John Barry Prendergast, OBE was an English composer and conductor of film music. He composed the scores for 11 of the James Bond films between 1963 and 1987, and also arranged and performed the “James … Enjoy John Barry’s best quotes below.
“If you have a successful run, everything comes to you. Nothing succeeds like success.”
“I never wanted to work for anybody else; I always wanted to be my own boss.”
“There certainly is a lot of political pressure for states to adopt the new federal tax codes. But there is no law that requires them to do so.”
“Geoff Leonard knows more about me than I know myself.”
“I wouldn’t know Robbie Williams if I fell over him.”
“Occasionally, you get a nice surprise when someone covers your song in an extraordinary way.”
“Frank Sinatra did ‘Born Free’, Tony Bennett did ‘Walkabout,’ but you have no control over who does what, really. So you just hold yourself responsible for the stuff you do, and then get filthy rich on all this stuff that other people have done.”