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Robbie Quotes
"I'm contemplating thinking about thinking… o - it's overrated!... just get another drink in."

Sarah Thorley delves into the distorted mind of Robbie Williams to reveal more to the man who sings when he's winning.
I've been on a crazy adventure through Robbie's mind, and I stumbled upon some most random of thoughts flowing through his grey matter.
So having ended my mission, cleaned off, and had a nap, I have put together a great list of Robbie quotations.

I think these quotes show us all what a personality Robbie is. He's funny, witty and sexy, and he keeps telling us that he's got a rather large…well read below and you'll find out!

If you have any quotes you would like to add then please send them to Sarah's Rob Quotes at stoke@bbc.co.uk, along with a note of where you saw it or heard it.


Rob reveals an unexpected interest in older women

"Madonna looked amazing. I can't believe she's 89 and looks like that."
(At the Europe MTV Awards, 2005)

Rob's honest about drugs
"Don't take drugs. They're a lot of fun, but really bad. They make you feel good, but then sad. So don't take drugs."
(Rob talking just before the launch of Intensive Care)

Robbie talks about the room where he checks out the internet
"I should not call it my office. I should call it my adulation top-up room!"

Robbie reveals the paradox of rock
"This is the wrong business to be in if you are sensitive... but the trouble is - you only get into this business because you are sensitive"

Robbie interviewed by Chris Moyles on Radio One - 2005
"I met
Courtney Love and she said she'd like to sleep with me, but she couldn't cos of my "pop-star thing"... so I said to her I couldn't sleep with her either - cos of her 'ugly thing'..."

Rob on celibacy whilst in LA
"The sex is nothing to write home about. It's a shame because my mum loves those letters."

Rob's certainly achieved a lot
"I am the only man who can say he's been in Take That and at least two members of the Spice Girls."

Robbie on why sleeping is a hassle
"When I'm awake, I don't want to go to sleep. I don't want the hassle of turning the light off, putting my head down and then all the thoughts. I don't want al those thoughts. … thoughts feed on thoughts feed on thoughts feed on thoughts feed on thoughts and I'm: 'I don't want this'. I have to knock myself out to go to sleep."
(From the book Feel)

Robbie being interviewed by Sara Cox on Radio One
"...There aren't that many people that I'd go "ooh, they're lovely", but then I've slept with them all!"

Robbie talking with Guy Chambers
"I show off - I'm a very good show off. It's what I do, it's what I'm good at."

Robbie Williams Live at Knebworth, 2003
"Good evening everybody, my name is Robbie Williams, this is my band and for the next two hours YOUR ASS IS MINE!"

Rob on Oasis' album 'Standing on The Shoulders of Giants'
"Noel's run out of other people's ideas."

Rob on "The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn
"Yeah, I think that it's important once you get on national television you make sure your fly is up. 'course you don't want anything unnecessary happening - like exposure."

Rob thinking about the single life in 1997
"I miss having someone to cuddle up and have an early night with. But I'm looking. Meanwhile, I'm having a few relationships that don't mean much."

Rob thinking about self image in 1996
"The only thing I really like about myself is my huge willy!"

Robbie on the joys of putting the shopping away
"I'm a born entertainer. When I open the fridge door and the light goes on, I burst into song."

Rob contemplating fame in March 1999
"I've got this brilliant thing where I go, "I'm Robbie Williams", and people are interested in what I want to say - which is amazing because I'm just an idiot from Stoke-on-Trent."

Rob underestimating himself
"I can't take myself seriously because what I do is very silly. It's not brain surgery that I'm doing, it's just about picking up a guitar and writing a song and expressing what you want to say and it doesn't make you Einstein."

Rob on his gay pretence
"An awful lot of gay pop stars pretend to be straight. I'm going to start a movement of straight pop stars pretending to be gay."

Rob on nudity
"I enjoy nakedness. I am a bit of a naturist at heart."

Robbie in Come Undone
"I'm contemplating thinking about thinking… but....it's overrated - just get another drink in!"

Rob on Becks
"When I first met him [David Beckham] I didn't know whether to shake his hand or lick his face."

Robbie just being weird
"Inside me there is a fat man dying to get out."

Rob's rock and roll antics in 1998
"When I was in Ireland I picked up a TV set in my hotel room and walked right out of the building. My room was on the first floor and I actually threw it back through the window onto my bed. I did it the other way round! That's more rock'n'roll than rock'n'roll!"

Rob on stage in 1997
"Don't throw me teddy-bears, I'm 23! I'm a man! Throw me condoms or money! Paper, not coins."

 
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