Janis Joplin Quotes
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
I'm one of those regular weird people.
On stage I make love to twenty five thousand people; and then I go home alone.
"Work me, lord. Please don't you leave me. I feel so useless down here with no one to love. Though I looked everywhere, and I can't find me anybody to love, to feel my care...So, work me lord, oh, use me lord. Can I show you how hard it is trying to live when you're all alone? Everyday I keep trying to move forward but something is driving me, oh, back. Something's trying to hold on to me, to my way of life. So, oh, don't you forget me down here lord, no no no no no, don't you forget me, lord. Well I don't think I'm any very special kind of person down here, I know better. But I don't think you're gonna find anybody, not anybody who can say that they tried like I tried. The worst that you can say all about me is that I'm never satisfied..."
"Work me, Lord" live at Woodstock, 1969
It's hard to be free but when it works, it' s worth it!
Audiences like their blues singers to be miserable.
It's gonna be a long hard drag, but we'll make it.
I guess I'm the world's first hippie pinup girl.
Fourteen heart attacks and he had to die in my week. In MY week.
about ex-President Eisenhower following his death
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers. You can fill your life up with ideas and still go home lonely. All you really have that really matters are feelings. That's what music is to me.
(19 January 1943 – 4 October 1970) American singer and songwriter.
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