37 Most Famous Freddie Mercury Quotes

37 Most Famous Freddie Mercury Quotes

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Freddie Mercury, born Farrokh Bulsara, was a songwriter and singer from Tanzania. He is most famous for being the lead singer of the iconic rock band, Queen. He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2003. He died sadly of AIDS at the young age of 45 on November 24, 1991.

“All my lovers asked me why they couldn’t replace Mary, but it’s simply impossible. The only friend I’ve got is Mary and I don’t want anybody else. To me, she was my common-law wife. To me,
it was a marriage. We believe in each other, that’s enough for me.”

“And, we have no such thing as a budget anymore. Our manager freaks when we show him the bill. We’re lavish to the bone, but all our money goes back into the product.”

“Back in the old days, we were often compared to Led Zeppelin. If we did something with harmony, it was the Beach Hoys. Something heavy was Led Zeppelin.”

“But, you know, we spent two years putting our act together.”

“Can you imagine how terrible it is when you’ve got everything and you’re still desperately lonely? That is awful beyond words.”

“Gay as a daffodil.”

“Hello everybody! Hey hey hey! Okay! You know it’s not very often we do shows in the daytime and I fucking wish we’d done before, I can see you all now. And we’ve got some beauties here
tonight, I can tell you!”

“I always knew I was a star And now, the rest of the world seems to agree with me.”

“I dress to kill, but tastefully.”

“I got my diploma from Ealing College of Art, in graphics and illustration.”

“I guess I’ve always lived the glamorous life of a star. It ‘s nothing new – I used to spend down to the last dime.”

“I have fun with my clothes onstage; it’s not a concert you’re seeing, it’s a fashion show.”

“I like people to go away from a Queen show feeling fully entertained, having had a good time.”

“I like to be surrounded by splendid things.”

“I want to lead the Victorian life, surrounded by exquisite clutter.”

“I won’t be a rock star. I will be a legend.”

“If we’re weird onstage, I don’t know what you’d call the Tubes.”

“I’m hopeless with money; I simply spend what I’ve got.”

“I’m just a musical prostitute, my dear.”

“I’m not into business at all.”

“I’m possessed by love — but isn’t everybody?”

“I’m very emotional; I think I may go mad in several years’ time.”

“Is Billy Idol just doing a bad Elvis pout, or was he born that way?”

“It all began with the three wise men, followed a star took them to Bethelehem, and made it heard throughout the land – born was the leader of man. All going down to see the Lord Jesus.”

“It destroys the soul to hear that you’re all hype, that you have no talent, and that your whole career has been contrived.”

“Liza, in terms of sheer talent, just oozes with it.”

“Money may not buy happiness, but it can damn well give it!”

“Our love affair ended in tears but a deep bond grew out of it, and that’s something nobody can take away from us. It’s unreachable.”

“The others don’t like my interviews. And frankly, I don’t care much for theirs.”

“The reason we’re successful, darling? My overall charisma, of course.”

“We’re gonna stay together until we fucking well die, I’m sure of it.”

“We’re a very expensive group; we break a lot of rules. It’s unheard of to combine opera with a rock theme, my dear .”

“When I’m dead, I want to be remembered as a musician of some worth and substance.”

“When the whole point of Queen was to be original.”

“Who wants to live forever?”

“Years ago, I thought up the name Queen. It’s just a name. But it’s regal, obviously, and -sounds splendid.”

“You know, I designed the Queen crest. I simply combined all the creatures that represent our star signs-and I don’t even believe in astrology.”