21 Famous Jerry Garcia Quotes

21 Famous Jerry Garcia Quotes

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Jerry Garcia was a musician from San Francisco, California. He is most known for being lead guitar in the iconic band The Grateful Dead. He was also a part of a variety of side projects including the Jerry Garcia Band, New Riders of the Purple Sage, and the Garcia acoustic duo. He died on August 9, 1995.

“I’m not Beethoven!”

“Constantly choosing the lesser of two evils is still choosing evil”

“Don’t tell me this town ‘aint got no heart.”

“For me, the lame part of the Sixties was the political part, the social part. The real part was the spiritual part.”

“Friend of the Devil.”

“Hang me, oh, hang me, so I’ll be dead and gone. I wouldn’t mind hanging, boys, but you wait in jail so long.”

“I could have made the film a lot more disturbing than it is, … But my whole point was to inspire people to take action.Talk about your plenty, talk about your ills, One man gathers what
another man spills.”

“If the thunder don’t get ya then the lightning will.”

“I’m goin’ where the wind don’t blow so strange, maybe off on some high cold mountain chain.”

“I’m shopping around for something to do that no one will like.”

“Nothing left to do but smile.”

“Oh well a touch of gray kind of suits you anyway.”

“Somebody has to do something, and it’s just incredibly pathetic that it has to be us.”

“Sometimes the lights all shining on me, other times I can barely see. Lately it occurs to me what a long strange trip it’s been.”

“The bigger issue, … was the whole takeover of the food industry by big corporations.”

“The sun will shine in my back door one day..”

“There is a road, no simple highway, between the dawn and the dark of night, and if you go, no one may follow, that path is for your steps alone.”

“Well, you know Tom, I’m no health nut.”

“What a long strange trip it’s been.”

“Whistle through your teeth and spit cuz, it’s Alright”

“You need music, I dont know why.It’s probably one of those Joseph Campbell questions, why we need ritual. We need magic and bliss, and power and myth, and celebration and religion in our
lives and music is a good way to encapsulate a lot of it.”