Janis Joplin Quotes


20 Janis Joplin quotes:



"My father wouldn't get us a TV, he wouldn't allow a TV in the house."
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"Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers."
"Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got."
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"Don't ever compromise yourself. You're all you've got."
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"Audiences like their blues singers to be miserable."
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"My Baby"
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"Fourteen heart attacks and he had to die in my week. In MY week."
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"I hope you're going to edit this stuff. I don't want to sound like a senile, self-pitying chick babbling on and on about her days of glory."
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"It's gonna be a long hard drag, but we'll make it."
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"On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone!"
Author: Joplin Quotes Category: Music Quotes
"I gotta go on doin' it the way I see it...I got no choice but to take it like I see it. I'm here to have a party while I'm on this earth...I'm gettin' it now, today. I don't even know where I'm gonna be twenty years from now, so I'm just gonna keep on rockin', cause if I start saving up bits and pieces of me...man, there ain't gonna be nothing left for Janis."
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"If I hold back, I'm no good. I'm no good. I'd rather be good sometimes, than holding back all the time."
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"Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers. You can fill your life up with ideas and still go home lonely. All you really have that really matters are feelings. That's what music is to me."
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"I'm one of those regular weird people."
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"I'd trade all my tommorows for a single yesterday."
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"I feel, you know, I hurt, please help.' I'm saying words, man, and if I look at an audience and they ain't understanding me, it's just like getting kicked in the teeth."
Author: Joplin Quotes Category: Music Quotes
"Don't compromise yourself. It's all you've got."
Author: Joplin Quotes Category: Music Quotes
"All my life I just wanted to be a beatnik. Meet all the heavies, get stoned, get laid, have a good time. That's all I ever wanted. Except I knew I had a good voice and I could always get a couple of beers off of it. All of a sudden someone threw me in this rock 'n' roll band. They threw these musicians at me, man, and the sound was coming from behind. The bass was charging me. And I decided then and there that that was it. I never wanted to do anything else. It was better than it had been with any man, you know. Maybe that's the trouble."
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"I'd trade all my tommorows for a single yesterday"
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"It's hard to be free but when it works, it' s worth it!"
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