Paul James McCartney (1942 – present), better known as Paul McCartney , is a British multi-instrumentalist, known as a member of the most popular music band of all time, The Beatles. After the break-up of The Beatles in 1970, Paul McCartney continued his musical career as a soloist and formed Wings, another very popular band.
Without a doubt, McCartney is one of the most prolific and popular musicians in history , with almost 80 Grammy nominations and 18 statuettes. Also, in 1997, Paul McCartney received the title of Sir Paul McCartney from the same Elizabeth II, Queen of England.
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Along with John Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, McCartney has authored such universally known songs as “Hey Jude”, “Yesterday” or “Can’t Buy My Love” among dozens of others, as well as being a great activist in the vegan movement.
Below, we review Paul McCartney’s 50 best sentences .
1. I’m always writing songs, and I have a lot I want to record.
Without a doubt, this is one of the most prolific musicians of our times.
2. If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be a vegetarian.
It is well known that McCartney is a vegan and activism is on his agenda for the day.
3. The thing is, we really are the same person. We’re four parts of one.
A phrase that alluded to the unity that the Beatles formed. They were four childhood friends.
4. I think French girls are fabulous.
Wink that McCartney throws at French women.
5. In the end, the love you receive is equal to the love you make.
Legendary phrase McCartney wrote for the penultimate track on the Abbey Road album, “The End”.
6. Bugs are like people, if you yell at them, they get scared.
A phrase where McCartney shows what a gentleman he is. Even with the microphones.
7. It is also not uncommon for writers to look back. Because that’s your resource.
Despite being an innovator, the English genius did not forget the importance of his influences on his music.
8. Why should I retire? Sit at home and watch TV? No thanks. I prefer to be outside to play.
And it didn’t stop at words, as Paul McCartney is still active touring and releasing albums.
9. If you can play your stuff in a pub, you’re a good band.
A phrase that shows us that a band does not need a stadium to be a good band.
10. Think globally, act locally.
Phrase that refers to sustainable environmentalism.
11. I didn’t get into music to get a job. I got into music to avoid a job and get a lot of girls.
A phrase in which McCartney admits that he enjoys music so much that for him it is no longer a job.
12. Putting two songs together, I’ve always liked that trick when it works.
Musical resource that McCartney uses in the songs “Golden Slumbers” – “Carry That Weight”, in the famous album Abbey Road.
13. Buy, buy, says the sign in the window; Why, why, says the garbage in the yard.
One of those phrases where Paul McCartney makes us think about consumerism.
14. I think that, especially in the old days, the spirit of the Beatles seemed to suggest something very hopeful and youthful
The Beatles’ pop success was due in large part to the ease with which the British were able to communicate.
15. I’m always trying to make better music. I don’t know if I’ve written my best song yet. That’s the big question.
Motivating sentence that invites to self-improvement and non-conformity.
16. Someone told me “but the Beatles are anti-materialistic”. That’s a big myth. John and I used to literally sit down and say, “let’s write a pool.”
Funny line where the Beatles were calculating the money they were going to make in songs.
17. I’m the worst at facts about me or facts about the Beatles.
Despite being the “cute guy” of the four Beatles, Paul McCartney could be the naughtiest.
18. I think the pop industry is still a young man’s game.
And he’s right. No one knows the music industry better than McCartney.
19. I can’t deal with the press; I hate all those Beatles questions.
It is well known that the Beatles ended up being saturated by fans and the press. And because of that, they entered their most experimental stage.
20. A man’s true character can be judged by the way he treats his fellow animals.
As a vegan, McCartney attaches great importance to the treatment of other animal species.
21. None of us wanted to be the bass player. In our minds it was the fat guy who always played in the back.
Funny phrase where Paul McCartney admits that they didn’t escape from the prejudices with the bass players either.
But you know, as a child I would have thought of a vegetarian as a wimp.
In the same vein as the previous one, McCartney was also prejudiced against vegetarians.
23. I like the idea of people listening to my stuff, and if it’s a commercial success, it’s a good sign that they’re being heard.
As a master of pop music, McCartney placed great importance on getting his music to a wide audience.
24. But with writers, there is nothing wrong with melancholy. It’s an important color in writing.
Sad songs are often the ones that come through the most.
25. In real life, the one who doesn’t give up is a brave one.
Motivating phrase of the English musician.
26. Nothing pleases me more than to walk into a room and walk out with a piece of music.
Phrase where McCartney reaffirms his love for music.
27. I haven’t practiced how to be a singer without an instrument.
As a multi-instrumentalist, McCartney feels safer singing as well as playing.
28. I was definitely looking at John. We were all looking at John. He was the oldest and the leader; he was the fastest and the smartest.
Everyone had Lennon as a reference, being the oldest and most charismatic.
29. I am not religious, but I am very spiritual.
Interesting sentence where McCartney hints at rejecting religious institutions.
30. It’s time to end the cruel slaughter of whales and leave these magnificent creatures alone.
Committed to animalism, this is not the first time we have seen the English person involved in activism.
31. Rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated.
During the ’60s, there was a strong rumor that McCartney died in a car accident. They were aware of the rumor and played with it, leaving hidden messages in songs like “Free As a Bird” or “A Day in the Life”.
32. I don’t take myself seriously.
A phrase where McCartney admits he’s a joker and that he’s the first one to be laughed at.
33. Looking back, I think I was always musical. My father was very musical, and I think my mother was musical.
McCartney’s talent didn’t come out of nowhere. He had an important musical background.
34. The first time you make money, you buy all these things so that no one will think you are mediocre, and so that people will see it. You hire a driver and find yourself in the back and think, I was happier when I had my own car!
Very interesting sentence where McCartney analyzes how certain comforts do not really fill the soul or lead to self-realization.
35. The Beatles have always been a great band. No more, no less.
Everyone knows that The Beatles are one of the most legendary bands out there, starting with McCartney.
36. There are only four people who knew what the Beatles were.
In reference to John Lennon, George Harrison, Ringo Starr and himself. Only they knew what was inside.
37. It’s time we became a little boy to build a better kind of future. What do you think?
McCartney in one of those phrases that appeal to the innocence and goodness of children.
38. I cannot do without homeopathy. In fact, I never go anywhere without homeopathic remedies. I often make use of them.
McCartney believed and believes in the alternative medicine that is homeopathy.
39. One of my great pleasures is to sit down with a guitar or a piano and try to make a song.
As a music lover and artist, McCartney knows what makes him happy.
40. I don’t work to be ordinary.
Despite his easy-going nature, McCartney was very serious about his work.
41. I hate the idea of success stealing your private life.
McCartney has spent most of his life not knowing what privacy is and regrets it.
42. I’m alive and well and not worried about the rumors of my death. But if I were dead, I’d be the last to know.
Funny, clever line where McCartney tells us he’ll never know about his death.
43. I used to think that anyone who did anything weird was weird. Now it’s people who call other people weird that are weird.
Interesting sentence where McCartney questions what people understand by quirks.
44. My so-called career is a casual thing.
McCartney’s modest phrase, where he takes responsibility for his musical career.
45. Animation is not only for children – it is also for adults who take drugs.
McCartney’s phrase where he alludes to the time when the Beatles got into drugs and with it their most experimental period.
46. For years people have said “oh, Paul sings love songs…” Well, I know what they mean, but people have been doing love songs forever. I like them, other people like them and a lot of other people love them.
This is not the first time McCartney talks about the criticism he has received for making love songs. Even so, his best response would come in 1976 with the release of the song “Silly Love Songs”.
47. Queen Elizabeth II is like a mother to everyone who approaches her.
McCartney has always held the Queen of England, Elizabeth II, in high esteem and appreciation.
48. I don’t know how many times I have had to swear throughout my life that I have not died
Another one of those phrases where McCartney laughs at the rumors of his own death.
49. The only thing I haven’t been able to cure myself of is the fact that I’m left-handed. It’s a hard habit to change.
In his line, always humorous and witty, McCartney jokes about being left-handed.
50. I’m an eternal optimist. No matter how hard life gets, there’s always a light somewhere. The sky may be cloudy, but just seeing a little blue, it keeps me going.
One of my favorites at McCartney. There’s always reason to look forward.