"I write the vocals last, because I wanted to invent the music first and push the music to the level that I had to compete against it."
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."Axl Rose on Bob Marley
"If music be the food of love, play on."Axl Rose 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."Axl Rose on Plato
"Without music, life would be a mistake."Axl Rose 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."Axl Rose on Ray Charles
"Sometimes your friends are your lovers, or have been at one time."