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Yes! The 20th century best guitarist Jimi Hendrix. Check out at this awesome collection of Quotes from him.

  • Full name: James Marshall “Jimi” Hendrix
  • Born: 27 November 1942, Seattle, Washington, United States
  • Died: 18 September 1970, Notting Hill, London
  • Profession: was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter

All I play is truth and emotion.

Jimi Hendrix

I don’t consider myself to be the best, and I don’t like compliments… they distract me.

Jimi Hendrix

I’m the one that’s got to die when it’s time for me to die, so let me live my life the way I want to.

Jimi Hendrix

It all has to come from inside, though, I guess.

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Music is a safe kind of high.

Jimi Hendrix

Not necessarily stoned..but beautiful.

Jimi Hendrix

The night I was born, Lord I swear the moon turned a fire red.

Jimi Hendrix

When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.

Jimi Hendrix

You don’t have to be singing about love all the time in order to give love to the people. You don’t have to keep flashing those words all the time.

Jimi Hendrix

I try to use my music to move these people to act.

Jimi Hendrix

All I’m writing is just what I feel, that’s all. I just keep it almost naked. And probably the words are so bland.

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I’ve been imitated so well I’ve heard people copy my mistakes.

Jimi Hendrix

Knowledge is speaking, Wisdom is listening.

Jimi Hendrix

Music Is magic. Music is life.

Jimi Hendrix

Once you’re dead you’re made for life.

Jimi Hendrix

When things get too heavy, just call me helium, the lightest known gas to man.

Jimi Hendrix

You have to forget about what other people say, when you’re supposed to die, or when you’re supposed to be loving. You have to forget about all these things.

Jimi Hendrix

I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.

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Blues is easy to play, but hard to feel.

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The story of life is quicker than the blink of an eye. The story of love is Hello and Goodbye.

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If I’m free, it’s because I’m always running.

Jimi Hendrix

Life is pleasant! Death is peaceful! It’s the transition that’s troublesome.

Jimi Hendrix

Music is my religion.

Jimi Hendrix

Through music, you hypnotize people and when you get them at their weakest point, you can preach into their subconscious what we want to say.

Jimi Hendrix

Peace, Love, and Happiness.

Jimi Hendrix

When we go to play, you flip around and flash around and everything, and then they’re not gonna see nothin’ but what their eyes see. Forget about their ears.

Jimi Hendrix

Don’t be reckless with other people’s hearts. Don’t put up with people who are reckless with yours.

Jimi Hendrix

I want to thank you my sweet darling for digging in the mud and picking me up.

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Imagination is the key to my lyrics. The rest is painted with a little science fiction.

Jimi Hendrix

You have to give people something to dream on.

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Music is the most important thing. I’m thinking of my future. There has to be something new, and I want to be part of it. I want to lead an orchestra with excellent musicians. I want to play music which draws pictures of the world and its space.

Jimi Hendrix

Pretty soon I believe people will have to rely on music to get some kind of peace of mind, or satisfaction, or direction, actually. More so than politics, the big ego scene. You know it’s an art of words… Meaning nothing.

Jimi Hendrix

We want our sound to go into the soul of the audience, and see if it can awaken some little thing in their minds… ‘Cause there are so many sleeping people.

Jimi Hendrix

White collared conservatives, flashing down the street, pointing their plastic fingers at me. They’re hoping soon my kind will drop and die, but I’m gonna wave my freak flag high.

Jimi Hendrix

May the dreams of your past be the reality of your future.

Jimi Hendrix

I will be dead in five years’ time, but while I am here, I will travel many highways and I will, of necessity, die at a time when my message of love, peace, and freedom can be shared with people all over the world.

Jimi Hendrix

Excuse me when I kiss the sky.

Jimi Hendrix

“In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first.

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Music doesn’t lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.

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You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.

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My goal is to be one with the music. I just dedicate my whole life to this art.

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Sometimes you want to give up the guitar, you’ll hate the guitar. But if you stick with it, you’re gonna be rewarded.

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Who are you to judge the life I live. I know I’m not perfect and I don’t live to be. But before you start pointing fingers make sure your hands are clean.

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When I die, just keep playing the records.

Jimi Hendrix