Top 30 Royalties Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Royalties Quotes from famous people such as Matthew Bourne, Bushwick Bill, Victor Ponta, Hank Williams Jr., Fred Schneider, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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People think I got rich out of ‘Swan ,but I didn’t at all: it’s the royalties from ‘Oliver’ and ‘My Fair Lady’ that have kept me going.
Matthew Bourne
My contract with Rap-A-Lot was never-ending and had me working for everything against royalties.
Bushwick Bill
In the end, I think the majority of Romanian society will understand that if we respect environmental protection standards, if we have benefits in taxes, royalties, jobs, we should do what all the modern countries in Europe and beyond are doing to take advantage of their natural resources.
Victor Ponta
I more or less said I was going to try to make an existence off my daddy’s royalties or I’m going to make it on my own. Daddy is a legend and he don’t need me to keep him alive.
Hank Williams Jr.
We’ve always shared everything – writing credits, all the royalties – and there’s no real leader because if there was one, we’d immediately depose them.
Fred Schneider
My family and I would never receive royalties on the revenue that my materials brought into the church; materials that were created on our own personal time.
Robert H. Schuller
I can tell you this, if it wasn’t for my book royalties, I’d be in debt.
Benny Hinn
I have a weird life because I live on songwriting royalties, which are a strange income. Sometimes it rains, sometimes it doesn’t.
Joe Strummer
If my drug Ragaglitazar had been successful, we would have been getting royalties of thousands of crore rupees every year.
Kallam Anji Reddy
The animated books pay the lowest rates at the Big Two and you can forget about royalties.
Mark Millar
It’s very difficult to ignore humanitarian disasters. The royalties from my albums continue to support my charity work.
Cat Stevens
We think we have solved the mystery of creation. Maybe we should patent the universe and charge everyone royalties for their existence.
Stephen Hawking
Skating was popular, but it wasn’t mainstream. It had this underground following, and you could go on tours, win decent prize money, and make royalties from signature products – that’s how I came to buy a house when I was a senior in high school.
Tony Hawk
One of California’s largest exports for royalties is creative content.
Ted Lieu
I do work a lot. I mean, most of my income, I would say, comes from live performances. And then you’ve got publishing, you’ve got record royalties.
Elton John
Music copyright and licensing laws haven’t kept up with technology or the times. The Music Modernization Act fixes that with a comprehensive set of reforms that will help musicians receive royalties they are owed while ensuring the public has access to that music.
Cindy Hyde-Smith
The business model – where books can be returned, and where a 50% sell-through is considered acceptable – is archaic and wasteful. Writers get small royalties, little say in how their books are marketed and sold, and simple things like cover and title approval are unheard of unless you’re a huge bestseller.
J. A. Konrath
I’d never been paid for the first Roses LP – it was 2002 before we received any royalties.
Ian Brown
The writer who can’t do his job looks to his editor to do it for him, though he won’t dream of sharing his royalties with that editor.
Alfred A. Knopf
Is it better to go indie and make bigger profits on each book, or stick with a print publisher’s 6%-10% royalties? Since I never could figure out what I wanted to do when I grew up, I’m hedging my bets and working both sides of the street.
Ruth Glick
I had a very unusual contract. Most artists actually pay for their record dates and it comes out of their royalties. I paid for nothing.
Jo Stafford
I was very naive, and I thought it was just a matter of writing my first book and sending it in, and for the rest of my life I would be writing books and collecting royalties. Nobody told me how hard it was going to be to get published.
Jerry Spinelli
I do pay performance royalties on others’ songs I perform live, but I’m not recording these songs and putting them up for sale.
I am being embezzled by a monstrous ring of accountants, estate planners and lawyers who are mercilessly slandering me and trying to kill my career and, I believe, murder me in order to gain control of my royalties.
Randy Quaid
Just because my song was being played on the radio didn’t mean I had a load of money. You don’t get royalties overnight.
Tones and I
Because we do not sell photographs, we have no royalties on books, posters, postcards.
I’ve always believed in writing without a collaborator, because where two people are writing the same book, each believes he gets all the worry and only half the royalties.
Agatha Christie
Talking about a materialistic thing, I get about 13 times more royalties from Europe than I do from America.
Elliott Carter
In addition, the oil royalties the Federal Government does not collect from big oil will starve the Land and Water Conservation Fund of critical financial resources.
Ron Kind
Someday I hope to write a book where the royalties will pay for the copies I give away.
Clarence Darrow