Jann Wenner quotes

  • When I started Rolling Stone in November 1967, the magazine's initial chapter was to cover rock & roll music with intelligence and respect. Even then, we knew that the fervor sweeping our generation encompassed more than just music.
    -- Jann Wenner

    #Rocks #Our Generation #Rolling

  • Being yourself is one of the greatest things you can possibly do. Being true to yourself.
    -- Jann Wenner

    #Being Yourself #Be True To Yourself #True To Yourself

  • There's a level of immaturity to people who just can't clean up after themselves.
    -- Jann Wenner

    #People #Immaturity #Levels

  • To rush to throw away your magazine business and move it on the iPad is just sheer insanity and insecurity and fear.
    -- Jann Wenner

    #Moving #Ipads #Insanity

  • Magazines that depend on photography, and design, and long reads, and quality stuff, are going to do just fine despite the Internet and cable news.
    -- Jann Wenner

    #Photography #Long #Design

  • I have more fun hanging out with my friends who are musicians and rock stars. You know politicians by and large are pretty stiff, pretty rehearsed.
    -- Jann Wenner

    #Stars #Fun #Rocks

  • It's a daily miracle to see a child grow and develop all the senses and language and speech and faculties, and they're so much fun and they're so delightful and they're so innocent. It just stops your heart every time; I can't get enough of it.
    -- Jann Wenner

    #Children #Fun #Heart

  • I'm a neat freak... It seems to me that an orderly desk is reflective of an orderly and organized mind, you know?
    -- Jann Wenner

    #Mind #Freak #Desks

  • The Lord is my Rock. He has always been there, always present at good times and bad; and to me when I feel His presence, my life is full.

  • Every rock or molotov cocktail thrown should make a very obvious political point. Random violence produces random propaganda results. Why waste even a rock?

  • If you don't have sex and you don't do drugs, your rock 'n' roll better be awfully good.

  • People want to talk about whether I have rock cred, whether I'm selling out, the theatricality, the gay stuff... Chill out! And just enjoy yourself.

  • That was our first major tour and we got a chance to play in front of like 5000 people every day so it was like a Rock and Roll boot camp for us really, we learned a lot and made a lot of good friends.

  • Making systems work is the great task of my generation of physicians and scientists. But I would go further and say that making systems work - whether in healthcare, education, climate change, making a pathway out of poverty - is the great task of our generation as a whole.

  • Those who criticize our generation forget who raised it.

  • It has been left to our generation to discover that you can move heaven and earth to save five minutes and then not have the faintest idea what to do with them when you have saved them.

  • Rolling torture wagons for nature's most dignified creature.

  • There are only three things that can kill a farmer: lightning, rolling over in a tractor, and old age.