Janis Joplin Quotes

Janis Joplin
Name: Janis Lyn Joplin
Birth: January 19, 1943
Death: October 4, 1970 (Age 27)
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Website: Janis Joplin Wikipedia

Don’t compromise yourself. You’re all you’ve got. – Janis Joplin

You can destroy your now by worrying about tomorrow. – Janis Joplin

Tomorrow never happens. It’s all the same fucking day, man. – Janis Joplin

You can fill your life up with ideas and still go home lonely. All you really have that really matters are feelings. That’s what music is to me. – Janis Joplin

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

I don’t understand how come you’re gone, man. I don’t understand why half the world is still crying, man, when the other half of the world is still crying too, man, and it can’t get it together. I mean, if you got a cat for one day, man–I mean, if you, say, say, maybe you want a cat for 365 days, right–you ain’t got him for 365 days, you got him for one day, man. Well I tell you that one day, man, better be your life. Because, you know, you can say, oh man, you can cry about the other 364, man, but you’re gonna lose that one day, man, and that’s all you’ve got. You gotta call that love, man. That’s what it is, man. If you got it today you don’t want it tomorrow, man, ’cause you don’t need it, ’cause as a matter of fact, as we discovered on the train, tomorrow never happens, man. It’s all the same fucking day, man. – Janis Joplin

I can sit here and be just as honest as I would be in a bar, although I’d be a lot happier in a bar! – Janis Joplin

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

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

If I hold back, I’m no good. I’d rather be good sometimes, than holding back all the time. – Janis Joplin