Quotes

"I'm gonna put a curse on you and all your kids will be born completely naked." - Jimi Hendrix

"Imagination is the key to my lyrics. The rest is painted with a little science fiction." - Jimi Hendrix

"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace." - Jimi Hendrix

"Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens." - Jimi Hendrix

"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." - Jimi Hendrix

"Looks like my baby dont live here no more...thats alright, ive still got my guitar..I might as well go back over yonder, way back across the hills, if my baby dont love me no more....i know her...sister will" - Jimi Hendrix

"I've been imitated so well I've heard people copy my mistakes." - Jimi Hendrix

"You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven." - Jimi Hendrix

"When things get too heavy, just call me helium, the lightest known gas to man." - Jimi Hendrix

"Excuse me while I kiss the sky." - Jimi Hendrix

"Room Full of Mirrors" - Jimi Hendrix

"Music is my religion." - Jimi Hendrix

"Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music." - Jimi Hendrix

"It's funny how most people love the dead, once you're dead you're made for life." - Jimi Hendrix

"Blues is easy to play, but hard to feel" - Jimi Hendrix

"Rock is so much fun. That's what it's all about - filling up the chest cavities and empty kneecaps and elbows." - Jimi Hendrix

"Once you're dead you're made for life." - Jimi Hendrix

"Music is a safe type of high. It's more the way it was supposed to be. That's where highness came, I guess, from anyway. It's nothing but rhythm and motion." - Jimi Hendrix

"He'd been listening to black music all his life" - Jimi Hendrix

"When I die, I want people to play my music, go wild and freak out and do anything they want to do." - Jimi Hendrix

"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." - Jimi Hendrix

"In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first." - Jimi Hendrix

"Sometimes you want to give up the guitar, you'll hate the guitar. But if you stick with it, you're gonna be rewarded." - Jimi Hendrix

"I try to use my music to move these people to act" - Jimi Hendrix

"Music makes me high on stage, and that's the truth. It's like being almost addicted to music." - Jimi Hendrix

"I'm the one that has to die when it's time for me to die, so let me live my life, the way I want to" - Jimi Hendrix

"If I'm free, it's because I'm always running." - Jimi Hendrix

"A broom is drearily sweeping, up the broken peices of yesterdays life. Somewhere a queen is weeping, Somewhere a king has no wife, And the wind cries Mary." - Jimi Hendrix

"When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace." - Jimi Hendrix

"My goal is to be one with the music. I just dedicate my whole life to this art." - Jimi Hendrix

"Music is the most important thing. I'm thinking of my future. There has to be something new, and I want to be part of it. I want to lead an orchestra with excellent musicians. I want to play music which draws pictures of the world and its space." - Jimi Hendrix

"Yes, it was raggedy. Yes, it had its problems. Yes, he did some things that he probably felt afterwards it wasn't a great idea to experiment onstage in front of a half-million people," - Jimi Hendrix

"[In response to being asked if his band does gimmicks]Gimmicks, here we go again, gimmicks man, I'm tired of people saying we're.... gimmicks, what is this? The world is nothing but a big gimmick, isn't it? Wars, napalm bombs, all that, people getting burned up on tv and it's nothing but a stunt. Gimmick. Yes we do." - Jimi Hendrix

"She wanted my autograph." - Jimi Hendrix

"It's funny how most people love the dead, once you're dead your made for life." - Jimi Hendrix

"You have to give people something to dream on." - Jimi Hendrix

"The Jimi Hendrix Experience: The BBC Sessions." - Jimi Hendrix

"Not necessarily stoned..but beautiful" - Jimi Hendrix

"The story of life is quicker then the blink of an eye, the story of love is hello, goodbye." - Jimi Hendrix

"And so castles made of sand fall in the sea, eventually." - Jimi Hendrix

"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." - Jimi Hendrix

"Looks like my baby dont live here no more
...thats alright, ive still got my guitar....
...........................(more lyrics)..................
i might as well go back over yonder, way back across the hills, if my baby dont love me no more....
i know her...sister will"
- Jimi Hendrix

"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." - Jimi Hendrix

"All I'm gonna do is just go on and do what I feel." - Jimi Hendrix

"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." - Jimi Hendrix

"Blues is easy to play, but hard to feel." - Jimi Hendrix

"Even Castles made of sand, fall into the sea, eventually." - Jimi Hendrix

"It's a bit heavy rock." - Jimi Hendrix

"White collar conservative flashin down the street, pointing that plastic finger at me, they all assume my kind will drop and die, but I'm gonna wave my freak flag high." - Jimi Hendrix

"We ran into each other in Ohio," - Jimi Hendrix

"We started doing some stuff, just hooking up doing gigs. He got a little bit too far out from me. Stuff he was doing, I didn't want to do." - Jimi Hendrix

"When I die, just keep playing the records." - Jimi Hendrix

"I got a pet monkey called Charlie Chan." - Jimi Hendrix

"Every city in the world always has a gang, a street gang, or the so-called outcasts." - Jimi Hendrix

"I have this one little saying, when things get too heavy just call me helium, the lightest known gas to man." - Jimi Hendrix

"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." - Jimi Hendrix

"I try to use my music to move these people to act." - Jimi Hendrix

"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." - Jimi Hendrix

"I'm the one that has to die when it's time for me to die, so let me live my life, the way I want to." - Jimi Hendrix

"If it was up to me, there wouldn't be no such thing as the establishment." - Jimi Hendrix

"It all has to come from inside, though, I guess." - Jimi Hendrix

"It's funny the way most people love the dead. Once you are dead, you are made for life." - Jimi Hendrix