33 Mind-Blowing Rod Stewart Quotes

Rod Stewart is a British rock singer and songwriter. Coming from Scottish and English ancestry, Stewart can be found performing around the globe. Here is a look at some of the best Rod Stewart quotes ever documented.

“Elvis was the king. No doubt about it. People like myself, Mick Jagger and all the others only followed in his footsteps.”

“Every picture tells a story, don’t it?”

“Half the battle is selling music, not singing it. It’s the image, not what you sing.”

“How can my son not be straight after all I’ve said and done for him?”

“I started singing in the bathroom, … Nothing was coming out. It was ghastly.”

“I suppose I miss the British cynicism and the humor.”


“I tried therapy. This had never appealed to me. For me, it was a bit like a Chinese meal: very filling at the time, but then an hour later you’re hungry again.”

“I want to dance, I want her ass. Why is she ignoring me?”

“I want to go out at the top, but the secret is knowing when you’re at the top, it’s so difficult in this business, your career fluctuates all the time, up and down, like a pair of trousers.”

“I wish I knew what I know now before.”

“If you want my body and you think I’m sexy come on sugar let me know.”

“I’ll be dead by the time I’m forty.”

“I’ll bring the red wine, you bring the ludes.”

“I’m a rock star because I couldn’t be a soccer star.”

“I’m proud to be a railway modeler. It means more to me to be on the cover of Model Railroader than to be on the cover of a music magazine.”

“Instead of getting married again, I’m going to find a woman I don’t like and just give her a house.”

“I’ve been out with some extremely beautiful women who have had no sex appeal whatsoever. It really is a lot more than skin deep.”

“I’ve never been more in love with anyone nearly half my age than I am today. I’d get married in a minute if I weren’t still married to somebody else.”

“I’ve still got a brilliant head of hair, which refuses to lay down.”

“Life is so brief and time is a thief when you’re undecided.”

“May you grow to be proud, dignified, and true, and do unto others as you’d have done to you.”

“Only a fool permits the letter of the law to override the spirit in the heart. Do not let a piece of paper stand in the way of true love and headlines.”

“Optimism is my best defense.”

“Surely if God had meant us to do yoga, he would have put our heads behind our knees.”

“Tonight’s the night. It’s gonna be alright.”

“Well, there’s not a day goes by when I don’t get up and say thank you to somebody.”

“What I do now is all my dad’s fault, because he bought me a guitar as a boy, for no apparent reason.”

“Whatever road you choose, I’m right behind you win or lose.”

“When the one you love is in love with someone else, don’t you know it’s torture, I mean it’s living hell.”

“You can avoid the press if you really want to and I don’t walk around with five security guards either because I think that just draws attention.”

“You go through life wondering what is it all about but at the end of the day it’s all about family.”

“You’re in my heart, you’re in my soul. You’ll be my breath, should I grow old.”

“You’ve got to have this burning desire in your chest to succeed.”

Here is a behind the scenes look at Rod Stewart and his autobiography as photographed by his wife Penny Lancaster.