Keith Richards’ Tips for Healthy Living

I’ve always been fascinated by Keith Richards, a man noted as much for his ability to survive massive long-term drug abuse as for anything he’s done with the Rolling Stones. Here are some great Keith Richards quotations just published by the New York Times:

“When I was a junkie I used to be able to play tennis with Mick, go to the toilet for a quick fix and still beat him.”

“I’ve never turned blue in someone else’s bathroom. I consider that the height of bad manners.”

“It seems strange that we do the same thing with the same boys all these years later. But it’s like when you get drunk at a bar and wonder later how you got home. You know where you are — you’re home — but how did you get there? That’s the mystery.”

So how is it that this guy is still alive? Well, even Keith Richards has limits on what he’ll put into his body:

“Cheese is very wrong.”

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