Kurt Cobain Quotes

Kurt Cobain Quotes

Introduction,

Kurt Cobain was an American musician and songwriter who is best known as the lead singer and guitarist of the influential rock band Nirvana. He was born on February 20, 1967, in Aberdeen, a small town in Washington State.

Cobain began playing music at a young age and formed Nirvana in 1987. The band’s second album, “Nevermind,” released in 1991, became a massive commercial success and helped to popularize the grunge music movement of the early 1990s.

Despite his success, Cobain struggled with drug addiction and depression throughout much of his life. He was known for his troubled personal life and tumultuous relationships with his bandmates and family.

Cobain’s death on April 5, 1994, at the age of 27, was widely mourned by fans around the world. He died by suicide, using a shotgun to end his life at his home in Seattle, Washington.

Cobain’s influence on popular music and culture has endured long after his death. He is remembered as a talented musician, a voice of his generation, and an icon of the grunge movement. His music and his life continue to inspire new generations of musicians and fans.

I’d rather be hated for who I am than loved for who I’m not.


Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are.


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


The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.


I’d rather be a freak than a fake.


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


I am not well-read, but when I do read, I read well.


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’m not a woman. I’m a force of nature.


I’m not a spokesperson for a generation.

Kurt Cobain Quotes
Kurt Cobain Quotes


The worst crime is faking it.


Nobody dies a virgin… life fucks us all.


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


I’m too busy acting like I’m not naive. I’ve seen it all. I was here first.


The sun is gone, but I have a light.


I have a stomachache; it must be the tension.


I’d rather be hated than pitied.


I’d rather rot my teeth than my soul.


I would rather be hated every damn day of my life for being real than loved for being fake.


I don’t want to be a rock star. I just want to be happy.

Kurt Cobain Quotes
Kurt Cobain Quotes


I’m not a great guitar player or a great singer, but I can combine those two things and make something special.


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


I like to mix rock stars with models because they look so cute together.


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.


I’m not a musician, I’m a researcher.


I’m a spokesman for myself.


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


I don’t want to be a part of a fashion that says you have to look this way to be cool.


I’ve had it with these cheap sons of bitches who claim they love poetry but never buy a book.


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

Kurt Cobain Quotes
Kurt Cobain Quotes


I’m a firm believer in the philosophy of a ruling class, especially since I rule.


I’m a firm believer in karma. If you get what you give, then I’m screwed.


I’d like to quit thinking of the present as some minor, insignificant preamble to something else.”
“The art of living is giving and taking.


Drugs are a waste of time. They destroy your memory and your self-respect and everything that goes along with your self-esteem.


I’m not well-educated. I haven’t been very interested in school. I just wanted to play guitar and tour the world.


The worst crime is faking it, and the best defense is figuring out how to be real.


I’m not a spokesperson for any generation.


Punk is musical freedom. It’s saying, doing and playing what you want.


I don’t like to be labeled as lonely just because I am alone.


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

Kurt Cobain Quotes
Kurt Cobain Quotes


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


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


Rather be dead than cool.


The sun is gone, but I have a light.


The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.


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.


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


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


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


Punk is musical freedom. It’s saying, doing and playing what you want. In Webster’s terms, ‘nirvana’ means freedom from pain, suffering and the external world, and that’s pretty close to my definition of Punk Rock.


I started being really proud of the fact that I was gay even though I wasn’t.

Kurt Cobain Quotes
Kurt Cobain Quotes


The worst crime is faking it.


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


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


A friend is nothing but a known enemy.


I sing and play the guitar, and I’m a walking, talking bacterial infection.


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


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.


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