"I became famous, I think, really because of the interpretation of other people's songs, way back when, and that's what I enjoy the most. And I'm a lazy bugger."
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."Rod Stewart on Andy Warhol
"I have no use for people who throw their weight around as celebrities, or for those who fawn over you just because you are famous."Rod Stewart on Walt Disney
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."Rod Stewart on Voltaire
"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."Rod Stewart on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable."Rod Stewart on Ambrose Bierce
"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."