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36 quotations by Sting

QuoteYoga introduced me to a style of meditation. The only meditation I would have done before would be in the writing of songs.Quote

QuoteWhen the world is running down, you make the best of what's still around.Quote

QuoteThe Super Bowl is Americana at its most kitsch and fun.Quote

QuoteThe deeper you get into Yoga you realize it is a spiritual practice. It's a journey I'm making. I'm heading that way.Quote

QuoteThe acceptance of death gives you more of a stake in life, in living life happily, as it should be lived. Living for the moment.Quote

QuoteSuccess always necessitates a degree of ruthlessness. Given the choice of friendship or success, I'd probably choose success.Quote

QuotePeter Townshend shows us it's all right to grow up. There is dignity after rock'n'roll.Quote

QuoteOne of the rewards of success is freedom, the ability to do whatever you like.Quote

QuoteMy friends are Peter Gabriel, Bruce Springsteen, and we're singing about mortality, getting older. It's an interesting time.Quote

QuoteIt takes a man to suffer ignorance and smile.Quote

QuoteIf you make your living writing, and you can't write anything, it's over. It's very frightening.Quote

QuoteI've spent a bit of time with the Prince of Wales, who I respect greatly. I'd give two cheers for the Monarchy.Quote

QuoteI've only paid lip service to a spiritual life.Quote

QuoteI write the music, produce it and the band plays within the parameters that I set.Quote

QuoteI was recruited to teach 9-year-olds. I taught for two years.Quote

QuoteI was famous overnight. I went from nowhere to being really big.Quote

QuoteI was brought up as a Catholic and went to church every week and took the sacraments. It never really touched the core of my being.Quote

QuoteI want to get old gracefully. I want to have good posture, I want to be healthy and be an example to my children.Quote

QuoteI think you can get the wrong impression about me from my work and think I'm always a bit down. I'm not that way at all. I'm fun-loving.Quote

QuoteI think there's room for both private exploration and group work in Yoga.Quote

QuoteI think love has something to do with allowing a person you claim to love to enter a larger arena than the one you create for them.Quote

QuoteI think I'm a focus for international attention.Quote

QuoteI see songs not as a commodity used up when the album goes off the charts, which is often the case with pop songs. I see them as a body of work. Life should be breathed into them.Quote

QuoteI see music as one language. If one musical form eats its own tail, it dies. So it needs to be a mongrel, it needs to be hybridised.Quote

QuoteI realize that nothing's as it seems.Quote

QuoteI miss England. I miss the weather. I've spent moss of the last 25 years on tour. I'm ready to come home.Quote

QuoteI made two movies before The Police had a hit record: I did Quadrophenia and a film called Radio On.Quote

QuoteI learned to change my accent; in England, your accent identifies you very strongly with a class, and I did not want to be held back.Quote

QuoteI have been through various fitness regimes. I used to run about five miles a day and I did aerobics for a while.Quote

QuoteI hate most of what constitutes rock music, which is basically middle-aged crap.Quote

QuoteI feel this music has nurtured me as I've been immersing myself in it. I've felt supported by it.Quote

QuoteI don't understand American football at all. It looks like all-in wrestling with crash helmets.Quote

QuoteI don't like singing before noon.Quote

QuoteI come from a family of losers, and I've rejected my family as something I don't want to be like.Quote

QuoteI always stayed fit because I'm a performer, and all of those things help me to perform.Quote

QuoteAn uncle of mine emigrated to Canada and couldn't take his guitar with him. When I found it in the attic, I'd found a friend for life.Quote