Jimi Hendrix is considered one of the greatest guitarists of all time. Dying at 27 years old. Hendrix has influenced the music scene with his experimental guitar sounds, and his eccentric fashion.
Jimi Hendrix quotes still live on along with his music and soulful style that is often imitated by many musicians today.
Hendrix held a net worth of 175 million dollars.
Here are some eccentric quotes from the modest Jimi Hendrix:
1. “It’s funny the way most people love the dead. Once you are dead, you are made for life. You have to die before they think you are worth anything.” – Jimi Hendrix
2. “Even castles made of sand, fall into the sea, eventually.” – Jimi Hendrix
3. “I don’t have nothing to regret at all in the past, except that I might’ve unintentionally hurt somebody else or something.” – Jimi Hendrix
4. “Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.” – Jimi Hendrix
5. “In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first.” – Jimi Hendrix
6. “I’ve been imitated so well I’ve heard people copy my mistakes.” – Jimi Hendrix
7. “I just hate to be in one corner. I hate to be put as only a guitar player, or either only as a songwriter, or only as a tap dancer. I like to move around.” – Jimi Hendrix
8. “Sometimes you want to give up the guitar, you’ll hate the guitar. But if you stick with it, you’re gonna be rewarded.” – Jimi Hendrix
9. “The story of life is quicker than the wink of an eye, the story of love is hello and goodbye…until we meet again.” – Jimi Hendrix
10. “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.” – Jimi Hendrix
11. “We have time, there’s no big rush.” – Jimi Hendrix
12. “Music is stronger than politics. I feel sorry for the minorities, but I don’t feel a part of one.” – Jimi Hendrix
13. “I’m the one that has to die when it’s time for me to die, so let me live my life, the way I want to.” – Jimi Hendrix
14. “You get tired of playing top 40 R&B. I had other ideas.” – Jimi Hendrix
15. “Don’t be reckless with other people’s hearts. Don’t put up with people who are reckless with yours.” – Jimi Hendrix
16. “When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” – Jimi Hendrix
17. “I try to use my music to move these people to act.” – Jimi Hendrix
18. “Imagination is the key to my lyrics. The rest is painted with a little science fiction.” – Jimi Hendrix
19. “If I’m free, it’s because I’m always running.” – Jimi Hendrix
20. “My goal is to be one with the music. I just dedicate my whole life to this art.” – Jimi Hendrix