Top 10 Quotes by Tom Petty

Tom Petty

I think that if people realize that with an mp3, you're only getting five percent of the sound that's there. But when you hear the entire thing... I think it would save the music business. It's such a drastic change.

Tom Petty
I'm actually better on the guitar than when I started, I think, because I've had so much time with it and I still practice and I love to do it and I love to sing.
Tom Petty

The great thing about the Wilburys was that none of us had to take the heat by ourselves. I was just a member of the band. Nobody felt like he was above anybody else. We had such a good time.

Tom Petty
I want to be successful. Not just money. Just making a successful record and a successful show. I could feel successful without selling a million records.
Tom Petty

I love history, doesn't matter what era, I'm fascinated.

Tom Petty
I'm so tired of being tired. Sure as night will follow day most things I worry about will never happen anyway.
Tom Petty

You have four years to be irresponsible here. Relax. Work is for people with jobs. You'll never remember class time, but you'll remember time you wasted hanging out with your friends. So, stay out late. Go out on a Tuesday with your friends when you have a paper due Wednesday. Spend money you don't have. Drink 'til sunrise. The work never ends, but college does..."

Tom Petty
Just wonderin', waitin', worryin' about some silly little things, that just don't add up to nothin'.
Tom Petty

The waiting is the hardest part.

Tom Petty
I'm not any happier anywhere than when I'm in the studio. I'm over the moon about it. It keeps me young, it keeps me feeling like I have some purpose.