Who's ready to get down with some Elvis quotes? After all, we're celebrating his birthday this month. Why not do it to the beat of The King? Here are 12 great Elvis quotes to remember him by.
1. "I ain't no saint, but I've tried never to do anything that would hurt my family or offend God...I figure all any kid needs is hope and the feeling he or she belongs. If I could do or say anything that would give some kid that feeling, I would believe I had contributed something to the world."
2. "Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away."
3. "I believe in the Bible. I believe that all good things come from God. I don't believe I'd sing the way I do if God hadn't wanted me to."
4. "When I was a child I was a dreamer. I read comic books, and I was the hero of the comic book. I saw movies, and I was the hero in the movie. So every dream I have ever dreamed has come true a thousand times."
5. "Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man; but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity."
6. "I don't think I'm bad for people. If I did think I was bad for people, I would go back to driving a truck, and I really mean this."
7. "I sure lost my musical direction in Hollywood. My songs were the same conveyor belt mass production, just like most of my movies were."
8. "I was training to be an electrician. I suppose I got wired the wrong way round somewhere along the line."
9. "I'll never make it, it will never happen, because they're never going to hear me 'cause they're screaming all the time."
10. "Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over."
11. "Whatever I will become will be what God has chosen for me."
12. "Every time I think that I'm getting old, and gradually going to the grave, something else happens."
And there you have it -- 12 great quotes that give us a glimpse inside the mind of a great. Not press speculation, not decade-old rumors, but quotes directly from the horse's mouth. For a look at who Elvis truly was, these quotes are a great start. This month let's take a moment to remember The King with these 12 great Elvis quotes.
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