Jimi Hendrix Quotes and Sayings

These are inspirational, motivational, wise, sad and funny Jimi Hendrix quotes, sayings, and proverbs that inspire us. See more famous quotes on QuoteLicious.

  • Name: James Marshall Hendrix
  • Known as: Jimi Hendrix
  • Birth: November 27, 1942
  • Death: September 18, 1970 (27)
  • Birthplace: Seattle, Washington
  • Star Sign: Sagittarius
  • Occupation: Musician, songwriter, producer

 

You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
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When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
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In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first.
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It’s funny how most people love the dead, once you’re dead your made for life.
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Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.
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It all has to come from inside, though, I guess.
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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.
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I try to use my music to move these people to act.
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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.
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I’ve been imitated so well I’ve heard people copy my mistakes.
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If I’m free, it’s because I’m always running.
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If it was up to me, there wouldn’t be no such thing as the establishment.
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Imagination is the key to my lyrics. The rest is painted with a little science fiction.
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I don’t have nothing to regret at all in the past, except that I might’ve unintentionally hurt somebody else or something.
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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.
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We have time, there’s no big rush.
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When I die, I want people to play my music, go wild and freak out and do anything they want to do.
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When I die, just keep playing the records.
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Excuse me while I kiss the sky.
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All I’m gonna do is just go on and do what I feel.
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Blues is easy to play, but hard to feel.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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I have this one little saying, when things get too heavy just call me helium, the lightest known gas to man.
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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?
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The time I burned my guitar it was like a sacrifice. You sacrifice the things you love. I love my guitar.
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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.
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Even castles made of sand, fall into the sea, eventually.
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Every city in the world always has a gang, a street gang, or the so-called outcasts.
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I’m gonna put a curse on you and all your kids will be born completely naked.
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I got a pet monkey called Charlie Chan.
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Rock is so much fun. That’s what it’s all about – filling up the chest cavities and empty kneecaps and elbows.
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See, that’s nothing but blues, that’s all I’m singing about. It’s today’s blues.
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Music is a safe kind of high.
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Music is my religion.
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Music makes me high on stage, and that’s the truth. It’s like being almost addicted to music.
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My goal is to be one with the music. I just dedicate my whole life to this art.
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My nature just changes.
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Sometimes you want to give up the guitar, you’ll hate the guitar. But if you stick with it, you’re gonna be rewarded.
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