"My dad loves what I do and I support my parents financially because they didn't have a job that gave them a pension."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Marilyn Manson on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Marilyn Manson on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Marilyn Manson on Eminem
"I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much."Marilyn Manson on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Marilyn Manson on Friedrich Nietzsche
"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."