The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.

— Kurt Cobain

The most pleasurable Kurt Cobain quotes that will add value to your life

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

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dreaming of the person you want to be is wasting the person you already are.

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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.

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Kurt Cobain quote They laugh at me because I am different.

They laugh at me because I am different. I laugh at them because they're all the same.

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

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Birds... scream at the top of their lungs in horrified hellish rage every morning at daybreak to warn us all of the truth. They know the truth. Screaming bloody murder all over the world in our ears, but sadly we don't speak bird.

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I hate myself, and I want to die

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Kurt Cobain quote A friend is nothing but a known enemy.

A friend is nothing but a known enemy.

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The worst crime is faking it.

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

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If you're a sexist, racist, homophobe, or basically an asshole, don't buy this CD. I don't care if you like me, I hate you.

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Kurt Cobain quote Nobody dies a virgin. Life fucks us all.

Nobody dies a virgin. Life fucks us all.

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

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

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Frances and Courtney, I'll be at your altar/ Please keep going Courtney, for Frances/ For her life, which will be so much happier without me/ I LOVE YOU, I LOVE YOU.

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Kurt Cobain quote The duty of youth is to challenge corrup

The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.

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About Kurt Cobain

Quotes 214 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Musician
Birthday October 16

My generation's apathy. I'm disgusted with it. I'm disgusted with my own apathy too, for being spineless and not always standing up against racism, sexism and all those other -isms the counterculture has been whining about for years.

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Rather be dead than cool.

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I was looking for something a lot heavier, yet melodic at the same time.

Something different from heavy metal, a different attitude.

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Kurt Cobain quote I'd rather be hated for who I am, than b

I'd rather be hated for who I am, than be loved for who i'm not

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When I heard the Pixies for the first time, I connected with that band so heavily I should have been in that band - or at least in a Pixies cover band.

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Humans are stupid. I'm ashamed to be human.

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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.

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

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She eyes me like a pisces.

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

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It must be one of those narcissists who only appreciate things when they're gone. I'm too sensitive. I need to be slightly numb in order to regain the enthusiasms I once had as a child.

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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.

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

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Oh well, whatever, nevermind.

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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.

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

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No matter what you do or say, there's nothing that you can do to make people understand you.

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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.

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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.

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

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I'm not worried about what's going to happen when I'm thirty, because I am never going to make it to thirty. You know what life is like after thirty - I don't want that.

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

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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.

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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.

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I don’t have the passion anymore, and so remember, it’s better to burn out than to fade away.

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I liked anything that was a little bit weird, a little bit different.

I always went for the psychotic, weird, 'dingey' bands.

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

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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.

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I thought I would try to be gay for a while, but I'm just more sexually attracted to women. But I'm really glad that I found a few gay friends, because it totally saved me from becoming a monk or something.

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Practice makes perfect, but nobody's perfect, so why practice?

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So remember, it's better to burn out than fade away.

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I've always had a problem with the average macho man - they've always been a threat to me.

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

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If you die you're completely happy and your soul somewhere lives on.

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I'm thought of as this pissy, complaining, freaked-out schizophrenic who wants to kill himself all the time.

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

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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.

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There's nothing better than having a baby.

I've always loved children. I used to work summers at the YMCA and be in charge of, like, 30 preschool kids. I knew that when I had a child, I'd be overwhelmed, and it's true... I can't tell you how much my attitude has changed since we've got Frances. Holding my baby is the best drug in the world.

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