Elvis Presley quotes

Born
January 8, 1935, Tupelo, Mississippi, U.S.

Died
August 16, 1977.

Occupation
Singer, musician, actor.

Elvis Aaron Presley¬†was an American singer and actor. Regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century, he is often referred to as “the King of Rock and Roll”, or simply, “the King”

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

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

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

I never expected to be anybody important.
– 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 don’t know anything about music. In my line you don’t have to.
– 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

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

My mother and dad both loved to sing.
– Elvis Presley

I’m no hillbilly singer.
– 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

When things go wrong don’t go with them.
– Elvis Presley

We’re all just waiting to see what changes, if any, will be made.
– Elvis Presley

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

I believe in the Bible. I believe that all good things come from God. I don’t believe I’d sing the way I do if God hadn’t wanted me to.
– Elvis Presley

Only thing worse than watching a bad movie is being in one.
– Elvis Presley

A Sharon.
– Elvis Presley

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

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

Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside.
– Elvis Presley

Illusions of The King.
– 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’m strictly for Stevenson. I don’t dig the intellectual bit, but I’m telling you, man, he knows the most.
– 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 happened to come along in the music business when there was no trend.
– 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

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

Singers come and go, but if you’re a good actor, you can last a long time.
– Elvis Presley

I miss my singing career very much.
– Elvis Presley

Better stick to driving trucks.
– Elvis Presley

Look guys, if you’re just going to stare at me, I’m going to bed!
– Elvis Presley

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

Some people tap their feet, some people snap their fingers, and some people sway back and forth. I just shorta do’em all together, I guess.
– Elvis Presley

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

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

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

Do what’s right for you, as long as it don’t hurt no one.
– Elvis Presley

I don’t make no dirty movements.
– Elvis Presley

And I got the collection my Mother had, and I can’t sell any of it.
– 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

Don’t criticize what you don’t understand, son. You never walked in that man’s shoes.
– Elvis Presley

People ask me where I got my singing style. I didn’t copy my style from anybody . . . . Country music was always an influence on my kind of music.
– Elvis Presley

When I was a child I was a dreamer. I read comic books, and I was the hero of the comic book. I saw movies, and I was the hero in the movie. So every dream I have ever dreamed has come true a thousand times.
– Elvis Presley

You got change, man?
– Elvis Presley

I was an overnight sensation.
– Elvis Presley

Ah just act the way ah feel.
– 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

Maybe it was the sideburns, but I just didnt fit in.
– Elvis Presley

Just a minute.
– Elvis Presley

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