Billy Joel's Best Quotes
Billy Joel has always had a way with words and here Smooth celebrate some of his best quotes.
1. On Music
"I think music in itself is healing. It's an explosive expression of humanity. It's something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we're from, everyone loves music."
2. On Fun
"I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints - the sinners are much more fun."
3. On Talent
"I am, as I've said, merely competent. But in an age of incompetence, that makes me extraordinary."
4. On Mistakes
"You're not the only one who's made mistakes, but they're the only things that you can truly call your own."
5. On Art
"Artists - musicians, painters, writers, poets - always seem to have had the most accurate perception of what is really going on around them, not the official version or the popular perception of contemporary life."
6. On Alcohol
"I keep telling people: Don't make me the poster boy for AA because I don't know a lot about sobriety, but I do know a lot about drinking."
7. On Being Human
"As human beings, we need to know that we are not alone, that we are not crazy or completely out of our minds, that there are other people out there who feel as we do, live as we do, love as we do, who are like us."
8. On Sex
"There's nothing better than good sex. But bad sex? A peanut butter and jelly sandwich is better than bad sex."