Axl Rose quotes

  • I write the vocals last, because I wanted to invent the music first and push the music to the level that I had to compete against it.
    -- Axl Rose

    #Writing #Levels #Lasts

  • I'm not God but if I were God, ¾ of you would be girls, and the rest would be pizza and beer.
    -- Axl Rose

    #Girl #Beer #Would Be

  • Life sucks, but in a beautiful kind of way.
    -- Axl Rose

    #Beautiful #Life Sucks #Way

  • We are made up of two contrasting ideals: Love And Fear. Pick One and Live.
    -- Axl Rose

    #Two #Made #Love And Fear

  • When I was a kid, I was told rock n' roll wasn't music. It wasn't art. Queen was my proof, my evidence, that these people were wrong - and they meant everything to me.
    -- Axl Rose

    #Art #Queens #Kids

  • I'm late to everything. I've always wanted to have it written in my will that when I die, the coffin shows up a half hour late and says on the side, like in gold, 'Sorry I'm Late'.
    -- Axl Rose

    #Sorry #Gold #Half

  • It's really hard to maintain a one-on-one relationship if the other person is not going to allow me to be with other people.
    -- Axl Rose

    #People #Persons

  • Fear is where there is no love. Love is where there is no fear.
    -- Axl Rose

    #Love Is #No Fear

  • I discovered I scream the same way whether I'm about to be devoured by a great white shark or if a piece of seaweed touches my foot.
    -- Axl Rose

    #Funny #Nature #Humorous

  • I like to be real private; you don't always want everyone around you - even when they like you.
    -- Axl Rose

    #Real #Being Real #Want

  • We take it for granted we know the whole story - We judge a book by its cover and read what we want between selected lines.
    -- Axl Rose

    #Book #Judging #Stories

  • I go to movies, go out with friends, go to car shows. I have a zoo.
    -- Axl Rose

    #Zoos #Car #Shows

  • There was a much more self-destructive nature in 'Appetite.' It was a going-for-it-at-all-cost thing that worked then.
    -- Axl Rose

    #Self #Going For It #Cost

  • I could beat my mike stand into the stage, but I was still in pain. Maybe fans liked it, but sometimes people forget you're a person and they're more into the entertainment value. It's taken a long time to turn that around and give a strong show without it being a kamikaze show.
    -- Axl Rose

    #Strong #Pain #Taken

  • I sing in five or six different voices that are all part of me. Its not contrived.
    -- Axl Rose

    #Voice #Different #Six

  • I try to be respectful about getting an honor or recognition, but I don't really know what the Rock Hall actually is. In my experience with the people who run it, I don't see it having to do with anything other than them making money.
    -- Axl Rose

    #Running #Rocks #People

  • We have a saying in Guns N Roses: When somebodys gonna get yelled at, theyre gonna get the corn.
    -- Axl Rose

    #Gun #Rose #Corn

  • Regarding social media, I really dont understand what appears to be the general populations lack of concern over privacy issues in publicizing their entire lives on the Internet for others to see to such an extent... but hey its them, not me, so whatever.
    -- Axl Rose

    #Media #Issues #Population

  • In general, I usually don't really go by or live my life by a clock, and outside of touring, I don't really ask anyone else to. It's not out of lack of respect for anyone or intentional.
    -- Axl Rose

    #Living My Life #Clock #Touring

  • If love is blind I guess I'll buy myself a cane
    -- Axl Rose

    #Love Is #Love Is Blind #Blind

  • Sometimes your friends are your lovers, or have been at one time.
    -- Axl Rose

    #Lovers #Sometimes

  • I guess I like who I am now. I'd just like to have a little more internal peace. I'm sure everybody would.
    -- Axl Rose

    #Who I Am #Littles #Internal Peace

  • Let sleeping dogs lie or lying dogs sleep or whatever. Time to move on. People get divorced. Life doesn't owe you your own personal happy ending especially at another's, or in this case several others', expense.
    -- Axl Rose

    #Dog #Lying #Moving

  • November Rain is a song about not wanting to be in a state of having to deal with unrequited love.
    -- Axl Rose

    #Song #Rain #Unrequited Love

  • Be bitter, stay angry, and blame everyone!
    -- Axl Rose

    #Bitter #Blame #Angry

  • If I hadn't had Freddie Mercury's lyrics to hold on to as a kid I don't know where I would be. It taught me about all forms of music... it would open my mind. I never really had a bigger teacher in my whole life.
    -- Axl Rose

    #Teacher #Kids #Mind

  • What’s so civil about war anyway?
    -- Axl Rose

    #War

  • At times I enjoy writing and at others times I just hate it because it's definitely having to go back and experience some pain and express what you really feel.
    -- Axl Rose

    #Pain #Hate #Writing

  • I'd just like to say that I have a personal disgust for small dogs, like poodles. I have some serious physical problems with them. Everything about them means I must kill them. I must.
    -- Axl Rose

    #Dog #Mean #Serious

  • As for money and prestige, if one has an opportunity to make money and/or advance their position or place in life, there can be a lot to weigh and consider, such as responsibilities, goals and objectives, etc. We all make choices, deal with our sense of priorities, principles, ethics, morals, balancing, juggling, making compromises... or not! Ha!
    -- Axl Rose

    #Responsibility #Opportunity #Goal

  • I'm glad to be here [in Israel] again.
    -- Axl Rose

    #Israel #Glad