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Tom Petty

Read through the most famous quotes from Tom Petty

Well I won't back down No I won't back down You can stand me up at the gates of hell But I won't back down

— Tom Petty


Excuse me if I have/some place in my mind/where I go time to time.

— Tom Petty


So I started out for God knows where. I guess I'll know when I get there.

— Tom Petty


I don't think it's a good attitude in your life to feel that you have to be rich to have self-esteem.

— Tom Petty

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Most things I worry about never happen anyway.

— Tom Petty

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We don't really make bad records, though some people might like some more than others. And we have never really done a bad show. So I think in a way maybe we've been taken for granted.

— Tom Petty

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It's better to burn out, then to fade away.

— Tom Petty

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Go after what you really love and find a way to make that work for you, and then you'll be a happy person.

— Tom Petty

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I developed a problem with authority. Any time that authority was what I interpreted as being unjust, I stood up to it, and that became my personality.

— Tom Petty

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Do something you really like, and hopefully it pays the rent. As far as I'm concerned, that's success.

— Tom Petty

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About Tom Petty

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In 1994 You Got Lucky a Tom Petty tribute album featuring such bands as Everclear and Silkworm was released. Thomas Earl "Tom" Petty (born October 20 1950) is an American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He has also used a number of Rickenbacker guitars from 1979 onward notably a 1965 Rose Morris 1993 and 1987 reissue of the Rose Morris 1997 a 1967 360/12 and 1989 660/12TP.

In 2002 he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He has also performed under the pseudonyms of Charlie T.

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