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Kristin Booker • March 5, 2012

Daily Reflection: 7 Amazing Inspirational Quotes and Photos from Rock Legends

As someone who counts music as her primary inspiration in life, I am constantly inspired by my rock and roll heroes. They inspire what music I listen to every day, how I dress myself before I leave the house and they’ve definitely had an influence (good and bad) in how I’ve lived my life. But there are some gems of wisdom that have been relayed by my rock heroes that have just stuck with me. Here are my favorites accompanied by photos of these music legends in what I consider to be their best outfits. Dare to be inspired:

Keith Richards. Photo source unknown.

“If you’re going to kick authority in the teeth, you might as well use two feet.”  – Keith Richards

David Bowie. Image source unknown.

“I’m just an individual who doesn’t feel that I need to have somebody qualify my work in any particular way. I’m working for me.”  – David Bowie

Jane's Addiction. Image source unknown.

“If you’re not part of the freaks, you’re part of the boredom.”  – Perry Farrell

Stevie Nicks. Image source unknown.

“I said,’Instead of going in the direction that a lot of the women singers are going in [revealing], I’ll be very, very sexy under 18 pounds of chiffon and lace and velvet…I will have mystique.” – Stevie Nicks

Pat Benatar in action. Image source unknown.

“Most chick singers say ‘If you hurt me, I’ll die’…I say, ‘if you hurt me, I’ll kick your ass.” – Pat Benatar

Joan Jett. Image source unknown.

“Don’t let anyone tell you that you can’t do something. Make your own victories. Make your own mistakes.” – Joan Jett

Slash. Image source unknown.

“If it had been any different, if I had been born just one minute later, or been in the wrong pace at the right time or vice versa, the life that I’ve lived and come to love would not exist. And that is a situation that I would not want to consider in the slightest.” – Slash


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