Tom Petty Quotes.
I’m learning to fly, but I ain’t got wings. Coming down is the hardest thing.
I’m barely prolific and incredibly lazy.
‘Free Fallin’ is a very good song. Maybe it would be one of my favorites if it hadn’t become this huge anthem. But I’m grateful that people like it.
I’m not exactly a guy who makes new friends easily.
Running down a dream… working on a mystery… going wherever it leads.
I love doing my ‘Buried Treasure’ show.
You belong among the wildflowers You belong in a boat out at sea You belong with your love on your arm You belong somewhere you feel free
I think if I’d quit years ago, I’d never have known what I was capable of doing.
It’s very easy to be cynical about the hall of fame. But on the other hand, it’s really a beautiful thing for someone like me. I dedicated my entire life to this music.
I think watching the TV news is bad for you. It is bad for your physical health and your mental health.
When you get older, your health becomes important to you, things start breaking down, you’ve always got a different ache or pain.
Sometimes, giving up your privacy is a little like going to the dentist and we have let him have access that no one’s ever had.
When I decided to be a musician I reckoned that that was going to be the way of less profit, less money. I was sort of giving up the idea of making a lot of money. It was what I loved to do. I would have done it anyway. If I’d had to work at Taco Bell I’d have still been out at night trying to play music.
Music is probably the only real magic I have encountered in my life. There’s not some trick involved with it. It’s pure and it’s real. It moves, it heals, it communicates and does all these incredible things.