Words matter. These are the best Bret Michaels Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
I’ve had plenty of big hits and plenty of big misses.
The philosophy of my life is the harder I worked, the luckier I got.
All my life, I’ve been a type 1 diabetic. I’ve always taken life day by day.
Obviously, in my past, I had a quite wild relationship with Pamela Anderson.
I constantly write, record, and play music for public consumption and because it’s therapeutic for me.
I may have some things tougher than the average person, but there are a lot of people who are going through worse things than me. I can’t live in fear.
I never envisioned being a rock star. I envisioned the stage. I would draw and draw and draw the stage, or the tour bus. It was much simpler.
My life is part humor, part roses, part thorns.
Poison is one of the first, if not the first, truly independent bands to sell 3 million copies of our first record. It was before we were with a big company.
With ‘I Want Action,’ I think people take it in the context of the Sunset Strip and the party scene; it was tongue-in-cheek.
I am truly independently owned and operated.
Whether its active rock, pop, country, hip-hop – I love music; it’s therapeutic to me.
I want to tell the story. Mostly, when you see rock movies, it has to be this over-the-top thing. I want to give people a Bret Michaels movie where they see that my life is a comedy of errors. I also want to show my fans how to get through the kind of troubles that would leave most people flat on the floor.
I’m a dreamer and a realist.
The video for ‘Ride the Wind,’ we shot that in Detroit. We shot it at Joe Louis Arena two nights in a row.
I’m addicted to creating and writing.
A brain hemorrhage puts it all in a deeper perspective. I’m one of those guys hit by lightning. I see the big picture. Everything is in perspective now. Let’s just say I’m the kind of guy who knows how to enjoy the moment.
I absolutely love and respect the past, but I’m not a ‘glory days’ guy. I love where we’ve been and love where I’m at and going.
Any band that is out there chasing it is doing more destruction to music then someone who is out there playing what they truly feel.
I’m on the phone 24/7 with my kids talking to them about the ups and down of life, schoolwork, bullying, the great times.
With the Internet, you can be easily exposed and disposed. You can create some viral video, the biggest thing ever, and then four weeks later, no one remembers your name.
You can’t have self-pity. At some point, you have to say, ‘These are the cards I’ve been dealt, and I’m going to play them.’
I didn’t hate Nirvana. That was more of a media-constructed this-versus-that thing.
Everyone wants to go to the party and the red carpet, but my life is 90% the work.
I believe you must find the things in life that you love, and don’t let anybody or anything stop you. There may be lesser successes, but you’re never a failure unless you choose not to do something. I don’t fail unless I quit. You must believe to receive.
I always think in life passion supersedes everything.
For me, music is therapeutic, so the songs that came to me the easiest came from the most devastating moments of my life.
You’re never gonna make everyone love what you do. You just embrace the fans that do.
Most bands have a two-year success rate. By the third year, it’s sort of over. Here we are in Poison still together 26 years later.
One of the things that matters to me, when you’re out on the road, I want to make sure people are having a good time.
Thoroughly read all your contracts. I really mean thoroughly.
You want to go to a summer concert and not watch a band staring at its shoes for six hours and complaining.
I do meet-and-greets at every show and meet a minimum of 20-35 fans at each.