35 Inspirational Paul McCartney Quotes On Success

35 Inspirational Paul McCartney Quotes On Success

Sir James Paul McCartney CH MBE is an English singer, songwriter, musician, and record and film producer who gained worldwide fame as co-lead vocalist and bassist for the Beatles. His songwriting partnership with John Lennon remains the most successful in history. After the group disbanded in 1970, he pursued a solo career and formed the band Wings with his first wife, Linda, and Denny Laine. May these Paul McCartney Quotes On Success inspire you to take action so that you may live your dreams.

1. “When we first started out, I was terrified of doing anything wrong on stage. I got to learn, though, that people don’t mind. In fact, they kind of like it.” Paul McCartney

2. “Take these broken wings and learn to fly.” Paul McCartney

3. “We can work it out. Life is very short, and there’s no time for fussing and fighting, my friend.” Paul McCartney

4. “I’m always trying to do better.” Paul McCartney

5. “Criticism didn’t really stop us and it shouldn’t ever stop anyone, because critics are only the people who can’t get a record deal themselves.” Paul McCartney

6. “If children are studying the 20th century, I’m in their text books.” Paul McCartney

7. Meditation is a lifelong gift. It’s something you can call on at any time.” Paul McCartney

8. “I don’t work at being ordinary.” Paul McCartney

9. “Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature than in the young.” Paul McCartney

10. “I just always enjoy it; if you really enjoy what you do, you don’t want to stop.” Paul McCartney

11. “My dad was a particularly polite kind of guy, very courteous.” Paul McCartney

12. “You can judge a man’s true character by the way he treats his fellow animals.” Paul McCartney

13. “Think globally, act locally.” Paul McCartney

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

15. “There must be a better way to make the things we want, a way that doesn’t spoil the sky, or the rain or the land.” Paul McCartney

16. “It’s hard to follow my own act. But the only answer to that would be to give up after the Beatles. I only had two alternatives. Give up or carry on.” Paul McCartney

17. “We live in hope of deliverance from the darkness that surrounds us.” Paul McCartney

18. “And what’s the point of changing when I’m happy as I am?” Paul McCartney

19. “I like the idea that people hear my stuff, and if it’s commercially successful, that’s a good sign that it’s being heard.” Paul McCartney

20. “And, in the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make.” Paul McCartney

21. “Yesterday, all my troubles seemed so far away. Now it looks as though they’re here to stay. Oh, I believe in yesterday.” Paul McCartney

22. “When you get the money, you still need to keep going; you don’t stop. There has to be something else. I think it’s the freedom to do what you want and to live your dreams.” Paul McCartney

23. “I hate the idea of success robbing you of your private life.” Paul McCartney

24. “I’ve got to admit it’s getting better. It’s a little better all the time.” Paul McCartney

25. “A lot of artists use memories. A lot of prose writers, a lot of poets, a lot of songwriters, refer back to something. Generally it’s all you’ve got, unless you’re brilliant and can write totally in the now.” Paul McCartney

26. “None of us wanted to be the bass player. In our minds he was the fat guy who always played at the back.” Paul McCartney

27. “I still believe that love is all you need. I don’t know a better message than that.” Paul McCartney

28. “Look, people are allowed their own opinions and they don’t always coincide with yours. As an artist you just have to keep plugging on.” Paul McCartney

29. “Somewhere down the line everyone must pay for their misdeeds.” Paul McCartney

30. “When we were starting off as kids, just the idea of maybe going to do this as a living instead of getting what we thought was going to be a boring job, was exciting.” Paul McCartney

31. “One of my biggest thrills for me still is sitting down with a guitar or a piano and just out of nowhere trying to make a song happen.” Paul McCartney

32. “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

33. “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

34. “When I sit down to write a song, it’s a kind of improvisation, but I formalize it a bit to get it into the studio, and when I step up to a microphone, I have a vague idea of what I’m about to do.” Paul McCartney

35. “I am the eternal optimist. No? matter how rough it gets, there’s always light somewhere. The rest of the sky may be cloudy, but that little bit of blue draws me on.” Paul McCartney

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