Motivational Henry Rollins Quotes For Success In Life, Love

Henry Lawrence Garfield, better known as Henry Rollins, is an American singer, songwriter, musician, actor, presenter, comedian, and activist. He currently hosts a weekly radio show on KCRW, is a regular columnist for Rolling Stone Australia, and was a regular columnist for LA Weekly. These Henry Rollins quotes will motivate you.

Best Henry Rollins Quotes

  1. “No such thing as spare time, no such thing as free time, no such thing as downtime. All you got is a lifetime. Go.” ~ Henry Rollins
  2. “Strength is the product of struggle, you must do what others don’t to achieve what others won’t.” ~ Henry Rollins
  3. “I want a soul mate who can sit me down, shut me up, tell me ten things I don’t already know, and make me laugh. I don’t care what you look like, just turn me on. And if you can do that, I will follow you on bloody stumps through the snow. I will nibble your mukluks with my own teeth. I will do your windows. I will care about your feelings. Just have something in there.” ~ Henry Rollins
  4. “Go without a coat when it’s cold; find out what cold is. Go hungry; keep your existence lean. Wear away the fat, get down to the lean tissue and see what it’s all about. The only time you define your character is when you go without. In times of hardship, you find out what you’re made of and what you’re capable of. If you’re never tested, you’ll never define you character.” ~ Henry Rollins
  5. “Knowledge without mileage equals bullshit.” ~ Henry Rollins

  6. “Muscle mass does not always equal strength. Strength is kindness and sensitivity. Strength is understanding that your power is both physical and emotional. That it comes from the body and the mind. And the heart.” ~ Henry Rollins
  7. “I want to meet a woman that will make me stop and listen to what she has to say. I want a woman who will make my jaw drop in awe. A woman that has little time for me. One who does not throw herself at me. One who respects herself who has a sense of herself. Where is she.” ~ Henry Rollins
  8. “Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.” ~ Henry Rollins
  9. “Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on.” ~ Henry Rollins

  10. “We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don’t. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.” ~ Henry Rollins
  11. “Weakness is what brings ignorance, cheapness, racism, homophobia, desperation, cruelty, brutality, all these things that will keep a society chained to the ground, one foot nailed to the floor.” ~ Henry Rollins
  12. “I have found the Iron to be my greatest friend. It never freaks out on me, never runs. Friends may come and go. But two hundred pounds is always two hundred pounds” ~ Henry Rollins
  13. “When you start to doubt yourself the real world will eat you alive.” ~ Henry Rollins
  14. “Pizza makes me think that anything is possible.” ~ Henry Rollins

  15. “I want you bad like a natural disaster. You are all I see. You are the only one I want to know.” ~ Henry Rollins
  16. “I am a veteran of the War on Christmas. I am just emerging from a battlefield strewn with dead trees and torn shreds of brightly colored wrapping paper.” ~ Henry Rollins
  17. “The times I have tried to get close to someone resulted in me feeling threatened and weak.” ~ Henry Rollins
  18. “In my world there would be as many public libraries as there are Starbucks.” ~ Henry Rollins
  19. “Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowded room with boring people than I feel on my own.” ~ Henry Rollins
  20. “I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention.” ~ Henry Rollins

  21. “I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.” ~ Henry Rollins
  22. “I want a soul mate who can sit me down, shut me up, tell me ten things I don’t already know, and make me laugh. I don’t care what you look like, just turn me on.” ~ Henry Rollins
  23. “Want a good body? Work at it. Want to be a success? Work at it. Want to be truly exceptional? Be a touch insane… You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.” ~ Henry Rollins
  24. “There’s got to be someone for me. It’s not too much to ask. Just someone to be with. Someone to love. Someone to give everything to. Someone.” ~ Henry Rollins
  25. “The average is the borderline that keeps mere men in their place. Those who step over the line are heroes by the very act. Go.”
  26. “You always know the mark of a coward. A coward hides behind freedom. A brave person stands in front of freedom and defends it for others.” ~ Henry Rollins
  27. “Life will not break your heart. It’ll crush it.” ~ Henry Rollins

  28. “There’s one thing about Black Sabbath which should not be understated: If Black Sabbath is missing any one of its members it’s no longer Black Sabbath.” ~ Henry Rollins
  29. “I will never say the things that I want to say to you. I know the damage it would do. I love you more than I hate my loneliness and pain.” ~ Henry Rollins, Henry Rollins quotes on love
  30. “I would like to be able to gently drift in and out of existence when I wanted to.” ~ Henry Rollins
  31. “In the worst of times the best among us never lose their moral compass, and that is how they emerge relatively unscathed.” ~ Henry Rollins
  32. “My main goal is to stay alive. To keep fooling myself into hanging around. To keep getting up every day. Right now I live without inspiration. I go day to day and do the work because it’s all I know. I know that if I keep moving I stand a chance. I must keep myself going until I find a reason to live. I need one so bad. On the other hand maybe I don’t. Maybe it’s all bullshit. Nothing I knew from my old life can help me here. Most of the things that I believed turned out to be useless. Appendages from someone else’s life.” ~ Henry Rollins
  33. “All by yourself, unable to express the pain of your distress with your deeper inside. You alienate yourself and everybody else.” ~ Henry Rollins
  34. “When life hands you a lemon, say, ‘Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?” ~ Henry Rollins
  35. “It’s so painful to be next to someone you feel strongly about and know you can’t say the things you want to.” ~ Henry Rollins Quotes
  36. “Keep your blood clean, your body lean, and your mind sharp.” ~ Henry Rollins

  37. “I definitely learned a lesson this time. I know that I can be broken. I am not as tough as I thought. I see it now. At this point, it’s the only thing good that came out of all of this. I know myself better now and know what I have to do.” ~ Henry Rollins
  38. “How memories lie to us. How time coats the ordinary with gold. How it breaks the heart to go back and attempt to re-live them. How crushed we are when we discover that the gold was merely gold-plating thinly coated over lead, chalk and peeling paint.” ~ Henry Rollins
  39. “Nothing brings people together more, than mutual hatred.” ~ Henry Rollins
  40. “Do it or don’t. It’s amazing how many things in life are that easy.” ~ Henry Rollins

  41. “You have to get away from them. You have to get as far away as you can otherwise they’ll kill you with their lives. They don’t know what they do. They are careless with themselves and they take too much for granted. They make their shortcomings your problem. The only way to keep your head above it and heal your wounds is to crawl away.” ~ Henry Rollins
  42. “You have to realize there are other people, other economies, governments, cultures, religions, and destinies going on at the same time as yours. You have to widen the scope of your lens and start seeing more.” ~ Henry Rollins
  43. “It’s good to be able to deal with it [anger] somehow other than drinking, fighting, crashing cars, hitting your kid, your wife, your husband, your whatever. Paintbrushes, pens, movie cameras, guitars, microphones, typewriters — these are good things. Weights. These are positive ways, good ways to deal with anger, frustration, alienation, rage. ‘Cause all the other ways do nothing but hurt people.” ~ Henry Rollins
  44. “When the Iron doesn’t want to come off the mat, it’s the kindest thing it can do for you. If it flew up and went through the ceiling, it wouldn’t teach you anything.” ~ Henry Rollins Quotes
  45. “My love runs deeper than the wounds.” ~ Henry Rollins

  46. “I believe that when the body is strong, the mind thinks strong thoughts.” ~ Henry Rollins
  47. “After having read a lot of fiction, literature, whatever you want to call it, from Wolfe to Houellebecq, I think you have to have an understanding and insight of the human condition that is informed and motivated by a desire to immerse yourself in the human world and bring these stories to bear.” ~ Henry Rollins
  48. “Sometimes it seems the harder you try to hold onto something or someone the more it wants to getaway. You feel like some kind of criminal for having felt, for having wanted. For having wanted to be wanted. It confuses you because you think that your feelings were wrong and it makes you feel so small because it’s so hard to keep it inside when you let it out and it doesn’t come back. You’re left so alone that you can’t explain.” ~ Henry Rollins
  49. “I am a pretty crazy person, so it’s best for me to be on my own most of the time.” ~ Henry Rollins

  50. “Girls aren’t beautiful, they’re pretty. Beautiful is too heavy a word to assign to a girl. Women are beautiful because their faces show that they know they have lost something and picked up something else.” ~ Henry Rollins
  51. “If you have an idea of what you want to do in your future, you must go at it with almost monastic obsession. […] You have to go at it single-mindedly and let nothing get in your way.” ~ Henry Rollins
  52. “If I had to live my life in anticipation of what others thought of me, little would get done.” ~ Henry Rollins
  53. “Humans are pretty amazing at living pretty much anywhere and so that makes me optimistic that perhaps humanity will be able to survive itself, because the reality is that we are going to have problems with water in this century.” ~ Henry Rollins
  54. “I’m trying to be confrontational and direct. If I lack directness then I only have myself to blame because I lack the skills to make my point clear.” ~ Henry Rollins

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