30+ Best Corey Taylor Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Corey Todd Taylor is an American singer, songwriter, actor and author. He is known as the lead vocalist and lyricist of the bands Slipknot and Stone Sour. Profoundly inspirational Corey Taylor quotes and song lyrics will make you look at life differently and help you live a meaningful life.

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Famous Corey Taylor Quotes

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

Life owes you nothing. You owe yourself everything.

 But change is coming; it is inevitable. It is as steady and reliable as a ticking clock.

I am tired of the superficial smiles that adorn the many ghouls among us. I am tired of the righteous indignation that hides beneath those visages that feign our best interest and deign to think we cannot and will not stand for ourselves.

Our proximity keeps us honest. Our intentions keep us strangers.

Slipknot is the darkness; Stone Sour is the light. Slipknot is chaos; Stone Sour is structure.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

When Paris Hilton can top the bestsellers’ lists, we are one more Connect Four move closer to Armageddon.

Inspirational Corey Taylor Quotes

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

I don’t mean to be overly sensitive or anything like that, but you just have to take a minute in every day, and just reflect on where you are, and just realise what you’ve got, because you just never know where the next huge change in your life is going to come from.

Do not allow yourself hesitation. Do not allow yourself a moment of doubt. Follow your instincts and go where you never would have considered possible.

Bad things happen when good people pretend nothing is wrong.

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

I started to find that music was something that really brought a lot of joy into my life, and it was sort of cool because I discovered that I had a gift for it, too. So the stuff I would listen to I could play along, I could sing along.

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

I don’t know whether we will find ourselves in the cross hairs, pulled by the short hairs, or just trying to find the next inane hairstyle.

When you’re a kid, nine times out of 10, everything is pure depending on how you grow up. Everything is new as a kid, so it’s all amazing and wonderful. But as we get older, things start to lose their luster or possibly their relevance.

The future is meant for those who are willing to let go of the worst parts of the past.

I want you to understand something: I am a loving father who would do anything for his kids, whether they are mine or belonging to others in my family.

Reality, for all intents and purposes, is just life – the real world, pure and uncut, shot straight to the vein of our souls every day we draw breath. Whether it’s good or bad, it’s still reality; the opposite of illusion, the foe of fantasy, and the anchor that keeps us stuck on this plane. And thank Buddha it does, because some people need it in huge doses.

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

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

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