Top 70 Marilyn Manson Quotes

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I've never treated anyone in my band like they're not o

I’ve never treated anyone in my band like they’re not on the same level as me. I’m not that kind of person.
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All the seven deadly sins are man’s true nature. To be greedy. To be hateful. To have lust. Of course, you have to control them, but if you’re made to feel guilty for being human, then you’re going to be trapped in a never-ending sin-and-repent cycle that you can’t escape from.
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You can find inspiration for man’s behaviour wherever you look.
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My goal isn’t to make money, it’s to try and survive and make a point.
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I’m kind of shy, and I think that I take that out by performing in front of a lot of people. That’s how I get out my shyness.
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I’m someone who is open-minded to new experiences because they teach you new things.
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I went to one AA meeting and I got asked for an autograph.
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When I turned about 14, I developed a friendship with this guy whose mom was the secretary to Ernest Angley, the faith healer, who’s very popular in the Midwest. He had a television show, and he was sort of like Liberace mixed with Jerry Falwell – very glitzy, very high-tech.
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I realized that I started writing songs to make people feel how I felt, rather than just making them feel something. That’s not the way I should do things.
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When you’re taught to love everyone, to love your enemies, then what value does that place on love?
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I used to have nightmares about the Antichrist – what would happen, where it would come from, and who it would be.
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When all of your wishes are granted, many of your dreams will be destroyed.
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Living in Hollywood, it’s easy to have someone flatter you. That doesn’t help me.
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Videos have to go hand in hand with your music, so that’s why, ultimately, they should be created by the artist. And if they’re not, it doesn’t really add up to me.
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Everything I was afraid of when I was growing up, I’ve become. I’ve taken on my nightmares, like the devil and the end of the world, and I’ve become those things.
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I don’t encourage people to choose any sort of sexuality.
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There was definitely a lack of any sort of villain in the Clinton era, which is why, when Columbine happened, it was easy to pick on me. My face was around, and it made good TV.
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I like Kylie Minogue sometimes – I like a lot of unusual stuff… I don’t know – I like Justin Timberlake over Lady Gaga, just musically.
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If you’re gonna pretend to be something, then you have to at least live up to what it is.
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I’ve started to think that maybe I wouldn’t mind passing my demented genius on to some small thing who can set fire and breathe profanity.
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Don’t ever empty the bucket of mystery. Never let people define what you do. It’s not about zigging when you should zag. It’s not about doing something unprecedented and unpredictable. It’s just about never being a word, or something that is not in the process of transformation.
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Anybody intelligent enough to realize what America is, is not going to sit around and do nothing about it. They’re going to be the same way that I am. They’re going to be the same way our fans are. They’re going to be pissed.
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I did vote Obama. But I’ve never believed in the authenticity of the two-party system.
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All of my heroes, like Dali, are people who pioneered various forms of cinema.
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It’s better to use a curse word than to hurt somebody else, I find.
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I don’t think I have ever tried to create things to encourage people to hurt others, or themselves.
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I like to make people think differently than they did before I walked in the room.
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On my albums, it’s as though the parental advisory is built in.
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The difference between me as Brian Warner or Marilyn Manson is just words. Same personality, sensibility, sense of humor, behavior. He is me.
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For me, the key to longevity – and immortality, in a sense – has to do with transformation.
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I think it’s the pain and suffering that drive you to become an artist. The art itself should be the pain, sort of exorcising every demon and making you feel like you’re a person that matters.
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I'm thinking about entering a Marilyn Manson costume co

I’m thinking about entering a Marilyn Manson costume contest to see if I lose.
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The person who thinks I worship the devil and kill animals is just as important as someone who makes an interpretation that’s closer to what I intended.
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There’s a certain group of people who are always going to dislike me and disagree with whatever I say.
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It’s my job to be the Pierrot, the clown, in the theatrical sense.
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In any story, the villain is the catalyst. The hero’s not a person who will bend the rules or show the cracks in his armor. He’s one-dimensional intentionally, but the villain is the person who owns up to what he is and stands by it.
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