The Smiths Quotes
Age gives you a great sense of proportion. You can be very hard on yourself when
you're younger but now I just think 'well everybody's absolutely mad and I'm
doing quite well'.
Age shouldn't affect you. It's just like the size of your shoes - they don't
determine how you live your life! You're either marvellous or you're boring,
regardless of your age.
Artists aren't really people. And I'm actually 40 per cent papier mache.
I do think it's possible to go through life and never fall in love, or find
someone who loves you.
I've never intended to be controversial but it's very easy to be controversial
in pop music because nobody ever is.
My parents were worried about me, certainly when I became so deeply interested
in music and people like the New York Dolls who, at the time, were very peculiar
That was the problem with the 'celibate' word because they don't consider for a
moment that you'd rather not be, but you just are. I was never a sexual person.
That's why I do this music business thing, it's communication with people
without having the extreme inconvenience of actually phoning anybody up.
The Smiths was an incredibly personal thing to me. It was like launching your
own diary to music.
When I'm lying in my bed I think about life and I think about death and neither
one particularly appeals to me.
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