"It's great to be here. It's great to be anywhere."
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."Keith Richards on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."Keith Richards on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."Keith Richards on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."Keith Richards on Gilbert K. Chesterton
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."Keith Richards on Winston Churchill
"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."
"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."
"I've always been suspicious of TV, I've always found music and video to be an unhappy marriage."