Top 255 Rock Star Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Rock Star Quotes from famous people such as Vanilla Ice, Lil Jon, Tony Visconti, Tove Lo, John Seabrook, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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I didn’t want the public in my personal life at all – I thought that people might perceive me as too normal, and I’d lose that larger-than-life rock star persona. You’ve got to protect that!
Vanilla Ice
When you’re living the Crunk Rock lifestyle, you don’t let anybody tell you what to do. You live your life to the fullest, you live every day like it’s your last, and you party like a rock star. It’s just a crazy lifestyle.
Lil Jon
Now I know what it’s like to be a rock star. No, I didn’t sleep with 5 groupies at once. But I was interviewed about 45 times in 5 days in 3 cities.
Tony Visconti
I don’t think I would live very long if I was a rock star.
Tove Lo
Daniel Ek, the C.E.O. of Spotify, is a rock star of the tech world, but he is not long on charisma.
John Seabrook
Achilles was like a rock star of his day so it made sense to have Brad Pitt playing him.
Wolfgang Petersen
I can be a rock star with a television show and still have a self-esteem problem. So it’s nice to have your dad go, ‘Hey Melissa, I’m proud of you – you’re doing good.’
Melissa Etheridge
I don’t put myself into the category of ‘rock star writing his biography.’ That’s because we live our lives by falling into experiences. Things happen to us. Something you do takes hold of you, and then you do a lot of it.
Art Garfunkel
Being a rock star isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, let me tell you.
If ‘Emotions in Motion’ comes out right, I can write the book on the formula rock star.
Billy Squier
I’m not someone who gets to play The O2 and places like that, but that’s the kind of rock and roll venue. The popularity of stand-up means that some people are getting to play rock star venues.
Tim Vine
If we can figure out how to give more Americans a shot in tech, a shot at the ordinary jobs that don’t necessarily afford rock star status or come with generous stock options but that can sustain middle-class life, then we might just take a step toward stitching our nation back together.
Ro Khanna
I have never had a social life, don’t ever want one because it’s boring. I’m just not very good with people, and you meet people every night who expect you to be this rock star with these developed social skills, which I don’t have.
Daniel Johns
You know, rock stardom… I have a hard time discussing that because I don’t really accept it. It’s not really that tangible. What’s really bizarre is how it’s used as a thing – you know, ‘He’s the rock star of politics,’ ‘He’s the rock star of quarterbacks’ – like it’s the greatest thing in the world.
Eddie Vedder
If you’d asked me when I was six, 16, and 26, I wanted nothing more than to be a big, recognized rock star. Especially when I was six and 16, because I thought that if I was a known guitar player in a known band, only cute girls would talk to me.
Tobias Forge
I would rather be a security guard than a rock star.
Bruce McCulloch
My musical background is like almost every non classical musician in the world. One day a special record was heard and that was it. I was hooked, started trying to play various instruments and was off to bar land to become a rock star. What else?
Kevin Johnson
Don’t hide in the dark and let someone else make your boss look like a rock star.
John Rampton
I thought TV fame was hip… well, that was because I hadn’t experienced rock star fame yet.
David Faustino
Most youngsters are so well-connected with the rock music circle that they will know instantly if I attempt to imitate any rock star.
Harshvardhan Rane
If you’re going to pretend to be somebody you’re not – which is the whole point of being a rock star – then why not just invent fake characters and have them do it all for you?
Jamie Hewlett
Joel? He’s the rock star! When you see Joel step on stage… he’s born to be a rock star.
Benji Madden
Being a rock star rocks.
Machine Gun Kelly
Bjorn Borg has the look of a Scandanavian rock star with the understated charm of a Wes Anderson movie.
Sean Evans
Parts of India treat Rushdie like he’s a rock star; we especially like boasting about him to our Western friends and acquaintances. It’s nice to act like one of the world’s most successful authors is as homespun as our handloom saris.
Barkha Dutt
I feel like at 50 I’ve decided to become a rock star, which is, you know, typical of me. I always seem to work backwards.
K. D. Lang
When I was 14 or 15, I was dead-set on becoming a rock star – the same as anybody who picks up a guitar at that age.
Kevin Parker
Wanting to be a rock star, I get it. I’m like, ‘Oh, my God, dude! The freedom!’
Orlando Bloom
I’d rather be a musician than a rock star.
George Harrison
What I always wanted to do was to be a rock star.
Jason Robert Brown
It’s like people call me a rock star or this or that. And I go, ‘Don’t call me that. I don’t think of myself in those terms. If you have to call me anything, call me a chameleon.
Meat Loaf
I would rather be a security guard than a rock star.

I would rather be a security guard than a rock star.
Bruce McCulloch
I was a rock star. I was the president of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Tyrann Mathieu
In my teens I wanted to be a rock star, I really did. At that time there was nothing I wanted more.
Monty Don
Every now and then, Prince decides to try being a normal rock star. You know, the kind who does a professional arena tour where he plays the hits. But part of what makes him such an eternally fascinating star is that he lives in his own private purple world, even when he sets out to make the house quake.
Rob Sheffield
Even as I was trying to become a rock god, Michael Jackson was the ultimate magic rock star to me. I loved his music, his scene and style. He transcended musical categories.
Jason Becker
When I was a kid, I wanted to be either a rock star or a wrestler.
Chris Jericho
I don’t always feel fierce and fearless, but I do feel like I’m a rock star at being human.
Tracee Ellis Ross
I made the decision that I could either go outside in the freezing cold in the wind and rain and get muddy or just stay inside and be a rock star.
I’m not a rock star writing poetry. I don’t feel like a rock star and I don’t know what one is, actually. I’m a goalie/poet or a hotel guest/poet or a father/poet.
Gord Downie
I was blessed, because I come from a family where they knock you down before you float away. I have a lot of brothers who just make sure we have our feet on the ground, and my mom is a rock star. She is an amazing mother.
Kellan Lutz
Before, models had that rock star life and it was all about going to the parties and having that glamorous life, and I think these days, models are more like businesswomen and the whole industry takes it really serious.
Alessandra Ambrosio
Lyrics became important for a while in the late Seventies. Patti Smith was a poet and a rock star, as much one as the other, the distinctions were a bit blurred and then you get swept up in it. Punk poet, it’s a good enough term.
John Cooper Clarke
I’d like to say that I’m a rock star, but I’m not – I’m honestly more of a relationship kind of guy. I’m a guy you could take home to meet your mum rather than a guy your mum wouldn’t like.
Ed Sheeran
What makes you a rock star is what are you able to do when you get behind that microphone, when you put that guitar in your hands, when you wield those drumsticks, and when you raise your hand in front of twenty thousand people: do they respond? That’s being a rock star.
David Draiman
You would think that a rock star being married to a supermodel would be one of the greatest things in the world. It is.
David Bowie
A lot of people say I look like a rock star or a designer punk. But I swear it’s the job that has carved my face. It’s the hours, the stress, and the pressure. It’s not me trying to look like this.
Marco Pierre White
When I go to a sci-fi convention, oh God, it’s the closest thing to being a rock star I will ever know in this life. I want to be a rock star, don’t you? It’s a good thing to be, a rock star.
Nathan Fillion
Every day I’d say I look different. Sometimes I look really formal, sometimes I love the classic Stella McCartney, Chloe Sevigny and Gwyneth Paltrow thing. Other days I like being rock star and wearing leather jackets and studs. I love wearing Burberry – it’s the perfect combination of formal and punky.
Ellie Goulding
I like to look cool and dress nice. Lil Uzi is a rock star. Just know that.
Lil Uzi Vert
In high school I wanted to be a rock star and was in a lot of bands.
Adam Sandler
Ritesh Deshmukh is rock star. He has a lovely family. He works so hard, and he’s a great actor. He’s funny, friendly, doesn’t have an ego, and is so nice to everyone. He’s a fine professional, a good husband, and a good father. That’s a rock star for me.
Nargis Fakhri
I think being a rock star is a little bit different than being an athlete or even a movie star.
I think I was the first to show that a designer could be like a rock star, that people should love your fashion but also put your name together with your fashion.
Roberto Cavalli
You would think that a rock star being married to a supermodel would be one of the greatest things in the world. It is.
David Bowie
Erika Girardi likes her hair straight with a lot of product, just a really good blow-dry. Erika Jayne likes her hair ropey with a lot of product, really rock star and wild.
Erika Jayne
I went to theater school at Northwestern, and I was quite conservative. Reagan at the time seemed quite revolutionary, or at least a rock star: He was radical and kind of punk rock.
John Cameron Mitchell
You can’t buy being a rock star.
Travis Scott
When I left Baltimore, I told everyone, ‘Next time you see me, I’m going to be a rock star.’
Gina Schock
I’m trying to do what Eddie Murphy did for his generation. You have to show people, ‘I’m different. I’m not just a comedian.’ I’m trying to become a rock star.
Kevin Hart
Being a rock star was out of the question. I can’t sing.
Linda Evangelista