Marilyn Manson Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old marilyn manson quotes, marilyn manson sayings, and marilyn manson proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


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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Music is the strongest form of magic.     

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This is the culture you're raising your kids in. Don't be surprised if it blows up in your face.     

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For me, the key to longevity - and immortality, in a sense - has to do with transformation.     

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When all of your wishes are granted, many of your dreams will be destroyed.     

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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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Find what you are afraid of, face it, and then you won't be afraid of it anymore.     

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What doesn't kill you is gonna leave a scar.     

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When all of your wishes are granted, many of your dreams will be destroyed.     

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You can't force someone to see the truth, just like you can't force a blind man to see.     

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

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If you act like a rock star, you will be treated like one.     

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Everybody feels like [a misfit] at different points in their life. If you feel like who you are is right for you, then you are beautiful.     

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If you die and enough people are watching, then you become a martyr, you become a hero, you become well-known.     

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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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Everybody feels like [a misfit] at different points in their life. If you feel like who you are is right for you, then you are beautiful.     

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

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Are people raised to be villains or vilified like I have become?     

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If Satan wasn't around, churches would go out of business.     

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Comedians have a huge carte blanche and the ability to get away with saying a lot of things.     

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I feel like I've dreamed half of my life that hasn't happened yet, so a lot of times I'm going along, and I do stuff, and I know that I've done it. I have deja vus more than I have regular experiences. If half of your day is a deja vu, then you start to wonder, 'What is real and what isn't?     

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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 like zombie movies. I like 'The Walking Dead;' I like the metaphor of it, simply because when we go with the zombie concept - if you're bitten by a zombie, you don't transform into something else like a vampire or a werewolf or whatever. You become something that's not you.     

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Do not seek death, seek destruction.     

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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.     

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Society has traditionally always tried to find scapegoats for its problems. Well here I am.     

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