Being an Intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers. – Janis Joplin
Freedom’s just another word for nothing left to lose. – Janis Joplin
Don’t compromise yourself. You are all you’ve got. – Janis Joplin
…to be true to myself, to be the person that was on the inside of me, and not play games. That’s what I’m trying to do mostly in the whole world, is to not bullshit anybody else.
People expect Janis Joplin to be a tough bitch, and say I start talking to them like a lonely little girl–that’s not in their image of me–they don’t see it. Say you meet somebody you’ve heard about, you don’t ever see them, you don’t see who they are and who they need to be recognized as, you see who you need them to be Janis Joplin. – Janis Joplin
My business Is to enjoy and have fun. And why not, If In the end everything will end, right? – Janis Joplin
Why should I hold back now and sound mediocre twenty years from now? – Janis Joplin