Top 10 Quotes by Elton John

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The worst thing you can do to a child, and I've seen it happen so many times, is the silver spoon. Elton

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When President Mbeki said, if you get AIDS, you can have a shower and it goes away. It's like, oh, come on. Or it's caused by poverty. We faced those kind of issues. But now, with the new regime, they have really woken up, paid attention. And when South Africa speaks, then the whole of Africa will listen. And I have got great hopes for that.
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Religion promotes the hatred and spite against gays. From my point of view, I would ban religion completely. Organised religion doesn't seem to work. It turns people into really hateful lemmings and it's not really compassionate.

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I think Jesus was a compassionate, super-intelligent gay man who understood human problems. On the cross, he forgave the people who crucified him. Jesus wanted us to be loving and forgiving. I don't know what makes people so cruel. Try being a gay woman in the Middle East -- you're as good as dead.
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It's like trying to drink whisky from a bottle of wine.

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So excuse me forgetting, but these things I doYou see I've forgotten, if they're green or they're blueAnyway, the thing is, what I really meanYours are the sweetest eyes, I've ever seen.
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Like a candle in the wind, never knowing who to cling to until the rain set it.

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I used to take hostages in my relationships and not let people be independent. It always ended in disaster, because you take away people's identity and they end up full of resentment.
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The ceremony will be very private, a small family affair, David's parents, my parents and the two of us. They'll be our witnesses.

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The AIDS disease is caused by a virus, but the AIDS epidemic is not. The AIDS epidemic is fueled by stigma, by hate, by misinformation, by ignorance, by indifference. Science has accomplished miracles over the past 20 years, and science can now end this disease - but it cannot end the epidemic. We need more than medicine. We can do something about these things. We need to speak out about the changes we need to make in our society.