"Another thing to do with the blues is how they were recorded. They were done on the quick, and some of that stuff was made on wire, not even tape, let alone digital."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."Keith Richards on Albert Einstein
"Alone we can do so little together we can do so much."Keith Richards on Helen Keller
"It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone."Keith Richards on Marilyn Monroe
"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for it is better to be alone than in bad company."Keith Richards on George Washington
"I restore myself when I'm alone."Keith Richards on Marilyn Monroe
"Good music comes out of people playing together, knowing what they want to do and going for it. You have to sweat over it and bug it to death. You can't do it by pushing buttons and watching a TV screen."
"Yes, I've been trepanned. That's quite an interesting experience, especially for my brain surgeon, who saw my thoughts flying around in my brain."
"To me, my biggest fear is getting a big head, and that is when I get the hammer. Because it's very easy in this game to believe you're something special."
"It's great to be here. It's great to be anywhere."
"I've always been suspicious of TV, I've always found music and video to be an unhappy marriage."