mind.
– Mick Jagger
You start out playing rock ‘n’ roll so you can have sex and do drugs, but you end up doing drugs so you can still play rock ‘n’ roll and have sex.
– Mick Jagger
The Spice Girl Victoria Beckham has just published the story of her life. I confess that it is not in my reading table.
– Mick Jagger