Elvis Presley

I don’t know anything about music. In my line you don’t have to.
Elvis Presley

Ambition is a dream with a V8 engine.
Elvis Presley

Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man; but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
Elvis Presley

Every time I think that I’m getting old, and gradually going to the grave, something else happens.
Elvis Presley

Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain’t goin’ away.
Elvis Presley

When I was a boy, I always saw myself as a hero in comic books and in movies. I grew up believing this dream.
Elvis Presley

When I got outta High School I was driving a truck. I was just a poor boy from Memphis, Memphis.
Elvis Presley

I was training to be an electrician. I suppose I got wired the wrong way round somewhere along the line.
Elvis Presley

Man, that record came out and was real big in Memphis. They started playing it, and it got real big. Don’t know why-the lyrics had no meaning.
Elvis Presley

They put me on television. And the whole thing broke loose. It was wild, I tell ya for sure.
Elvis Presley

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I did the Ed Sullivan show four times. I did the Steve Allen show. I did the Jackie Gleason show.
Elvis Presley

Later on they send me to Hollywood. To make movies. It was all new to me. I was only 21 years old.
Elvis Presley

The next thing I knew, I was out of the service and making movies again. My first picture was called, GI Blues. I thought I was still in the army.
Elvis Presley

I sure lost my musical direction in Hollywood. My songs were the same conveyer belt mass production, just like most of my movies were.
Elvis Presley

Those movies sure got me into a rut.
Elvis Presley

I hope I didn’t bore you too much with my life story.
Elvis Presley

I’ll stay in Memphis.
Elvis Presley

Too much TV hurts movies.
Elvis Presley

When I get married, it’ll be no secret.
Elvis Presley

After a hard day of basic training, you could eat a rattlesnake.
Elvis Presley

It’s human nature to gripe, but I’m going ahead and doing the best I can.
Elvis Presley

The army teaches boys to think like men.
Elvis Presley

There are too many people that depend on me. I’m too obligated. I’m in too far to get out.
Elvis Presley

I’ve tried to lead a straight, clean life, not set any kind of a bad example.
Elvis Presley

I happened to come along in the music business when there was no trend.
Elvis Presley

I like entertaining people. I really miss it.
Elvis Presley

I was an only child, and Mother was always right with me all my life. I used to get very angry at her when I was growing up-it’s a natural thing.
Elvis Presley

I miss my singing career very much.
Elvis Presley

The closest I ever came to getting married was just before I started singing. In fact, my first record saved my neck.
Elvis Presley

I never expected to be anybody important.
Elvis Presley

Whatever I will become will be what God has chosen for me.
Elvis Presley

I’ll never feel comfortable taking a strong drink, and I’ll never feel easy smoking a cigarette. I just don’t think those things are right for me.
Elvis Presley

I’ve never written a song in my life. It’s all a big hoax.
Elvis Presley

That’s why I hate to get started in these jam sessions. I’m always the last one to leave.
Elvis Presley

I’m no hillbilly singer.
Elvis Presley

I’m trying to keep a level head. You have to be careful out in the world. It’s so easy to get turned.
Elvis Presley

I was an overnight sensation.
Elvis Presley

Man, I really like Vegas.
Elvis Presley

Those people in New York are not gonna change me none.
Elvis Presley

More than anything else, I want the folks back at home to think right of me.
Elvis Presley

Just because I managed to do a little something, I don’t want anyone back home to think I got the big head.
Elvis Presley

Since the beginning, it was just the same. The only difference, the crowds are bigger now.
Elvis Presley

I’m not trying to be sexy. It’s just my way of expressing myself when I move around.
Elvis Presley

My movements, ma’am, are all leg movements. I don’t do nothing with my body.
Elvis Presley

I don’t do any vulgar movements.
Elvis Presley

I like to sing ballads the way Eddie Fisher does and the way Perry Como does. But the way I’m singing now is what makes the money.
Elvis Presley

The colored folks been singing it and playing it just like I’m doin’ now, man, for more years than I know. I got it from them.
Elvis Presley

I think I have something tonight that’s not quite correct for evening wear. Blue suede shoes.
Elvis Presley

I’ve been getting some bad publicity – but you got to expect that.
Elvis Presley

I’d just like to be treated like a regular customer.
Elvis Presley

I’m strictly for Stevenson. I don’t dig the intellectual bit, but I’m telling you, man, he knows the most.
Elvis Presley

I’m so nervous. I’ve always been nervous, ever since I was a kid.
Elvis Presley

From the time I was a kid, I always knew something was going to happen to me. Didn’t know exactly what.
Elvis Presley

The Lord can give, and the Lord can take away. I might be herding sheep next year.
Elvis Presley

Until we meet again, may God bless you as he has blessed me.
Elvis Presley

I don’t think I’m bad for people. If I did think I was bad for people, I would go back to driving a truck, and I really mean this.
Elvis Presley

I’ll never make it, it will never happen, because they’re never going to hear me ’cause they’re screaming all the time.
Elvis Presley

Rhythm is something you either have or don’t have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
Elvis Presley

I learned how important it is to entertain people and give them a reason to come and watch you play.
Elvis Presley

I have no use for bodyguards, but I have very specific use for two highly trained certified public accountants.
Elvis Presley

The image is one thing and the human being is another. It’s very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
Elvis Presley

I knew by heart all the dialogue of James Dean’s films; I could watch Rebel Without a Cause a hundred times over.
Elvis Presley

Rock and roll music, if you like it, if you feel it, you can’t help but move to it. That’s what happens to me. I can’t help it.’
Elvis Presley

People ask me where I got my singing style. I didn’t copy my style from anybody.
Elvis Presley

A live concert to me is exciting because of all the electricity that is generated in the crowd and on stage. It’s my favorite part of the business, live concerts.
Elvis Presley

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