The 10 Best Quotes From Freddie Mercury

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Freddie Mercury, the amazing singer from Queen, wowed us on stage with his flashy performances, but did you know he was pretty shy in real life? He cared a lot about his friends and family, showing us that there was more to him than just the music.

Let’s dive into Freddie’s world through these simple and meaningful quotes:

1. “I’m just a musical prostitute, my dear.”
— Freddie Mercury

According to Freddie, he performs a variety of roles in the music industry, making him a kind of musical jack-of-all-trades.

2. “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

Here, Freddie’s talking about how his feelings are vibrant, like butterfly wings. He believes in the magic of stories and dreams that never fade away.

3. “What will I be doing in twenty years’ time? I’ll be dead, darling! Are you crazy?”
— Freddie Mercury

Not taking life too seriously is a joke that Freddie is making. He’s implying, “Who knows what I’ll be doing in the future? Let’s enjoy the present!”

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

Freddie hopes people remember him for making good music that means something.

5. “If I had to do it all over again? Why not, I would do it a little bit differently.”
— Freddie Mercury, Freddie Mercury: A Life, in His Own Words

Although Freddie would make a few changes if he could go back, he is happy with the way his life has ended.

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

Freddie’s joking that his charm played a big role in Queen’s success.

7. “The more you open up, the more you get hurt. So basically, I’m just riddled with scars and I just don’t want any more.”
— Freddie Mercury

Because he’s gone through a lot, Freddie is speaking about how being honest and transparent may result in suffering.

8. “There’s one thing we’re all waiting for, it’s Peace on earth and end to war, it’s the miracle we need… The Miracle!”
— Freddie Mercury

“The miracle we all need,” as Freddie puts it, is a desire for peace and an end to bloodshed.

9. “Oh, I was not made for heaven. No, I don’t want to go to heaven. Hell is much better. Think of all the interesting people you’re going to meet down there!”
— Freddie Mercury

Playfully, Freddie states that he would rather experience the chaos of hell than the serenity of heaven.

10. “I won’t be a rock star. I will be a legend.”
— Freddie Mercury

Freddie’s confident that he’ll be remembered not just as a rock star but as a legendary figure in music history.

These quotes show us the real Freddie, with his humor, dreams, and passion for making music that lasts.

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