"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."
"To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear."Tom Petty on Buddha
"The wish for healing has always been half of health."Tom Petty on Lucius Annaeus Seneca
"A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier."Tom Petty on Tom Stoppard
"Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul."Tom Petty on John Muir
"'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes."Tom Petty on Henry David Thoreau
"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."
"I don't think it's a good attitude in your life to feel that you have to be rich to have self-esteem."
"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."
"When you get older, your health becomes important to you, things start breaking down, you've always got a different ache or pain."