Bjorn Ulvaeus

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    All these years later, I have almost no memory of the shows themselves. It's a blur. I remember my jogging runs better - that was my way of getting my energy together. I used to try to get to the arena as late as possible; otherwise, I'd just be pacing around, waiting to go on.
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    And also a lot of Muslims are no more religious then the average Swede. For them it's natural that human rights come first.
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    Before the Beatles, songwriters were very anonymous people and nobody paid any attention to them.
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    Critics used to say that ABBA were formulaic or that our songs were rubbish. We never had time for those comments, though. We were sincere and devoted to what we did.
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    Cultural variety is always worth striving for, but must never precede the declaration of human rights.
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    Every time I sit in the audience and watch a show that I have been involved with, it is such an amazing feeling to see all those people around me, knowing they are actually watching and enjoying something I have written.
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    Everyone should pursue whatever is original in oneself. That's the way for a long life in music.
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    If that doomsday scenario happens, will it help if you have heaps of paper money? I don't think so.
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    In a way, I'm kind of a bystander looking at this phenomenon that is ABBA, which is still around, and that I thought would be finished in 1981 and forgotten. I'm amazed how this could happen, and I don't know why it happened. I'm just grateful and humble. I just sit back and enjoy.
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    In my career the push has always been to take another step, to try something new.
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    In the beginning of my career, I wanted to be chased by girls more than anything - that's why I got the guitar. By the time we were in ABBA, the music was the only important thing.
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    Of course, we wore silly outfits, the pictures were corny, and some people still focus on that. But ABBA wasn't a big intellectual thing. We were a pop group.
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    Some values must be universal, like human rights and the equal worth of every human being.
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    Stockholm is unique in that it's built on islands and surrounded by water, so you get this enormous sense of freedom. It's got everything you could possibly need - everything New York or London has but without all the people and traffic. It's also become a very creative city, not only for music but also for fashion and computer games.
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    The story of Jesus is very fascinating. It still has such a tremendous power, even after 2,000 years! We don't really know if he existed as a historical figure.
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