“The time I burned my guitar it was like a sacrifice. You sacrifice the things you love. I love my guitar.”-  Jimi Hendrix. Here are 44 Motivational Jimi Hendrix Quotes.

Jimi Hendrix Quotes

1. “When I die, just keep playing the records.”-  Jimi Hendrix

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

3. “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

4. “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

5. “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

6. “Even Castles made of sand, fall into the sea, eventually.”-  Jimi Hendrix

7. “I’m the one that has to die when it’s time for me to die, so let me live my life, the way I want to.”-  Jimi Hendrix

8. “It all has to come from inside, though, I guess.”-  Jimi Hendrix

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

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

11. “Music is my religion.”-  Jimi Hendrix

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12. “We have time, there’s no big rush.”-  Jimi Hendrix

13. “If I’m free, it’s because I’m always running.”-  Jimi Hendrix

14. “Excuse me while I kiss the sky.”-  Jimi Hendrix

15. “All I’m writing is just what I feel, that’s all. I just keep it almost naked. And probably the words are so bland.”-  Jimi Hendrix

7. “The story of life is quicker then the blink of an eye, the story of love is hello, goodbye.”-  Jimi Hendrix

15. “White collar conservative flashing down the street, pointing that plastic finger at me, they all assume my kind will drop and die, but I’m gonna wave my freak flag high.”-  Jimi Hendrix

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

16. “Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.”-  Jimi Hendrix

17. “When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.”-  Jimi Hendrix

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

19. “Rock is so much fun. That’s what it’s all about – filling up the chest cavities and empty kneecaps and elbows.”-  Jimi Hendrix

20. “You don’t have to be singing about love all the time in order to give love to the people. You don’t have to keep flashing those words all the time.”-  Jimi Hendrix

21. “If it was up to me, there wouldn’t be no such thing as the establishment.”-  Jimi Hendrix

22. “Music doesn’t lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.”-  Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix Quotes

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

24. “I’m gonna put a curse on you and all your kids will be born completely naked.”-  Jimi Hendrix

25. “Music is a safe kind of high.”-  Jimi Hendrix

26. “I have this one little saying when things get too heavy just call me helium, the lightest known gas to man.”-  Jimi Hendrix

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

28. “To be with the others, you have to have your hair short and wear ties. So we’re trying to make a third world happen, you know what I mean?”-  Jimi Hendrix

29. “When I played God Bless The Queen, I was wondering if they was gonna dig us, then quite naturally I’d go on and try to get it together.”-  Jimi Hendrix

30. “Every city in the world always has a gang, a street gang, or the so-called outcasts.”-  Jimi Hendrix

31. “See, that’s nothing but blues, that’s all I’m singing about. It’s today’s blues.”-  Jimi Hendrix

32. “All I’m gonna do is just go on and do what I feel.”-  Jimi Hendrix

33. “Sometimes you want to give up the guitar, you’ll hate the guitar. But if you stick with it, you’re gonna be rewarded.”-  Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix Quotes

34. “You have to give people something to dream on.”-  Jimi Hendrix

35. “When we go to play, you flip around and flash around and everything, and then they’re not gonna see nothin’ but what their eyes see. Forget about their ears.”-  Jimi Hendrix

36. “I’ve been imitated so well I’ve heard people copy my mistakes.”-  Jimi Hendrix

37. “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

38. “My goal is to be one with the music. I just dedicate my whole life to this art.”-  Jimi Hendrix

39. “Music makes me high on stage, and that’s the truth. It’s like being almost addicted to music.”-  Jimi Hendrix

40. “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

41. “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

42. “It’s funny how most people love the dead, once you’re dead you’re made for life.”-  Jimi Hendrix

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

44. “My nature just changes.”-  Jimi Hendrix

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“Music is a safe kind of high.”- Jimi Hendrix
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“The time I burned my guitar it was like a sacrifice. You sacrifice the things you love. I love my guitar.”- Jimi Hendrix
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“Music makes me high on stage, and that’s the truth. It’s like being almost addicted to music.”- Jimi Hendrix

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