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40 of Freddie Mercury’s Most Inspirational Quotes

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Farrokh Bulsara, known to the world as Freddie Mercury, is considered one of the greatest singers in the history of rock music. He was the lead singer of the band Queen and wrote what many consider to be their signature song, Bohemian Rhapsody. 

Check out 40 of Freddie Mercury’s most inspirational, funny, and motivating quotes below:

1. “The concept of Queen is to be regal and majestic.” – Freddie Mercury

2. “I always knew I was a star, and now the rest of the world seems to agree with me.” – Freddie Mercury

3. “I dress to kill, but tastefully.”- Freddie Mercury

4. “I like to be surrounded by splendid things.”- Freddie Mercury

5. “I love the fact that I can make people happy, in any form.”- Freddie Mercury

6. “When I’m dead, I want to be remembered as a musician of some worth and substance.”- Freddie Mercury

7. “We’ve gone overboard on every Queen album. But that’s Queen.”- Freddie Mercury

8. “The reason we’re successful, darling? My overall charisma, of course.”- Freddie Mercury

9. “Does it mean this, does it mean that, that’s all anybody wants to know. I’d say what any decent poet would say if anyone dared ask him to analyze his work: if you see it, darling, then it’s there!”- Freddie Mercury

10. “This thing called love, it cries like a baby in a cradle all night. It swings, it jives, it shakes all over like a jellyfish. I kinda like it.”- Freddie Mercury

11. “If I didn’t do this well, I just wouldn’t have anything to do… I can’t cook, and I’d be a terrible housewife.”- Freddie Mercury

12. “In terms of love, you’re not in control and I hate that feeling. I seem to write a lot of sad songs because I’m a very tragic person. But there’s always an element of humor at the end.”- Freddie Mercury

13. “I am loved by thousands, but I feel like the loneliest man in the world.”- Freddie Mercury

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15. “The most important thing is to live a fabulous life. As long as it’s fabulous I don’t care how long it is.”- Freddie Mercury

16.Jimi Hendrix is very important. He’s my idol. He sort of epitomizes, from his presentation on stage, the whole works of a rock star.”- Freddie Mercury

17. “I don’t talk to everybody, so they don’t really know the real me.”- Freddie Mercury

18. “You can be anything you want to be, just turn yourself into anything you think that you could ever be.”- Freddie Mercury

19. “I’m a very emotional person, a person of real extremes, and that’s often destructive both to myself and others.”- Freddie Mercury

20. “Can you imagine how terrible it is when you’ve got everything and you’re still desperately lonely? That is awful beyond words.”- Freddie Mercury

21. “I’m just a musical prostitute, my dear.”- Freddie Mercury

22. “Excess is part of my nature. Dullness is a disease.”- Freddie Mercury

23. “I guess I’ve always lived the glamorous life of a star. It’s nothing new – I used to spend down to the last dime.”- Freddie Mercury

24. “Success is my breathing space. I brought it on myself. I will price it, I will cash it, I can take it or leave it. Loneliness is my hiding place, breastfeeding myself. What more can I say? I have swallowed the bitter pill, I can taste it. Life is real.”- Freddie Mercury

25. “We should never be disappointed with money; Because we only get what we have got.”- Freddie Mercury

26. “We’re a very expensive group; we break a lot of rules. It’s unheard of to combine opera with a rock theme, my dear.”- Freddie Mercury

27. “I always knew I was a star. And now, the rest of the world seems to agree with me.”- Freddie Mercury

28. “I don’t want to die, so sometimes I think it would have been better if I had never been born.”- Freddie Mercury

29. “When I’m dead, I want to be remembered as a musician of some worth and substance.”- Freddie Mercury

30. “I’m possessed by love, but isn’t everybody?”- Freddie Mercury

31. “My soul has painted like the wings of butterflies, Fairy tales of yesterday will grow but never die, I can fly, my friends…”- Freddie Mercury

32. “If I had to do it all over again? Why not, I would do it a little bit differently.”- Freddie Mercury

33. “The others don’t like my interviews. And frankly, I don’t care much for theirs.”- Freddie Mercury

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35. “What you must understand is that my voice comes from the energy of the audience. The better they are, the better I get.”- Freddie Mercury

36. “A concert is not a live rendition of our album. It’s a theatrical event.”- Freddie Mercury

37. “What will I be doing in 20 years time? I’ll be dead, darling! Are you crazy?”- Freddie Mercury

38. “About ten years ago, I knew three chords on the guitar. Now, in 1982, I know three chords on the guitar.”- Freddie Mercury

39. “Years ago, I thought up the name Queen…It’s just a name, but it’s very regal obviously, and it sounds splendid…It’s a strong name, very universal and immediate. It had a lot of visual potential and was open to all sorts of interpretations. I was certainly aware of the gay connotations, but that was just one facet of it.”- Freddie Mercury

40. “We don’t do it for the money… we do it for the music.”- Freddie Mercury

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