Marilyn Manson Quotes

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Born: January 5, 1969, Canton, Ohio, USA
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Music artist

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Art gives me the freedom I don't have when I make music.
- Marilyn Manson

2.
As a kid I had buck teeth and braces and acne. I hated what I saw. I'm still not comfortable, but that's why I change and adapt the way I look.
- Marilyn Manson

3.
Growing up going to Christian school and the concept that you're born a sinner and you don't really have a choice to change who you are has been hammered into my head and created the entire reason why I made art and made a band and made records called 'Antichrist Superstar.'
- Marilyn Manson

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I am drawn to women who are independent and creative, which is problematic because it's a struggle, a competition of careers. There's jealousy.
- Marilyn Manson

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I can't satisfy myself with just trying to tie all of my imagination into music, especially when music is not appreciated as an art form as much as it used to be.
- Marilyn Manson

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I decided to make music again at a time when I couldn't have had more obstacles.
- Marilyn Manson

7.
I think art is the only thing that's spiritual in the world. And I refuse to forced to believe in other people's interpretations of God. I don't think anybody should be. No one person can own the copyright to what God means.
- Marilyn Manson

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I was married to someone who wanted me to change. Become more adult, more responsible. I began not to like myself, not like what I do. I lost my identity. Everything began collapsing around me.
- Marilyn Manson

9.
If one more 'journalist' makes a cavalier statement about me and my band, I will personally or with my fans' help, greet them at their home and discover just how much they believe in their freedom of speech.
- Marilyn Manson

10.
If what you do is being threatened as a profession, that could be scary. But that's the same reason why I walked out on stage many times after receiving death threats. I couldn't live without doing what I wanted to do. So at the same time I have to be willing to die for it.
- Marilyn Manson

11.
Marilyn Monroe wasn't even her real name, Charles Manson isn't his real name, and now, I'm taking that to be my real name. But what's real? You can't find the truth, you just pick the lie you like the best.
- Marilyn Manson

12.
Marriage changes everything.
- Marilyn Manson

13.
Music is the strongest form of magic.
- Marilyn Manson

14.
My dad loves what I do and I support my parents financially because they didn't have a job that gave them a pension.
- Marilyn Manson

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My first memories of religion were being taken to Episcopal church. My father was Catholic, but my mother, I believe, was Episcopal. So I sort of veered off into the watered-down version of Catholicism.
- Marilyn Manson

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My goal isn't to make money, it's to try and survive and make a point.
- Marilyn Manson

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Sometimes you feel awkward being what you're best at, you feel like you have to be something new.
- Marilyn Manson

18.
The advantage of the internet is that it has taken away the charade of politics. China has heard of democracy and people know about certain concepts they wouldn't have previously.
- Marilyn Manson

19.
The time that people aren't expecting what's going to happen, I find that's the best time to really cause the damage that needs to be done.
- Marilyn Manson

20.
There's no reason to change what you are, but if you're not being you, then you need to acknowledge that.
- Marilyn Manson

21.
We live in a society of victimization, where people are much more comfortable being victimized than actually standing up for themselves.
- Marilyn Manson

22.
What I know is my music gets blamed for school shootings.
- Marilyn Manson

23.
When all of your wishes are granted, many of your dreams will be destroyed.
- Marilyn Manson

24.
When I finish a picture I don't show it to anyone if I feel it's not good enough yet. I've learnt to listen to my partners and my friends. For me it's the biggest success if they like it.
- Marilyn Manson

25.
When you're taught to love everyone, to love your enemies, then what value does that place on love?
- Marilyn Manson

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