Anthony Kiedis Quotes

On what he’s spent the most money on: In the ’70s it was skateboards, in the ’80s it was drugs, in the ’90s it was art, and now it’s my family. — Anthony Kiedis Maxim, 2011

On sobriety and remaining vices: My sobriety isn’t up for discussion, but as for vices, I seem to hack away at them with my invisible machete from dawn till dusk. The vice of ‘more’ is an ongoing theme. — Anthony Kiedis Maxim, 2011

On his last meal as a vegan, if he’d eat a steak: I’m not a true vegan. I dabble in sustainable fish and dawdle in the consumption of eggs. Steak doesn’t speak to me, and tempeh is so-so. I’ll savor a solitary apricot that’s been kissed by my baby. — Anthony Kiedis Maxim, 2011

On how he’d like to die: Death by evaporation. May the saltwater wind that gets shot out of a barreling wave blow me away like an old puffy dandelion into the sky. — Anthony Kiedis Maxim, 2011

I’ve been vegetarian since the 80s and, lately, even vegan. And I once happened to witness the slaughter of a cow. What atrocity must undergo an animal to satisfy the appetite of those fat men who eat hamburgers! — Anthony Kiedis Flair Magazine - Italy - March 2012

A rock star does not age! — Anthony Kiedis Flair Magazine - Italy - March 2012

But I sat on an aeroplane recently, coming from Hawaii to Los Angeles, with Rick Rubin just across the aisle, watching the Justin Bieber movie, Never Say Never. I cried about twice during that film and I wanted the world to know that! They were doing this very cheesy giveaway of concert tickets to 16-year-old girls. The cheesiness didn’t matter- it was the reaction of the kids. When you saw those little girls crying deliriously, I lost it. — Anthony Kiedis Q Magazine UK, 2011

I’m a crier, let me know if you need some tips. I could cry every day, in a good way. — Anthony Kiedis Q Magazine UK, 2011

I think dying is the ultimate high. — Anthony Kiedis Q Magazine UK, 2011

I never felt like dying was a good idea. — Anthony Kiedis Q Magazine UK, 2011