"I am drawn to women who are independent and creative, which is problematic because it's a struggle, a competition of careers. There's jealousy."
"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."Marilyn Manson on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot."Marilyn Manson on Marilyn Monroe
"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent."Marilyn Manson on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."Marilyn Manson on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot."Marilyn Manson on John Lennon
"I think art is the only thing that's spiritual in the world. And I refuse to forced to believe in other people's interpretations of God. I don't think anybody should be. No one person can own the copyright to what God means."
"Growing up going to Christian school and the concept that you're born a sinner and you don't really have a choice to change who you are has been hammered into my head and created the entire reason why I made art and made a band and made records called 'Antichrist Superstar.'"
"I can't satisfy myself with just trying to tie all of my imagination into music, especially when music is not appreciated as an art form as much as it used to be."
"Art gives me the freedom I don't have when I make music."
"Marilyn Monroe wasn't even her real name, Charles Manson isn't his real name, and now, I'm taking that to be my real name. But what's real? You can't find the truth, you just pick the lie you like the best."