Robin Gibb Quotes.
You realize that however much you don’t think about death – or think that’s for other people – you’re just an organism living from day to day. I’m just grateful I’m here.
I’d never try to be that distinctive from the Bee Gees’ sound. I’m very proud of being a Bee Gee and am always aware that I’ll be identified as a Bee Gee.
Losing people makes you realize you’ve got to grab life – not put things off.
I don’t like lifts and will walk up 20 flights of stairs if I have to. Crowded rooms make me uncomfortable, too, although I can sing to a stadium full of thousands of people no bother.
With Maurice suddenly going, I realised… I think I’ve matured. I don’t take things lightly any more.
It makes us feel better that everyone out there is thinking of Maurice.
I visit English country churchyards where historical figures are buried.
We will pursue every factor, every element, every second of the timeline, of the final hours of Maurice’s life. We will pursue that relentlessly. That will be our quest from now on.
If the heart stops for more than two minutes, you have massive brain death. There are only two minutes between our conscious world and zero. That’s how fragile our consciousness is.
When Maurice touched a keyboard, it was like something from a movie, magical. He would always give you something from a movie, and you’d go, what did you just play… immediately inspirational writings, amazing. That’s what we’re going to miss.
I’m not a party person or someone who likes to sit and drink in clubs all night, and never really have been. I have a good time through work.
Music became an obsession, and eventually we felt more comfortable with each other then we did with anyone else. The three of us were like one person.
I’ve always been thin. If you go back to when we first started I’ve always been skinny.
I don’t like rock opera with back beats.
Nobody will ever take Maurice’s place, and he’ll go on with us and he’ll go on our music. He’ll go on with us as the Bee Gees, and Maurice will always be with us.
I think for anybody, any family, and I know there are families out there that are going through this even now, that it is the hardest thing in the world. Nobody is ever prepared for it.
I’ll never get used to living without Mo, but the painful things that surround what happened to him aren’t so painful any more-not so raw or so new.
I love food, I love eating.
The illness, and the untimely death of my brothers, has made me conscious of the fact that – rather than just think about it – it’s crucial that you do today what you want to do.
It just felt like the right time to focus on solo material.
My whole life has been a bit like a Nintendo game.
I don’t know what ‘home’ or ‘abroad’ is any more.
In the beginning, Barry and I couldn’t decide if we were going got go forward with the name of the Bee Gees or just as Barry and Robin. Now we’ve decided to continue as the Bee Gees because we feel we can, and Maurice would have wanted it.
I hadn’t accepted he was seriously ill. The idea that someone so close to you couldn’t wake up was utterly incomprehensible. Then the doctor came in… Maurice had no brain left. There wasn’t any activity at all.
Music is being treated as one big karaoke machine.
I haven’t really met anyone else who has influenced me, but you never know, it could happen next year or next month. I just like to go with the spur of the moment.
I’m really happy that I got to work with such fresh talent. In a day when record companies are not particularly good at encouraging young, talented songwriters to come forward and get exposure, I think it’s important to give tomorrow’s songwriters the opportunity.
We’ve been in each other’s pockets our entire lives.
As the plane got closer to Miami, I had this terrible feeling he was dying. Maybe he was telling me that he was going. I felt anger, panic, despair and helplessness.
I don’t take things for granted, because everything feels more fragile. It’s made me wonder about mortality and how long you’ve got somebody in the world. I’m more fearful than I used to be.
How do you explain the bond between man and wife? Well, for one thing, it’s private. What people do in their own marriage is their own business.