Ed Sheeran Quotes: 100+ Inspiring Quotes about Life, Love, Success, etc.

Edward Christopher Sheeran better known as Ed Sheeran is an English singer-songwriter, record producer, and actor. Some of his most popular hits are “Thinking Out Loud“, “Shape Of You“, and “Perfect“. Before having his big break, Ed Sheeran used to contribute songs for popular artists including British boy band One Direction, Justin Bieber, Tori Kelly, and Taylor Swift.

While Ed Sheeran is a gifted musician, he is also an inspiration to many. On this page, you’ll find Ed Sheeran quotes that we organized on different topics. These are best quotes from his interviews and best lines from his music or lyrics quotes.

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Ed Sheeran Inspirational Quotes

  1. “As far as songwriting, my inspirations came from love, life and death, and viewing other people’s situations.” —Ed Sheeran
  2. “But once you’ve made a song and you put it out there, you don’t own it anymore. The public owns it. It’s their song. It might be their song that they wake up to, or their song they have a shower to, or their song that they drive home to or their song they cry to, scream to, have babies to, have weddings to – like, it isn’t your song anymore.” —Ed Sheeran
  3. “Be happy, always smile, and appreciate the little thing because they can all be gone tomorrow.” —Ed Sheeran
  4. “Everything will be okay in the end. If it’s not okay, then it’s not the end.” —Ed Sheeran
  5. “I saw Damien Rice in Dublin when I was 13, and that inspired me to want to pursue being a songwriter… I practised relentlessly and started recording my own EPs. At 16, I moved to London and played any gigs I could, selling CDs from my rucksack to fund recording the next, and it snowballed from there.” —Ed Sheeran
  6. “Music is a powerful tool in galvanizing people around an issue. There’s no better way to get your point across than to put it in a beautiful song.” —Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran Quotes About Life

  1. “Be nice to everyone, always smile, and appreciate things because it could all be gone tomorrow.” —Ed Sheeran
  2. “I find the whole concept of women screaming at me so odd. It’s very flattering, but I don’t think I will ever consider myself to be a sex symbol.” —Ed Sheeran
  3. “I’d like to have kids and a wife, and you know, drop them off at school and like, do normal things rather than constantly being on tour. Because I’m young now and I haven’t really got a social life. This is all I do. It’s the best job in the world, but I’ll get to the point where there’s more to life than work.” —Ed Sheeran
  4. “My parents worked in the art world. They were really supportive of my music in that they allowed me to drop out of school and move out of our home, which not many parents would do.” —Ed Sheeran
  5. “I personally don’t think ginger men have a habit of being attractive. We have to make ourselves seem attractive by doing stuff.” —Ed Sheeran
  6. “Pain is only relevant if it still hurts.” —Ed Sheeran
  7. “The main thing that you have to remember on this journey is, just be nice to everyone and always smile.” —Ed Sheeran
  8. “I want to have a career that evolves as I go on.” —Ed Sheeran
  9. “If love what you can’t have, then you have to love what you’ve got.” —Ed Sheeran
  10. “The worst things in life come free to us.” —Ed Sheeran
  11. “It’s ok to be not ok.” —Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran Quotes About Being True To Yourself

  1. “I think the moment you start trying to please a fan base is when you start going downhill. I’m going to always, always write about what I want, even if it doesn’t necessarily cater to most of them.” —Ed Sheeran
  2. “Be a true Heart, not a follower.” —Ed Sheeran
  3. “I’d like to say that I’m a rock star, but I’m not – I’m honestly more of a relationship kind of guy. I’m a guy you could take home to meet your mum rather than a guy your mum wouldn’t like.” —Ed Sheeran
  4. “Be original; don’t be scared of being bold.” —Ed Sheeran
  5. “Everyone knows almost everything about me. I make it very clear that I’m cool with people knowing all my personal life through my songs.” —Ed Sheeran
  6. “Just be you. That’s the best advice I can give. There are seven billion people in this world and there is no one like you.” —Ed Sheeran
  7. “I slip up in interviews all the time but I’ve never maintained a clean-cut image so people don’t really care. I’ve never hidden the fact that I smoke, so if I’m pictured smoking a cigarette now, nobody says much about it.” —Ed Sheeran
  8. “If Adele’s seen as boring, then I’m happy to be boring as well.” —Ed Sheeran
  9. “If someone tells you to change yourself, tell them to go fuck themselves.” —Ed Sheeran
  10. “I’m quite arty. I didn’t know whether to become an artist or musician but I realised I could paint with music. All my songs have colours.” —Ed Sheeran
  11. “Instead of writing songs for girls, I tend to write albums, which I guess is a bit weird.” —Ed Sheeran
  12. “I’ve always had really messy hair.” —Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran Quotes About Success

  1. “The more you write tunes, the better they will become. The more you do gigs, the better you will become.” —Ed Sheeran
  2. “It was my love for the guitar that first got me into music and singing.” —Ed Sheeran
  3. “Success is the best revenge for anything.” —Ed Sheeran
  4. “You start off with a little spark, and it’s whether or not you nurture that spark. You have to expand it and work on it.” —Ed Sheeran
  5. “I’ve never really been a confident person, except from a musical standpoint. I had to push myself early on, but it got easier with each gig.” —Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran Quotes About Love

  1. “Granny Sheeran told me when I’m looking for a partner to fall in love with their eyes cause eyes are the only things that don’t age, so if you fall in love with their eyes you’ll be in love forever.” —Ed Sheeran
  2. “Kiss me, like you wanna be loved.” —Ed Sheeran
  3. “My love songs are very personal and quite weird. They don’t really have the big radio hit choruses because basically, they’re my therapy, stuff I have to get off my chest.” —Ed Sheeran
  4. “I’m falling for your eyes, but they don’t know me yet.” —Ed Sheeran
  5. “Whenever you have an ex, and they’re like, ‘I hope we can still be friends!’ and you weren’t friends before you started dating, then what do you go back to, really?.” —Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran Song Quotes

  1. “And I don’t get waves of missing you anymore, they’re more like tsunami tides in my eyes.” —Ed Sheeran
  2. “And I will stop trying to fall in love again, and keep it a secret. It never works out anyway.” —Ed Sheeran
  3. “And with a feeling I’ll forget, I’m in love now.” —Ed Sheeran
  4. “Paper or razor blade, never give up
    And just remember just to hold out more
    A couple years ago
    I couldn’t just control that thought
    You’d find me buskin’ on the street
    When it was cold outdoors
    And now I’m sweating on the stage
    With the sold-out tours
    Writing love songs for the sake of it
    Never to make a hit”
    —Ed Sheeran
  5. “Before I save someone else, I have to save myself.” —Ed Sheeran
  6. “And all my walls stood tall painted blue
    And I’ll take them down
    Take them down and open up the door for you”
    —Ed Sheeran
  7. “She’s like cold coffee in the morning
    I’m drunk off last nights whisky and coke
    She’ll make me shiver without warning
    And make me laugh as if I’m in on the joke”
    —Ed Sheeran
  8. “You’re not her
    Though I try to see you differently
    I tow the line
    You see, I’m searching for what used to be mine
    And I saw your eyes
    And I saw Alice staring back at me
    So I will try to find another one who suited me as well as her”
    —Ed Sheeran
  9. “And of all these things
    I’m sure of
    I’m not quite certain
    Of your love
    And you made me scream
    But then I made you cry
    When I left that little bird
    With its broken leg to die”
    —Ed Sheeran
  10. “Tell her that she turns my cheeks the color of my hair.” —Ed Sheeran
  11. “It’s too cold outside
    For angels to fly
    An angel will die
    Covered in white
    Closed eye
    And hoping for a better life
    This time, we’ll fade out tonight
    Straight down the line”
    —Ed Sheeran
  12. “You’re wasting your time
    Giving me the speech
    You try to, don’t reach
    Your smile
    You’re holding your tears
    Your inside is dead
    You’re eating your fears
    In a cigarette
    You’ve waited too long
    To finally see
    The sunshine in the rain
    Is as deep as the sea”
    —Ed Sheeran
  13. “I’m not you, now that would be disastrous.” —Ed Sheeran
  14. “I don’t ever want to be perfect,
    Cause I’m a singer that you
    Never want to see shirtless”
    —Ed Sheeran
  15. “What didn’t kill me, it didn’t make me stronger at all.” —Ed Sheeran
  16. “It’s alright to die cause death is the only thing you haven’t tried.” —Ed Sheeran
  17. “It’s too cold outside for angels to fly.” —Ed Sheeran
  18. “Cause honey your soul could never grow old its evergreen.” —Ed Sheeran
  19. “Warm me up with your lips.” —Ed Sheeran
  20. “You are the earth that I will stand upon.
    You are the words that I will sing.”
    —Ed Sheeran
  21. “And they say
    She’s in the class A Team
    Stuck in her daydream
    Been that way since eighteen, but lately,
    Her face seems
    Slowly sinking, wasting
    Crumbling like pastries
    And they scream
    The worst things in life come free to us
    Cos we’re just under the upper hand
    Go mad for a couple grams
    And she don’t want to go outside tonight
    And in a pipe she flies to the Motherland
    Or sells love to another man
    It’s too cold outside
    For angels to fly
    Angels to fly”
    —Ed Sheeran
  22. “I’ve fallen for your eyes, but they don’t know me yet.” —Ed Sheeran
  23. “Give me love like her
    ‘Cause lately I’ve been waking up alone
    Paint splattered teardrops on my shirt
    Told you I’d let them go
    And that I’ll fight my corner
    Maybe tonight I’ll call ya
    After my blood turns into alcohol
    No, I just wanna hold ya
    Give a little time to me or burn this out
    We’ll play hide and seek to turn this around
    All I want is the taste that your lips allow
    My, my, my, my, oh give me love”
    —Ed Sheeran
  24. “And of all these things
    I’m sure of
    I’m not quite certain
    Of your love
    And you made me scream
    But then I made you cry
    When I left that little bird
    With its broken leg to die”
    —Ed Sheeran

Other Ed Sheeran Quotes

  1. “I do like my hair. It took a while to come around to the fact that it was quite a unique value point.” —Ed Sheeran
  2. “If I can put on my album in a car or on my headphones and listen to the whole thing and love it, that’s what I’m going to be happy putting out there.” —Ed Sheeran
  3. “I think I’ve been around for a while. But I still have to pay my dues.” —Ed Sheeran
  4. “I was on some TV shows with Lady Gaga the other week, and you could see the difference in reaction between her fans and my fans outside. She comes out, and she looks like a star, and the reaction is just tears, crying, people going, ‘Oh my God, Oh my God.’ My fans are like: ‘Alright, Ed’.” —Ed Sheeran
  5. “Country music is some of the best-written music in the world, so yeah, one day, I would keep my mind open to doing a country record.” —Ed Sheeran
  6. “I think YouTube has destroyed the genre barrier. People can be into Justin Bieber and Eminem at the same time. It’s a good thing.” —Ed Sheeran
  7. “I think I need to accept the fact that I am where I am today because fans have shared my music illegally and legally, but I wouldn’t be here today without the Internet, so I can’t speak out against it.” —Ed Sheeran
  8. “Everyone still thinks I’m Scottish – that’s totally wicked.” —Ed Sheeran
  9. “I think encouraging young people to twerk might be a bad thing. It’s a stripper’s move. If I had a daughter of nine, I wouldn’t want her twerking.” —Ed Sheeran
  10. “I don’t think that there’s much that sets me apart from other musicians, but I think there are definitely things that set me apart from other kinds of artists. I feel that musicians do it their own way, write their own songs and put on a great live shows.” —Ed Sheeran
  11. “Harry Potter is awesome.” —Ed Sheeran
  12. “I don’t know if my songs fit in films.” —Ed Sheeran
  13. “Growing up, I was inspired by The Beatles and Bob Dylan. Damian Rice was a huge influence for me musically.” —Ed Sheeran
  14. “I don’t really do that whole ‘single life’ thing. I’m kind of heads down and get things done.” —Ed Sheeran
  15. “Kiss Me.’ That’s my ‘Twilight’ tune, a song you’d have on the ‘Twilight’ soundtrack.” —Ed Sheeran
  16. “Nashville is wicked. It’s like a proper music community, but it’s also quintessentially American. You bump into people there with cowboy hats that spit in jars and call you ‘boy.’ I just love that.” —Ed Sheeran
  17. “I think the music I’ve created is quite odd, and people are going to start talking about that.” —Ed Sheeran
  18. “Paint stuff and make jam. You’re good at doing that.” —Ed Sheeran
  19. “I would love to get a Moonman! I’d put it next to my other awards. I don’t have a cabinet right now; they’re just kind of all around my flat, one next to the TV, one in the bedroom. So, I’d have to build a cabinet.” —Ed Sheeran
  20. “Some of my tattoos are a bit silly, but I know where and what time I got them.” —Ed Sheeran
  21. “I’d smoked from quite a young age and the first thing I noticed when I went into the studio was a stack of Marlborough Lights on the table.” —Ed Sheeran
  22. “The best thing about being on the road, in general, is just playing every single night in front of people that are genuinely fans of your music.” —Ed Sheeran
  23. “If I ever have any backup dancers, I want the penguins from Madagascar.” —Ed Sheeran
  24. “I’m a huge hip-hop fan from way back in the day.” —Ed Sheeran
  25. “The public has heard the stereotypical love songs a million times, and they’ve heard the stereotypical life-or-death songs millions of times. It’s good to mix it up a little bit.” —Ed Sheeran
  26. “The thing that I took away as an early fan from Bob Dylan was the storytelling aspects. He can tell some wicked stories.” —Ed Sheeran
  27. “The time I spent on tour with Nizlopi was all the education I ever needed to be a singer.” —Ed Sheeran
  28. “The whole ‘studly womanizer’ thing, I mean, I quite enjoy the title – it’s just not very accurate.” —Ed Sheeran
  29. “In my eyes, there’s no one better than Stevie Wonder. He’s a top dude.” —Ed Sheeran
  30. “I’ve had years of teasing about my red hair, but I definitely think it toughened me up. If you’re ginger, you end up pretty quick-witted.” —Ed Sheeran
  31. “They say I’m up and coming like I’m fucking in an elevator.” —Ed Sheeran
  32. “Try to find someone with a sense of humor. That’s an important thing to have because when you get into an argument, one of the best ways to diffuse it is to be funny. You don’t want to hide away from a point, because some points are serious, but you’d rather have a discussion that was a discussion, rather than an argument.” —Ed Sheeran
  33. “I’ve always been a massive fan of John Mayer. I think he’s very talented.” —Ed Sheeran
  34. “There were a couple of things I needed to do while I was in New York. One was to have a pizza pie, one was to get a tattoo… and the other was to get a Yankees hat.” —Ed Sheeran
  35. “I’ve done some really weird gigs. The ones where no one turned up – they’re probably not the interesting ones to talk about. I played some pretty random ones in L.A. I signed to play all-R&B nights or an all-comedy night where I’d be the only white person there. They were fun.” —Ed Sheeran
  36. “Women who are into Lord of The Rings and The Hobbit are, like, the coolest people in the world.” —Ed Sheeran
  37. “I’ve never dated anyone in Hollywood or anyone famous, for that matter. I don’t know that I’m ever gonna write a song that you will know who it’s about.” —Ed Sheeran
  38. “You can’t call me a Twitter phenomenon or a YouTube one. These things are useful, but so’s hard gigging. One year I did 311 shows. I did six in one night alone.” —Ed Sheeran

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