Janis Joplin - Quotes

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Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.

Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.

Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.

Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.

I'm one of those regular weird people. ---->>>

I always wanted to be an artist, whatever that was, like other chicks want to be stewardesses. I read. I painted. I thought. ---->>>

If I hold back, I'm no good. I'm no good. I'd rather be good sometimes, than holding back all the time. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

Guess what, I might be the first hippie pinup girl. ---->>>

Oh Lord, won't you buy me a Mercedes Benz. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

On stage I make love to twenty five thousand people; and then I go home alone.

On stage I make love to twenty five thousand people; and then I go home alone.

I won't quit to become someone's old lady. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone. ---->>>

I got treated very badly in Texas. They don't treat beatniks too good in Texas. Port Arthur people thought I was a beatnik, though they'd never seen one and neither had I. ---->>>

Audiences like their blues singers to be miserable.

Audiences like their blues singers to be miserable.

Rock on out.

Rock on out.

My father wouldn't get us a TV, he wouldn't allow a TV in the house.

My father wouldn't get us a TV, he wouldn't allow a TV in the house.

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 01-19, 1943
Birthplace: in Port Arthur, Texas, The United States
Die: 10-04, 1970
Occupation: Musician

Janis Lyn Joplin (; January 19, 1943 – October 4, 1970) was an American rock singer and songwriter. She was one of the biggest female rock stars of her era. After releasing three albums, she died of an accidental heroin overdose at age 27. A fourth album, Pearl, was released in January 1971, just over three months after her death (wikipedia)