Words matter. These are the best Lisa Marie Presley Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
I’m a lot of work.
Something happens to people around fame and power and money – it can bring out the worst and best in people; it’s a monster you have to tame.
With a lot of hair and make-up then I’m possibly, remotely attractive. But it’s rare, I don’t think I’m ugly but I’m nothing particularly special. I’m not a yoga and health girl. I don’t exercise that much and I eat crap and smoke and bite my nails.
I want to pave my own path artistically.
I always loved singing and writing poetry. I always loved music, and I’ve loved writing my whole life. When I put them together, it was probably in my early 20s where I put words to music for the first time.
When I’m doing interviews, I’m doing interviews, and when I am writing, I’m writing. I sit there with a musician and I write. It’s the same process since I started writing in my twenties. I like to come in and leave with a finished song.
Music has always gotten me through life, particularly honest, real music.
I’ve been chased through airports with a screaming baby because the photographers are ruthless, and they want the picture.
I do like to write nasty songs. It’s a useful weapon to have, and it’s cathartic as well, because I create art out of anger, something positive out of something negative.
I wanted to come through with my own voice and, hopefully, have it affect people. I want people to know that I’m not an Elvis impersonator.
I have loved music so much from when I was little, and I don’t know whether it was because I saw my dad doing it and then I got the idea; I don’t know what came first… But I always had a hairbrush in the mirror singing. I was always with him backstage; I would go out and be pulled in for the last song.
I went through a huge transition in my life where everything and everyone I knew and trusted didn’t turn out to be that way.
I never not wanted to be a singer. Since I was 3, I knew this was what I wanted to do. Well, I can’t say I wanted to do it, but I fantasized and thought about it all the time. I never thought it would actually happen.
I was quite the spoiled brat. I have quite a temper, obviously inherited from my father, and I became very good at ordering everyone around. I was the princess; the staff were absolutely terrified of me.
I think I’ve failed every test I’ve ever taken. If there was a failure I would have been it.
I have a lot of memories, but I don’t go into capitalizing on that. Something’s got to be my own. I’m not doing the record to sit here and broadcast my memories of my father.
I live with the things that I love: art, furniture, and objects that I have collected throughout my travels.
I’ve been through a lot of stuff.
I’m just not interested in selling out to get on the charts and make people happy.
I dropped out of school in the 11th grade because there was no purpose in it for me. I’m not proud of this, and I’m not trying to promote it.
Between all four children and my husband, I don’t get to do much. But when I am in England, I cook and I garden, and it’s much more calming and relaxed.
I grew up in the South with my father; blues and country, that’s always been my core. But I had it in me not to do what was expected. I wanted to find my own footing.
The period of time just before you awaken is the time I have my most creative thoughts and discover the best solutions.
I have, in the past, been attracted to really strong and dominant men. But on the other side, I have been attracted to very androgynous men. I don’t typically fall for your average jock. I just like people that are a little atypical.
You are always learning; there is a lot of grey; don’t take things for granted.
Being Elvis Presley’s daughter is a whole lot of pressure. It’s been a constant burden in my life.
It’s hard for me to be happy because I’m always worried about something going awry or what could happen to screw it up. It’s hard for me to sit and look around, going, ‘Ah, I’m really happy.’ I’m not that kind of person.
I’m not doing this to be a pop star. I’ve had plenty of money and attention. I’m doing it for credibility.
I work because I think that I wouldn’t feel good about myself unless I was contributing.
I really went back through a lot of the dark corridors of my life in this. I wanted people to know who I am based on my music, not on what they read in the tabloids.
I’ve been through so much in my life. I’ve seen so much. I know how fast things can change. I know someone can be here one minute and gone the next.
I don’t deal well with admiration if it’s for something I haven’t done. Other than exist.
Anytime I was in Memphis with my dad and at the house, I was happy. That was, like, a given. It was what I lived for. And I still feel the same excitement and warmth.