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Kurt Donald Cobain (20 February 1967 – ca. 5 April 1994) was the lead singer, songwriter, and guitarist of the American grunge band, Nirvana.  He is survived by his wife Courtney Love and his daughter Frances Bean Cobain.

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1. “Throw down your umbilical noose so I can climb right back.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: In Utero (1993) Heart-Shaped Box.

2. “Load up on guns, and bring your friends.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: Nevermind (1991)

3. “The sun is gone But I have a light”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: In Utero (1993) Dumb.

4. “With the lights out, it's less dangerous Here we are now, entertain us I feel stupid, and contagious Here we are now, entertain us.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: Nevermind (1991)

5. “Teenage angst has paid off well Now I'm bored and old.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: In Utero (1993) Serve the Servants.

6. “I need an easy friend I do, with an ear to lend.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: Bleach (1989) About a Girl.

7. “A mulatto, an albino, a mosquito, my libido.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: Nevermind (1991)

8. “I miss the comfort in being sad.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: In Utero (1993) Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge on Seattle.

9. “Give me a Leonard Cohen afterworld So I can sigh eternally.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: In Utero (1993) Pennyroyal Tea.

10. “Hate me Do it and do it again Waste me Rape me, my friend.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: In Utero (1993) Rape Me.

11. “Just because you're paranoid Don't mean they're not after you.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: Nevermind (1991) Territorial Pissings.

12. “He's the one Who likes all our pretty songs And he likes to sing along And he likes to shoot his gun But he knows not what it means.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: Nevermind (1991) In Bloom.

13. “One baby to another says I'm lucky to have met you”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: Nevermind (1991) Drain You.

14. “And if you save yourself You will make him happy.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: B-sides and compilation tracks (1989-1993) Sappy

15. “Yes I eat cow I am not proud.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: Bleach (1989) Mr Moustache.

16. “Things have never been so swell I have never failed to fail.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: Posthumously released (post-1994) You Know You're Right.

17. “I would like to get rid of the homophobes, sexists, and racists in our audience. I know they're out there and it really bothers me.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: (1989-1994), Print As quoted in SPIN (1992-01).

18. “If you're really a mean person you're going to come back as a fly and eat poop.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: (1989-1994), Print As quoted in Monk Magazine (1992-10).

19. “I take pride as the king of illiterature.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: In Utero (1993) Very Ape.

20. “Rape is one of the most terrible crimes on earth. And it happens every few minutes.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: (1989-1994), Print As quoted in New Musical Express (1991-11-23).

21. “Thank you, dear God For putting me on this Earth I feel very privileged In debt for my thirst”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: Bleach (1989) Downer

22. “I'm so happy 'Cause today I found my friends They're in my head. I'm so ugly, that's okay 'Cause so are you, Broke our mirrors.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: Nevermind (1991) Lithium.

23. “The lady whom I feel maternal love for Cannot look me in the eyes But I see hers and they are blue And they cock and twist and masturbate.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: Bleach (1989) Paper Cuts.

24. “Rap music is the only vital form of music introduced since punk rock.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: (1989-1994), Print As quoted in M.E.A.T (1991-09).

25. “I knew I was different. I thought that I might be gay or something because I couldn't identify with any of the guys at all. None of them liked art or music, they just wanted to fight and get laid. It was many years ago but it gave me this real hatred for the average American macho male.”

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Source: (1989-1994), Print As quoted in Melody Maker (1991-09-14).

26. “Hope I die before I turn into Pete Townshend.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: (1989-1994), Print As quoted in BAM (1992-01-10).

27. “She loves him more than he will ever know He loves her more than he will ever show”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: Bleach (1989) Swap Meet.

28. “I can’t comment on Soundgarden because I know them personally and I really like them a lot, but I have strong feelings towards Pearl Jam and Alice in Chains and bands like that. They’re obviously just corporate puppets that are just trying to jump on the alternative bandwagon - and we are being lumped into that category.”

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Source: (1989-1994), Print As quoted in Flipside (1992-03).

29. “Zits are beauty marks.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: (1989-1994), Print As quoted in Sassy (1992-04).

30. “I'm a much happier guy than a lot of people think I am.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: (1989-1994), Print As quoted in Rolling Stone (1993-01-27).

31. “I found it hard, It was hard to find Oh well, whatever, never mind.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: Nevermind (1991) Smells Like Teen Spirit.

32. “Neither side is sacred; no one wants to win Feeling so sedated; think I'll just give in.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: Posthumously released (post-1994) Verse Chorus Verse.

33. “Hello, we're major label corporate rock sell outs.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: 1991-04-17 at the OK Hotel, Seattle, Washington

34. “It's really not hard to keep your dignity and sign to a major label...Most people don't have any dignity in the first place.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: (1989-1994), Print As quoted in Sounds (1990-10).

35. “If I went to jail, at least I wouldn't have to sign autographs.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: (1989-1994), Print As quoted in Details (1992-02).

36. “I just can’t believe anyone would start a band just to make the scene and be cool and have chicks. I just can’t believe it.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: (1989-1994), Print As quoted in Option (1992-01-02).

37. “I wouldn’t wear a tie-dyed tee-shirt unless it was dyed with the urine of Phil Collins and the blood of Jerry Garcia.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: (1989-1994), Print As quoted in Melody Maker (1992-07-18).

38. “I wouldn't have been surprised if they had voted me Most Likely To Kill Everyone At A High School Dance.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: (1989-1994), Print As quoted in Howl (1993-07-22).

39. “And the flowers sing in D minor And the birds fly happily.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: B-sides and compilation tracks (1989-1993) Spank Thru.

40. “I need you around To remind me what not to become.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: Posthumously released (post-1994) Blandest.

41. “Congratulations, you have won It's a year's subscription of bad puns.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: Posthumously released (post-1994) Opinion.

42. “There is plenty of Hühnerfleisch in the Kühlschrank. (There is plenty of chicken in the fridge.)”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: 1991-08-27 at Bremen, Germany

43. “What are they tuning, a harp? I thought we were a big rich rock band. We should have a whole bunch of extra guitars.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: 1993-11-18 at Sony Music Studios, New York City, New York (MTV Unplugged).

44. “This song is dedicated to Frank Zappa, and River Phoenix, Fred Gwynne who played Herman Munster, Dixie Lee Ray, Thomas P, Tip O'Neil, and you, dumb ass, who just threw water on me.”

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Source: 1994-01-07 at Seattle Center Arena, Seattle, Washington

45. “In Aberdeen, I hated my best friends with a passion, because they were idiots.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: (1989-1994), Print As quoted in The Daily Of The University Of Washington (1989-05-05).

46. “I'd like to live off the band, but if not, I'll just retire to Mexico or Yugoslavia with a few hundred dollars, grow potatoes, and learn the history of rock through back issues of Creem magazine.”

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Source: (1989-1994), Print As quoted in The Daily Of The University Of Washington (1989-05-05).

47. “We sound like the Bay City Rollers after an assault by Black Sabbath. And, we vomit onstage better than anyone.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: (1989-1994), Print As quoted in Guitar World (1992-01).

48. “All drugs are a waste of time. They destroy your memory and your self-respect and everything that goes along with your self-esteem. They’re no good at all. But I’m not going to go around preaching against [them].”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: (1989-1994), Print As quoted in Rolling Stone (1992-04-16).

49. “Yeah, I was run out of town. They chased me up to the castle of Aberdeen with torches. Just like the Frankenstein monster. And I got away in a hot air balloon. And I came here to Seattle.”

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Source: (1989-1994), Print As quoted in Monk Magazine (1992-10).

50. “Jocks have completely taken over music... And just to get back at them, I’m going to start playing basketball.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: (1989-1994), Print As quoted in Musician (1993-10).

51. “The thrill and embarrassment of becoming international pop stars was too much, so we opened our mouths and put our foot in sometimes.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: (1989-1994), Print As quoted in Details (1993-11).

52. “I can't play [guitar] like Segovia. The flip side of that is that Segovia could probably never have played like me.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: (1989-1994), Print As quoted in Fender Frontline Magazine (Fall 1994).

53. “If it was up to me, I'd get more oil tanker drivers drunk. I don’t value music much. I like the Beatles, but I hate Paul McCartney. I like Led Zeppelin, but I hate Robert Plant. I like the Who, but I hate Roger Daltrey.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: (1989-1994), Print As quoted in The NIRVANA Reader: 1988 – 1992 (Published December 2008).

54. “They're claiming that [the grunge bands] finally put Seattle on the map, but, like, what map? ...I mean, we had Jimi Hendrix. Heck, what more do we want?”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: (1989-1994), Video From an interview with Marc Coiteux on Musique Plus, 1991-09-21, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

55. “They (Extreme) surround themselves with these professional, dickhead, commercial rock and roll guys...when they show up at an airport, their manager runs ahead of them and yells at the people greeting them, 'No video! We want a path straight to the van! We don't want any pictures taken!' Y'know, I'm like, ‘So what?’”

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Source: (1989-1994), Video Date unknown, but believed to be 1992-06-30 in Sweden http://www.livenirvana.com/official/index.html.

56. “Same thing happened in the punk movement in the late 70's...a punk band would start, play one gig, and get signed to a major label right away, 'cause it [was] a trend. That just shows there are a lot of old school dinosaurs in the record industry who need to be weeded out.”

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Source: (1989-1994), Video Date unknown, but believed to be 1992-06-30 in Sweden http://www.livenirvana.com/official/index.html.

57. “Music comes first; lyrics are secondary. Most of my lyrics are contradictions. I'll write a few sincere lines, and then I'll have to make fun of [them]. I don't like to make it too obvious, because if it is too obvious, it gets really stale. You shouldn't be in people's faces 100% all the time. We don't mean to be really cryptic or mysterious, but I just think that lyrics that are different and weird and spacey paint a nice picture. It's just the way I like art.”

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Source: (1989-1994), Video Date unknown, but appears on Live! Tonight! Sold Out!!.

58. “I would like to think there's some purity in us, yeah. Naive - y'know, purposely naive.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: (1989-1994), Video From an interview on MTV with Zeca Camargo, 1993-01-21, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

59. “Punk Rock (while still sacred to some) is, to me, dead and gone. We just wanted to pay tribute to something that helped us to feel as though we had crawled out of the dung heap of conformity.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: Wikiquote: "Kurt Cobain" (Incesticide liner notes (1992))

60. “I'll be the first to admit that we're the 90's version of Cheap Trick or the Knack but the last to admit that it hasn't been rewarding.”

—Kurt Cobain

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61. “To be positive at all times is to ignore all that is important, sacred or valuable. To be negative at all times is to be threatened by ridiculousness and instant discredibility. [p. 18]”

—Kurt Cobain

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62. “I use bits and pieces of others [sic] personalities to form my own. [p. 95]”

—Kurt Cobain

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63. “Why in the hell do journalists insist on coming up with a second rate Freudian evaluation on my lyrics when 90% of the time they've transcribed the lyrics incorrectly? [p. 190]”

—Kurt Cobain

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64. “I mean it seems like there are only two options for songwriters [sic] personalities either theyre [sic] sad, tragic visionaries like morrissey or michael stipe or robert smith or theres [sic] the goofy, nutty white boy, Hey lets party and forget everything people like Van Halen or all that other Heavy metal crap. [p. 44]”

—Kurt Cobain

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65. “Birds...scream at the top of their lungs in horrified hellish rage every morning at daybreak to warn us all of the truth. They know the truth. Screaming bloody murder all over the world in our ears, but sadly we don't speak bird. [p. 224]”

—Kurt Cobain

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66. “When I hear the term Right wing I think of Hitler and Satan and Civil war. [p. 259]”

—Kurt Cobain

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67. “I would only wear a tie dyed T Shirt if it were dyed with the urine of Phil Collins and the blood of Jerry Garcia. [p. 269]”

—Kurt Cobain

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68. “I am not well read, but when I do read, I read well. [p. 124]”

—Kurt Cobain

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69. “Come as you are, as you were As I want you to be As a trend, as a friend, as a known enemy Take your time, hurry up The choice is yours, don't be late.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: Nevermind (1991) Come As You Are.

70. “Polly wants a cracker Think I should get off her first Think she wants some water To put out the blow torch.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: Nevermind (1991) Polly.

71. “I love myself better than you I know it's wrong, but what should I do?”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: Nevermind (1991) On A Plain.

72. “It's OK to eat fish 'Cos they don't have any feelings”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: Nevermind (1991) Something In The Way

73. “Hate your enemies Save your friends Find your place Speak the truth.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: In Utero (1993) Radio Friendly Unit Shifter.

74. “Something in her eyes Must be the smoke in my lungs.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: Posthumously released (post-1994) Clean Up Before She Comes.

75. “If I may, and if I might Lay me down, weeping.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: Posthumously released (post-1994) Do Re Mi

76. “We're Nirvana and we really don't particularly like heavy metal.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: 1990-08-17 at the Palladium, Hollywood, California

77. “We're waiting for the dinosaurs to die out. They will die. And then we'll move into their homes.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: 1992-02-14 at Kokusai Koryu Centre, Osaka, Japan

78. “What's the matter with all you people at the back, did you come here to see Gloria Estefan?”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: 1993-11-27 at AT&T Bayfront Park Amphitheater, Miami, Florida

79. “OK, you trained monkeys, everybody jump up and down. Let's bring back the good old pogo!”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: 1993-12-31 at Oakland Coliseum Arena, Oakland, California, in between "About a Girl" and "Lithium".

80. “I spent all of my life trying to stay away from sports and here I am in a sporting arena.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: 1993-12-30 at the Great Western Forum, Inglewood, California

81. “Last year, a girl was raped by two wastes of sperm and eggs while they sang the lyrics to our song "Polly". I have a hard time carrying on knowing there are plankton like that in our audience.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: Wikiquote: "Kurt Cobain" (Incesticide liner notes (1992))

82. “All in all is all we are.”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: In Utero (1993) All Apologies

83. “I've been waiting for that! (After an audience member requests "Free Bird" by Lynyrd Skynyrd.)”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: 1993-11-18 at Sony Music Studios, New York City, New York (MTV Unplugged).

84. “I don't think MTV would let us play that. (After an audience member requests "Rape Me.")”

—Kurt Cobain

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Source: 1993-11-18 at Sony Music Studios, New York City, New York (MTV Unplugged).

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