27 Total Quotes

Gene Simmons Quotes

We're starting a cable network and a boxing venture, getting involved in Indy car racing, Warner Brothers is starting work on the 'KISS Babies' cartoon show, and the KISS Broadway musical is commencing production.
Gene Simmons
#Boxing

The makeup is simply an extension of the personality and colors, clothing, makeup all express something.
Gene Simmons
#American Musician #Colors

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.
Gene Simmons
#American Musician

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

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.
Gene Simmons
#American Musician #Life

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

Life is too short to have anything but delusional notions about yourself.
Gene Simmons
#American Musician #Life

You know why I'm pulling your leg? Because I can't touch it from where I am.
Gene Simmons
#American Musician

My skin is more beautiful than yours. I would be quite more popular in jail if I so chose.
Gene Simmons
#American Musician

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.
Gene Simmons
#American Musician #Mother

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.
Gene Simmons
#American Musician

It's a personal statement that's a sort of personal allegiance to the United States of Indy.
Gene Simmons
#United States

So you had people coming in with scissors, you know, 'my mom's a hair stylist,' or a toothbrush, 'my dad's a dentist,' and my son came in with a poster of me spewing blood and spitting fire,
Gene Simmons
#People

Well that's not a good idea, but that was close to reality, because my kids' real mom, Shannon Tweed ... was a former Playmate, ... It's tough for a very young child to explain to the other school kids 'yeah, mom was on the cover of Playboy and dad's this wacky rock star who has a talking codpiece and spits fire.'
Gene Simmons
#Kids

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.
Gene Simmons
#American Musician #Man

No. Better research needed. Fire your research person. No fishnet stockings. Never. Not in this band.
Gene Simmons
#American Musician #Fire

My Dad the Rock Star.
Gene Simmons
#Dad

All I ever thought about was sex,
Gene Simmons
#Sex

I was never interested in being a rock star. I always wanted to be Boris Karloff.
Gene Simmons
#American Musician

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.
Gene Simmons
#American Musician

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.
Gene Simmons
#American Musician