22 Best Dee Snider Quotes from the American Singer & Songwriter

Dee Snider is known for his powerful voice in heavy metal and as the lead singer of glam-metal band Twisted Sister.

The band hit the charts in 1984 with anthems “We’re Not Gonna Take It” and “I Wanna Rock.”

After the group’s dissolution in 1987, Snider pursued solo and group projects, as well as screenwriting and acting.

He first formed the band Desperado in 1988, followed by Widowmaker in the 1990s. Snider also acted in and wrote the screenplay for the horror film Strangeland.

Dee Snider

He released his first solo album, “Never Let the Bastards Wear You Down,” in 2000, continuing his acting and voice work into the 2000s.

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His fifth solo album, “Leave a Scar,” was issued in 2021.

In this article I have shortlisted the best quotes by Dee Snider.

Best Dee Snider Quotes


There’s no tour plans, no reunion, no new album… nothing. ~ Dee Snider.


You can’t stop rock-n-roll! ~ Dee Snider.


I was born and raised a Christian and I still adhere to those principles. ~ Dee Snider.


I do not believe profanity has anything to do with Christianity, thank you. ~ Dee Snider.


I wanted to be a rich, famous rock-and-roll star in that order. ~ Dee Snider.


Being a parent is not a reasonable thing. It is a very hard thing. I am a parent and I know. ~ Dee Snider.


Halloween is huge in my house and we really get into the “spirits” of things. ~ Dee Snider.

Nowadays people sell millions of records that can’t sing. ~ Dee Snider.

Famous Dee Snider Quotes


I only have one child. But I am learning that there is a lot to being a parent that you did not expect. ~ Dee Snider.

I tested the waters on producing a record, but I’m more of a creative guy. I can’t get into minute details. ~ Dee Snider.


Kiss is like a smell in a paper bag, they just never go away. ~ Dee Snider.

I don’t conduct myself like a rock ‘n’ roll star in my day-to-day living. Am I a celebrity? Yes. Do people recognize me on the street? Yes, they do. But at the same time, it’s not a media center out here. People get used to you. ~ Dee Snider.

I emphatically denounce Paul Ryan’s use of my song ‘We’re Not Gonna Take It’ as recorded by my band Twisted Sister. There is almost nothing on which I agree with Paul Ryan, except perhaps the use of the P90X. ~ Dee Snider.

I was interviewed by the Moscow Times and they said how’s it feel to know that every Russian school child has to read your Teenage Survival Guide? I said slightly terrifying. ~ Dee Snider.


Sometimes, I’m too smart for my own good. ~ Dee Snider.

I’ve got a lot to do, and I hope that by the end of it all, people will say that Dee Snider was an entertainer, and he did his job well. ~ Dee Snider.

I love scary movies. ~ Dee Snider.

I’ve produced things myself, I was like telling the producers how to do the show. They really didn’t appreciate that, they just wanted a dumb rocker on the show and they got some guy telling them how to do their job. So being too smart can get in the way. ~ Dee Snider.

Top Dee Snider Quotes

I went for an outrageous form of expressing myself. It seemed to be a way that I could make my name and show that I was somebody. ~ Dee Snider.


Twisted Sister plays 20, 25 shows a year. But if the band had their druthers, they’d be out playing all the time. ~ Dee Snider.

My family is out of the ordinary in our physical lifestyle and the day-to-day things that we deal with, but my approach to them is pretty rational and sound. And I’m the quiet one! It’s very different from my performing life. ~ Dee Snider.

But most of my songs were about believing in yourself, standing up for yourself and fighting for what you believe in. ~ Dee Snider.

So these were the 22 top Dee Snider quotes and sayings.

If you like these quotes and sayings, then you can also read my other posts on Ryne Sandberg quotes and Jack Handey quotes.

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Chandan Negi
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