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77 Marilyn Manson Quotes About Life (LOVE)

Top 10 Most Famous Marilyn Manson Quotes (BEST)

“I think art is the only thing that’s spiritual in the world. And I refuse 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.”

Marilyn Manson
Music is the strongest form of magic.
Music is the strongest form of magic.
I never said to be like me, I say be yourself and make a difference.
I never said to be like me, I say be yourself and make a difference.
If you want to find out who your real friends are, sink the ship. The first ones to jump aren't your friends.
If you want to find out who your real friends are, sink the ship. The first ones to jump aren’t your friends.
When all of your wishes are granted, many of your dreams will be destroyed.
When all of your wishes are granted, many of your dreams will be destroyed.

“In any story, the villain is the catalyst. The hero’s not a person who will bend the rules or show the cracks in his armor. He’s one-dimensional intentionally, but the villain is the person who owns up to what he is and stands by it.”

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Times have not become more violent. They have just become more televised.
Times have not become more violent. They have just become more televised.
I've always believed that a person is smart. It's people that are stupid.
I’ve always believed that a person is smart. It’s people that are stupid.
I'm not a role model. I'm a role villain.
I’m not a role model. I’m a role villain.
I think people have to take responsibility for their own actions.
I think people have to take responsibility for their own actions.

8 Wise Marilyn Manson Quotes About Life (WISDOM)

“I fear being like everyone I hate, I fear failure, I fear losing control. I love balancing between chaos and control with everything I do. I always have a fear of going one way or another, getting lost in something, or losing everything to get lost in. And I fear being a completely acceptable sheep in society.”

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We live in a society of victimization, where people are much more comfortable being victimized than actually standing up for themselves.
We live in a society of victimization, where people are much more comfortable being victimized than actually standing up for themselves.
Most of the world's problems could be avoided if people just said what they fking meant.
Most of the world’s problems could be avoided if people just said what they f**king meant.
You get depressed because you know that you're not what you should be.
You get depressed because you know that you’re not what you should be.

“I believe that you are not stuck with a pre-destiny. I believe that there are ways to see all these things that are laid down in front of you and where you belong and to smack yourself in the face when you realize that you’ve strayed off your path and get back to where your path is.”

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What doesn't kill you is gonna leave a scar.
What doesn’t kill you is gonna leave a scar.
The point is that life for me is not going to be the way it is for everyone else. I have a fog machine and movie lights in my bedroom.
The point is that life for me is not going to be the way it is for everyone else. I have a fog machine and movie lights in my bedroom.
If you lose who you are, what do you have?
If you lose who you are, what do you have?

4 Marilyn Manson Quotes on Death

“If what you do is being threatened as a profession, that could be scary. But that’s the same reason why I walked out on stage many times after receiving death threats. I couldn’t live without doing what I wanted to do. So at the same time, I have to be willing to die for it.”

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The death of one is a tragedy, but death of a million is just a statistic.
The death of one is a tragedy, but death of a million is just a statistic.

“When you want to die, you at least have a goal. You’re aiming for something. It’s not a good goal, but at least you want something. And you’ve got anger and fear, but at least you’re feeling something.”

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When someone was willing to drown with me, I really didn't want to drown anymore.
When someone was willing to drown with me, I really didn’t want to drown anymore.

12 Marilyn Manson Quotes on Love and Relationships

“Relationships never break cleanly. Like a valuable vase, they are smashed and then glued back together, smashed and glued, smashed and glued until the pieces just don’t fit together anymore.”

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In a society where you are taught to love everything, what value does that place on love
In a society where you are taught to love everything, what value does that place on love?
Not only are love and hate such closely related emotions, but it's a lot easier to hate someone you've cared about than someone you never have.
Not only are love and hate such closely related emotions, but it’s a lot easier to hate someone you’ve cared about than someone you never have.

“I was married to someone who wanted me to change. Become more adult, more responsible. I began not to like myself, not like what I do. I lost my identity. Everything began collapsing around me.”

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Part of me is afraid to get close to people because I'm afraid that they're going to leave.
Part of me is afraid to get close to people because I’m afraid that they’re going to leave.
I fall in love with everything I also hate everything. It’s very hard to be a misanthrope and a romantic.
I fall in love with everything I also hate everything. It’s very hard to be a misanthrope and a romantic.

“If you lose emotion, and you gain it back, you realize that hate and love are very important to distribute properly. So I’m not going to waste any kind of emotion on things that aren’t related to me.”

Marilyn Manson
Sacrifice to me is something you do without expecting something in return.
Sacrifice to me is something you do without expecting something in return.
I pity anybody who has to spend a day with me.
I pity anybody who has to spend a day with me.

“I’ve found a woman I can relate to. That’s something – and I don’t even feel sappy saying it – that, if anyone has that, don’t lose it, because it’s probably the only thing that you can ever really find any satisfaction from.”

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It’s better to use a curse word than to hurt somebody else, I find.
It’s better to use a curse word than to hurt somebody else, I find.

“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.”

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11 Marilyn Manson Quotes on Being an Artist

“I think it’s the pain and suffering that drive you to become an artist. The art itself should be the pain, sort of exorcising every demon and making you feel like you’re a person that matters.”

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I remember growing up, saying you’re an artist it sounds pretentious but now it’s one of the only dignified things that you can call yourself.
I remember growing up, saying you’re an artist it sounds pretentious but now it’s one of the only dignified things that you can call yourself.
Art gives people a reason to be alive.
Art gives people a reason to be alive.
I think confidence is the most appealing quality in any human being or any artist; that’s what really attracts us to people.
I think confidence is the most appealing quality in any human being or any artist; that’s what really attracts us to people.

“They’ll see it. And it doesn’t matter if they don’t. It’s only Rock ‘n’ Roll. But I do intend to move more into the Mainstream. Marilyn Manson is just the First phase.”

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The hero is never the star of the story.
The hero is never the star of the story.
Sometimes I wonder if I'm a character being written, or if I'm writing myself.
Sometimes I wonder if I’m a character being written, or if I’m writing myself.

“If one more ‘journalist’ makes a cavalier statement about me and my band, I will personally or with my fans’ help, greet them at their home and discover just how much they believe in their freedom of speech.”

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I don’t want to feel like I’ve matured. That’s a stupid word that I never want to use.
I don’t want to feel like I’ve matured. That’s a stupid word that I never want to use.
To admit you want to have a comeback means you have to admit you weren’t what you were supposed to be. You dropped below your own standard.
To admit you want to have a comeback means you have to admit you weren’t what you were supposed to be. You dropped below your own standard.
I’ve never treated anyone in my band like they’re not on the same level as me. I’m not that kind of person.
I’ve never treated anyone in my band like they’re not on the same level as me. I’m not that kind of person.

8 Inspirational Marilyn Manson Quotes on Success

“I walked away exhilarated by my success, because there’s nothing like making a difference in someone’s life, even if that difference is a lifetime of nightmares and a fortune in therapy bills.”

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Find what you are afraid of, face it, and then you won't be afraid of it anymore.
Find what you are afraid of, face it, and then you won’t be afraid of it anymore.
My goal isn’t to make money, it’s to try and survive and make a point.
My goal isn’t to make money, it’s to try and survive and make a point.
For me, the key to longevity – and immortality, in a sense – has to do with transformation.
For me, the key to longevity – and immortality, in a sense – has to do with transformation.
Sometimes you feel awkward being what you’re best at, you feel like you have to be something new.
Sometimes you feel awkward being what you’re best at, you feel like you have to be something new.
There’s no reason to change what you are, but if you’re not being you, then you need to acknowledge that.
There’s no reason to change what you are, but if you’re not being you, then you need to acknowledge that.
There’s nothing that anyone could say about me that would hurt my feelings.
There’s nothing that anyone could say about me that would hurt my feelings.
We don't like to kill our unborn; we need them to grow up and fight our wars.
We don’t like to kill our unborn; we need them to grow up and fight our wars.

15 Marilyn Manson Quotes that will Make You Think

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.”

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All the drugs in the world won't save us from ourselves.
All the drugs in the world won’t save us from ourselves.
People tend to associate anyone who looks and behaves differently with illegal or immoral activity.
People tend to associate anyone who looks and behaves differently with illegal or immoral activity.

Johnny Depp is like a brother to me. We have matching tattoos on our backs – Charles Baudelaire, the flowers of evil, this giant skeleton thing. It’s kind of a secret. People say to us, Why did you get that?’ And we say, ‘No reason.”

Marilyn Manson
I dare you all to write one more thing that you won’t say to my face.
I dare you all to write one more thing that you won’t say to my face.
A lot of people don’t want to make their own decisions. They’re too scared. It’s much easier to be told what to do.
A lot of people don’t want to make their own decisions. They’re too scared. It’s much easier to be told what to do.
I like to make people think differently than they did before I walked in the room.
I like to make people think differently than they did before I walked in the room.

“Don’t ever empty the bucket of mystery. Never let people define what you do. It’s not about zigging when you should zag. It’s not about doing something unprecedented and unpredictable. It’s just about never being a word or something that is not in the process of transformation.”

Marilyn Manson
I can’t turn off the way I think, and that’s essentially who I am, who anybody is.
I can’t turn off the way I think, and that’s essentially who I am, who anybody is.
People only hate what they see in themselves.
People only hate what they see in themselves.
If you’re gonna pretend to be something, then you have to at least live up to what it is.
If you’re gonna pretend to be something, then you have to at least live up to what it is.

“I feel like I’ve dreamed half of my life that hasn’t happened yet, so a lot of times I’m going along, and I do stuff, and I know that I’ve done it. I have deja vus more than I have regular experiences. If half of your day is a deja vu, then you start to wonder, What is real and what isn’t?”

Marilyn Manson
You can find inspiration for man’s behavior wherever you look.
You can find inspiration for man’s behavior wherever you look.
Is adult entertainment killing our children Or is killing our children entertaining our adults
Is adult entertainment killing our children? Or is killing our children entertaining our adults?
This is the culture you’re raising your kids in. Don’t be surprised if it blows up in your face.
This is the culture you’re raising your kids in. Don’t be surprised if it blows up in your face.

3 Marilyn Manson Quotes on Satanism

“What nearly everybody in my life had misunderstood about Satanism was that it is not about ritual sacrifices, digging up graves and worshipping the devil. The devil doesn’t exist. Satanism is about worshipping yourself, because you are responsible for your own good and evil.”

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If Satan wasn't around, churches would go out of business.
If Satan wasn’t around, churches would go out of business.

“Everything I was afraid of when I was growing up, I’ve become. I’ve taken on my nightmares, like the devil and the end of the world, and I’ve become those things.”

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6 Marilyn Manson Quotes on Music

“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.”

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In music, you feel a connection to the voice and think about the person behind it. In art that’s secondary.
In music, you feel a connection to the voice and think about the person behind it. In art that’s secondary.
What I know is my music gets blamed for school shootings.
What I know is my music gets blamed for school shootings.

“My art is not limited to the songs I create but also to the reaction it creates. I like to sit back and look at the whole thing as if it’s a tornado that I’m controlling. It’s creating chaos. When you create chaos, ideas are turned upside down, and everybody looks at things in a different way.”

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Art gives me the freedom I don’t have when I make music.
Art gives me the freedom I don’t have when I make music.
I decided to make music again at a time when I couldn’t have had more obstacles.
I decided to make music again at a time when I couldn’t have had more obstacles.

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