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Quotes About Elvis

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Jamie McGuire
“His eyebrows pulled in. “You won’t leave me, right? Even when I’m a pain in the ass?”
“I vowed in front of God – and Elvis – that I wouldn’t, didn’t I?”
Jamie McGuire, Beautiful Disaster

John Lennon
“Before Elvis there was nothing.”
John Lennon

Sam Harris
“Atheism is not a philosophy; it is not even a view of the world; it is simply an admission of the obvious. In fact, 'atheism' is a term that should not even exist. No one needs to identify himself as a 'non-astrologer' or a 'non-alchemist.' We do not have words for people who doubt that Elvis is still alive or that aliens have traversed the galaxy only to molest ranchers and cattle. Atheism is nothing more than the noises reasonable people make in the presence of unjustified religious beliefs.”
Sam Harris, Letter to a Christian Nation

John Lennon
“If there hadn't been an Elvis, there wouldn't have been the Beatles.”
John Lennon

Jennifer Crusie
“As far as I'm concerned the last good man went when Elvis died.”
Jennifer Crusie, Bet Me
tags: elvis, men

Jim Butcher
“I am the foremost collector of velvet Elvii in the city of Chicago," I said at once.

"Elvii?" Marcone inquired.

"The plural would be Elvises, I guess," I said. "But if I say that too often, I start muttering to myself and calling things 'my precious,' so I usually go with the Latin plural.”
Jim Butcher, Death Masks

Jennifer Crusie
“Wonder of wonders, the box had Elvis. Immediately the bar seemed a better place. She fed in coins and then punched the keys for "Hound Dog." Too bad Elvis had never recorded one called "Dickhead.”
Jennifer Crusie, Bet Me

Jarod Kintz
“I recently heard of a group called The Lipsticks who only sing Kiss hits, which reminds me of something weird 
I saw yesterday. 
I saw Elvis. And he was impersonating me.”
Jarod Kintz, A Story That Talks about Talking Is Like Chatter to Chattering Teeth, and Every Set of Dentures Can Attest to the Fact That No..

Morgan Matson
“I hope there's a God, I know there's an Elvis.”
Morgan Matson, Amy and Roger's Epic Detour

Elvis Presley
“Be ye innocent as doves yet wise as serphants" new testament quoted by Elvis Presley and applied to karate”
Elvis Presley

Johnny Carson
“If life were fair, Elvis would still be alive and all the impersonators would be dead.”
Johnny Carson

Richard Hell
“I remember the revelation it was to me when I realized I'd rather be smart in the way Elvis Presley was than in the way, say, Ludwig Wittgenstein was. The thing was, you could imagine you could be smart like Wittgenstein by just thinking hard enough, but Elvis just had it. It was almost spiritual. A kind of grace.”
Richard Hell

Terry Pratchett
“Woss the matter with you?” asked Big Ted, irritably. “Go on. Press ‘D.’ Elvis Presley died in 1976.”
I DON’T CARE WHAT IT SAYS, said the tall biker in the helmet, I NEVER LAID A FINGER ON HIM.”
Terry Pratchett, Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch

Christopher Moore
“Rivera rubbed his temples. "Satan told you to do it?" he said wearily.
"No."
"Elvis?"
"I told you, it's supernatural.”
Christopher Moore, Bloodsucking Fiends

John Corwin
“I looked at her like I'd just seen a miniature Elvis break-dancing on her head.”
John Corwin, Dark Light of Mine

Jarod Kintz
“With 87 other Elvis impersonators, I’m going to take over the world. Starting with Vegas. We will gyrate our hips out of love, and to end world hunger.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

“The world does not need a ‘gay Elvis’, for the original, with his black leather suit, pomaded pompadour, come-fuck-me eyes and radiant narcissism, was quite queer enough”
Mark Simpson, Male Impersonators: Men Performing Masculinity

Elvis Presley
“The sun's down and the moon's pretty - it's time to ramble.”
Elvis Presley

Jarod Kintz
“Boats should be shaped more like shoes. Better for dancing. The only thing I’m better at than dancing is making love, and grandmas all over Memphis say they haven’t seen moves like mine since after Elvis died.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

“Once upon a time, there was a generation of parents who were certain that Elvis Presley's unashamed hip-swivellingvwas most certainly the end of society.”
Charlie Caruso, Understanding y

Elaine Dundy
“[W]hat upset grownups of both sexes about Elvis' performance was that he had broken the deepest taboo of all. He used his body as rhythmically and erotically and seductively as a woman--that was the forbidden territory he had entered. It was not only repulsive and offensive--it was nauseating--the word most used. It was an attack on male dignity.

The kids, however, not yet grown into the stereotypes of gender, saw in him an exhilarating physical freedom.”
Elaine Dundy, Elvis and Gladys

Carew Papritz
“MUSIC. Tunneling right down into your CORE and SOULTIME. Hep, sloppy, SEXY and cerebral. Chancy and hip-swinging like ELVIS and your first teenage KISS.”
Carew Papritz, The Legacy Letters: His Wife, His Children, His Final Gift

“Jimmy Hoffa is not dead. He works at the National Enquirer with Elvis and Bigfoot.”
M.J. McGuire

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