Quotes

  • "I think in art, but especially in films, people are trying to confirm their own existences"
  • "Whoever controls the media, controls the mind."
  • "Each generation wants new symbols, new people, new names. They want to divorce themselves from their predecessors"
  • "They claim everyone was born, but I don't recall it. Maybe I was having one of my blackouts"
  • "When you make your peace with authority, you become an authority."
  • "Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free"
  • "A friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself"
  • "Some of the worst mistakes of my life have been haircuts"
  • "I wouldn't mind dying in a plane crash. It'd be a good way to go. I don't want to die in my sleep, or of old age, or OD I want to feel what it's like.
  • "I want to taste it, hear it, smell it. Death is only going to happen to you once; I don't want to miss it."
  • "Drugs are a bet with the mind."
  • "I believe in a long, prolonged derangement of the senses to attain the unknown. Our pale reasoning hides the infinite from us.
  • "People fear death even more than pain. It's strange that they fear death. Life hurts a lot more than death. At the point of death, the pain is over. Yeah, I guess it is a friend..."
  • "The most loving parents and relatives commit murder with smiles on their faces. They force us to destroy the person we really are: a subtle kind of murder."
  • "The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are. You trade in your reality for a role. ...You give up your ability to feel, and in exchange, put on a mask."
  • "Blake said that the body was the soul's prison unless the five senses are fully developed and open.
     He considered the senses the 'windows of the soul.' When sex involves all the senses intensely, it can be like a mystical experience."
  • "I see myself as a huge fiery comet, a shooting star. Everyone stops, points up and gasps "Oh look at that!"
    Then- whoosh, and I'm gone...and they'll never see anything like it ever again... and they won't be able to forget me- ever."
  • "That's what real love amounts to- letting a person be what he really is. Most people love you for who you pretend to be. To keep their love, you keep pretending- performing. You get to love your pretence. It's true, we're locked in an image, an act-"
  • "We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict."
  • "The time to hesitate is through."
  • "This is the strangest life I've ever known."
  • "I think of myself as an intelligent, sensitive human being with the soul of a clown which always forces me to blow it at the most important moments."
  • "Where's your will to be weird?"
  • "I like people who shake other people up and make them feel uncomfortable."
  • "If my poetry aims to achieve anything, it's to deliver people from the limited ways in which they see and feel."
  • "Hatred is a very underestimated emotion."
  • "I am the lizard king. I can do anything."
  • "I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between. I want the freedom to try everything."
  • "I am interested in anything about revolt, disorder , chaos-especially activity that seems to have no meaning.
    It seems to me to be the road toward freedom... Rather than starting inside, I start outside and reach the mental through the physical."

"They claim everyone was born, but I don't recall it. Maybe I was having one of my blackouts"

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