Jimi Hendrix was an American guitarist also known for his words as a songwriter. Here are some of his famous quotes.

  1. Blues is easy to play, but hard to feel.
  2. I try to use my music to move these people to act.
  3. I've been imitated so well I've heard people copy my mistakes.
  4. If I'm free, it's because I'm always running.
  5. Imagination is the key to my lyrics. The rest is painted with a little science fiction.
  6. It's funny how most people love the dead. Once you're dead, you're made for life.
  7. Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.
  8. Music is a safe type of high. It's more the way it was supposed to be. That's where highness came, I guess, from anyway. It's nothing but rhythm and motion.
  9. Music makes me high on stage, and that's the truth. It's like being almost addicted to music.
  10. Rock is so much fun. That's what it's all about— filling up the chest cavities and empty kneecaps and elbows.
  11. Sometimes you want to give up the guitar, you'll hate the guitar. But if you stick with it, you're gonna be rewarded.
  12. The story of life is quicker than the blink of an eye, the story of love is hello, goodbye.
  13. The time I burned my guitar it was like a sacrifice. You sacrifice the things you love. I love my guitar.
  14. When I die, I want people to play my music, go wild and freak out and do anything they want to do.
  15. When I die, just keep playing the records.
  16. When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
  17. With the power of soul anything is possible.
  18. 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.
  19. Some people should just start ideas and other ones should carry them out.
  20. When things get too heavy, just call me helium, the lightest known gas to man.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. You have to give people something to dream on.
  24. When I die, just keep playin' the records.
  25. When the power of love overcomes the love of power... the world will know peace
  26. Music is my religion.
  27. It's funny how most people love the dead. Once you're dead you're made for life.
  28. The time I burned my guitar it was like a sacrifice. You sacrifice the things you love. I love my guitar.
  29. The story of life is quicker than the wink of an eye, the story of life is hello and goodbye, until we meet again.
  30. When you die you're just getting rid of that old body.
  31. You can leave if you want, we're just jammin' that's all.
  32. We call it "Electric Church Music" because to us music is a religion.
  33. Technically, I am not a guitar player, all I play is truth and emotion.