150 Famous Elvis Presley Quotes About Inspiration, Love & Music

150 Famous Elvis Presley Quotes About Inspiration, Love & Music

Here we have compiled a list of 150 best and famous Elvis Presley inspirational sayings about life, love music, song quotes, and one line.

Elvis Presley is the King of Rock and Roll, was born on January 8th, 1935. His dominant and unique musical style has influenced many artists, including Michael Jackson. Michael Jackson used one of his songs, entitled “I Want You Back”, which became an international hit that led to him being inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1983.

He recorded over 600 songs during his career, spanned from 1954 until 1977. He passed away at the age of 42 after being found unresponsive due to cardiac arrest caused by drug abuse with prescription drugs, including codeine (painkiller), methaqualone hydrochloride (sleeping pill), etc.

The music King is known as “The best singer ever,” he was also a master of playing guitar, banjo, drums, and piano, not to mention his comedic acting chops!

Elvis Presley Best Quotes

So, let’s take a look at Elvis Presley’s top 150 quotes; also, this marvelous piece of writing will definitely fascinate you, so scroll down and start reading!

Elvis Presley Inspirational Quotes About Life

  1. “Ambition is a dream with a V8 engine. Ain’t nowhere else in the world where you can go from driving a truck to Cadillac overnight.” — Elvis Presley
  2. “I don’t like people who are in politics for themselves and not for others. You want that; you can go into show business.” — Elvis Presley
  3. “Some people tap their feet, some people snap their fingers, and some people sway back and forth. I just sorta do ‘em all together, I guess— Elvis Presley
  4. “Take care of the fans, and they will sure as hell take care of you.” — Elvis Presley
  5. “All I want is to know the truth, to know and experience God. I’m a searcher, that’s what I’m all about.” — Elvis Presley
  6.  “I don’t want to be a tiger; tigers play too rough. I don’t want to be a lion; cause lions ain’t the kind you love up.” — Elvis Presley
  7. “Then came Act II, you seemed to change and acted strange, and why I’ll never know.” — Elvis Presley
  8. “I forgot to remember to forget.” — Elvis Presley
  9. “The child needs a helping hand or he’ll grow up to be an angry young man someday.” — Elvis Presley
  10. “Do what’s right for you, so long as it don’t hurt no one.” — Elvis Presley
  11. “When I was a boy, I always saw myself as a hero in comic books and in movies. I grew up believing this dream.” — Elvis Presley
  12. “Gonna travel, gonna travel wild and free I’m gonna pack my bags because this great big world is calling me.” — Elvis Presley
  13. “I knew by heart all the dialogue of James Dean’s films; I could watch Rebel Without a Cause a hundred times over.” — Elvis Presley
  14. “I’m trying to keep a level head. You have to be careful out in the world. It’s so easy to get turned.” — Elvis Presley
  15.  “Animals don’t hate, and we’re supposed to be better than them.” — Elvis Presley
  16. “The army teaches boys to think like men.” — Elvis Presley
  17. “There’s no such thing as an original sin.” — Elvis Presley
  18. “You only pass through this life once; you don’t come back for an encore.” — Elvis Presley
  19. “If you let your head get too big, it’ll break your neck.” — Elvis Presley
  20. “My philosophy of life is simple: I need someone to love, something to wait and do something.” — Elvis Presley
  21. “I don’t feel I’ll live a long life. That’s why I have to get what I can from every day.” — Elvis Presley
  22. “Fame and fortune, how empty they can be.” — Elvis Presley
  23. “Live each day as if it were your last. It’s written in the stars; your destiny is cast.” — Elvis Presley
  24. “Talent is being able to sell what you’re feeling.” — Elvis Presley
  25. “Tomorrow will be too late; it’s now or never.” — Elvis Presley
  26. “Sharing money is what gives it its value.” — Elvis Presley
  27. “I’m lonely like Adam, and you’re evil like Eve.” — Elvis Presley
  28. “You look like an angel, walk like an angel, talk like an angel. But I got wise; you’re the devil in disguise.” — Elvis Presley
  29. “Everybody comes from the same source. If you hate another human being, you’re hating part of yourself.” — Elvis Presley
  30. “The image is one thing, and the human being is another. It’s very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.” — Elvis Presley
  31. “Whatever I will become will be what God has chosen for me.” — Elvis Presley
  32. “A hard-headed woman, a soft-hearted man, been the cause of trouble ever since the world began.” — Elvis Presley
  33. “I am not the King. Jesus Christ is the King. I’m just an entertainer.” — Elvis Presley
  34. “Don’t criticize what you can’t understand, son. You never walked in that’s man shoes.” — Elvis Presley
  35. “Values are like fingerprints. Nobodies are the same, but you leave ‘em all over everything you do.” — Elvis Presley
  36. “Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain’t going away.” — Elvis Presley
  37. “Do something worth remembering.” — Elvis Presley
  38. “A little less conversation, a little more action, please.” — Elvis Presley
  39. “People think you’re crazy if you talk about things they don’t understand.” — Elvis Presley
  40. “Until we meet again, may God bless you as he has blessed me.” — Elvis Presley
  41. “Before you abuse, criticize, and accuse, walk a mile in my shoes.” — Elvis Presley
  42. “To judge a man by his weakest link or deed is like judging the power of the ocean by one wave.” — Elvis Presley
  43. “You can do anything, but lay off my blue suede shoes.” — Elvis Presley
  44. “Don’t tell me, baby, you gotta go; I got the hifi high and the lights down low.” — Elvis Presley
  45.  “If you talk in your sleep, don’t mention my name. If you walk in your sleep, forget where you came.” — Elvis Presley
  46. “I’m evil; my middle name is misery. Well, I’m evil, so don’t mess around with me.” — Elvis Presley
  47. “People ask me where I got my singing style. I didn’t copy my style from anybody.” — Elvis Presley
  48. “Since my baby left me, I’ve found a new place to dwell, down at the end of Lonely Street at Heartbreak Hotel.” — Elvis Presley
  49.  “The world is more alive at night; it’s like God isn’t looking.” — Elvis Presley
  50. “I have no use for bodyguards, but I have very specific use for two highly trained certified public accountants.” — Elvis Presley
  51. “A live concert to me is exciting because of all the electricity that is generated in the crowd and on stage. It’s my favorite part of the business, live concerts.” — Elvis Presley
  52. “Where could I go but to the Lord?” — Elvis Presley
  53. “We’re trapped in a world that’s troubled with pain. As long as a man has the strength to dream, he can redeem his soul and fly.” — Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley Quotes About Music & Love

  1. “Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside.” — Elvis Presley
  2. “I happened to come along in the music business when there was no trend.” — Elvis Presley
  3. “I learned very early in life that: ‘Without a song, the day would never end; without a friend, a man ain’t got a friend; without a song, the road would never bend-without a song.’ So, I keep singing a song.” — Elvis Presley
  4. “Rhythm is something you either have or don’t have, but when you have it, you have it all over.” — Elvis Presley
  5. “I don’t know anything about music. In my line, you don’t have to.” — Elvis Presley
  6. “A lot of people seem to think I started this business. But rock ‘n’ roll was here a long time before I came along. Nobody can sing that kind of music like colored people. Let’s face it: I can’t sing like Fats Domino can. I know that.” — Elvis Presley
  7. “Gospel music is the purest thing there is on this earth.” — Elvis Presley
  8. “In this day and time, you can’t even get sick; you are strung out! Well by God, I’ll tell you something, friend: I have never been strung-out in my life, except on music!” — Elvis Presley
  9. “Since I was two years old, all I knew was gospel music. That music became such a part of my life; it was as natural as dancing. A way to escape from the problems. And my way of release.” — Elvis Presley
  10. “The greatest voice of all time.” — Elvis Presley
  11. “I’m not kidding myself. My voice alone is just an ordinary voice. What people come to see is how I use it. If I stand still while I’m singing, I’m dead, man. I might as well go back to driving a truck.” — Elvis Presley
  12. “Love had surely made us all, and hate would surely make us fall.” — Elvis Presley
  13. “Wise men say only fools rush in. But I can’t help falling in love with you.” — Elvis Presley
  14. “Love is a thing you never can share.” — Elvis Presley
  15. “If you bring a friend into your love affair, that’s the end of your sweetheart that’s the end of your friend, that’s when your heartache begins.” — Elvis Presley
  16. “I feel so alone sometimes. The night is quiet for me. I’d love to be able to sleep. I’ll probably not rest. I have no need for all this. Help me, Lord.” — Elvis Presley
  17. “I love only one girl, one in every town.” — Elvis Presley
  18. “Sad thing is, you can still love someone and be wrong for them.” — Elvis Presley
  19. “I don’t mind being controversial. Even Jesus wasn’t loved in his day.” — Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley Song Quotes

  1. “He holds his guitar like a Tommy gun.” — Elvis Presley
  2. “I go for all the belles, except the wedding kind.” — Elvis Presley
  3.  “I’m left, you’re right, and she’s gone. You’re right, and I’m left all alone.” — Elvis Presley
  4. “You’ve got to follow that dream, wherever that dream may lead.” — Elvis Presley
  5. “I would beg and a teal just to feel your heart beating close to mine.” — Elvis Presley
  6. “Little sister, don’t you do what your big sister done.” — Elvis Presley “When I first saw you with your smile so tender, my heart was captured, my soul surrendered.” — Elvis Presley
  7.  “If you cry when you’re in love, it sure ain’t no disgrace.” — Elvis Presley
  8. “In my beach shack, we’ll be alone. In my beach shack, I’ll make you feel at home.” — Elvis Presley
  9.  “The walls have ears, ears that hear each little sound you make every time you stamp, throw a lamp.” — Elvis Presley
  10. “Animals don’t hate, and we’re supposed to be better than them.” — Elvis Presley
  11. “The child needs a helping hand, or he’ll grow up to be an angry young man someday.” — Elvis Presley
  12. “Never wait for tomorrow, what if tomorrow never comes?” — Elvis Presley
  13. “Some guys fall in love with one girl, I gotta fall for two.” — Elvis Presley
  14. “I’m in town on a harem holiday.” — Elvis Presley
  15. “Love me tender, love me true, all my dreams fulfill. For my darling, I love you, and I always will.” — Elvis Presley
  16. “If you wanna be loved, baby, you’ve got to love me, too. Oh yeah, cause I ain’t for no one side love affair.” — Elvis Presley
  17. “When we kiss, my hearts on fire, burning with a strange desire. And I know that every time I kiss you, that your hearts on fire, too.” — Elvis Presley
  18. “Memories pressed between the pages of my mind. Memories, sweetened through the ages just like wine.” — Elvis Presley
  19. “I forgot to remember to forget.” — Elvis Presley
  20. “For what is a man, what has he got? If not himself, then he has naught. To say the things he truly feels, and not the words of one who kneels.” — Elvis Presley
  21. “Life has taught me one big lesson, always keep the girlies guessing.”— Elvis Presley
  22. “I feel my temperature rising. Help me; I’m flaming, I must be a hundred and nine” — Elvis Presley
  23. “When things go wrong, don’t go with them.” — Elvis Presley
  24. “Make this fire in my soul dear, forever burn” — Elvis Presley
  25. “All the stars will tell the story of our love and all its glory. Let us make this night of magic, and make it a night of love.” — Elvis Presley
  26. “I’ve spent a lifetime waiting for the right time, now that you’re near, the time is here at last.” — Elvis Presley
  27. “There’s no job too immense when you got confidence.” — Elvis Presley
  28. “It’s not how much you have that makes people look up to you.” — Elvis Presley
  29. “I was almost always true to you.” — Elvis Presley
  30. “Maybe I didn’t treat you Quite as good as I should have Maybe I didn’t love you Quite as often as I could have Little things I should have said and done I just never took the time You were always on my mind You were always on my mind.” — Elvis Presley
  31. “I’m with a crowd but oh so alone.” — Elvis Presley
  32. “One night of sin is what I’m now paying for.” — Elvis Presley
  33. “Take my hand, take my whole life too, but I can’t help falling in love with you.” — Elvis Presley
  34. “I don’t want to be a tiger; tigers play too rough. I don’t want to be a lion; cause lions ain’t the kind you love up.” — Elvis Presley
  35. “Now and then, there’s a fool such as I.” — Elvis Presley
  36. “Money honey, if you want to get along with me.” — Elvis Presley
  37. “Do what’s right for you, as long as I don’t hurt no one.” — Elvis Presley
  38. “I thought that I was in heaven But I was sure surprised Heaven help me, I didn’t see the devil in your eyes You look like an angel Walk like an angel Talk like an angel But I got wise You’re the devil in disguise Oh yes you are the devil in disguise.” — Elvis Presley
  39. “How can you lose something you never had; I tell myself when I’m feeling sad.” — Elvis Presley
  40.  “You’re so square, baby, I don’t care.” — Elvis Presley
  41. “Make me feel at home, if you really care, scratch my back and run your pretty fingers through my hair.” — Elvis Presley
  42. “Do the Clam, do the Clam, grab your barefoot baby by the hand.” — Elvis Presley
  43. “What’s the good of reaching 90, if you waste 89?” — Elvis Presley
  44. “Don’t leave my embrace for here in my arms is your place.” — Elvis Presley
  45. “The walls have ears, better think before you throw that shoe.” — Elvis Presley
  46. “When we’re dancing, it almost feels the same; I’ve got to stop myself from whispering your name.” — Elvis Presley
  47. “On a cold and gray Chicago morning, another little baby child is born in the ghetto, and his Mama cries.” — Elvis Presley
  48. “We can’t build our dreams on suspicious minds.” — Elvis Presley
  49. “A little less fight and a little more spark, close your mouth and open your heart.” — Elvis Presley
  50. “Samson told Delilah loud and clear, keep your cotton picken fingers out of my hair.” — Elvis Presley
  51. “The road to love is full of danger signs.” – Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley One Lines

  1. “Press 1 for the money or 2 for the show.” — Elvis Presley
  2. “To get a tat of Elvis on the inside of her thigh.” — Elvis Presley
  3. Watched by his wife, Priscilla. As soon as he climbs out, he falls back in again. This happens over and over until finally, Priscilla asks him what’s going on… “I just can’t help falling in, love.” — Elvis Presley
  4. “Amal Shook-up” — Elvis Presley
  5. “Just comment ‘1’ for the money or ‘2’ for the show.” — Elvis Presley
  6. He even wrote a song about them called “Love Me Tender.” — Elvis Presley
  7. “His head on the corner of the sink.” — Elvis Presley
  8. “I’m all shook up…” — Elvis Presley
  9. The paramedics found him and realized he was in shock, and so they told him, “Mr. Presley, we need you to step out of the vehicle; you’re all shook up.” “Uhuh huh” — Elvis Presley
  10. “Is he an equally talented singer?” I asked. — Elvis Presley
  11. “Because I never dyed.” — Elvis Presley
  12. “Clawing at the inside of his coffin.” — Elvis Presley
  13. “Returned a sander!” — Elvis Presley
  14. “It will be for people who love meat tender.” — Elvis Presley
  15. “Witnesses say no one was injured, but they’re all shook up.” — Elvis Presley
  16. “Don’t you know it’s caught in a trap and can’t walk out…” — Elvis Presley
  17. “He Was Caught in A Trap” — Elvis Presley
  18. “The bathroom floor.” — Elvis Presley
  19. “He’d be screaming in his coffin.” — Elvis Presley
  20. “He ate nothing but a hound dog” — Elvis Presley
  21. “Only fools Russian.” — Elvis Presley
  22. “Historically, it’s rare for a King to leave the throne alive.” — Elvis Presley
  23. “He would be known as Elvis Depressedly.” — Elvis Presley
  24. “I’m the master of ceremony (as Elvis) for a Vegas-themed casino night. Thanks, Reddit” — Elvis Presley
  25. “What is a fly’s favorite singer?” gnat king Cole — Elvis Presley
  26. “He always wanted a little less Converse Asian.” — Elvis Presley
  27. “It said press one for the money. Or two for the show.” — Elvis Presley

What is Presley’s Catchphrase?

There is no specific Catchphrase of Presley that we can particularly mention here as his best. However, still, there are several saying assumed as famous phrases of his time. So, if you didn’t read them, just scroll up and enjoy the words of King of music.

What songs did Elvis Presley actually write?

If you are curious to know how many songs Elvis Presley wrote down himself, then you will be shocked to know that the figure is “zero.” In one of his interviews in 1957, he said, “I never wrote a song in my life. I’ve never even had an idea for a song. Just once, maybe.”

Later, he did work as a co-wrote for four songs, these were:

  1. Let me
  2. That’s Someone You Never Forget
  3. We’re Gonna Move
  4. You’ll Be Gone

What was Elvis’s song released after his death?

After Presley’s death on August 16th, 1977, his new posthumous has been released. Also, many of his original songs are being reissued worldwide.  His first recording released after his death was “My Way.”

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