Black eyeliner. It’s standard. It’s all you need. It just makes the world a better place.— Marilyn Manson
The most simplistic Marilyn Manson quotes that will add value to your life
When all of your wishes are granted, many of your dreams will be destroyed.
There's a big difference, I discovered, between wanting to die and not wanting to live. When you want to die, you at least have a goal. When you don't want to live, you're really just empty. That's the point I was at before I was able to make.
If you want to find out who your real friends are, sink the ship.
The first ones to jump aren't your friends.
Music is the strongest form of magic.
The opposite of love is apathy, and hate is really the same as love-if your so consumed with hatred for someone, you might as well be loving them because your thinking about them for the same amount of time.
We live in a society of victimization, where people are much more comfortable being victimized than actually standing up for themselves.
It isn’t hard to find a person whom I could fall in love with, to give her romance. But it’s hard to find such a person who would understand your view on life, accept who you really are and would truly care for you.
I don't think we should ever regret anything we do.
I think we have to accept the consequences and you learn from your mistakes, and that's how you grow as a person
I talked to Snoop Doggy Dog today. Well I'm not sure if you could really call it talked because I could hardly understand what he was saying. But i think he was trying to communicate was that he wanted to work with me in some sort of capacity and something involving marijuana.
Times have not become more violent. They have just become more televised.
Donohue: "It is Christianity that [Manson] hates, and it is Catholicism that he hates most of all. This guy is at war with Christ." Manson: "I can't possibly be at war with Christ, because your religion killed him and what he stood for. But if you want to be at war with me, bring it on."
Seance to renaissance. So it begins
I fall in love with everything I also hate everything.
It’s very hard to be a misanthrope and a romantic.
I don't want to feel like I've matured. That's a stupid word that I never want to use.
Having an avatar doesn't give you an identity, and having a persona online doesn't make you a personality either.
The most genius ideas are in the minds of children and lunatics.
I describe myself as somewhere in between.
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.
I've seen my own death in dreams like this and it's helped me appreciate life more. I've also seen my own life in dreams and it's helped me appreciate death more.
What doesn't kill you is gonna leave a scar.
Leave me in a room with some crayons and I'll draw on the wall.
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 wasn't born with enough middle fingers
People tend to associate anyone who looks and behaves differently with illegal or immoral activity.
Everybody feels like [a misfit] at different points in their life.
If you feel like who you are is right for you, then you are beautiful.
The word 'Antichrist', to me, is the collective disbelief in god.
You should have to pass an IQ test before you breed.
You have to take a driving test to operate vehicles and an SAT test to get into college. So why don’t you have to take some sort of test before you give birth to children? When I am President, that’s the first rule I will institute.
When you're taught to love everyone, to love your enemies, then what value does that place on love?
This is the culture you're raising your kids in. Don't be surprised if it blows up in your face.
So anybody with any bit of intelligence has got to be pissed off because if they see how things are in the world they're not going to be happy with it.
A pill to make you numb A pill to make you dumb A pill to make you anybody else But all the drugs in this world Won't save her from herself.
You can't force someone to see the truth, just like you can't force a blind man to see.
The aspiration to save the world is a morbid phenomenon of today's youth.
I don't like the drugs, but the drugs like me.
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.
I'm not against god, I'm against the misuse of god.
Libido, fascination, too much oral defecation.
White trash get down on your knees, time for cake and sodomy.
Whether you interpret the Bible as literature or as the final word of whatever God may be, Christianity has given us an image of death and sexuality that we have based our culture around. A half-naked dead man hangs in most homes and around our necks, and we have just taken that for granted all of our lives.
I've never been a suicidal person. I've never been someone to want to see the world come to an end. But I would like to see something different than what I'm seeing. Because it is becoming a monotonous - as if you're watching re-runs of things you've already seen.
My dream of an apocalypse that was the Antichrist Superstar has unfolded.
I could see that they only looked and acted like humans, but they had lost their souls, they were Mechanical Animals
As a kid I had buck teeth and braces and acne.
I hated what I saw. I'm still not comfortable, but that's why I change and adapt the way I look.
I don't want to have a gravestone. I want to have all my friends burn me and then snort the ashes. I think that's the only way to go out.
Your beautiful don't let anyone tell you different
I view my job as being someone who is supposed to piss people off.
I don't want to be just one-of-the-guys. I don't want to be just a smiling face you see on television presenting some vapid kind of easily-digestible garbage.
I think that's all a form of wanting to let go, of wanting to get out.
.. It's not something easily described or understood.
Better pray for hell, not hallelujah.
If people really stopped and realized how much art and creative people move the world versus politics and religion, I mean it’s not even up for debate. An artist at least creates things, puts things into the world. Where as these other people are destroying things, taking things out of the world.
It's the whole Nietzche philosophy of you are your own God.
That's why I debase myself in the concerts and tell people to spit on me. I'm saying to them 'You are no different from me'.
I've started to think that maybe I wouldn't mind passing my demented genius on to some small thing who can set fire and breathe profanity.
When people ask me about drugs and alcohol, I say "Yeah, I went to rehab, I went to a mental hospital, I've been to jail." The main lesson you can learn is do drugs and alcohol when you are in a good mood, not when you are in a bad mood, and find balance in anything you do.