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— Adam Ant

The most empowering Adam Ant quotes that are easy to memorize and remember

I have suffered from depression for most of my life. It is an illness.

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Bipolar disorder, manic depression, depression, black dog, whatever you want to call it, is inherent in our society. It's a product of stress and in my case over-work.

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I could be religious, if they sang the hymns to disco.

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An 18th century brain, in a 21st century head.

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The brain isn't like the heart. They learned how to transplant a heart. The brain is more complex.

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Let's just say that back in the old days, sex was available every two feet.

But I never made love to anybody that did not want me to.

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I'm a punk rocker. I don't do Christian.

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I wanted to make good records. But my problem is I've got a low boredom threshold, so I wanted it to look and sound different with each album, which is really tantamount to suicide, cause people lose it, they lose it - they say: 'I like that, and that's not this.'

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I've learned to really just say no. If I don't want to do something, I won't do it. There's nothing that can make me do anything.

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Antidepressants are very good, but it's a clinical cosh, really.

Sometimes you have to be knocked out, just to stop; when you're in that state all you want to do is just sleep, and rest your body and your brain.

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I like being infamous. I think it is safe being a cult.

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I didn't lose my virginity until I was 18 The first time was a nightmare.

Who shows you how to use a condom?

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About Adam Ant

Quotes 39 sayings
Nationality British
Profession Musician
Birthday October 16

When I was sectioned for six months, that was one of the worst experiences of my life, not being able to go out and have freedom. Having experienced it, it's almost inexplicably awful.

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I always like to tell a story.

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If you make a mistake, you should enjoy it.

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To me, style is consistency.

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I just think, certainly for live music it should look as good as it sounds.

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People tend to keep their distance.

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I loved being in a band.

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Bad things happen sometimes.

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Prison's a walk in the park compared with being sectioned, mate, it really is.

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I am quite an early riser - I usually get up between 5.30 and 6am and take the dogs out.

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People weren't buying as many records.

My record company did not want me. I went through three record companies, went on tour at the wrong time. It destroyed me.

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I want to do a make-up line for men.

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It makes me sad, sad inside, to see a warrior without his pride.

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Mile high club, it's got its ups and downs.

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It's good to play 100 per cent live - no tricks, no samples, no messing about.

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When they saw you kneeling, crying words you mean.

Opening their eyeballs, eyeballs, pretending that your Al Green, Al Green.

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I've never really been nervous about any concerts.

I enjoy it so much. All that matters is getting the songs played well, trying to get them to sound as close to the record live, which isn't easy, because my music is quite complicated to play.

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I watched Picasso visit the Planet of the Apes, as the masters rot on walls and the angels eat the grapes.

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I think what's going on with gorillas is pretty bad.

The fact is that you can buy gorilla meat in London any day you want it.

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I just became a vegetable for three months.

I couldn't talk to people. I was very ill and that was part of the reason I left college.

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There is always room at the top, don't let them tell you there is not.

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I have loved eight women in my life. I remember every woman's face.

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I feel very grateful to be alive and well enough to make music.

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I got a little house in East L.A. and did the gardening. I was doing some acting here and there, doing my own thing... getting back to reality.

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The touring was crazy, it was a lot of work. But I enjoyed it.

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I became a man. Before that I was a little boy.

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