Axl Rose Quotes (Best Sayings & Song Quotes)

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!
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What’s so civil about war anyway?
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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.
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I don't even know my own phone number.
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Fear is where there is no love. Love is where there is no fear.
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I like feeling a sense of unity with the crowd even though everybody might be thinking something different.
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What's so civil about war anyway?
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I sing in five or six different voices that are all part of me. Its not contrived.
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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.
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Life sucks, but in a beautiful kind of way.
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November Rain is a song about not wanting to be in a state of having to deal with unrequited love.
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'Appetite for Destruction' was the only thing written with lyrics and melody fitting the guitar parts at the same time. After that, I got a barrage of guitar songs that I was supposed to put words to, and I don't know if that was the best thing for Guns.
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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'.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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I guess I like who I am now. I'd just like to have a little more internal peace. I'm sure everybody would.
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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.
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If you are really into waiting, try holding your breath for Jesus, 'cause I hear the payoff may be that much greater.
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I could beat my mike stand into the stage, but I was still in pain. Maybe fans liked it, but sometimes people forget you're a person and they're more into the entertainment value. It's taken a long time to turn that around and give a strong show without it being a kamikaze show.
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Slash and I hadn't talked in 19 years, and when we did talk, I was like, 'You wrote a lot of stuff that didn't even happen. It's not real.'
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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.
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Queen has always been my favorite band. Freddie is the greatest singer, ever, is the way I look at it. The other thing about Queen for me is they embraced so many different styles.
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I sing in five or six different voices that are all part of me. It's not contrived.
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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.
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I think that it would be good for people to realize and understand that they are doing something to deal with their pain and they aren't really going to be allowed to escape it and outrun it forever without side effects and certain consequences, as far as emotional and mental happiness and their physical condition. And I'd like people to be aware of those things.
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I'm not God but if I were God, ¾ of you would be girls, and the rest would be pizza and beer.
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I like to be real private; you don't always want everyone around you - even when they like you.
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I'm in California, and that usually leans Democratic, and that's usually where I lean anyway... I would lean Democrat; I would lean Obama.
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'Chinese Democracy' wasn't trying to tell China to have a democracy or anything like that. I don't have an opinion on what kind of government they should have. My thing is, I went to stay there for about three months, and everywhere I went, the people are so shielded from what's going on in the world.
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Regarding social media, I really don't understand what appears to be the general population's lack of concern over privacy issues in publicizing their entire lives on the Internet for others to see to such an extent... but hey it's them, not me, so whatever.
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We have a saying in Guns N Roses: When somebodys gonna get yelled at, they're gonna get the corn.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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There was a much more self-destructive nature in 'Appetite.' It was a going-for-it-at-all-cost thing that worked then.
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If love is blind I guess I'll buy myself a cane
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I go to movies, go out with friends, go to car shows. I have a zoo.
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I'm not God but if I were God, ¾ of you would be girls, and the rest would be pizza and beer.
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We are made up of two contrasting ideals: Love And Fear. Pick One and Live.
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I really liked the Seattle movement.
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I wasn't looking at it like, 'I'm singing for AC/DC.' I was looking at it like, 'Y'know, if I can, and if they think I'm able to do it.'
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Sometimes your friends are your lovers, or have been at one time. 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.
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Mick Jagger is one of the greatest athletes who ever lived, just for how much he puts into it onstage.
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I don't really know what to say about Izzy. It's like you could have a conversation and think it's one way, and the next day, it's another way. And I'm not trying to take any shots at Izzy. It's just his thing is kind of his thing, whatever that is.
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I mainly listen to the music that's playing during movies. It can be the theme to 'Pirates of the Caribbean,' 'The Equalizer,' stuff like that. I like the blend of orchestra with modern instrumentation. It's something that I've wanted to do.
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The Guns N' Roses reunion didn't happen by chance or whatever. It was always looked at as a possibility, but it never seemed right or felt right.
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Be bitter, stay angry, and blame everyone!
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I like Nine Inch Nails, and I like hip-hop.
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A lot of the 'Back In Black' stuff is really challenging.
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We have a saying in Guns N' Roses: 'When somebody's gonna get yelled at, they're gonna get the corn.'
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What I'd tell any kid in high school is, 'Take business classes.' I don't care what else you're gonna do; if you're gonna do art or anything, take business classes. You can say, 'Well, I don't want to get commercial,' but if you do anything to make any money, you're doing something commercial.
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