31 Henry Rollins Quotes To Inspire Your Life

Henry Rollins was born on born February 13, 1961, in Washington D.C. He is a famous rock singer, songwriter, book author, and TV personality, and thus all the Henry Rollins Quotes reflect his passion towards his profession and life. He is primarily known for his work with the punk band Black Flag. Although guitarist Greg Ginn was the primary songwriter, Henry also wrote numerous songs for the group. Henry Rollins had published his diary in 1994 that he wrote during his time with the band for an audiobook he read certain parts of getting in the Van that won a Grammy award.

During his time with the band he met Joe Cole, the two close friends shared a home, and an unfortunate robbery in 1991 led to the murder of Joe Cole. Although Henry Rollins escaped the attack, the incident had a significant impact on him, and most of his after efforts are dedicated in his friend’s memory. Also After Black Flag had broken he quickly made a new one and released a solo album with guitarist Chris Haskett. Apart from music Henry Rollins immense popularity is also because of his humor and raising his voice on some of the critical social issues. Below are the best Henry Rollins Quotes to inspire your life.

1. My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud. – Henry Rollins

2. If there was a god, he wouldn’t let a guy walk right up and shoot you in the face now would he? That’s right, now you get the picture. Truth burns doesn’t it? – Henry Rollins

3. It’s hard to get along with people. As much as you try to like them and accept them as individuals, it becomes difficult because they keep getting out of line and wasting your time. – Henry Rollins

4. Don’t do anything by half. If you love someone, love them with all your soul. When you go to work, work your ass off. When you hate someone, hate them until it hurts. – Henry Rollins

5. Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better. – Henry Rollins

6. I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone. – Henry Rollins

7. I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine. – Henry Rollins

8. I’m packed with broken glass and memories and it all hurts. – Henry Rollins

9. Nothing brings people together more than mutual hatred. – Henry Rollins quotes

10. Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner but I feel lonelier in a crowded room with boring people than I feel on my own. – Henry Rollins

11. Life will not break your heart. It’ll crush it. – Henry Rollins

12. A rose trapped inside a fist. – Henry Rollins

13. Gay people don’t have a personality problem. They have a problem with small-minded motherfuckers who can’t conquer a 1-inch high curb. – Henry Rollins

14. My love is a thousand French poets puking black blood on your Cure CD collection. – Henry Rollins

15. Knowledge without mileage equals bullshit. – Henry Rollins

16. Do it or don’t. It’s amazing how many things in life are that easy. – Henry Rollins

17. Hope is the last thing a person does before they are defeated. – Henry Rollins

18. Girls aren’t beautiful, they’re pretty. Beautiful is too heavy a word to assign to a girl. Women are beautiful because their faces show that they know they have lost something and picked up something else. – Henry Rollins

19. Don’t push me I’ve got a corner at my back I’ve nowhere to go except over you. – Henry Rollins

20. Respect is not a one way street. – Henry Rollins

21. I am well protected Too locked up Inside myself To get free. – Henry Rollins

22. Half of life is fucking up, the other half is dealing with it. – Henry Rollins

23. I know you’ll never love me but maybe you’ll stay for a while. – Henry Rollins

24. When life hands you a lemon, say, ‘Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got? – Henry Rollins

25. It is sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew. – Henry Rollins

26. Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on. – Henry Rollins

27. Best not to mix the past with the present. The present paints the past with gold. The past paints the present with lead. – Henry Rollins

28. Love heals scars love left. – Henry Rollins

29. I will do my best to dodge tonight’s depression Hide in sleep Damage myself in dreams Wake up older, slightly more used. – Henry Rollins

30. My dick is a macho shithead but the rest of me is a sensitive, caring and gentle guy. – Henry Rollins

31. I’ll never forget how the depression and loneliness felt good and bad at the same time. Still does. – Henry Rollins

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