Ringo Starr quotes

Born
7 July 1940, Dingle, Liverpool, England.

Occupation
Musician.

Ringo Starr is an English musician. Ringo was the drummer for the Beatles.

Drumming is my middle name.
– Ringo Starr
Everything government touches turns to crap.
– Ringo Starr
I never studied anything, really. I didn’t study the drums. I joined bands and made all the mistakes onstage.
– Ringo Starr
And the White Album is important to me for different reasons. One – I had left the band on the White Album.
– Ringo Starr
Well, I’m getting happier all the time, which is very nice.
– Ringo Starr
America: It’s like Britain, only with buttons.
– Ringo Starr
For me, God is in my life. I don’t hide from that… I think the search has been on since the ’60s.
– Ringo Starr
And so we went away to play, and we’d come back to Liverpool. And while we were doing this – ‘cuz we did it for two years. And then we’d go to Germany, and that’s where I met the Beatles.
– Ringo Starr
I’d like to end up sort of unforgettable.
– Ringo Starr
People only look at me as a Beatle, but my friends look at me as a whole person. That’s how life works, but it’s not bugging me anymore.
– Ringo Starr
When I was thirteen I only wanted to be a drummer.
– Ringo Starr
I don’t collect any memorabilia. I wish I’d have kept everything I had. But who knew you had to keep it. Just gave it away. And we lost so much and we didn’t look after a lot of it.
– Ringo Starr
I like Beethoven, especially the poems.
– Ringo Starr
I don’t talk about myself in the third person, and I laugh at people who do.
– Ringo Starr
I love the modern technology now.
– Ringo Starr
George was getting alot of independence for himself in those days. He was writing more, and wanted things to go his way – where, when we first started things basically went John and Paul’s way. You know, ‘cuz they were the writers.
– Ringo Starr
I’ve said this over and over again, but I love being in a band.
– Ringo Starr
I’m not sleeping with all the women I appear with.
– Ringo Starr
At the end of the day, I can end up just totally wacky, because I’ve made mountains out of molehills. With meditation, I can keep them as molehills.
– Ringo Starr
The second side of Abbey Road is my favorite.
– Ringo Starr
People in Liverpool don’t move very far, you know.
– Ringo Starr
I get by with a little help from my friends.
– Ringo Starr
I feel the older I get, the more I’m learning to handle life. Being on this quest for a long time, it’s all about finding yourself.
– Ringo Starr
So this is America. They must be out of their minds.
– Ringo Starr
That’s all drugs and alcohol do, they cut off your emotions in the end.
– Ringo Starr
I mean, women are very important to me. I don’t know, they just drive me crazy.
– Ringo Starr