I was obsessed with Elvis Presley when I was little.
It's pretty amazing to me that my first hit record was an Elvis Presley record.
Elvis Presley: Want some chili fries?
My husband was a pilot. He flew Elvis when Elvis first started making appearances around the country.
If anybody didn't have a messiah complex, it was Jesus
I used to go down every year for the remembrance of Elvis' birthday. Memphis State College invited me to sit in the auditorium and speak to the people for one of those Elvis days.
And if there's any hope for America, it lies in a revolution, and if there's any hope for a revolution in America, it lies in getting Elvis Presley to become Che Guevara.
They say Elvis is dead. I say, no, you're looking at him. Elvis isn't dead; he just changed color.
because God has spoken, and everything else is commentary.
Elvis was, at least the times I was around him, Elvis was a practical joker. He was always, had some little mischievous something going.
Elvis Presley: How 'bout that Johnny Cash huh?
It is such a letdown to rise from the dead and have your friends not recognize you.
I didn't have a lot of communication with Elvis. You had to go through a barricade to get to Elvis. It was people hanging on every word, and I felt very uncomfortable a lot of times.
George Klein says that Elvis had five real friends outside of his circle, and I was blessed to be one of them. I spent a lot of time with Elvis in Vegas and at Graceland.
I don't sing to people. I sing for them. I told that once to Elvis Presley. He bought it. After that Elvis sang not to but for the audience. A subtle difference.
Everything they say about Elvis today is true. He was just one great guy. He wasn't jealous of anyone. I would say Elvis was really someone special when you add it all up.
I guess I thought I was Elvis Presley but I'll tell ya something. All Elvis did was stand on a stage and play a guitar. He never fell off on that pavement at no 80 mph.
I met the Colonel when Elvis was recording some song I'd written for one of his movies. Elvis was just having fun with the gang and all the Memphis boys and Colonel Parker was sitting over here in like a theater seat.
The moment God is figured out with nice neat lines and definitions, we are no longer dealing with God.
People don't realize what they had till it's gone. Like President Kennedy, there was no one like him, the Beatles, and my man Elvis Presley. I was the Elvis of boxing.
Elvis said, Miss Minnie, do you think it would be out of order if I go up and speak to General Stewart? I've always been such a fan of his. So Elvis went up to speak to the Stewarts.