Eddie Van Halen Quotes & Sayings

65 most famous Eddie Van Halen quotes and sayings (musician). These are the first 10 quotes we have.

“If you want to be a rock star or just be famous, then run down the street naked, you'll make the news or something. But if you want music to be your livelihood, then play, play, play and play! And eventually you'll get to where you want to be.”
Eddie Van Halen Quotes
“There are really three parts to the creative process. First there is inspiration, then there is the execution, and finally there is the release.”
Eddie Van Halen Quotes
“Music kept me off the streets and out of trouble and gave me something that was mine that no one could take away from me.”
Eddie Van Halen Quotes
“I never took guitar lessons. I took classical piano lessons from the age of six when we lived in Holland.”
Eddie Van Halen Quotes
“We're musicians. We make music for a living. It's that simple. Nothing else matters.”
“I'm not a rock star. Sure I am, to a certain extent because of the situation, but when kids ask me how it feels to be a rock star, I say leave me alone, I'm not a rock star. I'm not in it for the fame, I'm in it because I like to play.”
“It's funny, when bands or younger musicians ask me: 'So, what does it take to make it?' Well, first explain to me what you mean by 'making it': Do you want to be a rock star or do you want music to be your livelihood?”
Eddie Van Halen Quotes
“The piano is a universal instrument. If you start there, learn your theory and how to read, you can go on to any other instrument.”
Eddie Van Halen Quotes
“It's always a Catch-22 situation. They hate you if you're the same, and they hate you if you're different.”
“Music is for people. The word 'pop' is simply short for popular. It means that people like it. I'm just a normal jerk who happens to make music. As long as my brain and fingers work, I'm cool.”

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