Top 50 Best Inspiring Jimi Hendrix Quotes

Jimi Hendrix Quotes: James Marshall “Jimi” Hendrix (born Johnny Allen Hendrix) was an American musician, singer, and songwriter. Although his mainstream career spanned only four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most celebrated musicians of the 20th century. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame describes him as “arguably the greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock music”.

Common Questions About Jimi Hendrix

Was Jimi Hendrix ever married?

He pursued romantic relationships with various women at the height of his career, but he never got married.

What were Jimi Hendrix last words?

According to The Guardian, Hendrix’s last words were: “I need help bad, man.

Who taught Jimi Hendrix to play the guitar?

Billy Davis

How long did Jimi Hendrix career last?

Though his active career as a featured artist lasted a mere four years, Hendrix altered the course of popular music and became one of the most successful and influential musicians of his era.

Our Favorite Jimi Hendrix Quotes

"Butterflies and zebras And moonbeams and fairy tales That's all she ever thinks about Riding with the wind."

"I've been imitated so well I've heard people copy my mistakes."

"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."

"You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven. "

"And so castles made of sand slips into the sea, eventually.."

"If I'm free, it's because I'm always running"

"All I'm gonna do is just go on and do what I feel."

"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."

"Music is my religion."

"Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music. "

"Life is Quicker Than a Blink of an Eye"

"When things get too heavy, just call me helium, the lightest known gas to man."

"those times i burned my guitar it was like a sacrifice. we all burn things we love. i love my guitar"

"I'll always touch you.


"Are you experienced? Have you ever been experienced?"

"Imagination is the key to my lyrics. The rest is painted with a little science fiction."

"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."

"Even castles made of sand, fall into the sea, eventually."

"I try all night to play a pretty note.

"I will be dead in five years' time, but while I am here, I will travel many highways and I will, of necessity, die at a time when my message of love, peace, and freedom can be shared with people all over the world."

"When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will see peace.

"Knowledge is speaking, Wisdom is listening"

"People still mourn when people die. That’s self-sympathy. All human beings are selfish to a certain extent, and that’s why people get so sad when someone dies. They haven’t finished using him. The person who is dead ain’t crying. Sadness is for when a baby is born into this heavy world, and joy should be exhibited at someone’s death because they are going on to something more permanent and infinitely better."

"Sometimes you'll want to give up the guitar. You'll hate the guitar. But if you stick with it, you're gonna be rewarded."

"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, there will be peace."

"Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens."

"Well I walk right on up to your rebel roadside The one that rambles on for a million miles Yes I walk down this road searchin' for your love And my soul too When I find ya I ain't gonna let go.

"The story of life is quicker than the blink of an eye. The story of love is Hello and Goodbye. Until we meet again......."


"In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first."

"Way up in my tree I'm sitting by my fire Wond'rin' where in this world might you be And knowin' all the time you're still roamin' the countryside Do you still think about me?

"When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace."

"You got me floatin' across and through You make me float right on up to you The only thing I need to get me there Is to hear you laugh without a care

"Music is a safe kind of high.

"Don't be reckless with other people's hearts. Don't put up with people who are reckless with yours."

"You have to forget about what other people say, when you're supposed to die, or when you're supposed to be loving. You have to forget about all these things. You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven."

"The story of life is quicker than the wink of an eye, the story of love is hello and goodbye...until we meet again"

"Excuse me while I kiss the sky."

"Who are you to judge the life i live i know i'm not perfect and i don't live to be. but before you start pointing fingers make sure your hands are clean."

"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."

"Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens"

"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace."

"Well, she's walking through the clouds, with a circus mind that's running wild."

"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."

"I think everybody should believe in himself. I suppose, in a way, that’s also believing in God. If there is a God and He made you, then believing in yourself is also believing in Him. Once you carry God inside yourself, then you’re part of Him."

"Blues is easy to play, but hard to feel"

"When The Power Of Love Overcomes The Love Of Power,,World Will Know Peace."

"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, they will find peace."

"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, they will ind peace."

"Hurrah I awake from yesterday Alive but the war is here to stay So my love Caterina and me Decide to take our last walk Through the noise to the sea Not to die but to be reborn Away from a land so battered and torn... Forever…"

"I taste the honey from a flower named Blue Way down in California And New York drowns as we held hands"