"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."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Ringo Starr on Mark Twain
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."Ringo Starr on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Ringo Starr on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Ringo Starr on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Ringo Starr on Robert Frost
"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."
"First and foremost I am a drummer. After that, I'm other things... But I didn't play drums to make money."