"Nothing pleases me more than to go into a room and come out with a piece of music."
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."Paul McCartney on Bob Marley
"If music be the food of love, play on."Paul McCartney on William Shakespeare
"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything."Paul McCartney on Plato
"Without music, life would be a mistake."Paul McCartney on Friedrich Nietzsche
"I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water."Paul McCartney on Ray Charles
"It's time to end the cruel slaughter of whales and leave these magnificent creatures alone."
"George wrote Taxman, and I played guitar on it. He wrote it in anger at finding out what the taxman did. He had never known before then what could happen to your money."
"To keep the record straight, it wasn't always John and Yoko. We've all accused one another of various business things we tend to be pretty paranoid by now, as you can imagine. There's a lot of money involved."
"When you first get money, you buy all these things so no one thinks you're mean, and you spread it around. You get a chauffeur and you find yourself thrown around the back of this car and you think, I was happier when I had my own little car! I could drive myself!"
"My dad, bless him, was a musician. And his dad had thought that his music was rubbish."
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