"Everyone who knows me knows that I'm a hopeless romantic who listens to love ballads and doo-wop songs all the time."
"Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow."Henry Rollins on William Shakespeare
"Deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance."Henry Rollins on Oscar Wilde
"The word 'romance,' according to the dictionary, means excitement, adventure, and something extremely real. Romance should last a lifetime."Henry Rollins on Billy Graham
"A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure."Henry Rollins on Charlie Chaplin
"Romantic love is mental illness. But it's a pleasurable one. It's a drug. It distorts reality, and that's the point of it. It would be impossible to fall in love with someone that you really saw."Henry Rollins on Fran Lebowitz
"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."