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Gene Simmons Quotes

I refuse to stand up in front of a rabbi and my friends and the woman I love - who I will tell you I can love with all my heart - and promise she will be the only one I will ever have until the day I die. That's a lie.

I wanted to be in a band that gave bang for the buck. I wanted to be in the band who didn't look like a bunch of guys who, you know, should be in a library studying for their finals.

I was never interested in being a rock star. I always wanted to be Boris Karloff.

I'd like to think that the boring lady who's talking to me now is a lot sexier and more interesting than the one who's doing NPR. You know, studious and reserved, and - I bet you're a lot of fun at a party.

I'm forbidden fruit. Once you go to certain households, mommy doesn't want you to see that dirty man who sticks his tongue out and spits out blood and all that stuff.

I'm in a weird band. We've done very well. The American Dream is alive and well.

James Bond has a license to kill, rockstars have a license to be outrageous. Rock is about grabbing people's attention.

Life is too short to have anything but delusional notions about yourself.

My mother is probably the wisest person I've ever known. She's not schooled, she's not well read. But she has a philosophy of life that makes well-read people seem like morons.

My skin is more beautiful than yours. I would be quite more popular in jail if I so chose.

No. Better research needed. Fire your research person. No fishnet stockings. Never. Not in this band.

Rock is about finding who you are. You don't necessarily have to play your instrument very well at all. You can just barely get by and you can be in a rock band.

The makeup is simply an extension of the personality and colors, clothing, makeup all express something.

When you look at Clark Kent when he's working at the Daily Planet, he's a reporter. He doesn't fly through the air in his glasses and his suit.

When you really think about it, I'm not delusional enough to think that what I do is important to life as we know it on this planet. No. But neither is what you do.

You know why I'm pulling your leg? Because I can't touch it from where I am.