Find the best quotes by Janis Joplin.
On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.
You got to get it while you can.
My father wouldn’t get us a TV, he wouldn’t allow a TV in the house.
Rock on out.
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…
Audiences like their blues singers to be miserable.
I won’t quit to become someone’s old lady.
On stage I make love to twenty five thousand people; and then I go home alone.
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…
Oh Lord, won’t you buy me a Mercedes Benz.
If I hold back, I’m no good. I’m no good. I’d rather be good sometimes, than holding back all the time.
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
I always wanted to be an artist, whatever that was, like other chicks want to be stewardesses. I read. I painted. I thought.
Guess what, I might be the first hippie pinup girl.
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…
You know why we’re stuck with the myth that only black people have soul? Because white people don’t let themselves feel things.
I’m one of those regular weird people.
Don’t compromise yourself. You are all you’ve got.
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