A kid once said to me "Do you get hangovers?" I said, "To get hangovers you have to stop drinking.— Lemmy Kilmister
Whopping Rock N Roll quotations
Only the guy who isn't rowing has time to rock the boat.
The only negative thing about murder is that when you kills someone they can no longer suffer
Well, I wouldn't want to say that I started it (rock 'n' roll), but I don't remember anyone else before me playing that kind of stuff.
Worry is like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do, but get you nowhere.
Life sucks, but in a beautiful kind of way.
I'm not God but if I were God, ¾ of you would be girls, and the rest would be pizza and beer.
Trying to explain music is like trying to dance architecture.
Excuses are the rocks where our dreams are crushed.
Life is beautiful. Be thankful for everything. Destroy your ego. Free hugs. Sing your hearts out in the street. Rock ‘n roll.
My driving philosophy about making music is that you can reduce it all down to one note if that note is played with the right kind of sincerity.
One time we saw some hookers but when we got closer we realized it was Motley Crue.
Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.
When I was a kid, I was told rock n' roll wasn't music.
It wasn't art. Queen was my proof, my evidence, that these people were wrong - and they meant everything to me.
Rock and roll music - the music of freedom frightens people and unleashes all manner of conservative defense mechanisms.
I am like the little rock n' roll backseat driver.
Civilization began the first time an angry person cast a word instead of a rock.
It's boring to be 70, I don't want to be there, I'll be dead and gone, I don't have any aspirations to be 70.
If you don't know the blues... there's no point in picking up the guitar and playing rock and roll or any other form of popular music.
Remember when you used to watch TV in the Sixties and you'd see Perry Como in a cashmere sweater? That's what rock 'n' roll is becoming. It's your parents' music.
A river cuts through a rock not because of its power, but its persistence
The music I like to play is Rock 'N Roll.
I like to rock like a wild animal. I like to rock it well enough to whip a yak's ass. I love to rock it good on a horse's ass. I like to rock it real hard. I love to rock it all the way to Russia. I like to kick out the Jazz and kick it out all the way.
I started playing ukulele first for 2 years from age 9 to 11 and got my first guitar and got inspired by blues I heard on the radio that turned me on and I started learning myself.
You can take things that Jimi Hendrix took, from Curtis Mayfield or from Buddy Guy for example, because we are all children of everything, even Picasso. But if you want to stand out, you have to learn to crystallize your existence and create your own fingerprints.
In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
Be who you want to be and not care about what others think.
" -Andy Sixx Rock n roll isn't meant to be taken so seriously, I think sometimes people forget it's meant to be fun. A rock show is meant to be a time for people to have fun and let go of the drudgeries of life.
When you sit down and think about what rock 'n' roll music really is, then you have to change that question. Played up-tempo, you call it rock 'n' roll; at a regular tempo, you call it rhythm and blues.
As I said, when we needed to move over to rock'n'roll, Sam and Vernon couldn't quite make the shift. So that's when Larry took over on drums, and we needed a bass player.
When life knocks you down, roll over and look at the stars.
And it's a - it's a term that's based on contempt;
it's a term that's based on fashion, style, elitism, satanism, and, everything that's rotten about rock 'n' roll.
I am the innovator. I am the originator. I am the emancipator. I am the architect of rock 'n' roll!
A rock'n'roll band needs to be able to get under people's skin.
You should be able to clear the room at the drop of a hat.
Worrying is like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do, but doesn't get you anywhere.
When I see footage of Guns N' Roses, I see that fu**ing hunger and attitude.
You could not f**k with those five guys. It was just raw. It was this lean, hungry thing on its way up. It was as sincere as any rock 'n' roll that I've ever heard, and I'm proud of that.
A lot of people seem to think I started this business.
But rock 'n' roll was here a long time before I came along. Nobody can sing that kind of music like colored people. Let's face it: I can't sing like Fats Domino can. I know that.
My older sister was at the cusp of new wave, and I had older brothers from my father's first marriage who were rock 'n' roll guys, so I was exposed to a lot of popular culture.
Excuses are rocks where our dreams are crushed.
I forever felt that I've fallen right between the crack of way too young for the first generation of classic rock 'n' roll and too old to be brand-new. It's hard.
Everyone talks about rock these days; the problem is they forget about the roll.
The blues is the foundation, and it's got to carry the top.
The other part of the scene, the rock 'n' roll and the jazz, are the walls of the blues.
A river cuts through a rock not because of its power but its persistence.
We've all got out self-destructive bad habits, the trick is to find four or five you personally like the best and just do those all the time.
Just because I cut the heads off dolls doesn't mean I hate babies, I just hate dolls.
Rock and roll is a nuclear blast of reality in a mundane world where no-one is allowed to be magnificent.
My son Jack just got out of rehab, he's 17 years old and he got hooked on Oxycontin and I'm just a little pissed off that he never gave me a few.
Rock 'n' roll will never die. There'll always be some arrogant little brat who wants to make music with a guitar.