60 Corey Taylor Quotes from the American Singer & Musician

Corey Taylor is a famous American singer, actor and the lead vocalist for Slipknot and Stone Sour.

Known for his resilience in the metal music scene he co-founded Stone Sour and later joined Slipknot earning a spot as the 86th ‘Top Metal Vocalist of All Time.’

He started with Stone Sour in 1992 joining Slipknot in 1997.

Corey Taylor Quotes

His debut with Slipknot topped the charts and he’s also acted in films like “Fear Clinic.”

I have listed below some of the best quotes from Corey Taylor.

Best Corey Taylor Quotes


I may never let go of my wrath, my anger, but I will always have the last laugh. ~ Corey Taylor.


You cannot kill what you did NOT create. ~ Corey Taylor.


The wheels on the bus may go ’round and ’round, but that bus might run you over if the driver gets fired. ~ Corey Taylor.


Sin is a matter of opinion. Sins are only sins if you are hurting other people. ~ Corey Taylor.


It’s amazing and sad what we have to do to survive sometimes. ~ Corey Taylor.


Mistakes you can learn from; sins stay with you forever. ~ Corey Taylor.

Do what you do and mean it every second of the day. If you don’t, you’re living someone else’s life. ~ Corey Taylor.


Bad things happen when good people pretend nothing is wrong. ~ Corey Taylor.

The ’90s were indeed a great time to be alive. There was a sense of optimism that I never felt before that decade and I haven’t felt since. ~ Corey Taylor.

I think of how and where all the horrible people I’ve come across in my life ended up, and I smile. ~ Corey Taylor.


If you feel like talking, you talk, if you don’t, you don’t. ~ Corey Taylor.

My biggest influences were 1980s punk and metal. Metallica were my biggest influence because they were good at everything – riffs, energy – but with such an ear for melody, it was hard not to get pulled into it and become a fanatic. ~ Corey Taylor.

Some of the smartest people I know are metal fans. ~ Corey Taylor.

Popular Corey Taylor Quotes


I bet you a handful of Chili’s coupons that Jesus had a foot fetish. ~ Corey Taylor.

Too many people chase dreams that they don’t understand. Too many people try to go for things that they’d like to do, but they’re not realistic enough to know they don’t have the talent. ~ Corey Taylor.

The best friends you will ever have are the ones who don’t make you feel like you owe them a damn thing. ~ Corey Taylor.

I sin like crazy, but I protect my people. ~ Corey Taylor.


Everything you feel is temporary. ~ Corey Taylor.

We are defined by our dignity to rise above debasement. We are certainly better people for doing so. ~ Corey Taylor.

The future is meant for those who are willing to let go of the worst parts of the past. When you cannot take two steps without turning around to inspect your footsteps, you are getting nowhere fast. ~ Corey Taylor.


When everything’s offensive, then nothing will be. ~ Corey Taylor.

I’m a very lucky guy. I get to write music that I love, and lo and behold, people seem to really like it. I know how fortunate I am. ~ Corey Taylor.

Famous Corey Taylor Quotes


Everyone knows Spiderman is my favorite superhero of all time. My favorite supervillain? George W. Bush. ~ Corey Taylor.


Life owes you nothing. You owe yourself everything. ~ Corey Taylor.

Take one more deep breath, savor it, and plunge forward without thinking. Do not allow yourself hesitation. Do not allow yourself a moment of doubt. ~ Corey Taylor.

You have to live in these moments, not for them. If you look too hard, they blow right by you. If you do not live enough, you will regret every breath. ~ Corey Taylor.

I still harbor lingering doubts about most people. I guess I always will. ~ Corey Taylor.

You ever want to feel powerless? Watch the people you care about being hurt and know there is nothing you can do about it. ~ Corey Taylor.


I want karma to drive stakes into the dark hearts that keep me bitter. ~ Corey Taylor.

You have to get to the next level, or you’re gonna get stuck where you are for the rest of your life. ~ Corey Taylor.

You can have the best intentions in the world but if you do nothing, you are nothing. ~ Corey Taylor.

As much as I love Slipknot, I don’t want that to carry over into what I do for Stone Sour. I want both bands to stand on their own. ~ Corey Taylor.

Top Corey Taylor Quotes

It was always a thrill for me, getting out of the cocoon and wandering. I’d let the wind wrap around me like fire and slip into the unknown with a moment’s hesitation. ~ Corey Taylor.

You don’t break ground by doing the same thing over and over and over. That’s like standing in place. You have to risk to gain it all. ~ Corey Taylor.

I’m the guy that gets up at three in the morning to jot down an entire sheet of lyrics for something that won’t be recorded for six months. You have to get it down when you can, because thoughts are fluid. ~ Corey Taylor.


Our proximity keeps us honest. Our intentions keep us strangers. ~ Corey Taylor.

I’m not gonna do the same, tired, standard ‘I was born in a log cabin’ kind of book. There’s so much more I want to do. ~ Corey Taylor.

Anything exceptional gets crushed by common people with jealousy and ignorance and all their common evils. ~ Corey Taylor.

I’m really proud of the fact that anywhere, at any time, I can make music. A lot of people can’t do that. ~ Corey Taylor.

I’ve got to be honest, and I’m not just saying this because the majority of you reading this live there, but I love the United Kingdom. I just flat-out love it. ~ Corey Taylor.

Do you serve a purpose, or purposely serve? ~ Corey Taylor.

Powerful Corey Taylor Quotes

You can’t see California without Marlon Brando’s eyes. ~ Corey Taylor.

The people I respect the least are the ones that take themselves way too seriously. ~ Corey Taylor.

Emo is pathetic. It’s a tired attempt at making bad music cool, all while rocking dumb haircuts and unisexual belts. Furthermore, adding the suffix ‘-core’ to a description doesn’t make it innovative. It makes you look like a tool with no imagination. ~ Corey Taylor.


Sometimes you have to be more than a survivor. Sometimes you have to move on. ~ Corey Taylor.

Slipknot is the darkness; Stone Sour is the light. Slipknot is chaos; Stone Sour is structure. ~ Corey Taylor.

It is always the nights you cannot remember that eventually become the stories you don’t forget. ~ Corey Taylor.

If everything is happy go-lucky all the time, you don’t know when you’re experiencing joy and feeling life at its finest moments. You have to suffer a little. ~ Corey Taylor.

If you want to be taken seriously, always check your fly. ~ Corey Taylor.

Great Corey Taylor Quotes

I love the fact that people can relate to what I’m saying, even if it’s not for the same subject I was writing about. That is the power of real music and real expression. ~ Corey Taylor.

Before you tell yourself its a different scene remember its just different from what you’ve seen. ~ Corey Taylor.

Just because you did not understand us, it did not mean we were wrong. ~ Corey Taylor.


Nobody can dare me to do anything that I don’t come up with on my own. ~ Corey Taylor.

So many people in the world would rather stay in a situation that’s painful but familiar because they’re comfortable with it. Not a lot of people have the strength or heart to realize when something’s not good for them and to turn around and be alone. ~ Corey Taylor.

The fact that the public are mesmerized by Britney Spears, Lindsay Lohan and all these miserable people makes me laugh because those celebrities are more miserable than the people reading about them for escapism. ~ Corey Taylor.

There is one statement I want you to keep after you are finished with this book. It is more of a mantra, really. ~ Corey Taylor.


The mind is left bereft when it is nothing more than a tool of regurgitation. ~ Corey Taylor.

Twitter. Honestly, that’s all I really have to say to explain insanity. ~ Corey Taylor.

I’m a Gibson guy. I play anything from Hummingbirds to J200s. ~ Corey Taylor.

So these were the 60 top quotes about Corey Taylor.

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