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Sir Elton John is a British singer and songwriter born in Pinner, UK.

He is known to have sold over 300 million records of his songs. His soulful, inspirational, and powerful musical work makes him one of the greatest singers that England has ever produced.

With more than 50 hits, his songs are loved by everyone. This iconic singer and pianist has a net worth of $500 million. In his personal life, there has been a lot of debate about whether Elton John married Kiki Dee, but the thing people believe is that Elton didn't marry her. Amongst the songs he has sung, 'Rocket Man' is considered Sir Elton John's biggest song of all time and something that fans love even today.

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Best Quotes From Elton John

 Elton John at the photocall for the "Rocketman" at the 72nd Festival de Cannes.

Enlisted below are some of the best quotes by Elton John which be enjoyed by one and all.

1."On the cross, he [Jesus] forgave the people who crucified him. Jesus wanted us to be loving and forgiving. I don't know what makes people so cruel."

- Sir Elton John.

2. "And it seems to me you lived your life

Like a candle in the wind

Never knowing who to cling to

When the rain set in."

- Sir Elton John, 'Candle In The Wind'.

3. "I'm going to fight for human rights, whether I do it silently behind the scenes or vocally so that I get locked up. I can't just sit back; it's not in my nature. I can't sit back and blindly ignore it, and I won't."

- Sir Elton John.

4. "Your candle burned out long before

Your legend ever did."

- Sir Elton John.

5. "We live in an age, in an era where there is so much negativity, there is so much violence in the world, there is so much unrest and people are at war, that I wanted to promote the word love and red signifies love."

- Sir Elton John.

6. "...And you can trap the free bird, but you'll have to clip her wings."

- Sir Elton John.

7. "Live for each second without hesitation."

- Sir Elton John

8. "...Only take as much as you give, in the circle of life."

- Sir Elton John.

9. "I'm a rocket man

Rocket man, burning out his fuse up here alone."

- Sir Elton John.

10. "You should never take more than you give."

- Sir Elton John.

11. "Music has healing power. It has the ability to take people out of themselves for a few hours."

- Sir Elton John.

12. "...when I finally realized what conservatives were, I changed my mind immediately."

- Sir Elton John.

13. "That's just a part of being an artist: you can't write great stuff all the time, because if you did, then you'd be inhuman."

- Sir Elton John.

14. "When your persona begins to take over your music and becomes more important, you enter a dangerous place. Once you have people around you who don't question you, you're in a dangerous place."

- Sir Elton John.

15. "You're all I've ever needed

Baby, you're the one."

- Sir Elton John.

16. "If there's a God in heaven, what's he waiting for?"

- Sir Elton John, 'If There's A God In Heaven'.

17. "The human side of people is that sometimes they fail."

- Sir Elton John.

Famous Elton John Quotes

Last but not the least, here you will find the famous quotes by Elton John along with funny Elton John quotes and Elton John quotes from songs.

18. "I think performers are all show-offs anyway, especially musicians. Unless you show off, you're not going to get noticed."

- Sir Elton John.

19. "I mean, Sting is one of my great buddies and I love him to death."

- Sir Elton John.

20. "I love places that have an incredible history. I love the Italian way of life. I love the food. I love the people. I love the attitudes of Italians."

- Sir Elton John.

21. "Goodbye Norma Jean

From the young man in the 22nd row."

- Sir Elton John, 'Candle In The Wind'.

22. "Organised religion doesn't seem to work. It turns people into really hateful lemmings and it's not really compassionate."

- Sir Elton John.

23. "If it hadn't been for Elvis, I don't know where popular music would be. He was the one that started it all off, and he was definitely the start of it for me."

- Sir Elton John.

24. "It's the circle of life

And it moves us all."

- Sir Elton John, 'Circle Of Life'.

25. "There's a time for everyone, If they only learn, that the twisting kaleidoscope moves us all in turn."

- Sir Elton John, 'Can You Feel The Love Tonight'.

26. "Through faith and love

Till we find our place

On the path unwinding."

- Sir Elton John.

27. "I never thought of myself as being handsome or good-looking or whatever. I always felt like an outsider."

- Sir Elton John.

28. "I have a much better relationship with the press than I did, I think because I stood my ground."

- Sir Elton John.

29. "And I'm afraid, in this day and age, trust, which I count so, you know, I love loyalty. I love trust."

- Sir Elton John.

30. "Don't judge the picture by the frame, every man is not the same."

- Sir Elton John.

31. "I've got that resilient thing inside me. But I wasn't a happy bunny."

- Sir Elton John.

32. "The great thing about rock and roll is that someone like me can be a star."

- Sir Elton John.

33. "If you write great songs with meaning and emotion, they will last forever."

- Sir Elton John.

34. "I was never crazy enough to ask my record company to do something about the weather..."

- Sir Elton John.

35. "I have a lot of money stashed away, but I do live my life from day to day."

- Sir Elton John.

36. "Bitter subsequent experience has taught me that if you get carried away and try and smash up a piano by pushing it offstage, you end up looking less like a lawless rock god and more like a furniture removal man having a bad day."

- Sir Elton John.

37. "Every time I tried to get the vocal down, I started crying."

- Sir Elton John.

38. "How wonderful life is while you're in the world"

- Sir Elton John, 'Your Song'.

39. "Don't let the sun go down on me

Although I search myself, it's always someone else I see

I'd just allow a fragment of your life to wander free."

- Sir Elton John, 'Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me'.

40. "...sometimes criticism can be hurtful. Be respectful. I'm a good piano player, I can sing well, I write good songs. If you don't like it, fair enough. But give me a break."

- Sir Elton John.

Elton John Song Quotes

Here are the best Elton John lyric quotes along with Elton John lyrics quotes.

41. "Don't you know I'm still standing better than I ever did

Looking like a true survivor, feeling like a little kid

And I'm still standing after all this time."

- 'I'm Still Standing'.

42. "Don't go breaking my heart

You take the weight off of me..,"

- 'Don't Go Breaking My Heart'.

43. "Time on my hands should be time spent with you

Laughing like children, living like lovers

Rolling like thunder under the covers..."

- 'I Guess That's Why They Call It the Blues'.

44. "Piano man he makes his stand

In the auditorium."

- 'Tiny Dancer'.

45. "Sorry seems to be the hardest word."

- 'Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word.'

46. "There's a calm surrender to the rush of day

When the heat of a rolling wind can be turned away..."

- 'Can You Feel The Love Tonight'.

47. "It's our problem-free philosophy

Hakuna Matata!"

- 'Hakuna Matata'.

48. "We shall survive, let us take ourselves along..."

- 'Bonnie And The Jets'.

49. "Well, Crocodile Rocking is something shocking...

I never knew me a better time and I guess I never will."

- 'Crocodile Rock'.

50. "I want love on my own terms

After everything I've ever learned

Me, I carry too much baggage..."

- 'I Want Love'.

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Rajnandini is an art lover and enthusiastically likes to spread her knowledge. With a Master of Arts in English, she has worked as a private tutor and, in the past few years, has moved into content writing for companies such as Writer's Zone. Trilingual Rajnandini has also published work in a supplement for 'The Telegraph', and had her poetry shortlisted in Poems4Peace, an international project. Outside work, her interests include music, movies, travel, philanthropy, writing her blog, and reading. She is fond of classic British literature.

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