50 Ringo Starr Quotes on Life Love and Music

Ringo Starr on stage with The Beatles

Ringo Starr, the legendary drummer of The Beatles, has shared plenty of wisdom, humor, and insights over the years. Whether you’re a Beatles fan or just looking for a little inspiration, Ringo’s words have a unique way of striking a chord. This article gathers 50 of his most memorable quotes, covering life, love, and the magic of music.

  1. “I get by with a little help from my friends.” – Ringo Starr
  2. “Everything government touches turns to crap.” – Ringo Starr
  3. “I’d like to end up sort of unforgettable.” – Ringo Starr
  4. “At the end of the day, I just want to sit with my mates and have a laugh.” – Ringo Starr
  5. “I feel the older I get, the more I’m learning to handle life.” – Ringo Starr
  6. “Peace and love, peace and love!” – Ringo Starr
  7. “I never studied anything, really. I didn’t study the drums. I joined bands and made all the mistakes onstage.” – Ringo Starr
  8. “I’m a musician. I’m not really good at posing and being a model, like, ‘Look at me!'” – Ringo Starr
  9. “For me, God is in my life. I don’t hide from that.” – Ringo Starr
  10. “I think the most exciting thing is that you expect people our age to know the music, but actually a lot of kids know the music, and if anything is left, we have left really good music, and that’s the important part, not the mop-tops or whatever.” – Ringo Starr
  11. “We were honest with each other and we were honest about the music. The music was positive. It was positive in love. They did write – we all wrote – about other things, but the basic Beatles message was love.” – Ringo Starr
  12. “I suppose the most fun I had was on the film set of ‘Help!’ It was madness. There was no time to hang about or get bored, so it was great.” – Ringo Starr
  13. “I’m a good guy, and I love playing the drums, and I love my children.” – Ringo Starr
  14. “Ringo isn’t my real name. That’s part of the mystery, isn’t it? But I am real, aren’t I?” – Ringo Starr
  15. “The Beatles saved the world from boredom.” – Ringo Starr
  16. “I’m not trying to be coy here; we’re just not prepared to give a lot of detail about our thinking, but we will be happy to talk about it when the time is right.” – Ringo Starr
  17. “I’ve had a lovely life. I’ve been through a lot of trauma, but I’ve had a lot of good experiences too.” – Ringo Starr
  18. “I only ever wanted to be a drummer.” – Ringo Starr
  19. “America: It’s like Britain, only with buttons.” – Ringo Starr
  20. “I do get emotional about things, but I don’t let it cripple me.” – Ringo Starr
  21. “I think I am a child. Everything blows my mind.” – Ringo Starr
  22. “I’ve never really done anything to create what happened. It creates itself. I’m here because it happened. But I didn’t do anything to make it happen apart from saying ‘Yes'” – Ringo Starr
  23. “You got to pay your dues if you want to sing the blues, and you know it don’t come easy.” – Ringo Starr
  24. “I’m not a power person. I like everyone to be on an even keel.” – Ringo Starr
  25. “In the band, I was in the back. But I was a big personality. I had a big personality.” – Ringo Starr
  26. “I was the new boy. It was like joining a new class at school where everybody knows everybody except for you.” – Ringo Starr
  27. “The Beatles were just four guys that loved each other. That’s all they’ll ever be.” – Ringo Starr
  28. “Of course I’m ambitious. What’s wrong with that? Otherwise you sleep all day.” – Ringo Starr
  29. “Liverpool I left you, said goodbye to Madryn Street. I always followed my heart, and I never missed a beat.” – Ringo Starr
  30. “I like Beethoven, especially the poems.” – Ringo Starr
  31. “Whenever I feel bad, I go to my garden, get down on my knees, and dig. Then I feel alright.” – Ringo Starr
  32. “The cool part of being an entertainer is getting the opportunity to get your feet wet in all areas.” – Ringo Starr
  33. “It’s been a long road, but it’s good to have had the adventure.” – Ringo Starr
  34. “I was a rebel. I really liked the idea of being a rebel.” – Ringo Starr
  35. “Time takes time, you know.” – Ringo Starr
  36. “I don’t collect things. I really don’t care about things. I’m more interested in being happy.” – Ringo Starr
  37. “I believe in everything until it’s disproved. So I believe in fairies, the myths, dragons. It all exists, even if it’s in your mind. Who’s to say that dreams and nightmares aren’t as real as the here and now?” – Ringo Starr
  38. “First and foremost I am a drummer. After that, I’m other things… But I didn’t play drums to make money.” – Ringo Starr
  39. “I live in a magical world. I sort of always want to. It’s better than the reality of what’s out there anyway.” – Ringo Starr
  40. “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” – Ringo Starr
  41. “That’s all drugs and alcohol do, they cut off your emotions in the end.” – Ringo Starr
  42. “I’m probably the most emotional person you’ll ever meet.” – Ringo Starr
  43. “I like crazy people, especially those who don’t see the risk.” – Ringo Starr
  44. “Music is in my DNA.” – Ringo Starr
  45. “I don’t have to be in the spotlight, I’m cool with being in the background, as long as I’m doing something I’m passionate about.” – Ringo Starr
  46. “It’s a love that had no past.” – Ringo Starr
  47. “I’m a musician. I’m not really good at advice. Like, if somebody has a problem, I’m more likely to play them a song than to tell them what to do.” – Ringo Starr
  48. “I think people who create and write, it actually does flow—just flows from into their head, into their hand, and they write it down. It’s simple.” – Ringo Starr
  49. “Being a Beatle was a dream I never dreamed.” – Ringo Starr
  50. “I’m not the best, I’m not the worst, but I’m in the first division.” – Ringo Starr

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