In the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make.
And I loved Fats Waller. I love his instrumental abilities, his vocal abilities and his sense of humor.
I'm a pretty hands-on dad and make the most of my custody. I take care of my little one whenever I can, and she determines what I can do and where I can do it.
To keep the record straight, it wasn't always John and Yoko. We've all accused one another of various business things; we tend to be pretty paranoid by now, as you can imagine. There's a lot of money involved.
Buy, buy, says the sign in the shop window; Why, why, says the junk in the yard.
None of us wanted to be the bass player. In our minds he was the fat guy who always played at the back.
I think I always had a musicality, and I think I could tell a good song from a bad song. And I would appreciate hearing something that was new to me.
I was still 15 when I met John Lennon at a village fete in Woolton, in Liverpool.
At the end of the Beatles, I really was done in for the first time in my life. Until then, I really was a kind of cocky sod.
I don't work at being ordinary.
But with writers, there's nothing wrong with melancholy. It's an important color in writing.
It was Elvis who really got me hooked on beat music. When I heard 'Heartbreak Hotel' I thought, this is it.
I used to think that anyone doing anything weird was weird. I suddenly realized that anyone doing anything weird wasn't weird at all and it was the people saying they were weird that were weird.
Somebody said to me, 'But the Beatles were anti-materialistic.' That's a huge myth. John and I literally used to sit down and say, 'Now, let's write a swimming pool.'
It's time to end the cruel slaughter of whales and leave these magnificent creatures alone.
If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be a vegetarian.
I'm often reading a magazine and hearing about someone's new record, and I think, 'Oh, boy, that's gonna be better than me.' It's a very common thing.
I've got to admit it's getting better. It's a little better all the time.
I don't take me seriously. If we get some giggles, I don't mind.
I had this song called Helter Skelter, which is just a ridiculous song. So we did it like that, 'cuz I like noise.