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

Jennifer Crusie
“As far as I'm concerned the last good man went when Elvis died.”
Jennifer Crusie, Bet Me
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John Lennon
“If there hadn't been an Elvis, there wouldn't have been the Beatles.”
John Lennon

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

Morgan Matson
“I hope there's a God, I know there's an Elvis.”
Morgan Matson, Amy & 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

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

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

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

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

“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

Mark Simpson
“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

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

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

Tracy Brogan
“---
A tactical orgasm. That's what he needed. Then he'd stop fantasizing about all those lacy bras she'd left back in his bathroom. She really needed to dry those someplace else. It had taken him fifteen minutes to take a leak this morning because the damn things were hanging up right where he - and his dick - could see them. It twitched in his slacks. His dick had a great memory.”
Tracy Brogan, Love Me Sweet

Tracy Brogan
“I lost my virginity to Grant Connelly," a slender brunette declared wistfully, twirling a lock of hair... "What? Am I the only one?"
"Nope." A different brunette, this one in a push-up bra, raised her hand. "Not the virginity part, but, well, you know."
Two others raised their hands slowly, looking at each other.
"Spring break?" one asked.
"New Year's Eve," the other answered, and then they collapsed into coed-caliber giggles and hugged each other like pageant queens. No shit. Delaney had stumbled into a Grant Connelly sexual conquest recover group.”
Tracy Brogan, Love Me Sweet

Tracy Brogan
“I don't want you to go back to Miami already."
"You don't? You could have your house all to yourself." Her voice was whisper soft.
"I don't want my house all to myself. I like you in it. I like watching the yoga."
"You could get cable. They have lots of yoga shows on cable."
He moved a little closer, and she stretched her legs out in front of her. "It would be quite the same as watching it live," he said.”
Tracy Brogan, Love Me Sweet

Hanif Kureishi
“I have learned that the libido, like Elvis and jealousy, never dies. I know copulators of eighty-five. Who said you need an erection, a body or an orgasm for sex?”
Hanif Kureishi, The Nothing

Ana Claudia Antunes
“I remember when Elvis died. I wrote my sentiments with words of a little girl in my dear diary, "Many people wanted to see his body. They literally wanted to dig his bones out just to make sure that he was being buried. And I could not understand why. Why people could not leave him alone and let his soul rest in peace." I couldn't get it. I didn't grasp it at that time. In a head of a little girl it was hard to believe that there were mysteries to be solved. That there ruled a conspiracy theory that people thought it was odd that he was buried and the casket was never opened. They didn't believe he was dead! Oh yes. Elvis Lives! And as the world needs his songs, his words, his thoughts, his love, his light more than ever before.”
Ana Claudia Antunes, Mysterious Murder of Marilyn Monroe

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