"I was famous overnight. I went from nowhere to being really big."
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."Sting 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."Sting on Walt Disney
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."Sting on Voltaire
"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."Sting on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable."Sting on Ambrose Bierce
"I want to get old gracefully. I want to have good posture, I want to be healthy and be an example to my children."
"I can't really change my life to accommodate people who are jealous. I don't see why I should."
"I learned to change my accent in England, your accent identifies you very strongly with a class, and I did not want to be held back."
"The acceptance of death gives you more of a stake in life, in living life happily, as it should be lived. Living for the moment."
"That sense of failure, I don't know where people put it who don't write songs and aren't able to emote physically. It must go somewhere."