65 Best Ed Sheeran Quotes That Are Perfect

Rajnandini Roychoudhury
Dec 12, 2023 By Rajnandini Roychoudhury
Originally Published on Feb 17, 2021
Edited by Isobel Murphy
Ed Sheeran in a blue suit

Ed Sheeran is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and actor.

Although Ed Sheeran was born in England, his paternal grandparents are of Irish origin. His first music recording was in 2004, and he subsequently gained popularity through YouTube.

Ed Sheeran's best-selling songs include singles like 'Thinking Out Loud,' The A-Team,' 'Shape Of You,' 'Sing,' and 'Photograph,' to name a few. In 2017 '÷' became his highest-grossing album globally.

Ed Sheeran has also had cameos in iconic movies and TV shows such as 'Game Of Thrones' (2017) and 'Yesterday' (2019), among others. He has won several awards, including four Grammys.

We have gathered the best Ed Sheeran quotes for you! If you like what you read, do check out our Shawn Mendes quotes and Taylor Swift quotes for more.

Ed Sheeran Quotes About Love And Life

Here are some Ed Sheeran quotes on life and love that you can share with your friends!

1. "Whenever you have an ex, and they're like, 'I hope we can still be friends!' and you weren't friends before you started dating, then what do you go back to, really?"

- Ed Sheeran.

2. "I've never dated anyone in Hollywood - or anyone famous, for that matter. I don't know that I'm ever gonna write a song that you will know who it's about."

- Ed Sheeran.

3. "I can't tell you the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everyone."

- Ed Sheeran.

4. "Try to find someone with a sense of humor. That's an important thing to have because when you get into an argument, one of the best ways to diffuse it is to be funny."

- Ed Sheeran.

5. "Granny Sheeran told me when I'm looking for a partner to fall in love with their eyes cause eyes are the only things that don't age, so if you fall in love with their eyes you'll be in love forever."

- Ed Sheeran.

6. "Be original; don't be scared of being bold!"

- Ed Sheeran.

7. "Just remember life is more than fittin' in your jeans. It's love and understanding, positivity."

- Ed Sheeran, 'What Do I Know?'.

8. "Do what you love, work as hard as you can, and make people happy."

- Ed Sheeran.

9. "Women who are into 'Lord Of The Rings' & 'The Hobbit' are, like, the coolest people in the world."

- Ed Sheeran.

10. "You want to make sure that someone is there for you when you really need them, and not just there for you for the good times."

- Ed Sheeran.

11. "Success is the best revenge for everything."

- Ed Sheeran.

12. "Negativity isn't the way to go, smile more, eat some chocolate."

- Ed Sheeran.

13. "Everything will be okay in the end. If it's not okay, then it's not the end."

- Ed Sheeran.

14. "Be nice to everyone, always smile, and appreciate things because it could all be gone tomorrow."

- Ed Sheeran.

Famous Ed Sheeran Quotes On Music And Career Highlights

Each Ed Sheeran quote here is about his personal views on music and career highlights he has experienced.

15. "The more you write tunes, the better they will become. The more you do gigs, the better you will become."

- Ed Sheeran.

16. "The best thing about being on the road in general is just playing every single night in front of people that are genuinely fans of your music."

- Ed Sheeran.

17. "Music is a powerful tool in galvanizing people around an issue. There's no better way to get your point across than to put it in a beautiful song."

- Ed Sheeran.

18. "I've never really been a confident person, except from a musical standpoint. I had to push myself early on, but it got easier with each gig."

- Ed Sheeran.

19. "It was my love for the guitar that first got me into music and singing."

- Ed Sheeran.

20. "I was on some TV shows with Lady Gaga the other week, and you could see the difference in reaction between her fans and my fans outside."

- Ed Sheeran.

21. "I've always been a massive fan of John Mayer. I think he's very talented."

- Ed Sheeran.

22. "I didn't know whether to become an artist or musician but I realised I could paint with music. All my songs have colours."

- Ed Sheeran.

23. "My love songs are very personal and quite weird."

- Ed Sheeran.

24. "I think the moment you start trying to please a fan base is when you start going downhill."

- Ed Sheeran.

25. "I make it very clear that I'm cool with people knowing all my personal life through my songs."

- Ed Sheeran.

26. "I'm quite arty."

- Ed Sheeran.

27. "As far as songwriting, my inspirations came from love, life and death, and viewing other people's situations."

- Ed Sheeran.

28. "Growing up, I was inspired by The Beatles and Bob Dylan. Damian Rice was a huge influence for me musically."

- Ed Sheeran.

29. "If I can put on my album in a car or on my headphones and listen to the whole thing and love it, that's what I'm going to be happy putting out there."

- Ed Sheeran.

30. "I want to have a career that evolves as I go on."

- Ed Sheeran.

31. "The public has heard the stereotypical love songs a million times, and they've heard the stereotypical life-or-death songs millions of times. It's good to mix it up a little bit."

- Ed Sheeran.

32. "My parents worked in the art world. They were really supportive of my music in that they allowed me to drop out of school and move out of our home, which not many parents would do."

- Ed Sheeran.

33. "I really don't know what's good or bad art because all the art I like people tell me is tasteless."

- Ed Sheeran.

Ed Sheeran Song Quotes About Love

If Ed Sheeran love quotes weren't enough, here are some of his song lyrics.

34. "Baby, I'm dancing in the dark with you between my arms

Barefoot on the grass, listening to our favourite song..."

- Ed Sheeran, 'Perfect'.

35. "Ain't nobody hurt you like I hurt you

But ain't nobody love you like I do..."

- Ed Sheeran, 'Happier'.

36. "When you said you looked a mess, I whispered underneath my breath

But you heard it, darling, you look perfect tonight..."

- Ed Sheeran, 'Perfect'.

37. "It's just another night, and I'm staring at the moon

I saw a shooting star and thought of you..."

- Ed Sheeran, 'All Of The Stars'.

38. "We are still kids, but we're so in love

Fighting against all odds

I know we'll be alright this time..."

- Ed Sheeran, 'Perfect'.

39. "Oh, you can fit me

Inside the necklace you got when you were sixteen

Next to your heartbeat where I should be..."

- Ed Sheeran, 'Photograph'.

40. "'Cause we were just kids when we fell in love

Not knowing what it was

I will not give you up this time..."

- Ed Sheeran, 'Perfect'.

41. "Loving can heal, loving can mend your soul..."

- Ed Sheeran, 'Photograph'.

42. "And I will stop trying to fall in love again

And keep it a secret

It never works out, anyway

But I am not, anything like I was

'Cause you were the only one for me..."

- Ed Sheeran, 'Everything You Are'.

43. "So you can keep me

Inside the pocket of your ripped jeans

Holding me closer 'til our eyes meet..."

- Ed Sheeran, 'Photograph'.

44. "And with this feeling I'll forget

I'm in love now

Kiss me like you wanna be loved..."

- Ed Sheeran, 'Kiss Me'.

45. "We keep this love in a photograph

We made these memories for ourselves..."

- Ed Sheeran, 'Photograph'.

46. "Well I found a woman, stronger than anyone I know

She shares my dreams, I hope that someday I'll share her home..."

- Ed Sheeran, 'Perfect'.

47. "Loving can hurt, loving can hurt sometimes..."

- Ed Sheeran, 'Photograph'.

The Best Ed Sheeran Lyrics

These Ed Sheeran lyric quotes will make you want to hear his songs on loop every time!

48. "Tears remind you you're alive..."

- Ed Sheeran, 'Even My Dad Does Sometimes'.

49. "The worst things in life come free to us..."

- Ed Sheeran, 'The A Team'.

50. "Oh, how we've grown, but I can't wait to go home..."

- Ed Sheeran, 'Castle On The Hill'.

51. "The world may be filled with hate but keep erasing it now..."

- Ed Sheeran, 'Eraser'.

52. "And they say

She's in the Class A Team

Stuck in her daydream

Been this way since 18..."

- Ed Sheeran, 'The A Team'.

53. "Someone told me, 'Always say what's on your mind'

And I am only being honest with you, I

I get lonely and make mistakes from time to time..."

- Ed Sheeran, 'Bibia Be Ye Ye'.

54. "I think that money is the root of evil and fame is hell..."

- Ed Sheeran, 'Eraser'.

55. "I chased the pictured perfect life, I think they painted it wrong..."

- Ed Sheeran, 'Eraser'.

56. "We could change this whole world with a piano

Add a bass, some guitar, grab a beat and away we go..."

- Ed Sheeran, 'What Do I Know'.

57. "And I miss the way you make me feel, and it's real

When we watched the sunset over the castle on the hill..."

- Ed Sheeran, 'Castle On The Hill'.

58. "And when the world's against me is when I really come alive..."

- Ed Sheeran, 'Eraser'.

59. "I'm gonna pick up the pieces and build a Lego house

If things go wrong we can knock it down..."

- Ed Sheeran, 'Lego House'.

Funny Ed Sheeran Quotes About Having Ginger Hair

These Ed Sheeran quotes on his ginger hair are quite hilarious! Which of these Ed Sheeran quotes will make you laugh?

60. "I do like my hair. It took a while to come around to the fact that it was quite a unique value point."

- Ed Sheeran.

61. "I personally don't think ginger men have a habit of being attractive. We have to make ourselves seem attractive by doing stuff."

- Ed Sheeran.

62. "Being ginger can seem like a bad thing when you are young, but as a musician, it has been my saving grace, because if you see a ginger kid on TV and there is only one messy-haired ginger kid who plays guitar, it is very easy to find them on YouTube."

- Ed Sheeran.

63. "I keep attracting ginger dudes who want to chat to me about their problems with being Ginger. It's a bit weird."

- Ed Sheeran.

64. "Tell her that she turns my cheeks the color of my hair."

- Ed Sheeran, 'One Night'.

65. "I've had years of teasing about my red hair, but I definitely think it toughened me up. If you're ginger, you end up pretty quick-witted."

- Ed Sheeran.

At Kidadl, we have created lots of family-friendly quotes for everyone! If you liked these Ed Sheeran quotes, why not take a look at these [Adele quotes] or Beyonce quotes for more?

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Written by Rajnandini Roychoudhury

Bachelor of Arts specializing in English, Master of Arts specializing in English

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Rajnandini RoychoudhuryBachelor of Arts specializing in English, Master of Arts specializing in English

With a Master of Arts in English, Rajnandini has pursued her passion for the arts and has become an experienced content writer. She has worked with companies such as Writer's Zone and has had her writing skills recognized by publications such as The Telegraph. Rajnandini is also trilingual and enjoys various hobbies such as music, movies, travel, philanthropy, writing her blog, and reading classic British literature. 

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