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A collection of quotes and sayings by Jerry Garcia on music, death, grateful, life, drugs, songs, lyrics, love, time, inspiration, America and fun.

8 Thought-Provoking Quotes By Jerry Garcia On Music, Drugs, Life And More

Quick Facts

Famous As: Musician

Born On: August 1, 1942

Died On: August 9, 1995

Born In: San Francisco

Died At Age: 53

Jerry Garcia was a famous American musician known for being the face of the rock band ‘The Grateful Dead’. He started learning musical instruments such as guitar and piano at an early age and went on to perform at various local clubs while struggling with petty jobs for a living. He further went on to form ‘The Grateful Dead’ band which started off with the genre psychedelic music. They started off with the album titled ‘The Grateful Dead’ but could not achieve much success before their third album titled ‘Aoxomoxoa’ which marked the beginning of their successful career. Their immense popularity made them travel all over the U.S to perform at live concerts. Jerry even did some solo albums including ‘Garcia’ and ‘Compliments’ which magnified his reputation and fame as a musician. This encouraged him to become the founder of the band named ‘The Jerry Garcia Band’ which is believed to be one of his major sidewalks. He further became infamous for his drug abuse which came with a downfall in his musical career. He was listed on the Rolling Stones "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time" for his prolific guitar skills. We have compiled some notable quotes and thoughts by the famous guitarist and musician of all time. Go through the quotations and sayings by Jerry Garcia which have been scanned from his work, songs, writings, interviews and thoughts.
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Constantly choosing the lesser of two evils is still choosing evil.

Jerry Garcia

We're like licorice. Not everybody likes licorice, but the people who like licorice really like licorice.

Jerry Garcia

I read somewhere that 77 percent of all the mentally ill live in poverty. Actually, I'm more intrigued by the 23 percent who are apparently doing quite well for themselves.

Jerry Garcia

Every mind is at least as heavy as mine

Jerry Garcia

For me, the lame part of the Sixties was the political part, the social part. The real part was the spiritual part.

Jerry Garcia

We're sort of like the town whore that's finally become an institution. We're finally becoming respectable.

Jerry Garcia

It’s all part of it, man.

Jerry Garcia