"Well, I have a CBE and I accepted it with glee because it's not bestowed on you by the royal family, it's not bestowed on you by the government, you have to be nominated by the public."
"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."Rod Stewart on Thomas Jefferson
"The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter."Rod Stewart 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."Rod Stewart 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."Rod Stewart on George Washington
"Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil in its worst state, an intolerable one."Rod Stewart on Thomas Paine
"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."