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101 Wonderful Paul McCartney Quotes To Inspire You To Great Heights

Famous As: Co-Lead Vocalist of the Rock Band 'The Beatles' and One of the Most Successful Composers of All Time
Born On: June 18, 1942
Born In: Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
Founder / Co Founder: Apple Records, Apple Corps, MPL Communications, Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, Northern Songs
Age: 82 Years

Sir James Paul McCartney along with John Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo Starr combined to form the monumental band ‘The Beatles’. He was the songwriter, lead vocalist and bass guitarist of the all time greatest band ever rated by the Rolling Stones. McCartney was also inducted twice into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (as a solo artist and a member of Beatles). Along with accolades such as Brit Awards and Academy Awards, he is also a 21-time recipient of the prestigious Grammy Awards. His track “Yesterday” is the only song by a British artist to have been played most number of times on American television and radio. McCartney has also played his part as an activist supporting campaigns such as World Animal Protection, Make Poverty History, Save The Arctic and many more, apart from performing in numerous fundraising and charitable shows. Being a very popular music icon, Paul McCartney has shared his views on various subjects and issues. We have collected his most famous quotes from his interviews, lyrics, and general observations. Here is an exclusive collection of famous quotes from this Hall of Famer from the music industry.

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And, in the end
The love you take
is equal to the love you make.

And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.

Paul McCartney
I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.

I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.

Paul McCartney
You can judge a man's true character by the way he treats his fellow animals.

You can judge a man's true character by the way he treats his fellow animals.

Paul McCartney
If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be a vegetarian.

If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be a vegetarian.

Paul McCartney
Close your eyes and I'll kiss you, Tomorrow I'll miss you.

Close your eyes and I'll kiss you, Tomorrow I'll miss you.

Paul McCartney
If slaughterhouses had glass walls, we would all be vegetarian.

If slaughterhouses had glass walls, we would all be vegetarian.

Paul McCartney
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.

When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.

Paul McCartney
Sadness isn't sadness. It's happiness in a black jacket. Tears are not tears. They're balls of laughter dipped in salt. Death is not death. It's life that's jumped off a tall cliff.

Sadness isn't sadness. It's happiness in a black jacket. Tears are not tears. They're balls of laughter dipped in salt. Death is not death. It's life that's jumped off a tall cliff.

Paul McCartney
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.

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.

Paul McCartney
I don't work at being ordinary.

I don't work at being ordinary.

Paul McCartney
I am alive and well and unconcerned about the rumors of my death. But if I were dead, I would be the last to know.

I am alive and well and unconcerned about the rumors of my death. But if I were dead, I would be the last to know.

Paul McCartney
Think globally, act locally.

Think globally, act locally.

Paul McCartney
Take these broken wings and learn to fly.

Take these broken wings and learn to fly.

Paul McCartney
The beatles were always a great band. nothing more nothing less

The beatles were always a great band. nothing more nothing less

Paul McCartney
Lady Madonna lying on the bed 
Listen to the music playing in your head.

Lady Madonna lying on the bed Listen to the music playing in your head.

Paul McCartney
What I have to say is all in the music. If I want to say anything, I write a song.

What I have to say is all in the music. If I want to say anything, I write a song.

Paul McCartney
Paul's last words to Linda:

Paul's last words to Linda: "You're up on your beautiful Appaloosa stallion. It's a fine spring day. We're riding through the woods. The bluebells are all out, and the sky is clear-blue".

Paul McCartney
It's like if you're an astronaut and you've been to the moon, what do you want to do with the rest of your life?

It's like if you're an astronaut and you've been to the moon, what do you want to do with the rest of your life?

Paul McCartney
For you know that it's a fool who plays it cool, by making his world a little colder.

For you know that it's a fool who plays it cool, by making his world a little colder.

Paul McCartney
And what's the point of changing when I'm happy as I am?

And what's the point of changing when I'm happy as I am?

Paul McCartney
Animation is not just for children - it's also for adults who take drugs.

Animation is not just for children - it's also for adults who take drugs.

Paul McCartney
I think people who create and write, it actually does flow – just flows from into their head, into their hand, and they right it down. It’s simple.

I think people who create and write, it actually does flow – just flows from into their head, into their hand, and they right it down. It’s simple.

Paul McCartney
If You can play Your stuff in a pub, then You´re a good band.

If You can play Your stuff in a pub, then You´re a good band.

Paul McCartney
Me? I'm a mocker!

Me? I'm a mocker!

Paul McCartney
I can't deal with the press; I hate all those Beatles questions.

I can't deal with the press; I hate all those Beatles questions.

Paul McCartney
Buy, buy, says the sign in the shop window; Why, why, says the junk in the yard.

Buy, buy, says the sign in the shop window; Why, why, says the junk in the yard.

Paul McCartney
Being in the audience actually looks like quite a lot of fun.

Being in the audience actually looks like quite a lot of fun.

Paul McCartney
You were only waiting for this moment to be free.

You were only waiting for this moment to be free.

Paul McCartney
I can’t manage without homeopathy. In fact, I never go anywhere without homeopathic remedies. I often make use of them.

I can’t manage without homeopathy. In fact, I never go anywhere without homeopathic remedies. I often make use of them.

Paul McCartney
There are seven levels!

There are seven levels!

Paul McCartney