” When I sing, I feel like when you’re first in love. It’s more than sex. It’s that point two people can get to they call love, when you really touch someone for the first time, but it’s gigantic, multiplied by the whole audience. I feel chills. “


” I can’t talk about my singing. I’m inside it. How can you describe something you’re inside of? “


” Billie Holiday, Aretha Franklin. Now, they are so subtle, they can milk you with two notes. They can make you feel like they told you the whole universe. But I don’t know that yet. All I got now is strength. Maybe if I keep singing, maybe I’ll get it. “


” Don’t compromise yourself. You are all you’ve got. “


” Oh Lord, won’t you buy me a Mercedes Benz. “


” Texas is OK if you want to settle down and do your own thing quietly, but it’s not for outrageous people, and I was always outrageous. “


” You know why we’re stuck with the myth that only black people have soul? Because white people don’t let themselves feel things. “


” You got to get it while you can. “


” I’ve been looking around, and I noticed something: how much you really need to be loved. Ambition isn’t just a desperate quest for positions or money. It’s just love – lots of love. “


” Playing is just about feeling. Playing isn’t necessarily about misery. Playing isn’t necessarily about happiness. But it’s just about letting yourself feel all those things that you have already on the inside of you, but you’re all the time trying to push them aside because they don’t make for polite conversation or something. “



All 10 Janis Joplin Quotes about You in picture


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