"I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone."
"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart."Henry Rollins on Helen Keller
"It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light."Henry Rollins on Aristotle Onassis
"Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant."Henry Rollins on Robert Louis Stevenson
"Try to be like the turtle - at ease in your own shell."Henry Rollins on Bill Copeland
"Find a place inside where there's joy, and the joy will burn out the pain."Henry Rollins on Joseph Campbell
"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."