Paul Stanley is an acclaimed American musician , best known as the guitarist and singer of the rock band ‘Kiss’. He was inclined towards music from an early age, and prolifically played guitar while beautifully writing lyrics for his songs. Initially he worked in a few local bands during which he befriended his to be band-mate Gene Simmons. The duo formed a group called ‘Wicked Lester’ and performed at various places but failed to be commercially successful. They were then joined by guitarist Ace Frehley and drummer Peter Criss to form the rock band ‘Kiss’. The band came out with its first self-titled album which was a prominent hit and was labeled gold on the US and Canada charts. This encouraged them to come up with a couple of other albums and their first live album titled ‘Kiss Alive!’ turned out to be a huge commercial success and magnified their fame. They followed up with their first platinum status album titled ‘Destroyer’. These consecutive successful albums motivated him to come up with his first solo album titled ‘Paul Stanley’ which was well-appreciated by the masses and won a platinum on the US charts. Apart from doing various successful albums he has also worked as an actor in ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ and has produced the debut album for a band called ‘New England’. We bring to you famous quotes and thoughts by this great musician to have a different perspective of life. Read on the compilation of sayings and quotations by Paul Stanley which are sure to play the right notes.
I've seen people around me write books, and somehow they're always in the center of everything that happened; they were the one who made it happen. There's been a lot of those books that didn't really interest me much.
A Kiss concert experience is like sex or anything else that's done with more that one person. It's the give and take that makes it so great. When the audience takes it to the next level, we can kick it up another notch.
When you're in a position to have gotten so much, the gift at this point is giving back.
KISS has always been outside of the borders of what other bands can do. Not that some of these other bands wouldn't want to do it - the fact that they may snicker or look down their noses at what we do is more out of jealously than anything else.
When you start fooling around with drugs, you're hurting your creativity, you're hurting your health. Drugs are death, in one form or another. If they don't kill you, they kill your soul. And if your soul's dead, you've got nothing to offer, anyway.
My workout is always with a trainer because, quite honestly, I don't think most people are motivated enough to do what they need to on their own. You either need a spotter or you need a trainer. You need somebody there to push you to get that extra five.
There's a difference between standing up and telling people what you're planning to do and standing up and going and accomplishing something.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is marketing. You've got a bunch of faceless people in a back room who trademark a name that sounds very official. Well, if you had thought of it first, you would have been the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
To go from being an unpopular, chubby little kid who was chasing girls and couldn't seem to catch them, to being chased after and making sure I ran slow enough that I did get caught, it was 180 degree turn. It was being given the keys to the candy store.
What it comes down to is, Kiss has always been a beast that has this tendency to run wild, and it needs attention and nurturing. If people are always running off and doing other projects, which has been the case, somebody has to be there for stability.