Tom Jones quotes

  • It's not unusual to be loved by anyone, it's not unusual to have fun with anyone. But when I see you hanging about with anyone, it's not unusual to see me cry. I wanna' die.
    -- Tom Jones

    #Fun #Having Fun #Cry

  • Plant a radish, get a radish, never any doubt. That's why I love vegetables, you know what they're about!
    -- Tom Jones

    #Funny Inspirational #Vegetables #Doubt

  • I have a weakness for watches. I have to stop myself buying more.
    -- Tom Jones

    #Buying #Weakness #Watches

  • People never talked about my music. They just counted how many knickers were on stage.
    -- Tom Jones

    #People #Culture #Stage

  • I couldn't do the heavy rock thing anymore. Noddy Holder was around kicking every singer in the ***. I never wanted to be a pop singer. Christ, how I hated Noddy!
    -- Tom Jones

    #Christ #Hated

  • If you're going to be a star, you should look like one.
    -- Tom Jones

    #Stars #Looks #Should

  • Comfort me by a solemn Assurance, that when the little Parlour in which I sit at this Instant, shall be reduced to a worse furnished Box, I shall be read, with Honour, by those who never knew nor saw me, and whom I shall neither know nor see.
    -- Tom Jones

    #Littles #Saws #Comfort

  • I have had some pretty wild nights! I think the media keeps a very close eye on what people are up to these days. I was out with George Clooney a few nights ago and we had a great time.
    -- Tom Jones

    #Eye #Night #Thinking

  • Pussy cat, ***** cat, I love you, yes I do. You and your ***** cat nose.
    -- Tom Jones

    #Love You #Cat #Animal

  • It's good to touch the green, green grass of home
    -- Tom Jones

    #Home #Green #Grass

  • I want to find out more about how the Backstreet Boys get their incredible sound. I've got both their albums and I would love to cover one of their songs
    -- Tom Jones

    #Song #Boys #Want

  • As for the music business itself, the key things have not changed that much. It operates like any business and money still keeps things moving.
    -- Tom Jones

    #Moving #Keys #Changed

  • I haven't become an American! Having a house in LA is just where the house is. It's just a convenience thing living there. I carry Wales around inside me. I'd consider moving back there one day. I never really left.
    -- Tom Jones

    #Moving #House #One Day

  • Love is in the air everywhere I look around. Love is in the air every sight and every sound.
    -- Tom Jones

    #Love Is #Air #Sight

  • Dean Martin always dressed very well but then he was a good looking fella with a good physique so he could wear anything.
    -- Tom Jones

    #Looking Good #Dean #Wells

  • You can't be a sexy person unless you have something sexy to offer. With me, it's my voice: the way that I sing, the way I express myself when I sing.
    -- Tom Jones

    #Sexy #Voice #Way

  • Try to remember the kind of September When life was slow and oh so mellow Try to remember the kind of September When grass was green and grain so yellow Try to remember the kind of September When you were a young and a callow fellow Try to remember and if you remember Then follow-follow, oh-oh
    -- Tom Jones

    #Yellow #Trying #Green

  • It is widely held that too much wine will dull a man's desire. Indeed it will...in a dull man.
    -- Tom Jones

    #Wine #Men #Desire

  • You are only a young talent, but we don't know how old your soul is.
    -- Tom Jones

    #Art #Soul #Talent

  • I love listening to new stuff, at home in LA I always have the radio on to hear what is happening.
    -- Tom Jones

    #Home #Listening #Stuff

  • The Musto Skiff combines the thrill of skiff performance with smooth control and well... it just blows your pants off!
    -- Tom Jones

    #Blow #Thrill #Pants

  • Oh yeah, I would have been a coal miner, I would think, if I hadn't had tuberculosis when I was 12.
    -- Tom Jones

    #Thinking #Coal #Tuberculosis

  • Time is my enemy. Time will catch up with me vocally. And I dread that. I dread to think about life without singing.
    -- Tom Jones

    #Thinking #Singing #Enemy

  • When I started recording, I thought I'd be able to do all kinds of records: jazz, country, dance - and I've always wanted to do a gospel album.
    -- Tom Jones

    #Country #Records #Able

  • I don't think you can sing about certain things when you're a teen-ager or in your early 20s, because you haven't lived long enough. So I think living gives you character and that comes out in your voice.
    -- Tom Jones

    #Character #Thinking #Voice

  • I think it's good that I had some experience of the real world before I became successful. You know, having to get up in the morning and going to work in construction.
    -- Tom Jones

    #Morning #Real #Successful

  • I think the first time I ever wore a tuxedo was when I played at the Talk Of The Town in 1967, because it was a nightclub and that was the thing to do.
    -- Tom Jones

    #Thinking #Firsts #Towns

  • I've always worn jewellery but for a time it went out of fashion. Like grungy and punk bands didn't wear jewellery because it was stupid.
    -- Tom Jones

    #Fashion #Stupid #Band

  • I didn't have to play rugby that well, and I didn't have to play cricket that well, because I had this voice.
    -- Tom Jones

    #Play #Voice #Rugby

  • I've tried wearing more than one ring on one hand and it doesn't look good. It's overkill, I think. So I think a ring on either hand. Nine times out of ten I'll go for pinky rings, but not always.
    -- Tom Jones

    #Thinking #Hands #Looks

  • I've always liked to dance - I've got a natural rhythm.
    -- Tom Jones

    #Natural #Rhythm

  • I've always felt myself as being a serious singer.
    -- Tom Jones

    #Singers #Serious

  • I like to drink to suit my location.
    -- Tom Jones

    #Suits #Location #Drink

  • There's plenty for me to do. There are more albums. I'll record as long as I can and as long as my voice works as well as it does now and for as long as people want to hear me.
    -- Tom Jones

    #Voice #Long #People

  • First of all, I love singing. I mean, I get out of bed and I sing. I can't help it.
    -- Tom Jones

    #Mean #Singing #Firsts

  • I come from a coal-mining, working-class background. My father was a coal miner.
    -- Tom Jones

    #Father #Class #Coal

  • I didn't like to be restricted, because when you're in a choir, you have a part to sing and you sing it. I always liked singing on my own.
    -- Tom Jones

    #Singing #Choir

  • I got married when I was 16 so I had to do shift-work to make ends meet.
    -- Tom Jones

    #Married #Ends

  • Winning the Outstanding Contribution award is great, because you know you have won in advance. Previously, I have been really nervous during the ceremony because you have no idea if you are going to get called up on stage. This time I could relax and enjoy myself.
    -- Tom Jones

    #Winning #Ideas #Awards

  • I think teen-age love is a great thing. There's nothing quite like it and never will be for the rest of your life.
    -- Tom Jones

    #Love Is #Thinking #Age

  • I'm a lyric man - I'm always looking for meaningful songs.
    -- Tom Jones

    #Meaningful #Song #Men

  • My real name was Thomas Jones Woodward, so I dropped the Woodward.
    -- Tom Jones

    #Real #Names