Sting quotes

  • Yoga is almost like music in a way; there's no end to it.
    -- Sting

    #Success #Yoga #Way

  • When the world is running down, you make the best of what's still around.
    -- Sting

    #Running #World #Stills

  • The deeper you get into Yoga you realize it is a spiritual practice. It's a journey I'm making. I'm heading that way.
    -- Sting

    #Spiritual #Yoga #Journey

  • I write the music, produce it and the band plays within the parameters that I set.
    -- Sting

    #Writing #Play #Band

  • I can't really change my life to accommodate people who are jealous. I don't see why I should.
    -- Sting

    #Jealous #Positivity #People

  • I don't need to manufacture trauma in my life to be creative. I have a big enough reservoir of sadness or emotional trauma to last me.
    -- Sting

    #Sadness #Emotional #Creative

  • I have been through various fitness regimes. I used to run about five miles a day and I did aerobics for a while.
    -- Sting

    #Fitness #Running #Regimes

  • I see music as one language. If one musical form eats its own tail, it dies. So it needs to be a mongrel, it needs to be hybridised.
    -- Sting

    #Musical #Tails #Needs

  • Yoga introduced me to a style of meditation. The only meditation I would have done before would be in the writing of songs.
    -- Sting

    #Music #Song #Yoga

  • I want to get old gracefully. I want to have good posture, I want to be healthy and be an example to my children.
    -- Sting

    #Birthday #Children #Healthy

  • I don't understand American football at all. It looks like all-in wrestling with crash helmets.
    -- Sting

    #Football #Wrestling #Usa

  • I think love has something to do with allowing a person you claim to love to enter a larger arena than the one you create for them.
    -- Sting

    #Thinking #Arena #Claims

  • The acceptance of death gives you more of a stake in life, in living life happily, as it should be lived. Living for the moment.
    -- Sting

    #Live Life #Acceptance #Giving

  • I see songs not as a commodity used up when the album goes off the charts, which is often the case with pop songs. I see them as a body of work. Life should be breathed into them.
    -- Sting

    #Song #Body #Albums

  • Like Yoga, the spiritual life is actually very difficult.
    -- Sting

    #Spiritual #Yoga #Life Is

  • The Super Bowl is Americana at its most kitsch and fun.
    -- Sting

    #Fun #Kitsch #Americana

  • There's no religion but sex and music.
    -- Sting

    #Music #Sex #Religion

  • I realize that nothing's as it seems.
    -- Sting

    #Realizing

  • I always stayed fit because I'm a performer, and all of those things help me to perform.
    -- Sting

    #Helping #Fit #Help Me

  • I do my best work when I am in pain and turmoil.
    -- Sting

    #Pain #Turmoil #Best Work

  • The more irrational of us are worried about the millennium ending - as if a date would really matter.
    -- Sting

    #Matter #Worried #Millennium

  • I feel this music has nurtured me as I've been immersing myself in it. I've felt supported by it.
    -- Sting

    #Feels

  • I think there's room for both private exploration and group work in Yoga.
    -- Sting

    #Yoga #Thinking #Rooms

  • I can't fly a flag for monogamy or whatever the opposite is; it depends on the person and on the situation.
    -- Sting

    #Opposites #Flags #Monogamy

  • I come from a family of losers, and I've rejected my family as something I don't want to be like.
    -- Sting

    #Want #Loser #My Family

  • It's a big enough umbrella, but it's always me that ends up getting wet.
    -- Sting

    #Enough #Umbrella #Ends

  • a gentleman will walk but never run.. it takes a man to suffer ignorance and smile.. be yourself no matter what they say..
    -- Sting

    #Running #Being Yourself #Ignorance

  • Without the breath of real freedom we're getting nowhere fast.
    -- Sting

    #Real

  • I really wanted to work with David Lynch. I was a big fan of The Elephant Man and Eraserhead.
    -- Sting

    #Men #Elephants #Fans

  • I miss England. I miss the weather. I've spent moss of the last 25 years on tour. I'm ready to come home.
    -- Sting

    #Home #Years #Weather

  • I learned to change my accent; in England, your accent identifies you very strongly with a class, and I did not want to be held back.
    -- Sting

    #Class #Want #England

  • I hate most of what constitutes rock music, which is basically middle-aged crap.
    -- Sting

    #Hate #Rocks #Rock Music

  • An uncle of mine emigrated to Canada and couldn't take his guitar with him. When I found it in the attic, I'd found a friend for life.
    -- Sting

    #Uncles #Guitar #Canada

  • My friends are Peter Gabriel, Bruce Springsteen, and we're singing about mortality, getting older. It's an interesting time.
    -- Sting

    #Interesting #Singing #Getting Older

  • I'm not much of a family man. I'm just not that into it. I love kids, I adore them, but I don't want to live my life for them.
    -- Sting

    #Family #Children #Kids

  • It's never easy to write a song. It's the most difficult thing I do.
    -- Sting

    #Song #Writing #Easy

  • It takes a man to suffer ignorance and smile.
    -- Sting

    #Smile #Ignorance #Men

  • That sense of failure, I don't know where people put it who don't write songs and aren't able to emote physically. It must go somewhere.
    -- Sting

    #Song #Failure #Fall

  • I exist in a state of almost perpetual hysteria.
    -- Sting

    #Hysteria #States

  • It has very little to do with my work, but if your image is not sexy enough, people won't listen. It's part of the game.
    -- Sting

    #Sexy #Games #People

  • Humans make the mistake of believing that it is their right to survive. Species die out on this planet all the time without anyone noticing. The planet will still be there, and we must lose this attitude of divine right, that something will save us...
    -- Sting

    #Attitude #Mistake #Believe

  • I think you can get the wrong impression about me from my work and think I'm always a bit down. I'm not that way at all. I'm fun-loving.
    -- Sting

    #Fun #Thinking #Way

  • I try to give the media as many confusing images as I can to retain my freedom. What's real is for my children and the people I live with.
    -- Sting

    #Children #Real #Media

  • Peter Townshend shows us it's all right to grow up. There is dignity after rock'n'roll.
    -- Sting

    #Growing Up #Rocks #Rock N Roll

  • I think I'm a focus for international attention.
    -- Sting

    #Thinking #Focus #Attention

  • Convince an enemy, convince him that he's wrong. To win a bloodless battle, the victory is long. A simple act of faith, reason over might. To blow up his children would only prove him right.
    -- Sting

    #Children #Blow #Winning

  • For to sit in a room full of books, and remember the stories they told you, and to know precisely where each one is located and what was happening in your life at time or where you were when you first read it is the languid and distilled pleasure of the connoisseur.
    -- Sting

    #Book #Stories #Rooms

  • I've spent a bit of time with the Prince of Wales, who I respect greatly. I'd give two cheers for the Monarchy.
    -- Sting

    #Respect #Cheer #Two

  • I've only paid lip service to a spiritual life.
    -- Sting

    #Spiritual #Lips #Spiritual Life

  • I've never lost perspective on who I am. Well, maybe briefly, but generally I'm pretty balanced.
    -- Sting

    #Who I Am #Perspective #Lost

  • I was brought up as a Catholic and went to church every week and took the sacraments. It never really touched the core of my being.
    -- Sting

    #Catholic #Church #Week

  • Intellectually I'm probably a Republican.
    -- Sting

    #Republican

  • I was famous overnight. I went from nowhere to being really big.
    -- Sting

    #Fame #Bigs

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