Cat Stevens Quotes (52 quotes)
“A lot of people would have loved me to keep singing... You come to a point where you have sung, more or less... your whole repertoire and you want to get down to the job of living. You know, up until that point, I hadn't had a life. I'd been searching, been on the road.”
On leaving the music business in 1979,in an interview with CBS News Sunday Morning (12 August 2007)
“Peace Train is a song I wrote, the message of which continues to breeze thunderously through the hearts of millions. There is a powerful need for people to feel that gust of hope rise up again. As a member of humanity and as a Muslim, this is my contribution to the call for a peaceful solution.”
Yusuf Islam Takes Stance for Peace by Ali Asadullah at IslamOnline
From an interview with Yusuf Islam on London Tonight, an ITV (UK) television news programme, 8th December 2009
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsCat Stevens
Born: July 21, 1948 (age 68)
Bio: Yusuf Islam, commonly known by his former stage name Cat Stevens, is a British singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, educator, philanthropist, and prominent convert to Islam.
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“Before the Barn-Door crowing, The Cock by Hens attended, His Eyes around him throwing, Stands for a while suspended: Then One he singles from the Crew, And cheers the happy Hen; With how do you do, and how do you do, And how do you do again.”
— John Gay