20 Jimi Hendrix Quotes on Peace, Music and Love: James Marshall Hendrix was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter, professionally known as Jimi Hendrix. He was born on November 27, 1942 in Seattle, Washington, United States to Lucille Jeter and James Allen Hendrix.
He is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music. He is also considered in one of the most celebrated musicians of the 20th century.
Hendrix gained worldwide attention from his debut studio album Are You Experienced which was released in 1967. He has also made numerous songs such as Castles Made of Sand, Spanish Castle Magic, House Burning Down, Are You Experienced, Burning of the Midnight Lamp and other.
Jimi has attained several titles like Performer of the Year, Rock Guitarist of the Year and other. Disc & Music Echo newspaper honored him with the World Top Musician of 1969. Rolling Stone ranked Hendrix the most important musicians of the 20th century in 1999.
Here Are 20 Jimi Hendrix Quotes on Peace, Music and Love
“When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.” – Jimi Hendrix
“You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.” – Jimi Hendrix
“Music doesn’t lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.” – Jimi Hendrix
“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
“In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first.” – Jimi Hendrix
“I’m the one that’s got to die when it’s time for me to die, so let me live my life the way I want to.” – Jimi Hendrix
“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” – Jimi Hendrix
“Knowledge is speaking, Wisdom is listening” – Jimi Hendrix
“Peace, Love, and Happiness.” – Jimi Hendrix
“The story of life is quicker than the blink of an eye. The story of love is Hello and Goodbye.” – Jimi Hendrix
“IT’S FUNNY THE WAY MOST PEOPLE LOVE THE DEAD. ONCE YOU ARE DEAD, YOU ARE MADE FOR LIFE. YOU HAVE TO DIE BEFORE THEY THINK YOU ARE WORTH ANYTHING.” – Jimi Hendrix
“Music is a safe kind of high.” – Jimi Hendrix
“If I’m free, it’s because I’m always running” – Jimi Hendrix
“It all has to come from inside, though, I guess.” – Jimi Hendrix
“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
“I try to use my music to move these people to act.” – Jimi Hendrix
“Imagination is the key to my lyrics. The rest is painted with a little science fiction.” – Jimi Hendrix
“Blues is easy to play, but hard to feel.” – Jimi Hendrix
“Pretty soon I believe people will have to rely on music to get some kind of peace of mind, or satisfaction, or direction, actually. More so than politics, the big ego scene. You know it’s an art of words… Meaning nothing.” – 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