Jimi Hendrix Quotes


It's up to the people. If they really want to keep it going they'll keep it going... they'll appreciate the music.

Anyway you know good and well it would be beyond the will of God and the grace of the King

I think it would count more if we did less personal appearances.

My goal is to be one with the music. I just dedicate my whole life to this art.

Never write a letter while you are angry.

Anger he smiles towering in shiny metallic purple armor. Queen Jealousy envy waits behind him her fiery green gown sneers at the grassy ground.

With the power of soul anything is possible.

Hey Joe where you going with that gun in your hand? I'm going out to find my woman caught her messing around with another man.

Telephone message on his manager's answering machine shortly before dying of heroin overdose: I need help bad man.

I was thinking too fast. It seems like a person has the tendency to get bored because he always wants to try to do all these accomplishments.

We want our sound to go into the soul of the audience and see if it can awaken some little thing in their minds... 'Cause there are so many sleeping people.

May I love you away from the evils of today to the dreams of tomorrow you know heaven has no sorrow.

I'm a million miles away and at the same time I'm right here in your picture frame.

Of course war is horrible but at present it's still the only guarantee of peace.

White collar conservative flashin down the street pointing that plastic finger at me they all assume my kind will drop and die but I'm gonna wave my freak flag high.

In World War II all these countries were completely against each other complete opposite. Now we're getting them all together through the idea of music.

After awhile your your cheap talk don't even cause me pain so let your bullets fly like rain.

I try to use my music to move these people to act.

You're not the only one accused of hit and run. Tire tracks all across my back well I can see you've had your fun.

Music makes me high on stage and that's the truth. It's like being almost addicted to music.

I'll always touch you.

If I'm free it's because I'm always running.

There are too many heavy songs out nowadays. music has been getting too heavy almost to the state of unbearable.

You may almost forget the smell of your family.

Life is Quicker Than a Blink of an Eye

The truth is straight ahead so don't burn yourself instead.

I use to live in a room full of mirrors all I could see was me.

I don't have nothing to regret at all in the past except that I might've unintentionally hurt somebody else or something.

Purple haze all in my eyes don't know if it's day or night. You got me blowin' blowin' my mind. Is it tomorrow or just the end of time?

I try all night to play a pretty note.

All I'm writing is just what I feel that's all. I just keep it almost naked. And probably the words are so bland.

When I played God Bless The Queen I was wondering if they was gonna dig us then quite naturally I'd go on and try to get it together.

The story of life is quicker then the blink of an eye the story of love is hello goodbye.

The story of life is quicker than the blink of an eye the story of love is hello goodbye.

The story of life is quicker than the blink of an eye. The story of love is Hello and Goodbye.Until we meet again.......

Manic depression's touching my soul. I know what I want but I just don't know how to go about getting it.

The reflection of the world is blues that's where that part of the music is at. Then you got this other kind of music that's tryin' to come around.

See that's nothing but blues that's all I'm singing about. It's today's blues.

Blues is easy to play but hard to feel.

Will the wind ever remember the names it has blown in the past? And with its crutch its old age and its wisdom it whispers no this will be the last.

Spiritually it's always there. It gets better and better all the time. One of these days I'll just finally release all that out.

Don't waste your time thinkin' about bad things.

Sometimes the music people put you into these big rush things.

I'd like to get something together - like a Handel Bach Muddy waters flamenco type of thing. If I could get that sound I'd be happy

The dollar bill is God in the States. All those Pelican people just believe in money and nothing else.

..the sweet love between the moon and the deep blue sea...

You've got to know what goes between the notes.

We have time there's no big rush.

The world is nothing but a big gimmick.

Room Full Of Mirrors that's more of a mental disarrangement. This says something about broken glass used to be all in my brain.

A broom is drearily sweeping up the broken pieces of yesterday's life.

Been riding broomsticks since she was fifteen.

Be respected as being new and probably a decent change or a help for the human race or whatever instead of keep carrying the same old burdens around with you.

Butterflies and zebras And moonbeams and fairy tales That's all she ever thinks about Riding with the wind.

The time I burned my guitar it was like a sacrifice. You sacrifice the things you love. I love my guitar.

Businessmen they drink my wine come and taste my herb.

Lots of the things we do are dangerous but life itself is dangerous; nothing is really worth bothering with that isn't full of danger

I found myself in too much of a box situation.

Purple Haze all in my brain lately things don't seem the same. Actin' funny but I don't know why. 'Scuse me while I kiss the sky.

Music is Magic. Magic is Life

Music is my religion.

Music is a safe kind of high.

Music is religion for me. There'll be music in the hereafter too.

Evil man make me kill you.

You know you are a sweet little heart breaker foxy lady.

Is this love baby or is this just confusion?

If my baby don't love me no more I know her sister will.

You have to be a freak in order to be different.

Good and evil lay side by side.

I wish they'd had electric guitars in cotton fields back in the good old days. A whole lot of things would've been straightened out.

A person would have to change himself in order to be a living example of what he's singing about.

I didn't mean to take up all your sweet time... I'll give it right back to you one of these days

You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.

I'm up here in this womb I'm looking all around. We'll I'm looking out my belly button window and I see a whole lot of frowns.

You have to use fantasy to show different sides to reality. That's how it can bend.

The way I write things I just write them with a clash between reality and fantasy mostly. You have to use fantasy to show different sides of reality; it's how it can bend.

So you want to be married oh baby trying to put me on a chain ain't that some shame? You must be losing your weak little mind.

As you well know you just can't believe everything you see and hear can you?

I want to get up in the morning and just roll over in my bed into an indoor swimming pool. And then swim to the breakfast table.

Have you ever been experienced? Not necessarily stoned but beautiful.

The Telecaster has two sounds - a good one and a bad one.

Who are you to judge the life i livei know i'm not perfect and i don't live to be.but before you start pointing fingersmake sure your hands are clean.

Hey motor cycle mama you gonna marry me?

Some people should just start ideas and other ones should carry them out.

Even Castles made of sand fall into the sea eventually.

When things get too heavy just call me helium the lightest known gas to man.

I have this one little saying when things get too heavy just call me helium the lightest known gas to man.

I dig Strauss and Wagner. Those cats are good.

Really I'm just an actor. The only difference between me and those cats in Hollywood is that I write my own script.

.. the Grand Ole Opry used to come on and I used to watch that. They used to have some pretty heavy cats heavy guitar players

I got a pet monkey called Charlie Chan.

There was a period when I stopped talking so much because I was just going through certain things. I just did the gigs and just stayed in tried to stay away.

Happiness is within you... so unlock the chains from your heart and let yourself grow- like the sweet flower you are. I know the answer- just spread your wings and set yourself free.

I wouldn't say that I'm the greatest guitarist ever. I'd say probably that I'm the greatest guitarist sitting in this chair.

There'll be no smoking in the gas chamber.

In order to change the world you have to get your head together first.

Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world then it can only happen through music.

My nature just changes.

Rock is so much fun. That's what it's all about - filling up the chest cavities and empty kneecaps and elbows.

Now if I don't meet you no more in this world then I'll I'll meet you in the next one and don't be late don't be late cause I'm a voodoo chile.

Well I stand up next to a mountain and I chop it down with the edge of my hand

Anybody can do anything it's up to themselves. All it takes is the right intentions.

We gotta stop smokin' stop stop. I mean cigarette smoking.

Every city in the world always has a gang a street gang or the so-called outcasts.

Before you start pointing fingers make sure your hands are clean.

Click bang what a hang your daddy just shot poor me.

Your mysterious mountains I wish to see closer. May I land my kinky machine?

A girl asked me if she could comb my hair. Nobody can comb my hair I can't even comb my hair.

I'm gonna put a curse on you and all your kids will be born completely naked.

I get stoned I can't get home I'm calling long distance on a public saxophone. My head is achin' my back is breakin' feel I got run over by Captain Coconut and his dog named Rover.

The artist draws the people. The whole idea is for people to dig themselves just mingle around meeting different other people. That's cool.

I've been imitated so well I've heard people copy my mistakes.

They've imitated me so good that sometimes I hear people copying my mistakes

Sorry for the tune up between time but what the hell cowboys are the only ones who stay in tune anyway...

I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors now the whole world is here for me to see.

It's not really into the big mass movement in music that I want to do you know.

Sometimes music comes across to me just when I am sitting around doing nothing and then the music makes me think of a few words I might have written.

She's a devil in disguise I can tell by looking in her eyes little Miss Strange.

I want to thank you my sweet darling for digging in the mud and picking me up.

Drifting On a sea of forgotten teardrops On a lifeboat Sailing for Your love

It's funny how most people love the dead once you're dead you're made for life.

It's funny how most people love the dead once you're dead your made for life.

It's funny the way most people love the dead. Once you are dead you are made for life.

Once you're dead you're made for life.

The one that rambles for a million miles yes I walk down this road searching for your love.

You have to give people something to dream on.

May the dreams of your past be the reality of your future.

I want to play music that draws a picture of the world and its space.

I just hate to be in one corner. I hate to be put as only a guitar player or either only as a songwriter or only as a tap dancer. I like to move around.

Manic depression is a frustratin' mess.

I'm the one that has to die when it's time for me to die so let me live my life the way I want to.

I try to get up every day.

When I die just keep playing the records.

You know I'll kiss you for my supper. Yeah you know I'll kiss you for my dinner baby.

You got me sitting on the shelf while you're out bewitching someone else.

When we go to play you flip around and flash around and everything and then they're not gonna see nothin' but what their eyes see. Forget about their ears.

Excuse me while I kiss the sky.

If I live by illusions you live by excuses.

If it was up to me there wouldn't be no such thing as the establishment.

The story of life is quicker than the wink of an eye the story of love is hello and goodbye...until we meet again

A lot of ppl are making more money than they ever had nowadays - so when they get their flat they can they always find themselves with an extra room.

Are you experienced? Have you ever been experienced?

Technically I'm not a guitar player all I play is truth and emotion.

Your people I do not understand so to you I shall put an end and you'll never hear surf music again.

You're a woman at least you taste like you are.

I was trying to do too many things at the same time which is my nature. But I was enjoying it and I still do enjoy it.

You have to forget about what other people say when you're supposed to die or when you're supposed to be loving. You have to forget about all these things.

This is your life - you must die by yourself so for heaven's sake live for yourself and no one else. . . .

Fall mountains just don't fall on me.

Freaks they are very prejudiced. You have to have your hair long and talk in a certain way in order to be with them. In order to be the other way you have to have your hair short and wear ties.

When I die I want people to play my music go wild and freak out and do anything they want to do.

The smiling portrait of you is still hanging on my frowning wall.

When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.

Don't use your brain to play it let your feelings guide your fingers.

It's very far away/It takes about a half a day to get there/ If we travel by-dragonfly.

The night I was born Lord I swear the moon turned a fire red.

You don't have to be singing about love all the time in order to give love to the people. You don't have to keep flashing those words all the time.

The story of love is hello and goodbye... until we meet again....

With any new civilization... they have to have their own officers and police and governments and all that.

It all has to come from inside though I guess.

Sometimes you want to give up the guitar you'll hate the guitar. But if you stick with it you're gonna be rewarded.

There's a lot of political things happening out there that I'd really have to get away from.

All I'm gonna do is just go on and do what I feel.

You got your God and so do I.

My own thing is in my head. I hear sounds and if I don't get them together nobody else will.

I have to get involved in my own kind of way 'cause I always want to respect my own judgments. I have to respect my own time.

I think that we honor ourselves by honoring our past.

Promotion with my name only that's all I have to do with it.

You're just like crosstown traffic so hard to get through to you.

Music is a safe type of high. It's more the way it was supposed to be. That's where highness came I guess from anyway. It's nothing but rhythm and motion.

Please pass me the peace weed and take some heed. Throw away all that mixed up speed.

Don't be reckless with other people's hearts. Don't put up with people who are reckless with yours.

Well obviously religion must come from inside.

Let me live my life the way I want to.

Imagination is the key to my lyrics. The rest is painted with a little science fiction.

Don't let your imagination take you by surprise.

When I'm sad she comes to me with a thousand smiles.

Genealogists live in the past lane.

We take our last look at the killing noise.

Knowledge talks wisdom listens.

Knowledge speaks but wisdom listens

Knowledge is speaking wisdom is listening

Kenny Burrell that's the sound I'm looking for.

I wanted to be listened to. I don't know if they were or not though.

I guess it would be if I wanted to just lay back and predominantly write songs when I can't go on a stage anymore.

My sons and their wives landed on Mars to start another race.

This morning came on to me silver wings silhouetted against the child's sunrise.

Move over Rover and let Jimi take over.

If 6 turned out to be 9 I don't mind.

Now if six turned up to be nine I don't mind I don't mind.

I believe everybody should have a room where they get rid of all their releases. So my room was a stage.

To be with the others you have to have your hair short and wear ties. So we're trying to make a third world happen you know what I mean?

And it's no war games because they all keep the same place. But like the solar system is going through a change soon and it's going to affect the Earth in about 30 years.

If I had anything to say I'd have a say to everybody.

I'm trying to get more into other things where reality is nothing but each individual's way of thinking.