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

  Music is a safe kind of high.  
 -  Jimi Hendrix
  

  I have been imitated so well I have heard people copy my mistakes.  
 -  Jimi Hendrix
  

  I dont have nothing to regret at all in the past, except that I might've unintentionally hurt somebody else or something.  
 -  Jimi Hendrix
  

  When I die, I want people to play my music, go wild and freak out and do anything they want to do.  
 -  Jimi Hendrix
  

  If I am free, it is because I am always running.  
 -  Jimi Hendrix
  

  Rock is so much fun. That's what it is all about man.  
 -  Jimi Hendrix
  

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

  I am the one that has to die when it is time for me to die, so let me live my life, the way I want to.  
 -  Jimi Hendrix
  

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

  Anybody can do anything, it is up to themselves. All it takes is the right intentions.  
 -  Jimi Hendrix
  

  All I am writing is just what I feel, that's all. I just keep it almost naked. And probably the words are so bland.  
 -  Jimi Hendrix
  

  In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first.  
 -  Jimi Hendrix
  

  Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.  
 -  Jimi Hendrix
  

  We plan for our sound to go inside the soul of somebody.  
 -  Jimi Hendrix
  

  Music doesnt lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it could only happen through music.  
 -  Jimi Hendrix
  

  I wish they'd had electric guitars in cotton fields back in the good old days. A whole lot of things would've been straightened out.  
 -  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.  
 -  Jimi Hendrix
  

  Life is quicker than a blink of an eye.  
 -  Jimi Hendrix
  

  I dont really live on compliments. Matter of fact, it has a way of distracting me.  
 -  Jimi Hendrix
  

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

  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
  

  It is funny how most people love the dead, once you're dead your made for life.  
 -  Jimi Hendrix
  

  I was trying to do too many things at the same time, which is my nature. But I was enjoying it, and I still do enjoy it.  
 -  Jimi Hendrix
  

  Dont be reckless with other people's hearts. Dont put up with people who are reckless with yours.  
 -  Jimi Hendrix
  

  I am gonna put a curse on you and all your kids will be born completely naked.  
 -  Jimi Hendrix
  

  I try to use my music to move these people to act.  
 -  Jimi Hendrix
  

  Blues is easy to play, but hard to feel.  
 -  Jimi Hendrix
  

  I dont really live on compliments. As a matter of fact, they have a way of distracting me. I know a whole lot of musicians, artists out there who hears the compliments and thinks 'wow, I must have been really great' and so they get fat and satisfied and they get lost and forget about their actual talent and start living in another world.  
 -  Jimi Hendrix
  

  Music makes me high on stage, and that's the truth. It is like being almost addicted to music.  
 -  Jimi Hendrix
  

  When I die, just keep playing the records.  
 -  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
  

  Music is a safe kind of high.  
 -  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
  

  Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.  
 -  Jimi Hendrix
  

  I've been imitated so well I've heard people copy my mistakes.  
 -  Jimi Hendrix
  

  Music is a safe kind of high.  
 -  Jimi Hendrix
  

  Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it could only happen through music.  
 -  Jimi Hendrix
  

  I try to use my music to move these people to act.  
 -  Jimi Hendrix
  

  When I die, I want people to play my music, go wild and freak out and do anything they want to do.  
 -  Jimi Hendrix
  

  I don't really live on compliments. As a matter of fact, they have a way of distracting me. I know a whole lot of musicians, artists out there who hears the compliments and thinks 'wow, I must have been really great' and so they get fat and satisfied and they get lost and forget about their actual talent and start living in another world.  
 -  Jimi Hendrix
  

  I got a pet monkey called Charlie Chan.  
 -  Jimi Hendrix
  

  The reflection of the world is blues, that's where that part of the music is at. Then you got this other kind of music that's tryin' to come around.  
 -  Jimi Hendrix
  

  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
  

  The time I burned my guitar it was like a sacrifice. You sacrifice the things you love. I love my guitar.  
 -  Jimi Hendrix