Janis Joplin Quotes.
You can destroy your now by worrying about tomorrow.
If you’ve got a today, don’t wear it tomorrow. Tomorrow never happens. It’s all the same day.
I’m a victim of my own insides. There was a time when I wanted to know everything. It used to make me very unhappy, all that feeling. I just didn’t know what to do with it. But now I’ve learned to make that feeling work for me.
Who you are is what you settle for, you know?
As good as you’ve been to this world is as good as it’s gonna be right back to you.
Texas is OK if you want to settle down and do your own thing quietly, but it’s not for outrageous people, and I was always outrageous.
I won’t quit to become someone’s old lady.
When I sing, I feel like when you’re first in love. It’s more than sex. It’s that point two people can get to they call love, when you really touch someone for the first time, but it’s gigantic, multiplied by the whole audience. I feel chills.
Life is too damn short and [screwed] up to go through it silently loving someone and never telling them how you feel. [Screw] the consequences, [screw] the implications of the actions, to hell with it all… whatever happens as a result is better than the nothingness that is inevitable with silence.
My father wouldn’t get us a TV, he wouldn’t allow a TV in the house.
It’s hard to be free but when it works, it’s worth it!
You know why we’re stuck with the myth that only black people have soul? Because white people don’t let themselves feel things.
Billie Holiday, Aretha Franklin. Now, they are so subtle, they can milk you with two notes. They can make you feel like they told you the whole universe. But I don’t know that yet. All I got now is strength. Maybe if I keep singing, maybe I’ll get it.
On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.
It’s not what isn’t, it’s what you wish was that makes unhappiness.
Singing, it’s like it’s like loving somebody, it’s a supreme emotional and physical experience.
I’m one of those regular weird people.