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Top 100 Kurt Cobain Quotes & Sayings

Here is a list of Top 100 Kurt Cobain Quotes & Sayings.

 

Kurt Cobain Quotes & Sayings

 

“A friend is nothing but a known enemy.”

 

“We’re so trendy we can’t even escape ourselves.”

 

“The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.”

 

“Forever in debt to your priceless advice.”

 

“I’m worse at what I do best.”

 

“All In All Is All We Are.”

 

“I like to complain and do nothing to make things better.”

 

“I won’t eat anything green.”

 

“If it’s illegal to rock and roll, throw my ass in jail!”

 

“Rather be dead than cool.”

 

“I bought a gun and chose drugs instead.”

 

“The finest day I ever had was when tomorrow never came.”

 

“You can’t buy happiness.”

 

“If you read, you’ll judge.”

 

“Music is first, lyrics are secondary.”

 

“Nobody dies a virgin. Life fucks us all.”

 

“Peace, love, empathy.”

 

“I’m not well-read, but when I read, I read well.”

 

“Thank you for the tragedy. I need it for my art.”

 

“Music is energy. A mood, atmosphere. Feeling.”

 

“I don’t care what you think unless it is about me.”

 

“It’s better to burn out than to fade away.”

 

“The worst crime is faking it.”

 

“Come as you are. As you were. As I want you to be.”

 

“I’m not like them But I can pretend.”

 

“Holding my baby is the best drug in the world.”

 

“The sun is gone, but I have a light.”

 

“Load up our guns, Bring your friends, It’s fun to lose and to pretend.”

 

“I use bits and pieces of others personalities to form my own.”

 

“Oh well, whatever, nevermind.”

 

“Believe everything you read.”

 

“Dreaming of the person you want to be is wasting the person you already are.”

 

“Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are.”

 

“I’d rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.”

 

“I wanted to be in a punk band before I had even heard any punk music.”

 

“I am not gay, although I wish I were, just to piss off homophobes.”

 

“She eyes me like a Pisces.”

 

“Practice makes perfect, but nobody’s perfect, so why practice?”

 

“I get a thrill meeting kids who are into alternative music.”

 

“My heart is broke, but I have some glue, help me inhale and mend it with you.”

 

“Before I die many will die with me and they’ll deserve it. See you in Hell.”

 

“I don’t need to be inspired any longer, just supported.”

 

“Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they aren’t after you.”

 

“Life isn’t nearly as sacred as the appreciation of passion.”

 

“All i want…is mac and cheese.”

 

“Drugs are bad for you. They will fuck you up.”

 

“I’m so happy because today I found my friends – they’re in my head.”

 

“If my eyes could show my soul, everyone would cry when they saw me smile.”

 

“If you ever need anything please don’t hesitate to ask someone else first.”

 

“Because there is nothing in the world I like more than pure underground music.”

 

“It’s okay to eat fish because they don’t have any feelings.”

 

“We have no right to express an opinion until we know all of the answers.”

 

“They laugh at me because I’m different; I laugh at them because they’re all the same.”

 

“If you’re really a mean person you’re going to come back as a fly and eat poop.”

 

“I never listen to ‘Nevermind.’ I haven’t listened to it since we put it out. That says something.”

 

“I never wanted to sing. I just wanted to play rhythm guitar – hide in the back and just play.”

 

“I like to make people feel happy and superior in their reaction towards my appearance.”

 

“Life is a waste of time and time is a waste of life, so let’s all get wasted and have the time of our lives.”

 

“Please read my diary, look through my things and figure me out.”

 

“I’ve always had a problem with the average macho man – they’ve always been a threat to me.”

 

“No one is afraid of heights, they’re afraid of falling down. No one is afraid of saying I love you, they’re afraid of the answer.”

 

“Birds scream at the top of their lungs in horrified hellish rage every morning at daybreak to warn us all of the truth, but sadly we don’t speak bird.”

 

“Still never had any friends because I hate everyone for they were so phony.”

 

“I’m so happy. Cause today I found my friends. They’re in my head.”

 

“I’m on my time with everyone.”

 

“I had a really good childhood up until I was nine, then a classic case of divorce really affected me.”

 

“I mean I like to be passionate and sincere but I also like to have fun and act like a dork. Geeks unite.”

 

“I just hope I don’t become so blissful I become boring. I think I’ll always be neurotic enough to do something weird.”

 

“I was tired of pretending that I was someone else just to get along with people, just for the sake of having friendships.”

 

“My songs have always been frustrating themes, relationships that I’ve had. And now that I’m in love, I expect it to be really happy, or at least there won’t be half as much anger as there was.”

 

“With the lights out, It’s less dangerous. Here we are now, Entertain us. I feel stupid, And contagious. Here we are now. Entertain us.”

 

“Sometimes I wish I had taken the Bob Dylan route and sang songs where my voice would not go out on me every night, so I could have a career if I wanted.”

 

“Drugs are a waste of time. They destroy your memory and your self-respect and everything that goes along with your self-esteem. They’re no good at all.”

 

“There are a lot of things I wish I would have done, instead of just sitting around and complaining about having a boring life.”

 

“I have met many minds able to store and translate a pregnantly large amount of information, yet they haven’t an ounce of talent for wisdom or the appreciation of passion.”

 

“I didn’t know how to deal with success. If there was a Rock Star 101, I would have liked to take it. It might have helped me.”

 

“I like to have strong opinions with nothing to back them up with besides my primal sincerity. I like sincerity. I lack sincerity.”

 

“Words suck. I mean, everything has been said. Words aren’t as important as the energy derived from music, especially live.”

 

“I only remember a few things about Jimmy Carter. He had big lips and liked peanuts. I now know that Jimmy Carter was and is a good man.”

 

“Punk rock should mean freedom, liking and excepting anything that you like. Playing whatever you want. As sloppy as you want. As long as it’s good and it has passion.”

 

“I would like to get rid of the homophobes, sexists, and racists in our audience. I know they’re out there and it really bothers me.”

 

“It’s my fault but the most violating thing I’ve felt this year is not the media exaggerations or the catchy gossip, but the rape of my personal thoughts.”

 

“If you die you’re completely happy and your soul somewhere lives on. I’m not afraid of dying. Total peace after death, becoming someone else is the best hope I’ve got.”

 

“You know what I hate about rock? I hate tie-dyed tee shirts. I wouldn’t wear a tie-dyed tee shirt unless it was dyed with the urine of Phil Collins and the blood of Jerry Garcia.”

 

“There’s good in all of us and I think I simply love people too much, so much that it makes me feel too fucking sad.”

 

“Do your own thing. Others own their own thing. If you copy too much, you’ll find yourself in late night cocktail lounge cover band limbo.”

 

“To be positive at all times is to ignore all that is important, sacred and valuable. To be negative at all times is to be threatened by ridiculousness and instant discreditably.”

 

“I knew I was different. I thought that I might be gay or something because I couldn’t identify with any of the guys at all. None of them liked art or music. They just wanted to fight and get laid. It was many years ago but it gave me this real hatred for the average American macho male.”

 

“I’ve never been a very prolific person, so when creativity flows, it flows. I find myself scribbling on little notepads and pieces of loose paper, which results in a very small portion of my writings to ever show up in true form.”

 

“I have a daughter who reminds me too much of what I used to be, full of love and joy, kissing every person she meets because everyone is good and will do her no harm. And that terrifies me to the point to where I can barely function.”

 

“Rape is one of the most terrible crimes on earth and it happens every few minutes. The problem with groups who deal with rape is that they try to educate women about how to defend themselves. What really needs to be done is teaching men not to rape. Go to the source and start there.”

 

“I wanted to have the adoration of John Lennon but have the anonymity of Ringo Starr. I didn’t want to be a frontman. I just wanted to be back there and still be a rock and roll star at the same time.”

 

“I’ve always wanted male friends that I could be real intimate with and talk about important things with and be as affectionate with that person as I would be with a girl.”

 

“Every time I see documentaries or infomercials about little kids with cancer, I just freak out. It affects me on the highest emotional level… Anytime I think about it, it makes me sadder than anything I can think of.”

 

“I’m left-handed, and it’s not very easy to find reasonably priced, high-quality left-handed guitars. But out of all the guitars in the whole world, the Fender Mustang is my favorite. I’ve only owned two of them.”

 

“I really haven’t had that exciting of a life. There are a lot of things I wish I would have done, instead of just sitting around and complaining about having a boring life. So I pretty much like to make it up. I’d rather tell a story about somebody else.”

 

“My body is damaged from music in two ways. I have a red irritation in my stomach. It’s psychosomatic, caused by all the anger and the screaming. I have scoliosis, where the curvature of your spine is bent, and the weight of my guitar has made it worse. I’m always in pain, and that adds to the anger in our music.”

 

“I have to admit I’ve found myself doing the same things that a lot of other rock stars do or are forced to do. Which is not being able to respond to mail, not being able to keep up on current music, and I’m pretty much locked away a lot. The outside world is pretty foreign to me.”

 

“I’m a spokesman for myself. It just so happens that there’s a bunch of people that are concerned with what I have to say. I find that frightening at times because I’m just as confused as most people. I don’t have the answers for anything.”

 

“Throughout my life, I’ve always been really close with girls and made friends with girls. And I’ve always been a really sickly, feminine person anyhow, so I thought I was gay for a while because I didn’t find any of the girls in my high school attractive at all.”

 

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