"I have not the smarts or patience for political office."
"Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity."Henry Rollins on Carl Jung
"Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come."Henry Rollins on Robert H. Schuller
"Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success."Henry Rollins on Napoleon Hill
"We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world."Henry Rollins on Helen Keller
"How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?"Henry Rollins on William Shakespeare
"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."