Kurt Cobain Quotes

Nirvana was one of the biggest bands in the history of Rock. Their songs had a different influence on their audience. Widely loved, they made history by starting a revolution in music industry with the songs like “Smells like Teen Spirit”. An unfortunate turn of events changed the fate of the band and left the world in distress when the band’s lead vocalist and guitarist Kurt Cobain left the world untimely in 1994. He was often referred to in the media as the “spokesman of a generation”.

So for all the music and Nirvana lovers out there, we’ve put together this amazing collection of Nirvana and Kurt Cobain quotes. Kurt Cobain was front man of the band so most of the quotes and lyrics related to the band are by him. If you have any quotes about Kurt Cobain or Nirvana Quotes that you’d like to share with us, feel free to let us know.

Kurt Cobain Quotes

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


The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.


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.


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


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


The sun is gone, but I have a light.


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


A friend is nothing but a known enemy.


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


Rap music is the only vital form of music introduced since punk rock.


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


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


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


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


The worst crime is faking it.


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


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


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 definitely feel closer to the feminine side of the human being than I do the male — or the American idea of what a male is supposed to be. Just watch a beer commercial and you’ll see what I mean.


Silence, Here I Am.


I respect people who promote the way they feel sexually


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


Just because your paranoid, doesn’t mean they’re not after you.


Vandelism is as beautiful as a rock in a cop’s face.


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


Peace, Love, Empathy

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


Grunge, isn’t that some gross shade of greenish orange?


Life is what you make of it, it’s your crossword puzzle


Our music is naive, purposely naive

Nirvana

I’m not like them but I can pretend


That’s one great thing about Music, You sing a song to 85,000 people and they’ll sing it back to you for 85,000 different reasons.

Dave Grohl

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.


So when people say – Hey man, Nirvana changed my life – I just look up in the sky and say, That one’s for you dude.

Krist Novoselic

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.


Nobody dies a virgin… Life fucks us all.


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


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.


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


People think of life as being so sacred and they feel like this is their only chance and they have to do something with their life and make an impact As far as I’m concerned, it’s just a pitstop for the afterlife. It’s just a little test to see how you can handle reality.


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…

Nirvana

I feel this society somewhere has lost its sense of what art is. Art is expression. In expression, you need 100% full freedom and our freedom to express our art is seriously being fucked with. Fuck, the word ‘fuck’ has many connotations as does the word ‘art’.


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


No True Talent is fully organic. Yet the superior talented have not only control of study but that extra special, little gift at birth–fueled by passion.A built in, totally spiritual, unexplainable, New Age,fuckin cosmic energy bursting love for passion. And yes,they are an even smaller percent amongst the small percent. And they are special!


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


I just can’t believe anyone would start a band just to make the scene and be cool and have chicks. I just can’t believe it.


Music comes first; lyrics are secondary. Most of my lyrics are contradictions. I’ll write a few sincere lines, and then I’ll have to make fun of [them]. I don’t like to make it too obvious, because if it is too obvious, it gets really stale. You shouldn’t be in people’s faces 100% all the time. We don’t mean to be really cryptic or mysterious, but I just think that lyrics that are different and weird and spacey paint a nice picture. It’s just the way I like art.

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