20 Life Lessons From Rock Legends

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All The Quotes You Need In Your Life

Rockstars often say the most outrageous things but once in a while, even the wildest ones have important lessons to impart. It’s not easy being a rockstar. A lot of people think it’s all about the fame and fortune. But even those we raised to god-tier levels are still human and they too have had their share of ups and downs.

Here are some of the things they learned while at the proverbial top of rock ‘n roll.

20. Axl Rose

“Life sucks, but in a beautiful kind of way.”

19. Levon Helm

“If you pour some music on whatever’s wrong, it’ll sure help out.”

18. Lzzy Hale

“Every challenge is an opportunity to prove to the world that you are extraordinary.”

17. Courtney Love

“I’m not a woman. I’m a force of nature.”

16. Bruce Springsteen

“The best music is essentially there to provide you something to face the world with.”

15. Keith Richards


“Music is a necessity. After food, air, water and warmth, music is the next necessity of life.”

14. David Bowie

“I don’t know where I’m going from here, but I promise it won’t be boring.”

13. Chuck Berry

“Don’t let the same dog bite you twice.”

12. John Lennon

“Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.”

11. Jimi Hendrix

“In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first.”

10. Stevie Nicks

“I am pretty fearless, and you know why? Because I don’t handle fear very well; I’m not a good terrified person.”

9. Eric Clapton

“The thing about pessimism is that in most cases it’s nothing more than a front behind which a body can hide its most sweetful yet painful hopes.”

8. Kurt Cobain

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

7. Mick Jagger

“Lose your dreams and you might lose your mind.”

6. Steven Tyler

“The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.”

5. Freddie Mercury

“Darling, my attitude is ‘fuck it’ I’m doing everything with everyone.”

4. Gregg Allman

“I play every show like it’s my last.”

3. Carlos Santana

“Most people are prisoners, thinking only about the future or living in the past. They are not in the present, and the present is where everything begins.”

2. Frank Zappa

“Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.”

1. Tom Petty

“Go after what you really love and find a way to make that work for you, and then you’ll be a happy person.”

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