Top 29 Freddie Mercury Quotes To Remember His Greatness

Freddie Mercury was a British musician, singer, and songwriter. He is best known as the lead vocalist of the rock band Queen. Mercury’s iconicity earned him worldwide fame, and his flamboyant stage persona made him a pioneering heavy metal singer.

He was born in Zanzibar, Tanzania, on September 5th, 1946, to Elisabeth Forbes and Peter Mercury; he had English, Irish and Moroccan ancestry. Mercury’s birth name was Farrokh Bulsara, but he changed his name to Freddie after a mispronunciation of his first name as “Fahd” by a teacher at St Peter’s Prep School in Bombay when he was five years old.

He is often regarded as one of the greatest singers in popular music history, with many critics

Freddie Mercury’s lyrics were simple but filled with meaning. He showed the world that there is no limit to your creativity and passion.

29 Freddie Mercury Quotes To Remember His Greatness

1. “The reason we’re successful, darling? My overall charisma, of course.” ― Freddie Mercury

2. “I never thought of myself as the leader. The most important person, perhaps.” ― Freddie Mercury

3. “I always knew I was a star. And now, the rest of the world seems to agree with me.” ― Freddie Mercury

4. “Boredom is the biggest disease in the world, darling.” ― Freddie Mercury

5. “We’ve gone overboard on every Queen album. But that’s Queen.” ― Freddie Mercury

6. “Excess is part of my nature. Dullness is a disease. I really need danger and excitement. I’m never scared of putting myself out on a limb.” ― Freddie Mercury

7. “It’s boring to be 70, I don’t want to be there, I’ll be dead and gone, I don’t have any aspirations to be 70.” ― Freddie Mercury

8. “Money may not buy happiness, but it can damn well give it!” – Freddie Mercury

9. “I want to lead the Victorian life, surrounded by exquisite clutter.” ― Freddie Mercury

10. “Can you imagine how terrible it is when you’ve got everything and you’re still desperately lonely? That is awful beyond words.” ― Freddie Mercury

11. “You either have the magic or you don’t. There’s no way you can work up to it.” ― Freddie Mercury

12. “I won’t be a rock star. I will be a legend.” ― Freddie Mercury

13. “We don’t do it for the money … we do it for the music.” ― Freddie Mercury

14. “The bigger, the better; in everything.” ― Freddie Mercury

15. “The bigger the better; in everything.” ― Freddie Mercury

16. “I don’t talk to everybody, so they don’t really know the real me. I don’t think anybody will.” ― Freddie Mercury

17. “You can be anything you want to be, just turn yourself into anything you think that you could ever be.” ― Freddie Mercury

18. “One year of love is better than a lifetime alone.” ― Freddie Mercury

19. “If I die tomorrow I will not regret. I really did everything I could.” ― Freddie Mercury

20. “I’m hopeless with money; I simply spend what I’ve got.” ― Freddie Mercury

21. “When I’m dead, I want to be remembered as a musician of some worth and substance.” ― Freddie Mercury

22. “My soul has painted like the wings of butterflies; Fairy tales of yesterday will grow but never die, I can fly, my friends.” ― Freddie Mercury

23. “If I had to do it all over again? Why not, I would do it a little bit differently.” ― Freddie Mercury

24. “The most important thing is to live a fabulous life. As long as it’s fabulous I don’t care how long it is.” ― Freddie Mercury

25. “I’m possessed by love, but isn’t everybody?” – Freddie Mercury

26. “I’m not a person for sitting on beaches. What would I do?” — Brian May

27. “I dress to kill, but tastefully.” ― Freddie Mercury

28. “We’ve gone overboard on every Queen album. But that’s Queen.” ― Freddie Mercury

29. “A lot of my songs are fantasy. I can dream up all kinds of things. That’s the kind of world I live in. It’s very sort of flamboyant, and that’s the kind of way I write. I love it.” ― Freddie Mercury

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