"My goal isn't to make money, it's to try and survive and make a point."
"When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life now that I am old I know that it is."Marilyn Manson on Oscar Wilde
"A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money."Marilyn Manson on John Ruskin
"Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants."Marilyn Manson on Benjamin Franklin
"The lack of money is the root of all evil."Marilyn Manson on Mark Twain
"Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it."Marilyn Manson on Mark Twain
"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."