Classic Rock Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old classic rock quotes, classic rock sayings, and classic rock proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Rock and roll keeps you in a constant state of juvenile delinquency. Eddie Spaghetti
In the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make. Paul Mccartney
By the eighties, a lot of radio stations had started playing sixties music. They called it Classic Rock, because they knew we'd be upset if they came right out and called it what it is, namely middle-aged-person nostalgia music. Dave Barry
Rock and roll is not a musical genre; it is a communal spirit. Gail Buckland
Rock and Roll has no beginning and no end for it is the very pulse of life itself. Larry Williams
Rock and roll is a nuclear blast of reality in a mundane world where no-one is allowed to be magnificent. Kim Fowley
Heavy metal drives me bonkers, it makes me want to vomit, heavy metal really is a pile of puke. Ian Gillan
Rock and roll is a single, monolithic beast, manufactured solely for profit and the shattering of refined eardrums. Robert Palmer
The ability for a woman to orally satisfy somebody in a rock band, that's important to a rock ‘n' roll musician. Chad Kroeger
Classic Rock radio gave us our longevity. George Thorogood
Love is mysterious and rad, like Steve Perry from Journey. Diablo Cody
You see, rock and roll isn't a career or hobby - it's a life force. It's something very essential. The Edge
I am Classic Rock Revisited. I revisit it every waking moment of my life because it has the spirit and the attitude and the fire and the middle finger. I am Rosa Parks with a Gibson guitar. Ted Nugent
Rock and roll is commitment. Rock and roll is passion and spirit. Mick Fleetwood
Rock and Roll is simply an attitude. You don't have to play the greatest guitar. Johnny Thunders
Rock'n'roll will never go away completely because it's so fundamentally attractive. Alex Turner
Every rock song is some variation of 'Pull down your pants' Bruce Springsteen
I have something to say: it's better to burn out, than to fade away. Clancy Brown
Classic rock' is never a label that we've given ourselves it's one of the many labels that's been imposed on us. Ian Gillan
I listened to classic rock and roll, and punk rock. 'Goon Squad' provides a pretty accurate playlist of my teenage years, though it leaves out 'The Who,' which was my absolute favorite band. Jennifer Egan
Living is Easy with Eyes Closed. John Lennon
Rock'n'roll starts between the legs and goes through the heart, then to the head. As long as it does those three things, it's a great rock song. John Mellencamp
Rock and roll ain't nothing but jazz with a hard backbeat. Keith Richards
When all is one and one is all, that's what it is To be a rock and not to roll. Led Zeppelin
It's better to burn out, than to fade away. Neil Young
But my everyday music is classic rock. It's what I relate to the most and where my heart is. Nicole Richie
I'm hugely inspired by music. I am a big listener of 60's and 70's classic rock. And i really just love the overall freedom of that time, of the late 60's and 70's. I love that you had so many different ways of expressing yourself, fashion was really one of them, the idea of clashing didn't exist, and people were using clothes as an opportunity to express who they were. That is inspiring to me - you could mix textiles, fabrics, you were 100% who you were, and that's where my main inspiration comes from. Nicole Richie
God bless classic rock. It's been very good to me; I'll tell you that. Steve Lukather