Adam Ant Quotes

Adam Ant (born Stuart Leslie Goddard; 3 November 1954) is an English singer and musician. He gained popularity as the lead singer of post-punk group Adam and the Ants and later as a solo artist, scoring 10 UK top ten hits from 1980 to 1983, including three No. 1 singles. He has also worked as an actor, appearing in over two dozen films and television episodes from 1985 to 2003

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Bipolar disorder, manic depression, depression, black dog, whatever you want to call it, is inherent in our society. It's a product of stress and in my case over-work.

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I really knew I wanted to be Adam, because Adam was the first man. Ant I chose because, if there's a nuclear explosion, the ants will survive.

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Depression is something that doesn't just go away. It's just... there and you deal with it. It's like... malaria or something. Maybe it won't be cured, but you've got to take the medication you're prescribed, and you stay out of situations that are going to trigger it.

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Antidepressants are very good, but it's a clinical cosh, really. Sometimes you have to be knocked out, just to stop; when you're in that state all you want to do is just sleep, and rest your body and your brain.

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Prison's a walk in the park compared with being sectioned, mate, it really is.

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I have suffered from depression for most of my life. It is an illness.

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I've learned to really just say no. If I don't want to do something, I won't do it. There's nothing that can make me do anything.

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I think what's going on with gorillas is pretty bad. The fact is that you can buy gorilla meat in London any day you want it.

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The brain isn't like the heart. They learned how to transplant a heart. The brain is more complex.

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I have loved eight women in my life. I remember every woman's face.

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My daughter's the greatest thing that's happened to me in my life and she turned me into a more responsible man, as opposed to just someone who's a perpetual teenager, thinking you're a man when you're not.

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Creative people are more prone to depression.

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When you work as hard as you can and as much as you can to make your first album, and you don't make any money, then you change things.

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Since the decline of record companies and music sales, I've always played live.

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It's good to play 100 per cent live - no tricks, no samples, no messing about.

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