Best 82 Guns N’ Roses , Axl Rose , Slash Quotes

Best 82 Guns N’ Roses , Axl Rose , Slash Quotes

“I love classical music. It has left a major mark on my playing.
Slash”

“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”

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

“I just play, just you know, If i just sit down with the guitar and just do whatever for, you know, an half an hour or an hour whatever. That’s pretty much, that should do it for me.
Slash”

“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”

“Rock n’ roll was a bad and evil thing. l remember once I was singing a Barry Manilow song, “”Mandy,”” In the back seat of the car. It came on the radio, and I kind of sang with it, and I got smacked In the mouth because that song was “”evil.””
Axl Rose”

“I don’t think there’s anything better than hearing your favorite band live.
Slash”

“I don’t even know my own phone number.
Axl Rose”

“Guitar is the best form of self-expression I know. Everything else, and I’m just sort of tripping around, trying to figure my way through life.
Slash”

“Guitars are like women. You’ll never get them totally right.
Slash”

“I dont believe in having regrets.
Slash”

“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”

“One time we played a concert in Antwerp, Belgium. At least I thought it was Antwerp, Belgium. Turns out it was a Stop ‘n Shop in Wisconsin somewhere, but it was fun man.
Slash”

“People want you to produce records. They don’t care what it took to make it. When a band is out doing concerts, the fans don’t want to know about equipment difficulties. They want their hour-and-a-half release, and that’s it.
Slash”

“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’.”

“If it had been any different, if I had been born just one minute later, or been in the wrong pace at the right time or vice versa, the life that I’ve lived and come to love would not exist. And that is a situation that I would not want to consider in the slightest.
Slash”

“I always loved rock guitar. I just never put it together that that’s what I’d end up doing.
Slash”

“As for Guns N’ Roses, I don’t think there’s ever a chance of a reunion.
Slash”

“Rock n’ roll is about attitude and rebellion. It’s supposed to be fun and spontaneous.
Slash”

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

“I mean, the thing about Guns N’ Roses was that it wasn’t trying to attach itself to the ’80s, or anything that had to do with the ’80s. It’s just who we were at that time. We were doing what we wanted to do. That had really nothing to do with anything around us, except for the simple fact that we were rebelling against that stuff.
Slash”

“I like to be real private; you don’t always want everyone around you – even when they like you.
Axl Rose”

“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”

“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”

“Originally, I wanted to call the band ‘Guns ‘n Robots.’ I still believe that if we had just called ourselves ‘Guns ‘n Robots’ we’d still be together.
Slash”

“Directing is like guitar playing. That’s a unique mind-set and talent, unto itself. I like the idea of putting everything together to make a great movie.
Slash”

“Restlessness is a fickle catalyst; it can drive you to achieve or it can coax your demise, and sometimes the choice isn’t yours
Slash”

“Sometimes your friends are your lovers, or have been at one time.
Axl Rose”

“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”

“I once asked Axl why he left the ‘E’ off his name. He started crying and said he thought he’d spelled it right.
Slash”

“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”

“If you were a kid and you wanted to come out and make a statement now, you’d have to really dig deep to find something that no one has exposed already.
Slash”

“Whenever society gets too stifling and the rules too complex, there’s some sort of musical explosion.
Slash”

“Being a rockstar is the intersection of who you are and who you want to be.
Slash”

“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”

“Freddie Mercury and Elton John are, like, two of the biggest Influences in my whole life. And probably always will be.

“Be bitter, stay angry, and blame everyone!
Axl Rose”

“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”

“A day doesn’t go by where I don’t get surprised by something.
Slash”

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

“It’s not so much about how good a player you are, its how cool you are.
Slash”

“I got the name Slash because I used to work in a grocery store and I was in charge of reducing prices for really big sales.
Slash”

“I do all my interviews on the toilet.
Slash”

“I feel I have a responsibility to myself, a responsibility to explain where we’re coming from. Because a song or the performance of a song is a lot like a work of art.
Axl Rose”

“Fear is where there is no love. Love is where there is no fear.
Axl Rose”

“Notes and chords have become my second language and, more often than not, that vocabulary expresses what I feel when language fails me.
Slash”

“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”

“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”

“I had no aspirations to be a musician, but I picked up a guitar for two seconds and haven’t put it down since.
Slash”

“I’ve been on the road for so long that it’s a part of my being. Even after all these years, I love playing. I love recording. I love writing. I love rehearsing. I love touring. I love all that stuff.
Slash”

“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’.”
“I’m not ridiculously wealthy, but I don’t squander money either.
Slash”

“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”

“I guess you could say there are two Slashes. There’s the crazy, rock-and-roll Slash, he’s wild. And then there’s the real Slash- he collects miniature soaps and treats his hookers real nice.
Slash”
“I think the pressure has also helped me want to rise above that pressure, and it has helped in accelerating the healing process. It’s helped give me a drive. I have a definite survival drive, and the pressure gave me a drive to get on top of it.
Axl Rose”

“I got into rock-and-roll because I wanted the chicks. The Dixie Chicks.
Slash”

“When we weren’t being transcendent we specialized in self-inflicted disaster.
Slash”

“If love is blind I guess I’ll buy myself a cane”
“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”

“That’s a wonderful side effect of leather pants: when you pee yourself in them, they’re more forgiving than jeans.
Slash”

“If I could hang out with Jimi Hendrix, it wouldn’t be over dinner.
Slash”

““If love is blind I guess I’ll buy myself a cane”
— Axl Rose

 

“I personally don’t do any hard drugs, because they get in the way of me getting to my base issues, and I’d rather get rid of the excess baggage than find a way to shove it deeper in the closet.
Axl Rose”

“It seems like a lot of what was going on when I quit is still going on.
Slash”

“I never want to draw attention to myself, but that’s all I do.
Slash”

“I guess I like who I am now. I’d just like to have a little more internal peace. I’m sure everybody would.”
“People can do whatever they want to, but I’m more pro-hetero. I’m not knocking it – I have friends that are gay. It’s just that it’s not my cup of tea, l guess. That’s all. People can do what they want.
Axl Rose”

“Life sucks, but in a beautiful kind of way. Axl Rose”

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

“The only time I think I’ve ever gotten sick of playing Guns and Roses songs really was during – after having played them in Guns and Roses, and then in Snakepit, and then playing ‘It’s So Easy’ and ‘Brownstone’ in Velvet Revolver.
Slash”

“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”

“Sometimes I would want to sink, and then while I was sinking I’d go, “”Wait a minute, this isn’t what I want to do,”” and I would calm down while I was sinking and then start rising back to the surface again.
Axl Rose”

“You can’t wait around for destiny to give you what you think you deserve, you have to earn it, even if you think you’ve paid your dues.
Slash”

“For me, the original Guns N’ Roses is the embodiment of a certain kind of chemistry that really couldn’t be duplicated.
Slash”

“I like feeling a sense of unity with the crowd even though everybody might be thinking something different.
Axl Rose”

“Risk isn’t a word in my vocabulary. It’s my very existence.
Slash”

“I like Nine Inch Nails, and I like hip-hop.
Axl Rose”

“I’ve always had to do things my way; I play guitar my way; I’ve taken myself to the edges of life my way; I’ve gotten clean my way; And I’m still here. Whether or not I deserve to be is another story.
Slash”

“When it comes to actually writing, I like to write in a full room with the amps blasting, and a big drum set.
Slash”

“If I ever go bald, I’ll kill myself.
Slash”

“Axl and I came from completely different backgrounds. Because of that we made an interesting pair trying to figure each other out.
Slash”

“Many times drugs and alcohol – there’s a technical term that they’re called, emotional suppressants – are the only things that can help a person survive and get through and be able to deal with their pain.
Axl Rose”

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