"The scarcity of the music not only makes the music itself enjoyable but it also gives the collector a strange sense of superiority."
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."Henry Rollins on Bob Marley
"If music be the food of love, play on."Henry Rollins on William Shakespeare
"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything."Henry Rollins on Plato
"Without music, life would be a mistake."Henry Rollins on Friedrich Nietzsche
"I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water."Henry Rollins on Ray Charles
"I'm 36 and if I met a woman of my own age and married her, I'd also be marrying her former life, her past. It might be OK for some people - I don't want to judge it or anything - but it's not for me. It would destroy my creativity."
"Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own."
"I need to do things on my own, need to be left alone."
"Being an artist is dragging your innermost feelings out, giving a piece of yourself, no matter in which art form, in which medium."
"Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better."
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