Anthony Kiedis Quotes

 

Sometimes life’s so much cooler when you just don’t know any better and all the painful lessons have not hammered your head open yet.

 

My days are whatever I want them to be.

— Anthony Kiedis

It seems like the chaos of this world is accelerating, but so is the beauty in the consciousness of more and more people.

— Anthony Kiedis

What doesn’t kill you only makes your book longer.

— Anthony Kiedis

What I’ve realized over the years is that I have some pretty good friends.

— Anthony Kiedis

I inherited my father’s insatiable desire to meet all the beautiful girls in the world.

— Anthony Kiedis

I never really thought in terms of the concept of being a rock star – being around people like that just seemed like normal day-in-the-life stuff to me. Those were just the surroundings I grew up in.

— Anthony Kiedis

Sometimes life’s so much cooler when you just don’t know any better and all the painful lessons have not hammered your head open yet.

— Anthony Kiedis

I like the idea of defying the convention of what it is to be in your 40s, or 50s, or 60s.

— Anthony Kiedis

Personally, I am stuck with one foot in the past and one foot in the present.

— Anthony Kiedis

I was a little self-centered gutter punk in the early 1980s and all I wanted to do was diss everybody.

— Anthony Kiedis

I find it hard to meet the right woman as people assume I’m a certain type of person – which I’m not.

— Anthony Kiedis

I think art is inherently nonviolent and it actually occupies your mind with creation rather than destruction.

— Anthony Kiedis

We did that with people like Chris Rock, Woody Harrelson, and the environmentalist Julia Butterfly Hill.

— Anthony Kiedis

I would have to say the person with whom I am most in love is definitely my son, Everly Bear. Although I’m his dad, I’m also his friend.

— Anthony Kiedis

I’m probably not long-term-relationship material for now.

— Anthony Kiedis

Well, I get excited about music.

— Anthony Kiedis

The fact my relationship with my son is so good makes me forgiving of my father and also appreciative.

— Anthony Kiedis

Also, we’re all actually different blood types and we have one represented by each guy in the band.

— Anthony Kiedis

We’ve just learned how to balance ourselves a little better so that we’re happier way more of the time than not, and, you know, being happy is a radical and desirable act if you ask me.

— Anthony Kiedis

You know I love pot, and I love beer, but I am totally sober, just because it completely stopped working for me.

— Anthony Kiedis

As a father now, I wouldn’t do what my dad did, because it left me feeling emotionally unstable as a kid. But he didn’t do the things he did out of selfishness or malice.

— Anthony Kiedis

I’m not a true vegan.

— Anthony Kiedis

I don’t even know what words to use to talk about the music industry anymore. But the business has changed a lot – the methods of releasing music.

— Anthony Kiedis

If you want to get along with somebody, let them be right, and it will last longer.

— Anthony Kiedis

I discovered surfing, which I absolutely fell in love with. That feels good and kind of keeps your body aligned, so does the salt water.

— Anthony Kiedis

But then when he left, I realized that it was harder to write songs and feel spiritually connected to art and music as a band. When he came back I felt it again, instantaneously.

— Anthony Kiedis

We’ll have these people hang out with us while we’re doing our touring, and talk to them and let them speak their piece to the world.

— Anthony Kiedis

In terms of having high hopes that the level of consciousness will get higher and higher, yeah.

— Anthony Kiedis

When I was younger, I used to hate Germany. I hated the country, the people, the language, the culture, everything! But over the years I’ve grown to really appreciate the German people.

— Anthony Kiedis

My father rebelled ferociously against his conservative upbringing where his father physically abused him.

— Anthony Kiedis

Four years into the life of my son, I realize I’m so in love with him and he’s so in love with me that if I don’t find that lifelong partner out there, it’s okay.

— Anthony Kiedis

I think I’m still figuring out how to be a little less selfish.

— Anthony Kiedis

The road is not a problem.

— Anthony Kiedis

I think there is always going to be inspired music and there are always going to be inspired listeners and there is always going to be an inspired method of getting it from A to B.

— Anthony Kiedis

I have to laugh at myself.

— Anthony Kiedis

I’ve acclimated to the music-while-exercising thing.

— Anthony Kiedis

You know, I like to climb trees and ride bikes and play.

— Anthony Kiedis

I think people that have fear that, ‘Oh if I have a kid I won’t be able to do this and I won’t be able to do that.’ It’s kind of the opposite. It really gives you energy. It makes people better.

— Anthony Kiedis

I know my dad is a big Internet freak, and he’s been known to be a Wikileaker.

— Anthony Kiedis

I didn’t really get to Led Zeppelin until I was in my 20s.

— Anthony Kiedis

I know whatever my father did, in his own way, he still loved me.

— Anthony Kiedis

Now I can look back and say I actually like the upbringing I had and my father was very attentive and a great educator.

— Anthony Kiedis

I have a few friends that I think would go to bat for me no matter what. Flea is definitely one of them. Guy Oseary is one of them.

— Anthony Kiedis

And I have a few friends that I think would go to bat for me no matter what. Flea is definitely one of them. Guy Oseary is one of them.

— Anthony Kiedis

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