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Henry Rollins quotes: Americans should demand real news, more transparency and more truth. Americans should demand real news, more transparency and more truth.
Henry Rollins quotes: Questioning anything and everything, to me, is punk rock. Questioning anything and everything, to me, is punk rock.
Henry Rollins quotes: I don't have a wife, I don't have any kids, I don't have any addictions that keep me drooling on the couch, and I'm kind of target oriented. I don't have a wife, I don't have any kids, I don't have any addictions that keep me drooling on the couch, and I'm kind of target oriented.
Henry Rollins quotes: To this day, my haircut is the number two clippers, which I apply to myself every month. To this day, my haircut is the number two clippers, which I apply to myself every month.
Henry Rollins quotes: America has 2.2 million of it's citizens incarcerated. It's a statistic we should be ashamed of ... America has 2.2 million of it's citizens incarcerated. It's a statistic we should be ashamed of ...
Henry Rollins quotes: I still have dreams about CBGB's. I still miss the place. I still have dreams about CBGB's. I still miss the place.
Henry Rollins quotes: I can only write about personal stuff, about my point of view. I can only write about personal stuff, about my point of view.
Henry Rollins quotes: Most of the people who call me a sellout were 7 when I was down face-first in the punk trenches. Most of the people who call me a sellout were 7 when I was down face-first in the punk trenches.
Henry Rollins quotes: With any advent in technology, any technological innovation, there is the good and the bad. With any advent in technology, any technological innovation, there is the good and the bad.
Henry Rollins quotes: You can get away with a lot of shit if it looks like it's all you know how to do. You can get away with a lot of shit if it looks like it's all you know how to do.
Henry Rollins quotes: August brings into sharp focus and a furious boil everything I've been listening to in the late spring and summer. August brings into sharp focus and a furious boil everything I've been listening to in the late spring and summer.
Henry Rollins quotes: Imagine a 15-year-old kid saying, 'I have two moms - it's cool.' I don't fear that at all. Imagine a 15-year-old kid saying, 'I have two moms - it's cool.' I don't fear that at all.
Henry Rollins quotes: I have been curious about Haiti for many years. The history of the country is as fascinating as it is turbulent. I have been curious about Haiti for many years. The history of the country is as fascinating as it is turbulent.
Henry Rollins quotes: You'll never know that just sitting across a room full of people, I have transformed you into a goddess. A destroyer of despair. You'll never know that just sitting across a room full of people, I have transformed you into a goddess. A destroyer of despair.
Henry Rollins quotes: I can deal with people who watch me on stage but I am not good in communicating with people any other way than through my work. I can deal with people who watch me on stage but I am not good in communicating with people any other way than through my work.
Henry Rollins quotes: You never have to listen to a famous person, it's an elective. You never have to listen to a famous person, it's an elective.
Henry Rollins quotes: An appreciation of animals is good for a human, it can lead to a better understanding and respect for all living things. An appreciation of animals is good for a human, it can lead to a better understanding and respect for all living things.
Henry Rollins quotes: Change is hard, but change is good. Change is hard, but change is good.
Henry Rollins quotes: I will never be able to pound words into lines To match the velocity of your presence I will never be able to pound words into lines
To match the velocity of your presence
Henry Rollins quotes: I wear my sunglasses. Keeps you on one side and me on the other. I wear my sunglasses. Keeps you on one side and me on the other.
Henry Rollins quotes: Nothing moves me more than the history of the United States. Nothing moves me more than the history of the United States.
Henry Rollins quotes: When you title yourself, you immediately lend yourself to all kinds of pretension When you title yourself, you immediately lend yourself to all kinds of pretension
Henry Rollins quotes: Human beings should not be reduced to a state to where they almost get into a fight over a small bar of soap. Human beings should not be reduced to a state to where they almost get into a fight over a small bar of soap.
Henry Rollins quotes: I feel like a visitor that got left behind by his ride. I feel like a visitor that got left behind by his ride.
Henry Rollins quotes: I'm not a thrill seeker. I'm not looking to get kidnapped. I'm not looking to get a shot at. I've been shot at. I didn't like it. I'm not a thrill seeker. I'm not looking to get kidnapped. I'm not looking to get a shot at. I've been shot at. I didn't like it.
Henry Rollins quotes: For myself, I can't understand a life without a job. I don't know what I would do without employment. Retirement is out of the question for me. For myself, I can't understand a life without a job. I don't know what I would do without employment. Retirement is out of the question for me.
Henry Rollins quotes: I'm most comfortable on stage. I'm most comfortable on stage.
Henry Rollins quotes: I'm not trying to amass people in the streets. I just want them to be more aware. I'm not trying to amass people in the streets. I just want them to be more aware.
Henry Rollins quotes: It is you who makes me see what I really am. It is you who makes me see what I really am.
Henry Rollins quotes: I think marriage is a boring and fault-ridden contractual obligation. I think marriage is a boring and fault-ridden contractual obligation.
Henry Rollins quotes: All by yourself, unable to express the pain of your distress with your deeper inside. You alienate yourself and everybody else. All by yourself, unable to express the pain of your distress with your deeper inside. You alienate yourself and everybody else.
Henry Rollins quotes: The ones who don't do anything are always the ones who try to pull you down. The ones who don't do anything are always the ones who try to pull you down.
Henry Rollins quotes: I have no artistic sensibilities. I wish I did. It is probably really cool. I have work habits and work ethic. For me, all the things I do are jobs. I have no artistic sensibilities. I wish I did. It is probably really cool. I have work habits and work ethic. For me, all the things I do are jobs.
Henry Rollins quotes: If the truth is told how I want to be remembered ... as someone who cared. Someone who worked really hard and someone who didn't sit around. If the truth is told how I want to be remembered ... as someone who cared. Someone who worked really hard and someone who didn't sit around.
Henry Rollins quotes: I get tired of talking when I want to be silent. I get tired of talking when I want to be silent.
Henry Rollins quotes: Keep your blood clean, your body lean, and your mind sharp. Keep your blood clean, your body lean, and your mind sharp.
Henry Rollins quotes: I am too far gone to be rehabilitated. I am too far gone to be rehabilitated.
Henry Rollins quotes: Youth is fleeting and life is short, you might as well strike hard. Anything else is just average. Youth is fleeting and life is short, you might as well strike hard. Anything else is just average.
Henry Rollins quotes: The Bad Seeds are a band I will travel a great distance to see whenever possible. The Bad Seeds are a band I will travel a great distance to see whenever possible.
Henry Rollins quotes: I am very ambitious in a way, in that I'm not trying to be the richest guy or whatever. I just really like my work. I am very ambitious in a way, in that I'm not trying to be the richest guy or whatever. I just really like my work.
Henry Rollins quotes: I will do my best to dodge tonight's depressionHide in sleepDamage myself in dreamsWake up older, slightly more used. I will do my best to dodge tonight's depression
Hide in sleep
Damage myself in dreams
Wake up older, slightly more used.
Henry Rollins quotes: I have to do things for myself, and if those standards are set high, then it's up to me to pass or fail. I have to do things for myself, and if those standards are set high, then it's up to me to pass or fail.
Henry Rollins quotes: I've said it before and I say it again: A man's got to do what a brainless idiot's got to do. I've said it before and I say it again: A man's got to do what a brainless idiot's got to do.
Henry Rollins quotes: I am well protected Too locked up Inside myself To get free I am well protected Too locked up Inside myself To get free
Henry Rollins quotes: I'm not harmful, just introspective. You can probably think I'm weird, but it's not harmful weird. I'm not harmful, just introspective. You can probably think I'm weird, but it's not harmful weird.
Henry Rollins quotes: For the last 30-plus years, I have been doing one long, uninterrupted improv. For the last 30-plus years, I have been doing one long, uninterrupted improv.
Henry Rollins quotes: Could it be that violence is as much a part of the American identity as the Constitution, and a vital component to its economic stability? Could it be that violence is as much a part of the American identity as the Constitution, and a vital component to its economic stability?
Henry Rollins quotes: If I had to live my life in anticipation of what others thought of me, little would get done. If I had to live my life in anticipation of what others thought of me, little would get done.
Henry Rollins quotes: For me, speaking to anyone - on a stage, in an elevator - I am looking for impact and connection. The same goes for writing. For me, speaking to anyone - on a stage, in an elevator - I am looking for impact and connection. The same goes for writing.
Henry Rollins quotes: I'm a recognizable person and some people feel the need for some reason to take me to task. You're really messing with the wrong person on that one. I'm a recognizable person and some people feel the need for some reason to take me to task. You're really messing with the wrong person on that one.
Henry Rollins quotes: Life forgets me but will not let me forgetHolds me down and tells me that I'm free. Life forgets me but will not let me forget
Holds me down and tells me that I'm free.
Henry Rollins quotes: There is no place in the world like Australia. Not even its beautiful neighbor New Zealand. There is no place in the world like Australia. Not even its beautiful neighbor New Zealand.
Henry Rollins quotes: Rock is ironic in that, up to a certain point, you can get better and better at it if you don't mind possibly looking more and more ridiculous. Rock is ironic in that, up to a certain point, you can get better and better at it if you don't mind possibly looking more and more ridiculous.
Henry Rollins quotes: Don't go to summer camp. Bury your parents in the backyard and have the place to yourself. Don't go to summer camp. Bury your parents in the backyard and have the place to yourself.
Henry Rollins quotes: America is a country born from semi-mythologized blood, glory and acts of selfless patriotic sacrifice. America is a country born from semi-mythologized blood, glory and acts of selfless patriotic sacrifice.
Henry Rollins quotes: If I hear, 'Be afraid of Tehran,' I'm like, 'I'd better go to Tehran.' If I hear, 'Be afraid of Tehran,' I'm like, 'I'd better go to Tehran.'
Henry Rollins quotes: Hope is the last thing a person does before they are defeated. Hope is the last thing a person does before they are defeated.