"First and foremost I am a drummer. After that, I'm other things... But I didn't play drums to make money."
"When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life now that I am old I know that it is."Ringo Starr on Oscar Wilde
"A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money."Ringo Starr on John Ruskin
"Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants."Ringo Starr on Benjamin Franklin
"The lack of money is the root of all evil."Ringo Starr on Mark Twain
"Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it."Ringo Starr on Mark Twain
"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."
"Everything government touches turns to crap."
"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."