Inspirational quotes sometimes do well to boost our psyches, and ones uttered by rock stars can be all the more heartening to us music fans. Especially now, at the end of another year, wise words can help us better understand ourselves.

So what better way to reflect and progress than with an array of inspirational rock star quotes?

After all, encouragement from rock stars comes built-in with a bevy of specialized insight gained from successful music careers. When one's chasing the creative muse while also catering to a fanbase, there are bound to be helpful observations and relatable anecdotes that surge forth.

So it's no surprise that rockers including Paul Stanley (KISS), Bruce Dickinson (Iron Maiden), James Hetfield (Metallica) and Corey Taylor (Slipknot) have plenty of motivating sayings. And that's just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to rock star quotes.

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However, unlike the many celebrity quotes websites out there seemingly unbeholden to attribution, we at Loudwire won't claim someone said something without identifying where that quote originated. (Indeed, the following list could probably be 1,000 rock star quotes with no oversight.)

Read on with peace of mind that all these quotes from rock stars have been researched and reviewed by Loudwire for maximum inspirational impact. Just don't blame us if you start to feel inspired!

Ready to get some rock inspiration? Get started by scrolling through the quotes down below.

Rock on!

100 Inspirational Quotes From Rock Stars

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Rock and metal music is full of legendary stories about certain artists that may or may not have happened, in all actuality. Can you guess which ones are true and which ones are false? Sometimes it's hard to tell, but we all definitely heard these stories out in the schoolyard at some point. Keep scrolling for the legendary rock tales and their corresponding answers, and see how many you get correct.

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