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A collection of thoughts and quotations by Anthony Kiedis on people, world, friends, love and music.

37 Best Anthony Kiedis Quotes & Sayings

Famous As: American musician
Born On: November 1, 1962
Anthony Kiedis is an American rock artiste, who is the co-founder, lead vocalist, and song writer of the rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers. Anthony began his musical career in 1980 by forming a band - Tony Flow and the Miraculously Majestic Masters of Mayhem - with Hillel Slovak, Jack Irons, and Flea. The band, which started with just one song ‘Out in L.A.’, was later renamed to Red Hot Chili Peppers. In the early 80s, Jack Sherman joined the band as guitarist and Cliff Martinez as drummer. The band released its maiden album ‘The Red Hot Chili Pepper’ in 1984. In 1985, the band released its second album ‘Freaky Styley’. Thereafter, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Anthony casted their spell year after year with smashing hits. The band released another album, titled ‘Mother’s Milk’ and ‘Blood Sugar Sex Magik’, mesmerizing their listeners and fans. The band released its next album ‘One Hot Minute’ in 1995. In June 1999, Red Hot Chili Peppers released ‘Californication’. The band released its eighth album ‘By the Way’ in 2002. In 2006, the band’s ninth album ‘Stadium Arcadium’ was released. Red Hot Chili Peppers released its tenth album ‘I’m with You’ in 201. His band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012. The band released its latest album ‘The Gateaway’ in 2016. The sayings, thoughts and quotations of this rock star are sure to fill your soul with contentment. Just like his music, his thoughts and quotes will surely energize your spirits.  
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Every true artist is at war with the world.

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Just the kind of girl I liked—the weirdo in the bunch.

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When I looked into her eyes, I saw an invisible spirit of something that I already loved.

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When you start putting pen to paper, you see a side of your personal truth that doesn't otherwise reveal itself in conversation or thought.

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Adolescence is such a fun time in your life, because you think you know it all, and you haven’t gotten to the point where you realize that you know almost nothing.

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I stopped hating and started just being. My whole life, I had been the most defensive person you'd meet, unable to tolerate any criticism. But now I started listening and being.

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It takes away a lot of the thrill of killing yourself when people are looking for you and you're disappointing them, because it is a lot of fun when you're out there killing yourself.

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Even as the words came out of my mouth, my heart was dying a million deaths.

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Your mouth was made to suck my kiss.

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One of the better definitions of insanity - doing the exact same thing over and over and expecting the result to be different.

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Once you've seen a solution to the disease that's tearing you apart, relapsing is never fun.

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This Life is More than Just a read through.

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I didn't care if he was a genius or a fucking idiot, he was rotting away, and it wasn't fun to watch.

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Give her the continent and she wanted the hemisphere.

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Time and distance have a way of playing tricks with your best intentions.

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I'm still a little bent, a little crooked, but all things considered, I can't complain.

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The sad thing is, people don't want to believe that the person they're in love with is out of his mind, drinking and using, so if you give them even half an excuse, they're going to want to believe it.

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A certain amount of volatility and drama can me healthy and keep things fun and interesting if you're willing at any moment during a fight to say, 'This means nothing. I love you, let's forget about it.

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I was starting to come to grips with the fact that I had created a lot of pain and suffering around me, not just within me.

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I was like a clock that had exploded- my springs were hanging out, my hands were cockeyed, and my numbers were falling off.

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I had seen these transformations, people who had lost their will to live, coming back from their zombie states and radiating a new life force from their eyes.

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I walked away a little disheartened, thinking, 'Oh well. I came a long way to meet the Wizard of Oz, but I guess I won't. Such is life.

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...whatever I ended up doing with my life,I wanted to people feel the way this music was making me feel.

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My work was done, so it was time to start digging my grave again.

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Music itself was color-blind but the media and the radio stations segregate it based on their perceptions of the artists.

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Every time you empty your vessel of that energy, fresh new energy comes flooding in.

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Suddenly we could all hear, we could all listen, and instead of being caught up in our finite little balls of bullshit, we could all become players in that great universal orchestra again.

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I had to educate him that there was no such thing as writer's block, that writers write when they write, and when they don't, they don't.

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If that's what you're thinking, then don't even question it. Go let your freak flag fly, brother.

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When you realize that there's a name and a description for this condition that you thought was insanity, you've identified the problem, and now you can do something about it.

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The fact that my circumstances had changed drastically but my behavior hadn't was beginning to wear on me.

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T's so lonely when you don't even know yourself.. it's so lonely.

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George, we're the Red Hot Chili Peppers, we're from Hollywood, California, we're really hard-rocking motherfuckers, and we think you should produce our record.

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A year jammed full of adventure and misadventure, strides forward and many steps backward, another year in my topsy-turvy, Jekyll-and-Hyde existence.

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Nothing was working, and my friend was dead, and I didn't want to look at that.

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It was like the Wizard of Oz had spoken, and what he said was too ludicrous to take seriously.

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Flea, you can't quit," I pleaded. "I'm going tо be the James Brown of the eighties.

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