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35 Inspirational Kurt Cobain Quotes On Success

Last Updated May 2023

35 Inspirational Kurt Cobain Quotes On Success

Kurt Cobain was an American singer, songwriter, and musician, best known as the guitarist and frontman of the rock band Nirvana. Cobain is remembered as one of the most iconic and influential rock musicians in the history of alternative music. During the last years of his life, Cobain struggled with heroin addiction and chronic health problems such as depression. He also struggled with the personal and professional pressures of fame, and his marriage to musician Courtney Love. Cobain has been described as a ‘Generation X icon’. Despite his unfortunate death, Cobain’s quotes continue to inspire many people to go after their dreams. Cobain was posthumously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, along with Nirvana bandmates Dave Grohl and Novoselic, in their first year of eligibility in 2014. In 2003, David Fricke of Rolling Stone ranked him the 12th greatest guitarist of all time. He was ranked 7th by MTV in the 22 Greatest Voices in Music. In 2006, he was placed 20th by Hit Parader on their list of the 100 Greatest Metal Singers of All Time. May these Kurt Cobain Quotes On Success inspire you to take action so that you may live your dreams.

1. “There’s good in all of us and I think I simply love people too much.” Kurt Cobain

2. “Dreaming of the person you want to be is wasting the person you already are.” Kurt Cobain

3. “They laugh at me because I’m different; I laugh at them because they’re all the same.” Kurt Cobain

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

5. “Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are.” Kurt Cobain

6. “Practice makes perfect, but nobody’s perfect.” Kurt Cobain

7. “If you ever need anything please don’t hesitate to ask someone else first.” Kurt Cobain

8. “Friends are nothing but a known enemy.” Kurt Cobain

9. “I mean I like to be passionate and sincere but I also like to have fun and act like a dork. Geeks unite.” Kurt Cobain

10. “You can’t buy happiness.” Kurt Cobain

11. “We’re so trendy we can’t even escape ourselves.” Kurt Cobain

12. “The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.” Kurt Cobain

13. “We have no right to express an opinion until we know all of the answers.” Kurt Cobain

14. “I’m disgusted with my own apathy, for being spineless and not always standing up against racism, sexism and all those others isms.” Kurt Cobain

15. “There are a lot of things I wish I would have done, instead of just sitting around and complaining about having a boring life.” Kurt Cobain

16. “If you read, you’ll judge.” Kurt Cobain

17. “It’s better to burn out than to fade away.” Kurt Cobain

18. “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.” Kurt Cobain

19. “Life isn’t nearly as sacred as the appreciation of passion.” Kurt Cobain

20. “To be positive at all times is to ignore all that is important, sacred and valuable. To be negative at all times is to be threatened by ridiculousness and instant discreditably.” Kurt Cobain

21. “I would rather be hated for what I am, than loved for what I am not.” Kurt Cobain

22. “I have to admit I’ve found myself doing the same things that a lot of other rock stars do or are forced to do. Which is not being able to respond to mail, not being able to keep up on current music, and I’m pretty much locked away a lot. The outside world is pretty foreign to me.” Kurt Cobain

23. “The worst crime is faking it.” Kurt Cobain

24. “Once you fall in love, It’s different. ” Kurt Cobain

25. “Go to the source and start there.” Kurt Cobain

26. “The sun is gone, but I have a light.” Kurt Cobain

27. “I didn’t know how to deal with success. If there was a Rock Star 101, I would have liked to take it. It might have helped me.” Kurt Cobain

28. “My mother encouraged me to be artistic.” Kurt Cobain

29. “I don’t blame the average seventeen-year-old punk-rock kid for calling me a sell-out. I understand that. And maybe when they grow up a little bit, they’ll realize there’s more things to life than living out your rock & roll identity so righteously.” Kurt Cobain

30. “If my eyes could show my soul, everyone would cry when they saw me smile.”Kurt Cobain

31. “I’m a spokesman for myself. It just so happens that there’s a bunch of people that are concerned with what I have to say. I find that frightening at times because I’m just as confused as most people. I don’t have the answers for anything.” Kurt Cobain

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

33. “I’ve never been a very prolific person, so when creativity flows, it flows. I find myself scribbling on little notepads and pieces of loose paper, which results in a very small portion of my writings to ever show up in true form.” Kurt Cobain

34. “No matter what you do or say, there’s nothing that you can do to make people understand you.” Kurt Cobain

35. “Just because it’s all you want, doesn’t mean it’s all you need.” Kurt Cobain

I hope you enjoyed these Kurt Cobain Quotes On Success. Do let us know which one was your favorite in the comments section below.

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My name is Asad Meah, I am the CEO & Founder of AwakenTheGreatnessWithin. I am a dreamchaser who has gained a wealth of knowledge in entrepreneurship and personal development over the past five years through self-education. My mission is to inspire millions of people to become entrepreneurs by awakening their minds to their greatness that resides within them.

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