Jimi Hendrix Quotes

50 Jimi Hendrix quotes:

"Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music."
"I got a pet monkey called Charlie Chan."
"Every city in the world always has a gang, a street gang, or the so-called outcasts."
"I have this one little saying, when things get too heavy just call me helium, the lightest known gas to man."
"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."
"I try to use my music to move these people to act."
"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."
"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."
"If it was up to me, there wouldn't be no such thing as the establishment."
"It all has to come from inside, though, I guess."
"It's funny the way most people love the dead. Once you are dead, you are made for life."
"Music is a safe kind of high."
"My nature just changes."
"See, that's nothing but blues, that's all I'm singing about. It's today's blues."
"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."
"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?"
"We have time, there's no big rush."
"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."
"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."
"Imagination is the key to my lyrics. The rest is painted with a little science fiction."

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