"To me, as long as we've known each other, I've always thought Mick's most brilliant thing was that he could work in an area two foot square and give a very exciting performance."
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."Keith Richards on Confucius
"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."Keith Richards on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."Keith Richards on Thomas A. Edison
"By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day."Keith Richards on Robert Frost
"Nothing will work unless you do."Keith Richards on Maya Angelou
"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."
"It's great to be here. It's great to be anywhere."