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Bruce Springsteen Quotes and Sayings

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I always wanted my music to influence the life you
were living emotionally -
with your family,
your lover, your wife, and, at a certain point,
with your children.
- Bruce Springsteen

I was always concerned with writing to my age at a particular moment.
That was the way I would keep faith with the audience
that supported me as I went along.
- Bruce Springsteen

It's a sad man my friend who's livin' in his own skin
and can't stand the company.
- Bruce Springsteen

My image had always been very heterosexual,
very straight.
So it was a nice experience for me, a chance to clarify
my own feelings about gay and lesbian civil rights.
- Bruce Springsteen

 

The best music is essentially there to provide you
something to face the world with.
- Bruce Springsteen

In America everything's about who's number one today.
- Bruce Springsteen

Yeah, I had gay friends.
The first thing I realized was that everybody's different,
and it becomes obvious that all of the gay stereotypes are ridiculous.
- Bruce Springsteen

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Basically, I was pretty ostracized in my hometown.
Me and a few other guys were the town freaks-
and there were many occasions when we were dodging
getting beaten up ourselves.
- Bruce Springsteen

But I think that your entire life is a process of sorting
out some of those early messages that you got.
- Bruce Springsteen

I'm a synthesist.
I'm always making music.
And I make a lot of different kinds of music all the time.
Some of it gets finished and some of it doesn't.
- Bruce Springsteen

I didn't know if it would be a success-ful one,
or what the stages would be, but I always saw myself
as a lifetime musician and songwriter.
- Bruce Springsteen

Certainly tolerance and acceptance were at the forefront of my music.
- Bruce Springsteen

When I first started in rock, I had a big guy's audience for my early records.
I had a very straight image, particularly through the mid '80s.
- Bruce Springsteen

I think that is what film and art and music do;
they can work as a map of sorts for your feelings.
- Bruce Springsteen

The release date is just one day, but the record is forever.
- Bruce Springsteen

The audiences are there as a result of my history with
the band but also as a result of my being able to reach people with a tune.
- Bruce Springsteen

Talk about a dream, try to make it real.
- Bruce Springsteen

Blind faith in your leaders, or in anything,
will get you killed.
- Bruce Springsteen

It's always felt natural, because I'm generally very comfortable with people.
- Bruce Springsteen

If they had told me I was the janitor and would have
to mop up and clean the toilets after the show in order to play,
I probably would have done it.
- Bruce Springsteen

The best music, you can seek some shelter in it momentarily,
but it's essentially there to provide you something to face the world with.
- Bruce Springsteen

I like narrative storytelling as being part of a tradition,
a folk tradition.
- Bruce Springsteen

Your success story is a bigger story than whatever
you're trying to say on stage.
Success makes life easier.
It doesn't make living easier.
- Bruce Springsteen

From the beginning, I imagined I would have a long work life.
- Bruce Springsteen

This music is forever for me.
It's the stage thing, that rush moment that you live for.
It never lasts, but that's what you live for.
- Bruce Springsteen

When it comes to luck, you make your own.
- Bruce Springsteen

Your spoken voice is a part of it - not a big part of it,
but it's something.
It puts people at ease, and once again kind of reaches
out and makes a bridge for what's otherwise difficult music.
- Bruce Springsteen

I tend to be a subscriber to the idea that you have
everything you need by the time you're 12 years old
to do interesting writing for most of the rest of your life -
certainly by the time you're 18.
- Bruce Springsteen

But then I go through long periods where I don't listen to things,
usually when I'm working.
In between the records and in between the writing I
suck up books and music and movies and anything I can find.
- Bruce Springsteen

I can sing very comfortably from my vantage point because
a lot of the music was about a loss of innocence,
there's innocence contained in you but there's also
innocence in the process of being lost.
- Bruce Springsteen

In the past, some of the songs that were the most fun,
and the most entertaining and rocking,
fell by the wayside because I was concerned with what
I was going to say and how I was going to say it.
- Bruce Springsteen

The only thing I can say about having this type of
success is that you can get yourself in trouble because
basically the world is set open for you.
People will say yes to anything you ask,
so it's basically down to you and what you want or need.
- Bruce Springsteen

Plus, you know, when I was young, there was a lot of
respect for clowning in rock music -
look at Little Richard.
It was a part of the whole thing, and I always also
believed that it released the audience.
- Bruce Springsteen

You can go from doing something quite silly to something
dead serious in the blink of an eye,
and if you're making those connections with your audience
then they're going to go right along with it.
- Bruce Springsteen

No, I always felt that amongst my core fans-
because there was a level of popularity that I had
in the mid '80s that was sort of a bump on the scale-
they fundamentally understood the values that are at work in my work.
- Bruce Springsteen

I hadn't performed by myself in a while.
It feels very natural to me, and I assume people come
for the very same reasons as they do when I'm with the band:
to be moved,
for something to happen to them.
- Bruce Springsteen

My only general rule was to steer away from things
I played with the band over the past couple of tours.
I was interested in re-shaping the Rising material for live shows,
so people could hear the bare bones of that.
- Bruce Springsteen

In the early years, I found a voice that was my voice
and also partly my father's voice.
But isn't that what you always do? Why do kids at 5
years old go into the closet and put their daddy's shoes on? Hey,
my kids do it.
- Bruce Springsteen

I do a lot of curiosity buying; I buy it if I like the album cover,
I buy it if I like the name of the band,
anything that sparks my imagination.
I still like to go to record stores,
I like to just wander around and I'll buy whatever catches my attention.
- Bruce Springsteen

I have my ideas, I have my music and I also just enjoy showing off,
so that's a big part of it.
Also, I like to get up onstage and behave insanely
or express myself physically,
and the band can get pretty silly.
- Bruce Springsteen

Yeah, my son likes a lot of guitar bands.
He gave me something the other day which was really good.
He'll burn a CD for me full of things that he has,
so he's a pretty good call if I want to check some of that stuff out...
The other two aren't quite into that yet.
- Bruce Springsteen

Sometimes you get the results you wanted,
sometimes you don't.
What matters is that you did your best.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Even the rich are hungry for love,
for being cared for, for being wanted,
for having someone to call their own.
- Mother Teresa

A somebody was once a nobody who wanted to and did.
- John Burroughs

In all our contacts, it is probably the sense
of being really needed and wanted
which gives us the greatest satisfaction
and creates the most lasting bond.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. "Pooh?" he whispered.
"Yes, Piglet?"
"Nothing," said Piglet, taking Pooh's hand.
"I just wanted to be sure of you."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

In my prayers I never said I needed a home.
I said I wanted a sanctuary.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I decided I wanted to be a lawyer when I was 11 years of age.
- Johnnie Cochran

I wanted to be a forest ranger or a coal man.
At a very early age, I knew I didn't want to do what my dad did,
which was work in an office.
- Harrison Ford

Making duplicate copies and computer printouts of things
no one wanted even one of in the first place is giving
America a new sense of purpose.
- Andy Rooney

I have often wanted to drown my troubles,
but I can't get my wife to go swimming.
- Anonymous

My mother asked me what I wanted for my birthday,
so I said I wanted to read poetry with her.
- Guy Johnson

My love of fine art increased - the more of it I saw,
the more of it I wanted to see.
- Paul Getty

Designers are very fickle.
I never wanted to be a victim of that.
You're in one minute, out the next.
- Tyra Banks

If God wanted us to bend over he'd put diamonds on the floor.
- Joan Rivers

I wanted to buy a candle holder, but the store didn't have one.
So I got a cake.
- Mitch Hedberg

I wanted to see exotic Vietnam, the jewel of Southeast Asia.
I, uh, I wanted to meet interesting
and stimulating people of an ancient culture,
and kill them.
- the movie Full Metal Jacket

Earth Day 1970 was irrefutable evidence that the American
people understood the environmental threat and wanted action to resolve it.
- Barry Commoner

After fifteen minutes I wanted to marry her,
and after half an hour
I completely gave up the idea of stealing her purse.
- the movie Take the Money and Run (1969)

Secretly, I wanted to look like Jimi Hendrix,
but I could never quite pull it off.
- Bryan Ferry

I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I
should have been more specific.
- Lily Tomlin

Love cannot endure indifference.
It needs to be wanted.
Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart,
or its flame burns low.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Growing up, I wanted desperately to please,
to be a good girl.
- Claire Danes

This is a wonderful way to celebrate an 80th birthday...
I wanted to be 65 again, but they wouldn't let me -
Homeland Security.
- Art Buchwald

My boyfriend and I broke up.
He wanted to get married and I didn't want him to.
- Rita Rudner

There's sometimes a weird benefit to having an alcoholic,
violent father.
He really motivated me in that I never wanted to be anything like him.
- Dean Koontz

I wanted to be with the kind of people I'd grown up with,
but you can't go back to them and be one of them again,
no matter how hard you try.
- Ethel Waters

I wanted to know the name of every stone
and flower and insect and bird and beast.
I wanted to know where it got its color, where it got its life -
but there was no one to tell me.
- George Washington Carver

Wanted: a needle swift enough to sew this poem into a blanket.
- Charles Simic

I wanted to marry a girl just like my mom.
- Michael Bergin

I wanted to escape so badly.
But of course I knew I couldn't just give up and leave school.
It was only when I heard my mom's voice that I came out of my hiding place.
- Zhang Ziyi


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