30 Bruce Springsteen Quotes That True Fans of 'The Boss' Will Adore

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You'll Be 'Dancing in the Dark' When You Read 30 Bruce Springsteen Quotes

Let's face it, everyone loves The Boss.

His music is iconic! He's even made New Jersey look cool. Bruce Springsteen has changed the music industry for good and his quotes prove how he did it. With hard work, raw talent, and energy to keep going, his songs have impacted millions. And since he's still performing to sold out audiences, we hope Bruce Springsteen continues to entertain fans everywhere. Enjoy some of Bruce Springsteens famous quotes below!

Bruce Springsteen Quotes

  • "You have to create the show anew, and find it anew, on a nightly basis."

  • "For me, I was somebody who was a smart young guy who didn't do very well in school. The basic system of education, I didn't fit in; my intelligence was elsewhere."

  • "It's always felt natural, because I'm generally very comfortable with people."

  • "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."

  • "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."

  • "The best music is essentially there to provide you something to face the world with."

  • "Blind faith in your leaders, or in anything, will get you killed."

  • "Is a dream a lie if it don’t come true Or is it something worse?"

Quotes by Bruce Springsteen

  • "Until I realized that rock music was my connection to the rest of the human race, I felt like I was dying, for some reason, and I didn't know why."

  • "Talk about a dream, try to make it real."

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

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

  • "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."

  • "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."

  • "Music was my way of keeping people from looking through and around me. I wanted the heavies to know I was around."

  • "There ain't a note that I play on stage that can’t be traced back directly to my mother and father."

  • "The first day I can remember looking into a mirror and being able to stand what I saw was the day I had a guitar in my hand."

  • "A good song takes on more meaning as the years pass by."

  • "Somebody who can reckon with the past, who can live with the past in the present, and move towards the future-- that's fabulous."

The Best Bruce Springsteen Quotes

  • "It's not the time in your life, it's the life in your time."

  • "Talk about a dream, try to make it real."

  • "The great challenge of adulthood is holding on to your idealism after you lose your innocence."

  • "You can't start a fire without a spark."

  • "Music doesn't tell you where to go. It says, you go find your own place. That's what it told me."

  • "A time comes when you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be."

  • "The future is now. Roll up your sleeves and let your passion flow. The country we carry in our hearts is waiting."

  • "Someday we'll look back on this and it will all seem funny."

  • "I'm always in search of something, in search of losing myself to the music."

  • "Anyone who's grown up or lives on the Jersey Shore knows the place is unique."

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