Chester Charles Bennington was an American singer, songwriter, musician, and actor. He was best known as the lead vocalist for Linkin Park and was also lead vocalist for the bands Dead by Sunrise, Stone Temple Pilots, and Grey Daze. Profoundly inspirational Chester Bennington quotes, song lyrics and famous lines will challenge the way you think, and make your life worth living.
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Famous Chester Bennington Quotes
May your love never end And if you need a friend There’s a seat here alongside me.
Touring for two years is excruciating.
I hyperventilate looking for help somehow, somewhere and no one cares I’m my own worst enemy.
Our fans are the best fans in the world, don’t mess with them.
If fans come up to me, I talk to them.
I don’t like to hold back because that’s how you hurt yourself.
Asking someone to describe what something sounds like is like telling a blind person to guess what I look like.
Success is nice but it shouldn’t be the only reason why you’re a musician.
The hardest part of ending is starting again.
This is a business of love and labor.
As an artist, I want a reaction.
I really wish Mike and Joe would stop drawing on me while I’m sleeping.
As I reflect on everything, this song hurts but reminds me of my mother. What a strong warrior she was.
It’s not cool to be an alcoholic.
For me, you say the words ‘concept record’, and the first thing I think of is theatre or the opera or something.
Inspirational Chester Bennington Quotes
And you think compassion’s a flaw, And you’ll never let it show And you’re sure you’ve hurt in a way that no one will ever know.
I try so hard and got so far, in the end, it doesn’t even matter.
I don’t go to pick fights.
Your voice was joy and pain, anger and forgiveness, love and heartache all wrapped up into one. I suppose that’s what we all are. You helped me understand that.
We’re shooting for the title of the hardest-working band in America.
I need a little room to breathe cause I’m one step closer to the edge And I’m about to break.
Tattoos are a lifelong commitment, the same as marriage.
Life leaves us blind, love keeps us kind.
Alone in a world, with millions of souls walking in circles Trapped in their dreams unhealthy, unclean walking in circles, now do not disturb scream in silence everyone’s sleeping.
The time between basketball season and football season is my equivalent to being cast into the phantom zone.
Some kids are so depressed at home and with how people treat them in school that they cut themselves…
When I’m writing, I’m constantly thinking about myself, because it’s the only experience I have to draw on. And I don’t see an exact reflection of myself in every face in the audience, but I know that my songs have validity to them, and that’s why the fans are there.
I always wanted to be a rock star. That was my childhood dream. That’s what I told everybody I was going to be when I grew up.
My favorite jellybean is the pink one with the flavor inside.
Top Chester Bennington Quotes
You can’t be afraid of people willing to hurt you, cause if you fear life, then you will never live.
You’re constantly trying to prove yourself, even after you’ve made it.
I’m strong on the outside, not all the way through. I’ve never been perfect, but neither have you.
There are always going to be encounters that you kind of wish went differently.
To pigeonhole a genre as being successful or unsuccessful is weird.
I don’t drink. I choose to be sober now. I have drunk over the last six years, but I just don’t want to be that person anymore.
Alone in the world, with millions of souls walking in circles trapped in their dreams unhealthy, unclean walking in circles now do not disturb scream in silence everyone’s sleeping.
When you’re an artist, it’s really important to like pay attention to what you’re doing and be honest with yourself
So picking up the pieces, now where to begin? The hardest part of ending is starting again.
No need to hear your voice or see your face To know that you are with me.
Speak slowly and precisely! I can’t understand you!
We’re not a political band, we’re a socially-minded band.
I can’t fall back, I came too far/hold myself up, and love my scars.
I have been able to tap into all the negative things that can happen to me throughout my life numbing myself to the pain so to speak and kind of being able to vent it through my music.
We’d like to think that our music will always be bigger than any one of our individual personalities.
It’s true, the way I feel was promised by your face the sound of your voice painted on my memories even if you’re not with me, I’m with you.
I want your lives to have purpose and passion. I wish to meet all of you so I can tell you how much I love all of you.
One more light came out during a point in my life where I didn’t have much direction, it felt like everything and everyone was going against me, yet every time I play that song my mood is lifted instantly.
What’s the worst thing I’ve stolen? Probably little pieces of other people’s lives. Where I’ve either wasted their time or hurt them in some way. That’s the worst thing you can steal, the time of other people. You can’t get that back.