"Everything government touches turns to crap."
"A wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government, and this is necessary to close the circlue of our felicities."Ringo Starr on Thomas Jefferson
"The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter."Ringo Starr on Winston Churchill
"I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country."Ringo Starr on Thomas Jefferson
"Government is not reason it is not eloquent it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master."Ringo Starr on George Washington
"Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil in its worst state, an intolerable one."Ringo Starr on Thomas Paine
"I think the most exciting thing is that you expect people our age to know the music, but actually a lot of kids know the music, and if anything is left, we have left really good music, and that's the important part, not the mop-tops or whatever."
"And I came back and it was great, 'cuz George had set up all these flowers all over the studio saying welcome home. So then we got it together again. I always felt it was better on the White one for me. We were more like a band, you know."
"I feel the older I get, the more I'm learning to handle life. Being on this quest for a long time, it's all about finding yourself."
"And in a marriage you can't TRY and be married. You're married or you're not married... as far as I'm concerned."
"First and foremost I am a drummer. After that, I'm other things... But I didn't play drums to make money."