"I think politicians get hamstrung by the nature of politics when the private sector can really do great things."
"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future."Henry Rollins on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."Henry Rollins on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."Henry Rollins on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."Henry Rollins on Milton Friedman
"It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."Henry Rollins on Joseph Stalin
"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."