Coming from humble beginnings, Elvis Presley became one of the most popular names in the music industry. In fact, he’s often referred to as “The King” or “The King of Rock and Roll”.
Born on January 8, 1935, Presley scored his first top hit (Heartbreak Hotel) and album (Elvis Presley) in 1956. With his unique musical style and dance moves, he started to draw a lot of people’s attention. This pushed him not only to the top of the music business but the silver screen and television as well.
On August 16, 1977, Presley died at the age of 42. The cause of death was heart failure but it was later ruled out to be linked to his use of prescription drugs. Even after his death, Elvis Presley remained one of the most influential singers today.
As a way to relieve his career, here are the best Elvis Presley quotes.
Ambition is a dream with a V8 engine. – Elvis Presley
Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain’t goin’ away. – Elvis Presley
When things go wrong, don’t go with them. – Elvis Presley
If you let your head get too big, it’ll break your neck. – Elvis Presley
The Lord can give, and the Lord can take away. I might be herding sheep next year. – Elvis Presley
Whatever I will become will be what God has chosen for me. – Elvis Presley
Do something worth remembering. – Elvis Presley
The army teaches boys to think like men. – Elvis Presley
It’s human nature to gripe, but I’m going ahead and doing the best I can. – Elvis Presley
I’m trying to keep a level head. You have to be careful out in the world. It’s so easy to get turned. – Elvis Presley
The image is one thing and the human being is another. It’s very hard to live up to an image, put it that way. – Elvis Presley
I was an only child, and Mother was always right with me all my life. I used to get very angry at her when I was growing up-it’s a natural thing. – Elvis Presley
Values are like fingerprints. Nobody’s are the same, but you leave ’em all over everything you do. – Elvis Presley
To judge a man by his weakest link or deed is like judging the power of the ocean by one wave. – Elvis Presley
It’s not how much you have that makes people look up to you, it’s who you are. – Elvis Presley
People think you’re crazy if you talk about things they don’t understand. – Elvis Presley
Until we meet again, may God bless you as he has blessed me. – Elvis Presley
When I was a boy, I always saw myself as a hero in comic books and in movies. I grew up believing this dream. – Elvis Presley
I’ll never feel comfortable taking a strong drink, and I’ll never feel easy smoking a cigarette. I just don’t think those things are right for me. – Elvis Presley
I never expected to be anybody important. – Elvis Presley