Quotes To Live By: 15 Great Things Said By Musicians

Previous / NextShift + → 1 of 17

Real music fans don’t listen to their parents. Why would you trust Mom and Dad when you could follow the lead of Jimi Hendrix, John Lennon, or Jay-Z? Mom is all like, “The early bird gets the worm,” and 2Pac is out there thugging it out and dropping metaphorical wisdom at the same time. Who are you going to listen to? A lot of the best musicians live fast and die young, but while they’re here, they’ve shared some knowledge that the rest of us lame non-rock stars could really use. Check out some of the best quotes from great musicians.

Press “next,” click the pictures, or hit shift+right to read on…

  • Santi

    I see what you did there. You put in 15 BRILLIANT quotes and 1 DUMB ASS quote

  • Birdman17

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

  • w.m.j.

    “It’s all fun and games ’till someone loses an eye, then it’s just fun you can’t see” -James Hetfield

  • G-Eazy

    YOLO lol

  • Dylan

    I believe YOLO lowers the standards on anyone who believes in the Motto. People live on forever if they have the ambition to do something of importance. All I hear is wasted generation screaming YOLO before doing something rebellious. Just my opinion.

  • Ilia

    Most rock journalism is people who can’t write, interviewing people who can’t talk, for people who can’t read.

    -frank Zappa.

    Half the quotes on there suck. I think this one deserves some credit.

  • Asi

    Sorry, The Strokes will forever be the first to say You Only Live Once in my eyes

  • Dee Jay

    hahaha that Lee Scratch Perry quote is hilarious

Latest News