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“You have to get away from them. You have to get as far away as you can otherwise they'll kill you with their lives. They don't know what they do. They are careless with themselves and they take too much for granted. They make their shortcomings your problem. The only way to keep your head above it and heal your wounds is to crawl away.”
Henry Rollins, Black Coffee Blues
“How memories lie to us. How time coats the ordinary with gold. How it breaks the heart to go back and attempt to re-live them. How crushed we are when we discover that the gold was merely gold-plating thinly coated over lead, chalk and peeling paint.”
Henry Rollins, Black Coffee Blues
“When you title yourself, you immediately lend yourself to all kinds of pretension”
Henry Rollins, Black Coffee Blues
“I want someone who can sit me down, shut me up, tell me ten things I don't already know and make me laugh. I don't care what you look like, just turn me on. And if you can do that, I will follow you on bloody stumps through the snow. I will nibble your mukluks with my own teeth. I will do your windows. I will care about your feelings. Just have something in there.”
Henry Rollins, Black Coffee Blues
“It's funny how people think that they have "a right to life". Now isn't that the biggest load you ever heard? You don't have a right to shit your pants on Sunday. Let's take it back to the jungle. Where the fuck are your rights there? No layers in the jungle. Civilization has allowed the weak to survive. You can sit back and be an overweight, apathetic piece of shit, smoke your dope and still survive because you have a right to life.”
Henry Rollins, Black Coffee Blues
“Look, it's a monster. He's walking alone. Look, he's pulling something out of his pocket. He threw it on the ground. Let's go see what it is. It's a black box. You open it... ok... Look, it's sorrow, misery and pain. It's loneliness and longing. Boy, he'll be sorry he lost these.”
Henry Rollins, Black Coffee Blues
“I'm not close to people, I am close to myself. I spend a lot of time inside.”
Henry Rollins, Black Coffee Blues
“What goes best with a cup of coffee? Another cup.”
Henry Rollins, Black Coffee Blues
“She liked me because she said that we both hated everything and knew that friendship was an act of desperation. She said that for a man I was alright. She said that people were half-way and if it was up to her a lot of people would get killed and a lot of men would be walking around without their balls. She said that they should go on sale for women to hang off their rearview mirrors.”
Henry Rollins, Black Coffee Blues
tags: women
“I hope I don't dream tonight. Sometimes you can get so far in yourself that you don't know who you are.”
Henry Rollins, Black Coffee Blues
“I live in my head. It’s the only place I can go where everybody knows me.”
Henry Rollins, Black Coffee Blues
“I walk the straight lines. I walk through the summer nights. I walk the silver rope of dreams. I walk through dawns of dawns. There’s not a lot that isn’t dying. I see people parading in front of each other like insects in a killing jar, watching each other die. I walk the straight lines through the Christ machines. Through the eyes of the throwaway people. Through the wards and the shores and the cracks in the skulls of the sidewalks. Through love’s howling vacancy. I am the freedom soil. I dig my own grave. I resurrect myself every night. I am all things to myself. I walk the straight lines. I walk the spider’s jailhouse. I walk the think line, the thin line, the white line and all the lines in between. I wish I could trade in my eyes.”
Henry Rollins, Black Coffee Blues
“I wear my sunglasses. Keeps you on one side and me on the other.”
Henry Rollins, Black Coffee Blues
“The guy who shot him had quite a temper. Homicide had always made sense to him. He would say that there wasn’t a problem in the world that couldn’t be solved by shooting someone in the face. You just had to find the right person. Hell, you didn’t even need to do that. Sometimes just shooting the person next to him was enough.”
Henry Rollins, Black Coffee Blues

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