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53 Jimi Hendrix Quotes About Life (MUSICIAN)

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When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
A broom is drearily sweeping up the broken pieces of yesterday’s life.
A broom is drearily sweeping up the broken pieces of yesterday’s life.
Don't be reckless with other people's hearts. Don't put up with people who are reckless with yours.
Don’t be reckless with other people’s hearts. Don’t put up with people who are reckless with yours.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.
The story of life is quicker than the wink of an eye, the story of love is hello and goodbye... until we meet again.
The story of life is quicker than the wink of an eye, the story of love is hello and goodbye… until we meet again.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first.
All I’m gonna do is just go on and do what I feel.
All I’m gonna do is just go on and do what I feel.
Music doesn’t lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
Music doesn’t lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
With the power of soul, anything is possible.
With the power of soul, anything is possible.
My goal is to be one with the music. I just dedicate my whole life to this art.
My goal is to be one with the music. I just dedicate my whole life to this art.

6 Jimi Hendrix Quotes on Death

“People still mourn when people die. That’s self-sympathy. All human beings are selfish to a certain extent, and that’s why people get so sad when someone dies. They haven’t finished using him.”

Jimi Hendrix
It’s funny the way most people love the dead. Once you are dead, you are made for life. You have to die before they think you are worth anything.
It’s funny the way most people love the dead. Once you are dead, you are made for life. You have to die before they think you are worth anything.
I’m the one that’s got to die when it’s time for me to die, so let me live my life the way I want to.

“I will be dead in five years’ time, but while I am here, I will travel many highways and I will, of necessity, die at a time when my message of love, peace, and freedom can be shared with people all over the world.”

Jimi Hendrix
When I die, just keep playing the records.
When I die, just keep playing the records.
When I die, I want people to play my music, go wild and freak out and do anything they want to do.
When I die, I want people to play my music, go wild and freak out and do anything they want to do.

10 Jimi Hendrix Quotes on Music

Imagination is the key to my lyrics. The rest is painted with a little science fiction.
Imagination is the key to my lyrics. The rest is painted with a little science fiction.
Music is a safe kind of high.
Music is a safe kind of high.
Music makes me high on stage, and that’s the truth. It’s like being almost addicted to music.
Music makes me high on stage, and that’s the truth. It’s like being almost addicted to music.
All I’m writing is just what I feel, that’s all. I just keep it almost naked. And probably the words are so bland.
All I’m writing is just what I feel, that’s all. I just keep it almost naked. And probably the words are so bland.
Music is my religion.
Music is my religion.
I've been imitated so well I've heard people copy my mistakes.
I’ve been imitated so well I’ve heard people copy my mistakes.
Rock is so much fun. That’s what it’s all about – filling up the chest cavities and empty kneecaps and elbows.
Rock is so much fun. That’s what it’s all about – filling up the chest cavities and empty kneecaps and elbows.
When I played God Bless The Queen, I was wondering if they was gonna dig us, then quite naturally I’d go on and try to get it together.
When I played God Bless The Queen, I was wondering if they was gonna dig us, then quite naturally I’d go on and try to get it together.
I try to use my music to move these people to act.
I try to use my music to move these people to act.
It all has to come from inside, though, I guess.
It all has to come from inside, though, I guess.

3 Jimi Hendrix Quotes on Blues (Musical Genre)

Blues is easy to play, but hard to feel.
Blues is easy to play, but hard to feel.
See, that’s nothing but blues, that’s all I’m singing about. It’s today’s blues.
See, that’s nothing but blues, that’s all I’m singing about. It’s today’s blues.
The reflection of the world is blues, that’s where that part of the music is at. Then you got this other kind of music that’s tryin’ to come around.
The reflection of the world is blues, that’s where that part of the music is at. Then you got this other kind of music that’s tryin’ to come around.

7 Jimi Hendrix Quotes on Guitars

Sometimes you want to give up the guitar, you’ll hate the guitar. But if you stick with it, you’re gonna be rewarded.
Sometimes you want to give up the guitar, you’ll hate the guitar. But if you stick with it, you’re gonna be rewarded.
Don't use your brain to play it, let your feelings guide your fingers.
Don’t use your brain to play it, let your feelings guide your fingers.
I wish they'd had electric guitars in cotton fields back in the good old days. A whole lot of things would've been straightened out.
I wish they’d had electric guitars in cotton fields back in the good old days. A whole lot of things would’ve been straightened out.
Those times I burned my guitar it was like a sacrifice. We all burn things we love. I love my guitar.
Those times I burned my guitar it was like a sacrifice. We all burn things we love. I love my guitar.
Technically, I'm not a guitar player, all I play is truth and emotion.
Technically, I’m not a guitar player, all I play is truth and emotion.
What I have to say, I say with my guitar.
What I have to say, I say with my guitar.
I just hate to be in one corner. I hate to be put as only a guitar player, or either only as a songwriter, or only as a tap dancer. I like to move around.
I just hate to be in one corner. I hate to be put as only a guitar player, or either only as a songwriter, or only as a tap dancer. I like to move around.

2 Jimi Hendrix Quotes on Success

I say find yourself first and then your talent. Work hard in your mind for it to come alive.
I say find yourself first and then your talent. Work hard in your mind for it to come alive.
Success, to me, is like doing your utmost, achieving the ultimate. Well, I have not done that. I think I shall always be looking for success.
Success, to me, is like doing your utmost, achieving the ultimate. Well, I have not done that. I think I shall always be looking for success.

12 Jimi Hendrix Quotes About Life that Will Make You Think

Who are you to judge the life I live I know I'm not perfect and I don't live to be. But before you start pointing fingers, make sure your hands are clean.
Who are you to judge the life I live I know I’m not perfect and I don’t live to be. But before you start pointing fingers, make sure your hands are clean.
I have only one burning desire. Let me stand next to your fire.
I have only one burning desire. Let me stand next to your fire.
I was trying to do too many things at the same time, which is my nature. But I was enjoying it, and I still do enjoy it.
I was trying to do too many things at the same time, which is my nature. But I was enjoying it, and I still do enjoy it.
I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.
I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.
Excuse me while I kiss the sky.
Excuse me while I kiss the sky.
You have to give people something to dream on.
You have to give people something to dream on.
I’m here to communicate. That’s my reason for being around; it’s what it’s all about.
I’m here to communicate. That’s my reason for being around; it’s what it’s all about.
There are many here among us who feel that life is but a joke.
There are many here among us who feel that life is but a joke.
I don’t have nothing to regret at all in the past, except that I might’ve unintentionally hurt somebody else or something.
I don’t have nothing to regret at all in the past, except that I might’ve unintentionally hurt somebody else or something.
When things get too heavy, just call me helium, the lightest known gas to man.
When things get too heavy, just call me helium, the lightest known gas to man.
Are you experienced? Have you ever been experienced?
Are you experienced? Have you ever been experienced?
And so castles made of sand slips into the sea, eventually...
And so castles made of sand slips into the sea, eventually…

3 Jimi Hendrix Quotes on Love

“You have to forget about what other people say, when you’re supposed to die, or when you’re supposed to be loving. You have to forget about all these things. You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.”

Jimi Hendrix
You don’t have to be singing about love all the time in order to give love to the people. You don’t have to keep flashing those words all the time.
You don’t have to be singing about love all the time in order to give love to the people. You don’t have to keep flashing those words all the time.
Peace, love and happiness.
Peace, love and happiness.

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