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Henry Rollins quotes

It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.

When the movie comes out, what anybody thinks of it doesn't really matter to me. I don't go to the wrap party. I don't go to the premiere.

I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.

Don't do anything by half. If you love someone, love them with all your soul. When you go to work, work your ass off. When you hate someone, hate them until it hurts.

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.

Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on.

Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.

I don't believe in fate or destiny. I believe in various degrees of hatred, paranoia, and abandonment. However much of that gets heaped upon you doesn't matter - it's only a matter of how much you can take and what it does to you.

We know that in September, we will wander through the warm winds of summer's wreckage. We will welcome summer's ghost.

To hate is to show you still care, who needs that, focus on what's really important.

You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.

Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.

My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.

I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.

I've made some great mistakes in my life, but, you know, they were honest mistakes.

Being an artist is dragging your innermost feelings out, giving a piece of yourself, no matter in which art form, in which medium.

Sometimes the truth hurts. And sometimes it feels real good.

When you start to doubt yourself the real world will eat you alive.

Maybe I'm ego-tripping, but I don't find myself a particularly horrible person, so I don't think I need to hold back anything I think or feel.

Why do you think the old stories tell of men who set out on great journeys to impress the gods? Because trying to impress people just isn't worth the time and effort.