"It's in the history books, the Holocaust. It's just a phrase. And the truth is it happened yesterday. It happened to my mother. I never met my grandmothers or my grandfathers. They were all wiped up in the gas chambers of Nazi Germany."
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."Gene Simmons on Confucius
"The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew."Gene Simmons on Abraham Lincoln
"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history."Gene Simmons on Mahatma Gandhi
"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little."Gene Simmons on Franklin D. Roosevelt
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."Gene Simmons on Thomas Jefferson
"I'm fascinated with myself and love hearing the sound of my own voice. I'd like to hear what I have to say. A lot of people don't like being alone because they truly don't like themselves, but I love me."
"The biggest financial pitfall in life is divorce. And the biggest reason for divorce is marriage."
"Marriage is an institution, and you must be fully committed to it."
"The sad thing is most people have to check with someone before they do the things that make them happy. We're all passing through the least we can do is be happy, and the only way to do that is by being selfish."
"I fly economy. I do often fly first class, but I don't travel with a posse, or bodyguard, or an assistant."