Do what's right for you, as long as it don't hurt no one.

Man, I was tame compared to what they do now, are you kidding ? All that I ever did was just jiggle.

The truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time but it ain't goin' away.

I don't like being called Elvis The Pelvis. That's gotta be one of the most childish expressions I've ever heard coming from an adult.

I believe in the Bible. I believe that all good things come from God. I don't believe I'd sing the way I do if God hadn't wanted me to.' .

I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.

Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.

Rock and roll music, if you like it, if you feel it, you can't help but move to it. That's what happens to me. I can't help it.'

The image is one thing and the human being is another, it's very hard to live up to an image.

Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, and when you have it, you have it all over.

Take care of the fans and they will sure as hell take care of you.

I don't sound like nobody.

Some people tap their feet, some people snap their fingers, and some people sway back and forth. I just sorta do 'em all together, I guess.

I wiggle my shoulders, I shake my legs, I walk up and down the stage, I hop around on one foot. But I never bump and grind. Why, that's vulgar. I'd never do anything vulgar before an audience. My mother would never allow it.

When things go wrong don't go with them.

Ambition is a dream with a V8 engine.

I want to entertain people. That's my whole life. To my last breath.

Music should be something that makes you gotta move, inside or outside.

I have no use for bodyguards, but I have very specific use for two highly trained certified public accountants.

I sing all kinds.

A live concert to me is exciting because of all the electricity that is generated in the crowd and on stage. It's my favorite part of the business - live concerts.

Look guys, if you're just going to stare at me, I'm going to bed!