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About Henry Rollins

Henry Rollins is a singer, writer, and spoken word artist. Rollins was born on September 13, 1961 in Washington D.C. Rollins is best known as the lead singer of the Washington D.C. punk rock band Black Flag. Rollins has also had a successful solo career.

As an actor, Rollins is most known for his role in the 1988 film “Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure.” He also starred in the television show “Sons of Anarchy,” and is the host of the radio show “Henry and Heidi.”

Rollins founded the record label and publishing company 161 to release his spoken-word albums and other spoken-word albums by other artists.

Rollins sang for the Rollins Band and the Rollins Band and currently performs solo. Rollins has acted in movies and has written two books. His first book is a collection of his stories and observations about life, music, love, and politics called “Laugh Now Cry Later.”

Henry Rollins Quotes

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

We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. -Henry Rollins

There is nothing quite as fun as taking someone else’s pain for a while-Henry Rollins

Death is just the end of suffering, not the beginning of happiness or joy-Henry Rollins

You can improve any situation by letting it improve you.-Henry Rollins

Success only comes from hard work all day every day-Henry Rollins  (from his autobiography “Laugh Now Cry Later”)

I always want to go toward the light and I always want to go toward darkness-Henry Rollins

It ain’t easy being a pawn in other people’s power games-Henry Rollins

People are fickle and the day they have a change of heart is the day you die.-Henry Rollins

You can never change your life until you decide what kind of life you have-Henry Rollins  (Henry Rollins Quote)

The only thing that separates the winners from the losers is how they handle failure.  Henry Rollins

Life is an adventure, take it seriously.-Henry Rollins  (Henry Rollins Quote)

Nothing lasts forever except laughter and bad habits-Henry Rollins

You have to look at the world in order to see its beauty-Henry Rollins  (from his autobiography “Laugh Now Cry Later”)

If you want a better life, start living one.-Henry Rollins

Life is a series of meetings with people whose needs differ from your own-Henry Rollins

You can’t solve problems with the same mind that created them-Henry Rollins

All of us are standing on the edge of an abyss, and we all have to pick up our suitcases and go to work. Henry Rollins

Every man could be here again tomorrow.-Henry Rollins

The world could end at any moment, but if it doesn’t end up being fun then we’re all in trouble. Henry Rollins

The world doesn’t revolve around you-Henry Rollins

The reason I’m not afraid is because I don’t care.-Henry Rollins

Anything worth doing is worth doing for money-Henry Rollins

Our values are only authentic if they are tested in the crucible of experience.-Henry Rollins

Nothing is really sacred anymore-Henry Rollins  (from his autobiography “Laugh Now Cry Later”)

No-one is in control of anything-Henry Rollins

I’m a firm believer in the idea that democracy doesn’t work and makes us weaker.-Henry Rollins (Rollins’ keynote speech from the 1995 O’Reilly Perl Conference)

When you stop caring, that’s when you win-Henry Rollins

There are people out there who have no idea what they’re doing and they don’t care.-Henry Rollins  (from an interview on Australian radio station Triple J)

My whole career I’ve been fighting for something that I don’t believe in. I’m a real non-believer now.-Henry Rollins

We’re all mutants now-Henry Rollins  (Rollins’ keynote speech from the 1995 O’Reilly Perl Conference)

You can’t do it by being normal-Henry Rollins

Music is the best escape from what life has become-Henry Rollins

We are all born with a completely blank canvas-Henry Rollins

Every song I sang was about something, whether I knew it or not-Henry Rollins

The leader is the person who makes the decisions because he feels like it.-Henry Rollins  (Rollins’ keynote speech from the 1995 O’Reilly Perl Conference)

There are no easy answers, but bad ones are still easier than good ones.-Henry Rollins

The only people who don’t lose sleep over political leaders are dictators. We all lose sleep over political leaders. Henry Rollins

There are no answers any more, we’re just trying to find ourselves again. -Henry Rollins

You can’t be lonely if you don’t trust anyone.-Henry Rollins

The only thing that’s real in this world is the struggle for the soul-Henry Rollins (unverified quote)

Everybody wants to talk about women…even people who are married. It’s a very good idea because generally, they’re always looking for love. -Henry Rollins

There are things you can do to release energy, and there are things you can’t do. -Henry Rollins

The most important thing in life is that one person always remembers you-Henry Rollins (from this video)

I’d much rather be the director of my own life than someone else’s-Henry Rollins

Nobody gives a damn about your dreams if they can’t see them. -Henry Rollins

I don’t believe in conspiracy theories, but some things are just too weird to be coincidence.-Henry Rollins

What’s the difference between a rock star and a cult leader?  -Henry Rollins

You don’t have to be fabulous but you do have to be kind-Henry Rollins

There are no words that can explain how beautiful this girl is…-Henry Rollins

I don’t draw the line between life and art-Henry Rollins

All of us are just a collection of cells, but we play the most important game in history-Henry Rollins

There are some people you can love without it being safe.-Henry Rollins

When a man has played his entire life like one instrument, then dies he will go to his grave like that instrument-Henry Rollins (Rollins’ keynote speech from the 1995 O’Reilly Perl Conference)

There are some men you can love without it being safe-Henry Rollins (Rollins’ keynote speech from the 1995 O’Reilly Perl Conference)

I don’t believe in conspiracy theories, but some things are just too weird to be coincidence-Henry Rollins

I want people to see the difference between me and those other guys, not just right now but throughout my entire career-Henry Rollins

You are what you do, not what you SAY you did.-Henry Rollins

The world has been rediscovering what it means to be alive over the last 50 years.  When I got into music, I didn’t get it. -Henry Rollins

Everything starts with a dream-Henry Rollins

There’s always been a need for a counterbalance to the dominant culture because it can be corrupting…you know, like television in particular-Henry Rollins

This is not just about me as an individual and how great I am…if I fail, we all fail.-Henry Rollins

If I had a job and you had a job, we would still be friends, because it’s about the music and not how much money you make.-Henry Rollins

The internet has made the gulf between fans and stars so large that the only way people can have a relationship now is through the music-Henry Rollins (Rollins’ keynote speech from the 1995 O’Reilly Perl Conference)

It was a great relief to finally be a musician and not have to worry about who I’m going out with tonight-Henry Rollins

The only people who are really, truly, utterly confused are the ones who thought they knew what they were doing in the first place.-Henry Rollins

Most of what people call love is just desire disguised as love-Henry Rollins

If you hold still, someone will piss on you-Henry Rollins

I don’t blame you if you’re confused about the way I feel. I’m confused about the way I feel-Henry Rollins

You can’t be afraid to die. You have to be willing to die and not worry about it because everything’s worse than death-Henry Rollins

We all have our own world inside of us that no one knows about, and that’s what makes each of us unique and interesting-Henry Rollins

Talk is cheap, action speaks. -Henry Rollins

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