Simon Cowell Quotes

Simon Cowell Quotes: What I'm interested in watching is to make sure that they give the right advice now to the contestants who are going forward because, you know, it's one thing just to criticize but you've got to also give, you know, good advice which is going to help them. Overall, I think they're a good panel.
Send Quote
Simon Cowell Quote: What I would argue in my defence is that shows like 'Britain's Got Talent' and 'The X Factor' have actually got people more interested in music again and are sending more people into record stores.
Send Quote
Quotes about Simon Cowell: Thank God kids love following an artist. When you get a group who pop, it's the best thing in the world.
Send Quote
Quote about Simon Cowell: I love producing shows. And so when you're on a show where other people are making decisions you don't necessarily agree with it, after a while you start to feel like a passenger.
Send Quote
Simon Cowell Sayings: If you only ever heard Lady Gaga, she's the most boring singer in the world.
Send Quote
Simon Cowell Saying: Every show I've ever, you know, produced, essentially it's the show I want to watch myself.
Send Quote
Sayings about Simon Cowell: If I go into a relationship with an artist, which at most is going to last five years, we have a 100-page contract covering every eventuality. Whereas with marriage you go into it with no contract, with laws that date back hundreds of years, and I don't think that's right.
Send Quote
Saying about Simon Cowell: I grew up when the whole Motown thing was huge. The charts in those days were dominated by groups more than solo artists at one point.
Send Quote
Simon Cowell Quotes: One thing I've learnt is you should never fight it. They're natural emotions and when you try and bottle everything up, that's what can make you depressed. Luckily I have fantastic memories [about my parents] and they really help.
Send Quote
Simon Cowell Quote: I think that by ignoring the show you're ignoring the audience who put you there.
Send Quote
Quotes about Simon Cowell: The minute you start assuming that the audience is very happy to see the same show again, you're dead.
Send Quote
Quote about Simon Cowell: I love TV. I love being behind the scenes on a TV show but there's something about, I don't know there's something very special when you've signed an artist and that first record comes in and it's a good record. It is an indescribable feeling.
Send Quote
Simon Cowell Sayings: Whether they run a record company or a grocery store, every boss will tell you you're in big trouble if you're borrowing more than you can ever afford to pay back. Delaying the pain for future generations is suicidal. We've got to start getting the deficit down right now, not next year.
Send Quote
Simon Cowell Saying: When I was young and we got caught pinching apples, we got a smack from the local policeman. Today if that happened he would be sued. There is a tendency to punish the victim, not the criminal. If someone broke into my house or my mum's house, I worry that the burglar has more rights than me.
Send Quote
Sayings about Simon Cowell: I was bought an electric guitar when I was 12, but my guitar teacher beat me up. I didn't like guitar lessons and I got quite bored. My teacher was obviously bored giving me lessons, and one day I offered him a liquorice toffee, but he didn't answer. So I threw it at him, it hit him in the face, and he sort of beat me up.
Send Quote
Saying about Simon Cowell: The artists who endure are the ones who stay focused even after they have reached the top of their profession.
Send Quote
Simon Cowell Quotes: I like to know why a video has suddenly gone viral, why a song has broken, why a TV show is suddenly rating out of pattern... I'm pretty good at understanding why things are becoming popular.
Send Quote
Simon Cowell Quote: I thought the first two seasons of America's Got Talent were good. I think this one is the best one by a mile because they - you see the difference this year, I think, with the crowd being effectively the fourth judge. But most importantly, I think that these shows have to have a relevance because if you're not finding stars at the back of these shows - whether it's Idol or Got Talent - they're a complete waste of time.
Send Quote