I want to get old gracefully. I want to have good posture, I want to be healthy and be an example to my children.

— Sting

The most delightful Sting quotes that are life-changing and eye-opening

Yoga is almost like music in a way; there's no end to it.

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If you play music with passion and love and honesty, then it will nourish your soul, heal your wounds and make your life worth living. Music is its own reward.

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I can't really change my life to accommodate people who are jealous. I don't see why I should.

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I don't think happiness is necessarily the reason we're here.

I think we're here to learn and evolve, and the pursuit of knowledge is what alleviates the pain of being human.

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I think love has something to do with allowing a person you claim to love to enter a larger arena than the one you create for them.

24

I don't drink coffee I take tea my dear, I like my toast done on one side.

And you can hear it in my accent when I talk, I'm an Englishman in New York. See me walking down Fifth Avenue, a walking cane here at my side. I take it everywhere I walk, I'm an Englishman in New York. I'm an alien I'm a legal alien, I'm an Englishman in New York.

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Let your soul be your pilot.

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Turn the clock to zero, honey, we're starting up a brand new day.

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There's no religion but sex and music.

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The deeper you get into Yoga you realize it is a spiritual practice.

It's a journey I'm making. I'm heading that way.

19

I don't need to manufacture trauma in my life to be creative.

I have a big enough reservoir of sadness or emotional trauma to last me.

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I see songs not as a commodity used up when the album goes off the charts, which is often the case with pop songs. I see them as a body of work. Life should be breathed into them.

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About Sting

Quotes 125 sayings
Nationality British
Profession Musician
Birthday October 16

I've only paid lip service to a spiritual life.

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The Super Bowl is Americana at its most kitsch and fun.

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At night a candle's brighter than the sun

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Don't judge me, you could be me in another life.

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If manners maketh the man as someone said, then he's the hero of the day.

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I'm not much of a family man. I'm just not that into it. I love kids, I adore them, but I don't want to live my life for them.

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An uncle of mine emigrated to Canada and couldn't take his guitar with him.

When I found it in the attic, I'd found a friend for life.

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Many miles away there's a shadow on the door of a cottage on the Shore of a dark Scottish lake.

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Without the voice of reason, every faith is its own curse.

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I write the music, produce it and the band plays within the parameters that I set.

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I exist in a state of almost perpetual hysteria.

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I don't understand American football at all. It looks like all-in wrestling with crash helmets.

10

I never saw no miracle of science that did not go from a blessing to a curse.

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My logic's been drowned in a sea of emotion.

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If you love someone, set them free.

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Love is stronger than justice.

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I think the time is right for yoga, we really are living in a very complex time - a time of great turmoil and change. Yoga is a good antidote to all that...It is almost like music in a way; there's no end to it.

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Our politicians, they all seemed like game show hosts to me.

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Convince an enemy, convince him that he's wrong.

To win a bloodless battle, the victory is long. A simple act of faith, reason over might. To blow up his children would only prove him right.

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I have been through various fitness regimes.

I used to run about five miles a day and I did aerobics for a while.

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I can't fly a flag for monogamy or whatever the opposite is;

it depends on the person and on the situation.

5

Yoga introduced me to a style of meditation.

The only meditation I would have done before would be in the writing of songs.

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I do my best work when I am in pain and turmoil.

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The acceptance of death gives you more of a stake in life, in living life happily, as it should be lived. Living for the moment.

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It's a big enough umbrella, but it's always me that ends up getting wet.

4

I try to give the media as many confusing images as I can to retain my freedom.

What's real is for my children and the people I live with.

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I think there's room for both private exploration and group work in Yoga.

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I've spent a bit of time with the Prince of Wales, who I respect greatly.

I'd give two cheers for the Monarchy.

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I hate most of what constitutes rock music, which is basically middle-aged crap.

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I've never lost perspective on who I am. Well, maybe briefly, but generally I'm pretty balanced.

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Peter Townshend shows us it's all right to grow up. There is dignity after rock'n'roll.

3

The more irrational of us are worried about the millennium ending - as if a date would really matter.

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It has very little to do with my work, but if your image is not sexy enough, people won't listen. It's part of the game.

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I learned to change my accent; in England, your accent identifies you very strongly with a class, and I did not want to be held back.

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Nothing comes from violence and nothing ever could, for all those born beneath an angry star, lest we forget how fragile we are.

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I really wanted to work with David Lynch. I was a big fan of The Elephant Man and Eraserhead.

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I'm very much afraid of being mad - that's my one fear.

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