65 Phil Collins Quotes On Success In Life

These Phil Collins quotes will inspire you. Philip David Charles Collins LVO is an English drummer, singer, record producer, songwriter, and actor.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging Phil Collins quotes, Phil Collins sayings, and Phil Collins proverbs.

Best Phil Collins Quotes

  1. “Love can make you do things that you never thought possible” ~ Phil Collins
  2. “In learning, you will teach, and in teaching, you will learn.” ~ Phil Collins
  3. “Perception determines insanity.” ~ Phil Collins
  4. “Put your faith in what you most believe in.” ~ Phil Collins

  5. “Find a way to my heart, and I will always be with you.” ~ Phil Collins
  6. “Before you write – remember that every speech has something of ‘you’ in the writing. Don’t take that away when you write. Be yourself. Be comfortable in your own skin.” ~ Phil Collins
  7. “Think twice; it’s just another day for you and me in paradise.” ~ Phil Collins
  8. “Beyond a certain point, the music isn’t mine anymore. It’s yours.” ~ Phil Collins

  9. “The world is in your hands, now use it.” ~ Phil Collins
  10. “The answer is inside your head; it’s easy to find if you take it logically.” ~ Phil Collins
  11. “I’m not a singer who plays a bit of drums. I’m a drummer that sings a bit.” ~ Phil Collins
  12. “As I’ve got older, I’ve got more understanding of relationships and how they work – but every single relationship has different dynamics, so you can’t paint everyone with the same color.” ~ Phil Collins
  13. “Things happen, but things happen and you follow… your heart is too dramatic, but you follow.” ~ Phil Collins

  14. “When destiny calls you, you’ve got to be strong. I may not be with you, but you’ve got to move on.” ~ Phil Collins
  15. “Deep inside us we’re not that different at all.” ~ Phil Collins
  16. “Wait for it, wait for it! Anticipation is half the fun, So I’ve been told…” ~ Phil Collins
  17. “That’s going to be on my headstone: ‘He came. He wrote ‘In the Air Tonight.’ He… died.'” ~ Phil Collins

  18. “The binding of reason and intuition is the fundamental crisis of the era we call humanity. Transcendence of duality is the key.” ~ Phil Collins
  19. “It’s actually come as quite a shock to learn just how many people don’t like me.” ~ Phil Collins
  20. “I wish I could just make you turn around, turn around and see me cry
    There’s so much I need to say to you, so many reasons why
    You’re the only one who really knew me at all
    So take a look at me now, ‘cos there’s just an empty space
    And there’s nothing left here to remind me, just the memory of your face
    Take a look at me now, ‘cos there’s just an empty space
    And you coming back to me is against all odds and that’s what I’ve got to face” ~ Phil Collins
  21. “I’m just trying to do things that are interesting for me.” ~ Phil Collins

  22. “We’re all turkeys! Some of us are running around with our heads cut off, some of us are flapping our wings that hard we’re close to flying. But nothing is an eagle bar, God.” ~ Phil Collins
  23. “Everything has added up to a load that I’m getting tired of carrying. It’s gotten so complicated. It’s the three failed marriages and having kids that grew up without me, and it’s the personal criticism, of being Mr. Nice Guy, or of divorcing my wife by fax, all that stuff, the journalism, some of which I find insulting.” ~ Phil Collins
  24. “Non-physicality may soon come to dominate our reality. Thanx Quantum Mechanics!” ~ Phil Collins
  25. “I’m glad that the lyrics reach people and make them understand that we’re all the same, really.” ~ Phil Collins

  26. “I don’t own an ABBA album, and I never had the urge to go and buy one. If you’re just talking about well-crafted pop songs, they were fantastic.” ~ Phil Collins
  27. “You know, I’ve released some great records and I’ve released some dogs. But frankly, the fun is in creating the thing.” ~ Phil Collins
  28. “On the day of the show, I sit down with someone that speaks very good English and someone who speaks the local language very well and work out what I’m going to say.” ~ Phil Collins
  29. “I grew up in the day when the Beatles sold 1 million singles in a week. And all you’ve got to do now is sell about 10,000 singles and you’re in the charts.” ~ Phil Collins
  30. “Genesis fans are a religious group!” ~ Phil Collins

  31. “I was talking to Australian press earlier, and they said: we never stopped playing you. I tended to forget about that. It brings a smile to your face that there is this continuing thing, that people like what you do.” ~ Phil Collins
  32. “I’ll have the music, and then I’ll just turn the microphone on, press Play and Record, and sing. And whatever comes out ends up being the melody.” ~ Phil Collins
  33. “I remember flying with Air India to New York quite a few years ago now and I love Indian food, so the fact that I had a curry on board was fantastic.” ~ Phil Collins , Phil Collins quotes love
  34. “I’m much happier just to write myself out of the script entirely.” ~ Phil Collins

  35. “Why did I like simpler songs? Just times change. This is one of the repeated things I hear: even though people will read different kinds of books, they don’t read Lord of the Rings when they’re 30 even though they did at 15.” ~ Phil Collins
  36. “As I’ve gotten older and learned more, I realize that Hollywood has not told the truth.” ~ Phil Collins
  37. “To be honest, I couldn’t hold a conversation with anybody in any language other than English – and that’s a struggle sometimes!” ~ Phil Collins
  38. “When I go on Japanese Airlines, I really love it because I like Japanese food.” ~ Phil Collins

  39. “When children see Michael Jackson they see a human being. When adults see him they see money.” ~ Phil Collins
  40. “All I set out to do was to earn a living playing drums, you know? And as luck would have it, I’ve surpassed that.” ~ Phil Collins
  41. “This stupid sensitivity! But then women like sensitivity.” ~ Phil Collins
  42. “As a writer, author, creator of something the fact that people are still interested, is fantastic.” ~ Phil Collins

  43. “If it’s the beginning of something – like an album, I’m working on the lyrics and I take a walkman and headset.” ~ Phil Collins
  44. “Testimony is contingent on experience, that’s why we’re all free spirits” ~ Phil Collins
  45. “You can wipe off that grin, I know where you’ve been, it’s all been a pack of lies.” ~ Phil Collins
  46. “And, you know, I never wanted to be a singer.” ~ Phil Collins

  47. “Considering yourself selflessly selfish is a principle of all great thinkers” ~ Phil Collins
  48. “There’s no magic for getting into the groove… just banging away at it. Sometimes the lyrics come first, sometimes the music.” ~ Phil Collins
  49. “I can’t play anywhere near like I used to, and I was a hot drummer. It doesn’t bother me, because frankly, if you get to that point where you can’t hold a drumstick properly, there are many other things in life which are far more important, like cutting a loaf of bread or a piece of cheese.” ~ Phil Collins , Phil Collins quotes life
  50. “I don’t really listen to music.” ~ Phil Collins

  51. “I used to go to my local pub and it was like a sanctuary, nobody dared ask for an autograph. You went in there for a ploughman’s and a pint, and you went home and watched TV. Believe me, there’s more to watch on British TV than American, except for CNN right now. But yeah, I miss it.” ~ Phil Collins
  52. “No seriously… when there’s families, you tend to go back to your room after the gig rather than go for a drink with the other guys. But there’s always someone who’s got something going, like the tour manager.” ~ Phil Collins
  53. “Prog rock, with a little good taste, is ok. I tried to bring some of it into this century, I guess.” ~ Phil Collins
  54. “The stereotypical rock-star-trashing-a-hotel-room thing? Those days had passed by the time I was in a band big enough to do it.” ~ Phil Collins

  55. “If Miles Davis hadn’t died it would have been interesting to do an album with him, but there wasn’t much else that would have got me into the studio… although Herbie Hancock has just been in touch about doing something and that would be an interesting combination.” ~ Phil Collins
  56. “It’s not often that an English drummer gets an Oscar. So I’m very, very proud of that.” ~ Phil Collins
  57. “I’ve been a long-distance father.” ~ Phil Collins
  58. “Each thing leapfrogs. I do a Genesis project – like now, we’re just finishing off an album – and then by the time the album is doing its thing, I could do nothing or I could do a film.” ~ Phil Collins
  59. “I feel terrible for women that have had Phil Collins tattoos. Their poor husbands have to deal with.” ~ Phil Collins

  60. “There’s something perverse isn’t there, if you’re playing in front of 100,000 people and there’s 2000 people down the front who don’t like, you think: what is it that they don’t like?” ~ Phil Collins
  61. “When you’re young you want to show people what you can do, no matter what the cost. Whereas when you’re older, and you realize that maybe a drum machine is better than you playing, then use the drum machine.” ~ Phil Collins
  62. “Many of the articles printed over the last few months have ended up painting a picture of me that is more than a little distorted.” ~ Phil Collins
  63. “I’m not sure at all about the current prog-rock scene.” ~ Phil Collins

  64. “Take a look at me now, ’cause there’s just an empty space. And you coming back to me is against all odds and that’s what I’ve got to face.” ~ Phil Collins
  65. “I didn’t become a commercially successful artist by design, and actually I think that commercially successful just means, if you analyze it, that a lot of people like you. It’s become a dirty word, and I don’t necessarily think it needs to be.” ~ Phil Collins

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