73 Famous Elvis Presley Quotes

Elvis Presley was an American singer and actor. He was one of the most popular musicians of the 20th century. He is often referred to as the “King of Rock and Roll.” Here are some of Elvis Presley quotes.

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Elvis Presley was born in Tupelo, Mississippi, on January 8, 1935. From an early age, he showed a talent for music, and by the time he was a teenager, he was performing in local clubs. In 1954, he signed a record deal with RCA Victor and released his first single, “Heartbreak Hotel.”

Elvis had a diverse musical career, spanning from rock and roll to country music. He was a pioneer of rock and roll, and his hits like “Jailhouse Rock” and “Hound Dog” helped to define the genre. He also had a successful career in country music, scoring hits like “Blue Suede Shoes” and “Love Me Tender.”

Elvis was a talented singer and songwriter, and he was also a skilled guitarist and pianist. He was a popular performer throughout the 1950s and 1960s, and his concerts were often packed with fans. He died on August 16, 1977, at the age of 42.

73 Elvis Presley Quotes

  1. “Values are like fingerprints. Nobody’s are the same, but you leave ’em all over everything you do”

2. “Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain’t going away.”

3. “Don’t criticize that man unless you have walked in his shoes.”

4. “The child needs a helping hand or he’ll grow up to be an angry young man some day.”

5. “Do something worth remembering.”

6. “There are too many people that depend on me. I’m too obligated. I’m in too far to get out.”

7. “Whatever I will become will be what God has chosen for me.”

8. “Make me feel at home, if you really care, scratch my back and run your pretty fingers through my hair.

9. “The image is one thing and the human being is another. It’s very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.”

10. “There’s no job too immense, when you got confidence.”

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Famous Elvis Quotes

11. “Life is love and love is life”

12. “One night of sin is what I’m now paying for.”

13. “If you let your head get too big, it’ll break your neck.”

14. “I’m with a crowd but oh so alone.” 

15. “Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain’t going away.”

16. “Take my hand, take my whole life too, but I can’t help falling in love with you.” 

17. “It’s not how much you have that makes people look up to you, it’s who you are.”

18. “The road to love is full of danger signs.”

19. “I’d rather go on hearing your lies, than to go on living without you.”

20. “I’ve come too far, and I don’t know how to get back.”

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21. “All the stars will tell the story, of our love and all its glory. Let us make this night of magic, and make it a night of love.”

22. “When things go wrong, don’t go with them.”

23. “I learned how important it is to entertain people and give them a reason to come and watch you play.”

24. “When we kiss my heart’s on fire, burning with a strange desire. And I know that every time I kiss you, that your heart’s on fire, too.”

25. “People think you’re crazy if you talk about things they don’t understand.”

26. “Computers may out think us one day, but as long as people got feelings we’ll be better than they are.”

27. “Sad thing is, you can still love someone and be wrong for them.”

28. “You’re so square, baby, I don’t care.”

29. “Love me tender, love me true, all my dreams fulfill. For my darling, I love you, and I always will.”

30. “People think you’re crazy if you talk about things they don’t understand.”

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31. “When we’re dancing it almost feels the same, I’ve got to stop myself from whispering your name.”

32. “Some people tap their feet, some people snap their fingers, and some people sway back and forth. I just sorta do ’em all together, I guess.”

33. “If you cry when you’re in love, it sure ain’t no disgrace.”

34. “A live concert to me is exciting because of all the electricity that is generated in the crowd and on stage. It’s my favorite part of the business, live concerts.”

35. “Since the beginning, it was just the same. The only difference, the crowds are bigger now.”

36. “Memories, pressed between the pages of my mind. Memories, sweetened through the ages just like wine.”

37. “Animals don’t hate, and we’re supposed to be better than them.”

38. “I go for all the belles, except the wedding kind.”

39. “Don’t criticize what you don’t understand, son. You never walked in that man’s shoes.”

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40. “If you wanna be loved, baby, you’ve got to love me, too. Oh yeah, cause I an’t for no one side love affair.”

41. “I don’t know anything about music. In my line you don’t have to. ”

42. “The colored folks been singing it and playing it just like I’m doin’ now, man, for more years than I know. I got it from them.”

43. “Just because I managed to do a little something, I don’t want anyone back home to think I got the big head.”

44. “I would prefer not to be a tiger, tigers play excessively unpleasant. I would prefer not to be a lion, cause lions ain’t the thoughtful you love up.” 

45. “Every time I think that I’m getting old, and gradually going to the grave, something else happens.”

46. “Ambition is a dream with a V8 engine.”

47. “In my beach shack, we’ll be alone. In my beach shack, I’ll make you feel at home.”

48. “To judge a man by his weakest link or deed is like judging the power of the ocean by one wave.”

49. “Life has taught me one big lesson, always keep the girlies guessing.”

50. “Rhythm is something you either have or don’t have, but when you have it, you have it all over.”

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51. “I hope I didn’t bore you too much with my life story.”

52. “I’ve tried to lead a straight, clean life, not set any kind of a bad example.”

53. “In public, I like real conservative clothes, something that’s not too flashy. But onstage, I like ’em as flashy as you can get ’em.”

54. Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man; but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.

55. “I would ask and take just to feel your heart pulsating near mine.” 

56. “For what is a man, what has he got? If not himself, then he has naught. To say the things he truly feels, and not the words of one who kneels.”

57. “I’m no hillbilly singer.”

58. “When your intelligence don’t tell you something ain’t right, your conscience gives you a tap you on the shoulder and says ‘hold on’. If it don’t, you’re a snake.”

59. “How can you lose something you never had, I tell myself when I’m feeling sad.”

60. “Some folks experience passionate feelings for one young lady, I gotta fall for two.”

61. “Everything is so dreamy when you are young. After you grow up it kind of becomes – just real.”

62. “Everybody comes from the same source. If you hate another human being, you’re hating part of yourself.”

63. “Make this fire in my spirit dear, always consume”

64. “I get tired of playing a guy who gets into a fight, then starts singing to the guy he’s just beat up.”

65. “I love just a single young lady, one in each town.” 

66. “Creatures don’t loathe and we should be superior to them.” 

67. “Make the right decision for you, as long as I don’t hurt nobody.”

68. “I have no use for bodyguards, but I have very specific use for two highly trained certified public accountants.”

69. “The walls have ears, ears that hear each little sound you make every time you stamp, throw a lamp.”

70. “It’s more important to try to surround yourself with people who can give you a little happiness.”

71. “I’ve invested an actual existence energy sitting tight for the opportune time, since you’re close, now is the ideal opportunity finally.”

72. “My movements, ma’am, are all leg movements. I don’t do nothing with my body.”

73. “In the event that you wanna be adored, infant, you must love me, as well. Gracious better believe it, cause I an’t for nobody side relationship.”

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