"Half the battle is selling music, not singing it. It's the image, not what you sing."
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."Rod Stewart on Bob Marley
"If music be the food of love, play on."Rod Stewart on William Shakespeare
"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything."Rod Stewart on Plato
"Without music, life would be a mistake."Rod Stewart on Friedrich Nietzsche
"I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water."Rod Stewart on Ray Charles
"I've never been more in love with anyone nearly half my age than I am today. I'd get married in a minute if I weren't still married to somebody else."
"At my age you don't go into fatherhood lightly."
"I want to go out at the top, but the secret is knowing when you're at the top, it's so difficult in this business, your career fluctuates all the time, up and down, like a pair of trousers."
"You shouldn't be in the music business if you're posing."
"Like everybody in show business, you think you're going to wake up one day, and it's all going to be taken away from you. I think we all share an insecurity in that way, everybody in show business - the ones I talk to, anyway."