To judge a man by his weakest link or deed is like judging the power of the ocean by one wave.— Elvis Presley
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Values are like fingerprints. Nobody's are the same, but you leave 'em all over everything you do
Everybody comes from the same source.
If you hate another human being, you're hating part of yourself.
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.
I have no use for bodyguards, but I have very specific use for two highly trained certified public accountants.
Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.
You only pass through this life once, you don't come back for an encore.
Until we meet again, may God bless you as he has blessed me.
Ambition is a dream with a V8 engine.
You look like an angel, walk like an angel, talk like an angel.
But I got wise, you're the devil in disguise.
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.
Never wait for tomorrow, what if tomorrow never comes?
I did the Ed Sullivan show four times. I did the Steve Allen show. I did the Jackie Gleason show.
Don't criticize what you can't understand, son. You never walked in that's man shoes.
After a hard day of basic training, you could eat a rattlesnake.
You ain't nothing but hound dog, cryin' all the time.
You ain't never caught a rabbit and you ain't no friend of mine.
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.
Rock and roll is a music, and why should a music contribute to .
.. juvenile delinquency? If people are going to be juvenile delinquents, they're going to be delinquents if they hear ... Mother Goose rhymes.
Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
I've had a pretty good lesson in human nature.
It's more important to try to surround yourself with people who can give you a little happiness, because you only pass through this life once, Jack. You don't come back for an encore.
If you let your head get too big, it'll break your neck.
Rock and roll music, if you like it, if you feel it, you can't help but move to it. That's what happens to me. I can't help it.'
I'll stay in Memphis.
When I got outta High School I was driving a truck. I was just a poor boy from Memphis, Memphis.
Tomorrow will be too late, it's now or never.
When I was a boy, I always saw myself as a hero in comic books and in movies.
I grew up believing this dream.
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.
Do the Clam, do the Clam, grab your barefoot baby by the hand.
Man, that record came out and was real big in Memphis.
They started playing it, and it got real big. Don't know why-the lyrics had no meaning.
When things go wrong, don't go with them.
If you wanna be loved, baby, you've got to love me, too.
Oh yeah, cause I an't for no one side love affair.
Take your troubles to the Chapel, get down on your knees and pray.
Your burdens will be lighter, and you'll surely find the way.
She touched my hand what a chill I got, her lips are like a volcano that's hot.
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
Happiness is knowin' you've done a good job, whether it's professional or for another person.
Your kisses lift me higher...like the sweet song of a choir. You light my morning sky, with burning love.
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.
That's why I hate to get started in these jam sessions. I'm always the last one to leave.
I knew by heart all the dialogue of James Dean's films;
I could watch Rebel Without a Cause a hundred times over.
A little less fight and a little more spark, close your mouth and open your heart.
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
I think I have something tonight that's not quite correct for evening wear. Blue suede shoes.
When we kiss my heart's on fire, burning with a strange desire.
And I know that every time I kiss you, that your heart's on fire, too.
When you get down to the nitty gritty, isn't it a pity that in this big city not one little bitty man will admit that he could have been a little wrong.
I'm not trying to be sexy. It's just my way of expressing myself when I move around.
I'm no hillbilly singer.
Wise men say only fools rush in. But I can't help falling in love with you.
Whatever I will become will be what God has chosen for me.
Somebody does somethin' stupid, that's human.
They don't stop when they see it's wrong, that's a fool.
Love me tender, love me true, all my dreams fulfill. For my darling, I love you, and I always will.