"Looking back, I think I was always musical. My dad was very musical, and I think my mom was musical."
"My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her."Paul McCartney on George Washington
"The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness. When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe. You relinquish that position to your children."Paul McCartney on Jessica Lange
"My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it."Paul McCartney on Mark Twain
"Men are what their mothers made them."Paul McCartney on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso."Paul McCartney on Pablo Picasso
"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."