kurt cobain quotes

Today we are going to see some quotes from the greatest musician Kurt Cobain. Who were considered icons of 90’s rock music. Other than that, he has been one of the most influential musicians in rock history.

Who Is Kurt Cobain?

Kurt Cobain
Kurt Cobain in 1991

Kurt Cobain’s full name is Kurt Donald Cobain. He was born on February 20, 1967 in Aberdeen City, US. Kurt’s family was from the music background.

Because of this, he was absorbed in music at very younger age. He started singing at the age of 2. And played piano at the age of 4 and also composed songs.

But he suffered a major setback at a very young age. His parents separated when he was 9 years old. Which had a very bad and deep impact on his life. He once said in an interview that “he used to feel ashamed as a child”. After this he went to live with his uncle.

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When he was 14 years old, Kurt’s uncle gave him an old guitar. After that he started playing many songs and practicing songs. While in Aberdeen High School, he joined one of the school’s “several joke bands”.

He then met Krist Novoselic. Then both of them started practicing together. And a few years later they formed a band. And thus a famous rock band “Nirvana” was formed. The name of this band is derived from the Buddhist concept “Nirvana”.

When the Nirvana band was very successful, The band signed with the major label DGC Records. When he performed albums like “Nevermind” and “Teen Spirit Like Smell” under the label of DGC Records. The band gained global acclaim.

Kurt Cobain performance
Kurt Cobain performance at the MTV Video Music Awards

During this time Kurt Cobain wrote many songs such as “Smells Like Teen Spirit”, “About a Girl”, “In Bloom”, “Come as You Are”, “Lithium”, “Polly”, “Something in the Way”.

A few years later, he fell into a heroin addiction. And because of that he had health problems like depression. At that time he was married to the musician Courtney Love.

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He faced a lot of personal and professional pressures. Amid all this pressure, on 5 April 1994, Kurt Cobain committed suicide by shooting a gun in head at his home. And the police found his body on 8 April. And thus, only at the age of 27, he left the world.

After his death, he received many honors. Rolling Stone included Cobain in the list of the 100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time. In addition, MTV ranked him 7th on the “22 Greatest Voice in Music” list. And in 2006, Hit Parader ranked 20th on their “100 Greatest Metal Singers of All Time” list.

Famous Kurt Cobain Quotes :

famous kurt cobain quotes
I knew I was different.

Tragedy is a necessity for our art. – Kurt Cobain

Practice makes us complete, but no one is perfect today. – Kurt Cobain

I think a friend is nothing, but a known enemy. – Kurt Cobain

famous kurt cobain quotes
We should stay away from drugs because drugs destroy our memory and self-respect.

I like being passionate and honest. – Kurt Cobain

Rape is the most terrible crime on earth. – Kurt Cobain

We should always be grateful for someone’s valuable advice. – Kurt Cobain

kurt cobain quotes
I don’t care what you think unless it is about me.

Burning from outside is better than erasing inside. – Kurt Cobain

I always feel that I am doing worse than what I can do. – Kurt Cobain

Even if the sun goes out, our light should not be lost. – Kurt Cobain

My mother encouraged me to be artistic. – Kurt Cobain

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The first duty of the youth is to challenge corruption.

Kurt Cobain Quotes On Love :

kurt cobain quotes on love
No one in the world is afraid to say I love you, but everyone is afraid of the answer.

Kurt Cobain Quotes About Life :

There are many things in our life that we want to do. – Kurt Cobain

Most people in the world love him, which he is not. – Kurt Cobain

When we try to change ourselves, then we are ruining the person we already are. – Kurt Cobain

Life cannot be holy like the praise of passion. – Kurt Cobain Quotes

kurt cobain quotes about life
Life is a waste of time and time is a waste of life.

Kurt Cobain Quotes About Music :

In live music, music is more important than words. – Kurt Cobain Quotes

Words get energy from music. – Kurt Cobain Quotes

The only thing I like most in the world is pure underground music. – Kurt Cobain Quotes

kurt cobain quotes about music
For me music is first, lyrics are secondary.

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