"Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on."
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot."Henry Rollins on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Henry Rollins on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."Henry Rollins on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Henry Rollins on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Henry Rollins on Ernest Hemingway
"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."