15 Jimi Hendrix Quotes for Your 'Purple Haze' Days

Jimi Hendrix on the 'Both Sides of the Sky' album cover
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"Knowledge speaks, wisdom listens."

Enter a 'Purple Haze' by Reading These Fantastic Jimi Hendrix Quotes

There's no one that quite compares to Jimi Hendrix and his musical talents.

He was virtually unparalleled in his guitar playing skills, along with his songwriting capabilities. Nothing short of brilliant, he changed the course of music for many.

Gone too soon, we can't help but wonder how different things would be if he were still around. That being said, he still has quite the influence on a wide variety of artists that continue to enter the music scene today.

More than anything, Jimi was a wordsmith. He somehow always knew what to say and when to say it. This is why we rounded up some truly inspiring quotes from the artist to help you get through this day, week, month, life.

Read them all below!

Best Jimi Hendrix Quotes

  • "Knowledge speaks, wisdom listens."

  • "When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace."

  • "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."

  • "You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven."

  • "I've been imitated so well I've heard people copy my mistakes."

Inspiring Jimi Hendrix Quotes

  • "Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music."

  • "I'm the one that has to die when it's time for me to die, so let me live my life the way I want to."

  • "In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first."

  • "All I'm gonna do is just go on and do what I feel."

  • "I have nothing to regret at all in the past, except that I might've unintentionally hurt somebody else or something."

Motivational Jimi Hendrix Quotes

  • "Blues is easy to play but hard to feel."

  • "If I seem free, it's because I'm always running."

  • "Anybody can do anything, it's up to themselves. All it takes is the right intentions."

  • "Music is a safe kind of high."

  • "It all has to come from inside though, I guess."

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