When I cut myself I feel so much better. All the little things that might have been annoying me suddenly seem so trivial, because I'm concentrating on the pain

— Richey Edwards

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I have no regrets. Regrets are meaningless. You can't change yesterday or tomorrow. You can change only this present moment.


We are young, beautiful scum pissed off with the world.


I have a very childlike rage, and a very childlike loneliness.


When I sit in my bedroom with a book and a bottle of vodka, I do it because I'm sad, not because I think it's cool. I do it because I want to forget what I am thinking about.


There's an awful lot of white British kids who have never really gone hungry, always had a roof to live under but at the same time are desperately unhappy. It's not total poverty, just a poverty of ideas.


Self abuse is anti-social, aggression still natural.


Hollywood and Disneyland are the legacy of Europe's cultural imperialism.

We gave them nursery rhymes and they gave back film. Televised riots are as American as Barbie/ Big Macs. Tomorrow the riots will be forgotten but Mickey mouse will still be there. Welcome to Disneyland.


It's about people who take their frustration out on everyone around them.

I never raise my voice. Cutting myself or hurting myself is the way I deal with anger.


On things like censorship, I think everything should be allowed on television.

You know, I mean anything. I don’t know who believes that anymore. Every left wing party says there should be some degree of censorship, that some things are bad taste. But it’s unjustifiable for anyone to decide what is bad taste.


I find cutting myself attractive ... I find it sexual.


The only perfect circle on the human body is the eye.

When a baby is born it's so perfect, but when it opens its eyes it's just blinded by the corruption and everything else is a downward spiral.


I've never hit anybody in my life. I never would, and the only way I could make a point was by hurting myself...It's something I've done since I was a teenager.


About Richey Edwards

Quotes 27 sayings
Profession Musician
Birthday December 22, 1967

Everything in life has let me down.


All rock and roll is homosexual.


In terms of the 'S' word, that does not enter my mind.

And it never has done. In terms of An Attempt. Because I am stronger than that. I might be a weak person, but I can take pain.


I'm not a person who can scream and shout so this is my only outlet. It's all done very logically.


All my life I've felt weak compared to other people.

If they want to crush me then they can. But I know I can do things that other people can't.


It’s important not to be embarrassed by your past. The contradictions are part of what we are.


I was celibate until the age of 21. I stayed in my bedroom reading Camus and Nietzsche


The only freedom left is the freedom to starve.


I know I believe in nothing, but it is my nothing.


I’m not really worried what people think about me.

Because I judge myself harsher, and on more strict terms, than they ever could probably.


All you can do to the past is to never want to be like it.


We hate Slowdive more than we hate Hitler.


People say to the mentally ill, ‘You know so many people think the world of you.’ But when they don’t like themselves they don’t notice anything. They don’t care about what people think of them. When you hate yourself, whatever people say it doesn’t make sense. ‘Why do they like me? Why do they care about me?’ Because you don’t care about yourself at all.


Love is an impossible concept.