Rick Allen Quotes

We're probably doing better business than we thought we would do especially considering the disappointing way the record company has handled the album.

Business Quotes, Company Quotes, Thought Quotes

Some people say that practice makes perfect but I just feel that the repetition works against me and I start thinking too far ahead during a show.

Work Quotes, Practice Quotes, Thinking Quotes

Thinking about what songs are coming next instead of just relaxing, breathing and playing from my heart. Sometimes it can get to be almost like the enemy.

Heart Quotes, Thinking Quotes

 

Just the same way I'd say a prayer before going onstage, taking that even further and using the drum to inspire people. And using that as a vehicle for the intention.

Prayer Quotes, Intention Quotes

I think my perception of my own life is different and the fact that Lauren and myself are together. I've never felt this free or happy and so that permeates onto my onstage persona and to my working environment.

Life Quotes, Work Quotes, Perception Quotes

'Cause I felt I didn't have anything else to prove as a musician... and boy was I wrong about that one.

Music Quotes

If we had loads of money as a family, things would be different and they'd come to visit more and I'd get to spend more time here. But I'm laying down roots in America so when I'm there, just being at home, it's harder to break away from that.

Time Quotes, Money Quotes

Chasing the sensation. Whether it was drugs or sex or whatever. Those things had become my main focus in life.

Life Quotes

I prefer the rather old and battered, things with character, to the brand new.

Character Quotes

America feels like home as much as it does here. Although it's a strange situation as I feel almost like I'm in no-man's land some of the time, because although I'm a resident, I still can't vote so I don't really have a say in what goes on where I live.

Time Quotes

But it's funny that now I'm in such a happy situation, I look more objectively at my own past and see what others have seen for a long time and I'm just so glad I've been able to get to this point.

Time Quotes

I think at that time I obviously wasn't aware of what I really needed. But conversely, my wanting to prove something to everyone was beneficial 'cause if I hadn't done it then, maybe I'd never have done it.

Time Quotes

And more importantly, I wouldn't be the person I am today, I wouldn't be where I am now and I may not even have been here if it wasn't for the accident.

Important Quotes

But I think that the most important thing was to really stop drinking.

Important Quotes