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Don't let the sun go down on me.

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You should never take more than you give.

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Better to build a bridge than a wall.

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But actually, my drug addiction thing, I was so stubborn.

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When people go to rehab and come out, they go through a difficult period, but I never had that.

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For me, music is so passionate, I have to give it my all every time I go onstage. Onstage, it was always comfortable for me, because that's where I felt at home.

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I think performers are all show-offs anyway, especially musicians. Unless you show off, you're not going to get noticed.

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I've never been jealous of anybody's success. I've been flummoxed by it because I don't understand it, but I'm not jealous of it.

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I'm addicted to working. I mean, I have a list of 100 countries I want to play in. I'm basically killing myself by travelling so much, for no reason whatsoever.

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If I was to say what I am, I'd be a Labour man. I like Tony Blair a lot, I think he's a good man. And in America I'd definitely be a Democrat; I'd never be a Republican.

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I grew up conservative because my mum was a conservative, and when I finally realized what conservatives were, I changed my mind immediately.

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I loathe gardening, but I love gardens, and I have two beautiful gardens. I can not bear gardening, but I love gardens.

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I grew up at my grandmother's house and she had a beautiful garden. I used to hate mowing the lawn and weeding, which is what you do when you're a kid.

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The thing about Vegas is, I don't have to fly anywhere, and that really helps. It means I stay in one place for three weeks at a time instead of flying backwards and forwards.

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I do work a lot. I mean, most of my income, I would say, comes from live performances. And then you've got publishing, you've got record royalties.

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There's no pressure for me to go out there and say, I've got to have a top 40 hit because it's not going to happen.

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I've had an amazing professional life, personal life, but at 64 to have a son who gives us that much love and enjoyment is, wow!

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As Elton John, my days on pop radio are over, and I know that and I accept it and I'm not unhappy about it.

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There's a lot of hate in the world.

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Jesus wanted us to be loving and forgiving.

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I don't have to compete in the charts. I can just be myself as a musician, a songwriter and play with the musicians that I really love.

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I've got that resilient thing inside me. But I wasn't a happy bunny.

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I loathe celebrity. I can't stand it.

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I am such a Luddite when it comes to making music. All I can do is write at the piano.

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If there is a better singer in England than Craig David, then I am Margaret Thatcher.

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I love places that have an incredible history. I love the Italian way of life. I love the food. I love the people. I love the attitudes of Italians.

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Who really needs a new album from me?

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Yeah. I have been with David Furnish for eight years, now.

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And there's no guarantee that if you get HIV and you take these triple therapies, or whatever comes along next, that they're going to be successful for you.

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I never really made a full album in Los Angeles before.

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I have a much better relationship with the press than I did, I think because I stood my ground.

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Well, I've had my fair share in Britain of battling the tabloids.

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And I agreed with that, and I couldn't wait to change my name anyway, because I'm not too fond of the name of Reginald. It's a very kind of '50s English name.

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I do like Britney Spears. I think she's cute. I think she's fun. And I like her records. You know, I'm not a pop snob whatsoever. I think she makes great pop records.

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I mean, Sting is one of my great buddies and I love him to death.

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Well, I'm a huge fan of Ryan Adams, who's from North Carolina. And he's beginning to break really quite big.

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And I trusted someone to look after me on the business side of life.

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I've got a great collection of photography.

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I have a lot of money stashed away, but I do live my life from day to day.

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I used to get my money at the end of the week, buy my mum something, or buy a record, and that was it.

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And I talked to my doctor, and I must admit, you know, I'm sometimes quite renowned for my outbursts and I was just very frustrated, maybe a little frightened.

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Well, as I was saying... everyone's so nice to me, usually.

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An agent is a person who is sore because an actor gets 90% of what they make.

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I'm very relaxed. I have a family, I have a partner of 20 years, I have a wonderful life; nothing could be better.

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I've always been dead set against festivals -- really suspicious and wary.

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I've got to do something to make up for all those self-absorbed and selfish years when I just, you know, was taking drugs, sitting in my room, doing bad things, whatever.

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I mean, in some cases with libel laws, you know, they can write things about people who have no course of action, because they can't afford to take legal action against them.

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There is nothing wrong with going to bed with someone of your own sex. People should be very free with sex, they should draw the line at goats.

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I love every minute of fatherhood, staying up all night, changing nappies, kids crying, I find it really funny and inspiring. It connects you to the world in a new way.

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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.

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But you know, I have a pretty good relationship with the press and the paparazzi. It's just when they step over the line that, you know, enough's enough.

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I was more ashamed that I couldn't work the washing machine than the fact that I was taking drugs.

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I never thought of myself as being handsome or good-looking or whatever. I always felt like an outsider.

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As a child, as a teenager, I was kind of not allowed to wear fashionable clothes.

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I was just genuinely shy. I'd always been a shy kid.

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Music has healing power. It has the ability to take people out of themselves for a few hours.

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If you write great songs with meaning and emotion, they will last for ever because songs are the key to everything. Songs will outlast the artist and they will go on for ever if they are good.

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Bands today have to learn their craft by putting the hard work in that we did when we were young performers.

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The great thing about rock and roll is that someone like me can be a star.

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I am the most well-known homosexual in the world.

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Because, I figured that, because I was a successful man, I was wealthy, I was, you know, seemingly intelligent -- even that I am not intelligent enough to ask for help.

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And I'm afraid, in this day and age, trust, which I count so, you know, I love loyalty. I love trust.

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I've only been interested in the artistic side of life.

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I think people should be free to engage in any sexual practices they choose; they should draw the line at goats though.

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I've always wanted to smash a guitar over someone's head. You just can't do that with a piano.

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Everything I thought I'd hate about having children -- the crying, the screaming -- nothing fazes me. I love it all, and it's relaxed me.

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People with HIV are still stigmatized. The infection rates are going up. People are dying. The political response is appalling. The sadness of it, the waste.

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I have no one to leave the money to. I'm a single man. I like spending my money.

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I never thought of myself as being handsome or good-looking or whatever.

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