"I don't think it's a good attitude in your life to feel that you have to be rich to have self-esteem."
"Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you're going to live your life."Tom Petty on Joel Osteen
"My attitude is that if you push me towards something that you think is a weakness, then I will turn that perceived weakness into a strength."Tom Petty on Michael Jordan
"Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character."Tom Petty on Albert Einstein
"Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude."Tom Petty on Thomas Jefferson
"Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference."Tom Petty on Winston Churchill
"I don't treat the band like I'm above them or that they're a hired hand for me. We've never worked that way. So I'm a team player. I would be very uncomfortable having to do this alone."
"The energy of the crowd is insane. Twenty thousand people. It's the biggest jolt of adrenaline. It's very hard to explain. You know the old story about the woman lifting the car off her kid? It's in that realm. You can actually hurt yourself and not know it."
"It's funny how the music industry is enraged about the Internet and the way things are copied without being paid for. But you know why people steal the music? Because they can't afford the music."
"TV does not care about you or what happens to you. It's downright bad for your health now, and that's not a far-out concept. I think watching the TV news is bad for you. It is bad for your physical health and your mental health."
"When you get older, your health becomes important to you, things start breaking down, you've always got a different ache or pain."