25 Inspirational Keith Richards Quotes

25 Inspirational Keith Richards Quotes

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Keith Richards, often referred to during the 1960s and 1970s as Keith Richard, is an English musician, singer, and songwriter. He is best known as the co-founder, guitarist, secondary vocalist, and co-principal songwriter of the Rolling Stones.

Inspirational Keith Richards Quotes:


1.  “There’s a certain moment when you realize that you’ve actually just left the planet for a bit and that nobody can touch you. You’re elevated because you’re with a bunch of guys that want to do the same thing as you. And when it works, baby, you’ve got wings. You know you’ve been somewhere most people will never get; you’ve been to a special place.” Keith Richards


2. “A gut-string classical Spanish guitar, a sweet, lovely little lady. The smell of it. Even now, to open a guitar case, when it’s an old wooden guitar, I could crawl in and close the lid.” Keith Richards


3.  “You see, to me, the art of music is listening to it, not playing it. The real art of it is hearing it.” Keith Richards


4. “To me, life is a wild animal. You hope to deal with it when it leaps at you.” Keith Richards


5. “If you’ve gotta think about being cool, you ain’t cool.” Keith Richards


6.  “You get onstage and make other people feel happy. Make them feel good.” Keith Richards


7.  “Everybody thinks you reach a certain age and you’re a grownup, but it’s not true. Nobody grows up until the day they croak.” Keith Richards


8. “Women are a beautiful complication, and I look forward to far more beauties and far more complications.” Keith Richards


9. “My life is full of broken halos” Keith Richards


10. “We age not by holding on to youth, but by letting ourselves grow and embracing whatever youthful parts remain.” Keith Richards


11. “Music is a necessity. After food, air, water and warmth, music is the next necessity of life.” Keith Richards


12. “I can sustain the impetus over the long tours we do is by feeding off the energy that we get back from an audience. That’s my fuel. All i’ve got is this burning energy, especially when i’ve got a guitar in my hands” Keith Richards


13. “Fame has killed more very talented guys than drugs. Jimi Hendrix didn’t die of an overdose, he died of fame.” Keith Richards


14. “Music works in mysterious ways. Once it goes in you have no idea what it can do to you.” Keith Richards


15.“A painter’s got a canvas. The writer’s got reams of empty paper. A musician has silence.” Keith Richards


16. “Music is a language that doesn’t speak in particular words. It speaks in emotions, and if it’s in the bones, it’s in the bones.” Keith Richards


17. “I’m not getting old I’m evolving.” Keith Richards


18. “Some things get better with age. Like me.” Keith Richards


19.“When you are growing up there are two institutional places that affect you most powerfully: the church, which belongs to God, and the public library, which belongs to you.” Keith Richards


20.“Everything they’d been brought up not to do, they could do at a rock-and-roll show.” Keith Richards


21. “We all have our own personal laboratories. Life is an experiment, and it’s just a matter of getting the alchemical or chemical combination right.” Keith Richards


22. “It might appear that nothing is happening, but that’s actually when it really happens.” Keith Richards


23. “To me, the main thing about living on this planet is to know who the hell you are and be real about it. That’s the reason I’m still alive.” Keith Richards


24. “Everybody’s got a different way of telling a story – and has different stories to tell.” Keith Richards


25.“Memory is fiction” Keith Richards

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