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11+ quotes from See A Grown Man Cry/Now Watch Him Die by Henry Rollins

Quotes from See A Grown Man Cry/Now Watch Him Die

Henry Rollins ·  352 pages

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“You don't make me feel like you used to.
That's why I'm leaving
That's why people leave each other
They come to their senses and get selfish again.”
― Henry Rollins, quote from See A Grown Man Cry/Now Watch Him Die


“I will do my best to dodge tonight's depression
Hide in sleep
Damage myself in dreams
Wake up older, slightly more used.”
― Henry Rollins, quote from See A Grown Man Cry/Now Watch Him Die


“Don't push me
I've got a corner at my back
I've nowhere to go except over you.”
― Henry Rollins, quote from See A Grown Man Cry/Now Watch Him Die


“I'm so burned out, the only person I can stand is myself.
I'm the only one I would put through this.
Wheels and wings,
The ride is everything.
I'm all I've got.
I'm all I can take.
Another day has destroyed a part of me.
So far so good.”
― Henry Rollins, quote from See A Grown Man Cry/Now Watch Him Die


“Always knowing you're going to die
And until then knowing you've got to live.”
― Henry Rollins, quote from See A Grown Man Cry/Now Watch Him Die


“Life forgets me but will not let me forget
Holds me down and tells me that I'm free.”
― Henry Rollins, quote from See A Grown Man Cry/Now Watch Him Die


“I have to keep moving
I don't want to think
I'm going to work all day today
I don't want to stop
Don't want to let my brain catch up my thoughts
How will I be able to tell them that I'm a shadow
A grey patch of cold rotting life”
― Henry Rollins, quote from See A Grown Man Cry/Now Watch Him Die


“Don't let despair mutate your flesh
Look at my twisted stumps of thought
See the fingers, listen to the voice
I am slowly becoming the end of the line.”
― Henry Rollins, quote from See A Grown Man Cry/Now Watch Him Die


“She is the gin. Cold, intoxicating. Gives you a rush, makes you warm inside, makes you lose your head. Take too much, it makes you sick and shuts you down.

He is the coffee, hot, steaming, filtered. You have to add stuff to it to make it taste good. Grinds your stomach, makes you jittery, wired, and tense. Bad trip, keeps you up, burns you out.

Coffee and gin don’t mix, never do, everybody keeps trying and trying to make it taste good.”
― Henry Rollins, quote from See A Grown Man Cry/Now Watch Him Die


“I want to be that which overcomes itself Listening to them makes me weak and small I watch them go out and fuck each other They tell me that I’m crazy The years scar me I don’t want a smooth ride I want the crushing wheel”
― Henry Rollins, quote from See A Grown Man Cry/Now Watch Him Die


“They’re all over me I smell their beer breath mixed with my sweat I can’t answer all the questions, I can barely think straight Now I’m alone in the room To be hard you must be alone To withstand this shit you must be hard The logic works itself out right in front you Be alone as much as you can If you want to hit like a ton of fire You have to get to the essential number One”
― Henry Rollins, quote from See A Grown Man Cry/Now Watch Him Die


About the author

Henry Rollins
Born place: in Washington, D.C., The United States
Born date February 13, 1961
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